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, October 11, 2019 - 9:36 am
Having been a taxpaying resident of Louisville for 35+ years, I have always appreciated the job done by our highway department. I have known Bill Shirley for 18 years and I trust that he would make a...
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Friday, October 11, 2019 - 9:35 am
  I have had the pleasure of serving on the Potsdam Town Board with Toni Kennedy this past year. With a year under her belt, Toni is ready to hit the ground running if she is reelected. She is well pr...
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Friday, October 11, 2019 - 9:34 am
The people of Massena are blessed with a clear and positive choice in the upcoming town council race. Sue Bellor is a principled woman of action. She has intelligent ideas and the conviction to pursue...
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Friday, October 11, 2019 - 9:34 am
My name is Sandy Santamoor and I am running for county clerk. I live in Canton with my husband. We have three married sons and one grandson. I hold a real estate brokers license, and I have been in t...
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Friday, October 11, 2019 - 9:33 am
Sue Wood has proven herself an excellent leader and has served the Town of Hopkinton for many years, first as a town board member and later as the town supervisor. During the controversial wind farm...
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Monday, October 7, 2019 - 8:44 am
I am writing to support the candidacy of Susan Bellor for Massena Town Council. I have personally known and worked with Susan for the last 7 years on the Massena Hospital Board. Susan always represent...
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Monday, October 7, 2019 - 8:41 am
My name is Jody Wenzel and I am running for Hopkinton Town Council this November. Our community will be dealing with some difficult and potentially controversial issues over the next few years and now...
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Friday, October 4, 2019 - 7:54 am
It will be our duty on November 5, 2019 to cast a vote for the candidate(s) we believe will fulfill the duties of the office they are seeking. It is my opinion that Bill Shirley has the training, cer...
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Friday, October 4, 2019 - 7:53 am
It saddens me that anyone would seriously take issue with "Treatment of Opioid Addiction is Example of White Privilege," which appeared in the Sept. 21-27 issue of North Country This Week, and yet, "D...
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Friday, October 4, 2019 - 7:52 am
I am writing in regards to having a sports section in North Country This Week. All students in all sports and all schools, especially small ones, should get the recognition they deserve. I have always...
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Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 12:52 pm
Just read an article from the Adirondack Daily Enterprise featured on NCN Weds. In short, the article detailed statements from Elise Stefanik and Tedra Cobb on the presidential impeachment inquiry. Wh...
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Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 10:11 am
The CHMC Heart Committee and CHMC Foundation would like to thank everyone who donated time, energy, and money to our inaugural Amazing Race Claxton-Hepburn fundraiser to benefit the HEART Committee. S...
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Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 9:10 am
On behalf of the Massena Central High School Hall of Fame Committee, we would like to thank the following for making the 30th annual induction another success: First and foremost, Massena Savings and...
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Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 7:55 am
Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) of St. Lawrence County held its first-ever Harvest Tour Saturday, September 14. This event drew over 500 attendees enjoying visits to a dozen open agricultural prod...
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Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 7:01 am
The Zonta Club of Ogdensburg’s Children’s Literacy-Service Project will continue this fall, thanks to widespread community support. The project continues to be an overwhelming success. We can’t thank...
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Monday, September 30, 2019 - 7:53 am
In response to “Treatment of Opioid Addiction is Example of White Privilege” which appeared in the Sept. 21-27 issue of North Country This Week: In the early 1980's there was not the knowledge of addi...
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Friday, September 27, 2019 - 12:58 pm
In response to “Students Who Walked Out Over Climate Crisis are ‘Being Duped’”' I’m not even going to interact with the notion that climate change is a farce. The entire scientific community has alrea...
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Friday, September 27, 2019 - 11:21 am
I am writing this letter to strongly support Sue Bellor for Massena Town Council. I have known her for many years and know what a hard worker she is. I believe in Sue and her capabilities. Sue is hone...
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Friday, September 27, 2019 - 11:21 am
When I learned that Mike Skelly and John Rishe decided to run for office this fall, I looked forward to a healthy debate about the future of Ogdensburg. Unfortunately, I, and many others, have been sh...
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Friday, September 27, 2019 - 11:20 am
I’m submitting my letter of endorsement for Sue Bellor for the position of Massena Town Council. I have known Sue for many years, serving in a variety of capacities in many associations, both past and...
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Friday, September 27, 2019 - 9:00 am
In response to the student protest held at Potsdam Central concerning climate change; which happened on a Friday school day at a taxpayer-funded event. Would these same students “sacrifice their day o...
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Friday, September 27, 2019 - 8:59 am
  As a member of the Canton Fire Department, I want express my sincerest gratitude toward the North Country Now and North Country This Week team involved in making our 150th anniversary celebration a...
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Friday, September 27, 2019 - 8:59 am
I am writing this letter to enthusiastically support Sue Bellor for Massena Town Council. I first met Mrs. Bellor in 1995, when she was my Spanish teacher. Mrs. Bellor had a positive reputation among...
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Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 6:54 am
In response to 'Opinion: Students who walked out over climate crisis are 'being duped,' Lawrence resident says', such a declaration is patently false and based on a campaign of misinformation and cons...
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Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 6:22 am
  In response to “300 attend opioid awareness event in Waddington” which appeared in the Sept. 14-20 issue of North Country This Week: I’d like to preface by stating that I think this was a wonderful...
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