How to Submit a Letter to the Editor

Letters to the Editor Matter

You can help us to keep the message that tobacco advertising in stores increases the odds that young people will smoke at the forefront of public consciousness. Find out more about how to commit YOUR views to paper (or at least text) and to help promote a healthy, tobacco-free Capital District.

General Info

  • Preferred that letters are less than 200 words
  • If emailing, please put letter in body of email, NOT as attachment
  • Include name, address, and daytime phone #.

Capital District Daily Newspapers

 Times Union:
Daily Gazette:
Troy Record:

Capital District Weekly Newspapers

  • Spotlight News: The Spotlight Newspapers comprise the weekly newspapers for the suburban communities in the Capital District. News & Announcements: Send news and announcements to or complete their online form.

  • The Advertiser: A shopper distributed to households in Rensselaer County.
    P.O. Box 70, Averill Park, NY 12018
    Fax: (518) 674-8680