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Vigil remembers Tiffany, reminds community

  Lindsay Richardson The Eastern Door The severe storm warning held off as the group made their annual pilgrimage to a simple memorial – a white cross – that sits along the bike path in Kahnawake. But in their voices, there was thunder. “SPEAK UP, ANSWERS NOW. JUSTICE FOR TIFFANY MORRISON,” the group bellowed

Karonhianónhnha beats Kateri in FNEC games preview

The all-girls team from Karonhianónhnha was just too sharp in their shooting skills for the Kateri School mixed team, as the two elementary schools faced off last Wednesday in an exhibition game. Both teams are gearing up for a trip to Quebec City next month for the FNEC games where

Come out for The Eastern Door’s Spring Cleanup!

The snow has mostly left us, but the garbage underneath remains. Come out Friday and do your part to make Kahnawake clean again like superstar Brandi Meloche did last year. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) This year’s Eastern Door Spring Cleanup, the 23rd edition, promises to be, in the words

The Eastern Door is up for 18 provincial awards

This year promises to be a banner one for The Eastern Door, as the Quebec Community Newspapers Association announced its awards short list, and we’ll be competing for 18 of them – the most by any newspaper this year. “I am so proud of my staff, no matter where they finish

Winter Carnival glows from snowbowl to the plunge

The Kahnawake Youth Center's annual Winter Carnival wrapped on a Saturday with a classic game of dodgeball. The carnival included a week of activities some that glowed, some that bounced and some that got people wet in the cold. Take a look at some of the photos Eastern Door staff snapped

Two local laxers’ careers moving upward

Stone Jacobs and Trevor Stacey hope the next step will be at the highest of levels on the field and in the box. Jacobs verbally committed to the Div I Vermont Catamounts last week, while Stacey signed a two-year contract with his boyhood favourite team: the Rochester Knighthawks. By: Daniel J.

Community members call out Oka mayor on land

By: Franca G. Mignacca, The Eastern Door Around 125 community members from Kanesatake met with Pascal Quevillon, the mayor of Oka, and government representatives, as well as citizens of the Oka community Monday night. They discussed land disputes at the church in Oka. Kanien’kehá:ka activist Ellen Gabriel and community members voiced their concerns

First-time Onake paddlers hold own at provincials

“I can see that they are working hard,” said Onake Paddling Club Coach Maris Jacobs about first time paddlers performace at provincials last week. (Courtesy Onake Paddling Club) By: Joseph Coppolino, The Eastern Door The Onake Paddling Club put forward another worthy performance at the Sprint Canoe-Kayak Provincial Championships this past week, with a

Aspiring veterinarian launches online campaign

“It’s something to think about but it’s not dampening my plans to become a vet,” Montana Diabo said of the cost of veterinary school.  High price tag won’t keep Diabo from her dream. (Courtesy Montana Diabo) By: Darya Marchenkova, The Eastern Door Montana Diabo has launched an online fundraising campaign to raise $85,000, about

Three sisters deliver babies back-to-back-to-back

Emily, Kelli-Ann and Melissa Frate were supposed to give birth in that order. Instead, the order was flipped. (Courtesy Tammy Standup) By: Darya Marchenkova, The Eastern Door Emily Frate rushed down the hospital hallway in her gown, making it just in time to watch her sister Melissa Frate give birth to Mila. Nine hours