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, April 20, 2021 - 8:57 am
To the Editor: I have had the honor of coaching our North Country athletes for many years. In that time there have been many high points. In speaking with fellow coaches, these moments are becoming mo...
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Monday, April 19, 2021 - 6:45 am
To the Editor: Ben Franklin is known for a lot of things, but one of the most thoughtful, civic minded ideas he had was that of a public library. The library was considered the foundation of an inform...
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Friday, April 16, 2021 - 8:13 am
To the Editor: I have been a member of the Ogdensburg community for 3 years. During the summer of 2018, I moved from Boston to Northern New York to establish myself in a place where I could be close t...
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Friday, April 16, 2021 - 8:12 am
To the Editor: April 2 was our last perch fish fry at the Massena Amvets Post 4! It was take-out only. I just want to thank everyone that ordered every week. It was greatly appreciated. I also want to...
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Friday, April 16, 2021 - 6:01 am
To the Editor: I am excited to announce my candidacy for Canton Town Supervisor. During my twenty years in real estate, I used to tell clients that Canton is a great place to raise a family. I would l...
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Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 9:02 am
To the Editor: My name is Sophie Nugent and I am a 5th grade student at John F. Kennedy Elementary School in Ogdensburg. I am writing because I would like to help save my public library. Books are rea...
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Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 7:53 am
To the Editor: The Community Lunch Program for Kids (CLPK) of Norwood, Norfolk and Raymondville would like to express our sincerest appreciation to Stewart’s Shops for their recent donation of $500 fr...
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Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 10:26 am
To the Editor There are not enough words to fully express our heartfelt thanks for the love, prayers, support, and sympathy extended to our family during his short illness and since the loss of Franci...
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Monday, April 12, 2021 - 11:13 am
To the Editor: I found this old poem recently which I believe may have been written by the late Bill Lewis and would like to share it. Your poem struck home in a number of ways, in making me long fo...
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Friday, April 9, 2021 - 6:42 am
To the Editor: The Norfolk Raymondville Food Pantry would like to thank the Stewart’s Holiday Match Program for its generous $750 donation. We would especially like to thank the employees and custome...
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Friday, April 9, 2021 - 6:42 am
To the Editor: One can stand up for a reimagining of all of our institutions (not only law enforcement) in ways that help us achieve equal justice under law and simultaneously recognize excellent publ...
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Friday, April 9, 2021 - 6:41 am
To the Editor: Some may support Rep. Stefanik because they’re happy she’s trying to block Democrats from accomplishing things, but I’m holding her accountable every time she claims to be supporting an...
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Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 10:13 am
To the Editor: Good Friday and Easter have passed here in the U.S. and now, more than ever, our nation needs a real spiritual revival. The youth of 21st Century America are exposed to more harmful inf...
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Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 8:55 am
To the Editor: On behalf of VFW Post 1231 Auxiliary in Canton, I want to extend a sincere thank you to the staff at North Country This Week for their assistance with promotion of our fish fries in the...
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Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 8:54 am
To the Editor: The foundation of any city, town or village is rooted in a sound educational system, the availability of quality healthcare, cultural offerings, the promotion of the arts, recreational...
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Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 8:57 am
To the Editor: It is so sad, frustrating, and just awful that yet, another individual was bullied in the North Country. I send my condolences to Riley Basford’s family and friends. I created a support...
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Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 8:57 am
To the Editor: Too often, our congressional representatives are voting on bills hundreds, if not thousands of pages long. The Affordable Health Care Act was approximately 2,700 pages long; the regulat...
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Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 6:40 am
To the Editor: In response to “COVID Has Not Stripped Any Rights, Freedoms Away,” which appeared in the March 26- April 1 issue of North Country This Week: Thank you Ms. Adams for her response to the...
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Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 6:15 am
To the Editor: In response to “Reject the Lie, Refuse to i.e., We Will Not Comply,” which appeared in the March 19-25 issue of North Country This Week: I applaud and stand with Kinga Snell and others...
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Monday, April 5, 2021 - 6:44 am
To the Editor: Ogdensburg’s city manager is once again all over the place trying to defend imprudent actions. It seems his every move suits only his agenda, not what’s best for our community. When an...
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Monday, April 5, 2021 - 6:33 am
To the Editor: In response to the article “Gillibrand joins other Democrats in pushing for gun data collection, tracking” which appeared on North County Now April 2: Ms. Gillibrand alleges that; “the...
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Friday, April 2, 2021 - 6:20 am
To the Editor: I moved to Ogdensburg at the end of 2012. To say the least, by the middle of 2013 I was getting mighty lonely. Luckily, the then hospitalist for Claxton Hepburn invited us to dinner. Th...
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Friday, April 2, 2021 - 6:19 am
To the Editor: "America needs to be tough on crime," we hear this with tiresome regularity in Letters to the Editor in North Country publications. While most of those letters merely regurgitate the i...
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Friday, April 2, 2021 - 6:19 am
To the Editor: On April 7, Massena Public Library will participate in the Library Giving Day. This national event, occurring during National Library Week, is an appeal to our communities to recognize...
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Thursday, April 1, 2021 - 6:40 am
To the Editor: Just a short note of thanks to let you know our website and your article in the paper got the Goldenaires to our goal. I just got word that we did collect over $2000 from donations for...
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