Articles from the October 15, 2020 edition

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 By Kaniehtonkie    News    October 15, 2020

Ontario government supports a bill that would end Daylight Saving Time

By Kaniehtonkie Clocks are typically adjusted one hour ahead in early March and fall back an hour in November. This year the clocks are set to change on November 1. An MPP from Nepean has a bill in...

 

Akwesasronon take matters into their own hands

In what started as a single person standing on Route 37 with a homemade sign has turned into a weekend long protest against drug abuse. Akwesasronon...

 

A young woman's journey into healing takes her on 'a walk'

Nini Lafrance, now a single young mom living in Akwesasne, was sexually assaulted at a young age. As a teenager, Nini didn't look her age and to her...

 

Strong Roots Foundation Selected Colin Benedict and Krysten Thompson as 2020 Christopher Thompson Memorial Scholarship Recipients

AKWESASNE TERRITORY. On Friday October 9, 2020, Strong Roots Charitable Foundation and CAA Management announced that Colin Benedict and Krysten...

 

VELMA J. "KANA'TISON" SHARROW

Velma J. "Kana'tison" Sharrow, 67, of 49 County Route 45, passed away Thursday, October 8, 2020 at the Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital. Velma... Full story

 

COLBY B. HERNE

Colby B. Herne, 38, of State Route 95, tragically died Tuesday, September 6, 2020 in Akwesasne. Colby was born May 3, 1982 in Massena, the son of... Full story

 

NATHAN APODACA: EVERYONE'S NEW COUSIN

By Aliyah Chavez. Reprinted with permission Indian Country Today Nathan Apodaca is the Northern Arapaho TikToker who went viral skateboarding to Fleet...

 

New Arrival

Name: Riley Ridge Back Weight: 8lbs 14oz Height: 20 1/2" long Parents: Tyson & Kelly Back Grandparents: Abraham & Mel Back and Connie &...

 

Typo in U.S. 2020 election still valid

Many voters in Franklin County have noticed a typo on their voting ballot. Democratic vice-presidential nominee Kamala Harris, Joe Biden's running mat...

 

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Franklin County Receives Traffic Safety Grant

The Franklin County Traffic Safety Board (FCTSB) is pleased to announce that it has received a $17,882 grant from the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee for the 2020 – 2021 year. The grant identi...

 

The ABC's of Geting Your Home Ready for Fall

Cooler temperatures and pretty soon falling leaves serve as a reminder that the fall season is fast approaching. As the seasons change, so do our activities and home needs. Even though summer is not...

 

Supreme Court pick has 'significant impacts' for tribes

By Kolby KickingWoman. Reprinted with permission from Indian Country Today. The government-to-government relationship tribes have with the United States is unique. With 574 federally recognized...

 

EPA gives Oklahoma environmental oversight on Indian land

By Kolby KickingWoman. Reprinted with permission from Indian Country Today. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved the state of Oklahoma’s request to administer environmental regulato...

 

Pedestrian Safety Awareness for Children and Older Adults

Pedestrian Safety is an important traffic safety issue and public health concern for New York State. Everyone becomes a pedestrian at some point in their travels. Approximately 300 pedestrians are...

 

NATIONAL PHARMACY TECHNICIAN DAY

The third Tuesday in October recognizes National Pharmacy Technician Day. The day is an opportunity to thank technicians for their invaluable support and contributions throughout the year. However,...

 

"THE BIRTH OF FRONTIER DEMOCRACY FROM AN EAGLE'S EYE VIEW: THE GREAT LAW OF PEACE TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITES STATES OF AMERICA"

BY GREGORY SCHAAF, PH.D. From the time of the signing of the Declaration of Independence to the ratification of the U.S. Constitution, the opportunity to create and to establish a new government...

 

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51. Okèn:kwara - Forehead, lower 52. Okèn:tstara - Forehead, upper 53. O'nekà:ta - Groin 54. Oiénhta - Gums 55. Onónhkwis / Ononhkwísera - Hair...

 
 By Andy Gardner    News    October 15, 2020

State police still seeking leads in unsolved 1976 Akwesasne murder

By Andy Gardner AKWESASNE. State Police continue to investigate the 1976 death of Francine M. Mitchell, whose residence at the time of her murder was...

 

CORNWALL POLICE INVESTGATE INTO FOUND HUMAN REMAINS

Cornwall, ON. On Saturday, October 10th, 2020 shortly before noon, the CPS received a call to respond to a deceased body that was discovered in a wooded area north of Tollgate Road, between Brookdale...

 

Franklin County Covid-19 Update

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 1 Current Active COVID-19 63 Tested Positive Test Results 25,915 Diagnostic Negatives 3,454 Antibody Negatives 104 Probable Positive Cases 167 Total Cumulative Positive...

 

St. Lawrence County COVID-19 Update

Tuesday, October 13, 2020: 2 (two) new cases of COVID-19 were reported to the St. Lawrence County Public Health Department over the holiday weekend, and (3) three new cases were reported today,...

 

First Nation and Canada Wide COVID-19 Update

Epidemiological summary of COVID-19 cases in First Nations communities as reported to FNIHB on October 10, 2020 at 2:55 p.m. ET for the week of October 4 to October10, 2020. Quebec – 9 Cases...

 

SLC DH Issues Notice of Potential COVID-19 Exposure

Where: Park Bros. 9 Market Street, Potsdam, NY 13676 Date: October 10, 2020 Time: 12:30 PM-1:30 PM Patrons who visited Park Bros. Bagels and Coffee at the above location during the day and time...

 

Tribe's EOC Adds Six Nations to Travel Exclusion List

AKWESASNE. The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe's Emergency Operations Center (EOC) announced today it has included the community of Six Nations of the Grand...

 

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