I appreciate the letter written by Mark Zehr and published in the Jan. 17 issue of the Watertown Daily Times. He expressed reticence about publicly making his opinion known, given the readership of the newspaper. We need to hear each and every one who feels their views are not respected. Read More ⇒

We write to express our concern over the rush at the St. Lawrence County Board of Legislators meeting on Dec. 21 to accept the changes proposed by Sheriff Brooks J. Bigwarfe to fulfill Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Executive Order No. 203 (New York State Police Reform and Reinvention Collaborative). O… Read More ⇒

Well, for the past few weeks we have seen a number of letters either asking for the resignation or at least the condemnation by the Watertown Daily Times of U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik. Actually, the Times published an editorial regarding its opinion of her actions (Our View, “Fanning the flame… Read More ⇒

Speaking of Donald Trump’s supporters who stormed the U.S. Capitol cuilding, ultra-conservative U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyoming, stated: “There is no question that the president formed the mob. The president incited the mob. The president addressed the mob.” Read More ⇒

Elise Stefanik’s vote on Jan. 6 to toss out the votes of the residents of Pennsylvania was disgraceful. Voting after a riotous mob stormed the Capitol putting members and staff at risk in the hopes of keeping Donald Trump in power fortunately failed. Stefanik was complicit in that effort whe… Read More ⇒

Generations ago, our Mohawk-Iroquois ancestors were adamant about teaching the Eastern colonists the elements of representative government. We taught that all political, spiritual and social leaders were servants of the people, subject to their will and had a sworn duty to protect the rights… Read More ⇒

I am not writing to tell about my feelings concerning this attack (we have had enough of that), nor am I writing to place blame (for there has been and will be enough of that). I am writing to ask what I consider to be the most important question about this attack. Read More ⇒

A mob’s assault on our Capitol was primed by President Donald Trump’s relentless election disinformation and tweets like “Be there, will be wild,” leading to calls of “occupying” the Capitol. With thousands gathered, Trump repeated claims dismissed by dozens of American courts and directed t… Read More ⇒

In light of the insurrection at the Capitol on Jan. 6, and Elise Stefanik’s continued support of the sitting president, please rescind your endorsement of her. Her attempt to disenfranchise the majority of American voters goes against the multiple state recounts and the plethora of baseless … Read More ⇒

In some respects, President Donald Trump may have been one of the most successful presidents in recent history. As a Jefferson County Democrat, it is hard to imagine I would make these observations. His Make America Great Again slogan was used to promote an Americanism that would be more exc… Read More ⇒

According to an April 2020 report, cervical cancer screening dropped nationwide by 83%. This steep decline is due to the temporary shutdown of medical offices for routine care to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus. However, regular cervical cancer screening is essential to good health … Read More ⇒