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, July 14, 2020 - 9:15 am
To the Editor: In response to “Opinion: Ogdensburg Mayor Skelly says property tax as revenue source not sustainable; city should be retail destination” which appeared online July 10: Seems when Ogdens...
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Friday, July 10, 2020 - 1:33 pm
To the editor: During the last several months the majority of Ogdensburg City Council has worked tirelessly to make changes designed to place our community in a position where it can once again prospe...
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Friday, July 10, 2020 - 7:06 am
To the Editor: The mission of the St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office is to provide the finest in public safety services to all residents and visitors to St. Lawrence County. To accomplish this missi...
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Friday, July 10, 2020 - 7:05 am
Warmer weather is here and that means tank tops, shorts, sandals, masks, and sun. And with all the talk of social distancing, it is easy to forget the importance of keeping everyone safe from too much...
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Friday, July 10, 2020 - 7:04 am
To the Editor: The American Legion Riders of Post #925 (Norfolk) would like to thank the local veterans organizations, businesses, and community for their stellar support year after year. We are looki...
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Friday, July 10, 2020 - 7:03 am
To the Editor: The family of James C. Murphy wishes to express our deepest gratitude to all of our relatives, friends and neighbors for the flowers, food, sympathy cards and memorial contributions sen...
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Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 9:05 am
To the Editor: Norwood-Norfolk celebrated its Class of 2020 graduation ceremony on Friday, June 26 at 6 p.m. in the parking lot of the school. When school buildings were closed in March, it was diffic...
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Wednesday, July 8, 2020 - 7:57 am
  Due to the unforeseen circumstances we were given because of COVID-19, I want to take this time to thank all the people that made our graduation ceremony a memorable experience for our seniors. The...
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Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 12:38 pm
Over 200 people attended the inaugural Potsdam Juneteenth Celebration, a socially-distanced picnic, to celebrate the 155th anniversary of the liberation of the last American slaves. We are grateful fo...
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Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 12:37 pm
Thank you for the opportunity to make a public comment and for all of the important work that the Board of Legislators does. I want to ask the Board of Legislators to take action to prevent the tidal...
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Monday, July 6, 2020 - 9:25 am
The Canton-Potsdam Hospital Guild would like to take this opportunity to thank area communities who have been instrumental in the success of our fundraising efforts. Our 2020 annual gift in the amount...
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Monday, July 6, 2020 - 9:24 am
The Potsdam Food Co-op would like to thank its staff for all their hard work and dedication. We'd also like to thank you, our local community, for your continued support during this pandemic – not jus...
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Monday, July 6, 2020 - 9:14 am
Legacy Letters, also known as Ethical Wills, are ways to pass on your values, life lessons, hopes and words of appreciation to those who have touched your life. As the name implies, this is usually ac...
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Sunday, July 5, 2020 - 10:04 am
Thank you for the opportunity to make a public comment and for all of the important work that the Board of Legislators does. I want to ask the Board of Legislators to take action to prevent the tidal...
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Friday, July 3, 2020 - 6:11 am
To the Editor: Wednesday and Thursday of this week both recorded well over 50,000 new Coronavirus cases in the U.S., with Texas, Arizona, California, Tennessee, and North Carolina, breaking records wi...
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Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 10:02 am
On behalf of New Beginnings Clothing and Food Outreach in Madrid, I am writing to say thank you to the many individuals, organizations and merchants who have provided generous support to the Food Pant...
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Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 9:15 am
To the Editor: My mother-in-law received a campaign appeal from Stefanik. Though now deceased, I can hear her disappointment. She was a proud Republican but she could not tolerate the direction her p...
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Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 11:19 am
To the Editor: Despite COVID-19, on most days you will find Heather Rand, Director of Child Protective Services at the St. Lawrence County Department of Social Services, behind her desk, participating...
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Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 11:18 am
To the Editor: To the woman in downtown Norwood on Fathers Day around 7:30 p.m. … you owe my daughter an apology. You chose in that moment to not see a 15-year old girl who is on high honor roll. Who...
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Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 11:34 am
What happened on May 25, 2020, is absolutely tragic and unprecedented. George Floyd’s death has resonated with millions across our country and so many have come out to show their support in protests....
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Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 11:32 am
Having read several pro-BLM-ers posts of their white guilt noise, it is obvious they think we all should wear as a steel mantle of shame for things that have happened-past and present. Please stop! En...
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Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 11:32 am
On behalf of the volunteers of the St John’s Episcopal Church, Ogdensburg, Food Pantry, I would like to thank the Northern New York Community Foundation for their recent financial support. The money r...
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Monday, June 29, 2020 - 11:19 am
Most people today realize that something is very wrong with our current administration. We have a president who erected a huge fence in front of the White House and who considers using the military ag...
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Monday, June 29, 2020 - 11:18 am
We were glad to learn that Tedra Cobb is on record stating "I do not support violence of any kind." Martin Luther King famously (and correctly) identified the US military as the "greatest purveyor of...
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Monday, June 29, 2020 - 11:17 am
God formed a man out of the dust “in his own image and likeness (Genesis 1:24”) and put him in the oven. It so happened his dog turned loose and he went out and found his black dog, a mile away eating...
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