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, April 28, 2015 - 6:38 am
To the Editor: I have followed the efforts by Potsdam High School alumni to have the school track named after former coach Bill Lewis, and I understand this naming would be a huge gesture, not made li...
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Monday, April 27, 2015 - 7:15 am
To the Editor: This is in response to the vicious anonymous Sound Off “Brainwashed Parents,” which ran in the April 22 issue of North Country This Week. The oldest canard about unions is that they exi...
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Friday, April 24, 2015 - 6:23 am
To the Editor: "Volunteers do not necessarily have the time, they have the heart" –Elizabeth Andrew, one of the most fitting quotes for any volunteer with any group. Anyone willing to put the time and...
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Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 6:31 am
To the Editor: National Girl Scout Leaders Day is April 22. April 22 is a special day to recognize all the Girl Scout Adult Volunteers who give of their time and energy to provide Girl Scout program f...
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Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 6:40 am
To the Editor: There is no question that all of Ogdensburg is disappointed that the cruise ship MS Saint Laurent will not be docking at our City this year. It would have been a great opportunity for...
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Monday, April 20, 2015 - 6:15 am
To the Editor: Just in time for the 45th anniversary of Earth Day, the U.S. Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee has made it official: consumption of animal products is not environmentally sustainabl...
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Friday, April 17, 2015 - 6:52 am
To the Editor: I am a resident of HUD subsidized high rise and I hope that HUD will decide to make all the buildings smoke-free to get clean air at Riverview Towers. Second-hand smoke fills our apartm...
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Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 6:53 am
To the Editor: The Friends of Potsdam Humane Society would like to thank everyone who helped to make our first Bowling Extravaganza a great success! Our gracious host, Thomas Kiereck, and all the folk...
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Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 6:51 am
To the Editor: If we believe the oil companies’ explanations as to why gas prices vary from region to region, I wonder why these same “marketing rules” do not apply to all businesses. I’m told that ga...
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Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 7:51 am
To the Editor: Time to wear your red! On Tuesday, April 14, 2015 Ogdensburg area Zonta Club and thousands of women from across the united states will join in a national day called equal pay day. The d...
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Monday, April 13, 2015 - 6:57 am
To the Editor: My name is David LaShomb and I am the co-founder of a not-for-profit foundation called FLO Foundation For Wildlife Rehabilitators. In 2013 my daughter and I started the foundations as t...
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Friday, April 10, 2015 - 6:50 am
To the Editor: With the recent passage of the State Budget and the inclusion of the $1.5 billion Upstate Revitalization Competition funds, I anticipate a strong plan from the North Country Regional Ec...
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Friday, April 10, 2015 - 6:50 am
To the Editor: The Greater Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce would like to thank everyone who participated in the Annual Easter Egg Hunt held on Sunday, March 29 at the Dobisky Visitor’s Center. Hundreds...
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Friday, April 10, 2015 - 6:49 am
To the Editor: I love the train photograph from Natalie Aldrich that was on the front page of the March 25 issue of North Country This Week. This is the 160th year of rail service on that line. It beg...
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Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 6:54 am
To the Editor: I read with special interest the article "Are Public Defenders In St. Lawrence County Abusing The System To Pad Salaries?" on www.wwnytv.com. I was admitted to the bar in New York State...
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Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 7:03 am
To the Editor: Last year my daughter attended the hockey camp at Potsdam State College. It was a great camp and we loved it. This camp was offered at a cost of $175 which was reasonable and affordable...
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Tuesday, April 7, 2015 - 6:37 am
To the Editor: The Potsdam Charity Hankfest Group would like to express its thanks to those families that came to our first Easter Party for Kids on Saturday March 28. For our first attempt at such an...
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Monday, April 6, 2015 - 9:30 am
To the Editor: An interesting statement continues to be made and was included in Hammond Supervisor’s letter to the editor. I learned it was also pointed out in his presentation to the Alex Bay Town B...
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Friday, April 3, 2015 - 6:42 am
To the Editor: I am a parent of a client that lives in Sunmount SORA housing and know of many others in the St. Lawrence County area and I am very concerned that our loved ones in danger! Sunmount has...
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Friday, April 3, 2015 - 6:41 am
To the Editor: Working with your soil in your home garden, on your own patch of land and turning your ‘dirt’ into something joyful and wonderful is one of the seasonal pleasures the majority of all wh...
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Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 7:02 am
To the Editor: April 2015 marks one full year since the Best Friends Thrift Shop, 8 Raymond St., Potsdam, re-opened under new ownership of the Potsdam Humane Society! To celebrate their anniversary, B...
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Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 6:49 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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Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 6:52 am
To the Editor: The third North Country Jr. Iron Chef, a cooking competition for middle and high school student teams, was held March 14. The event is a project of the Health Initiative in which teams...
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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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