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Veterans participating in the Soldier On march to Ottawa walk up Pinnacle Street on their way to Market Square for a ceremony on Sunday, May 4. The group is raising awareness for the need to support wounded veterans. Photo: Stephen Petrick By Stephen Petrick

News - Belleville - Although the Canadian Forces’ official mission in Afghanistan has been over for some time, an event in the city this past weekend reminded people that the effects of the lengthy war linger on for thousands of troops and their families. A brigade of military veterans jogged into town Sunday as part of Soldier On, a run aimed to raise awareness and funds for soldiers wounded in military missions. The run is supported by the Canadian Forces Morale and Warfare Services (CFMWS), an Ottawa-based unit that runs programs to help veterans transition back into civilian life.

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The group consisted of about 20 veterans, all wearing black jackets with a red “Soldier On” attached to the chest. They started earlier in the day at CFB Trenton, a special location given that it’s the base fallen soldiers were carried home to during the Afghanistan mission and the official start of the “Highway of Heroes.” After the Belleville ceremony, the group continued on to Napanee. They were to continue running through the week and arrive in Ottawa on Friday, May 9. They’re expected to hand the flag over to Prime Minister Stephen Harper that day, as part of National Day of Honour ceremonies. In an interview following the ceremony,

Whelan spoke about the need to support veterans as they attempt to build a normal life after experiencing the trauma of war. He said many veterans returned from Afghanistan with visible injuries, but many also returned home with less visible injuries, such as post-traumatic stress disorder, or other mental health conditions. He said the Canadian Forces’ Joint Personal Support Unit helps link these veterans to support services they need, and provides education and vocational opportunities to help them regain a normal life. Please see “Veterans” page 10

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Events - From April through October, communities all across Ontario open the doors of some of our most intriguing and charming heritage sites absolutely free of charge, for Doors Open, attracting large crowds of residents and visitors alike to discover the province’s hidden heritage treasures— some of which have never been open to the public. Local organizers are very excited to be taking a regional approach for this event in 2014. “For the first time ever, we’re doing Doors Open regionally, encompassing sites in Belleville, Prince Edward County and Quinte West,” says Quinte West’s Tourism Coordinator, Jennifer Rushlow. “This will enable us to link stories all across the Bay of Quinte.” “The regional approach lends itself very well to the theme proposed by Ontario Heritage Trust of the First World War,” adds Stanley Jones, the chair of Heritage Belleville.  “We are now actively searching for sites to participate and therefore looking primarily for sites that could be tied into World War I.  But anything that relates to World War II or has a military theme would also be advantageous.  It is not necessary for all sites to reflect the theme, but sites should look for a link if there is one that can be highlighted.” Jennifer Lyons, the head curator of museums in Prince Edward County is also excited about this regional approach.  “Taking Doors Open to a regional level will allow us to offer more sites as well, with over 20 already planned, there will be lots to see, do and explore during the event.  The National Air Force Museum

in Quinte West, the historic Belleville Club in downtown Belleville and The Old Boys’ Entrance Building at the Picton Faigrounds in Prince Edward County are just a few of the exciting locations that are already on the roster. For the full listing, people can search Bay of Quinte at <www.DoorsOpenOntario.on.ca>. In 2002, the Ontario Heritage Trust launched Doors Open Ontario, the first province-wide event of its kind in Canada. The Doors Open concept continues to spread across North America with events now being held in Newfoundland, Alberta, Massachusetts, Western New York State, New York City and Denver. Since the program was launched in 2002, over five million visits have been made to heritage sites participating in this exciting initiative. Doors Open Ontario, now considered a cultural phenomenon, will continue in 2014 with hundreds of communities participating across the province.  For more information on locations being featured in your area, or to register your location, contact the representative nearest you: 

News - Trenton - Students from St. Mary’s Catholic School in Trenton are leading the fight against juvenile diabetes. Located in the heart of Trenton, the school recently raised $2,108.82 through a one-month project held during Lent. The money was generated through donations to school activities such as Loonie Dodge Ball, Toonie Tag, and Pizza Days. Directed to the Canadian Diabetes Association to help local children with Type 1 (juvenile) Diabetes, the money will be used to send local children with Type 1 Diabetes to a summer medical camp (D- Camps) where they will learn the skills they need to manage this chronic disease. Children from Trenton attend Camp Banting or Camp Huronda. “This donation by students at St. Mary’s Catholic School will improve the lives of children living with Type 1 Diabetes in Trenton,” says Catherine Reynolds, Mission Funding Coordinator with the Canadian Diabetes Association. “The Canadian Diabetes Association makes the most of every donation and we

are committed to fulfilling our mandate to lead the fight against diabetes. We are grateful for St. Mary’s Catholic School’s trust to help Canadian children live healthier lives. We promise to uphold that trust.” The Canadian Diabetes Association’s D-Camps support youth in the development of strong diabetes self-management skills, while allowing them to connect with other children living with diabetes and enjoy traditional camping activities in a safe environment. To learn more, visit <dcamps. ca> or call 1- 800-BANTING (226-8464). This donation by St. Mary’s Catholic School was presented to the Canadian Diabetes Association during a school assembly on May 1. At this time, the community met the students who have made an impact in the diabetes community. At least one student at St. Mary’s Catholic School has Type 1 Diabetes. In southeast Ontario, more than 31,000 people are living with diabetes and more than 369,000 are at risk of developing the disease.

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and should be encouraged to ask more questions and make sure this project makes sense and if it does proceed, that it is the best deal possible. The time to negotiate with Northland is now before they get approval. They need our support. They are not our friends. They are a for-profit company that will not voluntarily spend more than they need to after the fact. Is it true that the proposal in Marmora is to use the same technology as the original site failure in the 2005 disaster in Missouri? What kind of capital, insurance or other funding is in place in the event of a disaster? What are the proposed/ projected decibel levels of generation noise? What kind of remedies are in place for residents if their wells dry up? What arrangements are in place for the ultimate decommission costs? Just wondering??? Ron Trace, Marmora 7,&2

Dear Editor, RE: Trans Pacific Partnership/ Public Health and Access to Medicine We are members of GRAN Quinte (Grandmothers Advocacy Network) and as such are concerned about the provisions being proposed in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP)  that threaten to restrict access to affordable medicines by millions of people including Canadians.  This agreement would make it difficult for patients, governments and treatment providers to access affordable generic  medicines  in Canada and developing countries owing to the provisions for patent extensions.  All but the very wealthy will be affected negatively by this agreement.  Too many people already suffer and die

nance etc., but do we need a permanent standby supply? Clearly Northland Power will not spend hundreds of millions of dollars on this project without a commitment from the province to regularly buy this power. Great, can you envision us paying daily for power we don’t use and keeping it in storage? I can. So why would the province currently consider this project? A cynic might see this project as camouflaged stimulus spending. The government in power doesn’t have to show the investment spending in their budget, and for years they reap the political economic benefits of jobs etc. from Northland’s spending. Then why are they hesitating? Could it be that no one wants to be the government in power when we have to pay back Northland’s investment plus their profit through our hydro bills? Reeve Clemens is quoted as saying “… this project is still in the process.” Well then, I think we should not all blindly follow

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Dear Editor, At the public meeting regarding the Murray Canal Single Lane Swing Bridge replacement held April 23 at Quinte West Council chambers, our MP and Parks Canada officials stated that the present bridge does not meet current safety standards. They must have two sets of rules. One for us and another for themselves. After taking a cursory look at the condition of the roadway and security fencing, I question Parks Canada’s commitment to safety. I only covered about two kilometres but found rotten and broken guard posts, wire rope cable that is supposed to prevent the many four-wheel drive trucks using the road from entering the canal lying useless in the grass, open stream drains with no protective timbers above, potholes large enough to swallow a small car and muddy and slippery road surfaces. This is part of the highly promoted “Waterfront Trail.” Those responsible for saddling Quinte West, Prince Edward County and Brighton with this unsafe, trashinfested eyesore should be hanging their heads in shame. Roger McMurray, Brighton

ed some ongoing public input and discussion before papering the town with “Pumped Storage Why Wait?” signs. Well three years later and it’s still not approved. Makes one wonder why? Although some aspects may look good, is it possible the project is not really in the public’s best interest? Obviously our council would like to see the local tax assessments that would arise, but at what cost ultimately, to all provincial residents Hydro bills?

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Dear Editor, In a recent local newspaper article, which interviewed Marmora & Lake Reeve Terry Clemens, it was conveyed that two local residents who are against the Pumped Storage Project were singled out by him in his letter to the Ontario Minister of Energy. The article labelled them as “activists.” This looks a lot like—if you can’t discredit their arguments then discredit the people. I don’t know the individuals personally, but I

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OPINION Connected to your community Israel: The “A” word

Editorial - Hillary Clinton would never have used the word when she was US Secretary of State, because she still has presidential ambitions. John Kerry, the current Secretary of State, has no further ambitions in that direction, which may be why he dared to use the words “apartheid” and “Israel” in the same sentence. Or maybe he just didn’t realise that the world hear about it. Gwynne Dyer would Kerry spoke last week to a group of high-ranking officials from the US, Europe and Japan known as the Trilateral Commission about the failure of his year-long attempt to revive the “peace talks” between Israel and the Palestinians. Somebody at the meeting secretly recorded his comments, which were published by the Daily Beast on Monday, and suddenly he was in very hot water. What he said was that the long-sought “two-state solution” was the only real alternative to a “unitary” Israeliruled state that included all the territory between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea – and ruled over millions of Palestinians in the territories that have been under Israeli military occupation since 1967. Those Palestinians, most of whom cannot remember a time when they did not live under Israeli control, have no political rights within Israel. The two-state solution, under negotiation off and on for the past 20 years, would give them a state of their own, but most people had despaired some time ago of getting Israel to agree to an independent Palestine. Kerry had not, so he was surprised and disappointed when his efforts came to naught. That was why he blurted out the truth that American politicians are never supposed to acknowledge. He said that without the two-state solution, “a unitary [Israeli] state winds up either being an apartheid state with second-class [Palestinian] citizens – or it ends up being a state that destroys the capacity of Israel to be a Jewish state.” It was clumsily phrased, but the basic idea is common in both Israeli and Palestinian political discourse. Even if

Israel never formally annexes the occupied territories, it has been building Jewish settlements all over them for decades, and the Palestinian inhabitants are effectively controlled by the Israeli government. If this situation continues indefinitely, and the Palestinians must live out their lives as mere residents without no political rights, then they are in the same position as the black South Africans who lived all their lives under white rule without citizenship or the vote. That was the very essence of apartheid. Alternatively, of course, Israel might grant them citizenship and the vote: that’s what happened when apartheid ended in South Africa in 1994. But there are already a great many Palestinians living under Israeli rule, and their higher birth rate would make them a majority in that “unitary” Israel in less than a generation. That might or might not be a state where Jews were happy to live, but it would definitely no longer be a Jewish state. State Department officials tried to defend their boss’s comments for a few hours, but as the firestorm of protest by American Zionist organisations grew the Obama administration realised that Kerry had to be forced to apologise for speaking the truth. The story that they took him down into the White House basement and beat him with rubber hoses is probably untrue, but on Tuesday he recanted his heresy. “I do not believe,” Kerry said, “nor have I ever stated, publicly or privately, that Israel is an apartheid state or that it intends to become one.” Well, of course not. It’s not an apartheid state now because the non-citizen status of the Palestinians for the past 47 years is technically only temporary, pending the creation of their own state. And Israel has no intention of ever meeting the technical definition of an apartheid state, either, because that would be a public-relations disaster. However, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu seems convinced that he can avoid that outcome simply by hanging on to the occupied territories indefinitely but never formally annexing them, and many Israelis agree with him. They might even be right, but John Kerry doesn’t think so. Or at least, he didn’t until his own people worked him over a bit.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Fed up with Hydro One Dear Editor We have been living here in Trenton since 2011. When we moved to this beautiful town, the first thing Hydro One did was to change the “old smart meter” with a new “smart meter”, even though it was only three days old. Go figure... Anyway, in September of 2012 I noticed on our hydro bill that it was only estimations, and called the hydro company to inquire as to why it was only estimation and not the right number of consumption. The answer I got was: there is a problem with the smart meter but it will be corrected in about two to three months, and we will adjust your billing accordingly. I called the Hydro One at least every second month to see what took them so long to correct the problem, and again was told it could take about two to three months to correct. Today, May 2, I received my hydro bill as per usual date and almost had a heart attack, as the bill showed an amount of $1,454.42... and this amount is an adjustment from June 2012 to April of 2014 I have just ended a conversation with Mohammed in billing at Hydro One, and was told the reason for this high

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amount on my bill is due to the fact that they have only been estimating our consumption, but now the “smart meter” is working as it should and from now on, it will be the actual consumption. Now I have a question. We are being charged something called regulatory charges and we are being charged debt retirement charges. I do not understand why we are taxed on regulatory charges and on debt retirement charges, as that is not a service, but basically a fine we are paying because somebody literally screwed up. On top of this, the delivery charge is three times as much as consumption? And why when Hydro is so expensive, are we paying for another country to take our surplus Hydro? It does not make sense. I would be like the supermarket paying us for taking their groceries. As you can most likely read between the lines, I am stewing and I am not sure that you are the person to write to but I had to let somebody in politics know about this. We are retired and are on a fixed income, and fed up and this is just going to be more and more difficult to bear. Sincerely, Kirsten Skjodt, Trenton

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Heee’s baaaack... By Terry Bush Editorial - Considering where we live, we really don’t need to have curtains on our windows. The city, it’s not. Secluded, it is. Mare and I are well past our prime, well at least one of us is, so in the event that someone is outside peeking in while I’m putting on my gotchies, I’d say the resulting retching is well-deserved. And in Mare’s case, the offending peeping Tom had better have a flannel fetish, because he’s going to see the same thing I do on a nightly basis often encased in a double set of housecoats. The girl is not well-insulated. So why are we finally thinking about curtains five years into owning this house? Let the broken record spin. It wasn’t a nice winter. It was a good winter for anything to do with snow and it reminded me of the great winters we used to experience when we were kids but two words pretty much sum it up for us. Electric furnace. In a perfect world, the previous owners would have installed infloor heating given the preponderance of tile in the place. But their main usage for our current home was as a getaway. You could tell that by the fireplace that sent all the heat up the chimney. Not to brag but I think we did our part to pay the salary of at least one Hydro employee this winter with a bit of overtime thrown in. The most remarkable bill we received was for the month of March when we were on the other side of the world for three weeks. With the furnace set around 12 degrees, we still managed to top the $1,000 mark for the month. After the rage subsided, it was time to figure out what to do about the situation. Isn’t the Internet grand? Within half an hour of surfing, I’d found out that my plan to install in-floor heating between the floor joists would probably not be an attractive option unless I had an extra $20,000 kicking around. I don’t. So we are forced to consider cheaper alternatives to whittle away at our ever-increasing heating bill. I remember a time when an attic was used as a place to store things, lots of things; cool things especially if you were a kid rummaging around. Often it even contained items that had been left behind by a previous owner. Now it’s a place to store insulation. So, we’ll be storing another six inches of pink there this fall to go with the eight inches of bats and blown that already reside

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there. So much space, so little storage. And then shudder, shudder, we’ll buy insulated curtains and cocoon ourselves for six months. Hopefully after spending much less than we would have upgrading our heating system, we might be able to drop our Hydro bill down into the $800 per month range other people said they paid last winter for various heat sources. It might even make it more fun for any Toms who’d like to take a peek, because as we all know, a little bit of hard work always makes the rewards that much sweeter. My other option as far as reducing my Hydro bill would be to entice people to move to our neighbourhood which might eventually result in a change in our Hydro One designation as rural low density. But then we’d have to move because our little piece of heaven would be too populated. Curtains and insulation will have to do this time round. We may even get the new window coverings sooner than later. Apparently we’ve become way too countrified in a farmer kind of way. Either that or our eyelids are thinning in our middle age like the skin on the back of our hands. Five a.m. rolls around these days and for some reason, the eyelids roll up like cartoon window blinds. Gone are the days when sleeping in was not only a pleasure but, at times, a necessity. But none of the aforementioned reasons are really why curtains could soon be adorning the multitude of windows in our rural home. An ungrateful avian, who dined on our dime all winter, has returned with a vengeance. That darned little sparrow that spent his days pecking at the kitchen and bedroom windows last summer has returned and taken his game up a notch. Must be the playoff atmosphere we have in Canada right now. With no nest to be found in any of the shrubbery, he’s upped the ante and is currently pecking away at four or five windows despite my best efforts to shoo him away. We’ve placed bird decals on the windows and he seems to be under the impression that he’s the leader of the flock. I swear he’s giving me the feather during his constant attacks and I just can’t take it anymore. It’s time to draw the curtain on his antics once and for all. And if the curtains don’t work, I have an owl waiting in the wings. Victory will be mine.


Candidates ready for provincial election

News - Belleville - Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s party time. Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne announced last Friday that she received approval from the LieutenantGovernor to dissolve the provincial legislature and hold an election on Thursday, June 12. The move came after the Progressive Conservatives and the New Democratic Party refused to support the provincial budget, presented by Wynneâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Liberals. And with that news, members of political parties in the Prince Edward-Hastings riding began preparing for the first provincial election since 2011. The current Member of Provincial Parliament Todd Smith, a Progressive Conservative backbencher, announced his intentions to run. The former local radio broadcaster entered politics for the first time in 2011, when he defeated long-time Liberal MPP Leona Dombrowsky in a tight race. Smith said heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s ready for the re-election campaign and his partyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s goal is to, not only overthrow the Liberals, but form a majority government. The PCs plan to do that with a campaign based on job creation and alerting Ontarians to concerns about rising electricity rates. â&#x20AC;&#x153;After ten years of the Liberals, the province is in a much deeper financial hole than we were in before,â&#x20AC;? Smith said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re in real trouble in the economy and weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re seeing hundreds

of thousands of jobs leave Ontario.â&#x20AC;? Smith said the Progressive Conservatives are proposing an act called the â&#x20AC;&#x153;Million Jobs Act.â&#x20AC;? It will speak to the need to lower electricity rates, on the grounds that the current rate is forcing manufacturers to decline doing business in Ontario. On a personal note, Smith said heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s looking forward to a chance at second term, considering this term was his first ever in politics. But as former member of the news media, he said he was well aware of local issues and the role an MPP plays. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve really enjoyed it,â&#x20AC;? he said, although admitting, â&#x20AC;&#x153;it has been overwhelming at times.â&#x20AC;? Meanwhile, the Liberal Party will put a familiar name on the ballot in Prince Edward-Hastings, in hopes of helping Wynne regain power after assuming the premierâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s role following the resignation of Dalton McGuinty. Georgina Thompson will represent the Liberals. She is no stranger to politics, having formerly served on municipal councils in Thurlow (before it amalgamated with Belleville) and Belleville. Sheâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s also widely known in health care circles as she is a nursing supervisor at Hastings Manor LongTerm Care, a past chair of the South East Local Health Integration Network and a former President of AllCare Health Services. Thompson said sheâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s

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Silver-medallist speaks on mental illness â&#x20AC;&#x153;My desire to be the best in the world at such a young age and going through family changes took its toll and I entered my journey to the Olympics in 1983 suffering from serious emotional issues that I couldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t understand or address.â&#x20AC;? Manley made her mandate clear as she addressed the crowd; to take the stigma away from mental illness,

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News - Belleville - Many Canadians recognize Elizabeth Manley from her silver medal win at the 1988 Olympics Winter Games in Calgary. But on Tuesday, April 29, at Albert College, Elizabeth spoke about more than just winning medals.

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Veterans soldier on to support wounded troops Continued from page 3

And while the challenges soldiers face upon returning from war are significant, Whelan noted that the bravery they show—even after returning from war—is commendable. “I feel a great deal of humility. I feel pride,” he said, after watching the troops leave Market Square. The lead officer of the Soldier On mission addressed spectators about his own injuries in Afghanistan and his road to recovery. Jay Feyko said he lost sight in one eye and was treated for shrapnel wounds after a suicide bomber detonated himself in Afghanistan in January 2004. The incident killed one of his fellow troops, Corporal Jamie Murphy. He described his recovery as trying to “find a way down an uncharted trail in the dark.” But he said, knowing that he had support from his family and military supporters, helped a great deal. “We quickly learn that we don’t have to take this journey alone,” he said. Although Soldier On represents an opportunity to raise funds and awareness, it’s also providing veterans with a chance to thank Canadians for the support they’ve shown to troops; a point emphasised by both Feyko and Whelan. “I am truly blessed to be able to stand here today,” Feyko said. “This would not be possible without the support of Canadians.” In his opening address Whelan said, “The Soldier On message is one of thanks on behalf of the Armed Forces for your incredible support.” Marc-Caroll Dupuis, a representative from CFMWS at the event, said his organization supports about 3,500 military veterans with injuries, both visible and non-visible. The Participants in the Soldier On march listen to speakers during a ceremony on the back organization supports these men and women through programs intended to benefit their steps of Belleville City Hall. Photo: Stephen Petrick

whole families. Many of these programs focus on physical activities. “We believe that keeping in good physical health will help you with mental health,” he said. He encourages those interested in making donations to support wounded veterans visit <www.soldieron.ca>. He also praised the event’s corporate sponsor Giant Tiger. The store sold icons to support the campaign earlier this spring and continues to sell Soldier On hats and other items. During the run, the retailer is also encouraging customers to round their transaction to the nearest dollar, with Soldier On lead officer Jay Keyko hands the the change going directly toward the flag the group is carrying to a fellow marchcampaign. er, as they get ready to head to Napanee. Photo: Stephen Petrick

Get ready for Relay for Life with events planned this weekend By Stephen Petrick

News - Belleville - The Canadian Cancer Society is getting ready for Relay for Life events across Canada later this spring and a couple of events in the local region this weekend will help get people in the mood for the wildly popular fund raiser. The Crystal Palace in Picton will host what’s being dubbed as “The Mother of All Vendor Sales,” an event in which 53 vendors will sell products, with proceeds going to one Relay for Life team’s fund-raising efforts. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., on Saturday, May 10, at the Palace, at 375 Main Street. Angela Henry, a Belleville woman, is organizing the event with fellow members of her relay team, Rebels for a Cause. The funds raised from the show will go toward her team’s fund-raising contributions, when it competes in the Picton Relay for Life on June 6. She said the show will feature a range of vendors from those selling candles and jewellery to purses and clothes. “If you can think of it we’ll have it,” she said. Henry said she’s also selling pink hair extensions for donations and a photographer will be on hand to offer Mother’s Day shoots for families. The event is meant to coincide with Mother’s Day, taking place the next day. There’s no admission to enter the event. For

more information call Henry at 613-885-5443. Another event planned this weekend, is meant to draw attention to the Belleville relay taking place Friday, June 20, at Loyalist College. Organizers for the Relay are holding a “Media Launch” event, Saturday, May 10, at the Avaya parking lot, off Sidney Street. The event is expected to include a media jousting match to fit the event’s “Story Book Land” theme. The theme was chosen because organizers hope to re-write cancer’s story this year because, as its promotional poster says, “everyone deserves a happy ending.” The Relay for Life is a flagship event for the Canadian Cancer Society, as it raises millions of dollars every year in communities across Canada. The Relays see teams of people affected by cancer take turns walking overnight around a track, lit up by luminaries placed in honour of people who’ve either survived or died of cancer. The funds raised, through pledges, luminary purchases and other means, supports cancer research, services and supports for people living with the disease and education and prevention programs. For more information visit <www.cancer.ca/ relay>.

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C of C learns of Belleville’s industrial treasures By Jack Evans

News - Belleville - They may not be paying General Motors or Hewlett Packard wages, but when it comes to industrial jobs and manufacturing facilities, Belleville and the Quinte area has done exceptionally well in recent years. How well? A breakfast meeting of the Belleville and District Chamber of Commerce Wednesday in the Travelodge Hotel learned that this area is now the “largest concentration of manufacturing facilities in eastern Ontario.” That includes Kingston, Ottawa and any Chris King and Karen Poste were joint presenters on the topic of manufac- other city between Toronto and turing in the Quinte area at the Chamber of Commerce breakfast Wednes- the Quebec border. The meeting day in the Travelodge Hotel. Photo: Jack Evans was a joint presentation by Chris

King of the Quinte Economic Development Commission and Karen Poste, Belleville’s manager for economic and strategic initiatives. King talked about the value of attracting and hanging on to new industries as “new economic wealth” in the community as opposed to circulating existing wealth, such as going to a restaurant. New dollars from industry has a multiplying factor in the local economy of “3.25” he said. With an aging population, he predicted the area will need “1,000 new workers” over the next few years, just from retirements, not counting new industries expected to come on stream. He reviewed his agency’s stra-

tegic marketing to sectors such as food processing, packaging, aerospace and plastics. He also reported on efforts to promote increased sales of “made local” products and industries helping to supply each other’s production needs. Poste reviewed a list of 38 manufacturing plants just in Belleville alone, some established for many years, and some having opened in recent months. They represent a wide range of products: parachutes, foods, sports equipment, auto parts, carpet floor tiles, plastic packaging films, medical products, monuments, specialized metals, fire safety systems, chemicals, protective clothing, dairy products and more.

Employment levels varied between a dozen or so up to more than 1,000 in the case of the Autosystems Manufacturing. She described the wide range of industrial activities as Belleville’s “saving grace,” in that often if one sector is having problems on local or international markets, other sectors fill in the gap. “Our manufacturing community is diversified and stable,” she said. She noted that at the recent job fair, which is held twice a year, almost 45 exhibitors were recruiting and about 1,000 potential workers attended. The next job fair will be in October under a schedule of trying to hold one twice a year, said Poste.

Councils combat critics of Marmora pumped storage By Jack Evans

News – Marmora – Critics of the long-discussed Marmora Pumped Storage project in the former Bethlehem Steel quarry may be few, but apparently they remain a thorn in the side of municipal officials. Despite naysayers though, the massive project remains in process, Marmora and Lake Reeve Terry Clemens said in an interview at a meeting of Hastings County Council Thursday. “I can’t say there is major new information, but this project is still in the process,” he said.

Both Clemens and Warden Rick Phillips shared support of it in a letter to provincial officials which was included in Thursday’s county agenda. Addressed specifically to Energy Minister Robert Chiarelli, the letter assured him that “support for the Marmora Pumped Storage Hydro Project remains as strong as ever.” The letter singles out local activists Kathy Hamilton and Tom Adams for “writing opinion pieces in the Financial Post in attempts to embarrass any politician that conveys support for the project. They

now been included in the new Long Term Energy Plan. The letter also notes that the Tourism Study, for which the Ontario government designated substantial funding, will be completed “within the next couple of months and we are confident that it will confirm that the facility will provide a significant economic boost for Eastern Ontario. This is a unique opportunity to make a big difference for Eastern Ontario.” Copies of the letter went to Premier Kathleen Wynne, several cabinet ministers and area MPPs and all party leaders. The massive project is expected to employ up to 1,000 construction jobs for several years to create a network of submerged pumps that will force water up to a storage area during off-peak hours then generate

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News - Corbyville - Those with fond memories of Harmony Public School would be wise to attend an open house the school is hosting this Saturday. Anyone who misses it may not get a chance to enter again. The school, located in Belleville’s rural north end, is opening its doors to the public from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 10. This event is to celebrate the friendships and memories made at the school during its lifespan from 1960 to 2014, and also the oneroom school house that led to the school’s existence. Harmony Public School, located at 626 Harmony Road, is scheduled to be demolished following the end of this school year, as construction of a new version of the school, located at the same site, is expected to be completed by September. Memorabilia and photos will be on display in classrooms, during the open house. People who would like to loan items for the open house are invited to call the school at 613-962-7867. All items will be returned, school officials say. Guests at the event can also preorder a light meal for $6, which will include beef-on-a-bun, a hot dog or salad with a drink and dessert. To order email <harmony@hpedsb. on.ca>, or call 613-962-7867 ext. 222.


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Paul Carr announces candidacy for Thurlow Ward councilor

News â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Belleville - Former Councillor Paul Carr has filed his nomination papers to run for one of two Thurlow Ward seats. Carr, 40, represented Thurlow Ward as a councillor with the City of Belleville 11 years ago. Infrastructure and level of service in Thurlow Ward has been neglected for far too long

despite the increased growth and taxpayers should be seeing a return on their tax dollars. He intends on having a resultoriented agenda; one that meets the expectations of taxpayers and includes measurable results that foster increased employment, fiscal prudence, sound stewardship as well as increased operational efficiencies.

Carr stated that, â&#x20AC;&#x153;It would be a great privilege to represent the residents of Thurlow Ward once again,â&#x20AC;? noting that as an experienced candidate, he can hit the ground running, but also bring a new perspective. He is looking forward to engaging with Thurlow residents throughout the campaign and added that, â&#x20AC;&#x153;On-going

consultation with taxpayers is imperative; councillors need to know the people they represent and what their priorities are.â&#x20AC;? Carr and his wife have two daughters. He is a 17-year veteran with the Correctional Service of Canada. Paul Carr is running for council in Bellevilleâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Thurlow Ward. Photo: Submitted

QAC to host 20th annual Recognition Awards luncheon Lifestyles - Belleville When the Quinte Arts Council (QAC) hosts its Mayorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Luncheon for the Arts on May 15, it will be doing more than just honouring some of the areaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s most talented and creative minds. It will also be celebrating 20 years of handing out its Arts Recognition Awards and 20 years of fostering a great art culture in the Quinte region. This yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s event takes place from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Park Ballroom at the Travelodge Hotel, 11 Bay Bridge Road, Belleville. Tickets are $35, which includes a four-course lunch. For tickets call 613-9621232 or visit the QAC office at 36 Bridge Street East in downtown Belleville. QAC artist and member services officer Carol Bauer said that, over the last 20 years, government grants for artists have dried up and several similar arts councils across the nation have had to close. But, â&#x20AC;&#x153;the fact that this one is still going shows that the community supports it,â&#x20AC;? she said. On a personal level, she said she has been impressed with how well the arts community has grown from the time she first moved to the region more than 20 years ago. The growth of theatre companies in Belleville, Stirling and Picton over the last two decades is a perfect example. While the arts council canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t take sole credit for that growth, it does encourage these types of groups and works to promote art in the region. It helps spread the word about local artists and events and co-ordinates

workshops and education programs to nurture the regionâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s creative talent, Bauer said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We try to keep the arts in peopleâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s minds,â&#x20AC;? she said, explaining that a strong arts council can drive tourism and economic growth. The QAC is a non-profit group and its funds come from membership fees, private donations and some public funds, Bauer said, explaining that the City of Belleville supports it. Although the recognition awards ceremony is still a week away, this yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s recipients have already been announced: writer and historian Gerald Boyce; theatre director Elizabeth Marshall; musician Richard Penner; artisans Connie Yrjola, Barb Forgie and Cara Hunter of We Create Artisan Events; and sound technicians Paul Johnson and Rob Kellough of Through The Cedars Music Production. The fact that this list represents a diverse number of medias is fitting, Bauer said, considering the vast amount of talent in the region. She said the QAC represents artists east to Kingston, west to Port Hope and north to Bancroft. And every year, it seems, new creative people tend to move into this region. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s become more known as an area that nurtures the arts,â&#x20AC;? she said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;You can see the difference in [Prince Edward County] but also north of us, too. A lot of people are moving here. Theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re people who have retired and have more time to pursue their artistic ambitions. When thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s artists moving into the community you get a richer kind of culture.â&#x20AC;?

Here is more information on this yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s nominations. Gerald Boyce was nominated for his tenacious support and promotion of local history. His own books, such as Belleville, a Popular History (2008) have helped preserve the historical record of this city while Historic Hastings (1967) is the definitive history of the region. At age 80, he continues to serve as an active heritage advisor to the Hastings County Historical Society.â&#x20AC;? Elizabeth (Liz) Marshall has been a strong pillar of the Belleville Theatre Guild for more than four decades. Her involvement has covered almost every facet of the life of the Guild. She has served on the boards of directors, and play-reading committees planning the productions for each season. She has also served in many capacities behind the scenes, running the gamut as pro-

ducer, designer, and actor. In 1991 she won the Ottawa Little Theatre Trophy as Best Director for The Death of a Salesman, the Theatre Guildâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s entry in that yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Eastern Ontario Drama League Spring Play Festival. In addition to her full-time career as a teacher, (now retired), Liz has devoted 42 years of her life to the Belleville Theatre Guild, helping to bring outstanding community theatre at its finest to countless audiences in those decades.â&#x20AC;? Richard (Rick) Pennerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s love of music, both secular and religious, has moved him to volunteer his time and talent wherev-

er he has lived. Heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s played for a number of Belleville Theatre Guild productions. Heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s played organ and directed the choir at St. Matthewâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s United Church in Belleville and at St. John the Baptist Anglican Church in Madoc. A group award will go to Connie Yrjola, Barb Forgie and Cara Hunter of We Create Artisan Events. All three ladies are tireless contributors to our arts community through their many artistic projects. Between them, they have produced countless artisan shows. This year will mark the fifth annual Mother of All Craft Shows, the third an-

nual Kaleidoscope, a celebration of craft and design and the fifth annual Mistletoe Magic Artisan Show. Paul Johnson and Rob Kellough will receive an award for their business, Through the Cedars Music Production. They are deeply entrenched in the artistic fabric of their community and do their job without question or complaint. Quite often, event technicians are the first to arrive and last to leave and long days can be the norm. Both Paul and Rob exemplify a professional standard from which â&#x20AC;&#x153;big cityâ&#x20AC;? technicians could learn.

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Battle of the Atlantic remembered in Fraser Park Photos Kate Everson

By Kate Everson

News - Trenton - The sombre ringing of the bell in Fraser Park on Sunday, May 4, represented each of the Canadian vessels lost in the Battle of the Atlantic in World War II. “We have been having this ceremony for many years, probably from the beginning in 1946,” said Master of Ceremonies Lieutenant (N) Brigitte Quesnel. Leading Seaman Ben Bell from RCSCC Napanee sounded the bell to represent the navy warships including six destroyers, 12 corvettes, four minesweepers and three patrol vessels and armed auxiliaries. Seven torpedo boats were also lost in the English Channel mostly at D Day in 1944. Their territories stretched from Halifax and the Gulf of St. Lawrence to the Coast of Iceland, the North Atlantic and the English Channel as well as the Spanish coast. The service included the laying of wreaths in the water off the dock by Legionnaire Doug Fairman, assisted by Lieutenant (N) Shawn Fairbrother of RCSCC Trent, RAF/ RCAF Coastal Command Legionnaire Evert MacLean with Captain Garret Watts of 704 Royal Canadian Air Cadets, and Merchant Marine Legionnaire Bob Gilmore accompanied by Midshipman Adele Plumb of NLCC Trentonian. They were accompanied by Mayor John Williams for the March Past. The address and scripture were given by Captain Reverend Flor Gerson. Lines of commemoration were read by Legion Branch 110 Ted Roberts. CPO1 Hunter Hannah from RCSCC Trenton read the Naval Prayer. “Preserve us from the dangers of the sea, and from the violence of the enemy,” the prayer reads. The colours were paraded by Royal Canadian Legion Branch 110. The Quinte Living Centre Band played in the Ted Snider Bandshell. Bugler was Captain Kelly Dixon and piper Sergeant Grier. Parade Marshal was Tommy Thomas and Colour Party Command Buck McCarty. On September 3, 1939, the Athenia was sunk off the costs of Northern Ireland. One week later, Canada was officially at war. From that day, until the last of the German U-board surrendered on VE Day in May, 1945, the Allied Navies and Air Forces could not relax a moment in their vigilance. Battle of the Atlantic Sunday commemorates the sacrifices of sailors, merchant seamen, RCAF and Canadian Army personnel who gave their lives in the North Atlantic. The Royal Canadian

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The Legion Branch 110 colour party participated in the Battle of the Atlantic ceremony.

Legionnaires Doug Fairman, Evert MacLean and Bob Gilmore honour the Battle of the Atlantic.

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Chuck Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Malley talks about Loyalist College links to employment. By Kate Everson

News - Quinte West - The board of directors of Quinte Economic Development Commission is excited about whatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s happening in the Quinte region. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We are following 58 leads and 36 opportunities, presenting about 1,000 jobs,â&#x20AC;? reported Vicki Bristow Ferguson, business development officer, at the April 29 meeting. Executive director Chris King said they need to promote what is made in the Bay of Quinte region. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We need to ramp this up,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Show our pride.â&#x20AC;? A promotional campaign, â&#x20AC;&#x153;Proudly made in Bay of Quinte regionâ&#x20AC;? is providing local product sample thank-you boxes to clients. Mike Hewitt, Manufacturing Resource Centre, has been busy meeting with manufacturers to promote apprenticeship programs through Loyalist College. Mayor John Williams asked why the unemployment rate statistics are up this year in the Quinte area. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The numbers have jumped huge,â&#x20AC;? he said. Chris King said the statistics are based on phone calls to 1,000 households and the survey may be flawed. â&#x20AC;&#x153;How could we lose 5,000 jobs?â&#x20AC;? he asked. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t figure out where the numbers come from.â&#x20AC;? He noted that no more people are collecting EI benefits. Linda Lisle, economic director for Quinte West, said they had 44 employers at the recent fair with over 1,000 job

seekers. Karen Poste from Belleville added, â&#x20AC;&#x153;There are more jobs than ever before.â&#x20AC;? Elisha Purchase from Brighton said they are working on bringing business and tourism to their municipality. The industrial park is set to open in June. Mayor Mark Walas commented that Elisha was â&#x20AC;&#x153;a breath of fresh air for Brighton.â&#x20AC;? Linda Lisle said Quinte West is working on leads from the recent Explore the Core event and also on 80 surveys completed in the downtown with results to be reviewed by May 20. Karen Poste said there are lots of building permits in Belleville including major renovations, with a real healthy mix of commercial and residential. She noted that a Sears job fair at the end of March attracted 19 employers looking

to hire former Sears employees who had lost their jobs. Ann Drennan, dean of Loyalist College, said the open houses have been well attended with more students than ever confirmed in welding courses. Student links with industry are increasing including students in GlobalMed and several construction students building a cabin for Ontario Parks. Chuck Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Malley said they are increasing their digital outreach and upgrading skills here so workers do not have to go abroad. Glenn Kozak of Trenval said they gave out 33 loans last year worth $2.5 million, the busiest in their 22-year history. The cash reserves are down and Chris King, chief executive officer of the QEDC at the board meeting. they may have to borrow more money. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a good problem to have,â&#x20AC;? he said. Cogeco for ten half-hour episodes highlighting businesses Kozak said Trenval is working with that have been helped by Trenval in Trenton and Belleville areas. The series is on Wednesdays and again on Saturday and Sunday. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This is drama in its highest form,â&#x20AC;? he said. Kozak added that they are working on the Natural History Museum in Phase 2 now with architect drawings and cost estimates completed. A promotional video will highlight the museum through social media like YouTube and Google. They have filed for corporation status as Trenval turns the project over to the larger community. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This is a regional initiative,â&#x20AC;? he said. He noted that Chris King, Suzanne Andrews and Glenn Kozak are the three founding members and are looking for more people to commit to the project. Dan Borowec, director economic development and tourism for Northumberland County, said the new agribusiness centre just east of the Big Apple is a niche processing plant as a second source of farm income. The $2-million investment is also a partnership with food programs in Loyalist and Durham colleges. The board of directors meets in the boardroom at the Quinte Business Development Centre. The program is ready to start this fall.

Councillor Terry Cassidy runs for mayor important and should be expanded to include services to Loyalist, doctorsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; appointments, north and south, inside the city and outside the urban core. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We need to look at people who are disadvantaged,â&#x20AC;? he added. â&#x20AC;&#x153;They are struggling with services, including transit.â&#x20AC;? Cassidy said they need to

BAY BRIDGE JEANS By Kate Everson

News - Quinte West - Sidney Ward Councillor Terry Cassidy is running for mayor. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I will be 65 this year,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I will leave Community Partners by the end of the year. I am available to be fulltime mayor.â&#x20AC;? Cassidy said the city has come a long way and John Williamsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; shoes will be hard to fill. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I will wear my own

shoes,â&#x20AC;? he said with a smile. He expects the city to be progressive and positive over the next four years, responding to the needs of the people. He said they need to create jobs, especially for young people, since a lot of them leave the community looking for work. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This wonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t happen overnight,â&#x20AC;? he admitted. He said the city has a good solid staff team. Together they will create a climate in the

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Sports â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Belleville â&#x20AC;&#x201C; The sound of quarterbacks screaming â&#x20AC;&#x153;down, set, hut,â&#x20AC;? can now be heard at a number of parks in the region. The 2014 Belleville Minor Football Season kicked off on Thursday, May 1. Eight teams, representing elementary-school aged children, from the communities of Belleville, Quinte West, Bancroft, Central Hastings and Trent Hills, are taking to the gridiron this year. Games will be played at Mary Anne Sills Park in Belleville, Trenton High School, St. Paulâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s school in Trenton and Campbellford District High School. This yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s teams include Quinte Pediatrics, Scottâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Haulage/Diamond Electric, Trent Hills, Centre Hastings, Trenton Kiwanis, Hotchâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Auto Parts, SWE Autoglass and Bancroft. Each team will play one game per week, leading up to championship games on Saturday, June 21 at Mary Anne Sills Park. On that day, the ďŹ rst and second place ďŹ nishers will play at 2 p.m., with three other consolation games taking place earlier in the day.

(above) Quinte Pediatrics quarterback Garrett Bradshaw tries to run past Scottâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Haulage/ Diamond Electric defender Brock Gregory in the Belleville Minor Football League season opener at Mary Anne Sills Park last Thursday. Photo: Stephen Petrick

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(left) Socttâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Haulage/Diamond Electric quarterback Nick Martin gets ready to throw the ball. Photo: Stephen Petrick

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News - Quinte West - Cody Sorensen, spoke about his personal journey at a luncheon at the Ramada on April 30 sponsored by RBC and the Quinte West Chamber of Commerce Sorensen was a member of the Canada One crew for the past three seasons, but had a disappointing ďŹ nish in Sochi after suffering a spectacular crash on one of their runs. Luckily nobody was hurt but it was a devastating blow to the team who had ďŹ ve world cup medals to their name and were contenders for the Olympic gold. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Two days before the race the teams got switched,â&#x20AC;? Sorensen said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Chris, the pilot, wasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t performing well and they put in a new one, Kripps.â&#x20AC;? He said they had been working with the original member for over a year and it was unsettling to the rest of the team. They were going 135 kilometres an hour when the bobsleigh hit the wall. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I was depressed for a day,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;But I saw the positives. I love the journey along the way, the highs and lows. The competition itself is the reward.â&#x20AC;? He noted that in the Ottawa paper the spectacular crash was listed as one of the highs of the Sochi Olympics. Duncan Armstrong asked why the switch was made and if it wasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t a contradiction of what a team is. He asked if there was any discussion with the team. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Maybe for a couple of minutes,â&#x20AC;? Sorensen answered. â&#x20AC;&#x153;But we also recognized how a sport operates. It was tough. Chris was our buddy. But the coaches told us we had to live up to our best. We would have loved to push Chris, but this was an opportunity to show our stuff. Chris will always be a part of that.â&#x20AC;? Jacques Pilon asked if the sled was on track before the crash. Sorensen said it was in eighth place which after two more runs would have put them in third or fourth. Someone asked if this was the ďŹ rst time he had crashed. Sorensen said, â&#x20AC;&#x153;No, Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve crashed eight or nine times. This was a rough one. But itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s part of the sport.â&#x20AC;? Suzanne Andrews asked about the way the crowd went crazy when the Canadian team entered the stadium.

Mayor John Williams presents Sorensen with a Quinte West shirt. Photo: Kate Everson

Sorensen said there is a lot of respect for Canada, including in the Olympic Village. Andrews said the Canadian maple leaf brand is well recognized all over the world. Sorensen told the group that his father was his biggest source of inspiration. He was a wrestler in the 1972 Olympics and did not pressure him into sports but let him make his own choices. Sorensen described what it was like to try out for the bobsleigh team and how exciting it was to work with the team. He said the sled itself had no suspension, just a rigid frame. It went up to 145 kilometres an hour and the team was subjected to just under 6G pressure. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll get your neck wrecked trying to ďŹ ght the G force,â&#x20AC;? he said. Sorensen described the synergy on the team and how they all became buddies. They were friends and backed each other up. He said passion for the sport was the biggest thing but camaraderie was right up there. He also talked about dealing with stress in any event, how stress can spur you on, as long as it doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t turn into anxiety. â&#x20AC;&#x153;You learn to keep your stress levels in check,â&#x20AC;? he said. Sorensen shared his personal journey on setting goals, coaching, leadership and how he overcame obstacles to become an Olympian. â&#x20AC;&#x153;His message is one that will especially resonate with the business community, â&#x20AC;? Suzanne Andrews said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It was very inspiring.â&#x20AC;? Mayor John Williams presented Sorensen with a Quinte West shirt.


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Hanna Bunton caps great season by being named Belleville’s amateur athlete of year

Sports – Belleville – The year 2013 couldn’t have gone much better for Hanna Bunton. It started with her as a member of the Whitby Junior Wolves and St. Theresa Titans women’s hockey teams. It ended with her as a member of the NCAA’s Cornell Big Red on her way to being named an Ivy League Rookie of the Year. And, oh yeah, in 2013 she also won a gold medal for Canada at the Under 18 World Hockey Championships in Finland. To cap it off, she was named the Robinson-Kelleher Memorial Award winner, as Belleville’s top amateur athlete for 2013, at a city-hosted awards ceremony Thursday, April 24. Bunton was part of the St. Theresa team that won an Ontario high school championship in 2013. The following year, with Cornell, she would score seven goals and 18 assists over 32 games, to help her team post an overall record of 24-6-4 and advance to the U.S. national championship tournament, where it was eventually eliminated. But Bunton truly immortalized herself in local and national hockey lore by assisting on the overtime winning goal in a 2 - 1 win for Canada over the United States in the world championships in January 2013. All and all, it wasn’t a bad season for the St. Theresa graduate. She was just one of a star-studded list of athletes, recognized at the annual city sports awards night, held at the Quinte Sports & Wellness Centre. Mayor Neil Ellis was the presenter and city councillor and local sports broadcaster Jack Miller was the master of ceremonies. The following is a list of athletes recognized, with their sports and the level they achieved. Ice Hockey U18 National Women’s Championships Laura Horwood, IIHF Ice Hockey U19 Women’s World Championship Hanna Bunton, Alex Moore OFSAA Women’s Hockey Championship Sierra Bertrand, Hannah Bunton, Krystal Gogarty, Whitney Graham, Hannah Healey, Laura Horwood, Emily Jukosky, Carina McEwen, Alex Moore, Megan Quinn, Emma Sagriff, CJ Tipping, Casey Vinkle, Cassidy Vinkle, Ebony Walsh, Amelia Waugh, Jayme Wells, Anne Bunton, Rob Bunton, Melanie Whitteker Gymnastics Ontario Provincial Championships 2012 Hana Haytaoglu, Nolan Belton-Dalppee, Justin Thompson, Shannon Wildish, Katharine Herron, Ontario Provincial Championships 2013 Nolan Belton-Dalpee, Justin Thomson, Eastern Canada Champions 2012 Drew Haytaoglu, Justin Thompson, Nolan Belton-Dalpee, World Age Groups Nathaniel St. Romain

Golf Special Olympics 2013 Summer Games Tim Maracle, Shelva Smith Ball Hockey Under 17 Canadian Championship Jordon Cannons, Mitchell Burke, Keegan Leal, Dan Ulrick, Josh Supryka, Brody Morris, Liam Hayes, Jacob Panetta, Jonah Murant, Taylor Goodyear, Josh Lasher, Barry Greer, Mark Hayes, John Burke Vince Panetta Floorball Canada Cup Brett Davis, Todd Crawford, Daniel Hall, Joshua Verbeek, Tristan Nugent, Jeff Hoey, Logan Crawford, Brad Chapman, Jack Goerke Speed skating Provincial Masters Championship Carol Anne Gray, Don Verhage. Track and Field Indoor Provincial Championships Mitchell Torres, Tom Carr, MTA Provincial Outdoor Championships Kristen Bevaart, Dave Bevaart, MTA Belleville’s Amateur Athlete of the Year, Hanna Bunton, is seen here skating for the Cornell Big Red. Provincial Indoor Championships Myha Thomas, Fred Photo: Submitted by Darl Zehr, Cornell Athletics Jordan, Canadian Championships Adam Doxtator, Dan Tripp. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Provincial Championships Tyler Banez, Matt Cochrane, Jason Chin-Leung, Jordan Preisinger Basketball U14 Boys Ontario Cup Ronan Anderson, Calum Bechervarse, Bobby Buck, Jarred Callahan, Mark coates, Kolya Jelovac, Adam Moskalewicz, Christian Reid, Alex Supryka, Jack Whitley, Tim Coates, Jim Buck, Paul Layefsky Rugby 2013 Junior World Rugby BELLEVILLE Trophy Matt Mullins, U20 Nation’s Cup Cindy Nelles, Katie Svoboda, Sara Svoboda, National Women’s League Championship Jessica Hercus, Katie Svoboda, U15 Girls Provincial Rugby Championship Courtney Allen, Natalie Bailie, Summer Bradley, Julia Card, Josie Clarey, Carly Henderson, Josie McCamon, Lia MacDonald, Alysha MacLaurin, Taryn McLachlan, Aly Morris, Kailin Muir, Tasha Mullins, Makenna O’Neil, Sydney Patterson, Hannah Pick, Olivia Podscianski, Emily Reed, Cassie Reid, Sam Reid, Mikenzie Richard, Leila Riddell, Mackenzie Sampson, Tia Svoboda, Holly Tait, Julia Tees, Brooklyn Ward, Hallye Ward, Sara Wood, Scott Clarence, Duane Lambert, JoAnne Robinson, Dusty Tibbs.

U14 Comets win Oshawa tournament

Sports - The MKR Cabinets U14 Comets girls had a great start to their season by winning the Frank Sobil tournament in Oshawa this past weekend. The Comets won two games against Paris FC and Whitby and lost one game against Oshawa Kicks Mustangs in round robin play to make it to the semi-finals. They beat a Nepean

team by a score of 3 - 1 in the semi-finals to advance to the final. The Comets then beat Toronto High Park in the finals by a score of 3 - 2 after a shoot out. Goals scorers for Belleville were Amy Viera (1), Mickaula Douglas (2), Hannah Farrell (3), Abbey Fencott (3), Alli Roach (2), Mackenzie Bennett (1) and Hannah Fitzgerald (1).

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Abbagail Ellis, eight, from Trenton, touches the side of a big walleye held by Kiwanian Pierre Lauzer in the live tank. Despite the cool weather hundreds of anglers turned out to try for the big prize. Photo: Kate Everson

win, a 2014 Legend 16CX with Mercury News - Quinte West - Despite the cool, 50 four-stroke motor, with trailer. That windy weather, the 34th annual Kiwanis top prize went to Don McLean with a Walleye World ďŹ shing tournament on 12.8-pound walleye. He was followed the Bay of Quinte was another success closely by Richard Renard at 12.34, Ron Short at 11.92, Dave Waxchison story, even for the ďŹ sh. The live release tournament captured at 11.79, George Webb at 11.3, Shawn and set free some of the biggest ďŹ sh in Banks at 11.24, Jim Gemmill at 11.17, the area stretching from the headquar- Eon Lamb at 10.91, Brady Loback at ters in Trenton, set up by the Trenton 10.84 and Tom Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Niell at 10.22. The senior pike were even bigger. Kiwanis Club, to Brighton, Belleville, Picton and Hay Bay in Prince Edward Top prize went to Mark Kulken with a whopping 17.17-pound pike. He also County with eight weigh stations.       Top of the list for anglers was the big won a boat, motor and trailer. Other  !

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Junior Pike winners were Ethan Caley with a 10.78-pound pike, Max McFadden with 7.53, Ethan Caley at 7.34, Daxten Nicholls at 6.12 and Jarmen Davis at 5.88. The children won charter ďŹ shing trips, rods and tackle. The new location of the headquarters was at the picnic shelter in Centennial Park for the ďŹ rst time, making room for the tent in the park by the bay instead of next to the arena. There were displays of live ďŹ sh in the huge tank as well as speakers and entertainment throughout the weekend.

Kiwanian Pierre Lauzer pointed out the big ďŹ sh to children who came to see them swimming in the tank before they were released into the bay. The Trenton Kiwanis Club was busy everywhere, weighing the ďŹ sh and keeping track on an instant Leaderboard posted online. On Sunday, the Trent Canal in Trenton was wall-to-wall walleye ďŹ shermen, trying to catch the big one before the 4 p.m. deadline. With over $260,000 in prizes it was the greatest walleye ďŹ shing derby in the world. Please see â&#x20AC;&#x153;Walleyeâ&#x20AC;? on page B3

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News - Stirling - The final classes in the 64th Annual Stirling Festival of Sacred Praise wrapped up last week and organizers have invited the top finishers to participate in this weekend’s Stars of the Festival concert, scheduled for Friday at 7 p.m. at St. Paul’s United Church.

Open to the public, the evening show features participants in many disciplines from scripture reading to instrumental performance, who took part in the two-week festival held at both the church and the Stirling Festival Theatre. Festival Committee President Donna Russett says the

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News - 8 WING/CFB Trenton - More than 80 personnel from 424 (Transport and Rescue) Squadron, with their CC-130H Hercules aircraft and CH-146 Griffon helicopters, are conducting a search and rescue (SAR) exercise called TIGEREX 2014 in Gatineau, Quebec, from May 5 to 9, 2014. “Our SAR team from 8 Wing Trenton consistently trains to provide reliable SAR

services to Canadians,” said 8 Wing Commander, Colonel David Lowthian. “TIGEREX provides realistic training opportunities for our SAR personnel to maintain and further develop their skills through the enactment of simulated casualties and complex rescue scenarios.” Throughout the week, multiple simulated SAR scenarios are organized to put the skills Please see “Exercise” on page B3

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Walleye World a success (Right) Jeff Sallens of Glen Miller holds up his 7.12-pound walleye before releasing it back into the bay. (Below) Fishermen in all kinds of vessels plied the Bay of Quinte from Trenton to Picton.

(Above) These children found their own private fishing hole in Centennial Park where it was flooded after the rain. (Right) The huge aquarium of walleye and pike attracted curious viewers of all ages throughout the weekend.

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of the SAR team to the test. This provides 424 Squadron’s SAR crews, and the crews of partner agencies, invaluable interaction and exposure to how SAR operations are conducted and how they can better work together in responding to life-saving calls. Scenarios throughout the week include a simulated aircraft crash at Mont Cascades, simulated maritime distress at the Cumberland-Masson ferry, and other simulated crash scenarios in more remote locations of the Gatineau hills. “TIGEREX 2014 serves to exercise a multi-day major search with operations taking place away from the Squadron’s main operating base,” said LieutenantColonel Jean Bernier, Commanding Officer of 424 Squadron. “In

such circumstances, our partner organizations from the areas of operation usually help during the search, requiring large scale cooperation and co-ordination. This exercise provides 424 Squadron great training opportunities and exposure to such an environment.” Volunteer SAR organizations such as the Sauvetage et recherche aériens du Québec (SERABEC) and the Civil Air Search and Rescue Association (CASARA), with whom 424 Squadron regularly works, are annual participants of TIGEREX. This year’s exercise will also include participation of the Sureté du Québec, Ontario Provincial Police, and local paramedics and fire rescue crews from the Gatineau area. 424 Squadron is based in 8

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Lifestyles - Madoc - This year marks the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of â&#x20AC;&#x153;the ďŹ rst Great War,â&#x20AC;? World War I, the ďŹ rst global war known to civilization. The war involved economic powers from around the world with over nine million combatants killed. It became known as the deadliest war in history. The war was touched off by the assassination of the Archduke of Austria, Franz Ferdinand, on June 28, 1914. August 4, 1914, Britain declared war on Germany, and when the call went out for recruits, thousands of new Canadians, as part of the British Dominion, were called into a Canadian expe-

Honorary Lieutenant Colonel Dr. Charles Godfrey is spearheading a World War I Commemoration Day, June 21, at the Madoc Public Library and is calling on regional residents to dig out memorabilia to share in a Show and Tell presentation for the 100th anniversary of the first great war. Photo: Diane Sherman

ditionary force, numbering 620,000. The war lasted until November 11, 1918. Madoc Township resident

Dr. Charles Morris Godfrey was born in September of 1917. His father was wounded in that ďŹ rst war as a mem-

who lived during that tumultuous time. A $150 prize is being offered as incentive for local students to produce a poster depicting events of the Great War.

â&#x20AC;&#x153;The womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s institutes did a great deal of work both during and after both the wars.â&#x20AC;? Godfrey says there were 39 casualties from the Madoc region. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Their names are shown on local cenotaphs thanks to members of the Harts-Riggs Womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Institute.â&#x20AC;? He credits the Womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Institute with pressuring local authorities to build the cenotaphs (both in Madoc Village and Cooper) whereupon all the names are listed. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s institutes did a great deal of work both during and after both the wars.â&#x20AC;? The public is invited to share their stories at the library June 21, review the posters, and enjoy light refreshments followed by the poster prize award and a presentation of Madoc at War.

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ber of a cavalry unit. Charles attempted to become an air force pilot in World War II, but, after ďŹ nding he had problems with depth of perception, had to revert to serving in a medical rehabilitation capacity as a trained physiotherapist. He continued in his medical profession to obtain a Doctorate of Medicine in 1953 and worked with veterans from both world wars at Sunnybrook Hospital. At the age of 96, Dr. Godfrey still practises medicine and is an active member of the Toronto Regiment and Military Institute of Toronto where he holds title as an Honorary Lieutenant Colonel. Godfrey, in collaboration with the Madoc Public Library, is hosting a World War I commemoration ceremony June 21, beginning at 11 a.m. in the lower library hall. Regional residents are being asked to search drawers and storage boxes for memorabilia such as medals, letters from the front, old faded pictures, or, as Godfrey says, â&#x20AC;&#x153;grim souvenirs from Flanders.â&#x20AC;? Those who have items from the past are asked to participate in a â&#x20AC;&#x153;show and tellâ&#x20AC;? period where they can share what they know about ancestors, relatives and friends


Durkin tells crime story with poetry By Richard Turtle

Entertainment â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Stirling â&#x20AC;&#x201C; After leaving the area for several years, poet Martin Durkin has returned to Stirling with his wife Kelly, and he admits things are much quieter here. But while the couple was living in Hamilton, Durkin says, he fell in love with the city and drew much inspiration from the colourful characters in their neighbourhood. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I just soaked up the atmosphere there,â&#x20AC;? he says of the years spent in construction while Kelly completed a Masterâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s degree. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s both beautiful and tough,â&#x20AC;? Durkin says of the city known for its steel. And it is also the subject of his most recent book of poems, entitled Steel Town For Mary: Memoirs From a dick, now available on the Internet and at selected locations. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a love letter to Hamilton,â&#x20AC;? he says, â&#x20AC;&#x153;but I think anyone can appreciate it.â&#x20AC;?

Stirling resident and poet Martin Durkin recently released his third book of poetry, Steel Town For Mary: Memoirs From a Dick, and will be reading excerpts at the Stirling-Rawdon Public Library on May 22 at 6:30 p.m. Photo: Richard Turtle

Intrigued by the idea of working on a collection of combining poetry with a de- poems that follow the career tective story, Durkin began of a private eye. The ďŹ nal re-

sult, he says, has so far been very well received. Durkin explains that with little real knowledge of the craft, he began writing poetry as a student at Nicholson, continuing while studying journalism at Loyalist. He was encouraged by readers, fellow writers and teachers to continue and many of those were published in his ďŹ rst book, Hypnotic Childhood, also featuring some of his photography. A second collection, The Sound of Quish, he describes as, â&#x20AC;&#x153;more mature,â&#x20AC;? but confesses, â&#x20AC;&#x153;I still hadnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t really learned the craft.â&#x20AC;? Later, while working at the Trentonian, he was introduced to the work of acclaimed local poet Al Purdy and that, Durkin says, was an eye-opener. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I realized that I had a hell of a lot to learn.â&#x20AC;? So he continued to write but at the same time began to seriously study the

work of others. That led to weekend readings and the publishing of several of his poems in various anthologies, but he remained haunted by a detective story that was coming from Hamilton. So he started to write it down, he says, as it might have appeared in a notebook. Durkin returned to Stirling and is now living in the home his grandparents, Jack and Mary Doran, used to own. Soon after moving in in the fall of 2012, the couple discovered a cache of his grandmotherâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s old drawings and sketches dating back to the 1930s. One of those found its way onto the cover of Durkinâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Steel Town, featuring a reďŹ&#x201A;ected skyline of the city

and designed by his wife. Durkin is planning a homecoming of sorts when he will be reading poems from the book at a launch being held at the Stirling-Rawdon Public Library, where years ago his grandfather served as a board member. The launch is scheduled for Thursday, May 22, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Copies will be available at the launch or can be ordered online. For regular details on how to purchase follow: <http:// crazyirishman.wordpress. com> or <https://www.facebook.com/crazyirishmanpoetry>. The book is available in ebook on Kobo and Amazon and blurb.ca and in hard cover at blurb.ca.

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News - Quinte West - With over 150 runners and walkers taking part this year, organizers of the annual Quinte West Healthy Half Marathon, held Sunday, April 27, in support of Trenton Memorial Hospital Foundation are thrilled with the response. This year the event, now in its ďŹ fth year, raised $11,382.36 for TMHF. This total is comprised of $7,568.20 from registrations, and $3,814.16 in pledges. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This is a great event, and we are proud to say that in its ďŹ ve years running, The Quinte West Healthy Half Marathon has raised over $75,000 to support the Trenton Memorial Hospital Foundation,â&#x20AC;? noted Colleen Vickers, Special Events Co-ordinator for the City of Quinte West. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It was a cool, sunny morning, a perfect day for a run along the beautiful Quinte West portion of the waterfront trail,â&#x20AC;? she adds. In addition to the ďŹ ve-kilometre, ten-kilometre and half marathon distances, participants could also choose to participate in the Hospital Mile led by Quinte West Mayor John Williams. Race category results were as follows; 1st Place ďŹ ve-kilometre run - Liam MacFarlane, 1st Place ďŹ ve-kilometre walk Amanda Ibbotson, 1st Place ten-kilometre run - Chris Bonn, 1st Place ten-kilometre walk - Marsha McEwan, 1st Place half marathon run - Peter Smith. This yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s prizes awarded to top pledge earners were: third - Meana Ahmadza, second - Linda Marshman, and ďŹ rst - Jamie Fellows. Sponsors for this yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s event included; Tri & Run Sports, Nestle Food Services, Reidâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Dairy, Smylies Independent Grocer, Freshco, Scottâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Haulage, Bobâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Toilets, Fratelli Theatre, The Birdhouse, RiverSide Music Studio, B & R Janitorial Supplies, J & R Custom Stainless, Global Med, St. John Ambulance, The Locker Room, and the YMCA of Quinte West. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We are so grateful for the continued support we receive from community businesses and the many dedicated volunteers who come out to help,â&#x20AC;? adds Vickers. For results from this yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s event, visit <www.chiptimeresults.com>.

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7 km east of Peterborough on Highway 7, then 6 km north on Highway 28, east 2.5 km on County Road 8. Watch for signs. Ant pine corner cupboard circa 1840 Peterborough Co. Ant butternut wall cabinet. Delaval signs. Northern Electric wall phone. OG clock. Old armchair. Two captain’s chairs. Rush seat rocker. Small mantle clock. Steeple clock. Stoneware crocks. Ant mirrored dresser. Ant highchair. Child’s wagons. Enamel DeLaval sign (damaged). Seeddrill end planter. Pedestal oil lamps. Broad axe. Bench axe. Draw knives. Ice tongs. Milk can. De Laval trays. Miniture DeLaval cream separators. 1.5 hp electric treadmill. Sofa & chair set. Caned rocker. Large armoire/cupboard. Wooden kitchen table & chairs. Poulan Pro 19.5 hp 42” deck riding mower (2012). Briggs & Stratton 4.5 hp push mower. John Deere snow blower. Poulan chainsaw. Briggs & Stratton 3500 watt portable generator. Pioneer chainsaw. Gas powered hedge trimmer. Electric hedge trimmer. Echo gas grass trimmer. Pressure washer. Wheel barrow. Cement bird bath. Yard & garden tools. Barbeque. 5” joiner/planer. Table saw. 10” band saw. 12” wood lathe. Belt & disc sander. Bench top drill press. Bench grinder. Portable air compressor. Power hand tools. Large set of router bits. Large wooden workbench. Large vise. 3 door steel locker. Cant hook. Large pipe threader. Pipe wrenches. Aluminum extension/step ladder. Featherlite step ladder. Tool chest. 8’ tall windmill. Many other items too numerous to list. Full list on our website. Terms are cash, Interac or cheque with ID. Foodbooth.

AUCTION SALE FARM MACHINERY & TOOLS FOR MARY & THE ESTATE OF TOM CALLAHAN R.R. # 1 CORBYVILLE MONDAY, MAY 19, 2014 AT 10:00 A.M. ON SITE

Directions: From Hwy. 401 east of Belleville take Shannonville Road (exit 556) north to Harmony Road. Turn east & follow 3 kms. to sale site at 3378 Harmony Road. Allis Chalmers 170 2wd tractor with AC 500 loader, New Holland 488 9 ft. haybine, Allis Chalmers 4 bar side delivery rake, New Holland BR730A big round baler with super sweep pickup (in excellent shape, baled less than 1000 bales), New Holland 310 small square baler, John Deere 3pth 3 furrow trip beam plough, Triple “K” 3pth 10 ft. cultivator, Allis Chalmers model 2800 13 ft. trail type discs, Turnco cultipacker, Chain harrows, New Idea model 3618 single axle manure spreader with top beater, John Deere 3pth 7 ft. single auger snow blower, 3pth post hole auger, bumper hitch 12 ft. tandem axle stock trailer (sells as is), 3 pth cement mixer, 2 wagon running gear, horse fore cart, horse chariot, loader mount bale clam, Wic bedding chopper/ gas motor, Farm King 6inch x 16 ft. grain auger, Farm King 4 inch x 12 ft. grain auger, 6-20 inch barn fans & 2 controls, 2-18 inch wall mount barn fans, floor model portable 4 ft. barn fan, Mueller flat top 600 gallon bulk tank/ compressor & auto wash, surge vacuum pump, Surge electrobrain & receiver jar/ pump, qty. stainless steel milk line, Delaval bucket milker, Surge milker pails, stainless steel sink, 3 round bale feeders, pig hopper bottom feeders, small animal portable scales, 5 farrowing crates, approx. 20 rubber cow mats, 2 feed carts, cow lift, Memco Ac 225 welder with welding accessories, approx. 80 ft. of chain link fencing with posts & 2 gates, Double set of heavy horse leather harness, assorted Diamond Bar & tube farm gates, a number of 20 ft fence panels, electric dehorners & cattle clippers both as new, rolls of page wire, approx. 10 - 20 ft poles, garden seeder, small amt. of horse tack & numerous other smalls found around the farm. See my web site for detailed list & photos. Please note this is a holiday Monday sale!! AUCTIONEERS: DOUG JARRELL & BEN TREVERTON 613-969-1033 www.dougjarrellauctions.com Terms: Cash, Debit, Visa, MC or Cheque/ID Lunch available Owner, estate and/or auctioneers not responsible in case of accident

9493 COMMUNITY CENTRE ROAD, BALTIMORE, ONT. SATURDAY MAY 17TH AT 10:00 AM Exit NORTH off 401 Highway at Cobourg (Interchange 474) for 3 miles and turn EAST onto Community Centre Road in the Hamlet of Baltimore for 1 mile. FARM MACHINERY Agco GT 45 (55hp) 4 wd diesel tractor with FL 200 front end loader, cab- 1200 hours – like new condition; David Brown 880 2 wd diesel tractor with front end loader, new rubbergood running condition; 1950’s TEA Ferguson gas tractor in running condition; MF 12 small square baler, MF 3 furrow trip beam plow, MF 3 point hitch 5 ft rotary mower, International 13 run seed drill on steel, hydraulic post hole auger, 3 point hitch fertilizer distributor, New Holland 467 7 ft haybine, New Holland 3 point hitch hay mower, New Holland 256 side delivery rake, Ferguson 2 furrow plow, 3 point hitch scraper blade, International 3 furrow plow, Spreadmaster single axle manure spreader, 30 ft pipe hay elevator with undercarriage, set of drags, round bale feeders, flat bed hay wagons, Turnco gravity grain wagon, 18’ ,20’ 24’ enclosed truck boxes for storage, HORSE DRAWN/RELATED – McLauglin cutter, Quebec cutter, Nova Scotia cutter, hand crafted oak finished pony show wagon, show buggy, 2 seat knee sleigh, Oliver single furrow sulky plow, International single furrow sulky plow, wooden wheel milk cart, 2 furrow gang plow, hay mower, spring tooth cultivator, MH #51 competition walking plow, JD gang plow, stone boat, scufflers, rubber tired wagon, jogging cart, several shafts, implement tongues and poles, whiffle trees, pony double team harness, Standard bred driving harness, collars, halters, horse blankets, horse bells, horse brass, Western saddle; TOOLS& MISC MTD riding lawn mower, Stihl chainsaw, Campbell Hausfield 2500w generator, antique barn scales , fanning mills, farm gates, milk cans, blacksmith forge, aluminum conveyor rollers, antique post drill, well pumps, feed troughs, turnip planters, steel wheels, neck yokes, steel fencing quantity of sheet steel, quantity of rough cut lumber, cedar posts, quantity of cut/split firewood, antique butter churn, wooden pulleys, cream separator, child’s antique sleigh, stenciled boxes, antique school desk, vintage garden wagon, vintage hockey game, antique farm related hand tools, antique Ginger bread clock, oil lamps, oak dining tables and chairs, chest of drawers, numerous other articles from an old farmstead. TERMS- CASH OR CHEQUE OWNER & AUCTIONEER NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ACCIDENT OR INJURY DAY OF SALE SULLIVAN AUCTIONEERS Plainfield 613-477-2082 www.sullivanauctions.com

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AUCTION SALE MR ERNIE GAGNIER 9493 COMMUNITY CENTRE ROAD, BALTIMORE, ONT. SATURDAY MAY 17TH AT 10:00 AM Exit NORTH off 401 Highway at Cobourg (Interchange 474) for 3 miles and turn EAST onto Community Centre Road in the Hamlet of Baltimore for 1 mile. FARM MACHINERY Agco GT 45 (55hp) 4 wd diesel tractor with FL 200 front end loader, cab- 1200 hours – like new condition; David Brown 880 2 wd diesel tractor with front end loader, new rubbergood running condition; 1950’s TEA Ferguson gas tractor in running condition; MF 12 small square baler, MF 3 furrow trip beam plow, MF 3 point hitch 5 ft rotary mower, International 13 run seed drill on steel, hydraulic post hole auger, 3 point hitch fertilizer distributor, New Holland 467 7 ft haybine, New Holland 3 point hitch hay mower, New Holland 256 side delivery rake, Ferguson 2 furrow plow, 3 point hitch scraper blade, International 3 furrow plow, Spreadmaster single axle manure spreader, 30 ft pipe hay elevator with undercarriage, set of drags, round bale feeders, flat bed hay wagons, Turnco gravity grain wagon, 18’ ,20’ 24’ enclosed truck boxes for storage, HORSE DRAWN/RELATED – McLauglin cutter, Quebec cutter, Nova Scotia cutter, hand crafted oak finished pony show wagon, show buggy, 2 seat knee sleigh, Oliver single furrow sulky plow, International single furrow sulky plow, wooden wheel milk cart, 2 furrow gang plow, hay mower, spring tooth cultivator, MH #51 competition walking plow, JD gang plow, stone boat, scufflers, rubber tired wagon, jogging cart, several shafts, implement tongues and poles, whiffle trees, pony double team harness, Standard bred driving harness, collars, halters, horse blankets, horse bells, horse brass, Western saddle; TOOLS& MISC MTD riding lawn mower, Stihl chainsaw, Campbell Hausfield 2500w generator, antique barn scales , fanning mills, farm gates, milk cans, blacksmith forge, aluminum conveyor rollers, antique post drill, well pumps, feed troughs, turnip planters, steel wheels, neck yokes, steel fencing quantity of sheet steel, quantity of rough cut lumber, cedar posts, quantity of cut/split firewood, antique butter churn, wooden pulleys, cream separator, child’s antique sleigh, stenciled boxes, antique school desk, vintage garden wagon, vintage hockey game, antique farm related hand tools, antique Ginger bread clock, oil lamps, oak dining tables and chairs, chest of drawers, numerous other articles from an old farmstead. TERMS- CASH OR CHEQUE OWNER & AUCTIONEER NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ACCIDENT OR INJURY DAY OF SALE SULLIVAN AUCTIONEERS Plainfield 613-477-2082 www.sullivanauctions.com

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5065 COUNTY ROAD # 1, R.R.# 2 CONSECON, ONT. PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY FRIDAY MAY 16TH AT 10:30 AM 13 miles SOUTH of Trenton on Highway # 33 and turn EAST onto County Road # 1 for 5 miles. FARM EQUIPMENT Case International 585 2 wd diesel tractor with ROPs, 3700 hrs- excellent condition; Kubota L3400 4 wd diesel tractor with front end loader, hydrostatic drive, ROPS, 650 hours – excellent condition; 2007 JINMA 354 ( 35hp) 4 wd diesel tractor with front end loader with 4 way bucket, cab,a/c-187 hrs- excellent ; MF Hesston 1745 “Rounder” big round baler with crowder wheels, net wrap- like new >500 bales; New Holland L325 gas powered skid steer loader –1700 hrs- good running condition; Wallenstein FX 90 3 point hitch skidding winch- like new; Case International 4200 Mulch combo cultivator/disc with levelers- excellent; Speedco “Split Master”22 ton portable wood splitter with 6.75 hp gas engine – like new; New Holland 477 7 ft haybine, New Holland 488 9 ft haybine, New Holland 518 single axle double beater manure spreader, New Holland 55 side delivery rake, New Holland 268 small square baler, John Deere 640 side delivery rake, New Idea side delivery rake, MF side delivery rake, 2 rake trail attachment, John Deere flat bed wagon, 24 ft 8 ton flat bed wagon, International 16 run seed drill with grass seed and Brome grass seed box, Case 16 run seed drill, MF 468 4 row corn planter, Cockshutt 415 trail type hay mower, Glencoe 4 row corn cultivator, John Deere 4 furrow semi mount trip beam plow, Gorman Rupp PTO irrigation pump with 4” outlet, Quantity of Spamotor irrigation pipe, portable hydraulic controlled wood splitter- 3 ft stick capabilities, Fairbanks Morse circular buzz saw, Dion double auger forage blower, Mohawk 7 tooth 3 point hitch chisel plow, McCormick 64 pull type combine with canvas feed, tandem axle farm use float trailer with 12 ft deck, factory made livestock chute with headgate, factory made calf chute with head gate, 3 point hitch scraper blade, 5’ x 8 ‘ single axle utility trailer, Land Pride 6 ft pto finishing mower, 18 ft tandem axle 10000lb flat deck trailer, Kodiak 3 point hitch 5 ft rotary mower, 3 point hitch fertilizer spreader, Suzuki Quad Runner 4 wheel ATV – running condition; 2- 21 ftx16”steel ibeams, 2- 30 ft steel rafter beams, Lincoln 180 electric welder, 30 4×5 2013 round bales of hay – stored inside VINTAGE/ANTIQUE EQUIPMENT- Farmall “Cub” gas tractor with plow, cultivator and fertilizer attachment – running condition, rare International horse drawn corn binder with sheath carrier – excellent condition; International Ace bottom single furrow sulky plow, International Ace bottom 2 furrow plow on steel, heavy horse sleighs, hand crafted horse drawn road grader, Massey Harris 13 tooth horse drawn cultivator, 27” Striker horse collars, whiffle trees, Syracuse walking plow, International 407 walking plows, scufflers, wooden wagon wheels- never used; numerous other articles. TERMS- CASH OR CHEQUE OWNER & AUCTIONEER NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ACCIDENT OR INJURY DAY OF SALE SULLIVAN AUCTIONEERS Plainfield 613-477-2082 www.sullivanauctions.com

Vilas maple drop leaf kitchen table/ 2 leaves, 4 chairs & matching corner cabinet, walnut dining table/ leaf & 6 chairs, corner what not, chesterfield & chair, sofa bed, 2 Lazy boy chairs, Queen & double beds, dressers, chests of drawers, apt. size chest freezer, parlour chairs, qty. of glass & china, decorator pieces, linens & bedding, books, small tools etc. See my web site for detailed list & photos. AUCTIONEERS: DOUG JARRELL & BEN TREVERTON 613-969-1033 www.dougjarrellauctions.com

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SALE CONDUCTED AT LOCH SLOY BUSINESS PARK 343 COUNTY ROAD 22, PICTON, ONTARIO PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY MONDAY MAY 12TH AT 10:30 AM 1 mile SOUTH of Picton (AT LCBO) on County Road 10 and turn EAST onto County Road 22 for 1 mile to Loch Sloy Business Park (Watch for Signs) Original Reg Bloom hand carved wooden decoy – signed; antique 2 door wardrobe, antique East Lake style bed, antique mahogany 4 poster bed, antique walnut side table, signed 6 piece wall mural by Edgar Melville Ward 54” x 440”‘Hudson River’ – oil on canvas; Inuit artwork, soapstone pieces, Norwell water colour painting, antique pocket watches, quantity of vintage and costume jewelry, Singer “Feather lite” sewing machine, antique coverlets and quilts and linens, quantity of Sterling silver, vintage evening purses, Louis Vuitton luggage , Georgian sugar bowl, Ivory pieces, Pewter, Ironstone, Persian area carpets, stamps, vintage coinage and paper money, antique post and greeting cards, antique hand painted china, atomizers, press glass, Victoriana collectibles, movie posters, comics, pennants, advertising, satin glass, Swarovski crystal, Chintz, copper, brass, Satsuma, Treenware, vintage kitchenware’s, transferware, baskets, toilet set pieces, Beanie Babies, Numerous other articles. TERMS- CASH OR CHEQUE OWNER & AUCTIONEER NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ACCIDENT OR INJURY DAY OF SALE SULLIVAN AUCTIONEERS Plainfield 613-477-2082 www.sullivanauctions.com

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101 WRIGHT AVE, BELLEVILLE, ONT. WEDNESDAY MAY 14TH AT 11:00 AM Turn NORTH off Dundas Street West onto Wright Ave. Antique oak barristers stacking bookcase, large collection of antiques sealers including 17 Beaver Sealers, Bee Hive, King, Queen, Crowns, Atlas, Anchor, Star, Best, Darling, The Rose, Lightnings, Gems; Weir stoneware sealer, Salesman sample sealer, several antique and vintage Confectionary tins, Page and Shaw tin sign, tobacco tins, stoneware pieces including HB&L crocks, spongeware, vintage Hiram Codd lemonade bottles, oil lamps, ginger beer bottles, milk bottles, graniteware, antique farm hand tools, wooden shaft golf clubs, 3 antique wooden hockey sticks, Shell oil bottle, antique gun loading tools, apothecary bottles, iron pots, collection of original labeled and boxed beer bottles, numerous other articles. TERMS- CASH OR CHEQUE OWNER & AUCTIONEER NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ACCIDENT OR INJURY DAY OF SALE SULLIVAN AUCTIONEERS Plainfield 613-477-2082 www.sullivanauctions.com

AUCTION SALE ESTATE OF RONALD JOHN YOUNG 1390 ZION ROAD, R.R.# 2 ROSLIN, ONT. MONDAY JUNE 2ND AT 10:30 AM REAL ESTATE AND CHATTELS 10 miles NORTH of Belleville on Highway 37 and turn WEST onto Zion Road for 1 mile. REAL ESTATE: For sale subject to a reasonable reserve-at 12:30 pm All brick split level home with approx 1500 sq ft on each level. Home is situated on 3.89 acres with mature landscaping and bordering stream. Property includes recently constructed (2001) 40”x 80”steel sided building with 12’attached lean to. House consists of main level kitchen, dining area, living area, 3 bedrooms and bathroom. Lower level is made up of rec room with propane insert fireplace, utility room, furnace room, Jacuzzi room, and bedroom and walk out to attached 2-car garage. Utilities include recently installed high efficiency propane furnace with central air. Water supplied by 15 ft dug well recently tested at 7.5 gpm. Septic system in place. VIEWING- by appointment- 613 921 1511 Ed TERMS-$15,000 deposit day of auction made payable to Robert Sullivan and Sons Auctioneers Ltd. by certified cheque. Balance due in 30 days. Property information package available at www.sullivanauctions.com OWNER & AUCTIONEER NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ACCIDENT OR INJURY DAY OF SALE SULLIVAN AUCTIONEERS Plainfield 613-477-2082 www.sullivanauctions.com

Auction SAle contents of century old Farm House for clarnece Herrington 453 chatten Road, RR#7 Brighton, on Saturday, May 10, 2014 10:00 am Directions: from 401 take exit 509 Hwy 30 north to Hilton, turn E on Chatten Rd, 2km; or from Campbellford - S on Hwy 30 to Carman Rd, E to Chatten Rd S. Watch for signs. Many items not yet unpacked at this century old house and out buildings. Plan to attend this very interesting sale.

For complete list and pictures, go to www.jimnelsonauctions.ca.

terms: cash or cheque (with id). owner and auctioneer not responsible for any loss or accident day of sale.

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Automobile racing in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin By John M. Smith

Lifestyles - Back in the early 1950s (between 1950 and 1952), the tiny village of Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, became world famous for its open-road race circuits. Top sports car drivers would descend on this particular village each summer and race through the winding, hilly, narrow road circuits. Hay bales, snow fences, and screaming fans lined the challenging, dangerous routes. The 1950 road circuit, held on a public highway, was 3.3 miles long, and fans could simply line the route and watch for free (although programs were sold for 50 cents). By 1951, news of the big event was spreading further afield, and more race fans were arriving. The road course expanded to 6.6 miles in length and circumnavigated Elkhart Lake. By 1952, it was estimated that well over 100,000 fans attended the weekend event, and it was becoming apparent that safety for both the fans and the drivers was becoming much more of an issue. No one had been killed here as yet, but race drivers had skidded off the road and landed in blueberries and poison ivy, and some thought that it was only a matter of time before a real tragedy might occur. A ten-year-old spectator was killed at Watkins Glen, New York, that same year, and it was decided that the era of the road race must come to an end! Fourteen historical markers are now placed around these two winding circuits, to commemorate the big names and events that occurred here

back then, and these openroad routes are now listed on the Wisconsin and National Register of Historic Places. Today, visitors can drive or bike around the old circuits and check them out, and I, of course, did that very thing when I was in Elkhart Lake recently. I was particularly interested in the names that I found on those markers, which included “Hard Left,” “Ted’s Turn,” “Peck’s Alley,” “Dickens Ditch,” “Hamill’s Hollow,” and “Wacker’s Wend.” I also tried to imagine what it would have been like back then in the tiny village, with its population of less than 1,000, hosting such crowds and what such an event would mean to the local economy! Well, apparently some of the locals were also thinking about the economical impact back then, too, and it was decided to build a permanent 4.05-mile road circuit (with 14 turns and several elevation changes) in what had been a sand and gravel pit. “Road America,” affectionately known as “America’s National Park of Speed,” was opened in 1955, and it now hosts over 400 events annually, including the NASCAR Nationwide Series, the SPEED World Challenge, the American LeMans series, Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) events, several vintage car races, a Vintage Motorcycle Classic, and the AMA Superbike series. There’s also an annual Road America Walk/Run for the American Cancer Society, the Road America Inline Challenge, and the Tour de Road America (a bicycle

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I actually participated in the ATV Adventure Program, so I had the opportunity to use one of their Suzuki four-wheel, all-terrain vehicles on the groomed trails. I even took a bridge across the race track and then dealt with the trail’s steep descents and ascents and rocky terrain. It was a blast! I met Mary Lou Haen, Road America’s Marketing and Promotions Director, and I learned there’s no reserved seating here, even on race weekends. Visitors can sit where they wish—in the stands or on the grounds—and there are camping facilities on the premises, too (locations and pricing vary by event). For more information about Road America’s programs, events and pricing, visit the web site <www.roadamerica.com>. As a result of Elkhart Lake’s racing history and state-of-the-art facilities, many race car drivers and celebrities including Mario Andretti, Roger Penske, Bobby Rahal, Paul Tracy, Dario Franchitti, Carl Edwards, Patrick Dempsey, Michael Jordan, Paul Newman, and Tom Cruise have visited this destination. Perhaps you will, too.

ride on the track to raise money to fight cancer). I visited “Road America,” and I actually got right out on the track itself for some photos. I also dined in one of its VIP suites and then watched some riding school participants “doing their thing” on the asphalt circuit. I also learned about the facility’s teen driving program, motorcycle school, and high performance driving program. In the latter, participants learn advanced car control techniques through a series of drills that involve braking, cornering, and acceleration. I also discovered that there’s an opportunity, at times, to even drive one’s own car around the course, or to take “a ride of a lifetime” as a passenger in a pace car! The 640-acre site also offers “Adventure Programs,” including paintball, karting, ATV explorations, and geocaching (technological scavenger hunts), and these are proving to be very popular with corporate groups for team building exercises. I’m right on the track to get this photo (between races). (above) Race cars on the track at “Road America.

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LIFESTYLES

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By Dan Clost

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Lifestyles - Those cold rainy days of November, which showed up for a reprise this past April have finally gone not counting May 1, 2, and 3 of course. What a lousy month for antsy gardeners! Gentle Reader, welcome to a normal spring. We have been led astray these past four or five years with uncommonly benign Aprils and a return

April showers, winter reprise and varmints to normalcy has caught us off guard. This has been a super winter for both herbaceous and woody perennials … and varmints. It has been a lousy year for unprotected shrubs and young trees as well as big old shade trees. We had a nice fall, with good frosts that hardened off plants just the way they should be. We received a nice bit of snow to provide protection for the aforementioned perennials. All was well. Then the first ice storm blew through the region taking down the first offering of tree branches. However, that was not the real story. (Keep in mind that this is from a gardening perspective, folks, and in no way is meant to take away from problems because of fallen trees and power outages.) An ice sheet formed about 6”- 8” above the ground which provided the perfect barrier to protect little rodents from predators. Mice nibbled away delicately and voles chowed down voraciously on any woody material they found. The

rabbits carried on as they normally do. And the snow fell. And the snow fell. And the snow fell. Then a second ice storm swept through leaving a trail of debris in its wake. It battered previously weakened tree limbs but, more seriously, it also left another, higher layer of ice allowing the little varmints to move up in the world. Combined with the greater amounts of snow, this new layer was above most of our rodent protection, especially tree wraps and fencing. So even though you did everything right in the fall, GR, you were done in by the late winter weather. If your plant is girdled more than half way round you’re better off to accept that it is finished. However, don’t toss it on the compost heap just yet. Some early flowering plants (magnolia and crab-apples come to mind) just might have enough stored food in the upper branches to support flowering before turning into vertical firewood. You

have nothing to lose. Non-grafted, or “own root” plants should put out new shoots; think roses from the Explorer, Parkland, and Flower Carpet series. At our nursery, we faced two challenges. We had to add an extra stage of fencing, making our protection 8’ high in spots and, with drifting, it still wasn’t high enough! Flopsy and kin casually stepped over the three or four inches still poking out of the snow and dined on tender bark and stems normally well beyond their normal foraging zone. The second challenge was the ice. Our hoop houses are about 20’ apart and, when the storms are nor’easters, the snow can collect between them. That’s usually not an issue. Add in two ice storms and some sunny days between them. (Yes, there were instances when the sun shone and I know this because I reviewed the logs; but like you, I sure don’t remember them.) The eight-foot-high drifts melted into one massive ice sheet. We

were very impressed with the ability of the supporting members to accept this weight. And then a windstorm came. The combination of the weight and the wind pressure was too much and 20 sections collapsed. Back to varmints for a moment; we haven’t taken off our tree guards yet and probably won’t for another week. There are just too many rabbits cluttering up the neighbourhood and not enough foxes and owls to manage them. On a different train of thought, but still keeping with varmints (I keep hearing Yosemite Sam spouting off whenever I use that word.) squirrels have done their bit with our fall planting of bulbs. This year, because of their numbers, we stayed away from tulips and popped in a huge number of daffodils and smaller bulbs. The daffs are all coming up when and where they should be but the muscari, squills, crocus, galanthus and so on have been transplanted by those busybodies. Sigh.

Art in the Park festival largest in its four years

Northumberland-Quinte West MPP Rick Norlock announced last Friday that the federal government was providing $8,400 in funding to the Warkworth Art (and Music) in the Park festival, sponsored by the Warkworth Business Association. Ruth Wojtiuk is chair of the organizing committee and Howard Baer will be one of the musicians performing, as a member of the (Michael) Monis Baer duo. “A wide range of mediums form fine art to music to sculpture ensures there will be something for visitors of all ages,” Wojtiuk said. Photo: John Campbell

News - Warkworth - This year’s edition of the Warkworth Art (and Music) in the Park “will be the largest and most exciting” in its four-year history, says the chair of the organizing committee. “We’re very excited,” Ruth Wojtiuk said, pointing to the record number of artists, 31, who will be taking part in the Warkworth Business Association event May 17 and 18. There will be “new artists who have not exhibited before as well as some returning ones,” she said, and new musicians joining “seasoned veterans.” Warkworth Town Hall Centre for the Arts will have a new art installation and there will be entertainment for children at Warkworth Memorial Hall. “We always try to keep it fresh and interesting,” Wojtiuk said. To top it off, she also predicted the weather will be good, “so people will want to come out [for the] lovely music, wonderful food, fabulous art,” with

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110 bottles of beer in a row, 110 bottles of beer …

John Graham, owner of Church-Key Brewing, on the left, and Matt Archer both have donations for the Blues in the Schools program operated by the Loyal Blues Fellowship Inc., and its president, Peggy Voigt. Photo: John Campbell

By John Campbell

News - Trent Hills - As the 13th annual Spring Revival was drawing to a close, organizer John Graham was hoping to cap off the weekend by setting a Guinness world record. He missed it by five bottle caps. The owner of ChurchKey Brewing at Petherick’s Corners where the revival was held had hoped to break a record set in Texas of 110

bottles being opened in one minute. But the best he could do on two tries was 106, two fewer than he managed a year ago. And he nicked a finger in the effort. “You’re going as fast as you can,” sometimes the neck bottles break. “It’s one of those things I can’t practise for because there are very few opportunities to open a 100 bottles of beer,” he said in advance of the record

bid. “We have to do it at an event like this.” While Graham was no doubt disappointed at falling short of his goal— “room to improve,” he quipped—he can take comfort in knowing the festival raised $2,242 in support of the Blues in the Schools program that’s offered to schools in Trent Hills. That’s in addition to the $1,500 Peggy Voigt, president of the Loyal Blues Fellowship Inc., accepted from Matt Archer. He presented the donation in memory of his brother, Jesse Archer, a popular musician who performed at Spring Revival, before he was shot to death in 2010. This is the third year Church-Key has turned over proceeds to the Blues in the Schools. “It was Matt’s family that helped us choose this charity and we’ve been really happy with it,” Graham said. “It makes a difference. It’s such a neat musical town … We’re grooming kids from really young to be fantastic musicians and it shows up on the national stage.” Blues in the School has introduced to the area in 2005. Church-Key Brewing owner John Graham broke a few bottlenecks but not the Guinness world record for opening bottles in one Last year Peterborough musician minute. His best was 106, four short of the record. Photo: John Campbell Rick Fines did a week’s residency. He spent time with junior, middle and senior classes, in Campbellford and Warkworth, teaching them basic blues progression and blues history, Voigt said, “and then writing words to their own blues songs” and performing them in front of the rest of the school in an assembly. “Having events like this support us is fantastic,” she said. Last weekend marked the first time the Spring Revival was held over two days, to accommodate the 16 bands who donated their time and talents: Blindsided, KTBI, Tastes Like Chicken, Mike Wallace, Balls and Jane, Jana Reid, Jordan Mowat, Janet Jeffery Band, Peggy Voigt, Mayhemingways, Chris Culgin, David Papple, Mad Mans Window, The Breadends, 4th line 5 and The Lohrwoods.

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New ways of worship a “breath of fresh air” By John Campbell

News - Brighton - Area members of the United Church looking for new ways to express their faith were shown how at the Breath of Fresh Air Fair held last Saturday at Trinity-St. Andrew’s. “Oftentimes in our churches things get a little stale, they get a little routine and we do the same things over and over,” and the results aren’t always what’s expected, said the Reverend Cathy Grandante. “So it’s nice to have an opportunity where you can actually experience something different and maybe you can take that home to your own congregation,” feeling “energized and enthusiastic about your church.” The event was the first of its kind to take place in the Hills and Shores Presbytery (part of the Bay of Quinte Conference of the United Church of Canada). The area encompasses churches in Brighton, Cobourg, Belleville, Quinte West and Trent Hills. “Part of our mandate is to have a learning and education faith formation opportunity for members of the presbytery,” said Grandante, minister for Seymour Pastoral Charge in Trent Hills. The fair included taize and cafe worship, “messy church,” Biblical story tell-

ing, non-traditional music and liturgical dancing. It’s about “rejuvenation,” said the Reverend Janet Stobie, who led the group in taize worship, which involves sung and chanted prayers, along with a period of silence, to achieve spiritual growth. The author of several books, she also conducted a story-telling session, accompanied by a harpist, matching a modern-day story with passages from the Bible. They were “meant to be spoken, not read out of a book, [which is] kind of dull and boring,” Grandante said. This way of telling the story “enlivens it and gives it a little more meaning for people.” The Breath of Fresh Air Fair, which ran four-and-ahalf hours, started off at 10 a.m. with cafe worship, with all those in attendance sitting together at tables, enjoying a cup of tea or coffee, talking about their faith. “It’s not something we do very often, and it’s kind of scary I know,” Gradante said, but it’s a way “to build community with one another.” Messy church “came out of the Anglican tradition,” in which different generations gather together to sing, work at a craft and share a meal, she said. Scobie said the United Church introduced messy

Members of the United Church engaged in cafe worship at the start of the Breath of Fresh Air Fair held May 3 at Trinity St. Andrew’s in Brighton. Photo: John Campbell

The Reverend Cathy Gradante, minister of Seymour Pastoral Charge, welcomed area United Church members to the Breath of Fresh Air Fair held May 3 at Trinity St. Andrew’s in Brighton. Photo: John Campbell

church in recent years because “young families often don’t make time to come to church on Sunday mornings … for whatever reason.” It often takes place on another day of the week during the supper hour. “There isn’t this sitting in pews,” she said. “It’s very, very relaxed.” The non-traditional music included

“lively pieces” by jazz musicians that fit “quite well” with the day’s non-conventional forms of worship. Stobie, who’s retired and lives in Peterborough, said older members of the church get “used to things being the way they are” but “anything you do the same for a long period of time becomes routine [and] loses its energy.

Columnist/author the Reverend Janet Stobie led a group of churchgoers in taize worship as well as told stories from scripture and modern life. Photo: John Campbell

“That’s why there’s a need God’s spirit to come in [to to have this breath of fresh generate] new ideas and new air,” she said. “It’s asking for experiences for people.”

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Traffic arrives for annual auto flea market By Richard Turtle

News - Stirling - Traffic in the village was predictably heavy last weekend as the Stirling Agricultural Society hosted its Annual Automotive and Antique Flea Market at the fairgrounds. Organizers and volunteers say that despite the cool and drizzly weekend weather, crowds were heavy through much of the day on Saturday, where available parking spaces were quickly filled, with strong attendance on Sunday as well. Agricultural Society President Jason Detlor, who was onsite throughout, estimated final attendance would be well over 6,000 but noted exact numbers were not immediately availJason Pellatt and daughter Reese arrived from Newburg and found an aged shovel that is destined able. “It’s been really good,” he said to become a planter back home. Crowds were particularly heavy on the auto flea market’s opening Sunday afternoon. “The vendors are happy, everybody’s happy.” day. The gates opened at 7 a.m. Satur- Marmora Crowe Lake Lions were selling raffle tickets for a guitar at the auto flea market. Pictured day and Detlor admits that in the early with the prize are Wilson White and Leo Provost. going there were some concerns about parking. “We were just about full,” he says of the lot on Saturday morning, and traffic was continuing to arrive. “But when the rain started, people started leaving, so it was all good.” And next year, space shouldn’t be an issue at all, he adds, with plans in place to extend the parking area to the south. Sunday saw even cooler temperatures and a significant drop in numbers but visitors continued to arrive throughout the morning. And while the weather may have made for shorter days for many visitors, and resulted in some vendors packing up early, comments from visitors and exhibitors alike were extremely favourable. Please see “Predictably” on page B15 Threats of rain failed to keep the crowds from Stirling’s Annual Automotive and Antique Flea Market,

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â&#x20AC;&#x153;I never miss it,â&#x20AC;? says local resident Dave Preston, â&#x20AC;&#x153;even if itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s raining.â&#x20AC;? His sentiments were echoed by many others. Hundreds of vendors from across eastern Ontario set up indoors and outdoors with displays of automotive memorabilia, car parts, toys, tools, antiques, posters, clothing and cars of all ages and descriptions. Local service clubs and community groups were also well represented at the Flea Market, participating in various capacities over the course of the weekend. Royal Canadian Legion members from Branch 228 directed trafďŹ c in the parking lot, Masonic Lodge volunteers provided pancake breakfasts, local Lions, 4-H and agricultural society representatives were among the food vendors and ofďŹ cials from organizations including the Quinte Antique Tractor Club and Marmora Crowe Valley Lions took the opportunity to promote their own community activities. And not far away, the Stirling Rotary Club hosted its 14th annual Giant Yard Sale at Goodkey Service Centre, where many stopped to browse before or after visiting the Flea Market. Outdoor vendors were set up throughout the fairgrounds offering up everything from hubcaps to power tools while dozens of others, with booths and table displays featuring clothing, toys, souvenirs and a variety of services and products lined the walls in the arena and at the Amanda Carew brought plenty of colour to the auto flea market last weekend, showing off her line of clothing while keeping curling club. her fingers warm. The opening day Saturday was topped off with a performance by local band Wrought Iron Roots who played for a highly appreciative audience late in the day, remaining onstage signiďŹ cantly longer than expected. For many, including attendee Julie Brasier, it was one of the weekend highlights. Organizers say the show annually attracts about 5,000 on its opening day and, Detlor says, plans are to continue to make it bigger and better.

would be in blossom,â&#x20AC;? she said. She said the cast has been rehearsing for two months and the set is all ready to go. It would have been horrible to shut it down now. Roy added that the plays at My Theatre in the renovated space at 55 King Street have been really popular with all 77 seats full for nine shows. Now that the spring and summer seasons are here, even more people will want to take in the entertainment. My Theatre was originally named the Bay of Quinte Community Players and has been subsidized partly by Trenval. The Trent Port Historical Society (TPHS) uses the first floor for its museum displays and small cafe. It was responsible for restoring the building when it took over from the city in 1994. Shawn Ellis, president of the TPHS, said he is the one who called the fire inspector and the building inspector. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I just wanted to make sure everything was being

done right,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I did not think they would shut us down.â&#x20AC;? He said there have only been a few things identified as not up to Code, like replacing wooden doors with fire doors and installing a fire curtain on stage. â&#x20AC;&#x153;There are no structural problems,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Just a lot of little things.â&#x20AC;? The Trenton DBIA just vacated its office in the downstairs last week, ahead of the announcement. It is now at the Rock 107 office downtown. Ellis said that space will be needed for the new elevator to be installed. Bev Roy said the board cancelled some ads and notiďŹ ed people on their website when they thought they would be shut down. They now want people to know that Steel Magnolias is on again, same time, same place. More information is at <mytheatrequinte.ca> and tickets can be purchased through the Chamber of Commerce.

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Team captains rally at Bark for Life walk-a-thon

Leona McGee is in charge of the “Fight Back Zone”. Having won her first battle by advocating for the ban of tanning beds for youth under the age of 18, she is on to her next fight, called “Cancer Virginia Hendricks, who lost her husband to cancer in 2008, bravely spoke shouldn’t come in a Candy Wrapper - end the to walkers gathered last Sunday for the Bark for Life walk-a-thon. She and her late husband’s dog Henry joined in the event. Photo: Sue Dickens It was a bit of a struggle for a few minutes to get man’s best friend to pose alongside their owners at the Bark for Life Walk-a- flavour,” as she hopes to stop the sale of candy thon but these folks know all about struggles as they devoted their time to raise money to fight cancer at the first ever walk-a- flavoured cigarettes filled with tobacco to young people. Photo: Sue Dickens thon in Trent Hills. It was held in conjunction with the rally for this September’s Trent Hills Relay for Life. Photo: Sue Dickens By Sue Dickens

News – Campbellford – The tale of how a puppy named Henry brought home the real reason why fund-raising events such as the Bark for Life walk-a-thon and the Trent Hills Relay for Life are so important. Virginia Hendricks, who lost her husband to cancer in 2008, spoke to walkers gathered last Sunday about just how much Henry means to her and the role he played during her husband’s battle to fight cancer. “My husband was diagnosed with small cell lung cancer in December 2008. On January 2, 2009 on our 55th wedding anniversary, we were told that Ross had six weeks to live without treatment or six months with aggressive treatment, chemo and radiation. He chose treatment,” she bravely told

walkers gathered for the walk-athon. Hendricks told her story of their search for a puppy at a kennel when “Henry came out from another room looked at Ross and curled up on his feet.” “Whether Ross was in bed or in his favourite chair Henry would cuddle up with him and stay with him. Eventually Ross had to go into palliative care and when I would go to the hospital every day I would tell Henry he had to watch the house. Henry would look at me then go curl up in Ross’s chair and wait for me to come home,” she explained. “Ross lived 12 months and Henry is still with me. Ross’s chair is still Henry’s favourite place to snuggle in,” she added. Her story touched the hearts of all the walkers who were there to

raise money for cancer research. “We are all here today because cancer affects your lives one way or another,” said Emily Vassiliadis, Relay for Life fund-raising coordinator at the Peterborough office of the Canadian Cancer Society. While the walkers headed onto the track at the Campbellford fairgrounds, dozens of people gathered inside the Red Barn where they registered their teams and picked up kits for this year’s Trent Hills Relay for Life, which will take place September 5 from 7 p.m. to 12:01 a.m. The special rally held in conjunction with the Bark for Life walk-athon, gave team captains the opportunity to gather the information they need to make this year’s event another success. “Today is the captain’s rally. We encouraged new and old to come

and find out what’s new,” commented Brooke Allan, who was busy taking names and making sure everyone received their kits and made their way to display tables. One of those displays, home to the “Fight Back Zone” was being looked after by Leona McGee, who spent more than three years asking people to sign the ban so no youth 18 and under could use tanning beds. “On October 9, 2013 Bill 74 (The Skin Cancer Prevention Act) was passed. We were successful,” she said with a big grin. McGee is already working on her next campaign, “Cancer shouldn’t come in a candy wrapper – end the flavour,” as she fights to stop the sale of candy flavoured cigarettes filled with tobacco. “Research showed in 2012, 52 per cent of children in grades 6 to 12 have already tried these products,” said McGee, armed with statistics. She will be taking her message to this

Brooke Allan, left, of Forgrave Financial, Campbellford (Relay for Life central) was joined by Dave MacDougall, her job was team recruitment. MacDougall is a past co-chair of the Relay for Life. Photo: Sue Dickens

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BELLEVILLE Belleville Legion: Friday, May 9, dance to Picket Fences, 6:30-10:30 pm. Legion Clubroom, 132 Pinnacle St. If you enjoy chatting, reading, going for short walks or going for coffee, become a Volunteer Visitor. Only an hour a week Make a positive change in a senior’s life today! Please call 613969-0130. Activity Group, every Thursday, Parkdale Community Centre, 119 Birch St. Belleville, 1-3 pm, activities vary from one week to another. For info and registration call Irene 613-969-0130 Sunday, May 11, 10:30 am to 1:30 pm, Mother’s Day Brunch, Belleville Legion, 132 Pinnacle St, Belleville. Adults $8.00, Children $5.00, Family (2 adults and up to 2 children) $20.00 Children under 5 FREE. The Drawing Room offers noninstructional studio sessions, third Thursday of each month, 2-4 p.m. in the third floor, John M. Parrott Art Gallery. Info:

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EMPLOYMENT OPPS. GM DEALER REQUIRES 3rd/4th/ J o u r n e y m a n Te c h s . G M / D i e s e l experience an asset. Competitive wages, full benefits. Email resume to: donheeg2003@yahoo.ca or fax to 780-645-3564. Attention: Don. No phone calls please. Smyl Motors, St. Paul, Alberta.

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BRIGHTON GRANDMA/GRANDPA ‘N Me. Bring your grandchild and together you will decorate a beautiful cake for Mother’s Day. Children can also decorate the presentation cake box. A limit of two children per adult. Info: Gail, 613-475-4190. SATURDAY, MAY 10, 10am-12pm Location: Community Care Northumberland’s Activity Room – Brighton Fee: $5.00 CARD MAKING Workshop, Thursday, May 15, 6-8 pm, Community Care Northumberland’s Activity Room, Brighton Fee: $5.00. All levels of crafters welcome. Info: Gail, 613-475-4190. APPLE ROUTE Grannies meet the second Saturday of each month, Trinity-St. Andrew’s United Church Hall, Prince Edward St, 9 a.m. Supporting the Stephen Lewis Foundation African Grannies. Info: 613-475-5260.

CAMPBELLFORD CAMPBELLFORD SALVATION Army Thrift store offers a free hot lunch every Friday. Also, Silent Auction the last Friday of each month CAMPBELLFORD OSTEOPOROSIS Support Group, May 13, 2pm, Campbellford Library Topic: Nordic Pole Walking. Everyone is welcome. SATURDAY, MAY 10, 1:00 pm, Campbellford Legion Branch 103 Open House. Entertainment, refreshments, draws. 34 Bridge St. W. Info: 705-653-3046. THURSDAY, MAY 15, Baptist Busy Bee Yard Sale re-opens, 166 Grand Rd., Campbellford (next to Tim Horton’s). Open every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until Thanksgiving weekend, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. COMMUNITY DINERS, May 15, Hoard’s Station United Church, 22 Hoard’s Church Rd., Hoard’s Station, 12pm Cost $9. Info: Sarah at 705-696-3891 “NEW TO YOU” Sale, Everything $5.00, Saturday May 10, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., 27 Doxsee Ave. Ladies Clothing, shoes, purses, belts, scarfs, jewelry etc. Fundraiser for IODE Campbellford CAMPBELLFORD KINETTE Bingo every Thursday at 7pm. Campbellford/ Seymour Arena, 313 Front St. N. $1000 Jackpot in 54 numbers, consolation prize of $200. Wheelchair accessible. SPRING LUNCHEON & Bake Sale, Christ Church Anglican, Campbellford, Sat. May 10, 11am-2pm. Quiche, Salad, Bun, Dessert, Tea/Coffee. $9:00 SPRING FROG Walk, May 11, Ferris Provincial Park with Toronto Zoo Adopt a Pond. Rain or shine event. $5.00 per car entry fee. WEDNESDAY, MAY 14, Probus Club Trent Hills monthly meeting, 10am-12pm, St. John’s United Church. THURSDAY, MAY 15, 7:30 p.m. Annual Community Health Forum. Topic: Breast Cancer - Men & Women. Campbellford District High School. Free admission. Refreshments. THURSDAY MAY 8, 7 p.m., Campbellford Legion Branch 103, Honours and Awards Presentations for members and special guests. Info 705-653-2450 KENT YMCA Child Care Centre before and after school and PA day care. Kent Public School. Call 905-372-4318 x 404 or 705-632-9205 for rates and info.

Codrington Women’s Institute 7:15 pm, Codrington Community Centre

COBOURG FOOTCARE CLINIC, Mon and Wed Mornings, St. Andrews Presbyterian Church. VON offers Basic, Advanced and Diabetic Foot Care (Fee for Service). For appointment call the VON at 1-888279-4866 ex 5346

COLBORNE LADIES’ SOCIAL Group, Tuesdays at Community Care Northumberland, 11 King St. E. Colborne, 1:30-3 p.m. Info: 905-355-2989. MAY 14, Community Diners, Keeler Centre, 80 Division St. Colborne, 12:00 noon. Info and to reserve: Brenda 905-355-2989. Community Care Northumberland.

FRANKFORD FRANKFORD LEGION: Men’s pool each Tuesday, 7 p.m. MOTHER’S DAY Prime Rib Buffet, Frankford Legion, May 11, 4-7pm. Adults $12, Kids under 11 $7. Advance tickets at the Legion. FRANKFORD UNITED Church Plant Sale, Sat. May 10, 9 am – sold out. Plant donations can be dropped off Friday May 9 after 12 pm or bring them to the sale.

GLEN MILLER TOPS (TAKE off Pounds Sensibly) meetings Tuesday mornings at Christ Church Glen Miller. Weigh ins 8:30-9:30 a.m. with a meeting following. Join anytime. Info: Brenda Kellett 613 392-8227

GRAFTON GRAFTON HORTICULTURAL Society Plant Sale Fundraiser, May 10, 9 a.m., Grafton Arena, Hwy 2. MAY 15, Community Diners, Eddystone Baptist church hall, 378 Eddystone Rd., Grafton, Info and to reserve: Brenda 905-355-2989. Community Care Northumberland GRAFTON HORTICULTURAL Society, St. Andrew’s United Church, Old Station Rd, Grafton, May 13, Mini Show - Spring Flowers, 6:30-7:30 pm. Social networking at 7 p.m. Meeting 7:30 p.m. Everyone welcome.

HASTINGS

TOPS (TAKE Off Pounds Sensibly) meetings Wednesdays at the Trinity United Church, Hastings. Weigh-in 5:15-6:15pm and meeting 6:30-7:30 pm. Join anytime. For info Kathy (705) 696-3359 SALVATION ARMY Lunch, 11:30AM – 1:00PM on the 2nd and the 4th Friday of each month, Civic Centre, Hastings. Soup, sandwiches, salad, dessert, coffee, tea and juice. Everyone welcome HASTINGS LIONS Mothers Day Brunch, May 11, 9 am. to 1 pm. Hastings Civic Center HASTINGS VILLAGE Market at the traffic lights. Home baking, preserves, birdhouses, garden furniture, crafts and more. Saturday 8-1. New vendors welcome. Call 705-696-2027. YMCA NORTHUMBERLAND Ontario Early Years Centre, 6 Albert St E, Hastings. Open 5 days a week. Info: www.ymcanorthumberland.com or 705-696-1353 KNITTING CLUB, Thursdays, 1-3pm. Yoga, Wednesdays, 2pm. Cost $3. Zumba Class, Tuesdays, 9:30am. Cost $3. Line Dancing Class, Wednesdays, 10am. Cost $3. Belly Dancing Class, Thursdays, 10am. CODRINGTON Cost $3. Hula Hooping Class, Fridays EUCHRE, EVERY Friday, 7 pm. Codring- 2pm. Cost $3. 6 Albert St. East, Hastings. ton Community Centre. All welcome. Info: Sarah at 705-696-3891 2ND WEDNESDAY of the month, B18

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HAVELOCK BINGO EVERY Wednesday at Havelock Community Centre sponsored by the Havelock Lions. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Early birds 7:00 p.m., regular start 7:30 p.m. Info: Lion John at tapa1944@ yahoo.ca 705 778 7362. HAVELOCK SENIORS Club weekly events: Monday: Cribbage and Bid Euchre, 1pm. Tuesday: Shuffleboard, 1pm. Wednesday: Carpet Bowling, 1pm and Euchre 7pm. Thursday: Bid Euchre, 1pm. Friday: Euchre, 1pm MR. SEXY Contest winners announced, May 10, Havelock Legion Dance. $5/ person. Spot dances and door prizes. NEW REHABILITATION class to improve movement and balance suitable for people just getting started or recovering from recent surgery. Tuesdays & Thursdays 12:30-1pm, Town Hall, 1 Mathison St. Info: Community Care. No Cost HAVELOCK LEGION: Meat draws, every Sat. 3 pm. Everyone Welcome. 8 Ottawa St. 705-778-3728.

TRADITIONAL COUNTRY Music Jam Sessions, Ol’ Town Hall, Matheson and Oak St, Havelock, every Wednesday. Doors open at 12 pm. Music at 1 pm. Musicians (excluding drums), vocalists and visitors welcomed

MADOC MADOC ACTIVE Living Exercise: Wednesdays, 10:30 am. Trinity United Church, 76 St Lawrence St E. Program opened to seniors and adults with physical disabilities. LINE DANCING, Every Thurs. 10:3011:30 am., St. John’s Anglican Church Hall, 115 Durham St. N. Madoc. Info: Carol Cooper 613-473-1446 MADOC DINERS: Monday, May 12, St John’s Anglican Church Hall, 115 Durham St N., 12pm. Please bring your own plate, cup, and cutlery. Program opened to seniors and adults with physical disabilities. MADOC VILLAGE Classic Cruise Night, May 14, 5:30-8pm. St Lawrence St E,

Madoc. Free event. MAY 13, Tuesday, 6 p.m., Madoc Public Library presents poet, orator, Brant Joseph Maracle reading from his published works “The Fever and Frustration of the Indian Heart”. Special interaction period on “Questions we Indians are asked” First Nations issues and minorities in the media - assisted by Diane Sherman. MOTHER’S DAY Luncheon, Madoc Trinity United CHurch, May 11, 11:45. Salads, make-your-own sandwich bar, desserts. Free-will offering, in support of the generator fund. FREE VEGETARIAN Cooking Classes, May 12, 3-5pm. Includes class, meal, cook book and gift. Madoc Support Centre, 56 Russell St., Unit 8, Madoc. Info: Phyllis 613-473-5332 BADMINTON EVERY Tuesday and Thursday, 7-9:30 p.m., Centre Hastings Secondary School, with coaching for Junior players Thursdays, 6-7:00 p.m. Terry, 613-473-5662 for info. Continued on page B21

WE ARE CLOSED FOR

Victoria Day

Our offices will be closed on May 19th for the Victoria Day holiday. Our classified deadline for the May 22nd newspaper will be Friday, May 16 at noon. To book your ad call: 613-966-2034 • 613-475-0255


27 INCH older Toshiba TV (not flat screen). Quality picture. Like new. $45 or best offer. 705-778-1835.

Free pickup

CEDAR TREES for hedging, Installation available. We deliver, Cedar lumber for decks and fences. For pricing see our website www. warrencedarproducts.com or call 613-628-5232 Serving Ottawa and Surrounding areas

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Scrap vehicles. Will pay $150-$300 Ray Brown’s Auto and Light Duty Towing 613-394-3335

CL447354

For receptions, weddings, etc. Catering & bar facilities available. Wheelchair accessible.

DUMP RUNS

LOOKING FOR people to join a mixed horseshoe league on Thursday nights in Brighton. Starting in May. Call 613-475-0304.

Junk removal & willing to move articles for individuals. 613-475-9591

ANNOUNCEMENT

ANNOUNCEMENT

Lenna Snider Baker

CL522067

Jukebox for sale- 1956 Wurlitzer -excellent sound, includes records $4900.00. Call 613-267-4463 after 5:30. OILMEN? CAR COLLECTOR? THIS HOME IS PERFECT FOR YOU! 3300sq.ft 6 year old two storey on 50 acre estate. Complete with attached 50x50x20 heated shop w/200amp service. Dirt bike track. Seeded to grass. Fenced and Cross fenced w/rail fencing. Paved road all the way to door. $2100/month in surface revenue. Located just west of Medicine Hat Alberta $845,000 For sale by owner (403)548-1985

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Barn Repairs, Steel roof Buying Comic Books. Old repairs, barn boards, beam comic books in the house? repairs, sliding doors, Turn them into cash today. eavestroughs, screw nailMy hobby, your gain. ing, roof painting, barn painting. Call John Steel burning barrels, 50 kentscomics@yahoo.ca 613-955-8689. gallon, $25 each or 2 for 613-539-9617. $40. Call Rob 613-438-1071. Standing timber, hard New tractor parts- 1000s of maple, soft maple, red and parts for most makes. SavWhite Cedar trees for white oak, etc. Quality ings. Service manuals. Our landscaping and hedges, workmanship guaranteed. 40th year. 16385 Telephone Road, Brighton. www. 4’-5’ tall, $6 each. 705-957-7087. diamondfarmtractorparts.com 613-473-4017. 613-475-1771, Wanted: Standing timber, 1-800-481-1353. hard/softwood. HUNTING SUPPLIES mature Also wanted, natural stone, cubicle or flat, any PETS Gun Show- Sat. May, 10, size. 613-968-5182. 2014. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Stone Mills Arena, 713 AddingDog Grooming by Bernaton Rd., Tamworth, ON. dette. Professional servicContact Ken es with TLC. New clients MARINE 613-379-2359. welcome. 550 TrentonFrankford Rd, 1 minute -Guns Wanted- Cash paid Marine Motor Repairs, north of 401. for your unwanted guns don’t wait weeks to get (613)243-8245. yours fixed, we can work working or not. Any condition considered. Buying on it now, pick-ups Placing an Ad in complete estates or just available, Christie Lake our Classifieds singles. Ammunition, Marina, 613-267-3470. parts, accessories bought is a Snap! also. Fully licensed profesFARM sional discreet service. jaysshelby78@hotmail.com 613-743-5611 Jason. Airless spray painting, roofs & sides, steel roofs repairs. 5 & 6” seamless Metroland Media LAWN & GARDEN eavestrough, soffit, facia, Call to book your ad today! gutterguard installed or 1-888-967-3237 Raspberry Canes for sale, delivered. Free estimates. 613-966-2034 $1.50ea, asparagus 1(877)490-9914. crowns $1.00 ea, strawberry plants $ 0.30, Best DEATH NOTICE DEATH NOTICE Berry Farm, Norwood, taking orders, 705-639-1472. Metroland Media Classifieds

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CARD OF THANKS

Thank You A very heartfelt thanks to our three children and their families for an amazing celebration of our 50th anniversary party. Also thanks to all our family, friends and neighbours for all the beautiful cards, gifts and best wishes. Once again, thanks for everything. ~ Ron & Carolyn Dale

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February 17, 1915 – January 27, 2014 A Service to Celebrate the life of Lenna Snider Baker, a lifetime resident of the Brighton area and Piano Teacher for over 70 years will be held on Saturday, May 31 at 1:00 o’clock at Smithfield United Church. Visitation will take place from 12:00 p.m. until 1:00 p.m. Friends and old students of Mrs. Baker are invited to join in this celebration of music and laughter and memories with her family. Come and bring your memories of her and share them with the people she so generously shared her time and talents with during her life.

FOR SALE 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 hp type LB - Engine 300-500 RPM Pulley speed International $200. EDMUNDS QUILTING frame with stand and extension kit $150; EZ3 FABRI FAST quilting frame $250; REESE 14k 5TH wheel hitch w/rails $475.00 Call 613-968-8990

Special thanks to my family for preparing a delicious barbecue and Michelle for the birthday cakes. As well as all the gifts, cards & well wishes I recieved. They were very much appreciated. Milton Robinson

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I would like to thank everyone for attending and making my surprise 80th birthday a success.

Mary & Jim Stevenson of Hastings, and Brenda & Gordon Nesbitt of Braeside are pleased to announce the marriage of their children, Roy Stevenson and Nancy Nesbitt. The wedding took place on March 22, 2014 on the Nesbitt farm and a reception followed in Perth. Best wishes to Roy & Nancy who will reside in Smiths Falls.

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George Chaplin Formerly of Trent River, died in London, Ontario, April 13, 2014 in his 72nd year. The son of the late Clifford and Helen Chaplin he is survived by brothers James of Millbrook, Ontario, Charles of Manilla, Ontario and sister Kathy Orsen of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. A brief informal service will be held to inter his ashes at Center Cemetery, County Road 30 south of Trent River, on Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 11 a.m., followed by a light lunch at the Trent River United Church. Anyone wishing to make a donation in George’s honor is asked to consider their local humane society. CL449795

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MUTTON METAL SALVAGE Free removal of scrap metal. Call Jeff at 905-344-7733.

Carpet, laminate, hardwood flooring deals. 12 mm laminate installed with free pad $2.29/sq. ft.; engineered hardwood $2.49/sq ft.; Free shop at home service. saillianflooring.com 1-800-578-0497, 905-373-2260.

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JEFF McCANN Codrington

HONEY FOR SALE

September 12, 1964 - May 15, 2013

Twin Sisters Hive & Honey Products 231 Frankford Road, Stirling

In memory of Jeff McCann A big man with a big heart. He will always be remembered for his love of cattle and horses, his sense of humour, his hearty laugh and his generous nature.

We sell bulk honey in your containers, prepackaged liquid and creamed honey, wedding favours, buckwheat honey, beeswax skin creams & lip balms, candles, pollen, maple syrup, honey butter, gifts and more.

Open Saturdays only 10 am-4pm Call 613-827-7277

Always loved and greatly missed. Howard and Cathy

CL447679

FOR SALE

CL447656

HASTINGS LIONS MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH May 11th, 2014 9 am to 1 pm Hastings Civic Center

FOR SALE

CL449794

GOSPEL SING May 17 @ 6:30 pm Chapel of the Good Shepherd 513 Ashley St. Foxboro Come Join Us

WANTED

In Memoriam Wilson, Barry

December 30, 1950 - May 14, 2011

MONTGOMERY, Doreen Hilda - Peacefully at Applefest Lodge

on Thursday, May 1st, 2014 in her 101st year. Beloved wife of the late George Montgomery. Loving mother of Beverley Henderson and her husband Ken of Oakville and Neal Montgomery (late Rose Mary) of Brighton. Survived by brother Jack Loney of Tweed. Ever remembered grandmother of Kim (Mariano), Robert, Kevin, Lee Ann (Brian), Tracy and Grant (Andrea) and great-grandmother of Sydney, Emma, Brooke, Ainsley, Charlie, Mitchell, Rosie, Jesse, Taylor and Zachary. Predeceased by her parents Angus and Margaret (Grant) Loney, siblings Norel, Vince and Frank. The family would like to thank Dr. MacIntyre, Dr Noland, the Staff of Applefest Lodge as well as the St. Elizabeth Nursing and Parameds for their excellent care. The service was held in the FRANKFORD FuNERAL CHAPEL, 40 North Trent Street, Frankford on Tuesday, May 6th, 2014, Reverend Norman Long officiated. Interment Holy Trinity Cemetery. If desired, Memorial Donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or Charity of your choice would be appreciated. On-line condolences at www.rushnellfamilyservices.com CL447337

Affordable ~ Efficient Memories are treasures no one can steal Death is a heartache no one can heal Life must go on we know it’s true But it’s just not he same since we lost you Today, tomorrow, our whole lives through We will always love and remember you. Loving you always and forever Kathy, Tara-Lynn, Miranda

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Colonial Inn Motel Madoc for rent daily, weekly, monthly. One Kitchenette Available (613)473-2221.

3 BDRM/2 BATH bungalow. Large kitchen. 8 Minutes north of Hastings. Marmora-Deloro large 1 $950/mth. 289-388-4485 bedroom apt. with large livingroom. Kitchen, wash- RETIREMENT APARTroom, bedroom, extra MENTS, ALL INCLUSIVE storage room. Gas cook- Meals, transportation, acing/heating. Parking. tivities daily. $650/mth all inclusive.. Short Leases. Monthly 416-255-4361. Email: Specials! skovacic3v@gmail.com Call 877-210-4130

NEW & USED APPLIANCES USED REFRIGERATORS

Stoves, washers, dryers, freezers, 3 months old & up. Sold with written guarantee. Fridges $100. and up.

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Bay Terrace Apartments

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Brighton Downtown

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Attractive 2 bdrm with fridge & stove, water and balcony. Window coverings and freshly painted. Building has security entrance & laundry facilities. $750/mth plus heat & hydro. 12th month free! (Since 1985)

Property Management

613-392-2601

• Renewals • Mortgages & Loans • Leasing - 1st, 2nd & Private Mortgages • Free Down Payment Program OAC • • Bank turn downs, self employed welcomed CREDIT PROBLEMS? I HAVE SOLUTIONS! Andrea Johnston A.M.P 200 Dundas Street E, Suite 305 Belleville, ON K8N 1E3 Office: 613-968-5151 Toll Free: 1-855-968-5151 Email: andrea005@sympatico.ca Web: www.mortgagesbyandrea.com

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(William Street) Attractive 2 bedroom apt with fridge, stove, heat & water included. $775 / mth + Hydro. (Lingham Street) 1 bedroom apartment with fridge, stove and utilities included. $625/mth. (Turnball Street) 2 bedroom apartment with fridge and stove. $825/mth +utilities (Cannifton Road) 1 bedroom with fridge, stove, private entrance. $595/mth

(Front St.) 1 bedroom apt. Includes fridge, stove, blinds and new hardwood floors throughout. $595/mth + utilities

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Your home may be your biggest investment. Choose the best painters to keep it beautiful. Over 35 Years Experience

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Contract Drivers & Dispatcher needed for Belleville/ Trenton Courier Service. Must have own vehicle. Call Tues. To Fri. 8 am - 2 pm. 613-392-5585 or 613-967-5941

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REAL ESTATE SERVICES Named as one of Smiths Falls’ cultural and architecturally significant buildings, history comes alive when you enter this Queen Anne revival style mansion built in the late 1890’s and overlooking the Rideau Canal. Currently operating as a Scottish Pub/Restaurant with 2 residential, owner occupied, rental units; the property still contains original stained glass windows and period features of years gone by. The bar area was custom made. 78 Brockville Street, Smiths Falls, visit www.icx.ca ICX# 892694

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VACATION/COTTAGES Summer Cottage Rentals, weekly rentals from $350. Free children’s program, family friendly resort, 613-267-3470. www.christielakecottages.com Winterized cottage for rent Norway Lake near Calabogie. Sleeps 6, fully equipped, rent monthly or weekly, $750 per week. 613.752.0269

Sell it fast! 613-966-2034 HELP WANTED Assistant Camp Coordinator for Artworth in Warkworth, (month of July), University student, experience with children and teens, knowledge of arts an asset. Apply to: artworthcamp@gmail.com Deadline May 22.

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HELP WANTED

HELP WANTED

Immediate opening for an A-Z truck driver with crane experience. Minimum 3 years A-Z experience and a clean abstract are required. This position involves some physical activity in addition to hauling wide loads and operating our HIAB cranes. The delivery area is within approx. 1.5 hours of our production facility in Colborne. Please send your resume and cover letter in confidence to info@trussworthy.ca

WORK WANTED

WORK WANTED

Ken’s Property Maintenance

$60,000 - $175,000 Salary Range & 5-30 Years Experience

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Our offices will be closed on May 19th for the Victoria Day holiday.

In Memoriam

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Victoria Day

Lot 1.32 acres on yearround road, hydro & well, Vansickle Road north of Cordova Mines, close to numerous lakes. $19,000. 613-472-7419.

FOR RENT

FOR SALE

Perth Area ridiculously low priced recently completed organic horse/hobby farm with everything perfect: New barn with year round water access that has steel roof and poured concrete foundation and 200 amp service, fenced grazing land and paddock, second of four out buildings has 2500 square feet on two levels on poured concrete foundation, insulated with great lighting and deluxe air exchanger and fabulous two storey country home over 2200 square feet with pine floors (five years old) and cozy basement-- all custom built by legendary handyman, Gus Macdonald as his dream retirement project. Just shy of 5 acres but neighboring friendly farmer allows use of 200 acres of horse trails. Two minutes to public boat launch to Rideau Canal system. 15 minutes to public beach in Westport, 20 minutes to Perth, one hour to Ottawa. Free home inspection of your choice, free water and septic test and written guarantee of free snow removal service of entire circular drive of the property for three years. Enough wood to heat the house for ten years thrown in. $399k 613-272-8875 or email: wonderfulpens@gmail.com

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4 Bedroom Home for rent, in Brighton, Available June 1, $1500 + hydro. 613-475-1802.

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seeking small jobs Drywall/framing, plumbing, etc. Quality workmanship (Insured) Metal fabrication available to contractors & home owners for heating equipment Great rates

705-778-1900 Visit us online www.InsideBelleville.com


BUSINESS SERVICES

EDUCATION & TRAINING Reflexology Workshop and Training courses, Learn about reflexology and its benefits at our Workshop on May 24 from 1 pm - 3:30 pm. Reflexology Certification course May 31, June 1,7 & 8. Go to www.reflexologytrainingacademy.ca or call 613-391-7198.

BUSINESS SERVICES

BUSINESS SERVICES

DSW OFFERING maturity and experience in home- Continued from page B18 care for seniors or person with disabilities. Personal MARMORA care, meals, meds, respite, house/yard work, appoint- Marmora Blood Pressure ments. Brighton 613-475-1696, leave mes- Clinic: Tuesday, May 13, Caressant Care Common Room, 58 Bursthall sage. CL435906

REPAIRS TO ALL MAKES OF TRACTORS • Light welding & Hydraulic • Hose Repaired on site! Steve Elsey • 613-395-3149 Cell: 613-848-0873 Fax: 613-395-6023 email: stevessandr42@yahoo.com RR#1 Stirling

BUSINESS SERVICES

Hardwood Floor Installation and resurfacing. Ceramics. Light renovations and upgrades. Over 30 years experience. Please call for free estimate 613-394-1908. Ken Chard Construction. Renovations, decks, siding, sidewalks, fences, ceramic, windows, painting etc. Free estimates. Call: 613-398-7439.

County Water TreatmentSofteners, U.V. Lights, R.O. systems, chemical free iron and sulphur filters. Sales, installation, service and repair. Steven Menna. (613)967-7143.

Seamless Eavestroughing Soffit and Facsia

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Steven Switzer

SUNSTRUM’S HOME IMPROVEMENTS

P.O. Box 967 Tweed, ON K0K 3J0 sswitzy@hotmail.com

General Home Repair & Remodeling Electrical. Plumbing. Carpentry. Painting. Flooring. Cleanup

OWNER

613-478-1936 613-920-3985

Visit us online www.InsideBelleville.com

905-355-1357 Brighton, ON

Dennis 905-269-6295 Sharon 905-925-4081

CAREER OPPORTUNITY

CAREER OPPORTUNITY

CAREER OPPORTUNITY

CAREER OPPORTUNITY

Roger’s Mobile Wash and Detailing: For all your washing needs. Auto, Boats, RVs, Homes, Decks, Patios, Driveways, Heavy Equipment, and Monument cleaning. Also, Store Front, and Graffiti cleaning. Bug Spraying available. Free Estimates Home 613-962-8277 or Cell 613-885-1908. Steve Collins, InsulationBlown cellulose, attics, walls, floors. Save money -live comfortably. Warm in winter, cool in summer. Quality work since 1974. Free estimates. Call (613)847-6791.

CAREER OPPORTUNITY

Fantastic Scenery, Fresh Air & Friendly Faces

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

BUSINESS SERVICES

Located an hour east of Toronto, the thriving Southeastern Ontario community of Northumberland County has a rich history of agricultural production, world-class manufacturing, and economic viability. As the upper tier of municipal government, we weave together seven diverse yet complementary municipalities.

Shift Superintendent

• part-time

Filling an existing vacancy, you will plan and designate daily shifts and duties to PCP and ACP staff across six staffed ambulance bases throughout the County, achieve emergency medical coverage for all periods of the day including critical incident demand, and provide outstanding leadership to achieve the highest possible standards in patient care. You will also ensure the optimization of continuing medical education, in-service, and on-scene guidance, participate in staffing and human resources initiatives, and organize fleet maintenance activities. You have completed a diploma, provincial certificate PCP and/or ACP program, and MOH-based in-service continuing education that covers new standards, policies, and ministry-based changes to pre-hospital care. Your comprehensive knowledge of all relevant legislation, occupational health and safety, and collective agreements within a unionized environment is supported by strong human resources management, team building, interpersonal, and reporting skills as well as an understanding of WSIB processes. You will gain knowledge and understanding of Northumberland Paramedics Vision and Guiding Principles. As the ideal candidate you will work in our team atmosphere, maintaining focus on these principals as your basis for all decisions and interactions. Application deadline: Friday, May 23, 2014 by 4:30 p.m.

Administrative & Client Services Assistant • one-year contract

In this new position, you will provide administrative and client support to the Northumberland Business Advisory Centre (BAC) and the County of Northumberland New Canadians initiatives. Your responsibilities will include providing effective support, service and follow-up to inquiries, preparing information packages, registering client businesses, conducting client/program surveys and organizing and planning educational seminars and workshops. You will promote the BAC and the Starter Company Program through attendance at business functions, meetings, and through maintenance and updates to the BAC website and social media. You will also assist in the planning of events, promotions, meetings, and support the implementation of new BAC programs and services. Your related degree, diploma or formal training is complemented by at least two years of experience in both administration and customer service. You also have experience and expertise in focus-group discussions, workshop facilitation, presentations, updating websites, and communicating by social media. Experience in economic development and working with small businesses, newcomers, and immigrant populations are considered assets. A valid driver’s licence is required. All eligible candidates must have made a claim for Employment Insurance benefits (or EI for maternity or paternity benefits) or their Employment Insurance benefit period has ended within the past three years. Application deadline: Friday, May 16, 2014 by 4:30 p.m. Please submit a resume and cover letter, by the specified closing date, to:

Human Resources County of Northumberland 555 Courthouse Road Cobourg, ON K9A 5J6 e-mail: hr@northumberlandcounty.ca fax: 905-372-3046 The successful candidate will be required to submit a satisfactory Criminal Reference Check or Vulnerable Sector Search prior to the commencement of employment. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be notified. Please note that accommodations are available, upon request, to support potential applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. Please e-mail your request to accessibility@northumberlandcounty.ca or call 905-372-3329 ext. 2327. Alternative formats of this job posting are available upon request.

www.northumberlandcounty.ca

St, 9:30-11am. Open to seniors and adults with physical disabilities May 10, Marmora Legion will be having a Meat Roll at 1pm. Everyone welcome Marmora Diners, Wednesday, May 14, Marmora Community Centre, Victoria Ave., 12 pm. Please bring your own plate, cup, and cutlery. Open to seniors and adults with physical disabilities.

NORWOOD Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) Tuesdays, St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Norwood. Weigh in from 5:30, meeting at 7 pm. Elaine 705-639-5710 Asphodel Norwood Public Library, Norwood Branch: Story time every Friday, 10 a.m. Event info: www.anpl.org. The Norwood Beautification Committee Bid Euchre, the second Sunday of every month, 1 pm, Norwood Legion. Lunch will be available.

P.E. COUNTY Consecon Legion Euchre every Tuesday, 7 pm. $5.00 ea. Crib every Wednesday, 7pm. $5.00 ea. Mixed Fun Darts every Thursday, 7 pm. $5.00 ea. Wednesdays, Knitting 2-4 pm. $5.00/wk. Zumba 7:30-8:30 pm. $8.00/wk. Tuesdays, Tai Chi, Taoist beginners. Slow & Mindful exercise 7:30 - 8:30pm $8.00/wk. Ameliasburgh Community Hall. Consecon Legion Br 509 Sunday May 11 Mothers Day Breakfast, 8-11 am. $6.00 plate. Consecon Legion Br 509 Fishing Derby Friday midnite till Sat closing, 7 pm. Tickets $12.00 ea, Legion

ROSENEATH FootCare Clinic, 2nd Fri every other Month, Alnwick Civic Centre. VON offers Basic, Advanced and Diabetic Foot Care (Fee for Service). For appointment call the VON at 1-888-279-4866 ex 5346

STIRLING Stirling and District Horticultural Society is looking for new Members! Meetings 3rd Monday of the month, 7pm, Presbyterian Church, Mill St, Stirling. Barbara 613-395 9165, Sue 613-398-0220. May 10, Stirling Club 55 Bid Euchre, Springbrook Hall, 1:00. Refreshments available, all welcome. Mother’s Day Supper, Stirling Legion Saturday May 10. Cocktails 5-6 p.m. Supper 6-7:30 p.m. Entertainment following. Boneless chicken supreme, mixed vegetables, roasted potatoes, salad, dessert. $16.00/ person. Info 613-395-2975. Neil Diamond Tribute Show, Stirling Legion, Friday May 9, 8 p.m. $20.00 advance. $25.00 at the door. Light snacks. Age of Majority event. Info 613-395-2975

TRENTON Trenton Lions Club 77 Campbell Street hosts a weekly Thursday Night Bingo. Cards on

sale at 6pm regular program starts at 7pm. Everyone welcome. Quinte Region Craft Guild Spring Show and Sale, Sat. May 10, 10am-4pm, Knights of Columbus Hall, 57 Stella Cres., Trenton. Door prizes, bake table, lunch counter. Admission $2. On the Q T, Trenton Legion Branch 110, May 17, 8:00-12:00. $5 donation at the door for New Life Girls’ Home. Open to the public. Soup & sandwich luncheon buffet by A.O.T.S. Men’s Club, Saturday May 10, 11 am-1 pm, Grace United Church,85 Dundas St. E. Trenton. Build your own sandwich, soups, desserts & beverage. Adults $7.00, children over 5 years $4.00. Everyone welcome, 8 Wing Officer Mess Ladies club holding a Bingo Night, Wednesday, May 14, 6:30 p.m. in the mess. Admission: Members $5 and invited guests of members $10. Prizes and light refreshments. Info chambersj@ live.ca May 24, Annual Charity Golf Tournament, Trillium Woods hosted by Quinte Christian High, Trenton Christian School and Belleville Christian School. 18 holes, shot gun start, prizes, followed by a celebratory meal. Early bird rates $90/person, $80/student until May 8. Final deadline May 15. Call 613392-3600 or trentonchristianschool. com St. George’s Church, Trenton Gospel Music Celebration, May 10, 7PM. Featuring ‘Out of the Ashes’ a local music group. Tickets $10 at the church office or at the door. Proceeds to our Community Outreach programmes. Toastmasters International, Trenton Library. Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday, 6:30-8 pm. New members and guests welcome. Car Wash Fundraiser, Bethel Pentecostal Church (corner of Herman and Dundas St, Trenton), Saturday, May 10, 10am-2pm. Car wash only $5.00. Event will be cancelled if raining. All funds support the Bethel Church youth group. “CELEBRATE RECOVERY” weekly open meetings, St. Andrew’s Church, Trenton, Fridays, 7 pm starting May 16. A safe and confidential setting to heal your hurts, habits and hang ups. Trenton VON Monday Mornings. VON Foot Care Clinic: Basic, Advanced and Diabetic Foot Care (Fee for Service). For appointment call 1-888-279-4866 ex 5346 Trenton Senior’s Club 105 Spring Fashion Show, 61 Bay St, Trenton, Wed. May 14, 7-9.p.m. Tickets $10.00, Live entertainment, prizes and light refreshments. Tickets 613-392-5400 or at the door. VON Diners Club, Trenton Lions Hall, Wednesday, May 21. Hot lunch costs $7. Transportation can be arranged. Reserve by Friday, May 16 at VON Community Care office 613-392-4181, ext 5326. Please bring your own utensils, plate & mug. Quinte West MS Society Support Group, every second Monday of the month, Quiet Room, Quinte West Public Library, Trenton. 6:30pm. For those affected by MS, caregivers and friends. Info: trentonmsgroup@ live.ca

AL-ANON. Does someone’s drinking bother you? Join them each Wednesday at 8 p.m. 100 King St. Trenton. JOIN Quinte West’s Kente Kiwanis. Meetings held every Thursday morning. Everyone welcome. Call Secretary John Eden at 613-3940316 for more info.

TWEED Tweed curling Club offers daytime exercise classes Mondays, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday. Zumba, Aerobics & Weights and Core Training. $5/class or $35/ month. Info: Nancy 613-4783464. Bid Euchre Tournament 3rd Sunday of the month at Actinolite Recreation Hall 1 p.m. Lunch available. Tweed Library: Tuesdays, Bridge/Euchre 1-4 PM. Knitting Group (must have some ability to knit), 2-4 PM Fridays. Free Computer Instruction for Internet, Ereaders, IPads, etc. Tues., Wed., Thurs. eve hours and Sat. 10-3. 613-478-1066 to book a time Troop Appreciation Day, Tweed Legion, May 10. Recommemoration of the Memorial Window at the Tweed Public School, followed by activities at the Branch. Info: Branch - 613-478-1865 Attention Teens: Free movie night showing “To Save A Life”, PG13, ages 13-19. Includes popcorn & drinks. May 9, 7 p.m. Tweed Pentecostal Church, 16 Jamieson St. W. Info: 613-849-7789 The Ladies Auxiliary of the Tweed Legion annual Elections, May 14, 7 pm, Upstairs Hall. Information 613-478-1865. Line Dancing, Every Tues., 10:30-11:30 am, Hungerford Hall, Tweed. Info: Carol Cooper 613473-1446 Youth Games activities, May 11, 1-4pm, Tweed Legion. Board and table games available to all youth aged 8-17. Light snacks will be available.

TYENDINAGA Meals on Wheels Deseronto: Tuesday through Friday a hot meal delivered to your door around noon, for more information call 613-3966591 Diners Club Melrose Held once a month on the 3rd Thursday at Tyendinaga Township Community Hall 12 pm. Info: 613-396-6591 Tyendinaga Fitness Resource Centre new lunch time workout provided by our qualified personal trainer. Monday to Thursday. Free for existing members or $5 drop in fee for non-members. 14 York Rd. Tyendinaga. Info: 613-962-2822

WARKWORTH Warkworth Library Story Hour/Playtime. Every Tuesday,10:30. Every other week Andrea from the YMCA Early Years will join us. Crafts, stories, songs, fun, snacks. For 3-6 year olds. The Knitting Guild meets at 1:30 on the second Tuesday of the month at the Community Memorial Hall, Church St., Warkworth. Everyone interested in knitting is invited.

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GARAGE SALE

GARAGE SALE

Content Sale - We’re downsizing! (Almost) everything must go.

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7 DAYS 9am to 4pm • 613-284-2000 streetfleamarket.net 5 MILES SOUTH OF SMITHS FALLS CORNER OF HWY 15 & BAY ROAD

OPEN

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Classified Ads: Ads can be placed online at www.EMCclassified.ca or by calling 613-966-2034 x560 613-475-0255 or 1-888-WORD-ADS

The Canadian Cancer Society’s

Relay For Life Belleville 3rd Annual Community Yard Sale and BBQ

starting at

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2nd week FREE!

COMMERCIAL ADS

AVAYA Parking Lot, Sidney Street, Belleville

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CAREER OPPORTUNITY

Moving Sale, 212 Albert Street, K8N 3N7, May 10 & 11, 10 - 5 p.m. furniture, tools, knickknacks, some rare items. MOVING/GARAGE SALE RAIN OR SHINE May 10th at 8:00 am 725A Bladgon Lane off of Trent River Rd Treadmill, generator, china cabinet,davenport w/storage lawn table/chairs, large mirror, garden tools, tools, chairs etc. MULTI FAMILY YARD SALE Antiques & Collectibles Household, Electronics, Tools, Books, Clothing, Shoes, Outdoor Furniture and much more. Fri & Sat May 16 & 17 8:00 am - 2:00 pm 1484 County Rd 64 (Across from Barcovan Golf Course)

RESIDENTIAL ADS

Saturday, May 10th 7am

COMPLETE HOME CONTENTS SALE includes furniture and smaller household items. Sat. & Sun. May 17 & 18 9 am to 2 pm at 73 Popham Lane, Brighton

Multi-family, Ramsay Avenue, Trenton, Saturday, May 10, 8 - noon, household & children’s items, plus lots more, something for everyone.

Offices: 250 Sidney St. (in the parking lot behind Avaya) Belleville or 21 Meade St. Brighton

Metroland Media Classifieds

Buy 1 wetek ge 1 free !

Residential items only

1-888-967-3237

CAREER OPPORTUNITY CAREER OPPORTUNITY

MEETINGS & REGISTRATIONS

MEETINGS & REGISTRATIONS

MEETINGS & REGISTRATIONS

MEETINGS & REGISTRATIONS

2014

Summer School INTERMEDIATE SUMMER SCHOOL COURSES – Grades 7 and 8

Improve literacy and numeracy skills with reading, writing, and math remediation programs.

SECONDARY SUMMER SCHOOL COURSES – Grades 9-12 Full Credit • Credit Recovery • Transfer Courses Co-operative Education • E-Learning Courses

Dates:

Session #1 – Wednesday, July 2 - Tuesday, July 15, 2014 (Grade 7 & 8 Programs run in Session #1 only) Session #2 – Wednesday, July 16 - Tuesday, July 29, 2014 Host Schools for Intermediate and Secondary Summer School Holy Cross Catholic Secondary School Peterborough St. Mary Catholic Secondary School Cobourg

(Not offering Grade 7 & 8 Programs in 2014)

St. Stephen Catholic Secondary School Bowmanville St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School Lindsay Brochures are available on the Board’s web site. Registration for Summer School is online at: http://www.pvnccdsb.on.ca/en/ourschools/SummerSchoolsCamps.asp For further information call the Peter L. Roach Catholic Education Centre (705) 748-4861, ext. 233, toll free at 1-800-461-8009, ext. 233, or email summerschool@pvnccdsb.on.ca Michelle Griepsma

Barbara McMorrow

Board Chairperson

CAREER OPPORTUNITY

Director of Education

CAREER OPPORTUNITY

CAREER OPPORTUNITY

CAREER OPPORTUNITY

Distribution Supervisor BELLEVILLE

THE COMPANY

A subsidiary of Torstar Corporation, Metroland is one of Canada’s premier media companies. Metroland delivers up-tothe-minute vital business and community information to millions of people across Ontario. We have grown significantly in recent years in terms of audience and advertisers and we’re continuing to invest heavily in developing best-in-class talent, products and technology to accelerate our growth in the media landscape and strengthen our connection to the community. For further information, please visit www.metroland.com.

THE COMPANY A subsidiary of Torstar Corporation, Metroland is one of Canada’s premier media companies. Metroland delivers up-to-the-minute vital business and community information to millions of people across Ontario. We have grown significantly in recent years in terms of audience and advertisers and we’re continuing to invest heavily in developing best-in-class talent, products and technology to accelerate our growth in the media landscape and strengthen our connection to the community. For further information, please visit www.metroland.com. THE OPPORTUNITY Metroland East is seeking a reporter for the Belleville Area Newspapers. The position is based out of Belleville. KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES This position requires strong writing and an ability to come up with fresh story ideas. The candidate will be expected to produce clean, quick, and interesting stories on a variety of topics – news, features and sports. As well as reporting for our newspaper, the successful candidate should have multimedia skills, as they will also be required to provide online content. WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR The successful candidate must be able to work well with others, be organized, multitask under tight deadlines, and have solid news judgment. Evening and weekend work will be required. Applicants must possess: • a journalism degree or diploma; • experience in photography; • experience in online journalism; • experience with page layout using InDesign; • strong knowledge of social media; • valid driver’s licence and access to a vehicle.

Deadline for applications is May 17, 2014 Job category: media

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If working for a highly energized, competitive team is your ideal environment, please email your resume to Terry Bush Managing Editor tbush@theemc.ca

THE OPPORTUNITY

We are looking for an action oriented customer focused individual to supervise our distribution of our newspapers in assigned geographic areas. Ensuring deliveries are done in a timely and appropriate manner through training and providing the necessary tools to the carriers.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

• Ensure that all newspapers, inserts and other distributions in a defined area are properly delivered in a timely fashion • Recruit, hire and train carriers according to the standards as applied by the Regional Director of Distribution Develop an ongoing relationship with carriers and customers; clearly communicating instructions and maintaining accurate records of all carrier contact. • Distribution warehouse supervision • Maintain all records concerning carriers and routes including financial records and complaints. Maintain sufficient carrier waiting lists or establishes new ones. • Address customer concerns in a helpful and timely manner; to follow up with concerns with carriers and ensure that concerns are resolved. • Provide data for the carrier payroll • Ensure downed routes receive delivery (i.e. through delivery by adult carriers). • Verify delivery in geographical area via door to door checks or GPS verification system along with problem delivery resolution

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

Competencies: Action Oriented • Customer Focus • Drive for Results • Learning on the Fly • Problem Solving • Time Management • Computer literacy • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills • Strong organization skills • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to meet deadlines • Ability to work as a team Previous customer service experience Secondary School diploma or equivalent – Valid driver’s license and good driving record. All candidates under consideration must complete a background screening.

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU • Opportunity to be part of an exciting company at the cutting edge of the media industry • Work for a well-established and respected company that is connected to your communities • Competitive compensation plan and Group RSP • Be part of a company that is committed to providing a healthy and safe work environment • We provide individualized career plans and extensive ongoing development opportunities • We’ve got your health in mind; you’ll receive a comprehensive benefits package and a generous vacation plan

If working for a highly energized, competitive team is your ideal environment, please email your resume to jkearns@theemc.ca by May 17th, 2014 Thank you for your interest. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. CL449751

JOB POSTING

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Religious freedom seminar comes to Madoc

Events - “Religious Freedom in Canada: Don’t Take it for Granted” is a powerful seminar is been held in conjunction with Liberty” magazine, a journal of religious freedom for thought leaders, continuously published for the last 108 years, <www.libertymagazine. org> It will be held Saturday May 10 at the Madoc Seventh-day Adventist Church, 137 Elgin Road, Madoc (meeting at Wesleyan & Free Methodist). On February 19, 2013, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced the establishment of the Office of Religious Freedom. It does not have a domestic mandate, but rather seeks to advance Canada’s long-standing respect and defense of freedom of religion that stands at the core of the fundamen-

tal rights and freedoms we enjoy as citizens. Come and join us as we celebrate these fundamental rights and freedoms. We plan to pay tribute to those who have paid, some even with their own lives, to purchase and safeguard the freedoms we can so easily take for granted. We will also explore the need to be ever mindful that without constant vigilance our rights and freedoms, including freedom of religion, could be undermined or removed. Our two main presenters will be Barry W. Bussey, VP Legal Affairs, Canadian Council of Christian Charities. Barry has also represented the International Religious Liberty Association at the United Nations in New York and Geneva. Also speaking is Lincoln E. Steed,

editor of Liberty magazine. Seminar times and topics are as follows: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. - Celebrating Religious Freedom in Canada,   Lincoln E Steed and Barry W. Bussey. 12:30 p.m. -2 p.m. - a complimentary delicious vegetarian lunch will be served. 2 p.m. -3:20 p.m. - The State of Religious Freedom in Canada: “Emerging Trends” Barry W. Bussey, 3:30 p.m. -5 pm. - “What the World Needs Now” Religious Liberty: “A Global Perspective.” Lincoln E Steed. If you are planning on joining us for lunch, please RSVP to Lynda 613-473-3873 <lyndahosamronco@gmail.com>.     For details, contact   Rob Putt at 905-922-2265 <robertcputt@ yahoo.com>.

Derby looking for the Usain Bolt of goats

News – Campbellford – Bet you didn’t know there’s more to goats than milk and cheese. They’re also topnotch athletes, says Debbie Nightingale, a Nigerian dwarf goat breeder in Trent Hills. You can judge for yourself when the Trent Hills Goat Derby makes its debut at the inaugural Incredible Edibles Festival July 12 (10 a.m to 4 p.m.) The derby will be run in downtown Campbellford and there are no limitations on ages of owners or goats. Nightingale, a member of the

festival committee, says she got the idea for the event from an article she read about the Falmouth Goat Races in Pennsylvania where they’ve been a huge draw for 34 years. The president of the Falmouth races has been invited to judge at the Trent Hills Goat Derby. “We’re really excited, Nightingale says of the derby, adding: “We are expecting big crowds for the Incredible Edibles Festival. So the Goat Derby will be a terrific opportunity for a lot of people to see that goats aren’t just

good for milk and cheese – they can also be elite athletes!” There will be prizes for firstand second-place goats (and their owners/human handlers) as well as for best-dressed goat, and most entertaining run. Registration forms and rules are available at www.incrediblediblesfestival.com or by email at incredibleediblesfestival@ gmail.com. The Derby is sponsored by Haute Goat – celebrating the joy of all things goat. www.hautegoat.com

Aeroplan Announces Exclusive Online Marketplace Partnership with SHOP.CA Strategic Alliance offers unique member benefits Montreal, QC, May 1, 2014 – Aeroplan today announced it has entered into a multi-year agreement with SHOP.CA, Canada’s largest online marketplace shopping destination. This strategic alliance between the companies will enable Aeroplan Members to earn Aeroplan Miles on every purchase they make, with free shipping and returns across 28 product categories including electronics, sporting equipment, home furnishings and more. Members will be able to shop online and earn 1 Aeroplan Mile for every $1 spent and Distinction members will earn 2 Aeroplan Miles for every $1 spent on all purchases made at SHOP.CA.

Executive Officer and Founder of SHOP.CA. SHOP.CA is a proud Canadian company and will regularly announce special bonus incentives to earn greater miles with purchases as well as special offers on products available at SHOP.CA. “We knew Canadians would love free shipping and free returns, we are positive they will love earning Aeroplan Miles every time they shop on SHOP.CA,” added Green.

In celebration of the partnership launch, Aeroplan Members will earn 15 bonus miles for every $1 spent and Distinction members can earn 16 bonus miles for every $1 spent for their first purchase on SHOP.CA until May 16th, 2014.

For more information, please visit: www.aeroplan.com or www.SHOP.ca.

“We are thrilled to join forces with SHOP.CA to bring unique and exclusive benefits to our members. The team at SHOP.CA has proven that they are here for the long-term and are the perfect partner for us to further strengthen our presence in an online marketplace space in Canada,” said Kevin O’Brien, Chief Commercial Officer, Aeroplan. “Our desire to give optimal value to Aeroplan Members aligns perfectly with SHOP.CA’s ability to provide a world class shopping experience for their customers. Through SHOP.CA, Aeroplan Members will have access to 1000’s of brands that they can now earn miles on, including TAGHeuer, Samsung, TUMI, Bosch, Calloway, Steve Madden and Bugaboo.” This alliance ushers in a new era of customer loyalty for the Canadian shopper. “Never before have so many Canadians had the opportunity to take advantage of Canada’s most valuable loyalty program through an online shopping experience with as much product selection as SHOP. CA. Aeroplan Members will be able to have one source for all their online shopping needs and will receive exclusive benefits few other programs can match. When we founded SHOP. CA, we wanted to make shopping better for Canada and we think this relationship is a massive step in our journey,” said Drew Green, Chief

In addition, Aeroplan Members will be able to redeem Aeroplan Miles for SHOP.CA gift cards on www.aeroplan. com.

About Aeroplan Aeroplan, Canada’s premier coalition loyalty program, is owned by Aimia Inc., a global leader in loyalty management. Aeroplan’s millions of members earn Aeroplan Miles with its growing network of over 75 worldclass partners, representing more than 150 brands in the financial, retail, and travel sectors. In 2013, approximately 2.3 million rewards were issued to members including more than 1.5 million flights on Air Canada and Star Alliance carriers which offer travel to more than 1,300 destinations worldwide. In addition to flights, members also have access to over 1,000 exciting specialty, merchandise, hotel, car rental and experiential rewards. For more information about Aeroplan, please visit www.aeroplan. com or www.aimia.com. About SHOP.CA SHOP.CA is proud to be Canada’s largest store and fastest growing e-Commerce destination. Anchored by an all-star customer loyalty team, over 3 million products, thousands of popular and new brands, free shipping and a 365 day return policy, SHOP.CA is Canada’s most comprehensive online shopping experience. Launched in July 2012, SHOP.CA offers Canadian online shoppers a truly compelling and convenient shopping experience. For more information about SHOP. CA, please visit www.SHOP.CA. R0022684597-0508

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