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Fire Brigade paramedics, a family affair

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Stacey wins title with Cornwall Prowlers

Dylan Stacey celebrates with Cornwall assistant coach Jamie Lavigne. (Courtesy Dylan Stacey)  Kahnawake’s Dylan Stacey is a champion.  He picked up an assist as the Cornwall Prowlers built up a 4-0 first period lead on the road last Friday, and then hung on to beat the West Carleton Rivermen 7-5 in the fifth

Youngster leading his team in Ontario

Dylan Stacey is taking the Cornwall Prowlers and the Eastern Ontario Sr. A Hockey League by storm. (Courtesy Dylan Stacey) The old adage in sports is that speed kills. And Dylan Stacey has plenty of speed to spare. Even as a 20-year-old rookie on the Cornwall Prowlers, he is the fastest skater

Stacey On Fire to Start NWHL Career

(Courtesy Schuyler Meyer photography)  Brooke Stacey is flying high in her first full professional season of hockey. She leads her team, the National Women’s Hockey League’s Buffalo Beauts, in scoring with six goals and five assists. “It’s pretty cool,” Stacey said. “I’m happy that I’m performing pretty well.” The 11 points also places

Stacey nets winner in North American pro debut

(Courtesy Tina McComber) Brooke Stacey has never intentionally sought out the spotlight. “I’m pretty shy and always have been,” she said. In her debut with the Buffalo Beauts last Saturday in the National Women’s Hockey League (NWHL), Stacey got off to a slow start in the early going. “It was a tough first

Longhouse releases statement opposed to Mercier

Surveys are underway in preparation for the MTQ's Mercier Bridge replacement on the river's north side. The local longhouse will be watching closely and not allowing further loss of land. (File photo) Drilling will begin in the St Lawrence River this week as surveys of the riverbed begin for the new

Portraits honour Mohawk ironworkers in New York

Artist/Photographer Melissa Cacciola (right) was inspired by the Kanien'kehá:ka ironworkers stories in building the city she grew up in. Her tintype portraits, such as the one of Lindsay LeBorgne (left), now hang at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum in Manhattan. (Courtesy Austin Nelson) Mohawk Ironworkers are part of the fabric of New York

Major Mercier Bridge headaches were avoidable

That long line of cars could have been dealt with a little better according to some monitoring the situation and knowing that the blitz period on the Mercier Bridge was bound to cause massive traffic issues. (Courtesy Jennifer Stacey) Kahnawake Peacekeeper Jen Stacey has never worked a summer without having to

Fire brigade takes training into their own shop

Kahnawake Fire Brigade chief David Scott and paramedic instructor and director of quality assurance Amanda-Lee Phillips. (Paul Graif, The Eastern Door) Tired of trying to save lives under increasingly restrictive rules from the Quebec government, the Kahnawake Fire Brigade (KFB) is taking matters into its own hands. Woefully understaffed, the KFB is launching

Workers protest hospital contract

Some Kahnawake workers staged a peaceful protest outside of the KMHC early last Thursday morning over the awarding of a work contract to an outside company. (Paul Graif, The Eastern Door) They didn’t say a word or carry a sign. They didn’t have to. Their message was loud and clear: Kahnawake