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Pleased with house vote

I deeply thank our Congressman Bill Owens for signing on to the House resolution 688 which calls for President Obama to pledge our country’s fair share to the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization or GAVI.

Non-profits do their part

“Nonprofits: Should they pay their fair share?”

Editorial misleading

The Valley News Editorial “Nonprofits: Should they pay their fair share?” implies that not for profits don’t create jobs; paralyze economic development; serve hobbyists and insular groups (many of which represent seasonal residents;) don’t serve the poor; and create towns “preserved in amber” (aka playgrounds for the rich).

EMS needed

Recently one of our community members had a serious heart attack.

Breakdown tax relief received

A breakdown of the tax relief each non-profit receives would be educational for citizens and local governments in the North Country.

Thanks to hospital

We would like to thank Dr. Mary Glickman and Vicki Savage; all the nurses, PTs, OTs, aides and hospital staff, and everyone else at the Elizabethtown Community Hospital, for the wonderful care and concern to our loved one, Nancy Morelli, and to us, her family, when she was hospitalized there in August.

Another victim of crime

To the person or persons who entered my garage on Oct. 14th, and took that which did not belong to them:

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Off to the woods | Notes from the North Woods

I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to confront only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived” Henry David Thoreau

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Dam Nation movie | Conservation Conversations

A few months ago I wrote about the impact that dams have on fish migration.

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Pit Bull Awareness Month | North Country SPCA

The weather is getting cooler, and there have been rumors of snow in the air - wouldn’t it be great to spend this winter getting out and about on your very own snowmobile?

To keep us safe

The U.S. Constitution is the supreme law of the land.The U.S. Constitution is the supreme law of the land.

Who will you vote for?

Another election is just around the corner.

Let's assure the melee on Whitehall football field does not happen elsewhere

To assure good sportsmanship and appropriate conduct at school sports competitions, coaches should rein in their emotions and set a good example — and school administrators should be on site monitoring the games.

Optimism: A gift not to be wasted | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

I worry at times about using this column too often to complain about a variety of topics that, to me, seems to have our country going in the wrong direction.

Thanks for generosity

The cast and crew of the Witherbee’s Open Mic wish to extend a hearty thank you to all that participated in our DVD event to benefit the Harry Chapin Foundation and the Wounded Warriors Foundation.

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