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, December 13, 2019 - 10:17 am
In response to the article “Elementary Students Ends Columbus Day at Potsdam Central School” which appeared Nov. 27-Dec. 3 issue of North Country This Week: So let me get this straight, a group of pro...
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Friday, December 13, 2019 - 10:16 am
  In response to “Stefanik Owes Her Constituents Answers” which appeared in the Nov. 30-Dec. 6 issue of North Country This Week: The current local democrat party officers, Mark Bellardini, chair; Mike...
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Friday, December 13, 2019 - 10:15 am
Thanks to the coverage from our responsive local media, most of you know that the Giving Tree initiative, organized by the Church and Community Program in Canton, experienced a major theft of children...
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Friday, December 13, 2019 - 10:14 am
I have to agree with “Ending Columbus Day Tows the Leftist Line” which appeared in the Dec. 4-10 issue of North Country This Week. We should worry about modern day pirates. Students should be looking...
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Friday, December 13, 2019 - 10:13 am
Mr. President: Thank you for standing courageously for the conservative principles you ran on in 2016 and for keeping your promises to the American people who sent you to Washington to (drain the swam...
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Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 10:22 am
Elise Stefanik thrust herself into the national political spotlight by becoming an ardent defender of President Trump during his impeachment hearings in the United States House of Representatives. In...
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Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 7:24 am
Because of the incredibly generous community we live in, The Community Lunch Program for Kids celebrated 2019 as our best year ever! In addition to the 13,900 meals we were able to provide to local ch...
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Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 7:23 am
Just a short note of thanks for the great effort in getting out the publicity for the Canton Goldenaires sing out at Canton H.S. last week…the attendance was very good and we raised $1600 for the Lodg...
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Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 7:23 am
In response to “Ending Columbus Day Tows the Leftist Line” which appeared Dec. 4-10 issue of North Country This Week: Discrediting Christopher Columbus as a “hero” and removing him as deserving of his...
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Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 7:21 am
In many regards certain phrases just sound like words, but every now and then they truly have a deeper meaning. My phrase today is "they don't make them like that anymore." Bob White fits that phrase...
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Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 5:56 am
In response to the article “Elementary Students Ends Columbus Day at Potsdam Central School” which appeared Nov. 27-Dec. 3 issue of North Country This Week: After reading this article I wonder what th...
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Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 5:55 am
In response to “Why Do We Let Stefanik Represent Us” which appeared in the Nov. 16-22 issue of North Country This Week: I was beginning to feel I was the only one that felt the same as you. Stefanik’s...
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Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 5:55 am
In the shadow of a church you'll hear the neighbor praying (recall primary school you'll relate to what I'm saying) In school we help build character with smiles and high fives "I'm going to be a fire...
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Friday, December 6, 2019 - 10:11 am
Church & Community Program would like to thank Northern New York Community Foundation for its grant of $1,000 for food for our pantry. We used the funding in October to buy two deliveries of food...
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Friday, December 6, 2019 - 10:10 am
In response to “Stefanik Owes Her Constituents Answers, says St. Lawrence County Democratic Committee” which appeared in the Nov. 27-Dec. 3 issue of North Country This Week: Similar to the Moscow show...
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Friday, December 6, 2019 - 10:09 am
In response to “Cobb Needs to Share Amount of Money Raised in District” which appeared in the Nov. 27 - Dec. 3 issue of North Country This Week: I agree. In fact, that information is available at http...
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Friday, December 6, 2019 - 10:09 am
Kay’s Play Space has become a reality, and we have so many people to thank. First is the Village of Potsdam Board for accepting the gift. Jim Corbett and the Village crews dug the trenches for the pos...
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Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 9:10 am
The unfounded criticisms in the NCN opinion section concerning Representative Stefanik in the impeachment hearings is astonishing. Every charge leveled against her is vague, unsupported without speci...
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Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 8:54 am
Five St. Lawrence County schools (Ogdensburg Free Academy, Heuvelton Central School, Hermon-DeKalb Central School, Clifton-Fine Central School, and Harrisville Central School) had the privilege of hos...
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Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 8:52 am
  In response to “Elementary Students End Columbus Day at Potsdam Central School” which appeared on the front page of the Nov. 27-Dec. 3 issue of North Country This Week: You have got to be kidding me...
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Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 6:16 am
This morning I read the North Country Now survey comments regarding “lunch shamin” at Canton CSD. I am absolutely stunned by some of the responses. First, as of 2016, New York State spent $22,366 per...
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Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 5:47 am
The Friends of the Norwood Public Library recently sponsored a murder mystery dinner fundraiser to benefit the many programs at the library. It was a fun night, and we appreciate the businesses and pe...
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Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 5:46 am
Recently, a crosswalk complete with signage was installed on Leroy Street at the intersection of Garden Street and adjacent to the main entrance of Potsdam High School. A crossing guard has been stati...
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Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 5:45 am
The Office of Court Administration (OCA) proposes to “consolidate” New York’s trial courts. The stated reason: the court structure is “complex.” However, announcing that our excellence-achieving cour...
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Friday, November 29, 2019 - 8:51 am
Thanksgiving is an invitation to rededicate ourselves in our own special way that could make a difference to the most vulnerable members of our communities. On behalf of the Massena Memorial Hospital...
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