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.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 6:56 am
On October 20, the North Country Anti-War Working Group met for our final public demonstration of the year. We were out in solidarity with the Women’s March on the Pentagon, whose demands are: “comple...
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Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 6:55 am
On behalf of the MCHS Hall of Fame Committee, we would like to thank the following for making the 29th annual induction another success. First and foremost, Massena Savings and Loan for their sponsors...
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Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 6:54 am
The UPS Store sponsored food drive Nov. 4 will mark the second anniversary of the Potsdam Snack Pack Program. When we launched the program, we were preparing snack packs for just 40 elementary school...
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Monday, November 12, 2018 - 11:37 am
I was raised by two Marines. Everything my instincts tell me, coupled with confirmation by my eldest surviving Marine, tell me, that this incident with Jamal Khashoggi, was a professional hit mission....
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Monday, November 12, 2018 - 11:36 am
Cooler weather is upon us, which means it is time for “Rosie’s Hawg Dogs” to close for the 2018 season. We would like to take this opportunity to thank our many customers for their patronage over the...
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Monday, November 12, 2018 - 11:35 am
We need to call attention to important legal and civil rights issues with controversy brewing in Canton over a church (CFC-Canton) purchasing 25 Court Street (The Club). Court rulings on 1st Amendmen...
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Friday, November 9, 2018 - 10:19 am
The Zonta Club of Ogdensburg’s children’s literacy service project continues this fall, thanks to widespread community support. The project continues to be an overwhelming success. We can’t thank peop...
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Friday, November 9, 2018 - 10:07 am
We would like to say thank you to the manager and staff at Massena Pizza Hut. Last weekend, our volunteers picked up litter along Route 37 for Adopt-A-Highway Project. When we vanished, we were treate...
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Friday, November 9, 2018 - 10:06 am
The Friends of the Norwood Public recently hosted “An Evening With a Psychic Medium” fundraiser, at the Norwood American Legion. It was a fun and productive evening; all proceeds will benefit many int...
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Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 9:05 am
  Recently, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) released a plan to amend the Long Pond Conservation Easement to allow 15 local sportsmen’s clubs to purchase recreation...
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Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 9:04 am
Potsdam children and adults enjoyed a Rag-A-Muffin parade, which started in from of the Chamber of Commerce Building on Market Street, promptly at 11 a.m. Saturday, October 27, briefly going north on...
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Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 9:27 am
I have to say that my wife and I were disappointed to see the big ad on the Oct. 31 – Nov. 6 issue of North Country This Week (let’s not pretend that this was just an honest service announcement) paid...
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Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 9:26 am
Since moving to Potsdam this summer my family and I have been enjoying your paper enormously. It really is an exemplary local paper with a great balance of local news, events, ads and in our opinion,...
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Monday, November 5, 2018 - 6:12 am
  The Massena Town Supervisor says “All union contracts are up to date and salary increases are in effect.” Where are the thousands of balloons to celebrate this auspicious event? Non-contractual empl...
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Friday, November 2, 2018 - 10:51 am
  Editor's Note: We have received dozens and dozens of Letters to the Editor supporting various candidates. Here are some of the most recent: Opinion: Grigg will provide positive leadership if electe...
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Friday, November 2, 2018 - 8:35 am
Judge Alford has been serving as part-time Judge for approximately 4 1/2 years; on October 1, 2018 he began serving as the full-time judge. Experience matters, and Judge Alford has that quality cover...
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Friday, November 2, 2018 - 8:33 am
In response to “Opinion: St. Lawrence County Needs New Leadership with Candidate like Arquiett, Waddington man say” which appeared online Nov. 1: I have no interest in an argument, however, my support...
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Friday, November 2, 2018 - 8:27 am
To the Editor: When someone releases a list of endorsements and every single candidate they endorse is from the same party, that tells me those endorsements are worthless. Just like there is good and...
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Friday, November 2, 2018 - 8:24 am
I am writing to support Michael S. Hammond in running for St. Lawrence County Legislator, District 3. This district includes Morristown, Oswegatchie, Heuvelton, and parts of Canton. Mike grew up in...
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Friday, November 2, 2018 - 8:20 am
We at Emmanuel Congregational United Church of Christ in Massena, mourn the deaths of our Jewish brothers and sisters recently in Pittsburgh. The teachings of Christ advocate for radical inclusivity a...
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Friday, November 2, 2018 - 8:13 am
At 68 and a life-long Republican I believed in financial responsibility in government. The government should use our taxes to help those in need while limiting waste. Republican leadership in the Whit...
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Friday, November 2, 2018 - 7:50 am
I’d like to take this opportunity to express my support for incumbent District 7 St. Lawrence County Legislator Rick Perkins. Our county legislators, working bipartisan have made incredible progress w...
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Friday, November 2, 2018 - 7:50 am
I am Kevin Acres, current St. Lawrence County Legislative Board Chairman, and your elected representative for District 8, which includes all of the town of Madrid, the rural parts of the townships of...
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Friday, November 2, 2018 - 7:49 am
I am a former St. Lawrence County Legislator, and I know a leader when I see one. I am endorsing my granddaughter, Nance Arquiett for St. Lawrence County Legislator, District 11. She is an award winni...
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Friday, November 2, 2018 - 7:49 am
Having carefully researched her entire voting record, I support Tedra Cobb. The first resolution Tedra co-sponsored was “Opposing the Patriot Act,” because it unconstitutionally “dilutes, weakens, or...
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