Akwesasne’s Nolan Terrance, a Massena Central School Varsity Wrestler, surpassed his wildest dreams and captured the Division I 285-pound title at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association wrestling championships at the Times Union Center in Albany Saturday night.
Terrance beat Edwin Rubio of Section 11’s John Glenn, 2-1, in double overtime in the finals to become Massena’s first-ever state champion.
Will Assist Elders 70 and Over
Akwesasne, NY – The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council is proud to announce the initiation of a one-time pilot project to provide monetary support assisting Tribal elders with their electricity costs. With rising cost of home heating and electricity in the northeast, Tribal Council has responded to elders’ requests for additional assistance.
In light of several recent tragedies and mourning throughout the community, the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne has decided to postpone the MCA General Meeting that was scheduled for this Thursday, February 26th.
The General Meeting has been rescheduled for March 12, 2015 at the Snye Recreation Centre beginning at 6:30 p.m.
MCA Council and staff extend their deepest sympathies to all grieving families.
The New York State Police issued a warning Tuesday about scam callers posing as government officials and other law enforcement personnel in order to extract money and personal information.
In a news release, police said that the scammers will call or email the victims and inform them that enforcement action will be taken against them unless they pay a fine, either through a wire transfer or Green Dot card.
State police said that law enforcement will not contact members of the public by telephone or via email for any form of payment.
The impersonating scammers have reportedly threatened people receiving the calls they could be arrested or have their property searched for refusing.
Some victims who purchased items online also reported fraudulent use of their credit cards.
Information about reporting scam calls can be found at http://wdt.me/Sm8ZQU.
The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne wishes to inform the community of the eligibility guidelines of voters and candidates for all MCA elections. The next General Election for the positions of Grand Chief and District Chiefs is scheduled for June 27, 2015. The following is pursuant to the Akwesasne Election Law 2005/2006-192.
The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne is notifying the community that Dr. Thomas Forson will be away from the Akwesasne Medical Clinic in Kana:takon from March 16 to March 27, 2015. Dr. Tremblay and Dr. Young will continue to have walk-in clinics at the Kawehno:ke Medical Clinic on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings, and Thursday afternoons.
Please ensure that your medication prescriptions are filled and up to date prior to Dr. Forson’s leave period.
If you have any questions please contact the Akwesasne Medical Clinic at 613-575-2341.