Thursday, April 19, 2012
Ready For Earth Day
Several ‘green’ events are planned for this weekend Pages 14&15
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Storm Vs. Raiders?
Deseronto poised to join Empire Jr. C League Page 17
B e a v e r Colourful Club Does Good in Brief
Lennox and Addington County elected to keep its Denbigh ambulance base open, with reduced hours. See Page 2
The Napanee Rotary Club has several fundraising events planned to support aquatics in Greater Napanee. See Page 7 A local couple was shocked to find their wedding tape along the side of a road, 20 years after it was stolen. Page 13
A pair of motocrossriding brothers are set to take part in a major dirt-bike competition in Las Vegas next month. See Page 17
SOCIAL Page 2 OP/ED Page 6/7 HISTORY Page 8 BUSINESS DIRECTORY Page 9 SPORTS Page 17 CLASSIFIEDS Page 20 GAMES & HOROSCOPE Page RE12
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Members of the Fruit Punch Club, a multi-charity funding club, are gearing up to raise funds at the Fundraising Bake and Jewelry Sale at H.H. Langford Public School on Saturday April, 28.
From left are: (front row) Gracey Vanberkel, Elizabeth Peterson, Maddy Oster and Emily Yolk; (back row) Kate Brown, Maddy Fretts and Leah Oster. For more, see story on Page 12.
Citizens group files landfill appeal Latest move sets Environmental Review Tribunal hearing process in motion BEAVER STAFF WRITER A group of local concerned citizens announced on Monday that it was taking the next step in seeking changes to the Richmond Landfill’s licence. The Concerned Citizens Committee of Tyendinaga and Environs indicated that it had officially
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filed its notice of appeal to the Ontario Environmental Review Tribunal against seven conditions contained in the site licence for the now-closed Richmond Landfill, owned by Waste Management. Just less than one month ago, the committee was granted leave to appeal those conditions by the ERT. In its decision to grant leave to
appeal, the ERT said that it “appears there is good reason to believe that no reasonable person, having regard to relevant law and government policies, could have made the decision to issue the Environmental Compliance Approval to Waste Management of Canada Corporation, and that it appears that the decision in respect of which an Appeal is
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Denbigh ambulance base stays
Lennox Agricultural Society
County elects to reduce hours at most northerly station
170 York St. (Napanee Fairgrounds)
By Dominik Wisniewski BEAVER STAFF WRITER
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esidents in the Denbigh area will not be left without an ambulance base, thanks to a Lennox and Addington County council decision last week. A motion calling for reduced service at the site, instead of closure, was ultimately passed. Brian Smith, Lennox and Addington Countyâ€™s Director of Emergency and Long-Term care, said he believes it was a good decision for the entire county. â€œCouncil asked us to come back with various, options which we did, and
six various options were reported to council,â€? he said. â€œCouncil ultimately selected (the option) to operate a 12-hour, sevenday-a-week base at Denbigh.â€? While he says that the county would likely retain the same base, this represents a 50 per cent reduction to the existing 24/7 service. â€œThere will be no layoffs but we will be looking to re-allocate the four fulltime equipment paramedics, elsewhere within Lennox and Addington County,â€? he said. â€œWe have to come back to council in the near future with a follow up report.â€?
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The fate of Denbigh land ambulance base has been an issue for council since last year, when a possible consolidation of bases was presented as part of a consultantâ€™s report. At the time, the IBI Consultants report recommended that the Denbigh base be closed and a new one open in Loyalist Township. The cost-saving measure would have impacted response times throughout Lennox and Addington. That report recommended that the Denbigh site be closed and its services be consolidated at a new site between Northbrook and Denbigh. In September 2011,
Greater Napanee Councillor Gord Schermerhorn said he shared the concerns of Denbigh area residents. â€œOnce you have a service itâ€™s hard to take something away,â€? he said. â€œI do believe if that should happen at any certain point in time, I would like to see a post in the Denbigh area.â€? In an interview with the Beaver, Smith said the ultimate decision came down to that. â€œI think council reached an informed decision based on the facts of the entire EMS operation,â€? he said. â€œI think this is good for the entire population of Lennox and Addington County.â€?
C O M M U N I T Y PULSE
APRIL 21 GOSPEL JAMBOREE From 7-9 p.m. at the Chit Chat CafĂŠ and Corner Market in Napanee. Featuring Seniors in Action and Friends. Special vocals. CHICKEN AND BISCUIT DINNER At Riverside United Church in Yarker, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Tickets at the door, adults $10, children six to 12 years $5, children under six free. For information, call 613-377-1700 or 613-378-2241. WRESTLING Ontario Championship Wresting Double Jeopardy Wrestling Match at 7:30 p.m. at the Deseronto Community Recreation Centre. Cost is $10 at the door. EARTH DAY CELEBRATION Join us in Deseronto for a community clean-up and a free tree-seedling giveaway. From 9 a.m. to noon at Rathbun Park behind town hall, at 331 Main St. Bags, gloves and refreshments provided.
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Every spring we are approached by many people asking the same question, “How do I clean or prepare my decking and/or wood surfaces for a maintenance coat?” We have the perfect recipe for you. This recipe is tried, tested, and very cost effective! It has been used for years with much success. You may use this recipe on new and weathered wood surfaces. It is also a good maintenance recipe for wood treated with a water seal, furniture and fencing. Because of the ingredients, be sure to wet and cover any nearby plants with plastic and remove the plastic covering as soon as the job is complete. Please wear clothing that will protect you from the solution as well as protective eye wear, gloves and footwear. Never let this solution dry on the wood surface. If necessary, add additional water to the area and work in small sections to ensure that the solution does not dry out. If your project requires sanding and/or filling, be sure to allow ample time for the filler to dry and remove all sanding residue prior to scrubbing. EQUIPMENT NEEDED: • Water (a clean good supply of it) • Tri-Sodium Phosphate (TSP) • Liquid Bleach • Garden Sprayer • Scrub Brush (we sell brush heads to fit your broom handles) • Pressure Washer (or a hose with good water pressure) • Protective clothing, eyewear, gloves, footwear HOW TO: • Spray the surface with clean water, wetting down all of the wood • Clean the surface with a solution of 4 ounces of TSP, 1 quart of liquid bleach in 3 quarts of water – apply this solution to the surface with a garden sprayer or mop • Let the solution sit on the wood for 15-20 minutes. During this period scrub the surface with a hard bristled brush to aid in the removal of excess mill glaze and/or weathering. Do not let the solution dry on the wood! Keep it wet!!! • Power-wash the solution from the wood with clean water. If you are using a pressure washer, do not exceed 500 p.s.i.; doing so could damage the wood. Keep the nozzle at least 1 foot above the surface of the wood for full effectiveness. • Let the surface dry for 3 consecutive, good drying days. • If there are any glossy patches left, lightly sand with 80-120 grit sandpaper. In the case of wood that has previously been treated with wax, silicone or any other water repellent, allow the wood to weather for a minimum of 12 months prior to cleaning with this recipe. If you are unsure, never hesitate to call or stop by. Once the wood is dry, we can discuss and supply the best coating suited for your needs.
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Thursday, April 19, 2012
Social Notes Birthdays, Anniversaries, Graduations, Retirements, Weddings Happy 50th Birthday
Pauline - April 12th • Paul - June 28, 2012
SHANNON BAKER and
JASON BOOKER Saturday, April 28, 2012 8pm - 1am at Strathcona Paper Centre, Napanee Door Prize Drawing Barrel of Booze
BEN HAIGHT AND ALYSSA MCCAUGHERTY
24th Anniversary July 30th
Saturday, April 21, 2012 at Selby Community Hall Tickets available at the door Doors open at 8pm
Love you, Mom Shirl
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FOR ALL YOUR ACCOUNTING AND TAX NEEDS Electronic Waste Drop Off Sponsored by Home Hardware and OrgaPro. Residents and Businesses in the Greater Napanee and surrounding area can drop off end of life Electronics at no cost and raise funds for Napanee Humane Society Acceptable material TV’s, Computers, Cell Phones, Home entertainment, Printers. For more information please visit www.recycleyourelectronics.ca
al Deseronto Pentecost Church pm Sunday April 22, 6:30
For additional information please call (613) 396-3841
SENIORS’ CALENDAR L&A SOS DINERS
Call 354-6668 to reserve your meal, transportation.
n Diners at South Fredericksburgh Hall on April 26, at noon. Cost is $10 each. Call L&A SOS at 613-354-6668 to reserve your meal/transportation by April 23. Lemon chicken dinner with Zumba Gold Dancers.
n L&A SOS and the 55-Plus Activity Centre is offering Fitness Classes: Gentle Exercises, Chair Exercise, Levels 13, Strength Training, Yoga, Zumba Gold ($3 pay as you go). Art Programs: Knitting, Beginner Painting, Quilting, Creatinve Writing. Social Programs: Euchre, Refresher Bridge, Family History. Computer Courses: Introduction to Computers, Level 1, 2, Digital Photo Editing, Internet and Email, Computer Refresher. Activities are held at 310 Bridge St. (old Lenadco.) You must be a member to attend. For information call the activity centre at 613-354-8740. L&A SOS Offsite Activities ($2 pay-as-you-go): n Intermediate Line Dancing: Mondays at 10:30 a.m., Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. at Napanee Legion n Beginner Line Dancing – Mondays at 1:30 p.m. at Napanee Legion. n Tai Chi – Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. for beginners, 10:30 a.m. for intermediates, at Trinity United Church.
Deseronto Legion Br. 280 NEEDS YOU!
Napanee Humane Society WINS April 21, 2012 9.00 AM to 2.00 PM Home Hardware 199 Jim Kimmett Boulevard Napanee, ON K7R 3L1
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In this VOLUNTEER WEEK, why not ask how you can become a member of your local Legion and contribute whatever time you can spare to projects which fund youth, school, church and other not-for-profit organizations in your own community, as well as helping to ensure our local veterans receive the support they so deserve! You can visit us and find out more at these coming events at Deseronto Legion.... LEGION (bar games) OLYMPICS Saturday, April 21 1 pm (Open to the public w/ $5 entry fee)
Saturday, April 28 OPEN DOUBLES DART TOURNAMENT
$30 per team - Registration (upstairs) 9:00 - 10:30 Play begins at 11:00 P L U S downstairs....
enjoy great live country music from local recording artist LISA HART & HARTACRES 2 - 6pm NO COVER CHARGE!
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Town of Greater Napanee
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P.O. Box 97, 124 John Street, Napanee, Ontario K7R 3L4 Phone: (613) 354-3351 Fax: (613) 354-6545 Check out the Town’s Web Site: www.greaternapanee.com UPCOMING MEETINGS
Regular Council Meeting
Apr 24 @ 7:00pm
CALL FOR COMMITTEE VOLUNTEERS!
The Town of Greater Napanee is calling for volunteers to help with preparations leading up to the Parade of Lights December 1st, 2012. We are looking for people willing to share their enthusiasm and time to volunteer for a wide range of tasks. We are in need of 25 volunteers to ensure this community event runs smoothly.
For more information or to volunteer, please call 613-354-3351 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Greater Napanee Youth Drop-In Centre
Are requesting interested local contractors to submit a list of equipment and materials your company has available. Please quote per/hr prices for equipment with or without operator if applicable and all materials (ie) granular, stone, topsoil. Submit by April 30, 2012 to: Greater Napanee P0 Box 97 124 John St. Napanee,ON K7R3L4 Attention: Public Works Or Drop off at: 45 commercial Crt., Napanee, ON
Youth vs. O.P.P. Basketball Game Join us on Tuesday, April 24th at J.J. O’Neill for a fun game of Basketball against our very ow n Napanee Ontario Provincial Police Officers The game will be held from 3:30pm -4:30pm Students in grades 7-12 can partici pate If you don’t wish to participate the n come cheer on your fellow youth.. .
April 2012– Greater Napanee Drop-In Youth Centre
Monday: Tuesday/Thursday: Wednesday/Friday: April 20: April 24: April 27:
Bring your A Game, because there will be an M.V.P Award at the end of the gam e
The Prince Charles J.J. O’Neill Catholic School Westdale Park Public School 3:30-5:30pm
Earth Day Clean up Youth/ OPP Basketball Game Game Day
The nice weather is returning, so join us for some fun after school!
Public Information Notice Sanitary Sewer Fog Testing Program Dear Resident/Business Owner,
Testing will be conducted west of Centre Street, north of the Napanee River, south of the CN tracks and east of Richmond Park Drive. Please note that although the targeted work area is within the above defined boundaries it is possible for small amounts of fog to extend past the intended limits.
The testing will involve blowing a non-toxic and non-staining white fog (ie: like that type used in films and stage productions) into the sanitary sewer system via the manholes on the street. If the storm and sanitary sewer systems are interconnected, smoke will rise out of the roof downspouts, property drains and catch basins, thus indicating a direct cross-connection between the two sewer systems.
The purpose of this notice is to explain the testing program, how it will be done and the impact it may have on the plumbing within your home or business. The testing program is scheduled to commence on April 26, 2012 and will be limited between the hours of 8:00am and 4:00pm, Monday to Friday. Please note that GNU staff is available to discuss any concerns in detail.
Although this test will occur without being noticed by most residents/businesses, there is a remote possibility that fog may enter your home/business. If fog enters, please report it immediately to Greater Napanee Utilities (outside wearing the bright yellow vests) or call Greater Napanee Utilities at the number indicated below for additional details. Although the fog is non-toxic and non-staining, persons with asthmatic conditions may experience some temporary discomfort if fog should enter their home/business. Should the fog enter the home/business, opening the windows and doors can easily eliminate it.
It is recommended that you take the following precautions to help ensure that the fog does not enter your home/business:
1. If you have showers, dishwashers, sinks, toilets or other fixtures that are not often used we recommend that you pour water down each fixture to ensure that fog does not enter your home or business through a dry trap.
2. Make sure your basement floor drains and traps have water in them. Pour water down each drain and check to see that the trap is not dry. You should be able to see water when you look down into the floor drain.
3. Make sure that roughed-in plumbing drains are securely sealed with duct tape. A cracked or open cap on this type of plumbing drain or piping may allow the fog to enter.
Please note that should fog enter your home or business it indicates that the plumbing is faulty and we recommend you consult with a licensed plumbing contractor for further investigation. If fog enters it is possible that odours/gases from the sanitary sewer system may also enter your home.
Should you have any questions during the testing, please feel free to contact any employee working in the immediate area or call Greater Napanee Utilities @ 354-9338.
s please contact on ti es qu y an ve If you ha at Bethany Lessard via email 613-354-4423 or anee.com ternap youthcentre@grea
GREATER NAPANEE GYMNASTICS
REGISTRATION for MAY-JUNE Session Recreational Program Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 4 – 7 p.m. & Sat. 9 – 12 noon during the last week of April at our gym on Snow Rd.
Recreational Program Classes include: Parent & Tots, Kindergym, Younger Rec. and Older Rec., Advanced Rec. and Trampoline
We have room for YOUR kids in all of our recreational gymnastics programs.
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Greater Napanee Utilities is scheduled to conduct fog testing in parts of the waste water collection system starting on April 26, 2012. Please note that this program is scheduled to continue until June 1, 2012.
Mr. Jeff Cuthill Operations Manager Greater Napanee Utilities
See everyone there!
For more information please callBill @ 613-354-2446 or visit our website: www.napaneegymnasticsclub.ca
Greater Napanee Minor Ball Hockey
GOOD FRIENDS OF THE EARTH COMMUNITY CLEAN-UP
Cost: $75.00 – Cash or cheque only
Roll up your sleeves, GET INVOLVED! And HELP YOUR COMMUNITY
Divisions by Age: • Novice 04-06 • Atom 02-03 • Peewee 00-01 • Bantam 98-99 Where: SPC When: May 22-Aug 1 (Tues &Wed) Register at SPC Front Desk Contact Ben for more details at email@example.com Schedule: 10 game season
Saturday April 21, 2012
Pickup your materials between 9am At the
Gather your FRIENDS & FAMILY
x We supply the garbage bags, gloves, & pickup sticks. x You choose what area you’d like to clean.
x Fill your bag, leave it on the side of the road and we will pick it up!
*must provide own; helmet, gloves, stick athletic support and running shoes*
Register Now in the Stone Mills South Lennox Minor Ball League
FEES: $40 for T-Ball $50 for Mite $60 for Bantam DIVISIONS: T-Ball Grasshopper Mite Squirt Peewee Bantam/Midget
Grasshopper Squirt - Peewee Midget
2007-2008 2004-05-06 2002-2003 2000-2001 1998-1999 1993-1997
Mondays Wednesdays Mondays Thursdays Tuesdays Mondays/Wednesdays
Players must register according to their Year of Birth
This program offers approximately 10 games per season and a year-end weekend tournament. Coaches may also run weekly or random practices with their team. Napanee home games are played in any one of our Town ball diamonds. Away games are played within the South Lennox and Stone Mills district. We accept registrations at the Strathcona Paper Centre for Greater Napanee residents only. Please fill out a registration form and attach payment by April 20th, 2012 to ensure space on a team.
Visit the Market
Saturday’s Bi-Weekly this Summer!
NEW THIS SUMMER AT THE MARKET MONTHLY THEME DAYS & FUN ACTIVITIES FOR EVERYONE!
GRAND OPENING FESTIVITIES Saturday, May 12, 2012 Help us celebrate the first day of the 2012 Market Season!! Visit with the Market Vendors and take part in some Grand Opening Celebrations!! -
Horse Drawn Wagon Rides Face Painting Mural Board Painting
- Free BBQ - Musical Guest
MARKET SQUARE Centre Street Greater Napanee Just behind Town Hall
9:00AM Until 2:00PM BEGINNING MAY 12, 2012
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Farmers encountering endangered species on the farm can face serious financial repercussions due to the loss of the use of their farmland. That’s because once a species is considered a Species at Risk in Ontario, it receives automatic protection for both the species itself, and for its habitat. The Ontario Federation of Agriculture will be seeking amendments to the Endangered Species Act that would help address the important issues of biodiversity, while being respectful of farmers who rely on their land for their livelihood.
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E D I TO R I A L
A remarkable document S the patriation of the Constitution of Canada and the establishment of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms worth celebrating? It’s a question that’s being asked by some these days, since the Charter’s 30th anniversary just passed this week. However, the federal government didn’t do much of anything to celebrate the ‘Canadianization’ of the Constitution and the establishment of the Charter, and that is resulting in some criticism. Some say there are politics at work in the failure to mark the anniversary in a significant way. Of course, the patriation of the Constitution was orchestrated by the most famous Liberal prime minister of all, Pierre Trudeau; his righthand man in this effort was future prime minister Jean Chrétien. Is the Conservative government giving this ‘Liberal’ anniversary the cold shoulder? Given the highly partisan nature of Ottawa these days, that’s a plausible explanation, but we’re not sure it’s the correct conclusion to draw. Indeed, Liberal protests over the non-celebration can just as easily be chalked up to
partisanship as well. Stephen Harper — who has been critical of the Charter in the past — did note that the Constitution’s repatriation is still a touchstone of controversy. Of course, Quebec never signed on to the document. To make a big deal about the anniversary would only serve to reopen old wounds, he hinted. And, in that, he has a point. We should, however, reflect on what that event 30 years ago means today. It underpins, in big ways and small ways, everything we do. It guides how we interact with each other, and with our government. It enshrines our fundamental rights as citizens of Canada. This is no insignificant document. The citizens of many other countries of the world
long for the kind of protection that our Charter guarantees; we send our soldiers to fight for the ideals the Charter contains. If anything, we celebrate the Charter of Rights and Freedoms every Canada Day — indeed, that document ‘celebrates’ and protects so many things that we value as Canadians. Ironically, those who see the Charter as a flawed document are free to state their concerns or criticisms. After all, their right to do so is enshrined in (you guessed it) the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Whether you feel it’s worth celebrating or no, there’s no question that it’s a remarkable document, and certainly worth mention, and reflection.
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The Act came into force on June 30, 2008, and is supported by The Committee on the Status of Species at Risk in Ontario, which is a government-appointed committee that determines which species of plant or animal should be added to the SARO list. Members of the Species at Risk committee are required to have relevant scientific expertise or aboriginal traditional knowledge. While the committee reports to the Ministry of Natural Resources, species listed in its reports are automatically added to the SARO list, with no ministerial discretion, and can have significant implications to farmers and on-farm practices. The OFA would like the following changes to the Endangered Species Act, 2007: 1. COSSARO’s report should be a main point of consideration – but not the only consideration – in listing a species on the SARO list. Adding a species to the list should be at the Minister of Natural Resources’ discretion, and allow for the consideration of the socio-economic implications of the listing. 2. COSSARO’s listing decisions must reflect the overall global distribution and ranking of the species, including any factors contributing to species decline that are outside of Ontario’s jurisdiction to affect. 3. Membership on COSSARO should be expanded to include one person representing agricultural community knowledge, perhaps specifically from OFA. 4. Implementation of the ‘safe harbour’ concept into the Endangered Species Act, which would encourage private property owners to create habitat for endangered and threatened species, free from habitat restrictions. 5. The Ministry of Natural Resources should thoroughly investigate the implications of focusing on the protection of ecosystem or habitat types in lieu of protecting the habitats of individual species. OFA represents 37,000 farm business members and their families and is committed to working toward legislation that will preserve the environment while enabling prosperous and sustainable farms in Ontario. Keith Currie is an executive member of the OFA
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APRIL 21 EARTH DAY CLEANUP Yarker, Colebrook and district residents are invited to participate in a community cleanup for Earth Day. Meet at the firehall parking lot in Yarker at 10 a.m. Sponsored by the Yarker, Colebrook and District Community Association. For more information, call Eric at 613-377-1856. KINGSTON HARD OF HEARING CLUB Mayor Mark Gerretsen will be our honoured speaker, talking about accessibility in Kingston at 10 a.m. at 175 Rideau Street at a meeting of the Kingston Hard of Hearing Club. Information and support for those with hearing loss. Fully accessible. Newcomers welcome. Social time and refreshments follow. For information, call 613-546-5615. MUSIC AT MILLHAVEN LEGION Featuring Jeff Code and Silver Wings from 2-6 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion at 120 County Rd. 4 in Millhaven. Tickets $10 each, available at the legion. Light lunch will be served. For information, call the legion at 613-354-7772. Everyone welcome. LAND O’ LAKES CRUISERS DANCE At Enterprise Community Hall from 8 p.m. until midnight, followed with lunch. Tickets at the door, $12.50 per person. Sponsored by the Tamworth and District Lions Club. For information, call 613-379-2952 or 613358-2720. PANCAKE BRUNCH At Macpherson House from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Enjoy pancakes, sausages and local maple syrup beside a warm fire in the house’s cozy kitchen. Adults $6, children $2. Come and support Macpher-
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Rotary making big splash Club has plenty of events on tap for aquatics project By Dominik Wisniewski BEAVER STAFF WRITER The Napanee Rotary Club’s fundraising efforts are in full swing when it comes to making waves for local aquatics. A charity golf tournament and a children’s items consignment sale have been organized for May 6. The 2012 Spring Swing charity golf tournament will start at 1 p.m. that day at the Loyalist Golf and Country Club in Bath, featuring a shotgun start. A consignment sale, organized by Rotarian Cynthia Surette, will once again be part of this year’s Serendipity Studios 3rd Annual Mommy Matters Show. In addition to the Rotary sale, which will take place between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on May 6, the event will take place at the Napanee Lions hall and will feature an indoor yard sale and local businesses. Proceeds from both Rotary events will support the Napanee Rotary Club’s Aquatic Fund. Bernard Laliberté, the club’s secretary, said that the golf tournament is something the club has not held in years, and will for the first time benefit a charity. “We don’t have anything during that time of the year so this was perfect,” he said, pointing out that Geoff James at the country club in Bath approached Rotary about hosting the event that day. Laliberté also indicated that Rotary has $90,000 available for projects at this time.
The first $60,000 of that was contributed by Waste Management with the remaining $30,000 committed by the Rotary club. “We’ve committed ourselves to $60,000 total, with $30,000 for the first year and $6,000 for the next five years and we’re well in line for that.” Asked about council’s latest decision to remove the existing Rotary pool — which was recently described by town staff as dilapidated, an eyesore and a liability to the community — he said it’s a step in the right direction. “What we think is very correct is that the outdoor pool, if council agrees, is going to be rebuilt in such a way that you can put a roof over it, over time,” Laliberté said. “We’re very happy with the splash pad and the proposal to start this summer. I think for us it’s a great development, the way things are going now.” The cost to enter a four person team scramble for the 2012 Spring Swing charity golf tournament is $400 per team. This includes 18 holes of golf, cart, lunch, dinner and silent auction. Thanks to Rotarian Larry Pringle of Pringle Ford in Greater Napanee, a new Ford Focus is also up for grabs for a hole-in-one, with more details to follow. In an interview with Surette, she told the Beaver that the consignment sale has been part of The Mommy Matters Show organized every spring by Jen Fitzpatrick, the owner of Serendipity Studios.
“We piggyback on the space that she has reserved at the Lions Hall, and she gives us some space for the consignment sale,” Surette explained. “It came about because I am a mom. I have a six-year-old son and in the past I have used similar sales to buy clothing, equipment and gear for my own child.” Surette holds a similar standalone sale each fall. “Being a part of the Rotary Club of Napanee, I became aware of a need for this type of event for families living in Greater Napanee,” she said. “It’s the perfect way to make a few bucks ever spring and fall, selling gently used stuff they don’t need any more.” She said the sale is also a great event for families looking for items at a reasonable cost. “People don’t need to man a table with our sale. We have volunteers who are Rotary Club members and their spouses, who are there to manage the sale,” she added. “You come in the morning, tag your items and at the end of the sale you get 60 per cent back of whatever you sold, with 40 per cent going to the fundraiser.” Full details on how the sale works are available on the clubs Facebook page, under ‘Rotary Club of Napanee.’ For more information about both the golf tournament and sale contact the organizers by email at rotaryclubnapanee@gmail. For specific information about the 2012 Spring Swing contact Colin Wartman at 613-354-3722 or Al MacGregor at 613-3540255.
Birding for bucks in May Several years ago, I had the pleasure of accompanying one of Ontario’s birding greats, Michael Runtz who is no stranger to birding circles. He is not a stranger either to those who visit Algonquin Provincial Park for his award winning photographs turn up everywhere, whether in the Visitor Centre, books that he has written or in the calendar that the Friends of Algonquin produces each year. We were on a 24-hour birding extravaganza. While a 24-hour Birdathon is a term tossed about with reckless abandon by many birders, meaning anything from a full day of birding to maybe extending it a bit into the night, the term is taken seriously by Runtz. He will forge bravely into the night, luring out the shy and retiring inhabitants of marshes and woodland owls using imitations of their calls to elicit a response, emerging only when 24 hours have passed. Mike seldom uses an electronic device though, for he is an expert at using his own vocal cords to replicate the sounds of the night. And that is what we did, on a very memorable day in May, in 2008. Four years later, I still don’t think I have fully recovered. For me, it was a new experience. I am not a night person, and I live by a set pattern — up at 4:15 a.m., shave, breakfast, a nap at noon and winding down at 9 p.m. Every day, without exception. The Birdathon taught me that I could change, that I can survive without shaving, and my usual scrambled eggs in the morning and apparently, without
a nap. So, what is the point of all this? It is an annual effort in which I participate to raise funds for the Prince Edward Point Bird Observatory, a facility located within the Prince Edward Point National Wildlife Area, and which receives no government funding. The Baillie Birdathon is a means to do this. Participants seek pledges with most of the donations being flat amounts, while others prefer to sponsor participants on a per species basis. Seasoned birders in an active mood can round up over 140 species in a 24-hour period. After that memorable experience in 2008, I now have my own team of skilled birders. We call ourselves The Sprague’s Pipits and helping me achieve my goal on May 16th will be two of last year’s participants who survived the experience, Mike Burge and Kathy Felkar, and newcomer, Alice Carberry. The Sprague’s Pipit, by way of explanation, is a terrestrial prairie bird, on the Ontario bird checklist as a vagrant, but never seen in the Quinte area. And, no – to answer a common question, I did not play a role in the naming of the bird. We call ourselves the Sprague’s Pipits because – well, it was just too good a team name to pass up! The first 100 species in the day will be easy; it’s the next 40 plus species that will be more difficult. The effort can be gruelling, as little time is taken for non essentials such a food, rest or bathroom breaks. However, it is all for a good cause, and sponsors every year are always especially
Outdoor Rambles generous. The exercise also sharpens our identifications skills, as one must be quick as time is of the essence in this annual ritual. The funds initially go to Bird Studies Canada and a large share destined for the Observatory is returned to the facility later on in the season. Donors are issued receipts for income tax purposes for amounts of ten dollars and greater. Bird Studies Canada has also entered the electronic age and donors can submit their donation online where it can be channelled directly to my efforts, as can those who are sponsoring other participants. Readers interested in sponsoring me for this endeavour can do so by going into my website at www.naturestuff.net and looking under ‘Events’ from the Main Menu, and scrolling down through the topics until they reach “Birdthon 2012”. Sponsors
can also send a cheque made payable to Bird Studies Canada to: Terry Sprague, 23 Sprague Road, R.R. # 1, Demorestville, Ontario K0K 1W0. The Prince Edward Point Bird Observatory plays a major role in determining population demographics and migration routes such as longevity of migrant birds, and population make up. Bird banding answers questions that are unobtainable by causal field observation which can ultimately lead to habitat preservation. Banding at stations across Canada, are a vital part of the Canadian Migration Monitoring System. In 2008 we found 148 species during this 24-hour marathon, one shy of the winning team with 149 species. This year, however, it is not about winning or losing, because every participant, by raising funds, is very much a “winner” anyway. We could not raise the funds that we do without the collective efforts of every person who takes part in this annual exercise every May It’s about working as reasonably
hard as we can within the parameters of sanity, and come up with a respectable total. For my group, it will mean starting at 4:00 a.m. and working through until about 9:00 p.m., non-stop. By doing so, we will have a good chance at whip-poor-wills, wetland birds and owls, all of which tend to be more vocal at night. That should bring us close to 130 species. So, if you are out and about on May 16 when we set off on our quest, you may spot us at Kaiser Crossroad looking for shorebirds in the muddy depressions, on Wesley Acres Road listening for that illusive sora rail, on the trails in the Point Traverse Woods cleaning up on the warblers, thrushes and flycatchers, or on Army Reserve Road where we know whip-poorwills will be calling. For more information on today’s topic, please e-mail email@example.com or phone 613‑476‑5072. For more information on nature in the Quinte area, be sure to check out www.naturestuff.net .
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A trip through the pages of The Napanee Beaver 70 Years Ago April 22, 1942 n A serious fire destroyed the Lennox Lumber Company mill in Napanee. It was estimated that the replacement cost for the building and the stock was around $100,000. At the time of printing, it was not clear how the fire started. It was discovered early Wednesday morning at 1:15 a.m. By the time firefighters were able to respond, they were unable to prevent the complete destruction of the mill and its contents. According to the report in the Beaver, the fire lit up the entire town, and could be seen for several miles. n Some 500 Napanee children were inoculated against diphtheria as part of a national immunization program. The children were given their first inoculation against the disease through ‘Toxold Week’, which was being promoted by the Health League Canada. Eight-hundred people in Canada died as a result of diphtheria the year before.
35 Years Ago April 20, 1977 n A plan to add signs to direct tourists to the Lennox and Addington County Museum and Archives was not warmly greeted by Napanee Mayor Lorne Smart. “We’re going sign-crazy,” said Smart at a property committee meeting after hearing the proposal from museum curator Helen Hutchison. “We have all kinds of signs in town now. They are nailed on telephone poles, on trees and on Hydro poles, and all of them are illegal… we have so many signs in town now we don’t know whether we’re coming or going.” Ultimately, the committee members withheld approval of the signs until they were given some indication where the signs would be location. n Ontario Hydro announced that it would be spending $20 million to purchase property in southern L&A and eastern Prince Edward county to allow for electricity generated here to be sent to Prince Edward. Some 80 property owners would be affected by the project. The project would also include a submarine hydro cable from Green Point in L&A to Prince Edward. It was hoped that the project would be completed by 1980. A 230-kilowatt transformer station would also be build just outside of Picton.
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Veterans (front row, from left) John Cowlishaw, Lloyd Burley and John M. Parrott Centre Director Brian Smith (back left) accepted a plaque from Royal Canadian Legion's Zone Commander G-1 Dan Bush and Sick and Visiting Branch 643 Assistant Nancy Young last Wednesday. The plaque acknowledges the wartime service of all Parrott Centre residents.
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“Our overall goal is to ensure robust monitoring and effective contingency plans at the Richmond Landfill, which finally closed in 2011,” he said in a statement issued Monday. “Filing our appeal is the next major step towards achieving this public interest objective.” “It is rare for individuals or citizens’ groups to obtain leave to appeal landfill licences in Ontario,” said Richard Lindgren, a member of the Canadian Environmental Law Association who represents the CCCTE. “My client looks forward to takAPRIL 25 LINE DANCING At the Tamworth Legion from 7-9 p.m. APRIL 26 ZUMBA GOLD At the Tamworth Legion, from 9:30-10:30 a.m. APRIL 27 LIMESTONE CHORISTERS The Young Choristers Limestone will celebrate the power of choral music at
ing full advantage of this opportunity in order to pursue long-standing concerns about the landfill’s risks to air quality, surface water, and groundwater.” If successful, the CCCTE’s appeal will revoke the conditions currently placed on the site and replace them with more stringent conditions. The ERT’s ruling will be legally enforceable. The Richmond Landfill is located adjacent to the proposed Beechwood Road Environmental Centre, which would include a landfill that accepts 400,000 tonnes of waste per year. The CCCTE has been outspoken in its oppo-
sition to the BREC plan as well. The BREC is currently undergoing a provincial environmental assessment before the proposal is accepted or rejected by the Ontario Ministry of Environment. WM has maintained that the monitoring program in place at the Richmond Landfill is more than sufficient in protecting the environment and the health of local residents, and has welcomed the ERT hearing. “This process will hopefully put an additional spotlight on how groundwater works in the area and how it should be monitored,” said Randy Harris,
the manager of the BREC, following the ERT’s decision to allow the appeal to proceed earlier this month. According to the CCCTE, the tribunal will hold public hearings to receive evidence and submissions on the issues raised in the group’s appeal. Although the parties in the hearing will be the CCCTE, the Ministry of the Environment, and the site owner Waste Management of Canada Corporation, other interested persons, groups or municipalities may apply to participate in the hearing. The hearing is expected to take place later this year.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Concert starts at 7 p.m. Cost: Freewill offering. More than 100 students from all corners of the Limestone District School Board will perform at the annual spring concert. LUNCH Come and enjoy a hot meal
including dessert, coffee and tea for $9 at the Napanee Legion at 26 Mill St. E., from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. APRIL 28 SPRING TEA AND SALE From 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Bath United Church at 402 Academy St. Hosted by the Bath UCW. Lunch is $4. Home baking, sewing, knitting, plants and gently-used items.
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IN THE MATTER of Sections 45 and 53 of The Planning Act, TAKE NOTICE THAT the Committee of Adjustment/Land Division Committee (The Committee) of the Corporation of The Town of Greater Napanee will be considering the following application(s) for consent(s) or minor variance(s) at a public meeting on May 8, 2012 at 6:45 p.m. in the Council Chambers of the Town of Greater Napanee at 124 John Street, Napanee, Ontario.
If you would like to provide the Committee with your comments on any of these applications, please write to Gib Garrett, Planning Clerk. If we have not heard from you by the date of the meeting, we will assume that you have no comments or concerns regarding this matter.
If a person or public body that files an appeal of a decision of the Committee in respect of the proposed consent(s) or minor variance(s) does not make a written submission to the Committee before it gives or refuses to give a provisional consent or approval, the Ontario Municipal Board may dismiss the appeal. If you wish to be notified of the decision of the Committee of Adjustment in respect of the proposed consent(s) or minor variance(s), you must submit a written request to the Committee of Adjustment. This will also entitle you to be advised of a possible Ontario Municipal Board hearing. Even if you are the successful party, you should request a copy of the decision since the Committee of Adjustment decision may be appealed to the Ontario Municipal Board by the applicant or another member of the public.
Additional information regarding the application(s) is/are available for public inspection at the Town of Greater Napanee Municipal Office at 12 Market Square or by contacting the Development Services Department at (613) 354-3351 Extension 2011 during regular business hours, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Please refer to the appropriate file number. LAND SEVERANCE/CONSENT / MINOR VARIANCE: Applicant
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Awareness is essential as disease becomes more prevalent By Seth DuChene EDITOR
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As the number of Parkinson’s Disease sufferers increases across Canada, it should come as no surprise that those coping with the degenerative condition in this area are coming together for mutual support. And, with April being Parkinson’s Awareness Month, those local sufferers are working to increase the public’s knowledge about the disease, and to reach out to others touched by Parkinson’s to let them know there is help out there. “As our citizens get older, there will be more people around with Parkinson’s,” says Sandra Boston, who was diagnosed with Parkinson’s about five years ago. “Some people develop it early, in their 30s and 40s, but most are over 60.” The disease — which reduces the amount of dopamine in the brain — is best recognized for causing tremors and shaking in sufferers. However, the disease does cause other symptoms as well. “I think the big difficulty with that, at least for me and a lot of people I talk to, is the fatigue that goes with it,” says Boston. “I don’t think people realize we get so tired. You don’t even think clearly when you’re tired. There's a cognitive component to it. They used to say that there wasn't, but there certainly is.” “You see so many specialists and so many doctors,” says Don Ryan, another local Parkinson’s Disease
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sufferer. “You get sick of being sick. It affects every aspect of your life, and it’s overwhelming.” While medications can treat the symptoms of the disease, there is no cure. Further, the symptoms get progressively worse over time. Perhaps the most frustrating aspect, however, is the fact that it’s unknown what causes the disease. Although it generally strikes older people, people who have suffered severe blows to the head and people who have been exposed to chemicals, no one cause has been identified. “They say now that there’s the genetic part of it that makes us susceptible to it, and maybe there’s something that sort of ‘pushes’ us,” says Boston. That’s why Boston and Ryan, are participating in an ongoing genetic study, ‘23 and Me.’ Launched in 2009, the study is gathering a genetic profile of as many Parkinson’s sufferers as possible to assist research into the disease and, hopefully, speed the discovery of a cure. “I've really enjoyed being in the
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gene study,” said Boston. “I have felt that it’s a very positive thing to do… They’re trying to find the connection, the thread that links all these people.” Ryan and Boston are also part of a Napanee Parkinson’s support group, which meets every month. “It started about a year ago, and it’s going really well,” said Ryan, who adds that 20-23 Parkinson’s sufferers or caregivers regularly attend. “Hopefully what we’ll provide for them is support, in any aspect that we can. Our main objective is to help the local people, to work with the local people.” Boston said that being diagnosed with Parkinson’s is very difficult, but facing the disease with the right mindset is essential. “The diagnosis, it’s very hard on you, to realize that you have a degenerative neurological disease. But it’s slow for most people. You just have to learn to live with it and work with it, but not let it ‘be’ your life. It’s just something you deal with,” she says. “You have to try to keep (the disease from taking over your life), to remember you’re not Parkinson’s, you’re the person you always were,” Boston ads. “But, it can be hard at times, when you can’t do the things you used to do.” The Parkinson’s Support Group meets every second Tuesday at Lennox and Addington Seniors Outreach Services at 1:30 p.m. For more information, contact Ryan at 613354-5238. For more information on 23 and Me, visit www.23andme.com.
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CD RELEASE PARTY… On April 28 at Hill-Billy Heaven at 263 Hambly Rd. in Napanee, for Bill McIntyre. Open stage with the Hill-Billy Band at 7 p.m. Potluck at 6 p.m. Ladies, please bring a dish to share. Proceed to the Canadian Cancer Society. Cost is $5 each, with prizes and draws. Emcee is Mel Pittman. For information call Barb at 613-354-0439.
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Friends come together for good causes H.H. Langford, J.J. O’Neill students raising funds to help Abaco Horses of Bahamas By Dominik Wisniewski BEAVER STAFF WRITER
SUNDAY, APRIL 22ND, 2012
DESERONTO-NAPANEE PASTORAL CHARGE Minister: Rev. Frank Hamper 613-354-4373
DESERONTO UNITED CHURCH Corner of Thomas & Fourth St. 9:00am - Worship Service AA meeting Friday 8pm
GRACE UNITED CHURCH
150 Robert St., Napanee Corner of Bridge, West & Robert St. 10:30am - Worship Service 10:30am - Sunday School Nursery Care Provided Cable 10 Broadcast Friday 8pm - Sunday 12:30pm Caring Family Congregations Please join us for worship
DESERONTO PENTECOSTAL CHURCH
469 Dundas Street, Deseronto, Ontario 613-396-3841 Pastor Rev. Howard Dudgeon Assistant Pastor Dan Rooney 10am - Sunday School Morning Worship at 10:45am Evening Service at 6:30pm Tuesday 5:30pm-Kid’s Program “Faith Weaver Friends” Wednesday 7pm - Family night. Thurs. 7pm-Youth Bible Study at Pastor Dan’s Home Everyone welcome. Affiliated with PAOC.
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF THE REDEEMER 155 St. George St., Deseronto Interim Minister: Rev. James Gordon 396-3119 or 396-2347 9:15am - Church Service and Sunday School Please join us!
NAPANEE STANDARD WESLEYAN CHURCH
51 Palace Road Pastors: Rev. Ivan and Anne Langdon Sunday Worship - 10:30am and 7pm Children’s Program - 10:30am Wed: Ladies Bible study/prayer 10:30am Bible study/prayer 7pm Thursday 4pm - Kids Club - Ages 4-12 “In essentials: unity, In non-essentials: liberty, In all things, charity (love).” Phone: 354-1924, 354-5637 Everyone welcome.
ANGLICAN CHURCHTRINITY PARISH
Sunday Services Rev. John VanStone 613-378-1281/379-2204 St. Luke’s, Camden East 9:15am Service and Children’s Program Christ Church, Tamworth 11am Service and Children’s Program You are welcome to join us for weekly Service.
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TRINITY UNITED CHURCH
25 Bridge St. E., 613-354-3858 Join Rev. Perry for 3rd Sunday of Easter at 10:30am Plus “Sacrament of Baptism” Sunday School 10:30 am Bible Study Monday at 10 am Everyone is always welcome!!
NEWBURGH-CENTREVILLE PASTORAL CHARGE 613-378-2511 The United Church of Canada Minister: Rev. Burry Wiseman 9:30am: Worship Service and Sunday School at Centreville 11am: Worship Service at Newburgh Third Sunday of the month is Contemporary Praise Service at Newburgh Everyone is welcome!
BATH-MORVEN PASTORAL CHARGE
Minister: Rev. Christine Sloan Charge Office: (613) 352-5375 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Morven United Church Service 9:00am Sunday School & Nursery Bath United Church Service 10:30am Sunday School and Nursery Fellowship with refreshments after Service Everyone is Welcome!
613-377-6406 The United Church of Canada Rev. Elaine Kellogg TEMPLE OF Riverside United Church Yarker PRAYER AND PRAISE Worship Service & 261 West St., 354-5910 Sunday School 9:30am (near Prince Charles School) Details: 613-377-6406 Pastor - Rev. Stephen Lush www.mosriv.com Sun. Apr.29, 9:30am - Riverside United Sun. Morning - 10:30am Worship Service SonShine Corner Ages 4-9 Church Anniversary Service 7pm - Wednesday - Bible Study & Prayer Guest Speaker: Rev. Bain Milroy Welcome! “All Are Welcome” Come and Worship with us. Moscow United Church Visit us online at: Worship Service 7:00pm - Social to follow www.templeofprayerandpraise.org Kids Club, ages 5-12, Sat. 10am-11am
The Fruit Punch Club has come a long way since being formed one summer by a group of friends from H. H. Langford Public School and J. J. O’Neill Catholic School. Sitting on their babysitter’s deck one day, Elizabeth Peterson, Kate Brown and Leah and Maddy Oster were trying to figure out a way to make the world a better place. The idea of forming the club to help various charities was Elizabeth’s, and when it came time to narrow down a name it was Leah who suggested ‘Fruit Punch,’ symbolizing the variety of people and animals the club would benefit. Since then the club has attracted more members and even more support from parents and both school communities. The club now includes Brown, Peterson, the Oster sisters in addition to Gracey Vanberkel, Maddy Fretts and Emily Yolk. In a recent interview with club members, they told the Beaver that their focus right now is to raise money to help save the Abaco horses. A fundraising bake and jewelry sale will be held at H. H. Langford Public School on April 28 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The sale is being organized by the parent council with proceeds going towards a memorable school closing event. Fruit Punch members will be there fundraising to support the Wild Horses of Abaco organization in the Bahamas. Asked about the club’s formation, Leah said that at first the group planned to focus on one charity. “We weren’t sure which cause, so we decided to make a club that would raise money for a whole bunch of causes, at different times,” she said. She said the ‘Fruit Punch’ name was then the perfect fit. “There are a whole bunch of fruits that you need to make a punch, and there are a whole bunch of charities that need help to change the world,” Leah added.
COMMUNITY CHURCH OF GOD 4734 German Rd., Petworth Pastor: Rev. Ruth Ann Paul Phone: 613-358-2824 Sunday School (Ages 6-12) - 10am Morning Worship - 11am Everyone is always welcome at all our services
ST. MARY MAGDALENE ANGLICAN CHURCH
137 Robinson St., Napanee K7R 2S3 613-354-3141 Priest: Rev. Richard Hetke Rev. Brother D.B. Smith Commencing September 11th SUNDAY SERVICES 8am Holy Communion 9:15am - Holy Communion 10:30am - Holy Communion Wednesday - 10am Holy Communion “Come to Me, all who labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.”
WESTDALE PARK FREE METHODIST CHURCH
“Come As You Are!” Pastor Derek Spink 7 Richmond Park Drive, Napanee (across from the hospital) 613-354-2669 www.westdaleparkfmc.ca email: email@example.com SUNDAY - 10:00am - Worship Service 11:30am - Sunday School (SEPT.-JUNE) TUESDAY - 6:30pm Community Kids’ Club JK-Gr.5 / Gr.6-8 (SEPT.-JUNE) Bible lessons, snacks, fun activities
NAPANEE BAPTIST CHURCH “A Place to Belong” 291 Dundas St. W. Phone: 354-4563 Sunday morning at 10:30am Family Worship Service & Sunday School Chair Lift Available “Where the Bible comes to Life!”
With only five horses left in Abaco, Bahamas, the Wild Horses of Abaco was their first charity — and one they plan to keep supporting each year. “There are only five of them left so we’re helping a woman bring them back with the medical care they need,” she said. “It feels really good to be able to give some money from our last sale.” The other charity to benefit from their efforts will be the Napanee Acquired Brain Injury Rehabilitation Home. According to Emily, their last sale raised $54 for the Abaco horses and an additional $39 for the local SPCA. “The fundraisers have all been at the school so far, but we will hold others,” Emily said. Wearing homemade t-shirts featuring the Fruit Punch Club logo, members noted that they wanted something unique to represent their work. Maddy pointed out that the symbol features a pear inside of a circle with the member’s name and slogan ‘Helping to Change the World’ below. “At first we had an apple but we thought it was too close to the school symbol,” she said. Members also recognized their parents support of the club. Whether it’s supporting members during the sale or offering to organize a day to make t-shirts, their families have always been there for them, members said. To support the Fruit Punch Club’s bake sale and H. H. Langford Public School’s, visit the school on April 28 to check out the yard sale tables, arts and crafts vendors, bake sale and barbecue. The event runs from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. with vendor tables available for rent for $15. Donations for the yard sale can be dropped off at the school Monday-Friday from 8:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. For more information contact Tammy at 613-354-5152.
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82 Richard St., Napanee Office - 354-4735 - Major Vi Barrow SUNDAY - 10:30am Morning Worship WEDNESDAY - 12 noon Bible study 1st Wed. - 12 noon Ministry to Women Wed. - 4:30pm Friends Club Ages 5-11 3rd Thurs. - 12:30pm-55+ Everyone welcome.
THE ANGLICAN PARISH OF TYENDINAGA
The Rev’d Brad Smith, Rector Sunday Celebrations - Apr. 22nd 8:30 am - Al Saints’ Church 1295 Ridge Rd., Tyendinaga M.T. 10:30am - Christ Church 52 South Church Ln., Tyendinaga M.T. 613-962-2787 All are Welcome! For more info, please visit www.parishoftyendinaga.org
ST. PATRICK’S CATHOLIC CHURCH
179 West Street, Napanee Rev. Rod McNeil, Pastor Phone: 613-354-5354 Website:www.stpatsnapanee.com Saturday - 5:15pm - Mass Sunday - 9:00am - Mass; 10:30am - Mass
SELBY - EMPEY HILL PASTORAL CHARGE
The United Church of Canada Minister: Rev. Ryan McNally Charge Office: 613-388-2375 “Worship for all ages; children’s activity each week” Selby: 9:45am Worship Service & Sunday School Wed., 6:30pm - Cornerstone Children’s Group Sat. May 5th Roast Beef Dinner - Call for Tickets Empey Hill: 11:15am Worship Service
ENTERPRISE-ROBLIN UNITED CHURCH PASTORAL CHARGE Rev. Anne MacDermaid 389-5548 Enterprise - 9:15am Worship Service Roblin - 11am Worship Service and Sunday School Everyone Welcome
474 Belleville Road 613-354-1083/613-354-6934 Pastor: Tom Breeden Come join us in Worship Sundays 10:30am & 6:00pm Wednesday Prayer & Bible Study 7:00pm
ROBLIN WESLEYAN CHURCH
Pastors: Bert McCutcheon, Dustin Crozier, Paul DeMerchant, SUNDAY SERVICES 8:45 am - Early Morning Service 10:15 am Sunday School 11:00 am - Morning Service Kids’ Club Tues. 6:30pm-8pm (JK-Gr.6) MOMENTUM Youth - Thursday 7pm OTHER MINISTRIES: Men’s, Women’s & 50+ Small Group Studies For more information 613-388-2518 www.roblinwesleyan.ca firstname.lastname@example.org Find us on Facebook!
(Affiliated with PAOC) 320 Bridge St. W., Napanee Pastor: Rev. Jim Somerville Sunday - 10:30am and 6:00pm Sunday School (ages 3-12) Wed.: BG Club - 6:00pm Ages 3-11 Thurs.:7:00pm: Jr. High (Grades 6 and 7) Sr. High (Ages 13-18) Other Ministries: 50+, Men’s & Women’s Ministry For more information call the church at 613-354-4281 www.evangelnapanee.com
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Long-lost wedding tape rediscovered By Adam Prudhomme BEAVER STAFF WRITER Kees and Sharon van Gent couldn’t believe their luck — that is until they remembered it was Friday the 13th. The magic powers of the freaky day was the only explanation the Napanee couple could come up with for how they could be reunited with their wedding tape 20 years after it had been stolen.
The way they came across it is even more strange. While out for a walk along Beechwood Road last Friday, their friend Janet Hayley came across a VCR with a VHS tape inside laying in a ditch. Her curiosity got the best of her so she brought it home. “She wanted to see what was on the tape,” said Kees. “She put it on and her husband says, ‘That’s Kees and Sharon!’ It was our wedding tape.”
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Once they discovered who it belonged to they attached a bow and brought it over to the van Gents. “We had a break-in in either 1991 or ’92," said Kees, whose 22-year anniversary is April 28. “The police investigated and never caught whoever did it.” While he doubts that it had been in the ditch for
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Community clean-ups this Saturday Napanee, Deseronto and Yarker enviro events planned By Seth DuChene EDITOR The Greater Napanee Good Friends of the Earth have never been afraid to roll up their sleeves to clean up the community over the past decade-and-a-half, and this year is no exception. And, they’re not the only ones getting down to work. The Greater Napanee Community Clean-up will be one of a few similar events going on in the area this Saturday to mark Earth Day. Similar cleanups will also be taking place
in Deseronto and Yarker. Barry Robinson, who has spearheaded the Napanee event and helped coordinate other area events, noted on Tuesday that, while the clean-up participants are diligent and devoted, he’s amazed that in spite of the clean-up and its many areas message, around the community are still being peppered with litter. Robinson said that some early clean-up work has already taken place along some roadsides, and that several bags have already been collected.
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Some of the sponsors and supporters of the annual Good Friends of the Earth clean-up gathered at Conservation Park on Monday to plant a tree. From left are Dave Morse and Mike Smith (Napanee Civitan Club), Jamie Cybulski (MyFM), Randy Harris (Waste Management), Scott Reid (LFL&A MP), Pam Oliver (MyFM), Tina Miller (Shoppers Drug Mart), Linda Cooper (Waste Management), Barb Weese (Women’s Institute), Tom Zywot (Canadian Tire), Bob Annett (Tim Hortons), Brad Way (Napanee District Chamber of Commerce), Donna Jackson (Women’s Institute), Dan Doyle (McDonald’s), and Catherine Freymond (Women’s Institute). The tree was donated by Waste Management. In advance of Earth Day, Robinson made a presentation to Greater Napanee council to urge the municipality to become more active in promoting
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environmental responsibility. He pressed council to lobby the province for better pollution controls, and to urge citizens to avoid using ‘drive thrus’ at local restaurants to prevent unnecessary vehicle idling. Robinson cited the risk to the planet and its inhabitants by climate change, and maintained that, to counter this trend, change has to happen at the grassroots level. “We have to assume personal responsibility as change will only really begin when we begin individually,” he said. Community responsibility is also the mantra of the Yarker, Colebrook and District Community Association, which is organizing its third annual clean-up day set for this Saturday. “We do it every Earth Day as a community proj-
ect, and hopefully we’ll get a good amount of support,” said Eric DePoe of the community association. He said that the Yarker group will tackle “all the public areas” in and around Colebrook and Yarker through the course of the day. “Hopefully, people will take more pride in their community as a result,” he said. He said the first two events were well-received, with 35-40 people participating. The Napanee Community Clean-Up goes from 9 a.m. to noon this Saturday; its headquarters are the Napanee Mall. At the mall, the participants can pick up bags, gloves and pick-up sticks before heading out to their clean-up area. There will be free Earth Day Tshirts, donuts, drinks and
coupons available while supplies last. The Deseronto clean-up is also set for Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon., with participants starting out from Rathbun Park, adjacent to Deseronto Town Hall. Bags, gloves and refreshments will be provided. Free tree seedlings will also be given away. The Yarker clean-up gets started from the village fire hall on Saturday at 10 a.m. While the Township of Stone Mills is providing garbage bags for trash disposal, participants should bring work gloves or any other equipment. “Just wear old clothes and be ready to pick up the roadsides and parks,” said DePoe. A barbecue will follow at the fire hall. Those with questions should contact DePoe at 613-377-1856.
L&A Stewardship Council has rain barrels up for grabs BEAVER STAFF The Lennox and Addington Stewardship Council is big on rain barrels, so they have purchased a truckload. This Saturday, residents of L&A can purchase a barrel for just $25. By using a rain barrel, residents can save money, save water and care for their gardens. According to the council, water from a rain barrel can be a plant-saver during a dry summer. The water it collects is much softer than most well water or municipal sources. It is untreated, oxygen-rich and warmer in temperature (and cold water is not good for your plants). All of these factors make it the perfect water for your garden — and you will not strain your well or the municipal water supply. Using a rain barrel will help protect the watershed and the water supply. If you pay for municipal water, you can
cut down your water use (and costs) with a rain barrel. The council has purchased 300 plastic, food-grade barrels with screw-on lids. Residents may purchase a 180-litre size in terra cotta colour. Add your own tap (about $5), and for a minimal cost, you have a working rain barrel that nourishes your garden and conserves water. Simple, effective tips for mosquito and larvae control will be available. If you have a burn barrel, you can do a straight exchange. Burning waste in barrels produces dioxins, arsenic, PCBs and other chemicals harmful to humans and farm animals. The council will provide a free rain barrel in exchange for the old burn barrel so you can reduce air pollution and increase water conservation at the same time. The sale takes place at the Greater Napanee Public Works at County Road 2 and Palace Road, between 8:30 a.m. and noon.
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Bath committee makes splash with â€˜barrelâ€™ of fundraiser By Dominik Wisniewski BEAVER STAFF WRITER A group of volunteers in Bath is holding a rain barrel fundraiser to commemorate Earth Day, while also helping a great community cause. Organized by the Bath Park Development Committee, the fundraiser is one from now until April 22, Earth Day. Rain barrels can be
purchased online and picked up that day in Centennial Park in Bath. Funds raised through the sale will go to benefit the first phase of the communityâ€™s development of a new multi-use park, which includes a bocce ball court, skate pad and a horseshoe pit. According to BPDC member Sal Gelsomino, the skate pad will feature removable ramps, making way for an ice pad in the
winter months. â€œThe project has been in the works from early 2000,â€? he said. â€œItâ€™s a combination that started with the skate pad.â€? For fellow committee member Joy Silver, who is also a member of Loyalist Townshipâ€™s Recreation Committee, this project has been a long time coming.
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We are fortunate to live on one of the most unique and picturesque bodies of water in Lake Ontario. The Bay of Quinte is the defining landscape feature in this area, from Trenton to Prinyerâ€™s Cove to Bath, think about how many events, organizations, attractions, companies, etc have the words Bay of Quinte in their titles. There are tourism initiatives and cultural plans being developed for the area and the Bay of Quinte should be featured prominently in these initiatives. The importance of the Bay to this region culturally, socially and economically canâ€™t be over-stated. The Bay of Quinte was designated an â€œArea of Concernâ€? (AOC) back in 1985. An AOC is a ecosystem where environmental quality has been significantly degraded. Since that time, federal and provincial governments, municipalities, businesses and industries, NGOâ€™s, Conservation Authorities and the public have all been working together to rehabilitate the Bay and the Bay of Quinte is a success story. As the Bay of Quinte Remedial Action Plan (RAP) has been implemented numerous successes addressing the environmental challenges, that once faced the Bay, have been achieved. The challenges focused on excess nutrients, persistent toxic contamination,
bacterial contamination and the loss or destruction of fish and wildlife habitat. Sewage treatment plant operations have been upgraded reducing phosphorus inputs to the Bay by nearly 50% in the last two decades. As well, there have been improvements in storm water treatment facilities and farming practices, all helping to improve water quality. Everyone can contribute to keeping the Bay healthy by remembering that even the smallest action can affect water quality. You can help by using nonphosphorus lawn fertilizer, building a rain garden, using a rain barrel, planting trees and native shrubs, picking up after your pets or restoring a shoreline. Also, remember everything that goes down the storm sewer ends up in the nearest water body, then in the Bay. Your actions, no matter how small, impact the water quality in the Bay. The RAP is in the final stages of collecting the scientific evidence that is needed to change the status of the environmental challenges that were facing the Bay. Ultimately through this process, we will be able to remove the Area of Concern status the Bay has carried since 1985. As the RAP moves closer to the goal of changing the status of the Bay, we want to encourage people to start thinking about the importance
of the Bay in the own lives and the impact it has on the community. Realizing the Bay is a unique and healthy ecosystem. We have implemented the Bay in a New Way branding campaign to focus on the positive results the RAP has achieved. It consists of ten print ads, 6 are in this Earth Day edition and there will be one more ad each month until August. Collect all ten and you could win a 4 person fishing charter donated by Bay of Quinte Chart e r s www.bayofquintecharters.com Collect all ten Bay in a New Way ads and email or snail mail them in to be entered in the draw. Check our web site each month for updates. The charter is on Friday, Oct 19, 2012 and the date is subject to change with a minimum of two weekâ€™s notice. For more information www.bqrap.ca or 613-394-3915 ext 214. Remember Healthy Bay â€˘ Healthy Community.
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