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, January 26, 2015 - 6:13 am
To the Editor: Governor Andrew Cuomo is trying to blackmail the New York State Legislature and the Public Schools of New York State with his proposed “draconian” reforms. The governor laid out his dra...
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Monday, January 26, 2015 - 6:12 am
To the Editor: This is written to thank the kind gentleman who stopped Sunday morning, Jan. 4, on Market Street to help me dig out my car, which was stuck in the driveway entrance, before it froze int...
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Friday, January 23, 2015 - 7:13 am
To the Editor: We, the St. Lawrence Central Tri-M Music Honor Society, would like to thank the Wizards, Trans-Siberian Orchestra tribute band, for their wonderful performance and generous donation to...
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Friday, January 23, 2015 - 7:13 am
To the Editor: Over the past two months, a calculated campaign has been waged against the settlement reached in the Mohawk Land Claims. The opponents of sharing the revenue from this settlement have...
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Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 6:44 am
To the Editor: I am very disappointed at the attitude that so many displayed toward HEAP recipients. I wonder if the writers of the critical and/or demeaning comments are aware that many recipients ar...
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Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 6:34 am
To the Editor: Spay/Neuter/Now would like to thank the veterinarians, technicians and staff at Town &Country Veterinary Clinic in Ogdensburg and Potsdam for their continued dedication and support...
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Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 8:20 am
To the Editor: It's twenty below. You sitting in warm car— please! Let me cross the street. S. French Canton
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Monday, January 19, 2015 - 7:00 am
To the Editor, I would like to ask Steven Gossett of NYPA how the fact that the taxpayers of Massena, Waddington and Louisville were forced to make up for the loss of the taxes that would have been pa...
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Friday, January 16, 2015 - 7:14 am
To the Editor: The kindness and sympathy shown to us by our family and friends during this time of sorrow will always be remembered by the family of Ethel M. Caskinett. We would like to express our sp...
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Friday, January 16, 2015 - 7:12 am
  To the Editor: Late Sunday evening on December 28, I had an accident in my home and needed assistance. I am a wheelchair user, and my wife was not strong enough to provide help. We had no alter...
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Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 6:47 am
To the Editor: I was pleased to see your bylined comments on school mergers. When Dave Martin was in the Assembly I visited with him in his office and he leaned back and said, "I've been here for quit...
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Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 8:44 am
To the Editor: The crew at the Village Diner would like to give a shout-out of thanks to our customers who make us feel like family, for the gifts of candy, money, cards and baskets of treats. It make...
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Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - 7:39 am
  To the Editor: In a recent letter to the editor the new vice chairman of the county legislature Mr. Kevin Acres offers a story line of clever but empty rhetoric regarding land claims events. Th...
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Monday, January 12, 2015 - 6:29 am
  To the Editor: I wanted to sat thank you so much to the person who turned my husband's toolbox in to the St. Lawrence County Sheriff's Department. I was able to retrieve it today. It saved me $...
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Friday, January 9, 2015 - 6:54 am
To the Editor: Waddington Girl Scout Troop 50222 would like to thank the following businesses and community members for their contributions to their recent spaghetti dinner: Seaway Diner and Smokehous...
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Thursday, January 8, 2015 - 7:03 am
To the Editor: In a recent news article, outgoing St. Lawrence County Chairman Jonathan Putney explains his version of events concerning the pending Tribal Land Claims agreement. Mr. Putney, in antici...
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Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 6:43 am
Letter to Editor: On behalf of the Massena Joint Recreation Commission and all of the skaters who took part in our annual tradition, I would like to thank the following organizations and businesses fo...
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Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - 7:51 am
To the Editor: I would like to thank everyone that helped with our Angel Tree project this year in the Madrid-Waddington School District. Whether it was buying for a child, donating money or donating...
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Friday, January 2, 2015 - 6:52 am
To the Editor: Thank you to everyone who attended the One Stop Shop Vendor Blender on Sunday, Dec. 14. We were able to raise over $1,000 for the Massena Boys and Girls Club. Thank you to all vendors w...
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Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 5:54 pm
NorthCountryNow’s readers interested in reading letters to the editor were drawn to a wide variety of topics in 2014. Some of the subjects included reactions to Potsdam’s gay pride parade, expressions...
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Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 8:36 am
To the Editor: The Hopkinton Food Pantry wishes to thank everyone who donated time, money, food, clothing, bedding, household and personal items and books in the years we have been in operation. We ar...
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Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 8:35 am
To the Editor: It’s time for New Year’s resolutions, particularly those about our health. Although gun violence remains a leading cause of death among young people, our most dangerous weapon is still...
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Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 8:42 am
Letter to Editor: Residents of the Town of Canton and friends have once again contributed hugely to the Holiday Giving Tree Program. This gift collection is organized on behalf of local children whose...
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Monday, December 29, 2014 - 8:12 am
To the Editor: The Norwood Fire Department would like to send a big thank you to the following supporters of our annual coin card drive. Through your generous donations the fire department was able to...
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Friday, December 26, 2014 - 7:22 am
To the Editor: Excuse my brashness but I really feel it is my right to know which foods out there are GM (genetically modified) or GE (genetically engineered). I’m hardly impressed by the argument tha...
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