News from around St. Marys.

Youth Council hosting “Safe at Home” Showcase

By Spencer Seymour, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The St. Marys Youth Council is hosting a Virtual Showcase and are inviting all those in the St. Marys and Perth South area to participate. There are three categories, all with fantastic prizes: For #QuarantineTalent, young people up to age 18 (either individual or siblings) are encouraged to…

Jennies Restaurant closes

By Stewart Grant As I prepared to meet Jen Bradley this past weekend to discuss the closing of her beloved restaurant, I carried with me a copy of the newspaper article that Dan Rankin had wrote nearly five years earlier when “Jennies” opened for the first time (see copy below). I showed it to Jen,…

Tradition of Graham’s Eggs continues

Eggs now available at The Hitching Post By Stewart Grant “Same product, different location.” Loyal customers of Graham’s Egg House on Pelissier Street will not have to travel far out of the way to purchase their eggs. As of this past Saturday, June 27, Graham’s farm fresh eggs are available for sale at The Hitching…

Major athletic award winners for 2019-20 season

DCVI holds Virtual Awards Ceremony to honour its athletes, coaches By Pat Payton A total of 21 Major Athletic Award winners were announced on the night of June 18 as St. Marys DCVI held a Virtual Awards Ceremony to honour its athletes and coaches. The on-line ceremony was organized by teacher/coach Annette Wrigley. The following…

Lincolns trade Martin twins to the K-W Siskins

Lincs building strong forward group for 2020-21 season By Pat Payton St. Marys Lincolns Director of Hockey Operations/GM Greg Smale reports that 19-year-old twins Josh and Cyrus Martin have been traded to the Kitchener-Waterloo Siskins in separate deals. The Martins, who hail from Elmira, are both starting post-secondary studies in the K-W area in the…

Better prices, fresher spices at Troyer’s Spices

Downtown business offers over 100 ingredients and much more By Pat Payton The slogan at Troyer’s Spices is: Better prices, fresher spices. “I can say that because we buy in small quantities; we don’t back-stock anything,” says Dan Troyer, who owns the downtown Queen Street business with his wife Amie Rankin. “We replenish our supplies…