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Christmas village in Parishville

Imagine the work and creativity that goes into making a lighted miniature Christmas village with 107 houses, 340 trees, and 600 accessories. 'It takes five weeks to set up the village each year,' said Steve Parker, Parishville. Featuring six levels, it fills the center of the Parker’s house. For more, see story here.

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Opinion: New St. Lawrence County legislator thanks supporters

 

Now that all of the ballots have been counted and the results are official I would like to take a moment to thank everyone who played a part in my race to become the new St. Lawrence...

Opinion: Freedom of religion must be for everyone, says Buck's Bridge Community Church reverend

I would like to express my support for Christian Fellowship Center's attempt to move into the former The Club location in Canton.

Although I am quite a bit to the left of them,...

New Year’s resolution

Have you thought about what your 2019 New Year's resolution will be? Here are a few suggestions. Don't be rude to people. Be kind to everyone. Be Helpful. Respect others. Don't think you are...

Bakers compete at Potsdam Food Co-op's ‘Holiday Baking Fest’

The Potsdam Food Co-op held its 21st Holiday Baking Fest and Silent Auction benefit fundraiser for the Potsdam Neighborhood Center on Sunday, December 2nd. This annual community event was held in...

Opinion: Dairy article provided great insight into farming, says Madrid man

In response to “Decline of the Small Dairy” which ran in the Nov. 21-27 issue of North Country This Week: Thanks to Jimmy Lawton and "North Country This Week" for taking the time and effort to...

Nurses are backbone

So we picketed. Canton-Potsdam Hospital doesn't care they just keep erecting more buildings with the same amount of staff. I want to know why nurses are worth so little to them when we are the...

Nurses are backbone

So we picketed. Canton-Potsdam Hospital doesn't care they just keep erecting more buildings with the same amount of staff. I want to know why nurses are worth so little to them when we are the...

DQ grant

Why should a seasonal business like Dairy Queen, paying workers minimum wage, merit over $200,000 in grant dollars? I thought our trustees were wiser about spending public money than that.

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Opinion: Time for media to turn up the pressure, says Potsdam resident

The Society of Professional Journalists in its Code of Ethics states “Seek truth and report it …journalists should take responsibility for the accuracy of their work.

Verify information...

Opinion: Tax cuts equal tears of immigrant children, Morristown man says

When the sitting president is a white nationalist, authoritarian, crotch-grabbing ignoramus who incessantly hogs the news cycle, it’s easy to forget that there are plenty of other terrible people...

Raffles help library fund continued improvements at Morley Library

 

The Morley Library Association, Inc. extends thanks to all the donors of prizes for the recent entertainment package raffle and the Biking for Books event conducted by the Association....

No horses

Ok Massena. Waddington has free horse-drawn sleigh rides, bonfire, Norwood has horse-drawn sleigh rides, bonfire. Massena needs their own event. Really.

 

Airline options

Wouldn’t it be nice if we (the paying customer) had locally a choice of airlines with different destinations? I personally like what Cape Air offers. Flights to Albany and Boston are needed by...

Opinion Law would allow social media review for pistol permits, says Colton man

With NYS Senate bill 9191, introduced recently by Democratic Senator Kevin Parker, the Democrats are attempting to violate all at once the rights guaranteed us by the First, Second, and Fourth...

Opinion: Alternative lifestyle at center of property dispute, says West Potsdam resident

I know very little about the church group that is attempting to purchase the former restaurant building known as The Club.

My understanding is that the plan is to create a place of worship...

Opinion: Select Boutique Air for Massena’s Essential Air Service, Potsdam man says

Massena’s Essential Air Service contract is up for renewal on April 1st, 2019. 4 airlines including the current carrier, Boutique Air, are being considered by the Massena Town Council. Boutique...

Opinion: Blessing to have CFC in heart of village, says Canton resident

While the Sinclair family are in the spotlight in regards to Christian Fellowship Center buying The Club in Canton, I would like to take this opportunity to publicly express my appreciation for...

Fire department helps with church star problem in Potsdam

The traditional lighting of the star high on the steeple of the Potsdam Presbyterian Church has been graciously facilitated by the fire department ladder truck crew.

When the star was...