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North Franklin Shamrocks Win Winterblast Tourney

On Saturday January 19th the North Franklin Shamrocks Bantam Team played host to the 2013 Winterblast Bantam Hockey Tournament. The tournament...

 
 By Adrian McDonald    News    March 3, 2011

MCA employees learn Kanienkeha

Last year after some negotiation the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne (MCA) contracted with the Akwesasne Economic Development Agency (AEDA) for...

 

Construction Skills Program comes to an end

The Akwesasne Economic Development Agency (AEDA) in conjunction with the Community Support Program of the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne presented a...

 

HAVFD Takes Delivery of New Airboat

The long awaited arrival of the new airboat/fanboat for the Hogansburg Akwesasne Volunteer Fire Department occurred on Friday, Dec. 12.  The...

 

Ice Rescue Training Held By HAVFD

From Friday to Sunday, December 12th to 14th, a Surface Ice Rescue course was held at Hogansburg Akwesasne Volunteer Fire Department (HAVFD) Station...

 

Third Pre-Employment Program Graduates Eight Participants

The Akwesasne Economic Development Agency (AEDA) in partnership with the Akwesasne Area Management Board (AAMB) completed a third Pre-Employment...

 

Tales from the Station

I’ve been in the fire department for fifteen years and more than likely I’ll be in for fifteen more. There is nothing that says Akwesasne more than our fire department with it’s three stations l...

 

A Trip To The Monster Mile

Over the weekend I attended my first NASCAR race at Dover Downs in Delaware. It was an amazing experience with the weather being absolutely perfect...

 

Spaghetti Dinner held in honor of Donnie Smith, Sr.

On Sunday, September 7, 2008 the Burke Volunteer Fire Department and Auxiliary put on a spaghetti dinner at the Burke Fire Station. The dinner was...

 

Tales from the Station

Being in the fire department has some perks. We have the motto “If you call us, we will come”. We also have the motto “If you feed us, we will stay” As a volunteer outfit we don’t get paid w...

 

Tales from the Station

When I was growing up we heated with wood and would be found out in the woods during most weekends from fall to spring. One lesson that was always taught to us is to look up. There’s branches...

 

Tales from the Station

I live a fair amount away from the station and very rarely get to drive any of the fire trucks. This is very frustrating for me since I attend so much training and I don’t get to use it as often as...

 

Tales from the Station

Part of the fire departments duties is to assist with calls that involve potentially hazardous material. We train for it and the fire service has been mandated to handle hazardous materials (HazMat)...

 

Adams Family Golf Tournament benefits Morris Adams

Every year the Adams family gets together for a day of golfing to see each other and visit. This year the tournament was expanded to benefit Morris Ad...

 

Life on the Farm

Being in the fire department means you have an additional three homes to go to if the need arrives. To understand this I’ll put in perspectives everyone can understand. No matter where I am, I’m...

 

Life on the Farm

(Editor’s Note: This is a special edition of Life on the Farm. Tales from the Station will continue next week.) This Life on the Farm is going out by request to Shawna. It’s been awhile but some...

 
 By Adrian McDonald    News    August 7, 2008

Tales From the Station

I got to go to an underwater rescue and recovery course held in Saranac Lake for SCUBA divers. This was a three day course that included multiple dives including a night dive. The instructor was a...

 
 By Adrian McDonald    News    July 31, 2008

Adams Marina hosts Adams Family Reunion

On Saturday, July 26 the Adams Family held a reunion at Adam’s Marina in Snye. Approximately 200 people attended throughout the day and night...

 
 By Adrian McDonald    News    July 31, 2008

Tales From the Station

Some of the calls we get from time to time are to help our fellow responders at emergency calls. Of these a lot come from the ambulance service to help transfer patients. I have gone on a number of...

 
 By Adrian McDonald    News    July 24, 2008

Pirates!

We have some strange calls from time to time that the dispatch center accuses us of making up stuff just to roll the trucks. It’s even more interesting since some of our calls are on the river....

 
 By Adrian McDonald    News    July 17, 2008

Tales From the Station

I was sent to the fire academy for a Mask Confidence (Smoke Divers) Instructor’s course. This course is designed to build confidence in firefighters and had been successful in transforming firefight...

 
 By Adrian McDonald    News    July 10, 2008

Annual fireworks show held on Cook Road

The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe, Mohawk Bingo Palace and the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino held an incredible fireworks show on Friday, July 4, 2008. The even wa...

 
 By Adrian McDonald    News    July 10, 2008

Massena Olde Car Club Block Dance and Barbeque

On Saturday, July 5 the Massena Olde Car Club held its 11th annual Block Dance and Barbeque on Main Street in Massena from 5:00 to 9:00. The downtown...

 
 By Adrian McDonald    News    July 10, 2008

Tales From the Station

During the summer the fire department used to have field days that all the old timers still talk about. These events were astronomical in the amount of work involved from planning, doing and cleanup....

 
 By Adrian McDonald    News    July 3, 2008

HAVFD receives new fire engine

On Wednesday, June 18, 2008 the Hogansburg Akwesasne Volunteer Fire Department took delivery of a new Fire Engine designated Engine 91. The new Fire...

 

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