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News - Stirling - Present road conditions in the municipality are the result of 20 years of neglect, says Clerk-Administrator Charles Croll, adding officials are doing what they can to correct problems in a timely fashion. The comments came during the most recent meeting of Stirling-Rawdon Council when local resident Roger Barrett aired his concerns about “some dangers out there that need to be addressed.” While the condition of his own road he described as “excellent” since the application of a gravel layer two years ago, he says the nearby Hoards Road and others have serious issues, ranging from

By Judy Backus

crumbling pavement to ditching practices, that could cause accidents and injury. In many cases, Barrett says, the hazardous sections are relatively small and should be addressed immediately. “We want to stop these little driveby fixes,” Croll says, but adds there is only money for two or three major projects each year and priorities need to be maintained. “We’ve got one of the ten best Asset Management Plans going,” Croll said referring to recent provincial acknowledgement that Stirling-Rawdon had an exemplary submission, adding it Please see “Roads suffering” page 3

News - Madoc - One of the first items of business during the May 28 Community Policing Advisory Committee (CPAC), was to deal with a request from Tom Simpson, deputy-mayor of Centre Hastings, for a donation of $250 toward the placement of maps at the local boat launch and five other locations throughout the municipality. Each will feature points of interest within the area as well as the OPP station where copies will be available. Discussion followed, with approval given for the expenditure. In his report to the committee, Staff Sergeant Peter Valiquette indicated that at this and future meetings, the

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Marlbank residents voice concerns By Brett Mann

News - Marlbank - Following the Tweed council meeting held this month in Marlbank about 20 local residents met with council to discuss concerns and plans for the hamlet. The chief concern dealt with ongoing vandalism at the Andy Brown memorial facility but a range of other issues and suggestions for hamlet improvements were also discussed. Tammy Meeks acted as a community spokesperson and related the issues which emerged at an earlier Marlbank community meeting. Many of these problems could be quickly dealt with, such as missing street signs, blocked culverts and garbage bags that had not been picked up after the local “trash bash.” Councillors noted these appear

to be the result of poor communication and discussed ways to improve this. Councillor Don DeGenova reported there had been difficulties with the organization of the trash bash this year. References on the Tweed web site to the Phyloxian candle factory are outdated, said Ms. Meeks, as the Phyloxians left in February 2013. Emergency planning for the hamlet was raised by Ms. Meeks who asked, “Do we have an emergency evacuation plan?” Specifically Meeks expressed concerns about an area of the hamlet where houses are very close together and worried that a fire in that area might quickly spread. CAO/Clerk Patricia Bergeron responded that the Hastings County Social Services department has done surveys of all the

hamlets to identify possible evacuation centres in case of emergencies. It is not possible to identify a particular location, such as St. Matthew’s hall ahead of time she noted, because the nature and location of the emergency are not known. Ms. Meeks added that she was creating a Face Book page for Marlbank to help people keep in touch with what’s going on, and that the hamlet has a memorial board in the park “built by a bunch of the residents here at their expense. We have pictures of the village and a brief history. Anybody that has family here can buy a plaque and it’s put on the board in honour of their family.” Deputy-mayor Brian Treanor mentioned that a meeting of all the hamlets is being arranged to discuss

issues like funding for special projects. Councillor DeGenova suggested that it would greatly increase Marlbank’s ability to apply for funding from sources like the Trillium fund, of which he is the local representative, if they formed formal committees to apply for such funding. Sgt. James Locke of the Central Hastings OPP addressed the meeting on the issue of vandalism at the Andy Brown memorial facility and agreed with suggestions from the group that security cameras should be installed. These cameras can definitely be a deterrent he advised but they may have limited value in gathering evidence. The vandalism at the “dome” as the facility is more commonly referred to, happens mainly in the winter and

is the work of “grown men, not from here. Not kids,” according to one resident. Another resident volunteered to provide a “scissors lift or fork lift” to install the cameras. Posting a sign in parks which state a clear closing time also helps the OPP in removing unwanted visitors said Sgt. Locke and these will be posted. Another concern raised was the confusing street name situation with Napanee Road and Queen Street. Napanee Road becomes Queen Street as it goes through the hamlet then becomes Napanee Road again. With no signage announcing this, visitors easily get lost and there have been difficulties answering 911 calls. Responding to this issue and others Councillor Justin Bray said, “Let us know so we can fix it.”

Kiwanis helps Queensborough kids By Brett Mann

News - Tweed - Organizers of a Queensborough youth program accepted a $750 donation from the Tweed Kiwanis Club for a yearly summer project for children and youth this month. Queensborough residents Ann Brooks and Joan Sims explained that the program has been offered for “the past seven or eight years.” The program accommodates about 25 kids per day Ms. Sims and Ms. Brooks report and is provided for a minimal charge of $10 per family, or $25 for three children. “We provide crafts, stories and entertainers, and we hire a co-ordinator, Melanie, a teacher from Trenton who works with two The Tweed Kiwanis club presents a $750 cheque to the Queensborough Recreation centre’s “Queensborough Kid’s Program.” From left, Kiwanis President paid youth counsellors from QueensLarry King, Councillor Don DeGenova, Joan Sims, Kiwanis members Bob Giguere and Bob Sills and Ann Brooks. borough and two volunteer counsellors-in-training,” says Ms. Sims. The program runs on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Queensborough commu-

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nity centre. Snacks are provided by parents and the community and the project is able to accommodate children with special needs such as dietary restrictions. “The program is open to kids three and up,” notes Ms. Brooks, “and they have a lot of fun, both indoors and out. We have a magician this year and in past years Scott Pettigrew and his band have provided music for the kids.” The Kiwanis cheque for $750 was presented by President Larry King and Kiwanis members Bob Giguere and Bob Sills. “We generally give $500 but we were able to be a bit more generous this year,” said Mr. King, noting that Kiwanis has had a successful fundraising year. Representing the Municipality of Tweed Councillor Don DeGenova attended the presentation held at the Kiwanis Pavilion.

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News - Stirling - Streets in and around the village will have some additional foot traffic on Sunday morning as members of the Stirling and District Lions Club host the third annual Lions Legacy Run. Run organizer Glenn Payne says the fund raiser and community event slated for this Sunday morning, is open to competitive and non-competitive runners of all ages with three courses laid out for registered participants. And it will be a chance, he says, for families to spend a little time together enjoying the fresh air. Community support since the run began has been excellent, Payne says, and he is hopeful the weather will also co-operate and help bring additional

runners to the Stirling arena for the 9 a.m. start. Formal registration is required for the 5-kilometre and 10-kilometre courses, while a donation to the food bank is requested from those taking part in the one-kilometre course. In past events, he says, family members of participating runners often take the shorter course around the fairgrounds while awaiting their return. And that, he adds, is all part of the plan. “We just want as many people as possible to be involved.” Registration forms are available on the Internet by following links at the Stirling and District Lions Club web site or by contacting Glenn Payne (613-3953261) or Lin Clark (613-395-0575) for details.

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Good news dominates hospital board

News - Belleville - It was a good news day for the Quinte Health Care Board at its May meeting on May 27. The main excitement was a report from ďŹ nance ofďŹ cials that the board nears the end of its business year with at least a balanced budget and possibly a small surplus of around $100,000. This was achieved despite locked in rising costs from labour contracts and cutbacks in previous levels of provincial funding. Not such good news was the reality that board and staff must do it all over again next year. Another highlight was news of success in recruiting new physicians, especially pediatricians. QHC has been trying to bring its pediatrician crew up to strength for

many months. By this summer, the board was told, QHC will have a core of four full-time pediatricians, or the equivalent. Also, two new family physicians have signed on—one to Trenton Memorial emergency department and the other with an exclusively based hospital practice in both the emergency and inpatient unit at TMH. In a push for many months for improved care standards, QHC met all ďŹ ve of its corporate goals for the second consecutive year. A major project the board has been discussing for some months is an education centre within the Belleville complex to better facilitate training sessions. The area is also being

considered for community groups and meeting sessions. The board Tuesday accepted a recommendation from the Finance Committee to award a contract for the special room construction to Tom Belch and Sons Ltd. in the amount of $1.67 million. Most of the funding for this project is from the Belleville General Hospital Foundation, the John and Bernice Parrott Foundation and the hospital infrastructure renewal fund. CEO Mary Clare Egberts reported that the Bancroft hospital will beneďŹ t from the Small and Rural Hospital Transformation Funding from the ministry by $510,000. One issue raised

was the use of medicinal marijuana, by one board member, who wanted to know if it was being considered as a treatment. The reply was that it is not currently provided but it might be if a request were to come from the Medical Advisory Committee to have it added to the formulary. Less “good newsyâ€? was a report from Katherine StansďŹ eld, vice-president and chief nursing ofďŹ cer, that QHC has experienced “high rates of admission of medical patients in all four hospitals since October of 2013. She said there is no one speciďŹ c cause but most cases

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is the municipality’s intention to stick with that plan. He added that in order to do proper corrective work the municipality has to schedule one of “only two shouldering machines in this part of Ontario.â€? The demand is high, with other municipalities and counties on the list, he says. Councilor Grant Hagerman also noted that vandalism and the theft of signs around roadwork sites has created unnecessary work for roads crews, adding it is not uncommon for newly resurfaced rural roads to be “torn upâ€? as a result of deliberate mischief. Deputy-mayor Wilfred Shier, who chaired the meeting in the absence of Mayor Rodney Cooney, told Barrett his speciďŹ c concerns would be raised at the next Transportation Committee. He added that any instances of road vandalism should be reported and encouraged Barrett and others to do so. There is still no word on the fate of former Stirling-Rawdon Police Services Board (PSB) Chair Greg Oliver, who was removed from the post nearly three years ago. Asked what information the Ontario Civilian Police Commission had offered recently regarding a public hearing into Oliver’s conduct, Shier said there has been nothing to report. “I don’t know what to tell you,â€? Shier, also a member of the PSB, responded to the question from the gallery. “We’re just as anxious to have it ďŹ nalized as anybody.â€?

encounter annually.� A graph showing calls for service, indicated that to date in 2014, there have been 1,985 throughout the detachment area, with each of the municipalities being listed individually and Valiquette saying that the situation was “stable throughout the detachment area.� Distracted driving continues to be a concern, with 126 motorists within the detachment area having been charged with using a hand-held device since the beginning of the year. OPP statistics indicate with regard to this that “distracted driving is the number one killer on Ontario’s roadways.� Valiquette suggested that currently most people are wearing seat belts, but there is a thrust to get drivers away from using handheld devices. He referred to it as being a learning curve, but something the OPP was keeping on top of. To date this year, there have been a total of 143 collisions within the detachment, and of those, one involved a fatality, 12 were personal injury, 130 were property damage, and two involved alcohol. The committee traditionally supports a number of initiatives,

among them a donation of bicycle helmets to all Grade 3 students, which this year number 150 at a cost of $1,695. Representatives also agreed to purchase 165 red T-shirts, which feature the words “I choose to drive soberâ€? for the graduating students; $500 dollars of the $1,072 cost is to be borne by MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving), while the remainder will come from CPAC. One portion of the regular meetings is open for representatives to express particular concerns relating to their municipalities. Wynne Rollins of Centre Hastings pointed to excessive speeding on Slab Street and Elaine Jones of Marmora and Lake mentioned an issue with delivery trucks holding up trafďŹ c on the main street. It has been recommended that perhaps the business people need to approach the municipality with regard to creating a loading zone, on each side of the street, for use by trucks only. Jones suggested the issue related more to the east side of the street as there was a parking lot and access to the stores on the west side.

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to participate in the rafes, and have fun at the auction. A total of more than $10,000 was raised during the evening, which will help with the organization’s ongoing work in the area. Francis extended thanks to all who attended and to all the volunteers, friends and relatives who helped out. As she summed the evening up, “There was a lot of support from the community.â€? The ďŹ rst prize in the rafe section of the evening, a $500 gift certiďŹ cate to be used at Marmora Valu Mart, was won by Cathy Meeks of Cloyne, who commented during the May 26 presentation that it was really her husband, Ab, who had purchased the ticket while playing bid euchre at the Marmora Legion, but who couldn’t attend to accept the prize as he was working out of town. As the web site indicates, “Community Care for Central Hastings is a non-proďŹ t volunteer based agency for seniors and adults with physical disabilities. We strive to provide programs and services that assist our clients to reside in their own homes and improve the quality of life by assisting them in better utilizing community resources.â€?

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can be attributed to an aging population and the medical and health problems associated with that fact. She also reported on plans to “mitigateâ€? the problem in next year’s priorities. They include establishing geriatric assessment clinics at both Belleville General and Trenton Memorial hospital. Some additional funding is available for such special care from the Ministry of Health, she said. The board’s next meeting will be its ofďŹ cial annual one on Tuesday, June 24. It will be held in Bancroft.

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Bring on the hot weather By Judy Backus

News - Marmora - As the main street filled with cars dating back over the decades on a perfect spring night, two young entrepreneurs set up their state-of-the-art lemonade stand outside their mother’s Country Cuisine Cafe, ready to provide cooling drinks to the crowds during the May 29 Cruise Night. Business was brisk for sisters Eva Matthews and Paige Meiklejohn as car owners and Cruise Night enthusiasts stopped by to sample the beverage, served in colourful glasses with plenty of

ice and topped with a slice of lemon. The girls, who call their business Little Angels Lemonade, with a one liner that advertises, “Putting the Squeeze on Lemonade,� decided, as older sister Eva says, “to open a business because we can make money for the breakfast club at our school,� that being Earl Prentice Public School, which will receive half the proceeds. Eva and Paige, who sell the drinks for $1 a glass, will take their stainless steel lemonade stand on wheels—which includes

an ice compartment and was created by their grandfather Edgar Storms—to special events and already have two bookings. As Eva said to a customer after filling her glass with the refreshing drink, “I hope you enjoy the lemonade!�

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Current Deputy-mayor of Centre Hastings Tom Simpson announced May 28 he will not seek reelection, stating he will continue with volunteer work and attend to family responsibilities. Photo: Diane Sherman By Diane Sherman

News - Madoc - After eight years as Deputy-reeve/mayor of Centre Hastings, Tom Simpson announced he will not be seeking re-election.

In a prepared statement read during the “announcement� section of the regular council meeting May 28, Simpson assured council and staff he would fulfill duties of office for the five months remaining in this term. Simpson returned to Madoc, “the Village of Madoc where I was born,� nine years ago when he retired as manager from IBM/Celestica. He said he felt he could “give back to the community by running for deputy reeve,� and felt the position of an elected official was to, also, be an “ambassador of the community,� a role he says has been both enjoyable and rewarding. Throughout two terms in office, Simpson built partnerships with the local high school technical department to get jobs done for various enhancements in the municipality, giving students hands-on experience in construction work and renovations, and promoted the downtown improvement plan to name a few projects. He has been chairing numerous committees and service clubs, and been active with management of the Tri-Area Medical Centre since its conception.

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Simpson spoke from the mayor’s chair in absence of Owen Ketcheson who sent his regrets. “Upon reflecting on family commitments, personal life, and responsibilities of deputy-mayor, I will not seek re-election.� He spoke with evident emotion.

“Over the past eight years we have made very positive strides in moving the Municipality of Centre Hastings forward.� He told Central Hastings News he will be spending more time at home caring for his mother, who is now in ad-

Investment in Innovations brings new jobs to southern Ontario By Kate Everson

News - Quinte West - Ray Goulet told the board of Quinte Economic Development Commission that the Southern Ontario Fund for Investment in Innovation is bringing new jobs. “They had 17 loans approved in 12 months,� Goulet said. “Thirteen of these have been funded.� He said the average interest rate on the loans is 11 per cent. They have loaned out $8.5 million so far and have $12 million more to lend. “It stimulates the economy,� he said. “It is our risk.� Mayor John Williams commented, “The risk is high, but the interest is high.� Goulet said some of the new businesses started with this high-interest loan include manufacturing disposable bedpans, anti-blood products, special glasses, circuit board designer, dental

technician equipment, solar controller, turning 3D pictures to 2D, computers for aviation, acoustic separators, maintenance assistant software, and cell phone programs. One local applicant was NOD Apiary which controls mites on bee farms. That has created 15 jobs and has expanded its product to Europe. It is backed by a German company. “The companies are quite diversified,� he said. Elisha Purchase from Brighton said they are hiring an economic co-ordinator in June and are paving the industrial park. Mayor Walas said there is an upswing in business statistics. Brad Little from Quinte West said tenders have been awarded for “wayfinding� signage to be directional into the city, not promotional. Chuck O’Malley, corporate training for Loyalist College,

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vanced years, but, plans on continuing community volunteer work. In conclusion of the brief announcement, he thanked residents for “putting their trust in me to represent them� and acknowledged staff and colleagues for their support.

said they are acting on results from a survey and are doing another one in June for downtown businesses. Mayor Williams said the marina project is moving forward with tenders out for dredging. The city is working with MP Rick Norlock to find a solution to the swing bridge on the Murray Canal. “One lane ain’t gonna work,� he said. Tom Lafferty said the transportation plan has been presented to Belleville council and building statistics are up. Ann Drennan, dean of Applied Science at Loyalist College, said they are working with more businesses to support careers and trades, aligning students with industry. Chuck O’Malley commented, “There are gaps in skill sets.� He said allowing students to be trained at Loyalist in their skill means they don’t have to travel long distances. Glenn Kozak said the Natural History Museum will soon be approved for charitable status and the board will then take over the project. They are developing a promotional video and making site plans. “The next step is fund raising,� he said. “It’s a fantastic project.�

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Central and North Hastings hires System Navigators for FHTs and CHC News - Central Hastings, Bancroft, and North Hastings Family Health Teams, along with Gateway CHC are pleased to announce that they have been funded for one year to introduce the role of System Navigation into these organizations. System Navigators are registered nurses who will support patients and their physicians in accessing the right services at the right time. They will engage with the patient and the health care providers to help the patient transition between care needs in a seamless way. Funding for four full-time registered nurses (one per site) was made possible through the Medically Complex Demonstration Project Funding with the Ontario Medical Association and the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. Physician Lead for the project is Dr. Andy Quinn, a primary care physician with Gateway CHC. Lyn Linton, Executive Director of Gateway CHC stated, “We are grateful to the Ontario Medical Association to have been selected for the funding and

that we have one year to demonstrate to our funder that this resource brings value to the patient, the physician, and to the health system as a whole. The role will be evaluated with feedback from our patients and providers and through a measurable framework focused on preventing hospitalizations and emergency department utilization.” The demonstration project is occurring in collaboration with the Rural Hastings Health Link which is designed to improve the patient’s experience between their family physician or nurse practitioner and the broader sector organizations such as QHC, Addictions & Mental Health, CCAC, Long-Term Care and Community Support Services. Health Links are defined by regional boundaries, with seven Health Links in the South East Region. The Rural Hastings Health Link encompasses Central and North Hastings, which includes four primary care organizations who together plan with our service partners to seek efficient ways to promote easier transitions

for the patient; between the hospital and returning home, arranging for other care-related services, or supporting the patient to remain at home. “The ultimate goal is to ensure that patients with the most complex care needs are supported so they can prevent a hospitalization or utilization of the emergency department,” Linton said. Dr. Adam Stewart with the Central Hastings Family Health Team said, “Embedding System Navigators within our primary care sites provides support between the patient and their primary care provider, and it also provides a communication link between organizations that provide valued services to patients so that they can remain in their homes.” Dr. Stewart added, “in addition, the System Navigators will engage with the patient to determine their goals for managing their health at home. Together, they will establish a care coordination plan and the System Navigator will provide on-going monitoring of the plan to ensure their needs are met and

Police Services Board defers decision By Kate Everson

News - Quinte West - A letter from the Hamilton Police Services Board asking the OPP to support suspension without pay for serious misconduct of officers has been deferred. “This is a personnel issue we don’t deal with as a board,” commented board chair Jim Alyea. Staff Sergeant Dave Tovell says the endorsement

would just support their belief. Alyea said this has to do with provincial employees, not municipal. “We can comment but as far as saying we want people suspended, we have no power,” he said. “They would need to amend the Police Services Act to suspend without pay.” The board decided to defer the item and talk to In-

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accounts. Local police are also investigating a break and enter that occurred at a home on Wingfield Road last weekend. Police say that some time between Friday, May 30, and Monday, June 2, unknown person(s) entered an office in a residential outbuilding. No items of value were taken. Police are asking residents with any information regarding this, or any other incident, to call the Stirling-Rawdon Police Service at 613-3950844 or Crime Stoppers at 613-969-TIPS.

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Linton noted, “System Navigators are currently in place at the Central Hastings Family Health Team and at Gateway CHC and are available to assist you now. System Navigators have been hired for Bancroft FHT and North Hastings FHT who commence in early June and July.”

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For seven years the “Saturday Jam” open stage has been happening at the Tweedsmuir Hotel patio, with a mix of country, blues, jazz, rock and original music. From left, Brett Mann, Carol King, Theresa Pym, Brenda Hampson, Miles Pringle, Scott Pettigrew and Tony Singarajah.

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since they might have all kinds of applications. Alyea said they have done it for eight or nine years to honour a police board member. Ted Reid said everyone has a good cause, but he was concerned about setting a precedent. He felt donations should be in line with policing and community safety. He suggested they support the $200 this year for the final year. Chuck O’Malley asked if there are any other policing fund raisers. Craig Semple said they are involved in food drives, as long as it benefits the community. Chuck Lane from Community Policing said they do that too.

if not, seek alternate solutions for success. We encourage patients who have chronic conditions and have been hospitalized, re-hospitalized, or are using the emergency department to support them as their health declines, to contact their family physician or call the System Navigator directly.”

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spector Reynolds about it. Another request for support came from the Alzheimer Society, Belleville Hastings Quinte, asking for a $200 donation. Alyea noted the board started giving donations to the Alzheimer Society when Eben James was on the board, because Babe James had passed away with Alzheimer’s. They sponsored a golf tournament for $200. The only other donations they give out are for Police Day and Christmas. Their budget is $3,000. “A precedent was set from previous boards for Alzheimer’s,” he said. Ron Hamilton wondered if they should continue,

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Consider the future when you vote Dear Editor, When we vote this time, we need to look to the future. It is important to have a premier that will carry us for the next few years. Premiers have a lot of power. A knowledgeable person and one ready to compromise, like Kathleen Wynn, is what we need. The three major political parties have all made mistakes when they have been in power and probably will again, but let’s get over it and vote for the party with the strongest leader, one that can make good decisions for the next few years. We don’t need another Conservative Government to cut taxes again. After the last Conservative tax cuts, it was difficult for the next government, the Liberals, to do what they needed to do. No one dares to announce that they’re raising taxes. If the Conservatives get in and cut corporate taxes again (30 per cent this time when they are already lower than most countries) our

social programs will be in big trouble. The best ingredient for a strong economy is a good educational system.   Wynn plans to put money into our system, not take it out as the Conservatives are planning to do.  With special needs children in the regular classrooms now, assistants need to be kept, not let go.  The Conservatives plan to raise tuition fees for university and college.  Our young people already have enough debt by the time they graduate. The average debt now after four years of university is $34,000. Protecting the environment for the future needs to be done now and I think Kathleen Wynn has the knowledge and the will to do this. Other countries are already ahead of us in developing the technology that is needed. Technology is an area where there will be many future full-time jobs. I have to feel most citizens are more concerned about creating an equitable society, than

wanting tax cuts.  Everyone has different needs and some have more than others through no fault of their own. We can’t have programs that only you want. For example, a good educational system is important to improve our society, even if you don’t have children.  Also, if we have programs to help diabetics, they will have fewer medical problems, resulting in lower medical costs. We are lucky to have an excellent Liberal candidate in Lou Rinaldi, who has done a great deal for our community in the past and still has lots of energy and enthusiasm to continue. But whatever you do, take the time to find out what the best choice is for you and vote.  People of many countries that are in chaos, are making sure they vote, and often their choices are a great deal more difficult than ours. Mary Gibb Brighton

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Dear Editor, In response to the letter from Don and Teresa, fair comment is always welcome. Suffice to say Mr. McGuinty is not running in this election nor is he the one making the promises. The reason for this election I am told, is that the Liberal government never kept a single promise they made to the NDP after the last one, therefore the NDP saw little prospect of them keeping any they made this time around. Most politicians make general promises, “We will protect the environment. We will improve whatever” etc., but the 1,000,000 jobs Conservatives promise is so far out, as to not bear scrutiny. That it was made with the coupled promise to slash 100,000 jobs in the public sector begs credibility. Add to the above, that the only way to reach those numbers would be to hack at municipal jobs also, presumably by cutting provincial transfers to them, makes this a triple conundrum.

The deficits to all levels could have been avoided by reinstating some of the dozens of tax cuts to the wealthy and large corporations (Canada now has the lowest corporate tax rates world-wide), mostly by Conservative federal governments, who have in the past and continue to pass the revenue cuts onto the provinces, who often pass the cuts onto the municipality (which is where I live). Perhaps off topic but related, Mr. Harper recently referred to “communism’s poisonous ideology and ruthless practices slowly bled into countries around the world,” while encouraging China (which last time I looked is still communist) to buy up chunks of Canada and bring in their low cost labour to operate the mines, leaving Canada with the waste and few jobs, while shipping profits and resources home. We are in a world-wide race to the bottom in wages with corporations allowed free rein to move their operations

where the labour rights are lowest and human rights laws non-existent or unenforced. Canadian mining companies in Guatemala show clearly how far they will go to enhance profit when allowed. The absurdity of restaurants using unpaid “interns” to serve tables, or bringing in temporary foreign workers to cut costs while 20 per cent of our unemployed have given up looking for work, is just a sample of how much concern our governments show for the tax-paying public. Last, many people seem to follow an old Chinese parable. When a farmer found his sick cow had died, he went fishing to console himself. Having caught a large golden fish, he was surprised to hear the fish tell him he could grant a wish if released. Having thought awhile, he asked for his neighbour’s cow to die.   Paul Whittaker Gilmour  

Reduce taxes … no!

Dear Editor, Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., who was an American scholar and judge, has been credited with the wise saying: “Taxes are what we pay for civilized society.” It is also quoted by the IRS above the entrance to their headquarters at 1111 Constitution Avenue in Washington DC. If people expect to have services like public education, healthcare, job security, a home to live in, decent reliable pensions, etc., why do they balk at having to pay taxes? The provincial Conservatives, based on past experience, have a platform based on reducing taxes, mainly for big business, and then trying to offset the ensuing reduction in government income by reducing the number of government workers, teachers and others who provide the services we need and expect. We are still suffering from the selloff of our assets and program cuts by the Harris administration, So I don’t think anyone really wants to revert to larger classroom sizes, longer waits in line for healthcare, and even longer waits for government services like assistance for the less advantaged, or simply to renew your driving licence or other documents! I am willing to pay more, not fewer taxes for

a government that spends tax dollars wisely on programs to provide good education for our children, a decent healthcare and pension system for retirees, reduces our dependence on fossil fuels, protects our environment and provides compassionate help for people who are less fortunate. Many people are very selfish, self-centred and shortsighted. Their mantra seems to be “I’m all right Jack, the rest of you can pull up your boot straps.” Not everyone is born with a silver spoon in their mouths, but in my opinion, those who do, grow up to be egotistical, power hungry self-promoters of their own “entitlements.” History shows us that most people generally put their own interests ahead of others’. This can be very frustrating for others who truly want to make things better for humankind. How can we ease poverty, prevent homelessness, make government work better, or persuade companies to pollute less? I’m afraid we have limited options at the ballot box on June 12 and the Conservative party under Tim Hudak is certainly not one of them. Erla Hawthorne, Brighton

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Egypt’s man of destiny – for a while

Editorial - To the vast surprise of absolutely nobody, Field Marshal Abdel Fatah al-Sisi won the Egyptian presidential election last week. Moreover, he won it with a majority that would pass for a resounding triumph in most countries. But it is a disarmingly modest majority for an Arab Man of Destiny. Not for Sisi the implausible margins of victory claimed by Men of Destiny in other Arab countries, like the 96.3 Gwynne Dyer per cent that Egypt’s last dictator, Hosni Mubarak, claimed in his first election 21 years ago, or the spectacular 100 per cent that Iraq’s Saddam Hussein allegedly got in his last election in 2002. No, Sisi just claimed 93.3 per cent of the votes, a number low enough that it might actually be true. Sisi’s real problem is that even with the media cowed and the full resources of the state behind him, only 46 per cent of eligible Egyptians turned out to vote. He had confidently predicted an 80 per cent turnout. As an aspiring dictator who overthrew the country’s first democratically elected president, Mohamed Morsi, only one year ago, Sisi needed a big turnout. At least 1,500 protesters have been shot dead in the streets, and a minimum of 16,000 political dissidents are in jail. Sisi has shut down a popular revolution and he needed to demonstrate massive public support for what he did. He didn’t get it. Towards the end of the scheduled two days of the election, the people around him panicked. The interim prime minister, Ibrahim Mahlab, let slip that barely 30 per cent had voted so far—and the regime abruptly announced that there would be a third day of voting. An unscheduled public holiday was declared, and non-voters were threatened with a large fine. In the end, Sisi’s officials claimed a 46 per cent turnout, although journalists reported that many polling booths were almost empty on the third day. But let’s be generous and assume that 40 per cent of eligible Egyptians did vote. If 93.3 per cent of those people truly did vote for Sisi, then he has the support of just over one-third of Egyptians. Other Arab dictators have ruled their countries for decades with no more popular support than that, but it will probably not sustain Sisi through the hard times that are coming. Too many Egyptians are struggling just to feed their families. Egypt’s economy is running on fumes, and there would not

even be enough bread for people to eat—Egypt is the world’s largest importer of wheat—if Sisi were not getting massive infusions of aid from Saudi Arabia and most of the smaller Gulf states, which are very happy that he is killing off the Egyptian revolution. But even the great wealth of the Gulf kingdoms cannot win Sisi more than a breathing space: all of them together have only about a third of Egypt’s population. And there is no good reason to believe the Egyptian army, which is now effectively in charge, has the skill to resolve the country’s grave economic problems. Indeed, its highest priority will be to protect its own massive business empire. Sisi talks about how Egyptians “must work, day and night, without rest” to restore the economy after three years of revolutionary chaos, and his budget plan calls for slashing energy subsidies by 22 per cent in one year. Austerity is not going to win him any thanks from Egypt’s poor, however, and his political honeymoon will not last long. What will happen after that can be predicted from the results of Egypt’s only fully free election two years ago. Mohamed Morsi and another Islamist candidate got a total of 42 per cent of the votes in the first round of that election, while the leftist candidate, Hamdeen Sabahi, got 21 per cent. (Morsi won in the second round, when Sabahi and two other candidates had dropped out.) We can safely presume that few Islamist supporters voted at all in last week’s election. It’s clear that most of Sabahi’s former supporters also abstained: he was the only candidate who dared to run against Sisi, but he only got 3 per cent this time. Islamists and leftists therefore make up the majority of the 55-60 per cent who did not vote for Sisi this time—and that is good news for him, because the two groups have very little in common. Those who did vote for Sisi were mostly people with no strong ideological convictions who were simply exhausted by the turmoil of the past three years. They voted for “stability”, and believed Sisi’s promise that he could deliver it. So as long as they go on believing that, a deeply divided opposition poses little threat to him. But most of the people who voted for Sisi thought that when he said “stability”, he really meant an improvement in their living standards, and it’s most unlikely that he can deliver that. When they lose faith in Sisi, the opposition will achieve critical mass, and it probably won’t take more than two years. The Egyptian revolution is not over yet.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Liberals simply ignore the debt crisis

Dear Editor, The province of Ontario is deeper in debt than any other jurisdiction in North America yet the Liberals’ major platform admits it will spend even more taxpayer dollars which will inevitably bankrupt the government coffers. Liberals scoff at Conservative leader Tim Hudak’s intention of producing thousands of new jobs, saying he will actually eliminate jobs, yet the Liberals are the party that has significantly reduced the job market with extreme business regulations and ridiculously high hydro rates. Hundreds of good businesses have decided to leave Ontario in order to survive. Although they are hesitant to admit, Premier Kathleen Wynne and her Liberal buddies have swung so far left, they are now even more extreme socialists than the NDP. Just remember when you go the polls to cast your ballot,

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if this Liberal government was a family with annual income of $50,000, each of you would have $112,500 in credit card debt and would be adding $5,000 to the credit card bill every year. Does that sound like Wynne and her socialists know what they’re doing? Plagued with scandals that add up to billions of dollars the Liberals have stolen from the taxpayers, how can the presiding government have the basic gall to try to make you believe otherwise? The modus operandi is to continue to lie as they attempt to cling to power. Isn’t it about time to send these Liberals a strong message that you shouldn’t be rewarded for being basically dishonest for the past decade?

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Singing the blues By Terry Bush

Editorial - It’s a dream come true for NHL commissioner Gary Bettman. The dust has settled and the Stanley Cup finals are under way with both coasts of the USA represented in the final showdown. Not only are both coasts highlighted but the country’s two premier cities will be showcased as well, New York City and Los Angeles. I’m sure Bettman’s pillow is soaked each and every night from the drool creeping out of the corners of his perma-smile. And the best part for Gary is of course there are none of those darn Canadian teams involved that might dissuade American viewers from tuning in to NBC. Bettman may even escape a few of the usual boos that rain down on him every year when he presents the cup. But then again, that has become a Stanley Cup tradition especially for the fans present who have some knowledge of the goings on in Bettman’s quest to Americanize the product. It will be a Stanley Cup final for the ages. There will be countless celebrities within camera range in both arenas wanting to be seen and possibly heard. Some may even know a little bit about hockey. But I’m a little bitter about the outcome myself. I was really hoping for a Chicago/Montreal finale but alas, it was not to be. I would have had a hard time picking a team to cheer for in that scenario anyway. I’ve always had a soft spot in my heart for the Chicago Blackhawks and that’s also the team my wife Mare was cheering for, though she doesn’t pronounce the word Blackhawks the same way I do. I think that’s a woman thing. Two much emphasis on the “k” after the “c”. By cheering for, I mean occasionally asking if the Hawks were winning as she walked past the TV on her way to check her email. She’s pretty much lost interest since her man Jerome Iginla was eliminated when Boston bit the dust. Mare just loves Jerome, not for his hockey skills so much but because he has a nice smile and she thinks he’s a friendly guy. I liked the Hawks because I loved them as a kid in the 60s when Bobby Hull and Stan Mikita were at their zeniths and I was one card shy of a full set of Chicago hockey cards. I’d love to have them back along with my Beatles cards but both are sadly in the Stirling dump after someone decided to clean out the basement. I was also cheering for the Blackhawks because Belleville boy Andrew Shaw is on the squad and you’ve got to support your local talent especially a gamer like Shaw. Same deal with the Habs. Loved the way Dustin Tokarski stepped in and basically stood on his head to give the Canadiens a chance at the final after Carey Price was injured. And the fact that PK Subban used to play for the Belleville Bulls was certainly taken into consideration. But it wasn’t to be and even more disappointing than my teams being eliminated is the fact that two of my favourite anthem singers won’t be singing in the Stanley Cup final. Is there anyone who wasn’t inspired by Ginette Reno’s singing of our national anthem? Sure, most of it was in French and many of us have long since forgotten the words we learned in school but Ms. Reno’s no-nonsense approach was appreciated by the fans and players. No fist pumping, thumbs up, winks or any distractions, just an awesome performance followed by a couple of handshakes with players on the bench. I could swear Ginette flew her tanned self in from Florida each week for the occasion. In contrast, Rene Rancourt’s dye job and fist pumping just didn’t do it for me during the Bruins’ series. He must be an acquired taste. Same thing with the Rangers’ John Amirante. Not a great singer and not a great rug. He’s a New York tradition obviously and they’ll keep him around as long as he can still sing but The Big Apple is home to Broadway after all so it’s not as if there’s nobody with better chops waiting in the wings to take his place. The Chicago Blackhawks have one of the best anthem singers in the NHL in Jim Cornelison. When he gets going on the Star Spangled Banner, I always feel a strange compulsion to enlist in the U.S. Army for some reason and it’s not because a couple of veterans past and present are standing nearby. There’s something about the way he sings it full throttle that’s almost inspiring, not quite inspiring enough to make it to the final but it did take the Hawks to game 7 and then to overtime. On another note, has anyone else noticed that there always seems to be guns involved during the singing of the U.S. anthem? Just not quite sure what weapons have to do with a hockey game other than the fact that games are often referred to as battles. We don’t see that on a regular basis in Canada but then again, vive la différence. The closest we’ve come was seeing Lyndon Slewidge in his OPP uniform. Another great anthem singer but I could do without the wink and thumbs up silliness. Finish the song and smile at a job well done Lyndon. One of these decades, you might just make it to the finals too.

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impression to reduce government size would solve the deep seated economic problems haunting Ontario today. Globalization (in our case the passing of NAFTA by the Mulroney government having partly to do with it) spelled a major change in our economy, away from manufacturing and much more toward

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era economic idea currently popular among the rich. The best thing we can do under this rather grim situation is to get out and vote and contact your local representative to show how fed up we are with the lump of economic cholesterol we have been dealt. Tom Coulter Campbellford

does not even cover additional fence building expenses such as gravel and concrete to set the posts. There will then be additional money required to build the parking lot, supply and erect signage, build benches and shelters, supply and install dispensers and garbage containers for disposable bags, plant trees and pay for annual liability insurance. Once our

park is built, we will require funds to maintain it. We presently have a small crew of volunteers who generously offer their time, equipment, fuel and expertise at no cost. Our goal is to raise $25,000 to cover these expenditures and provide funding for future annual expenses, maintenance and upkeep. We have been meeting for almost

two years now. We need our communityâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s support to help reach our financial goal so we can get our beautiful Dog Park up and running. Sincerely, Krista McConnell, Chairperson Madoc Off Leash Dog Park Association

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a service U.S. oriented economy giving us less independence and power; unionized production here was discouraged and manufacturing moved off shore where the worker receives lesser pay and political control. While Canada has become a Tim Horton economy, the shareholder/ investor (mostly the one per cent

Dear Editor, What all those politicians who talk about jobs for Ontario seem to forget is the reason we are no longer the industrial power we once were, is not because of any action or lack of action by any of the Ontario governments, but rather, the negotiation of Free Trade with the U.S. by the Mulroney government. The auto industry, once the lynchpin of our economy has lost perhaps 50,000 good paying jobs in addition to the six to seven related spinoff jobs. This was due

to the loss of the Auto Pact when socalled Free Trade came into effect. Also, because much of the industry in Ontario consisted of American branch plants, these companies took advantage of Free Trade to rationalize their manufacturing by moving production to their U.S. plants that had excess capacity, resulting in the closure of a broad range of manufacturing plants over the years, including those that made steel, machine tools, agriculture implements, furniture, major appliances, textiles and so on.

What Free Trade did was destroy good paying jobs and vastly increase corporate profits of Canadian companies, mostly service, financial and a little manufacturing, to heights never before seen in our history, while at the same time  savaging  wages and benefits not just for Ontario, but all Canadian workers. Unless and until we get back to fair trade agreements rather than free trade agreements nothing will change much. Gerry Michaud, Roslin

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News - Quinte West - The newly elected mayor and council will be getting more money. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Staff surveyed nine municipalities comparable in geography and population to Quinte West,â&#x20AC;? CAO Charlie Murphy told council. He recommended the mayorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s salary go from $45,687 to $50,000 and a councillorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s salary from $17,351 to $20,000. He noted the pay has not been changed since 2007. Council approved the changes for the next mayor and council in October. Leslie Roseblade noted the cost of living increases are also important to attract more young people for the job. The increases will include an annual cost of living increase and a $75 per diem for certain boards and committees. A comparison of other cities noted that Bellevilleâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s mayor gets $74,850 and councillors get $27,732. Their population is 49,454 compared to Quinte Westâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s at 43,086.


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as community-minded en- came to depend on their ser- stay on with the addition of trepreneurs. As pharmacists, vices. one person. they came to know generaGord is known to have Monday, June 2, Ashley tions of residents. Residents opened the shop late at night Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Brien was introduced to to fill a prescription for a staff and pharmacy crew as sick child, and in order to the new Pharmacy Manager. maintain economic viability Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Brien has practised at a in the village core, rented number of locations in southa vacant shop and opened ern Ontario, Guelph, Fergus Country Treasures, just to and Rockland, for internship keep business alive. and licensing requirements. That same sort of com- She is a graduate of the Unimunity involvement is char- versity of Waterloo, Pharacteristic of the new owners, macology. Her management Patrick Thomas and Barry skills will be guided by ElElliot, who purchased the liot and Thomas. business when Gord Johnâ&#x20AC;&#x153;Ashley represents a new ston decided it was time to breed of pharmacist, using sell and retire. the clinical technique,â&#x20AC;? he Familiar faces remain at Johnstonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Pharmacy in Madoc even with ownership change. In the background is new owner, pharElliot is a pharmacist. He explained. â&#x20AC;&#x153;All our stores macist Barry Elliot with Ashley Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Brien who takes over as Pharmacy Manager. Alexis Baxter, Bonnie Price, Louise Davis, Donna practised in both St. Catha- are using the MedsCheck Stewart and Debbie Courneyea will continue to serve residents. Pharmacist Jane Plamondon is on the right with Gord John- rines and London. Thomas system, where patients takston. Photo: Diane Sherman is a chartered accountant. ing three or more prescribed They partnered in 2005 medicines can have a free to form RedTail Pharmacies consultation with their comLimited, based in Guelph, munity pharmacist to underwith the objective â&#x20AC;&#x153;to ac- stand what they are taking Ex-con Mike Ford ďŹ nds him- Lincoln. Read more in Lincoln quire and operate good inde- and how to use it.â&#x20AC;? 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Current employees will Johnston made the personal News - Belleville - Glenn Kozak, execu- yet another adventure involv- prisoner of war camps that had tive director of Trenval Business Develop- ing the U.S. Constitution and a an impact on the community ment Corporation, has started a new busi- mystery surrounding Abraham around them. 11 Front St. N., ness. CAMPBELLFORD â&#x20AC;&#x153;We are leasing 281 Front Street in Belleville,â&#x20AC;? he told the board of the Quinte eastern realty inc. brokerage Independently Owned & Operated Economic Development Commission. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The store will have up to twenty businesses, artisan merchandise, operated by a Sales Rep. third party.â&#x20AC;? 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School workers protest PCs’ job cut proposal By Stephen Petrick

News - Belleville - About a dozen education workers gathered outside MPP Todd Smith’s campaign office Monday to protest the Progressive Conservative Party’s plan to cut 100,000 public sector jobs, if elected. The group, which consisted of educational assistants and other support staff who work in schools, gathered at 4 p.m. and marched along Front Street, by Donald Street, holding signs that condemned party leader Tim Hudak, who hopes to become Ontario’s premier following the June 12 election. They chanted, “a vote for Todd is a vote for Tim, show Todd the door.” Lee Ann Evans, President of CUPE 1022, the union organizing the rally, admitted this was a different type of protest. Normally, protests are held at constituency offices to encourage a government to not make a move. This protest was staged at the office where the incumbent Member of Provincial Parliament for Prince Edward-Hastings is planning his re-election campaign under the Progressive Conservative banner. The union staged the protest to encourage people not to Amy Briscoe, an Early Childhood Education student at Loyalist College, holds a sign during vote PC. a protest outside PC candidate Todd Smith’s campaign office. Briscoe said she fears she “The cuts they’re proposing to make will won’t have an opportunity to work following her graduation, if the PCs are elected and [result] in 1,146 jobs lost in this communicarry through on a proposal to cut the public sector work force. Photo: Stephen Petrick ty,” Evans said. “We came under attack two

years ago and we haven’t gotten those jobs back. Our members can’t afford any more cuts. The impact on the cuts will filter down through the community. It’s not just a loss for us, it’s a loss for the community.” Evans said she believes most members of the union are supporting the Liberals. Another CUPE member, Laura Walton, said she doubts the private sector jobs the PCs believe they can create by reducing the public work force won’t be as high paying. “At the end of the day, if you’re voting for Todd, you’re voting for Tim Hudak and Tim Hudak has come out and said he’s going to cut 100,000 jobs in the province of Ontario and then turn around and create one million jobs. In my opinion, we’re going to require two or three of those jobs to make ends meet,” Walton said. Evans added that many of the CUPE members who would be on the chopping block support their whole families on their incomes, so a job loss would be devastating. As the protesters patrolled Front Street just after 4 p.m., Smith’s campaign office was locked and no one appeared inside. A sign on the door said “Gone Canvassin’” Walton said Smith likely knew about the protest since he’s a “friend” of the group’s Facebook page. In an earlier interview with the Belleville

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News, Smith clarified the 100,000 job loss proposal. “We need to reduce the size and cost of government,” he said, on the day of his campaign office opening. “Since 2009 there have been 100,000 jobs added in Ontario. What we’re talking about is, over the next four years of a PC government, reducing that number by ten per cent back to 2009 levels. “In 2009, schools were working fine, hospitals were running, all of the public services were going just fine. But we’ve seen so much bureaucracy added over the last five years that we need to get it back to 2009 levels over four years.” Smith added that the public service workers retire at a rate of five to nine per cent every year, so some of the job losses will occur through attrition.

Perfect weather for club open house News - Trenton - The Trenton Rowing and Paddling Club held their first ever spring open house Sunday and the weather could not have been more perfect. “The sunshine and the calm waters made it a perfect day to come down to the boathouse to find out more about the club and to try out a boat,” said Robin Pilon, event co-ordinator. Olympic Silver Medallist in rowing and TRPC Head Coach Jeff Lay was on hand to provide some demonstrations, coaching tips and to answer questions. Lay said he was “very happy with the turnout, especially with the interest in our learn to row programs.” Lay encourages those interested in learn to row lessons to contact them at <info@ trentonrowingandpaddling.ca> to get their name on the pre-registration list for July. “Our June learn to row program is full,” he says. Harold Tripp, TRPC Paddling Director, was very pleased with the turnout for the group paddle. “We had a great group of new paddlers join in who now have decided they would like to do more paddling with the club,” says Tripp, who will be busy planning more paddling events for this season to keep up with the demand. He says, “It’s a great way to meet other paddling members, to paddle in the safety of a group while at the same time, getting some fresh air and exercise.” Paddling memberships can be purchased separately from rowing memberships. The rates are: single: $125, couple: $200, family: $300. Although the club encourages you to have your own kayak or canoe, the club does have a limited number of canoes and kayaks available to use for club paddling events, at no extra charge to TRPC members. TRPC membership director Suzanne Wade and treasurer Suzanne Andrews were busy taking registrations for memberships and boat storage while TRPC board member Debbie Baldasaro was kept busy serving up refreshments and a barbecue lunch. Participants had a chance to check out a variety of equipment that was on display and watch the white water kayak demonstration. For more information on the club, please visit their Facebook page at Trenton Rowing and Paddling Club, email <info@trentonrowingandpaddling.ca> or call the Quinte West Chamber at 613392-7635.


reduce red tape in the beverage and alcohol sector and will allow wineries to cross sell and cross ship products. But, as an Opposition member in a minority government, it wasn’t easy for him to get things done. Smith says if his party is elected it will scrap the Green Energy Act, which is intended to bring more renewable energy to Ontario, but has drawn criticism from the PCs over its costs and the conflicts such projects draw in their communities. Smith calls the Act, “the biggest boondoggle this province has ever seen.” Early in his term, he proposed an act which would give municipalities a say

in where a wind turbine or solar project should or shouldn’t go. It was defeated by the Liberals and the NDP, but if this election favours the PC, that proposal will be back on the table. “Wind and solar projects are not responsible for cleaning up the air,” Smith said, addressing those who criticize the PCs as not being pro environment. “The wind and solar that’s up there now is responsible for two per cent of what’s on the grid.” The PCs are proposing that Ontario buy affordable, renewable energy from power companies in Quebec. The party believes lowering the cost to power Ontario will be key to rebuilding Ontario’s

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way. There are things that get out of control … like CEOs’ salaries that go through the roof.” The idea for the new ministry was one of three requests by the NDP, as the Liberal government prepared its 2013 budget. The other two were increases in spending on home care and legislation that would lead to 15 per cent reductions in auto insurance expenses for Ontarians. All three requests never made it into legislature, but the NDP is still pushing for them. Stewart is optimistic he can win the election. Although recent elections haven’t favoured the NDP in this riding,

NDP members have represented Prince Edward County and northern sections of Hastings County in the past in now defunct ridings, he noted. He says he’s campaigning by knocking on doors and letting voters know they have an alternative choice than the current Liberals and it doesn’t have to be the Progressive Conservatives. The NDP’s slogan is “Change that Makes Sense.” “Someone once said governments are like diapers,” Stewart said. “They have to be changed often and for the same reasons.”

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News - Belleville - New Democratic Party candidate Merrill Stewart believes a lot of Ontario voters are feeling conflicted heading into the June 12 provincial election. Traditional Liberal voters, he feels, are concerned about the party’s performance of late, with police investigating the former premier over gas plant spending coverups, not to mention other political kerfuffles. Meanwhile, other Ontarians, Stewart believes, are concerned with news that the Progressive Conservatives plan to cut 100,000 public sector jobs and that a Tim Hudak government might bring about more Mike Harris-era-like cuts to services. For these reasons he feels the NDP is poised to make a strong showing in the election and he believes the seat he’s vying for in Prince Edward-Hastings is winnable. “I think there are more votes than most would imagine in those two groups,” he said. “And that’s what we’re looking for.” Stewart, recently retired early when his job in a sales division at Sears was sold to another company that eventually went into receivership. He had transferred to the Belleville division about ten years ago, from Alberta, where he twice ran for the NDP in provincial elections against the Ralph Klein government. Stewart said that, even though he was close to retirement, the sting of losing that job hurt. So, not surprisingly, he wants to work on efforts to spur job creation and improve the economy. But, as always, his party’s platform is based on ensuring large corporations are held accountable for any benefits they receive from the government and reforms based on benefitting average Ontarians, not just the wealthy. He says the NDP is proposing to raise minimum wage to $12 an hour and small businesses impacted by that would receive a tax break. Meanwhile, instead of tax breaks for large businesses, the NDP is proposing a grant program that would benefit businesses which hire new staff. This is based on the premise that current tax breaks for large businesses don’t guarantee the creation of new jobs. Stewart noted other NDP platform ideas, including the creation of a new Ministry for Savings and Accountability. “It would simply overview government because the Liberals have had a few management problems along the

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manufacturing industry, and thus generating job growth. This fits with PC leader Tim Hudak’s well publicized “1 million jobs plan.” Early in the campaign, Hudak has drawn criticism from his announcement that 100,000 public sector jobs will have to be cut to strengthen Ontario’s economy. Smith addressed those criticisms, saying that Ontario needs less government, and fewer regulations. That will lead to more private business and even more jobs. “Whenever I talk to manufacturers or small business people, they say ‘you have to address electricity, you have to address regulation and you have to address taxes.’” Smith said. “I call it my ERT—Emergency Response Team. And Ontario really needs an Emergency Response Team right now. That’s the million jobs plan, in my opinion.” Smith makes the comment with the same passion and power in his voice that drove his previous career. Before entering politics, Smith was the news director at Quinte Broadcasting Company, and its three radio stations. He said the job helped him understand the issues facing people in the riding, and over his first term in government, he tried to be their voice at Queen’s Park. “On a personal level I just want to continue to be their trusted voice,” he

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News - Belleville - Todd Smith says he got some good work done in his first term as Member of Provincial Parliament for Prince Edward-Hastings. So he believes if he can get another term—and this time go back in as part of the ruling government—he can accomplish much more. The first-time politician, and member of the Progressive Conservative party, was involved in a few bills that went through legislature and became law during the current term. One was designed to cut red tape in the real estate industry and will allow for transactions to take place electronically. Another was to

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Liberal candidate Thompson supports Wynne’s budget By Stephen Petrick

News - Belleville - Georgina Thompson believes the provincial Liberal Party can win back the seat the party held in Prince Edward-Hastings prior to 2011, when Todd Smith ousted long-time Liberal incumbent Leona Dombrowsky in a tight race. And to do that, she believes, she has to rally traditional Liberal voters. “I need to have Liberals come out again,” said Thompson, from her campaign office in a plaza next to the Bay View Mall, where she’s preparing for the June 12 election. “I need to have people come out and vote. We didn’t come out and vote last time and, as a result of that, we lost a very good cabinet minister.” Thompson is well known in the riding for her work in health care and her past experience

in politics. She ran for the provincial seat in the 1990s and lost a close race to Hugh O’Neil. She has also served on municipal councils for Thurlow and Belleville. Thompson also owned her own health care business, All-care Health Services, for several years and, until just recently, was the chair of the Southeast Local Health Integration Network, an organization that oversees a scope of health care services. She said part of the reason she was inspired to get back into politics was Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne. She supports the Liberal budget that was defeated by both the Progressive Conservatives and the NDP, moves that triggered the election. “I think she has a vision, she has a plan and she has leadership,” said Thompson of the cur-

rent Premiere. “She likes partnerships and looks at the total vision for community.” Thompson calls the budget “the most progressive budget put forth in a long time.” She applauded it for its emphasis on continuing the roll out of full-day Kindergarten classes and continued efforts to fund educational assistants. As an advocate for health care, she also believes the budget will keep nurses and personal support workers employed. She challenges the Conservatives’ claims that the health care system is over managed through organizations such as the LHIN. “Before they arrived health care was looked after in Toronto and it was just … not looked after,” Thompson said. She also challenges the Conservatives’ plan to re-

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move regulations in government and eliminate 100,000 public service jobs, under the assumption that fewer taxes will lead to new, private sector jobs. “They talk about getting rid of red tape. But who’s going to oversee everything … It’s there for a reason. It’s there so we have some control.” “[Progressive Conservative leader Tim] Hudak calls that tough love. When he talks about 100,000 jobs, that’s 100,000 people. That’s 100,000 families that will stop buying. What does that do for the rest of the economy?” Thompson has a quick answer for anyone who questions whether the Liberals are still fit to govern, given

recent turmoil surrounding Dalton McGuinty. The former Liberal premier has been subject to an OPP investigation surrounding the cover up of emails that showed the true costs of cancelling gas plants. “We are the right party to vote for,” Thompson said. “I’m going to tell you that there was a mistake made with those gas plants. They should have never [gone] where they were in the first place. When they decided to close them down in 2011, all three parties were going to close them down. The Liberals got in, so they closed them down. “But that’s the past, this is Liberal candidate Georgina Thompson is pictured in her campaign office, a new government. This is a located along Dundas Street East, next to the Bay View Mall. Photo: Stephen Petrick new leader.”

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News - Belleville - Green Party candidate Anita Payne admits it’s not easy to run for an election in a riding you’re not living in. However, she’s also realistic. Her goal is, not so much to win, but to provide voters with an alternative candidate—one with an environmentally focussed platform—and to continue to build momentum for what’s become Canada’s fourth most popular political party. Payne, a soon-to-be retired teacher who now lives in Lanark County, will represent the Greens in Prince Edward-

Hastings in the June 12 provincial election. She strongly believes the environment is degrading to a point that human extinction is possible in the not-too-distant future. “We will soon be in a place where it’s climate chaos,” she said in an interview at a downtown Belleville café; she arrived via bicycle. “We’ll have millions, if not billions, of climate refugees with rising sea levels and all the people that will suffer during extreme storms and droughts.” The easiest way to reverse that course, she believes, is to reduce greenhouse gas emis-

sions. The party is proposing a revenue-neutral carbon tax, modelled after one Payne says has been implemented in British Columbia with great results. The tax, she said, would be put on products people buy. The dollar amount would be based on emissions needed to produce or ship that product to a store. “They have a rebate system where [some] citizens get a cheque in the mail. About a third of people are better off financially, about a third break even, and the wealthy people—the top third—a carbon tax won’t change their lifestyle one bit.” The party also proposes to improve the environment by taxing those who contribute to traffic and congestion. Funds raised from these fees would then be put into public transit. While reducing greenhouse gas emissions is a strong component of the party’s platform, Payne stressed that the Greens have platform ideas for all the major issues—including the economy and education. “Our platform is based on jobs, kids and the environment,” she said. “Jobs are important and the Conservatives want to decrease the corporate tax. The tax on our corporations is already low. If that created jobs, we wouldn’t have a scarcity of jobs now. We propose to increase it by one per cent and we want to support small- and mediumsize businesses.” For instance, the party wants to change apprenticeship rules, so that one trained

journeyman can work with one apprentice (the current ratio, she says, is three journeymen for one apprentice). This, she said, will help small businesses with one or two trained labourers train new staff. The Green Party also wants to bring more environmental retrofit programs back for homeowners. Such programs, which are intended to save kilowatt hours and provide work for contractors, were once prominent, but have been cut by the federal government in recent years. As for education, the Green Party has a fairly radical idea to merge the province’s two main school systems; that is the public school boards and the Catholic school boards. This move, Payne said, would “end the discrimination” and save taxpayers money, because it would reduce administrative and operational costs. “If you’ve got a public school and a Catholic school in the same neighbourhood and both are half full, close one of them,” Payne suggests. “You still have a neighbourhood school that kids can walk to.” While the Greens have strategies for every major issue, there’s an obvious environmental link to nearly every idea. That’s no coincidence, Payne said. “Everything we do is based on the environment. You can’t have a healthy society and a healthy economy without a healthy environment,” she said.


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has seen a dramatic rise in applications. That may be because of the economy, but it might also have to do with the fact that the organization has strong community support, Reid said. The foundation has been around for 22 years and its

Another popular Quinte Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Foundation program is the Camps of Hope program, which helped pay for more than 100 area children to attend various camps last year; and not just summer camps. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not just for a speciďŹ c camp,â&#x20AC;? Reid said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Children have all sorts of different interests. We

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The tradition continues... Though an exact date cannot be pinpointed, elders of St. Peterâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Presbyterian Church in Madoc say church women have hosted the Lilac Tea, now a luncheon, in late May each year, for at least 80 years. Gloves and hats are no longer required, silver tea sets are set aside, but, the tradition continues. Karen Wickens and Jasmine Hall tend to the bake table at the annual event May 31. Photo: Diane Sherman

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News - Belleville - More than 100 golfers hit the links at Black Bear Ridge last Thursday. And because they did, countless local children will soon be able to play a sport of their choice, too. The Quinte Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Foundation hosted its annual Play a Round for The Kids Tournament. Although the foundation supports numerous programs, funds raised at this event were primarily for its Playing for Keeps program, which allows children from low-income families to sign up for competitive sports and activities. Playing for Keeps is a program that works with various sports and recreation groups, Quinte Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Foundation Executive Director Connie Reid said. Families who demonstrate a ďŹ nancial need can apply for funding to sign their child up for whatever activity he or she chooses. â&#x20AC;&#x153;They can apply online. And we have really great relationships with the clubs,â&#x20AC;? said Reid, noting the foundation works closely with people involved with local hockey, soccer programs and dance clubs, among other sports and activity groups. Reid said Playing for Keeps has helped 300 children from within Hastings County register for programs within the last year. That includes children from Belleville and Trenton, but also smaller communities like Stirling, Madoc and Tweed. It appears more kids will beneďŹ t from the program in the coming year, too. Thursdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s tournament included 144 golfers, numerous sponsors, and a large silent auction. Organizers were expecting to raise $40,000 on the day. Reid explained that while the Quinte Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Foundation works closely with Highland Shores Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Aidâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;and in fact works out of the same buildingâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;it is its own separate organization, with a different board of directors. Its programs beneďŹ t the entire community, not just kids in care of Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Aid.

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Bail violation On June 1at 3:30 a.m. police investigated a verbal argument between two males at a north end hotel. A brief investigation revealed a 28-year-old Petawawa male was breaching a condition on a previous undertaking. The male was consuming alcohol when he was not supposed to. The male was arrested and charged with breach an undertaking. The male will appear in court on June 16.

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Students in IB program collectively earn half million told the group of students last Friday. â&#x20AC;&#x153;They donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t want you to go somewhere else.â&#x20AC;? The following is the students and the universities theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll attend next year, with their course of study. Olivia Gallant, University of Ottawa, Criminology; Braelyn Guppy, Ryerson University, Communications; Laura Hatt, Harvard, English; Alexandra Israel, Queenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s University, Life Sciences; Haley Just, Queenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, Bachelor of Science; Yae-Ji Kim, Queenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s University, Bachelor of Science; Tabitha McGuire, University of Western Ontario, Medical Science; Pegah Mollahajian, University of Western Ontario, Medical Science; Milica Novakovic, University of Ottawa, Biomedical Science; Chelsea Saunders, Queenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s University, Fine Arts; Keira Sommerville, Queenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s University, Bachelor of Science and Matt Scott, University of Waterloo, Mathematics. In a sitdown interview at Moira last Friday, the group of students said they were all very proud of each other. They also credited their achievements to the IB program, as it allows top students to work alongside each other Moiraâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s IB students include (front row from left) Braelyn Guppy, Haley Just, Tabitha McGuire, Milica and improve their academic standings Novakovic, Keira Sommerville and (back row from left) Yae-Ji Kim, Chelsea Saunders, Alexandra Is- together. In an IB class, thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s no rael, Laura Hatt and Pegah Mollahajian. By Stephen Petrick

News - Belleville - You could call it the half-million-dollar class. Every student in Moira Secondary Schoolâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s prestigious International Baccalaureate (IB) Program has been awarded a large scholarship from a major post-secondary institution. The groups of 12 have collectively earned $579,635, the Hastings &

Prince Edward District School Board announced last week in a press release. The achievement is a testament to the work of the students, but also a sign that universities recognize the unique education IB students receive and will compete with other universities to lure these graduates. â&#x20AC;&#x153;What theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re showing me is theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll ďŹ ght for you,â&#x20AC;? teacher Cindy Cooper

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News - Trenton - Derrick Morgan, past president of the Chamber of Commerce, introduced the four candidates for the provincial election for this riding at St. Paul Secondary School on May 26. On stage were Kira Mees for NDP, Gudrun Ludorf-Weaver for the Green party, Rob Milligan for PC and Lou Rinaldi for Liberals. After a brief introduction of their party platforms, each candidate was asked questions from the crowd. First was about how their party would eliminate the deďŹ cit.

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students based out of Harry J. Clarke Public School. Graduates from that program often move onto Destinations, a program for Grade 9 and 10 students that leads to the IB program. When this yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s graduates were asked about career goals, they expressed a range of ideas, from surgeon to researcher. Laura Hatt said she aspires to be an author. Sheâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s intelligent enough to become one. Her score on the SATs, a standardized test students must take before applying to an American college, was perfectâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;an achievement only about 400 out of 1.6 million students achieve, Cooper said. Cooper said that while itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not uncommon for graduates from Moiraâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s IB program to go on to university with scholarships, this yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s total marks the most one Moira class has ever achieved. Another thing that makes this yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s class unique is that itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s mostly girlsâ&#x20AC;&#x201D; Matt Scott was its only boy. Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s an anomaly, Cooper said, pointing out that a handful of the 22 of the students coming in next year are boys. However, many of the students quipped that their achievements this year were thanks to â&#x20AC;&#x153;girl power.â&#x20AC;?

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stigma associated with being the hardest working kid in the class with the best grades. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We all feel very comfortable being try hards,â&#x20AC;? said Haley Just. Keira Sommerville added, â&#x20AC;&#x153;Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re all very competitive with each other â&#x20AC;Ś but in a good way.â&#x20AC;? Cooper explained that the IB program takes Ontario curriculum and applies it in a more challenging way. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It prepares them for anything they might face in the future,â&#x20AC;? she said. For instance, a language course for an IB class, would have an oral exam, not just a written component. Science classes feature more labs and, to complete an English or Math course, students have to show more analytical skills. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We use the phrase rigorous course of study and thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s exactly what it is,â&#x20AC;? Cooper said. She said many graduates of the IB program told her that the classes are equivalent to university education. Many come back and tell her that their ďŹ rst year of university seemed more like a review. Students typically start the path to an IB program by enrolling in Destinations, a program for top Grade 7 and 8

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Bayside student awarded silver medal for poster By Kate Everson

News - Quinte West - Melissa Mourez, a former Bayside Secondary School student, was awarded a silver medal for placing second in the provincial Remembrance Day competition for her black and white poster. “Melissa participated in our Legion Branch 110 annual Remembrance Poster Contest two years ago,” noted Manny Raspberry, youth educator with the Legion Youth Education program. Melissa’s Black and White Poster won first place in our Branch, our Zone and our District Poster competitions and then, placed second at our Legion Ontario Provincial level where she was awarded a silver medal.” Melissa presented a copy of the poster to president Everett “Red” MacLean. “Melissa has created a professional quality print edition of her winning poster and is here today to present a copy of her edition to our branch,” MacLean said. “We are very proud of Melissa’s

accomplishments and are very pleased to accept her poster print which we will have mounted in our Legion.” “Thank you very much Melissa for your participation in our Legion Youth Education program and congratulations on your tremendous achievement,” he added. The Legion also thanked Rob Morrow from Bayside Secondary School, head of the co-op program, for his tremendous support. “Bayside Secondary regularly participates in every one of our youth programs thanks to Rob’s efforts,” MacLean said. “Thank you very much, Rob, for your continued support.” Morrow said the Legion programs are very important to the school. Melissa Mourez is now an arts student at the University of Ottawa. She said she thought of her father in the military when she drew the poster. “It was very emotional,” she said. “I thought of my Legion representatives Red MacLean and Tamara Edwards accept a copy of the award-winning poster from artist Melissa Mourdad coming home.” ez and Bayside teacher Rob Morrow. Photo: Kate Everson

Benefits of one education system touted at all-candidates meeting the labour force and push more trades. Gudrun said the constitution is not solid on this point since they have one school board in Quebec and Newfoundland. Kira said the boards need to work together to find efficiencies. Mayor John Williams made a plug for Lou, saying Rinaldi went to bat for the city. He noted the Eastern Ontario Development Fund (EODF) has been very supportive and asked if they would keep it going.

Rob said, “We don’t believe in giving certain companies taxpayers’ dollars. All should benefit.” He said the EODF is a band aid solution and not helpful to the company when it dries up. Lou said the Liberals supported the $2.5-billion ten-year strategy to keep the EODF. Rob noted that Chrysler asked for $700 million and the Liberals and NDP said yes. Hudak

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said no. Lou said the companies had to be competitive and added that those commitments were paid back. Randy Blair asked about trains of oil going to Lac Megantic and what party would ensure safety in Trenton. Gudrun said the Enbridge line #9 from Montreal to Sarnia goes under every major area and now wants a reverse flow pipe to carry Alberta oil to the

east coast. “No way we would support that,” she said. “And no fracking.” Lou said they need more safety nets. Rob said that safety is prominent. Mark Reynolds, a former electrician, complained about the high cost of fees up 600 per cent. Rob said the College of Trades is misleading, and is another example of bureaucracy, and is just another tax grab. More red tape drives jobs underground.

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need to be relocated. They are spayed/neutered. We will trap them and bring to you. We do not charge an adoption fee but ask for a donation. Thank you for your consideration We have an adoption process which includes an application and contract. Our adoption fees are $75. for kittens and $50. for cats. which includes spay/neuter, first, vaccines, deworm and deflea. Thanks for supporting CCSNI which is an all volunteer organization. Donations are always appreciated. For more information call Suzanne at 705-559-1899 (Havelock) or Donna at 905-355-5164 (Colborne). Our website is www.catcarespayneuter.com

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said that idea has been rejected. Rob said those on the sunshine list are getting “crazy increases.” Gudrun noted they make more than the premier. Taylor Ellis asked why they don’t have one public education system. Lou said it is constitutional to have a public and Catholic system. Rob said that is part of the Canadian constitution. Ontario has 87,000 teachers unemployed and the government should monitor

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which stretches from June evenings of May 27 and 28 with Sports - Marmora - Reg- to August on the local ball an enthusiastic response from istration for a season of fun, diamond, took place on the the community. Those ages six to 12 will be practising their skills during games, beginning on June 10, scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday evenings, with T-ball available to four- and five-yearolds on Thursdays in the same time frame. The cost for the season is $15 per child. Teenagers, ages 13 to 18, are not required to pre-register this year, and can just show up with a toonie at 8 p.m. on Thursdays, where they too will participate in a game. The Marmora House League, which has been in existence for many years, is organized by a team of volunteers with more always welcome. One of them said on May 27 as the parents were signing their young players up, that there had been a good response, adding that anyone who missed the registration and had children interested in participating, should head to Cook’s Barber Shop where the forms will be available, or they can find information on Facebook. She also pointed out that secondary school students would be welcome as volunteers and that their Maerek Skalba, who is looking forward to participating in the annual Mar- time would count toward the remora House League ball, scheduled to take place from June through Au- quired community service hours. gust, practised his throwing skills on May 27 in anticipation of the coming A final sign-up is scheduled for season. When asked about the activity, he said with enthusiasm, “I like it Thursday, June 5, between 6:30 and 8 p.m. a lot!” Photo: Judy Backus By Judy Backus

CHMHA looking for golfers and hockey players Sports - Minor hockey season seems far away but it’s important to register now to avoid late fee charges. There are two remaining registration dates for any players interested in signing up to play during the 2014-15 hockey season. The first registration will be held on Monday, June 9th, 2014 at the Madoc Arena from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The second will be held on Monday, June 23rd, 2014 at the Marmora arena from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. These two registration dates are the last chance to avoid the late fee. All players must be registered before they can participate in the CHMHA hockey program including tryouts in September. Please note that there is a shortage of goalies and the CHMHA welcomes any interest. For more information about registration please contact Tabatha at 613473-2342. There is still time to register for the annual CHMHA golf tournament! The tournament will be held on Saturday, July

26th at West Highlands Golf Course in Madoc with a start time of 2 p.m. The cost is $65 per person and this includes 12 holes of golf plus a steak dinner and prizes for winners of special contests such as longest drive (men’s and women’s), closest to the pin (men’s and women’s) and top team. This is always a fun day for golfers of all skill levels. Those interested in entering as an individual or putting in a team of four can contact Justin at 613-849-9846. Coaching selections for the 2014-2015 season are complete. The coaches for next season will be Eric Harvey (Novice), Gord Leonard (Atom), John Oke (Peewee), and Jason Bailey (Bantam). Coaches for AE teams and younger level teams will be determined in the fall. Thank you to all coaches who applied, the CHMHA is glad that there is such interest in our programs! The Ontario Minor Hockey Association (OMHA) has decided that there should be more

respect in hockey. Effective August 31, 2014, the “Respect in Hockey” initiative will require all team officials, on-ice volunteers, on-ice officials to take the appropriate “Respect” education. At least one parent or guardian of each player registered in minor hockey in the OMHA will be required to complete the Respect in Sport - Parent Program as a condition of participation. The one-hour online course is a proactive, educational program that empowers parents with the tools to ensure the game is enjoyable and respectful for themselves, their children and all other stakeholders in the sport. There will be a small fee for the course. Expect more information from the CHMHA over the next couple of months. The CHMHA invites you to get regular updates on all things Grizzly on our website www. centrehastingsminorhockeyassociation.ca or on our Facebook page: Centre Hastings Grizzlies Hockey.

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Sports - Belleville - Bayside Secondary School’s senior girls soccer team is competing in the Ontario AA championships this week. The team earned the trip to the OFSSAA tournament, being placed in Collingwood June 3 to 5, after defeating St. Theresa’s 2 - 1 in penalty kicks, in the Central Ontario championship game played last Wednesday at Zwicks Park. The game went into penalty kicks after no one scored in regulation or extra time. Bayside advanced to the final by beating Holy Cross Peterborough 2 - 0 in a semifinal game. Cassy Jianopolous scored both goals for Bay-

side, while Marina Comeau earned a shutout in goal. St. Theresa earned its way to the final, with a 4 - 0 semifinal win over Cobourg West. Jenna Brennan, Anna Brennan, Natalie Graham and Piper Kehoe scored for St. Theresa. In junior division play, the same two schools reached the Central Ontario championship game, only this time St. Theresa came out on top. Hannah Scaletta scored in overtime to give St. Theresa a 2 - 1 win. Hannah Roach scored in regulation

for St. Theresa and Erica Seeley scored a late second-half goal for Bayside to force overtime. St. Theresa advanced to the final with a 3 - 0 semifinal win over St. Mary’s Cobourg. Victoria Woodcock scored two goals and Scaletta scored one in that game. Ruby Candler earned the shutout in goal. Bayside advanced to the final with a 3 - 1 win over Fenelon Falls. Galini Mangina, Kaelen Watters and Amy Frotten scored for Bayside.

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Vintage motorcycles descend on Shannonville

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Sports - Shannonville - The sound of classic motorcycle engines revving echoed throughout Shannonville Motorsport Park’s sun-soaked stadium bleachers last weekend. Meanwhile, enthusiasts camped out in trailers and tents, brought out tool kits to fix their bikes, snapped photos and swapped stories, all in celebration of a unique hobby and style of racing. The three-day event, hosted by the Vintage Road Racing Association, brought out about 140 racers and dozens more spectators to the park located east of Belleville, off Highway 2. There were 22 different classes of bikes, explained Shannonville’s race director Chris Chapelle. Most of the motorcycles racing, he said, were models from 1989, or earlier. Generally, a bike has to be 25 years or older to be considered vintage. And while the racing was competitive, most racers, Chapelle said, were just there for a good time. The campsite seemed just as active as the track itself, with tonnes of bikers out and about, enjoying a perfect spring weekend and a gentle breeze. “It’s an interesting following because it’s just club racing for vintage bikes,” Chapelle said. “It’s pretty relaxed. They don’t take it too seriously. “It’s a hobby for them. They pick up an old bike and get in ready to go vintage racing.” Please see “Shannonville” on page B3

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Entertainment – Belleville Do characters in Grimm’s fairy tales really ‘live happily ever after’? The musical comedy, Into the Woods, by Stephen Sondheim is the last production for this season by Belleville Theatre Guild. It premiers on May 29 and runs until June 14 at Pinnacle Playhouse in Belleville. Tickets cost $25 a piece. (Seniors $22, students $10) Into the Woods explores some of possibilities of what happens to fairy tale characters in the next chapter of their lives. Act 1, introduces fairy tale favourites Cinderella, Rapunzel, and their princes, Little Red Riding Hood, the Baker and his wife, Jack, the giant killer, and his mother; the wicked wolf and the ubiquitous scheming witch. In Act II, things start to get grimmer as those who got their heart’s desire in the first act discover that the quest was more exciting than the prize and those who were

wronged come back to seek their revenge, including the giant’s homicidal wife. The play is alternately hilarious and thought provoking. The play is directed by Steve Forrester with musical direction by David Farmer, and choreography by AmyLyn Van Londersele. Dave Henderson is the producer; Darren Cole, stage manager;. Dave Alexander, set design: Sean Scully. set construction and props; Beth Callwell, costumes and Donna Douglas, rehearsal pianist. Forrester said that although there are several veteran actors from the Theatre Guild Roster, the production is predominantly young actors and actresses who are still in school or in their twenties. Among the veterans are Al Zaback as the baker, Moira Nikander-Forrester as the baker’s wife, Nancy Garrod playing a variety of roles including, Cinderella’s mother, Red Riding Hood’s

The cast of the Belleville Theatre Guild’s latest production, Into the Wood,s rehearses. Photo: Submitted

granny and the giant’s wife, Wes Weese as the steward and John O’Connor as the Big Bad Wolf and Cinderella’s father. Erin Ge-

rard plays Cinderella’s stepmothForrester said he thoroughly er, David Kidd plays the narrator, enjoys doing musicals as they and Tom Higgenbottom the mys- provide the opportunity to bring terious man. in young people who often return

to try out for subsequent musicals in later years. Among the veteran young actors are Braelyn Guppy (Cinderella), Eric Lucas (Jack the Giant Killer) John Ross Parks, (Cinderella’s Prince Charming) and Katie Gordon (Rapunzel) and Alison Brant (the wicked witch) who are familiar faces on the Pinnacle stage. Newer youth performers include Cooper Gazley, Repunzel’s prince, Jaime Kristal Lott as Red Riding Hood. and the ugly step sisters, Cassandra Bateman and Danielle Dettinger. Three young teens, Kenzie McGuire, Natasha Mullens and Brayah Pickard play wood elves and set movers. Forrester describes Stephen Sondheim’s music as complicated but brilliant.” It has some of the wittiest lyrics I’ve ever heard.” Into the Woods has a special meaning for Forrester himself, who suffered serious injuries at the theatre during the winter when he fell off a ladder, he has struggled hard with his own personal quest to get back on his feet and mobile enough to take the responsibilities of directing the play. In fact, he has fared far better in his quest, than a number of characters in the play who don’t make it to the finale.

Two men pay a total of $4,000 for elk hunting offences suspension for making a false statement to a conservation officer. Court heard that on September 16, 2013, the opening day of the elk season, Ramsay and Carinci were part of a hunting party that had a licence to hunt cow elk. One of the members of their hunting party shot and killed a bull elk. When checked by Ministry of Natural Resources conservation officers, Ramsay, Carinci and other members R0012738810

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It’s time again for the Trauma Centre fund raiser spring Country Jamboree Entertainment - Marmora The Marmora Crowe Valley Lions Ninth Country Jamboree is fast approaching and music fans are preparing for a weekend of fun. Club members invite all Marmora and area residents to join them June 12 to 15 at the Marmora Fairgrounds to enjoy some great entertainment, delicious food, and to renew old acquaintances. There will be a Thursday night Jam Session and time for open mike on both Friday and Saturday afternoons for those who want to sing and/or play an instrument. John and Geneva Heaman,

Jim Connor of Campbellford obviously likes turtles! He was among the many visitors who checked out Paddy, a 29year old snapping turtle that was purchased illegally at a pet store and is not a candidate for release so he has become the ambassador for his species at the Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre in Peterborough. Kate Siena, volunteer and outreach co-ordinator, also from Campbellford, was there to provided information about the centre. The event was a fund-raising bake sale at RBC. Photo: Sue Dickens

Tall Order Band, Wrought Iron Roots, and Poverty Line are a few of the main entertainers who will get your toes tapping. Remember there is a dance floor too. On Saturday at 5, a special, very talented group of Marmora girls, The DeJong Sisters, will entertain. As one club member says, “Bring your lawn chair, sun hat, and happy smile to a weekend of fun and enjoyment.” For general information call 613-472-0590 or for a weekend with camping, call 613-4721097 or visit <www.marmoralionsjamboree.ca>.

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Meyers farm demolished but Frank is holding on

By Kate Everson

News - Quinte West - Frank Meyers is hanging on, despite his farm being demolished in front of his eyes. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m as good as can be,â&#x20AC;? he said, the day after demolition crews started knocking down his barns on May 28. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s hard to see the government destroying prime farmland,â&#x20AC;? he added. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not enough food to go around.â&#x20AC;? He said Harper is blasting Putin for terrorism when heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s doing the same thing in his own country with pencil and paper â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s bullying,â&#x20AC;? Frank added. â&#x20AC;&#x153;All I ever wanted was farmland.â&#x20AC;? Frank said a lot of people showed up at the site the day the crews started tearing down his buildings. Now there was

just one supporter, Daryl from Ottawa who saw it on Facebook. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m just here for Frank,â&#x20AC;? Daryl said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I want to make sure heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s okay.â&#x20AC;? Meanwhile, military police parked across the tracks, making sure no one interfered with the demolition, which is making way for a Joint Task Force 2, an expansion to CFB Trenton. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I stood near the tracks and they were ready, with their hands on their guns,â&#x20AC;? Frank said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;They were ready for a ďŹ ght. They were going to shoot me!â&#x20AC;? Frank said itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a shame they donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t recycle some of the material, the steel at least, from the barns. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a waste,â&#x20AC;? he said. He added there are 3,000 bales of hay and straw in that barn that is no good now. They also stopped access to his 60 acres of corn that he couldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t get off in

the fall because of the wet weather. Frank plans to stay at his home, across from his seized property, with his wife Marjorie, and he will keep farming on what he has left. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I have 30 acres of workable land,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;And a shed.â&#x20AC;? He built the shed last fall for his tractor but he needs somewhere to store the rest of his farm equipment. Asked if he could use the promised $3.3 million from the government to build a new barn, he said he did not have

the money. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t know where it is,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It was returned on February 4, 2014. I donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t have it.â&#x20AC;? Frank has rented land all over that he can continue to farm, with help from his son. But he has a lot of anger inside against the government for destroying his barns and taking his land. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I spent all my life here,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;And my father before me. I was raised here. We have had this land since 1798 â&#x20AC;Ś my forefathers given this property

forever.â&#x20AC;? He said he hated to watch them tear down his barn, knowing there were barn swallows nesting in there. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s an endangered species!â&#x20AC;&#x153; he said. He added there are four creeks running through the property and they were probably going to get polluted now. â&#x20AC;&#x153;They donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t care for the pickerel ďŹ shing, they donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t care about the barn swallows,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;They just want to show the country theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve got power.â&#x20AC;?

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All the typical brands of motorcycles were present: Yamahas, Hondas and Kawasakis. However, the event was graced with the presence of a few interesting and rare motorcycles. Chapelle said there were two â&#x20AC;&#x153;Rudgesâ&#x20AC;? at the event on Saturday. A Rudge is a type of motorcycle thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s often black and low to the ground. They were generally made in the 1920s and 1930s and, thus today, are an extremely rare ďŹ nd. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re extremely valuable,â&#x20AC;? said Chapelle. Most of the motorcycles racing, he said, were models from the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. Despite their age, they can still be patched up to race quite well. In fact, he said, some might argue that their parts are more suitable for racing than todayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s newer models, which are made from lighter parts. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Some of these bikes are older,

heavier and solidly put together,â&#x20AC;? he said. The event started with qualifying races Friday and Saturday. By the time the ďŹ nal heats took place Sunday, a few hundred people had packed the grandstand. The racers and fans came from across the region, Chapelle said, and included a large contingent from Quebec and small groups from New York State and other pockets of Ontario. More are expected this weekend when the track hosts the 50th annual Mopar Canadian Superbike Championships, from Friday to Sunday. About 100 motorcyclists from across the country are expected to descend on the track to race in a number of different classes. The event will start with practice runs Friday and Saturday morning, leading to qualifying runs Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning. By Sunday afternoon, the motorcyclists will be competing for trophies.

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Victims of sexual assault seeking help earlier than older generation By John Campbell

News - Campbellford About 70 per cent of the people who sought out help at the Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre last year were survivors of sexual assaults in their childhood.

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ually assaulted are seeking support earlier these days, which is “more helpful” to their recovery “than waiting 20 or 30 years when the impacts are so embedded in their lives,” said Suzie Compeau, a counsellor. Basciano and Compeau were in town May 31 hosting an outdoor Dessert Fest, the fourth and final event in a series of fund raisers the centre held during Sexual Assault Prevention Month throughout the four counties it serves. One of every two women and one of every five men “will be sexually assaulted at some point,” Basciano said. The assaults can range from inappropriate touching to penetration. The public has the misconception that most sexual assaults are committed by strangers whose victims are attacked while they are in vulnerable situations, such as “walking alone at night,” Compeau said. But the majority of cases, 85 to 90 per cent, involve someone they know, she said, including family members, coaches, church figures or Scout leaders, for example. More adults are stepping forward with tales of sexual abuse years after the fact because of efforts to educate the public that victims were not at fault for what took place, in order to bring the problem out in the open, she said. “We see a lot of older clients, in their 50s and 60s.”

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They kept silent about the abuse they suffered while a child because it wasn’t talked about back then “what happened in the home or within families,” Compeau said. “Sex education wasn’t a really big thing,” but today, “our society has become more sexualized,” which has created its own set of problems, including easy access to pornography over the Internet to children as young as eight years old, and the rise of sexting, in which young people send risque photos of themselves or others and “think nothing of it,” Compeau said. “They watch Miley Cyrus half-naked on videos,” Basciano said. “The media seems to make sexuality or sexual assault acceptable.” The result is a generation “desensitized” to sexual assaults, Compeau added. “It’s become very normalized [to look upon] this rape culture [as being] cool.” Basciano said she’s had “numerous calls from high schools” asking her to come talk to the students because “they talk about rape like it’s game.” Their lingo includes such phrases as “I raped that test,” she said. She’s been with the centre 14 years. “You almost feel like a hamster in a wheel sometimes, you’re just keeping up” with the problems caused by changes taking place in society that are not all

Suzie Compeau, a counsellor with the Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre in Peterborough, on the left, and Karen Basciano, the centre’s public education and special events co-ordinator, set up a Dessert Fest and silent auction in the gazebo at Old Mill Park in Campbellford May 31. It was the last of four fund raisers the centre held during Sexual Assault Prevention Month. Photo: John Campbell

for the better, she said. The centre’s mission is “to support those effected by sexual violence and to impact social change within our community.” It currently has a caseload of about 70 individuals receiving individual counselling. Services include a 24-hour

crisis support line (1-866298-7778), one-on-one counselling for women and men, peer support, workshops, and presentations to high school and post-secondary students. More than 50 volunteers help staff the crisis line, assist with bingo fund raisers, and provide administrative support.

Strut for Strays event should be doggone good time By Stephen Petrick

News - Belleville - A big fundraising event in Belleville this Saturday should provide some tailwagging fun. Fixed Fur Life is holding its ninth annual Strut for Strays at Zwicks Island Park, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event raises funds for the registered charity so it can pay for spaying and neutering of dogs and cats. Fixed Fur Life also helps lowincome families pay for large, unexpected vet bills. Since the organization formed about ten years ago, it has helped co-ordinate the spaying and neutering of more than 16,000 animals in the Belleville/Quinte

West region, said founder Darlene Quinsey. “We keep growing,” she said. Strut for Strays is the organization’s biggest fund raiser of the year. Last year the event raised $40,000 and Quinsey hopes to top that mark this year. The event starts at 9:30 a.m. with a walk along the riverfront trail. The walkers will have gathered pledges to participate. After the walk, Zwicks Island will be alive with activity. The Ultimate Air Dogs of Canada will be there to put on a show. There will also be more than 70 vendors selling products. Dog owners are encouraged to bring their pets, as veterinarians

will be on hand to offer checks and microchipping services. There will also be a pet costume and an ice cream eating contest for dogs. While Strut for Strays is a fun, family oriented event, the funds it raises will go toward a serious problem. Quinsey said that controlling dog and cat population is always a struggle, especially for cats which can give birth to large litters several times a year. She founded Fixed Fur Life after touring shelters in other parts of Ontario and learning that there were few programs available to help pet owners pay for spaying and neutering. She says about 80 per cent of the

cats her organization has fixed have been female. This will hopefully, in time, lead to fewer stray cats in the area. She believes the work is already making a difference, given that she has not received as many calls to have cats fixed this year than she has in recent years. Despite this, there’s still a high demand for the organization’s services, she said. And there will never be a surplus of money for all the spaying and neutering costs needed to serve a community. “If we made five million dollars tomorrow, there’d still be that need,” she said. For more information on Fixed Fur Life and its programs visit <www.fixedfurlife.com>.

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I attended last year’s Ommegang Festival, and I witnessed the spectacular procession and magnificent show from my very own reserved seat in Grand Place’s grandstand (especially erected for this event), and I soon discovered that this event brings to life, at least for a brief time, an intriguing, bygone historical era. It was fascinating to see all the incredible costumes—and I watched, spellbound, as the crossbowmen entered the square, along with the flag-bearers and the medieval representatives of the court, guilds, guards, and soldiers. Many of the costumed participants arrived by foot, while others came on horseback—and then the royal guests (including Charles V) arrived by horse and carriage— and took their seats in the viewing stand. They then watched the spectacle along with the rest of us, which included a great deal of music and frivolity and a mesmerizing display of flag waving, horsemanship, medieval games (including fencers and stilt fighters), dancing, flame throwing, and fireworks. It was quite the show and went on for about three hours. Along with the magnificence of the overall spectacle itself, I was particularly impressed by the young stilt fighters, who fought with one another during the games to try to be the last stilt fighter standing! The cobblestones were rather wet (as it had rained) and, therefore, slippery, but these courageous participants fought bravely on and received a great ovation from the appreciative crowd. There’s a cost to get one of the reserved seats in the

By John M. Smith

Lifestyles - The “Ommegang Festival” will be celebrated in Brussels, Belgium, from July 1 until 3 this summer. This annual colourful event, now part of the “Carolus V Festival,” is a re-enactment of the medieval celebration that honoured the coming of Charles V to Brussels in 1549. The main objectives of the original festival were to welcome Charles V and to show off, in a way, the grandeur and prosperity of the country at that time, and this tradition has been continued throughout the centuries. Today’s Ommegang Festival offers a kind of overview of Belgium’s culture, arts, and history. It’s quite a spectacle, with over a thousand 16th century costumed participants in a lavish parade that begins in Grand Sablon and ends up at Grand Place, followed by an elaborate display of pageantry that’s held right in this renowned square. Victor Hugo once described Brussels’ Grand Place as “the most beautiful square in Europe,” so it’s definitely a very appropriate setting for this special event. This square is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and it contains a variety of styles. The Town Hall (Hotel de Ville) is a Gothic masterpiece dating from the early 15th century, and its spire is topped by the Archangel St. Michael, the Patron Saint of Brussels. The Brussels City Museum, devoted to the history of Brussels, is also located on the square (in the King’s House on Grand Place), and it’s also well worth a visit to learn more about the history of both this city and this festival. I even found a Entering Coudenberg Palace, the former Palace of Brussels (now underground). nice restaurant at Grand Place that was appropriately named “Brasserie de l’Ommegang.”

These costumed participants are ready for the show to begin.

grandstand (from 37.50 euro to 77.50 euro), but anyone can stand along the parade route and watch it for free. Also, all are able to go to a free medieval village that’s set up in Place du Grand Sablon during this festival, to watch the ongoing tournament, including knights in combat on both foot and horse. One of the groups of crossbowmen that partake in the annual Ommegang Festival is the Saint Georges Crossbowmen of Brussels, and I learned more about this particular organization by visiting this club’s guildhall. It’s tucked away behind Place Royale, on the Impasse du Borgendael, and its cellar is filled with memorabilia and its shooting ranges. After all, this particular crossbow guild has been serving the city of Brussels since 1381, and weekly traditional crossbow shooting practices are still held here weekly. I discovered even more information about this particular festival by visiting the museum housed in Halle Gate, which was once a city gate, for it now contains works of art, masks and costumes connected to the Ommegang Festival. Yet another important connection with this festival is the former residence of Charles V in Brussels, Coudenburg Palace, located by Place Royale, and I actually visited the underground remains of this site and even dined down there. Our 16th century menu, especially designed to complement the Ommegang Festival, included stuffed apples with mincemeat, along with a great variety of other appropriate dishes concocted by the Centre for Historical Gastronomy. I simply strolled from table to table, in the underground archaeological digs, and sampled the foods that were offered while exploring the ruins themselves. Some historians believe the Ommegang Festival actually began as a religious ritual back in the 14th century, but it has celebrated the arrival of Emperor Charles V since 1549, and it’s still attracting tourists to Brussels today! For more information: <www.ommegang.be>; <www. visitbrussels.be>; <www.visitflanders.com>.

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AUCTION SALE ANTIQUES, CONTEMPORARY AND COLLECTIBLES AUCTION SALE CONDUCTED AT 250 SIDNEY STREET BELLEVILLE, ONT FORMER NORTEL PROPERTY WEDNESDAY JUNE 11TH AT 10;30 AM West off Sidney Street at Nortel Property and proceed to South West Section of the property – red building in the Vicinity of Nortel Ball Diamond. Antique Edwardian mahogany dining room suite with extension table with 8 chairs, flamed mahogany finish sideboard – excellent; antique mahogany side cupboard, antique cherry chest of drawers, antique tiger maple chest of drawers, 2 antique side tables with birds eye maple drawers, antique drop front desk with birds eye maple front, ladies antique writing desk with inlay, antique mahogany tilt top table, antique centre pedestal side table, antique mahogany finish hall table, Webster Whiting Grandfather clock with brass face , antique walnut step back cupboard with glass doors, antique walnut spool beds, antique needle point side chairs, antique white wicker pieces, pine cradle, white imitation wicker patio furniture, vintage Marlin 30- 30 Model 1893 rifle (pal required), prints and picture, antique glassware and china, leather living room chairs, bedroom furniture, bar fridge, china cabinet, Kenmore refrigerator, Electric stove, washer/dryer, electric fireplace, chest freezer, bookcases, kitchenware’s, 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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Directions: Take Hwy. 62 north to Hollowview Road. Turn west & follow to sale site at 381 Hollowview Road. Set of 6 Amish made press back dining chairs (2 arm chairs), set of kitchen cupboards, garden shed, vanity/mirror (as is), sofa bed (rough), a large qty. of antique smalls including but not limited to antique drying rack, numerous wooden boxes & crates, old honey tins, old hay forks, game boards, old shutters, old light fixtures, cast iron grates (rectangular), Aladdin lamp parts, old medicine bottles, old steel wheel, fireplace mantle / wood insert, large qty. of old magazines including Harrowsmith, Field & Stream, Readers Digest, National Geographic, old hockey & football magazines, OPP postcards, “Winchester” advertising calendars, Historic Hastings book, old school maps, Beatty hay car & forks, cast hand crank sausage stuffer, old gun holsters, blacksmith’s vise, old berry picker, woodworking tools, skeleton keys, store display racks, glass top show case, old bird cage, 2 old powder cans, small wash stand, cast corn bread tin, old wooden advertising box for “Whitby Brand Hardware Products”, tackle boxes/ some tackle, beam augers, hand shears, old hand tools, old windows, wooden skis, Coleman camp stoves, cash register, old projectors, & numerous other interesting smalls. McCormick Deering # 407 walking plow, Badger 20 ft. silo unloader, 24 ft. pipe frame elevator, generator pole switch, 10’ x 14’ horse shelter, 8’ x 12’ steel clad garden shed, model 98 NH 66 square baler, 240 V shop heater, steel file cabinets, old steel wheel, model 98 magneto & numerous other interesting pieces far too many to list. List is subject to additions and/or deletions. Come out and spend a day with us at this auction in the heart of the Amish community. See my web site for detailed list & photos. AUCTIONEERS: DOUG JARRELL & BEN TREVERTON 613-969-1033 www.dougjarrellauctions.com Terms: Cash, Debit, Visa, MC Amish lunch booth available. Owners and/or auctioneers not responsible in case of accident or injury sale day.

Warner’s Auction Hall, 12927 Hwy 2, Just West of Colborne. Large Thursday night sale must sell to clear hall for large sale, something for everyone selling from 2 homes, including 2 industrial sewing machines, 1 serger and one straight stitch with quantity of rolls of material for drapery or upholstery, excellent curved glass oak china cabinet with leaded glass top, queen size bedroom suite with large mirrored armoire chest, dresser with mirror, 2 nights and head board, antique dressers need refinishing, antique buffet, antique drop front desk needs refinishing, excellent walnut parlour table, nice hall table with Queen Anne legs, 50’s kitchen cabinet, excellent solid walnut vanity w/mirror, antique cast iron garden bench, 2 electronic portable air conditioners both nearly new, antique table with ornate base, nearly new water cooler, small glass door cabinet, 5 drawer chest of drawers, small tables, dehumidifier, folding portable table, metal bunk beds single over double, dining room set, large quantity of smalls including selection of artwork, collection fancy cups & saucers, nice crystal pieces, selection of garden and lawn tools, plastic & metal racks, qty dishes, large qty old records, lamps, mirrors, painting & prints, household articles, plus countless miscellaneous articles - far too many to list. Terms: Cash, Cheque with ID, Visa, M/C, Interac.

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AUCTION SALE CHARLES AND BRENDA PERDUE 188 GRAHAM ROAD, MADOC, ONT. MONDAY JUNE 9TH AT 10:30 AM 10 miles NORTH of Madoc on The Cooper Road and turn EAST in the Hamlet of Cooper onto Lingham Lake Road for ½ mile and turn NORTH onto Graham Road. FARM EQUIPMENT John Deere 4410 4 wd diesel tractor with JD 430 front end loader with extra buckets, ROPS, 2200 hours – excellent condition; Massey Ferguson 270 2 wd diesel tractor with front end loader- good running condition; Massey Ferguson 1080 2 wd diesel tractor with after market cab- running condition; Massey Ferguson 300 self propelled combine with 12 ft grain head – good running condition; New Holland 680 tandem axle manure spreader, New Holland 273 small square baler with thrower, Massey Ferguson #10 small square baler, New Holland 477 7 ft haybine, Agric AL55 3 point hitch rotovator, House 3 point hitch 4 ft rotary mower, Meteor 3 point hitch single auger snow blower, Shaver 3 point hitch post hole auger, big bale spear, John Deere 640 side delivery rake, Triple K 3 point hitch 12 ft cultivator, 3 point hitch 10 ft rotary mower, 3 point hitch 4 row corn cultivator, John Deere 2 row corn planter, 2 Trenton Machine bale thrower wagons with steel racks, Dion forage wagon with triple beaters and roof on 10 ton wagon, Dion forage blower, 2 flat bed hay wagons, pipe bale elevator, Krause 10 ft tandem disc, Cockshutt # 11 11 run seed drill on steel, set of drags, roller mill, electric fanning mill, barn scales electric fence supplies, Canox electric welder, oxy acetylene torch kit, barn jacks, hydraulic jacks, Homelite chainsaw, bench grinder, hand crafted 3 wheel garden cart, tool boxes, hand and power tools, 1987 Suzuki ATV – not running, 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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Directions: From Hwy. 401 east of Belleville take Deseronto Rd. (Exit 570). Go north to Blessington Rd (at the river). Turn west & follow to 4595 Blessington Road, or from Shannonville Rd. follow Blessington Rd east to 4595, sale site. Walnut drop leaf table (circa 1800), 1800’s era dough box in original paint, Oak transitional 3 drawer chest, 3 shelf hanging pine corner cupboard, Boston rocker/ original stenciling, Antique 3 board harvest table, Simcoe County slant top desk /original yellow paint with large bottom drawer & false drawer front, Hastings County primitive cupboard in blue/grey paint, Empire style transitional 2 drawer, dovetailed & with original vinegar grained paint (circa 1800), King George II side chair from England, Nova Scotia dresser (refinished), cherry gate leg table (3 board top), set of 6 tiger maple chairs/caned seats, Simcoe County 5 drawer dresser with red paint, Simcoe County captain’s chair, Simcoe County antique jam cupboard/ tin door inserts & ox blood paint, Empire style 6 drawer butternut bonnet shelf with cherry accents (refinished), Antique rod back chair/ splayed legs, Thumb back chair with saddle seat (refinished), primitive barn board cupboard, 2 original stenciled Hitchcock chairs/ rush seats, old chimney cupboard, ash drop leaf table, salesman’s sample 3 drawer chest, 50’s era 6 drawer oak dresser/mirror, Kranich & Bach apt. size piano/ bench tuned with “concert pitch”, Nova Scotia candle table (1700 era), upholstered chair with cabriel legs front & back, assorted primitive chairs ladder backs etc., Acorn style rope bed, rolling pin rope bed, antique arm chair in black paint, old settee reupholstered, General Electric “Hotpoint” electric stove (burners redone) one of GE’s first electric stoves, wood stove, 2 antique open washstands, tin trunk, folk art percheron horse painting, framed mirrors, crocks & pitchers, carved swan butter print, pressed glass footed pedestal bowl, stoneware mixing bowls, folk art sheep painting, 2 framed dummy boards, qty. of agate, tin toy truck, old cutlery boxes, hooked rugs & chair pads, child’s potty chair/ original stenciling, Nova Scotia press glass footed compote, 2 doll cradles, 2 pieces of chalet, child’s tin bath tub, repro “fish” copper weather vane, dough board, lither “Special Hudson-Fulton” in original paint, antique inlaid chess board, rug beater, pair of horse themed lithographs from England, old oil paintings, large lithograph titled “Coming From The Horse Fair”, silver plate tea service, antique spinning wheel, pewter steins, tray & tea pot, old hand made quilts, navy & white woven coverlette, antique cradle, assorted old baskets, floor lamp, old day bed, framed prints, repro of Quebec antique arm chair, pine hanging corner cupboard refinished/door, several old car hood ornaments & trim, old pine tool chest, rocking horse, old sleigh, milk cans, cast iron kettle & trivet, old cook stove, beam scales, large shuffle board, beam tongs, several old rope beds & many many more antique pieces far too many to list everything. Lois Rawn has been an avid collector for many years and is now selling as the farmstead has been sold. This is a sale you don’t want to miss. Please register at the sale for a buyer’s number. See my web site for detailed list & photos. AUCTIONEERS: DOUG JARRELL & BEN TREVERTON 613-969-1033 www.dougjarrellauctions.com Terms: Cash, Debit, Visa, MC or Cheque/ID Lunch available. Owners and/or auctioneers not responsible in case of accident sale day.

Warner’s Auction Hall, 12927 Hwy 2, Just West of Colborne. Selling the interesting contents of a Campbellford home, owner moved to retirement residence. Everything in excellent condition, includes antiques, collectables, modern home furnishings, some nice violas, maple pieces, 2 antique wash stands, excellent sofa & love seat, single sofa bed, violas maple table & chair set with matching hutch, nice patio set, violas maple drop leaf coffee table, mirrored door wardrobe, 2 violas maple side tables, old trunk, nice cedar chest, antique dresser mirror, antique treadle sewing machine, antique rocker, other good rocker, several antique side chairs, occasional chairs, antique press back rocker, antique slant top desk, shelves & cupboards, planters, crocks, enamel top table w/drawer, solid walnut cradle, 4 dr. filing cabinet, nice rug, large quantity smalls, mostly packed by family, good canoe, dishes, lamps, household articles, glassware, plus much more. Note: Only partial listing of this nice clean sale. Terms: Cash, Cheque with ID, Visa, M/C, Interac.

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656 E COOPER ROAD, R.R.#3 MADOC, ONTARIO SATURDAY JUNE 14TH AT 10:30 AM 3 miles NORTH of Madoc on Cooper Road. Princecraft“Resorter”15 ft aluminum fishing boat with Evinrude 25hp 4 stroke outboard and single axle Princecraft boat trailer – like new; John Deere 135 riding lawn mower, Honda rear tine garden tiller, Craftsman 6 hp power lawn mower, Wheel Horse 5500 w portable generator, Mastercraft 10 hp 30” snow blower, JD yard trailer, JD lawn sweeper, Craftsman gas leaf blower, Craftsman 10”mitre saw, metal chop saw, 10” stone grinder, Craftex drill press, 16”scroll saw, oxy acetylene torch kit, All Trade portable air compressor, Beach stacking tool chest, quantity of hand, power and rechargeable tools, machinist tools, tool boxes, garden tools, extension ladder, HOUSEHOLD CONTENTS -SELL AT 10:30 AM round oak extension table with press back chairs, oak dining table with hop back chairs, mahogany glass front display cabinet, oak 3 section wall unit, walnut cased Grandmothers clock, 5 piece maple bedroom suite with 4 poster bed; 5 piece white French provincial bedroom suite, pine blanket box, oak drop front coffee table, end tables, wing back chair, cheval mirror, bakers rack, Scandalli accordion, Hohner vintage constantina, Frigidaire upright freezer, Danby 11 cu ft freezer, portable dishwasher, electric treadmill, contemporary stacking bookcase, oak hall seat, oak sofa table, Yamaha stereo system, Royal Doulton character jugs, 2 Bisque dolls, child’s repro Penny Farthing bike, Celestron high focus telescope, duck decoys, hunting knives, oil lamps, Dickens Christmas Village figurines, cookware, small kitchen appliances, everyday dishes, 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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BELLEVILLE Belleville Legion: Every Friday: Canteen open 4-7 p.m. Meat Rolls and Horse Races 5-6:30 pm., Legion Clubroom. Everyone welcome. Age of majority event. Quinte Region Crokinole Club, every Tuesday, 7 p.m., Avaya building at 250 Sidney St., Belleville, south entrance. Cost is $4.00. http://www.qrcc.ca . For info: Dave Brown at 613-967-7720 or Louis Gauthier at 613-849-0690. opening reception for “I am an Artist”, Wednesday, June 11, 2-3 p.m. John M. Parrrot Art Gallery. Featuring work by Kindergarten students from Queen Victoria and Susanna Moodie Public Schools. On view until June 24. The Canadian Hearing Society offers Walk In Wednesdays from 10 am-noon and 2-4pm. Speak to a Hearing Care Counsellor. No appointment necessary. Bayview Mall, 470 Dundas St. E Belleville Seraphina presents The Last Rose of Summer, (Celtic music), Friday, June 13, 7:30 pm, Holy Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 516 Victoria Ave., Belleville. Adults $20, Seniors and Students $15. Call Michael 613-391-1541 Ostomy Group Belleville meets at Loyalist Collage Business and Development Centre, second Thursday of each month except July-Aug. John M. Parrott Art Gallery. Opening receptions, Thursday, June 12: Celebrating Success, artwork by Brain Injury Survivors. Reception 4 to 6 p.m. “Faces of Cancer 2014” exhibition by photographer Michael Brethour. Reception 6-7:30pm. This display is supported by Providence Care, the Quinte District Brain Injury Association and Pathways to Independence. Belleville Support Group, 2nd Wednesday of every month, 7:30 - 9:00pm. Eastminster United Church, Belleville Community Care For South Hastings BBQ Fundraiser, June 14, 470 Dundas St E (North/East side of the building), 11:00am-2:00pm Belleville Lions Club Concerts by the Bay Season Opener, Wednesday, June 11, 6:30-8:30 pm. Cruisin’ 50s & 60s Band. Lions Pavillion Zwicks Park. The Schizophrenia Support Services support meetings. Every second Wednesday of the month, 7- 8:30pm. Canadian Mental Health Association Offices, 199 Front St., Belleville. For info call, Sara MacDonald (613)888-5322. Belleville Christian Women’s Club Luncheon, Wednesday June 11, 12 -2pm, 290 Bridge St W . (Salvation Army ) $12. Creative jewelry designers Ted and Nancy Sparling, soloist Richard Lefleur, and guest speaker Linda Sprunt. Free Nursery, Reservations: Darlene, 613-961-0956 . TGIF Frozen Meals. Nutritious, churchprepared and frozen meals available every Friday, 2 to 4 p.m., Bridge St. United Church (60 Bridge East entrance). No cost/ no pre-ordering. Register at first visit with ID for each meal to be picked up. The “Believers” Relay for Life team Bottle Drive, Montrose Rd neighbourhood, Sunday, June 8. Leave bottles on your front step, end of driveway or call for pickup 613-813-3943 or 613-962-9628. Monetary

donations accepted as a pledge. We will pickup in other areas if you call. Friends of the Library Bookstore is accepting gently used books, CD and DVD donations. Foyer of Belleville Public Library 10-4, Monday through Saturday. Info: 613-968-6731 ext 2245 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 613- 969-0130. From The B.G.H Auxiliary Raffle win $2000, $1000, or $500 worth of gas cards. Tickets 2 for $5.00. Draw July 1, 6 p.m. All Proceeds go to Cardio Pulmonary Equipment. Info 613-962-7111 between 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. only CARP Greater Bay of Quinte Area Chapter 39: “Say Again?”, presented by Konrad Malinski , Hearing Specialist at ListenUp, Belleville. Tuesday, June 17, 2-4 pm, Quinte Gardens Retirement Residence, 30 College St. W, Belleville. Admission free. Donations accepted. Light refreshments Seniors 5-pin Bowling, Tuesdays, 1 p.m. Come and meet new friends for fun and fellowship. Belleville Pro Bowl, Bayview Mall. Call Ken 613-962-3429 Ongoing VON Footcare clinic, St. Mark’s United Church, 237 Cannifton Rd N. Info or to book appointment: 1-888279-4866 ext 5346. Dance to the Country Music of the Land-O -Lakes Cruisers, June 6, Belleville Club 39, Belleville Fish & Game Club Hall, Elmwood Dr. 8pm to Midnight. Lunch served. Members $10 Non Members $12. Singles & couples welcome. Info: 613395-0162 or 613-966-6596. Monthly Nutrition Education Group, Every 2nd Tuesday of the month, 1-2:30 p.m, Community Health Centre, 161 Bridge St. W., Belleville. Registration required, 613-962-0000 x 233 Belleville Brain Tumour Support Group meets monthly on the second Wed.,7:30 p.m., Eastminster United Church. If you or someone you know has been affected by a brain tumour come join us. The Ontario Early Years Centre at Family Space supports families learning through play. Drop-in playrooms, 301 MacDonald Ave., Belleville. Open 6 days a week. Info: www.familyspace.ca or 613-966-9427. Joyfull Noise Belleville Women’s Choir invites women of all ages to join. Songs from the 50’s to the 80’s. Tuesdays, 7 to 9 p.m., Core Centre, 223 Pinnacle St., Belleville. No auditions required. Novice to experienced singers. www. joyfull-noise.com. Trillium 2000 Seniors Club at 75 St. Paul St., Belleville. Tuesday: cribbage; Wednesday: euchre; Thursday: carpet bowling and shuffleboard; Friday: darts. Cribbage 3rd Sunday of month. All start at 1 p.m. Open to all seniors 50 and over. 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 Meals on Wheels Belleville: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday a hot meal delivered to your door around noon. Info: 613-969-0130

BRIGHTON Zumba, Brighton Legion, every Monday and Wednesday, 10 a.m. until the end of June. TOPS Brighton Take off pounds sensibly weight loss support group. Meets every Wednesday at the Brighton Legion, 25 Park St. at 4:30 p.m. R.C.L. 100 Brighton Meat Roll, every Saturday, 3 – 5 pm Smithfield United Church Ckicken BBQ, Saturday, June 7, 4:30 – 7:00 p.m., Tickets: $15.00 (adults); $7.50 (12 & under); free (under 6). Info: 613-4754191 or 613-392-3734 Greenwood Cemetery Decoration Day Service, June 8, 9:30 a.m., Whites Road, Smithfield. Coffee & tea following at Smithfield UC, 872 Smith St. Info: 613-475-4191 A Taste of Africa Cooking Workshop, Wednesday, June 11, 6:-8pm, Community Care Northumberland, Brighton. Fee: $5.00. Info: 613-475-4190. ​​​Twelve Drummers Drum Circle meets ​June 12 and 26, 7-9 p.m. Enjoy exploring rhythm with others. For address and info: twelvedrummers@gmail.com. Pie Social and Band Concert, Saturday, June 7, Trinity-St. Andrew’s United Church, 58 Prince Edward St, Brighton. Pies, juice, tea & coffee at 6pm. Brighton Concert Band in the church at 7:15. $10 per person. Children & students free. Tickets at the church office (613-475-1311) and at Rock Paper Scissors (613-475-1781). Carman United Church Cemetery Decoration Day, Sun. June 8, 11:15 am. Carman Rd, Brighton. All are invited. Traditional Pub Night, Brighton Legion, Friday, June 13. Dinner 6-7pm. Entertainment 7pm. Tickets $12 advance from the Legion, $15 at the door Lawn Bowling, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6pm. Croquet Mondays and Wednesdays, 6 pm. 3 free games, instruction provided. $99.00 for new members. FREE WORKSHOP, June 10, 7pm. A Makeover for Better Web Presence Web. To reserve: 613-475-9900. www.ourstudio. ca. 5 Craig Blvd Unit 4 Brighton Sat., June 7, Apple Route Grannies annual Stride to Turn the Tide Walk, supporting African grandmothers through the Stephen Lewis Foundation. Leaving Trinity St. Andrew’s Community Hall at 9:45 am. (613-475-2094) Please join us.

CAMPBELLFORD Lighthouse Diner (soup kitchen). Serving warm, nutritious meals at 12:00 p.m. every Friday. Come at 10 a.m. for fellowship and games. Free Methodist Church, 73 Ranney Street N. For info call (705)653-4789 or (705)653-4185 or email: cfordfmc@gmail.com Campbellford Salvation Army Thrift store offers a free hot lunch every Friday. Also, Silent Auction the last Friday of each month Sunday, June 8, 1 pm, Campbellford Legion Zone F2 Drumhead Parade and Service. March from Legion to the cenotaph, to Old Mill Park and back to the Legion. OPEN HOUSES continue, Campbellford Lawn Bowling Club, every Friday until June 27. Arrive between 6:45 and 7:30 p.m.

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Try the game, enjoy refreshments and enter our draw. Info: Joan 705-696-1525. YARD SALE, Saturday, June 7, 8 am to 2 pm; Rain or Shine. Beehive Daycare, 35 Centre St. Donated item drop off: June 6 in the afternoon. Info: Brenda 705-653-5375 or beehivedaycare@bellnet.ca. Wednesday, June 11, 6:30 pm, Campbellford Melodies at the Mill featuring Willowridge Saturday, June 7, 8:00 am, Seymour Conservation Area Family Fishing Day. No charge, donations accepted. 5754 Hwy 30 S, Campbellford. Lioness Giant Yard Sale, Saturday, June 7, Lions Club Park, Campbellford Community Diners, Jun. 12, Stanwood United Church, 2300 13th Line East, Stanwood, 12pm Cost $9. Info: Sarah at 705-696-3891 Baptist Busy Bee Yard Sale, 166 Grand Rd., Campbellford (next to Tim Horton’s). Open every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until Thanksgiving weekend, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 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. Campbellford Farmer’s Market, Wednesdays & Saturdays in the parking lot at the corner of River & Front Street

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

CODRINGTON Euchre, every Friday, 7 pm. Codrington Community Centre. All welcome. 2nd Wednesday of the month, Codrington Women’s Institute 7:15 pm, Codrington Community Centre Codrington and Wooler Cemeteries Outdoor service for deceased family members. Codrington Catholic Cemetery, June 14, 1 p.m. Wooler Catholic Cemetery, June 21, 1 p.m. Refreshment follow both services at St. Alphonsus Church Hall. Donations encouraged for upkeep and repairs. Info: Church rectory, 613-397-3189 10 a.m-2 p.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Please bring lawn chairs

COLBORNE Ladies’ Social Group, Tuesdays at Community Care Northumberland, 11 King St. E. Colborne, 1:30-3 p.m. Info: 905-355-2989. June 11, Community Diners, Keeler Centre, 80 Division St. Colborne, 12:00 noon. Info and to reserve: Brenda 905355-2989.

CORDOVA MINES Cordova Mines Free Methodist Church will sponsor the movie “Courageous”, Community Hall, Cordova, 7 P.M. June 7. Cordova Mines United Church 112 Anniversary, Sunday June 8. 11am service. All Welcome

FOXBORO Diners Club Thurlow: Every 4th Wednesday from 12-2:00pm, Thurlow Community Centre, 516 Harmony Rd. Corbyville. Info: 613-969-0130

FRANKFORD Frankford Legion: Men’s pool each Tuesday, 7 p.m. Retired Women Teachers, Trenton & District meeting, Thurs. June 12, 10A.M., Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Frankford. Summer book sale. Speaker Maria Heissler, “Forest Friends”. $5 muffins/fruit. All retired women teachers welcome. Diane 613 398-0952

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 June 10, St. Andrew’s United Church, Old Station Rd. Grafton. Social networking at 7:00 p.m. Guest speaker, Sher Leeteze topic is bugs, birds and butterflies in the garden. Refreshments provided. Stoney and the Sundance Band Open Mic Jamboree, Sunday, June 8, 1-5 pm, Grafton Legion, Hwy 2. Lunch and bar

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 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. Cost $3. Hula Hooping Class, Fridays 2pm. Cost $3. 6 Albert St. East, Hastings. Info: Sarah at 705-696-3891 St. George’s Anglican Church, 38 Bridge St South, Hastings, welcomes Open Doors Northumberland, June 7 & 8, 2-4 pm. Enjoy special music 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 Friday, June 6, 9:00 am, Clothing Exchange, Hastings Early Years Centre. Bring a t-shirt to decorate. Meet Monty, the M&M Bear at 10:00 am. Make your own sundae for snack. 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

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Family tree research unearths murder buried in the past

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Dan Buchanan, of Brighton, a computer consultant and genealogist, kept the members of the Trent Hills Probus Club spellbound as he told his tale of notorious murderer Dr. William Henry King, who, as he discovered, is a cousin who lived in the mid 1850s on the family farm north of Codrington where he grew up. Photo: Sue Dickens

News - Campbellford - Researching his family tree, a local genealogist discovered a cousin who made front page news with a tale of intrigue and murder in the late 1850s. “The only person ever executed in Northumberland County was a cousin of mine … not only is he in my family tree but he lived on the family farm north of Codrington where I grew up.” Those are the words of Dan Buchanan of Brighton, who brought the facts of his discovery together for a presentation to the Trent Hills Probus Club. A computer consultant and self-proclaimed “geek” who enjoys research, his interest in genealogy is well documented online on his web site and information of his “notorious” murderous cousin can be found there. “I have the family trees of most of the families around Brighton from the earliest settlement and all of these stories have come out of that,” he explained. “You can pick your friends but not your relatives,” he told the audience as he began a one-hour PowerPoint show with a storyline of the events that led up to a public hanging of Dr. William Henry King, convicted of murdering his wife Sarah Ann Lawson, in 1859. “The story I uncovered is about the brutal murder of an innocent young woman,” he said as he provided details of the dastardly deed of long ago that he found buried in archival records. It was a story of how King studied for a degree from a homeopathic medical college and how he used his knowl-

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trip that his mother-in-law decided to stop by his house and check the pockets of a coat he had left behind. She “found a likeness” [photograph] of Melinda there.” Suspicious of all that had happened leading up to Lawson’s death, her family eventually was able to get an autopsy done and the truth that Sarah had been poisoned with arsenic was made known. A jury of 12 men convicted Dr. King. “At the hanging 10,000 people crowded around to watch,” said storyteller Buchanan.

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News - Quinte West - New cameras installed in OPP cruisers will be able to detect suspended drivers. “All the officers are trained on this new technology,” said Staff Sergeant Dave Tovell at the Police Services Board. There will be an Automated Licence Plate Recognition Program (ALPR) camera installed on the front and back of the cruiser. The scanned licence plates go into a software program that checks for anything wrong, such as a non-validated tag, suspended driver or unqualified driver. It sets off an alarm when the

OPP drives by the vehicle. The close up on the licence plate is verified with Ministry of Transportation of Ontario (MTO) and the driver is pulled over. “It’s a valuable tool,” Tovell said. He noted the camera can read up to two plates a second. The Quinte West detachment currently has one vehicle equipped with the cameras, added this past month. It will share the technology with the Prince Edward County OPP and Centre Hastings OPP detachments. “We are the host detachment,” Tovell added. “We are one of the first police de-

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A 7,000-word confession by Dr. King, which he wrote while in jail waiting for his hanging day, was unveiled later. The tale of the infamous Dr. King reappeared in the Cobourg Star in the 1970s and in the Brighton Independent in 1994. Buchanan is considering writing a book about the tale. For more information go to: <www.treesbydan.com/p35. htm#i1351>. The Trent Hills Probus Club meets the second Wednesday of each month at 9:30 a.m. at St. John’s United Church.

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Will history repeat itself?

By Diane Sherman

News - Madoc - The Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Centre for Holocaust Studies is hoping they can “empower people to raise their voices and take action against hate to make the world a better place.” To fulfill that purpose, the Wiesenthal Centre (FSWC) invested in an innovative mobile “Tolerance Education Centre,” a multi-media theatre on wheels, able to bring educational programs to schools and communities beyond Toronto. The Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board has included the program as part of their history course. The big white tour bus boldly displays the title, Tour for Humanity, with large faces from diverse cultures emblazoned

on the sides, a vehicle meant to draw attention, seating 30 people a showing. The tour has been to Loyalist and Quinte secondary schools since it took to the road in 2013, and presented to community leaders, educators, and front-line workers on topics of diversity, democracy, responsibility and Canadian civic rights. Wednesday, May 13, it arrived at Centre Hastings Secondary School where class groups of Grade 11 and 12 students took turns viewing the 45- minute presentation facilitated by Laura Dantsis of the FSWC, and Sherri Browning, department head for Canadian and World Studies at CHSS. Browning says CHSS has a strong connection with the centre.

“Four years ago we partnered with FSWC. We can take courses and made a visit to the Toronto centre.” Browning says she took an intensive two-day program at the Los Angeles centre. Students are scheduled to attend the Toronto centre again September 23, Freedom Day, when they will hear Wab Kinew, aboriginal rights activist, rapper, media star and panelist for CBC’s Canada Reads choice awards. Gold medal hockey winner Meaghan Mikkelson, and Travis Price, co-founder of Pink Shirt Day (anti-hate movement) will also speak from their perspectives. The program, Dantsis explained, began through benefactors in support of Simon Wiesenthal’s movement to edu-

(Above and right) FSWC tour facilitator Laura Dantsis explained Canada is not exempt from crimes against humanity, making reference to First Nations and Japanese Canadians throughout history, the fight for gay rights and the current trend of cyber-bullying. Photo: Diane Sherman

Students sat quietly during the presentation, listening to sordid, historic, details of decisions made by Fathers of Confederation, commercial developers, war departments, religious factions and governing bodies across Canada. Response to questions was made gingerly on the sensitive topic. It was a time for reflection. Students across Canada, in Grades 11 and 12, may apply for an educational scholarship from FSWC designed to recognize those “who have demonstrated strong commitment to further Wiesenthal’s legacy of promoting tolerance, social justice and human rights.” For further information contact FSWC at <www.fswc.ca> or phone 416-864-9735.

Laura Dantsis introduced CHSS students to the history of Simon Wiesenthal, and the establishment of the Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Centre which now provides a mobile education centre for schools and communities outside the GTA. Photo: Diane Sherman

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LIFESTYLES

The Good Earth: Plant a row

Lifestyles - Each year, I resubmit the following article to try and encourage you to help out. I hope, someday, that the need for such a column will no longer exist. Unfortunately, the pressure to feed our friends and neighbours in the community continues to grow. This yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s growing season is off to a bit of a slower start as soil temperatures have just reached good values. This means a lot of you have recently finished or will soon start your veggie patch. Gentle Reader, I grew up on a farm. I was never hungry unless some youthful exuberance necessitated heading off to bed without supper. In my life, I canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t remember going without food and I canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t imagine what that would be like. We live in one of the most bounteous countries on this good earth and people, our neighbours, know what hunger is. Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not right. A cynic might say that, truth be told, our flower gardens are merely affectations of the well-to-do. If this

seems harsh to read, especially in a gardening column, consider this: those of us who can spend time gardening have a.) stewardship of our own bit of this good earth; b.) the monetary resources to purchase the plants and tools needed; c.) the luxury of the time to do it; and d.) a lifestyle that allows for the time to even contemplate such a venture unencumbered by the daily need to merely provide for our families. â&#x20AC;¨By the standards of our society, we have worked hard to be able to do this and there should be no negative connotations assumed for doing so.â&#x20AC;¨However, there is a certain fragility about our comfort that needs to be acknowledged.â&#x20AC;¨We know too well that there are folks in our country, in our own communities, who do not enjoy such luxury. These people are not indigent bums who leach off of us. The majority are hard working, proud, valuable members of our community who are astonished to find themselves in such need. All it

takes is a factory closure or temporary shutdown to jeopardise many a familyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s finances.â&#x20AC;¨â&#x20AC;¨Visit your local food bank, ask any social service agency about child poverty, talk to the Sally Ann about the desperate need some of our neighbours have to deal with every day. Ask them specifically about food. There is no excuse that allows people to go hungry in our land of plenty.â&#x20AC;¨â&#x20AC;¨There is a way to affect some tangible good with our gardens. It is so simple, grow some extra vegetables or fruits for donation. Plant a Row Grow a Row is a movement that began in the United States and has spread across North America. Folks are asked to set aside a patch of their own land specifically for other people. The produce is brought to a central collection place such as the food bank or a community run greenhouse or garden plots. Depending on the nature of the crop and the immediate need, the food is distributed where it can do the most good. In fact, by inquiring before

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you plant in the spring, you can sow the veggies most needed even if it is broccoli or cauliflower (or the dreaded beet). â&#x20AC;¨â&#x20AC;¨In Canada, the â&#x20AC;&#x153;seedâ&#x20AC;? organisation is the Composting Council of Canada. They have all of the promotional material, planning guidelines and an amazing network of connections that you can access: <www.compost.org>. Anyone can initiate such a program but it takes the community to bring it to fruition.â&#x20AC;¨â&#x20AC;¨Hereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s the beauty of it. All of the qualities that impart joy, contentment and relaxation to you through gardening will be realised with your participation in this campaign. You lose nothing and gain everything. Better yet, this will not detract or take away from any other initiatives; it will only augment them. You donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t actually have to be a part of any official organisation. You can do this on your own and, for those who are not fond of the spotlight, relatively anonymously. My suggestion is that you call your local food bank and ask

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them what you can grow, you might be surprised to learn that there is more to a food bank grocery list than root crops. As well, you may find yourself with a bounteous harvest of food with a short shelf life such as strawberries. Help out if you can, Gentle Reader. Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re all sustained by the same good earth; we just need to fine tune the distribution.

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Entertainment - Campbellford - Westben begins its 15th anniversary season with the concert production of Jesus Christ Superstar, playing June 6, 7 and 8. It is a blend of communities

local grocery store owner, a local doctor, an inventor, local rock musicians, school teachers, students from Campbellford District High School and then the broader community of artists from Toronto and beyond. These performers include Adam Fisher, tenor from Vancouver, opera trained, but was a rock singer, now lives in Toronto; Daniel Greaves who plays Judas, a rock singer, original member of the Watchmen

Classically trained singer and actor Lawrence Cotton (his Dad is Ross Cotton of Campbellford) plays Caiaphas in Jesus Christ Superstar â&#x20AC;&#x201C; the Concert, the first performance of the 15th anniversary season at Westben. Photo: Submitted

Rock band lives in Toronto; Janet Jeffery, sings as Mary, is from Campbellford and is leader of the Janet Jeffery Soul Band; Tom Sharpe, sings Pilate, one of the owners of Sharpeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Food Market; Elias Maraghi, sings as Simon, a doctor in Hastings; Kimberly Dafoe, singing Annas, a school teacher in Madoc; Lawrence Cotton, sings as Caiaphas, opera trained, son of Ross Cotton of Campbellford, just releasing a jazz CD; Hope McEwan, sings as Herrod, an inventor, lives outside of Warkworth; Dan Foster, sings as Peter, lives in Norwood, member of the Westben Festival Chorus and the voices of the Westben Festival and Teen Chorus. Sharpe played Pilate in Jesus Christ Superstar with Brian Finely directing at St. Johnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s United Church in Campbellford 17 years ago, and was the tenor soloist for Brian Finleyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s (co-founder and artistic director) composition Requiem for a Millennium. The band led by Finley and local musician Ken Tizzard includes respected retired music educator Nancy Elmhirst, David Papple of Campbellford, (plays guitar) and Mike Billiard from Codrington (plays drums) â&#x20AC;&#x153;Westben is fortunate to have Andy Thompson of Studio 29 as the sound engineer for Superstar, with William Wowk, Campbellford District High School graduate and Johnny Ross of

Vancouver tenor Adam Fisher portrays Jesus in the first performance of the 15th anniversary season at Westben in the show Jesus Christ Superstar â&#x20AC;&#x201C; In Concert. He is joined by many local actors and musicians. Photo: Submitted

Cobourg assisting,â&#x20AC;? said Bennett. Volunteer Gord Reid is the lighting designer and volunteer Ken Alton does stage management. For more information about Westbenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s season go to: <www. westben.ca>.

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New date with a surprise venue for Westben annual fund raiser

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Entertainment - Warkworth Imagine a hilltop garden where musicians are performing and artists are painting, where appetizers and refreshments are being served and the backdrop

is a million-dollar view. Stop imagining â&#x20AC;Ś itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s all very real. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s the setting of a major fund raiser for Westben Arts Festival Theatre, an event that is being given new life

Artisans and alpacas come together

News - Batawa - Local crafters and artisans arrive once more in Batawa during the annual Craft Fusion Sale & Showcase, scheduled for Saturday, June 7, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Batawa Community Centre. New this year, live alpacas will be visiting; theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re sure to keep the kids entertained while mom and dad browse the wide selection of items for sale. A live demonstration of alpaca fleece skirting will be offered for people to learn about what raw fleece looks like when it comes off the animals, and the process of transforming it into a finished product. Local alpaca fleece products will be on hand for sale. This is a â&#x20AC;&#x153;handmadeâ&#x20AC;? craft sale, which ensures that each item available will be unique and locally made. Everything from handmade jewellery to embroidery, woodwork to painted art will be showcased. Even the digital arts will be showcased by a vendor who turns your photographs, videos or digital images into digital film. A bake table and lunch counter will also be on hand for hungry patrons. Living Primal of Belleville will also be in attendance with their â&#x20AC;&#x153;Primal Crunchâ&#x20AC;? granolaâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;a grain-free, gluten-free product that is produced and sold in Quinte Region as a healthy alternative to traditional breakfast cereal. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We love supporting local artisans in Batawa and the larger community,â&#x20AC;? says Judi Clark, Community Development Co-ordinator of the Batawa Development Corporation, which organizes the twiceyearly event. â&#x20AC;&#x153;There is a wide variety of crafts for sale this year from throughout the area, from Belleville to Colborne, and Trenton to Havelock. This event makes buying locally owned very easy.â&#x20AC;? Every visitor gets a passport that guides them through each vendor. After visiting each booth, they are eligible to win a gift basket that features an item from each vendor. Kids particularly like to receive a passport and go on their own treasure hunt for stamps at each booth. Batawa is a town steeped in history, and

with a bright future. It remembers how Canada welcomed the Bata Shoe Factory and its first workers in 1939. Many of those first factory employees, and Batawa residents, came to this country from

Czechoslovakia to start a new life in Canada. The majority became Canadian citizens and continued to improve their home by building a school, bank, and clearing the way for the Batawa Ski Club. Today,

the shoe factory is undergoing a transformation into condominiums as part of the Batawa Development Corporationâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s trailblazing work in sustainable community development.

performers. As well, Tina Moore, chef and owner of On the Side Gourmet will be creating appetizers. Members of Westbenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Teen Chorus will be serving. There are 150 tickets available and they are going fast. They can be purchased at the Westben box office, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., now located in the recently renovated Clock Tower Cultural Centre,

36 Front Street South in Campbellford. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s so wonderful to have that building just buzzing with arts and culture right in the heart of Campbellford,â&#x20AC;? said Bennett. The â&#x20AC;&#x153;Here Comes the Sun Galaâ&#x20AC;? fund raiser will take place on the summer solstice, June 21 from 2 to 4:30 p.m. A silent auction will also be held. For more information go to: <www.westben.ca/events/ upcoming>.

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it was always fingers crossed we hope this is going to do it. Now this way we will know and we can pace ourselves,â&#x20AC;? Graham explained. The location is a secret, revealed to ticket holders only when they buy their $65 (tax included) ticket. A supporter of Westben both as a business owner (with his partner Wayne Sabados) and personally, Graham expects the spring event will be a sellout. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We want it to be a surprise â&#x20AC;Ś people wonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t be disappointed,â&#x20AC;? Graham said as he offered this writer a tour of the garden as a preview of the venue. Donna Bennett, Westben co-founder and advancement and marketing director, agrees. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The venue is a great way to be close to an artist as well as the musicians. It will be very intimate because you will be wandering the gardens and they will be right there,â&#x20AC;? she said. They want the performers to be a surprise too but did offer some information as â&#x20AC;&#x153;a teaserâ&#x20AC;? to the special afternoon. Tenor Mark Dubois will be singing in Phantom of the Opera this summer and soloists Daniel Warren, a conductor and trumpet player and his wife Roseanne, who plays the flute, will be among the

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This pond is just one of the sites at a secret hilltop garden where Westbenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s annual fund raiser will be held. The traditional fall event has been moved to the spring â&#x20AC;Ś to the summer solstice, June 21, bringing change and a new venue to the start of the summer season of performances: from left, Donna Bennett, Westben co-founder and advancement and marketing director; Brian Findlay, co-founder and artistic director; and Neil Graham, vice-chair, heading up the fund-raising committee.

with a change of venue and a change, moving from the traditional fall date to the spring. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Personally Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve always had this thing about gardens and music and how beautiful they can be together,â&#x20AC;? said Neil Graham, vice-chair of the Westben board who is heading up the fund-raising committee this year. It was at his suggestion that the fall fund raiser of seasons past be moved to the start of the summerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s performances, an idea that gained momentum quickly. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s something I had been thinking about, because as much as the fall fund raiser is a great way to finish off the season, I think itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s great to get people at the beginning of the festival season and get them excited about it,â&#x20AC;? Graham told the Trent Hills Independent. â&#x20AC;&#x153;And spring is such a lovely time of year when you can get people excited about the summer performances,â&#x20AC;? he added. There is another benefit to hosting the fund raiser in the spring. â&#x20AC;&#x153;In terms of fund raising, waiting until the end of the season to see how we are going to do financially, because thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s when we have our biggest event â&#x20AC;Ś well there is a budget for fund raising and so

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Mixed Doubles combines song, dance and comedy

Debbie Collins and Dean Hollin rehearse for upcoming performances of Mixed Doubles, which returns to the Stirling Festival Theatre next Thursday with some of entertainment’s most memorable duos. By Richard Turtle

Entertainment - Stirling - Debbie Collins and Dean Hollin have been bringing their acting talents to the Stirling Festival Theatre stage since shortly after the doors reopened, and the duo have returned to revive a show that was first performed here in 2001. Mixed Doubles, explains Hollin, is a tribute to some of entertainment’s most iconic duos and duets and is a blend of stage and screen history, music and comedy, with heavy emphasis on the comedy. “It was actually 13 years ago we started working on the show,” Hollin says, adding it grew out of their performances in the 2000 production of Swing, which featured, among other numbers, the pair’s rendition of You Has Jazz. There was a definite stage

chemistry between the pair, the actors say, and the show’s director, Caroline Smith, was one of many who took notice. “After that, Caroline said, ‘Let’s figure out something for you to do,’” Hollins says. “The idea was to look at the world’s greatest duos … and take a vaudeville approach.” So audiences can expect to see Fred and Ginger, Donnie and Marie, Archie and Edith, Sonny and Cher, Lucy and Ethel and a host of others. The show features familiar songs and comedy routines from the past that, he says, will undoubtedly appeal to all generations. There is even a brief appearance from Adam and Eve. And there is plenty of theatre magic as well, Hollin says, with the show centred around a giant trunk containing a seemingly endless supply of props and

costumes. And while the bulk of the material originated decades ago, it remains timeless and accessible to audiences today. So the inclusion of Abbot and Costello’s Who’s on First, Hollin says, was a no-brainer. And to bring the show back to Stirling where it first started, the performers say, is a treat. But there have been some script changes since the show was first staged and plenty of material was left by the wayside in development. Collins admits there was a lot to choose from when creating the show, and deciding what to leave out was just as difficult as deciding what to include. The original production, Hollin says, featured a scene originally involving Lucy announcing her pregnancy to Ricky but that was later replaced by the outrageous chocolate factory scene where Lucy and best friend Ethel struggle to keep up with an assembly line of desserts. Eventually, too, that scene was axed primarily because of the technical and logistical difficulties encountered during live performances, and there was a hole to fill. But Ethel and Lucy couldn’t be ignored, Hollin and Collins say, so another memorable scene has been adapted for the show. Exactly which one, they aren’t saying, but they are promising laughs. “You’ll have to come and see for yourself,” Hollin says. Following their two weeks in Stirling, Collins and Hollin will be destined for Orillia where the play is scheduled to run for five more weeks through June and July. Mixed Doubles opened last night in Stirling, with matinee and evening performances today (Thursday) returning

next week from June 12 to 14. Tickets Theatre box office or by calling 613are available at the Stirling Festival 395-2100.

Music and comedy are at the core of Mixed Doubles, featuring Dean Hollin and Debbie Collins. The show, which was first performed at the Stirling Festival Theatre in 2001, returned this week for a two-week run.

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ParaSport Games a huge success in Northumberland

By John Campbell

Sports - Brighton - From start to finish, the 2014 Ontario ParaSport Games held across Northumberland County last weekend proved a winning combination for all concerned: organizers, athletes and volunteers. “It’s been from all reports a successful weekend,” Northumberland’s Director of Economic Development and Tourism Dan Borowec said Sunday morning, while the handcycling race was in progress. “The weather has been on our side, attendance at the various events has been pretty good … [and the county received] really, really good, positive comments from the athletes about Northumberland,” he said. “It’s been a great event.” About 300 of them showed up to take part in four national training camps or to vie for medals in one of the eight parasport competitions: handcycling, wheelchair basketball, wheelchair rugby, amputee golf, blind golf, sledge hockey, para-equestrian, and boccia. “It’s been well worth doing,” Borowec said of the county’s efforts to host the games, which started taking shape two years ago and involved the training of 250 volunteers for the three-day event. The games entrants, with varying degrees of disabilities ranging from blindness to loss of use of limbs, gained public recognition for their athleticism and competitiveness, and the county, in turn, raised its profile among them, Borowec said.

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Campbellford Seniors Club to host district meeting Events - Campbellford - On Saturday, May 17, 2014, the Campbelford Seniors Club hosted their monthly bid euchre tournament. With the tournament being on the long weekend, we had a good turnout. Lunch was provided prior to starting. The following people were our top winners for the day: 1st Nancy Thackeray with 328 points, 2nd Joan Billen with 322 points; 3rd Steve Forstner with 320 points and finishing in 4th was Pat Smith with 287 points. We would like to thank all those for coming out on such a beautiful day. Our next tournament will be on Saturday, June 21 when it will be regular euchre. On Monday, June 16, 2014 the Campbellford Seniors Club will be hosting the Seniors District Meeting. Clubs from as far as Apsley or as close as Norwood or Campbellford will be well represented. The executive of our district has changed the format somewhat from the usual reports being given by each of the clubs. This time we will be having round table discussions on various viable topics. As always there will be a light lunch and refreshments served. For further information or to let us know your club will be attending, please contact our president Gerald Brunton at 705653-3342

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Brighton Mayor Mark Walas prepares to give the signal to start the handcycling race held in Brighton last Sunday morning. Photo: John Campbell

Officials with the national camps—sitting volleyball, parasoccer, paracycling and paratriathalon—“started talking to us” about holding their camps here each year “because of the facilities and the reception they received,” he said. “Our next step is, having established relationships with some of the heads of the various parasport organizations, to start that dialogue and see what we can do on an ongoing basis.” The handcycling race was held in Brighton Sunday morning with the start and finish line outside the front entrance of East Northumberland Secondary School. The course out into the countryside was slightly more than ten kilometres long and racers went around it two or three times depending on their category. The time trials were held a day earlier at Colborne. The games got under way during the day May 30 but the official ceremony took place that night at the Cobourg Community Centre with a performance The 2014 Ontario ParaSport Games held in Northumberland County last weekend included a handcycling race in Brighton, with by Alan Frew of Canadian rock band 17 athletes with varying degrees of disability taking part. Photo: John Campbell Glass Tiger.

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Pull for Kids event should be a busload of fun

By Stephen Petrick

News - Belleville - Why on Earth would anyone want to pull a 13-tonne object? Well, to raise money for asthma research, to support The Lung Association and the kids it helps, and to have a busload of good fun, that’s why. Participants and supporters for the

upcoming Pull for Kids event gathered at Montana’s last Tuesday for a captain’s rally. The rally was a chance for teams to meet and mingle and ask questions, leading up to the event on Saturday, June 14. The event takes place in the parking lot of Best Buy, at 202 Bell Boulevard. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. and the opening ceremonies start at 10:45 a.m. The pulls begin at 11 a.m. and should continue up to the end of the finals at around 1:30 p.m. It’s a fun, but not exactly easy event. The Pull for Kids matches teams against each other to see who can pull a large coach bus 100 feet in the least amount of time. Teams may consist of eight men or 12 women. Co-ed teams consist of ten people. So what’s the

secret to completing such a demanding challenge? “Ignore the pain, just go with everything you got,” said Shawn Waite, a member of the three-time champion Property Guys team. Waite, was at the captain’s rally Tuesday, because he and his teammates have signed up for an attempt to defend their title. But winning the event isn’t the most important thing, he said. “It’s mainly for the fun and to support the kids,” he said, when asked why his team keeps coming out; this will be the Property Guys team’s fifth time in the competition. “It’s a great day and we love pulling around a 13-tonne bus.” Lola McMurter, a special events co-ordinator for the Hastings-Prince Edward chapter of The Lung Association, said this marks the tenth year the event will be held in Belleville. Many other Lung Association chapters have stopped holding the event, but this one has continued thanks to the support it has received here. The event has raised $195,000 over the last nine years and organizers hope to top $10,000 this year. They also hope this year’s event will bring out a few dads, because it’s Father’s Day weekend.

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Although the event is titled Pull for Kids, it’s also very much an event for adults, McMurter noted. While many people associate asthma as a breathing condition that affects children, one in ten adults over age 40 suffer from asthma, she said. However, it often goes undetected. “Most people put it off as something else, when in fact it’s asthma.” Nonetheless, research and support for asthma sufferers is needed, especially children who, generally, do not have the opportunity to participate in sports, if their asthma is not treated. “Experts say if asthma is controlled they can participate in sports,” said McMurter. “They don’t have to sit on the sidelines.” Several teams had representatives at the captain’s rally Tuesday, but there’s still time for new teams to register. They can do so by visiting <www. on.lung.ca> or contacting McMurter at 613-969-0323 or <lmcmurter@ on.lung.ca>.

The Property Guys team, featuring Shawn Waite, will be out to defend the title at last year’s event. The top team wins this funky trophy being held by Waite and event organizer Lola McMcMurter. Photo: Stephen Petrick

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Organizers, participants and supporters of the upcoming Pull for Kids say they’re ready to flex their muscles for the big fund-raising event on June 14. Teams will try to pull a large Foley Bus 100 feet. Pictured are (front from left) Shawn Waite, Rachel Huibers, M.J. from Mix 97, Dani Guppy and Craig Barrett. In back are (from left) Francine St. Jean, Jennifer Tindale, Joanne McNamee, Kaitlin Mitts, David Foley, Lola McMurter, Cheryl Parker and Jonathan Case. Photo: Stephen Petrick

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A professional can steal a car in just 30 seconds so that’s why Laura Vickers of Trent Hills Community Policing walked the streets of Warkworth during the recent Lilac Festival weekend with Northumberland OPP Auxiliary Constable Peter Brown, left, and Auxiliary Constable Zachary Curtin, leaving “tickets” on the windshield of vehicles to let the owners know if the officers found it locked or unlocked (with keys in view), windows open or valuables in plain sight. It is all part of their ongoing educational crime prevention program in the communities of Trent Hills. The trio had also been to Hastings. “The good news is 95 per cent of the vehicles have been locked,” said Vickers. Photo: Sue Dickens


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Outdoor service for deceased family members will be held at Codrington Catholic Cemetery on June 14, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. and at Wooler Catholic Cemetery on June 21, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. Refreshment will follow both services at St. Alphonsus Church Hall. Donations are encouraged on both days for upkeep and repairs at the cemeteries. For futher information contact the church rectory at 613-397-3189 during office hours@ 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Please bring lawn chairs if desired.

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MARTIN, Doreen Marie (nee Legere) Died peacefully at home 28 May 2014 in her 82nd year, after a brave and determined struggle with cancer. Only child of the late Gerrard and Cordelia Legere of Toronto. Dear Life Partner for 37 years of Sharon Stevens. Beloved by cousins Linda, David and Mack Mather; all of the Stevens family, Sidda Whitmore, Katie Isbister and Heather, Neil, Matthew and Megan Peckham. Doreen retired from the Telecommunications Department of CBC in 2001 after nearly 20 years following similar employment with CN/CP and Eatons. After retirement Doreen paddled her kayak in several nearby waterways, enjoyed time at her trailer and walked many miles delivering EMC and Sears catalogues around her neighbourhood. In keeping with Doreen's wishes, Cremation has taken place. Family will gather at home for a Celebration of her life on Saturday, 14 June 2014 at 2:00 p.m. Arrangements entrusted to the RUSHNELL FUNERAL CENTRE, 60 Division Street, Trenton (613-392-2111). Friends are welcome. To honour Doreen's love of animals, a donation in her name to Fixed Fur Life through Hillcrest Animal Hospital will be appreciated. The family wish to thank all of those whose invaluable assistance helped Doreen through her long illness: CCAC, Red Cross Care Partners, Para-Med, Hospice Northumberland volunteers, Sheila M. Noonan and Dr. Michael Shiriff. On-line condolences at www.rushnellfamilyservices.com. CL449338

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SARTY: H. Ruth (nee Hood) Passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 31st after a long and happy life at the age of 95. Born in New Glasgow, N. S. in 1918 to Gladys (Reed) Hood and Thomas Lindsay Hood, she was raised in Nova Scotia, but spent the last 60 years in Ontario in the Trenton Brighton area. Ruth was, in her early years, active in the Women's Guild and in later years in Community Care. Ruth was predeceased by her husband of 66 years, Rodney Alvin Sarty and by her brothers Kenneth, Harold and Charles Hood. Ruth is survived by her daughters Florence Crandall, Grace Best, Phyllis Maxwell, Iris (Pat) Gibbs, Lois Tracey, and Deborah Sarty. Ruth also leaves behind 9 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and 2 great, great grandchildren, as well as her brother John(Jack) Hood and her sister Phyllis Stevens. Ruth was known for her lively sense of humour and zest for life, for her generosity and devotion to family. She was a good wife and mother and valued neighbour, someone who deeply touched all who knew her. The world was a better place with Ruth in it and her passing leaves a hole that will be hard to fill. Ruth will be sadly missed by all her friends in Brighton and Trenton, but especially missed by her family, but who are comforted to know that she is already busy in heaven keeping the angels laughing. As per Ruth's wishes cremation has already taken place. At the request of family, there will be no visitation and a private family funeral will be held at a later date. In lieu of cards or flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer society or the charity of your choice. Arrangements in care of the Brighton Funeral Home. www.rushnellfamilyservices.com CL449961

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Wanted Persons willing to speak to small groups, 1 on 1 presentations. P/t f/t car and internet necessary. Diana (866)306-5858.

Live-in Caregiver age 35-55, non-smoker, nondrinker, required for Frankfort area, to work with male. Private accommodations available. Contact 613-243-5635.

ATTENTION SENIORS: Experienced Brighton lady will do cleaning, yard work, transportation, meals. References. Call 613-475-1696.

Painter or Handyman. No job is too small! Also any odd jobs. Seniors discount. Call Roger on cell 613-242-3958.

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to do one on one presentations P/T or F/T car and internet necessary

Diana 866-306-5858

NOTICES

NOTICES

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS All claims against the estate of Marguerite Louise Suzanne Winn, late of the Municipality of Tweed, County of Hastings, who died on or about 21 December 2013, must be filed with the undersigned estate solicitor on or before 13 June 2014, after which date the estate will be distributed having regard only to the claims of which the Estate Trustee then shall have notice.DATED at Stirling this 20th day of May 2014.

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! Job Summary: Metroland Media (formerly Performance ! for the Printing) located in Smiths Falls is accepting resumes ! position of 3rd Press Helper ! The ideal candidate will have : ! ! • A minimum of 1 year’s related experience ! • Be a good communicator ! • Be friendly and cooperative ! • Have a mechanical aptitude ! • Have the ability to examine and evaluate detail • Assist with set-up, operation, and maintenance! of the web press as directed by the first press operator • Good Health and Safety ethics

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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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Must be at least a 3rd year apprentice working towards 310T license or have a 310T Heavy Truck/Coach License Supervisory/leadership experience an asset Minimum Class G Licence required, Class D with Z Endorsement would be an asset Proven mechanical abilities in gas and diesel diagnosis and repair Experience with routine/preventative maintenance operations Experience in Heavy Equipment and Crushing Equipment repair would be an asset Some travel and flexibility in hours will be required

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to: chr11@ cruickshankgroup.com by February June 29, 2014 www.cruickshankgroup.com

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This job closes June 27th, 2014 We thank all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. HELP WANTED

FULL TIME & PART TIME

Cruickshank Construction Ltd., a leading roadbuilder and aggregate supplier located in Ontario and Alberta, has an ! immediate opening for the following position at our Kingston Shop:

Specific Responsibilities: • Assist Operators where needed • Learn the paper feeding aspect of the position • Perform various departmental functions • Keep area clean and hazard free. • Transport finished product to appropriate departments

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Contract Drivers & Dispatcher

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OFFICE BusyADMINISTRATOR/BOOKKEEPER general contractor requires

Part-time office administrator required for localbuilding construction carpenters/labourers for home business. Must have strong bookkeeping skills. Experience including framing, roofing, siding, stairs, withtrim, Quickbooks and Microsoft is required. flooring, drywall Office etc. Please forward Pleaseresume send resume to paul@pmvhomes.com to candice@pmvhomes.com

Pressman Eastern Ontario Region Press - Smiths Falls

Interested candidates please respond to Attn: Walter Dubas Fax (613) 283-7480 E-mail wdubas@perfprint.ca

Dispatcher/ Warehouse Supervisor Must have Forklift exp. Apply at Knight’s Appleden Fruit Ltd. or email: amycook@ knights-appleden.ca

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Metroland Media Classifieds

Like Nu, drive-way sealRetired Legal Secretary ing, guaranteed low rates, required for part-time call for free estimate. work in the Frankfort area. Please call 613-394-1899 Contact 613-243-5635. or 613-243-6164.

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Cruickshank Construction Ltd., a leading roadbuilder and aggregate supplier located in Ontario and Alberta, has an immediate need for the following position:

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Cruickshank Construction Ltd., a leading roadbuilder and aggregate supplier located in Qualification Ontario and Alberta, has an immediate need for the following position: � Blasting Techniques Certificate – Level 2, Surface Mining or equivalent � 5 years’ Blasting experience and 3 years Supervisory experience SURFACE BLASTING SUPERVISOR � Ability to design layout � Ability to read and interpret specifications and drawings � Ability to multi task and should possess excellent communication and Qualification administration skills � Blasting Techniques Certificate – Level 2, Surface Mining or equivalent � Highly motivated and has the ability to work with minimal supervision � 5 years’ Blasting experience and 3 years Supervisory experience � Valid class DZ driver’s license and wiling to travel � Ability to design layout � Knowledge of the OSHA, Book 7 and general safety is an asset � Ability to read and interpret specifications and drawings � Ability to multi task and should possess excellent communication and Responsibilities administration skills � Supervise, coordinate, monitor and train staff � Highly motivated and has the ability to work with minimal supervision � Responsible to manage and oversee projects � Valid class DZ driver’s license and wiling to travel � Determine � Knowledgeblast of thedesign OSHA, Book 7 and general safety is an asset � Able to manage all aspects of surface drilling Responsibilities � Inspects blasting area to ensure safety regulations are met � Supervise, monitor and train staff Track and coordinate, order inventory as needed � Responsible to manage and oversee projects � Determine ine blast design � Able to manage all aspects of surface drilling !� Inspects blasting area to ensure safety regulations are met � Track and order inventory as needed

Check us out online at www.InsideBelleville.com

To apply please send your resume and cover letter to: chr11@cruickshankgroup.com no later than June 29, ! 2014

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PLEASE NOTE: BOOKING DEADLINE FOR ADS IS MONDAYS AT 3 P.M. Ads can be placed by calling 613-966-2034 ext. 560 or 1-888-967-3237

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TENDERS

TENDERS

TENDERS

TENDERS

MUNICIPALITY OF BRIGHTON Public Works & Development 67 Sharp Road, Brighton, ON K0K 1H0 Tel: 613-475-1162 Fax: 613-475-2599

BUSINESS SERVICES

BUSINESS SERVICES

BUSINESS SERVICES

BUSINESS SERVICES

SUNSTRUM’S HOME IMPROVEMENTS

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.

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.

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

- TENDERS -

905-355-1357 Brighton, ON

The Municipality of Brighton is issuing the following tenders. Each tender is separate from the other.

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

www.InsideBelleville.com BUSINESS SERVICES

BUSINESS SERVICES

ALL TENDER QUOTES MUST BE SUBMITTED IN A SEPARATE ENVELOPE CLEARLY MARKED AS TO THE TENDER NUMBER AND TENDER ITEM. TENDER FORMS THAT MUST BE USED ARE AVAILABLE AT THE PUBLIC WORKS AND DEVELOPMENT OFFICE AND SHOULD BE RETURNED TO THE PUBLIC WORKS AND DEVELOPEMENT OFFICE LOWEST OR ANY TENDER NOT NECESSARILY ACCEPTED. ALL TENDERS ARE SUBJECT TO FINAL MUNICIPAL BUDGET APPROVAL TENDERS AND RFP ARE AWARDED BY RESOLUTION OF COUNCIL

• 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

TENDERS WILL BE RECEIVED UNTIL 11:30 A.M. FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 2014

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TENDER NO. PW-2014-06 PULVERIZING, GRAVEL SPREADING, GRADING AND COMPACTION OF VARIOUS RURAL ROADS IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF BRIGHTON

Representing your interests since 1995.

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Scott Hodgson Public Works Projects Supervisor 613-475-1162

Call 1-888-611-5243 for assistance

Weddings & Engagements Ads starting at

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CITY OF BELLEVILLE City of Belleville currently has information available at www.belleville.ca listed under Proposals and Tenders with respect to the following:

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SUPPLY, TREATMENT & STOCKPILING OF WINTER SAND CONTRACT EOS-2014-05 Closing: Wednesday June 18, 2014 @ 1:00 p.m. local time.

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Beehive Daycare

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Campbellford Hiring Registered Early Childhood Educators - on call/part time positions available. Must have ECE diploma. Hours of work determined by daily enrolment. Hours expected to increase over summer. Possibility to advance into regular part- time position. Please email resume and cover letter to Brenda, beehivedaycare@bellnet.ca by 4:30, June 13th, 2014. Only persons considered for interview will be contacted. CL529129

LEAD CARPENTER/LEAD HAND Supervisory experience, must be able to lead a crew independently and have the necessary carpentry skills for custom building. Salary to commensurate with experience. Please forward resume tp paul@pmvhomes.com B20

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

Faces

Technical Support Analyst

• full-time, one-year contract position

In this new position, you will be responsible for computer and telephony hardware and software support, maintenance, and inventory. Your experience with LAN and WAN in a Windows 7 Workstation and Server environment and working knowledge of Microsoft Office 2007/2010 are required. You must also have working technical knowledge of network and PC operating systems, including Windows Server, Exchange, SQL, backup software, and help desk software and processes. A college diploma or university degree in the field of computer science and/or three years of equivalent work experience, certifications in hardware, server operating systems, VMware, and VDI are considered assets. Please submit a resume and cover letter, by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, June 20, 2014, to:

Human Resources County of Northumberland 555 Courthouse Road Cobourg, ON K9A 5J6 e-mail: hr@northumberlandcounty.ca fax: 905-372-3046

613-966-2034 or 613-475-0255

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.

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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

PARALEGAL SERVICES

TENDER NO. PW-2014-07 REMOVAL, DISPOSAL, RECONSTRUCTION AND RESTORATION OF SIDEWALKS IN VARIOUS LOCATIONS IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF BRIGHTON AND A NEWLY CONTRUCTED WALKING TRAIL

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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.

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

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Downsizing, Saturday June 7, 8am, 18 Deerfield Drive, Brighton.

MULTIFAMILY YARD SALE GEORGE ST. Between Bridge and Queen. Saturday, June 7th 8 AM Huge variety of treasures from several homes. Something for everyone. YARD SALE SAT June 7th 8 am - 3 pm 47 Sumal Terrace, Belleville. Lots of Odds & Ends, Household Items HUGE GARAGE SALE Saturday June 7th (rain date, June 14th), 8 am til 2 pm 162 William St. Belleville Depression glass, antique china, collections of angels, boxes, pigs, knickknacks, linens, lots of household items. Absolutely no early sales.

GARAGE SALE

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS

YARD and BAKE SALE

Sat. June 7, 8 am to 2 pm

Holy Angels Catholic Church Hall Corner of Centre and Russell, Brighton Rain or Shine! GIANT YARD SALE 15542 HWY 62 South of Eldorado. Downsizing, something for everyone. June 6 & 7 7 am to 7pm June 8 7 am to 1pm Row boat, tools, Elan skidoo, dog crate, chesterfield and chair. cabinets, dishes, antique table, household items, children’s clothing good condition 3 mths - 24 mths and adult clothing.

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. Madoc Village Classic Cruise Night, June 11, 5:30-8pm. St Lawrence St E, Madoc. Free event. Madoc Diners: Monday, June 9, St John’s Anglican Church Hall, 115 Durham St N. Lunch And Year 12:00 noon. Bring your own plate, cup, and cutRound lery. Open to seniors and adults with physical 7 DAYS 9am to 4pm • 613-284-2000 disabilities. OPEN streetfleamarket.net BADMINTON every Tuesday and Thursday, 5 MILES SOUTH OF SMITHS FALLS 7-9:30 p.m., Centre Hastings Secondary School, CORNER OF HWY 15 & BAY ROAD with coaching for Junior players Thursdays, 6-7:00 NOW ACCEPTING VENDORS p.m. Terry, 613-473-5662 for info. Line Dancing, Every Thurs. 10:30-11:30 am., Visit us online St. John’s Anglican Church Hall, 115 Durham St. www.InsideBelleville.com N. Madoc. Info: Carol Cooper 613-473-1446

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Father’s Day Dinner Buffet, Havelock Legion, June 15, 4-7pm. Adults $10, children 6-10 $5, under 5 free. Tickets at the Legion. 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 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. 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.

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MARMORA Marmora Legion: Bingo-Every Monday, 7pm. Everyone welcome St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Marmora Yard, Bake Sale & BBQ, 8 Bursthall St, Marmora, 8 a.m.noon, Saturday, June 7. Rain date June 14. Marmora St. Andrew’s United Church “New to You Shoppe” Summer Sale Saturday June 7, 8:30 am-Noon. Gently Used items from Baby to up June 6, First Fridays Open Mic, 7 PM, Marmora and Area Curling Club, 2 Crawford Dr. Come and perform or just enjoy the entertainment. No Charge. GRAND OPENING Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Observation Platform in Nayler’s Common, Drummond Park, June 7, 10 a.m. (Rain date: June 8, 2 p.m.) Marmora Blood Pressure Clinic: Tuesday, June 10. Caressant Care Common Room, 58 Bursthall St, 9:30 - 11:00 AM. Program opened to seniors and adults with physical disabilities. Marmora Diners: Wednesday, June 11. Marmora and District community Centre (Arena), Victoria Ave. Lunch 12:00 noon. Please bring your own plate, cup, and cutlery. Program opened 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. Dance with the Donegal Fiddlers Orchestra. Sat. June 7, 7-10 pm, Norwood Town Hall, 2357 Cty Rd 45 Norwood. Admission $5.00. Lunch is pot luck.

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. June 5-8 - Consecon Community Banner Painting Community Event. Paint a bannerfor the 2014 Consecon Beatification Project. 9am- 8pm. Janet B Gallery & Studios, 9 Division Blvd, Consecon (Cascades Mill) $10. Call 613-965-5698 Loyalist Decorative Painters’ Guild meeting every second Wed. of the month. New members welcome. Carrying Place United Church, 7pm. Coffee & snacks at 6:30. Bring your regular painting supplies. Info: Noreen 613-475-2005 or www.freewebs.com/ldpg/ 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.

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Toastmasters International, Trenton Library. Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday, 6:30-8 pm. New members and guests welcome. AL-ANON. Does someone’s drinking bother you? Join them each Wednesday at 8 p.m. 100 King St. Trenton. St. George’s Church yard/bake sale/BBQ, June 7. 8-2. Rain or shine. Corner of John St. & Byron St. 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 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 Lions Club is looking for new members. Meetings are 2nd and 4th Wed of each month, Sept to July. Info: Member Chairman Diane Gardy 613 392 2939

Fundraiser for St Mary Catholic School, TWEED Read. Vendor Fair / Yard Sale, Saturday June Tweed curling Club offers daytime exer7, 8 a.m.- 2 p.m. cise classes Mondays, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday. Zumba, Aerobics & Weights and Core ROSENEATH Training. $5/class or $35/month. Info: Nancy FootCare Clinic, 2nd Fri every other 613-478-3464. Month, Alnwick Civic Centre. VON offers Basic, Advanced and Diabetic Foot Care (Fee for Tweed Legion Clubroom: Mixed pool Service). For appointment call the VON at 1-888- Wednesdays (except 3rd Wed. of the month). “Drop-in Darts”, Friday nights. Everyone wel279-4866 ex 5346 come. 613-478-1855 STIRLING Sunday, Jun 8, free Kids’ Crafts for Father’s The Stirling Festival Theatre presents Teen Day, 11 am to 1 pm, Tweed Legion. Info: rcl. Idols of Rock ‘n’ Roll, June 6, 2pm & 8pm. Box on.428@gmail.com Office 613-395-2100 or 1-877-312-1162. www. Tweed Library: Tuesdays, Bridge/Euchre stirlingfestivaltheatre.com 1-4 PM. Knitting Group (must have some ability to Outdoor service June 8, 2pm with Paul knit), 2-4 PM Fridays. Free Computer Instruction Huttat, at former St Thomas Church, 8th Line for Internet, Ereaders, IPads, etc. Tues., Wed., Rawdon Twp, 1109 Cooke Rd/Ray Rd. Bring a Thurs. eve hours and Sat. 10-3. 613-478-1066 to book a time chair. Social time to follow. Yard and Bake Sale, Saturday, June 7, 7am- Zumba, starting June 9. Every Monday 2pm, St. John’s Anglican Church, 73 North St, from 9 - 10:00 am, Tweed Library (230 Metcalf St.). Info: 613-478-1824 Stirling. The Stirling Festival Theatre presents Mixed Line Dancing, Every Tues., 10:30-11:30 Doubles, June 4 – 14 Music, dance and comedy am, Hungerford Hall, Tweed. Info: Carol Cooper of great duos. Box Office 613-395-2100 or 1-877- 613-473-1446 312-1162, www.stirlingfestivaltheatre.com How Great Thou Art, St. Carthagh’s Church June 14, St Mark’s Anglican Church Bonarlaw Elvis Gospel Show, Saturday June 7, 7:30 P.M., Lasagna supper, 5 pm. Adults $12; children 6-12 Land O’Lakes Curling Club, Tweed. Tickets $5; under 5 free. Tickets at the door, take-out $15.00. Info Kathy Scott-613-478-3864 or Beth Power- 613-478-1129 available Stirling Blood Pressure Clinic: Thursday, TYENDINAGA June 12, 204 Church St, Seniors Building Common Room, 9 AM to 12PM. Open to seniors and Foot care, 4th Thursday of each month, Starts at 9am, Deseronto Lions Hall 300 Main St. Deseadults with physical disabilities. ronto call 613-396-6591 for further details TRENTON Meals on Wheels Deseronto: Tuesday through Trenton Lions Club 77 Campbell Street Friday a hot meal delivered to your door around hosts a weekly Thursday Night Bingo. Cards noon, for more information call 613-396-6591 on sale at 6pm regular program starts at 7pm. Shannonville Riverview Cemetery Everyone welcome. Decoration Day. All are welcome. Sunday, June “CELEBRATE RECOVERY” weekly open 8, 20, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. meetings, St. Andrew’s Church, Trenton, Fridays, 7 pm. A safe and confidential setting to heal your WARKWORTH Warkworth Library Story Hour/Playtime. hurts, habits and hang ups. Trenton Memorial Hospital. New fash- Every Tuesday,10:30. Every other week Andrea ion wear and accessories arrives weekly. Spend from the YMCA Early Years will join us. Crafts, more than $50 and your $4 parking ticket will stories, songs, fun, snacks. For 3-6 year olds. be refunded. Gift Shop hours: 10:00 am to 3:00 The Bridge Hospice Annual General Meeting Thurs. June 12, 7 pm, St. Paul’s United Church, pm. Contact: 613 392 2540 ext.5449 The Trenton Memorial Hospital Auxiliary 60 Main St., Warkworth. Everyone welcome. monthly board meeting, Monday, June 9, 1:30, Membership fees are $10 annually and members 2nd floor board room. Volunteers, those interested have voting rights. Info: 705-924-9222. in volunteering and the public welcome. Karen Yard Sale, Bake Sale, and BBQ, Community Nursing Home Warkworth, Saturday May 29th White 613 965 0423 VON Diners Club, Trenton Lions Hall, Wednes- from 9am-1pm. day, June 18. Costs $7. Call VON Community The Knitting Guild meets at 1:30 on the Care office at 613-392-4181, ext 5326 to reserve second Tuesday of the month at the Community by Friday June 13. Transportation can be arranged. Memorial Hall, Church St., Warkworth. Everyone interested in knitting is invited. Bring your own utensils, plate & mug. JOIN Quinte West’s Kente Kiwanis. Meet- Warkworth Spinners and Weavers, ings held every Thursday morning. Everyone 10am, 2nd Thursday of month, Percy Heritage welcome. Call Secretary John Eden at 613-394- Building. 35 Church St. Warkworth. Karen Richens 705-696-1460. 0316 for more info. EMC B Section - Thursday, June 5, 2014 B21


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Javafest finale thrills (Right) Cameron Pederson and Megan Wilson perform during Norwood District High School’s final Javafest of the year. Eleven performers, including both the guitar class and guitar club, took the stage before a full house. (Far right) Jackson Lean, the son of Norwood District High School guitar class teacher Jason Lean, became the youngest performer to ever grace the stage at the school’s regular Javafest concerts. Jackson sat in with the NDHS guitar club during their three-song performance.

Photos: Bill Freeman

Joel Barker must have been looking ahead to the Havelock Country jamboree’s twentyfifth anniversary when he sang Alan Jackson’s Chasing That Neon Rainbow. Taylor Pedersen sang Carrie Underwood’s Keep Us Safe during Norwood District High School’s final Javafest show of the year.

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