Tribute to Michael Kennedy

On January 11, 2019, David Michael Kennedy died in Hamburg, New York, in his 69th year. Although recently, Michael has been a frequent visitor to St. Marys, only a few residents realize the impact he made on this community. Michael’s mother, Isabelle Chesterfield Kennedy was born in 1915, the daughter of James and Annie Chesterfield.…

Top 5 Reasons to Book with a Travel Agent

By Stonetown Travel 5. You’ve got better things to do than spend countless hours reading online reviews. Online travel reviews are extremely helpful when researching vacation ideas.  But the sheer volume of these reviews, their conflicting opinions, and the myriad of options available online can be overwhelming.  Professional travel agents can help eliminate the noise…

McCotter’s hat sparks Finnbilt Novices’ comeback

By Pat Payton DORCHESTER – The Finnbilt ‘BB’ Novices were 1-1 after their first two OMHA playoff games early last week. In dramatic fashion, Todd Dittmer’s squad pulled out a come-from-behind 3-2 victory over the Dragons here last Tuesday night. After Dragons jumped out to a 2-0 first-period lead, Declan McCotter spearheaded the Rock comeback.…

Jr. Salukis win, stay in hunt for H-P playoff spot

DCVI boys team holds off Central Huron 53-41 last Wednesday By Pat Payton It didn’t end up being easy, but the DCVI Junior boys basketball team may have clinched a Huron-Perth playoff berth last Wednesday afternoon at the collegiate. A determined Central Huron Phoenix team made the Salukis earn their 53-41 victory, leaving St. Marys…

Lincs drop pair on weekend, lose ground to Stars

Lincolns now trail St. Thomas by eight points in chase for final playoff spot By Pat Payton STRATHROY – The times are getting desperate for St. Marys Lincolns. If Lincs hope to take part in the Western Conference playoffs, the time is now to start winning games. With only 10 regular-season contests remaining, Lincolns (9-25-3-1)…

Lincolns’ Alumni roster nicely taking shape

By Pat Payton St. Marys Lincolns’ Alumni roster for the upcoming game against the Montreal Canadiens’ Alumni squad is nicely taking shape. The highly-anticipated game–now less than two months away–will be held Friday, Mar. 22 at the PRC. It’s being billed as a ‘Celebration of Hockey: Two Storied Franchises. One Night To Remember.’ There are…

Clark named OUA Female Athlete-of-the-Week

By Pat Payton For her high-scoring exploits on the ice, St. Marys native April Clark was recently named IG Wealth Management Ontario University Athletics (OUA) Female Athlete-of-the-Week for the period ending Jan. 13, 2019. Clark, a fourth-year forward, has been consistently putting up points this 2018-19 season for the Western Mustangs women’s hockey team. Her…

Update on Queen Street West fire

Charges have now been laid in regards to the fire on Queen Street West as reported last week. On Sunday, January 13, 2019 shortly after 11:00 a.m. the Stratford Police were called to assist the Fire Department at a fire on Queen St West in St Marys. The fire was extinguished and nobody was found…