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Weir ready to represent Canada, Kanyen’kehá:ka, and family in Tokyo

One of the best parts of watching the Olympic games on television is seeing the overjoyed reactions of an athlete’s friends and family when the Olympian wins gold or completes a fantastic routine or game. Unfortunately, for Kim Maddux and all other Olympic moms, dads, families, and friends, that just isn’t

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Man arrested after multiple vehicle thefts in L&A County

One man is facing multiple charges after Lennox and Addington Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) respond to three separate vehicle incidents. According to a report from the OPP, dated Monday, May 3, 2021, at approximately 11 a.m. on May 2, 2021, a Dodge Shadow vehicle was stolen from a business parking

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Three positive COVID-19 cases in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory

On Friday, Apr. 2, 2021, Tyendinaga Mohawk Council was advised of two positive cases of COVID-19 in their community. The resulting statement from the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte advised the community to avoid travel, or hosting gatherings over the long weekend. They also said contact tracing was underway,

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Impaired driver charged after single vehicle collision in Tyendinaga

An impaired driver left the scene of a collision in Tyendinaga Township and is now facing charges. At approximately 7 a.m. on Sunday, Mar. 7, 2021, officers of the Lennox and Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Melrose

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Tyendinaga language and cultural centre launch new animated series

Tsi Tyónnheht Onkwawén:na (TTO), Tyendinaga’s language and cultural centre, has announced the launch of a new website, video series and character designed to educate children in the Mohawk language. With the support of the Ontario Trillium Foundation, TTO says they created the Learning With Tsitha (LWT) project to strengthen and

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Thirty Mohawk children’s books published by Tsi Tyónnheht Onkwawén:na

Tyendinaga’s Language and Cultural Centre, Tsi Tyónnheht Onkwawén:na (TTO) has announced the publication of 30 children’s stories and colouring books written in the Kanyen’kéha (Mohawk) language.  “We are very excited to introduce these books to our community, in keeping with our belief that our world is made better by Kanyen’kehà:ka

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Tyendinaga Police, OPP conduct manhunt for armed suspect

UPDATE — Oct. 7, 2020 — SUSPECT APPREHENDED Shortly after 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020, the Tyendinaga Police Service issued a statement that a warrant for David Bolton had been successfully executed in Deseronto. “We would like to thank all for the recent tips and assistance,” they said.

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Nearly 2000 cannabis plants seized in Tyendinaga Township

Nearly two thousand cannabis plants were seized by members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) East Region Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) in Tyendinaga Township, according to an OPP media release dated Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020. CSCU officers, along with members of the Lennox and Addington OPP Detachment, OPP Organized

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Update: Missing person located deceased — OPP looking for missing person

Update (Tuesday, Jul. 14, 2020): According to the Lennox and Addington Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), a body was located in a body of water near the residence on Tuesday, Jul. 14, 2020. The body was confirmed to be that of Heinz Wittenborn, 82. The L&A County OPP would like to

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Lyndhurst man in custody after 401 pursuit, fleeing police

A 31-year-old is currently in custody awaiting a bail hearing after he was involved in a police pursuit on Highway 401 in a stolen vehicle, and was tracked down by a canine unit after fleeing police. According to the Lennox and Addington Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), a

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Six charged after drugs and weapons seizure in Deseronto

Six individuals are facing charges after the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) East Region Community Street Crime Unit seized illegal drugs and weapons in Deseronto earlier today. The Street Crime Unit, along with the OPP Emergency Response Team, executed a search warrant at a home on Main Street in Deseronto on

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OPP report fatality after train collision with pedestrian in Tyendinaga

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are reporting a fatality after a pedestrian was struck by a train in Tyendinaga. The incident took place on the CN rail line just east of Wyman Road in Tyendinaga at approximately 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Mar. 17, 2020. OPP and CN Rail are currently

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