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, February 20, 2017 - 2:07 pm
To the Editor: Since the 1970’s, The Hyde Amendment has prohibited any federal funds (aka Medicaid, essentially) from paying for abortion services. The only time Medicaid funds are used to pay for ab...
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Monday, February 20, 2017 - 2:06 pm
To the Editor: The Canton Goldenaires would like to take this opportunity to thank the St. Lawrence County public for making last weeks “singing valentine” deliveries so special…not only was the weath...
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Friday, February 17, 2017 - 7:22 am
To the Editor: On May 26, 2016, Adirondack Dental officially acquired North Country Dental Services and we welcomed back Dr. Edmond Ormond, the former owner of the practice, to treat our patients. We...
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Friday, February 17, 2017 - 7:22 am
To the Editor: Massena Permanent Fire Fighters passed out 48 coats to the Boys and Girls of the Massena Head Start Program in December. There were many little smiling faces when the little ones receiv...
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Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 8:17 am
To the Editor: The Neighborhood Outreach Program wishes to thank community members, organizations, and individuals for their time, talents and support throughout the 2016 calendar year. It is with gre...
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Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 8:16 am
To the Editor: I’m a volunteer at the Potsdam Humane Society, in response to “Outraged” in the Feb. 1-8 issue of North Country This Week, to start I would like to sincerely thank you for all the donat...
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Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 9:36 am
To the Editor: In response to “Hunting Dogs Can Legally Roam Properties” which appeared in the Feb. 8-13 issue of North Country This Week: it's pretty well written and less confusing than many, but I...
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Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 9:34 am
To the Editor: By definition, a public servant is one who is elected or appointed into a public office to serve the people. The root of the word “servant” is “serve.” Serve the people of Hopkinton, Pa...
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Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 7:07 am
To the Editor: Jobs. How do we create them? When will they be created? What kinds will there be? These types of questions seem to permeate throughout all aspects of our society. Politicians tell us th...
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Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 7:06 am
To the Editor: I am writing in response “Trump Did Not Brag About Sexual Assault,” which appeared in the Jan. 25-31 issue of North Country This Week: the writer claims Donald Trump did not boast about...
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Monday, February 13, 2017 - 11:30 am
To the Editor: In response to the Dec. 14-Dec. 20 North Country This Week Letter to the Editor “SUNY Potsdam Student Aims to Clear Up Flu Shot Misconceptions,” I would like to offer some other informa...
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Monday, February 13, 2017 - 8:40 am
To the Editor: In response to the NorthCountryNow.com online article by Paul Hetzler: “Some Shrubs Provide Welcome Color in North Country, Even in Winter,” I share your pain with the bleak landscape h...
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Monday, February 13, 2017 - 8:37 am
To the Editor: After all the arguing over which crowd-participations were hugest in last week's Friday and Saturday Presidential Inauguration-induced events in Washington and around the world, what ar...
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Monday, February 13, 2017 - 8:36 am
To the Editor: I was aghast, but not surprised at the revelation by North Country Assemblywoman Addie A.E. Jenne that not only did NY spend an absurd amount of 50 million dollars to brand and promote...
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Friday, February 10, 2017 - 6:43 am
To The Editor: Two weeks ago our immigration system was thrown into chaos by an executive order that was poorly written, unreviewed by people with relevant policy experience, and potentially damaging...
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Friday, February 10, 2017 - 6:42 am
To the Editor: I am not an obstructionist. Not really. But here I am encouraging Democrats to obstruct, delay and resist at every chance. One reason is because Trump's administration is proposing disc...
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Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 6:38 am
To the Editor: We stand in solidarity with our Muslim neighbors, here in the North Country, throughout the entire U.S., and the world, by strongly condemning the openly-racist and Islamophobic de-fact...
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Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 6:38 am
To the Editor: President Trump recently shut down the U.S. refugee system and placed a ban on all immigration from Iran, Iraq, Syria, Libya, Sudan, Somalia and Yemen. This affects about 130 million pe...
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Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 8:42 am
To the Editor: Martin Luther King said, “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” Michelle Obama said, “When they go low, we go high.” There should be no tolerance on...
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Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 9:19 am
To the Editor: In response to Frank and Kelly Potenzano's Letter to the Editor (“Readers Say Wind Tower Ad Misleads” Feb. 1-7), we think it is only fair to let your readership know that they have been...
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Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 9:17 am
To the Editor: I would like to thank the following organizations for participating in the Colton Winterfest Health Fair: North Country Pre-Natal, Claxton Hepburn Hospital, St. Lawrence Co. Stop DWI, C...
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Monday, February 6, 2017 - 9:04 am
To the Editor: Immediately after repealing healthcare reform 4.3 million Americans would go insured. Because of the chaotic ripple effect of repeal, an additional 7.3 million people would lose health...
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Monday, February 6, 2017 - 9:03 am
To the Editor: So, Russia interferes with the U.S. election by some hacking. The U.S. government thinks it must punish Russia for interfering in our electoral system. Has this country no power of self...
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Friday, February 3, 2017 - 7:05 am
To the Editor: I’d like to comment on the current state of public education and the nomination of Betsy DeVos as the Secretary of Department of Education as a humble teacher attempting to weather the...
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Friday, February 3, 2017 - 7:04 am
To the Editor: There is a proposed law to put in term limits for Potsdam Village Board members. The current draft of the law calls for a limit of two consecutive terms of 4 years each, and we would l...
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