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2nd Annual Morrie Abrams Memorial Snowsnake Tournament

ONOVILLE, NY- The 2nd Annual Morrie Abrams Memorial Snowsnake Tournament was held February 22-23 on top of Oldro Hill in Onoville, NY with a great turn out! “The participation this year was huge,” said Steve Frank, Onoville team member. The tournament was organized by Councillor Tina Abrams, Sherry Dowdy, and Christopher “Bundy” Jimerson. The late […]

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Public Service Announcement: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

In response to concerns regarding the COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the Seneca Nation is collaborating with Seneca Nation Health Systems and Emergency Management, as well as many other key departments and outside entities to establish protocols and ensure preparedness. The objective is to limit impacts should the virus effect our communities. As the situation continues to evolve, […]

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Seneca Allegany hosts annual Sportman’s Show

By Tami Watt, Editor SALAMANCA, NY- The Seneca Allegany Resort and Casino held their annual sportsman show February 29th- March 1st as hunting season ends and fishing season begins. Presented by York Penn Shows, the annual event has been on going for more than 10 years. With over 350 tables and 40 booths, the sportsman’s […]

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A message from President Rickey L. Armstrong, Sr.

Greetings! I am pleased to announce Kerry J. John (turtle clan) has joined the President’s Office as the new Chief of Staff, effective March 2nd, 2020. A lifelong resident of the Allegany Territory, Kerry is a graduate of Salamanca High School, and has been an active member on the Salamanca City Central School District Board […]

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Education Department (Allegany) hosts culture based winter break

By Tami Watt, Editor. Photos by Edu Dept. SALAMANCA- Winter enrichment programs keep kids busy while school is out. The Seneca Nation Education Department (Allegany) made the break educational, cultural, and fun! In an initiation by the Education Department to incorporate culture and education programs into school breaks, they provided five days of activities open […]

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Seneca Sachems Beginning

By Robert Jimerson, Sr. I believe it would have been the fall of 1971 or spring of 1972 when a group of parents got together to discuss forming a little league football team. The group of parents were, Gilbert and Iona Lay, Boots and Annie Keyes, Jr and Joyce Gates, Frank and Doris Patterson, Milt […]

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Three-county group, Senecas work to prevent lead poisoning

By Rick Miller. February 14. Reprinted from www.salamanca.press.com OLEAN — The Lead(Pb)Smart Partnership struggles with trying to prevent what’s often called the most preventable disease — lead poisoning. Members include employees with the departments of health of Cattaraugus, Allegany and Chautauqua counties and the Seneca Nation Health Systems Environmental Health Unit. They met earlier this […]

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A message from President Rickey L. Armstrong, Sr.

Greetings! Our Seneca Nation Transportation Department (SNDOT) was recently awarded $866,459.00 in grant funds to construct a roundabout at the intersection of Broad Street and Iroquois Drive in Salamanca. Funding for the award is provided by the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) Tribal Transportation Program Safety Fund (TTPSF). The focus of […]

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Seneca Fire holds Annual Installation Dinner

By Megan Torres, Reporter On January 24th, Seneca Fire held its 53rd Annual Installation Dinner. This year’s theme was “Disco” and so many attendees really dressed up for the part! The Fire Hall was literally transformed into a disco complete with the flashy lights and an illuminated dance floor. There was also a disco themed […]