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Articles from the September 14, 2023 edition


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  • Raiders blowout Wildcats in boys soccer, 'Rocks play close against Huskies

    Andy Gardner|Sep 14, 2023

    By Andy Gardner. In recent Massena and Salmon River sports, Massena crushed Gouverneur and Salmon River played a hard fought contest against Malone. Here are the recent results: Wednesday, Sept. 6, boys soccer, Massena 9 Gouverneur 1 – Salvatore Peretta scored four times as the Raiders defeated the Wildcats in an NAC game in Massena. Camron Francis scored a goal and an assist for Massena. Wednesday, Sept. 6 boys soccer, Malone 3 Salmon River 2 – The Malone Huskies boys' varsity soccer team secured their inaugural victory in the early part of...

  • All Schools Are Open!

    Sep 14, 2023

    The Akwesasne Freedom School began their new school year on August 23, 2023. Beginning with the Ohenton Karihwatehkwen, each teacher then began their welcoming ceremony as each teacher greeted and welcomed the parent(s) and their child(s) into their classroom. As AFS students attend year-round in six-week segments with a weeks break in-between, AFS students are now in their fifth week of school with their first break happening right around the corner. Salmon River Central and Massena both...

  • All Schools Are Open! - Part 2

    Sep 14, 2023

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  • Erie Otters Provide Excitement On and Off the Ice

    Sep 14, 2023

    The Ontario Hockey League returned to the Cornwall Civic Complex for a pair of exhibition games. The first game was held on Saturday, September 9th where the Erie Otters took on the Kingston Frontenacs. The Cornwall Civic Complex was packed with Akwesasne fans taking many of the seats. NHL draft pick and hometown hero Carey Terrance Jr., Akwesasne delivered to the crowd, scoring two goals in the game. After one period, the Otters were up 3-1 with goals from Brett Hammond, Andre Molnar and...

  • TD Scholarship for Indigenous Peoples Call for 2024 Applications

    Sep 14, 2023

    TORONTO – The TD Bank Group (TD) and AFOA Canada announced that they are now accepting applications for the TD Scholarship for Indigenous Peoples for 2024. The deadline for students to apply for the 2024-2025 cycle is November 6, 2023. “Removing barriers to education for students from Indigenous communities is an important part of driving financial and economic equity and inclusion,” said Doris Bear, Vice President of Indigenous Banking at TD Bank Group. “We were proud to award our first-ever cohort of recipients earlier this year and are exc...

  • Akwesasne Powwow 2023 Delights Again

    Sep 14, 2023

    The annual Akwesasne Powwow was held this past weekend under clear blue skies on Saturday and misty and grey skies on Sunday. Neither the heat or the cool air could dampen the excitement of "where the best drummers, dancers and artisans of the region come together on the shores by the beautiful St. Lawrence River, A'nowara'ko:wa Arena" located on Kawehno:ke, Akwesasne. Dancers, singers, drummers, artisans, and food vendors traveled from afar meeting their local counterparts from Akwesasne. The...

  • Akwesasne Powwow 2023 Delights Again - Part 2

    Sep 14, 2023

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  • Akwesasne Powwow 2023 Delights Again - Part 3

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  • Thank you on the behalf of the late Dalyn Darryl "Skanatatiha" Ransom

    Sep 14, 2023

    Bringing our minds as we put everything into place with our minds at rest. Drying our eyes, understanding we create new memories with the times we shared. During our final days in we’ve been put thru praying for a safe journey with goodbyes and farewells As we were tested we tried to remember everything when we were not at our best. Looking around things may not be the same. As we were heard his name when we put you through with numerous thoughts of prayers. Thank yous that need to be said… Thank yous for Letting us grieve Thank you for the...

  • Thank You Letter

    Sep 14, 2023

    The Akwesasne Powwow Committee would like to thank the community, volunteers, and visitors for coming out and supporting the Akwesasne Powwow. Nia:wen to the many dancers and drummers who blessed our grounds throughout powwow weekend. Niawen ko:wa to our sponsors, without you there could not be a powwow of this magnitude: -Akwesasne Community Partnership Funds consisting of: The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe of Akwesasne, the Mohawk Bingo Palace and the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino. MCA BMO Financial Group Upper Canada District School Board Catholic...

  • Environmental Assessment Comment Period Notification

    Sep 14, 2023

    AKWESASNE – The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Environment Division is notifying community members that a 30-day Public Comment Period is being provided for an environmental assessment. The Akwesasne Freedom School - New Building Project, is the proposed construction of a new Akwesasne Freedom School that will meet all the needs of the current students and faculty, and allow for future expansions of both indoor and outdoor education spaces. The new school will be located at 1636 State Route 37, Bombay, NY 12914. The submitted environmental ass...

  • Tota News

    Sep 14, 2023

    TSI TETEWATATKENS St. Regis Mohawk Senior Center 518-358-2963 Email address: srmseniorsclub@gmail.com Please note: Anyone wishing to attend the congregate meal must call the Office for the Aging by 9:30am to reserve a meal. MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL Club dues for 2023 You can mail your membership fee of $5.00 American to: SRM Senior Citizens Club PO Box # 1106 Hogansburg, NY 13655 Birthdays: Sept. 19th-Sylvia Quenneville & Laura Francis Sept. 22nd-Cynthia Sawatis Legal Aid: Sept. 14th and Sept. 28th Call for an appointment. Activities: Fri. Sept. 15th... Full story

  • Fall Craft Fair

    Sep 14, 2023

    Westville Fire Department Auxiliary September 30, 2023 Westville Fire Department 10:00am – 3:00pm Chinese Auction Bake Sale Lottery Ticket Raffle Concession Stand Vendors Welcome! For more information contact: Donna Tatro (518) 358-2065...

  • St. Regis Mission News

    Sep 14, 2023

    ALL CURRENT COVID-19 AND COLD/FLU RESTRICTIONS APPLY WHICH INCLUDE: SOCIAL DISTANCING AND OPTIONAL WEARING MASKS. THURSDAY - FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 14-15, 2023 NO WEEKDAY MASSES THIS WEEK SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 16, 2023 4:00 PM Offered for: Winnifred Mitchell by the Kateri Circle SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 17, 2023 10:00 AM Offered for: Bobby Sunday Memorial Birthday, Orlo Ransom, Manfred Ransom, Gordon Ransom and Sarah Ransom by Angie Sunday WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 20, 2023 6;00 PM NO WEEKDAY MASSES THIS WEEK AN ON-LINE RESOURCE FOR VITUAL MASSES IS www.ewtn.com...

  • Legal Notice

    Sep 14, 2023

    Letters of Testamentary for the Estate of James Joseph Mitchell, of Akwesasne, NY, have been requested by Tanya Y. Mitchell. Notice is hereby given to anyone objecting to the appointment of Tanya Y. Mitchell. All potential creditors who may have an interest in the aforementioned estate or those wanting to object to the validity of the will must notify the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Court at (518) 358-6300 by no later than October 7, 2023....

  • Legal Notice

    Sep 14, 2023

    A petition to be named Executor in the Estate of Mary V. Lazore, late of Akwesasne, NY has been filed by Louis R. Martin in the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Court. Notice is hereby given to all heirs and beneficiaries who may wish to object to the validity of Mary Lazore’s will or the appointment of Louis R. Martin as Executor. Objections must be filed with the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Court by September 30, 2023. Notice is hereby given to all potential creditors who may have an interest in said estate to present their interest. Any creditors s...

  • FEH BOCES Welcomes Two New Administrators

    Sep 14, 2023

    Franklin-Essex-Hamilton BOCES is starting the school year welcoming two new administrators: Principal of Special Programs Rosalyn Poirier and Director of Special Programs Noelle Short. Poirier will be based at North Franklin Educational Center, the FEH BOCES school in Malone, where she will guide an overhaul of the school’s alternative education program. She will also partner with Executive Principal Shawn McMahon to oversee the school’s Career and Technical Education programs. Working remotely with the whole BOCES, Short is tasked with ove...

  • SLC Arts Announces Arts Entrepreneurship Bootcamp

    Sep 14, 2023

    The St. Lawrence County Arts Council (SLC Arts) will offer a six-week entrepreneurship bootcamp, specifically designed for artists. The class will run Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:00pm - 8:00pm, from October 17 - November 30, 2023. (Please Note: There is no class Thanksgiving week.) Class location is the St. Lawrence County IDA, 19 Commerce Lane, Canton, except for Thursday, November 2nd, which will be delivered virtually. The purpose of the program is to equip artists with the knowledge and skills to turn their passion for art into a thriving...

  • Notification of Amphitheater Environmental Assessment Comment Period

    Sep 14, 2023

    AKWESASNE -- The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Environment Division is notifying community members that a 30-day Public Comment Period is being provided for the Generations Park Amphitheater Environmental Assessment. The proposed project includes construction of an amphitheater, restrooms, and parking lot adjacent to the Diabetes Centre for Excellence on Margaret Terrance Memorial Way. The submitted environmental assessment is available to view under “Publications” on the Tribe’s website at www.srmt-nsn.gov. A copy can also be requested by cont...

  • COTTAGE FOR SALE - Lot 8 St. Francis Island

    Sep 14, 2023

    It is 1300 square foot, three bedrooms Includes: • fully furnished cottage • lawnmower • 12/24 v fridge • 40 ft. dock • Tiki bar • Solar panels This is a leased lot with a current annual rent of $2,820.00 for the period of May 1, 2022, to April 30, 2025. The lease is for a fifteen-year term effective May 1, 2019, to April 30, 2034. Rent reviews are conducted every three years during the term of the lease. Buyer will be required to complete an Application to Lease and obtain approval to lease prioe to the purchase. The asking price is $90,000....

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