Libraries ask for assistance as St. Lawrence legislators fund fishing tournament

A request to the St. Lawrence County Board of Legislators to restore funding to libraries came just before legislators approved a $75,000 financial boost to Waddington for the Bassmaster Elite Tournament.

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Gouverneur, NY

#1 Aug 6, 2013
There are more pressing issues than the libraries and there finances.
bibi

Canton, NY

#3 Aug 6, 2013
So you want us to give you more money for the library? We can't afford to! We have to support the fishing for outsiders thus giving $75,000.00 of your taxpayer's money so they can have a good time. After all, we have to set priorities...
help me

Ogdensburg, NY

#4 Aug 6, 2013
when are property taxes going to go down?
someone told me 5 years from now
i could be dead by then
CauseMommaSaySo

Saranac Lake, NY

#5 Aug 11, 2013
I think it's funny to host a fishing party with tens of thousands of tax payer dollars to line the pockets of like six businessmen in town. hahahahah
ForTheLosers

Potsdam, NY

#6 Aug 11, 2013
What in the hell are the libraries used for these days? Something else they want to bleed money for. Use your phone or computer on the internet in the comfort of your recliner. Screw the library. Antiquated method.
next

Richville, NY

#7 Aug 12, 2013
CauseMommaSaySo wrote:
I think it's funny to host a fishing party with tens of thousands of tax payer dollars to line the pockets of like six businessmen in town. hahahahah
What an ignorant statement to say the least. You have no idea do you.

Since: Dec 12

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#8 Aug 12, 2013
Save the library, screw the fish.
Oggie

Oneida, NY

#10 Aug 12, 2013
Libraries don't create jobs or help the economy. They don't draw tourists or promote the economy in any way. The legislature has its priorities right on target by funding a large and important event like this.

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