Free Tai Chi in Heuvelton

A free Tai Chi event took place Saturday at the Pickens Hall Opera House in Heuvelton. The event was hosted by Master Sean Boutin of North Country Tai Chi LLC. Photo by Kieran Perry.

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Opinion: South Colton fishing derby organizers thankful for help

To the Editor:

The Racquette Valley Fish and Game Club in South Colton wishes to thank the following businesses for contributing to our ice fishing derby that was held on February 10:


Opinion: Heuvelton high school applauded by Hopkinton woman for food pantry

To the Editor:

I applaud Heuvelton High School for implementing a high school food pantry.

I hope more schools follow suit.

Georgia Macy

Hopkinton Food Pantry co-...

Opinion: Switching from meat to veggies is healthy choice, says Potsdam man

To the Editor:

February 14th marks the beginning of Lent, the 40-day period before Easter, when Christians abstain from animal foods in remembrance of Jesus’ 40 days of fasting in the...

Opinion: Potsdam man offers helpful resource for improving agriculture

To the Editor:

Over 35 years ago, I moved to the North Country. As part of my work, one of my main goals was to improve agriculture and introduce soybeans as a viable crop.

Now there...

Opinion: Canton resident disgusted Stefanik votes to release ‘Nunes Memo’

To the Editor:

I write to express my profound disgust over Congresswoman Elise Stefanik’s vote to release the “Nunes Memo.” She has proven that, along with her other Republican colleagues...

Opinion: New tool store is welcome addition to North Country, says Heuvelton man

To the Editor:

I’ve done a fair amount of business with Harbor Freight and look forward to a store in our area (Potsdam), although I wish it were closer the Ogdensburg, where we live.


Nothing to worry about

In response to “Wind Misdirection” which appeared in the Feb. 6-13 issue of North Country This Week: I don’t know who F.A.R.M. is but, I checked the Concerned Citizens for Rural Preservation...

Opinion: Parent questions safety precautions for developmentally disabled children at BOCES

To the Editor:

I need to say something important as the parent of a developmentally disabled child as well as a St. Lawrence County legislator.

Students with severe cognitive...

Opinion: Brasher, North Lawrence and Winthrop program thanks ‘amazing’ community for donations

To the Editor:

Another wonderful Christmas for 321 children and 149 families in our community. When thinking about the Christmas baskets and all the children you helped, two words came to...

Early dismissals

I can understand the need for canceling school when bad weather hits, as in the snowstorm Feb. 7. But, when there is a three day advance notice that we're going to have a good size storm, why...