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.

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 7:37 am
To the Editor: Elections are just around the corner so, before you go out and vote (which I hope you will do), I want to share why I am voting for Mary Ann Ashley for Canton town supervisor. Mary Ann...
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Friday, October 20, 2017 - 7:35 am
To the Editor: The Norfolk-Raymondville Food Pantry would like to express our most sincere appreciation to the Ogdensburg Correctional Facility for so generously sharing the bounty of their garden wit...
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Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 7:47 am
To the Editor: On behalf of the family of Stephen "Butch" LaFay, I would like to express sincerest gratitude to the following: Thanks to the staff on second and third floor and the staff in the ICU at...
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Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 7:46 am
To the Editor: Statewide, 50,000 New Yorkers, including hundreds of students here at Clarkson University, rely on the federal Perkins Loan Program to pay for their education. The Perkins Loan program...
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Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 2:09 pm
Editor's note: This is two separate letters that were combined into one. To the Editor: I would like the public to know that I challenged my opponent Sandra Wright to a debate this Saturday Oct. 21 at...
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Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 11:32 am
To The Editor: When I became Massena Town Supervisor almost eight years ago, I entered an office that had seen four different supervisors over the course of 13 years. Although the Town Councilmen and...
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Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 11:31 am
To the Editor: I’ve been reviewing the minutes and news articles about the conversation at the last regular Massena town board meeting. My opponent gave the impression that I wasn’t in favor of prote...
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Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 6:42 am
To the Editor: An open letter to the citizens of St. Lawrence County about the upcoming election on November 7th. Growing up, I always heard, publicly, that you should vote for you party’s candidate....
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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 7:39 am
To the Editor: I am writing in support of Mary Ann Ashley as she runs for Canton Town Supervisor. Having worked with Mary Ann in various capacities over the years, I know that she personifies the term...
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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 7:38 am
To the Editor: James Monroe has over 30 years as an attorney, city court judge, assistant DA and special prosecutor. My first encounter with Jim was in 2007 on a local softball field. Our love of the...
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Monday, October 16, 2017 - 9:05 am
To the Editor: In response to “Candidates Working to Create ‘Shadow’ Government” which appeared in the Oct. 11-17 issue of North Country This Week: I feel confident that the voters of Hopkinton who ha...
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Monday, October 16, 2017 - 9:04 am
To the Editor: The Ministerial Association of Potsdam has a decades-long history of healthy relationship building between the very diverse religious groups in our community. The opportunity to become...
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Friday, October 13, 2017 - 7:04 am
To the Editor: In response to “Candidates Working to Create ‘Shadow’ Government” which appeared in the Oct. 11-17 issue of North Country This Week: I don't even live near you, but I do keep track of w...
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Friday, October 13, 2017 - 7:03 am
To the Editor: The Potsdam Lions Club just completed their 2017 White Cane Days Fundraiser, held over the past two weekends in Potsdam, which supports facilities that give needed assistance to the bli...
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Friday, October 13, 2017 - 7:03 am
To the Editor: As former Mayor, it is with pride to share a few of the Village of Canton's accomplishments in 2014 and 2015. The team consisted of the board, hard working personnel, the town, county,...
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Friday, October 13, 2017 - 7:02 am
To the Editor: Simply put thank you. Thank you to all the amazing men and women who put together Jerm’s Jamboree. Thank you to the men who got up early to cook all day. Thank you to my friends who ran...
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Friday, October 13, 2017 - 7:02 am
To the Editor: Thank you to those who were in support of the first Veterans of Foreign Wars Family Freedom Festival. To Reverend Mike, thank you for allowing us the opportunity to hold the event in th...
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Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 8:09 am
To the Editor: I have lived in the town of Canton for 25 years and have known Mary Ann Ashley for almost 20 of those years. She is a woman of integrity & wisdom and has a giving nature about her....
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Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 8:09 am
To the Editor: St. Lawrence County Development Program - CDP - has a volunteer program called Community Action Angels. It is a program that many Community Action Agencies in New York State have among...
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Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 7:49 am
To the Editor: Thank you to everyone who made GardenShare's third annual Fight Hunger 5K a success! Over 120 people turned out to run or walk the 5K course and, together with the business sponsors, th...
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Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 7:47 am
To the Editor: Controversy, really? By any measure you choose to employ, the Buttons’ actions followed long established precedent, were above board, fully transparent and done with the full knowledge...
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Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 7:36 am
To the Editor: I am writing this letter on behalf of Tedra Cobb as she campaigns to become our representative in the United States House of Representatives for the 21st District of New York. This dist...
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Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 7:35 am
To the Editor: I am Conrad Cook and am running for reelection to the Parishville Town Board. We are faced with many decisions in town and I will try to do the right thing. I would appreciate your supp...
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Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 6:07 am
To the Editor: In the race for Town of Canton supervisor, we, too, want transparency. Here is what is indisputable about David Button: For sixteen years David's outstanding leadership and dedication t...
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Monday, October 9, 2017 - 6:39 am
To the Editor: We now have two new candidates for town council: Kelly Pullano and Janice Pease. Pullano claims the present council is in “disarray.” She should look up the definition of disarray. The...
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