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Smell my feet in Massena

Bryson Atlas Bagnato, six months old, of Massena poses inside of a carved pumpkin. His parents are John Bagnato and Krista Blair. Photo submitted by John Bagnato.

 

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Opinion: Hidy will work hard for Massena in county legislature, Massena resident says

It is that time of year when we elect officials for our village and town of Massena and St. Lawrence County legislator district 14.

This year on the ballots there are many wonderful people...

Opinion: Vote line ‘A’ for fiscal responsibility, Canton couple says

Vote line "A" for fiscal responsibility and fairness principle Nov. 6 in Canton's three St. Lawrence County Legislative District races: vote for Mike Hammond in District 3; Kaitlin Tyndall in...

Opinion: Cobb will represent our district’s needs, says Colton resident

Elise Stefanik has been a strong advocate for her supporters, but, unfortunately, those supporters are not residents of the NY-21, and their interests are too often in conflict with those of the...

Opinion: Town justice candidate dedicated life to law, says Norwood man

The registered voting citizens within the Town of Potsdam are fortunate to have two good candidates for Town Justice. Both Charleson and Plumb are qualified for this job.

I favor Juddy...

Trick-or-treating options

As I drive around town as it gets closer to Halloween I wonder why I don’t see any teal pumpkins. Do people even know what it means? As a mother of a child with food allergies it’s saddening that...

Costly living

About 50 years ago, yes 50, the people on my street had 8-9 kids. One parent worked a good job while the other stayed home and raised their children. In 5 decades the cost of living has...

Opinion: Colbert has been standard bearer for St. Lawrence County economic overhaul, Hopkinton man says

I am writing on behalf of an incumbent candidate who does not represent my county legislative district. I am, however, concerned with the legislative board as a whole, having lived here my entire...

SOAR endorses Arquiett for St. Lawrence County legislator

We the United “Steelworkers Organization of Active Retirees” (SOAR) Chapter 4-AB1 endorse the following Candidate in her Campaign for the office of St. Lawrence County Legislator

District...

Opinion: Stand up to coal industry with vote for Cobb, Canton resident says

I have spent nearly my entire life hunting and fishing in Upstate New York. Some of my finest memories are of sitting in a small aluminum boat with my father on Lake Champlain, our lines...

Opinion: Which district does Stefanik represent?, Colton resident says

Elise Stefanik has lived for years in The District of Columbia. She owns a townhouse there, pays property taxes there.

Tedra Cobb has lived for decades in the North Country Congressional...

Trick-or-treating options

As I drive around town as it gets closer to Halloween I wonder why I don’t see any teal pumpkins. Do people even know what it means? As a mother of a child with food allergies it’s saddening that...

SeaComm locations in North Country celebrating 'Credit Union Day' Oct. 18

October 18th is International Credit Union Day. The theme is pertinent to us as it is what our mission has been all about since the very beginning – Find Your Platinum Lining.

This one day...

Opinion: Nov. 6 is chance to choose genuine representative, Hermon resident says

What does it say about our representative in Congress that she keeps making false attacks on her challenger?

Elise Stefanik has consistently misrepresented Tedra Cobb’s record as a county...

Canton Village Police Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association endorse Potsdam town justice candidate

The Canton Village Police PBA is endorsing candidate, Samuel Charleson, for the position of Potsdam town justice.

Over the past 12 years Judge Charleson has not only served the Potsdam...

Opinion: Physical therapy staff at CHMC goes extra mile for patients, staff member says

October is National Physical Therapy month. I would like to take this opportunity to thank the Physical Therapy staff at Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center for a job well done.

The Physical...

Norwood resident wins ‘Lottery Tree’

 

The West Potsdam Ladies Auxiliary would like to thank all that bought tickets for the "Lottery Tree" fundraiser that was held for the last two months.

The winning ticket for the $...

Sandstone Drive speed

I am wondering, isn’t the speed limit on Sandstone Drive 30 miles per hour? I have so many people passing me going 40-45 mph. I know the speed limit going up the hill in front of Clarkson is 30...

Opinion: Curran has deep understanding of county issues, Hopkinton resident says

As a past town supervisor for 11 years I have seen several county legislators who have failed badly and never knew it. Rita Curran will not be one of these.

After speaking with Rita quite a...

Meals On Wheels auction, dinner in Massena raises more than $20,000

Meals On Wheels wishes to thank the community for its support throughout Meals on Wheels Week.

Thank you to Mayor Tim Currier for declaring Sept. 28 through Oct. 5 as Meals on Wheels Week...

Opinion: Rep. Stefanik, Sen. Ritchie respond to low water levels, Louisville resident says

Although the Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River regulation plan, Plan 2014, was adopted and became effective January 1, 2017, the St. Lawrence River Board of Control has not seemed able to respond in...

Support rescue responders

Kudos and heartfelt thanks to 911 dispatch and to the Hermon and Canton rescue squads for getting me to the hospital as quickly and carefully as possible (I remember only a few names: Dave, Peter...