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, March 30, 2015 - 6:38 am
To the Editor: I have been to three village board meetings with my concerns of hospital employees parking on both sides of the street on Waverly Street from Cottage to Grove. It is down to one lane be...
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Friday, March 27, 2015 - 6:52 am
To the Editor: In response to "Don’t Blame Movies For Decision To Smoke," which ran in the March 14 issue of North Country This Week: This is purposely off topic: I am not here to refute the fact of s...
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Friday, March 27, 2015 - 6:51 am
To the Editor: It is officially spring, and that means Ogdensburg Command Performances will soon be continuing a “season on the road” with some amazing shows in Massena. Last fall we were overjoyed wi...
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Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 6:33 am
To the Editor: How could a chance meeting lead to a legacy? To find out we need to walk in the footsteps of Bill Riehl, current resident of South Carolina and native of Colton, NY, as he meandered thr...
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Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 6:03 am
To the Editor: Everyone we know is in favor of protecting and promoting the assets of the wonderful Thousand Islands. The questions are: A) Does a SASS (Scenic Area of Statewide Significance) designat...
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Monday, March 23, 2015 - 7:11 am
To the Editor: In response to “Border Patrol Road Blocks Infringe Our Rights,” I have been stopped by Border Patrol at road blocks too, sometimes more than once when they're in front of my job. It's a...
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Monday, March 23, 2015 - 7:10 am
To the Editor: There is a major hot topic currently being discussed locally: will a SASS designation really protect 1,000 Island communities from industrial wind energy development? SASS proponents sa...
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Friday, March 20, 2015 - 6:55 am
To the Editor: In response to “Border Patrol Road Blocks Infringe Our Rights,” which ran in the March 7-13 issue of North Country This Week, I have also been subject to harassment on the roadside by l...
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Friday, March 20, 2015 - 6:21 am
To the Editor: Not impressed with the recent Letter’s to the Editor from the sixth graders about smoking in movies. For one thing if you read them they were coached as to what to say in them. I honest...
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Friday, March 20, 2015 - 6:21 am
To the Editor: After a month of persistent and crippling snowstorms, I do look forward to spring weather, green grass, and flowers in bloom. The advent of spring is also a great opportunity to turn ov...
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Friday, March 20, 2015 - 6:20 am
To the Editor: Tired of the long cold winter doldrums? Suffering from feeling cabin fever? Become active to relieve those tiresome moods. You can make a difference for the children of the world, espec...
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Thursday, March 19, 2015 - 7:02 am
To the Editor: New York State’s recent increase in the minimum wage is seen as both a victory to the worker and a setback to the business owner. It is understandable both ways, for the worker gets a b...
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Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 7:08 am
To the Editor: I was going over Edwards-Knox Central Schools contracts online and noticed you could get the teachers, labor workers, principles and superintendent of schools; but could not get the bui...
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Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 8:22 am
To the Editor: Response to the governor’s education agenda is often depicted as “teachers versus parents”, thereby allowing Governor Cuomo to easily claim, “I haven’t met a parent in the state who dis...
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Monday, March 16, 2015 - 6:58 am
To the editor: In response to “Border Patrol Road Blocks Infringe Our Rights,” I'd like to offer my own thoughts: I moved away from the area, but I get stopped at one of these nearly every time I come...
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Friday, March 13, 2015 - 7:20 am
To the Editor: The Consumer Affairs Committee recently approved the GMO Labeling Bill A-617 for a full vote in the NY State Assembly. After that, the Bill will go to the NY State Senate. If you feel i...
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Friday, March 13, 2015 - 7:17 am
To the Editor: My name is Kyle G. Johnson, and I am the President and Chief Executive Officer of Onsite Occupational Health & Safety, Inc. (Onsite OHS). On Friday, Feb. 27, the Syracuse VA Medical...
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Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 7:43 am
To the Editor: On behalf of the Women of Grace Widows’ Fund and the Canton First Presbyterian Church, we would like to thank the people who made our recent Cabin Fever Coffee & Dessert Night a gre...
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Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 8:02 am
Letter to Editor: This letter is part three of three related letters to the editor. This letter deals with the roles our local state representatives and other state legislative leaders need to play on...
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Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 8:12 am
To the Editor: I found a cell phone in the center of the parking lot of Auto Zone in Potsdam on Friday, March 6. I actually had to swerve to avoid running over it. I really wanted to see this phone ge...
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Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 8:11 am
To the Editor: Thank you to all the Village of Potsdam residents/taxpayers who contacted village board members about dissolving the village court. You were very clear on this issue with your support f...
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Monday, March 9, 2015 - 6:47 am
To the Editor: As I sit here shivering, watching the snow piling up, the temps going down and listening to the furnace roaring, I must admit that I do appreciate the comic relief provided by the “Glob...
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Friday, March 6, 2015 - 8:32 am
To the Editor: This past fall, I was stopped four times on the same day at a Border Patrol road block on State Route 56 in Massena. Each time, I was made to answer questions about my travels and birth...
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Friday, March 6, 2015 - 8:31 am
To the Editor: By way of introduction the Swe-kat-si Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution dates back to 1896, when it was founded in Ogdensburg, NY. For our first project, we...
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Friday, March 6, 2015 - 8:31 am
To the Editor: In response to “Massena Memorial Hospital Loses Contract To Run VA Clinic,” this was a legitimately new news article for me, and I am also a veteran. The news is going to be nearly debi...
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