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.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 6:44 am
To the Editor: There are hundreds of exemptions in the real property tax world. For folks looking to fix up their property, the exemption to use is the 421-f capital improvement exemption. This applie...
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Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 6:43 am
To the Editor: I would like to introduce myself as a candidate for St. Lawrence County Legislator district 11which includes the town of Stockholm and part of the town of Potsdam. My name is Chad Colbe...
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Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 6:43 am
To the Editor: The New York State Maple Producers Associations wishes to recognize the years of terrific support we have received from State Senator Patty Ritchie on the State Senate Agriculture Commi...
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Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 8:48 am
To the Editor: My name is Larry D. Denesha and I am running for the position of St. Lawrence County Legislator, District 6 which encompasses the towns of Clifton, DeKalb, Fine, Hermon and Russell. I m...
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Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 8:47 am
To the Editor The SUNY Potsdam Alumni Association would like to thank the many generous businesses that donated items for the 2014 Reunion Silent Auction held July 12: The auction would not have been...
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Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 8:46 am
To the Editor: The members of TREC (Two Rivers Ecumenical Council) would like to thank Mr. Mike Mace for organizing the 14th annual Higley Flow Golf Outing at Partridge Run Golf Coure in Canton to hel...
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Monday, September 15, 2014 - 6:57 am
To the Editor: August 30 marked the last day for the Potsdam Farmers’ Market new summer-long literacy project called “Market Book Safari.” Starting in mid-June, children visited the Potsdam Farmers’ M...
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Monday, September 15, 2014 - 6:57 am
To the Editor: The 23rd annual “Seniorama” was held Aug. 13 at the Roos House, SUNY Canton. The beautiful facility was enjoyed by all. This year we had vendors from area businesses, hospitals, credit...
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Monday, September 15, 2014 - 6:56 am
To the Editor: To the registered Republicans of Massena: I’m sorry. You deserve a better candidate than what was presented to you Sept. 9. The responsible move of the Republican Party should have been...
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Friday, September 12, 2014 - 6:54 am
To the Editor: The Board of Governors and members of the New York State Volunteer Firemen’s Parade & Drill Team Captains Association would like to express thanks to the Norfolk and Louisville Fire...
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Friday, September 12, 2014 - 6:11 am
To the Editor: The persistent organic pollutants (POPs) have come to be recognized as a particularly dangerous group of substances. These chemicals break down very slowly in the environment. They diss...
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Friday, September 12, 2014 - 6:10 am
To the Editor: A gracious thank you to all who contributed to the success of our garage sale to benefit Helping Hands. We are especially appreciative of our generous neighbors, Potsdam Laundry, Tom Ch...
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Friday, September 12, 2014 - 6:10 am
  To the Editor: Why is the St. Lawrence County Legislature borrowing 10 million dollars just to be able to pay their own employees? Didn't they just enact the single biggest sales tax increase...
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Friday, September 12, 2014 - 6:09 am
To the Editor: To the Massena Village residents: In the words of the great president Ronald Reagan, “Well Nancy, here we go again.” In a most recent article in the Massena Observer, the implication wa...
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Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 6:48 am
To the Editor: Clarkson University Department of Physical Therapy would like to thank the following individuals and businesses for contributing to the success of our August 9 fundraiser at Maxfield’s...
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Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 6:44 am
To the Editor: As summer reading season draws to a close in Potsdam, I want to take a moment to thank all the members of the community that helped make our summer special. Thank you to Bre Anna Stephe...
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Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 6:42 am
To The Editor: Summer is coming to a close and fall is fast approaching. Once again, it is time to show our appreciation to the awesome people that we are blessed to work with every day. The week of S...
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Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 6:35 am
To the Editor: I, on the behalf of the Massena Permanent Fire Fighters IAFF Local 2220, wanted to thank you all for participating in this years 9/11 Walk/Run to Remember 5K. It is a great feeling to s...
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Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 7:41 am
To the Editor: There have been questions raised over the past several days concerning the changes made by the St. Lawrence County Legislature about how the county and the local municipalities share th...
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Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 7:41 am
To the Editor: Once again the Potsdam Hospital Guild is grateful to our community members who made donations and supported our recent garage sale. The accompanying pie sale was a huge success; each do...
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Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 7:01 am
To the Editor: Just when the nightmare of mass surveillance is becoming a distant memory in Eastern Europe, many Americans are accepting, indeed welcoming it in this country. It is a pity the foreign...
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Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 7:00 am
To the Editor: It is time that school boards get off their collective duffs and, instead of waiting for the federal and state government and the local taxpayers to cough up enough $’s to fund the scho...
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Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 7:00 am
To the Editor: The Board of Trustees and all those interested in the operation of the Potsdam Public Library, staff, friends and volunteers, would like to extend a public “thank you” to Greg Bouchard...
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Monday, September 8, 2014 - 7:07 am
To the Editor: Morley was a busy place last weekend, with the entire community coming together to make the annual Morley Community Summer Festival a big success. It was great to see so many old friend...
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Monday, September 8, 2014 - 7:06 am
To the Editor: Our series of summer concerts and programs has ended for the year, and we wish to thank everyone who attended these events. The museum and gift shop will continue to be open on Saturday...
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