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, September 2, 2014 - 6:23 am
To the Editor: Hey, people, the Emperor has no clothes! Patty Ritchie clearly listed the problems with Massena Memorial hospital, yet no one has been willing to clearly articulate a real solution. It...
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Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 6:22 am
Editor’s note: This is a letter sent to the New York State Attorney General. Dear Attorney General Schneiderman: I am writing this letter in support of Dominick and Ross Violi from Massena, N.Y. Altho...
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Friday, August 29, 2014 - 5:58 am
To the Editor: To those who attend Fire Department Fundraisers, the members of the Hopkinton-Ft. Jackson Fire Dept. would like to thank all those who have shown up to support us recently at our numero...
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Friday, August 29, 2014 - 5:57 am
To the Editor: Kudos to our local enforcement officials for putting up additional surveillance cameras around St. Lawrence County. We should have no fear of being recorded in public places, stores and...
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Friday, August 29, 2014 - 5:53 am
To the Editor: The Potsdam Charity Hankfest Group would like to thank the local businesses that donated to our annual event earlier this month.
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Friday, August 29, 2014 - 5:53 am
To the Editor: On Tuesday, August 12 a benefit spaghetti dinner was held at Sergi’s Restaurant and Banquet Hall, Canton for Mary Majer Austin who is suffering from ALS/Lou Gehrig’s disease. We would l...
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Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 6:08 am
To the Editor: I would like to publicly thank Brenda Brown and Marnee Geller from the New York State Council on the Arts. I contacted them on after discovering that there was an issue at the state lev...
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Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 6:06 am
To the Editor: The Potsdam Humane Society would like to extend a huge and heartfelt thanks to Dan Clemons plumbing business for the donation of a porta-potty. Dan has supplied a bathroom facility for...
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Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 6:14 am
To the Editor: New York counties are overburdened by state mandates, and the poorest counties get hit the hardest. For example, New York is the only state in the entire nation that requires counties t...
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Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 6:42 am
To the Editor: FYI and for the record, I am the person who made the proposal for an article on solar power to North Country This Week. If I’d written the article, the emphasis would have been quite di...
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Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 6:41 am
To the Editor: This year, the American Legion Riders from Post #925 (Norfolk) held a charity motorcycle ride to benefit the Wounded Warrior Program of the 10th Mountain Division of Watertown. We were...
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Monday, August 25, 2014 - 6:17 am
To the Editor: The 23rd annual “Seniorama” was held Aug. 13 at the Roos House, SUNY Canton. The beautiful facility was enjoyed by all. This year we had vendors from area businesses, hospitals, credit...
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Monday, August 25, 2014 - 6:17 am
To the Editor: We would like to thank everyone that came out to our annual chicken barbeque and lawn mower races, both events were a huge success. Membership of the North Lawrence Volunteer Fire &...
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Friday, August 22, 2014 - 6:48 am
To the Editor: We are so very fortunate to live in the town of Norwood! Two of our children participated in the Norwood-Norfolk Central School District After School Enrichment Program this summer - th...
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Friday, August 22, 2014 - 6:48 am
To the editor: I would like to publicly thank Brenda Brown and Marnee Geller from the New York State Council on the Arts. I contacted them on after discovering that there was an issue at the state lev...
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Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 7:02 am
To the Editor: To the family and friends of the Sanfordville Cemetery Association: we are asking for help with donations for the upkeep of the Sanfordville Cemetery. In past years, we have been able t...
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Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 7:10 am
To the Editor: The Potsdam Central School Booster Club is excited to begin another school year as underwriters of our hard-working student athletes and their families. The annual Blue & Orange Car...
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Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 7:08 am
To the Editor: I find it interesting that Legislator Jason Clark has taken on the role of interpreting what is happening at legislative meetings. Perhaps he has finally found a career —that of reporte...
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Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 6:58 am
To the Editor: On Saturday, July 26, 157 motorcycle enthusiasts lined up to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Motorcycle Run to benefit Hospice. Organized again by Roger and Linda Willmart and the...
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Monday, August 18, 2014 - 6:58 am
To the Editor: In response to “Slippery Moral Slope for Sex and Christianity” which ran in the Aug. 6-12 edition of North Country This Week: You are so ignorant and way off base when it comes to homos...
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Friday, August 15, 2014 - 9:48 am
To the Editor: I find it interesting that Legislator Jason Clark has taken on the role of interpreting what is happening at legislative meetings. Perhaps he has finally found a career —that of reporte...
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Friday, August 15, 2014 - 7:03 am
To the Editor: The Hopkinton SummerFest Committee would like to thank everyone who participated in the recent “Summerfest” weekend. Special acknowledgements go out to the following businesses for thei...
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Friday, August 15, 2014 - 7:01 am
To the Editor: The St. Lawrence County Deputies Association recently held the Six Point Star Invitational benefit golf tournament that saw a local man sink a hole-in-one to win $15,000. On Friday, Aug...
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Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 6:38 am
To the Editor: After reading many letters and articles on the subject of the Canton-Potsdam school merger, I feel compelled to submit a comment. Regardless of what happens with this merger proposal, t...
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Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 6:38 am
To the Editor: Is it my imagination or is it the majority of the time that when I read an article on cancer-care it revolves around breast cancer? There are many cancers that do not have to do with a...
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