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 [email protected], 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.

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 9:16 am
You know you live in a pretty nice community when the local police go out of their way to help out. Thank you Tylor Reynolds of the Norwood PD for helping to shovel out the front of my driveway, along...
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Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 5:45 am
Hopkinton Food Pantry would like to thank all of our volunteers for their help. Without you, we would not be able to be the best we can be. Thank you to all who donate, whether monetary, clothes, book...
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Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 5:37 am
In response to the letter to the editor “Drone Strike Was Chance for Cobb to Separate” which appeared in the Jan. 15-21 issue of North Country This Week: I would like to correct a few misstatements....
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Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 5:36 am
North Country This Week did not independently fact-check the figures in this letter. A closer look at assessments and exemptions should be looked at within the Town of Lisbon. Solar panels producing e...
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Friday, January 24, 2020 - 10:41 am
I read with interest the story about the Potsdam Central students electing to change Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples’ day and the comments that followed. However, only half the story is being told....
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Friday, January 24, 2020 - 10:41 am
It is nice the mall in Massena will have this up coming fishing expo. We all know the mall needs a shot of something to get it back to a place to go. I think it would have been nice if it had been men...
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Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 9:38 am
This is response to the many letters published the County Democrats. Your constant attacks on Congresswoman Stefanik are both tiresome and flat out wrong. Need I remind you that she has not only worke...
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Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 12:11 pm
I am writing to thank Potsdam residents for sharing the true meaning of Christmas with children in need this past holiday season. Because of the generosity of donors in Potsdam and across the United S...
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Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 12:10 pm
I wish to thank Dr. Gary Torbey and his staff for their patience, understanding and competence. I recently have had an eye infection that is serious. Dr. Torbey was honest with me about the infection...
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Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 7:28 am
I am a professional with an office on Rt. 11 about a mile from the Cascade Inn in Canton. Along that route the speed limit changes from 30 to 45 miles per hour. One frequently sees law enforcement s...
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Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 6:25 am
With the president's impeachment trial scheduled to begin Tuesday, Jan. 21, I would like to offer a theory about Hunter Biden's relevancy to the proceedings. Hunter Biden, despite Rep. Elise Stefanik'...
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Monday, January 20, 2020 - 5:57 am
Like many Americans, we are not fans of either the Republican or Democratic Parties. The former has now, under Trump, become openly proto-Fascist in everything but name, while the latter also aided a...
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Friday, January 17, 2020 - 10:31 am
LIFE (Literacy IS For Everyone) would like to thank all Shelfie! sponsors from 2015-2019 and invite any and all North Country businesses to participate in our Shelfie! Program for 2020 and beyond. LIF...
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Friday, January 17, 2020 - 10:30 am
I wonder who feeds Gov. Cuomo the BS he uses to come up with stupid rules. First it was do not feed deer. Now he comes up with don’t feed birds because the deer might eat their seed and that is one an...
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Friday, January 17, 2020 - 7:55 am
In response to https://northcountrynow.com/letters/opinion-democratic-committee-only-on... “Opinion: Democratic Committee the Only Ones Interested in Impeachment Coverage, Colton man says”, the letter...
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Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 8:46 am
  The Potsdam Food Co-op held its 22nd Holiday Baking Fest and Silent Auction on Sunday, December 15th in the Potsdam Town Hall Community Room. This important community event is the Co-op’s annual fun...
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Wednesday, January 15, 2020 - 7:20 am
In response to “Opinion: Stefanik Making Her Own Narrarive, St Lawrence County Democratic Committe says” the holiday season is over, but the SLC Democrats are still burping up the undigested fragments...
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Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 11:15 am
A few days ago, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik voted in opposition to the War Power Resolution which would limit President Trump’s ability take military action against Iran unless war is declared or the...
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Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 6:37 am
Many thanks to Sue and John Fregoe, Mickey and Minnie Mouse for the treats and hot cocoa that was provided for the Norwood-Norfolk kindergarteners, 1st graders, and Spanish partners. Also for doing su...
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Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 6:37 am
We sincerely thank our relatives and friends for their expressions of sympathy given to us on the death of son and our brother Jeffrey P. Smith. To all who donated food, cards, flowers, hugs and atten...
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Monday, January 13, 2020 - 10:17 am
My name is Jennifer Zhang and I am a college student and recent graduate of Potsdam High School, running to represent our congressional district at the 2020 Democratic National Convention (DNC) as a d...
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Friday, January 10, 2020 - 9:12 am
The members of Massena’s St. Vincent de Paul Society wish to extend our heartfelt thanks to the entire community for your support of our 2019 Christmas Program. Your generosity enabled us to provide...
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Friday, January 10, 2020 - 9:11 am
We write to you today on behalf of the Executive Committee of the St. Lawrence County Democratic Committee. Elise Stefanik’s weekly newsletter has landed in the e-mail accounts of thousands of constit...
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Friday, January 10, 2020 - 9:09 am
Trump’s illegal drone strike against a top Iranian military and political leader — a political assassination and an act of war, done without congressional approval — was an opportunity for candidate T...
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Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 9:31 am
Recently I have read quite a number of Letters to the Editor about politics. These letters generally provoke at least one other letter in response. What is alarming is that each letter seems to contra...
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