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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 […]