October 2014 Archive

Wollaston elects Graham Blair as new Reeve

By Jim Eadie In what can only be described as an upset, Reeve Dan McCaw has been defeated in the Wollaston Township municipal election contest. ...

A losing battle

By Nate Smelle THERE IS NO COMBINATION of words possible to stop the bleeding and soothe the pain caused by the tragic events that unfolded ...

Remember the golden rule

To the Editor, Last week two Canadian soldiers were murdered in separate incidents by men who had converted to Islam. The murderers were not part ...

Bancroft votes for change

By Nate Smelle The air inside the York River room at the Bancroft Eatery and Brew Pub was thick with tension as Mayor Bernice Jenkins ...

Canada mourns two slain soldiers

Armed with a hunting rifle, Zehaf-Bibeau ran across the lawn and entered the Centre Block at Parliament Hill, where he shot and wounded another Parliamentary guard.

Shootings have Ottawa under lockdown

By Nate Smelle A member of the Canadian Armed Forces from Hamilton, Ontario was shot to death at 9:52 a.m. this morning while on guard ...

Of moose and man

By Nate Smelle WHILE SITTING IN THE sand on the shore of Wolf Lake on a recent camping excursion I decided to go for a ...

Education and community service come together through NERDS/NOS

"Without those programs I wouldn’t be where I am now. They shaped me for sure,” said former NERDS/NOS student Jessica Mrazek.

Thinking of thanks

Without such unconditional, compassion, goodwill and mutual gratitude in the hearts of our neighbours would any of us be living here today?

Author sheds light on local history in new book

By Nate Smelle A three-year long labour of love came to a close over the Thanksgiving weekend as co-author and editor Barbara Gunter-Anderson released her ...

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