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, August 26, 2016 - 7:16 am
To the Editor: I am writing to express my support for Derek Van House for St. Lawrence County treasurer. Derek is a New York State licensed certified public accountant with many years experience. He h...
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Friday, August 26, 2016 - 7:15 am
To the Editor: On behalf of the Health Initiative, I would like to thank the UnitedHealth Group employee giving program for their commitment to helping improve the health of St. Lawrence County reside...
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Friday, August 26, 2016 - 7:13 am
To the Editor: Today's ten highest grossing box office releases are about animals, including: "Finding Dory," "The Jungle Book," "Zootopia," "The Secret Life of Pets," and "Kung Fu Panda." Nearly half...
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Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 7:43 am
To the Editor: I wish to thank everyone for coming to my 90th birthday celebration and those that couldn’t make it, thank you for the calls, cards or anything else you may have done. A special thanks...
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Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 7:43 am
To the Editor: The St. Lawrence Valley Horsemen’s Association (SLVHA) started their season with a combined jumping and game show in June. July 3 and 24 were two open shows at our grounds in Ogdensburg...
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Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 9:12 am
To the Editor: In regards to the Sound-Off in North Country This Week (Aug. 17-23), "Blocking of Intersection," if you were to come down Lawrence Avenue toward Elm Street, there is a "do not block sid...
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Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 9:11 am
To the Editor: My safe, little neighborhood includes many senior citizens and many children. I see the seniors outside all the time. They take walks, ride bikes, do yard work, and stand around talking...
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Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 8:49 am
To the Editor: Many times, elections are more of a popularity contest, than won by the most qualified individual for the position. This year there are three candidates running for St. Lawrence County...
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Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 8:48 am
To the Editor: It has been five years since the untimely passing of my father Dr. James B. Sullivan, and three years since the last time that I have practiced optometry in Northern New York. I realize...
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Monday, August 22, 2016 - 9:28 am
To the Editor: Elise Stefanik promised to fight hard to protect Fort Drum which is the largest Army installation in the northeast and the largest single site employer in Upstate New York. She also pro...
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Monday, August 22, 2016 - 9:27 am
To the Editor: The Utility Worker Assault Bill, which elevates assault of a utility worker in the second degree to a class D felony, was delivered to Governor Cuomo on August 8, 2016 for a signature....
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Friday, August 19, 2016 - 6:57 am
To the Editor: In response to the Aug 10-16 Sound Off “Unfriendly Firemen,” it is too bad that your experience during this small tree fire situation was not a good one. You live in West Potsdam. You f...
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Friday, August 19, 2016 - 6:57 am
To the Editor: On July 9, the American Legion Riders of Post #925 (Norfolk) hosted a fundraiser for TADSAW ("Train a Dog, Save a Warrior"), a group that trains service dogs for veterans. For the first...
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Friday, August 19, 2016 - 6:56 am
To the Editor: Recently, St. Lawrence County Community Development Program, CDP, adopted the Tour de Potsdam and hosted the 5K walk/run. It was a successful event despite the forecast of thunder and l...
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Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 7:56 am
To the Editor: In response to “Taxing Times in Colton Due to Brookfield Revaluation,” (Aug. 10-16) I couldn’t agree more. While the author effectively addressed the issue of fiscal irresponsibility wi...
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Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 7:56 am
To the Editor: Last Tuesday evening, I was pulled over by a state trooper because I had a headlight out. I was given a fix-it ticket and was told to take the ticket to the Potsdam Police Dept. where,...
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Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 6:51 am
To the Editor: As promised, this letter summarizes and highlights our continuing progress on our journey to “impact our home communities via inspiring public outdoor performances.” It offers certain f...
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Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 6:50 am
To the Editor: Fellow Airmen, Sailors, Soldiers, Marines and Coast Guard take notice. We are once again in battle and this time it’s with the U.S. government under the guise of veteran’s administratio...
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Monday, August 15, 2016 - 2:39 pm
To the Editor: Fellow Airmen, Sailors, Soldiers, Marines and Coast Guard take notice. We are once again in battle and this time it’s with the U.S. government under the guise of veteran’s administratio...
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Friday, August 12, 2016 - 7:24 am
To the Editor: At this sad time of loss we wish to take this opportunity and thank Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley for their incredible expertise, compassion and empathy to our brot...
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Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 7:51 am
To the Editor: Vermont PBS Thank You for having Democracy Now! on for the Democratic National Convention! Please make use of the four channels available to you and keep Democracy Now! on the air. We...
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Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 7:50 am
To the Editor: Another great evening of family fun was had by all at the Higley Association’s 2016 annual ice cream social and fireworks event. The weather was perfect, the sweet treats delicious, the...
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Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 7:54 am
To the Editor: The “Ives Park Concert Series Mini Golf Tournament” was held at SwingTime Mini Golf on Sunday July 31. Eleven teams registered for this fundraising event, and prizes were awarded for fi...
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Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 9:08 am
To the Editor: The recent “Pets for Vets” golf tournament netted over $10,000 for the veterans’ program at the Potsdam Humane Society. Veterans, retired or presently serving, are given a free dog or c...
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Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 9:06 am
To the Editor: The Massena Women’s Softball league held their annual breast cancer tournament July 23 and 24 at the Alcoa Fields (with 2 games played at Bushnell Field). There were 20 women’s teams th...
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