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Hello Huron Perth Public Health

The Merger of Huron and Perth Health Units takes Effect January 1, 2020 The Perth District Health Unit and the Huron County Health Unit will be merging into a single entity effective January 1, 2020, called Huron Perth Public Health (HPPH). The goal of the merger is to improve the delivery of public health programs…

Looking forward to 2020

The following was submitted by Mayor Al Strathdee 2020 should be a very exciting year for the Town of St. Marys. The Town population continues to grow and there continues to be business growth and expansion in St. Marys. Tourism numbers remain on the rise, a fibre optic internet network will soon be available to…

Lincolns prove they’re one of the top Western teams

Lincs battle Nationals, Flyers to 2-2 double-OT ties before the Christmas break By Pat Payton In the two-week stretch before the Christmas break, St. Marys Lincolns certainly proved that they’re one of the top teams in the GOJHL’s Western Conference. Lincs went 4-1-2 in a tough December schedule, which included two home games against the…

U-16 Snipers slay Dragons in final 2019 game

Boyer scores three times in 7-0 victory over visiting Dorchester St. Marys U-16 Snipers closed out 2019 with a win as they blanked Dorchester Dragons  7-0 at the PRC on Sunday, Dec. 29. Both teams were short four players, but it appeared to affect Dorchester more so as the Snipers out-shot the Dragons 29-19, allowing…

ANAF Bantams reach Regional Silver Stick semi-finals

Team plays five games in Niagara area; three contests decided by a goal By Pat Payton NIAGARA – The ANAF ‘BB’ Bantams played five games here at the Pelham Regional Silver Stick tournament this past weekend, and three of the contests were decided by one goal. Unfortunately, their semi-final game Sunday morning went in favour…

U-16 Snipers pull out late 5-4 win over London

Team also dominates Kitchener Sunday to boost league record to 6-0 Last Thursday, the undefeated (4-0) St. Marys U-16 Snipers hosted the 2-4 London Lynx at the PRC. Coming off their impressive third-place finish at the Snipers tournament while competing in the U-19 division, Jim Burlingham’s squad were eager to return to WRRL action. Snipers’…

Five-goal third period powers Lincs past Maroons

In playoff-type atmosphere, Lincolns end London’s 14-game winning streak Friday By Pat Payton CHATHAM – The St. Marys Lincolns hit a couple of interesting milestones in their 2019-20 GOJHL season here Sunday night. Firstly, the Lincs reached the 20-win plateau with a 6-1 victory over the hometown Maroons. Secondly, it was the team’s 11th road…

Veteran makes immediate impact with Lincolns

Lincs’ coaching staff, trainers participating in GOJHL games Dec. 28 in Waterloo By Pat Payton At the St. Marys Lincolns’ recent December general membership meeting, GM Greg Smale reported that his phone has been “ringing off the wall.” As the Jan. 10 trade deadline approaches, GOJHL teams are trying to upgrade their rosters if they…