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, April 24, 2019 - 7:08 am
The flags over the last year or so have been raised and lowered, what seems way too much. However, the flags have been so, as it has been ordered either by the president, in case of President Bush's p...
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Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 9:09 am
Beginning April 11th, 2019 the Hepburn Library of Madrid will join a handful of other St. Lawrence County Libraries that no longer charge fines for overdue materials. Why did the library decide to go...
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Friday, April 19, 2019 - 11:14 am
In response to “CFC Setting Bad Example for Church, Community” which appeared in the April 1-16 issue of North Country This Week: The writer claims the Christian Fellowship Center is setting bad examp...
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Friday, April 19, 2019 - 11:13 am
For those of you that I have not had the opportunity to meet yet, I’d like to introduce myself. My name is Sandy Santamoor and I am Deputy County Clerk for St. Lawrence County. On April 2, 2019 I file...
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Friday, April 19, 2019 - 11:13 am
Members of the Potsdam Kiwanis Club wish to thank the following people and businesses for their generosity and support for our Annual Pancake Breakfast, which was held Saturday, April 6, 2019 in the d...
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Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 12:28 pm
Earth Day is April 22, marking a half century of promoting environmental awareneess and calling for protection of our planet. But are we making a difference? Can we do more than reduce, reuse and recy...
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Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 7:33 am
In response to “Make SLC Sanctuary for 2nd Amendment” which appeared in the April 1-16 issue of North Country This Week: The laws being passed are not meant to restrict you as a law-abiding citizen fr...
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Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 7:32 am
The 13th Annual Canton Free Library Battle of the Books was a fantastic success thanks to every person who played a part! I’d like to recognize the teams, coaches, families and the valuable volunteers...
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Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 8:30 am
A tip of the hat to the road crews that worked in all sorts of winter weather to clear our roadways of ice and snow. Jim Barry Canton  
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Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 5:53 am
A forever-due heartfelt thank you to our law enforcement and the different communities is in order. When I watched the painful video of the events in New Zealand, my first thought was this is dangerou...
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Monday, April 15, 2019 - 7:03 am
Sexual assault and harassment is happening to our children at school. As parents we send our children to school for an education in hopes that they will succeed in life. Our children should feel safe...
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Friday, April 12, 2019 - 7:32 am
  It’s spring break season again. As many families gear up to head down south to get away from the hustle and bustle of life, it’s easy to forget the importance of keeping everyone safe from too much...
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Friday, April 12, 2019 - 7:31 am
The Norfolk Raymondville Food Pantry would like to thank the Stewart’s Holiday Match Program for its generous $800 donation. We would especially like to thank the employees and customers of Stewart’s...
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Friday, April 12, 2019 - 7:31 am
The Fresh Air Fund looks forward to celebrating National Volunteer Week, which is from April 7 to April 13 this year. It is an opportunity to extend my heartfelt gratitude to our inspiring volunteers,...
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Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 10:01 am
“A well-regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed.” Over the past year or so, extremist gun control laws...
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Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 10:41 am
It is disappointing to hear and see what the Christian Fellowship Center is doing in Canton. The leaders of this church are setting a bad example for the church and community. The leader is conforming...
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Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 10:39 am
The Village of Canton and its zoning board had to enforce the current law meant to protect businesses, presumably bars and restaurants, from loss of commercial areas to churches. These are no longer a...
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Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 10:03 am
As a resident of the north country, I of course read the news on a local level, but also read about news on a state, national and international level through a multitude of outlets. That being said, I...
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Monday, April 8, 2019 - 10:05 am
It seems like a daily occurrence that the local news reports arrests made as a result of raids on suspected drug locations through out the North Country. Sometimes they are caught because they blow th...
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Monday, April 8, 2019 - 6:48 am
As someone who has been personally affected by the gender pay gap, I felt compelled to respond to the follow letter about gender pay gaps: I am not convinced at all that the gender pay gap exists beca...
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Friday, April 5, 2019 - 10:34 am
As I wrote last fall I am a life-long Republican who believes in financial responsibility in government and that the government should use our taxes to help those in need while limiting waste. The Re...
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Friday, April 5, 2019 - 10:31 am
In response to Opinion: Gender pay gap hurts women, families and communities, Potsdam woman says Donna Seymour brings up a complaint concerning a “Pay Gap” between men and women. The Equal Pay act of...
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Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 9:11 am
I would like to thank all those that made the 5th Annual PEOF charity hockey game a great success. This year, thanks to the generosity of Clarkson University, we were able to feature a mini tournament...
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Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 6:34 am
I called Elise Stefanik’s office this week, despite being quite sick with the flu, in order to encourage her to make the Mueller Report public. The young man I spoke with over the phone assured me tha...
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Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 6:45 am
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