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, June 30, 2015 - 7:50 am
To the Editor: To the unknowledgeable writer of “Waterfront Flooding” which ran in the June 24 issue of North Country This Week: seven inches of rainfall within 4 days is a lot of water. The ponds on...
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Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 7:48 am
To the Editor: A quick note to tell you how much I have enjoyed the reflections on growing up in Postdam written by Sandy Sorrell “Diaper Hill Kid Reflects On Life At Clarkson which ran in the May 27...
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Monday, June 29, 2015 - 9:08 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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Friday, June 26, 2015 - 8:10 am
On behalf of the Greater Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce, I would like to thank all the businesses and community members who helped make the 12th Annual Car-B-Que successful.
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Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 12:55 pm
To the Editor: The middle class is the backbone to a successful economy, but they can only thrive as long as our communities are affordable. I was pleased to learn the Cuomo administration along with...
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Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 6:58 am
To the Editor: Thanks to the generosity of people who donated food to the Hopkinton Food Pantry for school-aged children. The parents were appreciative of the extra food for their kids. Lets keep this...
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Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 7:41 am
To the Editor: The Potsdam Central School Athletic Department would like to thank Chip Giordano owner of Chip’s Place in Hannawa Falls for his outstanding support of the Potsdam High School Golf Team....
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Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - 8:29 am
To the Editor: Forty Potsdam Central High School graduates who were members of Coach Bill Lewis’s track and field teams in the 1960s and 70s gathered June 6 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of his te...
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Monday, June 22, 2015 - 10:57 am
To the Editor: As we will be approaching one of the largest parades in St. Lawrence County on July 4th in Norwood; here are some safety reminders for all participants. Groups dispensing candy should o...
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Friday, June 19, 2015 - 10:41 am
To the Editor: Editor’s note: Clarkson University’s downtown Congdon Hall and Snell Hall buildings will be redeveloped into housing and other facilities. Snell will be renovated for “attractive profes...
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Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 7:45 am
To the Editor: To Nancy Zimpher, the board of trustees, and whom else it may concern, § 500.2 of SUNY Standards claims that the students have a right to due process and the right to a hearing from an...
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Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 8:01 am
To the Editor: On behalf of the Village of Canton, we extend heartfelt gratitude to everyone involved in coordinating and participating in the Dairy Princess Festival this past weekend. It is so amazi...
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Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 7:36 am
To the Editor: This past weekend I went to a gathering, a celebration, for Bill Lewis hosted by his former student/athletes. They came from all over the United States: California, Indiana, and Florida...
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Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 7:35 am
To the Editor: Recently I saw a photo and news release listing the top 10 seniors at Canton High School. Of those ten young people, 3 graduated from St. Mary’s School in Canton. Last month Potsdam Cen...
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Monday, June 15, 2015 - 8:59 am
To the Editor: Wounded Warrior Outdoor Adventures is teaming up with Clarkson University to host our first annual “Warrior Challenge Run.” The Warrior Run Challenge will take place on September 19, 20...
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Friday, June 12, 2015 - 8:20 am
To the Editor: In a recent newspaper article under the public comment section there was an article about “administrators, teachers and staff that turn a blind eye” referring to bullying. First, I want...
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Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 7:54 am
To the Editor: In the fall of 1964 I took a course titled American Government 101. The course was taught by extension from South West Texas State Teacher’s College on Bergstrom Air Force Base just a b...
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Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 9:40 am
To the Editor: I am a 61 year old 90 percent service connected disabled veteran. On Mar. 31 I was admitted to a local hospital for what was believed to be a heart related issue. I was released the fol...
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Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 9:39 am
To the Editor: I am the coordinator of the Ottawa Chapter of the Cross Canada Cycle Touring Society (CCCTS). Forty of our members, all senior citizens, spent a most enjoyable six days from May 25 to M...
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Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 9:28 am
To the Editor: What a great day it was for a parade and fun in the park in Canton. The Dairy Princess Parade was fun as always and there were lots of options of things to enjoy in the park as well. Fa...
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Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 9:28 am
To the Editor: On behalf of the VFW Post 1194 and the DAV Chapter 164, I would like to thank everyone for their support in this year's Memorial Day parade in Potsdam. Each year our parade grows and it...
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Monday, June 8, 2015 - 8:33 am
To the Editor: Obama’s law says we have to have health insurance or pay a (big) fine. I just can’t see where it’s any of the government’s business whether we have health insurance or not. They don’t p...
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Monday, June 8, 2015 - 8:32 am
To the Editor: The board of the Waddington Family Resource Center has decided to move the Center to a new location. The board consists of Art Garno, Tee Harvey, Joan Loomis, Arlene Martin, Molly Press...
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Friday, June 5, 2015 - 8:06 am
To the Editor: To our wonderful Northern New York community: The Lights on the River Committee would like to thank the outpouring of support for the raffle for the gazebo we completed on May 10. Thank...
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Friday, June 5, 2015 - 8:04 am
To the Editor: The Village of Norwood sincerely thanks the Pepsi-Cola Company of Ogdensburg, for donating a new cooler to the Norwood Beach for their concession stand. The Pepsi-Cola Company also dona...
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