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.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 8:13 am
To the Editor: I am a candidate for St Lawrence County Treasurer and would like to tell you a bit about myself. I had the honor of working for the citizens of St Lawrence County for 8 ½ years. I was w...
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Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 8:01 am
To the Editor: I am one of the many affected by the choice of the St. Mary’s cemetery committee to remove all unapproved items from graves and pile them carelessly behind the sandstone vault. I believ...
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Friday, May 27, 2016 - 8:10 am
To the Editor: May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and no institution knows this better than the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility. On a daily basis correctional facility staff must deal wit...
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Friday, May 27, 2016 - 8:09 am
To the Editor: The 10th annual Canton Free Library Battle of the Books was a fantastic success thanks to every person who played a part! I’d like to recognize the teams, coaches, families and the valu...
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Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 6:53 am
To the editor: Every year on the last Saturday of July for the past 16 years, motorcyclists have come out to support Hospice. My friends and family spent many, many hours organizing the run each year...
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Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 12:52 pm
To the Editor: The staff at Mandaville Camp & Retreat Center, Hopkinton, express our thanks to the management of the Evans & White Ace Hardware store in Potsdam for providing their prime locat...
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Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 12:51 pm
To the Editor: There have been some very positive comments and opinions about the future of the Village of Potsdam. None have mentioned the "D" word - dissolution! That's because they are really talki...
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Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 8:09 am
To the Editor: This year our perennial plant annual fundraiser joined the “Strut Your Mutt “event on May 6 at the Sandstone Arena, Potsdam organized by Alysia Maynard. The proceeds of the sale will be...
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Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 8:09 am
 To the Editor, I am completely and thoroughly disgusted, and ashamed, of the "committee" for the St. Mary's Cemetery in Potsdam. I went to put flowers at my grandparent's grave site in memory of them...
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Friday, May 20, 2016 - 6:58 am
To the Editor: Spring takes its sweet time arriving in the North Country. In 1950s Potsdam the first sign of spring was the crowds of students sunning themselves on rooftops of frat and sorority house...
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Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 7:05 am
To the Editor: I would like to see a campaign to talk her (St. Lawrence County District Attorney Mary Rain) into stepping down immediately and get her out of that office. Plans should be started, if n...
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Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 9:30 am
To the Editor: In response to the Letter to the Editor “Church Not Willing to Honor Service Request,” which appeared in the May 4-10 issue of North Country This Week: I want to thank the author for sp...
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Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 6:43 am
To the Editor: On April 29, 2016 the Law Enforcement Torch Run for the Special Olympics was held starting in Ogdensburg and ending in Massena. The event was enjoyed by the many runners, Special Olympi...
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Monday, May 16, 2016 - 8:43 am
To the Editor: Lake St Lawrence Winter Chill would thank the municipalities of Massena, Louisville and Waddington, the RVRDA, the local media, the many organizations and individuals who helped make th...
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Monday, May 16, 2016 - 8:42 am
To the Editor: As one of hundreds of local dairy farmers, I am very disappointed that we have a neighbor who truly does not understand farming as we practice it! Dairy farming is our way of life as w...
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Monday, May 16, 2016 - 6:49 am
To the Editor: As many of you may be aware, the Waddington Hepburn Library board has petitioned to be placed on the annual Madrid-Waddington Central School budget. Proposition 5 is requesting that sch...
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Friday, May 13, 2016 - 12:49 pm
To the Editor: As many of you are aware by now, the Waddington Hepburn Library Board submitted a petition to be placed on the May 17, Madrid-Waddington Central School Ballot. Proposition 5 requests th...
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Friday, May 13, 2016 - 7:40 am
To the Editor: Does anybody know the history of the railroad rails at the Hewittville bridge? I saw them first in 1976 and they were shortly thereafter covered over with a new deck. The memory faded a...
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Friday, May 13, 2016 - 7:37 am
To the Editor: Have you ever been to a Catholic school? Well, I have been going to one for six years. There are many good things about a Catholic school. I will share some good things about my Catholi...
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Friday, May 13, 2016 - 6:48 am
To the Editor: My name is Melinda “Missy” Conger and I would like to announce that I am running for Madrid-Waddington School Board on May 17. I reside in Waddington with Michael Martin who is a gradua...
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Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 8:16 am
To the Editor: As the nice weather arrives, one of the often-neglected tasks by many is not replacing our worn and unserviceable U.S. flags so many of us display proudly. Please take the time to repla...
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Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 8:15 am
To the Editor: Thank you to the high school and college students and others who helped with cleaning up some of our Potsdam village parks and the Civic Center area on the April 23 cleanup day and to t...
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Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 6:58 am
To the Editor: Last month (April 16) the North Country lost a very important literary figure. Dr. Maurice Kenny, a renowned Mohawk poet died in Saranac Lake Hospital at the age of 86. Dr. Kenny’s volu...
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Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 6:57 am
To the Editor: My name is Katie Logan and I am running for the vacant seat on the Madrid Waddington School Board. I live in the town of Madrid with my companion of eight years, Jason Curran, and my tw...
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Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 7:25 am
To the Editor: An observant neighbor noted that the road looked nice when we were all done picking up garbage but added “in three days it will look the same again.” As I write this, I note that it has...
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