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.

Friday, June 24, 2016 - 6:29 am
To the Editor: I would like to thank Canton-Potsdam Hospital, the University of Vermont Medical Center, Claxton-Hepburn Hospital, and all doctors and staff for the excellent care that I received durin...
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Friday, June 24, 2016 - 6:28 am
To the Editor: We want to thank all who supported Ogdensburg Command Performances’ return to Ogdensburg in the fabulously renovated OFA auditorium for the 2015-2016 season; and who supported our fall...
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Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 7:58 am
To the Editor: As a heat wave propels us into summer, the Potsdam Interfaith Thanksgiving Program will soon begin planning for 2016’s project to help local families enjoy a Thanksgiving dinner. So man...
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Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 7:56 am
To the Editor: The Greater Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce held our 13th annual Car-B-Que on Saturday, June 11 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the grounds of the Dobisky Visitor’s Center – we had (26) cars,...
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Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 6:42 am
To the Editor: GardenShare's annual dinner and duction June 14 and was a very successful event. Eighty people registered for the dinner at Jake's on the Water in Hannawa Falls. The team at Jake's out...
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Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 6:53 am
To the Editor, The E.J. Noble and Potsdam Hospital Guilds’ Garden Tour was held June 11 featuring Canton community gardens. This year’s event showcased an eclectic collection of landscapes. The Garde...
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Monday, June 20, 2016 - 6:45 am
To the Editor: In response to the article “Cigarette Causes Gouverneur Fire,” (posted on NorthCountryNow.com June 15), I would first like to offer my deepest condolences to the family who lost their h...
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Friday, June 17, 2016 - 7:58 am
To the Editor: A friend of mine was hit by a car recently. The driver who hit him was reportedly racing along county Route 6 just like many of the drivers using the Black Lake Road. They don't care ab...
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Friday, June 17, 2016 - 7:54 am
To the Editor: Recently I heard people speak of three candidates for president: Bernie Sanders or Hillary Clinton versus Donald Trump. I'm thinking, instead, of Hillary and Donald vs. Gary Johnson. He...
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Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 12:27 pm
To the Editor: I am impressed by the BSA Troop 95 of Potsdam and their fundraising project. This project combines fundraising and patriotism. For $50, the scouts of Troop 95 will put up and take down...
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Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 2:00 pm
To the Editor: Recently I heard people speak of three candidates for president: Bernie Sanders or Hillary Clinton versus Donald Trump. I’m thinking, instead, of Hillary and Donald vs. Gary Johnson. He...
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Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 6:24 am
To the Editor: At the special Pierrepont Town Board meeting on June 7, called to hear Duane Curtis' attorney Charles Nash explain to the Board why they need to change Waterman Hill zoning to AR for th...
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Monday, June 13, 2016 - 6:46 am
To the Editor: We have three “serious” candidates remaining for the Presidency of the United States, Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, and Donald Trump. If they all worked in the same kitchen, Trump wo...
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Friday, June 10, 2016 - 6:34 am
To the Editor: I just wanted to take the time and thank our local Potsdam officials, planners/organizers, numerous participants, military personnel, high school band, the Potsdam VFW and most importan...
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Friday, June 10, 2016 - 6:34 am
To the Editor: Our Potsdam Amvets Post 282 held a flag retirement ceremony on Memorial Day at the post and we want to say thanks to our participants. Led by Troop Leader John Burnham, the scouts handl...
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Friday, June 10, 2016 - 6:33 am
To the Editor: I am writing this letter to thank the constituents of the Madrid-Waddington Central School district for electing me to the Board of Education. I realize it can be difficult to take a ch...
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Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 6:46 am
To the Editor: I am impressed by the BSA Troop 95 of Potsdam and their fundraising project. This project combines fundraising and patriotism. For $50, the scouts of Troop 95 will put up and take down...
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Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 6:46 am
To the Editor: To the man sitting under the movie theater marquee who booed and yelled “Go home!” as my rainbow flag-carrying group passed in the Dairy Princess Parade: First let me say, I am home. I...
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Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 6:54 am
To the Editor: I would like to take this opportunity to thank a few people for their tireless efforts and support of our Memorial Day weekend celebration. First, I would like to thank all of the fire...
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Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 6:54 am
To the Editor: St. Lawrence County Sheriff Kevin Wells should be the one to issue these permits. He is closer to the matter than the judge and has all the information and is a better judge of this mat...
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Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 6:33 am
To the Editor: It was sad to read all the negative views of a few upset people over the past due cleanup of St. Mary’s Cemetery. First, be aware that there were rules posted on the tree in front of th...
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Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 6:32 am
To the Editor: As another Memorial Day passes another D Day is around the corner, June 6! Each year there are fewer and fewer WWII Veterans. I encourage everyone that notices a WWII Veteran not only t...
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Monday, June 6, 2016 - 8:11 am
To the Editor: Here is how we defeat political correctness and so-called social justice threatening to destroy our Republic. Let us address the diversity crowd first because it is a big problem that d...
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Friday, June 3, 2016 - 11:20 am
To the Editor: The mission of the Church is the salvation of souls. Recent events at St. Mary’s Cemetery have been the cause of much shock and sadness for many souls who have loved ones interred there...
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Friday, June 3, 2016 - 6:29 am
To the Editor: Did you grow up in a household where someone sang in French? Do you remember any French or French Canadian musicians playing fiddles or accordions or harmonicas for dances or other gath...
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