News from around St. Marys.

Easter in Upcoming Events in Thorndale

On Saturday, March 26 there was the 2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt in Thorndale. Starting at 10am sharp kids scoured the grounds of the Thorndale Community Centre. The weather was a bit chilly but thankfully no snow or rain. Despite the eggs being spread far and wide the kids found every last egg in under…

Check your mailbox next week for BIA’s VIP Access Book

This recently-erected sign currently greets people entering St. Marys from Water Street South. By Dan Rankin Next week, as part of an ongoing push by the town’s Business Improvement Area (BIA), residents of St. Marys and the surrounding area will be receiving a “VIP Access Book” in the mail, to remind them that St. Marys’…

Awards Season at St. Marys Curling Club

Congratulations to Derek Shackleton, Jason Skipper, John Heard and Dale Levy who won the Open Competitive League trophy on Wednesday night at the St. Marys Curling Club The 150th Anniversary Season of the St. Marys Curling Club is quick drawing to a close, with the compressor shutting off late this weekend and the remaining big…

Your 2016 Toronto Blue Jays

Left Field: Michael Saunders The 2016 Toronto Blue Jays are very similar to the team that went to the ALCS last season, however, one of the brand new guys in the lineup is in left field. In December of 2014, Saunders was acquired by Toronto from the Seattle Mariners. However, during last spring training the…

Novice BB Rock win OMHA championship

Perhaps Michael Jordan described it best when he said “Talent wins games, but teamwork wins championships.” Last Wednesday, the St Marys Rock Finnbilt Novice BB squad capped off an incredible season with a sweep of the Niagara-on-the-Lake Wolves to claim the OMHA BB championship. It was a season that began on a dire note with…

Ringette

Above from left: Open team, U12, U14, U16, U10, and U8 Ringette teams. Five of the six teams made it to the Gold Medal game in their respective divisions, with the Open team taking Gold in a nail biting 1-0 victory. Excellent job teams!

My Cancer IQ

Online Screening Tool Promoted for Daffodil Month April is Daffodil Month, which promotes the awareness and prevention of cancer in Ontario. Throughout April, the Health Unit will be promoting the screening tool, “My Cancer IQ is a confidential, online tool that allows people to determine their risk for melanoma, breast, cervical, colorectal, kidney and lung…