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, March 20, 2019 - 7:19 am
I was very disappointed to read that two Potsdam Town Councilors did not see fit to support their fellow North Country citizens or bother to research the facts about our three state correctional facil...
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Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 7:18 am
In light of the now federal level suit being brought by the Christian Fellowship Center against the Village of Canton, demanding to be allowed to occupy the building which they purchased for $310,000,...
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Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 10:17 am
The Fort La Présentation Association would like to thank everyone who participated in making the 2019 St. Lawrence Valley Snowshoe Biathlon a great success! Our 7th annual event drew runners from Verm...
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Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 6:36 am
The Potsdam Interfaith Community feels it imperative to raise our voice against all terrorist acts of hate and violence. We condemn the recent shootings at the Al Noor and Linwood mosques in New Zeala...
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Monday, March 18, 2019 - 5:39 am
“It is essential to the maintenance of a democratic society that the public business be performed in an open and public manner and that the citizens of this state be fully aware of and able to observe...
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Friday, March 15, 2019 - 6:01 am
A newly-elected legislator thanked the recently reappointed county administrator for her help in instructing new legislators in their duties. Since the county administrator was reappointed by the coun...
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Friday, March 15, 2019 - 6:01 am
It looks like great times are a-coming. Congresswoman Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez is leading the way into green paradise. In the first place her name is so long that in the interest of saving ink it has b...
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Friday, March 15, 2019 - 6:00 am
The family of the late Susan Burnham would like to say thank you to the “Sports For Cancer” organization. Their wonderful act of kindness to help our family in our time of tragedy was so very apprecia...
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Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 9:28 am
Kudos to the NYS Democratic Committee for calling for an end to fusion voting, the confusing system in which the same candidate appears on multiple lines. In practice, third party lines are just anoth...
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Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 7:00 am
  At a recent meeting of the executive committee of the St Lawrence Republican County Committee, a number of endorsements were made for Republican candidates seeking election in this year's November e...
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Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 8:06 am
Pictured above are winners Aliena Grainger, Ella Greer and Daphne Morrill. Photo submitted by Jane Kring. Three local schools competed in The Battle Continues, a regional book trivia challenge. Team...
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Monday, March 11, 2019 - 7:33 am
On behalf of the Forsyth’s Rifles Reenactors and The Fort La Presentation Board we would like to thank the City of Ogdensburg and businesses for their assistance in making this years Battle of Ogdensb...
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Monday, March 11, 2019 - 5:52 am
The Deep Root Center staff and board of directors would like to extend an enormous thank you to everyone who made our 3rd annual silent auction, on Feb. 19, a roaring success. The Buccaneer Lounge has...
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Friday, March 8, 2019 - 6:53 am
In loving memory of Devin M. Berger of Colton, We want to thank our community, friends, and relatives for providing support to us during a difficult time. We were given endless amounts of kindness. Th...
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Friday, March 8, 2019 - 6:52 am
The Racquette Valley Fish and Game Club at 233 Cold Brook Drive in South Colton would like to thank the following sponsors for the rabbit hunt event held February 23, 2019, Boyce's Store, Coakley's Ha...
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Friday, March 8, 2019 - 6:51 am
Before we start screaming about the evils of socialism - it would be good to consider the following: Saying that you reject socialism because you love freedom is like saying you reject chocolate becau...
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Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 6:20 am
  March 6 marks the beginning of Lent, the period before Easter, when devout Christians abstain from animal foods in remembrance of Jesus’ 40 days of fasting in the wilderness. The call to abstain fro...
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Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 6:19 am
For eight years Mike Viskovich has been the MC and auctioneer at OCP's annual trivia night and auction. For eight years Mike and his friend John Bogosian have traveled in the cold mid-winter from Mass...
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Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 8:11 am
On January 23, 2019 there was a water main break on the 7th floor of a Canton Housing Authority property located at 37 Riverside Drive. The flooding disabled the fire protection system and resulted in...
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Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 8:08 am
I was moved and subsequently intellectually curious upon reading Mr. Bolesh's recent Letter to the Editor in which he pointed out the lack of local sports coverage over the admirable feat of his son's...
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Monday, March 4, 2019 - 5:54 am
We are fortunate that Deputy County Clerk Sandy Santamoor has decided to run for county clerk. Sandy is a tireless worker who is dedicated to her job serving the public at the county clerk’s office. T...
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Friday, March 1, 2019 - 8:55 am
It was discouraging, if not depressing, to read Elise Stefanik’s response to the Green New Deal, as expressed by her communications director, Maddie Anderson. That Stefanik may not agree with proposal...
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Friday, March 1, 2019 - 8:54 am
The family of 3 who burned out at Debra Drive in Potsdam and is living with relatives in Fort Jackson is grateful to all who have helped. They are still with us and hope to find housing soon. The litt...
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Friday, March 1, 2019 - 5:17 am
There is increasing evidence that college and trade school students are experiencing food insecurity, meaning they lacked access to enough food for an active, healthy lifestyle. A study conducted in 2...
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Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 8:28 am
A thought: Trying to get the country legislators and village mayors out of office is like trying to keep squirrels out of your birdfeeder. How long has is been since former Gov. Paterson commissioned...
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