News from around St. Marys.

My Family History in the St. Marys area

By Stewart Grant My family has very strong genes when it comes to longevity, which is great for a lot of reasons but for me personally it meant that I got to spend so much treasured time with my great-grandmother Jean Grant (nee Stewart), who passed away at age 105 when I was the age…

The Countdown is On

The Library Summer Reading Program begins on Monday morning with Tinker Toddlers at 10:30am and Maker Monday crafts in the afternoon at 1:30pm. Don’t forget to come down to the Library and be a part of these fun and educational programs. There is a maximum number of spots available for each session, so try to…

Happy 150th Birthday, Canada!

Cadzow Park the place to be on Saturday St. Marys is ready to celebrate the sesquicentennial. The Stonetown will mark Canada’s 150th birthday with a free, family-friendly event on Saturday, July 1 from 11:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. at Cadzow Park. Festivities begin with the annual Canada Day Parade which will depart from the Pyramid…

Welcome 2017 Inductees!

Induction to be live-streamed on Twitter Two dominant ex-major leaguers, two trailblazing, grassroots leaders and a gold medal-winning national team will be inducted into the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame on June 24. Ex-Toronto Blue Jays ace Roy Halladay and former Montreal Expos slugger Vladimir Guerrero will be honoured in a ceremony at the Hall…

Someone I Know Campaign donation

The end is in sight for the goal of $5 million for the “Someone I Know” campaign with another very generous donation this week. The JMRD Wealth Management Team gave $25,000 in a presentation at Westover this week. At the presentation were (from left) John McIntosh, Krista Linklater, Joe Dibrita, Jaden Ropp, Pat Craigmile, Rob…

Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame set to induct 2017 class

Two dominant ex-major leaguers, two trailblazing, grassroots leaders and a gold medal-winning national team will be inducted into the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame on June 24. Ex-Toronto Blue Jays ace Roy Halladay and former Montreal Expos slugger Vladimir Guerrero will be honoured in a ceremony at the Hall of Fame grounds (386 Church Street.…