Ben’s Story

Some people can be in your life for years and you don’t ever really get to know them, yet some people can be there for only a short chapter and you feel like you have known them forever.  Benjamin Dressler fell into the second category and entered our lives via my oldest son Dustin, at…

Not Fake News by: Christian Brandt

The “living wage” is calculated based on what it takes for 2 people with 2 children under the age of 10 to enjoy a debt-free standard of living and be considered full contributors to  society. This data is compiled by various groups such as the United Way in order to understand people’s needs in their…

St. Marys Lincolns awards night

The St. Marys Lincolns recently held their awards night for the past season. Pictured above is Lincolns assistant coach Mark Bell presenting the Fan Appreciation Award to Alessio Luciani. The rest of the winners are listed below: Bert Stacey Memorial Award (Ability and Sportsmanship) – DANIEL CLOUTIER, D. R. Stevens Award (Leadership) – CHAD HEFFERNAN…

Thorndale Social Gaming Night

On Saturday April 1st you would have been a fool to miss the Lions’ Annual Social Gaming Night. Only 600 tickets were sold and with your ticket comes the chance to win. Every 25th ticket drawn wins $25, culminating with the last ticket winning $1,000. This year’s winner, Leanne Teston, donated $500 back to the…

Someone I Know donations

As a result of a sales pledge campaign for each car sold and contributions from staff members, AllRoads presented the “Someone I Know “ campaign with a cheque of $2,200. Phil West and the staff of AllRoads were on hand as they made the presentation to Krista Linklater, Pat Craigmile and John McIntosh. Chris West…

Steel Magnolias Receives WODL Award

SMCP receives 6 nominations, 1 award St. Marys Community Players is thrilled to receive six nominations and one award for its 2016 production of Steel Magnolias written by Robert Harling and performed at the St. Marys Town Hall Theatre last fall. Steel Magnolias is a momentous and challenging ensemble piece about the funny, prickly, devoted…