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Massena Hospital names Community Service Award recipient

MASSENA, N.Y. (WWTI) — Massena Hospital announced that Benson Kelly, MD has been named the 2021/2022 Community Service Award recipient. According to the hospital, the award was developed to honor outstanding persons or organizations who are making extraordinary contributions to the community through their time, actions, talents and dedication outside any volunteer work done for their employer.
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Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe deactivates Emergency Operations Center

AKWESASNE, N.Y. (WWTI) — The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe announced that its Emergency Operations Center has been formally deactivated. According to the Tribe, the decision comes more than two years after a State of Emergency was declared for the Akwesasne community on March 16, 2020. Under TCR 2020-17, the EOC was activated and remained operational until the Tribe determined that the COVID-19 Pandemic no longer posed a significant threat to the health and safety of Akwesasne. The Tribal Council explained how they reached their decision in a press release.
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Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe ends its pandemic emergency operations center

The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe has deactivated its emergency operations center. The center coordinated agencies responding to the COVID-19 pandemic in Akwesasne. It is no longer needed because the pandemic is no longer a significant health and safety threat in the territory, according to a statement from tribal officials. The...

Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe resumes community partnership fund

AKWESASNE (WWTI) — The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe is officially resuming its Community Partnership Fund. Supporting by gaming revenue from the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort, the Community Partnership Fund provides financial assistance to promote community physical, mental and spiritual health, wellness and Mohawk culture education. The fund supports tribal...

Flowers bring added beauty to downtown Malone

MALONE – Citizen Advocates–in collaboration with the Village of Malone and the Chamber of Commerce–recently planted flowers from its HHOTT House Garden Center in Saranac Lake at five spots along the north side of Main St. in downtown Malone. Planting the flowers were staff from the agency’s Day Habilitation Program along with individuals supported through the program.

Township 7 Brewing Company to host live event

DICKINSON CENTER — For the sixth consecutive season, a series of live story events is returning to the North Country, with the season’s first event planned for the Route 11B brewery, Township 7. The Adirondack Center for Writing and North Country Public Radio are teaming up to host...

Kids fishing derby returns to Malone after two-year break

MALONE — After two years off due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Malone Fish and Game Club’s kids fishing derby returned to the pond on College Avenue Saturday. The village’s free youth fishing derby got its start in the early 1970s. “It’s been around a long time,”...

DefCon Fitness holds soft opening

MALONE — DefCon Fitness, 438 E. Main St., held a soft opening Thursday morning. In the heart of downtown Malone, the fitness is center is in the former Ashley Furniture Homestore on the corner of East Main and Catherine streets. Owners Sasha Lazore and Bradley Mulverhill are waiting for more exercise equipment to arrive before announcing a grand opening.

New bar planned for former Fat Jake’s building on East Main Street

MALONE — New owners have purchased the former Fat Jake’s on East Main Street and are hoping to open Shooters Lounge by the end of the summer. Andrea Wagner said she and her husband, Andrew Wagner, of Shooters Lounge LLC, are looking to open a bar with pool tables and dart boards.

New fitness center to open in downtown malone

MALONE — A new fitness center is about to open its doors in Malone. The physical fitness center, DefCon Fitness, plans to open towards the end of the month. The business is waiting on more exercise equipment and machines to be delivered. The center is located at the former...