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Articles from the May 17, 2012 edition


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  • Hopps Breaks School Record

    Rachelle Garrow Hayes|May 17, 2012

    Revenge can be sweet if it brings success and the Raiders were successful when they hosted the Canton Bears on a wet Mike Nicholas field. The first time the two teams met; Massena left Canton with a 16-0 loss. The tables were turned and this time Canton left town with a 17-10 loss. There was also an individual sweet success triumph as senior attackman Zach Hopps led the Raider offense past the Bears and in doing so he broke the Massena lacrosse boy’s school record for all-time scoring. He went i...

  • Spring Concert Season Is Here

    Ian Oakes|May 17, 2012

    Tuesday evening at Salmon River elementary school, the fourth and fifth grade band and chorus held their annual band and chorus spring concert. The band was led by Mr. Justin Hahn, with the notable exception of guest student conductor Chelsie Chamberlain leading “This Old Man”. Of particular note was the recognition of 6 students for their performance at NYSSMA, in which they practiced a piece for months and had to perform in front of strangers, a tough feat for young musicians, indeed! Fol...

  • Native Connections Home Detox Funding Woes Jeopardize Successful Program

    Ian Oakes|May 17, 2012

    You may have heard of Emmy Mitchell’s program dealing with detoxing those battling with Chemical Addiction. It’s called Native Connections Home Detox. Emmy, along with Debbie Francis and Missy Conners make up the core of the operation, each offering strengths and contributing to the whole. What you may not know is that they are currently trying to find funding to continue operations. Recently they admitted their last groups of “cousins,” and at this point are unable to continue due to lack of funding. For what is likely the first program of its...

  • Akwesasne Islands in Kaniatarowanenneh (The Big River)

    May 17, 2012

    Andria Cooke noted an article in the April 27th Massena Observer about Croil’s Island. It talked about how the island is owned by the NYS Parks Commission. She suggested to Indian Time that maybe someone should write to the paper informing them that the St. Lawrence River islands are Mohawk land according to treaty. The Aboriginal Rights and Research Office put this piece together for our readers. For hundreds if not thousands of years, our predecessors inhabited and used all the islands along the Kaniatarowanenneh. Archaeological finds t...

  • Second Annual Kids 4 Fishing Event Held at Fulton’s Woods

    Ian Oakes|May 17, 2012

    On Saturday, May 11, 2012 the second annual Kids 4 Fishing event was held at Fulton’s Woods Camp Site. On a beautiful day, 30 kids showed up to participate in this years event. Professional fisherman taught the children about the fundamentals of fishing, with explanations on bait, rods and reels, and other fishing equipment. The kids saw presentations on drug abuse prevention and boater safety, beginning with a presentation given by Tracey Cook and Meghan Bushy of the Saint Regis Mohawk T...

  • Members of the Glee Club of the St. Regis Mohawk Indian School, Hogansburg June 1941

    May 17, 2012

    Left to right Front row-Vernon Hopps, James Tarbell, John Bigtree Jr., Donald Cook, Julius Cook, John Terrance, Clarence Thompson, Francis Arquette, Louis Jacobs, Wilbert Barnes, Stephen Mellett, Leonard Garrow. Second Row-Barbara Herne, Julia Bero, Christine Edwards, Virginia Ransom, Ruth Bero, Catherine Laughing, Hopps, Juanita Lazore, Doris White, Joseph Barnes, Jacqueline Bero, Caroline Herne, Elizabeth Sawatis, Norma Tarbell, Christie Smoke, Christie Cooke, Mary Herne, Alexina McDonald,...

  • VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT SALMON RIVER CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

    May 17, 2012

    Salmon River Central School District (EO/AAE), located in the Northern Adirondack region of NYS, is accepting applications for the following position: -SENIOR MAINTENANCE WORKER (Electrical Experience Required) Residency is waived. For full job description, please visit www.srk12org and civil service application is at http://franklincony.org Submit completed application, civil service application, letter of interest, credentials and current resume with references by May 21, 2012 to: Natascha L. Jock, School Business Executive Salmon River...

  • VILLAGE CHECK CASHING CENTER (Formerly, THE VILLAGE CURRENCY EXCHANGE) JOB DESCRIPTION JOB TITLE: MANAGER OF OPERATIONS

    May 17, 2012

    REPORTS TO: BOARD OF DIRECTORS SALARY: $35,100 – 49,400 per annum PRIMARY FUNCTIONS: A Manager of Operations is responsible for efficient, effective supervision of the office, ensuring that all established policies and procedures are followed and delegating day-to-day operations to other employees. The Manager of Operations is also responsible for the proper accounting of business operations, as well as frequent production of reports to the Board of Directors. The Manager of Operations must be available to make business calls and represent t...

  • Akwesasne Cultural Center MUSEUM JOB POSTING JOB TITLE: PHONE INTERVIEWER

    May 17, 2012

    Responsibilities: Will assist in implementing a community-wide survey by phone; asking questions and accurately documenting replies. Qualifications: Good speaking voice and diction, reading and writing skills. A basic knowledge of traditional practices and fluency in Kanien’keha will be preferred. 4 temporary part time positions – $10./hour Applications: may be picked up at the Akwesasne Library or Museum OR by email: info@akwesasneculturalcenter.org Deadline: Friday, May 18, 2012...

  • Mohawk Council of Akwesasne 2012 Summer Youth Employment Program Empowering Our Youth

    May 17, 2012

    “Through Positive Employment Opportunities with MCA” Mohawk Council of Akwesasne is pleased to announce the 2012 Summer Youth Employment Program. The diversity of career opportunities within MCA is advantageous to youth seeking career direction. We are seeking you as our future leaders, health care professionals, administrators, educators, and various other fields of operation. The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Human Resources is currently accepting applications for the 2012 Summer Youth Employment Program. The 2012 Summer Youth Employment Pro...

  • Akwesasne Housing Authority NOTICE INVITATION FOR BIDS

    May 17, 2012

    Bid No. 12-006 Residential Site Work Notice is hereby given that Residential Site Work bid packages will be available for pick-up at the Akwesasne Housing Authority office on Friday, May 4, 2012. Sealed bids will be received at the Akwesasne Housing Authority Office, until Thursday, May 31, 2012, 10:00 am local time, at which time they will be publicly opened and read for furnishing all labor, materials and equipment, and performing all work necessary and incidental to: Residential Site Work (3 Sites) in accordance with the Akwesasne Housing...

  • Notice to Fiber Optic Construction Contractors - Requests For Bids

    May 17, 2012

    Bids will be accepted by the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe (SRMT), 412 State Route 37, Akwesasne, New York 13655 for SRMT 12-92, Construction of the Outside Plant for the Fiber Optic Broadband Network on the Saint Regis Mohawk Indian Reservation, Akwesasne, New York. Details and bid instructions can be obtained by contacting the Grants and Contracts office, 412 State Route 37, Akwesasne, New York, 518-358-2272. Bids are due 3:30 p.m., May 25, 2012. Aimée Benedict Publications Manager / Webmaster Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe 412 State Route 37...

  • WDT Contracting

    May 17, 2012

    7 Thompson Lane, Akwesasne, Ontario K6H 5R7 T: (518) 651-0484 NOTICE Certificate of Substantial Completion of Contract This is to certify the substantial completion of a contract and the release of associated holdbacks for the supply of services and materials: BETWEEN: Mohawk Council of Akwesasne and Running Deer Construction dated the 11th, day of May 2012 CONTRACT: The contract provided for the supply of the following services and materials to the following addition and improvement for the St. Regis Health Facility Addition Project Phase 2...

  • POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT AKWESASNE HOUSING AUTHORITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT “CONSTRUCTION LABORERS” “Carpenters” (Temporary Non-exempt/hourly)

    May 17, 2012

    POSITION SUMMARY Perform skilled construction for the Akwesasne Housing Authority (AHA) as per building practice standards established by the Development Department of the AHA and the New York State Building Codes. QUALIFICATIONS · A minimum of two (2) – five (5) years experience in the construction field. · Must possess basic carpentry tools · Valid Driver’s License required · Successful completion of drug testing is mandatory APPLICATION DEADLINE Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at 5:00 PM Please submit completed application and resume to: Colleen...

  • ATTENTION STUDENTS! SUMMER JOBS!

    May 17, 2012

    Apply for the Native Internship Program Today! The Education/Recruitment Department offers paid internships to qualifying students at the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino and Mohawk Bingo Palace. Our Internship Program is available to Tribal members who are currently enrolled in college. We strive to support our students who are continuing education, so come and fill out an application today! Internship placement is determined based upon the student’s career aspirations, interests, and qualifications. Internships are a great way to gain invaluable w...

  • NOTICE TO PROPANE VENDORS, REQUEST FOR BIDS WILL BE RECEIVED BY SAINT REGIS MOHAWK TRIBE (SRMT)

    May 17, 2012

    , 412 STATE ROUTE 37, AKWESASNE, NEW YORK 13655. SRMT will receive separate sealed Bids for SRMT 12-46, 2012-2014 Delivery of Propane for Tribal Government Facilities and Tribal Gaming Enterprises, until 3:30 p.m., (local time), June 7, 2012. Complete bid announcement can be downloaded at www.srmt-nsn.gov...

  • More Salmon River Central Award Photos

    Rachelle Garrow Hayes|May 17, 2012

    More Salmon River Central Award Photos...

  • Tota News

    May 17, 2012

    TSI TETEWATATKENS St. Regis Mohawk Senior Center 518-358-2963 MAY BIRTHDAYS: May 19th Walter Carvell May 20th James Bero May 21st Robert R. Thompson May 23rd Mose McDonald May 24th Michael Jackson May 24th Mae V. Tarbell UPCOMING EVENTS: May 18th – 12:00 Book Club 1:00 Malone Trip May 21st – 1:00 Bingo May 22nd – 8:30 Massage 10:45 Chair Exercises 1:00 Shopping May 23rd – 10:00 Bus Trip to Oneida May 24th – 10:45 Chair Exercises 1:00 Mall Trip/Aldi’s 1:30 – Legal Aid IAKHIHSOHTHA Home for the Elderly 613-575-2507 UPCOMING EVENTS: Sat. May 20th...

  • Akwesasne Medical Clinic Schedule 613-575-2341 ext. 3214

    May 17, 2012

    10-575-2341 Fri. May 18th Dr. Forson-by appt. 9:00-11:30 Sat. May 19th Dr. Forson-Walk-In 8:30-11:30 Mon. May 21st Closed Tues. May 22nd Dr. Forson-by appt. 9:00-11:00 Wed. May 23rd No Doctor Lab-8:30-10:00 Thurs. May 24th No Doctor...

  • KAWEHNO:KE MEDICAL CLINIC SCHEDULE 613-932-5808

    May 17, 2012

    Fri. May 18th No Doctor Mon. May 21st Closed Tues. May 22nd Dr. Young-Walk-In 8:30-11:30 Wed. May 23rd Dr. Young-Walk-In 8:30-11:30 Thurs. May 24th Closed...

  • Spring Quilt Show

    May 17, 2012

    “Life in the Adirondacks” NQA Judged Exhibition of Quilts and Quiltwork by the members of the Adirondack Quilters Guild of Malone, NY May 19th and 20th, 2012 (Sat & Sun) 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Each Day Location: Holy Family School - 12 Homestead Park, Malone, NY Over 200 Bed Quilts and Quilted Items on Display Raffle Quilt – Door Prizes – Demos Quilts for Sale – Fat Quarter Raffle Boutique and Consignment Table Book signing with Author and Quilter Marlous Carter Vendor Mall on site! Loose Threads – Plattsburgh, NY Dreamcrafters – Akwesasne, NY...

  • BBQ CHICKEN DINNER FUNDRAISER

    May 17, 2012

    Kanatsiohareke Mohawk Community SUNDAY, MAY 20th HOGANSBURG FIRE DEPT. 11am TILL ALL SOLD $10.00 EACH BBQ Chicken (prepared by Snye Firemen), Salt Potatoes, Macaroni Salad, Baked Beans, Dinner roll, Dessert & a Drink...

  • PRESENTING THE KAWEHNOKE RECREATION SPRING FLING 2012 COME ONE COME ALL

    May 17, 2012

    The Kawehno:ke Recreation Committee is hosting their First Ever Spring Fling. Our objective is to bring together the community with the promotion of family activities. All events are free, and family oriented. There are only 150 tickets printed for the Italian Dinner on Saturday. If you would like to attend please reserve your spot with Mamie at the Anowarako:wa Arena at 613-936-1583. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR ALL EVENTS, please contact Jenny Boots for more information at 613-577-0844. Friday May 18, 2012 7:00-9:00 – A magical experience with t...

  • AKWESASNE CANCER SUPPORT GROUP

    May 17, 2012

    PO Box 101 - Akwesasne, Que .H0M 1A0 OR P.O. Box 1043 Hogansburg, NY 13655 Contact Diane King diane.king@akwesasne.ca...

  • BENEFIT EXTRAVAGANZA FOR SHEILA RANSOM

    May 17, 2012

    Helping her with upcoming brain surgery expenses FRIDAY, MAY 18th All events at the Brass Horse Lounge, Rte. 37, Akwesasne **FISH FRY PERCH LUNCHEON Starts at 11 a.m. **OSCAR NIGHT TRIVIA Registration 6-6:30pm Trivia begins at 7:00pm $100 per Team (4 players) Limit of 25 teams 1st – 2nd – 3rd place prizes Best-dressed prize Walk the Red Carpet – Dress in your favorite movie casts or character (for bonus points) **RIVER MOHAWK BAND FOLLOWING TRIVIA ** BASKET RAFFLES & BIG TICKET RAFFLE *Win a 46” Samsung LED Slim Flat Screen TV *Getaway for Two...

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