Highest honour

Jack Harding is congratulated by Gananoque Mayor Erika Demchuk (left) and Royal Canadian Legion Branch 92 President Cliff Weir (right) after receiving the insignia of the French Legion of Honour on Saturday, Nov. 15.

Jack Harding receives France's highest honour

Friends, family, neighbours and fellow veterans gathered at Carveth Nursing Home in Gananoque on Saturday, Nov. 15 as veteran Jack Harding...

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20 things daughters should say to their mom

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Fire in Addison

A family of four just managed to escape this house fire in Addison with their lives. The family lost everything in the fire, having run out in their pajamas.

Addison family escapes house fire, loses pets

Working smoke alarms are being credited with saving the lives of a family in Addison following a house fire that left them with nothing but...

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Masons for Meals

Operation Harvest Sharing Brockville and Area Food Bank Co-Chair JoAnne Sytsma and Masonic member Campbell Toohey are holding Superbucks receipts from the Real Canadian Superstore Gas Bar which they are hoping the public will collect and donate to the Masons for Meals campaign.

Masons for Meals campaign launched

The St. Lawrence District Masonic Association has decided to collect Superbucks (from the Real Canadian Superstore Gas Bar) to use towards...

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Downtown Business Improvement Association

On Monday, Nov. 3, the 39th Downtown Business Improvement Association annual general meeting was held in the lobby of the Brockville Arts Centre and a new board of directors was elected. From left to right, back row, are Paul Klepaczko, Keeley Mouré, Stephanie Saunders, Perry Wenham, Teanne Larocque and Dan Sparring. In front are Dave Fox, Mary Morris, Wendy Onstein, Rob Csernyik, Anne Barabash and Brenda Clarke.

A very productive year for Brockville DBIA

Some of the highlights of the 39th Downtown Business Improvement Association (DBIA) annual meeting revealed the new Board of Directors...

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Children take part in Remembrance Day ceremony in Lyn

From left, Lyn Public School students Katie Kausman, Jesse Gonidis, Lilly VanderMey and Craig Welsh read a poem during the Remembrance Day ceremony in the village on Tuesday. With weather conditions being ideal on the mid-autumn morning, nearly 200 people gathered at the Veterans Memorial located beside St. John’s Anglican Church.

Marking Remembrance Day in Lyn

News - Lyn was one of many communities in the Leeds and Grenville area that held Remembrance Day ceremonies on Tuesday morning. With...

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Tony Weeks

Tony Weeks is the president and CEO for Brockville General Hospital.

Brockville General Hospital: A peek behind the curtains

Have you ever wondered how Brockville General Hospital is funded, how much we spend, and where we spend it? In this column...

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Honouring a Brockville hero

More than 40 people gather for the unveiling of Major James M. Walsh’s plaque in front of the Brockville Rowing Club on Tuesday, Oct. 28. From left to right are Retired RCMP inspector Robert (Bob) Kraus, Heritage Brockville Plaque Committee Chair Doug Grant, Heritage Brockville Chair Paul Bullock and Brian Porter in the original uniform worn by the RCMP. Together they lift the Brockville flag that covered the plaque.

Heritage Brockville honours Major James M. Walsh

On Tuesday, Oct. 28, a slight breeze at the Brockville Rowing Club location sent leaves from surrounding limbs to the ground as Heritage...

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