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Bayer Excludes Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe from Global PCB Settlement

AKWESASNE. Bayer AG, the German multinational pharmaceutical and life sciences company, announced on Wednesday, Ohiarí:ha/June 24, 2020 that it has entered into settlement agreements totaling $820...

 

Positivity Parade – 2020 Edition!

On Sunday, June 28th from 9am to 11am there was nothing but positivity flowing in Akwesasne. Twinleaf Restaurants in Akwesasne and Fort Covington...

 
 By Andy Gardner    News    July 2, 2020

Massena HS Diversity Club wants gender-neutral grad attire; Native American regalia will not be affected

By Andy Gardner MASSENA. The Massena High School Diversity Club is asking the Board of Education to consider making their graduation gowns a single gender-neutral color. Paul Haggett, who chairs the...

 

MCA'S 10 P.M. CURFEW REMAINS IN EFFECT; NO EXTENSION TO 50-MILE RADIUS

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne is continuing with a community curfew of 10 p.m. – 6 a.m. throughout its jurisdiction in efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our community. MCA also...

 

New Paramedic

Issac McDonald completed the University of Vermont, Elizabethtown community hospital paramedic program. He is now an NYS Paramedic proudly serving...

 

Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council Adopts Reopening Guidelines

AKWESASNE. On Enniskó:wa/March 16, 2020 the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council enacted a State of Emergency on for the community of Akwesasne (TCR 2020-17), in response to the global Novel...

 

MARJORIE KING

Marjorie King, 90, a lifelong resident of Kanatakon, peacefully passed away early Monday morning, June 29, 2020 in the comfort of her home with the... Full story

 

MARY JOYCE GASPE

Mary Joe Gaspe surrounded by her loved ones on June 26, 2020; age of 74 years. Loving sister of Grace Barnes (late Gerald), Gordon Gaspe, Russell... Full story

 

SUNY CANTON DEANS LIST

At SUNY Canton more than 500 students earned the dean’s list honor for the Spring 2020 semester! Tatum J. Lafrance from Akwesasne was one of the recipients. PRESIDENT’S LIST President’s List...

 

Letter to the Editor

Sekon Akwesasronon, Brothers and Sisters, my name is Greg (Gigs) David and I am the “Native American Facilitator” here at Bare Hill Correction Facility. I realize with this Novel Coronavirus (covi...

 

Town of Massena cancels two big Fishing League Worldwide tournaments

MASSENA -- The Town of Massena and Fishing League Worldwide are canceling two major FLW tournaments that were to have been held in Massena this summer. The Toyota Series 2020 Tournament (July 9 to...

 
 By Andy Gardner    News    July 2, 2020

Bassmaster Elite could be canceled as officials weigh whether the tournament will happen

By Andy Gardner Local public health experts and St. Lawrence County legislators discussed concerns about bringing anglers to the area for fishing tournaments who are coming from states that are...

 

BROOKLYN RUBY ROUNDPOINT

Date of Birth: January 2, 2020 Weight: 7 Lbs. 10 oz Length: 19.5 inches Parents: Carlee & Larry Roundpoint Siblings: Brynlee Rain & Brenna...

 
 By Andy Gardner    News    July 2, 2020

Massena school board student officer Lazore looks back on finishing school through the pandemic

By Andy Gardner MASSENA. A student ex officio member of the Board of Education told members that distance learning due to the pandemic was harder on some than others. Ieronhenehtha Lazore, the...

 

2020 Ogdensburg City Wide Garage Sales

The Greater Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce’s annual City-Wide Garage Sales is scheduled for Friday, July 24th, Saturday, July 25th and Sunday, July 26th! These City-Wide Garage Sales attract custome...

 

Oh Niiawèn:'en Ne Ohrió:ken Tsi Rothahonniánion - 5

1. Nè:'k tsi sénha raia'tahshnó:re ne Ohkwá:ri tsi nihaia'tò:ten nó:nen tetshkánere - But Bear was faster than he looked 2....

 

Talon Jacobs: Gen-I Youth Ambassador

Talon Jacobs, the son of Chrissy and Gordon Jacobs was recently recognized as a Center for Native American Youth Ambassador. Talon was nominated by...

 

MCS school board names Mohawk Club advisor, places worker on administrative leave

By Andy Gardner MASSENA. The Board of Education named a new Mohawk Club advisor and voted in favor of an administrative leave, resignations and a retirement, among other personnel actions. The board...

 

IOHAHI:IO - PROPOSAL CALL-OUT

Iohahi:io Akwesasne Education & Training Institute is accepting proposals from June 30 - July 3, 2020 for delivery of the following workshops: • Transitions - Resiliency Supports: Initiatives aimed...

 

Silent protesters march to remember murdered teen, relatives say alleged killer didn't do it

By Andy Gardner GOUVERNEUR. Over 150 people held a silent march and rallied in downtown Gouverneur on Saturday afternoon, June 27, to mourn a young...

 

Franklin County COVID-19 Update

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 4 Current Active Covid-19 0 Ventilator 24 tested positive 98 probable* positive cases 122 Total Cumulative Positive 118 Recovered 45 Quarantine and Isolation 9862 Total Tests a...

 

St. Lawrence County COVID-19 Update

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 No new cases of COVID-19 were reported to the St. Lawrence County Public Health Department yesterday 6/30/20 and no new cases were reported today 7/1/2020, therefore the total...

 

Reminder to Follow Safety Measures as St. Lawrence County Enters Phase 4

Canton, NY. The St. Lawrence County community has worked very hard to reduce the spread of COVID- 19 during the past few months. As we continue to progress through the reopening of Phase 4, the St....

 
 By Andy Gardner    News    July 2, 2020

Public Health expert: Travel from hot spots could spark local second wave of COVID-19

By Andy Gardner CANTON. St. Lawrence County could be vulnerable to a second wave of COVID-19 due to unnecessary travel to and from high-transmission areas, according to one of the county’s top...

 

Photo taken from the 1977 Akwesasne Warriors Senior Lacrosse Souvenir Book

Do you have any old photos that you'd like to share with our readers in Blast from the Past? Bring them in! Our offices are located on Hilltop Drive...

 

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