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, May 24, 2018 - 10:32 am
To the Editor: I took a course titled American Government 101 from South West Texas State Teacher’s College back in the fall of 1964. The course was an introductory study of the U.S. Constitution with...
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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 9:15 am
POTSDAM -- Dr. Fadi Bou-Abdallah of SUNY Potsdam's Department of Chemistry was awarded with the 2017 Thomas L. and Jane D. Russell Distance Education Faculty Excellence Award. In addition to having hi...
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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 9:14 am
To the Editor: My name is Rita Curran and I am announcing my candidacy for Saint Lawrence County Legislative District 15. The district encompasses part of the village of Massena, as well as the towns...
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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 9:11 am
To the Editor: When I first heard of the proposed plan to build a roundabout downtown, I must admit I reacted with a mix of amusement and horror. On further reflection, I am not so amused! Twenty-five...
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Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 8:12 am
To the Editor: Did you know that every 98 seconds a person in this country is sexually assaulted, and that individuals between 12-34 years of age are at the highest risk to become victims of rape and...
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Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 8:09 am
To the Editor: Trust is an essential element of any relationship and that is what is missing today. People have lost faith that the government has the people’s interest in mind. Some even feel our cou...
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Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 8:09 am
To the Editor: Trust is an essential element of any relationship and that is what is missing today. People have lost faith that the government has the people’s interest in mind. Some even feel our cou...
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Monday, May 21, 2018 - 10:07 am
To the Editor: In response to “Wind Law Passes, Kills Development” which appeared on the front page of the May 2-8 issue of North Country This Week: I read Paul Coplelman’s statements in article writt...
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Friday, May 18, 2018 - 10:14 am
To the Editor: Entering the lobby of a Lewis County government building for an early morning meeting, I noticed a circle of a dozen women having a lively discussion. I hesitated, curious, and listened...
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Friday, May 18, 2018 - 10:13 am
To the Editor: Once again I am compelled to set the facts and issues straight. The pro-wind people have tried to no avail to recruit persons in neighboring towns to write letters, be in full-page ads...
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Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 9:00 am
To the Editor: Warm weather in the North Country heralds the long awaited return of motorcycles to our beautiful country roads. You’ll see solo riders, small groups, and sometimes long lines of riders...
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Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 8:59 am
To the Editor: To our neighbors in Hopkinton and all surrounding towns: We're not out of the woods yet! After so many difficult meetings, disappointments, and detours, those of us who are skeptical of...
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Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 10:53 am
To the Editor: Celebrate ‘National Hamburg Month.’ Support your local restaurants, supermarkets and especially our local farmers by enjoying a delicious hamburger. With the nicer weather moving into t...
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Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 10:52 am
To the Editor: As I reflect on Mother's Day and its cherished bond between mother and child, my mind wanders to dairy cows, world-wide symbols of motherhood, who never get to see or nurture their own...
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Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 9:55 am
  To the Editor: I would like to invite my friends and neighbors to come out on Tuesday, May 22, to say yes to the very small library tax increase proposed by the Norwood Public Library Board of Trust...
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Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 9:07 am
To the Editor: First, I want to thank you for sending me the paper. There are so many great stories to read. I want to write on these eyesores of windmills. In response to the March 21-27 Letter to th...
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Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 6:08 am
  To the Editor: Cancer is no stranger to our community, the CDC reports 114 St. Lawrence County residents are told each year they have breast, cervical or colorectal cancer. Knowing you have cancer i...
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Monday, May 14, 2018 - 9:51 am
To the Editor: Dr. Richard Wessell is well-known to us as an outstanding caregiver in this community. To us, he has demonstrated superior clinical skills, and ability in assessment. But, he also has g...
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Monday, May 14, 2018 - 9:50 am
To the Editor: Now that the petitions are in, I feel I made the best choice of our Democratic field. My first requirement was someone who could beat Stefanik in the fall. Tedra Cobb got the most signa...
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Friday, May 11, 2018 - 8:22 am
To the Editor: Our son was transported from Canton-Potsdam Hospital Potsdam to Upstate in Syracuse via Life Flight, with a brain bleed. The ability to quickly get him to a trauma facility was vital in...
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Friday, May 11, 2018 - 8:21 am
To the Editor: Happy National Healthcare Auxilian Day! On May 2 Gov. Andrew Cuomo proclaimed the day as Healthcare Auxilian Day in New York State to recognize the dedicated Auxilians who annually dona...
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Friday, May 11, 2018 - 8:20 am
  To the Editor: Why increase funding for libraries? One can’t be blamed for asking the question when so much information and entertainment is just one click away. Libraries, however, are more than co...
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Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 10:46 am
To the Editor: I am writing this letter in support of Nancy Addison for the Lisbon Central school board. Nancy has been a highly dedicated school board member for the past 10 years, including being...
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Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 10:45 am
To the Editor: Today I am announcing my candidacy for St. Lawrence County Board of Legislators – District 14. I believe the people of St. Lawrence County are hardworking and dedicated citizens; ready...
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Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 10:44 am
To the Editor: My name is Scott Wilhelm, and I am running for a seat on the Lisbon Central School Board of Education. I am a proud Lisbon alumni of LCS. My wife of 18 years and I both graduated from L...
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