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 29, 2020 - 9:44 am
To the Editor: The Democratic candidate for Potsdam’s St. Lawrence County Legislature District 10 seat says if elected she will abstain and not participate in votes and discussions about the County’s...
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Tuesday, September 29, 2020 - 9:16 am
To the Editor: In response to North Country Assemblyman Mark Walczyk being endorsed by the National Rifle Association: I feel it important to go on the record regarding guns and the Second Amendment....
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Monday, September 28, 2020 - 10:38 am
To the Editor: I thoughtfully and wholeheartedly endorse Mark Walczyk for New York State Assembly District 116. Mark has served the last two years with integrity, and has distinguished himself as a ha...
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Monday, September 28, 2020 - 10:37 am
To the Editor: “Character is doing the right thing, even when no one is looking” (J.C. Watts). This exemplifies the life of NYS Assembly candidate Alex Hammond. With Alex, what you see is what you get...
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Monday, September 28, 2020 - 10:37 am
To the Editor: With the many recent changes made to Ogdensburg’s standard operating procedures regarding emergency response, I am hereby putting the part time temporary city manager/fire chief on not...
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Monday, September 28, 2020 - 9:12 am
To the Editor: In a way it is a blessing for supreme court justice Ruth Ginsberg had to be suffering and her death ends the terrible suffering endured by those who contract pancreatic cancer. But in...
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Friday, September 25, 2020 - 6:25 am
To the Editor: Please consider putting your support behind Alex Hammond for Assembly this November. I met Alex in his high school days when he and his band members would entertain around the North Cou...
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Friday, September 25, 2020 - 6:24 am
To the Editor: In response to “Judge Candidate Addresses Speculation, Misinformation” which appeared in the Aug. 29 - Sept. 4 issue of North Country This Week: I was disappointed and a little angry to...
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Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 9:01 am
To the Editor: This Nov. 3 election presents the people of St. Lawrence County with a clear choice for St. Lawrence County judge. I am acquainted with both of the candidates; both appeared before me w...
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Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 7:22 am
To the Editor: There has been an agreement in place between the Ogdensburg FD and Heuvelton FD since March 1, 2017, which states that OFD will respond to incidents in the Heuvelton Fire District that...
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Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 7:21 am
To the Editor: Beyond the popular RBG moniker, we praise the cross-party life and jurisprudence accomplishments as we mourn the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. So where do we go, w...
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Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 7:20 am
To the Editor: I was disappointed with Andy Gardner’s article regarding the regular Massena Town Hall meeting that was held September 16 at the Town Hall and the fact that we did not live stream the m...
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Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 10:34 am
To the Editor: We held our dedication and ribbon cutting for Fort Tribute and the Medal of Honor Monument at the St. Lawrence Power and Equipment Museum in Madrid, on Sept. 5. I would like to thank Ro...
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Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 9:34 am
To the Editor: I have watched the national socio-political scene seem to spin out of control. More than one challenge of momentous proportions seems to beset us all at the moment. This is reflected in...
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Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 9:09 am
To the Editor: In response to “Left Spawning Crop of American Dictators” which appeared in the Sept. 4-10 issue of North Country This: I’m a Democrat and I love America and I’m not a leftist, socialis...
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Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 6:58 am
To the Editor Please allow me to object to a couple of issues in the”Stefaniks Path To Victory” article that you ran in last weeks NCN. First of all there was supposed to be a follow up piece on Tedra...
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Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 5:59 am
To the Editor: The Police Benevolent Association of the New York State Troopers, Inc. is proud to announce the endorsement of Rachelle Foster for election as Canton Town Justice. It is with careful co...
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Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 5:58 am
To the Editor: The citizens of The North Country are good people and our harsh weather and adversity seem to only make us better. During Blizzard of ‘77, fire halls and homes opened to stranded travel...
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Monday, September 21, 2020 - 6:48 am
To the Editor: I keep hearing about Rep. Elise Stefanik telling about taking medical supplies away. Well if they weren’t being used why not send them? If Trump had helped us things would have been bet...
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Monday, September 21, 2020 - 6:47 am
To the Editor: The November election is fast approaching and important decisions about our future are going to be made. I rarely get involved in elections outside of my county but I feel the need to e...
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Friday, September 18, 2020 - 7:32 am
To the Editor: Due to COVID-19, I lost my job and filed for unemployment. After getting my claim filed, I then attempted to get though to a live person to complete my claim. I spent countless days and...
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Friday, September 18, 2020 - 7:31 am
To the Editor: Outreach of Norwood, Norfolk and Raymondville want to offer our sincere thanks to everyone that has donated to us in the last few months. To think that people like yourself would take t...
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Friday, September 18, 2020 - 7:30 am
To the Editor: In the “Left Spawning Crop of American Dictators” letter to the editor that appeared in the Sept. 4-10 issue of North Country This, the authors say “Trump is an unpatriotic and unameric...
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Friday, September 18, 2020 - 7:28 am
To the Editor: My name is Rachelle Foster and I am running for the position of Canton Town Justice. I have lived in the Town of Canton for over twenty years and have a vested interest in the well bei...
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Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 11:08 am
To the Editor: In response to “Bring Civil Discourse Back to Political System” which appeared in the Sept. 4-10 issue of North Country This Week: I respectfully submit to you, when “civil discourse” r...
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