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, July 1, 2016 - 10:28 am
Editor’s Note: As St. Lawrence County residents celebrate the anniversary of America’s independence from England this weekend, Canton resident Rev. Janet B. LaCroix, who was born in England, looks bac...
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Friday, July 1, 2016 - 6:18 am
To the Editor: In response to the Sound Off “Hate Crimes Demand Law” which appeared in the June 18-24 issue of North Country This Week: if you wish to give your opinion put your name on it otherwise i...
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Friday, July 1, 2016 - 6:17 am
To the Editor: This is a letter of thanks and appreciation for my care at the Massena Memorial Hospital. I had been admitted for ambulatory surgery on June 10, but actually spent almost four days in t...
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Friday, July 1, 2016 - 6:16 am
To the Editor: As graduation season comes to a close, I’d like to point out that both the valedictorian and salutatorian of the Edwards-Knox high school class of 2016 are graduates of St. Mary’s Schoo...
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Friday, July 1, 2016 - 6:15 am
To the editor: Norwood-Norfolk Elementary School third grade classes would like to thank the many volunteers at the Indian Creek Nature Center for our recent field trip. The nature center is over 300...
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Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 7:35 am
To the Editor: I may be repetitive in my opinion about being more supportive of the Potsdam Police Department and their declining number of police officers and staffing, but I do not approve. This is...
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Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 10:29 am
To the Editor: I am writing in response to “40-turbine Wind Farm Project Moving Forward” which appeared on the front page of the June 22-28 issue of North Country This Week. As a friend of several par...
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Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 7:22 am
To the Editor: I wish to offer my sincere thanks to everyone involved in the dedication of Potsdam Central School’s track in my honor. I was most appreciative of what was said about my silent ministry...
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Monday, June 27, 2016 - 8:35 am
To the Editor: I would like to extend sincere gratitude to the community and businesses on behalf of the Morley Library Association Inc. Their generosity, enthusiasm and support of the 3rd annual Biki...
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Monday, June 27, 2016 - 8:34 am
To the Editor: “Chef” Hillary Clinton specializes in a main course of Marxism, Progressivism, and Socialism with a touch of Caliphate. “Chef” Clinton provides side dishes that includes taking millions...
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Friday, June 24, 2016 - 6:29 am
To the Editor: I would like to thank Canton-Potsdam Hospital, the University of Vermont Medical Center, Claxton-Hepburn Hospital, and all doctors and staff for the excellent care that I received durin...
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Friday, June 24, 2016 - 6:28 am
To the Editor: We want to thank all who supported Ogdensburg Command Performances’ return to Ogdensburg in the fabulously renovated OFA auditorium for the 2015-2016 season; and who supported our fall...
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Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 7:58 am
To the Editor: As a heat wave propels us into summer, the Potsdam Interfaith Thanksgiving Program will soon begin planning for 2016’s project to help local families enjoy a Thanksgiving dinner. So man...
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Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 7:56 am
To the Editor: The Greater Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce held our 13th annual Car-B-Que on Saturday, June 11 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the grounds of the Dobisky Visitor’s Center – we had (26) cars,...
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Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 6:42 am
To the Editor: GardenShare's annual dinner and duction June 14 and was a very successful event. Eighty people registered for the dinner at Jake's on the Water in Hannawa Falls. The team at Jake's out...
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Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 6:53 am
To the Editor, The E.J. Noble and Potsdam Hospital Guilds’ Garden Tour was held June 11 featuring Canton community gardens. This year’s event showcased an eclectic collection of landscapes. The Garde...
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Monday, June 20, 2016 - 6:45 am
To the Editor: In response to the article “Cigarette Causes Gouverneur Fire,” (posted on NorthCountryNow.com June 15), I would first like to offer my deepest condolences to the family who lost their h...
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Friday, June 17, 2016 - 7:58 am
To the Editor: A friend of mine was hit by a car recently. The driver who hit him was reportedly racing along county Route 6 just like many of the drivers using the Black Lake Road. They don't care ab...
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Friday, June 17, 2016 - 7:54 am
To the Editor: Recently I heard people speak of three candidates for president: Bernie Sanders or Hillary Clinton versus Donald Trump. I'm thinking, instead, of Hillary and Donald vs. Gary Johnson. He...
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Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 12:27 pm
To the Editor: I am impressed by the BSA Troop 95 of Potsdam and their fundraising project. This project combines fundraising and patriotism. For $50, the scouts of Troop 95 will put up and take down...
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Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 2:00 pm
To the Editor: Recently I heard people speak of three candidates for president: Bernie Sanders or Hillary Clinton versus Donald Trump. I’m thinking, instead, of Hillary and Donald vs. Gary Johnson. He...
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Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 6:24 am
To the Editor: At the special Pierrepont Town Board meeting on June 7, called to hear Duane Curtis' attorney Charles Nash explain to the Board why they need to change Waterman Hill zoning to AR for th...
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Monday, June 13, 2016 - 6:46 am
To the Editor: We have three “serious” candidates remaining for the Presidency of the United States, Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, and Donald Trump. If they all worked in the same kitchen, Trump wo...
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Friday, June 10, 2016 - 6:34 am
To the Editor: I just wanted to take the time and thank our local Potsdam officials, planners/organizers, numerous participants, military personnel, high school band, the Potsdam VFW and most importan...
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Friday, June 10, 2016 - 6:34 am
To the Editor: Our Potsdam Amvets Post 282 held a flag retirement ceremony on Memorial Day at the post and we want to say thanks to our participants. Led by Troop Leader John Burnham, the scouts handl...
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