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.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 8:41 am
To the Editor: After all of the letters and Sound Offs regarding my St. Mary’s Church, I feel an obligation to clarify a few items. Following you will find the regulations for our cemetery: Artificial...
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Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 8:40 am
To the Editor: I have been watching C-Span this year. Doing so has allowed me to hear speeches from start to finish, instead of being told what was said. This has raised some questions. Why do the new...
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Monday, July 25, 2016 - 7:58 am
To the Editor: Our elected representatives all swear an oath to uphold our Constitution and protect the individual rights of the Americans they represent. “We the People” must hold these elected repre...
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Monday, July 25, 2016 - 7:57 am
To the Editor: Before Gutenberg invented the printing press in the 1440s, Europe was in what historians used to call, The Dark Ages. News traveled slowly and infrequently, mostly by word of mouth. Tra...
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Friday, July 22, 2016 - 6:33 am
To the Editor: I would like to thank everyone who put time and effort into collecting signatures for my campaign for County Treasurer. I also want to thank everyone who signed my petitions. I am deepl...
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Friday, July 22, 2016 - 6:32 am
To the Editor: A local grocery store recently posted notices at its entrances stating that while the establishment welcomes customers with service animals, it can’t allow people to bring their comfort...
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Friday, July 22, 2016 - 6:31 am
To the Editor: After the recent tragedies in Dallas Texas numerous people in our community came to our department and dropped off food, sent cards or found other ways to express their condolences and...
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Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 7:46 am
To the Editor: TAUNY wishes to extend a sincere thanks to the nearly 200 donors who responded to its recently concluded spring fundraising appeal. Now in its 30th year, the Canton-based nonprofit prov...
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Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 7:45 am
To the Editor: There have been a couple responses to my letter “Response to Pokemon Go Sums up Attitudes in North Country,” congratulations on reinforcing the points I made. The Sound Off "Get Up and...
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Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 8:43 am
To the Editor: I am writing this letter in response to the new business in Canton, E=MC420. I am a prevention professional and also a mom. I am deeply concerned about the message that we are sending o...
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Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 7:44 am
To the Editor: Attention American Taxpayers. As it pertains to the St. Lawrence Brewing Company and IDA loan from your tax dollars let us present our case. It’s unfortunate we the people have not held...
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Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 7:44 am
To the Editor: Save The Fountain’s campaign on Adirondack Gives has 26 days left to raise monies needed for complete restoration of the fountain. Thank you to the following donors: Michelle Spencer, L...
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Monday, July 18, 2016 - 7:57 am
To the Editor: Will you join us? We need volunteers! The Potsdam Neighborhood Center is recruiting volunteers for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program. This is an exciting opportunity to help f...
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Monday, July 18, 2016 - 7:55 am
To the Editor: Comrades of Hope (Heroin/Opiate Prevention Education) would like to give our thanks, once again, to North Country Now for continued support in helping us to advertise our bi-monthly mee...
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Friday, July 15, 2016 - 12:28 pm
To The Editor: In response to “Response to Pokemon Go Sums Up Attitudes in North Country, says Canton man,” which ran online on NorthCountryNow.com on July 14: the writer is upset that some authoritie...
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Friday, July 15, 2016 - 7:03 am
To the Editor: On June 28, PBS News Hour reported that pelvic exams for healthy women have no proven benefit. However, as reported by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, over 62.8 million pelvic...
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Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 8:54 am
To the Editor: I just want to begin by saying that I am overwhelmingly disappointed in how the North Country in general is reacting to Pokemon Go. Pokemon Go is extremely popular and many cities and t...
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Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 7:02 am
To the Editor: Upon successful completion of my Eagle Scout Project, I would like to thank many people who helped me out. First I would like to thank main sponsor, Phil Vivlamore, owner of the Potsdam...
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Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 8:16 am
To the Editor: Hopkinton Food Pantry’s Summer Food Program, aimed at helping families feed the school-aged children, was a success in July. We will provide again in August. Anyone wishing to donate to...
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Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 8:15 am
To the Editor: When will New York State and or St. Lawrence County be like other states? In Indiana the Amish have to have alternators and lights on their buggies like a car that are visible from the...
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Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 7:00 am
To the Editor: A big thanks from all who were able to attend the annual Fourth of July ceremonies in Norwood. First, thank you to Tina Garrow and her committee for the line up and running of the parad...
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Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 6:58 am
To the Editor: We share with the “Sound Off” writer “Behavior at Bayside,” which appeared in the July 6-12 issue of North Country This Week, the frustration that in spite of clear signage, some cemete...
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Monday, July 11, 2016 - 9:30 am
To the Editor: Potsdam Central High School graciously donated 30 boxes of books to the Shelfie Program. Special thanks to Laurie Sydow and her helpers. Literacy of Northern New York  
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Monday, July 11, 2016 - 9:29 am
To the Editor: The recent Yoga Loft Fund Raising Garage Sale was a huge success, thanks to our volunteers, board members, and supporters. We are extremely grateful to Maegan Bos, Brian Ladd, and Judy...
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Friday, July 8, 2016 - 7:43 am
To the Editor: Following the recent case of animal abuse which culminated with a dog being found in a ditch with its legs tied together with Christmas garland, I have spoken with many people who have...
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