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.

Friday, January 19, 2018 - 9:15 am
  To the Editor: It is not always easy to consider and accept change, especially a change of the magnitude of dissolving our village. It requires a large amount of work to enact this plan and conform...
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Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 7:25 am
To the Editor: The Hopkinton Food Pantry directors wish to thank all who helped with our cause. We were successful in 2017 because of your community spirit. Whether volunteering at the pantry, donatin...
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Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 6:14 am
To the Editor: Most Americans have heard about Trump’s remarks regarding Haiti, El Salvador, and the countries of Africa. Many Americans are rightly up in arms about the national chauvinism and racism...
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Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 7:01 am
To the Editor: We have been fighting for two years...we need more people to help us protect our town and residents. We need every one of you who does not want to live among 500-foot industrial turbine...
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Monday, January 15, 2018 - 7:40 am
To the Editor: We were so blessed today! The snowblower stopped working and we had a lot of snow. Paul worked on it for most of the day and just gave up and started shoveling the driveway. These two y...
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Friday, January 12, 2018 - 8:13 am
To the Editor: A few years ago, I did research on closing dates for the St. Lawrence Seaway. The dates vary from year to year, but the overall trend has been to close the Seaway later and later. We ha...
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Friday, January 12, 2018 - 8:13 am
To the Editor: In his recent State of the State address, Governor Andrew Cuomo has shown that not only is he content to grind down NYS homeowners by forcing them to bear the cost of Albany's infamous...
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Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 9:03 am
To the Editor: In response to "St. Lawrence County Legislators table resolution to support Fort Drum's opposition to wind development" posted Jan. 1, 2018 on North Country Now: I respect the fact tha...
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Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 7:58 am
To the Editor: Thank you to the Lights on the River organizers, participants, and to all who viewed the light display at Lisbon Beach in December. This gentle family entertainment is a wonderful treat...
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Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 8:08 am
To the Editor: Recently after doing some Christmas shopping at the Potsdam Walmart, it was raining quite hard so I quickly took the packages from my cart and threw them into the trunk of my car. Not u...
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Monday, January 8, 2018 - 8:30 am
To the Editor: The staff and residents of United Helpers Maplewood Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center would like to offer sincere thanks for the many wonderful gifts received by the residents this h...
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Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 11:51 am
To the Editor: I realize the surveys aren't scientifically valid but I was still taken aback that the number who disagreed with the recent NcNow survey about a proposal from Gov. Andrew Cuomo that wou...
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Friday, December 29, 2017 - 12:07 pm
Here are the 10 most-read 2017 letters to the editor of North Country Now: 10.) Opinion: Village of Potsdam needs to crack down on frat house mess, says recent visitor 9.) Opinion: What happened to Ha...
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Friday, December 29, 2017 - 7:35 am
To the Editor: The days are shorter and the nights are longer. Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that is associated with a change in seasons. The predictable pattern of SAD all...
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Friday, December 29, 2017 - 7:28 am
To the Editor: On behalf of the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, we are writing to voice our objection to your decision of Monday, Tsiothórhra/December 4, 2017 to drastically reduce the size of the Bears Ear...
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Friday, December 29, 2017 - 7:18 am
To the Editor: I see Gillibrand is attempting to bring back Net Neutrality from the dead. Let there be no mistake where this fake representative stands as it pertains to freedom and liberty. Her recor...
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Friday, December 29, 2017 - 7:16 am
To the Editor: I'm a senior at Potsdam High School, three days before Christmas break I was in first period class when one of my friends texted me from the guidance office. She told me that the guidan...
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Friday, December 29, 2017 - 7:14 am
To the Editor: Another awesome day at 34 South Pearl St in Malone last Saturday with over twenty volunteers helping out. Thank you Kelsey, Hannah, Brendan, Cadey, Laura and Connor with St. Lawrence U...
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Thursday, December 28, 2017 - 8:22 am
To the Editor: The Trump administration ruled on Friday that animals raised for food under the “USDA Organic” label need not be treated any less cruelly than those in conventional farming. The decisio...
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Wednesday, December 27, 2017 - 10:11 am
To the Editor: What an incredible year this has been for the Potsdam Snack Pack Program, especially the last four months! When we launched the program last November, our goal was to provide healthy sn...
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Wednesday, December 27, 2017 - 10:09 am
To the Editor: For year, people in Parishville have been concerned about a dilapidated property in the center of the hamlet. When the town board did not have enough funding to purchase the land, some...
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Tuesday, December 26, 2017 - 10:11 am
To the Editor: Although this is a little late getting out, it is never too late to say thank you. In February we realized that there was a need for a JV Girls Basketball team at Parishville Hopkinton...
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Tuesday, December 26, 2017 - 10:05 am
To the Editor: Life is not always easy. It ebbs and flows throwing hurdles of grief and joy at us. I’ve had a week from hell consisting of an auto accident, another broken bone and yet another failed...
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Friday, December 22, 2017 - 7:42 am
  To the Editor: The irresponsible and illegitimate call by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand for President Trump's immediate resignation has been met with bashful silence by New York State Republican lawmak...
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Friday, December 22, 2017 - 7:13 am
To the Editor: With the annual tax filing date just around the corner, pundits are searching for ways to make our tax code fairer and more reflective of our social incentives and burdens. In this rega...
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