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Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 6:44 am
Well folks that’s a wrap on our 2019 Summer Season. At 5 p.m. Sunday evening we had to close our beaches and pull the ropes. We can’t begin to thank all of the visitors we had over the three months of...
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Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 7:19 am
I would like to send a huge thank you to Mary Sue at Harris Medical. For those of you who know her and have needed her services she is a wonderful lady who runs an extremely professional business to a...
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Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 6:49 am
Please remember all those husks from our delicious corn on the cob can be composted. Keep them (an all your other food waste) out of the landfill. Canton composting is free, open 24/7 and convenient....
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Monday, August 19, 2019 - 9:37 am
Like many others I want to transition away from fossil fuels and create green energy right here in the North Country. Many people cannot afford to buy solar panels for their roof, or like me they rent...
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Friday, August 16, 2019 - 6:43 am
On behalf of the Potsdam Youth Lacrosse Association, I would like to thank Ron Page owner of GoGreen Storage for graciously donating a storage unit to our program in order to store all of the organiza...
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Friday, August 16, 2019 - 6:41 am
Hopkinton Food Pantry thanks all who donated to the Summer Feeding Program again this year. We were able to purchase more food and even meats this year for July and August. We will continue to help th...
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Monday, August 12, 2019 - 8:36 am
Now that the digging phase of the 2019 SUNY Potsdam archaeology field school (which was held at Camp Union, Potsdam’s Civil War training ground site) is complete, I wanted to take this opportunity to...
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Friday, August 9, 2019 - 5:59 am
The St. Lawrence Chapter of New York State Women, Inc. is actively seeking nominations for St. Lawrence County’s Woman of the Year award. Anyone can nominate an individual woman; only nominees who res...
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Friday, August 9, 2019 - 5:58 am
Tuesday, 30 July 2019: By now, most of you have either read or heard of what a great day this date will represent in your community’s history. By now, most of you have read or heard the plethora of gr...
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Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 7:10 am
The St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office wishes to thank those who attended and donated to the recent Project Lifesaver event that was held on July 14, 2019 in the Village of Canton. A special thank y...
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Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 6:35 am
I am writing in response to the new law banning cats from being declawed. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has signed legislation banning declawing procedures on helpless cats, making NY the first state to pr...
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Tuesday, August 6, 2019 - 6:58 am
Thank you to the people of St. Lawrence County, and beyond, for your incredible support of the Potsdam Snack Pack Program during the 2018-2019 school year! Your generous giving and concern for our you...
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Monday, August 5, 2019 - 10:09 am
The MCHS Hall of Fame Committee would like to thank the following for helping to make the annual tournament a success. Tee-Green Sponsors: A. Cappione,lnc., Alkies liquor Store, B+e11i11S Seaway Meffi...
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Friday, August 2, 2019 - 7:34 am
The Firefighters Kids Games, sponsored by the Ogdensburg Firefighters Association, were held on Saturday, July 20. We want to thank all who helped make the event a success once again. First, we'd like...
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Friday, August 2, 2019 - 7:33 am
Recently the local Adopt-A-Highway Program worked at picking up litter on Rt. 37 in Massena. This group of hard workers is sponsored by St. Lawrence Valley Hospice. Kudos to these workers who did a go...
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Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 5:47 am
I am writing in response to ”Pedestrians Feel Ignored Over Sidewalk Surveys” which appeared in the July 17-23 issue of North Country This Week. I would like to thank him for his letter and his comment...
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Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 5:39 am
The Village and Town of Massena just completed the dissolution study with the CGR firm, most likely at a cost of $50,000 or so. The sad part about this is that the results are known before the survey...
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Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 10:26 am
Is it me or have we entered a time in our lives that the minority rules rather than the majority? I believe that everyone has a “stake and a say” in every Life situation and the laws that govern us al...
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Tuesday, July 30, 2019 - 11:24 am
A fund raising event was held Saturday, June 8 at the Swing Time Mini Golf on U.S. Route 11, to help support the Potsdam Kiwanis Club’s Scholarship Fund for a scholarship awarded to a senior student g...
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Friday, July 26, 2019 - 12:09 pm
From left, David Bender, Vice President of Strategic Planning and Business Development at St. Lawrence Health System, April Grant, Executive Director of CPH Foundation, and Kevin Maginn, Golf Pro of t...
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Friday, July 26, 2019 - 12:07 pm
The headline read “Stefanik Supports IJC 2014 Plan Study” and she will advocate for congress to fund the study. How much time and money were spent to come up with the 2014 Plan? Is the IJC admitting...
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Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 5:32 am
Recently I read an editorial urging North Country residents to take “a stake” in the electoral process and get out to vote was encouraging and inspiring. Although tossing your hat in the ring to run...
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Friday, July 19, 2019 - 6:42 am
“Roundup" is really a layman term for a combination of many different chemicals. C3H8NO5P, glyphosate is the main component of herbicide formulas in over 750 products in the US. In use since 1974, gly...
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Friday, July 19, 2019 - 6:42 am
In response to “Potsdam Surveying Sidewalks” which appeared in the July 3-9 issue of North Country This Week: It is gratifying to hear about the grant to study the condition of sidewalks in the villag...
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Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 6:52 am
Transparency, truth, and trust. That is the foundation of this campaign and the real issue facing the voters this fall. Do we allow ourselves to continue to be governed by a board of one, (that one be...
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