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Articles from the April 2, 2009 edition

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 By Shannon Burns    News    April 2, 2009

Wolf-like animal caught in Akwesasne

The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Animal Control Officer Derek Comins assisted in the capture of what officials believe is a wolf-dog hybrid that was...

 

Oakes arrested on armed robbery warrant

An Akwesasne man was arrested last Thursday in connection with a gun and robbery incident that took place in the district of Tsi Snaihne (Snye) on Monday, March 23, 2009. Daylin Darnell Todd Lee...

 

Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Names new chief of police

Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Executive Director Sheree Bonaparte announced this morning that Jerry Swamp will serve as the new Chief of Police for...

 

From the early days of Akwesasne Notes (1969):

The following list of commonly used techniques will be helpful in “burglar-proofing” your reserves, and your rights. GAIN THE INDIANS CO-OPERATION - It is much easier to steal someone’s human...

 

To the Editor:

To the Editor: I feel compelled to write this letter as a result of the nomination and upcoming 2009 induction of Bill Plant to the Salmon River Sports Hall of Fame. First, I understand the rules to...

 

Help Darrin Cook Grignon raise money for Heart and Stroke Foundation

Darrin Cook-Grignon is asking for help in reaching his goal to raise more than $350 for the Heart and Stroke Foundation’s Jump Rope for Heart fundraiser. He is the son of Stephanie Cook. CKON is...

 

To Hansel & Gretel AKA Harmful and re-Gretful,

I see your empty bottles of booze and cans alongside the roads of Akwesasne. Are you trying to remember your way home? Or are you just not thinking? A few days ago a very young child was taking a...

 

Niawen

To our family members at Akwesasne, We write this letter in memory of our wife and mother Shirley Wheeler Lazore. A family is so important and we wanted people to know how much we appreciated them...

 

From Hunter’s Hope

From Hunter’s Hope, A Special Thank You to the community members that participated in the silent auction. The Senior Center, Tribal community building and staff, Akwesasne Clinic staff, Akwesasne...

 

Two arrested transporting contraband cigarettes in a hummer

(South Glengarry, Ontario -Wednesday, April 1st, 2009) – A 20 year old female resident from St. Regis, Quebec and a 30 year old male resident from Akwesasne, Ontario both face a charge for...

 

Residents from Montreal, Cornwall and Akwesasne arrested for possession of contraband cigarettes

(South Glengarry, Ontario - Monday, March 30th, 2009) –Residents from Montreal, Quebec, Akwesasne, Ontario and Cornwall, Ontario all face charges for possession of a tobacco product not properly...

 

April is National Alcohol Awareness Month and the focus is on underage drinking

Alcohol is the drug most frequently used by high school seniors, and its use is increasing. Boys usually try alcohol for the first time at just 11 years old, while the average age for girls’ first d...

 

Cornwall Community Hospital goes 100% smoke-free!

Cornwall, Ontario, April 1st, 2009 – April 1st 2009 marks a healthy change for Cornwall Community Hospital as it becomes a 100% smoke-free environment. The McConnell Avenue site has been smoke-free...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    April 2, 2009

Kana:takon School teens earn CPR certification

Teenagers at Kana:takon School learned valuable tools and procedures last week that might one day enable them to save someone’s life....

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    April 2, 2009

Mohawk language honored in Aboriginal Language Day celebration

At Tsi Snaihne School where the Mohawk language is seen and heard commonly, Tuesday was a day to stop and celebrate how much progress has been made...

 
 By Norman Peters    News    April 2, 2009

DEC advises to avoid burning brush in northern Franklin Co.

Residents of northern Franklin County should avoid burning brush during early spring when environmental conditions create an increased likelihood of causing a wildfire, New York State Department of...

 

New York Power Authority and ALCOA partner to save hundreds of Massena jobs

New York, NY – March 31, 2009 -- In an innovative example of a private corporation and a public entity partnering to retain jobs during the economic downturn, the New York Power Authority (NYPA)...

 

Notice to the Community

This is to inform the community that the following persons have applied for Membership under the Akwesasne Membership Code: Kahentineson Skidders, age 17, daughter of Ralph Skidders (Akwesasne) and...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    April 2, 2009

Vet sees triple number of dogs and cats at rabies clinic

North Country dogs and cats were excited, terrified or furious last week to be taken by their owners to the Hogansburg-Akwesasne Volunteer Fire...

 

ABGC visit sugar shack to learn about maple syrup

The Akwesasne Boys & Girls Club brought the kids out to the visit the Sugar Shack, in Hogansburg last week. This was a trip for their cultural class...

 

Vagabond Theatre celebrates 25th anniversary with “KINGFISHER DAYS”

Vagabond Theatre presents “KINGFISHER DAYS” a true story, written by Canadian Playwright SUSAN COYNE (co-creator and co-star of Slings and Arrows) to celebrate VAGABOND’S 25th season of...

 

SUNY Potsdam President’s List, Dean’s List, Degrees

Below are names of SUNY Potsdam students in your area who recently have been recognized for their achievements at our College, either by being named to the Dean’s List or President’s List or award...

 

Tarbell earns Dean’s List honors

Stephen C. Tarbell II of Silver Lake, New York the son of Steve and Pam Tarbell has been named to the dean’s list for the fall semester of 2008 at...

 

Trees Moon trees, trees that talk, and more

As I drove along St. Regis road and State Route 37 this past week I noticed that some of the trees are beginning to show some color on their...

 

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