Romak enjoying life in Korean Baseball Organization

London native power hitter with SK Wyverns; 2020 Tip O’Neill award winner By Pat Payton LONDON – Jamie Romak plays professional baseball in South Korea. The 35-year-old London native, who is a power-hitter with SK Wyverns, was recently named the 2020 winner of the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum’s Tip O’Neill Award. It’s…

Four new Black Belts at Stonetown Karate Centre

Sensei Jeremy Lorentz recently announced four new Black Belts at Stonetown Karate Centre Inc. These students tested for and passed their Black Belt grading in mid-December of 2020. Joanne King – 1st Degree Adult Black Belt King has been a dedicated karate student, constantly learning and willing to help new members in class, Lorentz says.…

M.P. Nater Announces Support for Local Legions

John Nater, Member of Parliament for Perth-Wellington is pleased to finally announce the allocation of long-awaited emergency support funds for nine local branches of the Royal Canadian Legion. “Like many organizations, Legion Branches have been devastated by the COVID-19 Pandemic. Unable to hold events or rent their facilities, the organizations have lost almost their entire…

Ten active cases of COVID-19 in St. Marys

December and January have seen a significant increase in cases of COVID-19 throughout the province, including our local area. As of January 11, 2021, Huron Perth Public Health has recorded 888 cumulative confirmed cases of COVID-19, resulting in 25 deaths and 106 currently active cases. A recent uptick in local numbers has seen the St.…

Ontario declares 28-day State of Emergency

Stay-at-Home Order to commence Thursday By Stewart Grant Facing escalating COVID-19 infection rates threatening to overwhelm the health care system, Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced a province-wide State of Emergency on Tuesday afternoon. The provincial ‘Stay at home’ order comes into effect at 12:01 a.m. on Thursday. This requires Ontarians to remain at home unless…