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.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 9:00 am
To the Editor: Curiouser and Curiouser ... That is what I see in this election for the 21st Congressional district. We are looking at three very different candidates. Each has their own style to offer...
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Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 8:59 am
To the Editor The proposed merger between Potsdam and Canton’s school districts is based on many assumptions. I attended the Town Hall meeting last night in Potsdam and was alarmed to learn some of t...
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Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 9:50 am
To the Editor: The transportation analysis in the fourth update to the Canton/Postdam feasibility study states that “the vast majority of students would see little change in time spent on the bus in a...
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Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 9:48 am
To the Editor Well, it is nearing election time and, in some cases, we have little to choose from. Tweedle-dee or Tweedle-dum. Some of the seats have candidates running unopposed. It would seem th...
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Friday, September 26, 2014 - 1:54 pm
To the Editor: I would like to express my feelings regarding the recent articles about the death of my friend and co-worker, Kimberly B. Hays, that were in the Watertown Daily Times and the Ogdensburg...
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Friday, September 26, 2014 - 12:40 pm
This letter is in reference to a recent decision by the county legislator to borrow $10 million for a one-year period. Read more here. To the Editor Cash Flow calculations include cash in from a varie...
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Friday, September 26, 2014 - 12:21 pm
To the Editor: The Frederic Remington Art Museum would like to clarify and address an issue circulating in the community regarding Kid’s Place. The museum continues to welcome all children to particip...
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Friday, September 26, 2014 - 12:20 pm
To the Editor: My gosh, the North Country is experiencing a sign blight worse than any previous year, I think. The primaries are over; the signs need to go and the blight removed from streets, county...
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Friday, September 26, 2014 - 12:18 pm
To the Editor: I would like to respond to Legislator Lightfoot’s recent article concerning St. Lawrence County highway and bridge infrastructure. In 1994, the Board of Legislator’s were told that they...
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Friday, September 26, 2014 - 12:17 pm
To the Editor: Vendetta, vendetta, who has a vendetta? I have 2 faults: 1. I am not politically correct, and 2. I have a habit of saying out loud what most people whisper. The following comments are m...
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Friday, September 26, 2014 - 7:17 am
To the Editor: I am writing to express my opinion with regards to our Massena Mayor, Mr. Hidy. This is my opinion, based through my direct experiences with him, and is not intended to disrespect other...
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Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 1:00 pm
To The Editor, Once again, a letter to the public is needed to rebut the accusations made by the recently appointed, non-elected Democrat member of the St. Lawrence County Legislature, Jason Clark. Fi...
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Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 9:40 am
To the Editor: On Sept. 11 there was a wonderful concert at the Parkview, just above the Blackbird Café in Canton. I was truly glad to be in the audience. Andy Van Duyne, his friends and family are ju...
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Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 9:38 am
To the Editor: In the 9th Legislative District in St Lawrence County, Dan Martin of Canton, is running for the seat currently held by Steve Putman. I know both men and I am writing in support of Dan M...
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Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 7:11 am
To the Editor: If you believe what you read coming from Republican members of the St. Lawrence County Legislature and Republican-leaning newspaper editors, you would think that our county is on the ve...
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Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 6:49 am
To the Editor: As a concerned parent and citizen of Canton, I have been following the proposed merger of Canton and Potsdam middle and high schools and attended several presentations by Superintendent...
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Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 6:46 am
To the Editor: My name is Joe Timmerman, and this letter is to introduce myself to the voters of St. Lawrence County, especially to those in District 10. Our district covers most of the Village of Pot...
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Monday, September 22, 2014 - 7:31 am
To the Editor: In Response to “Mayor Hidy Reacts To Comments By Massena Police Chief.” “If being endorsed by the labor council means that I have to give up the courage to govern in the interest of all...
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Friday, September 19, 2014 - 6:32 am
To the Editor: Thanks to the support of several local businesses and wonderful volunteers, First United Methodist Church, Gouverneur provide some 275 children with a back to school boost. The ministry...
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Friday, September 19, 2014 - 6:31 am
To the Editor: August 30, 2014 marked the last day for the Potsdam Farmers’ Market new summer-long literacy project called “Market Book Safari.” Starting in mid June, children visited the Potsdam Farm...
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Friday, September 19, 2014 - 6:31 am
To the Editor: Last month the Village of Norwood lost a man who touched the lives of Norwood and North Country residents for decades. The legacy of Pete LePage can be seen in nearly every spot in the...
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Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 6:37 am
To the Editor: How can anyone make a clear and correct decision regarding the Canton-Potsdam school merger when all we get is whining from both sides? Yes, Potsdam would get the high school. I assume...
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Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 6:36 am
To the Editor: Depending on your point of view, this congressional race could represent an opportunity for change or else the same old political behavior of the two/one party system. On the grounds th...
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Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 6:44 am
To the Editor: There are hundreds of exemptions in the real property tax world. For folks looking to fix up their property, the exemption to use is the 421-f capital improvement exemption. This applie...
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Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 6:43 am
To the Editor: I would like to introduce myself as a candidate for St. Lawrence County Legislator district 11which includes the town of Stockholm and part of the town of Potsdam. My name is Chad Colbe...
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