Here are recent "Letters to the Editor" of "NorthCountryNow.com." Letters should be 400 words or fewer and are subject to editing. They can be e-mailed to [email protected], faxed to 268-8701, mailed to North Country This Week, P.O. Box 975, Potsdam, NY 13676 or dropped off at our office, 19 Depot St., Potsdam.

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 10:08 am
To the Editor: In response to “Spot Zoning Not Handled Fairly By Village Board” which appeared in the Aug. 8-14 issue of North Country This Week: Let me start off by saying I do not agree with many of...
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Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 10:08 am
To the Editor: Water fluoridation is only controversial among the vocal minority opposed to it. Some of the individuals attacking fluoridation in Potsdam may be well-intentioned. But no matter what th...
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Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 8:47 am
To the Editor: We would like to extend a very grateful thank you for your 25 years of support and love throughout our years of business. As a small family owned business in Potsdam, you all made CJ’S...
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Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 8:45 am
To the Editor: My name is Peggy (Hourihan) Brusso, and I am announcing my independent run for St. Lawrence County Legislative District 11. I reside in Potsdam and I am the product of a former St. Lawr...
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Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 10:50 am
To the Editor: I listen to our local radio station frequently, and the ads from New York Council on Problem Gambling concerning youth gambling come up often. I think the message is great, but my conce...
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Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 10:44 am
To the Editor: This comes straight from the heart: In the July 7-13 issue of North Country This Week I read on the front page that “27% of SLC Children Live in Poverty.” Also, “Of Those Families with...
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Monday, August 13, 2018 - 9:35 am
To the Editor: Thank you to all of the Democrats who signed my petitions for county legislator in District 14. I enjoyed meeting you all and receiving your input. My petitions have been filed with the...
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Friday, August 10, 2018 - 7:36 am
To the Editor: The influence of money and special interests are a danger to our democracy in Washington and here in the North Country too. Elise Stefanik, the incumbent representative of the North Co...
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Friday, August 10, 2018 - 7:36 am
To the Editor: Again it has been said another place here in Potsdam tried to change zone and was denied, how can the village board sit before the people and say they don’t spot zone when you certainly...
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Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 8:08 am
To the Editor: It’s difficult to believe that 4 years have passed so quickly and that I am once again asking for the support of the residents who reside within St. Lawrence County’s Legislative Distri...
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Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 9:07 am
To the Editor: Just read a link on NorthCountryNow about the young person who was paid by the NRCC to video Tedra Cobb at a gathering of youngsters. The link is: (https://www.northcountrypublicradio.o...
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Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 5:57 am
To the Editor: In response to “Shame on Those Who Set, Handled Lifeguard Wages” which appeared in the Aug. 1-7 issue of North Country This Week: I feel that this is a poor Life Learning Experience for...
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Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 8:04 am
To the Editor: Thank you to Trey Smutz and all those involved with making this year’s Potsdam Summer Recreation program so enjoyable for my five-year old granddaughter. So many local kids got to take...
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Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 8:03 am
To the Editor: My name is Jacob Pittman and I am a member of Boy Scout Troop 95 in Potsdam. I am writing to you to share my Eagle Project, which is the construction of Little Free Libraries. I am do...
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Monday, August 6, 2018 - 5:49 am
To the Editor: I am writing today in hopes of increasing interest in a valuable opportunity to professionals of all levels in St. Lawrence County. The St. Lawrence Leadership Institute is a profession...
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Friday, August 3, 2018 - 7:00 am
To the Editor: On July 14, 2018, the American Legion Riders of Post #925 (Norfolk) hosted a fundraiser for North Country Honor Flight. We held our traditional ham and salt potatoes dinner and raffled...
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Friday, August 3, 2018 - 6:59 am
To the Editor: I am writing to express my sincere gratitude to the voters of Hammond, Fowler, Macomb, Rossie, Edwards and Pitcairn who I have had the pleasure of getting to know over the past two mont...
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Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 10:21 am
To the Editor: The Family Fun Days at St. Lawrence County Farmers Markets were a success! GardenShare wants send a big thank you to Coakley Home and Hardware, Lazy River Farm, Birdsfoot Farm, Wight...
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Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 10:38 am
To the Editor: Elise Stefanik is an ambitious young woman. She obviously sees her current position in Congress as a stepping stone, keeping her eye on some greater prize. By remaining in Washington, i...
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Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 10:36 am
To the Editor: St. Lawrence County Community Development Program (CDP) hosted the 17th annual Tour de Potsdam 5K run/walk on Thursday, July 12 in conjunction with Potsdam’s Summer Festival. This year...
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Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 10:22 am
To the Editor: We’re working hard here in Cranberry Lake to create good reasons for our neighbors across there region to visit. The art show has been a great draw and this year it will be even more in...
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Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 8:27 am
To the Editor: The Canton-Potsdam Hospital Guild recently sponsored its' 24th Annual Golf Tournament and want to thank the community for their support. The Canton-Potsdam Hospital Guild in partnership...
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Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 8:26 am
To the Editor: In response to "Hopkinton Defense" which appeared in the July 18-24 issue of North Country This Week: If I was wrong in writing "Hopkinton Has Eerie Deathly Look" which ran in the July...
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Monday, July 30, 2018 - 12:43 pm
To the Editor: In response to the front page story “Potsdam Lifeguards Go On Strike” which appeared in the July 25-31 issue of North Country This Week: First, I'd like to say shame on you Trey Smutz,...
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Monday, July 30, 2018 - 12:42 pm
To the Editor: To everyone who has supported us following the death of Michael Warden of Potsdam, we would like to express our sincere thanks and appreciation. Your many acts of kindness and sympathy...
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