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 [email protected], 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, September 19, 2018 - 7:42 am
  To the Editor: I find it interesting that both Tedra Cobb and Rep. Elise Stefanik are trying to convince what each other has or has not done for us. Personally I like the term “Taxing Tedra”. Maybe...
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Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 7:42 am
To the Editor: I am writing to support Tedra Cobb in her bid to be our representative in Congress. I served for 4 years on the St. Lawrence County legislature from 1990–1994. I am very familiar with t...
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Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 5:42 am
To the Editor: I wish to thank classmates and guests for attending the 1945-69 Lisbon class reunion. It was great touring the school with Lisbon Central Superintendent Patrick Farrand. What a beautif...
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Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 8:25 am
To the Editor: A new plan called "Keep Potsdam Smiling" is a viable solution to replace the antiquated model of municipal water fluoridation. Five key points: • #1 Identification: Identify disadvantag...
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Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 8:24 am
To the Editor: Lights on the River hosts a Food Pantry meeting every year during our October meeting. We invite all the food pantries that we work with and it gives them an opportunity to discuss chal...
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Monday, September 17, 2018 - 9:22 am
To the Editor: My family has lived in St. Lawrence County for more than 40 years. I have participated in the privilege of voting for 47 years. People who have taken this for granted have got to wake u...
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Monday, September 17, 2018 - 9:22 am
To the Editor: It is quite the learning experience to observe the antics of the anti-Liberty crowd and their minions in the Senate during the Judge Kavanaugh confirmation hearings. It is always great...
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Friday, September 14, 2018 - 8:15 am
To the Editor: The Waddington Summer Concert Series again ended a very successful year. We offered 9 concerts with a wide range of musical style. Thank you to the sponsors, volunteers, musicians, for...
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Friday, September 14, 2018 - 8:14 am
To the Editor: Together, as this nation mourns the loss of Senator John McCain, my hope is renewed for our country. For as speakers eulogized him, I saw something clear: Contrary to what I thought, he...
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Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 6:30 am
To The Editor: If you would prefer to see another restaurant and not a non-profit, non-taxpaying organization replace The Club restaurant and pub which closed recently, you are urged to attend this Tu...
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Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 6:29 am
To the Editor: The Letter to the Editor “Use Voting to Get Country Out of Crisis” which appeared in the Sept. 5-11 issue of North Country This Week presents a belief in the consummate evil of a large...
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Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 8:01 am
To the Editor: The news waves have been saturated with eulogies for Aretha Franklin and John McCain since their passing. What are the characteristics these two people have in common? The answer? Despi...
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Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 12:10 pm
To the Editor: I am writing this letter in support of St. Lawrence County Legislator David Forsythe’s bid for re-election to represent the town of Lisbon and a portion of the city of Ogdensburg, comme...
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Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 11:28 am
To the Editor: On Friday, September 7, Iberdrola's met towers began to come down. The first tower to be removed was the one located in Parishville at the intersection of the Newton Road and CR 56 (als...
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Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 8:46 am
To the Editor: As a resident of the Village and town of Potsdam, I oppose adding fluoride to our drinking water because I believe that it is a Band-Aid attempt for community public health that fails t...
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Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 8:45 am
To the Editor: I am an RN with a master’s of science in adult health & wellness and 2 years post grad work in functional medicine. Functional medicine looks for the root causes of client’s ill hea...
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Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:39 am
To the Editor: In response to “Use Voting to Get Country Out of Crisis” which appeared in the Sept. 5–11 issue of the paper, it appears as though it is not just Democrats that are miss-informed on the...
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Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:37 am
To the Editor: My name is Kenneth “Juddy” Plumb and I am announcing my candidacy for the position of town justice in the Town of Potsdam on the Republican ballot in November. Being a North Country nat...
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Monday, September 10, 2018 - 6:37 am
To The Editor: If you would prefer to see another restaurant and not a non-profit, non-taxpaying organization replace The Club restaurant and pub which closed recently, you are urged to attend this Tu...
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Friday, September 7, 2018 - 7:45 am
To the Editor: In response to “Ogdensburg Commits to Positivity Project” which appeared in the Sept. 1-7 issue of North Country This Week: I wish them a lot of luck, and hope to see a modicum of succe...
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Friday, September 7, 2018 - 7:45 am
To the Editor: For those of you who may not know me as well or for as long as others I would like to give you a little bit of my personal background. I live on Ford Street in Ogdensburg with my husban...
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Friday, August 31, 2018 - 8:57 am
To the Editor: On Sunday, August 5th the Norwood Village Green Concert Series completed its 45th Anniversary Season with a dynamic and memorable performance given by The Battle of Santiago. The Toront...
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Friday, August 31, 2018 - 8:55 am
To The Editor: The single worst writer in American history is Ayn Rand, spiritual mother of Reaganomics and Thatcherism, and favored author of every libertarian trust fund billionaire who was born on...
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Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 5:50 am
To the Editor: If it’s not broken – don’t fix it – is all that comes to mind when the subject of the congressional race for district 21 comes up – Elise Stefanik has done an outstanding job of helping...
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Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 7:59 am
  In response to “Anti-Americanism Infects Democratic Party” which appeared in the Aug. 22-28 issue of North Country This Week: A great statement and a much needed truth to try to wake up the American...
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