Opening of the Thorndale Farmer’s Market

June 4th marked the opening of the weekly Thorndale Farmers’ Market. After a long winter the opening of the market tells us that summer is just around the corner. In exchange for supporting our local farmers and artisans customers get the freshest of ingredients grown just down the road. It is too early in the…

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, As a member of The War Amps Child Amputee (CHAMP) Program and a Safety Ambassador for the PLAYSAFE Program, I have met kids who have lost limbs in accidents that could have been prevented. With the weather warming up, it’s a good time to teach kids about the dangers that can come with summer, such…

CJ Bear on the move… Again!

Every year CJ Bear acts as a Goodwill Ambassador for the Teddy Bears’ Reunion held in St. Marys in August. This year CJ travelled to Europe with Gary Hazelwood who was there for business purposes. In the picture CJ poses with Emmah Jola and Karolina Biieniek in Warsaw Poland. Although CJ likes to travel he…

13th Annual Create a Smile Walkathon set for Oct. 16

Pictured in front of Community Living St. Marys and Area’s Create a Smile quilt, executive director Marg McLean, left, accepts a $1,500 cheque from Orr Insurance and Investment representatives Brandon Boyd and Janelle Muir-Phillips to kick start fundraising for the 13th Annual Create A Smile Walkathon, which is set to be held in St. Marys…

Almost Fifty – Steph and the Gals

Stephanie Martin, who runs Deep Water Music in St. Marys Steph and the Gals (our temporary name for a group of 7 of my adult students), performed our first gig last week for a local fundraiser and we have lined up two more gigs! One for the Museum in St. Marys on August 17th for the…

Ontario’s Local Food Week continues until June 12

Ontario’s Local Food Week, which kicked off a celebration of the fresh, healthy food grown, produced and processed right here in Ontario on June 6, continues through until Sunday, with local food producers and lovers alike encouraged to share their love for local food on social media using the hashtag #loveONTfood. It is a great…