Perth County issues Emergency Preparedness Guide

Perth South Council shows off the new Perth County Emergency Preparedness Guide available at the Township office in St. Pauls and online at PerthCounty.ca/emergency_management. By Dan Rankin May 1-7 is National Emergency Preparedness Week, a week Perth County and its member municipalities are devoting to reinforcing the importance of having a plan – for yourself,…

The Annual Firefighters Breakfast

Pictured, new St. Marys Fire Department Chief Richard “Andy” Anderson, middle, poses at the entrance to the St. Marys Fire Hall Sunday during the annual Firefighters Breakfast with firefighter Jim Burlingham, left, and Captain Kevin Edwards. Chief Anderson takes over beginning May 9. Turnout was high in spite of the weather, with the firefighters serving…

Mother’s Day Smiles

Things my mother taught me. My Mother taught me about anticpation… “Just wait until your father gets home.” My Mother taught me about receiving… “You are going to get it when we get home!” My Mother taught me to meet a challenge… “What were you thinking? Answer me when I talk to you.. Don’t talk…

Weekend Smiles

The Priest There was once a priest who went to see the world after taking his oath. After many years of wandering, he finally arrived in a small village in the middle of nowhere. The people there believed in the same religion as he did, but they had no church; they had to go to…

Several cases of Fifth disease at LFPS

Within the last week, there have been three confirmed cases of Fifth disease, or Fifths disease, at Little Falls Public School, as well as several other unconfirmed cases. The school sent out a notice reminding parents that “up to 20 weeks pregnant is a very critical time for pregnancy with regard to Fifth disease,” and…