News from around St. Marys.

Mustangs’ April Clark receives F.W.P. Jones Trophy

For top contributing female athlete at Western University By Pat Payton LONDON – It’s another award for April Clark at Western University. The 23-year-old St. Marys native and graduating hockey forward (2015-20) recently won the F.W.P. Jones Trophy as top contributing female athlete at Western. Other finalists nominees for the 2019-20 award were Mustangs’ Julia…

Several local churches holding on-line services

Carillon bells being played every Sunday morning at St. Marys United Church By Pat Payton People have been gathering in their vehicles outside of St. Marys United Church every Sunday morning to listen to choir director Tim Gilbert play the carillon bells for approximately 30 minutes, starting at 9:50 a.m. Sunday services are also live-streamed,…

The Post Office situation

Mayor Al Strathdee has been in communication about the situation at the Post Office, with people complaining about the long lines outside the building. Below is a letter sent by the Mayor on the current situation and a response from Canada Post. This subject is on the agenda for this week’s Town Council meeting and…

Three Heritage Permits approved this week

By Spencer Seymour, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter For members of the Town of St. Marys Heritage Advisory Committee, whose mandate is to preserve and protect the community’s significant heritage features, Monday’s meeting surely had special meaning as two of the Town’s historical treasurers moved a step closer to positive revitalization. Heritage permit requests were approved…

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…