COVID-19: Behind the scenes at a travel agency

By Louise Bell It is fitting that Travel Agent Day, Wednesday May 6, comes in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic. Never has the value of a travel agent been so apparent. In my articles, I always recommend using a travel consultant and leave it there. This time, I am going to highlight many of…

Playing with Flyers shaped Crisp’s coaching career

Former Lincolns’ centre played for great hockey men like Fred Shero, Scotty Bowman By Pat Payton Terry Crisp was a member of the Broad Street Bullies. And playing for those notorious Philadelphia Flyers teams in the mid-1970s helped shape Crisp’s future coaching career. Crisp was a member of two Stanley Cup championship teams in Philadelphia…

Pearson shares award after consistent season

St. Marys native scores 28 goals, top point-getter for OHL Attack after Christmas By Pat Payton OWEN SOUND – Consistency! Kaleb Pearson became a consistent two-way player with Owen Sound Attack of the Ontario Hockey League this past season. When all Hockey Canada-sanctioned activities were suspended effective Friday, March 13, the 19-year-old St. Marys native…

Valcke baseball clan feeling stranded at third base

Jaxon, Mia student athletes at UBC “Like everyone else, our kids are finishing up their university exams, signing up for an online summer course or two, while helping empty our job jar, reading, playing board games and card games and online games, watching movies, improving their culinary skills, stuff like that,” summarized Tom Valcke, from…

St. Marys Museum active with online engagement

By Spencer Seymour, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter During the Town Council meeting on Tuesday, April 28, Director of Corporate Services Trisha McKibbin reported on the activities at the St. Marys Museum, which is currently closed to the public but remains very busy through online engagement. “The Museum has been participating in the Community Wellness plan…

ServiceOntario Centre closes in St. Marys

By Stewart Grant In a bulletin issued on Thursday, April 30, the Ontario Ministry of Government and Consumer Services announced that the ServiceOntario centre located in St. Marys at 194 Queen Street West has permanently closed. The nearest ServiceOntario Centre is now the Stratford location, located at 5 Huron Street. It is open Monday to…