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.

Thursday, June 17, 2021 - 9:30 am
To the Editor: What a wonderful show of community support. On Friday, June 11, the Norwood American Legion Post 68 hosted a free meal for all employees of Norwood-Norfolk CSD. Through the organization...
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Thursday, June 17, 2021 - 8:42 am
To the Editor: Two letters of opinion printed on 5/21/21 echoed the same assertion; that requiring masks and vaccinations is a violation of personal freedom. Both letters tried to claim that HIPAA and...
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Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 2:05 pm
To the Editor: I know the management of North Country Now/This Week newspaper has your reasons for no longer providing free complete news story access online. In addition, you have also deleted the we...
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Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 9:13 am
To the Editor: Inspite of our sinfulness do you know that God love you? Our way to Heaven would depend upon how we use the gift of conscience he gave us out of which we have the freedom to make the r...
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Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 9:01 am
To the Editor: Our most sincere “Thank You” to our families and our many friends for flowers, cards, food and support during the illness and death from COVID of our loved one, Tim Hatch. His many frie...
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Monday, June 14, 2021 - 3:49 pm
To the Editor: The Town of Canton is very luck this year to have two well qualified candidates running for Highway Superintendent, Jim Gibson and Steven Smith. Both are lifelong Canton residents. Jim...
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Monday, June 14, 2021 - 8:28 am
To the Editor: I am writing in support of my friend Jim Gibson for Town of Canton Highway Superintendent. I’ve known Jim for over 12 years and he would bring a wealth of experience to the job. He has...
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Friday, June 11, 2021 - 10:15 am
To the Editor: I am writing this letter in support of Ronald Robert, candidate for Town Supervisor. Ronald and his wife Nancy are lifelong residents of Colton, also raising their two sons here, Jeffre...
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Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 11:34 am
To the Editor: Steven Smith is running in the Republican primary on June 22 for Town of Canton Highway Superintendent. Mr. Smith has been employed by the Town of Canton for 15 years. He is a mechanic/...
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Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 10:38 am
To the Editor: As the current Town of Canton Highway Superintendent, I strongly endorse Steve Smith as my replacement. He has worked for the Canton Town Highway Department and with me for a number of...
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Monday, June 7, 2021 - 12:03 pm
To the Editor: I recently attended a graveside service in the Ogdensburg Cemetery. The deceased was a Veteran from WWII.The Canton VFW was there to honor the deceased. These gentlemen are very devoted...
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Monday, June 7, 2021 - 10:01 am
To the Editor: On June 22, the Town of Canton voters will go to the polls to determine the Conservative and Republican Party candidate for the Town of Canton Highway Superintendent. A lifelong residen...
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Friday, June 4, 2021 - 8:50 am
To the Editor: The Ogdensburg Garden Club owes a huge thank you to 44 Ogdensburg area residents who sponsored the summer hanging baskets so far this year. The baskets were placed by the City DPW on Tu...
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Wednesday, June 2, 2021 - 1:49 pm
To the Editor: I write in support of Ronnie Robert for Town Supervisor of Colton. As a town councilman, Ronnie has been responsive to the needs of the citizens of Colton and has always been available...
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Wednesday, June 2, 2021 - 10:04 am
To the Editor, On Saturday, May 29, 2021, Stronger Together held a fundraiser at Ogdensburg Bowl. Stronger Together is a local group whose mission is to provide support and accolades for Ogdensburg’s...
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Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - 8:58 am
To the Editor: We all assume that our local rescue squad or ambulance service will always be there if we need them. In fact many of these services are currently struggling due to inadequate funding a...
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Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - 8:50 am
Tears From Heaven It rained this Memorial Day, Tears from heaven came down. For all the people and their reasons, For forgetting why the day was found. To honor our servicemen and women, Who gave thei...
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Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - 8:41 am
To the Editor: New Beginnings wishes to express deep appreciation for all the community support during the Covid-19 pandemic. Due to generous donations from the public, the food pantry has been able t...
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Friday, May 28, 2021 - 1:00 pm
To the Editor: Thank you to all within the Ogdensburg City School District who came out to support our Ogdensburg Public Library! This overwhelming PRO VOTE for our library is due to the Amazing Refer...
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Friday, May 28, 2021 - 8:37 am
To the Editor: NCTW just had an opinion page with the question, “How often do you use your local library?” I was dismayed that 46.9% of the public who answered the poll said “Never.” However, given th...
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Monday, May 24, 2021 - 11:23 am
To the Editor: We as a community need to fight against fear based sensationalism. I’ve got ten years experience working in public health and was trained by a medical anthropologist. The use of coercio...
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Monday, May 24, 2021 - 9:32 am
To The Editor: The Potsdam High School Class of 2021 wants to extend a sincere thank you to all who donated senior gift baskets. In just four days, all of our seniors had been “adopted” by members in...
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Friday, May 21, 2021 - 2:49 pm
To the Editor: I would like to invite the Regional Economic Development Council (REDC) to hold a public outreach session here in Ogdensburg. We will also give them a tour of our community to help them...
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Friday, May 21, 2021 - 12:35 pm
To the Editor: Perhaps the County Chamber needs to do a little more research before publishing their guidelines for businesses, stating that they can require masks and proof of full vaccination. In th...
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Friday, May 21, 2021 - 12:24 pm
To The Editor: This is in regards to “Businesses can require….” Further..” Businesses in St. Lawrence County can continue to require people to wear a mask inside their establishments, or adhere to new...
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