99 NEWS HEADLINES FOR TUESDAY, JULY 14TH, 2009
MOHAWK SINGER TELLS SEAWAY GATHERING "PLAN SEVEN GENERATIONS AHEAD"--Theresa "Bear" Fox told the more than 400 people on hand for the 50th Anniversary of the St.Lawrence Seaway last week she was the only member of the Akwesasne Women's Singers to show up for the event because the rest of the group was having a hard time with the past, the flooding of Mohawk lands by the formation of Lake St.Lawrence in 1958. Fox said her heart pulled her to come as a sign of peace. She says developers of the shipping channel should plan well into the future to ensure the environment and the people are "taken care of".
CANADIAN MOHAWKS CRITICIZE BRIDGE RE-OPENING--Grand Chief Mike Mitchell said in a statement yesterday he is glad Canadian Border Services put a station on the Canadian side of the Massena-Cornwall International Bridge, but there are issues to be worked out.
O'NEILL TO STEP DOWN AS STATE DEM CHAIR--The Morley-based O'Neill has chosen to be chair of the party's Executive Committee instead of being the chair of the party itself, effective this fall. O'Neill recently had hip replacement surgery.
ALSO ONLINE TODAY....POWER FOR JOBS EXTENSION SIGNED BY GOVERNOR...FORMER COUNTY CO SENTENCED FOR GIVING HEALTH INSURANCE TO HIS EX-WIFE....HACKETTS MAKES CLOTHING DEAL