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Subscribers can gift articles to anyone and The Post-Standard welcome your opinions on topics of local interest. We publish timely letters and guest opinions that advance the conversation about issues, demonstrate expertise or develop a compelling idea.

Submit letters by email to Letters should not exceed 250 words, which is roughly the length of the text in this post. Longer “guest opinion” submissions should not exceed 800 words. Preference is given to material exclusive to We do not accept anonymous submissions. We will publish your first and last name and community of residence. Please also include your street address and daytime phone number, for verification of your identity and so that we may contact you if we have questions. We will not publish your address or phone number. If you are submitting a letter on behalf of others, please include their contact information, for verification.

Letters also may be sent by mail to The Readers’ Page, Post-Standard, 220 S. Warren St., Syracuse NY 13202.

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Questions about letters, guest opinions and editorials should be directed to Marie Morelli, editorial/opinion leader, at

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