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.

Monday, October 20, 2014 - 11:22 am
To the Editor: My name is Steve Warr and currently I serve as a Trustee on the Board of the Village of Potsdam. I hope you will join me in supporting Democrats Jason Clark, Jim Bunstone, Ryan Warr, a...
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Monday, October 20, 2014 - 6:36 am
To the Editor: Hats off to Mr. Hidy for the fine job he does as our mayor. With elections near, I ask people to look at the how Mr. Hidy has worked to improve our community. He faced many challenges w...
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Monday, October 20, 2014 - 6:35 am
To the Editor: I am writing this letter to the editor as a concerned resident and parent of students at Salmon River Central School. There has recently been a petition circulating through the communit...
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Monday, October 20, 2014 - 6:35 am
To the Editor: St. Lawrence County and the City of Ogdensburg need Don Hooper on the county legislature. I have known Don for over 35 years. I was originally his partner in Hooper and Van House CPA’s...
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Friday, October 17, 2014 - 9:32 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, October 17, 2014 - 9:31 am
To the Editor: The work of a family caregiver is often done quietly 24 hours a day. It can be stressful, rewarding, exhausting and fulfilling all at the same time. Family caregivers help their loved o...
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Friday, October 17, 2014 - 9:28 am
To the Editor: I live in Norfolk with my husband and young daughter. I am frustrated with the path our county has been taking, and would like to see the board of legislators governed by people who mak...
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Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 1:36 pm
To the Editor: Yet another Fire Prevention Week has come and gone and I would like to recognize our first responders who remain prepared to answer fire alarms 24/7, The Massena Permanent Firefighters...
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Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 9:53 am
To the Editor: In October of 2011, the citizens advocacy group, YESeleven, addressed a public forum hosted by the North Country Regional Economic Council, (NCREDC). The theme of the statement made by...
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Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 9:53 am
To the Editor: At Monday night’s Board of Legislators meeting, the Democrat majority voted on two resolutions to commit the county to increased spending- for a duplicative local bridge and to make the...
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Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 9:30 am
To the Editor: If you always do what you’ve always done, you will always get what you always got! Not too long ago, one of our employees made this statement to me. I’ve been thinking about this in rel...
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Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 9:30 am
To the Editor: Joe Timmerman is the right candidate for District 10, St. Lawrence County Board of Legislators. Joe Timmerman possesses the integrity, passion, and finance skills needed to get St. Lawr...
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Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 9:05 am
To the Editor: My name is Ryan Warr and I am running for the County Legislature in District 11 (Eastern part of the Town of Potsdam and the Town of Stockholm). I am a lifelong resident of St. Lawrence...
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Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 9:05 am
To the Editor: I have always been both annoyed and fascinated by ants. They are able to overwhelm prey much larger than themselves and build elaborate ‘anthills’ to dwell in. As a kid I used to step o...
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Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 8:47 am
To the Editor: Thank you for the terrific exposure you gave The Fresh Air Fund in North Country This Week and NorthCountryNow.com this year by featuring our Volunteer Host Family Program in your commu...
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Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 8:46 am
To the Editor: It’s interesting: around here at least, there have been almost no insects around all summer and actually zero for the last several weeks. Did Morristown and surrounding areas have their...
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Monday, October 13, 2014 - 8:44 am
  To the Editor: The Northern New York Chapter 4-AB1 of the USW Steelworkers Organization of Active Retirees “SOAR” is pleased to announce their endorsement of Aaron Woolf for the office of U.S....
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Monday, October 13, 2014 - 8:44 am
To the Editor: I have been reading with some amusement the letters which have been thrown around in regards to the fund balance for St. Lawrence County and the borrowing of $10 Million to cover operat...
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Friday, October 10, 2014 - 10:22 am
To the Editor: I find many of the recent letters to North Country Now and The Journal to be extremely humorous. The democratic majority of St. Lawrence County seems to be suffering from amnesia. I kno...
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Friday, October 10, 2014 - 9:04 am
To the Editor: The Greater Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce would like to thank everyone who helped make our third annual Ogtoberfest a success! A special “thank you” to Mort Backus & Sons who spons...
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Friday, October 10, 2014 - 9:02 am
To the Editor: In school and in politics, midterms matter. On Tuesday, Nov. 4, North County voters will choose local, statewide and congressional representatives. These elections are as, or more, impo...
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Friday, October 10, 2014 - 9:02 am
Letter to Editor: On Election Day I ask that the residents of the Town of Stockholm and the south eastern parts of the Town and Village of Potsdam vote for Chad Colbert for county legislative district...
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Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 1:39 pm
To the editor; I find it amusing that Jason Clark, a man who was never elected to his legislative seat but was put there by the democrat party boss, and a man who has served less than a year on the Bo...
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Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 10:39 am
To the Editor: I started college in 1969 during the protest years. Kent State massacre, long hair, Woods tock, free love, March on DC, hippies, Viet Nam protests and marijuana…yep…this was my gener...
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Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 12:53 pm
To the Editor: Once again the victims are victimized. I find it extremely hard to believe in the case of Eva Waters who suffered severe life threatening injuries as a result of being struck head on by...
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