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, May 18, 2022 - 10:49 am
To the Editor: The Ogdensburg Garden Club held a successful "Gardens Gifts Galore" Auction on Friday May 6,2022. The proceeds from this fundraiser will be used for the many city gardens maintained by...
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Wednesday, May 18, 2022 - 9:59 am
To the Editor: Students in SUNY Potsdam’s COMP 322 Grant Writing course would like to thank two local professionals who spoke with us about their work in the nonprofit sector. We appreciate the time,...
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Wednesday, May 18, 2022 - 9:48 am
To the Editor: “Civilization’s going to pieces…The idea is if we don’t look out the white race will be – will be utterly submerged…It’s up to us, who are the dominant race, to watch out or these other...
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Wednesday, May 18, 2022 - 9:24 am
To the Editor: When is enough enough? When does anti-immigrant rhetoric become enough? When does “I am super MAGA” become enough? When does allegiance to one’s party and twice-impeached autocratic l...
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Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 9:06 am
To the Editor: The Massena Hospital Auxiliary would like to thank everyone for their support and donations to the spaghetti dinner fundraiser. Because of your support and donations, this made our fun...
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Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 8:52 am
To the Editor: This year our Perennial Plant Annual Fundraiser was held on May 7 at the Strutt your Mutt event at Pine Street Arena. This was organized by Alycia Maynard of the Potsdam Humane Society....
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Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 8:46 am
To the Editor: Ms. Storey-Welch quotes the Bible out of context, attempting to show contradictory evidence to those of faith regarding the unborn. Luke 1:40-42 re-affirms the sanctity life of a fetus:...
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Monday, May 16, 2022 - 11:46 am
To the Editor: On May 14, in a horrifying crime, a teenage white supremacist sought out a predominantly Black neighborhood in Buffalo to assault, then he murdered ten people in a grocery store. He wro...
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Monday, May 16, 2022 - 9:39 am
To the Editor: Elise Stefanik rose to national prominence with her full-throated defense of President Trump in his first impeachment, so one should hardly be surprised to hear that she has embraced th...
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Monday, May 16, 2022 - 9:32 am
To the Editor: As I left home in 1969 at the age of 18, my grandmother counseled that should one of “my friends” become pregnant unexpectedly, there was a recipe to end the pregnancy, but only if take...
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Monday, May 16, 2022 - 9:23 am
To the Editor: I hope you are ready...here it comes...a great big Thank You and Hug to all in the North Country for your support and patronage over the past 20+ years. A lot of stuffed critters have b...
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Friday, May 13, 2022 - 10:08 am
To the Editor: Don’t mess with an angry mom. A lot of us learned that as children. That’s why I am voting for Susan Duffy in the Republican Assembly primary on June 29th. Susan is an angry mom who is...
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Friday, May 13, 2022 - 8:33 am
To the Editor: As the planet grows hotter and more crowded, the same is true within the bounds of our own country. Here on our home turf, the media makes it out to look like Americans become more poli...
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Thursday, May 12, 2022 - 12:16 pm
To the Editor: May 6th-May 12th is Nurses Appreciation Week. I am writing this letter to express my sincere thanks and appreciation for all the wonderful, hard-working nurses who serve our local commu...
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Tuesday, May 10, 2022 - 10:26 am
To the Editor: It is ironic that the North Country BLM Solidarity group is demonstrating in Potsdam in favor of abortion. Even Margaret Sanger, the founder of Planned Parenthood, was against abortion...
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Monday, May 9, 2022 - 11:06 am
To the Editor: Grasse River Heritage is an all-volunteer not-for-profit community organization that exists to develop and promote cultural, economic, educational, and recreational opportunities and to...
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Monday, May 9, 2022 - 11:00 am
To the Editor: Most people, when witnessing a crime against a disabled or mentally challenged person, have the decency and moral outrage to stand up and help them. Why? Because we understand that the...
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Monday, May 9, 2022 - 10:16 am
To the Editor: I can't even believe that this is a letter I am having to write. Never did I think I would see the day that the Commander-in-chief of the United States of America would be diverting res...
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Monday, May 9, 2022 - 10:07 am
To the Editor: Mr. Shirtz and I rarely agree on anything but his recent NCN letter criticizing the ammo tax included a truism which I wholeheartedly believe is correct: “Violence comes from within the...
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Monday, May 9, 2022 - 9:58 am
To the Editor: Carolynn and Bob Halford and the staff at the Ashley House would like to thank everyone in the community who contributed to our fundraiser, TOGETHER FOR UKRAINE. We held a two-day garag...
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Sunday, May 8, 2022 - 10:47 am
To the Editor: For many years the City of Ogdensburg struggled financially; that is fact only disputed by those that consistently profited and thrived by the corruption, union control and mismanagemen...
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Friday, May 6, 2022 - 9:09 am
To the Editor: I'm writing in regards Susan Duffy, a Republican candidate running for the 116th district assembly seat. Ms. Duffy recently gave an interview in regards to bail reform in the state. Th...
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Thursday, May 5, 2022 - 12:52 pm
To the Editor: A a letter to the editor of North Country Now, dated April 22, 2022, Hank Ford, the current Chairman of the St. Lawrence Conservative party, gives his “personal” endorsement for the ree...
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Thursday, May 5, 2022 - 12:46 pm
To the Editor: The Green Living Fair Committee wishes to thank the 2022 vendors, participants, and presenters. We also wish to thank our donors: St. Lawrence University for making the space available;...
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Thursday, May 5, 2022 - 12:41 pm
To the Editor: It took three days and about four of my comments on her Facebook posts for Susan Duffy, one of the Republican candidates for state assembly district 116, to block me and delete all of o...
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