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.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 7:38 am
To the Editor: At this point in our political scenario, nationally and locally, what we most urgently need is leadership, at all levels, that we can trust and actually look up to. We have an opportuni...
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Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 9:24 am
To the Editor: It is my understanding that huge wind machines create a danger for heavy birds, such as hawks and eagles and water birds. They also create an obstacle that is able to disrupt weather pa...
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Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 9:21 am
To the Editor: To all my Laurie's Casual Cuts clients, friends, family: I have some news that transpired quickly so I apologize for not contacting everyone individually. Most of you know about my curr...
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Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 9:21 am
To the Editor: Little Italy Canton would like to extend our gratitude for all customers and family members who came to our grand opening. Your support means the world to us! A big Thank You to Pepsi,...
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Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 9:06 am
To the Editor: Chilly Delight Self-Serve Frozen Yogurt, 12 Main St., Potsdam is now under new ownership. We would like to thank all of our loyal customers who visited and supported our business over t...
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Monday, August 21, 2017 - 9:42 am
OGDENSBURG — An Ogdensburg man was charged with pot possession on SH 68 on Aug. 17, according to state police. Dylan J. Cardinell, 20, was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana at 2:45 a.m., o...
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Monday, August 21, 2017 - 7:48 am
To the Editor For me the lure of Potsdam is irresistible, especially in summer. I find myself returning each year to restore myself and immerse myself in sweet memories of family, friends, and growing...
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Monday, August 21, 2017 - 7:47 am
To the Editor: My name is Connor Newcombe and I am running for Potsdam Town Councilman in the September 12, 2017 Democratic primary. Service to the community is a family tradition - my father was in t...
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Friday, August 18, 2017 - 7:31 am
To the Editor: Once the very important investigation of President Trump’s Russian collusion is wrapped up we need to investigate his profound hatred of Native Americans and residents of Tennessee and...
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Friday, August 18, 2017 - 7:28 am
To the Editor: I, Daniel O'Keefe, am seeking reelection to the Louisville Town Board. I have served since 2010 and have greatly enjoyed serving this community. As a Louisville councilman, I have striv...
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Friday, August 18, 2017 - 7:27 am
To the Editor: I just want to say how excited I was to see all the enthusiastic support shown for D.A. candidate Jim Monroe at the homecoming parade in Waddington. He certainly is the right person to...
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Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 8:40 am
To the Editor: This is an overdue thank you to the Department of Motor Vehicles in Canton. For the last ten years or more, I have made many trips to that facility to transact business for both a famil...
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Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 7:58 am
To the Editor: I would like to show my support for Michael Morgan for Canton town justice. I have known Michael Morgan for over 20 years and prior to my retirement I have had the privilege to have bee...
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Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 7:37 am
To the Editor: As my disappointment with the current legislative log jam in Washington D.C. was compounded by Representative Elise Stefanik’s unresponsiveness to constituents, I began considering othe...
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Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 7:36 am
To the Editor: As the Supervisor of the Town of Hopkinton, I have been questioned regarding the recent banner that a community member placed on a float in the fire department parade. This banner state...
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Monday, August 14, 2017 - 9:26 am
To the Editor: I cannot thank the Cancer Services Program of St. Lawrence County (Courtney and Jodi) enough for the help and assistance I received when I needed it! The staff were absolutely wonderful...
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Monday, August 14, 2017 - 9:25 am
To the Editor: In response to “Medicare Inflates Price,” which appeared in the Aug. 5-11 issue of North Country This Week: I know from first-hand experience that patients and their families are not gi...
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Friday, August 11, 2017 - 8:05 am
To the Editor: I had slowly developed some health issues since my last pregnancy (3 years ago), continuously making doctor appointments to check things and also attempting to make changes in my lifest...
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Friday, August 11, 2017 - 8:04 am
To the Editor: In response to “Medicare Inflates Price,” which appeared in the Aug. 5-11 issue of North Country This Week: I can understand why. I was dying from a massive infection and had to get to...
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Friday, August 11, 2017 - 8:03 am
To the Editor: Over the last several years, the corner of route 37 and South Main Street in Massena has become an outstanding location for non-profit organizations, school and community groups and oth...
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Friday, August 11, 2017 - 8:02 am
To The Editor: When the sitting Commander in Chief is, in the words of former Obama speechwriter Jon Lovett, “a fascist Hamburglar whose addled, racist, narcissistic mind last picked up some informati...
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Friday, August 11, 2017 - 8:01 am
To the Editor: Colorectal cancer screening has been proven to save lives. The Health Initaitive pledges to help increase colorectal cancer screening rates by supporting the 80% by 2018 initiative. 80%...
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Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 7:33 am
To the Editor: When President Trump complains about fake news, he is not criticizing the news media per se; he is criticizing those news outlets whose reporting on him reads like press releases from t...
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Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 7:32 am
To the Editor: I am very pleased to hear that Potsdam is considering the possibility of ending water fluoridation. I have studied this issue for over 21 years and was very happy to be part of a team o...
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Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 7:31 am
To the Editor: In August 2014 Town & Country Vet Clinic in Ogdensburg, Potsdam and Massena partnered with Spay-Neuter-Now to help provide subsidized-cost spay/neuter services to the community. Ove...
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