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Dairy farmer Jim Huizenga offers some insight into the daily routine required to bring milk to the table. Students from throughout Hastings and Prince Edward counties visited Farmtown Park last week for the annual Agribition. By Richard Turtle

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work involved in organizing the visits and preparing for the days of heavy traffic but with a few years experience at it, the event runs very smoothly despite the crowds. Groups move through the museum, along with teachers and parent

volunteers, through a series of stations set up at various points where individual sessions focus on specific areas of farming. “We couldn’t do it without them,” Farmtown Park President Ron Reid Please see “Learning” on page 3

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EMC News - Marmora John Wright, Executive Director for Business Development of Northland Power, and Sarah Charuk, the company’s communications manager, who were en route to a meeting at Loyalist College to develop a new video relating to the Marmora Pumped Storage project, spent a brief time at the

recent council meeting. They listened as plans were made to hopefully host the October 25 County Council meeting in Marmora which will include a tour of the proposed project site. Hastings County Warden Rick Phillips, who also attended the meeting, said he would do everything he could to see that the meeting took place in Marmora,

suggesting that the mayors of Belleville and Quinte West also be invited to attend. Reeve Terry Clemens asked for, and received, a resolution from council to forward an invitation to the the Minister of Energy as well. Mention was made of a press release outlining a successful application to the Tourism Development Fund

for $50,000 toward the Marmora Pumped Storage Tourism Plan, conditional on the approval of the Marmora Pumped Storage Project by the Ministry of Energy. Reeve Clemens extended thanks to the municipality’s Tourism Manager, Typhany Choinard, for her involvement in the application. While Warden Phillips was still in attendance, Cle-

mens asked for a suspension of the rules of order to allow for discussion of electoral boundaries which had been placed further down the agenda. Phillips provided background on the issue, saying proposed changes which would “negatively affect Hastings County by dividing us into three separate Please see “Electoral” on page 3

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EMC News - Stirling - About 700 students from throughout Hastings and Prince Edward counties got some hands-on farming experience last week as Agribition returned to Farmtown Park.

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Marmora and Lake receives Tourism Development funds EMC News - Marmora The Municipality of Marmora and Lake is pleased to announce that a recent application to the Tourism Development Fund for the development of the Marmora Pumped Storage Tourism Plan has been approved. The Marmora Pumped Storage Tourism Plan will receive $50,000 toward its development conditional on the overall approval of the Marmora Pumped Storage Project by the Ministry of Energy. The application was submitted in July 2012 and built upon previous meetings with the Ministry of Tourism, Educational Institutions and Northland Power. This funding will assist the municipality in preparing a comprehensive tourism plan that complements the Marmora Pumped Storage Project. The Tourism Development Fund supports projects that encourage tourism investment, tourism product development and industry capacity building.

The aim of the program is to: • support the creation or revitalization of tourism attractions, sites and experiences; • support innovative product development for emerging sectors that have demonstrated market potential; • enhance the quality of tourism services, businesses and practices through training; • assist with tourism planning and capacity support to ensure that the tourism industry is well positioned to make future strategic decisions, address issues and opportunities; • assist communities with investment readiness, investor relations, investment attraction and communications. For more information please contact Typhany Choinard, Economic D e v e l o p m e n t / To u r i s m Manager/Deputy CAO, Municipality of Marmora and Lake, 613-472-1515 or <>.

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Learning experience for all at Agribition says of the many presenters who volunteered their time, transported livestock and spent hours relaying their agricultural experience to groups of about a dozen at a time. Students arriving by the busload were divided into smaller groups to tour the museum and stop at several learning stations along the way. Local farmers brought sheep, pigs, cows, and chickens as part of the event that puts the spotlight on the area’s agricultural community, its products and the processes involved in getting those to market. Manager Sandy Donnan says the October Agribition always makes for a busy end to the season at the museum and requires significant help from program supporters and regular museum contributors. But even volunteers who have attended

several past sessions agree they learn somet hing new each time, whether from beekeepers, dairy farmers or crop specialists. For the first time this year, the event was spread over three days last week instead of the usual two, but officials say they will return to the two-day format next year. “It’s an awful lot to ask of people,” Reid says of the dozen or so volunteers required daily for the learning stations as well as a host of others attending to the large crowds. And for many it was a three-day commitment of several hours each. Students were captivated by many of the presentations with each given the opportunity to make their own butter, view recently hatched chicks or get acquainted with a lamb or a piglet. And in the process they learned more about

where their food and other products come from and the daily work involved on the farm. “But I think they all get something out of it,” Reid adds, noting the museum is committed to offering educational programs like Agribition in a setting that also provides a historical perspective. “There’s a lot to learn.” But the event has other community benefits as well, says Director Roger Barrett. While Agribition is sponsored by several groups and individuals in order to offset any student expense, attendees are asked to bring a non-perishable food item for the local food bank. This year, he says, donations amounted to about 180 kilograms (400 pounds) of canned goods and other grocery staples which will go to the Stirling-Rawdon Community Cupboard.

Electoral boundary changes discussed ridings,” were not acceptable to member municipalities and that not one of them had been in favour of the changes. The Electoral Commission will be asked to consider two options at upcoming public hearings. The preferred one includes the existing 14 member municipalities in Hastings County as well as the City of Belleville and the new riding of “Frontenac-Lennox and Addington-Lanark.” Option two also named the fourteen municipalities, the City of Belleville, the Town of Greater Napanee, as well as “Loyalist Township in the County of Lennox and Addington,” along with the new riding of “FrontenacLanark.” Council members voted to support the county’s proposals. Prior to the vote which supported the request, Phillips suggested that currently, the electoral district was a north south one, and that many of the issues were common ones. He also mentioned that if the changes went ahead as currently outlined, as warden, he would be working with three different members of both legislatures, rather than the current one from each. • Anyone attending upcoming council meetings will be pleased to know that the sound system will soon be improved, council having approved the purchase of six desktop and one wireless microphone at a total cost of $2,722.17. Repeated

complaints from the public, indicating difficulties in hearing council, staff and delegates during meetings, led to the move. The money for the purchase will be taken from the 2012 contingency fund. • A request made during the September 18 meeting regarding the possibility of closing to traffic the portion of McGill Street leading to main street, resulted in a suggestion that Manager of Transportation Ron Derry investigate and report to council as to the feasibility of such a move. • Ratepayers on Cameron and Linn Streets, concerned about both the volume and speed of traffic, have requested the installation of a three-way stop at the intersection of the two streets. Ron Derry reviewed the situation and agreed with the residents. In a report to council, he noted motorists were using the route to bypass the main intersection at #7 and Forsyth Street, and that a three-way stop might “deter traffic from using this as an alternative route.” Council agreed and the signs will be installed. One of the residents, Graham Reid, attended the meeting and took advantage of the public input portion to thank council for their quick response to the situation. • Council members voted to support a recommendation made by CAO Ron Chittick to develop an asset management plan, with an expression of interest to be submitted for funding

support under the provincial plan known as Building Together. A letter from Minister of Infrastructure Bob Chiarelli explained the goals of such a strategy as including, “making good asset management planning universal; moving toward optimal use of a full range of infrastructure financing tools; and addressing the structural challenges facing small communities.”

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Beekeeper Liz Corbett answers questions from students while fellow member of the Quinte Beekeepers Association Allen Greenwood tends to those viewing the hive during last week’s Agribition at Farmtown Park. Learning stations were set up throughout the agricultural museum where Grade 4 and 5 students stopped for presentations and demonstrations.


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EMC News - Marmora Several specially trained members of the Marmora Crowe Valley Lions Club arrived at the local schools last week to conduct vision and hearing tests on the Senior Kindergarten and Grade 1 students. This is the second year the program has been in place locally. Russ Mitchell, one of several members of the Marmora Crowe Valley Lions Club who has received special training, commented

that over the time the tests have been in place, both vision and hearing deficits have been detected. Information included in a District A-3 Lions pamphlet outlines the screening procedures which check the students’ vision for distance as well as alignment to ascertain if “both eyes are working together.” The use of an auto refractor determines if the child should be referred to an eye care professional. The pamphlet stresses that the screening is not a

complete eye examination, but “identifies children who have trouble seeing things at a distance, up close, or who have difficulty making both eyes work together.” The hearing portion of the testing is accomplished in a very few minutes with the child being instructed

through headphones and various levels of sound, to point to easily identifiable items, such as an ice cream cone or a fire engine, located on a picture chart. A report on both the vision and hearing aspects of the testing is sent home to the parents of each child.

Russ Mitchell, one of several members of the Marmora Crowe Valley Lions Club who has received special training, looks on as Nathan Meszaros points to a variety of objects during a hearing test administered to Senior Kindergarten and Grade 1 students. The Lions team, which spent the morning of October 3 at Sacred Heart School, also conducted vision tests. Photo: Judy Backus

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Barrie Graley presented Carrie Moncrief with a cheque for $1,198.65 during a special assembly called just for the occasion. Shown with them are club members Gord Crosby, Ross Holland and Mary Provost. Photo: Judy Backus By Judy Backus


EMC News - Marmora The cruise season might be over, but members the #7 Classic Cruisers, are far from idle. During each cruise night, volunteers were busy selling tickets on 50/50 and die cast car draws. The proceeds from these, along with contributions made by individuals and businesses, support donations made by the club within the community. Last week, breakfast clubs at the three local schools received funds totalling $3,856.08, raised through the sale of the die cast draw tickets along with donations. Sacred Heart School received $1,198.65; Earl Prentice Public School $1,240.30; and Marmora Senior Public School $1,423.43. The very popular 50/50 draws, held throughout the season, saw $2,578.33 go to Heart of Hastings Hospice

House and $4,702.35 (which included a generous contribution from a local business) targeted toward the Marmora and Lake Splash Pad fund. A group of car club members arrived at Sacred Heart School on October 3 to present the cheque during an assembly called just for the occasion. Enthusiastic applause erupted when the amount of the donation was announced. Principal Bob Murphy explained prior to the gathering that the breakfast club was a popular daily event at the school, open to all and attended by a core group of between 15 and 20, with some days seeing up to 40 students dining in the gym prior to the start of class. In addition to breakfast, there is always a basket filled with nutritious snacks available, for as Murphy said, “If you’ve got an empty belly, it’s pretty hard to learn!”

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Members of the Sky family, Miriam, Joel, Tom, Gabriel and Seth, hosted by the Pentecostal Church, brought the very talented, energetic and inspirational group, Celtic Revival to Marmora over Thanksgiving weekend.

EMC News - Marmora Celtic Revival, a Prince Edward Island based family of musicians, arrived in town for three fast-paced performances over the past weekend. The first two were held on the evenings of October 5 and 6 while the third took place during the regular Sunday morning service at Marmora Pentecostal Church. Billed as Prince Edward Island’s Premier Irish Dance Show, the group lived up to the expectations of all, filling the community centre with wonderful music, amazing and versatile talent, humour, fast-paced, intricate step dance moves, and a Gospel message for all. On Sunday evening, they travelled to Norwood to perform for residents at Maple View Retirement Centre, then it was off to Plevna and Kaladar before

heading to the west coast of Canada, then back through the United States in time for Christmas at home. The group of nine, including family members and two students, arrived in town from their previous performance in Ottawa, travelling in the cozy confines of a van, towing a trailer filled with light and sound equipment. An appreciative crowd, comprised of people from Marmora, Madoc, Havelock, Norwood, Gilmour and beyond, gathered on Friday night to listen, clap along and respond with enthusiasm as the group presented one lively piece after another during the two-hour performance. The multi-talented group, with dad, Tom at the head of the family, is comprised of three brothers, Seth, Joel and Gabriel, along with their sister, Miriam. Among them they play a

wide range of instruments including guitar, bass, fiddle, piano, flute, drums and saxophone. As well, they sing and dance, all of which combine to result in a memorable evening. As the program very accurately states, “This is a show you won’t want to miss!” Just prior to the second set, Pastor Alvin Peddle said of the performance, “It’s a wonderful evening of uplifting music with a positive message of life that comes through faith in Jesus Christ.” One audience member, Suzan Cuddy, commented, “It’s a fantastic show. The dancers are so quick and light on their feet. The show was so entertaining, the time flew by!” June Vilneff, another Marmora resident who also enjoyed the performance, referred to the group as being “very talented and personable.”

Junior and Senior Kindergarten children hear about safe play

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EMC Lifestyles - Marmora and Lake - Alana Deubel, Central Hastings OPP Community Services Officer, has been visiting all the schools within the detachment area taking with her a message of safety for the Junior and Senior Kindergarten children. Whether it related to bus, bike or play safety, the children at Sacred Heart listened intently on October 3, responding readily to questions asked and, in many cases, offering their own insights. Elmer the Safety Elephant, who has been on the scene for many years, figured in the presentation which reminded all to look both ways when crossing the street, to stay seated on the school

bus, to play in a safe location away from the road, and to always wear a seat belt. The use of 911 was also discussed with the class of 29, who knew that it should be used only for emergency situations to call for police or ambulance assistance. Another segment of the half-hour discussion centred on what the children should do if they happened to be in a store and became separated from their parents, the suggestion being to stay in one place and call out, identifying something nearby. Another recommendation put forward by Deubel was to approach a woman for assistance, but, she told them, “Never leave the store with a stranger.”


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Maybe it’s time to move to the city Dear Editor, This letter is in response to your article entitled “Resident wants bounty on wolves, coyotes” published on the front page of EMC last week. As an environmental scientist and someone who lives in the country (partially for my love of wildlife) I was appalled at Ms. Agnes Thompson’s call for a bounty on wolves and coyotes. Eastern wolves are a species of concern and protected by Canada’s Species at Risk Act. Wolf populations have declined dramatically in the past century. The Ministry of Natural Resources estimates there are only about 8,000 individual wolves throughout the entire province (compare that to the over 30,000 cows in Hastings county alone). They are top predators, and anyone with any understanding of ecology knows the importance of top predators to keep systems in check. I would like to think anyone with half a brain knows this,

Dear Editor, When I got my latest property tax installment notices in the mail, a list on one side of the doublesided insert about the budget our municipal council approved back in March 2012 made me curious. The municipality has a scanned copy of this page online, as a jpg: < h t t p : / / w w w. m a>. Notice that the first on the list of “projects in 2012”, included in the capital budget, is an “Energy Conservation Program”? Here’s how this 2012 project was cost-estimated in the March 2012 budget that you can also review on the municipal site: Energy Conservation Program - Total Estimated Cost: $30,000 2012 Estimated Cost: $10,000 (Net Capital Levy: $10,000) Then there is an estimated cost of $5,000 for each of the following four


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years When I went to town hall to pay my tax bill, I asked for the information on this 2012 project only described as an “Energy Conservation Program” that I’d never heard or seen anything about before. The response? The municipality has no information on this 2012 project aka Energy Conservation Program because it has not been developed yet and that is why it was only estimated in the budget. Assumedly an estimate was approved by council with no details available for them either? Add the mysterious details of this local “Energy Conservation Program” to those of the publicly undisclosed, locally developed “Community Improvement Plan” apparently pre-approved by the MMAH in 2010. One of Marmora’s paying mushrooms, Kathy Hamilton

Dear Editor, Once again the “Pumped Storage” project is jumping into the limelight in Marmora. This time, however, it will cost all of the taxpayers of Ontario. The municipality has recently obtained approval for a $50,000 grant (contingent on project approval) to develop a tourism “Plan” complementing the Northland Power project. Isn’t it lovely that tax grant money (through the municipality) is being used to promote a tourism plan for a private project and the company proposing it? On October 25 at 10 a.m. our little community will apparently be playing host to a county council meeting, a meeting at which Northland Power will be making a presentation and to which the Minister of Energy, our MP and our MPP have all been invited to attend. Apparently they even plan to have a project site tour. I would like to extend an invitation to all nonsupporters to attend this meeting so the province and Northland are left with no doubt that this project does not have the community wide support that has been claimed for it. The time has come for the people of Marmora to show the town council and province that they don’t all support the “Marmora Pumped Storage” project. Again a concerned mensch, Cindy Buchanan, Marmora

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by domestic dogs than by the wild ones (i.e. wolves and coyotes). But, like the uninvited house guest, no one is suggesting a cull of those. Because of the yearround open hunting season, farmers can (and do) kill nuisance wolves and coyotes that attack or bother livestock, and most insurance programs offer compensation for wildlife attacks. If Ms. Agnes Thompson does not like seeing the odd coyote around her home, I suggest she move to a condo in downtown Toronto. However, I must warn you Agnes, you may still get the odd uninvited bird or squirrel on your balcony. Please remember these animals were here first and we are invading their territory. May I suggest we all learn to get along a little better with our wild neighbours, and that no one support this crazy call for a bounty. Sincerely, Dr. Judi Krzyzanowski BSc, MSc, PhD, Stirling


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some more barn cats, I know a few people who would be more than happy to provide her with some. I just adopted a barn kitten myself, trust me, their populations are doing fine. Then there is the “there are no deer” comment. I don’t know where Ms. Thompson lives, but I see deer all the time, and I have never seen a coyote. If we didn’t have these wild Canis spp. people would be calling for a deer and rabbit cull because they would be too prolific and would be considered “pests.” This is what happens in areas without predators. Hastings County already has wolf and coyote hunting—open year round— and their pelts can be sold for a profit. But that isn’t enough for Ms. Thompson, she wants people to be paid directly for their kills and to go out stalking these innocent creatures without reason. As for the safety of livestock, more livestock are killed each year in Ontario

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but …. Why is Ms. Thompson calling for such drastic measures? Namely because she spotted two coyotes on her porch which later “ran away.” What dangerous creatures they sound like! My complaint would be that they didn’t stick around for a photo-shoot! I get uninvited guests showing up on my porch all the time, be they Girl Guides selling cookies, Jehovah’s Witnesses trying to convert me, or God forbid, neighbours, friends or family just coming to say “hello.” Some of the latter even sometimes expect to stay the entire weekend! It sounds as though Ms. Thompson got off easy. Then there’s the threat to barn cats, which are being “cleared out of the barn.” The last time I checked, barn cats are not a threatened species. In fact this area is overrun with feral cats. They need something to help keep their populations down. If Ms. Thompson would like

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EMC Editorial - The major powers have all had their nuclear weapons on permanent alert, ready to launch in minutes or hours, for the past 40 years. Changes in the level of political risk, even the end of the War, have had Gwynne Dyer Cold little or no effect on that. But wouldn’t it be safer and cheaper to “simply put (the nuclear deterrent) away in a cupboard and keep it as a contingency in case there were ever to be a deterioration in the global security picture”? In terms of orthodox strategic thinking, that is heresy. But the man who made that heretical suggestion was Sir Nick Harvey, until last month the defence minister in charge of the British government’s nuclear capability review. Replaced in the recent cabinet reshuffle, Harvey is now free to speak his mind. At last week’s Liberal Democratic Party conference, he did precisely that, saying that he “wanted his legacy to be bringing the United Kingdom down the nuclear ladder”—although, he admitted, “we might struggle to persuade the British public to get off the ladder altogether.” It isn’t just the British public that loves its nukes. The American, Russian and French publics would be equally reluctant to give up their nuclear deterrent forces, even though they face no plausible threat of a nuclear war. (The Chinese public isn’t really paying attention yet.) But maybe you could at least persuade the great powers to put the damned things away, and Britain would be a good place to start. The orthodoxy still says that every selfrespecting great power must have its nuclear weapons on permanent alert, in order to deter a surprise attack by some other nuclear power. Nuclear “Pearl Harbours” allegedly lie in wait around every corner. But, as Harvey told The Guardian newspaper, “If you can just break yourself out of that frankly almost lunatic mindset for a second, all sorts of alternatives start to look possible, indeed credible.” What drove Harvey into this bold assertion was the fact that Britain can no longer afford its nuclear deterrent. It will have to replace its current fleet of four Trident II ballistic-missile submarines by 2028, and the estimated cost is $20 to $30 billion. That’s less than two weeks’ worth of American military spending, but for Britain it would mean cutting deeply into every other area of the defence budget. The British army is “driving around in vehicles which are literally about to fall to pieces,” he said. The navy needs a new fleet

of frigates, and the air force is committed to buying the joint strike fighter. They can’t have it all, and some senior officers are asking: “Is the opportunity cost of having a new generation of nuclear weapons too high, in terms of what it would prevent us doing on other fronts.” So what are the alternatives to eternal hair-trigger readiness for an attack nobody really expects to come? You could just get rid of all your nuclear weapons, of course, and you’d probably be just as safe as you are now. But if you can’t get your head around the idea of nuclear nakedness, you could at least store your magical cloak in the closet, safely out of the reach of foolish children. What Harvey was actually proposing was that Britain should get rid of its missile-firing submarines when they get too old, and rely on a few cruise missiles with nuclear warheads to keep everybody else honest. Store them somewhere safe, and don’t even take them out unless the international situation has got dramatically worse. In fact, why not do that right now? Those “boomers”—nuclear-powered submarines carrying long-range ballistic missiles with multiple nuclear warheads—were really designed for “retaliation from the grave” if all the owner’s cities, military bases, ports and hamburger stands were destroyed in a massive surprise nuclear attack. Does anybody expect such a thing in the current era? Well, then … And the best thing about putting the nukes in the cupboard is that you eliminate the risk of ugly accidents. In 2009 two boomers, one British and the other French, actually collided underwater. Even at a time unprecedented in world history, when no great power fears attack by any other, it would have been a frightening event if those two submarines had been American and Chinese. So put the toys away, boys. Don’t expect the Israelis, the Indians and the Pakistanis to follow suit, because they live in parts of the world where full-scale war with a powerful enemy is still a possibility. But together they have only about 500 nuclear weapons; the five nuclear-armed great powers have around 11,000. Somebody has to start, and Britain is the likeliest candidate of the five. Sir Nick Harvey lost his job in the cabinet reshuffle, but the “nuclear capability review” is still under way. Even Britain’s generals think another generation of fully deployed missile-firing submarines would deprive them of most of the other new weapons they want, so the issue will stay on the table. Dumping the boomers and locking the remaining nuclear warheads in the cupboard would be a useful halfway house on the way to getting rid of them entirely.

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Dear Editor, According to Mr. Rolly Ethier, Trudeau was incompetent. Trudeau kept Canada together during the separatist era. Trudeau brought the Constitution home. The Canadian government has always had a deficit. The exception is Mulroney’s GST which was supposedly a temporary tax and that reduced the deficit for a couple of years. Harper’s government is in a deficit. Harper is selling Nexen to China, another Canadian resource gone along with Mulroney’s NAFTA, more resources to the USA including water which will be piped to the U.S. regardless of Canada’s need for its own water. Harper’s government has made a diplomatic arrangement with Britain. It appears Canada is regressing to colonialism. Harper closed the Iran embassy and Baird’s commitment to Israel was a trade off for Harper’s International Statesman Award by a non-prestigious Jewish organization. PM Netanyahu states Israel is a democracy. Confiscating Palestinian land is not democratic. Obama has to reverse capitalist Bush’s eight years of incompetence and international ignorance. Playing at war brought the USA and the world to its knees, not for democracy but oil. Trudeau, Pearson gave Canadians their flag and Chre-

tien said no to the USA Iraq war. All three were Canadian statesmen. H. Howarth, Tweed

How about a little courtesy

Dear Editor, I have been reading the back and forth letters on F. Bloggs’ opinion on hunting. While I do not share all the opinions in that letter, I can relate. Every Sunday as early as 6:30 a.m. (half an hour before sunrise as is legal), I am woken up with blasts of gunfire from geese hunters near my property. I checked and this is a perfectly legal way to disturb the peace. Yet, if I were to blast music or set off fireworks at that very early hour, police could be called and I would receive a fine. I am not against hunting, however, when it infringes on my right to peace, quiet and a restful sleep, then it is a problem. I understand that the fowl are best hunted very early, but it is not neighbourly to disturb our peace. Please stop doing it so early near our homes. Tom Smeraldo, Warkworth

Editor’s note: Hockeyville celebrations have come and gone but that certainly won’t stop people from talking about Stirling-Rawdon’s national success story especially when so many other communities did their part to ensure a victory. With an NHL pre-season game yet to come, Hockeyville will live on for another year. Though not officially connected with Hockeyville, this coming Saturday will see at least a half dozen NHL players return to the Stirling arena to skate with house league teams throughout the day. The person responsible for keeping Hockeyville in the news at the EMC, reporter Richard Turtle, has been thanked profusely by the Hockeyville committee for his help and would like to use this space to return the favour to the Local Organizing Committee. To everyone on the LOC (lol), my hat goes off. Repeatedly. So please tell your peeps to stop thanking me. Here’s the real deal and you can share this or not. Well, you can share anything I say when I’m stupid enough to write it down. I do it to you. But I have to say you guys as a committee are really something else. From a community newspaper point of view, everything you did was newsworthy. So no thanks due. You organized pond hockey tournaments and scarecrow contests that involved hundreds of people as participants so thousands more could say, “Wow.” I have to write about that. It was all community-based, community supported and community focused. You hosted a four-wheeler rally, ball hockey, Ladies Night (which was totally crazy from what I hear), Kraft Dinner cook-off … and more parades than even Mike Wells could have predicted. And even then he was ready to plan another. You got council behind you with unanimous support and without hesitation (rare considering the future requests and approvals expected) and they were there at the end of it behind the benches in the alumni game, in the parade as participants and in the crowds during the day’s rink entertainment. Each and every one of them. So they cared too. But you want to know what’s crazy? You and your gang of Badgleys and Burfoots, Belangers and Brandts and a whole lot of people whose names don’t begin with the letter B, accomplished the unthinkable. And really and truly we both know none of this had anything to do with winning some national title called Hockeyville. It was all about where you come from and knowing who your friends are. A bunch of your underlings told me their theories on why it all worked so well. In retrospect too, but it was the same from the start. It was fluid and organic, they said, though maybe not those words. All about generating community awareness toward the arena and providing a few dollars for a facelift. Good people, great communication, and all with a total commitment to the regular meetings with no complaints of the prep work in between. Engaging the community, offering a common focus, making it fun. Just so you know, they blabbed all the way since this whole thing got started, just like the leaks we media geeks love so much, so I really do know more than I should but here’s what they’ve been saying that matters. They talked about how you were all well-acquainted with each other from the get-go, how you lived in a ridiculously caring community and how each of you had a really solid understanding of the personal and individual strengths in the group. They talked about leadership and initiative, of course, and they talked about dedication but, quite honestly, that was secondary. It was apparently all about chemistry. And everyone knew exactly what had to happen in this little experiment to make it work. Nobody could be more important than anybody else. I believe you accomplished just that. Your gang, the LOC, was this weird little catalyst of self-appointed and unimportant souls who somehow bonded generations and collapsed all those other social boundaries to unite a community for a fantasy called Hockeyville. On the surface, it was Hockeyville. Woo-hoo. Kraft Hockeyville. National attention, hockey stars and Stanley Cup visits. Gees, even an NHL pre-season game. Very cool, but a pipedream for sure. You’d need a million votes. Good luck Cindy Brandt and all the muscle you can muster in this little town. Bs and Cs and Ds and Es. But underneath, it was way, way bigger than that. And no fantasy at all. Underneath it was about a guy named Barry Wilson, who encouraged a lot of kids over a lot of years to simply be their best. And it was about another guy named Wayne Brown, who never stopped being a kid even after his own were old enough to tell him to grow up. And it was about a bunch of guys before them and around them and like them who helped make people like Barry and Wayne mean so much. They made people say, “Wow.” And they made people say it at themselves and their own accomplishments for the simple reason that someone else pointed it out to them. Suddenly, what one person did really made a difference. You guys somehow encouraged your connections to cast four million votes. Now that’s woo-hoo. So I just want to personally say thanks to you and your LOC for giving me something to write about. You guys did the work. I just did my job. I watched, I reported, I hope I was fair. You guys kicked butt. Cheers, Richard Northeast EMC - Thursday, October 11, 2012



Letter My personal Action Plan for Prime Minister Harper Dear Editor, A letter to Stephen Harper. I expect being Prime Minister of Canada has to be a very challenging occupation. God knows keeping your hair photogenically neat and tidy at all times is a demanding challenge in itself. Undoubtedly you can use all of the help you can get. No, I am not a hairdresser, but with your

eventual ideological success in mind I have decided to offer my other varied life experiences to help you reshape Canada from now until the next general election in 2015. Although you recently appointed five new senators, including the two seats which were vacant in Ontario where I reside, and despite the fact these new appointees can sit in the senate until they are 75

years old, odds are that one of Ontario’s 24 seat warmers will drop dead before too long. At the outset let me assure you the base salary of $132,300 per annum is totally acceptable, especially considering the other perks of office which are certain to flow my way. As an educated economist you will easily comprehend the savings attributable to the fact that the cost to feed

me in your parliamentary cafeteria will come nowhere close to what it must cost to keep Senator Mike Duffy gastronomically satisfied. Under the Constitution Act of 1867 it is required that senators own land worth $4,000 and other real and personal property worth $4,000. I assure you there will be no problem meeting these requirements, unlike back in 1997 when Catholic nun Peggy Butts, who had taken a vow of poverty, was almost turned down by the Governor-General on these grounds. Mercifully the Catholic order came to her rescue by granting her title to a small tract of land which likely assisted government revenues as the land thus moved into taxable status. I am not sure how Peggy altered her poverty vow but it will be unnecessary for any church to come to my aid as I have long since abandoned my notion of “voluntary poverty” and now own a good sized garden plot. I would also like to assure you that unlike your past appointee, the young Patrick Brazeau, I will not miss 65 per



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cent of assigned committee meetings and will show for Senate sit-downs whenever a vote is required. Neither will I call journalist Jennifer Ditchburn a bitch on my Twitter account. However, we should not be too critical of Patrick’s meagre attendance record nor his twit-terms since his brain may still be a bit addled from the “technical knock out” Justin Trudeau recently delivered to him in that Ottawa boxing ring. Should a senate seat become available I want you know you can count on me to raise my hand in favour of whatever it is you are in favour of at the time. Should you wish to spend billions of Canadian tax dollars to buy those American F35 fighterbombers I am with you. Then, if you want to use them to join Israel in the upcoming bombing of Iran back into the stone age … I’m your man. On issues closer to home, like your upcoming Omnibus Budget Bill II which will need senate approval in the near

future, have no fear. Reading 400 pages of that type of material is not my idea of a good time. If you put it in there Stephen, I will simply assume it is necessary for the wellbeing of the Canada we all know and love. I expect Rick Mercer’s claim that his lawyers have assured him one of the clauses in this Omnibus Budget Bill will allow the CIA and FBI to come in and arrest Canadians on Canadian soil and throw them into an American prison is just another joke. If not, perhaps Mr. Mercer will soon be enjoying an allexpenses-paid vacation in the sunny south along with Marc Emery? Alternatively, perhaps Rick could be found a senate seat next to me. The class clown always made public school bearable for me so perhaps he could do the same for me in the Senate. Looking forward to hearing from you soon, Yours truly, Alan Coxwell, Stirling

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EMC News - Marmora With October here and the leaves starting to fall, the spectre of Hallowe’en looms. As in the past, the municipality has plans to host their very popular Spooktacular for young ghosts and goblins, being held at Memorial Park on October 31 between 6 and 7:30 p.m. As in the

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make these events happen. All of the products offered for this sale have been graciously donated by Procter & Gamble. Gilbert added, “With Christmas less than three months away many of the

items will make great stocking stuffers for adults, teens and younger children as well.” The cost of admission to the sale is $2 per person and all orders must be paid in cash.

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EMC Events - On Saturday, October 13, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., United Way of Quinte will host its annual community warehouse sale in Quinte West. The sale will take place at the Public Works Yard, 30 Pelham Street, Quinte West, and includes items marked at

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EMC News - Marmora Many years ago, when Essie Black was president of the local Catholic Women’s League, she began a Grandmothers’ Night, which recently marked its seventieth anniversary.

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If you can … Adopt-A-Child this winter the company, Belleville and Stirling-Rawdon police services and local Ontario Provincial Police services. Throughout the month of October, Quinte Broadcasting’s three radio stations will again announce the clothing needs of children (while still protecting their privacy) to find donors. Earle explained the program is geared to help lowincome working families outfit their children for winter, adding the program fills the niche for working families. “There is not a lot of support out there for working families. It is important because the kids need to be warm and be regular kids to go outside and play,” she said. She estimated it takes an average of $150 to outfit a child with a snow suit, boots and mitts or gloves.

She clarified that the program accepts only new donations of clothing. The Salvation Army and places like St. Vincent De Paul deal in used clothing and would happily accept donations of previously worn clothes she said.

Cash and cheques payable to Adopt-A-Child are accepted at the Belleville Police station, Dundas Street East at George Street; Quinte Broadcasting, 10 South Front Street; and the offices of Stirling-Rawdon Police and both Central

EMC News - Quinte West - Manager of facilities Danny Young reported several projects ongoing in the city that are on time and under budget. A new generator arrived on September 27 at city hall and final installation was on October 3. “Full building load testing is set for October 13,” reported Young to the Corporate and Financial Services committee. The budget for this project was set at $150,000 and Janbar Electric was awarded the project at $104,000. At the Sidney office at Tucker’s Corners work was completed with a budget of $10,000 and final cost of the project was $9,148. The masonry joints were repaired, with a budget of $8,000 and the final cost was $3,980. At the Batawa Community Centre the repair of the tile floor was budgeted for $5,000 and final cost was $4,600. The kitchen renovation and electrical upgrades have been deferred to 2013. The YMCA shower area wall tile and floor replacement is completed. The budget was set at $70,000. Unexpected work had to be completed on the floor drains but staff is expecting final invoicing to be under budget by $10,000. The Trenton Arena Pad 1 new sound system is completed. The budget was set at $40,000 and final cost was $37,800. Refrigeration equipment replacement is completed, with a budget of $90,000 and final cost was $74,500. The OPP main station female change room expansion is completed with a budget set at $10,000 and final cost was $9,740. The roof top HVAC job is completed with a budget of $10,000 and final cost of $8,900. Solar projects at Frankford arena have received all approvals and staff is working with the contractor for start dates. City hall and YMCA solar projects are awaiting approvals. Amphitheatre painting and renovations are completed

with a budget set at $35,000 and final cost $31,576. The CITY Youth Building basement wall repairs has work scheduled for mid-

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Atom Blues turn purple for October

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Members of the Stirling Atom Blues show their support for Child Abuse Prevention Month, taping their sticks with purple, the campaign’s signature colour. Says Quinte Children’s Foundation Executive Director Connie Reid, “It shouldn’t hurt to be a child.” Photo: Richard Turtle

Rum running fun from the Historical Society

EMC News - Belleville - If you’re going to have a fun murder mystery dinner, you may as well have an “authentic” villain. The Hastings County Historical Society has arranged just that for their

Saturday, October 27, event in the Belleville Travelodge Hotel when “Big Al Capone celebrates his birthday.” The dinner and participatory theatre will be guided by professional actors from a Hamilton-based mystery

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EMC News - Foodland in Stirling is supporting the local Youth Action Centre through the month of October collecting $1 donations at the check-out. YAC Coordinator Ashley Vader launched the campaign with Foodland owner Steve Runnalls. The organization operates a drop-in centre for youth.

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Drag racers celebrate memory of Jim Parkhurst By Stephen Petrick

EMC News - Shannonville - In groups of two the cars turned a corner and approached a red traffic light. When the light turned green tires squealed, fumes

filled the air and the engines burst into a roar that echoed through the park. The scene repeated itself hundreds of times over Thanksgiving weekend in a manner that would have

made Jim Parkhurst proud. The Second Annual Jim Parkhurst Memorial drag race event took place at Shannonville Motorsport Park October 5, 6 and 7, with more than 100 auto

enthusiasts descending on the straight track to race their cars against opponents head to head. It was a way for the local auto racing community to pay tribute to a man who lived for drag racing. Jim Parkhurst took over operations of the drag race track at Shannonville about ten years ago, with partners Allan Ray and John Chatwood. Although Shannonville Motorsport Park has been a fixture in this region for generations, the straight drag race track located well north of the grandstand, a stone’s throw from Highway 401, has existed for only about 20 years. When Ray, Parkhurst and Chatwood took it over, it was not heavily used. But over time the sport has grown slowly, Ray said. Ray also said his late friend would be thrilled at how the sport has grown. Despite cool, cloudy weather there was a good turnout at the event, with racers travelling from as far away as western Ontario and Quebec to compete against locals from the Kingston to Quinte West corridor. The event featured long, aerodynamic super-pro dragster cars, but it also featured a sportsman class and a street class. Believe it or not, there were even a few modified snowmobiles. Ray was particularly proud of the turnout of young racers. About 25 rac-

ers were in the junior class, for boys and girls ages eight to 16. They were competing for prizes donated by adult racers. The growing number of kids involved in auto racing can directly be attributed to Parkhurst, Ray said. Parkhurst worked with police officers and other community groups to promote the sport. He believed strongly that if young auto enthusiasts had an opportunity to race in a controlled environment, like a race track, they would be less likely to engage in stunt driving or other dangerous hobbies in public. “Jim did a lot of work to get the kids to come here,” Ray said overlooking the one-eighth-mile track as cars flew by. “That’s the kind of guy he was. He was involved with every charity that was around. He was a great, big-hearted guy.” Although the drag racing

community dearly misses Parkhurst, the sport will continue because it has some loyal hardworking families who continue to volunteer their time at events, Ray said. He noted that several of Parkhurst’s family members are still involved in the annual summer drag race series at Shannonville, including daughter Sherry, who was the public address announcer at last weekend’s event. Likewise, Ray had two adult daughters, Becky and Shelley, who were racing at the weekend event. “It’s a sport where, if you grow up around it, it never gets out of your blood,” Ray said, looking out at the crowd of racers. “All of these kids have grown up at the race track.” For results from the Jim Parkhurst Memorial Weekend visit <>.

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SPORTS had two helpers. After a lacklustre performance in their home-opening loss to the Generals last week, the Bulls came out flying Saturday, outshooting Ottawa 16 - 5 in the first frame and 46 - 30 overall. Even the much-maligned power play was working, producing the first two Belleville goals and going 2-for-4 for the night.

Garrett Hooey, who played an integral role in the Belleville power play, was named the game’s first star. “We’ve got about five games in the next eight days so it was nice to pick up two points tonight. You can’t win five in a row if you lose the first one, so I thought it was a good overall effort from the guys tonight,” he said.

Bulls Head Coach George Burnett said it was nice to see a few players get some weight off their shoulders. “It’s good to see guys putting points on the board tonight. We were sending pucks to the net and although I wasn’t thrilled with some of the sloppy play, it was a good offensive effort.”

Hope for Marlow campaign Ottawa 67’s player Tyler Graovac attempts to get the puck away from Belleville Bulls defenseman Jason Shaw during second-period OHL action at the Yardman Arena Saturday, October 6. The Bulls skated away with a 5 - 3 victory. Photo: Michael J Brethour

EMC Sports - Belleville Victory can be sweet. Just ask the Bulls, who skated away with a 5 - 3 victory against the Ottawa 67’s last Saturday night at the Yardmen Arena in Belleville; the 67’s is the very same team that sent the Bulls packing during last

season’s play-offs. Bulls 2012 first-round draft pick, forward Niki Petti, scored his first career OHL goal in the home-ice win. The Bulls lost their Yardmen Arena opener last week to Oshawa. Belleville captain Brendan Gaunce, Russian import Danny Zharkov, veteran Garrett Hooey and

Silas all scored their first goals of the new campaign. Michael Curtis (2), Kuptsov (2), Adam Bignell, Jordan Subban, Scott Simmonds, Carter Sandlak, Gaunce and Hooey earned assists. Steven Janes, Brett Gustavsen and team captain Sean Monahan replied for the 67’s. Jake Cardwell

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EMC Sports - A very successful golf tournament held September 22 in Tweed, resulted in over $9,000 being raised for the Pediatric Cancer Fund at Kingston General Hospital and the Hope for Marlow campaign. Three-year-old Marlow, who was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer, continues to undergo treatment. Organizers extend thanks to the volunteers who helped with the tournament and to the many businesses and organizations throughout the broad area who so generously sponsored or donated to the event. In the back row are: Sergeant James Locke, Community Services Officer Alana Deubel, Addelyn Forestell and Chloe Martineau. In front are: Andy Boyce, Tanya Boehm, Marlow Ploughman and Mike Ploughman. Photo: Submitted

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Clinics offer pro tips to young skaters By Richard Turtle

EMC Sports - Stirling Members of the Stirling and District Minor Hockey Association were offered some professional advice last week as former NHLers and Toronto Maple Leaf staff provided clinics for a total of about 150 young players. Divided into several groups over the two evenings, the clinics provided some new and familiar drills to young members of the lo-

cal hockey association with plenty of spectators turning out as well. “It was really good,” says Local Organizing Committee (LOC) member Dave Brandt, of the two nights of clinics held Monday and Tuesday last week as local Hockeyville celebrations wrapped up. “We had players of all skill levels from house league and rep,” he says, adding the young skaters were

joined on the ice by formerNHLers Bill Derlago, Jack Valiquette, Jamie Allison and Mike Gaul. “They were really good guys,” he notes, “and great with the kids.” Participants were taken through a series of drills under the guidance of several ice veterans who also offered one-on-one advice and encouragement throughout the sessions at the Stirling arena. And it was a treat for participants as well as

Mike Gaul keeps his skaters moving as he offers instruction during recent hockey clinics in Stirling. He is joined on the ice by fellow player and former-NHLer Jamie Allison.

Quinte Red Devils Weekly Report EMC Sports - A solid team effort at the Invista Centre in Kingston on Friday night led the KwikKopy Bantams back to .500 and their third win of the season. Austin Labelle’s tally midway through the game stood as the only scoring play. A defensive breakdown gave the Frontenacs a breakaway in the last minute of play, but Jack Moore made a key stop and Quinte left with a 1 - 0 victory to put the team’s record at 3 - 3 on the season. Earlier in the week the Bantams crushed Oshawa 7 - 0 in Marmora. Last weekend the Bantams earned their first win of the season with a 3 - 2 victory over the

Oshawa Generals. Brodie Maracle scored early (assist to Austin Fry), but Oshawa answered back with a short-handed goal. Graiden Maynard then scored a beauty, putting one in the top shelf (assists went to Austin Fry and Brodie Maracle). Oshawa again scored shortly thereafter to tie the game. With three minutes to go in the game, Brodie Maracle scored the winner for the Devils on a power-play (unassisted). Phillipe Gagnon was in net for the win. On Sunday, the North Central Predators visited the RCAF Arena. Goals were scored by Brodie Maracle and Cody Smith with assists going to Trey

Maracle, Austin Labelle, Brodie Maracle and Matt Cavanaugh. However, it wasn’t enough as the Predators went home with a 3 - 2 victory. Jack Moore was in net for the loss. Next up is Central Ontario in Lindsay this Saturday. Carpet One The Quinte Carpet One Minor Atom Red Devils went winless in two ETA league games this weekend. The Devils opened their weekend with a 4 1 loss to the powerhouse Barrie Colts. Brock Kelsh scored the lone Devils goal while Lucas Culhane drew the assist in the loss. Ethan Fraser was between the pipes for the Devils. The Devils then hit the

road for a tilt with the South Central Coyotes and lost 4 - 2. Michael Patrick and Gavin Camp scored in the loss while Kelsh (2) and Isaac Macleod drew assists. Dixon Grimes took the loss in the Devils goal.

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Ancient trace fossils found in Marmora marbles EMC News - Marmora The William Shannon Room was the perfect setting for

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Marc Forget, a retired science and technology has Ad-EMC_RecruitedDr_Print2.pdf 1 researcher 12-09-04 who 9:13 PMmade his home in Marmora, attracted a group to the William Shannon Room on October 4 when he gave an informative presentation relating to stromatolites and their presence in the Marmora area. Photo: Judy Backus

Marmora. The invitation to the wellattended event read, “Did you know that Marmora is Greek for marble? The marbles of the Marmora area are part of an ancient oceanic carbonate shelf dating between 1.3 and 1.5 billion years old. The shallow tidal shoreline of this tropical sea was teaming with the only known life forms in this early period of evolutionary history. They are called Stromatolites. “Come see local specimens and learn why NASA astrobiologists and geologists are so interested in Stromatolites.” Forget, with help from Lucas Wales, the municipality’s economic development intern, provided a complimentary meal, funded in part through Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. It consisted of lasagna and salad for all, with Forget making use of local products, having been directed to the Harvest Hastings web site by co-ordinator Louise Livingstone. The tasty

additions to the meal included Maple Dale’s award winning cheddar, water buffalo mozzarella cheese from Stirling, and freshly picked greens from Natural Themes Farm in Frankford. Forget’s synopsis of the evening’s information packed symposium reads: “Stromatolites are solid mounds of alternating layers of sediment and phototrophic cyanobacterial biofilms. Rare colonies are only found in alkaline lakes and hypersaline tidal pools. Phototrophic cyanobacteria are like tiny solar panels that capture the sun’s energy to help them grow. They are some of the most primitive life forms on earth. We thought that stromatolite ecosystems were restricted to sub-equatorial and equatorial zones, but the discovery of stromatolites in Pavilion Lake, B.C., in 1997 changed that. We now understand that stromatolites can thrive in cold deep water. “When stromatolites turn

into fossils, biomolecules turn into molecular fossils. NASA astrobiologists are studying molecular fossils as a signal for signs of life on Mars. NASA recently announced five astrobiology research grants totalling $40 million and one of the most promising candidates for this are fossil stromatolites. “Marble Point in Marmora has an ancient 1.3- to 1.5-billion-year-old colony of fossil stromatolites, and is one of several colonies found in Hastings County. They have been the focus of scientific research in the past.” Forget thinks NASA may become interested in these stromatolite colonies once they have been more fully mapped and characterized, and plans to add these significant geological monuments to next year’s roster of Miners’ Loop sites. He is also working in partnership with the Board of Education to explore the possibility of including Miners’ Loop sites in the education curriculum.

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Ladies Night Out fund raiser celebrates girl power By Sue Dickens

EMC News - Campbellford - Celebrating breast cancer awareness month with a Ladies Night Out fund raiser, Jodi Summers of Earth Angel Designs and the Aron Theatre have teamed up to raise money for this worthwhile cause. The money will go to the Campbellford Memorial Hospital Foundation which began its fund raising in earnest earlier this year. “Jodi came to the hospital foundation with the idea for a ladies night out,” said Angela Runciman, administrative assistant. “It’s a celebration of girl power and all about honouring women,” she added. The goal is to raise the $650,000 needed to purchase a state-of-the-art digital mammography machine which will provide women in the area with the most reliable breast cancer detection.

According to the Canadian Cancer Society breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer among Canadian females, affecting many thousands of women and their families each year, and causing concern for millions more. Breast cancer is one of the most active areas of study today, as researchers tackle the problem from many sides. Some are working to learn more about what causes breast cancer so that one day it might be preventable. Other researchers are finding new and better ways to detect, diagnose and treat the disease. Earlier this year EMC reported that the Canadian Cancer Society announced it is teaming up to pick a fight with cancer with the launch of their first partnered Relay For Life event to help fund a digital mammography machine.

Trent Hills Relay for Life was held in September and raised a reported $115,000 with more money yet to come in. “Jodi thought it would be an event in October during Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the thought was to show a movie at the Aron Theatre and have mocktails and popcorn,” said Runciman, who said the fund raising for the digital mammography unit is still in the early stages so something like this event really helps. “It’s so important. We need this piece of equipment at the hospital as part of our breast screening program and we need it sooner than later,” Runciman added. “Jodi has such an awesome idea for a fund raiser and we are so happy with it.” “The best part is that it’s for women only and you

get a fabulous fun night out with the girls all for $15,” she added with enthusiasm. The digital mammography unit is an “essential tool in the breast screening process and will make our hospital even more equipped to look after us women,” she commented. Ladies Night Out takes place Wednesday, October 17, at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for mocktails and mingling.

The movie Magic Mike will be shown. “It’s a chick flick,” said Runciman grinning. Magic Mike is a dramatic comedy set in the world of male strippers directed by academy award-winning director Steven Soderbergh (Traffic) and stars Channing Tatum in a story inspired by his real life. The film follows Mike (Tatum) as he takes a young dancer called The Kid (Alex

Pettyfer) under his wing and schools him in the fine arts of partying, picking up women, and making easy money. And there are only 125 tickets available so people should get theirs as soon as possible. Tickets are available at Earth Angel Designs (705632-0909), at the Aron Theatre (705-653-5446) or at the hospital foundation office.

Council backs ATV Club with letter

By Bill Freeman

where there’s a 4.5-metre gravel shoulder, he said. “That pretty much eliminates the possibility of ATVs coming into town. The club is looking to fill those gaps,” said Sharpe. “The county is still a little shortsighted in that part of the bylaw because I think we want them to come into our community.” The other point, he added, is that the county bylaw restricts county road use to a maximum of one kilometre. “That distance isn’t working. There should be some sort of agreement that if the township is in agreement on an application that exceeds the one kilometre it should be considered.” The goal, he says, has been to get ATVs from the EOTA trails to Havelock.

“Because of the one kilometre we can’t connect the east part of the village.” “I’d like to see us draft something on the economic development side,” said Sharpe. Sharpe also suggests that ATV speed limits in the village be lowered from 40 to 20 kilometres an hour. ”That would kind of help out with safety issues in the village as far as the county is concerned.” “The EOTA trail is what it’s all about,” Gerow agreed. “We have to have a way to get people to and from that link.” Gerow is confident a majority of county council will support a “reasonable longterm approach to this because they’ve been watching what’s been going on here.”

Katy Mountain and Fay Smith of the radiology department at the Campellford Memorial Hospital promote Ladies Night Out, a fund raiser October 17 for the hospital foundation to go toward the purchase of a much needed digital mammography unit. Photo: Submitted

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EMC News - Havelock The Havelock and District ATV Club will get more support from township council in a letter to Peterborough County Council. The letter will speak “positively” about the club’s use of an amendment to the County’s ATV bylaw that has allowed it to use short sections of county roads to link with trails but it will also encourage the county to consider extending the length of those links so there can be a full connection between the Eastern Ontario Trails Alliance network and the village of Havelock. The letter will also underscore the economic and tourism value related to ATV trail use. The county is to review its amended bylaw soon and the ATV Club will bring forward an expanded list of county roads it would like to use as trail links. The club is still waiting for the county to install signs in areas within HBM where use of the shoulder of county roads is permitted. “There has been little or no incident with regard to the plan since it was put in place. There have been no charges by the OPP or anybody else,” Mayor Ron Gerow noted. “I think the ATV Cub has done a good job on this in terms of both administration and policing,” Gerow added. ATV use on trails in the area is an “important activity for our community,” he said, adding that he was “quite surprised” to see a number of vehicles parked at a local restaurant over a recent weekend. “They are coming and that’s good.” “I’m very supportive of the work that they’ve done, it’s been excellent,” Deputymayor Andy Sharpe added. Sharpe says there are two things council should consider in its show of support at the county; one is the fact that the county’s bylaw is “restrictive as far as ATVs in town.” They’re only allowed

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Radiation bunker gets huge assist from local Lions der construction at PRHC; that total was matched by the Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) which contributed a further $75,750 to the campaign. The PRHC Foundation’s Closer to Home campaign exceeded its original $2.5-million goal by nearly a million dollars which means the hospital will be able to add more equipment and expand its treatment

program; the Lions contribution will go towards anesthesiology equipment for cancer surgery. The Closer to Home campaign ended up raising $3,402,212. “The money the clubs gave comes from our communities and without the community support it wouldn’t have happened,” past district governor and current Zone 43 North Chair Earl Oliver told the





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Northwest EMC. Oliver said some Lions Clubs in District A-12 close to Peterborough, like Lindsay and Omemee, also contributed. “We are certainly very appreciative of the support we get,” Oliver said noting that every time someone participates in a local Lions event they are supporting projects like the radiation treatment centre campaign. “There are still a lot of people who don’t know what Lions do,” he added. The Lions radiation initiative was championed by past district governor GorTHURSDAYdon Taylor of the Millbrook Lions who started the application process with the LCIF board in Chicago over two OCT. years ago, “It is a very detailed,” Oliver said of the application. SATURDAY SUNDAY“This money has to go to something very specific; it’s not good enough to say it OCT. OCT. goes to the construction of.” With that in mind the Lions earmarked their money to anesthetic equipment. “Because this was a very specific piece of equipment that was another reason why it got approved,” Oliver said. “It’s something that’s worked out very well.” “The $150,000 into that unit had to come from somewhere and that’s what Lions are all about.” “We’re very lucky in District A-3 because the LCIF is very generous when it comes to health-related equipment.”

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EMC News - Norwood The Peterborough Regional Health Centre’s new Norm and Jessie Dysart Radiation Centre has been given a $151,375 collective gift from Lions Clubs across the area. The 49 Lions Clubs of District A-3, which stretches from Kingston to Courtice and Denbigh to Deseronto, raised $75,625 for the new radiation unit now un-

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Terry Fox tourney tops $100,000 EMC News - Wooler - For the twelfth time in as many years, a group of teachers and supporters of East Northumberland Secondary School’s Terry Fox fundraising drive will be hitting the tees at Murray Hills Golf Course, having already raised more than $100,000. Murray Hills owner Tom St. Denis says the annual tournament usually draws about 40 teams to the par-three course and while numbers are down this year, he says, the contributions will again be significant. “It’s $40 to play,” St. Denis says of the pre-registered players, “and we don’t charge them any green fees, so that part all goes to Terry Fox.” In 11 years, he says, the ENSS Terry Fox Tournament has raised $105,000. Tee off is Saturday, October 13, beginning at 10 a.m.

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Promise Land Fun Farm opens on Hamilton Road EMC News - Quinte West If you are looking for a fun place in the Quinte Region to take your children, then look no further than Promise Land Family Fun Farm at 640 Hamilton Road. They have 14 types of animals, including some petting zoo animals that can be petted and fed. This includes llamas, alpacas, donkeys, pygmy goats, Nubian goats, sheep, ducks, chicks, peacocks, rabbits, guinea pigs, ponies and turkeys. There is also a temporary playground set up, that will be expanded into a permanent playground in the spring of 2013. There are lots of other activities offered including puppet shows and a snack shop that serves hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, candy, drinks, popsicles, coffee and tea. Promise Land Family Fun Farm is owned and operated by Don and Cheryl Dowswell.  “The farm has been in operation since 2006 when we moved here from Brampton with our two daughters,” says Cheryl. “Since then, we have become known throughout the Quinte region with our travelling petting zoo.”  Promise Land Family Fun Farm has been a regular attraction of the Belleville Canada Day celebration at Zwicks Park and is fully registered with the Hastings and Prince Edward Counties Health Unit. The Fun Farm is located between Aikins Road and Wallbridge-Loyalist Road.  “The Fun Farm is wheelchair accessible, but terrain may be muddy, or bumpy,” says Don Dowswell.  “We would welcome the public’s feedback to assist us in making it as accessible as possible.” The Fun Farm is also open to bus and group tours, with special group rates available. “It is a nice addition to our community to have this attraction open up,” says Chamber

Manager Suzanne Andrews. “Quite often people stop by the Chamber looking for things to do with their children and this will be somewhere fun for them to go.” The grand opening event was on Saturday, October 6, with a ribbon cutting ceremony with Mayor John Williams.  They will be open, weather permitting, from Thursday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on Sundays from 1 until 5 p.m. Prices (taxes included): Children under 2 are free; Children 2-12: $4; Adults: $6 and seniors: $5. For more details contact Promise Land Family Fun Farm by phone at 613-2439533 or check out their web site at <www.>. You can also find them on Facebook at <> and on Twitter: @plfarm so there are lots of ways to keep in touch with everything that is going on and any special events. Zaphyn Monk, four, from Stirling feeds the goats on opening day.

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Mayor John Williams feeds the goats with some special feed at the farm.

This little kitten did not want to be left out, as she peers into the rabbit cage.

Jacob Rushnell, 11 months, checks out the ducks with Barbara Cleaves.


Owner Don Dowswell kisses a friendly llama over the fence.

EMC B Section - Thursday, October 11, 2012



Feasting a week away in San Francisco

“John’s Grill” appeared in the 1941 film The Maltese Falcon, and it has attracted many dignitaries/celebrities. By John M. Smith

EMC Lifestyles - I don’t usually dedicate an entire travel article to eating, but my wife and I found such a variety of dining experiences while in San Francisco that I’ve decided to share some of these with you. After all, the

food is one of the city’s major attractions, and you may be considering a visit to “The City by the Bay” in the near future. When we arrived at San Francisco’s airport and took a shuttle to the Tuscan Inn, located in Fisherman’s Wharf,

our first inclination was to stroll down to the pier and get some delectable seafood; after all, this area is still a working fishing pier, and fresh fish is readily available at many restaurants. That first major meal was at “The Franciscan Crab Restaurant,” located on Fisherman’s Wharf, at Pier 43, and it lived up to our expectations. It proved to be a great opportunity to enjoy some large, roasted Dungeness crab, soaked in crab butter sauce, and to sample a large skillet of hot, varied seafood. As the week went on, we tried some other restaurants in this same area, including “Fog Harbor Fish House,” which claims to be Fisherman’s Wharf’s first 100 per cent sustainable seafood restaurant, and that means that the seafood is “fished or farmed in ways that do not negatively affect fish population or the environment.” Specialties here included steamed or garlic-roasted Dungeness crab, seafood cioppino, and a shellfish platter. This restaurant is located on Pier 39, and a very short walk after our meal brought us to a plethora of sea lions cavorting on the docks. We didn’t, of course, always have seafood at Fisherman’s Wharf, so we had lunch one day at the nearby “De Lise Dessert Café,” on Bay Street, where we enjoyed made-to-order sandwiches, gourmet pastries,

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and frozen desserts (made daily). We also took time to do some wine tasting, for our hotel offered a free wine reception and social hour daily in the lobby area from 5 until 6 p.m. We used the San Francisco transit system a great deal, including its famous cable cars and historic streetcars, for we wanted to experience these modes of transportation and, at the same time, see the city’s varied areas. This exploration led us to dining in other areas, too. For example, my wife just had to spend some time doing some “quality shopping” in the Union Square area where she found Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s, Saks Fifth Avenue,

Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, etc., so we had lunch one day at the “Urban Tavern.” This turned out to be a pleasant surprise, for it was located in a Hilton Hotel, and I expected it to be expensive. However, it offered a very reasonable luncheon trio of squash soup, a green salad, and half a sandwich for $10. We also had a dinner at the nearby “John’s Grill,” on Ellis Street, a restaurant that actually appeared in the 1941 film, The Maltese Falcon. In that movie, Humphrey Bogart, as Sam Spade, enters this establishment and orders “chops” and a baked potato and today’s menu includes “Sam Spade’s Lamb Chops” and a variety of fea-

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Reality Check: By Sheila Wray Gregoire

EMC Lifestyles - I have always been fascinated by nose rings. What happens when you have a cold and your nose starts to run? And what about tongue rings: wouldn’t piercing your tongue seriously hurt? Perhaps that’s the point: certain piercings prove you’re impervious to pain. People have always tried to distinguish themselves from the crowd by appearing tough. Some are incensed with society and its conformity, and so they want to do something totally different. They can call it conformity if they want, but I call it respect. Dressing appropriately shows respect for yourself, and respect for others. When you respect yourself, you dress like you want people to get to know you, not like you’re trying to scare them away. And when you respect others, you dress to encourage conversation. Don a costume, on the other hand, and you’re implicitly saying, “I’m going my own way.” They may say it’s about self-expression, but I often wonder if it’s about hiding. Wear a costume, and people talk about the costume and the image, rather than

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taurant? Nobody, because these are businesses, and in business, it’s never a good idea to scare your customers away. Even government jobs will be closed to you; I’m sorry, but no kindergarten teacher can have skulls tattooed all over her arms. Part of what concerns me about this whole trend, though, is that the young people who dress to make themselves virtually unemployable also tend to come from less than ideal circumstances. While there are exceptions, in general, kids from stable middle class families don’t tend to do this. That makes me really sad, because I want to be a society which champions opportunity for all, not one that sticks some people in lower classes permanently. So here’s some tough love for you: if you’ve come from a rough background, you start out with several strikes

against you. But the vast majority of us want you to succeed; we do not want you to fail. We are not against you. But you’ve got to decide to help yourself. So respect yourself! Dress appropriately. It doesn’t have to be boring or conventional, but it should be appropriate. Don’t scare people with hardware or make-up, and don’t make people uncomfortable by wearing tight clothing or showing a ton of cleavage. And for pity’s sake, pull up your pants. You may hate society, but if that’s true, then why don’t you beat us at our own game? The best revenge is success. Why not set out to succeed and change the rules yourself? It’s your right to make your own statement. But I’d think twice before dressing in such a way as to scuttle all your options. You’re worth more than that. Please believe it, and dress accordingly.

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stone patio tucked up in the back corner of an ell. It can be moved, it can be turned into a wall, or it can be sold to a neighbour. The point is that you should start with a blank slate. One way to do this is to pretend this is someone else’s property and you get the opportunity to play landscape architect. Do you remember the starting point of the design process? Interview yourself, you should be able to understand the vision of your client much more readily than Jason does with his customers. After that, have fun. You might pencil in a hot tub and deck with stainless steel barbeque and dry bar when in reality your budget allows for a blowup wading pool and a TV tray with a plastic jug of Freshie. Don’t let inconsequentialities like money slow you down. The water feature with a flame that Jason slipped into his design might morph into a hibachi with a plastic spritzer bottle, on a matching TV tray, of course, but the thought is there. In our backyard, we have a small patio made with repurposed coloured concrete flagstone from the 1960s with a garage sale wrought iron bistro set and a salvaged acorn style wood burner. The definition between the yard

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about what’s underneath. And what is it that the nose rings, and the eyebrow rings, and the death-dyed hair say? They announce, “I’m tough. I don’t care what you think. I want to scare you a little.” Then, when people don’t accept you, you have a readymade excuse: the rest of us are uptight and judgmental. You can continue to reject “the culture” and opt out, because we’ve rejected you first. But let’s fast forward a few years and see how that plays out. It’s one thing to deliberately dress like an anti-social idealist when one is young. Eventually, though, you’re going to need money to pay for an apartment, and food, and just life. And you can’t get a job looking scary. Who in their right mind is going to hire someone who looks Goth to be a receptionist? Or a sales clerk in any shop that caters to those over twenty? Or a server in a res-


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shrubbery and grasses as our physical abilities diminish but the use of the grounds won’t change. Although that green open space for kicking soccer balls with your children might be needed again when the grandkids are romping about. You’ve heard the phrase “bones of the garden” and we most often think of foundation plantings. Actually, the bones are often architectural constructs—when we have the wherewithal to construct stuff. Perhaps we have a hedge that separates a patio from a play area and is accessed by a passageway. Whether or not the barrier is a living hedge, a dry stone wall or a fence, it is both architecture and bones. The passage between the spaces could be a trimmed out as part of the hedge, that’s gardening; it could be a garden centre purchased wooden-slatted affair, that’s simple design or it could be a pergola constructed with repurposed hand-hewn beams from a barn, that’s both architecture and artistry. So how do we apply this idea of architecture at our own homes? Draw a simple plan of your lot. The only constants are the property line and the house. Everything else needs to be on the block for discussion. You might have a field-


EMC Lifestyles - I have just finished reading the latest edition of The County & Quinte Living magazine. One of the articles featured a residential garden designed by my friend Jason Partridge. When Jason isn’t spending his days lounging around the offices of Scott Wentworth Landscape Group, sipping tea and munching on crumpets (with three fruit marmalade) he is out on the job designing and creating outdoor living spaces. Jason is very, very good at this. If you read the article you’ll discover he has won professional awards for his work but that’s not the true measure of a craftsman. Professionals must satisfy their clients; that is their purpose. This is the difference between an artist and a professional, not that there can’t be a serendipitous marriage between the two. An artist creates something the customer wishes to purchase after seeing it. The professional uses their creative talents to create something the customer wishes before the physical work begins. When the two come together in a seamless fusion, both customer and designer are satisfied, and we get to vicariously stroll those grounds on glossy magazine pages.

However, you and I, Gentle Reader, can take home some lessons from this little article. Pay attention to the dialogue from Jason and the customer. The focus on gardens and the plants was not the starting point for this project. That’s difficult for me to acknowledge because I’m all about the plants. The starting point begins with the question, “What do you want to do here?” It is that simple. “When you come into this space, what do you want to do?” The answers, of course, are where the planning directions originate. Sit and look into the distance? Meditate? Entertain guests? Actively garden? It should be a given that whatever is put into place will look gorgeous but that isn’t enough. If you only want gorgeous, buy a painting and stick it up on a fence. Once the activity has been worked out, the next step is to determine how to delineate and separate those spaces. When we stroll the grounds of our own estates, these are the questions we need to ask ourselves. What do I want to do here? After awhile, and I’m talking aging here, the true worth of the architecture will prove itself. We might change out our flower beds from annuals to perennials to


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This play is funny

EMC Entertainment - The Belleville Theatre Guild’s 61st season opens on October 11 with The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde.

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shows for the 60th season, and was reminded how much I liked it. I remember seeing it at Stratford a number of years ago and laughing so hard at some of the lines that my niece, who was sitting beside me, had to shush me.” The play is Wilde’s most famous and most successful. It is extremely witty, with many of the lines containing subtle, or not-so-subtle, double meanings. The plot is outrageously implausible, but you can’t help but enjoy the way the characters spin it out with their cutting and insightful comments on romance, marriage, society and manners. Henderson has chosen Judy Bridle to work beside him as his stage manager and Debra Tosh to be his producer. Auditions were held in June and the cast is fantastic. It includes Timothy Fransky, Mike Leeming, Sonya Zaback, Bill Petch, Jamie KristalLott, Steve Forrester, Moira Nikander-Forrester, Mike Wilcox and Dr. Ian Feltham. Henderson said, “I also don’t mind going for shameless humour and publicity by putting a man in a dress, with Bill Petch in the classic role of Lady Bracknell.” Petch is performing beautifully in his first female role. It is hilarious to watch him.

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Mike Wilcox, Timothy Fransky and Mike Leeming star in The Importance of Being Earnest. Photo: Submitted

In non-speaking roles are Nancy Garrod, Jon Lattone and Jodie Trahan-Guay. Watch for them as they deliver fine and intriguing performances as they change the set and props. Oscar Wilde is a fascinating individual. He depended on society for his fame, but was not shy about pointing out its vanities and hypocrisies because they were his own. Earnest was his greatest success, and yet it proved to be the catalyst for his downfall.

This seemingly frivolous play, which is subtitled A Trivial Comedy for Serious People, has a much darker side. Its critique of Victorian society—though delivered in a velvet glove—is every inch a clunking, iron fist. Visit the BTG web site at <> to find more about our upcoming productions. Come to the open house, sign up to help out, get involved, learn a new skill and meet dozens of new friends.

And don’t miss The Importance of Being Earnest, October 11 to 27. Tickets are $18 and we offer 13 performances including two Sunday matinees. Contact us through or call the box office at 613-967-1442 to order your tickets online. The Belleville Theatre Guild offers elevator service right in to the theatre, a barrier-free washroom and room in the front row for wheel chairs and other mobility devices. See you at the Pinnacle Playhouse!

Wrought Iron Roots gets fantasy gig By Richard Turtle

EMC Entertainment Stirling - Cyberspace and Hockeyville have been good to Wrought Iron Roots. But having a bit of musical talent and the chemistry to draw a crowd helps too. Fiddle player Lyndzi Couch admits a lot has happened since the five musicians hooked up over the Internet earlier this year but the latest opportunity tops any expectations. The bluegrass/country/ folk rock band, featuring Trenton musicians Travis and Brandon Whaley, Richard Ellis and Bruce Forsythe along with Couch, played its first gig at a March Hockeyville event and were recently announced as the opening act for Michelle Wright at her Trudeau Park show on No-

vember 9. After making a submission, which included youtube video, to concert organizers, Couch says, they were told they would be one of the opening acts for the upcoming November Movember Country Concert Series which also includes Chad Brownlee and Dallas Smith November 10 and Corb Lund November 24. “Out of all of them we wanted to open for Michelle,” Couch adds, saying the news still came as a huge surprise to the recently formed band. “They’re all Trenton boys,” she says. “I’m the Stirling girl.” And despite their proximity to each other and otherwise unknown connections, they came together as a result of Kijiji and the worldwide web. “Really we were all

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looking to start a band,” she says and in many cases were aware of each other’s work. And after an initial February meeting, Wrought Iron Roots went on to play their first gig a month later. And last weekend they took the stage in front of more than 1,000 people outside the Stirling arena during Kraft Hockeyville celebrations. “We’ve actually been really busy all summer,” Couch says. “We’ve done about 20 shows (together), so it’s been good.” And then came the news of the November date at Trudeau Park. It’s been a bit of a whirlwind, she admits, but opening for country music star Michelle Wright will undoubtedly be a highlight. The band plays a mix of country, bluegrass and folk covers including hits by artists ranging from CCR to the Barenaked Ladies.

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The Memorial Show Backup Band Joe Saunders (Guitar) Dennis Baragar (Keys) Bob McQuaid (Bass) Ernie Smith (Drums) Jim Whaley (Guitar) Andy Shick (Steel) Shawn Kellett (Fiddle)

Lyndzi Couch performs with Wrought Iron Roots during recent Hockeyville celebrations. The local band announced its upcoming appearance at Trudeau Park where they will open for Michelle Wright in November.


EMC Entertainment - Belleville - There are literally hundreds of reasons why Belleville City Council has proclaimed the weekend of October 12 to 14 as Barbershop Harmony Weekend. Those reasons are the number of barbershoppers and their families from across Ontario and beyond expected to attend the annual fall convention of the Ontario District of the International Barbershop Harmony Society. More than just a weekend of singing four-part barbershop harmony a cappella (no accompaniment), it is a weekend of serious competition for

Barbershoppers big on Belleville provincial honours in various levels for some 22 quartets and eight choruses, vying to go on to more senior competitions under the watchful eyes and ears of a panel of judges from across North America. These will embrace quartets from seasoned, professional level to teenage youth to hopeful newcomers. The Quinte branch of the society, now officially called A Cappella Quinte, (formerly The Trentones) is co-host for the convention along with Oshawa. This marks the second consecutive year this event has been held in Belleville, and,

for society members, it is the start of a year of celebrations for the society’s 75th anniversary since it was founded in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in 1938. For Ontario barbershoppers especially, the highlight of the next year will be the annual international convention and competitions, held in Toronto, the first time in some years. The event is actually a doubly significant anniversary, not only the society’s 75th, but

the 50th anniversary of the last time the convention was held in Toronto in 1963. Convention headquarters will again be Belleville’s Maranatha Church on College Street West, while the Fairfield Inn and Suites on North Front Street will be the main hospitality host. Residents and visitors should not be surprised to hear snippets of harmony on street corners, in bars, in hotel

corridors and certainly in and around Maranatha Church. The first major event is Friday, at 6:30 p.m. when all 22 quartets compete, with the top ten going on to the final trials Saturday evening. Saturday, starting at noon hour, the eight choruses will battle for the right to represent Ontario District in Toronto in 2013. Saturday at 7 p.m. starts

the finals contest for the quartets followed by a “parade of champions” of both winning quartets and choruses. All three sessions are open to the public, with some limitations on seating, through “single event registrations” at $30 each, or a full convention registration of $60, available at the registration desk in Maranatha Church.



he adds. “Many of these children have special needs, which may include medically fragile infants, children or youth with emotional, physical, social or educational challenges.” In 2011 and 2012, 32 children and youth from Hastings and Northumberland counties and two additional children who were in the care of other societies were adopted by families in our communities. “In recognition of adoptive families in both Hastings and Northumberland counties we extend an invitation to the entire community to actively participate in thanking everyone that has created a caring and nurturing home through adoption,” he concluded.


Time for Awareness

EMC News - Quinte West The city has declared November as Adoption Awareness Month, after a request received from Mark Kartusch, executive director of Highland Shores Children’s Aid. “Every child deserves to be loved, nurtured and have a permanent family,” Kartusch writes. “Sadly, abused and neglected children in the care of Highland Shores Children’s Aid are waiting for such a home.” There are 11 children in Hastings and Northumberland Counties who are not yet matched with an adoptive family. “Our continued need is for families who will adopt older children and sibling groups,”

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Small Business Week October 15 - 19 develop. There is no cost to attend one of these seminars. “Businesses are encouraged to find at least one seminar during the week they can fit into their already busy schedules,” says Mike McLeod, Manager at the Prince Edward County Chamber. “These seminars are a great way to pick up new ideas and best practices to bring back to your own company.” Tuesday, October 16, there is going to be a Mega Mixer at The Grange of Prince Edward Estate Winery sponsored by TD Bank. There will be free buses leaving at 4:30 p.m. from the Chambers of Commerce in Belleville, Quinte West and Brighton to take attendees to the winery where they will be able to enjoy light refreshments, wine tasting, live music and door prizes. “This will be an excellent opportunity for business people across the Quinte Region to network and exchange ideas,” says Bill Saunders, manager at the Belleville Chamber of Commerce. Also, the Quinte Business Achievement Awards Gala is during this week on October 18 at Highline Hall in Wellington, Prince Edward County. This year there were over 80 businesses from throughout the region that completed the nomination process and everyone is invited to join in as we celebrate business excel-

lence in the Quinte Region. Tickets are still on sale and can be purchased through the web site at < php> or by calling your local Chamber of Commerce. Small Business Week wraps up with a luncheon on Friday, October 19, at the Ramada Hotel, Trenton. The guest speaker is Allan O’Dette, the new president of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce who will be presenting ideas on how to transform Ontario back to its former prosperity. Emerging Stronger is a transformative agenda for Ontario and the Chambers would like to invite everyone to join us in welcoming Allan to the Quinte Region. This event starts at noon and the cost to attend is $25 which includes a full served three-course luncheon and door prizes. All Small Business Week events need to be reserved in advance through your local Chamber of Commerce or by calling 1-800-930-3255. Many local companies and organizations have come together with the local Chambers to make Small Business Week Quinte a success. Special thanks to our sponsors: BDC, Scotiabank, TD Bank, City of Quinte West, Trenval, CFDC, Saraswati Wellness Centre, Sunrise Cottage Resort and Capital Movers and Storage.


EMC News - Quinte Region - Every October Canada celebrates Small Business Week as a way to showcase and highlight the importance of small- and medium-sized companies to the Canadian and local economies. This year in the Quinte Region the four local Chambers of Commerce from Belleville, Brighton, Prince Edward County and Quinte West have joined forces to bring a week’s worth of events to our local businesses. “This year Small Business Week runs from October 15 to October 19,” says Suzanne Andrews, manager at the Quinte West Chamber of Commerce. “We have events going on every day starting with the big kickoff for the week at the Quinte Business Development Centre at 284B Wallbridge-Loyalist Road on Monday, October 15, at 11 a.m.” Everyone is invited to attend the kickoff which is sponsored by the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) the federal organization that is the lead promoter of Small Business Week across the country. There are eight seminars and workshops being offered to the local business community throughout the week, all designed to help businesses access the information they need to improve and maximise their efforts to grow and

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Firewood for sale, log lengths, $850 or cut and split, $220 per load. 613-848-2308.

COMING EVENTS Romeo & Juliet Fall Singles Dance Sat Oct 13th! Dress up for a night of dancing at the elegant atmosphere of the Banquet Center. Come single or with a date. All music types, $10 cover, lots of parking. Food bank donations W e l c o m e ! (9pm-1am) 613-392-9850 10 Pin Mixed Adult league in Belleville needs Bowlers Tuesday nights, 6:30 PM. Call Brandi 613-969-1890 or Debbie 613-477-2200.


People Advocating Cannabis Education: Free monthly educational documentaries at The Grindhouse Cafe (Campbellford) The Studio (Belleville), Green Tree Eco Hydroponics (Roseneath) Skype interviews, license assistance, educational information.

New Rental Prices- Stirling Lions Hall. Available for receptions, dances and catering. $100 without the bar, $200 with bar. Call: (613)395-2227 or (613)395-0055.

Orpha and Allen Weese are celebrating 25 years of marriage


Craft/Gift Sale. Something for everyone. Unique one of a kind, good variety. Roseland Acres, 4 Bayside Dr., Carrying Place. Friday, October 12 (12-6), Saturday, October 13 (10-4).


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Len and Anne Benschop are celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary

An open house will take place on Saturday, October 20th from 2:30-4:00 at the Codrington Community Centre 2992 Highway 30 Best wishes only

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Dinner & Dance with 50s 60s 70s live band. “The Reasons”. Sat. Oct. 20th 6 pm-12:30. Masonic Hall Belleville. Adv Tickets $20 ea, $25 at door. Door prizes, cash bar & more. Jerry 613-392-6230, leave message.

No Stomach for Cancer Walk, November 3, 2012 Where: Everywhere! Join us to Raise Awareness & Support Stomach Cancer Research. Find event & registration information and learn more about stomach cancer risk. V i s i t www.NoStomachForCancer.or g

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on Saturday October 13, 2012 Open House 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Kenron Rec Centre, Kenron Estates, Bayside

Quinte United Immigrant Services Cordially invites you to our Annual General Meeting and we are Celebrating QUIS’s 25th Anniversary Date: Tuesday October 30 Time: 6:00 pm Location: Belleville Public Library 254 Pinnacle Street.

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Artists Co-op. Campbellford. Space available. 2000 sq.ft. room with washroom. Lots of windows. Min. of 10 artists required. $100/mth. each. All included. 705-653-1554. Crystal’s Custom Sewing Offers longarm quilting services. Custom quilts made. Located inside Fun with Stitches 1977 Old Highway 2. Drop in for a free consult w w w. c r y s t a l s c u s t o m s e w 613-920-7978 Quilts and hand knits, custom made or I teach beginners to expert levels, flexible start dates. Come learn in a spacious, relaxed atmosphere. Call 613-969-0721 see Twisted Stitches Studio on Facebook.

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Lyndhurst Gun & Militaria Show at the Lyndhurst Legion. Sunday October 14, 2012, 9 am-3 pm. Halfway between Kingston and Smiths Falls. Take Hwy 15 to 33, follow 33 to the Legion. Admission $5.00. Ladies and accompanied children under 16 free. Buy/sell/trade. Firearms, ammunition, knives, military antiques, hunting gear & fishing tackle. For show info and table inquiries call John (613)928-2382, All firearm laws are to be obeyed, trigger locks are required.

Mobile homes four season, many to choose from, different prices, newly updated modern decor, 613-657-1114 or 613-218-5070 cell. Nascar Collection: 1/64 scale. Over 900+ cars, 130 + haulers, large Dale Sr., and other rare collectibles. $5,000. 613-478-6093/leave message. Professional Water analysis, customized specialty equipment and factory-trained technicians on staff. Quality… results… assurance. Water Source (613)968-6256

Cedar posts, poles and rails, various sizes, machine peeled or bark on. Also firewood available year-round. Call for prices, delivery extra. Greg Davis (613)478-6346. DeVilbiss Portable compressor, twin cylinders, automatic shut off, 100 psi 115/230 volt motor, 2 h.p. 613-967-3805 Leave Message. Direct TV Satellite Services. Free Receiver supplied. Over 60 Movie Channels, HBO, STARZ, ONCORE, FLIX, TCM, LIFETIME many more channels. 613-848-1049, 10 am-9 pm. Flooring deals, berber carpet 99 cents sq. ft.; 12 mm laminate $1.49/sq. ft.; modern cut/loop carpet 1.49/sq. ft.; Free shop at home service. Saillian Carpets 1-800-578-0497, (905)373-2260. For Sale: Three Prom Dresses. Sizes 4, Medium and XXS. Worn once! All purchased at major retail outlets. Call: (613)395-3368.

Log Length Firewood. All hardwood. Log truck load delivered. $1,200 all incl. Truck and trailer avail. 613-967-9663 or 1-888-917-WOOD. Washer and Dryer, $250 or best offer. 705-778-2486.

Wanted: Standing timber, mature hard/softwood. Also wanted, natural stone, cubicle or flat, any size. 613-968-5182.

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


ProPerty Maintenance

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call ron 613-242-4490 call John 613-743-2900

Quality hardwood pellets. Cubex wood pellets, $6.45/bag, Ambience wood pellets, $5.95/bag. Save 50 cents/bag when you pick up a full skid at Campbellford, Madoc and Warkworth Farm Supply. Contact us at 705-653-4884. Used Maytag washer & dryer in good working condition. Well maintained, $100 for the set. 613-394-0691.

A.M. Debt Relief- Certified Credit Counsellor, solving financial problems for over 15 years. Renew hope. Free confidential consultation. 613-779-8008.



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DAVISON, Joseph Earl Lawrence

Peacefully surrounded by family, at Pine Meadow Nursing Home in Northbrook, Ontario on Thursday October 4, 2012. A WWII Veteran of Signal Corps; Mechanic, and School Bus Driver until retirement at 65. Joseph Earl Davison, a lifelong resident of Flinton, Ontario at the age of 95. Beloved husband of Cora Davison (nee Cuddy) and father of Glenn (Cheryl) of Flinton, Charles Davison (Betty) of Madoc, and Margaret Schwager of Marlbank. A loving, encouraging and playful Grandfather and great Grandfather. Always remembered and always loved. Predeceased by his sister Ina Carkner and his brothers Robert Davidson and Douglas Davison. Fondly remembered by many extended family members and fiends for his kind and caring character. Throughout his life, Earl found fulfillment and peace in his active participation within his neighbourhood and in his unfailing commitment and service to the Flinton United Church. His family received friends at the McConnell Funeral Home in Tweed Ontario on Saturday October 6, 2012 with the service to follow. Interment took place in Flinton United Church Cemetery following the service. Memorial donations can be made to Pine Meadow Nursing Home, Northbrook, Ontario. The family would like to thank Dr. Tobia, the Lakelands Family Health Team and the loving staff of Pine Meadow for the care they gave. www. CL401765

ROBINSON, William (Bill) Passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, October 3, 2012, surrounded by family. Bill Robinson, of Eldorado, in his 82nd year. Loving husband of 54 years to Jean (Hornby). Dear father of David, Charles (Bonnie), Cyndy Winterburn (Dan), and John (Bev). Loved dearly by his 7 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Greatly missed by his brother Milton (Gail) and his sister Ruth Burns, as well as many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at the Madoc Wesleyan and Free Methodist Church, 137 Elgin St., from 1-2 p.m. Sunday, October 14 with memorial service at 2:00 p.m. Thank you to the doctors of the Tri-Area Medical Centre, the nurses and PSWs of V.O.N., Paramed, Heart of Hastings Hospice and their many volunteers, Access Centre, Centre Hastings People Helping People and the many friends and neighbours for their support during this time. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart of Hastings Hospice, Tri-Area Medical Centre and Centre Hastings People Helping People. Arrangements, McConnell Funeral Home, Madoc. CL401761

2 snow tires, on standard wheels, used half a winter, 5 hole size, 225-60R16, $150 for pair; Broum Tassimo coffee maker, never used, $100. 613-392-8312 after 6 p.m.


Contact info: Christine Rogerson 613-803-5608


Ottawa Military Heritage Show. Sunday, October 28, 2012, 9-3. Nepean Sportsplex, 1701 Woodroofe Ave., Ottawa. Peter (613)256-1105. (Free Appraisals).

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Firewood, $220 613-395-3527.

ANDREWS, John Wayne Feb. 7, 1943-Oct. 5, 2011. In Loving Memory of our dearest Dad, Husband and Poppa. God looked around His Palace and found an empty place, He then looked down upon the earth and saw your tired face. He put His arms around you and lifted you to rest, His Palace must be beautiful He always takes the best. He knew that you were suffering, He knew you were in pain, And knew that you would never get well on earth again. He saw your path was difficult He closed your tired eyes He whispered to you “Come with Me” and gave you wings to fly. You’ve left us precious memories and love will be our guide, You live on through your family, you’re always by our side. It broke our hearts to lose you but you did not go alone, For part of us went with you the day God called you Home. Always loved, deeply missed and never forgotten By your Wife, Children, Grandchildren and Fosterchildren Love you to the Moon and back Pops!! xoxo

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Admission: Non perishable food item or Donations to the Food Bank or Toy Drive Accepted

All You Can Eat Roast Beef Buffet, Saturday, October 13 at Petherick Corners Lodge Hall. Starting at 5 p.m. Adults $12.00, children 12 and under $5.00. Everyone welcome.


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Ford 7700 Cab $8,950. Ford 4616, 4x4 loader, $13,500. JD 670 compact loader, MF 33 Grain drill, Case IH 5300 drill. 613-223-6026.

2006 tan Cadillac CTS. Low miles. Black leather interior. Newer summer tires and winter tires with rims included. $10,450. 613-962-6855. Must sell- 2006 Buick Allure CXL. 100,500 km. Excellent, loaded, blue ext, leather, new brakes, summers & winters on rims. Negotiable. $8400. 613-271-7513.

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Come join our Library ! Madoc Public Library requires an employee to manage, administer, coordinate and evaluate the day to day activities of the public library in accordance with Library Board policy, the Public Libraries Act and community needs and requirements. We are seeking an energetic and enthusiastic individual with excellent managerial, organizational, and communication skills, as well as a strong public service orientation. We also require the successful candidate to have a proven ability in developing and promoting new programs and initiatives. Creativity, patience and experience working with children and teens required.

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Two bedroom apartment in beautiful tri-plex building. New fridge & stove. Heat, hydro and water included. $825/month.

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Consolidate your Debts. 1 monthly pmt, including credit cards, taxes, collection agencies, garnishments, etc. GMC Consulting 24 hrs, Toll Free 1-877-977-0304. Services Bilingues.

2400 square foot commercial building with 12’x12’ overhead door for rent in Stirling Industrial Park, 400 Front St., West. Includes washroom and office space. Rents for $950/month + HST, property taxes ($270/month), water and sewer ($73/month), heat and hydro extra. Available immediately. Suurdt Properties Ltd. (613)395-6460.

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Dog Grooming by Bernadette. Professional services with TLC. New clients welcome. 550 Trenton-Frankford Rd, 1 minute north of 401. (613)243-8245.

Bay Terrace I&II 334 Dundas St. E. Belleville Stunning 1 & 2 bdrm suites going fast! Great amenities - indoor pool, events, on-site mgmt. Drop in today!


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East side (Lingham St.) 2 bedroom apartment with fridge, stove & water included. $775/mth. East side (Williams St.) 2 bedroom with fridge, stove, heat and water. $725 + hydro.


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Manufacturer of steel pallet racking has IMMEDIATE openings for WELDERS. Excellent wage & benefit package! CWB Cert. an asset but not necessary.

Compact 3 bedroom bungalow with full unfinished basement, gas heat & central air. $800/ month plus utilities

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Generous salary and benefits for local pharmacy in Belleville Please send resume to Box 20090 Belleville, ON K8N 5V or Fax 613-966-6101

Fall Roundup registered Hereford sale, selling at Lindsay Livestock Exchange, 2138 Little Britain Rd Lindsay. Sat. Oct 27 at 1:00 p.m. Approx. forty lots, Service age bull, bull calves, cows, bred heifers, and heifer calves. For information or catalogue call Gerry Cornish 905-263-2300 or Donald or Brenda Bell 613-394-2431.


Job description is available upon request at Library. Starting salary $37,000.

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Certified Equine Farrier Service 613-430-4881.

Absolutely adorable Golden Retriever pups for sale. Homeraised, parents on site. Vet checked. First shots, dewormed, $400. 613-473-0964 or email

This is a permanent position with 23 hours /week and commence Dec.11th.


Airless spray painting, roofs & sides, steel roofs repairs. 5 & 6” seamless eavestrough, soffit, facia, gutterguard installed or delivered. Free estimates. 1(877)490-9914.

Attention horse riders!!! Our Annual Toledo Ride-A-Thon is back!! It’s time to saddle up and giddee up, October 13, registration from 10-12:30. Watch for signs!! Check out our website: This year’s proceeds will benefit St. Andrew’s United Church, Toledo and St. Philip Neri Catholic Church, Toledo for Church renovations.


Susan Smith, CEO Madoc Public Library 20 Davidson St. Box 6, Madoc, On. K0K2K0

Looking to rent farm wagons, 30 and 36 foot or bigger. Please call Cody at (613)-299-4755.

3 Char-Hereford cross heifers, one born Nov 8, 2011 $1,000. Two born Dec $900 ea. Bob Adams 613-392-7629.

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The successful applicant will have: • Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills. • Minimum of Grade 12 education or equivalent. • Minimum of three years of library experience • Completion of EXCEL Courses or Community College Diploma in Library Services, or willingness to complete these courses • Advanced computer skills, technical aptitude and expertise • amiliarity with Mandarin Library Management System is desirable • Background in bookkeeping/software

Barn and roof painting, screw-nailing existing roofs, new steel installed. All major barn repairs by Ron Anderson. ( 6 1 3 ) 3 9 5 - 2 8 5 7 , 1(800)290-3496.

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231 Frankford Rd., Stirling. New crop raw and regular honey now available! We sell bulk honey in your containers, comb honey, prepacked liquid and creamed honey, beeswax skin cream, candles, pollen, maple syrup, gifts and more All honey is unpasteurized. Open Saturdays only. 10 am – 4 pm. Call 613-827-7277.

Hay for Sale. 4X5 round bales, first cut. Call (613)395-2257.


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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ASP Contractors. Airless spray painting and power washing. Farms, cottages, houses, factories, fences, tanks. Corn, glass and sandblasting. New steel roofs installed. Roofs screw-nailed and boards replaced. Eavestroughs and gutter guards installed. Fully insured. Call George (800)589-1375 or cell (613)827-8485.


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2004 34’ Triple E Embassy V10. 30,000 kms. Slide-out. Sleeps 6. Generator. Selling due to health reasons. Negotiable. 613-392-7762.



Standing timber, hard maple, soft maple, ash, red and white oak, etc. Quality workmanship guaranteed. (613)847-1665.

1996 Cavalier Special Edition, green, 2 door, E-tested and certified, 197,000 km, excellent condition, $2,650. 613-392-6917.

For Sale 150 2009 Bet & Win scooter. 2,000.00 km, like new. 1,500.00 or reasonable offer. email or call 613-489-3865.


Old military helmets, badges, medals, equipment and souvenirs etc from WW1-2. Also RCAF items from 50s-60s. Call (613)966-7775. Leave message.

Antiques Wanted. Jewellery, wrist watches, pocket watches, sterling silver, china, wooden decoys, fishing lures, war medals, Canadian coins, antique furniture, paintings, books. (905)885-0190, Toll-free, (877)329-9901.


Contractor pays top price for homes, cottages and rural and city properties in need of repair. Call us for free evaluation on request. Gerry Hudson, Kingston (613)449-1668 Sales Representative Rideau Town and Country Realty Ltd, Brokerage (613)273-5000.

YOu ARe inViTed! Please join us Thursday Oct 18th at 700pm for an entertaining and informative evening with Holland America Line. For more than 139 years, Holland America Line has been a recognized leader in cruising, taking guests to exotic destinations around the world. Holland America Line's fleet of 15 elegant, mid-size ships offers more than 500 sailings a year visiting all seven continents. Special amenities available. Seating is limited - advance registration is needed. Please RSVP by Oct 15th: 613-345-0500 CL415649

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2 bedroom + den, Hwy 2, full basement, fridge/stove, $785/mth + utilities. No pets, non-smoker, 1st, last and references. 613-392-0418. Bachelor apt. Separate bathroom and kitchen. Hydro and cable included. $490/mth. First month required. Belleville/Plainfield area. 613-477-3377.

Campbellford, 2 bedroom townhouse, available immediately. $875/month includes: washer, dryer, fridge, stove, outside maintenance, water and sewage. Hydro extra. 705-653-0548. Free first month’s rent. Havelock, 2 bedroom apartment. Quiet adult building. Parking. $685 monthly + H&H. Laundry available. Ken 705-778-5442. Trenton, 2 bedroom apartment with balcony, $800/month, heat and hydro included. First and last. No pets. 613-966-8918. Small charming 2 bedroom home, on Centre St., Belleville. Includes fridge, stove, washer, dryer, small chest freezer. Small deck at front, patio in back. $750/month. First and last required. Utilities extra. 613-475-1310 evenings.

Open Concept Cabin on Crowe River. Bachelor. Fridge, cooking facilities. Fully furnished. Large deck, hydro/satellite included. Non-smoker, no pets. $600. Marmora. 613-472-1500.

Storage space with washroom facilities available November 1. $350/month includes property taxes, water & sewer. HST, heat hydro extra. Can easily be converted to office space. Located in the Stirling Industrial Park at 400 West Front St. Contact Suurdt Properties Ltd. at: Office: 613-395-6460. Cell: 613-921-9400.

Shared accommodations in quite executive home, sperate 4 piece bath, located between Grafton and Colbourne, 3 mins to 401. $450/mth. 905-355-5895.

Open House- Sat. Sun. Mon. (Oct. 6-8). 1-2 p.m. 127 6th Street, Sunny Creek Estates, (Whites Road,Trenton). Nicely renovated vacant 3 bedroom mobile. Asking $89,900 o.b.o. 613-394-2265.

Full time position available on our Beef Cattle and Crop Division of River Valley Poultry Farms. Potential employee must have a farming background and be able to operate farming equipment and tractors. Must be able to work independently and as part of a team. We offer a competitive salary that includes benefits and a pension plan. Family housing is available. Interested candidates should apply with resume to or via fax 613-378-1646. Looking for persons willing to speak to small groups, 1 on 1 presentations. A car and internet necessary. Diana (866)306-5858.

River Valley Poultry Farm requires a full time poultry staff member. Some mechanical and computer ability is required. Applicant must be able to work as part of a team. Farm experience an asset but not mandatory. This position offers a competitive wage, benefits and pension plan. Interested candidates should apply with resume to or by fax to 613-378-1646.

Rockport Area- For Rent- 2B furnished home on River Oct.1 to May 1- $750+. 613-923-5280.

Trenton- 1 bedroom apartment. $700/mth., utilities included. First and last. No pets. Call 613-966-8918.

Try Watkins!! All natural superior products since 1868!! Great for wholesale buyers, and business opportunity seekers! Call toll-free 1-877-872-9364. Independent Managers 190493.

Small 1 bedroom apt., East Hill Belleville $595/month plus H & H. 613-966-1400.

ATTN: LOCAL people needed to work from home online. Full Training Provided $500-$4,500. PT/FT 1-888-742-6158 Reflexology Certification Training Courses with the Reflexology Training Academy Of Canada. Courses offered Bimonthly. More information www.reflexologytrainingacademy .ca 1-866-491-5566

Need Small Claims representation? Start smart! Phone 613-967-6380. Free consultation. Give yourself peace of mind, call 613-967-6380, today.

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. Scrap cars, trucks, trailers, etc. removed quickly and courteously. Cash. Call Roger 705-768-2440. Don Wood Handyman- Interior painting, siding, small renovations, decks, roofing, drywall. Great rates. 613-392-0125.

Hardwood Floor Installation and resurfacing. Light renovations and upgrades. Over 30 years experience. Please call for free estimate 613-394-1908.

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.

Ken Chard Construction. Renovations, decks, siding, sidewalks, fences, ceramic, windows, painting etc. Free estimates. Call: 613-398-7439.

$$$NEED MONEY$$$ Do you have a pension plan form an ex-employer? (LIRA) or (lock in RRSP) Call NOW! 1-416-357-9585

All claims against the estate of Thomas McCormick, late of the Village of Bloomfield, now the Municipality of the County of Prince Edward, Province of Ontario, who died on or about the 01st day of May 2012, must be filed with the undersigned estate solicitor on or before the 26th day October 2012, 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 01st day of October 2012. Arthur McCormick, Representative by his Solicitor, Brad Comeau BRAD COMEAU PROFESSIONAL CORPORATION, LAW OFFICE, 33 MILL STREET, P.O. BOX 569, STIRLING, ON K0K 3E0 Ph: 613-395-3397, Fx: 613-395-3398


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Norwood, 1 bedroom apartment, laminate flooring throughout, $750 all inclusive. Available September 1. 705-639-8992.

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



Warkworth Main Street, 530 sq. ft., storefront retail office space, available August in fabulous potter block building. $550/month negotiable with lease, plus gas and hydro. Call Kerri 705-924-3341 after 6 p.m.

Stirling; waterfront. Huge treed lot with handyman 4 bedroom fixer upper type 2 storey large home. Garage. $139,900 o.b.o. Gerry Hudson, Kingston (613)-449-1668 Sales Representative Rideau Town and Country Realty Ltd, Brokerage (613)-273-5000.

Painter and Handyman No job is too small! Seniors discount. Call Roger on cell 613-242-3958.


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Fully furnished 2 bedroom house to rent from Oct. to May, north of Campbellford in Trent River. $700.00 plus Hydro. Ref, 1st & security. Call Catharine 705-778-3649.



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“KINGSLAND CHURCH STUDIOS” 139 KING STREET EAST COLBORNE HWY 401 EXIT 497 (BIG APPLE) Go South on Cty Rd 25 then East on King St to #139 (5 minutes from 401) Balance of Joan and Brian McFarlane Country Home downsizing, Partial Estate from Toronto plus selected items from Local Estates. Featuring 18KT Gold Ruby & Diamond Ring, Rare Early Georgian Sterling Retractable Toothpick w/ Fitted Ivory Case (9KT Gold Fittings), 14KT Gold Victorian Peridot & Seed Pearls Bangle Bracelet, c. 1890 Sterling & Ivory “Evil Eye” Walking Stick with Briar Shaft. Antiques, Art, Gold and Silver Estate Jewelry, Sterling Silver, Art Glass, Cranberry Glass, Primitives/Folk Art, Vintage Advertising, Militaria, China-Royal Crown Derby, Wedgwood, etc, Carnival Glass, Waterford Crystal, Coins, Stamps, Paper Currencies, Lighting, Vintage Collectibles incl. Toys, Steiff Teddy Bears, Furniture and much more!

Auction Sale

farm machinery, construction equipment, plus tools. Saturday October 13th, 10 am The property of Robert Bouley Starkville, Ontario


From Kendall take Cty Rd 18 south, or from Newtonville go north on Cty Rd 18. Sale is on Con 5 #4534. See Signs!! Farm Machinery: MXU 115 Case/Int 4X4 diesel tractor with a/c cab only 322 hrs, 32 speed transmission, 4 sets of rear remotes, buddy seat, front weights, 14.9 X 28 front tires, 18.4 X 28 back tires, 115 hp showroom condition, JX 1060 Case/Int 4X4 diesel tractor with a/c cab plus quicke Q20 front end loader, with a 6’ g/a material bucket, 5’ manure fork sells separate, 866 hrs hrs, 4 sets of rear remotes, 11.2 X 20 front tires, 14.9 X 28 back tires, 350 Case diesel crawler / loader with roll cage, #40 Ber Drott diesel excavator with clam attachment, JoDog 5th wheel trailer attachment, Hardi Tr500 sprayer with 60’ boom, plus foam markers, Int 22’ Vibra-shank cultivator with finger harrows, 10’ triple 3 pth Cultivator, 18’ Bush hog tandem disc with wings, 3/12 plow, 12” Danuser post hole auger, set of 11.9 X 24’ tractor tires (new), 7’ Luckrow snowblower with hydraulic shute, 200 lbs of pioneer Trefoil grass seed, Kubota 3 cylinder diesel motor, 63” home made heavy duty wood splitter with pto driven hydraulic portable power pack (selling separate), Ingersol-Rand pto driven air compressor, Miller 250 ACDC welder & accessories, Johnson horizontal metal band saw, 10’ table saw, large assortment of hand & power shop tools, 36” X 20’ steel culvert, metal shelves, tool chest, steel work benches, 2002 Grey Pontiac Sunfire 4 door car sold running as is 157, 000 km’s. Plus more items too numerous to mention. Terms: Terms: Cash, Known Cheque, Visa, MasterCard, No Interac. NO BUYER’S PREMIUM! Sale managed & Sold by Kevin BaRKeR aucTiOnS LTd. 705-374-4478 (office) or 705-878-2947 (cell) Visit: for pictures of sale items. Vendor: Robert Bouley


AUCTION SALE ESTATE OF JACK AND CATHERINE SHELLEY #7 COUNTY ROAD 24, R.R.# 1 CHERRY VALLEY PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY SATURDAY OCTOBER 20TH AT 10:30 AM 5 miles SOUTH of Picton on County Road 10 to Cherry Valley and turn SOUTH onto County Road 24 for ½ mile. Cherry finish formal dining table and chairs, cherry finish china hutch, antique oak washstand, antique oak finish dresser, antique drop front desk, antique Ingraham mantle clock, antique Sessions mantle clock, antique shoe fly rocker, antique press back rocker, antique kitchen chairs, antique parlour table, antique organ stool, press back high chair, child’s vintage stroller, walnut silverware display case, antique extension table, antique side tables, 3 piece bedroom suite, 3 piece wall unit, antique hanging parlour lamp, La-Z- Boy chair, wrought iron table with tile top, depression glass pieces, antique jardinière, glassware’s and china, everyday dishes, electric treadmill, Broden wheel chair, Kenmore refrigerator, Kenmore washer / dryer, TOOLS- Honda EX 1000 portable generator, Craftsman 6” jointer, National 4” jointer with attached table saw, King 12” single surface planer, Craftsman 10” band saw, combination belt/disc sander, craftsman 36” wood lathe, Craftsman radial arm saw, craftsman scroll saw, bench top drill press, Beach stacking tool chest, Homelite chainsaw, quantity of power and hand tools, antique wood planes, cross cut saw, several antique farm related hand tools, barn lanterns, clamps, quantity of rough cut oak, ash, pine and cedar lumber, garden tools, MTD garden tiller, pelican 3 wheel bike, Sears SS16+ garden tractor with snow blower and mower deck, 2 wheel garden trailer, Phoenix 20 gal estate sprayer, Min Kota electric trolling motor, vintage 16 ft fiberglass pleasure boat with 75 hp outboard motor and trailer, single axle ski doo trailer, numerous other articles. TERMS- CASH OR CHEQUE OWNER & AUCTIONEER NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ACCIDENT OR INJURY DAY OF SALE SULLIVAN AUCTIONEERS Plainfield 613-477-2082

ANNUAL FALL AUCTION SAT. OCT. 13th, 2012 9:30 A.M. Horse/Pony Drawn Wagons, Buggies, Cutters, Sleighs, Antique Farm Related Items, Harness and Appointments, New This Year Antique Service Station and Antique Car Memorabilia (Pumps/Oil Cans/Signs Etc.), Railroad and Antiques of All Types, Collector J.D. Tractor

The property of Gene balsiger of Norwood, Ontario

From the traffic lights in Norwood, travel east for 600 meters on Highway 7, then 200 meters south on Mill Street. Watch for signs. Modern dining room set – table, 4 chairs, open top buffet. Sofa, loveseat, chair set. Walnut parlour table.Antique Black Forest wall clock. Dining room server. Antique curio display cabinet. Small single plank blanket box. China cabinet. Grandfather clock. Solar Storm 16R tanning bed. Masseuse table. Three needlepoint chairs. Small hooked rugs. Twelve place setting of silver plate flatware. Moorcroft, Royal Doulton, Goebel, Belleek & Kaiser porcelain. Needlepoint footstools. Wingback chair. Small maple desk with chair. Large carved trunk. Wrought iron & glass coffee table. Pine washstand. Birch coffee & end table set. Embroidered & needlepoint pictures. Set of 4 matching chest of drawers. Numerous small rugs & runners. Set of 5 bentwood chairs & stools. Office desk. Book shelf. Casio PX555R electric piano. Phase 4 stereo system with records. King size bed. Oriental rugs. Cheval mirror. Duncan Phyffe end tables. Jewellery. Small kitchen appliances. Large quantity of glass, china & housewares. Dehumidifier. Electronics. 10 X 10 screen gazebo. Simonize 6.5 hp pressure washer. Mastercraft 10 inch bench saw. Ryobi mitre saw. Homelite gas leaf blower. Infrared heater. Shop vacuum. Poulan chainsaw. Tile saw. Wooden bench. Quantity of garden and yard tools. 12 V Koolatron cooler. Aluminum step & extension ladders. Many other items too numerous to list. Full list with photo’s on our website. Terms are cash, Interac or cheque with ID. Auction will be held in 3 car garage if weather is inclement. Foodbooth.


Saturday, OctOber 20, 2012 at 10:00 am

The estate of the late murray ellis of rr 1 Havelock, Ontario

Travel 8 km east of Havelock on Highway 7, then 2.7 km north on the 2nd line of Belmont. Watch for signs. 1953 Dodge pickup truck full off frame restoration in 1991 (reserve bid). 1966 Oldmobile Cultass F85 4 door car. 1983 oldsmobile station wagon V8 auto transmission, 112K. 1994 GMC Sierra 1500 pickup truck V8 gas, auto transmission. 1977 Ford 150 pickup truck V8 gas, front snow blade, flat deck. 1986 GMC Wrangler pickup truck V8 gas auto transmission. John Deere 450 crawler loader 4 cyl diesel serial number SNE740001417W (reserve bid). 1954 Allis Chalmers road grader 4 cyl gas. 1955 Allis Chalmers road grader 4 cyl gas, power turntable. 1967 GMC 960 dump truck hydraulic hoist. Golden Falcon 14’ camper trailer. 20 ton tag along dual axle dual wheel equipment float (reserve bid). Triaxle 9 ton equipment float. Ferguson tractor 4 cyl gas 3 pt hitch. Honda Big Red ATC 3 wheeler. 1953 Fargo pickup for restoration. 1953 dodge pickup for restoration. Ford LT 10 riding lawnmower. Utility trailer with 4 X 3 box. 2 hp air compressor. Allis Chalmers tractor for parts. 6’ cultivator on wheels. Two wire farm gates. Utility trailer with 6’ metal deck. Walking scuffler. Two furrow drag plow. Two furrow walking plow. Aluminum extension & step ladders. Mastercraft 230 AC arc welder. Three chainsaws. Logging chains. Horse harness. Floor jacks. Hydraulic jacks. Welding table. Oxy/acetylene torches & cart. 14 railway ties. Aluminum truck tool box. Portable fuel tank for pickup truck. Old kitchen cupboards. Chest freezer. Three fridges. 30” electric stove. Clothes washer. Clothes dryer. Dressers. Three wardrobes. 24 drawer antique wooden file cabinet. Antique dining extension table. Two antique dressers. Antique Victrola. Many other items to numerous to mention. Small items will be sold under cover if weather inclement. Terms are cash or cheque with ID. Foodbooth.


Sunday, OctOber 14, 2012 at 10:00 am

The Property of Isobel Grahamof rr 1 Port Hope, Ontario

17 km south of Millbrook on County Road 10 or 9 km north of Port Hope on Toronto Road (County Road 10). Watch for signs. Living room suite – sofa, loveseat, chairs, coffee & end tables. Antique oak drop front secretary. Sectional sofa with double recliner. Slate top pool table. Duncan Phyffe foldover dining table. Apartment size fridge. Gateleg dining table. Double boxspring & mattress set. East lake style antique washstand. Antique mirrored dressing table. Round pedestal oak dining table. Large antique oak office desk. Wide screen TV. Large quantity of housewares, glass & china. 2 antique floor lamps. Corner computer desk. Eight place setting of china. 3 piece wall unit. 3 cedar chests. Violin. Bar fridge. 1975 Chev Caprice Classic convertible, 400 engine, 4 barrel carb, auto, all original with 52,000 miles. (Reserve bid). White 25 hp 54” cut riding lawnmower. Craftsman 6 hp portable compressor. Briggs & Stratton 6.75 hp pressure washer. Stihl gas grass trimmer. Compound mitre saw. Patio bar & stool set. Fiberglass hot tub. Small safe. Metal shelving. Three work benches. Large quantity of hand tools. 2 old street light fixtures. Chain saw. Lawn & garden tools. Two 4X8 sheets of stainless steel. Aluminum extension ladder. Many other items to numerous to list. Terms are cash, Interac or cheque with ID Foodbooth. Auction will be held in various garages if weather is inclement.

Approx. 12 Miles West of Kingston, From 401 (Exit 599 Odessa) Cty. Rd. #6 South Through Lights #2 To Odessa Fairground on Left. Horse/Pony Drawn Vehicles, Antiques & Farm Related Collectibles Express Wagon; Heavy Wooden Wheel Wagon; Several Buggies; Cutters; Sleighs; 2 Wheel Driving Cart and Others Being Consigned; Poles; Shafts; 3 Horse Evener; Wheels Etc; Several Sets of Harness; Saddles (Wintec, Big Horn Etc.); English Saddles; and other Related Harness; Carriage/Buggy Lamps; Round Bale Feeder; Stall Mats; Heated Water Tubs; Rubber Feed Tubs; Antique Buggy Jacks Etc.; Antique Walking Ploughs; Cast Iron Seats; Wrenches Etc.; Seagrams Horse Queens Plate Winners Framed Picture; John Deere 1958 - 510 Diesel Tractor (Restorable); Only To Mention a Few Items; Watch Web Site for Updates. New This Year Service Station/Antique Car Memorabilia B.F. Bowser (Red Sentry Long Distant Pump) Restored G337; Rare Rotary Pump with Glass Globe (Restored); Bennett Pump (Restored with Brass Cylinder); Grease Pump (Restored); Large Shell Globe (Damaged); Willard Glass Battery Type MA-7; Several Gas Cans; Huffman Oil Filler; Grease Pump; Approx. 50 Oil/Grease Cans (White Rose, B-A, Red Indian, B-P, Falcon, Wolf Head Only to Mention A Few); Several Collector Tins (Rare Attwell Etc.); Collection Early Motor Vehicle Permits 1920-1925; Collector Buttons (Metro Gas, Socony Gasoline, Top Motor Oil Etc.); Collection of Show Plates (First Homesteader Days); Many Others; Miniature Battery Oil Bottle Full; Esso Safety Play Safe; This Is Only a Partial Listing; Approx. 50 Road Maps (Supertest, B.P. Etc., Paper Ford 4 Cylinder, Perkins, Diesel Engines Etc.); Toys - Several Tin Toys (Early Steam Shovel, Budy L. Dump Truck, Metal Crane and Others; Shell Oil Truck, Model Ford Tractor, Model Airplane, Several Model Cars); Antique Car Memorabilia: Ford Model T Rad Shell; Model A Wheels; Brass Air Hand Pumps; Tire Gauges Etc. Several Antique Licence Plates; Brass Horns; Much, Much More Carriage/Buggy/Car Lamps; Lanterns; Pr. Of Brass Lamps; Railroad C.P.R.; C.N.R.; One Red Lense Lamp; CNR Railroad Caboose Heater; Etc. NOTE: This is only a partial listing of a very interesting sale. Articles consigned daily. You never know what will be found. Announcements made day of sale will take precedence over all printed matter. For Updates and pictures go




Sunday, October 14 - Preview 9:30 a.m. Auction 11:00 a.m.

Auction to include: Portrait Miniatures, Sterling & Silver Plate, Signed Crystal, Cranberry Glass, Estate Jewellery, Royal Doulton Figures, Dresden & Continental Porcelain Figurines, Royal Crown Derby to include “Heraldic“ Dinner set for 12 & “2451”, Large French Porcelain Dinner Service, Collector’s Items, Oil Paintings, Prints & Watercolours to Include William Winter & Harold Lawes Large Selection of Furniture to include: Georgian Mahogany Inlaid Corner Cabinet, Large Pine Corner Cabinet from Western Ontario, Pine Harvest Table, Birds Eye Maple Dresser, Corner Cabinets, Teak Wall Unit, 2 Large Victorian Tall Boy Dressers, French Furniture, Quality Upholstered Furniture, Victorian Chairs, Small Tables, Semi Antique Oriental Carpets, Mirrors & Light Fixtures A Large Quality Auction Not to Miss-Watch Web Site for Updates.

Large Fresh Indoor Yard Sale: Sunday @ 9:30 a.m. David Simmons: Auctioneer & Appraiser

Looking for quality estates or single items for upcoming auctions 101 Applewood Drive, Brighton, Ont. K0K 1H0 Phone 1-613-475-6223 EMC B Section - Thursday, October 11, 2012



Warner’s Auction Hall, 12927 Hwy 2, Just West of Colborne. Estate articles from a Cobourg estate plus lge quantity articles from closing gift and home decorator store which includes lge selection high end decorator flowers, floral arrangements, decorative vases and planters, specialty sewing materials, crafts, lge selection decorator glass & china collectibles, dishes, bedding, ornate pillows, throw cushions etc. Plus selection antique and collectible articles, brass & cast, china etc. Qty ant tools etc, couple old crocks, plus selection modern and ant. furniture pcs, 2 old fishing poles, nice marble tile top dinette table, ant Singer sewing machine, book case with glass doors, tables and chairs, small tables, new & ant. lamps, 2 leaded glass hanging fixtures, exceptional leather recliner with heat & massage never ever used. Note this is a late notice sale. Not everything advertised as owner wants it sold and had to be advertised early. Mostly unseen. Terms: Cash, Cheque with ID, Visa, M/C, Interac. Gary E. Warners Auctioneer • 905-355-2106 CELEBRATING 25 YEARS IN BUSINESS.

24 WOLF LAKE ROAD, R.R.1 ELDORADO, ONT. FRIDAY OCTOBER 12th at 11:00 AM 10 miles NORTH of Madoc on Hway 62 and turn EAST onto Wolf Lake Rd. For sale selling subject to reasonable reserve. 2 story vinyl shake sided home on approx 2.68 acres. Home consists on recently renovated kitchen with hardwood kitchen cupboards and Corion countertops, hardwood floor throughout main floor living, dining rooms, master bedroom with on suite 4 piece bath. 2nd floor loft consists of 2 bedrooms and 3 piece bath. Walk out basement level has 2nd living quarters with large living area, large bedroom, bath with walk in shower, utility room and office area. Large sunroom is attached to main level. Property also has 20 x 40 steel sided work shop with 14 ft walls, concrete floors and over head doors. Shop has 15 x 40 enclosed lean to with concrete floor. Home has well and septic services as well as 13000 w stationary propane powered generator as reserve power. Home is heated with efficient electric furnace. Grounds are finished in mature landscaping. TERMS – $15,000 deposit day of sale by certified cheque made payable to Robert Sullivan and Sons Auctioneers Ltd- balance due in 30days or upon agreed closing. VIEWING- by appointment 613 921 9076 - John Full buyers information package available at OWNER & AUCTIONEER NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ACCIDENT OR INJURY DAY OF SALE SULLIVAN AUCTIONEERS Plainfield 613-477-2082





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COMMUNITY CALENDAR Love to Sing? Join Shout Sister! Choir. No auditions and no need to read music. Join us for a practice, everyone is welcome. Tuesday nights from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at 223 Pinnacle St., Belleville. The Hastings Manor Auxiliary meeting Wednesday, October 17 at 12:45 in the Volunteer Education Centre on the main floor of Hastings Manor. New members always welcome! Belleville Toastmasters Speakeasy Club meets every Thursday Noon, 12:00-1:00, Eastminster Church. Guests and new members are welcome. Become a confident speaker (overcome the stress) Belleville Club 39 Dance at Belleville Fish and Game Club Hall Friday October 12, 8pm to Midnight. Singles and Couples welcome Members $10 and non members $12. Lunch served. Info: 613-392-9631 or 613-966-6596 Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous meets Wednesday, 7 p.m. in Hillcrest Community Centre, 69 Centre St, Bellevillee. No dues or fees. For info: Susan at 613-471-0228 or Hilly at 613-354-6036 or visit Seniors 5-pin Bowling starts Tuesdays, 1 p.m. Come and meet new friends for fun and fellowship. Belleville Pro Bowl, Bayview Mall. Call Ken 613-962-3429 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. The Belleville Art Association presents its annual juried show: “Perspectives” from October 4-25. For info: 613-968-6731 x 2240 or

Nutritious, frozen meals distributed every Friday, 2-4 p.m. from the 60 Bridge St. E. entrance of Bridge Street Church, Belleville. No cost and no pre-ordering required. To register, show ID on your first visit. Westminister United Church Roast Beef Dinner, Saturday, Oct. 20. Sittings at 4:45 and 6:15 p.m. 1199 Wallbridge Loyalist Rd. Adults $13, Children 6-12 $6, under 5 yrs free. Tickets: Church office 613-968-4304, Shirley 613-3954695 or Elizabeth 613-966-7367 Tuesday, October 16, 7:30 p.m., Hastings County Historical Society Presents: Renowned Royalist, Jane Ann McCaw Thompson. See some of her collection. Quinte Living Centre, 370 Front St, Belleville. 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 People Advocating Cannabis Education: Educational Series continues. Learn how the government started to demonize cannabis as we present Reefer Madness. The Studio Cafe in downtown Belleville Saturday October 13 at 4pm . Free Admission and Cafe food available. Open discussion and live video Skype interview follows our presentation. Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) Belleville & District October meeting at the St. Thomas Anglican Church Hall, 201 Church St., Belleville. Social time is 6:30 pm and the meeting begins at 7:00pm. Quinte Grannies for Africa monthly meeting on Sat. Oct 13, 8.30am. at St. Thomas’ Church, Belleville. Enjoy breakfast followed by the busi-

• AUCTIONS Tuesday Oct. 16th @ 6pm Doors open at 5:00pm




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Large auction, partial estate, other interesting items plus many consignments. Boxes as yet unpacked. 192 Front W. Hastings, ON K0L 1Y0


Terms of sale: Cash, Debit, M/C, Visa - Canteen & Washrooms

Auctioneer: Allen McGrath

ness meeting at 9am. We welcome new people to join us. Please bring your own mug. Please join us at the John M. Parrott Art Gallery on Friday, October 12 when Rick Penner continues the Fall Season of Musical Gifts with: “Anything Goes ~ The Music of Cole Porter”. 10:30-11:30 on the second Friday of the month. For further information, please call 613-968-6731 x 2240 or visit Ladies, do you love to sing Christmas songs? Join the Bay of Quinte Chorus for 8 weeks. Free! No audition. No need to read music. Rehearsals start Monday, October 15, Quinte Gardens, 30 College Street W., Belleville, 7:00pm. Performance on December 8. Call Director Cheryl Street 613-475-5793. Quinte Amateur Radio Club meeting Wed. Oct. 17, 7:30pm, Loyalist College, Pioneer Building, Room P24. Our guest speaker will be Marc Dupuis from Quinte Battery and Renewable Energy. Everyone welcome. For more info:

BRIGHTON Gerry and Faye Open Mike and Dance, first and third Wednesday of month, Masonic Lodge, 157 Main St. Brighton. 7 p.m. 613-475-8847. The Brighton and District Curling Club Open House on October 16 and 17, 3 to 8 pm. Try curling and watch demonstations. Equipment and instruction will be provided. Everyone is welcome. The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 100, 25 Park St. Brighton, Fri Oct. 12 Pub night. Dinner 6-7pm. $12.00. Entertainment at 7pm with Neil Carter Time-Out Tea Time Ladies’ Fellowship next meeting October 15, 10 a.m. New Community Hall, Trinity-St. Andrew’s United Church, Brighton. Guest speaker Andrea Rae, Gemmologist, Geologist. For info: 613-439-8869


Saturday October 13, 2012 • 10:00 A.M. SELBY LIVESTOCK & AUCTIONS CENTRE 11 PLEASANT DRIVE, SELBY, ONTARIO • 613-354-6260 Already consigned: Exclusive dispersal sale of livestock Reg. quarter horse mare, filly foal, 2 donkeys standard male & female, miniature horse, miniature stud colt, 45 commercial goats exposed since August 1, 3 young bucks. Farm Equipment 2006 JD Compact utility tractor with loader backhoe and 72” grass cutter 750 Hrs,, 35 MF tractor, Hagedorn 225 hydra spread double auger manure spreader, NH manure spreader,MF pull behind combine, 2010 JD x300 lawn tractor com. hydrostatic 42 “ 114 Hr., 2010 JD HD rotary cutter 7 ft cut, McMillen HD hydraulic auger with 8” 6ft hex-shaft, IH 624 tractor 62 HP, DB 990 p/s loader 60 HP, Case 1840 skid steer with fork, Deutz-Allis 2.5 round baler, 520 Timberjack Skidder, McCormick 20 horse drawn manure spreader on rubber tires, Crafsman lawn mower, field disk, new 5,6,7, ft blades, new HD 9 ft. hydr blade, 66 “ new bucket, 72 “ new stone forks, 20 new top links, farm gates all sizes, hay rake, 850 JD dozer, hay feeder, 3 furrow plow, Polaris 4 wheeler tires, drill, harrows, tractor seat, stone boat, lumber, fence post, snow blowers, plasma cutter, 1200 gallon water tank, work bench Cars & trucks. 2005 24 ft. 5th wheel road runner camper, PJ Cruiser, Chrysler Sebring,1998 International truck 24 ft box with hydraulic tail gate. Don’t except other livestock Auctioneer: Tom Harrison 613-379-1006 Bert Nibourg 613-536-9157



233 MARSH HILL ROAD, R.R.# 4 STIRLING, ONT. MONDAY OCTOBER 15TH AT 11:00 AM 3 miles SOUTH of Stirling on Highway #14 ( Foxboro-Stirling Road) and turn EAST onto Marsh Hill Road for ½ mile. John Deere LA 130 riding lawn mower – like new; Mastercraft 11 hp 30” snow blower, Stihl straight shaft weed eater, 2 wheel yard trailer, antique burled walnut washstand, antique oak bench with Jacobean twist legs, antique oak side tables, antique oak octagonal side table, antique oak coffee tables, antique rocker, walnut curio cabinet, antique oak side cabinet with carved front, pine double bed, antique prayer chair, antique iron book press, antique handcrafted stool, 3 drawer chest of drawers, chesterfield and chair, fireplace pieces, Delft pieces, maple kitchen table and chairs, area carpets, needlepoints, everyday dishes, Maytag refrigerator, Kenmore electric stove, Kenmore front load washer, Kenmore dryer, dehumidifier, Adirondack chairs, BBQ, garden tools, numerous other articles. TERMS- CASH OR CHEQUE OWNER & AUCTIONEER NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ACCIDENT OR INJURY DAY OF SALE SULLIVAN AUCTIONEERS Plainfield 613-477-2082 B16

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Warner’s Auction Hall, 12927 Hwy 2, Just West of Colborne. Selling the estate of the late Mrs. Alice Kester. Lived on a large lake front manicured property with a very nice large home tastefully decorated and full of very nice home furnishings all in pristine condition complimented by decorative pcs inside and out, all to be sold to settle the estate. Also included some good appliances all only 3 months old and hardly used, matching top of the line Whirlpool fridge & stove, front loading auto washer & dryer, exceptional spotless nearly new dining room with table, 6 chairs and large curved glass china cabinet, curio cabinet, genuine leather sofa with matching love seat and 2 arm chairs, also electric Lazy Boy chair to match, lge screen T.V., 3 bedroom suites all with good matt sets, 1 king, 1 queen, 1 double set, selection rattan furnishings including table & 4 chairs plus occasional chairs and small tables and pieces to compliment, leather occasional chair with ft. stool, queen size sofa bed, selection ornate stone water fountains, ornate both inside and out fountains, stone carvings both inside and out, large planters, lawn & garden furniture, statue, marble pcs, small tables, selection of paintings, prints, artwork, painting on silk, lge dragon water fountain, lawn & garden tools. Smalls include selection costume jewelry, mirrors, selection of dishes, glassware, house hold articles, everything must go. A quality sale with no junk. Must be sold. Terms: Cash, Cheque with ID, Visa, M/C, Interac. Gary E. Warners Auctioneer • 905-355-2106 CELEBRATING 25 YEARS IN BUSINESS.

Brighton Community Artists meet at 9am each 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month at the Community Centre. Contact Hazel Ward at 613-475-8818 for info

CAMPBELLFORD Campbellford Senior Citizens Club, 55 Grand Road. Weekly events: Monday: 1:30 pm Bridge. Tuesday 1:00 pm Euchre, 7:30 pm Bid Euchre. Wednesday 1:30 pm Euchre. Thursday 1:30 pm Shuffleboard. Friday 1:30 pm, Cribbage, 7:30 pm Euchre. People Advocating Cannabis Education Cannabis Educational Series continues. Learn how the government started to demonize cannabis as we present Reefer Madness. Green Tree Eco Hydroponics, Roseneath Friday October 12 at 7pm . The Grindhouse Cafe, Campbellford Sunday October 14 at 1pm. Free Admission and Cafe food available. Open discussion and live video Skype interview follows. Saturday, October 13, 7:30 pm, Seymour West Woman’s Institute Card Parties. Cost is $3.00. Lunch is Served. Everyone welcome. Cty Rd 30, Campbellford Join the free walking group every Thursday in October. Meet at the east end of the Suspension Bridge in Ferris Park at 9 a.m. for a one hour guided walk. Campbellford-Seymour Heritage Society monthly meeting on Monday, October 15, 7:30 PM, Heritage Centre, 113 Front St. N. Topic will be Celebrating the Contributions of Women’s Institutes. All are welcome. Northumberland Cares for Children provides an opportunity to discuss your child’s development, speech and behaviour Tuesdays at St. Mary Catholic Elementary School, 35 Centre St, Campbellford, 10-11 am. For info Cheryl, 1-866-218-1427. Taoist Tai Chi Beginner and continuing classes available throughout the week at the Community Resource Centre, 65 Bridge St. Campbellford, ON. Join the classes at anytime. Call 705 696 1782 for more details.

CODRINGTON Codrington Community Centre, 3rd Wednesday of month, Codrington Seniors’ Group meets at noon for a Pot Luck lunch. Codrington Library open Tuesday, 2-5 pm; Thursday 9:30-11:30 am; Friday 5-8 pm; Saturday 10am – 2pm.

COLBORNE Northumberland Cares for Children hosts Play Group at Colborne Public School, 8 Alfred St, Fridays 10:00 am to noon. For info: Cheryl McMurray, 1-866218-1427. Food Addicts Anonymous Meetings, Wednesdays, 11-noon, Prospect House, 1 Elgin Street (at King), Colborne, www. Northumberland Cares for Children presents: Books to Go, an literacy based program focussing on fun with songs, nursery rhymes and books. Receive a book to take home. Wednesdays, 11:00 am to noon, Colborne Public School, 8 Alfred St. For info: Cheryl 1-866-218-1427. October 15 – 20, Campbellford Busy Bees Sale. Find decorations from Christmas past at reduced prices. Busy Bees Campbellford Baptist Church on Hwy 30. October 15 and 16, 9am to 8pm. October 17 to 20, 9am to 4pm. All funds to Mulli Children’s Foundation in Kenya Rummage Sale at Tabernacle United Church. October 18, 19 and 20, 9am to 4pm. 1553 County Road 8, between Campbellford and Hoards Station. Thursday, October 18, 12 p.m., Community Diner’s, Hoard’s Station United Church, Hoard’s Church Rd. Cost is $9. For info, Sarah at 705-696-3891 Thursday, October 18, 2:00 pm ,Island Park Retirement Community presents life coach Pauline Loney. Motivation and Eating Healthy will be introduced. RSVP to Krista or Cindy, 705-653-3100

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THE CORPORATION OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF TWEED TAKE NOTICE that tenders are invited for the purchase of the land(s) described below and will be received until 3:00 p.m. local time on Tuesday, October 23, 2012, at the Municipality of Tweed Office, 255 Metcalf Street, Tweed, ON K0K 3J0. The tenders will then be opened in public during the regular Council meeting held on Tuesday, October 23, 2012 commencing at 5:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers at the Municipality of Tweed Office, 255 Metcalf Street, Tweed, ON K0K 3J0. Description of Lands: Property No.1: Pt Lt 1 Con 4 Elzevir Pt 18 HST 243; T/W QR657946; Tweed; County of Hastings PIN 40260 0152 (LT) Property Roll No. 12-31-132-010-07318-0000. Minimum Tender Amount: $3,924.76 Property No.2: Lt 71 S/S Store St., 86 S/S Store St., 87 S/S Store St., 88 S/S Store St., 89 S/S Store St., Pl Bridgewater; Tweed; County of Hastings PIN 40260 0116 (LT) Property Roll No. 12-31-132-010-10907-0000. Minimum Tender Amount: $4,811.04 Property No.3: N 1/2 Lt 15 Con 7 Elzevir; Tweed; County of Hastings PIN 40253 0089 (R) Property Roll No. 12-31-132-020-01000-0000. Minimum Tender Amount: $5,554.54 Tenders must be submitted in the prescribed form and must be accompanied by a deposit in the form of a money order or of a bank draft or cheque certified by a bank or trust corporation payable to the municipality and representing at least 20 per cent of the tender amount. Except as follows, the municipality makes no representation regarding the title or to any other matters relating to the land to be sold. Responsibility for ascertaining these matters rests with the potential purchasers. This sale is governed by the Municipal Act, 2001 and the Municipal Tax Sales Rules made under that Act. The successful purchaser will be required to pay the amount tendered plus accumulated taxes and the relevant land transfer tax. The municipality has no obligation to provide vacant possession to the successful purchaser. For further information regarding this sale and a copy of the prescribed form of tender contact: Patricia Bergeron, CAO/Clerk The Corporation of the Municipality of Tweed 255 Metcalf St., Postal Bag 729 Tweed, ON K0K 3J0 613-478-2535



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Brett Stockdale is presented with the G.A. Brethen Memorial Trophy after winning the grand championship 4-H dairy show person title at the 144th Norwood Thanksgiving Weekend Fair. Brett, also the junior showmanship champion, edged out Ryan Crowley for the grand championship honour. Presenting the trophy were (left to right) descendants of G.A. Brethen, Suzanne McMillan, Pam McMillan and Matt McMillan along with ambassador of the Norwood Fair contestants Katie Towns and Chelsea Steele. Photo:

Allan Baker, centre, had the grand honour of opening the Norwood Thanksgiving Weekend Fair. He was joined by Fair Ambassador Ashley Buck (far left), ambassador contestant Kayla Moore and MP Dean Del Mastro and MPP Jeff Leal. Photo: Bill Freeman

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Glen Parks and his team of Tom and Buddy from Madoc make a complete pull during action in the heavy pony pull. Photo: Bill Freeman

before his parents would let him go off to fair. â&#x20AC;&#x153;You live for it,â&#x20AC;? he says of the Norwood Fair. Baker likes what he sees when he surveys the 21st century Norwood Fair, pleased that the tractor show is a big part of the Monday afternoon program sharing the competitive stage, so to speak, with the light and

heavy horse pull across the track. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve done a good job with changes; it makes it more entertaining for people,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Every year is a little different and they add to it.â&#x20AC;? Tractor buffs, he says, get a chance to show off their machines. â&#x20AC;&#x153;There are different op-

Vanessa Reid of Mapleridge Farms in Marmora competes in the senior 4-H sheep showmanship class. Photo: Bill Freeman



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EMC Events - Norwood It was a banner weekend for Allan Baker. The nattily dressed 88-year-old shared the limelight with Norwood Fair Ambassador Ashley Buck and a bevy of stage guests as he officially opened the 144th edition of the Norwood Thanksgiving Weekend Fair then took up a familiar spot during the big antique tractor show and pull. An iconic figure in local tractor circles the dapper former farm and equipment supply businessman was both surprised and honoured to open the fair. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It was nice to be part of it,â&#x20AC;? Baker told the Northwest EMC. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I grew up with this fair.â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x153;I was quite surprised to even be asked,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I never thought theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d ask me. I didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t think it would happen but it did. I was glad to be able to do it. I enjoyed the opportunity to do that job, I wish I could have had said more.â&#x20AC;? Baker recalls a time during the late 1920s when he had to pick potatoes at his familyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s farm, filling 28 bags

portunities to do what they can do because of the way theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re put together.â&#x20AC;? Asked what else he enjoys besides the array of antique tractors, Baker says with a nice laugh â&#x20AC;&#x153;at my age it doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t matter what I watch, I run out of power.â&#x20AC;?




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tober 31 from 5 to 8 p.m. “We have moved it back to the amphitheatre,” said Jaclyn Grimmon. “Last year it was at the arena but it was a problem

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other volunteers will be helping out on this haunted night. Grimmon told the Corporate and Financial Services committee that the budget for the event is $4,000 which is operated as a total cost recovery.

“Last year it was at the arena but it was a problem going up and down the stairs, with their costumes dragging.” She noted that this year’s Remembrance Memorial Service will not be held at Tucker’s Corners. It is normally held the Sunday prior to November 11, but last year was held at Westminster United Church, with the wreaths laid afterwards at the memorial stone at Tucker’s Corners. This year the church will be hosting its service on the 11th as it falls on a Sunday. Grimmon was asked about the Trenton Scottish Irish Festival and said it was cancelled because of

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rain for the first time in its 22-year history. She said they were able to cancel some of the performances and vendors so did not lose all their investment, saving about $10,000. The loss will be covered by the festival’s reserve fund of $17,425 which was set up in 2010 to support the 25th anniversary scheduled for 2015. Terry Cassidy asked if there was anything they learned from the events that are so weather sensitive. Grimmon said they had considered moving it inside the arena before when the weather was not good on the 16th anniversary but “that didn’t translate well” so the committee had decided to hold the event rain or shine, using just a tent. Unfortunately, the weather was too extreme. Doors Open Quinte West held in partnership with the Trent Port Historical Society on September 15 went well with 20 sites featured in the city, reporting a total of 2,633 visitors. Comments received were very supportive. The only site that closed early because of low attendance was the Sports Wall of Fame at the YMCA. Event cost for the city was $1,695 for registration in the program through the annual tourism budget.

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FOXBORO The Retired Women Teachers of Ontario (Belleville and area) welcome members and retired women teachers to their Fall luncheon at Emmanuel United Church, 458 Ashley St., Foxboro at 11 a.m., Thursday October 18. Lunch, followed by entertainment by Carolyn Dafoe, Vicki Williams and Beverly Dafoe. For info or reservations: 613-967-1863.

FRANKFORD Frankford Legion: Oct 17 Roast Beef Dinner, 5-6:30 p.m. Oct 20 - Memorial Dart Tournament for Gary Melarkey, 12 p.m. Oct 21 - Memorial Pool Tournament for Vince Hill, 12 p.m. Boomers Interest Group of Quinte talk about travel destinations, presented by Joan Kingston, Owner of Trent Travel,Trenton, Wednesday October 17,7-9 pm, Stockdale United Church. Everyone welcome. Cost $5. Light refreshments served. OCT. 13 Hot Diggity Dogs Flyball Club Open House and Beginner Dog Registration, 10:00am to 2:00pm, 340 Free Rd, Frankford. All spectators, dogs and owners are welcome. Door prize draws and refreshments available. Contact Natalie 613 398-0002 or

HASTINGS Wednesday, October 17, 9:30 am, Meet the Nurse. Parents with children 0-6 years can meet with a Registered Public Health Nurse for breastfeeding support and to discuss infant care, growth and development, screen for speech concerns, and discuss any other concerns parents might have. 6 Albert St. East, Hastings

HAVELOCK Havelock Legion Meat draws, every Sat. 3 pm. Sunday Crib Tornaments every Sunday at 1 pm $10 per team. Everyone welcome.

Traditional Country Music Jam Sessions at the Havelock Ol’ Town Hall, every Wednesday.. Doors open at 12:00, Music at 1:00. Bring your instruments, and your voice. Musicians and visitors welcomed. Havelock’s Wellness Program at the Town Hall, 8 Mathison St. in Havelock, from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm every Tuesday and Thursday. 10-11 exercise and 11-12 various activities. Call (705)778-7831

IVANHOE Friday, October 12, Hastings Federation of Agriculture Annual General Meeting & Banquet, Huntingdon Veterans Community Hall. Doors open at 6:30pm; Dinner at 7pm; Meeting following. Guest Speaker -- Mark Wales, OFA President. Tickets $15/each call 613-473-4444

MADOC Royal Canadian Legion Br 363 Madoc has mixed darts every Thursday night 7.30. Everyone invited Make a Difference - Volunteer with Heart of Hastings Hospice. Hospice is seeking more volunteers in the Municipalities of Centre Hastings, Marmora & Lake, Tudor & Cashel, Tweed, Townships of Madoc, and Stirling-Rawdon. Patient Care Volunteer Training Sessions, 4 full days, October 23, 24, 29, 31, 10 am to 4 pm. Register by October 18. Call 613-473-1880 Madoc Dog Park Association will be meeting upstairs in the Kiwanis Centre Thursday, Oct. 18, 7pm. All welcomed! Blood Pressure Clinic: Wednesday, Oct 17. 47 Wellington St, Seniors Building Common Room from 9 -11:30 AM. Program opened to seniors and adults with physical disabilities. Fashion Show and Tea - Sat. Oct. 13 at 2:00 pm, St. John’s Anglican Church, 115 Durham St. N. Madoc. Admission $8.00 at the door. Caregiver of Family member with Memory Loss Group meets every 3rd

Wed. of month at Madoc Arts Centre at 9:30am. Contact 613-395-5018 for more information. Line Dancing: Every Thursdays at 10:30 am. Lunch is served the 4th Thurs of the month. St John’s Anglican Church Hall, 115 Durham St N. Program opened to seniors and adults with physical disabilities.

MARMORA Monday night Bingo at 7:00pm, Marmora Legion Drop-in Memory Loss Information sessions meets every 3rd Thurs. of month at Marmora Caressant Care Retirement Home at 1pm. Contact 613395-5018 for more information. The Marmora Crowe Valley Lions Club first sessional Jam session on Oct.,14, 1-4:30 pm at the Marmora Community Centre on Victoria St. Marmora.Admission $5. Entertainers free.Sandwiches, donuts, coffee & tea. LCBO. For info 613-472-2377. Fridays, 1:30 p.m., Marmora Seniors’ Euchre Parties, William Shannon Room.

NORWOOD Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) meetings are held on Tuesdays at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Norwood. Weigh-in begins at 5:45 and meeting at 7 pm. Info, contact: Evelyn at 705-639-5562 or Elaine at 705-639-5710. Saturday October 13, Leo Doyle performs as the Man in Black, Johnny Cash at the Norwood Legion. Doors open at 7 show starts at 8 pm. Tickets $10 in advance or $12 at door. Available at the Legion or 705 837-2018


October 13 at 1 p.m. Stirling Horticultural General meeting, Monday October 15, St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church Hall, Mill St., Stirling, 7:00 pm Early Stage Memory Loss support group meets every 3rd Wed. of month at Stirling Rotary Train Station at 2pm. Contact 613-395-5018 for more information.

TRENTON Trenton Curling Club Military Appreciation Day on Saturday, October 13, 1 to 4 p.m. Free BBQ, door prizes (including a free club membership), Rock ‘n Rings & face painting for the kids. Also curling demonstration & rock throwing by adults who wish to try it. Everyone welcome.

guest speaker is Marilyn Lippert from Orillia with a trunk show. For info: 613.827.1186

TWEED Tweed Legion: Mixed darts every Friday night, 7:30 p.m. Mixed pool Wednesday nights (except 3rd Wed. of the month), 7:00 sharp. Everyone welcome. Tweed Writers’ Series, Thursday, Oct. 18, 7 pm. Authors Wayne Grady and Merilyn Simonds will be reading from their works. Autographed books and refreshments will be available. Tweed Public Library, 230 Metcalf St., Tweed.

WARKWORTH Saturday, October 13, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Jewellery Sale of pre-loved vintage and costume jewellery, Grannies Delectable All Day-Cafe, Pantry Table, White Elephant Table. Warkworth Town Hall, 40 Main St., Warkworth. Proceeds to the Stephen Lewis Foundation Warkworth legion. October 13 Dan Lawson Memorial Euchre Tournament register at noon play at 1 p.m. Meat draw to follow

Tweed Public Library is offering free computer/Internet instruction. Sign up today!

October 20 – 21, 8th Annual The Bridge Hospice W8 Running Events. Choose one of three trails (1km, 3km or 13k) through Warkworth. Raise $100 or more and get your entry fee refunded. For more information or to register visit

Tweed Public Library: Wednesday, October 10 come and make your own earrings from 5-7p.m. Tuesday, October 16, bridge club from 12-3p.m.... beginners are also welcome. Wednesday October 17 sign up for free ballet lessons, 6:00 - 6:45 pm.

Bottle Drive,Warkworth, Saturday October 13, 9 a.m to 2 p.m. in support of our youth and new skatepark pad. Beer bottles and cans, wine bottles, cooler bottles drop off at fairgrounds or at end of driveway for pick-up

The Stirling Festival Theatre presents Jimmy The Janitor, Friday, October 19, 2pm & 8pm. A hilarious observation of life on the East Coast and across Canada. All seats $29.00 For ticket info: 613-395-2100 or 1-877-312-1162 or

October 13 and 14, Warkworth Gallery Hop. 5 galleries have something new to entice you. Featured artists have been busy making or painting new work for the Holiday season. Main St., Warkworth

St. Peter’s CWL annual Fall bazaar, October 12, Tweed Lions Charity Saturday Oct.13, 11:30 am - 2:30 pm, Jamboree, 7-10 p.m. Tweed AgriKofC Hall, 57 Stella Cresent, Trenton. cultural Building. Cathy Whalen and Lunch room tickets $5.00. Bake table, Friends. $8.00. 613-473-0180. sewing/knitting table, International First Steps for Families & Those Grenville Insurance Company Foods table,Mutual door prizes. Free admiswith Early Memory Loss, 2pm-4pm, sion. Everyone Welcome! Vice-President ad (colour) Oct. 17, Stirling Rotary Train Station.

Saturday, Oct. 13,10 am - 2 pm, St. Alphonsus C.W.L. Country Bazaar. Bake Table, Country Cupboard (Preserves, Pickles, Jams), Penny Table. Admission: $2 (includes light lunch). St. Alphonsus Church Hall, Wooler

The Trenton Memorial Hospital Auxiliary monthly board meeting on Monday, Oct. 15, 1:30 pm, board room on the 2nd floor of the hospital. All volunteers, people interested in volunteering and the public are invited to attend. Contact: Karen 613 965 0423 The Quinte West Public Library hosts local author Peggy Dymond Leavey discussing her latest biography, Laura Secord, Heroine of the War of 1812 on Tuesday, October 16 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. No charge. Everyone welcome.

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SAVE UP TO $2.55


EMC B Section - Thursday, October 11, 2012


STORE HOURS: Monday to Friday 8am-10pm, Saturday & Sunday 8am-8pm


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