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 Letters@NorthCountryNow.com, 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.

Friday, April 29, 2016 - 7:59 am
To the Editor: In the normal course of events in a society such as America, which is founded on Liberty and individual rights, Liberty regresses while tyranny progresses. That is why the anti-Liberty...
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Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 7:45 am
To the Editor: I am writing to announce my candidacy for a seat on the Madrid Waddington Central School Board of Education (BOE) and to provide an introduction of myself to those I don’t currently hav...
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Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 7:43 am
To the Editor: What a big joke, all you politicians talk big. Jobs will never leave China and Mexico as long as you political leaders keep supporting foreign trade and money in your pockets, let us be...
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Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 7:43 am
To the Editor: Maurice Kenny, a major voice in the North Country literary community, died in Saranac Lake, NY on April 16 at the age of 86. Because he has such a vast list of publications, spread over...
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Monday, April 25, 2016 - 6:26 am
To the Editor: Recently, the House of Representatives passed a bill (H.R. 3016) that included a 50 percent cut in the monthly Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) allowance provided to children who will...
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Friday, April 22, 2016 - 7:57 am
To the Editor: The state of our Union is in disarray. Our free Republic was created for a free people to govern ourselves. We have failed miserably. Our elections are held to elect representatives by...
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Friday, April 22, 2016 - 7:55 am
To the Editor: I 'm a retired Alcoa electrician, who has played by the rules in this great country of ours. I graduated from high school with my Regents diploma, went in the U.S. Navy, did my four yea...
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Friday, April 22, 2016 - 7:55 am
To the Editor: Girl Scout Leader Appreciation Day is a day of appreciation for adult volunteers in Girl Scouting held on April 22 every year. Girl Scouts is an outstanding leadership organization for...
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Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 10:14 am
To the Editor: The Kiwanis Club of Potsdam K-Kids (LAE) and Builders (AAK) Clubs’ members wish to express their appreciation of the Potsdam community and neighboring townships residents who supported...
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Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 10:13 am
To the Editor: To the residents of the Norwood-Norfolk School District. The discussion of a water district proposal at the Norfolk Town Board meeting was a success on Wednesday, April 13. I want to th...
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Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 6:57 am
To the Editor: No mater what party you are, you must have been sadly disappointed in the process at the polling place in Potsdam. It appears they wanted to discourage as many people as possible from v...
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Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 6:49 am
To the Editor: I would like to take a moment to thank everyone for the prayers and for the financial help to get a difficult time for our family. Words cannot express how much it meant to know how man...
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Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 6:43 am
To the Editor: This year's presidential campaign has consumed countless hours of airtime, rallies, reporting, discussion, etc., yet the single biggest, most important issue facing us - the one issue w...
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Monday, April 18, 2016 - 8:48 am
To the Editor: I would like to extend to the Potsdam Police Department my thanks for their prompt attention to me in February when I was in absolute crisis. The responding officers that came to my hom...
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Friday, April 15, 2016 - 8:00 am
To the Editor: With the imminent payment of property taxes creeping ever closer I wanted to respond to several public points having been made recently about the financial issues facing the village of...
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Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 8:56 am
To the Editor: In response to “Brasher Falls Man Stunned Rep. Stefanik Supports DOJ Equitable Sharing Payments to Local Law Enforcement” In this letter the author decries Congresswoman Stefanik’s supp...
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Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 8:48 am
To the Editor: The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) helps lead communities throughout the country in their annual observances of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) every April by promoting v...
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Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 8:04 am
To the Editor: We live in an era where many of our politicians are unwilling to take on difficult issues. Rocking the boat can lose votes, and therefore nothing gets done. I do not believe in that way...
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Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - 5:51 am
To the Editor: Faithful man. The book of Proverbs asks a penetrating question: Who can find a faithful man? It suggests that the faithful man, the man of integrity, is a rare thing. Most men seem to h...
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Monday, April 11, 2016 - 8:51 am
To the Editor: Health care in this country is an unplanned employer based or government-based system. According to Consumer Reports, many people who have insurance face unavoidable medical bills due t...
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Monday, April 11, 2016 - 5:50 am
To the Editor: $15 minimum wage is going to cause more unemployment, more welfare recipients and loss of income to communities all over New York State. This will do more harm than good, wages should b...
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Friday, April 8, 2016 - 11:25 am
To the Editor: Not only during this week of National Volunteer Recognition, April 10 - April 16 but, each and every other day of the year as well, the staff, Board of Directors and 100 recipients of...
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Friday, April 8, 2016 - 9:27 am
To the Editor: I would like to thank you for helping make the Easter hunt a success! We had a total of 35 kids show up. We gave away an Easter basket with big and little chocolate bunnies and a stuf...
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Friday, April 8, 2016 - 9:26 am
To the Editor: On April 19, voters in New York will have the opportunity to support Senator Bernie Sanders for the Democratic Party nomination. You may not have heard much about Bernie Sanders on tra...
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Friday, April 8, 2016 - 9:26 am
To the Editor: I was stunned reading on NorthCountryNow.com story that Congresswoman Stefanik approves of the US Government’s armed theft activity known euphemistically as the asset forfeiture progra...
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