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Rhino rollover leads to arrest

The Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service arrested a 24-year-old Akwesasne man early Sunday morning following a brief chase that ended with the suspect’s...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    August 28, 2008

Voters elect Pam Brown as Sub-Chief

Tribal members went to the polls Saturday for a special election for one of six positions on the ST. Regis Mohawk Tribal Council. A total of 325...

 

Young man dies in ATV crash

A 22-year-old Akwesasne man died tragically last Thursday morning following a 4-wheeler crash. According to authorities, Josh Mitchell of Smoke Road was traveling on County Route 2 in Bombay at...

 

State tax legislation will hurt Northern New York Economy

PRESS RELEASE - The St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Council responded today to recent legislation passed by the New York State Legislature (S08146) that attempts to criminalize sales of cigarettes and...

 

Annette S. Jacobs

Annette S. “Katsitsiontha” Jacobs, age 67, of Cornwall Island, Ontario, died Wednesday morning (August 20, 2008) at the Cornwall Community...

 

Ernest Cook

Ernest L. Cook, age 83, of Route 95, Bombay, NY., died Saturday morning, August 23, 2008, at his home, while under the loving care of his family and...

 

Joshua Jacob Mitchell

Joshua Jacob Mitchell, age 22, of Snye, Quebec, died very unexpectedly Thursday morning (August 21, 2008) at the Alice Hyde Medical Center, from...

 

Michael Blair Martin

Michael Blair Martin died suddenly on Monday, August 18, 2008 at the age of 43 years. Beloved husband of Lynn (King) Martin and father of Ethan and...

 

Eulogy from Sandy Garrow; In Memory of Her Mother Josephine “Josie Wales” White

First of all I would like to thank you all for coming to see my mother for the last time. I would also like to thank you for coming to show respect...

 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: With the approaching winter season, the rising cost of energy (for example home heating fuel) will make it more difficult for families and individuals to be able to meet the rising costs...

 

Notes from Ahkwesahsne Mohawk Board of Education Transportation Director

She:kon and welcome back as we prepare for the 2008-2009 School Year. Please make note of these tips and be prepared to refer to them if you have any questions. 1) Know your child’s bus number and...

 

Tsi Snaihne Water Feasibility Study Meeting Notice

A waterline meeting will be held at the Tsi Snaihne Recreation Center on Wednesday, September 10, 2008 at 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. All Tsi Snaihne residents are invited to attend....

 

OPP vehicle stops lead to RCMP seizure of 600,000 contraband cigarettes

(North Stormont, Ontario - August 25th, 2008) –Three vehicles stopped by the Ontario Provincial Police in two days has lead to the RCMP seizure of 3,000 resealable bags of contraband cigarettes...

 

OPP document checkpoint leads to tobacco seizure

(Cornwall, Ontario - August 21st, 2008) –Two female residents of Cornwall, Ontario ages 25 and 23 are facing charges under the Excise Act 2001 for possession of a tobacco product not properly...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    August 28, 2008

No more driving and talking: AMPS to enforce cell phone laws

The Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service announced Tuesday that officers will now be on the lookout for drivers using their cell phones on the Quebec side of Akwesasne. A new law in the province of Quebec...

 

ABGC accepting new applicants for GED Program

The Akwesasne Boys & Girls Club would like to take this opportunity to congratulate all of the 2008 Summer Graduates and welcome any new students to...

 
 By Shannon Burns    News    August 28, 2008

Joyce King receives environmental award from EPA

Akwesasne environmentalist Joyce King was honored Tuesday with an award from the Environmental Protection Agency’s Region II. A luncheon was held...

 

Cornwall Police Reminder OUR CHILDREN ARE RETURNING TO SCHOOL

It’s that time of year again, when the children and teenagers will be heading back to school.  The Cornwall Community Police Service is looking for your help in making the return to school a safe...

 

Public Service Announcement

The St. Regis Mohawk DSS Protective Services for Adults (PSA) is a system of services for persons 18 or older who, because of a mental or physical impairment, are at risk of harm, are unable to meet...

 

Akwesasne Boys & Girls Club reopening for school season

The Akwesasne Boys & Girls Club will be reopening their doors for the after school programming on Thursday, September 4th at 3:00 - 8:00. Once again, after school programs will be available to all...

 

Tribe offering energy savings assessments

PRESS RELEASE - The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe has been pleased to be able to participate in CITGO’s Home Heating Fuel Assistance program. This program has been a tremendous benefit to our community...

 

Language nest gets off the ground

Iakhinoronhkwa means “We Love Them” and the name was carefully chosen for our precious language project for tiny tots. The one year pilot project...

 

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)...

 

A lot scared - A lot scared

After Baby T spent weeks badgering me about when he was starting school (Who will be there? What am I going to get learned there?) all his excitement and anticipation turned to anxiety and fear. Earli...

 

Snapping turtles & two heads are not always better than one

The common snapping turtle (Chelydra serpentina) is the largest of the freshwater turtles in North America. They have a dull rough carapace (upper...

 

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