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.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 12:21 pm
Most would agree, “politics” has become a negative word. The word “democracy,” on the other hand, gives us positive feelings, patriotic ones, A vibrant democracy assumes “we, the people” have differi...
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Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 9:57 am
Our district and our country desperately needs representatives that we can trust and respect and that is Tedra Cobb. She will work to protect our healthcare, our environment, our safety from gun viole...
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Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 9:57 am
I’ll start with Cuomo, it’s time for him to be gone! Remember the Safe Act forced on us in the middle of the night. The only thing it has accomplished is making life more difficult for the law-abidin...
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Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 9:56 am
Rita Curran resides in Legislative District 15 which includes Louisville, Waddington and part of Massena known as local election district #2. Rita is the leading candidate running for County Legislato...
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Monday, October 22, 2018 - 9:47 am
For the past twelve years, I have had the honor of serving as your county legislator for District 14. County government is different from other local governments, as it is the pass through for the st...
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Monday, October 22, 2018 - 9:46 am
I am proud to support and endorse Shawna Cecot for the District 15 legislative race. With the change in the economic climate in St. Lawrence County, the county must invest in the redevelopment of our...
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Monday, October 22, 2018 - 9:46 am
This fall election may prove to be the most crucial in our lifetime. We remain concerned that our House congressperson represent the interests of the North Country, including growing the economy, push...
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Friday, October 19, 2018 - 8:19 am
It is that time of year when we elect officials for our village and town of Massena and St. Lawrence County legislator district 14. This year on the ballots there are many wonderful people running for...
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Friday, October 19, 2018 - 8:17 am
Vote line "A" for fiscal responsibility and fairness principle Nov. 6 in Canton's three St. Lawrence County Legislative District races: vote for Mike Hammond in District 3; Kaitlin Tyndall in Distri...
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Friday, October 19, 2018 - 8:16 am
Elise Stefanik has been a strong advocate for her supporters, but, unfortunately, those supporters are not residents of the NY-21, and their interests are too often in conflict with those of the vast...
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Friday, October 19, 2018 - 8:15 am
The registered voting citizens within the Town of Potsdam are fortunate to have two good candidates for Town Justice. Both Charleson and Plumb are qualified for this job. I favor Juddy Plumb because...
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Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 10:38 am
I am writing on behalf of an incumbent candidate who does not represent my county legislative district. I am, however, concerned with the legislative board as a whole, having lived here my entire 71 y...
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Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 10:36 am
We the United “Steelworkers Organization of Active Retirees” (SOAR) Chapter 4-AB1 endorse the following Candidate in her Campaign for the office of St. Lawrence County Legislator District 11, to repre...
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Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 5:56 am
I have spent nearly my entire life hunting and fishing in Upstate New York. Some of my finest memories are of sitting in a small aluminum boat with my father on Lake Champlain, our lines disappearing...
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Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 9:58 am
Elise Stefanik has lived for years in The District of Columbia. She owns a townhouse there, pays property taxes there. Tedra Cobb has lived for decades in the North Country Congressional District. She...
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Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 8:54 am
October 18th is International Credit Union Day. The theme is pertinent to us as it is what our mission has been all about since the very beginning – Find Your Platinum Lining. This one day that is se...
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Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 8:52 am
What does it say about our representative in Congress that she keeps making false attacks on her challenger? Elise Stefanik has consistently misrepresented Tedra Cobb’s record as a county legislator....
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Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 8:31 am
The Canton Village Police PBA is endorsing candidate, Samuel Charleson, for the position of Potsdam town justice. Over the past 12 years Judge Charleson has not only served the Potsdam community, but...
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Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 8:30 am
October is National Physical Therapy month. I would like to take this opportunity to thank the Physical Therapy staff at Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center for a job well done. The Physical Therapists, P...
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Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 8:29 am
  The West Potsdam Ladies Auxiliary would like to thank all that bought tickets for the "Lottery Tree" fundraiser that was held for the last two months. The winning ticket for the $100 in lottery tick...
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Monday, October 15, 2018 - 8:59 am
As a past town supervisor for 11 years I have seen several county legislators who have failed badly and never knew it. Rita Curran will not be one of these. After speaking with Rita quite a few times...
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Monday, October 15, 2018 - 8:58 am
Meals On Wheels wishes to thank the community for its support throughout Meals on Wheels Week. Thank you to Mayor Tim Currier for declaring Sept. 28 through Oct. 5 as Meals on Wheels Week. Banners, m...
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Monday, October 15, 2018 - 8:58 am
Although the Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River regulation plan, Plan 2014, was adopted and became effective January 1, 2017, the St. Lawrence River Board of Control has not seemed able to respond in a t...
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Friday, October 12, 2018 - 8:05 am
This November midterm we get to choose between Tedra Cobb and Elise Stefanik to be our congressional representative. The term representative means that the person represents the district. Tedra Cobb...
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Friday, October 12, 2018 - 8:04 am
Representative Elise Stefanik’s lack of accessibility, noted by constituents as well as regional journalists (9/20/18 NCPR report), is nothing new; indeed this reputation is well-deserved. During the...
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