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EMC News - Quinte West - It was a marathon event. Or at least half a marathon. “We had 300 registered for the Healthy Half Marathon,” said organizer Colleen Vickers. “That’s over 100 more than last year.” Participants ran or walked a half marathon (21 kilometres) or ten or five kilometres or joined the mayor in a one-kilometre leisurely stroll along the waterfront. “If you get lost you might end up in Wellington,” Mayor John Williams warned. Karen White said she and the rest of the Trenton Memorial Hospital auxiliary might take a side trip for lunch in Carrying Place along the way. Karen brought her mascot Lucy, the friendly golden retriever who happily posed with a daffodil in her collar. It was all for a very good cause, the

Trenton Memorial Hospital Foundation. Executive director Wendy Warner was on hand taking registrations and lots of cash for needed hospital medical equipment. She said the trophy bedpan award would be handed out to the winning team in the Mayor’s Walk with eight teams walking for the prestigious trophy. Doctor Robert Iny was out there in his running shoes and shorts spurring on the crowd, and joining them in the half marathon, coming in over the finish line with triumph. But the winner of the half marathon was not even from Trenton. It was a Swiss import, Jeremy Maillefer, who won the gold medal for first place in one hour, 15 minutes. His friend Nicolas Sommer ran the ten-kilometre. Both are guests of the Trenton Rowing and Paddling Club, giving support to the new club. “I’m not a runner at home,” Jeremy said. “I’m a rower, on the national team of Switzerland. Rowing keeps me in shape.

But I’m a bit heavy for a runner.” There was a real assortment of runHe said he passed Nicolas on the road, ners out for the event, all ages, sizes and and they were racing each other. You shapes. Lisa Lueck walked her two chilcouldn’t miss them both, wearing bright dren, Emma, two and Madison, eight, in flowing hula skirts! Please see “Fun” on page 12

Open house an exciting day for downtown Frankford By Kate Everson

EMC News - Frankford - The official opening on April 26 of the new Frankford office and library was an exciting day for those who had worked so hard on the renovations. “This is a very exciting day for Quinte West, especially Frankford,” said Mayor John Williams. He said they had done a fantastic job on

the project. He added that the OPP have an office there as well. “That means slow down when you drive by,” he said with a laugh. The history of the building includes a silent movie house in 1918-1920, a grist mill in 1935, a church in 1960 and in 1970 the village of Frankford used it as a library and office with the basement used for various Please see “Open” on page 5

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New industry possible for city By Jack Evans

EMC News - Belleville - A caucus session of Belleville City Council Thursday dealt with two property matters, including a prospective new industry for the city. Mayor Neil Ellis announced after that council has accepted an offer by a major United States-based industrial firm for a parcel of land on Lahr Drive in the

Northeast Industrial Park. The result, he added, could be up to 50 new jobs for the city, but further details remain cloaked in secrecy until the deal is final and the company chooses to go public. The land involved had originally been slated for a new, long-planned fire hall, leaving council with a challenge to find an alternative

site. Council had already decided in recent days, acting on the advice of its new acting fire chief that a better site for the new building should be found. It is expected that the sale of the industrial property will more than offset the cost of any purchase of new private lands for the fire hall, still scheduled to

be started this year. Fire and city staff will be looking at properties in the Cannifton Road area, closer to the city centre but still well-placed for protection of industrial properties and the city’s growing Thurlow ward. All such decisions must still be ratified in an open council meeting at some point, the mayor reminded.

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Harrington Road realignment means shovels in the dirt By Kate Everson

This is the view from the top of the S-turn which will be straightened out by the end of June. Photo: Kate Everson

Carfield said they have to move a telephone pole and make a new driveway for an adjacent landowner as part of the work. The crews have already encountered a couple of unexpected surprises, including an underground spring and an active aviary full of bees. “I got stung last week,� Carfield said, looking at his arm. “And there was one buzzing around me today.�

Despite the enormous undertaking, locals will be grateful for the new straighter road when it is all done. “It has long been debated about improving this road,� Angelo said. “This will straighten it up, improve the grade and pave the surface.� Carfield said he has lived in this area for years and his only regret is he didn’t take a picture of the road before they started work. A before and

Dump trucks are hard at work moving the earth on Harrington Road. Photo: Kate Everson

after picture would have been great, he said. Angelo noted the city is continuing paving all the roads in the city, as soon as they can clean up brush from the ice storm. “We will continue on with every road,� he said.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Trying to fathom ideological bias Dear Editor, A letter to the editor last week promoted the Conservative position, pushing an affordable energy act. The objective of the act, lost on second reading, was to give more power to municipalities, allowing them to control what energy projects (principally wind turbines) they would allow within their jurisdiction. It also stuck in a provision protecting the Niagara Escarpment and the Oak Ridges Moraine from wind turbines. The bulk of the letter by Rolly Ethier (Trying to fathom green energy initiative, April 18, 2013, page 7) concerns wind turbines. The whole issue of the value of turbines is complex, but Ethier’s contention that turbines are an “economic catastrophe� and a government “scam� is hyperbole. I should mention that I fit Ethier’s description of a person who has what he calls “left wing environmental bias,� which he contrasts with “common sense.�

Turbines are undoubtedly expensive. Perhaps not as expensive as nuclear energy, but expensive. Some say they also damage the health of nearby residents. A 2010 report by Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, called The Potential Health Impact of Wind Turbines, concludes that while people living near turbines may experience dizziness, nausea, and sleep disturbance, “the scientific evidence available to date does not demonstrate a direct causal link between wind turbine noise and adverse health effects.� Other studies refute this claim. The number of conflicting studies out there makes the issue confusing to say the least. Read material by the proponents of wind power and—hey, presto—no health concerns. Read studies from those that reject wind turbines and you’ll find lots of evidence for serious health concerns. Ethier picks on Denmark and their purportedly “crumbling� offshore wind turbines. He says, “the Danes have the

most expensive electricity costs in Europe.� The offshore wind turbines indeed have foundation problems. Growing pains of a new industry? Unsolvable problems endemic to offshore turbines? The answer depends upon what you read and how you imagine we plan for long-term energy. Read a report by the Washington-based Institute for Energy Research, for example. It absolutely damns the Danish turbine initiative. The institute promotes non-governmental energy sources controlled by market forces. That includes, for example, the Keystone XL pipeline. Canadian oil, as our federal government boasts, is run by private interests, unlike the mixed system in Denmark that returns much of their huge oil profits to the people; the institute likes this arrangement. At the other end of the spectrum, there are credible reports refuting the Danish critics. Taking various conditions into account, [they] say these reports claim Danish energy costs are not the highest

in Europe. A Danish institution, Coherent Energy and Environmental System Analysis, published a report claiming the more right-wing studies fail to understand how international energy markets function. Assessing the damage alternatives like coal-fired or nuclear energy plants impose on the planet is not an easy matter. If we pay more directly for wind power, do we pay more indirectly for the damage created by coal-fired plants? By nuclear plants? I have my suspicions, but I don’t really know—and the experts are having lively ongoing discussions about that too. The Ontario Federation of Agriculture, says Ethier, has “condemned the installation of turbines.� That’s not accurate. They are seriously concerned about their effect on rural Ontario, would like to see more municipal control and have some pretty austere requirements if turbines are installed – but they don’t condemn. That’s rhetoric. Ethier’s letter contains more vit-

riol than considered discussion on the value (economic and environmentally) of turbines. Of course, that’s a predictable thing for me to say: I’m a biased environmental lefty. And Ethier’s a ‌ well, you can figure out his ideological position. Bottom line: beware of simplistic letters to the editor, especially those that take an ideological position, then debunk their opponents with questionable stats, generating a bit of unwanted hot air energy in the process. (And yes, dear reader, I’m aware of the possible self-referential aspects of that last statement.) I’m not a Liberal, but last year the Liberals began a process that returns some of the autonomy to municipalities re: wind power projects in their area. A scam? A smokescreen? Too little too late? A government responding to rural concerns? Depends which flag you fly. Sincerely, Peter R. Snell, Tweed

Attack ads; it’s money not well spent Dear Editor, leader, but because they are doing it at the expense of entire I’ve been receiving regular nasty grams from the Harper Government attacking segments of the Canadian mosaic, be they teachers, Muslims Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau, which I assume are meant to inflame the Conserva- or the current enemy du jour causing many to pay a hefty tive base. However, their approach seems to be scattershot in that it seems to be price for the actions of a few. I want my tax dollars spent on going to Canadians of every political stripe. I even heard from a Liberal friend worthwhile projects that bring us together not push us apart. living in Paris, France, that he’s been receiving them too. The fact they are using The Harper government can pass all the laws they want my tax dollars to insult my intelligence is getting really annoying. (But then again to put an end to bullying, but the best way to prevent it is by spending $55 million in the first quarter of this year advertising a program that ended more than two years ago seems like nothing short of insanity too, but that’s just me.)This government went to great pains to express their ire with Mr. Trudeau for stating that it’s appropriate to find the root cause of terrorist incidents in order to prevent them from happening in the first place. What pray tell is wrong with that and why if you deem it to be such a bad idea, has our government invested $10   million to do just that. We used to be a country of co-operation and compromise, but under the current government we are becoming a country of fear mongering and acrimony because of the dissemination of half-truths and outright lies. The Harper government EMC News - At its recent board meeting, the directors of has spent a good part of its mandate pitting Canadian against Canadian, religion Trenval Business Development Corporation announced the against religion, province against province, employed against unemployed, and appointment of Glenn Kozak as its new executive director. “We are very pleased to make this announcement,� said using our tax dollars to do it. That’s wrong on so many levels it’s breathtaking. I’m not only angry because they are slandering a man I believe will be a great Carl Swan, chairman of the selection committee. “Glenn’s experience and track record as a board director [most recently as its chairman], and as a successful entrepreneur suit him very well to advance Trenval’s mission of supporting and creating jobs in the Belleville, Quinte West, Stirling-Rawdon, Deseronto, and Tyendinaga region.� Mr. Kozak replaces retiring Bruce Davis, who has served as executive director for the past three-and-half years. “The board appreciates the hard work and dedication that Bruce has put into elevating the Trenval brand during his tenure. We wish him the very best in his retirement,� said Mr. Swan. Trenval is a Community Futures Development Corporation that has served the Quinte communities since 1987. Its

example. The only example the Harper Government has set recently is that of professional bully. It’s time to decide once and for all what kind of country we want to be versus the kind of country we are becoming. Our government has it in their power to change that. I have little hope that they will. Denyse Mouck, Stirling

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EMC Editorial - First of all, dismiss all those news stories saying that the Assad regime has started using chemical weapons against its own citizens, and that this has crossed a “red line” and will trigger foreign military intervention in Syria. It is conceivable, though highly unlikely, that Assad’s troops have used Gwynne Dyer poison gas against the rebels. It is not credible that any foreign leader is going to order his troops to go into Syria and stop the war. The “evidence” for the Assad regime’s use of sarin (nerve gas) is flimsy, and it’s easy to see why the opposition fighters might choose to fabricate it. Equally flimsy evidence about alleged “weapons of mass destruction” was used to justify the American invasion of Iraq. Why wouldn’t the Syrian rebels have a go at the same game? Moreover, there is no plausible reason why the Syrian regime would use poison gas. It would confer no lasting military advantage on the government forces, and the political costs of being caught doing it would be significant. But even if the accusations were true, it would make no real difference. President Bashar al-Assad’s Russian and Chinese supporters would be embarrassed, but they would not drop their vetoes at the UN Security Council and authorise foreign military intervention in Syria. And even if they did authorise it, there would be no volunteers for the job. No Western government–nor any Arab government, either–is willing to put soldiers on the ground in Syria. Meddling in a civil war is rarely a good idea, and the Baathist regime’s army could inflict very serious losses on an invader. Even imposing a no-fly zone would mean Western pilots dead or downed, because Syria’s air defences are modern, competent and extensive. U.S. President Barack Obama may talk sternly about how the use of poison gas by the Syrian regime would be a “gamechanger”–but he doesn’t specify just how the game would change. He also spends much more time talking about how shaky the evidence is, because he has no idea what he would actually do if it were true. The one thing we can be sure of is that he would never send American troops in. So if there is not going to be any foreign military intervention, when is the Syrian civil war going to end? Not any time soon. From time to time the rebels overrun an air base here or a frontier post there. This is usually reported as proof that they

are making progress, but half the time they lose their conquests back to the regime some weeks or months later. The front lines have scarcely shifted at all in Aleppo in the past six months, and the regime is even recapturing some of the Damascus suburbs that fell to the rebels last year. The Syrian army lacks the numbers to hold down large tracts of countryside permanently, but it has never let the rebels close the main north-south freeway that links Damascus, Homs, Hama and Aleppo. Assad’s divisions even re-opened the highway linking Damascus to Tartus and Latakia on the coast recently, after many months of closure. If they are not actually winning the war on the ground, they are certainly not losing it. Saudi Arabia and Qatar continue to feed weapons to the rebels, but not in quantities that would give them a chance of winning. This is probably because they have become increasingly nervous about the kind of regime that would replace Assad’s dictatorship after a military victory. They wanted to replace Assad’s secular regime with a government controlled by Sunni Muslims, but they do not want to put a fanatical Islamist regime in power. That, at the moment, is precisely what an insurgent victory would produce, for the jihadi extremists of the al-Nusra brigades are by far the most effective fighters on the rebel side. The prospect of a radical Islamist regime has also convinced many moderate Syrians that they must prevent the fall of the Assad regime, even though they loathe it. A year ago, the battle for Syria seemed to be turning into a straightforward struggle between the Sunni Muslim majority, some 70 per cent of the population, and the various minorities, Shia, Christian, Alawite and Druze, who backed the Assad regime because they feared Sunni domination. It’s probably more like 50-50 now, because many Sunni Muslims are equally repelled by the alternative of a radical Islamist tyranny. There are no opinion polls to confirm this shift in Sunni opinion, but the evidence is there in the loyalty and the combat effectiveness of the Syrian army, most of whose rank-andfile troops are Sunni Muslims. So what should we hope for, in this almost hopeless situation? The least bad outcome, at this stage, would be a stealthy military take-over of the regime that discreetly removed Assad and his cronies without abandoning the principles of the secular state, and then isolated the jihadis by reaching a generous peace settlement with the other elements of the rebel forces. How likely is that? Not very, unfortunately.

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Dear Editor, I am writing with respect to the April 18 announcement by Ontario Health Minister Deb Matthews wherein she unveiled her government’s plans to “invest” $156 million to “improve access” for “more seniors” to receive physiotherapy. In her remarks and accompanying news release, Matthews leaves out that physiotherapy is to be delisted from OHIP coverage effective August 1, 2013. In fact, according to government web sites, Ontario regulation 552 has already been amended—with no public consultation whatsoever. The minister also left out the part about how under the current system, seniors in long-term-care homes can receive up to 100 treatments per year, and 150 in exceptional cases. This has been in effect since 2005—the last time the Liberal government tried, and failed, to delist physiotherapy. In her more recent announcement, Matthews makes no such service level commitment. Even more disturbing is her promise that there will be “more” physiotherapy available in clinics. By committing $44.5 million to treat 150,000 seniors, the government has allocated a paltry $300 per person, or 12 treatments at a funded rate of $25 per treatment. Currently, seniors can

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Her own worst enemy By Terry Bush EMC Editorial - My wife is trying her darndest to ruin my reputation. I don’t need any help from her, thank you very much. Earlier this week, she ventured off to Tweed as she does every week. Monday is her day off so she makes the trip to see her physiotherapist, runs a few errands and gets a few groceries. When I got home from work, she calmly mentioned that people in the village had either looked away as she approached or been overly friendly to her. She thought that was a little bit funny. Mare loves to laugh at herself. I didn’t share her sense of humour. The reason ... she was sporting a brand new shiner on her right eye. While Mare might find humour in the predicaments she often gets herself into, the optics are terrible. Luckily I was away camping last weekend when all this happened and I have witnesses. That both are named Steve should have no bearing on the veracity of my alibi, nor should the fact that by night’s end one felt an uncontrollable urge to constantly waltz back and forth despite the lack of music. The other Steve was much more stationary so at least one of my Steves can back me up, maybe two. Mare’s story goes something like this. Rolly woke her up at 3:30 a.m. to go outside; she let him out and went back to the bedroom. Our dog Bug likes to sleep on the floor near Mare and she was accounted for so Mare turned off the light and headed for the bed. She then managed to trip over something furry that streaked out in front of her and proceeded to plant her face into the wooden bed frame to break her fall. Me, I would have used my hand for that purpose but hey, I’m not Mare. This would be a good time to throw in an “I told you so” because Mare has heard me swearing numerous times about Lily, our latest Sheltie, who is under the impression that everyone wants to pet her so spends most of the day underfoot. Mare responds to my profanity by saying, “Oh, but she’s so cute.” Mare is kind of cute right now too if you have a fondness for black-eyed Susans and her story is just a little bit more convincing than say, she walked into a door, but as I said I was away for the weekend so I don’t really know what she was up to. This isn’t the first time this has happened. The poor girl, though long, lean and fit is a bit of a klutz. Back in her twenties, she had a pretty valid excuse as to why she had trouble seeing what her feet were doing. But she’s 52 years old and ten pounds lighter now and gravity as always, takes its toll. Usually if Mare is in a different room and you hear her go, “Ouch, ouch, ouch,” no question is required. Chances are you’ll see her painting another black toenail later in the week. Just before her 40th birthday, Mare was pretty beat up from working some insane hours, 55 one week, 25 the next or something like that. Her back was shot and to add insult to more injury, she slipped on the ice in the parking lot while leaving work and really messed things up. She was in so much pain when she got home that she passed out while sitting, lurched forward and once again used her face to break her fall. She hit the tile floor hard; tooth through the lip, broken front tooth, face swollen so much, she hardly looked like herself. What’s a good husband to do? Well, this husband had to endure a room full of women shooting daggers out of their eyes when he half-carried his wife into the dentist’s office. As luck would have it, many other professionals shared the same waiting room and the place was packed. Feeling a lot like a pincushion, I decided to wait in the car until I had to pick her up. As for the physiotherapist Mare’s now seeing, she’s helping her out with a shoulder that doesn’t always work the way it should. That one was work-related as well involving a man, a dog and a leash. She broke her fall with her shoulder that time which is a nice change from her usual face first way of doing things. Unfortunately she doesn’t have any medical benefits at work but I do for the first time in my working career. As far as I’m concerned, that in itself makes me a great husband despite what people may think when they see Mare limping down the street. She constantly hurts herself; I pay for the benefits that fix her up. It’s a match made in heaven.

receive up to 50, or up to 100 treatments, depending on their condition. To say that more people will get some degree of physiotherapy may technically be true; to suggest that any person will receive more just isn’t true. They will receive less. Finally, the most glaring omission in the minister’s announcement is any reference whatsoever to how the $156 million stacks up against the current funding levels. The current OHIP providers, the Designated Physiotherapy Clinics Association, has been advised that the total expenditure for the fiscal year ended March 2012 was $172 million, and that for the fiscal year ended March 2013, it was some $200 million. Obviously, the minister left these details out of her accuracy, and to prevent libel. Please announcement for political reasons—her $156 million ankeep letters to 600 words or less. The nouncement is a de facto cut to existing funding. Despite the clever messaging, the numbers just don’t support the minis- We welcome letters to the editor on any views written in the letters to the editor subject. All letters must be signed and do not necessarily reflect the views of ter’s claims that this is an increase.

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owed by a flood of information … perhaps that EMC News - Belleville - A bylaw to establish levies for should be information about the flood situation 2013 at Hastings County Council Thursday was overshad- in the Bancroft area of the county. Carlow-Mayo Reeve Bonnie Adams told news representatives at the start of the morning meeting that when she left home early in the morning, there were still “20 roads flooded.” But she said her township had so far avoided having to call a state of emergency and was coping as long as the situation didn’t get worse. “Fireplace Showroom” For Bancroft, where flooding had been a major concern for the past several days, Deputymayor Wayne Wiggins updated councillors on how officials are “sure the worst is over.” in your Home Comfort Tracing flooding in the Bancroft downtown Since 1995 area back to the previous Saturday with schools and many businesses closed and a formal “state of emergency” declared, he said, “Schools and businesses are open today and the emergency shelter is to close this afternoon.” He said his community wants to thank county council and its staff for support during the flood and he praised the training and skills of the county’s emergency services personnel who assisted. Heating & Air Conditioning Starting with the flood situation Saturday, LASTS AND LASTS AND LASTS “an emergency team was called,” he said, “and ✓ Furnaces ✓ Air Conditioners it met every two hours as a state of emergency ✓ Heat Recovery Ventilators ✓ Fireplaces was called. We faced many difficult situations and solved them.” “WE DO IT ALL” Because of the involvement of several northern municipalities and their representatives EARLY BIRD with flood concerns, a meeting to discuss road SPECIAL infrastructure needs with a consultant’s study CENTRAL AIR from Installed + HST originally set to follow Thursday’s session was postponed. • Sales • Service • Installation Wrapping up its $12.5-million budget passed at the March session, council quickly passed Call or visit us today four bylaws to establish tax rates, to apply cap“You’ll Be Glad You Did!” ping parameters on the various classes of as122 Parks Dr. Belleville 613-966-8848 sessment, to confirm tax ratios for residential, commercial, industrial and pipeline assessment Locally owned and Operated to Serve You Better Since 1995 categories and to apportion federal gas tax

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By Ray Yurkowski

EMC News - Brighton - Every building tells a story and University of Waterloo researchers are hoping the public will tell theirs on a new interactive heritage web site. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Building Storiesâ&#x20AC;? is designed to inventory historic buildings, structures and sites across the country with documentation, photographs and historical information contributed by local organizations and communities interested in preserving built heritage. And anyone can participate. The web site went live in 2012 but, says University of Waterloo heritage planner Kayla Jonas, a recent grant has enabled a series of 35 workshops to show heritage groups across the province how it works. The second stop on the tour was last week in Brighton.

â&#x20AC;&#x153;Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re hoping the development of [Building Stories] really leverages the enthusiasm as well as the skills and knowledge local volunteers have,â&#x20AC;? she said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;All the information community groups have in their office or home can now be put online so the public can see it and learn about the places in their communities.â&#x20AC;? Mobile apps, available on a smartphone, will show the closest sites as well as walking, driving or event tours, such as Doors Open Ontario, which kicked off on April 27 and continues at different communities across the province through mid-October. Maps and written directions will show how to get there. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s definitely a way of using it for heritage tourism,â&#x20AC;? said Jonas. Municipal Heritage Advisory Committee chairperson Dave Cutler sees the

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web site as a good place to store information about Brighton heritage properties and, in these days of tightening budgets, hopes council will agree. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We have been looking at creating a page on the municipal web site to do this, but [Building Stories] is already there,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s got the structure in place and allows feedback from the public. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s going to cost thousands of dollars to develop a web page with the

same kind of capabilities. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m very pleased with this presentation because it may cut quite a few corners for us in terms of getting this information out to the public. The committee doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t come up with the final story on any building or heritage asset, itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s the community that does it together and this looks like a really great way to do it. We can get the information up there and anybody can add to it. Eventually,

we would end up with the best possible story.â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a really good concept,â&#x20AC;? agreed Architectural Conservancy Ontario (ACO) East Northumberland president Gordon Tobey. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It will enhance the exposure of heritage properties and actually help promote heritage. The ball is rolling in the right direction.â&#x20AC;? Log on to <www.buildingstories.co> for more information.

                         

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to rural Ontario. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Kathleen Wynne and the Ontario Liberals understand how important it is to find common ground and solve our challenges here in eastern Ontario,â&#x20AC;? said Rinaldi. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s the right vision for Northumberland-Quinte West to get back on track. So itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s time to turn the page, itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s time to have a hard-working, dedicated MPP who knows how government works, and itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s time we returned to attracting the investments that grow our prosperity.â&#x20AC;?

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EMC News - NorthumberlandQuinte West - Lou Rinaldi, Northumberland-Quinte Westâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s long-time former MPP, has been acclaimed as the official candidate for the Ontario Liberal Party and will dedicate his candidacy to getting Northumberland-Quinte West back on track. â&#x20AC;&#x153;For nearly two years our communities have floundered as part of a havenot riding, so itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s time to turn the page and get Northumberland-Quinte West back on track,â&#x20AC;? Rinaldi said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;As your Ontario Liberal candidate Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll fight for strong investment from the Eastern Ontario Development Fund; a balanced approach to healthcare, education, infrastructure, and social programs; and a fair society thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s fiscally responsible.â&#x20AC;? Lou Rinaldi was the Ontario Liberal MPP for Northumberland-Quinte West from 2003-2011. After moving to Canada with his family in 1960, he received an automotive technology diploma from George Brown College and started a small business in the automotive field in 1972. He moved to Brighton in 1980 having purchased Brighton Speedway, and later served as a Brighton councillor, reeve, and mayor. â&#x20AC;&#x153;In my experience, government investment tools like the Eastern Ontario Development Fund are one of the best ways to make our local communities prosper,â&#x20AC;? Rinaldi said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re why, as your MPP, I was able to open a $30-million community centre in Cobourg, pioneer a family health team in Brighton, build a YMCA and new marina in Quinte West and bring a Community Health Centre to Port Hope to reverse the PC partyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s closure of their hospital.â&#x20AC;? Rinaldi looks forward to representing Premier Kathleen Wynneâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s commitment

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EMC News - Trenton - John Garrett and Doug Whitley would have been proud. The new Trenton High School track was named in their honour at a special dedication on April 27. â&#x20AC;&#x153;My hat goes off to both of them,â&#x20AC;? said Duncan Armstrong, co-chair of the Trenton High School Quest project that brought a new track to the school. Armstrong noted that John Garrett taught Doug Whitley at Marmora Street School, the original high school in Trenton. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Garrett was a respected teacher and a great coach,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Doug Whitley was one of the finest student athletes.â&#x20AC;? Mayor John Williams said the city had no hesitation in getting behind this project. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This will continue on to the next generation,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The spirit gives back to the community.â&#x20AC;? Williams noted that Duncan Armstrong wouldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t give up when the Track Quest lost the first round of the Kraft Challenge to Wallaceburg. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Dunc said, Letâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s do it again!â&#x20AC;? Paul Whitley said the Doug Whitley Track and John Garrett Sportsfield is an awesome new recreation facility important for the health and well-being of the city. Both men were very community minded and would be glad to know the community did it. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This is the last project Doug Whitley started before passing in 2010,â&#x20AC;? Paul said tearfully. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This is for you, Dad!â&#x20AC;? Duncan Armstrong noted that Brett Whitley could not be here today because he is in a provincial championship. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re rooting for you!â&#x20AC;? he said with a smile. Armstrong noted Paul Whitley was co-chair of the Track Quest and his business sense helped make it work. The sons and daughter of John C. Garrett said a few words

Isabel, Paul and Sandra stand behind the stone memorial to Doug Whitley. Photo: Kate Everson

to the crowd about what the dedication meant to them. Armstrong noted that the legacy of teaching, professionalism and community service was passed down to them.

to developing mind, body and character. Bert Garrett said his dad was born in 1913 and had a terrific mind, entering university at 16 and serving as a captain in the war. He has met many people who tell him, â&#x20AC;&#x153;John did this for me.â&#x20AC;? Evelyn Lombardi (Garrett) wrote â&#x20AC;&#x153;This is the last project a poem for her dad who loved poetry. Doug Whitley started â&#x20AC;&#x153;Your legacy lives on,â&#x20AC;? she said. Eldon Garrett said there are only before passing in 2010.â&#x20AC;? seven Garretts here today, with a couple missing. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re like the Von Trapps,â&#x20AC;? Joan DeCresce, eldest daughter of he said smiling. He noted his dad was John Garrett, said her father believed always very proud of the staff at Trenton in the importance of sports as integral High School. A special hello went out to Jack Sisson in the crowd who took over from Garrett as principal. Greg Garrett said he has been reading his dadâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s memoirs and found out that THS was foremost in his lifeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s work. â&#x20AC;&#x153;He would be deeply honoured at this dedication,â&#x20AC;? he said. The Royal Tiger Cadets of 173 Squadron gave bouquets of flowers to the ladies in both families. A photograph was Now offers for a limited time and limited units taken of the families on the memorials along the steps, where over 300 students had placed stones. Sandra, Paul and (room, board and extras) for the independent senior 60 yrs and up. Isabel stood by the memorial for Doug (Still) Struggling at home with everyday challenges? (Still) Struggling with Whitley, while Evelyn, Joan, Bert, Greg and Eldon stood for John Garrett. Later power outages and flooded basements? We offer your solution! all the family members did a huge ribCall 613 475-4846 for further details and a tour. ....and yes, we have a 100% back-up generator bon cutting stretching across the track.

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EMC News - Brighton - Area students presented their proposals at the ďŹ nal competition last week of the Caring For Our Watersheds contest, sponsored by Agrium Advanced Technologies. Proposals were received from Grades 8 and 9 students who answered the question, â&#x20AC;&#x153;What can you do to improve your watershed?â&#x20AC;? After researching their local watershed, identifying an environmental concern and coming up with a realistic solution, six ďŹ nalists gave their presentations to a panel of judges and all received cash awards. As well as $4,500 in prizes awarded to the presenters, their schools will receive a matching amount. An additional $10,000 in funding is also available to help the students implement their ideas. This yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s ďŹ nalists were from East Northumberland Secondary School (ENSS) in Brighton, Kent Public School and St. Maryâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Catholic Elementary School

in Campbellford. ENSS student Tyler Brown claimed the ďŹ rstplace prize of $1,000 for a more environmentally friendly way of disposing of dog waste by placing dispensers with biodegradable bags in convenient public locations throughout the watershed. Brown says the sight of some dog waste near a storm sewer inspired him. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I knew this couldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t be good,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;So I went home, researched it and realized I had to do something about it.â&#x20AC;? Second prize ($900) went to St. Maryâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s students Cassidy Meier and Caitlyn-Claire Tizzard, who want to create a BioHaven ďŹ&#x201A;oating island at Cold Creek and the Trent River to help treat polluted water before it ďŹ&#x201A;ows into the river. Kent students Tyler Airhart, Jakob Brahaney, Isaac Dart and Caleb Nicholson won $800 for their idea to turn a creek into a lagoon reservoir area.

Snow removed from the roads is dumped into a ďŹ eld, which drains into the creek and adding ďŹ ltering plants would help purify the water. St. Maryâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s students Katherine Forestell, Emily McGee and Emma Stapley placed fourth ($700) with an idea to build a stream buffer at Lions Club Beach in Campbellford to help soak up the polluted water. Fifth place ($600) went to Kent students Taylor Polich, Brooke Seymour and Christina Venator with a plan to plant trees and increase the watershed forest cover near the Trent River. Sixth, Kent students Tyler Barrons, Lane Fone and Keller Spagnola hoped to save water at their school with motion sensor faucets installed in the washrooms. Acting as MC for the event, retired Lower Trent Conservation Authority general manager Jim

Kelleher was impressed with all six of the ďŹ nal presentations, saying, â&#x20AC;&#x153;The students did their research and came up with something they can actually do.â&#x20AC;? But it was no easy feat sitting at the judgeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s table said Agrium quality assurance technician Jackie Somerville. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It was very tough,â&#x20AC;? she said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;When you sit and listen to what theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re telling you and see all the homework that went into it, itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s just amazing. Theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re young adults with a wonderful future ahead of them.â&#x20AC;? One of the best moments of the contest for Agrium operations superintendent Jake DeGroot was watching the contestants react to off-the-cuff questions from the panel of judges. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s when they really stepped up and, after all the research, owned their projects,â&#x20AC;? he said.

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Debbie Armstrong ran the five-kilometre with an injured knee. Photo: Kate Everson

go out despite all kinds of inclement weather. “We go out in minus 20 or snowing, but not lightning,” she said. “We’re pretty hard core.” Debbie added that she loves running. “It feels amazing,” she said. Owen Koets, 11, grandson of Dan Koets who is on the TMH Foundation board, ran as well as many of the adults. “He’s in good shape,” Dan said. “He plays hockey and soccer.” The military were well represented too. Lieutenant Colonel Dan Harris and Chief Warrant Officer Sandor Gyuk were in fine form in their running shorts. “I don’t know how many of the military are here today,” Gyuk admitted. “I can’t recognize them out of uniform!” In uniform and in precision order, a contingent of volunteers led by Captain James Pierriotti, marched the half marathon in training for Holland in July. Every year Holland celebrates the liberation by Canadians during World War II. Civilians and military volunteers walk for four days straight, going 40 kilometres a day, carrying 21 pounds of gear on their backs, not including food and water supplies. “They have to put in 600 kilometres before they are eligible for the walk,” Gyuk said. The Healthy Half Marathon included children’s games and races around the sports field. Refreshments were donated by Independent Grocers. First place in the ten-kilometre run was Jason MacFarlande and in the Anne-Louise Marriott is welcomed after the five-kilometre run by her baby five-kilometre run was John Coffin. Julianna and husband John of Belleville. Photo: Kate Everson

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Trenton Rowing and Paddling Club members were on dry land for the Healthy Half Marathon: Nicolas Sommer (Switzerland), Robin Pilon, Christian Jaehn-Kreibaum, Mayor John Williams, Eliza Walker, Vivienne Jaehn-Kreibaum, Maddy Pilon, Jacques Pilon. Photo: Kate Everson Jain Bogart of The Locker Room gives some needed sports therapy massage to Pat Koets. Photo: Kate Everson

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The winner of the Healthy Half Marathon is Jeremy Maillefer, urged on here by his friend Nicolas Sommer, both from Switzerland. Photo: Kate Everson

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Officers will be on the water for fishing derby

By Kate Everson

EMC News - Quinte West - Officers will be on the water this weekend monitoring fishermen for infractions of the law. “We will be checking for licences and limits,” said Kyle Wood, Conservation Officer for MNR out of Picton. His 25-foot-long Stanley with twin 150 HP Evinrude motors is up for the job. Alongside him will be the marine patrol from the OPP of Quinte West and Centre Hastings. “Impaired boating is what we are looking for,” said Bruce McCullough, media relations with the Quinte West OPP. “It is just as serious in a boat as it is in a car.” Rob Donohoe, marine officer with the OPP, said they have a 14-foot aluminum boat and Centre

Hastings will bring its 18-foot Harbourcraft for the bay. “Safety is our first priority,” Donohoe said. “We want to remind everyone to have the proper equipment in their boat, including life jackets, navigation lights and their Pleasure Craft Operating Card. And absolutely no alcohol. We want everyone to be safe.” The OPP has zero tolerance for alcohol. At least 40 per cent of all power-boating fatality victims had a blood alcohol level above the legal driving limit. The penalty for impaired boating is the same as impaired driving or an automobile and will result in a Criminal Code conviction. The OPP and the Ministry of Natural Resources have always enjoyed a close working relationship. The focus is on safety.

The MNR and OPP are ready to monitor the bay for fishermen this weekend. Top: Laurie Allin and Kyle Wood from MNR. Bottom: OPP Inspector Mike Reynolds, Rob Donohoe and Tony Gabrielli. Photo: Kate Everson

Rapid Response Nurses help patients manage transition EMC News - Patients moving from hospital to home will receive additional care to ensure a successful recovery through the local Community Care Access Centre’s Rapid Response Nurse Program. The South East CCAC has hired five nurses to reduce hospitalization and avoidable emergency department visits by improving the quality of transition from hospital care to home care for medically vulnerable seniors and children. Rapid Response Nurses will care for patients with complicated health needs in consultation with CCAC care coordinators, community nurses and other community health providers by making a home visit within the first 24 hours after the patient is discharged home from the hospital for patients at high risk of readmission. “Rapid Response Nurses complement the care provided by our care co-ordinators and community nurses,” said Jacqueline Redmond, CEO of the South East CCAC. “Our aim is to help people stay at home safely and independently by

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Canadian Energy opens on Gotha Street with innovative battery solutions that run our school buses, tracEMC Business - Trenton - The grand tors, backhoes, cars, boats, golf carts and RVs. opening of Canadian Energy was held on â&#x20AC;&#x153;This is industry leading technology by a Canadian company April 24 at 35 Gotha Street. A tour, ribbon- and we are very excited to bring this locally. We know the Canacutting and refreshments with owners Mike dian seasons and finding the right battery that lasts through our and Nickey Eden were enjoyed by family weather conditions can be hard,â&#x20AC;? says Mike. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Renewable energy and friends. is part of giving back to the environment and our solar products â&#x20AC;&#x153;Congratulations to Mike, Nickey and will be sure to fit many Canadiansâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; needs.â&#x20AC;? the Eden family,â&#x20AC;? Mayor John Williams The Trenton store is also an authorized Lead-Acid Battery Resaid, presenting them with a certificate cycle drop off centre. from the city. Canadian Energy East, which is located at 35 Gotha Street, He said the Eden family are great con- Trenton, is open from Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. tributors to the community and supportive of the hospital. He noted it has been a year and a half since Leons opened its new store â&#x20AC;&#x153;all redone.â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x153;This is another step,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;More    things are happening in Quinte West.â&#x20AC;? Mike thanked everyone who worked re    ally hard setting things up. Branch manager    Kevin Towers said he was looking forward to serving everyone in the area. Canadian                Energy representative Mark Gibson said                              this is the most important development in   ten years and they are pushing hard into           Ontario to share the vision.      (   Canadian Energy is Canadaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s premier  Mayor John Williams presents a certificate to Mike and Nickey Eden. Photo: battery supplier and Stored Energy Solu- Kate Everson            tions Company, with over 25 years in business on the west coast and now extending     into the east. Canadian Energy is the only   nationwide supplier of stored energy prod  ucts in Canada that is 100 per cent Canadian owned and operated. Supplying bat       teries, inverters, chargers and accessories for cars, trucks, boats, RVs, motor sports, commercial and industrial applications.       Opening Canadian Energy East are owners Mike and Nickey Eden; both were raised in the Trenton and Brighton area.          Mike and Nickey own and operate Cus tom Carts Group and Canadian Energy is a     perfect match being able to supply the area By Kate Everson

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Vancouver Canucks, showed up Tuesday with his personal donation of $1,500 toward the Build a Player program. Gaunce recalled that his siblings helped him out when he was young with equipment when he was growing up in Markham as his family did not have enough money to buy new stuff. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I actually used my sisterâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s gear when I first began playing,â&#x20AC;? he recalled, adding, â&#x20AC;&#x153;I thought this would be a good way to give back to the community that has supported me so well.â&#x20AC;? Reid welcomed the gift and said it would probably be used for special equipment needs, such as helmets. She added: â&#x20AC;&#x153;Not only is Brendan one of the Ontario Hockey Leagueâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s best forwards, heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a pretty good guy too.â&#x20AC;?

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EMC News - Belleville - High on a wall overlooking the Belleville Bullsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; ice surface is a sign proudly proclaiming support for the Quinte Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Foundation. The 21-year-old local foundation, associated with the Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Aid Society, assists children with extra needsâ&#x20AC;&#x201D; and that includes getting involved with sports. Connie Reid, executive director of the foundation, said the â&#x20AC;&#x153;Build a Playerâ&#x20AC;? program is one of the foundationâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s busiest, helping young people with equipment or other needs to get involved in or play any kind of sport. So it was highly suitable that Brendan Gaunce, captain of the Belleville Bulls and one of the teamâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s most popular stars, felt the same way. Gaunce, a first round draft pick of the

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die), turned rebellious teenager, whose antics are the cause EMC Entertainment - Brighton - of dismay for his daughter (Trisha Trudeau) and son-in-law The Barn Theatre spring production of (Shawn Dubeau), following the death of his beloved wife Youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re Only Young Twice tells the tale Grace (Pat Dunn). With dialogue along the lines of â&#x20AC;&#x153;do you know what time of elderly widower, Brooksie (Tim BroBy Ray Yurkowski

he got in last night?â&#x20AC;? and â&#x20AC;&#x153;â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;I will not stand for this behaviour in my house,â&#x20AC;? itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a funny look at role reversal as, this time, itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s the parent who refuses to abide by the rules of the house. Dramatically, some poignant moments come with the introduction of the spirit of Grace, mostly while Brooksie is alone and the rapport between them is moving. â&#x20AC;&#x153;She just wells me up every time she comes on the stage,â&#x20AC;? says show director Sharron McMann, who directs Barn Theatre productions only once every two years. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Because itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s community theatre, the first goal is to make sure the group has fun. We all come out because we have the same passion and I like to put in a long break in rehearsals so they do come together. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Second is, we do a show that weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re proud of and third is putting on a production the audience will enjoy.â&#x20AC;? McMann openly admits to living through some opening-night jitters. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not so much nervous, but more like excited,â&#x20AC;? she says. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I want everything to go really well for the actors. But once opening night has started, itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s really up to them. And itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not only the actors, there are a hundred things that could wrong backstage.â&#x20AC;?

â&#x20AC;&#x153;I also love watching the audience react,â&#x20AC;? she added, and opening night didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t disappoint. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re laughing at the right times.â&#x20AC;? The show features newcomer George Lamoureux, who plays Tom, in his first-ever role on stage. â&#x20AC;&#x153;When I direct a production I have at least one new person,â&#x20AC;? says McMann. â&#x20AC;&#x153;New people bring a new energy and spark. It also helps bond the rest of the cast because they remember when they started out and they start helping each other. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Also, I think the audience enjoys seeing new people on stage and it gives me a challenge too. First, the challenge is finding that new person, then, working with them and developing them.â&#x20AC;? For a first-time effort, Lamoureux is a stand out. How did it feel on opening night? â&#x20AC;&#x153;I was excited, I was nervous and I got cold flashes, but once I heard the laughs, I knew we were doing a good job,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I was so scared the audience wouldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t laugh, but they did. It was great.â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll do this again,â&#x20AC;? he added with a wide grin. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I wish I would have done this 40 years ago. All I can do now is play old guys but I hope thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s more to come.â&#x20AC;? The entire cast, including Kathy Lacasse as Rose and Holly Carroll as Julia, contributes to some solid entertainment. At a pre-show dress rehearsal last week, before backstage volunteers and their families, McMann notes the reaction of one person in the audience. â&#x20AC;&#x153;If theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re not rolling in the aisles, theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re dead,â&#x20AC;? she said with a laugh. Evening performances for Youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re Only Young Twice begin at 8 p.m. on May 2, 3, 4, 9, 10 and 11 with a matinee at 2 p.m. on May 5. Tickets are $15 each. Call 613-475-2144 to reserve yours.

Flea Market returns to fairgrounds Brooksie (Tim Brodie) and Tom (George Lamoureux) in a scene from Youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re Only Young Twice, on stage for seven more perfor- EMC News - Stirling - Stirlingâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Antique Automobile â&#x20AC;&#x153;It will be staying in Stirling,â&#x20AC;? he mances at the Brighton Barn Theatre. Photo: Ray Yurkowski Flea Market will mark its 42nd year this weekend at the fair- says of the show, adding â&#x20AC;&#x153;the [Antique

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grounds thanks to the Stirling Agricultural Society. Automobile] Club has moved on but the When organizers for the Antique Automobile Club of flea market is staying.â&#x20AC;? America decided last spring to move the annual show to Lindsay in 2013, the agricultural society decided they had â&#x20AC;&#x153;It will be staying to step in. in Stirling.â&#x20AC;? After two years in Spring Brook, the annual event was moved to Stirling and Economic Development Committee The event regularly draws about Chair Jeremy Solmes is one of many intent on maintaining 8,000 car collectors and enthusiasts and the status quo. with more than 500 spaces allotted for vendors in Stirling, expectations are high for another successful show. Agricultural Society President Jason Detlor says volunteers have been busy in recent weeks preparing for the weekend adding the event is expected to continue long into the future. Despite some confusion over the show, he says, â&#x20AC;&#x153;itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s still going. And we want to remind everyone that it is still an annual event. Everything from vintage wares to crafts and of course automotive parts will be up for sale this weekend (May 4 and 5) with the gates opening at 7 a.m. Admission is $5 per person and children under 12 are free. Overwhelmed by the vendor response for this year, The Stirling Agricultural Society looks forward to bringing this huge event to the community in upcoming years and wishes the AACA all the best in their future endeavours.

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Broadway Bootcamp finale last weekend By Ray Yurkowski

EMC Entertainment - Brighton Local professional stage performer Ian Simpson had another hit on his hands last weekend as his “Broadway Bootcamp” wrapped up with a grand finale at St. Paul’s Anglican Church. The camp ran two sessions a day for three consecutive Saturdays—one for the younger set, ages seven through 12, followed by another for those 13 through 18—with a focus on honing singing, dancing and acting skills. The finale put it all together with both groups, 24 in all, performing together for their parents. The Bootcamp came as a result of parents of his private singing lesson students asking about a group class. “And since that’s my background and what I’ve done pretty much my whole life, it was right up my alley,” said Simpson. “Also, I like to support the arts and I want to try to encourage young people, if that’s something they’re interested in. I want to give them an outlet, somewhere they can go for that.” The concept struck a chord in the entire region. Some of the students were making the trip from Warkworth, Stirling and Grafton. “They were coming from all over the place, not just Brighton,” said Simpson. “That tells me there is a deficit of arts training for kids and I want them to have that opportunity. And why not give something back to the community I grew up in?” “The kids are great and we had an awesome time,” Simpson told the parents before the show. “And I’m hoping

bigger classes can do this another time.” One of the exercises on display was a “dance circle, to encourage creativity with the kids.” One at a time, the participants would run into the middle of the circle, do a dance move and everyone else would have to copy what they saw. “The idea is not to think in advance,” explained Simpson. “Whatever came to you at that moment, do it, whatever that might be.” “Being in a creative environment like this helps kids in all aspects of their lives,” he said, after the show. “I really believe that.” Simpson gives credit to East Northumberland Secondary School teachers Paul Hussey, Bruce Tonkin and Dan Walker “for working with those kids and honing an interest in the arts at the school.” And now, according to the buzz after the weekend show, some of the parents want to get in on the act. And Simpson doesn’t rule it out. “I think it would be a lot of fun,” he said.

(Above) Graduates of the first-ever Broadway Bootcamp strut their stuff at a finale performance last weekend for their parents. (Left) Vocalists taught by local professional stage performer Ian Simpson (seen here on the right) belt out a tune at a finale performance last weekend for their parents.

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EMC Sports â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Belleville - The Belleville Bulls season has come to a disappointing end; with a 3 - 1 loss on home ice on Monday, April 29, the Bulls were eliminated in seven games to the now-OHL Eastern Conference champion Barrie Colts. After digging themselves out of a 3 - 1 series deficit with back-to-back 3 - 1 wins, the series shifted back to Belleville for one final game, and buoyed by a raucous crowd of 3,728 who were practically spilling out of Yardmen Arena, the Bulls got off to a fast start. It took Barrie until 8:23 of the first period to record their first shot on net, while Belleville piled on 12 in that time, none more important than when Alan Quine tipped Jake Worradâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s shot from the point past Barrie goaltender Mathias Niederberger for his eighth goal of the play-offs, a powerplay marker at 11:48. With the home crowd whipped into a frenzy, momentum was squarely in the Bulls favour, however, as the period drew to a close the Colts began to find the form that won them 44 games in the regular season and propelled them to the number two seed in the conference entering the play-offs. Off a Belleville turnover entering the offensive zone, the Colts were quick to turn the puck back up ice, and with an odd-man rush and some slick passing, Aaron Ekblad netted home the tying goal past Malcolm Subban in net, and the two teams headed into the first intermission all tied up.

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said Diana. Chris and Diana have been musicians all their lives and have been doing blues shows all over the world for the last ten years. They have won eight Maple Blues awards and have had a couple of Juno nominations. Ed Fowler is the director of the Blues in the School (BITS) program and is a member of the Royal Blues Fellowship in Belleville and was present for the performance at THSS. He said the BITS program started in 1978 in Chicago, home of the electric blues, and added, “Bringing blues to the schools is about educating kids in the blues. Music is such an important part of education because it involves math, social studies, history and science; it encompasses a lot of things and it gets them inspired. To get a chance to interact with professionals such as Diana and Chris is a great opportunity and kids love it!”

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EMC Lifestyles - Tweed Tweed Public Library is pleased to announce that Kevin Callan is returned for the tenth time to host a new powerpoint presentation on his canoeing adventures and mishaps. This presentation is based on his new book Dazed But Not Confused - Tales of a Wilderness Wanderer.  Kevin will also share pictures of his trip to Woodland Caribou Provincial Park. The events takes place Wednesday, May 15, at 7 p.m. at Tweed Public

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Emma Hughes was one of six students who enjoyed the NDHS after-school equine program this semester at Phoenix Stables south of Trent River. The program wrapped up last week and will return in the fall. Photo: Bill Freeman

Hannah Ellis prepares Paddy for the ring during the final session of the NDHS after-school equine program at Phoenix Stables south of Trent River. The popular six-week program returns in the fall. Photo: Bill Freeman By Bill Freeman

EMC News - Trent River - Norwood District High School’s popular after-school equine program saddled up for the last time this semester with more fun and instruction at Phoenix Stables south of Trent River. The program is rapidly approaching its tenth anniversary and continues to provide core instruction to both experienced and beginner riders leaving students with lessons they can apply in the larger

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“It provides them with a lot of responsibility, it builds leadership, and it builds a sense of ownership around making sure the horse is safe and well-groomed.” Inglis enjoys watching beginner riders shed their initial nervousness and blossom in the ring as they learn to trust the horse and discover horses are smart animals that return a sense of trust. “They become comfortable and know the horse is not going to do anything silly,” she says. “And Dre is just a marvelous coach and makes sure they don’t do anything they don’t want to do. They’ll stretch

She agrees that the horse arena can be a metaphor for the “larger arena of life. The students learn “determination and strength” and for many without the NDHS equine program they would never have had an opportunity to ride, Veldhuyzen says. “I think it’s a good opportunity for people who haven’t ridden yet; it’s a great experience,” Grade 9 student Jerrica Cunningham said. Jerrica has been around horses all her life and is using the NDHS program to sharpen her barrel racing skills. “I’m working on the barrels and hopefully get to the Calgary Stampede,” she says. “I’ve improved my balance.” “I love this program. I’m passionate about the kids becoming barn rats,” says Lori Inglis, a community volunteer who has been with the program from its earliest days. “It allows kids to grow,” Inglis said.

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EMC Lifestyles - “Death’s Door” is a narrow, dangerous passageway between the waters of Green Bay and Lake Michigan. This strait, located between the Door Peninsula and Washington Island, has unpredictable winds and tumultuous currents that can cause havoc and treacherous shoals that extend far out from the shoreline. A French document from 1728 refers to this passage as “Cap a la Mort,” and this French connection is reflected in modern charts that identify it as “Porte des Morts.” “Death’s Door” was feared by both local natives and early French explorers, and it’s now the watery grave of several shipwrecks. You can learn more about the history of this fascinating area by visiting the Door County Maritime Museum, <http://www.dcmm.org/>, at Sturgeon Bay, for it showcases its maritime roots, and at the Gills Rock Museum, located at the very tip of the Door County peninsula, on the shores of Death’s Door itself. This latter museum even features a shipwreck and scuba diving exhibit and several artefacts brought up from the bottom of Porte des Morts. On my recent visit to Wisconsin’s Door County, I took the half-hour car ferry excursion from the mainland, at Northport Pier, across Death’s Door, to Washington Island. This island has been dubbed “the Crown Jewel of Door County,” and it’s located just above the “tension line,” the line marking the half way point between the Equator and the North Pole. It’s home to the second oldest Icelandic settlement in the U.S., and it’s definitely worth a visit. To get to this tourist-friendly destination, I had to pass the uninhabited Plum Island, with its unmanned Plum Island Lighthouse, and I learned that there are more than 200 shipwrecks just off its treacherous shoreline, and about 30 of these occurred in a single year—1880. After arriving on the rather isolated Washington Island (although the ferry runs year-round, aided by an icebreaker during the winter months), I boarded the Cherry Train (actually a tram) for an island tour <www.cherrytraintours. com/>. There are only about 700 residents who live here year round on this 36-square-mile island, and I found two gas stations, one bank, and an old saloon called Nelsen’s Hall. I learned the island had a volunteer fire department, a clinic, two nurse practitioners (the closest hospital is about 80 kilometres away), and two police officers. It also has the smallest K-12 school in the state with fewer than 70 students in the entire system. I also found a grocery store with a sign advertising “FRESH LAWYERS”; this wasn’t referring to new members of the law profession, or even to naughty ones; it was actually in reference to a kind of fish, a freshwater cod found in the Great Lakes, and for sale here. I passed a few grass-roofed Scandinavian-style homes, and I visited a Scandinavian-style church, “Stavkirke” (“Church of Staves”), which looked somewhat like a Viking ship. Built by local craftsmen, it certainly reflects the island’s immigrant influence, and it’s modelled after a church built in Norway in 1150; it’s a very popular spot for island weddings. I also passed the island airport with its two grass runways, the Art & Nature Centre, and the Jackson Harbor Maritime Museum located in two former fishing sheds.

Furthermore, I visited an ostrich farm, a popular limestone beach named School House Beach, and the Farm Museum depicting life on the island in the 1880s. As I explored Washington Island via the Cherry Train Tour, my guide/driver repeated a couple of the silliest questions that she had received: “Which beach is closest to the water?” and “Is there water all around this island?” After completing my tour of Washington Island and a scrumptious picnic lunch from the island’s “Danish Mill,” I boarded another, smaller, passengeronly ferry (no cars or bicycles) for a 15-minute ride to Rock Island. If I thought Washington Island was small, this second island was miniscule in comparison—at less than a thousand acres—and with no permanent residents. The entire island is a state park, and there’s a ranger’s house, but he doesn’t stay there that often. There’s also an intriguing lighthouse to visit called Pottawatomie Lighthouse, Wisconsin’s oldest (dating from 1836 –and rebuilt in 1858), but it means a hike of about two kilometres, one way, to get there; there’s no running water or electricity, but there’s a water pump, an outhouse, and volunteer “Friends of Rock Island State Park” who take turns staying here during the summer and providing tours. I, of course, did the hike to the lighthouse while on Rock Island, and I also visited the stone Viking boathouse by the dock built by inventor Chester H. Thordarson. I also discovered that overnight camping and docking are permitted on the island and there’s a sandy beach and several interesting hiking trails. The last ferry of the day from Rock Island was at 4 p.m., and I boarded it and returned to Washington Island.

Washington Island’s Stavkirke (Church of Staves).

I then took a second ferry back to the mainland, once again crossing “Death’s Door” (which gives both Door County and the Door Peninsula its names). The only boats that now use this passageway are pleasure craft and ferries, for a shorter, safer route for freighters between Green Bay and Lake Michigan is available via the Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal, which was completed in the late 19th century.

This Coffee Pot greeted me as I arrived on Washington Island, Wisconsin.

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Warner’s Auction Hall, 12927 Hwy 2, Just West of Colborne. Selling from a Cobourg home, owner’s moving. Some interesting antique pcs, nice modern pcs, etc. including old 6 H.P Mercury outboard motor, 4 heavy cast iron lge planters, lge garden gargoyle water fountain, original old sideboard with teardrop pulls, newer 6 ft pine harvest type table w/chairs, rae Victorian walnut open front cupboard with high back board & applied carvings w/ mustache type pulls, nice early 3 drawer walnut chest with original wooden pulls, Victorian sofa, Victorian love seat with walnut frame, early wooden tool chest with original red paint, plus other old wood boxes, excellent modern queen size sleigh bed, cedar chest, blanket box, low back walnut sideboard, 2old electric hanging chandeliers, Victorian rocker set, 4 antique chairs, unusual floor lamp, drum table, other small tables, 2 good modern single hd & ft boards, excell sofa & love seat, lge oak show case cabinet w/two glass doors, collection old NHL hockey books, some old tools, crocks, old carriage lamp, old wall phone, tredle sewing machine, selection crafts articles including candles, wools & materials, 18.5 H.P riding lawn mower, other gas lawn mower, patio table & chair sets, plus countless other articles, too many to list. Terms: Cash, Cheque with ID, Visa, M/C, Interac. www.warnersauction.com CELEBRATING 25 YEARS IN BUSINESS.

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397 BRONK ROAD, CORBYVILLE, ONT. FRIDAY MAY 10TH AT 10;30 AM 5 miles NORTH of Belleville on Highway #37 and turn EAST onto Harmony Road for 4 miles and turn South onto Bronk Road. 2004 Honda ES 350cc ATV with high rise rear seat- 600 kms- like new; Case 430 diesel tractor with front end loader – good running condition; Sterling 14 ft aluminum boat with boat trailer, Johnson 6 hp outboard motor, Walco 3 point hitch 5 ft rotary mower, King 6500 w portable generator, Craftsman 13.5 hp snow blower, 4’ x 12’ single axle utility trailer, paddle boat, trail type 20 gal estate sprayer, 3.5 hp power lawn mower, garden utility trailer, Husqvarna 50 chainsaw, vintage outboard motor, stacking tool chest, Craftex grinder, Savage Model 99 308 lever action rifle, hand tools, power tools, garden tools, aluminum extension ladder, chain blocks, quantity of brick, HOUSEHOLD CONTENTS – SELL AT 10:30 am- fruitwood finished dining room suite with table, 6 chairs and china cabinet; Bell upright piano, antique parlour suite, antique chest of drawers, antique oak cased regulator wall clock, vintage Marconi radio, antique walnut vanity, La-z-Boy chairs, 2 piece chesterfield suite, wicker planter, parlour tables, maple rocker, crocks, computer desk, kitchen chrome suite, Viking 13 cu ft freezer, dehumidifier, Danby bar fridge, Christmas decorations, wrought iron patio furniture, antique well pump, Kenmore bbq, numerous other articles. TERMS: CASH OR CHEQUE OWNER & AUCTIONEER NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ACCIDENT OR INJURY DAY OF SALE SULLIVAN AUCTIONEERS Plainfield 613-477-2082 www.sullivanauctions.com

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AUCTION THURSDAY, MAY 2ND @ 6:00PM

The property of John & Cathy Howson #1235 Cty Rd # 2, Bailieboro, Ontario From Bailieboro take Cty Rd #2 east 8 kms, or go 16 kms south of Peterborough from Keene Rd to Cty Rd # 2. See Signs!! Machinery: # 4210 Case/IH 4X4 o/s diesel tractor with Quickie 520 loader plus attachments selling with tractor (6’ material bucket, 6’ manure fork & a 2 prong bale spear, 72 hp, 3100 hrs, 18.4 x 30R back tires), #786 Int. o/s diesel tractor with 18.4 X 38 set of duals plus front weights, (80 hp, 3950 hrs.), Gleaner “F” diesel combine with cab, 13’ grain head (engine & injector pump were rebuilt 100 hrs ago, new tire), #3632 N.I. manure spreader with 2 beaters, end gate and poly bottom, # 520 M.F. 14’ disc with furrow fillers and centre shank, #1250 Duetz-Allis 18 1/2 ft hydraulic cultivator with wings, finger harrows has new shanks, and main sweeps, # 424 M.F. double disc 21 X 7” seed drill with grain and grass seed boxes, 18’ pony harrows, Bush Hog 10 shank chisel plow, Vicon 3pth fertilizer/ seed spreader, # 504 Vermeer Super I silage round baler with electric tie & new monitor, #489 N.H. haybine, #124 M.F. square baler with #22 belt thrower, 8’ X 20’ steel thrower wagon with 10 ton running gear (new floor), 40’ skeleton style pipe hay elevator on rubber, 25’ Martin double reach round bale wagon with 10 ton running gear, #36 N.H. crop chopper, 22’ Martin feeder wagon with silage pans and hay chains, Bruns 300 bu. grain box with box extensions, 10 ton running gear, Bruns 225 grain bin with 7’ ton running gear, 6” X 40’ G.T. pto driven grain auger on wheels with boot, Bush Hog 84” rotary mower, George White 3 pth, sprayer with 30’ boom, Overum variable width semi-mount plow with hydraulic resetts, #710 Int. 4/16” semi-mount plow with auto resetts, 7’ Land Pride 3 pth scraper blade, 7’ Int. 3 pth sickle mower, 7’ North Lander s/a snowblower with hydraulic shute, 3 pth hydraulic wood splitter, Mar-weld calf creep feeder (new), portable cattle loading shute, hay saver round bale feeder, 3 drum land roller with steel tongue, 3 pth round bale fork, 18.4 X 38 tractor tire, 40’ X 40’ round bale tarp, hay moister tester, 2 mineral feeder with fly mops, 4” x 16’ grain auger, calf puller, dehorners, burdizzos, castrator, taggers, needles, partial roll of 4” big “O” pipe, assortment of lumber & post, Speed rite SP 580 electric fencer & accessories, 1/6 yard cement mixer, numerous farm tools and supplies, 8016 Ingersol 16 hp hydrostatic lawnmower with 48” cutting deck. Collectibles: old spool bed, milk cans, upright grain scales, wooden grain rake & hay fork, cant hook, grain bagger, old feed cart, cross cut saws, wipple trees, logging tongs, wooden wheels, spoon shovel, turnip planter, fanning mill, wild oat cleaner, spinning wheel, wool winders, carder for wool, wicker baskets, wicker cat carrier, wicker pet bed, birch buffet & hutch, Hosier 1930 kitchen buffet, gun stock chairs, small rocking chairs, Windsor commode chair, fern stand, separate bench & hall mirror, egg & dark design loveseat, old trunks, wooden boxes, tredel sewing machine, side tables, sealers, soda, & perfume bottles, many antique kitchen gadgets, oil lanterns, books, small butter churn, large copper candy pot with stand, brass fire extinguisher, dressers, 200 year old children’s sleigh, chairs, 2 drawer table, antique phone, Woolworth dishes, pink depression glass, crocks & jugs, small china cabinet, china, glass, old books, magazines & records, collectibles plus much more too numerous to mention. Auctioneers note: This is a very clean sale. All machinery has been very well maintained and field ready. Plan to attend! Terms: Cash, Known Cheque with I.D., Visa, MasterCard, Interac. NO BUYER’S PREMIUM! LUNCH NO AVAILABLE Sale Managed & Sold by RESERVE

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AUCTION SALE Property of Harold Van Slyke 1161 Highway 30, Hilton SATURDAY, MAY 11 at 10:30 AM Antiques, household items, shop and lawn equipment. Frigidaire fridge, Moffat range, maple desk, maple dinette with one leaf and 8 chairs (ex), hall table, Panasonic tv, 2 recliners and 1 swivel chair, sofa, coffee and end table, lamps, wall clock, mirror, 10 Ella Van Slyke original paintings, pine double bed, maple high-boy and chest of drawers, Singer sewing machine, bed table, Readers Digest 12” globe, Dirt Devil vacuum with rug head, Sharp upright vacuum, sewing baskets and tins, Huppe 5 piece bed set with matching cedar lined chest, several handmade afghans and quilts. Sadler teapot with cream and sugar, quantity of everyday dishes, 12 place Rogers Brothers 1881 Silver set, 8 piece stainless knife set, 12 place setting contemporary Noritake (Melissa). 10 cu. Ft. upright freezer, washer and dryer set, crocks, East Lake hall table, glider rocker, hall tables, oval oil lamp, love seat day bed, old books, croquet set, 2 antique rockers, game board, wicker rocker, antique letter scale (Hilton Post Office), brass milk scales. Tractor sun shade (new), numerous hand tools, log chain, ¾ sockets, new taps and dies, 2 antique adze, miscellaneous hand tools for wood, hand grindstone, sprayer (pack), shop vac, chimney brush, steel fence posts, 60 bales horse hay, water pump, table saw, 2 line trimmers, Simoniz power washer, Landmark snow blower 8/26, Radial arm saw, Lawn Boy power driven lawn mower, John Deere 216 21hp 48” cut riding mower with snow blower (excellent condition), Sears air compressor, numerous lawn and garden tools, wheel barrow, antique well pump and 2 man swede saw, approximately 2 cord firewood, electric hand tools, Beaver drill press, Cub Cadet wood chipper, 8 ft trailer, horse trailer (excellent condition and certified), composters. Approximately 70 cedar fence rails, clothes line and pulleys, woodworking and shop equipment. Numerous other items, all power tools and machines in good running order and well kept. Lunch available. Viewing at 9:30 am day of sale. TERMS: Cash or Cheque with proper ID. Owner & Auctioneer not responsible for loss or accident day of sale

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Morrow Building, 171 Lansdowne Street. West., Viewing 2pm auction day. Peterborough. Viewing: day at pm Morrow Building ~Auction 171 Lansdowne St.,2Peterborough SELLING ENTIRE CONTENTS FROM A GAMBLING HALL. Partial list includes: 2012 GMC Terrain 4 cyl. AWD *No Reserve*, Partial list includes: fork lift, slate pool table, leather Slate poolsofas, tablepoker Appliances, 5 speed, tables, bar1999 stools,VW cigarJetta humidors, at riding tv’s, projectors screens, restaurant lawmower,screen aluminum boat andw/large motor, gas scooter, many tools kitchenand appliances much more! much and more!

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Tools, Equipment & Vehicles Auction AUCTION Tues. May 7 2013 5pm Thursday, April 12th- ~ 5pm

Farm Equipment consists of: - NH T6020 tractor 4wd with a loader 95 hp. Just like new, only 1163 hrs. - MF 165 2wd loader good rubber in excellent shape - MF 10’ disk - NH 479, 9’ Hay bine - NH 155 manure spreader just like new - NH 38 Crop chopper - NH 644 round baler, silage special with net wrap - Stone picker - MF 33 seed drill - 3 Cattlemans Choice Deluxe feeder wagons - 3 hay feeders - 2 head gates with holding box - bale grapple - numerous gates of various lengths - electric fence supplies - Not a lot of small items in the sale so be sure to be on time. Farm equipment will sell first at 10:30 AM. Real estate will sell at approximately 12:00 noon. 100 acres on Lot 14 Conc.10 West. Approx 75 acres workable. The house is fully renovated with a bathroom and a half, farm style kitchen and 3 bedrooms. Also a laundry room, dining room and family room with all new appliances. New windows and new steel roof on the house. One bank barn, cement pig barn and two small drive sheds. Terms of real estate will be 10% down day of sale and the remainder within 30 days or upon closing. Real estate sells with a reasonable reserve bid. For more info or an appointment to view the property please contact Brad DeNure at (705) 653-8763.

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PREVIEW 8:30 day of sale and Sat 10-3 Tag Sale Sat 10-3 Kingsland Church Studios, 139 King Street East Colborne Hwy 401 exit 497 (Big Apple) follow signs. FEATURING - Museum Quality 18thc. Chinese Carved Ivory Box (selling with a reasonable reserve), Large qty Wallace & Birk’s Sterling Silver,1860s Austro Hungarian Continental Silver, 18KT Gold Pocket Watch, 19thc. Mahogany Library Table, 19th C Mahogany Corner Cabinet w/Marquetry inlay, 1940s Country Chic White Small Bow Front China Cabinet & Buffet, Qty of coins to incl. 1895 US $5 Gold Coin,1904 British Gold Sovereign, Canadian Silver Coins, Antique and Vintage Books, Estate Jewelry to incl. 18kt Gold Necklace,14kt Gold Opal Ring, Qty 18kt Gold pieces, Miriam Haskell, Sherman and more, Canadian Art, Vintage Advertising, Telephones and Clocks, China to incl. Royal Crown Derby 8 pl. Setting of Red Maple w/ Serving Pieces, Pottery to incl. Jarco Zavi, Waterford Crystal, Antique & Vintage Books, Folk Art, Primitives, Arts& Crafts, Collectibles and much more. Visit www.theappraiser.ca for details & photos 289-251-3767

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AUCTION SALE ESTATE OF EARL AND ANNE FRENCH

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78 TRACEY STREET, BELLEVILLE, ONT. SATURDAY MAY 11TH AT 11:00 AM 1 block SOUTH of Bell Blvd on Sidney Street and turn EAST onto Tracey Street. Mahogany dining table with 4 Queen Ann style chairs, antique walnut sideboard, antique carved back arm chair, antique mahogany rocker, walnut end tables, antique oak chest of drawers, antique platform rocker, maple bedroom furniture, walnut Duncan Phyfe coffee table, modern curio cabinet, glider chair, bed chesterfield, antique single door storage cupboard, component stereo, Beaumark upright freezer, La-z-Boy chair, Royal Doulton figurines, Hummel figurines, Swaroski crystal, antique glassware’s and china, decorator prints, glass slipper collection, cookware, folding tables and chairs, power tools, extension ladder, numerous other articles. TERMS: CASH OR CHEQUE OWNER & AUCTIONEER NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ACCIDENT OR INJURY DAY OF SALE SULLIVAN AUCTIONEERS Plainfield 613-477-2082 www.sullivanauctions.com

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298 MONTROSE ROAD, BELLEVILLE, ONT. TUESDAY MAY 7TH AT 11:00 AM 1 mile WEST of Belleville on Highway 2 and turn NORTH onto Montrose Rd. Oak centre pedestal dinette table and 4 chairs, oak bar chairs, maple corner cabinet, walnut cased upright piano, La-Z-Boy chesterfield and matching love seat, Sanyo stereo system, Mitsubishi stereo system, Mitsubishi TV, glider rocker and stool, kitchen bakers rack, rolling kitchen work table, leather office chair, Canon 35mm camera with accessories, Kenmore refrigerator, Frigidaire s/s electric stove, Kenmore washer and dryer, Woods 9 cu ft freezer, dehumidifier, crystal, chest of silver, jewelry cabinet, dinnerware, small kitchen appliances, decorator prints, office supplies, Jenn Air s/s bbq, wrought iron patio furniture, Inflatable pool, patio swing, garden statuary, quantity of plywood sheeting, quantity of used lumber, building supplies, 2 door steel storage cabinet, garden tools, power lawn mower, Cub Cadet Series 2000 16 hp riding lawn mower, numerous other articles. TERMS: CASH OR CHEQUE OWNER & AUCTIONEER NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ACCIDENT OR INJURY DAY OF SALE SULLIVAN AUCTIONEERS Plainfield 613-477-2082 www.sullivanauctions.com

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AUCTION SALE MRS ELAINE NELSON 42 ROGERS DRIVE, STIRLING, ONTARIO MONDAY MAY 6TH AT 11:00 AM Just SOUTH of Stirling on Highway 14 and turn WEST onto Rogers Drive. Simplicity 23 hp “Conquest” riding lawn mower with snow blower attachment – like new, 2 wheel garden trailer, lawn roller, Echo gas powered weed eater, wheelbarrow, garden tools, Woods upright freezer, Walnut Duncan Phyfe style dining table and chairs, fruitwood dining room suite, 2 large area carpets, living room furniture, bedroom furniture, electric organ, antique maple chest of drawers, antique settee, antique parlour chair, Lazy Boy chair, antique captains chair, antique telephone bench, quantity of antique and vintage farm related tools, few antique dishes, numerous other articles. TERMS: CASH OR CHEQUE OWNER & AUCTIONEER NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ACCIDENT OR INJURY DAY OF SALE SULLIVAN AUCTIONEERS Plainfield 613-477-2082 www.sullivanauctions.com

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The contents of a Warkworth area home and others. At Stanley Auction Centre, 56 Alma St., Norwood, Ontario.

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The Schizophrenia Support Services support meetings. Every second BATAWA Wednesday of the month, 7- 8:30pm. CaBatawa Community Centre 2nd nadian Mental Health Association Offices, Annual Grand Ol’ Opry, Stompin Jon 199 Front St., Belleville. For info call, tribute to Stompin Tom Connors. Dixon Sara MacDonald (613)888-5322. & Company Band. Saturday, May 11. Doors open 6:30pm, show at 7pm. Tick- BRIGHTON ets $15. Info and tickets: 613-398-1160 Sunday, May 5, 2 pm. ACO East Nor(Dan). In support of the Frankford Santa thumberland AGM at St. Paul’s Church Claus Parade. Hall, Sanford St. Brighton. Rob Mikel will discuss ‘Gothic Architecture in NorthumBELLEVILLE berland.’ Refreshments will be served. Overeaters Anonymous meeting Everyone welcome. every Friday, 10 a.m. Calvary Temple, May 4, Presqu’ile Park: Bird Identificacorner of Wallbridge Loyalist and Hwy 2 tion Workshop. 8am to 2pm. Part of the West. Contact Dianne 613-392-0081. Friends’ Natureworks series. $15/person, Belleville Brain Tumour Sup- including park entry. For info and regisport Group meets monthly on the second tration call 613-475-1688 ext 2. Wed.,7:30 p.m., Eastminster United Church. Brighton Horticultural SociIf you or someone you know has been afety, Annual Plant auction Tues May 7 at fected by a brain tumour come join us. 7-30 pm in Community Centre Elizabeth St. First-ever Jane’s Walks, down- Public welcome. Auctioneer Jim Nelson. town Belleville. Saturday, May 4, 10:30 Info 613 475 6575 a.m: Two downtown walks Meet Me at the Four Corners, or Back Side for your CAMPBELLFORD Backside beginning at Bridge and Front Campbellford Senior Citizens Sts. Sunday, May 5, 1 p.m.: Down by the Club, 55 Grand Road. Weekly events: Bay, at the boat launch at end of George Monday: 1:30 pm Bridge. Tuesday 1:00 St. All are welcome. pm Euchre, 7:30 pm Bid Euchre. WednesThe Lung Association is recruiting day 1:30 pm Euchre. Thursday 1:30 pm teams for Pull for Kids, Saturday, June 1 at Shuffleboard. Friday 1:30 pm, Cribbage, Lowe’s Home Improvement Warehouse, 7:30 pm Euchre. Belleville. Teams consist of 8-12 people. Campbellford Lawn Bowling, For info or to register, 613-969-0323 or Mondays and Thursdays at 6:30 pm, www.pull4kids.ca Wednesdays at 2 pm. For fun and felMother’s Day Concert, Saturday, lowship. 68 Trent Dr., Campbellford May 11 at 7:30pm, featuring a selection Campbellford Kinette Bingo of Broadway, Classical, and Jazz music. every Thursday at 7pm. Campbellford/ Tickets $15, available at Eastminster Seymour Arena, 313 Front St. N. $1000 United Church. Jackpot in 54 numbers, consolation prize Open Door Café - Every Wednesday of $200. Wheelchair accessible. from 11:30am to 1:00pm at Eastminster Lighthouse Diner (soup kitchen). United Church, 432 Bridge St. E, Bel- Serving warm, nutritious meals at 12:00 leville. There is no cost for this hot meal p.m. every Friday. Come at 10 a.m. for however donations are gratefully accepted. fellowship and games. Free Methodist For more info: 613 969-5212. Church, 73 Ranney Street N. For info The ANAF Unit 201 Pipes and Drums call (705)653-4789 or (705)653-4185 is recruiting members. Free lessons and or email: cfordfmc@gmail.com Band practices are at the ANAF Unit 201 Campbellford’s Hospital (upper Floor) 187 Front St, Belleville, Auxiliary presents “Forever Fashions” Tuesday nights from 630-830pm. All are Saturday May 4, Campbellford Legion. welcome. For info: www.anaf201.ca Social hour 1-2pm, refreshments at 1:30. Wednesday, May 8, luncheon 12 Show 2-4pm. Cash bar, door prizes , raffles -2pm, 290 Bridge St. W. (Salvation Army) and 50/50 draw. Tickets $10 at our gift sponsored by Belleville Christian Women’s shop, Zazu, Trentmendous and Julia’s. Club. $10. Featuring Health and Healing by Info: Betty 705-632-1023 Quinte Naturopathic Centre, special music Saturday, May 4, 11:00 am, Church by Lois Thompson on her harp and guest Key Spring Revival featuring a variety speaker Corie Lanctin-Iles. Free nursery, of musicians and locally produced food Reservations: Darlene 613 -961-0956. items and of course Church key’s award Quinte Seniors Euchre Club meets winning ales. A great time to get outside at the Parkdale Community Centre every and celebrate the hallmark of spring. Mon. at 1:30 pm. Everyone 50 plus wel- Thursday, May 9, Baptist Busy Bee come. Cost $3.00 includes door prize, Yard Sale, 166 Grand Rd. Campbellford 50/50 draw and euchre score prizes opens for the 19th season. Open every Belleville Garden Club Annual Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until Plant Sale, May 11, 8am - noon, 1945 Old Thanksgiving weekend, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Hwy 2 W. near Bayview Golf Club Dance to the Country Music of The Spring Nature Walk sponsored Code Family, Friday May 3, Belleville Club by the Friends of Ferris Park, Sunday, 39 at Belleville Fish & Game Club Hall May 5, 1pm. Naturalist David Bree, will on Elmwood Dr. 8 pm to Midnight. Lunch be our guide. Chili and a bun available served. Members $10, Non members $12. after the walk. Ferris Provincial Park, 474 Singles and Couples welcome. For info: County Rd 8, Campbellford. Meet at the Picnic Shelter 613-395-0162 or 613-395-4901 The Quinte Region of ‘Circle Of Friends’ meeting, Thursday, May 9, 6:30pm, Recreation Center of Kenron Estates, Highway 2 in Bayside. For info. contact Vicki at 613-392-0731 or Martin at 613-438-4407. Can. Royal Heritage Society meets Tues. May 7,1:30, Sir James Whitney School (building M). Garry Toffoli from Toronto will speak on his 30 year career as Royal Correspondent to major TV & radio outlets. Info: David (Pres.) (613) 968-7605. All Welcome. No charge.

CODRINGTON 2nd Wednesday of the month, Codrington Women’s Institute 7:15 pm, Codrington Community Centre

COLBORNE Food Addicts Anonymous Meetings, Wednesdays, 11-noon, Prospect House, 1 Elgin Street (at King), Colborne, www. foodaddictsanonymous.org

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LIFESTYLES

Scouts help plant trees with Quinte Conservation

Scouts come across the field to plant trees off Frankford Road. Photo: Kate Everson

EMC News - Belleville - Quinte Conservation got a helping hand in planting trees last week. In fact, they got many helping hands. “We have Scouts from Second Sidney, Belleville, Trenton and Wooler,” said Scout co-ordinator Nick Fry. Fry said they have had the program for several years where Scouts plant trees. “They have planted millions across Canada,” he said. “It’s part of our environmental program.” He said they work with Quinte Conservation on those lands so they know the trees will not be harvested. Trees are planted as buffers and as part of reforestation. “We are planting 500 trees today,” said Quinte Conservation ecologist Tim Trustham. “We do this every spring.” The volunteers planted an assortment of white pine, white spruce and poplar on a field off Frankford Road west of Fox-

boro. “This is Quinte Conservation property,” Trustham said. “It was a donation 15 years ago.” He said this planting will work as a wind break and to buffer nutrients from going into the nearby creek. “We have been working on this property for the past three or four years,” he added. “It’s open and good soil.” He said some trees tolerate moisture and others don’t. They have to know where to plant each type of tree. The previous weekend the Scouts planted trees in Norwood. Nick Fry said there was a wind storm and they camped out. “They loved it,” he said smiling. “They Keegan and Kaitlyn Sponagle of 2nd Sidney Scouts plant trees. Their mother Lyn was also planting that day. Photo: Kate Everson dress warm and they are prepared.”

The Good Earth:

EMC Lifestyles - The emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis) is a dime-sized bug. It is emerald green in colour. It bores into ash trees and it kills them. It is everywhere. The wonderful English folk tune, The Ash Grove, will no longer be sung around campfires … fueled by dead ash trees, of course. Guess what Gentle Reader? I heard that exact in-depth analysis on the news the other night, except for the musical reference; I added that myself. Professionals in the green trade have been learning about and studying this wee chappie for over ten years now. EAB is a very serious pest that has and will continue to have a tremendous impact upon our forests, landscapes and pocketbook. Detroit, 2002, was when the EAB was really noticed. By then it had already infested many ash trees in Michigan … millions of them. In 2007, it was discovered in Toronto. Current estimates say in a few years all of Toronto’s 860,000 ash trees will be history. Folks, we talk about the land of the sil-

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ver birch, the iconic maple and even the stalwart oak. We seldom talk about ash unless we wax nostalgic about baseball bats and Sherwood hockey sticks. So here’s a number to try to comprehend, a forestry source says there are approximately seven billion ash trees in North America and every single one of them is threatened. Go online and type EAB, Ontario in your browser and check out the government sites. You can also visit any nursery in the area; they will have pertinent information. So how come we’re just hearing about it now? For some reason, EAB has not been in any rush to visit our fair part of the province. It has hitchhiked, likely in firewood, from Toronto to Ottawa and on into Quebec. I fully expect to see confirmation reports of this pest in Quinte this summer: I believe it is here but not yet officially identified. How do you know if your tree is infested? Unfortunately, many folk have lost their natural sensibilities, e.g. their subconscious connection with this good earth, and don’t really think of their trees as much more than a decoration. They will notice EAB when the tree no longer has leaves. GR, monitor your trees with the same zeal you use for dandelion patrol. Ash is a tough tree with few problems so declining health is your first clue. D-shaped wet spots and small holes in the bark is another. Oh yes, woodpecker sightings should increase. If you are concerned but unsure of your detection abilities, contact an arborist. (Ask how much an inspection costs.) What can you do? I asked two of our area’s leading arborists from Richardson’s Tree Service and The County Arborist. Both are in agreement that keeping your tree healthy is the first step in surviving an EAB movement through the area. So

Dan Clost practice good nutrition, proper pruning, a nice mulched area under the tree canopy for younger trees, and supplemental watering whenever in doubt. The next step is an injection of a pesticide that will kill the bug. There are several manufactured formulations, e.g. Acecap- acephate, Confidor- imidacloprid, and Tree-azinazadirachtin the preferred biological, you will know it better as Neem.  No doubt, there will be many more being presented to the Pesticide Management Regulation Agency for emergency use registration.  It really doesn’t matter the name, GR; what matters is what you want to do to save your tree. I’ll use a few figures from Mark Cullen concerning the cost of not spending a grand or so to save your tree. Consider a possibility of several thousands of dollars to remove it, another $500 or so to plant a replacement with the attendant wait of 30 or 40 years to regain the canopy and all of the increased costs associated with heating and cooling your house now that the protection is gone. Final comment: Ash trees are of the genus Fraxinus. Mountain ash is not; they are members of the Sorbus genus. EAB does not affect them.


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By Bill Freeman

Havelock - With tours of the Havelock Country Jamboree grounds, animals, musicians, a children’s treasure hunt based on the famous Havelock TD Bank robbery of 1961, Celebrate Havelock will be bigger, better and more entertaining than ever. Quickly becoming a signature event to open summertime fun in the area, the sixth annual Expo-like trade fair and showcase at the Havelock-Belmont-Methuen Community Centre May 11 promises to deliver everything and more visitors have come to expect when they browse the displays and exhibits of more than 50 vendors. The prize list had already topped the $5,000 mark three weeks before the event and organizers were expecting several more donations before the gates open. “There is excitement about the fact that it’s going to be bigger and better,” says committee chair Elmer Buchanan. “We’re spending more money on advertising so we’re expecting a bigger crowd this year. Our prizes are over $5,000 so that’s a major draw for us.” Last year, Celebrate Havelock drew over 1,000 people. In 2012 they advertised outside of the immediate postal code for the first time and were rewarded with lots of visitors from the Peterborough area.

“Now that we’re advertising further outside [the immediate area] I’m expecting we’re going to see a number of people from outside the community come and see what Havelock-BelmontMethuen has to offer,” Buchanan said. “We expect [attendance] to significantly increase with extra advertising.” “It is a festival of the community,” the retired teacher and former provincial minister of agriculture and rural affairs said. “We’re promoting Havelock and celebrating what we have here.” “I’m quite passionate about how we build community and this is [how we do it],” he said. The event receives major corporate support from sponsors like Unimin, Havelock Tim-Br Mart, Country 105 FM, Trent Hills Regional News, Havelock and District Lions Club, Havelock Country Jamboree, Sandwood Transport, Havelock Metals, Community Futures, Federal Economic Development Agency, Deal Taxi and Havelock Pharmacy as well as vendors who donate gifts. Top-end prizes include a STIHL chainsaw with brush-cutter and protective gear donated by Unimin, a Country 105 prize package that includes two tickets to the Peterborough Charlie Pride concert, two day passes to the Havelock Jamboree donated by the Jamboree, a barbeque and fire pit from Havelock Tim-Br Mart, four tickets to the Mosport NASCAR Labour Day

weekend donated by Sandwood Transport, a Copperhill solar system, four chairs and an outdoor fire pit donated by Brett Funeral Chapel and a spa day at Perfection Plus. Visitors will each get one of the 750 complimentary tote bags. “If prizes are going to draw you there are

some significant prizes,” committee member Brian Grattan says. Tim Hortons Havelock has also donated 200 lanyards for vendors, committee members and volunteers. The vendors’ list is broad and eclectic and Continued on page 7

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includes businesses, organizations, agencies and emergency services. There will demonstrations by K-9 Komfort Inn, firefighters and local jiu jitsu students; animals from Elmlea Farms, entertainment upstairs by the Havelock Jammers, the Norwood District High School guitar club and blues musician and multiple Juno nominee Al Lerman; bouncy castles and a gardening workshop. There will be food available upstairs and downstairs. “Celebrate Havelock gives opportunities for not-for-profits and businesses to showcase what they do,” says Buchanan People get to “see what’s in their community. We’re always looking to get people out who have businesses [here] but don’t have exposure on the main street so it’s an attempt to bring together people and expose that business to folks.” “People also think the prizes are fantastic and are impressed that they are so numerous.”

Celebrate Havelock falls on Mother’s Day weekend and Buchanan says they’ve had some fun incorporating the occasion into the event with women receiving complimentary fudge. There will be draws each hour for bouquets of mixed flowers donated by Blooms and Blossoms. “We’re doing more of a theme this year and having flowers and fudge. We’re trying to incorporate Mother’s Day into the day and do it with a lot of prizes. It’s fun and entertaining too.” They’re also utilizing the parkland adjacent to the arena more dramatically than they did last year and will also run a bus tours from the community centre to the Jamboree grounds. Parking will be at the elementary school next door with a shuttle bus there to transport people who don’t want to walk. Celebrate Havelock will also collect donations for the food bank and give each donor a free raffle draw ticket.

The sixth edition of Celebrate Havelock will have something for everyone. The 1st Havelock Scouts will be one of the exhibitors at the community showcase May 11 at the HBM Community Centre. Photo: Bill Freeman

Havelock-Belmont-Methuen Deputy-mayor Andy Sharpe showcased his woodworking talents at last year’s Celebrate Havelock showcase. He was joined by his daughter Melina. Photo: Bill Freeman

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Community Care EMS Employment Planning & Counselling Havelock & District ATV Club Havelock Fire Department Havelock Masonic Lodge Havelock Minor Hockey Havelock Pentecostal Kids Club Havelock Scouts Havelock Belmont Methuen & District C of C Havelock Belmont Methuen Community Policing Ontario Provincial Police Peterborough Community Help Centre Peterborough Economic Development TEACH Centre Tim Horton’s Peterborough CFDC Trent Hills Regional News/EMC Federal Economic Development Agency - Southern Ontario Havelock Pharmacy Havelock Lions Club

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COMING EVENTS

All You Can Eat Roast Beef Buffet, Saturday, May 4th at Petherick Corners Lodge Hall. Starting at 5 p.m. Adults $12.00, children 12 and under $5.00. Everyone welcome. Craft Sale St. George’s Anglican Church Hastings. June 28 & 29. 9 am - 3 pm. Limited vendors space available. Phone 705-696-2451 Also $5 space for flea market Saturday May 11.

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Live Pro Wrestling, Sunday, May 5, doors open at 3:30. Madoc Kiwanis Hall. For tickets call 613-473-0318, $10/person or 3 for $25 in advance or $15 at the door.

IN MEMORIAM

ANNIVERSARY

MARY Lillian PIGDEN October 19, 1922 - May 4

FOR SALE

New Rental PricesStirling Lions Hall. Available for receptions, dances and catering. $100 without the bar, $200 with bar. Call: 613-395-2227 or 613-438-3418

FOR SALE

FOR SALE

LAWN & GARDEN

CEDAR POSTS,poles and rails (New) Various sizes bark on or machine peeled. Also firewood year round. Call Greg Davis 613-478-2103

Maytag Atlantis Washer and Dryer. On Maintenance contract since new. Asking $200 Call 613-966-3337

Design Today! Choose Brittany Dawn Design for All of your gardening needs at a rate larger companies can’t offer! 613-661-6680 www. brittanydawndesign.com

22’ Starcraft boat, with motor and trailer. Also 9.9 hp Johnson motor. 2 down-riggers, 2 salmon fishing rods and reels, fishfinder and radio. All in good working order. Ask- Flooring deals, berber ing $4,000. 613-475-5457 carpet 99 cents sq. ft.; 12 or 613-475-5069. mm laminate $1.49/sq. ft.; modern cut/loop carpet AquaMaster softeners. 1.49/sq. ft.; Free shop at Rated #1 in Canada! Rent, home service. Saillian Car1-800-578-0497, purchase or finance. Only pets available at Water Source (905)373-2260. 613-968-6256. Hardwood lumber, maple, oak, ash, birch. $1/bf. Cedar posts- 10’ long. Cherry $2/bf. 10”-6” across top and 705-653-5624. smaller. $4/post. 613-478-2618 or 613-478-6481 after 5.

Quinte Cat Show May 11 & 12, 2013 Quinte Curling Club 246 Bridge, W., Belleville, ON 9:00 am - 4:30 pm Children (5-12) & Seniors $5 Adults $7 - Cash only For more information , Contact JoAnne Lynch at 613-966-5689 or Mike Dalpee at 613-392-8282 after 5 pm

FOR SALE

FOR SALE

FOR SALE

Central Boiler outdoor FurnaCeS Wood Furna eS

ANNIVERSARY

Starting at

New Rototillers starting at $559. New Husqvarna 21 hp 42 inch deck hydrostatic drive tractors $1699 New Ariens riding tractors 22 hp 42 inch deck hydrostatic drive $1900 Husqvarna Push mowers $299 many new models in stock call Belmont Engine Repair and Marine 705-778-3838 or 888-567-2565 Stove Pellets, 40 lbs bags, $4.75 per bag plus HST. Low Ash/moisture, high BTU. shavings@live.com or 613-847-5457

MORTGAGES

MORTGAGES

Delivery and maintenance package included. Limited time offer. Instant rebates up to $1,000.

WE’VE MOVED!

The EMC is now located at

EMC Classifieds

1-888-967-3237

STAG & DOES

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STAG & DOES

CREDIT PROBLEMS? I HAVE SOLUTIONS! Andrea Johnston A.M.P

250 Sidney St.

Buy 1 weekfree ! get 1

Residential items only

ONE YEAR AGO today we lost the most Wonderful mom, grandmother, and Great-grandmother, we remember, Love and miss her everyday... “Mary’s Family”

• Renewals • Mortgages & Loans • Leasing - 1st, 2nd & Private Mortgages/Loans • Free Down Payment Program OAC • • Bank turn downs, self employed welcomed

STAG & DOES

Belleville (behind Avaya). Deadline for classified ads is Mondays at 3 pm.

200 Dundas Street E, Suite 305 Belleville, ON K8N 1E3 Office: 613-968-5151 Toll Free: 1-888-216-7770 ext 306 Email: andrea005@sympatico.ca Web:

Call 613-966-2034

BUCK & DOE for

BOBBY SOLMES & ASHLEY BROEK CL423913

May 11 • 8:00 pm Stoco Hall Tickets $10 at the door

CENTRAL BOILER 2013 MARCH REBATE

HONEY fOr salE Twin Sisters Hive & Honey Products

Save up to $750 on selected models

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

FRANKFORD, ON 613.398.1611 BANCROFT, ON 613.332.1613

Chesher Bros Inc. are now dealers for

Call 613-827-7277

Ron Anderson

Roof Painting • Barn Painting

AND

• New Steel • Barn Board, Floors, Beams, • Joists, Doors & some Concrete

For more information, give us a call or stop in to check out these high quality products. 2152B Frankford Rd. Frankford, ON 613-398-1611 www.chesher.ca

Open Saturdays only, 10 am-4pm. FARM

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All claims against the estate of Adeline Maye Bush, late of the City of Belleville, County of Hastings, who died on or about 23 March 2013, must be filed with the undersigned estate solicitor on or before 10 May 2013, 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 11th day of April 2013. Brad Comeau – Estate Solicitor 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

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

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WOOD HEAT SOLUTIONS

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS

MOORE – In loving memory of John Leslie Moore, who left us on May 6, 2012 You are beside us in all we do, Your love and guidance still sees us through. Then nothing can ever take away The love our hearts hold dear, Fond memories linger every day Remembrance keeps you near. Dearly loved, and greatly missed! Sharon, Christina, Michael and Shari, Audrey, Lila and the Moore, Acker, and Rathwell Families

231 Frankford Road, Stirling

Call for more information Your local DEALER

NOTICES

FARM

OUTDOOR FURNACES

• Power washing & Sandblasting (Buildings & Roofs)

All Work Guaranteed

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NOTICES

FSCO Lic# M08002475 Broker# 10202 Independently Owned and Operated

FARM

SALE ENDS MAY 15/13

NOTICES

www.mortgagesbyandrea.com

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Yes, memory has a magic way, Of keeping loved ones near, Ever close in mind and heart, Are the ones we hold most dear.

613-374-2566

METRO CITY MORTGAGES

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HAPPY 70th ANNIVERSARY Allan and Jean Baker A celebration will be held Sunday, May 19, 2013 2-4 p.m. Millenium Room, Norwood Community Centre Best Wishes Only

No further away than a picture, A smile or remembered phrase, Our loved ones live in memory, So close in many ways.

Godfrey, ON

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. Standing timber, hard maple, soft maple, ash, red and white oak, etc. Quality workmanship g u a r a n t e e d . (613)847-1665.

5,990

THE

WANTED

White Cedar trees for landscaping and hedges, 4’-6’ tall, $6 each. 613-473-4017.

$

FURNACE BROKER

Rototiller for sale, Ariens 5 h.p., forward and reverse, 613-962-6176.

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CARD OF THANKS

CLASSIFIED

613-395-2857 1-800-290-3496

B Section EMC - Thursday, May 2, 2013

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Word Ad Deadline: Monday at 3 p.m.

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1-888-967-3237

B17


2 bedroom apartment with hardwood floors in living room. Fridge, stove & heat included, laundry facilities in building. $775/mth + hydro.

Kenmau Ltd. (Since 1985)

Property Management

613-392-2601

TrenTon WeST Side

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TrenTon WeST Side

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FOR RENT

2 bedroom apt, close to school and downtown. Fridge, stove, heat, hydro & water included. $825.

Kenmau Ltd. (Since 1985)

Property Management

613-392-2601

1-888-478-7169 www.realstar.ca

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334 Dundas St. E., Belleville Fantastic 1, 2 and 2 bdrm lrg suites. GREAT PRICE! Indoor pool, gym, social rm with events, laundry. Office open daily, drop in today. GREAT MOVE-IN INCENTIVES!

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Kenmau Ltd.

613-392-2601

BELLEVILLE WEST SIdE

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

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HIDDEN GEM

Bay Terrace Apartments

Heart of Hastings Hospice Box 624, 17 McKenzie Street Madoc, ON K0K 2K0 Attn: Personnel Committee Fax: (613) 473-4070 Email: rdullege@yahoo.ca

Spacious 1 bedroom with private entrance. Fridge, stove and water included. $650/ mth + heat and hydro.

Kenmau Ltd. (Since 1985)

Property Management

613-392-2601

Kenmau Ltd. Belleville

East side (Albert St.) spacious 2 bedroom apartment with private entrance. Fridge, stove, heat, hydro & water included. $950/mth East side (Turnbull St.) 1 bedroom with fridge, stove & water included, $635/mth + heat & hydro East side (Albert St.) 1 bedroom with fridge, stove & water included, $525/mth + heat & hydro

Mortgage Solutions Purchases, Consolidations, Construction. Lower than bank posted rates (OAC) On-Site Private Funds for credit issues, discharged bankrupts and BFS without proven income. Chase Financial 1-613-384-1301 Chase Financial o/b 835289 Ontario Inc. Brokerage License #10876 Thinking of buying a home, refinancing your mortgage, consolidating debts? Save money, call 24-hour hotline 1-800-935-0626 ext 1. www. centum.ca/stella_kemdirim. Centum Power Financial Inc. #11993, 1-866-707-2733.

FINANCIAL / INCOME TAX

Immediate Position Application deadline is May 17, 2013 Please apply by mail, fax or email to:

(YEOMANS ST) Attractive 3 bedroom apartment with fridge, stove, heat, hydro & water included. $950/mth (Since 1985)

HELP WANTED

Qualifications: • 5 years nursing experience and current license to practice in Ontario • Superior interpersonal skills and approaches in personal/family-centred care • Experience and knowledge in palliative care and provisional services • Leadership skills involving volunteers • Ability to flex hours, including some weekends and on-call • Excellent computer skills in Office and financial programs, etc. • Current Ontario driver’s license and auto insurance, and access to reliable vehicle

BELLEVILLE WEST SIDE

Property Management

HELP WANTED

Responsibilities and duties would include, but not limited to, policies, planning and implementation of programs, financial and human resource management.

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217 Bridge St. E. Fantastic 1 & 2 bdrm suites, UTILITIES INCLUDED! Laundry, social rm with events, u/g pkg, secure bldg., on-site mgmt. Call today for your tour! 613-968-9800 www.realstar.ca

HELP WANTED

The Director of Heart of Hastings Hospice is responsible for the overall management of the planning and delivery of its programs.

Stunning SuiteS!

The Parkwood

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

Debt Relief Allen Madigan Certified Credit cousellor. Solving financial problems for over 15 years. Renew hope seniors respected. Free confidential consultation. 613-779-8008 You’ll be

LD FOR SOSALE on the EMC

CLASSIFIEDS

HELP WANTED

FULL TIME & PART TIME Contract Drivers

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

“We Need You!” Carrier Routes Available

ROUTE

# PAPERS

MAIN STREET

60

Country Club Dr.

Belleville

FO007

59

Montrose Road.

Belleville

FO011

55

Colonial Road

Belleville

FA001

95

Tracey St.

Belleville

FA009

39

Harris Cres

Belleville

FA010

37

Valleyview Cres.

Belleville

FA018

117

Progress Ave.

Belleville

FA019

86

Lemoine St.

Belleville

Call Kenmau Ltd.

FB017

126

Lewis St.

Belleville

613-392-2601

FB018

144

Pepper Ave

Belleville

FB021

109

Wellingston Cres.

Belleville

FB024

85

Charlotte St

Belleville

Property Management (Since 1985)

• Receive your own pay cheque! • Paid every two weeks • Once a week delivery • Weekends Off • Save money for school! NO COLLECTIONS!

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Melissa • Belleville West • 613-920-2619 Kristy • Belleville East • 613-921-1715 Nancy • Brighton and Colborne • 613-475-2914 Linda • North West • 705-868-7027 Cindy • North East • 613-920-4369 Cindy • QW Trenton & Stirling & Frankford • 613-920-4369

B18

B Section EMC - Thursday, May 2, 2013

FOR RENT

FOR RENT

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.

Norwood- Upper unit 2 bedroom, 2 bath. Step down to large living room. Washer, dryer, dishwasher. $995, heat, hydro included. No pets or smoking. Available May 1st. 705-639-8992.

House for rent Available June 1st 2 large bedrooms with view of Rice Lake. Fridge, stove, washer, dryer and freezer. Basic satellite, internet and phone and hydro included. 23 minutes to Peterborough and 12 minutes to Hastings. Basement occupied. Located on just short of an acre. Non smokers only. $1100/mth. Call 705-456-5149

FOR RENT 160 COCKBURN ST CAMPBELLFORD

Perfect For Mature Tenants SECURE ENTRANCE Lndry Rm on Each Flr LOVELY + SPACIOUS! Lrg 2 BDRM + Balcony Storage Room In Suite New Floors+ Upgrades $1060 Includes Utils/Prkg 705 653-3784 or 416 638-9633

Havelock- 2 bedroom, clean, newly decorated, main floor, private entrance, heat included. No smoking, no pets. First, last and references required. $750/month. Available July 1st. 705-696-2970. Havelock- 4 bedroom. Clean, well maintained, backyard, $950/month, heat included. No smoking, no pets, first, last and references required. Available June 1st. 705-696-2970.

campbellfordapartments.com

2 bedroom apartment, $700/month plus heat and hydro. Laundry facilities, balcony, mature building. No pets. (613)242-8437

Need a home? Call the Hastings Housing Resource Centre. Services offered in Belleville, Quinte West, North and Centre Hastings. (613)969-1748.

HELP WANTED

HELP WANTED

HELP WANTED

SOS Online Services PC LAW • SIMPLY • QUICKBOOKS Virtual Accounting & Training Year-End Prep & Reconciliations • Word Processing Laser Cheque Stock (MinQ 50/ MaxQ 2500)

Need HELP??? Phone S.O.S. 1-877-263-HELP (4357)

www.careeredge.on.ca CAREER EDGE OFFERS FREE EMPLOYER SERVICES Advertise your Job Vacancies Pre-Screen applicants for a suitable match Provide Wage Subsidies for eligible candidates to assist with training costs Assist with Career Fairs - Provide Interview Facilities For Information Contact Lynn Kelly: lynnk@careeredge.on.ca Kim Boomhower: kimb@careeredge.on.ca 81 Dundas St. West, Trenton On K8V 3P4, (613) 392-9157

a Division of Cascades Canada ULC. is part of the Norampac group, a major Canadian manufacturer of corrugated products and folding cartons. Requires:

LOCATION

FO005

COMMERCIAL RENT

CL416704

FOR RENT

Bedding & Feed: Shavings for $4.75/each, bedding pellets for $4.00/each, Tiz Whiz grain for $15/each and Triple Crown grain for $25/each. plus HST. shavings@live.com or 613-847-5457

Hospice Director Full Time Position

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

For sale, strawberry plants .30 each; red raspberry canes $1.50 each; asparagus crowns $1 each. Farm land for rent, Best Berry Farm, Hwy 45, south of Norwood. 705-639-1472.

Human Resources Manager

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2011 Ford Ranger Sport Super Cab. White. 6 cyl., standard transmission. Ford warranty. Cruise control, tilt steering, air conditioning, CD player. Many extras. 21,500 kms. Private sale. $15,900. 613-475-3008.

MORTGAGES

PETS

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Barn Repairs, Steel roof repairs, Barn boards, Beam repairs, Sliding doors, Eavestroughs, Screw nailing, Roof painting, Barn painting. Call John VEHICLES 2011 fiberglass trailer for 613-392-2569. 2. Water tank, sink, stove, 1994 Ford 4.9 cu 180000 fridge, air. 14” wheels. km in A one shape. Etest- Back door. Weighs 1100 HELP WANTED ed and safety. Leave mes- lbs. As new. sage 613-967-3805 613-969-1814. 2004 34’ Triple E Embassy V10. 30,000 kms. Slide-out. Sleeps 6. Generator. Selling due to health reasons. Asking $35,000. 613-392-7762.

LIVESTOCK

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

FARM

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FARM

TRAILERS / RV’S

WANTED

(Permanent Position) Challenge: • Advise and support Management in their various interactions with employees • Ensure the Company’s principles of philosophy are implemented, applied and respected • Provide assistance on employee relations matters • Responsible for Health & Safety, recruiting, training, compensation and other areas relevant to the position • Responsible for leading/facilitating various Continuous Improvement initiatives in areas of Health and Safety and Company Philosophy Qualifications: • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Relations or equivalent • Minimum 5 years relevant work experience, preferably in the manufacturing industry • Hands-on experience with Health & Safety Program Management and Joint Health and Safety Committees • Sense of initiative • Experience in facilitating and leading continuous improvement initiatives • Good leadership and good communication skills in order to support the management team and maintain good relations with employees Please submit your resume, including proof of education, to:

edna_linton@cascades.com

Or by Fax: 905-372-4663 by May 10, 2013 TRAVEL/VACAT/COTTG TRAVEL/VACAT/COTTG TRAVEL/VACAT/COTTG Do you have a passion for travel? Enjoy the benefits of creating your own business. For people about to retire, stay at home parents and social networking enthusiasts. Join the Expedia CruiseShipCentersteam of travel professionals. Contact Erin Billings: ebillings@cruiseshipcenters.com Phone: 613-969-0899 TICO# 50008131

CL411542


FOR RENT

NOTICES

PERSONAL

HELP WANTED

BUSINESS SERVICES

BUSINESS SERVICES

Bachelor apartment, 12 miles north of Belleville, near Plainfield. Heat, hydro and cable included, $ 4 9 0 / m o n t h . 613-477-3377.

TRUE PSYCHICS For Answers CALL NOW 24/7 Toll-free 1-877-342-3032 mobile #4486 www.truepsychics.ca

Lady looking for male (55-65), who likes camping, swimming, dining out, travelling. Reply Box NR, c/o The EMC, P.O.Box 158, Smiths Falls, ON K7A 4T1.

HELP WANTED! Make $1000 weekly mailing brochures from home! No experience required. Start immediately! www.themailinghub.com

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

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

REAL ESTATE SERVICES

REAL ESTATE SERVICES

Sales Representative

Rideau Town and Country Realty Ltd, Brokerage

613-273-5000

Mallorytown: Rural, private, surveyed, treed lot with partly constructed, new, 2000 sq. ft., dwelling and garage. $82,000 o.b.o. Hobby/horse farm: 112 acres. Classy, like new 7 room bungalow, large modern barn. $279,500. 1800’ waterfront: 13 rental cottages, like new 7 room home. Motivated seller. $760,000. Westport: Majestic hilltop 10 room home. 24 min. from Kingston. Steeped in Bedford Mills history. 6.3 acres, garage, artist studio, 546’ waterfront. $289,000. 1000’ Waterfront trailer camp: Yearly sites. Licensed coffee shop. Room to expand. 200 acre horse farm: Terrific large barns, indoor exercise barn. 2 lovely homes. $499,000. Waterfalls: 39 scenic wooded acres with creek, waterfalls, drilled well. A nature lover’s dream complete with 35’ camper home. $69,000. Easy commute to Kingston. 1.55 acre: treed streamside village lot, $17,700. $500 down O.A.C. WANTED Contractor buys properties in need of repair or renovation for top cash price. Cash Buyer seeking small hobby or horse farm with reasonable barn and house. Any location considered. Property Wanted: Top cash for waterfront home or large cottage, easy commuting distance to Brockville, Belleville or Kingston.

HELP WANTED

HELP WANTED

Summer at the Lake/Spring Fishing. From $300/week, free kids program. Let us host fishing derby for $1,295, 50+ people www.christielakecottages.com 613-267-3470.

HELP WANTED ATTENTION CAN YOU SPEAK TWO LANGUAGES? We have a job for you! Desperately seeking translators. No experience required. Full/Part/Time Limited positions. w w w. o n l i n e t r a n s l a t o rsneeded.com HELP WANTED!!! $28/hour. Undercover Shoppers Needed to judge retail and dining establishments. Genuine opportunity. PT/FT experience no required. If you can shop you are qualified! www.myshopperjobs.com

PHARMACY ASSISTANT wanted immediately for Brighton PharmaPlus. Part-time. Experience is an asset. Reply in store with resume.

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

1 ad 4 newspapers 1 small price Wedding Announcements

St.Paul’s United Church is seeking a Music Director Apply by May 15th, 2013 to stpaulsstirling@gmail.com or mail to: St. Paul’s UC Music Box 610, 104 Church St. Stirling, ON K0K 3E0 Phone 613-395-5072

Call 613-966-2034 x 560 or 1-888-967-3237

HELP WANTED

HELP WANTED

starting from

$20.95

1 column, without photo

OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR

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IKO recognizes that its success is due to the strength of its employees. A primary goal of IKO is to promote individual employee’s sense of accomplishment and contribution, so that employees enjoy their association with IKO. The Company invests in its employees so they are the most knowledgeable in the industry, and undertakes great efforts, including a goal of promoting from within, to nurture loyalty to IKO. We are pleased to offer competitive compensation, a progressive and challenging workplace, and a commitment to teamwork and integrity. We thank all applicants for your interest, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

Garage Sale Ads

$

Expression of Interest for Interested Parties to provide a site location for the Proposed Belleville Police Service Facility for the City of Belleville EOI No. CAO-2013-01

starting at

12.75

2nd Week FREE PLUS 2 FREE Signs Friday and Saturday, May 3, 4, 8 a.m., 57 Stanley Park Drive, Belleville. Tools, collectibles, jewellery, something for everyone.

HELP WANTED

The City of Belleville invites interested parties to submit responses to this Expression of Interest (EOI) for potential site locations within the City of Belleville boundaries for the Proposed Police Service Facility for the City of Belleville. The response must meet all Provincial legislative and local by-law requirements. Belleville’s City Council has directed staff to form a steering committee and investigate options for a Police Facility. Further, the Belleville Police Facility Project Steering Committee will review all options presented during the Expression of Interest process. Expression of Interest documents are available by downloading from www.city.belleville.on.ca or at the Finance Department, Purchasing Services, City Hall, first floor, 169 Front Street, Belleville, Ontario, K8N 2Y8, where sealed bids, clearly marked as to contents and submitted in the envelope using the submission label provided for the purpose, will be accepted until 1:00 p.m. local time on Thursday, May 16, 2013. The City of Belleville reserves the right to accept or reject any submission. Expression of Interest Information Contact: Rick Kester, CAO Tel. (613) 967-3268 Email: rkester@city.belleville.on.ca HELP WANTED

Expression of Interest Document Contact: Yasmina Jamal, Purchasing Supervisor Tel 613-968-6481 Ext 3301/ 3203 yjamal@city.belleville.on.ca

HELP WANTED

IKO Industries Ltd. is a global leader in the manufacturing of roofing and building materials. IKO is a Canadian owned and operated business with production facilities worldwide. We are currently seeking the position below at our Madoc, ON facility where we mine and manufacture coloured granules for our shingles.

MAINTENANCE OFFICE SUPPORT CONTRACT POSITION

Key Qualifications: • Completion of a secondary school diploma (post-secondary education an asset) • Previous work experience in an Administrative and/or Purchasing role • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Suites. (Advanced Level) • Excellent verbal and written communication • Strong time and project management, organizational and analytical skills • Able to multi task while managing demanding and frequent deadlines • Strong work ethics, detail oriented • Able to work both independently and as part of a team • Professional “can-do” attitude, willing to “step up to the plate” when needed

Please email your resume to: tammy.tenbult@iko.com

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

Huge indoor YARD SALE Grace United Church Steve Collins, Insulation85 Dundas St. E Blown cellulose, attics, Trenton walls, floors. Save money MAY 3RD & 4TH -live comfortably. Warm in 9 AM - 1 pm winter, cool in summer. Quality work since 1974. Moving sale 134 River Free estimates. Call Heights Rd., Marmora Sat(613)847-6791. urday, May 4. Includes: twin beds, canopy bed, Roger’s Mobile Wash and many household furnishDetailing: For all your ings and items. washing needs. Auto, Multi family Yard Sale Boats, RVs, Homes, 1568 Airport Parkway. Decks, Patios, Driveways, Saturday May 4th Heavy Equipment, and 8 am - 4 pm Monument cleaning. Also, Boat & motor, 2 bathroom Store Front, and Graffiti cleaning. Bug Spraying vanities,5th wheel trailer available. Free Estimates hitch, stabilizer jack, elecHome 613-962-8277 or tric fireplace, wood stove, much more No Junk. Cell 613-885-1908.

HELP WANTED

IKO Industries Ltd. is a global leader in the manufacturing of roofing and building materials. IKO is a Canadian owned and operated business with production facilities worldwide. We are currently seeking the position below at our Madoc, ON facility where we mine and manufacture coloured granules for our shingles.

Core Responsibilities: • Strong customer service, data entry and reception skills • Maintain current versions of all policies/procedures and safety documentation • Collect, record and analyze data relating to health, safety, environmental, production and contractor programs • New Hire & Contractor Health & Safety orientation • Maintain office supply inventory • General knowledge of accounts receivable • Contact suppliers in order to schedule or expedite deliveries and to resolve shortages, missed or late deliveries • Prepare purchase orders • Respond to customer and supplier inquiries about order status, changes, or cancellations • Track the status of requisitions, contracts, and orders • Maintain current versions of MSDS • Provide guards with current shift assignments, production schedules and phone lists • Order flowers/food baskets, cakes for employee celebrations • Order lunches for meetings • Maintain sign in board; open, date stamp and distribute incoming mail • Back-up for Production Clerk

HAVE YOU BEEN DENIED Canada Pension Plan Disability Benefits? The Disability Claims Advocacy Clinic can help. Contact Allison Schmidt at 1-877-793-3222 www.dcac.ca

TENDERS

GARAGE SALE

exams? Have health problems, smoke or are overweight? Canada Protection Plan could save you 30% on life insurance! Call today 1-877-663-9090 Hardwood Floor Installation and resurfacing. Ceramics. Light renovations and upgrades. Over 30 years experience. Please call for free estimate 613-394-1908.

TENDERS

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Kingston 613-449-1668

simple work. P/T-F/T. Can Pet Friendly Cottage Chris- be done from home. Actie Lake, sleeps 11, lots of ceptance guaranteed, no privacy. Contact for pictures. experience required, no fees, all welcome. www.hiSteveday13@yahoo.ca ringcanada.com

TENDERS

Core Responsibilities: • Research part/component information using various sources (web, manuals, catalogues, etc.) • Create detailed Bill of Materials (BOM) and spare part lists for critical equipment. • Request/maintain item numbers using MAPICS, and MP2. • Establish (set-up/label) electrical and wear parts in inventory. • Assist with coordinating parts standardization • Read & interpret schematics, drawings and manuals • Data entry with 100% accuracy Key Qualifications: • Completion of a secondary school diploma (post-secondary education an asset) • Advanced Excel • Mechanical aptitude • General electrical background with knowledge of electrical components and parts • Keen organizational skills • Excellent verbal and written communication • Strong time, project management and analytical skills • Able to multi task while managing demanding and frequent deadlines • Strong work ethics, detail oriented • Able to work both independently and as part of a team • Professional “can-do” attitude

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Gerry Hudson

HELP WANTED! Men &

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR Sunday Worship Service and Sunday St. George’s Anglican Church, 38 MADOC School at Frankford United Church 10:30 Bridge St South, in Hastings Spring Lun- ANNUAL ELECTION, Royal Canadian COLBORNE am. All are Welcome! cheon, May 3, from 11:30 AM to 1 PM. Legion, Madoc Br. 363. Sunday May 5, $8.00 per person. Discuss your child’s development, 1 pm. All paid up members are asked to atspeech and behaviour on Wednesdays at HASTINGS tend. Let your vote make a difference! Colborne Public School, 8 Alfred Street, TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) HAVELOCK Colborne,10:00 – 11:00 am. For more meetings Wednesdays at the Trinity United Traditional Country Music Jam MARMORA information please contact Cheryl McMur- Church, Hastings. Weigh-in 5:15-6:15pm Sessions at the Havelock Ol’ Town Hall, ray, Northumberland Child Development and meeting 6:30-7:30 pm. Join anytime. every Wednesday. Doors open at 12:00, Crowe Valley Lions organize Euchre Fridays, 7:30 p.m. in Deloro Hall. Bring Centre, 905-885-8137 x209 or toll free at For info Kathy (705) 696-3359 Music at 1:00. Bring your instruments light lunch 1-866-218-1427. cheryl@ncdcent.com Vocalese, Sunday, May 5, 7 p.m., and your voice. Musicians and visitors Sat May 4, 9 to 11 am. Marmora and Trinity United Church, 3 Albert St., Hast- welcomed and encouraged. FOXBORO Lake Community Trees 2013 Giveaway, ings. Tickets $10 from choir members or Benefit Dance for Jeremy Hop- Memorial Park, Hwy 7. Trees and shrubs Thursday May 9 Auction, Emmanuel at the door. kins (King) May 4, Havelock Commu- are free in limited quantities to residents. United Church, 458 Ashley, Foxboro. nity Centre, 8:00-1:00. Ticket $10.00 per New items, talents, dinners, one-of-a kind YMCA Northumberland Ontario person available at Havelock Timbrmart Donations accepted. Early Years Centre, 6 Albert St E, Hastings. crafts, specialty baking and pies. Viewing ,Drain Brother, The Ranch Restaurant Marmora Legion Bid Euchre every at 5:45 p.m. Auction starts at 6:30. $1 entry Open 5 days a week. Info: www.ymcan- or at door. Monday starting at 1 p.m. Bingo every includes beverage and bid card. Info from orthumberland.com or 705-696-1353 Monday at 7 pm Carolyn Dafoe at 613 968 4820 Hastings Legion, Zumba classes Havelock Odd Fellows Brunch, Marmora Diners: Wednesday, May Sunday May 5, All you can eat pancakes, Gilead Cemetery Meeting, May every Monday night. $3.00 per person. sausage, eggs, bacon, coffee, tea & juice. 8. Marmora and District community Centre 5, 2 pm, Gilead Community Centre, 420 Everyone welcome. Info: Vicky at 705- 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. Adults $6.00, Under (Arena), Victoria Ave. Lunch is served at 696-2363 Bronk Rd. South. 12:00 noon. Please bring your own plate, 12 $3.00. cup, and cutlery. Program opened to seniors St. George’s Anglican Church, 38 FRANKFORD Bridge St South, Hastings Flea Market, Bingo every Wednesday at Have- and adults with physical disabilities. lock Community Centre sponsored by Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) May 11, 9am-4pm. To rent a table for the Havelock Lions. Doors open at 5:30 St. Andrews United Church Marmora, $5.00 contact Phyllis at 705-696-2451 Weekly Meetings, Wednesday Evenings, p.m. Early birds 7:00 p.m., regular start New to You Spring Sale, May 4, 8:30 am 7-8 p.m. Holy Trinity Anglican Church, or John at 705-778-2529. 7:30 p.m. Info: Lion John at tapa1944@ to 12:00pm. 60 North Trent St. Frankford. For more Hastings Village Market opens on yahoo.ca 705 778 7362. MUSIC: ‘Amazing Jam’, 2nd Sunday of information call Fern 613-395-2345 Saturday, May 4, 8:00 - 1:00 in the Post each month, 3-5 pm, The Marmora Inn, 29 Havelock’s Wellness Program at Alcoholics Anonymous Keep office parking lot. Crafts, home baking, Bursthall St.. Bring your instruments, voices the Town Hall, 8 Mathison St. in Havelock, It Simple Group, 8 pm every Thursday at plants, preserves and fresh local vegetables and songs. Folk, blues, country, punk and from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm every Tuesday Holy Trinity Anglican Church Hall, 60 and fruits in season. New vendors welcome. more. All acoustic instruments welcome. and Thursday. 10-11 exercise and 11-12 Trent St. N. (rear), Frankford. Info: www. Theo 705-696-2027 various activities. Call (705)778-7831 613-395-3257 or 2james@kos.net quintewestaa.org or 1-866-951-3711

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR P.E. COUNTY THE MAGICAL History Tour, Car Rally & Poker Run, May 11, sponsored by the Friends of the Museums of Prince Edward County. Starts from Ameliasburg Town Hall, 12 Coleman St. To register or for info, contact 613-476-4775. PICTON AFTERNOON Shout Sister Choir welcomes new members. Practices are Wednesdays, 2-4 p.m., St Mary Magdalene Church, 335 Main St, Picton. www.shoutsisterchoir.ca CONSECON LEGION: Every Thursday night, Mixed Fun Darts Consecon Legion, 7 pm. Saturday May 4, Chinese Auction 2-5:30pm. Food available. Also Note : Daily Breakfast cancelled until further notice

QUEENSBOROUGH QUEENSBOROUGH COMMUNITY Centre Pancake Breakfast, Sunday, May 5, 8am-noon. Adults $8, children 6-12 years $4, under 5 free. 1853 Queensborough Rd. Info: 613 473-4550

STIRLING WEEKLY MONDAY Night Bingo, Upstairs of Stirling Arena. Cards on sale at 6:15pm. Starts at 6:50pm. Proceeds to support community projects. Sponsored by Stirling & District Lions Club. STIRLING AUTOMOTIVE & Antique Flea Market, May 4 & 5, 9am-5pm. Rec Centre, Stirling Fairgrounds. Inside and outside vendors. www.stirlingfair.com BID EUCHRE, Fridays, 7:30 pm, River Valley Community Hall. Ladies please bring a light lunch. Info: 613-395-5190.

STIRLING BLOOD Pressure Clinic: Thursday, May 9. 204 Church St, Seniors Building Common Room from 9 AM to 12PM. Program opened to seniors and adults with physical disabilities. STIRLING FESTIVAL Theatre: Friday May 3, 2pm & 8pm For the Love oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Nat, a music tribute to Nat King Cole starring Dean Hollin. All Seats $32.50. Info:613395-2100 or 1-877-312-1162 or www. stirlingfestivaltheathre.com THE MILLPOND Chorus - Stirling and area community choir practices Monday evenings at 7 p.m. at St. Paulâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s United Church Stirling. New members welcome. For further info call Helen 398-7573. CLUB 55, Stirling Legion - no euchre for May.

TRENTON RUMMAGE SALE, Friday, May 3, 9 am-2 pm, Saturday May 4, 9 am-1 pm. Grace United Church, 85 Dundas St. E. Trenton. Something for everyone. TOASTMASTERS INTERNATIONAL, Trenton Library. Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday, 6:30-8 pm. New members and guests welcome. THE ANNUAL General Meeting of the Trent Port Historical Society, Wednesday, May 8,, 7:30 p.m, Trenton Town Hall 1861 (55 King St., Trenton). Info: Mike Roussakis at mike.roussakis@sympatico.ca. TRENTON SENIORS Club 105 Indoor Yard Sale, Sat. May 4, 8am - 2pm, 61 Bay St, Trenton. Table space available for $15. More info: 613-392-5400 Mon-Fri from 9am-3pm. FREE MEDITATION class Sunday May 5, 7-8pm. Learn why meditation is beneďŹ cial. Practice with a guided meditation. Please call by Friday if attending.

Satya Yoga. 600 Downs Road. Quinte West 613-394-4608. satyayoga.ca TRIATHLON TRAINING, Ages 1013 yrs. Mon and Wed, May 6 to June 3, 4:45-6:15pm. Info: RecPlex at (613) 392-2811 ext. 3361 QUINTE WESTâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S Kente Kiwanis. Meetings held every Thursday morning. Everyone welcome. Call Secretary John Eden at 613-394-0316 for more info. MONARC WEIGHT Loss Surgery Support Group for bypass, band or sleeve recipients or those interested, Monday, May 6 at 7pm at Trenton Memorial Hospital, 2nd ďŹ&#x201A;oor, board room. www.monarcwlss. weebly.com Contact Cathy 613-394-0260 or Gwen 905-355-1576. TRENTON LIONS Club is looking for new members. Meetings are 2nd and 4th Wed of each month, Sept to July. For more info: Membership Chairman Darlene Hiltz 613-969-9502 or darlene_hiltz@ yahoo.ca TRENTON MEMORIAL Hospital. New fashion wear and accessories at our gift shop arrives weekly. Spend more than $50 and your $4 parking ticket will be refunded. Gift Shop hours: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Contact: 613 392 2540 ext.5449 CRAFT & Emporium Sale, Saturday, May 4, 10am -3pm, Crown Ridge Place Long Term Care Home, 106 Crown St, Trenton. Just in time for Motherâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s day, Something for everyone: Crafts, Baking, Ceramics, 50/50 Draws, and more!

HEART OF Hastings 5th Annual Hike WARKWORTH for Hospice, May 5, 1 p.m. Vanderwater THE KNITTING Guild meets at 1:30 Park, Tweed.

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