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.

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 11:45 am
To the Editor: The Comrades of Hope (Heroin/Opiate Prevention Education) would like express our sincere thanks to North Country This Week for the excellent info shared both online and in print, for ou...
More >>
Friday, May 25, 2018 - 11:44 am
To the Editor: Church & Community Program would like to thank our local mail carriers and everyone who donated so generously to the May 12 mail carriers food drive. Our pantry received a mountain...
More >>
Friday, May 25, 2018 - 10:00 am
To the Editor: This year our Perennial Plant Annual Fundraiser again joined the “Strut Your Mutt" event on May 5 at the Sandstone Arena, Potsdam, as organized by the Potsdam Humane Society staff. We u...
More >>
Friday, May 25, 2018 - 9:59 am
To the Editor: What ever happened to the good old days when the worst things we had to fear on Memorial Day were traffic jams and indigestion? Folks setting to break out their outdoor grill this Memor...
More >>
Friday, May 25, 2018 - 9:59 am
To the Editor: Dairy farmers: Thank you all for your unending support of the dairy princess promotion program. We could not do anything without you and I want you to know how much we appreciate you. A...
More >>
Friday, May 25, 2018 - 9:58 am
To the Editor: I find it astonishing the number of people in our local area who can already say that they are not interested in voting. In fact, more people have said they have no intention of voting...
More >>
Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 10:32 am
To the Editor: I took a course titled American Government 101 from South West Texas State Teacher’s College back in the fall of 1964. The course was an introductory study of the U.S. Constitution with...
More >>
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 9:15 am
POTSDAM -- Dr. Fadi Bou-Abdallah of SUNY Potsdam's Department of Chemistry was awarded with the 2017 Thomas L. and Jane D. Russell Distance Education Faculty Excellence Award. In addition to having hi...
More >>
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 9:14 am
To the Editor: My name is Rita Curran and I am announcing my candidacy for Saint Lawrence County Legislative District 15. The district encompasses part of the village of Massena, as well as the towns...
More >>
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 9:11 am
To the Editor: When I first heard of the proposed plan to build a roundabout downtown, I must admit I reacted with a mix of amusement and horror. On further reflection, I am not so amused! Twenty-five...
More >>
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 8:12 am
To the Editor: Did you know that every 98 seconds a person in this country is sexually assaulted, and that individuals between 12-34 years of age are at the highest risk to become victims of rape and...
More >>
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 8:09 am
To the Editor: Trust is an essential element of any relationship and that is what is missing today. People have lost faith that the government has the people’s interest in mind. Some even feel our cou...
More >>
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 8:09 am
To the Editor: Trust is an essential element of any relationship and that is what is missing today. People have lost faith that the government has the people’s interest in mind. Some even feel our cou...
More >>
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 10:07 am
To the Editor: In response to “Wind Law Passes, Kills Development” which appeared on the front page of the May 2-8 issue of North Country This Week: I read Paul Coplelman’s statements in article writt...
More >>
Friday, May 18, 2018 - 10:14 am
To the Editor: Entering the lobby of a Lewis County government building for an early morning meeting, I noticed a circle of a dozen women having a lively discussion. I hesitated, curious, and listened...
More >>
Friday, May 18, 2018 - 10:13 am
To the Editor: Once again I am compelled to set the facts and issues straight. The pro-wind people have tried to no avail to recruit persons in neighboring towns to write letters, be in full-page ads...
More >>
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 9:00 am
To the Editor: Warm weather in the North Country heralds the long awaited return of motorcycles to our beautiful country roads. You’ll see solo riders, small groups, and sometimes long lines of riders...
More >>
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 8:59 am
To the Editor: To our neighbors in Hopkinton and all surrounding towns: We're not out of the woods yet! After so many difficult meetings, disappointments, and detours, those of us who are skeptical of...
More >>
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 10:53 am
To the Editor: Celebrate ‘National Hamburg Month.’ Support your local restaurants, supermarkets and especially our local farmers by enjoying a delicious hamburger. With the nicer weather moving into t...
More >>
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 10:52 am
To the Editor: As I reflect on Mother's Day and its cherished bond between mother and child, my mind wanders to dairy cows, world-wide symbols of motherhood, who never get to see or nurture their own...
More >>
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 9:55 am
  To the Editor: I would like to invite my friends and neighbors to come out on Tuesday, May 22, to say yes to the very small library tax increase proposed by the Norwood Public Library Board of Trust...
More >>
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 9:07 am
To the Editor: First, I want to thank you for sending me the paper. There are so many great stories to read. I want to write on these eyesores of windmills. In response to the March 21-27 Letter to th...
More >>
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 6:08 am
  To the Editor: Cancer is no stranger to our community, the CDC reports 114 St. Lawrence County residents are told each year they have breast, cervical or colorectal cancer. Knowing you have cancer i...
More >>
Monday, May 14, 2018 - 9:51 am
To the Editor: Dr. Richard Wessell is well-known to us as an outstanding caregiver in this community. To us, he has demonstrated superior clinical skills, and ability in assessment. But, he also has g...
More >>
Monday, May 14, 2018 - 9:50 am
To the Editor: Now that the petitions are in, I feel I made the best choice of our Democratic field. My first requirement was someone who could beat Stefanik in the fall. Tedra Cobb got the most signa...
More >>