Articles from the September 12, 2013 edition

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Groundbreaking Cardiac Treatment Recipient, Harriet Garrow, World's 1st Patient

Canadian researchers have treated the first patient in a world-first clinical trial using genetically enhanced stem cells to repair damaged heart...

 

B.E.S.T. Thwarts Massena Cocaine and Heroin Ring

MASSENA -- Representatives of more than a dozen local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies announced yearlong investigations culminated in...

 

From the Best in Franklin County 4H to the Finest of NY State Fair

By Connie Gerow and Pat Banker, 4-H Program Educators For several local 4-H members, the 2013 Great New York State (NYS) Fair Non-Animal 4-H exhibits...

 

HAVFD Station #1 September 11, 2013

Photo courtesy of Derek Comins....

 

Akwesasne Coed Softball League Wraps Up a Successful Season

Submitted by Diane Lazore   The Akwesasne Coed Softball League was formed back in May with 10 coed teams competing.  The league was run by all team...

 

The 13th Annual Akwesasne International Powwow

This past weekend, Akwesasne and surrounding communities had the opportunity to take part in a great cultural event – the 13th Annual Akwesasne...

 

HOWARD F. DAVID

AKWESASNE – Mr. Howard F. David, age 78, of 984 Island Road, Cornwall Island, passed away late Sunday night, September 8, 2013 on arrival at...

 

ARTHUR J. BOVA

AKWESASNE – Mr. Arthur “Art” J. Bova, age 81, of 2151 River Road, Sugarbush Island, unexpectedly passed away Wednesday morning, September 4, 201...

 

CHRISTIE EVELYN MITCHELL "Kawennanoron" (Precious Words)

Christie Evelyn Mitchell, died at her home surrounded by her family on Tuesday September 3, 2013. She was born May 18, 1924 in Cornwall Island, Ont. D...

 

Winner of the Lottery Tree

The winner of the Lottery Tree that was awarded at the CKON Loyal Listener’s Appreciation Day has come forward with a donation of $50 back to CKON....

 

Niawen

On behalf of the Peewee Team Iroquois Players, we would like to take this time to say a huge “Niawen:kowa” to our Sponsors: Mohawk Council of...

 

Sincere Appreciation

On behalf of the Shamans MC and Bombay Fire Department we would like to express our sincere appreciation for the donations given to the Bombay Fire department during the Shamans MC – 2nd Annual 911...

 
 By Ian Oakes    News    September 12, 2013

Akwesasne Broadband Initiative Update

As many of you may already know, broadband is coming to Akwesasne – in fact, it’s already here. For the last year work has been done to complete...

 

Fashion Designer Kawenniiosta Jock

Kawenniiosta Jock is an emerging Akwesasne designer who creates wearable pieces of art by bringing her artistic inspirations to life through her...

 

Sixth Annual Twilight Fun Run/Walk a Success

Submitted by Heather Pontius The 6th Annual Twilight Fun Run/Walk Series, sponsored by The Let’s Get Healthy Program, has completed another...

 

Online Password Managers

Dear Monica, Is it safe for me to use online password managers?  I like to use them because I have a hard time memorizing all the different passwords I use.  Also, is it true the government can...

 
 By Ian Oakes    News    September 12, 2013

Encircles Everything Exhibit Comes To an End

At the Akwesasne Museum and Cultural Center, an exhibit by artist Elizabeth “Betts” Doxtator had its final showing which included a talk given by...

 
 By Ian Oakes    News    September 12, 2013

Kidney Walk Raises Funds and Awareness for Kidney Disease

On a day nearly identical to last year, brisk and beautiful, people gathered in Cornwall’s Lamoureux Park to participate in this year’s “Give...

 
 By Ian Oakes    News    September 12, 2013

Swiss Couple Dances in Powwow

The Akwesasne Powwow took place over the weekend, and it’s so big that it is attracting people all the way from Switzerland! Markus Vollack and Yvon...

 

4-H Mentoring Program Resumes at Salmon River

Akwesasne –The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Division of Social Services is working closely this year with a Franklin County Cornell Cooperative Extension funded program - the 4-H Mighty Shamrocks,...

 

Reader Photos

The Kateri Circle of St. Regis Mission Church presented Father Belgarde with a picture of St. Kateri at the Native American Mass in Auriesville, New...

 

44 Proven Ideas Parents Can Use to Help Their Children Do Better in School Part 1

Submitted by Leona Barnes, Community Health MAKING TIME COUNT 1. Put specific times on your calendar each week when you will spend time with your children. During that time, focus your love and attent...

 

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