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.

Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 7:35 am
To the Editor: I read with interest “Mass Killings No Excuse to Deprive Home Defense,” which appeared in the Jan. 27-Feb. 2 issue of North Country This Week. I call this the TABOOL program. TABOOL is...
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Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 7:27 am
To the Editor: Last week I was at an upscale restaurant celebrating an anniversary with friends, and I couldn’t help but notice a large, noisy table nearby which turned out to be a birthday party for...
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Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 7:46 am
To the Editor: My name is Chora Young and I am a senior at Norwood-Norfolk High School attending the criminal justice program at Seaway Tech. The criminal justice program was my choice because I was u...
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Monday, February 8, 2016 - 8:34 am
To the Editor: The Hopkinton Food Pantry would like to thank everyone who has supported us during the years we have been in service. Since 2006, we have helped supplement our community and surrounding...
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Friday, February 5, 2016 - 7:07 am
To the Editor: My wife and I are writing this letter in an attempt to thank so many people involved in my care and treatment during the past month at Samaritan Medical Center. When a mass was discover...
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Friday, February 5, 2016 - 7:06 am
Letter to Editor: Clarkson is reviving an old tradition with a new twist. In years past, the Clarkson Ice Carnival used to be one of the most anticipated celebrations of the year for area residents. O...
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Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 8:43 am
To the Editor: The St. Lawrence Branch of the American Association of University Women Branch (AAUW) sponsored Madison Campbell, a student at Madrid-Waddington Central School to attend 4-H Camp Overlo...
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Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 6:47 am
To the Editor: Like any business or household, when creating our annual budget the Potsdam Central School Finance Committee considers the amount of money coming in to the district and how much it will...
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Monday, February 1, 2016 - 6:51 am
To the Editor: The Tri-M honor society would like to thank The Wizards Rock Opera for supporting St. Lawrence Central's music department for two consecutive years in a row. Having your support for the...
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Friday, January 29, 2016 - 7:34 am
To the Editor: We commend the St Lawrence County Legislators working together in electing new leadership to the Board of St Lawrence County Legislators. Representing all the people of St Lawrence Coun...
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Friday, January 29, 2016 - 7:32 am
To the Editor: I would like to thank the following who have assisted me during my recent illness. The Ogdensburg Police Department, the Ogdensburg Volunteer Rescue Squad, the Ogdensburg Fire Departmen...
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Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 6:46 am
To the Editor: Potsdam winters are legendary. They are harsh, unforgiving, and seem to go on forever. Temperatures frequently plummet to below zero and if an occasional wind kicks up, it is almost unb...
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Wednesday, January 27, 2016 - 7:55 am
To the Editor: President Obama teared up during his recent announcement of new gun laws, but Americans should consider dispassionately the threats that exist nowadays to their security and to their ab...
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Tuesday, January 26, 2016 - 8:00 am
To the Editor: As the budget planning season begins for the 2016-17 school year, the Potsdam Central School Finance Committee intends to periodically publish informational columns. Our goal is to info...
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Monday, January 25, 2016 - 5:54 am
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Friday, January 22, 2016 - 6:26 am
To the Editor: Many thanks to each of you who made the St. Joseph’s Home memory tree filled with angels in memory or in honor of your loved ones.
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Friday, January 22, 2016 - 6:25 am
To the Editor: Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and earth? Why don't we honor our planet with a capital E? Capital E should be used when we reference our planet Earth. A small e...
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Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 7:16 am
To the Editor: The kindness and sympathy shown to us by our family and friends during this time of sorrow will always be remembered by the family of Clifford "Junior" Mayette. We would like to express...
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Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - 6:16 am
To the Editor: In response to “Shootings, Drugs, Laws Boil Down to Freedom” which appeared in the Jan. 13-19 issue of North Country This Week: I read your post with interest and I believe you are conc...
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Tuesday, January 19, 2016 - 6:24 am
To the Editor: I want to recognize a woman who many know through helping, to be employed by the village cleaning and maintenance at the Potsdam Police Department and the Potsdam Public Library. Her na...
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Monday, January 18, 2016 - 6:13 am
To the Editor: The Neighborhood Outreach Program wishes to thank community members, organizations and individuals for their time, talents and/or support throughout the 2015 calendar year. It is with g...
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Friday, January 15, 2016 - 6:56 am
To the Editor: We have good gun control in New York State; what we need is mind control and respect for all people no matter what you think. Killing is wrong, think before you act. We need for people...
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Friday, January 15, 2016 - 6:54 am
To the Editor: The "Dietary Guidelines for Americans" released yesterday by U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services mark the ninth time in a row that the meat industry has succes...
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Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 6:59 am
To the Editor: I am one of many who are completely disgusted by the rude and obnoxious use and abuse of cellphones in public. I have a cell phone but it is used only to make calls when necessary and n...
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Wednesday, January 13, 2016 - 8:08 am
To the Editor: I am writing this to be put in the paper because I feel they need recognition for all they have done for us. I would like to express our gratitude and let the community know how wonderf...
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