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.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 7:01 am
To the Editor: My name is Sam Charleson. I have proudly served as Potsdam town justice for over 12 years. I grew up here. My wife, Elaine and I raised our 5 children in Potsdam. I have served this com...
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Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 7:00 am
To the Editor: Three years ago I drove to Old Forge to listen to the debate between Matt Funiciello, Elise Stefanik and Aaron Wolfe. I was impressed with Elise Stefanik's assertions that she represent...
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Monday, September 24, 2018 - 9:50 am
To the Editor: I would like to write and thank the International Union of Operating Engineers and Terry Hoagle for sponsoring me to walk in the Solidarity Parade in Massena on Labor Day. I am very pro...
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Monday, September 24, 2018 - 9:49 am
  To the Editor: Summer has come and gone, and the children have returned to school, much to the delight of mothers everywhere! Having said that, now is a great time to reflect on the generosity of l...
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Monday, September 24, 2018 - 9:49 am
To the Editor: In a recent e-newsletter, Congresswoman Stefanik featured her co-sponsorship of a bill called the “U.S.-Israel Directed Energy Cooperation Act.” It seemed odd, so I checked her official...
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Friday, September 21, 2018 - 6:35 am
To the Editor: The Potsdam Food Co-op would like to thank everyone who took part in its first annual local food fest Sept. 8 as it celebrated its 45-year anniversary. It was a beautiful day filled wit...
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Friday, September 21, 2018 - 6:34 am
To the Editor: The Norwood Lake Association would like to thank the following sponsors, we could not have put on the Poker Run on the Lake , Aug. 12, without your help. Agway, Ashley House, Sherri and...
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Friday, September 21, 2018 - 6:34 am
To the Editor: As we listen to the news from Washington these days, there is an increasing level of alarm for many of us. As the progress toward equality and justice made over the past half-century er...
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Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 8:52 am
To the Editor: I would like to recognize National Grid for their tremendous support of the St. Lawrence County Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Task Force again this year. It was thanks to National Grid line c...
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Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 8:51 am
To the Editor: In response to “ Use Voting to Get Country Out of Crisis” which appeared in the Sept. 5-12 issue of North Country This Week: Isn't it obvious who the authors really are? They are Russia...
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Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 7:42 am
  To the Editor: I find it interesting that both Tedra Cobb and Rep. Elise Stefanik are trying to convince what each other has or has not done for us. Personally I like the term “Taxing Tedra”. Maybe...
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Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 7:42 am
To the Editor: I am writing to support Tedra Cobb in her bid to be our representative in Congress. I served for 4 years on the St. Lawrence County legislature from 1990–1994. I am very familiar with t...
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Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 5:42 am
To the Editor: I wish to thank classmates and guests for attending the 1945-69 Lisbon class reunion. It was great touring the school with Lisbon Central Superintendent Patrick Farrand. What a beautif...
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Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 8:25 am
To the Editor: A new plan called "Keep Potsdam Smiling" is a viable solution to replace the antiquated model of municipal water fluoridation. Five key points: • #1 Identification: Identify disadvantag...
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Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 8:24 am
To the Editor: Lights on the River hosts a Food Pantry meeting every year during our October meeting. We invite all the food pantries that we work with and it gives them an opportunity to discuss chal...
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Monday, September 17, 2018 - 9:22 am
To the Editor: My family has lived in St. Lawrence County for more than 40 years. I have participated in the privilege of voting for 47 years. People who have taken this for granted have got to wake u...
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Monday, September 17, 2018 - 9:22 am
To the Editor: It is quite the learning experience to observe the antics of the anti-Liberty crowd and their minions in the Senate during the Judge Kavanaugh confirmation hearings. It is always great...
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Friday, September 14, 2018 - 8:15 am
To the Editor: The Waddington Summer Concert Series again ended a very successful year. We offered 9 concerts with a wide range of musical style. Thank you to the sponsors, volunteers, musicians, for...
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Friday, September 14, 2018 - 8:14 am
To the Editor: Together, as this nation mourns the loss of Senator John McCain, my hope is renewed for our country. For as speakers eulogized him, I saw something clear: Contrary to what I thought, he...
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Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 6:30 am
To The Editor: If you would prefer to see another restaurant and not a non-profit, non-taxpaying organization replace The Club restaurant and pub which closed recently, you are urged to attend this Tu...
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Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 6:29 am
To the Editor: The Letter to the Editor “Use Voting to Get Country Out of Crisis” which appeared in the Sept. 5-11 issue of North Country This Week presents a belief in the consummate evil of a large...
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Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 8:01 am
To the Editor: The news waves have been saturated with eulogies for Aretha Franklin and John McCain since their passing. What are the characteristics these two people have in common? The answer? Despi...
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Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 12:10 pm
To the Editor: I am writing this letter in support of St. Lawrence County Legislator David Forsythe’s bid for re-election to represent the town of Lisbon and a portion of the city of Ogdensburg, comme...
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Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 11:28 am
To the Editor: On Friday, September 7, Iberdrola's met towers began to come down. The first tower to be removed was the one located in Parishville at the intersection of the Newton Road and CR 56 (als...
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Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 8:46 am
To the Editor: As a resident of the Village and town of Potsdam, I oppose adding fluoride to our drinking water because I believe that it is a Band-Aid attempt for community public health that fails t...
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