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.

Monday, November 29, 2021 - 4:00 pm
To the Editor: Greetings. I’m an educator, beekeeper, mead maker and most of all I’m someone who is deeply concerned about the sexual/ exploitation of our children in this county. I have no true conne...
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Monday, November 29, 2021 - 9:17 am
To the Editor: There was a recent rant printed in This Week ("Left-wing is normal, conventional, mainstream") where the writer took issue with claims made in a report on the NCPR website. The report i...
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Friday, November 26, 2021 - 9:55 am
To the Editor: Kudos to both Tim Savage and Vernice Church for their many dedicated years serving on the board of The Orchestra of Northern New York. Both Tim and Vernice have represented this area fo...
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Wednesday, November 24, 2021 - 9:56 am
To the Editor: The Internet is helping the FBI fight crime. Perhaps those demanding no social media censorship and freedom of speech didn’t have that in mind. But if you’re free to post, the FBI is fr...
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Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - 9:38 am
To the Editor: Dear Governor Hochul, Poverty is measured and defined in the United States by income and household size. For example, a family of four that has income at or below $26,500 is considered...
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Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - 9:29 am
To the Editor: Ogdensburg is getting a grant of up to $550,000, from the NYS Financial Restructuring Board (FRB). It’s said to be a reimbursement for staff accruals and incentives paid out to retiring...
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Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - 9:16 am
To the Editor: When I listen to the radio, I might listen to B.93 for 80’s music or another music station for entertainment. But often, I listen to NCPR when I’m interested in hearing what’s out there...
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Monday, November 22, 2021 - 10:50 am
To the Editor: First and foremost I write this letter to thank Judge Sam Charleson for his service to the Town of Potsdam. It has been my distinct pleasure to have served with him in the Potsdam Town...
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Friday, November 19, 2021 - 11:27 am
To the Editor: I’d like to thank the voters of St. Lawrence County for coming out to vote for me. I truly appreciate the confidence you’ve shown in me by electing me to be your next St. Lawrence Count...
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Friday, November 19, 2021 - 10:36 am
To the Editor: The GOP is such an embarrassment to this country, from the disturbing actions of U.S. Senator Paul Gosar (R-ARIZ) who produced animated videos depicting him killing Alexandria Ocasio-Co...
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Thursday, November 18, 2021 - 11:12 am
To the Editor: "If you get your news from conservative media, Trump-Russia story is still 'fake,'" is the headline of a July 27, 2017 North Country Public Radio story, in which the "mainstream media,"...
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Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 9:41 am
To the Editor: Pat McKeown's letter regarding NCPR's comments section contradicts itself. The writer demands the ceasing of "clucking about" Congresswoman Elise Stefanik and Trump, whom McKeown claims...
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Tuesday, November 16, 2021 - 10:44 am
To the Editor: The Honorable Kathy Hochul, Governor of New York State, NYS State Capitol Building, Albany, NY 12224 Dear Governor Hochul: As the Deputy Mayor of the City of Ogdensburg, New York I want...
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Tuesday, November 16, 2021 - 8:39 am
To the Editor: Those who love National Public Radio and its local affiliate, North Country Public Radio, must stop clucking about right-wing Congresswoman Elise Stefanik and understand that she, Donal...
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Monday, November 15, 2021 - 1:06 pm
To the Editor: Two weeks ago a Letter to you didn’t “set things straight” regarding the ATV issue. That letter stated: “...there have been no Town plans to open roads to ATVs in the Town of Colton any...
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Monday, November 15, 2021 - 10:13 am
To the Editor: In his article about Potsdam's new town justice ("Former DSS attorney, county legislator, assistant DA appointed as Potsdam town justice"), the writer states that Attorney David Haggard...
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Monday, November 15, 2021 - 10:04 am
To the Editor: The following is just to inform, because Ogdensburg’s Preliminary Budget will most likely be approved as is, with four, inflexible yes votes in the bag. Let’s start with this: In 2019,...
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Monday, November 15, 2021 - 9:59 am
To the Editor: To the Church and Community Program: Why not contact Stefanik and others and let them know how much the products from the garden [prison] are needed and see if they could not help to ke...
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Monday, November 15, 2021 - 9:46 am
To the Editor: I share my comments about the recent City Council election in Ogdensburg as well as thoughts about the proposed 2022 budget for the city by letter since some points are not pertinent to...
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Friday, November 12, 2021 - 8:26 am
To the Editor: Recently, I had the privilege of working as an Election Inspector, ie. “poll worker,” welcoming voters, checking ID’s and generally helping to facilitate the voting process. Joining me...
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Thursday, November 11, 2021 - 2:50 pm
To the Editor: Politics truly does bring out the worst in people. Everyone has the right to their own opinions, and to express those opinions, whether it be on NCN, Social Media, or elsewhere. That go...
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Thursday, November 11, 2021 - 2:10 pm
To the Editor: Saturday, Nov. 6 saw the gathering of a diverse group of individuals at Higley Flow State Park: Clarkson and SLU Nordic Ski Team members, ADK’ers, summer campers, winter cross country s...
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Wednesday, November 10, 2021 - 11:44 am
To the Editor: Representative Elise Stefanik recently supported the EBRIDGE Act which will, as her office stated, help forward the expansion of rural high speed broadband internet access. It is a bill...
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Wednesday, November 10, 2021 - 11:37 am
To the Editor: North Country Now is a valuable resource for covering news in our community. But the “Letters to the Editor” section, which serves as a forum for editorial comments on North Country aff...
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Wednesday, November 10, 2021 - 11:32 am
To the Editor: Editor's Note: This letter written in response to Nov. 4 letter headlined: Massena woman says enough is enough; the GOP has gone too far Again we are subjected to Martha Hodges’ monthly...
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