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.

Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - 9:46 am
To the Editor: When I see our linemen on those poles when it’s 20 below trying to get our power back on or our city workers jack hammering when it’s 90 in the shade trying to fix a broken water main s...
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Tuesday, August 9, 2022 - 8:46 am
To the Editor: I attended the post-primary press conference held by registered Republican Susan Duffy in Ogdensburg when she announced her intention to stay in the 116th Assembly race on the Conservat...
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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 12:10 pm
To the Editor: I would like to thank many people for the success in our annual Massena Little League Rotary Tournament and fireworks show this past weekend. Thanks goes to all the sponsors who support...
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Friday, August 5, 2022 - 8:15 am
To the Editor: Perhaps the residents of North Country should read the US Constitution clearly before making any grandiose claims of the religion of the United States. The first amendment states: Congr...
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Friday, August 5, 2022 - 8:11 am
To the Editor: Recently, the North Country Junior Golf Tour completed its 2022 season. Rick Berkman, Director of NCJGT, deserves profuse thanks for his central role in providing youth golfers of our r...
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Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 1:18 pm
To the Editor: The family of James (Jim) Barry would like to thank everyone for their outstanding support, donations, and assistance. We greatly appreciate all of the wonderful cards, gifts (including...
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Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 12:19 pm
To the Editor: Glenn (Niles - letter titled Opinion: Religious education an essential part of educating youth - post Aug. 2) stated that the founders came from a place of state sponsored religion. Gle...
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Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 11:59 am
To the Editor: I was the most recent owner of the former Sears Hometown store. I just wanted to let our loyal customers know how deeply appreciated they are. I spent many years getting to know our Nor...
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Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 11:55 am
To the Editor: On July 9, the St. Lawrence Valley Chapter of the American Legion Riders Post #925 Norfolk held their 17th annual charity motorcycle ride to benefit “Americans Supporting Armed Services...
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Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 11:29 am
To the Editor: The family of James (Jim) Barry would like to thank everyone for their outstanding support, donations, and assistance. We greatly appreciate all of the wonderful cards, gifts (including...
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Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 9:38 am
To the Editor: The Wilson Hill Association, the Town of Louisville, and the Louisville Volunteer Fire Department (LVFD) thank the many volunteers, local businesses, and participants who helped make th...
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Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 9:17 am
To the Editor: Ms. Harrigan's interpretation of the Constitution in regard to the division of church and state is one of the most poorly conceived notions ever. It appears to me like this is the one s...
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Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 9:10 am
To the Editor: We held our second annual Civil War weekend at Fort Tribute July 30-31. I would like to thank Ron Sheppard, President of the Board of Trustees, Roger Austin, Secretary of the Board, as...
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Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 9:01 am
To the Editor: If you’re looking to blame anyone for inflation, don’t blame Millenials, who you think “don’t want to work.” The fault for inflation, like the fault for most of what’s wrong with Americ...
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Friday, July 29, 2022 - 10:06 am
To the Editor: I would like to thank Kevin Beary, Deborah Regan, William Bartlett and Glenn Niles for their letters supporting President Trump and Conservative viewpoints. President Trump first appear...
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Thursday, July 28, 2022 - 9:20 am
To the Editor: On behalf of the Fort La Presentation Association and The Forsyth’s Rifle Reenactor group, we would like to thank everyone who made the Le Siège de Fort de la Présentation event a great...
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Wednesday, July 27, 2022 - 11:52 am
To the Editor: In response to Deborah Regan, Convenience does not allow people to forget our Constitution. Our forefathers explicitly stated, in the Constitution, that there would be a separation of T...
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Wednesday, July 27, 2022 - 10:06 am
To the Editor: Recently, Ogdensburg Firefighters held our Ogdensburg International Seaway Festival Firefighter Kids’ Games. After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, we were eager to once again hos...
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Tuesday, July 26, 2022 - 11:10 am
Tio the Editor: Recently, we celebrated our country’s 246th birthday. America - the country that was a great experiment. A country founded by men and women who believed in the Judeo-Christian God and...
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Monday, July 25, 2022 - 9:20 am
To the Editor: NYS just passed gun laws, some of them are out there and a waste because NYS doesn't enforce laws. It is time to stop slapping hands, and open some of the prisons to keep offenders in....
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Monday, July 25, 2022 - 9:15 am
To the Editor: Last week, in this paper, gun shop owner, Scott Gray, wrote a letter about gun laws and how our politicians write do-nothing laws that only affect law abiding citizens. He did a wonderf...
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Monday, July 25, 2022 - 9:03 am
To the Editor: I wanted to take a moment to express appreciation to Mr. Scott Gray for his submissions outlining his frustrations as a licensed firearm dealer in New York State. He took the time to pr...
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Monday, July 25, 2022 - 8:50 am
To the Editor: The anecdote of our American Dream in our politics is like Rizal's story about the Monkey and the Turtle. As the November election 2022 is approaching you cannot believe it is apparentl...
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Friday, July 22, 2022 - 12:15 pm
Thank you to everyone who has ever donated their money, time, or talents to support the Potsdam Snack Pack Program. During the 2021-2022 school year we provided snacks and lunch items to more than 425...
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Friday, July 22, 2022 - 8:16 am
To the Editor: In reference to Sean Pidgeon’s opinion on NCN: Right On! You have Trump down pat. We need to hold him and all those who follow him accountable! I applaud the Republicans who stand up to...
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