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Sleepy Hollow

Johnny Depp in the 1999 horror movie Sleepy Hollow by director Tim Burton.

Top 10 Halloween movies that will scare you senseless

Are you looking to get scared silly this Halloween? Hollywood may have what you're looking for. Here's a list of 10 very scary...

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A good night for Brockville councillors-elect

The smiles tell it all! Three returning Brockville council members, Leigh Bursey, David LeSueur and Jeff Earle, are joined by incoming councillor Philip Deery on election night.

Henderson, incumbent councillors re-elected in Brockville

News – Although voter turnout in the Oct. 27 municipal election was down (47.2 per cent) compared to 2010 (52.5 per cent), the result...

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Rallying support

The communities of Gananoque and the Township of Leeds and the Thousand Islands held rallies in recent years to keep the casino in their community. Gananoque mayor Erika Demchuk (shown here) was one of many who spoke passionately about the value of the gaming facility and the contributions it makes to the region.

Kingston says no to casino

News – It appears OLG Casino Thousand Islands will be staying put. By a margin of two to one, voters in Kingston indicated in a...

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Brockville pays tribute to fallen soldier

Art Psiuk is among hundreds of people waiting at the Highway 401-Stewart Boulevard interchange in Brockville for the procession carrying the body of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo to go by on Friday afternoon. Emergency responders and the public paid their respects at other 401 overpasses throughout Leeds and Grenville.

Large crowds in Brockville pay respects to fallen soldier

They turned out to pay their respects to a young man they never knew. Hundreds of people gathered at the Highway 401-Stewart Boulevard...

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War Memorial shooting leaves soldier dead

A massive police presence blankets Parliament Hill and surrounding areas in the early afternoon of Oct. 22, following shootings at the Canadian War Memorial and the Parliament Buildings. A gunman was shot dead within the building shortly after a Canadian soldier was shot and killed at the War Memorial.

Day of violence shocks capital

Following a whirlwind of violence that gripped the capital, Canadians were reminded that they are “not immune” to the scourge of terror.

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Hockey Night in Leeds Grenville raises record amount for United Way

Announcing the Hockey Night in Leeds Grenville total during intermission: (from left) Riverside’s Scot Birnie, United Way Business Relations Manager Crystal Sled, Board Chair Michael Jiggins and Campaign Chair Terry O’Reilly; MP Gord Brown; United Way Executive Director Judi Baril; and Riverside’s Stu Birnie, Ted MacMillan and Stephen Birnie.

Hockey Night raises record amount for Leeds & Grenville United Way

Events – The 2014 edition of Hockey Night in Leeds Grenville was held at Ingredion Centre in Cardinal on Thursday, Oct. 23. The eighth...

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World Cycling Tour

Six individuals are taking 365 days (one year) to travel the world to bring awareness to Multiple Sclerosis and learn from other countries what they are doing for those suffering with MS. From left to right are Benoit Le Quentrec, 54-year-old MS sufferer Gérard Guillouzic with his son, Yvan behind him, with Youen Le Quintrec and Thomas Balloy holding the MS World Cycling Tour flag and Nicholas Lefèvre kneeling in the front. After their stop in Brockville, they were cycling to Toronto.

World Cycling Tour Against MS comes to Brockville

Amid rain showers on Friday, Oct. 3, six French cyclists arrived at the home of John and Elaine McClintock for dinner and an overnight stay.

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Augusta Township Business of the Year

Darcy Alkerton (front, left) and his wife Sue (front, right), owners of Nuisance Wildlife Control Inc., were recently presented with the Augusta Township Business of the Year Award by (back, from left) Leeds and Grenville Warden Ron Holman, Leeds-Grenville MPP Steve Clark, Augusta Councillor Doug Malanka, event organizer Wendy Onstein and Augusta Reeve Mel Campbell.

Augusta business award goes to Nuisance Wildlife Control

One of the fastest-growing and most innovative businesses in the region was recently named the Township of Augusta's business of the year....

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