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Signal lights will be up and flashing by Sept. 23 at the intersection of John and Elgin streets in downtown Arnprior. The town recently issued an update on the first of the two-year downtown revitalization project that has .CA .COM seen Arnprior’s core reduced to rubble this summer. But an end appears in sight with key sections reaching completion soon:
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Vintage gliders land at Arnprior Radio Control Club The Arnprior Radio Control Club held its 17th annual aero-tow fun fly event at Vydon Acres airfield on Sept. 10 with members coming from far and wide. Jeff Dessert assembles his Cherokee glider plane before it goes up in the air.
L I S T E N Arnprior sidewalk snow-clearing costs piling high NOW Derek Dunn
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Running for Terry: John Leslie expected at Arnprior Run Sunday John Carter
Is Arnprior up to the challenge? Arnprior’s own paralympian John Leslie is. So is Arnprior marathoner David Moon and some hardy members of the McNab-Braeside fire department. Mayor David Reid has issued his second annual challenge to Arnprior citizens to raise at least $1 per resident in the Terry Fox Run this Sunday, Sept. 18 at the Arnprior Fairgrounds. That means the goal for this year’s run is $9,000. Registration for the run opens
at 8:30 a.m. with a warm-up to be led by Joe Zamojski of Kenwood Athletic Centre before the 9 a.m. start. Participants can drop by to run, walk or cycle the course any time up to 1 p.m. (two laps equal one mile). Arnprior Terry Fox Run organizer Stephen Dodd said the mayor’s challenge has been vital in attracting interest in the event. While he would like to see the community meet the donation challenge, he is focusing on increasing participation in the run that raises money for Fox’s Marathon of Hope and its fight against cancer. He is delighted that Leslie is taking some time off from his
snowboard cross training in Chile to come home to volunteer to help with the run Sunday. “That’s dedication … pitching in for his home town run. Come down and welcome him back home.” Dodd notes that Moon will run a full marathon during the event, running for about four hours. It’s part of his effort to run 10 marathons before he turns 40. Meanwhile, several McNabBraeside firefighters intend to be back running two kilometres in full gear. “They’ve been doing in for the past few years,” said Dodd. “Hats off to them.” At its meeting Sept. 12, Arn-
prior council proclaimed Sept. 18 Terry Fox Day in the town and Reid called on all residents to participate in the 36th annual run to raise money for cancer research. Council noted the run is entirely volunteer driven and has become a fall tradition in Canada, with runs being held in Arnprior for the past 34 years. Terry Fox pledge forms are available at Arnprior town hall, Arnprior Library, Arnprior Museum, RONA, Goldbar, Clancy’s, Prior Sports Bar, Play It Again Sports and online at www.terryfox.ca/terryfoxrun/ SUBMITTED arnprior or on its Facebook The ‘Terry Fox Lives Here’ flag is scheduled to page. again fly proudly at Arnprior Town Hall.
Fall Brawl derby set for Sept. 24 Municipal Matters
Employment Opportunity Crossing Guard (Seasonal Part-Time & Rover) Posting Date: September 7th, 2016 Job Type: Seasonal (1 position – Part-Time; 1 position – Rover) Reports to: Deputy Clerk Hourly Wage: $12.19 to $14.34 (Grade 1) Interested candidates are invited to submit an application in confidence by 12:00 PM (noon) on Friday, September 23rd, 2016 To view the full opportunity postings or job descriptions please visit www.arnprior.ca/employment or contact Laura Garbuio at 613-623-4231.
Town Hall Renovations Renovations at Town Hall will be taking place from September – November. The office will remain open during this time however residents are asked to please follow any signage as at times a temporary entrance will be in place.
Upcoming Events September 26, 6:30 pm Regular Meeting of Council in Council Chambers 105 Elgin St. West September 29, 6:30 pm Official Plan Open House at the Arnprior Library 21 Madawaska St. 2 Arnprior Chronicle-Guide - Thursday, September 15, 2016
Disappointed that the Arnprior Fair’s main demolition derby was rained out? Fear not. The Arnprior Fair Board has announced it will be holding a ‘Fall Brawl’ demolition derby on Saturday, Sept. 24. The derby will run from 1 to 5 p.m. at the fairgrounds. The fair board’s Monica Schnob promises
“lots of action, food and great times.” The fair board did hold a mud race on the Saturday of the fair after the ring became too sodden to properly run the demolition derby, the second of the fair. However, it promised it would reschedule the derby for the fall. The fair board has held popular Fall Brawls in the past.
Announcement From Arnprior & District Breast Cancer Support Group We are informing our dear Community that our Annual Dinner which takes place in October of each year will NOT be held this year. We have hosted our Dinner well for the past eighteen years; as life moves on with age, we feel it is time to let others be a host.
The Support Group will be hosting our Twenty (20) Year Anniversary in November. We are inviting you, our wonderful Community, to “JOIN US”: at the Nick Smith Centre, on Saturday, November 12, 2016, from 2:00 – 4:00 pm, as we celebrate our past memories of this special Group.
“LOOKING FORWARD TO SEEING YOU FOR CAKE & COFFEE” Our Breast Cancer Support Group meetings will continue every Third Tuesday of the month. Arnprior Public Library, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
McNab-Braeside to celebrate Canada’s 150th with relay, festivals John Carter
McNab-Braeside isn’t about to let Canada’s 150th birthday in 2017 pass without a celebration in the township. Coun. Heather Lang has introduced a number of intriguing suggestions, including a cross-township relay, detailing ways McNab-Braeside could mark the anniversary and put itself in the spotlight. Lang explained the 150th birthday “is a perfect opportunity to showcase and promote our own municipality” while have fun doing it. Given the close proximity of McNabBraeside to the nation’s capital, “we should capitalize on the fact that many visitors and tourists will be flocking to the area to celebrate and mark this anniversary,” she said. She suggested a multi-pronged approach building on the township’s current activities and assets, as well as highlighting the area’s natural beauty, agricultural strengths, rural atmosphere, connection to the rivers, culture and heritage. Lang also said the celebrations, which would run from May to August, should be inclusive as possible, involving all ages and abilities, as well as people with an aboriginal background or with links to the logging era. “Everyone should feel welcome and be a part of this,” she said. As well, all parts of the township should be involved, she stressed. In that way, they can help bring the town-
ship together. In the past township residents have split on some issues depending on which side of the highway they live, what settlement area they are in or whether they are in a rural area or close to town. At its Sept. 6 meeting, council agreed to support the ‘Celebrate McNab-Braeside 2017’ ideas in principle and bring them up during budget deliberations. CROSS-TOWNSHIP RELAY
Lang explained that a ‘Current of Connections’ relay could involve participants using a variety of modes of transportation and passing an item from one to the other until it reaches the other end of the township. For example, paddlers could start the relay going from Sand Point to Red Pine Bay in a Voyageur canoe, she said. The next leg could involve runners to the CN recreational trail
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Downtown Revitalization The Downtown Revitalization Project is the Town’s largest single self-funded infrastructure project and will include reconstruction of sanitary sewers, storm sewers, watermains, roads, curbs, sidewalks, streetlights, and the traffic signals at the intersection of John Street and Elgin Street. The project will bring new life to Arnprior’s downtown streetscape with the placement of new trees, planters, improved accessibility measures and various forms of street furniture. The 2016 phase of the project includes construction on the following streets and is anticipated to be completed on or about November 30th, 2016. • Madawaska Street from John Street North to the Madawaska River • John Street North from Madawaska Street to William Street West • McGonigal Street West from John Street North to Hugh Street North
Tentative September 2016 Construction Schedule The October/November construction schedule can be found on the project website and will be advertises as the project advances. N PARK RESTORATION (END SEPTEMBER)
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John Street to open by Sept. 23 Continued from front
• John Street between Madawaska and Elgin streets will have sidewalks, landscaping, and furniture by Sept. 23; • Madawaska’s sidewalks between the bridge and John Street will be in place this month; • Hydro Park West (next to the public library) will be restored by the end of month; • Sidewalks on John Street between Elgin and McGonigal will be finished by Sept. 30; • John’s underground work between McGonigal and William starts this month; •Underground work on McGonigal between John and Hugh begins in September or October. The upcoming completions are welcome news to downtown residents and merchants, many of whom say business has suffered this summer but are confident the area will look impressive when done. Mayor David Reid, who oversees the largest self-funded infrastructure project in town history, also welcomes the news. “It’s been a busy summer,” Reid said. “We had a good start, then a lull in the middle, and back on track now.”
He said work is three weeks behind at this stage, though should finish the year on time. Once crews got in the ground, roadblocks came up. Large rocks, delays in road permits, gas lines needing to be relocated: it adds up. A domino effect hits the six or eight subcontractors in this situation. Thomas Cavanagh Construction leads the project, but every delay pushes back its subcontractors who move on to other jobs rather than wait. Sometimes they can’t get back on command, causing further delays. “So we are three weeks behind,” Reid said. “That’s disappointing, but we understand. It can be a bit of a scheduling nightmare.” However, the project’s budget should not be adversely affected. The work was tendered, meaning companies say how much it will cost before the start date. And the town has built-in contingencies to deal with any overruns. “I have no expectation that we’ll be over budget.” Some concerns were raised that paving remained incomplete at the busy corner of John and Madawaska streets during the first week of school. Reid was dismissive, saying bus drivers
navigate construction work in big cities. When it does get paved, he said scheduled for Sept. 8, the work should take less than a day with lanes reduced to one. Year one work should be completed by the end of November. DANIEL STREET DELAY?
“I wish we had known this before,” Reeve Walter Stack said. “It certainly gives pause to rethink the whole sidewalk program.” The new contractor, Antrim Contracting, did not offer the lowest bid in the tender process. The one other bidder offered to do the job for about $106 an hour. But Adam Kittle Enterprises failed to meet a second requirement: equipment. Kittle would use farm tractors if it won the contract. Antrim’s machines – specifically constructed to perform maintenance work on sidewalks - meet town requirements. The council discussion didn’t include any reasons why the outgoing contractor didn’t make a bid. Part of the reason for the huge jump in price has to do with equipment. CAO Michael Wildman explained to council that new equipment costs about $150,000 each, and that four specially designed tractors would be needed for this contract. Small town companies don’t usually have $600,000 worth of machines sitting around not in use. The current contractor’s equipment is likely paid off; all agreed the existing contract, which lasted
five years at $75 per hour, was a very good deal. The cost per year will go from an average $53,000 over 10 years to $84,000. Mayor David Reid said the 53 per cent increase staff and Stack cited is misleading. The contract is for 10 years, so the town is going from an average of $75 per hour to an average $118. That equates to about a 4.5 per cent annual increase. “The reality is that getting specialized equipment to sit on 24/7 standby in a small town is going to cost,” Reid later said via email. “The good news is that the sidewalk clearing is only a small part of the snow clearing budget and while all money spent is important to control, the increase in the sidewalk clearing equates to less than a .5 per cent increase in the overall tax levy.” Wildman said likely will not be any increase in the tax rate; new growth and other factors will cover it. LENGTHY CONTRACT
Stack was eventually persuaded to accept the higher costs. Council and staff went into a closed session to discuss the matter, which in-
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cluded the prospect of legal ramifications should the town back out of a tender process that a company entered on good faith and met with all the requirements. However, the council veteran still voted against awarding the contract “based on principle.” He said councils should not lock future local legislators into agreements that last 10 years. Stack checked with colleagues at the county level, all of whom said they never heard of a municipality signing a decade-long deal. He would have expected staff to come back to council with information showing no companies are interested in less than a 10-year contract. And that the cost would likely jump significantly. Then council could have acted with more knowledge. Staff also told council that about 95 per cent of the 2016 winter control budget was used last winter and spring, when a significant amount of snow came down. That leaves just 5 per cent for December. Should a snowfall occur before Jan. 1, staff will likely dip into reserves to pay for it. Reid noted that the Farmers’ Almanac this year is predicting a lot of snow this winter.
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A proposal to spend up to $1.8 million to replace the run-down Braeside RA Centre isn’t going over well with three of the McNab-Braeside council members. While council agrees the aging recreation centre needs to be fixed up or replaced, councillors Mark MacKenzie, Heather Lang and Scott Brum have expressed concerned about the cost and scope of the project. Their comments came after a presentation to council Sept. 6 by Greenview Environmental Services consultant Tyler Peters. He unveiled two options generated in conjunction with a building committee that would see the RA Centre replaced by a new structure that would cost either an estimated $1.5 million or $1.8 million. Deputy Mayor and building committee member Brian Armsden argued that township residents had made it clear in the last municipal election and in a recent survey that they wanted better recreation facilities and programs. Building a new RA Centre is “delivering what constituents want and where they want it,” he said. “We’re simply meeting the needs of the community.” Lang said she was “taken aback” by the size of the proposed building. She said that at a town hall meeting the clear majority favoured a more central major recreation centre for the township, leaving the Braeside and White Lake facilities smaller. “I still think that’s the route to go. We
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After 18 years, popular supper needs new host Anniversary set for Nov. 12 An Arnprior tradition is looking for a new host. The popular Arnprior and District Breast Cancer Support Group fall dinner will not be held this October. Instead, the group is holding a 20-year anniversary celebration Saturday, Nov. 12. In an announcement this week, the support group said that it is “informing our dear community” that after hosting the annual dinner for 18 years, “as life moves on with age, we feel it is time
to let others be a host.” Instead the community is being invited to join in the anniversary celebration from 2-4 p.m. at the Nick Smith Centre “as we celebrate our past memories of this special group.” The group is “looking forward to seeing you for cake and coffee.” While the dinner may not be a go this year, the Breast Cancer Support Group meetings will continue every third Tuesday of the month at the Arnprior Public Library from 7 to 9 p.m.
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A daughter and her friends were in Arnprior recently to ask town council and residents for help in lobbying against the Chinese government’s incarceration of her mother. Hongyan Lu is a new Canadian who together with husband Jay Brauneisen has travelled across Canada this summer to raise awareness of the fate of many Falun Gong (also Falun Dafa) practitioners in her former country. They stopped by Arnprior town hall on Sept. 9 where the mayor met with them and accepted a request for council to back their cause. Allegations of state-sanctioned physical and mental torture, forced labour, and organ harvesting have been well documented by a team of human-rights activists in China, including B’nai Brith Canada senior legal counsel David Matas and former Canadian MP David Kilgour. Chinese officials deny that surgeons are transplanting between 60,000 and 100,000 organs a year, a number that far surpasses the volume available from voluntary donors. “It has been going on for 17 years now and we want it to stop,” Lu said. “We are doing this tour because we want the killings of Falun Gong members to stop, and for the forced harvesting of organs to stop.” She said her mother was “abducted” by police while visiting other Falun Dafa practitioners in Shijiazhuang City. The movement has grown quickly over a short period to include tens of millions who perform spiritual meditation movements similar to tai chi while exercising their beliefs in “truthfulness, compassion and tolerance.” The government - which officially is communist hence atheistic - calls it a cult holding superstitious beliefs. “When my mother was first abducted, we were told she refused to offer up her identity. This is a strategy used to protect relatives and friends but also made it more difficult for us to locate her,” Lu said. “The regime simply denied they even had her in custody. One of my uncles is a judge in the Chinese legal system and one of my cousins is a police officer. They both tried and failed to gain access to my mother. “This situation was scary for me, as I feared she would disappear and be killed for her organs.” That was in June, around the time an updated report by the activists estimated between 60,000 and 100,000 prisoners of conscience, primarily Falun Dafa members, are killed in China each year for forced organ harvesting. Lu’s mom was arrested before, for three months in 2003, and released after her dad bribed police and took several police
Final broomball player identified The 13th and final Arnprior Smiths Construction broomball player from the 1960s has been identified. Tom Hanson reports that the player in the front left of the team photo that ran in the Sept. 1 ChronicleGuide is Bill Cavers. It’s also likely that the player third from right in the back is Gerry Macklem (not Macklin). Hanson surmises the photo was probably taken by Bev Shaw, an Arnprior photographer wellknown for his sports pictures.
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Hongyan Lu and her husband Jay Brauneisen, centre, are outside Arnprior town hall to share the story of her mother’s incarceration and likely torture at the hands of the Chinese government. The regime is accused of harvesting organs from Falun Gong practitioners. and government workers “to luxury restaurants.” During the arrest, Lu said they broke into their home, ransacked it and stole valuables. After her release the harassment continued. “My father felt forced to divorce my mother because he couldn’t take the pressure any more. This pressure took different forms such as threatening to end my father’s employment, or contacting our neighbours in the apartment complex to harass my family and force my mother to quit practicing Falun Dafa,” Lu said. “The regime threatened our neighbours that they would lose their jobs if they did not co-operate. Only after my parents divorced was I able to get a passport to Canada.” Her mother started practicing Falun Dafa in 1998 while searching for a way to improve her health. She suffered from hepatitis B, cirrhosis, stomach problems and endometriosis. Lengthy hospitalizations and long-term medication were gone after a few months practicing Falun Dafa, Lu said. “After practicing Falun Dafa, both my mother and I benefited from better health and a positive, righteous mindset,” she said. “If the persecution had never started, I could have had a very happy family life and stayed close to my parents and relatives. “My story is only one of millions of practitioners’ families like mine who fell apart because of the persecution.” The family hasn’t heard from their matriarch in over three months. Someone who was held in the police station with her and since released said she was tortured and locked in a chair of metal bars, prevented from moving. “This destroyed her health and made it hard for her to walk or stand up and she’s
very weak,” Lu said. “Meanwhile she is forced to endure their brainwashing sessions.” She is not allowed a lawyer while awaiting her trial. “We have no idea what’s happening or what may happen to my mother under a regime without an independent or effective legal system,” Lu said. While touring from Edmonton to Ottawa and sharing her story, she said Canadians are often shocked and supportive. Many who knew of the issue believed the persecution had stopped. Brauneisen is from the Ottawa valley. He has supported his wife throughout the entire ordeal, but admits that at times the concept of organ harvesting seems too barbaric to belief. “It seems like a Hollywood sci-fi movie,” Brauneisen said. “China will threaten diplomatic and economic sanctions if you try to bring this up. That’s a lot of hot air. They need trade just as much as anyone.” He and their friends are asking Canadians to tell 10 friends and neighbours about the plight of Falun Dafa in China, call or write Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Scott Reid and other politicians, and contact the department of Global Affairs Canada. Lu is asking her government to condemn the Chinese government and ask for the release of all Falun Gong practitioners, along with an end to the alleged mass killings. Meanwhile, she forges on to more towns and cities to share her mother’s story. “Her actions did not violate any laws,” Lu said. “This constitutes persecution of religious belief. My greatest concern is that my mother will be killed for her organs or severely tortured.” To reach the couple, call 613-302-5311 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS All claims against the Estate of ALLISON JEAN COBURN, late of the Town of Arnprior, in the County of Renfrew and Province of Ontario who died on or about the 30th day of December, 2015, must be filed with the undersigned personal representatives within 30 days of this publication, after which date the estate will be distributed having regard only to the claims of which the Estate Trustees then shall have notice. DATED at Arnprior the 23rd day of August, 2016. Stephen E. Knox, Trust Officer MD Private Trust Company and Janet Coburn Estate Trustees With a Will By: Bradley Samuel Barrister & Solicitor Tierney Stauffer LLP 141 John St. N., PO Box 8 Arnprior, Ontario K7S 3H2 Arnprior Chronicle-Guide - Thursday, September 15, 2016 7
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Learning from our fair friends Funâ€™s over: time to get serious. Schoolâ€™s back, the plus 30-degree weather has finally drifted away and fair season is over. With the last of the Renfrew County fairs wrapping up Sunday, it truly is back-to-work time. No more fooling around. There is plenty to do. All this construction work has to be finished before the sâ€¦ flies (sorry about using the S word so early, but there have been flurries already in Alberta). Thereâ€™s the countyâ€™s new official plan to finalize. No easy task to come up with a consensus considering the strong contradicting opinions expressed at the public hearings. Every one of our areaâ€™s municipalities has challenges facing them this fall, not the least of which is how best to get the provincial government back on track with four-laning of Highway 17 up the Valley and persuade it to do something more than removing the sales tax to ease the ridiculous increases in electricity costs. Arnprior needs to get to the bottom of the water disruption and work out what type of housing mix it wants going forward. McNabBraeside has to determine how to rehabilitate its deteriorating buildings in an affordable fashion. Several municipalities are trying to figure out if joint recycling/garbage tenders are feasible and all rural townships are facing the daunting task of figuring out how to come up with budgets that include another substantial boost for policing costs. So hopefully, our municipal leaders have returned from the summer break refreshed, reenergized and ready to do battle for their constituents. If they want some inspiration on how to face the daunting tasks ahead, they could do well to take heed of the wonderful example provided by the worthy folks (almost exclusively volunteers) who brought you fairs in Arnprior, Beachburg, Cobden and Renfrew (as well as the White Pine Festival and McNab Days). The celebrations of rural life play a major role their communitiesâ€™ identities and are full of lessons to which we all can relate.
The fairs demonstrate that rural folks can succeed if they are resourceful. Fair organizers canâ€™t control the weather, but they can adapt on the fly when it threatens their event. Faced with two days of rain of biblical proportions, Arnprior Fair organizers decided over morning coffee on the Saturday to turn the demolition derby into a mud race and cut the entrance fare in half. That certainly helped salvage some of the lost attendance (and not all is lost regarding the demolition derby, as it will be run as the Fall Brawl Sept. 24). Fortunately the fair board had arranged for a strong entertainment line-up, which attracted decent crowds despite the unco-operative weather, and a number of new attractions (car, horse shows) Sunday, which boosted the crowds that day. It pays to be in tune with what your community wants. The fairs also remind us of the importance agriculture plays in Valley life. And they show that if you offer good clean family fun, people will come. They prove that rural residents can host major events that are both entertaining and educational (you donâ€™t have to go into the city, where it will cost a lot more, to have a good time). While the major acts draw in the crowds, itâ€™s heart-warming to see people respond so positively to the local entertainers given a chance to shine, like they did at the the Arnprior Fair car show. But most of all the fair organizers show that if we want something done right, we shouldnâ€™t depend on Toronto or Ottawa for funds or guidance. If we have strong and innovative leadership on the local level, we can get things accomplished, and have fun doing it. So thank you, organizers of our community festivals and fairs. Youâ€™ve provided a shining example of how to get things done despite the challenges and uncertainties thrown at you by an increasingly unpredictable Mother Nature and ever more complex urban-centric society. Kudos to you all.
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An open letter to McNab-Braeside council: The recent water situation in Arnprior made me think of our own water supply in Braeside. So many of us depend on wells for all our needs; but what protection is there for the aquifers which supply those wells? Mike Battistonâ€™s recent letter to the editor in the Arnprior Chronicle-Guide (Aug. 18) stated the facts very clearly. Because of the Miller Quarry operation, we have to be concerned about both the quality and quantity of our water. What exactly have you, as our Township Council, done to put a contingency plan in place? Were you even aware of the site plan changes that Miller has tried to make despite the OMB ruling? Do you know how dangerous these are to our water supply? I have heard that they donâ€™t want to test the water for petroleum contaminants or monitor the wetlands, both
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Government should create Department of Peace Support the Terry Fox To the community of Arnprior and area: In recognition of the International Day of Peace on Sept. 21, the Arnprior and Area Chapter of the Canadian Peace Initiative (CPI) is putting forward some ideas and examples for increasing our capacity for building and maintaining peace, both nationally and globally. This letter focuses on efforts to establish a federal Department of Peace and also recognizes leaders and global efforts dedicated to peace building. It is encouraging that Canada seems to preparing for a renewed role as a peace builder. The apologies made by federal government representatives for past wrongs to Japanese-Canadians (internment during WW2), Chinese-Canadians (Head Tax) and, more recently, Indigenous Canadians (residential schools) and through the Truth and Reconciliation Commission show that Canada is seeking to be at peace with itself. Being at peace with oneself increases the ability to work beyond our borders for greater peace. Hopefully, Canada can play a greater peace-building role internationally, working to enhance alternatives that address emerging conflicts, arms reduction, human rights, and the security of persons and communities.
While such work may frequently occur in concert with friends and allies, at times Canada may need to challenge traditional ties. A federal Department of Peace could not only advance such efforts globally but could also support training of peace professionals, restorative justice programs and peace education at home. And Canadians working for this end are not alone. Organizations, citizens and officials in over 40 nations, including the United States and European countries, are similarly working for the creation of national peace ministries and infrastructures. You can support these efforts in Canada by going to www.canadianpeaceinitiative.ca and signing the petition to establish a Department of Peace as outlined in Bill C-373. Leaders, scientists and artists around the world are also giving us similar messages. Pope Francis has declared 2016 as the year to ‘Overcome Indifference and Win Peace’. Dr. Ursula Franklin, metallurgist and Canadian peace advocate, left us these words, which build on the Pope’s declaration, “Peace is not the absence of war. It is the presence of justice and the absence of fear.”
And the local CPI exhibit currently on display at the Arnprior Public Library showcases the work of artists in war-torn countries who have converted weapons into art or tools under the theme ‘Weapons to Art: Transcending the Past’. Such work can inspire us to create lifeaffirming artwork, tools and memorials as a way of remembering those in the military who died fighting for peace. We believe that they would choose not to be forever remembered with war and death but rather with the life and freedom they wanted to protect. Let’s never stop imagining and creating the future we want for ourselves, our children and all the people of the world. Please consider signing the petition at www.canadianpeaceinitiative.ca, visiting the exhibit at the Arnprior Public Library, or coming to a brief time for reflection at the Peace Pole at Galilee Centre, 398 John St. N., 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 21, the International Day of Peace. Join us in imagining and creating a more peaceful Canada and earth! Canadian Peace Initiative – Arnprior and Area Chapter Enid Blackwell, Theresa Dunn, Elaine M. Gibson, Dorothy Garlough, Mary Lunney, Keith Organ
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To the Editor: We are now well into the month of September and for millions of Canadians, that means that the annual Terry Fox Run for Cancer Research is quickly approaching. This is the ultimate autumn tradition where families, friends, and work colleagues join together to raise money to help Canadian cancer researchers reach their important goals. For 36 years, Terry Fox’s dream of a world free of cancer continues to move forward. This year’s event on this Sunday, Sept. 18 will be happening in more than 220 locations across Ontario (including from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Arnprior Fairgrounds). The Terry Fox Run is an event void of corporate sponsorship. This was Terry’s wish. Its success is due to the thousands of dedicated volunteers that organize local events, passionate participants that get involved year-after-year, and generous donors who know that their hard earned money is being managed responsibly. The Run does not charge a fee to participate, nor does it require a minimum donation or money to be raised. The Terry Fox Foundation thanks you for the support you have provided us over many years and hopes you will be able to continue the same this year. Paul Mateer, communications Terry Fox Foundation
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Cooking fires account for 22% of all home fires.
v Always stay in the kitchen while cooking. If you must leave, turn off the stove.
Cooking left unattended is the cause of 52% of all cooking fires.
v Keep anything that burns — cooking utensils, dishcloths, paper towels and pot holders — a safe distance from the stove.
Stovetop fires account for 71% of all cooking fires.
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FIRE INJURIES and DEATHS v 32% of all home fire injuries occur in cooking fires. v 14% of all cooking fires result in an injury or death. v 11% of all home fire fatalities are caused by cooking
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This magnificent Eastern Wolf was howling and barking to tell the strange wolf (a.k.a. me) that it was not welcome in its territory.
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There is a cairn on Canoe Lake in Algonquin Park dedicated to Tom Thomson, the famous Canadian artist who drowned in that lake. On it resides an eloquent epitaph written by friend and fellow artist J.E.H MacDonald. One verse states that Nature “revealed itself wonderfully to him.” Recently I had a day when Nature did just that for me. It was a cool and misty predawn when I arrived at Algonquin Park’s Argue Lake. Soon I was watching a large Beaver groom itself atop a feeding bed a mere 30 feet away. It was too dark for photographs but I was content just to watch. Suddenly the silence was broken by the howls of wolves, emanating somewhere near the far end of the lake. I waited a few minutes after the magnificent chorus ended, and then I howled. The pack replied immediately. I wanted to wait until sunrise before looking for the wolves. Half an hour passed and then dawn broke. I quietly paddled my canoe to the far end of the lake, still shrouded with mist. Once there, I scanned nearby slopes for wolves, but saw none. I howled from my canoe and soon the wolves replied, but to the east. With adrenalin coursing
through my body, I watched to see if one might make an appearance. Excitement peaked when two dark forms scrambled down a nearby hill. But the animals were black, and Eastern Wolves are rarely that colour. A Beaver slapped its tail, informing me that the dark animals had entered its space. Moments later, four Otters came snorting and huffing past my canoe, sticking their heads out of the water like giant periscopes to get a better view of me. Half an hour passed and no wolves, so I paddled back to my car. I then struck out on foot, following an old logging road that ran parallel to the lake. I walked slowly and quietly, stepping on moss whenever possible. After a while I left the road and bushwhacked eastward,
moving slowly and avoiding stepping on sticks. Eventually I came to a large pond. After several minutes of scanning, I spotted the head of a large wolf sticking out from Bracken across the pond from me. It stared in my direction, but I was hidden. I howled, and it stood up and walked into full view. It howled back and began to bark, an indication that it was the pack’s dominant leader telling the intruding wolf to leave their territory. I barked back, and the wolf responded even more aggressively. After several minutes of exchanging vocal affronts, the beautiful animal walked away, content that the impudent intruder was not going to cross the pond. It has been 26 years since I last had a chance (unsuccessful) to photograph a howling wolf. Thus, I was ecstatic to finally achieve a long-standing goal. I was also delighted over my encounter with Otters, plus getting a picture-perfect shot of a Ring-necked Duck taking off in the mist. I pinched myself to make sure I wasn’t dreaming; it was indeed a morning when Nature revealed herself wonderfully to me. The Nature line is email is email@example.com.
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Installment due – September 29, 2016 The 2016 final tax installment is due Thursday, September 29, 2016. If you own property in the Municipality of Mississippi Mills and did not receive a tax bill please contact the Tax Clerk at 256-2064 ext. 224. Visit www.mississippimills.ca for information regarding payment options.
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One opening exists on the Municipality of Mississippi Mills Heritage Committee. This committee advises Council on matters relating to buildings and areas of architectural and/or historical significance in the municipality. Any resident of the Municipality of Mississippi Mills interested in sitting on this Committee is requested to complete a Committee Application Form and submit it by noon on Friday, October 21, 2016 to Roxanne Sweeney 613-256-2064 ext 260 firstname.lastname@example.org
HELP WANTED – PUBLIC SKATING MONITOR
(part-time seasonal) From October 2016 to March 2017 Resumes should be submitted to the following on or before Thursday September 29th, 2016 at 4:00 p.m to: Calvin Murphy, Recreation Manager, The Municipality of Mississippi Mills Almonte Old Town Hall, 14 Bridge Street, Almonte Ontario, K0A 1A0 Or e-mailed to Calvin Murphy at the following e-mail address: email@example.com To obtain more information on the job description, key responsibilities and working conditions for this position, please contact Calvin Murphy (Recreation Manager) at the Recreation and Culture Department at 613-256-1077 Ext: 24. The hourly range for the Public Skating Monitor position (Part-Time seasonal) is a three step pay scale between $10.70/hour -$11.46/hour.
HISTORICAL RESEARCHER MISSISSIPPI MILLS HERITAGE COMMITTEE The Mississippi Mills Heritage Committee is looking for a Historical Researcher to provide assistance with various local heritage initiatives. The Historical Researcher will undertake research that can include investigating the history of local buildings or structures, gathering information on important historical people in the community (mainly in relation to the places they lived or work in) and recording architectural features of notable buildings or structures. You will be asked to summarize the information you have gathered and you may be asked to attend some committee meetings to present your findings. Depending on your background and skills, some other responsibilities could be incorporated into this position.
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THE CORPORATION OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF MISSISSIPPI MILLS NOTICE OF COMPLETION Municipality of Mississippi Mills Schedule ‘B’ Class Environmental Assessment Wells 7 and 8
The Municipality of Mississippi Mills (the Municipality) has undertaken a planning process to assess the short-term rated capacity of Wells 7 and 8, building upon recommendations from the related Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Master Plan (Almonte Ward) completed in 2012. As part of the process, background information was reviewed and alternative solutions concepts were developed and evaluated based on several criteria, including impacts to the natural, social cultural and economic environments. A hydrogeological evaluation was also completed to assist in determining the preferred alternative. Furthermore, as part of the Class EA process for reviewing the rated capacity of Wells 7 and 8, public comment during the evaluation of alternative solutions was requested. This project is being carried out in accordance with the Terms of the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (Class EA) process, which is approved under the Environmental Assessment Act. The Project File of the Schedule ‘B’ Class EA has now been finalized and identifies the preferred alternative to meet the Municipality’s short-term water supply requirements. It has been determined that increasing the rated capacity of Wells 7 and 8 by 6.7 L/s to 44.7 L/s is required to address the Municipality’s increased supply demands. By this Notice, information including the Project File is being made available to the public for a thirty (30) day review period in accordance with the requirements of the Municipal Class EA process. Interested persons may review this document and provide comments to the Municipality. Subject to comments received as a result of this Notice and the receipt of necessary approvals, the Municipality may then proceed with the works. Project information is available to the public at the municipal office and the municipal website, www.mississippimills.ca. The comment period will end on October 8, 2016. Municipality of Mississippi Mills; Schedule ‘B’ Class Environmental Assessment – Wells 7 and 8 c/o J.L. Richards & Associates Limited 864 Lady Ellen Place Ottawa ON K1Z 5M2 Facsimile: (613) 728-6012 Electronic-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Please copy any correspondence to: Mr. Guy Bourgon Director of Public Works Municipality of Mississippi Mills 3131 Old Perth Road, RR#2 P.O. Box 400, Almonte ON K0A 1A0 Facsimile: (613) 256-4242 Electronic-mail: email@example.com
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MUNICIPALITY OF MISSISSIPPI MILLS NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
PURSUANT TO SECTIONS 22 and 34 OF THE PLANNING ACT, R.S.O. 1990, c. P.13 CONCERNING A PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE MUNICIPALITY OF MISSISSIPPI MILLS COMMUNITY OFFICIAL PLAN AND ZONING BY-LAW #11-83 TAKE NOTICE that a Public Meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 20th, 2016 at 6:00 p.m., in the Municipality of Mississippi Mills Council Chambers, 3131 Old Perth Road, Almonte, Ontario, to consider a municipally initiated Official Plan and Zoning By-law Amendment under Sections 22 and 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. P.13, as amended.
Proficiency with word processing software is required. Experience in historical research is strongly preferred. An architectural background and a passion for history are assets. The position may involve a few hours per month, but may vary slightly from month to month depending on the committee’s research needs at the time. While this is an unpaid volunteer position, a small honorarium will be given to the successful candidate.
Official Plan Amendment The purpose of Amendment No.18 to the Municipality of Mississippi Mills Community Official Plan is to identify the policies and schedule changes that are required as part of the implementation of the Mississippi-Rideau Source Protection Plan (SPP). The SPP came into effect on January 1, 2015 and the Clean Water Act 2006. Municipalities are required to amend their Official Plans and other policy documents to comply.
If you are interested, please submit a brief description of your interest and skills by noon on Friday, October 21, 2016 to Roxanne Sweeney, 613-256-2064 ext 260 firstname.lastname@example.org
Zoning By By-law Amendment The purpose of the Zoning By-law Amendment is to consider proposed revisions to the Zoning By-law with respect to the Source Water Protection Policies.
WATER RESTRICTIONS The Watering Restrictions By-law 04-14 is designed to regulate and control the usage of water, within the Almonte Ward, in the hot summer months. Between May 1st and September 30th each year there are limitations on who can water and at what time. Odd number houses may water on odd calendar days and even numbered houses may water on even numbered days. Watering may occur between the hours of 5:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. each day and from only one connection. Midday is the hottest time of the day and the water is more likely to be wasted through evaporation when watering at this time. Watering from more than one connection simply uses too much water at once. A significant amount of new grass or sod is exempted from these provisions for one week. Any other violations of the by-law may result in a fine.
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THE SUBJECT LANDS are described as all the lands within the boundaries of the Corporation of the Municipality of Mississippi Mills. A key map has not been included since both the Official Plan and Zoning By-law changes encompass all the land within the Municipality of Mississippi Mills. ANY PERSON may attend the public meeting and/or make written or verbal representation either in support of or in opposition to the proposed Official Plan and Zoning By-law. Amendments. Written submissions regarding the Zoning By-law Amendment are to be filed with the Clerk at the Municipality of Mississippi Mills Municipal Office, 3131 Old Perth Road, R.R. #2, P.O. Box 400, Almonte, Ontario, K0A 1A0. IF A PERSON OR PUBLIC BODY does not make oral submissions at a public meeting, or make written submissions to the Municipality of Mississippi Mills before the Zoning By-law is passed or, the County of Lanark before the Official Plan Amendment as passed the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision of the Municipality of Mississippi Mills Council to the Ontario Municipal Board and may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Ontario Municipal Board unless, in the opinion of the Board, there are reasonable grounds to do so.
AFTER A DECISION has been made by Council, persons wishing to formally register an objection must, regardless of any previous submissions, file with the Clerk a Notice of Appeal accompanied with the Board’s fee to the Ontario Municipal Board setting out the objection and the reasons in support of the objection. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION relating to the proposed Official Plan and Zoning Bylaw Amendments are available for inspection at the Municipality of Mississippi Mills Municipal Office between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., or inquiries may be directed to the Municipality’s Planning Department at (613) 256-2064 x259 or by e-mail at email@example.com. DATED AT THE MUNICIPALITY OF MISSISSIPPI MILLS THIS 18th DAY OF AUGUST, 2016. Stephen Stirling, MCIP, RPP
Mississippi Mills Public Library requires a Processing Assistant (Pakenham Branch), Temporary Contract Position $16.92 to $20.80 18 hrs per week, including but not limited to M-F 3:45 to 7 p.m., weekends and travel may be required For a detailed job description and contract terms, please visit our website at www.missmillslibrary.com or call Pam Harris, CEO/Chief Librarian at 613 256-1037. Interested candidates are invited to submit in confidence, a resume outlining their qualifications to the undersigned no later than 5 p.m., Fri. Sept. 23, 2016. We would like to thank all who apply, but only those applicants selected for an interview will be acknowledged. Pam Harris, CEO/Chief Librarian Box 820, 155 High St., Almonte. K0A 1A0 Tel: 613-256-1037 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Information collected will be used in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for the purpose of job selection. If you require this document or any additional documents in an alternative format, please contact us at 613-256-1037. Should you require any special accommodations in order to apply or interview for a position with the Mississippi Mills Public Library Mills we will endeavor to make such accommodations.
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The 2016-2017 Senior Shuffleboard season will be starting in October. The recreational senior shuffleboard program provides all participants with the opportunity to get out and meet new people, take part in some physical activity and have some fun. Interested participants for the Senior Shuffleboard program should contact Marilyn Snedden at 613- 256-3130. For any other questions please call Calvin Murphy Recreation Manager at 256-1077 Ext: 24
MISSISSIPPI MILLS RECREATION AND CULTURE DEPARTMENT FALL PROGRAMS 2016- 2017 ADULT RECREATIONAL BADMINTON Location: Almonte & District High School Monday’s and Thursday’s beginning Sept. 12/16 – April 27/17 Time: 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm $45.00 per person Cancellation dates: TBD ADULT RECREATIONAL VOLLEYBALL Location: Almonte & District High School Tuesday’s beginning Sept. 06/16 – May 2/17 Time: 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm $45.00 per person Cancellation dates: TBD
ADULT RECREATIONAL VOLLEYBALL Location: R. Tait MacKenzie P. S. Friday’s beginning Sept. 16/16 – April 28/17 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm. $45.00 per person Cancellation dates: TDB LINE DANCING All ages welcome! Location: Almonte Community Centre Thursday’s – Starting Oct. 13/16 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm ($8.00/class)
AEROBICS – Senior Friendly Location – Stewart Community Centre Monday’s & Wednesday’s starting Sept. 19/16 YOUTH NIGHTS Youth ages 10-15 10:00 – 11:00 am ($8.00 / class) Location: Almonte & District High School Friday’s beginning Oct. 14/16 – April 28/17 Cancellation dates: TBD Time: 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm RECREATIONAL HOCKEY PROGRAM Location: Pakenham Arena PICK UP HOCKEY at Almonte Arena Saturday’s beginning Oct. 1/16 – Mar. 25/17 Location: Almonte Community Centre Thursday’s beginning Oct. 6/16 – Mar. 23/17 Program Times: Time: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Age 5 – 6 years 9:00 am – 10:00 am $5.00 per person per session Age 7 – 8 years 10:00 am – 11:00 am Full equipment is required Age 9 – 11 years 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Cancellation date: TBD Age 12 – 15 years 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm PICK UP HOCKEY at Pakenham Arena Full equipment is required for this Location: Stewart Community Centre Wednesday’s beginning Sept. 28/16 – Mar. 23/17 program. (no jersey provided) Deletion Date: TBD Time: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Cost: $130.00 / child (resident) $5.00 per person per session Full equipment is required. $150.00 / child (non-resident) Cancellation date: TBD $375.00 / family (3 or more family members registered) BABYSITTING COURSE $50.00 per student Participants must be at least 12 years old Program registration will take place on Location: Almonte & District High School Wednesday, Sept. 14/16 “At a Glance” at 3 Weekend sessions: Room 24 the Almonte Community Centre from Oct. 15 & 16/16, Jan. 21 & 22/17 7 pm – 9 pm AND Saturday, Sept. 24/16 April 22& 23/17 from 9:00 am – 11:00 am at the Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Pakenham arena.
For more information on any of these programs please call the Recreation & Culture Department at 613-256-1077
NCC prepares to tackle invasive buckthorn in Gillies Grove Those who are familiar with conservation may be aware that invasive species are one of the greatest threats to biodiversity. Species are considered invasive if they are non-native or exotic to the area, and their presence or spread threatens native species, communities and ecosystems. Invasive species are typically adaptable, reproduce quickly, have few or no predators, and can outcompete native species for resources such as food and habitat. Left unchecked, invasive species can have devastating effects on their surroundings. Part of the role of the Natural Conservancy of Canada (NCC) in managing the lands at Gillies Grove in Arnprior is to monitor the area for invasive species that could pose a threat to the native and at-risk species on the property. NCC has documented 22 non-native species in the Gillies Grove nature reserve, many of which are considered invasive, including common and glossy false buckthorn, Japanese knotweed, piper’s oregon-grape, garlic mustard and purple loosestrife. This fall, NCC staff will be working to reduce the extent of common and glossy false Trained NCC staff will be attempting to rid Gillies Grove of the invasive species Buck- buckthorn in Gillies Grove. Buckthorn is a small tree native to Eurthorn this fall. As a result, sections of trails will be closed and signs will be posted. This asia that was introduced to Canada as an map shows areas where the work will take place. ornamental shrub. It grows in dense thickets, crowding out native plants, and it can even host oat rust, a fungus that affects the yield RE/MAX John Roberts Broker and quality of oats. HALLMARK
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Protester urges Arnprior council to prolong life of infected trees Derek Dunn
George Perry has spent the better part of most days this summer parked on the sidewalk in front of Shoppers Drug Mart in downtown Arnprior. He’ll say a friendly ‘hello’ to folks who regularly pass by. If they ask about the bright pink sign in the wheelchair-bound man’s hand, he will offer an opinion. “I’m trying to stop them from cutting live trees,” Perry said on Sept. 7. “Yes, they have a bug and they are dying. But they are still living beings.” The Town of Arnprior has for a few years now cut trees that are infected by the emerald ash borDEREK DUNN/METROLAND er. Perry points to trees near the Arnprior ShopGeorge Perry is asking everyone who agrees with him that the municipality is ping Centre and others on Edward Street. Once cutting down trees before their time to call town hall. He maintains the trees brought down, the trees and borers are taken far could live a little longer before being cut to stem the emerald ash borer infesta- away from non-infected trees. But Perry maintains the municipality is overtion.
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He holds the view that nature should take its course when it comes to the lifecycle of other trees and animals. Town council, he said, is “too paranoid” about a lawsuit should a branch break off an almost dead tree and injure someone. Perry is taking his case to the Sept. 12 regular council meeting, 6:30 p.m., at the fire hall. When done with that, he plans to protest the use of wood chips at playgrounds. They cause splinters in children’s bare feet and serve as nests for mice and other critters, he said.
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Energy-efficient ‘passive’ homes promoted in tour A ‘PassiveHouse’ in McNab-Braeside was one of the homes featured in the Green Energy Doors Open tour on the weekend. The home at 96 Libbys Rd. was open for inspection all day Saturday as part of the province-wide showcase of ‘green’ energy efficient homes. The demonstration PassiveHouse is being built on a 10-acre property just off of McLean Drive. EkoBuilt owner and contractor Paul Kealey said the home demonstrates the fundamental simplicity of the PassiveHouse concept. The house is “surprisingly affordable” considering it has the latest technologies, says the company, adding that it is easy to build and operate. EkoBuilt designs and sells 13 different passive house
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Ontario apple growers expect record crop this season Expect incredible sweetness and flavour from this year’s Ontario apple crop. A hot and dry Ontario summer with plenty of sunshine is translating into an extremely sweet and flavourful apple crop this year. It’s sunshine that changes starch levels in the apple into sugar, so this year’s apple crop is expected to be one for the record books when it comes to sweetness, says the chair of the Ontario Apple Growers. And local growers are agreeing with him. “I’ve been growing apples in Ontario for 40 years and these are the sweetest apples we’ve ever had,” says Charles Stevens, who farms near Newcastle. “If ever there has been a year for Ontarians to enjoy the great taste of Ontario apples, this is it.”
Unlike several recent years, apple growers were not hit with any frost damage this year, which impacts fruit size and shape, and there also haven’t been any significant hail events to affect the crop. Perfect pollination conditions in the spring followed by plenty of warm temperatures got the apples off to a good start, and although drought conditions in some parts of the province’s growing regions will result in some smaller sized apples, the overall crop is looking promising with volumes at normal levels. “The size of the apples will depend on the location of the orchard and whether or not growers received rain or were able to use irrigation,” explains Stevens. “Some very timely rains in August in most areas of the province have
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ADHS grad honoured for Relay for Life efforts The Canadian Cancer Society has recognized the “incredible volunteer efforts” of a former Arnprior District High School student by choosing him to be the first recipient of a prestigious new scholarship. The society’s Renfrew County community fundraising specialist Jessica Khouri reports that Curtis McGrath first took on a leadership role at his high school Relay For Life in 2012. When the daughter of a cancer survivor thanked him at the event, saying events like the relay are the reason why she still has her dad, he knew he had made a difference. “I am so proud to introduce myself as a volunteer for the Canadian Cancer Society and I will never let up in our fight against cancer,” says McGrath, who now continues to be a part of Relay For Life as a committee member at the University of Ottawa. Thanks to the generous donation of the Bates Family, supporters of the Canadian Cancer Society, McGrath is the first recipient of the StackhouseBates Family Volunteer Scholarship and has been awarded $5,000 towards his Bachelors of Commerce. He was chosen for his leadership role in establishing Relay For Life at the University of Ottawa. “Curtis always steps up to help out and his dedication to our Relay For Life Youth Program has been outstanding,” says Andrew Croll, a youth program specialist with Canadian Cancer Society. “It has been a pleasure working with Curtis and we are thankful for his continued support in the future.” McGrath was among several of applicants from the society’s youth volunteers who are making a difference in communities across Ontario. The recipient of this scholarship is a post-secondary student who JESSICA KHOURI/SUBMITTED has made an exceptional commitment to, and impact on, the society’s mission of eradicating cancer and Former Arnprior District High School graduate Curimproving the quality of life for people living with tis McGrath is the first recipient of the $5,000 Stackhouse-Bates Family Volunteer Scholarship. cancer and their families.
Measles cases confirmed: keep shots up-to-date Staff
The confirmation of three measles cases in Ottawa and Lanark has prompted the Renfrew County and District Health Unit (RCDHU) to urge people to ensure their children’s immunizations are up-todate. Ottawa Public Health (OPH) and the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit (LGL) are investigating three related cases of measles in unvaccinated or incompletely vaccinated individuals. The health units are working closely with local health care providers, hospitals and the province to contact individuals and families who may have been exposed to the infectious cases. The Renfrew County health unit notes that the risk of contracting measles in Renfrew County is low for those who have been vaccinated. However, given
that measles is highly contagious, it is “very important that you ensure your measles immunization is up-to-date, it says in a news release last week. It also urges parent to report to public health every time their child is vaccinated. Measles is a virus that lives in the nose and throat mucus of an infected person. It can spread to others through coughing and sneezing. The infection is more severe in adults and infants than in children and can lead to ear infections, pneumonia, swelling of the brain and even death. It is possible that members of the public were exposed at either CHEO Aug. 22-28 or the Ottawa Hospital Aug. 23-24 to the three people stricken with measles. The health unit is asking people who have not previously had measles or have not been fully vaccinated, and
United Church offers CPR course You could save a life by performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). A three-hour course to learn CPR will be offered to the public on Saturday, Sept. 24 in Calabogie. It will be held at 2 p.m. in the Calabogie United Church Hall.
who might have been exposed in those areas to: watch for any signs and symptoms of measles; avoid contact with individuals who are at high risk for complications of measles (infants less than 12 months of age, pregnant women, and people with weak immune systems) for 21 days after exposure date; contact the Health Info Line at 1-800-267-1097, ext. 666. Early symptoms of measles may include fever, cough, and tiny white spots in the mouth. Within three to seven days, a red blotchy rash will appear, first on the face and then spreading to the body, arms and legs. I f you think that you or a family member has measles, contact a health care provider immediately. For more information about measles or immunization, visit www.rcdhu.com.
Praise & Worship
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FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
279 Alicia St. at Norma Phone: 623-3993 Pastor Lee Dyck Sunday Service at 9:30 a.m. Awana Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. Children, Youth & Adult Ministries Visit us at: www.fbc-online.ca
ELGIN ST. BAPTIST CHURCH
(Baptist Convention of Ont. & Que.) 135 Elgin St., Arnprior Ont. K7S 1N9 Pastor Eric Green Sunday Morning Worship 10:45 a.m. Office Phone: 613-622-1069
CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH
156 Landrigan Street, Arnprior, K7S 2S6 Phone: 613-623-4863 REGULAR SERVICE TIMES: 10:30 am: Sunday Morning Worship .... Nursery/Sunday School for all ages 6:30 pm: Sunday Evening Music Night (Last Sunday evening of the month) 7:00 pm: Wednesday Prayer & Bible Study
ST. ANDREW’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
The Rev. David W. Hooper, B.A.,B. Ed.,M.Div.
613-623-5531 80 Daniel Street, Arnprior, Ontario Morning Worship & Sunday School - 10:30 a.m. Growing in Faith!
UNITED CHURCH OF CANADA GRACE – ST. ANDREW’S UNITED, ARNPRIOR
(623-3176; 269 John Street North) Minister: Rev. Andrew Love Join us Sundays at 10:00 a.m. for: Worship, Nursery & Children’s Worship Everyone Welcome!!
Reverend Mark Redner 3794 Diamondview Road, Kinburn Friday Healing Service 7:00 p.m. Sunday Worship Service 10:00 a.m. 613-288-8120 www.cometotheoasis.ca
GLAD TIDINGS CHURCH Reverend Clark Young 613-623-2943 116 Baskin Drive West Sunday Service: 10:00 a.m. Children/Youth Ministries Weekly Programs email@example.com
ROMAN CATHOLIC ST. JOHN CHRYSOSTOM PARISH FAMILY
Sunday Masses: Saturday 4:30 p.m. Sun. 8:30 a.m. & 10:00 a.m. Rev. Fr. John N. Burchat 295 Albert St. 623-2282 www.saintjohnchrysostom.org “Let all who are hungry come and eat”
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RIVER STONE CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP INC.
59 Madawaska St., Arnprior 622-5929, 622-7729 www.riverstonecf.ca Saturday Celebration at 6:00 p.m. Children/Youth Ministry Senior Leader: Sandra Stott Staff: Joe Moniz
EMMANUEL ANGLICAN Rev Cathy McCaig 287 Harrington St., Arnprior 623-2554 Sunday Eucharistic Services 8am and 10am Thursday Eucharist Service 10am www.emmanuelanglican.ca
The course is sponsored by the White Lake Pastoral Charge of the United Church. David Ostroski, authorized provider for HeartSafe EMS, will give the instruction. Cost is $25 per person. Register before Saturday, Sept. 17 with Jane at 613-433-3389 or Barb at 613-7522766. Arnprior Chronicle-Guide - Thursday, September 15, 2016 21
Olympian Melissa Bishop receives hero’s welcome Tiffany Lepack
The Ottawa Valley welcomed Olympian Melissa Bishop home with open arms on Sept. 10. Despite the rain more than a thousand people lined the streets of Eganville to watch the parade. More than 200 vehicles, walkers, horses, a band, floats and many more participated in a parade in her honour. Bonnechere Valley Township also proclaimed Saturday Melissa Bishop Day in Eganville and the County of Renfrew is also working on creating a role model award in her name (she will be the first recipient). Bishop was overwhelmed with the support and called it pretty incredible. She almost couldn’t even get a moment to herself before it all started. “I just ran over to go pee and I could hardly get out the door without a few pictures,” said Bishop. “So it’s been pretty nice to come home and see everybody.” It was hard for her to put into words what all of the support has meant to her. “I wish there were other words for thank you, but my gosh when everyone is out here
braving the weather, it’s raining unfortunately, but we are not going to melt,” said Bishop. “So just a really big thank you for their continued support, their unconditional support, no matter what. “I could have come home in 30th place and I still would have got a welcome home like this.” Bishop competed in her second Olympics in Rio as the reigning Canadian 800-m champ but finished fourth with a time of 1:57:02, just shy of a medal. “I’m still reeling with the race,” said Bishop. “It’s not something I am quite settled with yet. Obviously the support from home and all of Canada is making it okay.” Her goal now is to compete at the Olympic Games in Toyko in 2020. Although fourth place was not what she wanted, she had a great time in Rio. “They put on a great Olympic Games and the media unfortunately built it up into something that wasn’t going to be as good as it was. “It happens all the time with the Olympics,” said Bishop. “We had a great time, my family had a great time, it was a really successful event.”
PHOTOS BY TIFFANY LEPACK/METROLAND
More than a thousand people lined the streets of Eganville in the rain on Sept. 10 to honour hometown Olympian Melissa Bishop. Above, she shares a smile with her parents Alison and Doug Bishop, during the event. The parade featured more than 100 vehicles, tractors and floats supporting Bishop from all across the Ottawa Valley, including Renfrew-Nippising-Pembroke MPP John Yakabuski below. For more photographs, see www. insideottawavalley.com/renfrew.
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The McNab and District Celtic Heritage Society will hold its inaugural annual meeting on Thursday, Sept 22. The public is welcome to attend the 7 p.m. meeting at Waba Cottage Museum to “learn what we are all about.” Guest speaker Hugh Reekie will speak on ‘Caledonia Springs, Ottawa Valley’s Secret Spa’. As well as promising to be an interesting gathering, it is a very important meeting as it is the society’s year-end with a whole new beginning for the group to be set for the next year, say society officials.
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School’s in, drivers be careful Gary Tourangeau has the most important job in town on the first day of school. He guides students at the intersection of Bell and Ottawa streets, next to Arnprior District High School. Two primary schools are also nearby.
Little Jakk Saunders takes his parents around the corner to his school. Rob and Ai’s boy will attend Walter Zadow Public this year. A steady stream of students and parents walk down Ottawa Street in Arnprior on their way to school for the first time this year. Marin Thompson, right, joins the Grade 4 French immersion class on day one of the new school year at Walter Zadow. The principal himself, Peter Burnette, welcomes students off buses in the public school’s parking lot on Sept 6.
Inviting the public to take advantage of a free e-waste depot at Walter Zadow Public School Sept. 22-24 are students, from left, Erin McCombe, Grace Currie and Anna Burnette.
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Walter Zadow Public School is hosting a free electronic drop-off depot next week. People can drive up to the school’s parking lot and drop off any old TVs, computers, laptops, copiers, printers, cameras, cell phones and other e-waste. The depot will be open rain or shine on
Thursday, Sept. 22 and Friday, Sept. 23 from 4 to 7 p.m. each day and Saturday, Sept. 24 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. For a full list of what can be recycled, visit RecycleYourElectronics.ca. For details and queries, call 613-6220133.
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Countrymen, three others to become hall of famers Sept. 25 Staff
The Ottawa Valley Country Music Hall of Fame is set to induct four new members including the Countrymen, who have been one of this area’s most popular bands for 55 years. The induction will be held at a gala ceremony hosted by two Valley Heritage Radio personalities at the Centrepointe Theatre in Nepean on Sunday, Sept. 25. Valley Heritage radio general manager Jason Marshall and afternoon DJ Christa Pare will serve as emcees at the gathering that begins at 7 p.m. Following in the footsteps of Mac Beattie, the very first musician inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1981, are the Countrymen, Gord Barnes, Clarence Bowes and the late Jim Hickey. They will be inducted in the Hall of Fame’s 35th anniversary awards show and induction ceremonies. In addition to recognizing the lifetime contributions of the four inductees, the event’s organizers promise country music fans an evening of some of the best entertainers the Ottawa Valley has to offer. “We’re excited about our 35th anniversary show and we can promise you a great evening of entertainment as we induct our 2016 Hall of Fame members,” said TIFFANY LEPACK/METROLAND the Hall of Fame organization’s president Jim Long. “We will be recognizing their many achievements and A selection of the Countrymen at a recent performance in Renfrew include Kent Smith, Robert Johnston, Kirk Warren, Bob contributions that have furthered country music in our Schwartz and Darrel Mooney, the group will be inducted into the Ottawa Valley Country Music Hall of Fame on Sept. 25. community.” together in 2016, having formed in June of the Valley far and wide and Clarence takes JIM HICKEY COUNTRYMEN 1961. The original members included singer an enormous amount of pride in their sucThe late Jim Hickey was a longGlenn Toner, Kent Smith on guitar, Bob cess. The Countrymen are celebrating their 55th year Johnston on drums and fiddler Al Roach. Before joining his sons in 2000, Clarence time musician who translated his Al Brisco then joined the band a few weeks was a member of Jim White and the Coun- love of fiddle music into one of the later and they began to play the Matawatchan try Pals, mainstays at the Perth Legion every premier contests in the country. He was a co-founder of the PemDance Hall every Saturday night. Saturday night for a decade. The band then toured the bar circuit in He vows he will continue to keep playing broke Old Time Fiddling and Step Dancing Contest, which recently West Quebec and made a name for them- music as long as folks enjoy it. celebrated its 41st year. selves as great entertainers. GORD BARNES Hickey’s reputation and gentleThrough the years a number of very talmanly ways became synonymous ented musicians have been part of the band, Barnes grew up in a country music home, with the Labour Day weekend event. including a number of Ottawa Valley Counand he fell in love with playing guitar and Prior to the contest, Hickey was try Music Hall of Fame members. a competitive fiddler himself and The Countrymen have also helped raise performing at age 10. By the time he was 15 he was playing ven- travelled the region with the Art money for a number of local charities ues across the Ottawa Valley with his step- Jamieson Band, sharing his joy of through the years. father Art Simpson. music with the people of the Ottawa @ the CLARENCE BOWES It was in 1988 that Barnes and Laredo was Valley. He also composed the fiddle Christian Education Centre formed, and they toured all over Eastern On- tune ‘The Willow Tree Hornpipe’, Bowes knew from the time he was a young tario and Western Quebec. Barnes released a which was recorded by the late Gra(257 John St. N., Arnprior) lad that country music would play a role in self-titled CD in 1991 and another in 2014. ham Townsend and others. his life. He fell in love with the sounds of He plans to record a third CD very soon. In addition to the induction cerBeginning: Don Messer and Eddy Arnold coming from Through the years he has shared the stage emonies, some of the Valley’s most Monday, September 19th 2016 his radio, and further cemented his passion with artists including Stonewall Jackson, talented entertainers, including by watching local bands such as The Happy Little Jimmy Dickens, Moe Bandy, Tommy Barnes, Bowes and the Countrymen, (13 weeks) Wanderers and Mac Beattie. Bowes still loves Cash and Marty Haggard. Barnes and his will take to the stage at Centrepointe that type of music and plays it to this day. wife Gail have two children – Derek and throughout the evening. Mondays: He now plays lead and rhythm guitar with Natalie – and are expecting their first grandThe line-up also includes Mike his four sons, The Bowes Brothers. They tour child this fall. O’Reilly, Freddy Dixon, Bruce Cardio, Strength & Stretch Golden, John Henry Lacasse, Gail Gavan, Barry and Tracey Brown, Thursdays: Tim Hermitte, Louis Schryer, Pauline Brown and Friends, Nancy and Strength & Stretch Phil Denault, Arlene Quinn, Eddie & the Stingrays, Stephane Cou9:30-10:30am lombe, Braedon Vincent, Buddy McCann, Rae Palmer, the Deben1x/week $100.00 ham Brothers, Lorne Daley, and Dr. Corrine Motluk Dr. Alan Franzmann Dr. Melanie Bolton Dr. Graeme Ferguson Dr. Erin Kelly Marty McTiernan. Tickets cost 2x/week $180.00 $40 per person. They are available Complete Family Eye Care online at www.centrepointetheatre. 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Grandchildren Hudson & Makenzie Warren Parents Melanie Hass & Simon Warren Grandparents Nana/Nanny Cyndi Wilson, Grampa Brian, Grampa Perry, Grandma and Poppa Patti and Rick Hass Lots of love to Hudson (almost 1) and Makenzie (3 yrs) Warren XXOO
Grandchild Faith MitchellCruise Parent Dion Cruise Grandparents Sherry and Mark Cruise Thinking about my grandchild always makes me smile.
Grandparen ts make the world... a little softer , a little kinde r, a little warmer.
Grandchildren Kendra Marshall, Miranda Megan J. Wall Marshall Grandchildren of Nan Liz (Golder) Wall and Poppa Ron of Perth.
Graham and Megan J. are the children of Darcy and Michelle Wall of Arnprior and Kendra and Miranda Marshall are the children of Hope and Joseph Marshall of Evans Mills, New York.
“The Truest Loves of my Life – my grandchildren”
Grandchild Oliver Utronki Parents Shawnalea Emon & Tyson Utronki
Grandchild Reed Schroeder
Grandchildren Jayde and Adalynn McCrea
Parents Jess and Kyle Schroeder
Parents Holly Desjardins and Chris McCrea
Grandparents Barb and Kevin McCrea, Tish and Dave Schroeder
Grandparents Barb and Kevin McCrea, Sheila and Ray Desjardins
There is nothing like a grandchild to put a smile on your face
Grandchildren Graysen, Huntly, Olivya, Brodie, Luca, Annabella, Colin (missing Connor) Grandparents Nancy and Charlie Argue
“Grandchildren are the greatest gift your heart will ever know.”
Grandchildren William Brown & Caleb Heisler Parents Alison & Alex Brown, Laura & Chris Heisler Grandparents Penny & Tom Haley
A Grandparents love will never grown old
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Grandchildren Jack, Dylan, Ethan, Madelyn & Emerson
Grandmother Sharon Emon Great Grandparents The late Frank & Agnes Emon Wonderful memories made and lots more to come. I may not be able to climb into the water table with you but I will always be there to catch you. All my love, Gramma
Grandparents Cathy & Ernie Dick
“Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do. Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children.” Arnprior Chronicle-Guide - Thursday, September 15, 2016 25
Grandchildren John and Lucy Lepack & Elizabeth, Naomi, and Jacob O’Connor Parents Grandparents Tiffany & Jason Jim & Beth Lepack Lepack and Leigh-Ann and Duncan & & Thomas O’Connor Geraldine McNevin
I love you a bushel and a peck and a hug arou nd the neck.
Grandchild Skyra Santana Ethier-Pinsent Parents Nikky Ethier and DJ Pinsent Grandparents Chantelle Pinsent and Garry Mullin Nana and Poppa love you to the moon and back!
Grandchild Brianna Lynne Villneff Parents Amy Barr & Cody Villneff Grandparents Stan & Tracey Villneff & Anne and Vern Barr “Twinkle Twinkle
Little Star, Do you know how Loved you are”
Grandchildren Edison Gourley and Evelyn Gourley
Grandparent Paula Inglis 9 out of 10 children get their awesomeness from their “Nannie”!
Something magical happen s when parents turn into Grandparents...
Grandchildren Dorothy LeBlanc and Emmett Barr Grandparents Peggy Nesbitt, Carol and Jim LeBlanc, Tammy and Ronnie Coe Our grandchildren make our cheeks hurt from smiling
Grandchildren Lillian & Lincoln Vincent, Elly Gould Parents Jason & Holly Vincent, Lorraine Vincent
Parents Keith & Melissa Gourley
Grandparents Terry & Cathie Vincent
Grandparent Madelene Gourley
Grandchildren put a smile on your face, a lump in your throat and a warm feeling in your heart. We love you!
I love you to the moon and back
Grandchild Annabel Springer Parents Stacey and Glen Springer Grandparents Leigh Dubois & Tom Hunter, Leonard and Maureen Springer “Grandchildren fill a space in your heart you never knew was empty”
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Grandchildren Talen & Tyler Inglis-Lesk
Grandchild Lylah Diane Karen Lesaux Parents Chris Lesaux and Lindsay Service Grandparents Karen and Dave Lesaux, Diane Service, John Service Great Grandmother Perry Mullins We Love You!
Grandchildren Ethan, Aiden, Riley & Caleb Kean, Alexis Granger Parents Carolyn & Robert Kean,Tracy McLeod & Dave Granger Grandparents Sue & Doug McLeod, Bonnie Granger & the late Larry Granger, the late Bob & Terry Kean
“All of Grandma & Poppa’s Greatest Treasures” The Renfrew Mercury - Thursday, September 15, 2016 23
Darcie Grace MacDonald
Calum MacDonald and Angela Muma
Lewis and Maureen MacDonald, Laura Muma, Kim Muma “Little cutie”
Grandchild Danika Sage Schubrink Parents Stephanie and Derrick Schubrink Grandparents Sharilyn and Henry Plascott We love you little Dewy, to the moon and back
Peyton Church & Nora McKinnon
Parents Karen & Dave Church & Stephanie & Kevin McKinnon Grandparents Keith & Diane McKinnon
Our Little Sweethearts Grammy & Papa (McKinnon)
Grandchildren Cameron and Nolan Bunter Parents Pamela and Justin Bunter (nee Prince) Grandparents Karen and Bob Prince Kisses & Hugs from Nana & Papa You stole our hearts from the first moment we saw you.
Grandchild Madison Chantal Kiel Parents Meagan Campbell & Tyler Kiel Grandparent Colleen & Dave Campbell Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in our Hearts
Grandchildren fill a space in your heart that you never knew was empty.
Grandchildren Ellie O’Grady and Madyson O’Grady Parents Dean and Kristy O’Grady Grandparents Karl & Tess MacDonald and Dennis & Marian O’Grady
We love you!
Grandchild: Brooke-Lynn Shellhorn
Grandchild: Kensington Brydges
Grandparents: Glenda Shellhorn & Mark Lafont
Grandparents: Glenda Shellhorn & Mark Lafont, Larry and Joanne Brydges
“Grandchildren fill a space in your heart you never knew was empty”
Something magical happen s when parents turn into Grandparents...
Grandchild Corbin Christopher Morris Parents Natalie Turcotte and Chris Morris Grandparents Heather and Kevin Turcotte Great Grand Mother Norma Girdwood “I’m your little slugger”
Grandchildren Isla, Eden, Annabelle and Aubrey Grandparents Nancy & Elwyn Ziebarth
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Local rider, her horses provincial champions again After a long season of competing across Eastern Ontario in the Trillium Equestrian circuit, McNab-Braeside resident Stephanie Skarica recently qualified for and competed at the Ontario Provincial Equestrian Show Jumping Championships. Skarica competed in two divisions against the best horse/rider combinations from across the province of Ontario. Her results at the event Sept. 1-4 at the Caledon Pan Am Equestrian Park in Toronto were outstanding, as she represented the Upper Ottawa Valley with talent, determination, class, style and humility. Skarica, who rides out of JCS Stables on Scheel Drive in McNabBraeside, was up against 35 of the best riders and horses in Eastern Ontario just to qualify for the Ontario provincial championships. It was the third year in a row she has won at this level in the season finale. The Provincial championships bring the top seven horse/rider combinations of each competitive division of the seven area zones in Ontario. Points are accumulated from each show of the season to determine a horse/riders position in a particular zones standings at season’s end. Skarica participated in eight
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Arnprior Special Olympics Annual Members Meeting When: October 23, 2016 Where: Nick Smith Centre Time: Spaghetti Supper at 5:00pm, Meeting starts at 6:00pm
Positions up for election this year: Secretary Volunteer Coordinator Fundraising Coordinator Registrar Athlete Representative 613-623-4283 arnprior.specialolympicsontario.ca Hope to see you there!
JCS Stables’ Stephanie Skarica with her many Ontario Provincial Equestrian Championships ribbons and awards.
Skarica a provincial champion in riding Continued from Page 29
Curling Registration September 22nd from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at the Arnprior Curling Club located at 15 Galvin St.
The Large Pony Hunter division consisted of 36 competitors from across Ontario. Skarica and her pony Circassian placed in 4 of the 5 rounds earning a 1st, 3rd, and two 4th-place ribbons in their five classes. The placings put them first in overall points for this division, earning her and Circassian the prestigious title of being the 2016 Ontario Provincial Champions in the Large Pony Hunter division. They finished second
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overall at this competition in this division last year. The 3’3” Trillium Hunter division consisted of 27 competitors from across Ontario. Skarica and Rohan placed in 4 of the 5 rounds, earning a 5th-place as well as three 1st-place ribbons in their five classes. These placings put them first in overall points for this division, earning her and Rohan the prestigious title of being the 2016 Ontario Provincial Champions in the Trillium Hunter division for the second year in a row. They also won this division at the 2015 Ontario Provincial Championships. In the “A” Equitation over fences class, Skarica finished a respectable 9th place out of 27 entries. She won this division in 2014. The Low Hunter 3’ jumping division consisted of 38 competitors. Mulligan, riding Rohan, earned two 1sts, and two 5th-place ribbons in their five classes.. These placings put them second in overall points for this division, earning her and Rohan the prestigious title of being the 2016 Ontario Provincial Reserve Champions in the Low Hunter division. Fans of the sport say it was “another absolutely incredible showing on the big stage for Stephanie Skarica and her horses Circassian and Rohan, as well as an extremely
proud moment for JCS Stables and the little township of McNab-Braeside.” To win a single division championship at this year-end competition is very special, but to win two division championships in the same year on completely different horses, and to win for the third year in a row, is truly amazing. After eight years of working hard, being highly dedicated and extremely determined, Skarica has once again achieved a truly awesome goal. Nine-year-old Rohan, who was born and bred in McNab-Braeside at the JCS Stables facility, is a true champion for all locals to be proud of, winning the Trillium Hunter provincial championship for the second year in row in only his second year of competing. JCS Stables is a fully equipped boarding, equestrian, and competition facility located between Renfrew and Arnprior, being the only show barn from the Upper Ottawa Valley that regularly competes at both Trillium and A circuit levels. JCS stables offers an abundance of well schooled ponies and horses for sale or lease (www.JCSstables. com). For those interested in joining the lesson and/or show team, call Julie Skarica at 613-622-7757 or email at julie@JCSstables.com.
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Arnprior Oldtimers Hockey League registration date nears Derek Dunn
The coveted Vince Herrick Cup is up for grabs again this year with the start of Arnprior Oldtimers Hockey League set to begin early next month. It is the cup’s eighth year for the Tuesday night league of topnotch old guys boasting an average age of just 51 last season. But the league goes back much further than that. One team is represented by a car dealership that closed its lot in about 1990. A four-team league – Danata Relics, Lorne’s Electric, Play-ItAgain-Sports, and The Legion – has players battling it out weekly from Oct. 4 to late March. A playoff tournament takes place with the top team hoisting the cup all the way to a pub where all teams gather and toast to great memories, fun times and active living. “It’s all about good guys coming out to be around good guys,” said Clint Pettigrew, organizer and Danata captain. “The teams are fair. You can’t get more even teams
The Arnprior Oldtimers Hockey League is gearing up for another exciting season. The final official sign-up is Tuesday, Sept. 20 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Play-It-Again Sports. After that, registration goes up slightly. than this. We want it to be fun, but competitive too.” Player names are tossed in a hat for the ‘draft’ process, which Pettigrew says takes place “at an undisclosed location” and assigned
teams from there. Some exceptions can be made for car-pooling, shared childcare reasons and the like. But basically the teams are picked with all the impartiality of a blindfolded player tossing sticks
from centre ice. After all teams have played one another, trades could take place to ensure competitive action going forward for the two or three fans that sometimes come out. The extra seating will be reduced this year because the league will move from A pad to B at Nick Smith Centre. Pettigrew said many skaters maintain the ice is harder and smoother on that side, and the dressing rooms are much newer and larger. The showers are also better. Also new this year is the start time. The first game of the night will take place at 8:30 p.m. followed by a second at 9:45. Games are two periods with referees and a scorekeeper. Although the league for 40 year olds and up is not scrambling for players and its bank account is fine, Pettigrew still encourages more to join up. It’s a great way to stay healthy and spend some quality guy time with only the odd heart attack joke tossed in. “Hey – if you need the defib, we
have one. We’ll zap you back,” he said. “Talk to your buddies about joining too. If you’ve played a little hockey, it’ll be a lot of fun.” He and the other organizers Greg Verch, Marc Legault, Dave Flaherty and treasurer and ‘knower-of-all-things’ Al Rowsom - are considering a golf tournament for October. They welcome input. The league is on the hunt for one more goalie. And as an extra incentive this year, goaltenders are charged only half price. Cost this year is the same as many in the past: $300. It can be paid by cash or cheque during registration night, 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 20 at Play-It-AgainSports at the corner of Daniel and Elgin streets. Drop by any time before or after to pay, though the staff may not have answers to detailed questions. After registration night, the cost bumps up to $320. The league is on Facebook too; search for ‘Arnprior Oldtimers Hockey League’. For more information (and to hear who the 20152016 champions are), call Pettigrew at 613-614-4740.
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Getting you back on the greens
Purchase your 2017 membership now and play the rest of 2016 for free.
If you purchase your membership before Jan 1, 2017, you will SAVE on our Fall special. Don’t miss out, we have the best prices in the Ottawa Valley. Doing battle: moustachioed Stewart of Thompson and Young Gregory of Schaepper.
Sand Point Golf Course is happy to try and help grow the game of golf, we have introduced great Junior and Intermediate memberships packages for the 2017 season.
Mountain Creek golf match play: A battle of the ages
Junior Membership, up to the age of 18 years old ..................................$100.00
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Once upon a time, in a vibrant, verdant land, there was a Course of Golfe called Mountain Creek, as it was footed a most mountainous hill and, yes, it did and still does have a creek. As was done in that time (last month), the Young, the Brave and the Foolish would pit themselves against one another as has been done since times of yore. This was done not with jouster, horse and lance but on foot, with cylindrical bags on wheels carrying an arsenal of weapons known as Drivers, Hybrids, Wedges and Putters. The objective then and now was to have one’s ball obtain the hole 18 times in less strokes than one’s opponent. The Knights of this Realm pitting them-
selves against each other were none other than athletic young Gregory of Schaepper (14 years old) and the silver-haired, moustachioed Stewart of Thompson (66). Naturally, the age difference between the two was of great interest to spectators. Would the sapling spring forth and win the day? Would the tall venerable oak withstand the winds of youth? This was a Match to observe indeed! Gregory, the sapling, is a sweet and happy lad passionate about golfe. He is humble recounting how he knocked his handicap (meaning his ability to score) in half, all in one golfe season; a remarkable achievement as any struggling golfer knows. He swings his Driver with youthful abandon and verve. Stewart, the Tall, being seasoned, had years of play under his belt and a handicap of 11 to prove it. See MATCH, page 39
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NEW this year at Sand Point Golf Course, we will be offering the Chris Bernard winter golf school and golf simulators at the course. The new Chris Bernard winter golf school, Where players of all levels will be able to swing away in Four hitting bays, we will view and record swings on V1 Swing technology. The winter golf school will be open 5 days a week, from Jan till April. We will have golf simulators for you can also play some of the best courses in the winter months.The simulators will have a separate fee from the golf school. We invites men, women and juniors players to take advantage of being able to swing the club all winter long indoors. A regular membership becomes $249.00, lets you hit balls unlimited all winter long. A bonus of no time restrictions comes into play when a bay is available. Clubs can be stored for $50. Min 100 members by September 30th required for the winter golf school. For more details and to register. Contact Chris Bernard
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LOOK ONLINE @ insideottawavalley.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Renfrew Office: 613-432-3655 1-800-884-9195 ANNIVERSARY
DEADLINE: FRIDAY AT 4:00PM
75th Birthday Celebration for
Billy McLellan Happy 60th Anniversary Eric and Irene Zimmerling The family would like to invite friends to celebrate an evening of fellowship and memories. September 24, 6:30 – 9 pm Logos Land, Hwy 17, Cobden ON
HAPPY 80TH BIRTHDAY Dawn Thivierge Love from the family Please join us for an Open House 160 Bruce Street Renfrew on September 17th 2 to 5pm Best Wishes Only
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Tasso and Litsa Anas Happy 50th Anniversary September 17, 1966 Love Your Big Fat Greek Family. Peter, Cathy, Tassia, AJ & Joanne, Doug & Jim, Cathy, TJ, Demie & Dafni xxxooo ENGAGEMENT
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Please Join Us Saturday, September 17 1-4 pm 50 YEAR ANNIVERSARY Bruce and Teresa Connaughan Open House at 896 Mt. Saint Patrick Road Cake and Refreshments Please no gifts, just your presence
Ashton Sullivan is proud to announce the engagement of his mommy Erin Hawthorne and his daddy Jerry Sullivan. CARD OF THANKS
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We wish to send a heartfelt thank you to everyone who joined with us to celebrate the life of our beloved Albert Neumann (Ab). We were touched by the overwhelming kindness of all those who made donations, sent flowers, food, love, sympathy cards, and words of comfort. A grateful thank you to the staff of the Arnprior & District Hospital, the Ottawa Civic Hospital and Dr. Susannah McCarthy for their attentive care. We also want to thank the staff at the Pilon Family Funeral Home, The Reverend Cathy McCaig, and all those at Emmanuel Anglican Church who contributed in so many ways to our final day with Ab. We so value the love that has surrounded us through these difficult days. With sincere appreciation, Coral Neumann and Family
Congratulations and Very Best Wishes JAMES (JIM) & CARLA HALL On the occasion of your 25th WEDDING ANNIVERSARY September 21, 2016 With loads of Love and Hugs From your mom and your whole family
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Lordy! Lordy! Look who is going to be “40” Happy Birthday Shon Shon Frost September 22nd Love Mom and Dad
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THANK YOU The family of the late Leo McIntyre wish to convey our sincere thanks to all who made visits, sent messages of condolence, cards, masses & food on the passing of our adored husband and dad; to all who gave donations to Hospice Renfrew and St. Peter Celestine Church, to the compassionate staff and volunteers at Hospice Renfrew, to C.C.A.C. And Bayshore, especially P.S.Ws. Jackie & Mary and Nurses Lisa & Brittany; to the parishioners of St. Michael’s Church Corkery, and St. Peter Celestine Church, Pakenham, especially Wayne Giddings and Maria Norton; to the pall bearers Greg, Curtis, Dan, Billy, Justin & Neil and the readers Katie and Andrew, a special “Thank You” to Fathers Robert Ryan, Ryan Holly, Bill Penney & Paul Gaudet for the inspiring funeral mass. Our heartfelt thanks to André Pilon & staff at Pilon Family Funeral Home for their guidance and concern during a difficult time. For their loving care and support “Thank You” to all our families. Margie & family.
The family of the Late Aileen Barrie would like to say thank you for the expressions of love and support we received during her short illness and during the difficult time of her passing. Thank you to our families, neighbours, colleagues and friends for generously giving food, flowers, cards, phone calls and visits. We thank those that expressed their sympathies at the wake and funeral service as well as the many donations given to Partners in Caring and Grace St. Andrew’s United Church on Aileen’s behalf. We express our gratitude to Dr. Morrison for years of exceptional care and professionalism towards Aileen, as well as the care that was more recently given by Dr. Greenough, nurses and staff on the Medical Unit and Palliative care at the Arnprior Hospital. We sincerely appreciate Boyce’s Funeral Home; Lisa, Derrek, Eldon and staff, for being compassionate and making sure that our needs were met with dignity and respect. Thank you to her pallbearers, grandma would have been proud having her seven grandchildren walk her to her final resting place with grace and dignity. To Rev. Dr. Richard Hollingsworth for hospital visits as well as giving guidance and the church service, thank you, as well as to Grace St. Andrew’s United Church for providing pastoral care. The heartfelt eulogies by grandchildren, Kurtis, Alyssa and Julia were beautiful and genuine. To Jeff, mom has always been your number one supporter and fan, your eulogy was beautiful and touching, as always, she would have loved your tribute and Thank you to Lorna, Linda, Garry and Rachel, who did a great job with the supper between wakes, it was very much appreciated. To the women of the UCW and the men, whom Aileen worked side by side, for so many hours, for so many years, we are grateful for the wonderful luncheon you provided following the funeral service. Mom would have been so proud of the send-off you gave her. We miss mom terribly. We do appreciate your ongoing hugs, stories and reminders of mom. Your thoughtfulness at this time will not be forgotten. George Barrie Jan, Steve, Wendy, Jeff and families
Billy’s family and Evyleen invite you to the Kinburn Community Center Friday September 16 2016 8:00 pm to 1:00 am Live music by Douglas Connection Hope to see you there Best Wishes only CARD OF THANKS
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The family of the late Ed Sulpher would like to express a sincere thank you to all the staff of the Bonnechere Manor, Dr. Pinard, Dr Dipaolo for the wonderful care he received. To our family, relatives and friends for their kind words, cards, condolences and donations in dads memory. Thank you to Father Brennan, Deacon Burchat, the choir, the S.F.X. CWL for the lunch and to the Goulet Funeral Home. Thank you. Elaine, Karen, Jane & Brian
We would like to thank everyone who helped support us with the sudden passing of David Kenopic. What a tremendous outpouring of people bringing food, sending cards & flowers and many offers of friendship. We are so lucky to have such great family & friends from Renfrew , Douglas and beyond and of course our extended family at Community Living Renfrew County South. The celebration of Life was beautiful thanks to the wonderful speakers, the touching power point presentation, the many people who brought food, all the kitchen helpers & everyone who helped set up and clean up the hall. Our hearts are touched by the many thoughtful people around us. Sincerely Sharon Dellaire and Family
Joan Dorothy (Glasspool) The Greater Whitham Clan (the Lord, Harvey & Langlois families) are deeply saddened by the death of Joan Dorothy (Glasspool) Whitham on September 10, 2016 at Bonnechere Manor, Renfrew in her 90th year. Thank you to the staff of Quail Creek and Bonnechere Manor, Dr’s Matosh and DiPaolo for the great care they provided to Mom. Professional arrangements have been entrusted to the Anderson Funeral Home 22 Raglan Street South, Renfrew. A memorial service will be held at St. Mark the Evangelist Anglican Church, 1606 Fisher Avenue, Ottawa, on October 29, 2016 at 11am. A light lunch will follow in the church hall. Donations to St. Mark’s Anglican Church, Bonnechere Manor Foundation or your favourite charity would be appreciated by the family and can be made online at www.zohrfuneralhome.com
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November 15, 1931 – September 6, 2016 FORREST, Eileen of Ottawa On Tuesday, September 6, 2016, after a short illness. Daughter of the late Howard & Viola Briscoe. Dear wife of the late Jim Forrest. Loving mother of Cheryl Anderson (Floyd), Garry and Randy. Proud grandmother of Derek Anderson (Sandy), Jason Anderson (Kim), Julie (Paul Lemieux), Beccie, and Brittany. Great-grandmother of Taylor, Elyssa, Owen, Hayden, Delaina, Josie, Caroline, Ruby, Katey, David, Adam, Caleb and Marley. Predeceased by her children Ruth, Gayle and her grandchildren Andrew Anderson and Kelly Forrest. Visitation was at the Anderson Funeral Home 22 Raglan Street South Renfrew, on Thursday from 7-9pm and again on Friday September 9, 2016 after 9:30 until the time of service of 11am in the funeral home chapel. Interment at Rosebank Cemetery followed the funeral service. Those desiring may make donations in memory of Eileen to the Renfrew Victoria Hospital Foundation on line at www.zohrfuneralhome.com
October 24, 1957 – September 2, 2016. JAMES, Sandra Peacefully, after a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by family at the Renfrew Victoria Hospital on Friday September 2, 2016 at the age of 58. Loving wife of Bill James and dear mother of Sabrina (Thomas Hunt) and Bradley (Jodie). Beloved daughter of Jeannine & the late Willard Mohns and daughter-in-law of the late Barbara James. Mamma to Nolan, Drew & Willa. Special Godmother to Brandon & Lilly. Sandra is survived by her siblings Tommy (Linda) Mohns, Valerie (Pat Mons), Richard (Joyce) Mohns and Marlene (Peter Harwood) as well as many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her brother Stephen and sister Cindy. The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to the staff and management of the Renfrew Victoria Hospital with special Thank you to Sandra’s Doctors, the Oncology Unit, and the Palliative Care nurses. Friends visited at the Anderson Funeral Home 22 Raglan Street South Renfrew, on Tuesday September 6, 2016. Funeral Mass was held at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Renfrew on Wednesday September 7, 2016 at 10:30am. Followed by reception in the parish hall. As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Renfrew Victoria Hospital Foundation, online at www.zohrfuneralhome.com
In Loving Memory of
EILEEN ALICE (BRISCOE)
SANDRA JEANNINE (MOHNS)
KEHOE, John Reginald
September 20, 1930 - September 6, 2016 Suddenly but peacefully at Groves Park Lodge, Jack Kehoe passed away after a lengthy battle with Parkinson’s Disease. He was predeceased by his first wife Joan Kluke. Beloved father of Kenneth (Norma) of St. Catharines, ON, Keith (Bonnie) of Arnprior, ON, Edward (Yvonne) of Cameron, ON, Gerald (Sheila) of Belleville, ON and Deborah Pereira (Dyrek) of Ajax, ON. He was also predeceased by his second wife, Mary Cooke (nee McPhail). He will be fondly remembered by Colleen Araujo (John) and Kevin Cooke. John was raised in Martock, N.S. with 8 brothers and 5 sisters but leaves behind only one surviving brother Lawrence (Marge) of Windsor, N.S. Cherished grandfather of 16 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild. He was predeceased by one grandson Robert Kehoe. The family would like to thank Groves Park Lodge for their compassionate care. Visitation will be held at the Goulet Funeral Home, 310 Argyle St, S, Renfrew on Thursday September 8th from 7-9pm and after 9am on Friday. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Our Lady of Fatima Church, Renfrew on Friday September 9th at 10:00 am. Interment St. Francis Xavier Cemetery. Donations in memory of Jack may be made to the Parkinson’s Society or the Canadian Diabetes Foundation. Online condolences/donations: www.gouletfuneralhome.com
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MITCHELL, CECILE (nee Rancourt) Peacefully at Groves Park Lodge, Renfrew on Wednesday evening, September 7th, 2016. Cecile Mona Marie Mitchell of Renfrew; formerly of Arnprior passed away at the age of 72 years. Beloved wife of the late Sidney Mitchell (November 8, 1999). Dearly loved mother of Teena. Cherished and loved “Nanny” of Ryan Mitchell and Samantha Mitchell (Chris Walsh) and “Great-Grandma” of Alysha Johnston. Predeceased by her parents Devilda and Beatrice Rancourt. Cecile is survived by 2 sisters as well as many nieces and nephews. A private graveside service will take place at the Malloch Road Cemetery, Arnprior. In memory of Cecile, please consider an act of kindness toward a relative, friend or perfect stranger. In the care of the Pilon Family Funeral home and Chapel Ltd., 50 John Street North, Arnprior. Condolences/Donations www.pilonfamily.ca
REINWALD, Robert “Bob” Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 7, 2016, at Renfrew Victoria Hospital, in his 87th year. Beloved husband of the late Isobel. Loving father of Doug (Donna) of Minden, Gary (Barb) of St Marys, and Dan (Judy) of Belleville. Proud grandpa of 6 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Jean Markham. Predeceased by his sisters Fern Harvey and Beth Morrice, and his brother Bill. Bob will be remembered by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Visiting at McPhail & Perkins Funeral Home, 85 Munro Ave. E., Renfrew, on Thursday, September 8, 2016 from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held at Trinity-St. Andrew’s United Church, Renfrew, on Friday at 11 a.m. Inurnment at Thomsonville Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Renfrew Victoria Hospital Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. Condolences or donations may be made at www.mcphailandperkins.ca
May 11, 1955 – September 13, 2012 We think of you with love, today and often speak your name. Your memory is our keepsake, With which will never part. God has you in His keeping, We have you in our hearts. Forever loved, Mom, Elayne, Gail, and Family
GOODYEAR Raymond Hedley
ENRIGHT, Michael Francis Peacefully at Hospice Renfrew, on Saturday Sept. 10, 2016, Mike Enright, age 76 years. Son of the late Martin & Evelyn (Nadobny) Enright. Beloved husband of Donna (nee Frost). Dear father of Donna-Lynn, Ottawa, Jamie (Shawnalee), Renfrew, Lisa (Ed) Oegema, Renfrew; pre-deceased by infant daughter Ann Marie. Dear brother of Patricia (late Carl) Sulpher, Picton, Joyce (Bill), Prescott, Martin (Judi), Renfrew. Survived by grandchildren Kayla, Paddy, Megan, Cordell and great-granddaughter Charlie Marie. Visitations at the Goulet Funeral Home, 310 Argyle St. S., Renfrew, Wednesday Sept. 14th: 2-4, 7-9 p.m. and after 9:15 a.m. Thursday. Memorial Mass will be celebrated at St. Francis Xavier Church, Thursday Sept. 15th at 10:30 a.m. Interment St. Francis Xavier Cemetery. In memory of Mike, donations to Hospice Renfrew or Victim Services of Renfrew County Inc. would be appreciated. Online condolences/donations: www.gouletfuneralhome.com Live by your own rules-but with integrity ~ Mike
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(Retired Carpenter) March 21, 1920 – August 31, 2016 Peacefully but quite unexpectedly at Almonte Country Haven in the early morning hours of Wednesday, August 31st, 2016; Jack Seymour Sturgess of Arnprior passed away at the age of 96. Beloved husband of the late Barbara “Babs” (nee Evans) Sturgess. Dearly loved “Dad” of Rosalyn Lammert (Jack) of Arnprior. A private family visitation and service took place at the Pilon Family Funeral Home and Chapel Ltd., 50 John Street North, Arnprior on Friday, September 2nd, 2016. Interment Albert Street Cemetery, Arnprior. In memory of Jack, please consider a donation to the Arnprior Hospital “Partners in Caring” Foundation. Condolences/Donations www.pilonfamily.ca
It is with great sadness that the family of Ray Goodyear announce his sudden passing on September 2 2016, at age 94. Ray will be sadly missed by his wife and best friend (of over 60 years) Holly Goodyear and their children, Julia McNaughton (Gerry McNaughton, deceased), Andrew Goodyear (Elizabeth Henry), his four grandchildren, Jennifer McNaughton, Cameron McNaughton, Raymond Goodyear and Tabatha Donegal. Ray was an honourary Uncle to Linda Munro-Hunter and her two sons, Geoffrey Hunter (Kelly Winterberg) and Matthew Hunter (Gabriella Hunter). Ray is also survived by his two brothers, Cyril and Frank Goodyear (Deer Lake, NL) and he is predeceased by two sisters, Hilda Cooper and Margaret Butt. Ray was born in Grand Falls, NL on July 28 1922 and was an avid outdoorsman throughout his life - hunter, fisherman, camper, builder of kayaks and canoes, and as with a lot of Newfoundlanders, was a gifted storyteller. Two days after his 18th birthday, Ray volunteered with the British Navy and served all six years of WW II in the Pacific Ocean and North Africa. Even though his ship was blown up in the English Channel the day after VE Day, Ray survived without a scratch. Ray immigrated to Canada in 1948 and shortly thereafter started a long career (39 years) with Ontario Hydro. Retired in 1987, Ray and Holly moved from the Toronto area to the cottage in Calabogie, and about ten years ago built a home in Renfrew. A graveside ceremony was held on Monday September 5 at 2:30pm at the Hilcrest Cemetery in Calabogie Ontario. Those who desire may make a memorial donation in Ray’s memory to Renfrew Legion #148, or to the ALS Society. Arrangements may be made through the Anderson Funeral Home, Renfrew.
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BRENDA DILLABOUGH (nee Thom) May 1955 – Sept 2012 Always ready to do her best With a heart, so true and tender… She devoted her life, to those she loved And those she loved, remember. Love always, Brooke and Casey
In Loving Memory of of a dear brother,
In Loving Memory of our Dear Mom, Mother – in – Law, Grandma, Great Grandma and Sister, Sister-in-law; Lucy Lewis who passed away on September 19, 2013. You were a precious gift to us, With so much beauty, grace and love You touched our hearts in so many ways. Your smile and unconditional love even on bad days. You heard God’s whisper calling you home You didn’t want to go and leave us alone. You loved us so much, you held on tight ‘till all your strength was gone. And you could no longer fight So you gave your hand to God and slowly drifted away Knowing that with our love we will be all together again someday Your life was a blessing, your memory a treasure, You are loved beyond words and missed beyond measure. We love you Forever and Always, Mom. Hilda (Jim), Keith (Linda), Norm (Sue), Ann (Bob), Leonard (Jean), Brenda (Sam), Randy (Marjorie) and all your Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren. Also Ken (Patricia) and Family
In loving memory of our dear mother Marilyn who passed away Sept. 17, 2000. Oft we think of you, Dear mother, And our hearts are filled with pain, Oh this Earth would be a Heaven, Could we hear your voice again. 16 years have swiftly passed away, But still we don’t forget, For in our hearts that loved you best, Your memory lingers yet. Love Sean, Candy, M.J., Brady Mike, Kayla and Denver
Andy Lepinsky Oct 14, 1928 – Sept. 22, 2009 In loving memory of my dear husband and best friend, Andy. 7 years have passed dear Andy since you were called away. You are not just a memory or part of the past. You will always be remembered as long as we last. Forever in our hearts, Stancel, Craig, Christina, Sheldon, Margy, Noah, and Owen
“In my mind I see you and in my heart I keep you…” Love, Erin
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Arie van Lindenberg September 14, 2009 You are not forgotten Nor will you ever be No one can fill your vacant place Looking back on memories Upon the path you trod We bless the time We had with you And leave the rest to God With love, Marja, your children and grandchildren
FOR SALE BRAND NEW All Season Tires. 4 Goodyear Eagle Sport all season tires P225/55R 16” Paid $680 will sell for $450. Arnprior 613-407-7009
Gerry Blair & Son Firewood, All hardwood Cut, split and delivered
Do you need to Incorporate a Company? Give us a call Price starts at $ 499.00 plus (HST extra) Included is a minute book and corporate seal Please call us at 613-832-8012
COMMERCIAL RENT COMMERCIAL SPACE FOR RENT- 134 Raglan Street, Downtown Renfrew. Beside Mona Lisa Day Spa. Great parking, wheel chair access. Approximately 1000 square feet. Everything included. Available imm e d i a t e l y . 613-312-0704
613-259-2723 gerry@ gerryblairfirewood.com www. gerryblairfirewood.com Hard maple and oak firewood, by the triaxle load, 8’ and 16’ lengths, also buying standing timber. 613-256-4505.
FOR RENT 1 BEDROOM BACHELOR/BACHELORETTE APT. RAGLAN ST. RENFREW, CLOSE TO SCHOOLS AND DOWNTOWN, $850+HYDRO (HEAT AND WATER INCL). CALL 613-433-0167 FOR MORE INFO. 2 BEDROOM APT Arnpri-
PRAYER TO the Blessed Virgin, never to fail!Oh, most beautiful flower of Mount Carmel, fruitful vine, splendor of heaven. Blessed Mother of the Son of God, Immaculate Virgin, assist me in necessity, Oh Star of the Sea. Help me and show me, here you are my mother. Oh Holy Mary, Mother of God, Queen of heaven and earth, I Humbly beseech you from the bottom of my heart to secure me in my necessity (make request). There are none that can withstand your power. Oh Mary,conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee (3 times). Say this prayer for three consecutive days and then you must publish it and it will be granted to you. NMB
Bagpipes and Drums Learn to play bagpipes or drums in a pipe band. The Renfrew Highland Pipes and Drums is offering lessons at a minimal cost to anyone interested in learning either of these instruments. The offer is open to males and females between the ages of 8 to 80. Call 613-646-2775 for more information.
RENFREW POULTRY & Small animal Buy Sell Trade. Sunday Sept 18, Renfrew Fairgrounds. 8 am - 12 Noon. All Poultry & caged birds welcome. Animals no bigger than rabbits. No puppies or kittens, More information call 613-433-9389
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PRAYER TO the Blessed Virgin, never to fail! Oh most beautiful flower of Mount Carmel, fruitful vine, splendor of heaven. Blessed Mother of the Son of God. Immaculate Virgin, assist me in necessity, Oh Star of the Sea. Help me and show me, here you are “my mother”. Oh Holy Mary Mother of God, Queen of heaven and earth. I humbly beseech you from the bottom of my heart to secure me in my necessity (make request). There are none that can withstand your power. Oh Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee (3 times). Say this prayer for three consecutive days and then you must publish it and it will be granted to you. DJ
PRAYER TO the Blessed Virgin, never to fail! Oh most beautiful flower of Mount Carmel, fruitful vine, splendor of heaven. Blessed Mother of the Son of God. Immaculate Virgin, assist me in necessity, Oh Star of the Sea. Help me and show me, here you are “my mother”. Oh Holy Mary Mother of God, Queen of heaven and earth. I humbly beseech you from the bottom of my heart to secure me in my necessity (make request). There are none that can withstand your power. Oh Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee (3 times). Say this prayer for three consecutive days and then you must publish it and it will be granted to you. GS
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Shirley Martin April 20, 1941 – September 19, 2011 Loving wife, mother and grandmother. Five years have passed and gone, Since one we loved so well Was taken from our home on Earth, With Jesus Christ to dwell. The flowers we place upon her grave, May wither and decay, But the love for her who sleeps beneath, Shall never fade away. Always remembered by, Tom, Joyce, Blakely, Willard and Families
WANTED DEAD OR ALIVE SCRAP CARS Will pay $50-$200, or more depending on types. Picked up free. 613-432-3464 or cell 613-432-0449
“Those we love stay with us always, locked in our hearts as long as our life remains.” Love, Mom and Dad
COADY, Sean Douglas Remembering my fun and loving brother… my best friend… who left this earth, much too soon, September 16, 2006. Ten years have passed… Not a day goes by that I don’t think of you and wish for one more laugh, one more hug. Time passes… the grief remains, but I know that you would say… Keep my memory with you, For memories never die. I will always be there with you, When you look up in the sky. When your heart is heavy And you feel you are alone, Reach deep down inside yourself For your heart is now my home. I will always be there with you I will never go away I will live on within your heart Each and every day.
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COADY, Sean Douglas In loving memory of our dear son, who tragically was taken too soon, September 16, 2006. Every day our hearts are filled with sorrow, Wondering how we will make it through tomorrow. Our time with you was precious, And the memories we have are too. The love we share together keeps us close to you. Maybe we cannot touch your hand or see your smiling face, Maybe we cannot hear your voice or feel your warm embrace, But, there is something we will always have, Tucked safely in our hearts, Our love for you… your love for us… will never let us part.
who passed away September 5, 1986. Deep in our hearts, there’s a picture, More precious than silver or gold. ‘Tis a picture of a dear brother, Whose memory will never grow old. Lloyd, Connie, Allan, Carole, and Linda
In Loving Memory of November 19, 1947 – September 12, 2015 The Gift of Life is the only thing that will always matter. For our loss of life, the memory will always be our treasure. Gail, Rob, Ashley, and Tyler Andy, Sylvie and Fiona Stephan, Sandi Michael, Kyle
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Two bedroom apt. in Arnprior. Clean, quiet building. Near Grove. Non-smoking, no pets or children. Hydro extra. $800 613) 623-0395.
White Lake McManus Side Rd. 3 bedroom farm house includes fridge, stove, washer & dryer. $950/month plus utilities. Available Oct. 1st 613.623.6180
WHITE CEDARS ON CONSTANT LAKE A Private Seasonal Recreation Community Large (40X50) full service lots, including water, 30/50/100 amp, and direct connection to Septic beds. Sandy beach, private boat launch. Docks for 72 boats. Clean spring feed lake, plenty of room for fishing and fun. A quiet, clean, family orientated summer get away. Seasonal Camping only. Only a few available for 2017. www.whitecedars.ca Any questions and to book a time to come and see us. Please call 613-649-2255 or 613-585-2797. No drop-ins please.
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Dougâ€™s Automotive Solutions is looking to hire a mechanic to support our expanding business. We are a full service shop and work on all vehicles makes and models. The facilities in our shop are up to date, and we have the latest software and equipment to diagnose and troubleshoot the electronic systems of all major manufactures, domestic or import. We are looking for a mechanic that is comfortable working in a team environment. The mechanics at our shop will discuss service matters with each other to help everyone with their jobs. We are looking for a mechanic with an A and/or T license. We offer a very competitive salary package commensurate with the skill level and experience of the mechanic. We take great pride in providing excellent service to our customers, completing correct repairs in a timely manner. If the mechanic shows good time management and customer service skills, the compensation package will be adjusted accordingly. Of course, good quality work means that the mechanic must be reliable and punctual, which is a hallmark of Dougâ€™s Automotive Solutions. This position starts immediately and includes a signing bonus and benefits package. Please send resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to: 613-431-8293
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GARAGE SALE/ FLEA MARKET GARAGE SALE ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLE SALE. Friday, Saturday, Sunday Sept 16, 17, 18. 10:00 to 7:00. Rain or shine. 869 Clarendon Street, Quyon, Quebec HALEY STATION - Large Garage sale - 190 Donbroskie Haley Station. Fri Sept 16, Sat Sept 17 & Sunday Sept 18 7AM-6PM. Compressor Skill saws, bench saw, chop saw, sanders, solar panel, hay wagon, tools drills, 2/3 air wrench, air nailer, dishwasher, stove, tailer light kit, value grinders, utility trailer, 1951 Ford restored, as well as house for sale. 613-432-3830 MOVING SALE Deacon/ Golden Lake - 1221Tramore Road. Saturday & Sunday September 17 & 18 9:00 am-4 pm - everything must go. Over 1000 items: Automotive, Tools, Building Materials, Farm, outdoors, fishing, collectibles, house wares, gazebo, camping, desk, bookcase for expanded listing see http://www.kijiji.ca/v-view-det a i l s . h t m l ? a d Id=1193152906&siteLocale=en_CA&adActivated=true&posted=true MULTI-FAMILY GARAGE Sale Saturday Sept 17th 8:00 a.m to 12 p.m. (Rain Date Sunday Sept 18th) 142 Charles Street Arnprior . Numerous misc household items YARD SALE, September 17, 8 am - 1 pm, 4674 River Rd. YOU WILL DIE! If you miss this Yard Sale! Saturday, September 17th, 2016, 8am to 3pmâ€™ish, 258 Lochiel St. South - Rain or Shine
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Match play a battle of young and old They did not come to the first tee easily, for each first had to battle the other Knights of the Green to obtain the finalistsâ€™ position. Gregory the Younger recounted his battles: first to fall was Jim of Ackerman. Feeling the wrath of his putter were Ray of Tosh, then Don of Petzold, and finally, he gave Bob of Davis a hard go. But there he was, the youngest Knight, curlyhaired, eager and a little nervous on the first tee facing the renown Silver Fox: Stewart of Thompson. Stewart the Elder, for his part, is a quiet, focused and kind man yet his competitive spirit is alive and well as evidenced by the twinkle in his eye. He swings his Driver with gusto, vitality and accuracy (well, maybe not so much). To gain entry to the final match, he first faced down Rick of Sulpher. Next up and down was Steve of Murray. As one competitor had left the field, he got a â€˜byeâ€™ but then was challenged by Jimmy G of Grenier whom he bested. The scene was now set: he and Gregory would go head to head. Stewart having the lower handicap, would give Gregory five strokes on the Courseâ€™s toughest holes (1, 2, 5, 11, 13) to equalize the play (this being part of The Rules). What follows is a description of play, the terms of which might be familiar only to those loving the game of Stick and Ball, and letting the Big Dog Bark. It was a fine and gloriously sunny summer day when the two opponents, as different as Night and Day, met on the first of 36 tees at 7:30 a.m. Yes, they would walk and play 36 holes to determine the final outcome of the 2016 Match Play. After the first 18 goles, Stewart was â€˜up 3â€™, meaning ahead by three strokes. But 18 holes remained to be played. They stopped to feast, imbibe, and renew their energies. Knight Gregory was given a pep talk from his father and grandfather, they too being experienced Knights of the Green. Stewartâ€™s pep might have come from another source. At 12:30 p.m., the second and final round of The Match recommenced and played out as follows: Gregory, being given strokes on Holes 1 and 2, won both. Then he won Hole 3; the
Knights were now even. Stewart took Holes 4, they tied Hole 5 and then Stew won 6 and 7, thus back Up 3. They tied Hole 8 and then the sapling won 9 (still he was Down 2, as they say). Gregory, persevering, won 10, 11 then 12! How exciting: Up 1! On 13, Stewart gave Gregory a Stroke, but the young knight duck-hooked it left (a special golfe term as his ball flew into the pond where ducks are known to congregate). His heart sank along with his ball. Not without pluck, he tried valiantly to tie but failed. The Par 3 #14 was now straight stroke play (meaning Gregory would receive no further strokes). They tied 14; the game again Even. Stewartâ€™s play on 15 was a thing to behold: his errant drive went south onto the Fair Way of Hole #2! That warranted an almost blind shot, flying some tall pines to stick his 2nd shot onto the severely sloping green of Hole 15! Rolling his ball 12 feet or so into the Hole meant he Birdied the Hole (another special golfe term as one sings like a bird for having made one stroke less than par). Stewart was now Up 1. Hole 16 they tied. Hole 17 they tied again! What would Hole 18 (really Hole 36) hold for the knights? This hole is a challenge: two small hills to fly; deep, dark waters north and south of the Fair Way to avoid like the Plague; a reedy, greedy creek bordering the Fair Wayâ€™s north flank; tall trees and hillocks on the right; and a not-so-receptive sloping green. Plus it was near end of a long walk spoiled. In Golfeâ€™s Match Play, the Game of Groans, one must lose and one must win. Stalwart and steady, Stewart of Thompson took the last hole of the Match away from game and gutsy Gregory of Schaepper. Gadzooks! What an astounding round. As goode Knights are wont to do, they grinned broadly at each other, and shook hands as friends and respected opponents. Spectators can be sure these Knights of the Green will meet again. And â€˜Let the Match beginâ€™ will ring out oâ€™er the land as the Canadian flag flutters peacefully over Mountain Creek.
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Madawaska Golf Academy a fun introduction to golf The Madawaska Golf Club put the fun in fundamentals for Ottawa Valley youth through their golf academy programs that ran all summer long at the club. Madawaska Golf Club Pro Daniel Guay took the lead on a program that focused on teaching boys and girls as young as 4-years-old the fundamentals of golf including motor skills, alignment, posture, grip, ball position, distance control, etiquette and much more. The lessons were held Saturday mornings in a workshop format throughout the summer. Workshops were divided by age from 4 to 7 and 8 to 12. Two separate sessions were held over the summer with the last one finishing in mid-August. “We spent six weeks learning the basics of the golf swing, rules and etiquette of golf. We played several holes every week with my assistance,” said
Guay. “The experience with the kids was rewarding for both myself and their involvement with the game. Golf is a great game for any age and skill of player. “The importance of teaching them young helps them want to continue to improve and learn more on and off the course. Golf is more than a game; it is time with the family, time learning patience and kindness to others.” Guay said the first-year program was a huge success as more than 25 kids participated in the workshops over the course of the summer. “We look forward to continuing focusing on Junior Golf programs and events in our future here at the Madawaska Golf Course and watching the kids love what we have loved here on JAKE DAVIES/SUBMITTED the course for the last 40 The Madawaska Golf Club Youth Academy members enjoy popsicles with program instructor Daniel Guay on the last day years,” he said. of the program.
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Packers off to a promising start in CCHL2 hockey season John Carter
The Arnprior Packers had mixed results in the first four games of their Central Canada Hockey League Tier II schedule, but there are some promising signs. The Packers split two games in the CCHL2 Opening Showcase, before winning their home opener 6-3 over Ottawa Canadians. In Richmond Sept. 11, Arnprior gave it a gallant try, but fell 7-4 to the defending Richardson Division champion Royals (formerly Stittsville), who are undefeated so far this season. The Packers were in both games they lost even though their opponents were two of the league’s top teams. The results put the Packers in fifth in the eight-team division with the 2-2 record. Arnprior opened the season with a 5-1 over Alexandria. Goals by Bailey
Arnprior’s Lucas Brown, in white, watches a puck fly past Alexandria Glens goalie Nicholas Rousseau on Sept. 2, during the CCHL2 Opening Showcase in Kanata. The Packers won the season opener 5-1 before dropping a 5-2 decision to Casselman on Labour Day. Hein and Tyler Ollson in the game’s first six minutes stake the Packers to an early lead and they never looked back. Adam Johnston, Jack Rouleau and Mathew Labrosse on the power play
scored the other Arnprior goals. Tom Meyerhans picked up the win in nets, stopping 18 Glens shots. The Packers wrapped up the two-game showcase, falling 5-2 to the defending
league champions Casselman Vikings. Brad Richardson gave Arnprior another early lead and Hein tied the game 2-2 early in the third, but the Vikings struck for three goals in just over two
minutes late in the game. Arnprior rebounded by doubling Ottawa Canadians at the Nick Smith Centre Sept. 9. After giving up a goal 33 seconds in, the Packers came roaring back with goals by Jacob Steege, Rouleau and Jonathan Ready before the period was out. Richardson made it 4-1 in the second and Labrosse added two third-period markers to snuff out any chance of a Canadians comeback. In Richmond, the Packers took a 3-1 first-period lead over the Royals on goals by Zack Elliott, Ollson and Richardson. However, Richmond dominated the second period with four straight goals, before Ollson pulled the Packers to within one with a penalty shot goal in the last minute. Richmond put the game away with the only two
third-period goals. The Royals outshot Arrnprior 48-29. Meyerhans has played all four games for the Packers with Arnprior’s Nick Quade as backp-up. Richardson leads the Packers offensively with three goals and three assists, which Gary Hicks has six assists. Arnprior was scheduled to play the Wolves in Renfrew Tuesday (after press deadline) and has two home games this weekend. The Clarence Beavers come to the Nick Smith Centre this Friday, Sept. 16 for an 8 p.m. games. The Athens Aeros, who are tied for the division lead with Perth and Richmond, provide the competition Sunday at 7 p.m. The Packers have traded two veterans from last year’s team to the Renfrew Timberwolves. Winger Dallas Farr and defenseman Riley Poirier went to the Wolves for a player development fee.
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Location: Almonte & District High School Monday’s and Thursday’s beginning Sept 12/16 – April 27/17 Time: 7:30 p.m.– 9:30 p.m. $45.00 per person
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Location: Almonte & District High School Tuesday beginning Sept 06/16 – May 2/17 Time: 7:30 p.m.– 9:30 p.m. $45.00 per person
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Location – Stewart Community Centre Monday’s & Wednesday’s starting Sept 19/16 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. ($8.00 / class)
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Location: Almonte Community Centre Thursday’s beginning Oct 6/16 – Mar 23/17 Time: 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. $5.00 per person per session Full equipment is required Cancellation date: TBD
PICK UP HOCKEY at Pakenham Arena
Location: Stewart Community Centre Wednesday’s beginning Sept 28/16 – Mar 23/17 Time: 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. $5.00 per person per session Full equipment is required. Cancellation date: TBD BABYSITTING COURSE
Participants must be at least 12 years old Location: Almonte & District High School 3 Weekend sessions: Room 24 Oct .15 & 16/16 Jan 21 & 22/17 April 22& 23/17 Time: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. $50.00 per student
Location: Pakenham Arena Saturday’s beginning Oct 1/16 – March 25/17 Program Times: Age 5 - 6 years 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Age 7 - 8 years 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Age 9 - 11 years 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Age 12 -15 years 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Full equipment is required for this program. (no jersey provided) Deletion Date: TBD Cost:
$ 130.00/ child (resident) $ 150.00/ child (non-resident) $ 375.00/family (3 or more family members registered)
Program registration will take place on Wednesday, Sept 14/16 “At a Glance” at the Almonte Community Centre from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p. m. AND Saturday, Sept 24/16 from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at the Pakenham arena.
For more information on any of these programs please call the Recreation & Culture Department at 613-256-1077 Arnprior Chronicle-Guide - Thursday, September 15, 2016 41
How to help your Community Support Service Liz Wall
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Each year, thousands of seniors and people with disabilities use the services offered ArnpriorBraeside-McNab Seniors at Home (ABMSH) the local Community Support Service (CSS) provider – and that demand is growing. Even if you’ve never heard of ABMSH, the unsung heroes of the health care system, you’ve benefited from their work. October is Community
Support month, and Seniors at Home encourages you to get to know, donate, volunteer and raise your voice in support of the charity not-for-profit agency. Seniors at Home offers a wide variety of services that help people live independently in their own homes for as long as possible. The services include, Meals on Wheels, frozen meals, friendly visiting, grocery shopping, foot care, home help/home maintenance, transporta-
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tion, telephone security, income tax program and information and referral. Seniors at Home also hosts social events including Dining with Friends, Friendship Days, the annual barbecue in the park, annual Seniors Christmas party, and Breakfast N’ Learn (an education program), as well as a variety of fundraising events to assist including yard sales and shredding. Individuals prefer to receive support in the comfort of their own homes and communities, not in hospitals and institutions. By meeting this need, ABMSH improves the quality of life of clients and their families – and it also create significant costsavings to Ontario’s health system, freeing up desperately needed funds and hospital beds. ABMSH is a crucial part of building the strong, sustainable health care system everyone will need in the
future. And it delivers these vital services with extremely limited budgets while depending on donations and dedicated volunteers. “We encourage all to take a few moments to learn about ABMSH and the basket of services we, as a community support services agency, provide year round,” says ABMSH executive director Dennis Harrington. “Our staff (11) and volunteers support a vast range of individuals in our communities – including some of our most vulnerable citizens. This month (October) is an excellent opportunity to give them a little extra support in return.” FAMILY TRADITION
ABMSH is planning for special events throughout October while looking to make it a ‘complete’ community effort. Letters were sent out to the business community requesting
its support with the possibility of offering fundraising or pointof-sale events in October with all in support of Community Support Services Month and ABMSH. To date the response has been very encouraging. As of press time the following local businesses that are set to help ABMSH celebrate October include the Knights Inn, Prior Tries, Gardiner’s Tree Removal, Mama Rosa Restaurant, Arnprior Quality Inn, Boyce Funeral Home, Arnprior Bowling Centre, Shoppers Drug Mart and Sandy’s Beauty Studio. Events planned to date (more to come) include a bowl-a-thon (Oct. 15), movie night and spaghetti dinner (details to come). Ongoing is the selling of ABMSH Mega 50/50 tickets with the minimum prize of $1,000, draw to take place Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 10:30 a.m. during the monthly Breakfast N’ Learn program at
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There was much laughter at the Arnrprior-BraesideMcNab Seniors at Home Diner’s Club gathering Sept. 7 at Jim’s Restaurant as local comedian Jean McCarron entertained. The monthly meal has been renamed ‘Dining with Friends’ and takes place the first Wednesday of each month at 5 p.m. at Jim’s Restaurant. Tickets can be bought the Tuesday prior at the Seniors at Home office at 106 McGonigal St. West. the Galilee Centre. Other prizes to from Arnprior be won are a gift- basket by Shop- Quality Inn. Other events pers Drug Mart and gift certificate to be celebrated throughout Ontario are Meals on Wheels Week (Oct. 2-8), Transportation Services Day (Oct. 10), Friendly Visiting/Telephone Reassurance Service Day (Oct. 14) and Home Help/Maintenance Services Day (Oct. 21). For more information or to learn how to become a participant in helping ABMSH celebrate October as Community Support Services Month, please contact development co-ordinator, Liz Wall at 613-623-7981 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. With files from Ontario Community Support Association
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Donation in memory of his wife Rasikbhai ‘Rick’ Patel, owner of Knights Inn in Arnprior, presents Arnprior-Braeside-McNab Seniors at Home executive director Dennis Harrington with $500 for the Care Coach in memory of his wife Naliniben Patel, above, who passed away Feb. 14, 2016 at the age of 43. He wanted to give back, help others like his wife and express his thanks for the transportation services provided by ABMSH and the caring service provided by drivers Colin Borshevsky and Kevin Osborne. LIZ WALL/SUBMITTED
Corn lovers Island View Suites resident Dorrene Balle and her friend Pat Lhuta enjoy the corn roast held at the Arnprior retirement residence Aug. 24. It was one of a number of summer celebrations held at Island View, which is gearing up for several Active Aging Week events Sept. 25 to Oct. 1. Seniors are invited to attend an alldenomination church service Sept. 25, an influenza seminar with pharmacist Stephanie Farham Sept. 26, an Alzheimer Coffee Break fundraiser Sept. 27, a creative painting class Sept. 28, a Victorian Tea Sept. 29 and a Senior Chair yoga session Sept. 30. The pharmacy talk is at 10 a.m. yoga at 10:30 a.m. and the others 2-3 p.m.
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Dance instructor Hyacinth Chatteron has issued a special invitation for people to linedance with The Hy-Liners this fall. Enjoy a choice of sessions at Arnprior’s Nick Smith Centre Mondays, Carp’s Huntley Community Association Wednesdays, Almonte Community Centre Thursdays, and possibly in the areas of Kanata/Stittsville and White Lake from mid October to early December. Pre-registration is recommended at 613-623-0976 or email@example.com.
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Stepdancer named runner-up at festival Young Arnprior step-dancer Addison Felhaver excelled at this year’s Pembroke Fiddle Fest. Addison placed second in the 9-and-under stepdance category at this year’s contest on the Labour Day weekend. The 8-year-old is in Grade 3 at St Joseph’s Catholic School in Arnprior. Addison is a fourth generation stepdancer on mother’s side. Also stepdancers were her great grandma Joan McWatty, grandmother Debbie Reid and mother Becky Reid. She is the third generation on both sides to place at the Pembroke festival. Debbie and Becky Reid on her mother’s side and grandfather David Felhaver and father Kyle on fid-
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Army cadets looking for new members The 2360 Arnprior Army Cadets Squadron is welcoming back both returnees and potential recruits. The Corps held a barbecue and registration session Monday, Sept. 12 and invite prospective new members to drop by to join up at any of their meetings, which are held Mondays from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Nick Smith Centre in Arnprior. NO FEE
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Stolen vehicle found damaged in farm field on Russett Drive OPP report finding a stolen vehicle damaged in a farm field on the west end of Russett Drive in McNab-Braeside. The two-door silver 2003 Hyundai CTS was stolen from June Street in Renfrew between 1:30 and
2 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 11. The vehicle was recovered in the field near the intersection of Russett Drive and Bandy’s Road. Earlier in the week, not too far away, a window was smashed on a vehicle parked overnight on Scheel
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is facing charges after police conducted an impaired driving investigation. OPP Acting Sergeant Cory Briscoe stopped a vehicle on Sunday, Sept. 11 at 2 a.m. on Highway 417 near White Lake Road for a traffic infraction.
Drive in McNab-Braeside. The owner advised that at about 1 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 5 the family dog barked, but they did not observe anything until the morning when they discovered the damage. Meanwhile, an Arnprior man
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The male driver failed a roadside alcohol screening test and was arrested. Following further breath tests at detachment, the 25-yearold was charged with driving over 80 mgs. He was released on a promise to appear in court Oct. 12.
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2 bedroom brick & sided bungalow, nice large lot with huge parking area, natural gas heating, well kept home. Asking $193,000 MLS# 1024505 Call Greg for Details
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107 WILLIAMSON STREET, FITZROY HARBOUR SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 18TH • 2-4 Wonderful opportunity to purchase your retirement home/first home. This two bedroom bungalow is located in the quiet community of Fitzroy Harbour within walking distance of schools, churches, local store and the community centre. $205,000 MLS# 1020048 Hosted by Mike Labelle
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Located at Burnstown. 3+1 bedroom bungalow features open concept living both up and down. Great location between Renfrew, Calabogie and Arnprior.. Staged to perfection this custom built home is ready for you. MLS# 1021321 Call Cheryl
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OPP investigate three fraud calls, warns public to be diligent
Renfrew and Arnprior OPP issued another scam alert warning this week after officers investigated three fraud related calls in early September. One local victim received an email supposedly from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).
In this case the victim was advised they would receive money from the CRA when they provided personal information including their Social Insurance Number (SIN) and banking and credit card information. The information was provided
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The person is dealing with the cell phone company. Another person received a letter from someone claiming to be able to produce wealth and happiness for a small fee. No funds were exchanged. The OPP encourage everyone to be diligent in safeguarding per-
before the person realized it was a scam. All cards were cancelled and no financial loss occurred. Officers also dealt with an individual who had someone use their name to obtain a cell phone at a kiosk in a mall.
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Quality throughout this 2 bedroom. bright, fresh, A/C, Spotless décor, full finished lower level. front door parking. $159,900 MLS# 1015215 Call the Defalcos 613-979-2601
Attractive 3 bedroom, on pretty 1 acre lot, oak, ceramic & cork flooring. $289,900 MLS# 1010891 Call the Defalcos 613-979-2601
4500 Square feet of space to utilize. presently used as helicopter repair shop. Airport nearby, zoned light industrial. 2.79 Acre property. $429,900 MLS# 1023082 Call Mike Defalco 613-884-7303
Sought after Bluff Point Road, on Calabogie Lake. Close access to amazing Golf and Skiing. $275,000 MLS# 1016941 Call the Defalcos 613-979-2601
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Arnprior’s Bob Bickford debut novel sells out on first day Scott Campbell
Out of stock. Sold out. Those are the kind of words that Arnprior author Bob Bickford probably didn’t expect to hear about his first novel released on Aug. 27. The book is titled Deadly Kiss and the paperback version on Amazon for both Canada and U.S. has sold out on that first day. “It’s a very hopeful start,” he said. “After all these months and years of work, it is really gratifying.” Bickford had been trying for years to be published and it wasn’t until last November when he received word that he had
found a publisher. It was still another nine-month wait before others could finally read the book in full. “For a local author to score a U.S. publishing deal is a nice kudo for Arnprior,” said Bickford. The only other place to buy the paperback is Barnes and Noble. There are still Amazon Kindle e-books to buy as well and versions also from Chapters/Indigo and Kobo. The inspiration behind Deadly Kiss is the chilling story of the abduction and killing of teenager Emmett Till. The events unfolded in Mississippi in 1955 and the path to Till’s death started when he whistled at a woman. Till is black and
Bob Bickford’s book The Deadly Kiss was released on Aug. 27 and sold out on Amazon in both the U.S. and Canada on the first day. the woman white. The classification for
the novel could be supernatural thriller, but Bickford likes the term of ghost story. The tagline on the cover is ‘The best love story is a ghost story.’ Bickford had developed a following through his Facebook page and had even posted excerpts from the book over time. “I could gauge interest [and responses] and make the story really reader-oriented,” he said. “I’ve been lucky.” Bickford has yet to hear anything from Arnprior about Deadly Kiss, but thanks to his Facebook following, he has received response from places like Arkansas and Georgia. Bickford is already looking ahead to his next
book, which was sold and signed within 48 hours. It’s called Caves in the Rain and he calls it a prequel to Deadly Kiss. Caves in the Rain features one of the characters from Deadly Kiss. Bickford said readers don’t necessarily have to read both books to understand what is going on. The novel is being fast tracked for a release around Christmas time and is being published by Champagne Book Group near Calgary. Bickford has in the works two more potential novels, which are teased on his website, called A Song for Chloe and Girls in Pink. For more, check out bobbickfordauthor.com.
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The purr-fect pet is an intelligent, independent cat As heads of their households, cats want things their way. That may mean drinking from the faucet or walking across the kitchen table. Cats like to be the centre of attention and they always detect where your attention is centred, whether that be the open pages of the book you are reading or on the keyboard of your computer. Cats - one moment they are cuddling up looking for love and the next they are up and away, tail and nose in air leaving you thinking, ‘Do they really love me?’ However, cat-lovers swear by the ease and independence of caring for pets of the feline persuasion. Cat-lovers don’t pussyfoot around they know the little purr balls are the cat’s meow. Cats come in many sizes and colors, not to mention a myriad of purrsonalities. Unlike dogs, cats are far more independent
and far more intelligent. Cats, unlike dogs, do not require kitten obedience classes. They are affectionate when they want to be and can be extremely playful. For someone looking for an independent pet that requires very little maintenance, for someone living in an apartment or for someone that finds it hard to get around, a cat could be a great companion. Other than a litter box, food and water, a cat requires nothing more than a place to sit in the sun and let life slowly go by. Cats just like dogs should be spayed and neutered as this will keep your pet from wandering at night and from contributing to an overpopulation of fury felines. Yearly visits to the veterinarian will guarantee that your feline friend is healthy and up-to-date on its shots. Although I do not believe in letting my pets out alone unsu-
pervised, if you choose to let them roam, then speak to your veterinarian about flea and tick prevention. A break-away collar will prevent your cat from hanging themselves should they get caught on something. For that same reason, I do not recommend a flea collar. Speak to your veterinarian about administering flea drops instead. Keep your feline indoors in the dead of winter and in the heat of the summer. Diet is very important to your cat. Not only
is being overweight unhealthy for your cat, being overweight can also make it difficult to groom oneself. Usually you will find the back end of an overweight cat to be matted, cover in feces and smelling from dried urine. Declawing, or mutilation as I call it, is in my opinion unnecessary. Cats can be trained to be hospitable and with patience can be trained to redirect their feline temptation to destroy your home and instead enjoy a scratch post. Over the years I have owned a cat or two and never have I considered getting their claws ripped out. I never lost a couch, carpets or drapes to a cat. Don’t get me wrong I have had the odd scratch here and rip there but nothing that had to be replaced. A water bottle set on spray works like magic at training even the most stubborn feline. Cats can get along with
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Walk ‘N Wash at the Park Jessica Hall and her Huskie Meeka during the Arnprior and District Humane Society’s Walk ‘N Wash at Robert Simpson Park Sunday. The event is an important fundraiser for the society’s no-kill shelter in Arnprior. Upcoming society fundraisers include the Christmas in the Prior bake sale on Nov. 13 and Pet Pics with Santa in December.
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Fireflies became a cruel game for the brothers They were everywhere. Glowing in the dark of the night. I wasn’t frightened of them. I was frightened for them. They were the many fireflies that came out in the heat of the summer and once darkness had settled in, they flitted around, not that far from the ground ... many little glowing lights, no doubt unaware of the danger awaiting them. I was once frightened by the fireflies, but then my sister Audrey said they were simply tiny pieces of stars broken off by unseen angels and sent down to bring light in the darkness. That made perfect sense to me, and certainly eliminated any fear I had. What didn’t make sense to me and filled my veins with ice water, was how my three brothers could murder those harmless little flies. They were easy to catch, because they seemed to land on an arm, unaware of what lay in store for them. And this is when my three brothers would commit their murderous act, so that the poor creatures could
Mother went to the door, hit the wooden spoon against the tin disc that hung on a nail that was used to call everyone in for meals, and one by one the brothers headed into the house, leaving the eviMARY COOK dence of what they had been up to outside. no longer fly. They actually They were still talking ripped the little bodies apart about what a great night it had and put the small pieces of been when they had their glass glowing light up and down of milk and cookie, and again, their arms, until they looked I put my hands over my ears like they were carrying many to shut out what they were tiny little flashlights. saying. Then the brothers would Being the youngest, I was tear around the yard like peo- always ushered upstairs before ple possessed! They would yell anyone else, and Audrey was and laugh, enjoying their mur- right behind me that night. derous acts. I covered my ears She knew how upset I was, and with my hands, so I couldn’t tried to steer the conversation hear them and pleaded with to something more pleasant. Mother to stop their cruel But nothing could erase what acts, but that got me nowhere. I had seen in the backyard. I would stay in the house, Finally, the brothers came praying for Mother to say it upstairs, and they had to pass was time to get ready for bed, through our bedroom, which and avoided even looking out was really a big hall, leading the kitchen window, just in to their beds in the back room. case I saw what was going on Emerson, whose mission in the backyard. in life seemed to be making Finally, it was bedtime. my life miserable, came right
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Plan now for Arnprior-BraesideMcNab Seniors at Home’s fourth annual McGonigal Fall Neighbourhood Yard Sale planned for Saturday, Sept. 24. The sale starts at 7 a.m. and will wind down by 2 p.m. Refreshments will be available including coffee, hot chocolate, cold drinks, sandwiches and homemade desserts (rain date Sept. 25). As this is a
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fundraiser, all donations of gentle used items are accepted and welcomed. Plan to clean out your overflow of items and drop off at the Seniors at Home office on Friday (Sept. 23) or that morning. If you are a senior and need help with item delivery, please call the office at 613-623-7981 to make the necessary arrangements. BREAKFAST N’ LEARN
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Two Rivers Musical Productions seeks new members at AGM Buoyed by another successful musical, Two Rivers Musical Productions is holding its Annual General Meeting on Monday, Sept. 19 at the Arnprior Public Library. The musical theatre company that has delighted local audiences with Annie, Fiddler on the Roof, Wizard of Oz, My Fair Lady, Seussical Jr. and most recently Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is inviting anyone wanting to become a new member to join the existing group at the 7 p.m. meeting. Anyone interested in being involved in the Two Rivers Spring PHOTOS BY RHONDA MCMASTER 2017 production, either on the cast Singing up a storm, from left, are inventors Bernie Miller, Shawna Ellis Andrew Jensen (Grandor production crew, is encouraged pa), Laura Hunter and Lynn Zander, and, at right, Mallory Brumm (Boris), left, and Sydney to attend. Faour (Goran) in scenes from Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. The current board, chaired by Karen Crozier, is seeking at least one more director. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang ran for four performances June 8-11, filling the Arnprior District High School gym for all shows. The musical was praised as both an auditory and visual treat. The “incredible” live orchestra and “rich voices” of the performers combined with many handmade costumes and one of Two Rivers’ most elaborate sets wowed the audience. So did the lights and flying car with wings. xclusive eels.ca e h s, W d n a t review Articles or exper f s o e Browse e id h V t elevison flecting Driving T stories re s w e n d rs s an roadtrip ian drive f Canad o s le y t Lifes to on tools omparis C t d n g a ri h at’s h Researc ehicle th v e h Use our t d fin out and learn ab le y t s Life for your
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• September 16
Fall dinner (ham, beans, scalloped potatoes, pies, bake table, garden produce) at Christian Education Centre, 257 John St. North. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. for the bake table and 5 to 6:30 p.m. for supper. Adults $15, children under 6 years free, family of 4 (children under 12) $30. Sponsored by Grace-St. Andrew’s United Church Women. For information call 613-
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• September 16-18
Arnprior Public Library miniforeign film festival. Goodbye Lenin (Germany) 7 p.m. Sept. 16; Rams (Iceland) 7 p.m. Sept. 17; Taxi (Iran) 2 p.m. Sept. 18. Please pick up your free ticket for any/all of the screenings or call the library to reserve a seat 613-6232279. Donations welcome to help defray licensing fees.
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• September 17
Renfrew County Plowing Match 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. with hosts Janet and Steve Edwards, RobDot Farms, 191 Snake River Rd., Cobden. Adults $7.50, 12 years and under free. Live entertainment, Kids Zone, breakfast prepared by the Renfrew 4-H Club, several food vendors and exhibitors, antique display, competitive plowing.
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Northern Sons Concert at Emmanuel Anglican Church, 287 Harrington St. at 7 p.m. Tickets $15. For tickets phone Lorna Affleck at 613-6238190 or 613-222-1216. It’s All in the Grape at the McNab-Braeside Market (across from the municipal building on Russett Drive) 8
a.m. to noon. Fresh Concord grapes, raisin bread, cookies, and pie, butter tarts. Speakers on growing your own grapes for wine and wine-making from kits.
and anyone interested in becoming a new member of the Spring 2017 production, either on the cast or production crew, is encouraged to attend.
• September 18
• September 20
Arnprior Terry Fox Run 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Arnprior Fairgrounds. Registration at 8:30 a.m., warm-up between 8:309 a.m. led by Joe Zamojski of Kenwood Athletic Centre. Mayor’s challenge returns to see if Arnprior’s per capita turnout can best its neighbours. Pledge forms available at Arnprior town hall, Arnprior Library, Arnprior Museum, RONA, Goldbar, Clancy’s, Prior Sports Bar, Play It Again Sports and online at www.terryfox.ca/ terryfoxrun/arnprior or on its Facebook page. Glasgow United Church presents A Time Up The Line 2 to 4 p.m. with Rick Leben and friends. Pie auction and light refreshments. Freewill donation at the door. St. Andrew’s United Church in White Lake 135th anniversary 4 p.m. with a pot-luck supper and guest speaker Amy Dempsey, director of Pioneer Women’s Ministry. Everyone is welcome to join us for this celebration of God’s word and scriptures.
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Ontrac Employment Resources Services Working at Home session featuring a guest speaker who works from home 1:30-2:30 p.m., Suite 120 Kenwood Corporate Centre, 16 Edward St., Arnprior. Call 613-623-4680 to reserve a spot. For more visit www. getontrac.ca. Arnprior Villa (15 Arthur St.) hosts a Walker Wash and Wax at 2 p.m. All proceeds will be donated to the Alzheimer Society. Any questions can be directed to Brittany Harris at 613-623-0414. Arnprior Special Olympics Fall/Winter registration 6-7:30 p.m. at Arnprior Community Living, 106 McGonigal St. Sports: swimming, floor hockey, basketball and bowling. It is a first-come, first-serve basis. Spaces are limited. For more information, please contact Renee Stewart at 613-623-4283 or visit arnprior.specialolympicsontario.ca. Arnprior Oldtimers Hockey registration 7-9 p.m. for league that starts Tuesday, Oct. 4 at the Nick Smith Centre. Games are at 9 and 10 every Tuesday night for 30 weeks for players 40 years old and over. Cost is $300.
• September 21
Ontrac Employment Resources Services free information session on the Second Career Program 1-2:30 p.m., Suite 120 Kenwood Corporate Centre, 16 Edward St., Arnprior. Second Career provides help to unemployed workers who require training to obtain work. Call 613-623-4680 to reserve a spot. For more visit www.getontrac.ca. The complimentary shopping bus for seniors is going to Carlingwood Mall. Call Island View Suites at 613-6220002 to reserve your seat. The Canadian Peace Initiative is honouring the International Day of Peace. Please participate by attending a brief time for reflection at the Peace Pole at Galilee Centre, 398 John St. N., 4 p.m. and the display at the Arnprior Public Library running to Sept. 24, For more information, see canadianpeaceinitiative.ca or call Theresa Dunn at 613-8975055
• September 22-24
Electronic fall clean-out: Walter Zadow Public School is hosting a free electronic drop-off depot on Thursday 4-7 p.m., Friday 4-7 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the school’s parking lot, 79 Ottawa St., Arnprior. Drive up and drop off any old TVs, computers, printers, etc. For a full list of what can be recycled, check out RecycleYourElectronics.ca. For details and queries, call 613-622-0133.
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Patrick’s Family History Group is hosting Introduction to Genealogy mentored by Bob Butler and Brian Tackaberry . Course runs 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Arnprior Public Library. Cost is $15 (lunch not provided). Space is limited, so register early at chown1624@ gmail.com or 613-623-4047.
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ARIES – Mar 21/Apr 20 Any obstacle can be overcome if you set your mind to it, Aries. Your combination of intellect and work ethic will serve you well in the coming weeks. TAURUS – Apr 21/May 21 Others are paying attention to you this week, Aquarius. Bounce your ideas off of other people and don’t be surprised by the positive feedback you receive. GEMINI – May 22/Jun 21 Gemini, your energy and attentiveness are in abundance this week. Use this combination to tackle tasks you have been putting off. Offer others help if they need a hand. CANCER – Jun 22/Jul 22 You have an uncanny ability to tune into the way people think, Cancer. You can put this skill to work at the office or use it to network and explore new business ventures for yourself. LEO – Jul 23/Aug 23 Leo, a family member needs help getting through a tough time. You could be the first person they call on to lend a helping hand. Offer your Here’s How It Works: unconditional support. Sudoku puzzles are formatted as a 9x9 grid, broken down into nine 3x3 boxes. To solve a sudoku, the VIRGO – Aug 24/Sept 22 numbers 1 through 9 must fill each row, column and box. Each number can appear only once in each Put your creative energy to good use this week, Virgo. Think about row, column and box. You can figure out the order in which the numbers will appear by using the numeric renovating a portion of your home or discovering a new hobby to keep you clues already provided in the boxes. The more numbers you name, the easier it gets to solve the puzzle! busy when things slow down.
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Complimentary In-home Design 8231 Campeau Drive Kanata
290 West Hunt Club Rd.
1750 Cyrville Road
Monday to Friday 9:30-9:00 • Saturday 9:30-6:00 • Sunday 11:00-5:00