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Cattlemen bring in $20,000 at gala event
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Brenda’s Brigade Picton’s Main Street was filled with noise and emotion last Wednesday night as more than 175 people marched to show their support for Brenda McQuaid who is battling lung cancer in both lungs. The gathering brought donations and greetings to McQuaid at the Picton fairgrounds. (Adam Bramburger/Gazette staff)
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Brenda McQuaid was having a hard time preparing to play ball last Wednesday at the Picton fairgrounds. After going to the park with her cousin Tasha Foote, McQuaid heard a lot of commotion coming from Main Street and she couldn’t help but think the worst at the time. “I just heard a lot of sirens,” she recalled. “I thought maybe there’s a fire or an accident. I was just thinking something was wrong.” It turns out something was right. More than 175 people, including some McQuaid had never met rallied to walk through downtown Picton just to brighten her day. A single mother of two, McQuaid was diagnosed with stage four adino carcenoma cancer in both of her lungs last year. Intense chemotherapy started last fall to maintain the cancer had not been successful in limiting it, leaving McQuaid only limited and costly options for treatment. Recently, a few friends saw a blog McQuaid posted online looking for donations and help to go through the process, which has also prevented her from Carol Brough
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work. Longtime friend Brandylee Bradley-Wilkes recalled getting a message from her friend Carrie Philip about the blog. Both agreed at the time they wanted to help somehow. The friends decided they’d make a hope box to bring donations and cards to McQuaid and they also thought to put an event on Facebook and invite as many people as they could
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surPrise Brenda McQuaid, left, wipes away a tear from her eye while being greeted by her mom TerryLee Davidson ahead of a surprise parade of well-wishers last Wednesday evening. (Adam Bramburger/Gazette staff)
to participate in it. “It turned out huge, much more quickly than we thought it would,” she said. “The first day we had 60 people, the second day 100, and then more than 150 the third.” Wednesday night, those people gathered at the Mary Street parking lot. The were young and old, some from town and some not. One woman, also a cancer survivor, came from
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the Belleville area just to be part of the event. Many wore purple — McQuaid’s favourite colour, and carried balloons or inspirational signs for the walk. Bradley-Wilkes said likely most were drawn by McQuaid’s own positive attitude in the face of her situation. “Absolutely, she has been so positive,” she said. “You never see that girl without a smile on her face.” She said that a few years ago, even before she was diagnosed McQuaid joined a Relay For Life team she helped organize even without knowing who the team was walking for and she and her boys were right at the centre of the activities. Behind the escort of two police cars and in front of a bus donated for the event, the mob wound its way down Elizabeth Street and across Main chanting Brenda’s name and getting louder as they reached the home stretch past Shire Hall to the fairgrounds complex. Once the group entered into the park, McQuaid’s mom TerryLee Davidson raced ahead and embraced her as she wiped away the tears forming in her daughter’s eyes. Many more tears flowed from a wide range of faces as the entire parade entered into choruses of Stand By Me and Lean on Me as they took turns embracing McQuaid and dropping messages into the hope box until it was jammed full.
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About a decade ago and their industry in shambles due to the outbreak of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), The cattlemen of Prince Edward County were in need of a helping hand. They got that hand thanks to a caring community who understood that this County was founded on the principles of doing a good turn for your neighbour when he or she is in need. In recent years, it's been the Prince Edward Cattlemen’s Association’s (PECA ) turn to give back and while they've supported agricultural youth groups like the local 4-H beef club and sponsored an agriculture scholarship through proceeds of their annual steer show and sale, the association has taken on a much broader task in supporting the Prince Edward Family Health Team (PEFHT) and their plan to establish a local and fully functioning cardiac rehab program. This past weekend, the PECA organized and hosted a wonderful gala dinner and live auction at Casa Dea Estates Winery, raising over $20,000 for the program's exercise equipment fund. The fund will offset the costs of treadmills, elliptical machines, rowing machines, gym mats and other needs for when the program is fully ramped up at its new location at the Picton Clinic. The cost of this equipment, like other medical equipment, is not covered through the Ministry of Health and Longterm Care. According to PEFHT executive director Duff Sprague, the program has been running since April but has been scattered, using facilities at the Prince Edward Fitness and Aquatic Centre and other locations. The fact the program is now up and running is great news for Prince Edward County residents that have undergone a coronary episode.
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McQuaid was left almost speechless by the generosity displayed. “I appreciate everybody’s support. I really don’t know what else to say right now,” she said. According to BradleyWilkes, thousands of dollars of donations rolled in, however, that was always the secondary focus of what she was hoping to achieve that night. “It wasn’t really about raising money, it was about lifting her spirits and showing Brenda that we’re all here for her,” she said. Davidson said her entire family was really moved by the outpouring of support shown for her daughter — not only in the parade, but repeatedly since the diagnosis in September. “We are blessed to live in such a tight knit community that certainly comes together in times of need,” she said. “We would like to express our deepest thanks to
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with the battle. The crowd lingered around the fairgrounds for a while exchanging encouragements, and — in a better frame of mind than when she arrived — McQuaid said she was preparing to play her baseball game just as she always would. “I’m going to try, at least, if my eyes aren’t swelled shut by them” she said, still wiping away tears.
Coupled with the parade, there was an online auction staged to benefit McQuaid, while many people in the county have also come forward to do what they can through events like yard sales, penny drives, and fundraisers. The Heritage Hall has also been involved and they donated the money raised from one of their Sunday meals to help the family
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Like the many classic cars it attracts each summer, the Prince Edward Auto Club’s Ameliasburgh Street Meet just gets better with fine tuning and age. On the shores of Roblin Lake for the 38th installment this weekend, the club’s president Dave Grimmon said the show is nothing like it was when it started on Salmon Point. “You know, when the show first started all the guys were 20 years old. When you're 20, you think things last forever,” he said. “ I'm 65 and you get thinking you need someone to move it on if you want it to keep going. To do that get families coming in and hopefully the kids will get interest in everything.” Over time, and particularly in the past five years, Grimmon says the show has really evolved into a family-friendly activity. It is one of the few car shows where owners can camp right next to their classic vehicles and it is also one of the few where there are children’s games worked right into the itinerary for the weekend. Even the types of cars allowed makes the event one that’s geared to an allages audience. “Right now it's supposedly pre-'79. The older cars are getting far more expensive. A 40-year-old with two kids can't go out and buy $100,000 or even $50,000 roadrunners, but he will go out and buy a Mustang GT or Camaro,” he said. “It’s still a family car but a sports car. Really, just about anyone who has done something to their car,
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we can handle it.” The prizes in Ameliasburgh have also changed to reflect that trend. Instead of awarding show prizes by decade, the Street Meet participants are now invited to select their top 10 cars from the entire show regardless of their vintage. While rain clouds were looking a bit ominous, heading into the weekend on Friday, Grimmon said he felt the show had the potential to be the best yet. “We normally get 75 people preregistered and this year we had 100. That typically represents about 50 per cent of all entrants,” he said. “We’ve had a phenomenal response from outside (the club).” Grimmon said he felt he was born with an interest in cars. He bought a 1970 GTX new and said that was piqued his interest. Back then, he said cars drew the interest of more youth as they didn’t have to compete with some of the gadgets people use today. “Back then, the muscle
cars were the big thing. We didn’t have all these electronics or WiFi,” he said. Grimmon’s wife and son have also jumped into classic cars wholeheartedly and help out with the show. There on the grounds, they have a number of friends they typically meet this time of year, many with similar stories. Dee Gaunt said that she and her wife Ed have been trekking to Ameliasburgh since the show’s early stages. Now, however, their children and grandchildren are joining them too. “We have three generations now, it’s awesome,” she said. “It’s a good, clean family-oriented weekend that just happens to be carrelated.” Gaunt said that she and her husband have five show cars now with their enthusiasm — and actually their livelihood — coming from their exposure to classic cars at a young age. “I started working on cars when I was 13, my husband much, much soon-
er,” she said. “I’ve always been interested in cars and since I was five, I was determined I’d own my own ‘57 Chevy. It took a long time, but I’ve done it.” Gaunt said she and her husband own an auto repair shop in Trenton and specialize in the repair of classic cars. Not surprisingly, she said, most of their cientele finds its way to Ameliasburgh also. “When you start building a car from the frame up, you put a lot of time, effort, blood, sweat and tears into it,” she said. “You want someone who is going to respect it the way you do.”
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Picton Gazette 80 years ago — 1932
■ Dr. Tayler, of Wellington, gave a guest sermon at the Picton United Church, where he told congregants that 10,000 people of the 16,000 living in the county were not connected to any church. He challenged them to evangelize 1,000 people over the course of 1932. ■ Plans were in place for the 80th county fair with a two-day exhibition planned for a Wednesday and Thursday. An improved track and expanded entry into the horse racing event appeared to be a highlight for the milestone event. ■ A yacht reported stolen from wealthy Clayton, N.Y. residents near Pt. Traverse had not been located despite a lengthy search of the area. Many believed the vessel was in the possession of area rum runners. The suspect’s identity was reportedly known, but no trace of his whereabouts was available.
50 years ago — 1962
■ A political “who’s who” was in Picton as part of a Commonwealth Parliamentary Association convention. Ontario speaker William Murdoch gave a keynote address to many provincial, federal, and international colleagues at the Royal Hotel. The visiting delegates also enjoyed a private reception at Mayor Harvey J. McFarland’s home in the evening. ■ Ted Pearce, a former president of Canadian Canners Ltd. and a prominent figure in the canning industry for more than 50 years died at age 79. Pearce was an active Mason and Shriner and a member of the Anglican Church. ■ Picton finance chairman James Bird was pleased to report the town does not owe the bank any money as he prepared an interim statement for councillors in which he could report the town had $5,448.93 in the bank without any outstanding debts to pay off.
30 years ago — 1982
■ A large majority of the producers respondents to an informal poll conducted by the Gazette responded in favour of seeing a farmers’ market re-established in Picton. Some suggested competition between producers of similar goods and time away from larger markets in Belleville and Kingston as possible complications with the idea. ■ For the fifth consecutive year, there was sunny weather for the Athol Celebration Day events, which drew thousands of people to Cherry Valley to participate in a range of activities. ■ Faye Roblin earned gold in javelin at th senior provincial track and field championships in Sudbury with a personal best throw of 46.82 metres. ■ Picton OPP dropped its investigation into North Marysburgh’s finances. Reeve Gordon Norton said “he wasn’t exactly satisfied” with the news, but declined further comment
10 years ago — 2002
■ A banner year for construction in Prince Edward County saw the total value of building within the municipality reach $25 million with potential for more growth to come. There were permits for 99 new homes through July, compared to 112 for all of 2001. ■ Councillors were told that insurance would cover the cost of replacing a county fire truck that caught fire during a Sophiasburgh grass fire call.
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Days like this make a summer drought tolerable The lake we were on has no public access. You need to know someone. That’s what makes this lake so special, for you are alone with only its wildlife residents for company. This day is indeed very special. The early morning fog has not yet lifted as we paddle along over a mirror-like surface, with the distant shoreline barely peeking through the smoky haze of daybreak. As the sun seizes brief moments to poke through openings in the mist, it illuminates the distant woods, sending mirrored images of the trees upon the glass-flat water. Then, as briefly as the sun appears, the fog takes control once again and cloaks the water in an almost surreal backdrop of shadowy hardwoods. Unlike drought stricken trees elsewhere that are showing signs of stress, these trees are green and vibrant for they are part of this swamp where water is not an issue. We pass by some curious cattle on a dry, upland pasture field, one of few open areas along this shoreline. Throughout the lake’s perimeter, its shores are buffered by impressive mats of white water lilies, accented by forests of lavender blue pickerelweed. On root bound embankments, swamp loosestrife keeps the inclines from eroding. Despite its name, it is not related to loosestrife, nor is it a willow which is its other name. Water-willow prefers this environment, growing tall, then, by sheer weight of its blossoms and foliage, gently bends over to seemingly caress the water as though in some kind of spiritual ceremony. A distant loon yodels but we fail to catch sight of it until we are finished with our paddle.
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But, the morning is filled with the sounds of great blue herons in flight. Their cousin, the diminutive green heron, is present too. Not in ones and twos as we normally find these shy creatures of creeks and shorelines, but in small groups (known in bird-speak as a “siege”) of up to four at a time. Where had they come from, and where are they going so purposefully? We ended the morning with at least 12 and that is a high number indeed for such a relatively small body of water. The water is shallow in this lake and we scrape bottom a few times and struggle to get over areas saturated with silt and decaying aquatic plants. In other areas, the water is deep, but decidedly murky. Wetland birds love such conditions and others show up, like a single blue-winged teal, pied-billed grebes, and spotted sandpipers bouncing along nervously on the tips of their wings beside the muddy shoreline. There are fish here or, at least, the promise of fish, as several belted kingfishers fly their determined route
over the water to perches that summon them from the opposite shore. Two American bitterns fly shoulder to shoulder, focussed on some far off destination, for they don’t stop. It is truly a day for birds. A David Attenborough video could not produce better variety. Some birds we don’t see, but we can hear. A greater yellowlegs is never found, even though at one point we feel as though we can reach out and touch it somewhere. Yet, it calls several times, its diagnostic three-syllabled whistle piercing the shoreline from some hidden bog. The drawling note of a common tern, more symbolic of Presqu’ile than anywhere here, is heard. Finally, we spot it, flying overhead, later followed by a Caspian tern, uncharacteristically quiet as it passes by. Swamp sparrows belabour heavy chipping sparrow quality notes from deep within the cattails, but missing from centre stage are the prattles from marsh wrens. At this time of the year they are usually very chatty as they become more gregarious preparatory to the flight south. No soras, no Virginia rails, but something that sounds like a least bittern gives a few indistinct cuckoo-like notes, but the call is not heard again. Perhaps a bullfrog as there are a few chortles from them as we skirt the edge of the marsh. For most, it is the summer doldrums when it is too hot to sing for no reason. We won’t hear much vocalization from birds until next month when autumnal recrudescence kicks in. That is when the photoperiod becomes similar to what they experience in the spring, and their reproductive proclivities return for an encore.
Still, we hear much for an August morning. One – no, two — eastern wood-pewees sing from the woodland, seemingly carrying on a distant conversation with each other. Just once, a faint interrogation from a red-eyed vireo sifts through the trees, one of few birds that sings monotonously all day long, no matter what the temperature. As expected, a small gaggle of Canada geese is seen on the far shore, their shadowy forms shimmering above the surface of the water like a mirage. A scattering of ducks shows up in the binoculars as silhouettes against the sun; likely mallards. It happens that way sometimes. Skilled ears and a feel for profiles can attach names to some birds, while others remain unidentified. The abundance of waterfowl and wetland birds on our leisurely paddle may be attributed to the absence this year of a resident pair of mute swans on this lake, a species that drives native birds from their nesting grounds with unforgiving and often, fatal attacks. The lake is rebounding. We need moments like this, when, without apology, we can slip a canoe or kayak into the water and just let Nature soothe the soul, if only for a little while before returning to the stress of day to day concerns. It was my third time here, on a lake that fails to disappoint. For more information on today’s topic, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 613-476-5072. For more information on nature in the Quinte area, be sure to check out www.naturestuff.net.
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A 25-year-old Alderville man was arrested and held after creating a disturbance in the Morrison Point Road area Sunday night. The Prince Edward OPP was notified by three separate occasions that a man was wan-
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with a group of friends, including his girlfriend. Upon further investigation, police learned the man had previous conditions outstanding requiring him to abstain from consuming alcohol and to not be in the presence of his
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THURSDAY, AUGUST 16, 2012
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unexpected growth Picton resident Wilma Smith said this unidentified mushroom popped up Sunday morning and grew to the size pictured here by Tuesday afternoon. The mushroom grew out of the decomposing stump of a tree. Smith said she has tried to identify the mushroom, even contacting Highline Mushrooms’ Wellington plant, but had been unable to do so as of press time. (Chad Ibbotson/Gazette staff)
Quebec sovereignty shouldn’t be worry for Canadians
WITH Quebec expecting to head to the polls in the coming months and Premier Jean Charest’s popularity hovering among the lowest levels of any provincial leader in Canada, it appears our neighbouring province is once again going to be governed by a party leaning toward sovereignty. That doesn’t necessarily mean that Quebeckers will head right back to the polls for a referendum on separation — nor does it necessarily mean they want to leave confederation, they are just simply disenfranchised with the governance of the party that has championed itself as federalist. A recent Angus Reid poll suggests that just one-fifth of Quebec residents felt that backing the Parti Quebecois would be support of going down that road. Across Canada, only a slightly higher number (29 per cent) fear that is going to happen in the coming years. While it may not be soon enough for the members of that party who left caucus over a perceived snail’s pace of the sovereignty cause, or the many people in Quebec who counted medals by that province’s athletes separately at the recent Olympic Games, the vote likely will mean a Quebec government that’s not afraid to push in every way it can for its own self interest in receiving special powers within the Canadian Confederation, while still working to build up separatist sentiment to the point where it may one day be a viable question. The trouble with this approach is that it isn’t exactly in the nation’s interest to be deciding how it is going to cater to Quebec when it is working through a broader economic crisis — and thus, the potential Quebec government is pushing all the buttons it needs to push to create anti-federalist sentiment in future years. The trick of it all is that, right now, Canadians don’t need to be bothering themselves with how to satisfy Quebec, but rather how to best move forward with one of the world’s leading economies, which also happens to be blessed with an abundance of natural resources. These aren’t the days of Jean Chretien, either, where a majority government was built on Quebec. Stephen Harper’s majority barely made a dent there, and thus, he likely knows that unless the Liberals can get their own acts together to capture the whole province — a long shot with a separatist party in provincial government and no leader of yet— or the NDP find a way to surge, he doesn’t need to pander to Quebec to become elected the next time around. Perhaps it is best that Ottawa just ignore the threat of a referendum and the demands of the potential Quebec government, unless they are demands shared by all provincial partners at the table and let the situation play out as it may. In that situation, the Parti Quebecois may realize they’d be more profitable focusing on the issues they can fix within their own borders which encapsulate the society they purport to care most about, rather than seeking concessions or a pie-in-the-sky separation.
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THURSDAY, AUGUST 16, 2012
Magician featured as library’s summer arts events come to an end
Spectacular magic is in store for children of all ages with magician Jean Deshaies on Saturday, Aug. 18 at 11a.m. at the Picton Town Hall. “The library is pleased to be able to present this free show for the community,” says Library CEO Barbara Sweet. The consummate magician not only amazes audiences but leaves them laughing, too, with his engaging sense of humour. Following the show, Deshaies will be facilitating a two-hour magic workshop for 10 lucky library summer reading club members and their friends. Would-be magicians that would like to be entered in the draw to win a place at the magic workshop need to come into the library, register in the summer reading club and get reading! An entry ticket into the draw can be made for every book read up to Aug. 17 once enrolled in the reading club. For full details, drop into the library or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Over the next few weeks, the library summer children’s program is focussing on art and has a number of related activities planned at branches throughout the county. Young aspiring artists are invited to a Fancy Nancy: Aspiring Artist tea party on Thursday, Aug. 16 at 1p.m. at the Ann Farwell branch library in Milford. Dress up in your fancy frock and come for games, a reading of Fancy Nancy’s story and tea. Youth interested in the art of racing are invited to take part in a youth Mario Kart tournament at 5p.m. at the Picton branch, also on Aug. 16. Come challenge your friends. A very special event,
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which requires advance registration, as space is limited, is an encaustic workshop for children with renowned artist Susan Wallis being held at the Bloomfield Town Hall on Tuesday, Aug. 21 at 1 p.m. The twohour workshop is for youth 10 years and older with an accompanying adult present. There are 10 places available to participate, though others may come to see observe the process. Please register by contacting Christine at email@example.com or calling 613-476-5962. The next day, Aug. 22, all ages are invited for pillowcase decorating at 1p.m. at the Consecon branch. Come make a personalized pillowcase either for yourself or as a gift. Rounding out the art weeks is a Celebrate Art Carnival on Thursday, Aug. 23 at the Wellington branch library from 1-3 p.m. Lots of fun and creative projects are planned. For a list of all events for both children and adults, visit the online calendar at the library’s website at www.peclibrary.org
The Side Street Gallery in Wellington is hosting Retrospective, an art show and sale featuring the works of Prince Edward County artists (left) Judy Plomer and (right) Gudrun Gallo. The show and sale runs until August 31. (Jason Parks/Gazette Photo)
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Where are the ‘meat and potatoes’ in coverage?
I woke up early Friday morning, looked out my front window and noticed the blue bag filled with the local newspapers. First off I dumped the gazillion Inever-look-at flyers into the recycle bin, and then took the papers back to bed with my morning cuppa cuppa looking to be inspired. I should have done what I normally do in the morning; do my morning meditation followed by yoga. I’ll do it after I write this letter. What a disappointment. Not that the local news is bad, but, the ‘big picture’ is not evident. The papers are all about garagistes, the hundreds of realtors luring yet another tourist to embrace ‘The County”, and move here, Cherry Jubilees, feline art to help the humane societies ‘out of control’ cat accu-
mulation, ‘to wind turbine or not to wind turbine’, yet another festival or craft fair to entertain us and lure us to hand over our cash or keep us drunk. Is everyone asleep, I ask myself? Many people I meet are in complete denial of or totally uninformed of the pending earth changes and underlying despotism and the complete complacency happening in our government offices doesn’t help matters either. It seems that the dark forces are still having a heyday — distracting humans. I’m looking for some meat and potatoes, some truth to be exposed, some message of the earth changes that are transpiring in our world today in my local newspapers despite the fact that the government is not making statements to
this affect. There is something transpiring on this fine planet that has long been predicted and several well respected Russian scientists are now revealing. We can no longer ignore the fact that the earth’s north pole shifting has practically doubled in the past 50 years, that earthquakes and geomantic explosions all winter in Siberia (reported at the Geophysical Institute in Siberia) have created our warmest and driest winter on record in North America, and that the rapid melting of the ice on the poles will create either a geomantic reversal or a geomantic excursion, perhaps as soon as July, 2013. The magnetics of earth changing rapidly are preliminary precataclysm signals. Check out the crop circles that have been manifesting
in the U.K. this summer...there are messages in them from the many ETC’s that are making them. And don’t tell me they are hoaxes either. Have a look at their complexity. I’ve had the pleasure of spending 10 days standing in them in the U.K. and receiving one a few years ago on my northern British Columbia property that my military fighter pilot ex-husband will verify. It is time to wake up; pay attention to what is coming up for humanity and our planet...like global purification, in which case one needs to prepare for change by embracing awareness. If you are not prepared for everything you are prepared for nothing.
In 2014 we will have results from Health Canada’s research on adverse health effects from industrial wind turbines built close to residences. This will help future governments plan safe turbine locations. Meanwhile, as turbine construction continues, thousands more Canadians are being subjected to undetermined degrees of risk. Something must be done now. Health Canada already has sufficient evidence of adverse health effects to justify its major investment in this study involving its proposed
sample of 2000 Canadians. That evidence s is surely sufficient to justify an immediate moratorium on further construction of IWTs, using the “precautionary principle” routinely used to keep food and drug products off the market until proven safe. According to its web site, Health Canada’s first Objective is: “By working with others in a manner that fosters the trust of Canadians, Health Canada strives to: Prevent and reduce risks to individual health and the overall environment…etc”. Health Canada now
needs to maintain the trust of Canadians by preventing and reducing further health risks from IWTs. Until research results are available, it needs to prohibit the operation of turbines within at least 5 km from residences, within which distance the health effects will be researched. To enable its research, Health Canada may need to allow some turbines to continue for a limited time. However, Health Canada also needs to minimize further risks from these massive generators of electricity,
noise, vibration, infrasound and “shadow flicker” by prohibiting their ongoing operation near residences until its research is complete. Many Canadians have already reported adverse health effects. While the moratorium is in effect, governments will have an opportunity to discuss how Canadians may be compensated for health concerns already caused by turbines constructed too close to their homes.
Feds should apply precautionary principle to turbine study
Jim McPherson Milford
Pipeline decision adds to skepticism surrounding health review IllusIonIst Jean Deshaies will be performing his magic routine this Saturday at the Picton Town Hall as part of a library program. Following the show, 10 lucky reading club members will be drawn to have a chance to take part in a workshop with him. (Submitted photo) The Picton Gazette welcomes letters to the editor of 500 words or less. The letters may be edited for clarity, legal ramifications, length or general taste at the editor’s discretion. We also reserve the right to refuse to publish submitted letters for the same reasons. Letters published do not necessarily reflect the views of the Gazette, its publisher, or staff. Submitted items become the property of the Picton Gazette.
John Legate writes that “big oil” is deathly afraid of wind energy. Why then are they building wind turbines all over Ontario and elsewhere? Tar sands money is behind the Ostrander Point
project as well as many others in Ontario. All the more reason to be skeptical about the results of Stephen Harper’s study of the health effects of turbines. A few days ago Harper spoke from Calgary about
how the Gateway oil pipeline assessment would be based only on science. The week before he had announced that no matter what the joint review panel recommends for the pipeline that his cabinet
would make the final decision. I didn’t know that Harper’s cabinet is made up of scientists. Myrna Wood Picton
Macaulay volunteers put on good show at Rediscover Delhi event
On Thursday myself and several of my family members attended " Rediscover Delhi and the 218th birthday of Reverend Macaulay celebrations at Macaulay House.
We were so impressed by the many events organized and the enthusiasm of all the volunteers. This was such a wonderful chance for several of us who grew up in Delhi and family mem-
bers who lived in this wonderful homestead to get together for a day of laughter and tears, reminiscing and sharing Delhi stories. A hugh thank you all the Friends of Macaulay House
volunteers for organizing such a special day and for your ongoing work to keep the house and museum a unique place to visit.
Sheila (Bond) Hobson
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THURSDAY, AUGUST 16, 2012
WHATTAM’S COMMUNITY CALENDAR The Community Calendar is donated as a public service to our community by The Whattam Funeral Home, 33 Main St., West, Picton (613-476-2450)
Friends of Macaulay House Museum hosted the annual celebration of Reverend William Macaulay’s birthday on Thursday at Macaulay Heritage Park. Above, Friends of Macaulay member Don Lowe shows off some 19th Century wood burning techniques while (right) local author Janet Kellough offered a story telling session featuring early Prince Edward County tales. The Friends of Macaulay were also using the event as a starting point to encourage residents living in the old Delhi neighbourhood around the Macaulay Heritage Village to share their stories about the area. Stories can be sent via e-mail to either firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. With permission they may be used in a memoir available to the public. (Jason Parks/Gazette staff)
SPACE IS AVAILABLE TO all non-profit groups or organizations that serve 'The County' ONLY. Calendar items can be faxed 476-3031, emailed firstname.lastname@example.org or placed in drop box at the side door of the Funeral Home by Monday at noon. WHATTAM'S is proud to present....'Free Family Movie Day' at the Regent Theatre the last Sunday of each month 2pm. Aug 26 movie is Madagascar 3....Enjoy! ROTARY CASH CALENDER WINNERS for July 25-Aug 6 Bob Pearcey, Peggy Neil, Denise Purtelle, John Rhode, Jackie Soorsma, Chris McKinley, Christine Stein, Terry Hierilhy, Betty Evans, Pam Clarke. Congratulations. MACAULAY CEMETERY/COUNTY GAOL/GLENWOOD CEMETERY Gallows & Graveyards Walking Tours 6:30pm Fri/Sat July & Aug. $10/person or $25/family thro Regent Theatre 476-8416. PICTON FOOD BANK in need canned fruit/veggies/cereals/kraft dinner/ cookies/ juice crystals/peanut butter/tuna. PEC ARTS COUNCIL - Dance Art in Motion 1st & 3rd Tues 6-8pm St Mary Magdalene Parish Hall bring water bottle $5/class. All welcome. Jutta 476-6095/Myrna 4764008. PEC ARTS COUNCIL - Dance Art in Motion 1st & 3rd Tues 6-8pm St Mary Magdalene Parish Hall bring water bottle $5/class. All welcome. Jutta 476-6095/Myrna 4764008. PECMH AUXILIARY - Second Time Around Shop - bag sale all summer items Aug 27-Sept 8 grocery $5/garbage $10. Shoes/bag/summer clothes 1/2 price sale Aug 20-25. ALBURY FRIENDSHIP GROUP - each Wed AM quilts for sale Albury Church Rednersville Rd proceed to local charities for women. PE COMMUNITY THEATRE 2012/2013 Season Tuesdays With Morrie/Moon Over Buffalo/Dial M For Murder $30 3 plays til June 30 then #36. 476-5925 Kellys Picton, Sidestreet Gallery Wellington at door $16. AUG 7-25 - FESTIVAL PLAYERS Harvest 1:30pm 17 & 24 & 6:30pm every day Rosehall Run. AUG 16 - MILFORD LIBRARY - Fancy Nancy Aspiring Artist Tea Party 1pm. AUG 16 - AL-ANON - affected by someones drinking each Thurs 10:30am St Mary Magdalene Parish Hall. 866-951-3711. AUG 16 - PICTON LIBRARY - Youth Mario Kart Tournament 5pm. AUG 16 - OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS - 6pm for people affected with a weight problem 5 James St Picton off Lake St. 476-0351/476-3949. AUG 16 - LIBRARY FUNDRAISER Myster Authors Panel Discussion 7pm Books & Co. $5at door. AUG 17 - BELLEVILLE CLUB 39 Dance 8pm Belleville Fish/Game Club Country Four band Singles/couples welcome. Members $10/non members $12. Lunch. 3929631/966-6596. AUG 17 - ALATEEN - teens 12-19 affected by someones drinking each Fri 7:30pm St Mary Magdalene Parish Hall. 866-951-3711. AUG 17-18 - LOYALIST HUMANE SOCIETY - Yard sale at 1297 CTY RD 4 from 8:30 - 4. AUG 18 - CHERRY VALLEY UNITED CHURCH - BBQ Beef/Pork Dinner 56:30pm Adults $14/Children $6. Proceeds to Relay for Life. AUG 18 - PEC LIBRARY - movie 2pm The Hunger Games 2pm Ameliasburgh Town Hall free. Refreshments for sale. AUG 18 - JAZZ AT GLENWOOD CEMETERY CHAPEL - 10am talent, historic walking tours of cemetery follwed by concert. AUG 18 - QEMA FUNDRAISER 9am4:30pm Bloomfield Town Hall set up 8am selling your wares or have mini yardsale. Lunch/refreshments $7/plate.
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The Picton Gazette THURSDAY, AUGUST 16, 2012
Picton Rotarians to tee off again to benefit hospital, other local causes next Friday Tournament has raised more than $250,000 in 22 years AdAm BrAmBurger Staff writer
Next Friday, Picton Rotarians and their guests will be teeing up in an attempt to make a difference locally. The 23rd annual Wilf Harrison Memorial Charity Golf Tournament is one way the club brings in money to support the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital as well as other community causes. “It’s one of our three major fundraisers along with the oyster fest and cash calendar,” said president Kirsten Musgrove. “Generally it raises about $15,000.” The tournament, which used to be known as the Rotary Golf Classic was started in 1989 as part of Rotary’s response to a need for the community to match a $3 million provincial investment in the local hospital. The club pledged to raise $50,000 to help
upgrade the facility. Rotarian Leo Finnegan said he and Harrison worked together as cochairs on that first tournament and many in the years to come. Finnegan explained Harrison was a stock broker who settled on Sheba’s Island and brought with him a tremendous dedication to serve through fundraising activities. “He passed away in 1993 and we named it after him in recognition,” Finnegan added. For many years, a highlight of the tournament was the attendance of brothers Bobby and Dennis Hull. The ex-NHLers were an instant draw with their witty humour and tales from the big leagues. Everything runs its course, however, and the Hulls are no longer featured guests — Jim Johnson will serve as the dinner speaker again this year —
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yet the money continues to roll in. The tournament has made more than $250,000 over the years with $80,000 of that going directly to the hospital. Last year, the tournament brought in a total of $18,500. A change this year will be in the prizes handed out by Rotary to the golfers — in fact, there will be no prize table, but Finnegan says that is a good thing. “All the golfers will receive a $50 gift card they can spend at Canadian Tire, Home Hardware, and Sobeys,” he said. Finnegan said though it took a bit of an effort to arrange the program, it will produce a better outcome than the previous system which saw inequalities in the prizes offered and a lot of time taken out of the evening’s program while the prizes are selected. Also included in the package for $185 per player is 18 holes of golf in a 1 p.m. shotgun at the Picton Golf and Country Club with cart, lunch, a AAA prime rib dinner, and a grab bag. In the past, organizations like the Air Cadets, Quinte Conservation’s day camp program, local food banks, Glenwood Cemetery and student bursary programs have also benefitted from the tournament. “The hospital will still be a primary focus, but the other funds raised will go back into the community as well,” said Musgrove. Essroc returns once
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The Picton Gazette THURSDAY, AUGUST 16, 2012
With low attendance, financial pressures, congregation turns to community
Consecon United Church praying for direction Chad ibbotson
Members of the Consecon United Church are looking to the public for help and ideas to save a ministry that appears to be facing serious challenges. Sue Holmes and her family have been members of the church for five years, but she said its decline has been noticeable in even that relatively short length of time. Holmes said the waning energy of aging members, attendance and finances have made things very difficult and said it seems only fair to inform the public of the situation. “We have declining enrollment and attendance. We're a two-point charge (with Carrying Place United Church)
for one thing and we're looking at whether to amalgamate or whether to stay separate,” she said. She said although Consecon United and Carrying Place United share a minister, it's difficult to imagine how one church could survive without the other. Amalgamation would be a last resort. Holmes said at present it doesn't seem viable to amalgamate since that could reduce attendance and ultimately that would put even more strain on the church's finances. “We're going to the community and letting them know there's a problem. There's a lot of people sitting out there saying '’That is my church' but they don't realize what state the church is in,”
she said. “Financial is the big (challenge). I don't think we could support a minister there (if the churches amalgamated).” She said the buildings also need regular maintenance and the aging congregation means that work is falling behind. The church currently has a contract with an interim minister to provide coverage for about 60 per cent of the week and to help find alternatives in preparation for calling a new minister to begin next June. Holmes said a full-time minister would be ideal, but isn't financially viable at this point. “We're facing whether to go to a part-time ministry, we're just looking at all our options,” said Holmes. She said it's important for
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her personally to make sure both churches remain open. “There's really no public Christian presence from Wellington right through to Trenton now if we disband, if we fall down,” she said. In the meantime she said the church is trying to get community input and ideas for using the building and other ways to remain viable in the community such as changing how or when services are delivered. “The church isn't a closed club. It's supposed to be community oriented,” she said. She said the congregation is open to offering a different mode of worshipping. “Maybe Sunday morning isn't the best time. Maybe midweek. We're looking at a number of options,” she said. Although the Consecon United Church is declining, Holmes said it's not alone. “All the churches are declining and the United Church has to look at how to be viable in our society. Maybe Sunday morning worship is just becoming a thing of the past,” she said. Currently the church offers a women's group with the United Church Women, a men's group with AOTS, mid-week youth group for children ages 11-14 and offers Sunday youth programs and Bible study as needed. The church hall is also available for rentals. Holmes said the church is always looking for new members and anyone is welcome. She said residents can feel free to drop in, visit and share ideas or call the church office at 613-392-2146.
Leading foursome The group of (from left) Andy, Lyle, and Tim Lloyd and Brad Richmond posted the lowest score in the third annual Prince Edward County Construction Association’s golf tournament Aug. 8 at the Picton Golf and Country Club . (Wayne Burtch/For The Gazette)
Construction association’s golf tournament builds bursary fund for trades While the group of Andy, Lyle, and Tim Lloyd and Brad Richmond turned in the lowest scorecard in last Thursday’s Prince Edward County Construction Association golf scramble, the big winners will be students studying the trades. Association member Wayne Burtch confirmed for the Gazette that the tournament brought in approximately $1,800 to build a bursary program for PECI students pursuing education in the skilled trades after high school. The shotgun scramble
was well supported by local businesses in this, it’s third year of play. Among the other winners on the day, Andy Lloyd was closest to the pin among men and Sandy Foreman among ladies. Kathy Pliwischkies hit the longest drive among women in that competition, while Doug Morrow had the long ball among men Foreman, Libby Crombie, Doug Johnson, and Patsy de Courcy-Ireland were the “most honest” group. -Staff
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In detailing the program for the over one hundred attendees Saturday evening, Sprague said that according to numbers crunched by the PEFHT as many as 72 Prince Edward County residents could be eligible for the program at any given time. In fact, statistics offered at the event show Prince Edward County is one of the per capita leaders in the province when it comes to heart issues. Until April, those partaking in such a program were tasked with driving to Kingston three times a week. As such, many that could
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utilize the program didn't enroll and only a portion were completing their prescribed treatment.. “Many people in this community didn't go for cardiac rehab after their coronary episode due to financial reasons, due to work related reasons, and what happens when you don't get into a program like this? You end up right back in the hospital bed,” Sprague said. And Sprague would know first hand. When local physicians four years ago identified this program as a top priority and Sprague started looking for approvals and revenue streams, he had no idea his Specializing in Tree Preservation
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almost 50 items up for grabs on Saturday night, said it seems that young or old, man or woman, more and more people seem to be hav-
ing heart related issues. “Wether its diet or something else, it just seems to be that way,” Carson said. “And we as an association decided
it was time to give back. This community has always supported us over the past nine years and it was a great time to give back in this way.”
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Marinersâ€™ memorial Acclaimed soprano to sing at St. Mary Magdalene service keeps traditions alive More than 100 attend to pay tribute to seafaring past Chad Ibbotson
A service that began in honour of the county's heritage has itself become a tradition and part of that heritage. The theme of this year's Mariners' Park Museum church service was the tradition of area fishermen and women and a legacy of service on the water, but just as important as honouring that legacy is continuing the practice of honouring that legacy said Friends of Mariners' Park Museum chair Derek Wolfe. The 88th annual service took place on Aug. 12 at South Bay United Church where it has been held since 1970. Wolfe, who helped organize the event, said the service was about traditions and keeping those traditions alive. With the county being surrounded by water many of its traditions come from those who served on the water both for their country and for their families as fishermen. Wolfe said that history is ingrained in area residents and makes up the fabric of the community. He said close to 100 people came out on Sunday to pay their respects to that history. â€œIt is a chance, one, to keep some traditions alive, two, to highlight the significant marine history of Prince Edward County and, three, to honour those people who have served and who continue to serve on the water,â€? Wolfe said. The practice started in 1924 at Cherry Valley at the suggestion of Capt. Nelson Palmatier, a sailor for more
than 50 years. Palmatier retired that year and suggested the service be held as an annual event. Throughout the years the tradition grew from first honouring county sailors and fishermen to honouring those lost at sea during the Second World War. Sunday's service followed suit, welcoming representatives from HMCS Cataraqui, the OPP, CFB Trenton, the Canadian Coast Guard Reserve and Wellington and Picton Legions. Though the service has faced challenges in the past â€” interest in the service seemed to be lost after 1948 before being revived in 1970 â€” Wolfe said the museum and its heritage are still in jeopardy due to financial cutbacks within the municipality. Wolfe said it's frustrating to see that history get lost. â€œWe're just going to try to keep it alive as long as we can. As corny as it sounds, if you don't know your history you're doomed to repeat it,â€? he said. He said when coming from a big city there isn't the same sense of community and history as there is in a small rural community. He said losing things like museums and traditions can drastically change the identity of an area. â€œWhen you move to a rural community you really begin to realize that the threads that make up the fabric of the community are really, really important,â€? said Wolfe. â€œThings like the Women's Institute or the United Church Women, little friends groups at each of the museums and trying their very best to fight that financial battle with the county. If you lose this stuff, it seems the flavour of who we are and what we do and what we have done is gone.â€?
County resident Elizabeth McDonald has received some strong reviews for singing on concert stages. Critic Urjo Kareda once said the Eastman School of Music and University of Toronto graduate has a â€œgorgeous gleaming tone and powerful coloratura attackâ€? in a Globe and Mail story. McDonald, a sporano, has performed with the Canadian Opera Company Studio Ensemble and the Santa Fe Opera Apprentice Artist Studio. She performed Mozart operas Idomeneo and Don Giovanni,
in Benjamin Brittenâ€™s opera The Turn of the Screw and in Straussâ€™ Elektra. McDonald has been featured singing pieces by composers such as Beethoven and Orff on the concert stage and has performed recitals at Queenâ€™s University, the Eastman School Faculty Series in Rochester, N.Y., the Toronto Mozart Society, and the Brantford Opera Guild. She has also been regularly featured with the Quinte Symphony. She is currently on the faculty at the University of Toronto Music School. Next Tuesday at 7:30
p.m. she will play a show at St. Mary Magdalene Anglican Church in Picton, where she will be accompanied by promising Belleville pianist Luke Bell. Bell has been playing piano since age 11 and he has studied with Dr. Cynthia Tormann at Queenâ€™s and Prince Edward County Music Festival artistic director Stephane Lemelin at the University of Ottawa. He has also participated in master classes with Canadian pianists Robert Silverman and Janina Fialkowska. Bell has won the Silver Tray Award at the Quinte
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Lacey Estates winemaker puts extensive training to work through family venture
At the first Opimian dinner we hosted in Kingston I noticed this distinguished, well dressed gentleman sitting off to one side and I went up to introduce myself. I told him that Delores and I had moved to the county just for the wine and asked him if he enjoyed county wine as well as Opimian- sourced wine. Well imagine my surprise when this Opimian member told me he actually owned a win-
tenacious owners waited on their dream for over 20 years before planting the winery’s first vines in 2003. It all started when Charles and his son Kimball went to a grape seminar in 2002 at one of the local wineries. Following the seminar they came home and discussed this new venture with the family and it was full steam ahead from then on. Family members Liz Lacey, Andrew and Cynthia Gray and Lisa Lacey Liscoumb all joined in to make this a true family affair. Today, about 9,000 vines grow over nine acres at Lacey Estates, which officially opened its doors to the public in 2009. They are currently making their mark as an enthusiastic and innovative winemaker in the Prince Edward region using only 100-per-cent estate grown grapes. Kimball, among other things, is the estate’s chief winemaker, and his infinite knowledge surrounding the winery inspires confidence when he says Lacey Estates’ “…handcrafted wines start in the vineyard with a commitment to offering high quality and small batches of terroir-inspired wines." This embodies the essence of Kimball's winemaking philosophy, which is passionately rooted in the heart and soul. He also believes that the Hillier clay loam soil from which the vines grow is yet another reason for Lacey Estates success, as the soil is one of the best types for wine grape growing. Kimball started in the
ery in the county. That was the first of many discussions with Charles Lacey! Lacey Estates Vineyard & Winery began its journey in the 1980s, when Charles and Mollie Lacey bought a select patch of property in what was destined to become an exciting new wine region of Ontario. Located in Hillier, which is north of Lake Ontario on the Prince Edward County Appellation, Lacey Estates’
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vineyard and was then introduced to the winemaking aspect of the business when Norm Hardie made him his assistant winemaker. He worked alongside Hardie for four years learning the new and old world styles of Pinot Noir. While working at Norms, Kimball studied through the University of Guelph where he obtained his grape and wine certificate. Kimball then moved to Closson Chase in 2007 where he worked with Debra Paskus as the associate winemaker learning from one of the best chardonnay producers. Currently Kimball is the associate winemaker at Closson Chase and head winemaker at Lacey Estates. Kimball uses French and Hungarian oak barrels for his wines. He notes that he likes the flavours from the Hungarian oak and ages his Pinot Noir in oak for 18 months. In order to be environmentally friendly (green) and in an effort to cut costs, Kimball
Lacey’S Line Lacey Estates winemaker Kimball Lacey shows off his wines at Terroir this past spring. Lacey has said he would like to triple his wine production over the next few years (Joe Hache/For The Gazette)
stores his wines in Champagne cages. Currently the winery produces 1,000 cases of wine and Kimball would like that number to increase to 3,000 cases over the next few years. Produced at Lacey Estates is Chardonnay, Pinot gris, Gewurtztraminer, Riesling, Baco noir, and Pinot noir. The majority of wine is sold from their tasting room and is also available by phone or e-mail. Their wines can also be found throughout the county in selected restaurants in Bloomfield, Picton, and
Wellington. When you find yourself out around the county make sure you stop by Lacey Estates Vineyard and Winery. There you will enjoy a delightful visit in a tasting room where you will be able to taste some great wines at a tasting counter from a 120year-old farmhouse.
-Joe Hache maintains an independent guide to local wineries at www.princeedwardcountywineries.com. Join him in the Gazette for a tour of county wineries.
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ROOM TO ROAM ON THE EDGE OF TOWN Tucked well back from the travelled road & sheltered by mature trees, you'll discover this charming & well maintained century farmhouse with hardwood & pine floors, original tin ceiling in the L/R & full length covered front porch-just the spot for relaxing during those hot summer days. Updated amenities. Double attached garage. 2.6 ac. lot. Only one minute to Picton and an easy drive to Belleville. $299,500 MLS 2122555 Call CAROL BROUGH, Sales Rep 613-476-2100 or LANTHORN REAL ESTATE LTD., BROKERAGE* email@example.com *INDEPENDENTLY OWNED AND OPERATED
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Panoramic waterviews, stunning sunsets with 4.2 acres and 200 ft. of clean waterfront on Adophus Reach. This custom built home boasts over 3500 sq. ft. of living space and a wrap around porch to enjoy the views. Set privately back from the road. Great Room floods with light from large windows and skylights. Generous sized Dining room and main floor master with ensuite. 2-3 bdrms plus 3 piece bath on the lower level. 2.5 car attached garage plus a barn/workshop with oversized door. A lane takes you through the trees to a lower plateau complete with electrical and septic hook up possible. Prime boating and good swimming. Close to wineries and restaurants. Lots of room for entertaining and family. $695,000 MLS 2125553
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Lovely custom bungalow on West Lake in a community setting. Over 2400 sqft of finished space on two level. Three bedrooms, two full baths and a wall of windows with gorgeous views! The channel allows you to dock your boat at your own property. The double detached garage is a perfect place to store your toys! Beautiful finishes, bright open concept living and dining areas, and full length deck - perfect for entertaining. MLS 2121429
$499,000 W Y NE NTR U COHOME Attention families...
Reach, this is a level 1-acre lot in a executive subdivision. Convenient to Picton, Kingston and Napanee. Very nice shoreline with beautiful waterviews. Rock & sand bottom... swim, boat, fish or just relax while enjoying gorgeous sunsets. Great west facing views, plenty of birds & wildlife and priced to sell. MLS 2125308
this could be your first home! With four large bedrooms, two full baths, two outbuildings, and two acres, this home is meant to be lived in by a family. The important renovations are complete. Features of a home of this era are intact, e.g. large living room, fireplace, wide front porch, and even a few sloping floors! Excellent value in a central location between Picton and Belleville. Carries for less than you would pay for a rental home in Picton. MLS 2125420
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THURSDAY, AUGUST 16, 2012 f RE/17
THE PICTON GAZETTE Ted Surridge
1 Lake Street, PICTON, ON 613.476.5900
Tel: 613.399.5170 Office: 613.399.5900 Email: email@example.com
304 Main Street, WELLINGTON,ON 613.399.5900 or Toll Free 1.888.217.0166
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PICTON TOWNHOUSE. Upscale finishes & neutral décor adorn this 3 bdrm, 2 bath home. Includes finished basement. Must be seen! MLS 2123421 CHRISTINE & COLIN HENDEN
2 bdrm, year round modular home in Quinte Isle sits on private lot with great view. MLS 2124162 KEVIN GALE
INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY. Picton, 1100 sq.ft. main floor commercial condo unit. Long term lease available. MLS 2123934 CHRISTINE & COLIN HENDEN
On the edge of town, 3 bdrms, 1 1/2 baths, large kit, spacious fam. rm. with woodstove, covered deck in a huge private yard - a perfect first home! MLS 2120124 DONNA & NICK HAWRYLUK
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Herb Pliwischkies Sales Rep
Tel: 613.476.5399 Cell: 613.921.7441
Debbie McKinney Sales Rep
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Kevin Gale Sales Rep.
Res: 613.476.1874 Cell: 613.242.7295 firstname.lastname@example.org
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Mary Jane Mills
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Marc Ouellette Sales Rep
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3 bdrm, semi-detached home centrally located in Picton. Boasts new kitchen, and attached single garage. MLS 2124677 KEVIN GALE
4 bedroom, 2 bath. Great views of the Town of Picton and the Bay from the deck and rear yard. MLS 2124529 RON & VERONICA NORTON
CHARMING! 3 bedrooms, 1 bath (new), tasteful decor, lots of original character, huge lot in Bloomfield. MLS 2122214 CHRISTINE & COLIN HENDEN
3 bdrm, 1 bath cozy home. 1 floor living with deck off living room. Just past Lake on the Mountain. MLS 2124618 RON & VERONICA NORTON
CENTURY HOME Overlooking the Bay, this spacious home offers 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, large rooms, many updates including new windows. Situated on a large lot, just 10 mins. from Picton & 401. MLS 2123489 CHRISTINE & COLIN
3+2 bdrm, 2 bath home with walkout lower level. Approx 2300 sq.ft. of living space. MLS 2125036 RON & VERONICA NORTON
CLOSE TO SANDBANKS. Fronting on Outlet River with access to East Lake & Lake Ont, this spacious lot comes with a mobile home & Bunkie, situated in a neighbourhood setting – great for children! MLS 2123527 CHRISTINE & COLIN HENDEN
The heart of grape country on a quiet county road, across from the Lavender Farm on a 1.6 acre lot. MLS 2120614 RON & VERONICA NORTON
Sitting on beautiful 1.2 ac lot, huge double+ garage, completely updated 3 bdrm country home. Come out & take a look! MLS 2123819
RON & VERONICA NORTON
3 bdrm, 1 bath bungalow on quiet dead end street in Bloomfield. Great for retirees or young family, in Pinecrest school district. MLS 2125521 MARY JANE MILLS
4 bdrms, 1 acre, 1 minute to downtown Picton! New 2 stage furnace- very inexpensive to heat! MLS 2122202 TONY SCOTT
1800 sq ft living space on main level, cozy sunken living room, fireplace. Perfect rural location, 20 mins to Belleville & 10 mins to Picton. MLS 2121204
RON & VERONICA NORTON
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118 COUNTY ROAD 16 Beautiful lot with 252ft. of Black River riverfront. 3 bdrm brick bungalow needs cosmetics. MLS 2125217 TAMMY BEAUMONT
CIRCA 1890 – PICTON. Absolutely charming Victorian Brick! 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, spacious room, glassed-in verandah, private back yard & double-car garage/workshop. MLS 2123075 CHRISTINE & COLIN HENDEN
Bungalow w/ in-law suite sitting on 5+ acres with land on both sides of the creek to Pleasant Bay. MLS 2122018 RON & VERONICA NORTON
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GREAT FAMILY COTTAGE Located on Lake Consecon, 1+ acre lot, great swimming, fishing & watersports. MLS 2120722 RON & VERONICA NORTON
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1078 HIGHWAY 49 Another price reduction! Can’t believe this is not sold. Solid 3 bed 2 bath home. This home is worth a visit. Vendor wants it SOLD. MLS 2122914 TAMMY BEAUMONT
4 bdrm, 2 bath century home on attractively landscaped lot. Formal living/dining rooms w/ tall ceilings. MLS 2124632 DEBBIE MCKINNEY
Custom built Hickory Home with 3 bdrms and 3 baths. Nicely sized in-town lot in area of fine homes. MLS 2122038 MARY JANE MILLS
40 DOWNES AVE, PICTON. Brick bungalow on quiet dead end street. Wheelchair accessible, in-law potential. MLS 2125207 COLLEEN GREEN
Tony Scott Sales Rep
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Updated 3 bedroom unit in Bloomfield. Triplex potential. 16 x 20 workshop. MLS 2124868 TONY SCOTT
4+ bdrms, 3 baths w/self-contained 2 bdrm apartment, near Sandbanks beach. MLS 2107193 TONY SCOTT
ACKERMAN ST., PICTON. Features contemporarystyle open concept with separate dining room, 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, lovely hardwood & ceramic floors. Owner will consider all offers! MLS 2116063 CHRISTINE & COLIN HENDEN
Great Well! Fill your pool and water your gardens without hesitation! Beautiful country home in gorgeous rural location. Central to Trenton, Belleville and Picton. MLS 2123547 RON & VERONICA NORTON
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THE PICTON GAZETTE
How to improve your home's curb appeal
Men and women who have tried to sell a home are likely familiar with the phrase "curb appeal." Curb appeal is similar to getting ready for a big date, only you're not dressing yourself up to make a strong first impression. Instead, improving curb appeal involves dressing your home up in the hopes it makes a strong first impression on prospective buyers, many of whom will have a strong opinion about the property before they even get out of their cars to have a look around. A home with strong curb appeal can entice buyers who are likely to believe that a home with a wellmaintained exterior is likely to have an equally impressive interior. Homeowners who want the process of selling their home to go smoothly can improve the property's curb appeal in a number of ways, many of which don't necessitate a substantial home improvement budget. • Clean up. The most effective way to improve curb appeal is to clean up the property. Many homeowners are savvy enough to remove toys and other items
from the yard before showing a home, but cleaning up goes beyond removing clutter from the property. Make sure all hedges are trimmed and remove weeds, sticks and other debris from any flower beds. Lay mulch in the flower beds and garden, as mulch prevents weed growth while helping the soil retain moisture, resulting in more attractive gardens to catch a buyer's eye. • Get an "edge" on other sellers. Edging is another easy and effective way to improve curb appeal. Edge driveways, sidewalks and other walkways around the property, removing or trimming anything that is hanging over the driveway or walkways. If the boundary between your driveway and lawn is not distinct, consider installing edging materials such as stone or bricks. The edging can be level with the driveway or elevated, but keep in mind that elevated driveway edging can protect the lawn, preventing kids from riding their bicycles onto the lawn or cars from driving onto it. Adding edging is not a very difficult do-it-
yourself project. • Take to the trees. Many homeowners grow accustomed to overgrown trees around their property and may not notice that low-hanging, unsightly branches are hiding the home from view. Buyers want to see the house, so take to the trees and trim any branches that hang too low or obscure your home. • Clean the gutters. Leaves and sticks hanging from the gutters are a red flag to buyers, who tend to associate clogged gutters with roof damage. Clean the gutters thoroughly before putting your home up for sale and keep them clean throughout the selling process. If your property includes lots of trees, install guards to keep twigs and leaves out of the gutters. • Make the home accessible through the front door. Many homeowners enter their home through a side door or through their garage. If you fall into this category, keep in mind that prospective buyers will be entering through the front door, so make this area accessible. Clear
any clutter, such as overgrown hedges, away from the front door, and consider upgrading the door handle to a more modern feature. In addition, make sure the lock on the front door doesn't stick, forcing the realtor and buyers to immediately struggle before entering the home. You want buyers and their real estate agents to get in and out of the home as smoothly as possible. • Make sure all plants, including flowers, are living. Dehydrated or dead plants and flowers are eyesores, and they will give buyers the impression that you didn't pay much attention to your property. Make Ensuring a home's primary entryway is sure all plants are alive and welcoming and well-groomed is one way thriving and replace those homeowners can improve curb appeal. that aren't. You can replant in much work into the garden. new flowers or plants or just use When selling a home, homepotted plants instead. When pur- owners can employ a number of chasing new plants, choose low- tactics to improve their home's maintenance varieties that appeal curb appeal. to buyers who want good vibrant plants but might not want to put
QUINTE LTD. BROKERAGE REDUCED
100ft. waterfront on Picton Bay. Very private, large workshop with loft. Grand fireplace, vaulted ceilings. MLS 2124909 HERB PLIWISCHKIES
Unique 2 bdrm log home nestled on a nice deep waterfront lot on the Bay of Quinte. MLS 2123120 KEVIN GALE
20 year old Georgian style custom built home in old East Hill Belleville. Professional landscaping, sprinkler system. MLS 2125268 DEBBIE MCKINNEY
Lake on the Mountain water view. Drastically reduced to $439,000. Totally renovated. MLS 2122328 HERB PLIWISCHKIES
Picton Bay waterfront. Great bungalow next to Golf Club. Very private and well maintained. MLS 2121700 HERB PLIWISCHKIES
150 acre waterfront Equestrian facility with renovated farmhouse. Pool, cabana and wet bar. MLS 2121474 TONY SCOTT
INCOME POTENTIAL. 4 bdrm, 2 bath cape cod style home overlooking Long Reach. Lots of room for family or entertaining. MLS 2120845 TONY SCOTT REDUCED
WATERFRONT BUILDING SITE - 1300 ft. of shoreline & 8.5 spectacular acres, woods, panoramic water views, good road to shore PLUS a lovely 3season cabin! MLS 2121552 CHRISTINE & COLIN HENDEN
CLOSE TO PICTON on 3+ acres. Stunning 3,000+sq.ft. home with salt-water pool. Great entertaining space – inside & out! MLS 2124592
CHRISTINE & COLIN HENDEN
5000sq.ft. home w/ great view of Bay of Quinte, sitting on 7 acres that includes a 10 stall barn. MLS 2125057 RON & VERONICA NORTON
PICTON – CIRCA 1890. Gracious, solid-brick, completely restored. Features 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, separate dining & living rooms. Spacious yard, garage/workshop. MLS 2121995 CHRISTINE & COLIN HENDEN
Executive Geertsma home on 1 acre lot in exclusive private neighbourhood. 3 bdrms, 3 baths. MLS 2124502 DEBBIE MCKINNEY
Prinyer’s Cove Marina and Bed & Beyond is a unique waterfront property featuring a custom built 6 yr old home. MLS 2124296 MARY JANE MILLS
1 Lake Street, PICTON, ON 613.476.5900 304 Main Street, WELLINGTON,ON 613.399.5900 or Toll Free 1.888.217.0166 REDUCED
Main floor master, finished basement, lovely gardens walking to Main St. See virtual tour www.rightonthemarc.ca. MLS 2122099 MARC OUELLETTE REDUCED
4 SEASON COTTAGE. Clean waterfront. 10 minutes to Picton. Access to Lake Ontario. MLS 2125354 MARC OUELLETTE
1870’s 5 bdrm farmhouse, 3700 sq.ft. living space, inground pool, cabana, wet bar & screened in sitting room. MLS 2121472 TONY SCOTT
Beautiful building lots, ready to go with wells on quiet country road. Lot 2 Mitchells Crossroad MLS 2124279, $111,000 Lot 3 Mitchells Crossroad MLS 2124276, $74,000 Lot 4 Mitchells Crossroad MLS 2124281, $74,000
13 acre Waupoos Island property with sandy shores, views of Lake Ontario. MLS 2123349 COLLEEN GREEN
Over built and meticulously kept, this turnkey business is a great opportunity without headaches. Call Nick for more info and viewings. MLS 2123569
DONNA & NICK HAWRYLUK
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THURSDAY, AUGUST 16, 2012 f RE/19
THE PICTON GAZETTE
102 Main Street, Picton
The Gold Standard in Prince Edward County $489,900
Lanthorn Real Estate Ltd., Brokerage*
*Independently owned & operated
INCLUDES 3 STOREY BARN/STUDIO
58 CTY RD 18, CHERRY VALLEY
$310,000 OPEN HOUSE MLS 2117572
Saturday, Aug 18 1-3pm
409 Walmsley Road
UPDATED CENTURY FARM HOME
ACRE OF LAND
AND LARGE PRINCIPLE ROOMS
• MANY RENO'S AND UPGRADES INCLUDING 200 AMP SERVICE • 25'X30' HEATED DOUBLE GARAGE • 24' ABOVE GROUND POOL PLUS HOT TUB
$139,900 MLS 2124425
LIVE, RETIRE, VACATION & ENJOY
• INFO INSTANTLY: TEXT GOLD116 TO #33344
Jason, Kevin & Sandy Young Sales Reps.
• CENTURY HOME CIRCA 1860 • HEART OF WELLINGTON • 3 COMMERCIAL UNITS • FULL UPGRADES TO CODE • CAN RETURN TO SINGLE FAMILY • LOOKING FOR OFFERS!!!
$335,000 MLS 2121618
• 2 BEDROOM BUNGALOW • COZY AND QUAINT • NICE REAR PATIO • CARPORT & PAVED DRIVE • SHORT WALK TO HARBOUR • NEW OIL FURNACE & TANK, 2010
$158,900 MLS 2123647
CONVERTED CHURCH PROPERTY
BAY OF QUINTE COTTAGE • PRIVATE LOCATION ON GANNON’S NARROWS • 3 BEDROOMS • LIVING ROOM WITH FIREPLACE • FAMILY ROOM WITH WINDOWS ON 3 SIDES Broker • WRAP-AROUND DECK firstname.lastname@example.org www.bayofquintehomes.com • DOCK AND PRIVATE BOAT LAUNCH
CHURCH CONVERSION CLOSE TO THE LITTLE BLUFF CONSERVATION AREA • FEATURES TRIPLE BRICK CONSTRUCTION, www.colleengalway.com DEEP WINDOW LEDGES AND ORIGINAL UN email@example.com PAINTED TIN PANELS IN THE LOFT SPACE • CLOSE TO SERENE STONE BEACHES
$349,900 MLS 2120461
SUPERB BLOOMFIELD BUNGALOW
• CARRIES FOR LESS THAN MOST RENTS • 2+ BEDROOMS. HUGE LIVING RM • NEW FLOORING & RECENTLY PAINTED • VINYL SIDING. NEWER WINDOWS • GAS FURNACE & MUNICIPAL WATER • FULL HIGH BASEMENT
$199,000 MLS 2123315
• PICTON TRIPLEX • ONE 1 BEDROOM UNIT & TWO 2 BEDROOM UNITS • NICE SIZE LOT WITH AMPLE PARKING • GAS HEATING • SHOWS EXCELLENT RETURN • IDEAL INVESTMENT PROPERTY • LIVE IN ONE UNIT AND LET THE OTHER RENTS PAY YOUR MORTGAGE
BUNGALOW • IDEAL FOR RETIREMENT OR FIRST HOME • 2 BEDROOMS, FULL BATH • MAIN FLOOR LAUNDRY ROOM • OPEN CONCEPT KIT/ LR/ DR • LANDSCAPED LOT WITH MATURE TREES • BY APPOINTMENT $229,000 MLS 2123363
$189,900 MLS 2124478
• SPLIT LEVEL HOME • 3 BEDROOMS, 2 BATHS • OAK CABINETS • FA GAS HEAT, PELLET STOVE • TREED, FENCED YARD • GOOD INVESTMENT!
Jason, Kevin & Sandy Young
Teal Baverstock Sales Rep
• 1.5 ACRE ISLAND FULL OF MATURE TREES • OPEN CONCEPT W CATHEDRAL CEILINGS • 3+ BEDRMS, 1 BATH W CLAWFOOT TUB • SOLAR ELECTRICITY, PROPANE KITCHEN APPLIANCES
firstname.lastname@example.org • WOOD BURNING F/P, LG WEST FACING DECK www.tealbaverstock.com • PERFECT RENTAL/INVESTMENT PROPERTY
PRIVACY YET CLOSE TO TOWN 21 PHOTOS
• 5 AC. GARDEN SOIL • 4 BEDROOM, 3 BATH HOME • FAMILY ROOM W/FIREPLACE • WRAP-AROUND SUNDECK • DBL. CAR GARAGE. FULL BASEMENT • 1200 SQ.FT DETACHED STEEL • BUILDING INSULATED & HEATED
Jason, Kevin & Sandy Young Sales Reps.
LOVELY BUILDING LOT
• IN THE SOUTH BAY AREA OF THE COUNTY • QUIET LOCATION WITH MANY OUTSTANDING ESTATE HOMES • LEVEL, EASILY ACCESSIBLE SHORELINE Sales Rep. • SHORE WELL INSTALLED email@example.com • 15 MINUTE DRIVE TO PICTON • GREAT BIKING AND BIRDING AREA
• IN TOWN “COLORADO” BUNGALOW • 2+2 BEDROOMS, FINISHED BASEMENT • NEWER WINDOWS, DOORS AND ROOF • PATIO DOOR TO BACK DECK • PARK LIKE YARD WITH CREEK • ATTACHED GARAGE, INSIDE ENTRY
$279,000 NEW LISTING MLS 2124579
Pat Benson Moore Sales Rep.
PRESTIGIOUS PAUL STREET
• COMPLETELY RENOVATED CENTURY HOME • FOUR BEDROOMS WITH TWO BATHS • LARGE DECK OVERLOOKING PRIVATE TREED BACK YARD
• BEAUTIFUL NEW AND RUSTIC COTTAGE WITH APPROX 250' OF NATURE FILLED MARSHFRONT • FANTASTIC SUNSETS, BOATING, FISHING, BIRDWATCHING AND SWIMMING
• 4 BDRMS, 2 BATHROOMS, PINE FLOORS THROUGHOUT WITH MANY UPGRADES
• LARGE, MATURE LOT LOCATED THROUGH A GATED SUMMER TRAILER PARK
• GREAT FAMILY COTTAGE AND COMES FULLY FURNISHED!!
$159,900 MLS 2116676
• HOME - ELEGANT FINISHINGS • OPERATING AS BED & BEYOND • MARINA – SEASONAL INCOME • IDEAL PROPERTY FOR SNOWBIRDS • RESORT COMMERCIAL ZONING • EXCELLENT WATERFRONT DEAL MLS 2123087
• 4 BDRM 2 STOREY FARMHOUSE ON ALMOST AN • THE OLD CHURCH IS A 2 BEDROOM • GOURMET EAT-IN KITCHEN, CENTRE HALL PLAN
• 140’ X 311’ LOT INCL HOME & BARN/STUDIO • BRIGHT, RENOVATED CENTURY HOME • 3 FLOORS, LOTS OF LOFT SPACE • RED PINE FLOORS, ORIGINAL TIN AND BEAD • IDEAL FOR AN ARTIST AND STUDIO, WORKSHOP BOARD CEILINGS OR CONVERT IT TO A GUEST HOUSE • MODERN CONVENIENCES AND TOUCHES • TOTALING APPROX 1500 SQ FT. • INCOME PRODUCING VACATION/RETIREMENT • CLOSE TO SHOPPING, PICTON HOSPITAL, SANDBANKS, WINERIES, ANTIQUE SHOPS/ GALLERIES AND GREAT RESTAURANTS
• ROOMY INSULATED TWO GARAGE WITH WORKSHOP • LOW MAINTENANCE AND ECONOMICAL • A PLEASURE TO SHOW!
• INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY! • CONDO - 172 MAIN ST. PICTON • GOVERNMENT TENANT • GUARANTEED UNTIL 2017 • NEW AIR CONDITIONING • NEW SECURITY SYSTEM
$539,900 MLS 2125066
MILLION DOLLAR VIEW
• 360 FT OF COMPLETELY PRIVATE WATERFRONT • UNIQUELY DESIGNED OPEN CONCEPT HOME FEATURING MAIN FLOOR LIVING AT ITS BEST
• BORDERED WITH EXPANSIVE TIERED DECKING • DOUBLE PLUS INSULATED GARAGE • LOCATED JUST 20 MINUTES FROM PICTON • CLOSE TO CONSERVATION AREA & BIRD SANCTUARY • YOUR PRIVATE UTOPIA AWAITS!
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THE PICTON GAZETTE
YEAR ROUND ENJOYMENT
$675,000 This custom built brick home offers 2 homes under one roof with separate in-law suite. Excellent neighbourhood for year round enjoyment for the retiree or family who want all the amenities nearby. The property boasts a large dock, boathouse, wooden bulkhead, upper and lower decks, a great workshop which could become a studio, attached 2 car garage and high efficiency wood burning fireplace in lower level family room. MLS® 2121659
$629,000 Spacious 4 bedrooms, 3 bathroom, brick and vinyl bungalow on West Lake close to Wellington. Park like setting with 385 ft of waterfront. Built approximately 25 years ago has 2 fireplaces - one gas, one wood, partial basement with walk-out and attached double garage. Approx 2 acres with irrigation system. MLS® 2124799
$695,000 Weekend retreat/B&B on quiet island attached to the mainland by a causeway. 7 bedrooms, 6 baths with grand hall for classes or activities. 3 levels of spacious living space plus 2 sleeping cabins. Beautiful waterviews with marina close by. Over 16 acres of natural surroundings. Exceptional opportunities for the entrepreneur. MLS® 2123429
Elizabeth Crombie Sales Representative
104 Main Street, Picton
613.476.2700 or toll free
SMALL RESORT ON WEST LAKE
$799,000 4 self contained immaculate rental cottages with 3 bedroom main house, plus 2 bedroom in-law suite & overnight suite on prime waterfront. Beautifully landscaped with 5 docks - direct access to Lake Ontario from Wellington Channel. All cottages are fully furnished & insulated with patios facing water. Municipal services. Turn key operation. MLS® 2122235
$174,900 This cozy bungalow just one street south of Main is waiting for new owners. There is easy access right from the driveway and inside as well. There are 2 baths and 2 bedrooms on main level. Owner is having refreshed and ready for fall. Includes appliances. Make an offer today! MLS® 2122486
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WEST END, BELLEVILLE
$625,000 Design-Quality throughout this open concept beautiful brick home. Nestled between 2 golf courses this home features 4 bedrooms, 3 baths and 2 car garage. Features: Hardwood floors, 10 foot ceilings in living and dining rooms, chef's dream kitchen and large family room with gas fireplace on lower level. MLS® 2124845
$525,000 Very charming waterfront home on Rednersville Road. Not far from County Road 33, 11/2 hours from Toronto. Beautiful views, lovely waterfront, marine railway, and dock. 3 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms. View of the Murray Hills across the Bay, great sunsets with western exposure, close to the end of Murray Canal. A friendly family of swans are regular visitors. MLS® 2124081
$569,000 Sunny rooms with lots of windows, open concept with family room, living and dining room all on one level. Fantastic waterviews over Hayward Long Reach. Plenty of room for company in this 3 bedroom, 3 bath home. Outside tennis court, swimming pool and inside sauna for the active lifestyle. Rents as vacation home, figures available at office. MLS® 2113568
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MICHELLE BOWES 8 MONROE COURT Wellington on the Lake. Cute and cozy. That’s what you will find when you look at this 2 bedrm, 2 bath home. Living rm w fp, facing south, eat in kitchen, dining rm, master bedrm, 3 pc ensuite. Large private deck, retractable awning. Attached 1 car garage. Adult park on leased land. Asking $134,900 MLS® 2123993
WEST LAKE WATERFRONT Main St location. 4 bedroom brick bungalow on large lot for the gardner and dock for your boat. Close to harbour. Features living rm with fireplace, dining area and country kitchen with lots of cupboards. Full finished basement with walkout and gas fireplace. 3 baths. Call to view. MLS® 2124208
MAIN ST WELLINGTON Step back in time. 4 bedrm 2 storey brick home, unique features, one of a kind in the village of Wellington. Views of Lake Ontario. Walk to park, beach & stores. Lg principal rooms, totally upgraded and renovated with taste. Lg backyard fenced in. Area to park 3 vehicles. Call to view. MLS® 2123297
BAY OF QUINTE WATERFRONT Telegraph Narrows. Area of great fishing and boating. Large treed nicely landscaped lot with drilled well, entrance and hydro are in. Ready to go to build your new home. Approx 90 ft of shoreline. Set in the trees. Close to 401, Kingston and Napanee. Asking $199,900 MLS® 2120848
FRIDAY, AUGUST 17TH 11AM-1PM Flowers are blooming. Reduced and Ready to go! 120 Westwind Cres, Wellington. Lg bungalow, nicely landscaped lot. Walk to shops, church & beach. Ideal family home, 3 bedrms on main floor, 2 baths. Finished basement, bath, room for more bedrms. Open concept kitchen, dining rm, living rm. Patio doors to double deck, private backyard. Main floor laundry, inside entry to double car garage. Call to view. Asking $269,900 MLS® 2120217
COUNTY RD 49 TO CTY RD 15 TO HINT LANE #17 Thinking of retiring to the county? Not quite ready to build? Bay of Quinte waterfront at the Telegraph Narrows. Hint Lane off County Rd 15, easy access from Hwy 401 & 49. Lg lot, drilled well, hydro, zoned for residential use. Landscaping is done, extensive decking at shore. Two 35 ft Citation trailers with decking. Perfect retreat while you are waiting to build your dream home. Call for more details. Asking $199,900 MLS® 2120805
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Prince Edward County Realty Inc. Brokerage 98 Main Street, Picton, ON Phone 613-476-7800
SUN AUG 19, 2012, 1-3 ICE
NEW PR SUNSETS AT ADOLPHUS REACH The lot is all cleared and is ready for you to build your retirement home or a little get away cottage. This property has 100 ft of clean shoreline. Perfect for swimming, fishing, or deep water sailing. Private and pretty. Hydro to lot line, driveway is in. Call for more details. MLS® 2124707
CHASE RD., HILLIER WARD Close to Closson Chase Winery and Karlo Estate Winery. 25 ac of land with approx 12 ac workable and good clay loam soil. Softwood bush on property as well as some marsh. Asking $129,900 MLS® 2120655
SHARON ARMITAGE, OWNER/BROKER OF RECORD 613-399-2134
1 ACRE PARCEL OF LAND Just west of Hillier. Drilled well on property, entrance permit available and hydro is close to lot line. This property is close to Trenton and in area of nice homes. Wineries close by. Asking $41,900 MLS® 2121680
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12423 LOYALIST PARKWAY $279,000 Immaculate all brick raised bungalow on the outskirts of Picton with an amazing view of Picton Bay. 2 full bathrooms, spa room with hot tub, wood burning stove, beautiful gardens and on municipal water. MLS® 2117385
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Meeting the needs of firsttime home builders, this bungalow design is economical to build. Craftsman detailing and a quaint covered porchgo a long way to create the charming exterior. Open planning adds to the home's livability. The foyer opens to a hearthwarmed great room.Vaulted ceilings and a half-wall separating the basement stairs and the foyer add to the spaciousness. Two family bedrooms share a hall bath,and the master suite offers a private bath. Square Footage: 1,293 To see more details on this plan, visit www.selectfloorplans.ca/dfl and enter the plan number above. Use advanced search features to browse thousands of other home designs, including bungalow, twostorey, multi-level, and cottage country homes. Order blueprints online or call 1-800-663-6739 for more information on how to order and modify plans.
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THE PICTON GAZETTE
Great all brick 1 storey building. Excellent income property! In good condition. Paved parking and landscaped. Next to Picton Hospital in the Industrial Park. All windows have been replaced, roof done in 2001. Two 2pc. washrooms. Office: 5 rooms - measurements as follows: 18 x 8, 9x9, 11 x 8, 11.6 x 9, 11.6 x 9 $275,000 MLS 2123775 Lori Slik*
EXTRAORDINARY VISTAS FROM YOUR OWN WATERFRONT HOME! Look no further. Simplify you life with this fully renovated bungalow. One-storey living with finished walk out basement to accommodate weekend visitors! Situated 5 minutes from town, this waterfront home has a spectacular vista of the Bay. Swim or boat at your own front door. Surrounded by nature, this County home is just what you want! $675,000 MLS 2120207 Liz Jones*
Stately Century Home, formerly the manse of the Anglican Church in Carrying Place. Large private lot surrounded by lilacs. This home boasts a centre hall plan and is full of upgrades throughout. New roof, windows, wiring, heating, kitchen, deck off the side, main floor laundry are just a few. Beautiful pine and maple floors.Country size kitchen and eating area. Spacious formal dining room with exposed brick and tin ceilings. Large master bedroom with ensuite. The sun room is finished and ideal for a family room/games/TV room. This 4 bedroom home is a pleasure to show. Close to the 401, Trenton and Belleville yet easily accessible to the `County` beaches. $275,000 MLS 2121237 Gail Forcht**
Build your dream home here! Outstanding 2.9-acre waterfront lot on Fish Lake. Shore well and Quonset hut on property. Great location for family recreation property or retirement house. $79,900 MLS 2124914 Laurie Gruer*, Sam Simone*, Monica Klingenberg*
Bright and spacious, this open concept bungalow is situated on a large, centrally located country lot. Boasting four main floor bedrooms including a very generous master bedroom with an ensuite. The main floor den makes for a great family room especially for kids and teens! Recent updates include a large open concept kitchen, living and dining area featuring tile and hardwood floors, a high efficiency airtight fireplace insert, a beautiful bow window and garden doors leading out to the patio. It truly is a fantastic space for entertaining! The basement is quite large and mostly finished with a lovely fireplace. The home offers a separate entrance that lends itself for a potential "nanny suite". Other great features include the attached two car garage with inside entrance, and the high quality and volume of water available year round from the dug well. $298,000 MLS 2124991 Gail Forcht**
The Ridge - Peaceful Country home centrally located between Picton and Sandbanks. Over 2000 sq ft of living space with birch hardwood floors, 3 bedrooms and 2 baths with main floor laundry and an open concept kitchen and living area overlooks wraparound deck and tranquil views of open space and slopping terraces. Lower level features a walkout basement to a private patio, large family room and a third bathroom. New propane furnace and recent energy audit conducted. Don`t miss out on this terrific opportunity. $335,000 MLS 2125498 Rob Plomer* & Kate Vader
Fantastic Waterfront Cottage on Hay Bay - Featuring a Main Building and Boat House located on the edge of the Water! The property is surrounded with mature trees, areas of free flowing green space and open water views. Each dwelling has 2 BDRMS with Open Concept Kitchen and Living Area, Deck, and Bathroom Facilities. The property includes a Dock and Boat Lift for endless recreational activities on the water. A concrete terrace is perfect for evening bonfires overlooking the bay and especially fun under the starry nights sky. Potential for rental income, and catered to entertaining family and friends in the Summer! Don t miss out on this great opportunity. $220,000 MLS 2124605 Rob Plomer* & Kate Vader*
Outstanding 7.10 acre waterfront lot on Prince Edward Bay/Lake Ontario with spectacular views. Unbelievable opportunity to build your dream home! Drilled well on property. $225,000 MLS 2125327
Laurie Gruer*, Sam Simone*, Monica Klingenberg*
Big classic red brick Victorian three blocks from Main Street! Full of character and natural light and impeccably-maintained throughout. Pine floors, wood-burning fireplace and charming staircase. Three oversized bedrooms, main floor laundry and two-piece bath. Outstanding value for one of Picton's prettiest homes! $339,000 MLS 2123109 Laurie Gruer*, Sam Simone* & Monica Klingenberg*
Location, Location, Location! This three bedroom home is located on one of the most sought after streets in Picton, Hill Street. The home has a newer roof, windows and has a single detached garage. The house has the bones to work with to make this house a gem. This is a great opportunity to buy overlooking the harbour and the park on a quiet, neighbourly street. Book your appointment today! $240,000 MLS 2123384 Lori Slik*
Private waterfront property on Lake Consecon. Generous sized lot with an open concept backsplit. Waterfront is a naturalist` dream. 3 bdrms up and a large Recreation/Family room on the lower level. Newer deck across the back of the house for those summer barbecues. Many upgrades from windows to new roof and a Hot Tub. Great location, close to the 401, Trenton, Belleville and Picton. North Beach close by. $348,000 MLS 2121142 Gail Forcht**
MILLFORD MILLPOND! Charm and character right on the Millford millpond! This early post-and-beam home offers three bedrooms, upgraded mechanicals and a delightful country kitchen leading to a large deck. Uttlerly charming decor, new roof, main floor bath and laundry area. A rare opportunity to find a waterfront property under $300,000! $264,000 MLS 2121947 Laurie Gruer* & Sam Simone*
HIGH, WIDE AND HANDSOME! This gracious Victorian residence features exquisite proportions, pine floors, and high ceilings throughout - and is within a block from Main Street! 3 large bedrooms and an office upstairs and outstanding principal rooms on the main level. Two staircases, two full baths, and a charming in-town garden, too! Hurry for this one! $349,000 MLS 2125261 Laurie Gruer*, Sam Simone*, Monica Klingenberg*
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THE PICTON GAZETTE
THE ROCK MANOR This executive style - stone home is perched slightly above county road 7 with panoramic views of Adolphus reach surrounded by over 14 acres of slopping terrace and walking trails. Boasting over 3000 square feet of entertaining and living space, the home features 6 bedrooms, 2 of which could be utilized as a den or studio space, 4 washrooms, large master bedroom with a private ensuite, walk in closet and wood burning fireplace. Keen emphasis on the natural flows of light and unique vanity points of the water views and green space throughout the home. Home has been hard wired for internet access and has high speed connectivity. In one of the most sought after areas in Prince Edward County, this home is close to Lake on the Mountain, Glenora ferry for daily excursions to Kingston, and within 15-20 minutes to Picton for all amenities. Whether you are looking to relocate, or find your County retreat. A must see in Cressy. $479,000 MLS 2120985 Rob Plomer* & Kate Vader*
West Lake waterfront lot facing South West, great swimming boating and fishing. This property offers views of the Sandbanks with protected shoreline, steel seawall, plus a 18` x 50` concrete swimming pool with deck surround and fenced yard. 80 feet of clean waterfront with good access, hydro and natural gas to lot line. A very quiet Island location close to Isaiah Tubbs Resort, fine dining and future 18 hole golf course. $365,000 MLS 2123741 Lori Slik*
SHEBA'S ISLAND WATERFRONT! Meticulously-maintained waterfront home in one of the County's most in-demand communities! Spacious one-level living, plus guest suite, games room and family area in the walk-out lover level. Ideal for boaters, and swimmers with clean water, retractable dock and stunning views of the Sand Dunes! Updated mechanics, double garage and exquisite gardens. Huge deck for entertaining and for enjoying West Lake views. Move right in to this bright, impeccable, cheerful house! $549,900 MLS 2124664 Laurie Gruer*, Sam Simone*, Monica Klingenberg
In town waterfront living within walking distance to downtown, the Yacht club, Hospital and medical centre. Why pay condo fees? This totally renovated home offers virtually no outside maintenance. Luxury of having a dock at your property to moor your boat. Wonderful entertainment through almost every window overlooking the harbour. This 3 bedroom home has bamboo and hardwood floors, gas fireplace, a main floor laundry, spacious bathroom with a jet walk-in shower and gas fireplace. Cathedral ceilings in an open concept living room/kitchen. $379,000 MLS 2124471 Gail Forcht**
A STUNNING CUSTOM GEM ON THE SHORES OF LAKE ONTARIO! This meticulously-designed home features exemplary finishes and classic proportions, and takes full advantage of its extremely private setting at the end of a four-season road. Radiant in-floor heating, vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors and several walk-outs. Wraparound verandah and pergola. Optional main floor master plus three more bedrooms and office. Your ideal waterfront retreat in The County! $719,000 MLS 2122885 Laurie Gruer*, Sam Simone* & Monica Klingenberg*
OPPORTUNITY RIGHT ON THE EDGE OF PICTON! This 4+ acre parcel includes a big, bright century farmhouse now completely upgraded. Newer kitchen, main floor laundry, main floor master and large 4-piece bath, huge reception rooms plus four bedrooms upstairs! Outside, a 40’ x 60’ quonset hut and a large 2-storey block building offer huge potential for a home-based business. Reinvent yourself here in this perfect live/work situation! $399,000 MLS 2122840 Laurie Gruer*, Sam Simone*, Monica Klingenberg*
SPECTACULAR OFF-GRID MASTERPIECE! Bay of Quinte Waterfront on 10 acres features impeccably-designed “green” home featured in magazines and on TV. Radiant floors, three bedrooms with ensuites, lots of natural light, its own wind tower and complete privacy. An absolutely oneof-a-kind opportunity just 10 minutes from the 401. Hurry for this one! $769,000 MLS 2121779 Laurie Gruer*, Sam Simone*, Monica Klingenberg*
Custom built brick home with beautifully landscaped yard and a gentle slope down to your waterfront. Located on the outskirts of Picton, this home is just a short walk to the Golf Course, Medical Centre and Restaurants. Open concept kitchen, eating area and family room have a spacious walk-out deck and large patio doors to allow for the beautiful water views. Belvedere offers a wonderful master bedroom with an abundance of light with ensuite. 2 bedrooms on main level with 4 piece bath. Formal living room and dining room with French doors. Wrap around porch overlooking a stone wall. Lower level is dry walled and waiting for your finishing touches! Truly a wonderful home you must see! $455,000 MLS 2124803 Gail Forcht**
270 FEET OF WATERFRONT ON HUYCK’S POINT! A waterfront manor house on one of the County’s most-coveted roads! This gracious property features walled gardens, oak-paneled rooms, a two-storey great room, and 270 feet of spectacular Lake Ontario shoreline! Outstanding four-season solarium, mature trees, and a waterside studio/cottage/guest house are all huge features. $785,000 MLS 2124793 Laurie Gruer*, Sam Simone*, Monica Klingenberg*
CALLING ALL ARTISTS, DESIGNERS & ENTREPRENEURS! Two for the price of one! Spectacular "loft" renovation of a commercial building into a unique residence with heated concrete floors, working garage door wall, cantilevered bedroom and excellent live/work space. Adjoining it is a solid 3-bedroom house with many mechanical upgrades. Live in one; work in the other - or live in one; rent the other! Single garage and very private courtyard garden, too! $459,000 MLS 2122026 Laurie Gruer* & Sam Simone*
GREAT VIEWS OVER THE BAY! Classic Picton Victorian right on the edge of town! Circular drive and expansive lawns lead up to the wide verandah, perfect for summer entertaining! Inside there are generous reception rooms, a wonderful family kitchen, a large family room, five bedrooms and four baths. Two fireplaces, pine floors, and interesting gothic windows. This would make a great weekend retreat or an impressive full-time residence and it's just steps from cafes, shops, and the theatre. Opportunity! $795,000 MLS 2122801 Laurie Gruer* & Sam Simone*
Panoramic water views. Custom built, open concept eco energy efficient home. Roof with lifetime guarantee, geothermal heating and cooling system, water system, new Trex decking with glass. Views of Smiths Bay and Waupoos Is. Vaulted ceilings in the great room, kitchen, dining area. Wall of windows/French doors to deck, skylight in kitchen. Pine floors and ceramic, 3 bay garage, inside entry, triple parking driveway. Spacious master bdrm, walk in closet, ensuite, waterviews. Main floor laundry. Additional smaller garage for storage. Basement has 9 ft. ceiling and abundance of light, ready for its final finishes. 8 mins. to Picton. Close to restaurants, wineries, Cider Co. and cheese factories. $477,000 MLS 2120213 Gail Forcht**
Enjoy the panoramic water views from almost every room in the home. 9ft ceilings in the lower level with large 2nd master bedroom and walkout to the patio. Main living area offers bright and spacious rooms with walkouts to the cedar deck. Custom kitchen with Diamastone countertops, stainless steel appliances, soft closing drawers and an abundance of storage. Perfect for entertaining, the kitchen opens up to the large dining room with the wall of windows and 20ft ceilings. The open concept flows into the Living Room with pot lighting throughout, new heat producing fireplace with glass door and screens built in. Private suite and 2 spacious bdrms for guests and family. Treed ravine leads to the waters edge or drive down to the protected cove below. Walking trails and room for pool and tennis court. Home is beautifully landscaped with extensive gardens. Impeccable home in a desirable location only minutes to Picton and 10 minutes from the 401. $819,000 MLS 2124354 Gail Forcht**
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A charming Morrison Point Road home located in the quaint community of Black River overlooks lovely vistas on this mature tree-lined road offering a wonderful sense of community. The home exudes warmth and comfort that must be seen to truly experience it. The comfortable interior features 3 large bedrooms, 2 baths, a large family room with a woodstove and bright, open concept kitchen/living room for entertaining. Upgrades include newer windows and doors and a recently completed stand-a-lone Artist Studio (11x27). A detached garage (20x20) adds extra space to play or work. Lounge on the front or back porch taking in the span of dry-laid stone walls that line the property. Or maybe take a dip in the private pool surrounded by a lovely terraced landscape and decks. A leisurely walk down the road offers you to the Black River Cheese Factory and Vicki`s Veggies. $359,900 MLS 2121549 Kate Vader* & Rob Plomer*
Monica Liz Peter Jones* Klingenberg* Lynch*
Catherine Richard Deluce Stewart LLB
Pres. & CEO Broker of Record
Vise President Legal Counsel
Toronto - Head Office
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BAY OF QUINTE CUSTOM ESTATE! Impeccably-designed and meticulously-finished residence on 2 acres with private harbour for your boat! 4 fireplaces, 3 bedrooms, 5 baths and triple garage. Extensive terraces and huge screened atrium. Your own gym and media room, too! Excellent location on Rednersville Road! $1,795,000 MLS 2123136 Laurie Gruer* & Sam Simone*
SPECTACULAR FAMILY COMPOUND ON SHEBAâ€™S ISLAND! Three bedroom main house, two-bedroom guest house plus waterside studio/bunkie! Hundreds of feet of waterfront including sandy beach, dock, and long spit of land reaching into West Lake. House features vaulted ceilings, full-length sunroom, and wonderful entertaining areas, including spa and sauna. Weekends were made for a house like this! Triple garage, and enviable privacy. $969,000 MLS 2122724 Laurie Gruer* & Sam Simone*
This elegant waterfront home sits on a 2.26 acre lot high on a knoll to capture the panoramic views of the Bay of Quinte. The sloping back yard with heated inground pool and board walk to the waters edge is an oasis for all nature enthusiasts. This open concept home has a gourmet kitchen with granite counter tops, large great room with fireplace, separate dinning room, stained Brazillian cherry hardwood floors throughout, vaulted ceilings, 9 ft. ceilings throughout, large master bedroom with fireplace and walk out to private deck, professional landscaping, large screened in sun room with deck, 3.5 car garage with 4 doors, main floor laundry and only minutes from Trenton and Belleville. $1,100,000 MLS 2123794 Lori Slik*
5 bedroom estate home on the Bay of Quinte, is nestled on a cul de sac with neighbouring homes of similarity. This antique white stone executive bungalow is on 6.9 acres with 800 ft of waterfront, and features exceptional upgrades, including hardwood throughout, marble, granite countertops, porcelain, sculptured glass, 3 car garage, heated in ground pool, cabana, and professionally landscaped. The custom kitchen is the centre of the hub for this home with 2 islands, makes it easy for entertaining. Please view the virtual tour to experience all this home has to offer. Call listing agent for the in depth feature sheet that captures all the extraordinary upgrades this home has to offer. $1,890,000 MLS 2124000 Lori Slik*
LOOKING FOR COMPLETE PRIVACY ON BEAUTIFUL WATERFRONT? This beautiful stone residence offers impeccable design and quality on 11+ acres of spectacular land, minutes from Picton and from the 401. Vaulted ceilings, distinctive poplar plank floors, an outstanding master suite with a private terrace, plus remarkable views from every window! Don't miss the waterside gazebo and entertainment terrace! Moor your boat at the dock and watch the sailboats drift by on Long Reach. This is a historical home of the future! $1,199,000 MLS 2122218 Laurie Gruer* & Sam Simone*
NORTHPORT HOUSE: A COUNTY LANDMARK SINCE 1811!
This grand 5.5 acre estate on the Bay of Quinte is unmatched in terms of architectural integrity. Scale or quality of finishes - all on professionally landscaped grounds set back from the road. The waterfront of over 560` offers a protected & private harbour for your boat, stone seawalls & a private pebble beach. A separate 3-bay carriage house provides office space and outstanding accommodation for guests!
Stunning architectural designed custom home with almost 1,000 feet of waterfront situated on 2.29 acres on your own private point offering ultimate of privacy looking down the water at the Bay Bridge in the distance. The shoreline has been virtually untouched allowing for the natural beauty to shine through on the Bay of Quinte, with that feel you are in the Muskoka`s yet close to fine restaurants and wineries. Beautiful light shines through with the 27ft vaulted ceilings in the great room with floor to ceiling stone fireplace. Enjoy the views while cooking in the open concept Maple kitchen, or while sitting in your 3 season sun room. This home is ideal for entertaining with the large master bedroom on the main level and additional bedrooms on the second level. Fully finished lower level with Ecofriendly Tarkett `Fibre Floor` flooring and radiant heating. Truly a stunning home and property! $1,778,000 MLS 2123694 Gail Forcht**
A MILE OF LAKE ONTARIO WATERFRONT! 158-acre parcel of farmland, an updated century home, and 6,000' of beautiful limestone shoreline. Spectacular location at the end of a cul-de-sac provides wonderful privacy and incomparable sunsets! Great vineyard potential, too! Extensive stone landscaping and terracing, landmark barn and other outbuildings. 15 minutes from Picton, close to Point Petre. $3,450,000 MLS 2123782 Laurie Gruer* & Sam Simone*
$1,950,000 MLS 2122400 Laurie Gruer* & Sam Simone*
* Sales Representative
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Soccer season draws to a close for more than 800 players Mark Bass earns first Scott Wentworth coaching award, while teams compete for titles in Gary Parks tournament Jason Parks
The culmination of three months of soccer came and went this weekend as the Prince Edward County Soccer Association (PECSA) closed the book on another successful season with its annual tournament weekend. And while the focus was on the over 800 children that laced up their cleats and tightened their shin pads, PECSA took time out saturday morning to honour a pair of 'soccer grandads.' Scott Wentworth and Gary Parks were in on the ground floor of the building of PECSA and for their years of service, the pair were formally recognized in a ceremony. Parks saw his efforts honoured through the renaming of the tournament. From here on out, PECSA's final weekend event of the season shall be called the PECSA Gary Parks Annual Soccer Tournament. Wentworth's time with PECSA was lauded with the creation of the Scott Wentworth Excellence in Coaching award. The inaugural edition of the award went to Under 19 coach Mark Bass. With seven divisions and scores of teams representing local businesses and organizations, these are indeed heady days
on the ball Ben Smith , left, of Quinte District Realtors Association battles (right) JD Tire’s Riley Grimmon in the Under 7 PECSA finals on Sunday. Over 800 local soccer players capped of the 2012 season by participating in the Gary Parks PECSA annual soccer tournament. (Submited photo)
from when PECSA was in its infancy. Parks can recall those days when PECSA started out and it was hoped between 125 and 250 children would give soccer a try. “We wound up over 450 that year and we grew to over 1,000,” Parks said
with pride. “Even with declining enrollment in the schools and smaller populations of kids, we are still at between 8-900 and it's a great feeling,” he said. As for the honour, He added it was great and not something he expected. “I didn't do it for the ac-
colades, I did it because it was something that needed to get done and that's the attitude the executive had in the early years and has had all the way through,” he said. Wentworth, in both a professional and volunteer role helped foster PECSA
along. When the Johnson Street Fields were being built, Wentworth was front and centre overseeing the project. When asked what he feels when watching children run and kick the soccer ball around on a sun
splashed Saturday morning over a decade after the creation of PECSA, Wentworth beamed. “I feel pride, but I see a thriving aspect of our community. Getting kids outside and active and involved is a great for a healthier lifestyle,” Wentworth said. “The building of self esteem that comes from being involved in team sport. It's always been the focus,” He added those young players a decade or so ago that took up the beautiful game are just now starting to get involved in a coaching or volunteer capacity. “That's going to when PECSA really hits its stride, when the kids have grown up learning the game come back and become the coaches and volunteers and parents and we are just on the leading edge of that happening,” he said. In terms of results, the Timbit division crown was split between Team A (Jeremy King) and Team G (Caitlin Turney). Other tournament champions included: ■ Under 7-Quinte Realtors Association. ■ Under 9-Brian Jewell Roofing ■ Under 11-Castle Building Centre ■ Under 13- DMD Truck & Equipment Services ■ Under 16- Essroc ■ Under 19- Tri-County Lift Truck
Woodward looking to add new faces at every position including in goal
Pirates open with good pace with jobs on the line Chad Ibbotson Staff writer
baCk on board A pair of prospective Picton Pirates battle during the teams training camp opener on Saturday afternoon in Wellington. (Jason Parks/Gazette staff)
As the Picton Pirates prospects laced up their skates for the start of the club's annual training camp over the weekend, they undoubtedly did so with the knowledge that there are spots available at every position for this coming season. With several players, including last year's starting goaltender Matt Kaludis, graduating the club is looking to fill those positions while still building on the success of the past few seasons. A total of 55 players took part in sessions on Saturday and Sunday. Each player participated in two scrimmages and had individual meetings with coaching staff following the
final session. Pirates coach and general manager Ryan Woodward said he liked the level of talent displayed over the weekend. “I was really pleased with the talent and work ethic overall, both from the veterans and the new hopefuls trying to make the hockey club,” he said. He said their was an uptempo pace to the scrimmages and it was evident there would be some pretty intense internal competition for spots on the opening night roster. Even so, he said camp is just beginning and players will come and go while being evaluated throughout the next two to three weeks. He said the club is putting a focus on hard work and other intangible assets and, obviously, players
with high-end skill. “We're looking for specific intangibles. Hard work is obviously one of them, but a high skill level, work ethic and hard to play against. We want players that really compete,” he said. “That's what we've told the guys we're looking for and I was impressed with the way they played on Saturday and Sunday and I hope it continues throughout camp.” What isn't clear at the moment is exactly how many spots will need to be filled. Although multiple spots are open at every position, it's still not known how many players will either make the jump to Junior A, move on to post secondary school or will not be returning. “It's hard to say. Junior A camps for the most part
are starting this weekend, so we have quite a few players attending those,” Woodward said, adding that how those players do at those camps will also dictate how many sport the Pirates will have to fill. “One thing is for sure: We need to fill multiple spots at every position.” He said in some postseasons that might be something to worry about, but he said this season there is a crop of really strong players chomping at the bit to make the jump to Junior hockey and, ultimately, get into the open Pirates' sweaters. “We're going to give them every opportunity to make our club and to impress our staff. I think we're off to a good start,” he said.
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Owners: Barry & Melissa Baldwin, Melbar Farms Buyer: Ken Morton, Deerhaven Farm Equipment
August 16 to 19 – Stirling Fair 437 Front St. W., Stirling. For more information contact 613-395-5159, email email@example.com or visit www.stirlingfair.com August 22 – Northumberland Soil and Crop Improvement Association BBQ Roseneath, 6 pm – Contact Justin Dorland 613-475-9736 August 22 & 23 - Hasting County Plowing Match and Farm Show Donnandale Farms, 10620 Hwy 62 N, Centre Hastings. For more information visit http://www.hastingsfarmshow.com/ August 24 & 25 – Coe Hill Fair, Hwy. 620, Coe Hill. For more information contact 613-337-5504 August 24 to 26 – Shannonville Fair 363 McFarlane Road, Tyendinaga Township (Melrose Recreation Complex) For more information contact 613-4772485, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.shannonvillefair.com August 24 to 26 – Parham Fair Parham, ON For more information email email@example.com or visit www.parhamfair.ca August 28 - Lennox & Addington Federation of Agriculture Meeting Selby Sales Barn 8 pm – Contact Stephanie Gaffney / firstname.lastname@example.org August 30 to Sept 2 – Quinte Fair 158 Bridge Street West, Belleville. For more information contact 613968-3266, email email@example.com or visit www.qer.ca August 31 to Sept 1 – Centreville Fair Centerville, ON For more information contact 613-378-0928 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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HOARD’S STATION SALE BARN MARKET REPORT AS OF AUGUST 14, 2012
PRICE RANGE SALES TO 100-150 lbs .10 - .67 .70 150-400 lbs .45 - 1.54 1.76 STOCKER: 400-600lbs 1.25 - 1.75 1.78 STEERS: 600-800lbs .99 - 1.44 1.4650 800-1000lbs 1.00 - 1.18 1.27 STOCKER: 400-600 lbs 1.00 - 1.54 1.60 HEIFERS: 600-800 lbs .95 - 1.36 1.3650 COWS: .35 - .70 .7350 BULLS: .70 - .77 HOLSTEIN SPRINGERS: $1350 - 2100 FRESH COWS: $1025 - 1750 PIGS: 25-35 lbs: 35-50 lbs: SHOATS: $65 LAMBS: 45-65 lbs - 1.55 - 1.77 1.90 65-85 lbs - 1.35 - 1.65 1.7750 85-100 lbs - 1.35 - 1.45 1.50 KID GOATS: $20 - 95 NANNYS & BILLIES: $70 - 135 TOP STOCKER STEER: 400-600 lbs: 475 lbs @ 1.78, Dave McNevan, Hastings 600-800 lbs: 635 lbs @ 1.4650, Tom Cassidy, Tweed TOP STOCKER HEIFER: 600 lbs @ 1.3650, Leon Hassler, Harrowsmith TOP CALF: 100-150 lbs: 100 lbs @ .70, Hethwynn Farms, Hampton TOP CALF: 150-400 lbs: 375 lbs @ 1.76, Dane McNevan, Hastings TOP COW: 1205 lbs @ .73, Ken Wales, Napanee TOP SPRINGER: $2100 TOP PIGS: 56 lbs @ $65, Jeff Fleming, Madoc TOP LAMBS: 88 lbs @ 1.50, Andrew Fisher, Baileboro
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Reserve Champion - Owners: Nathan & Sara Beth Krentz, Rockbottom Farms. Buyer: Tom Dmytar, MacEwen Fuels
September 1 to 3 – Marmora Fair, Victoria Avenue North of Hwy.7, Marmora. For more information contact 613-472-5403, email Marmora_fair@hotmail.com or visit www.marmorafair.org September 6 - Hastings Federation of Agriculture Monthly Meeting, Thurlow Community Centre, 516 Harmony Road, Thurlow, 8:00 pm - Contact Judy Hagerman 613-473-4444 / email@example.com September 7 to 9 – Picton Fair, 375 Main St. East, Hwy #49, Picton. For more information contact 613476-6154, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.pictonfair.org September 8 – Prince Edward Cattlemen’s Association Steer Show & Sale (Part of Picton Fair) September 11 to 13 - Canada's Outdoor Farm Show. For more information visit http://www.outdoorfarmshow.com/ September 12 – Northumberland Cattlemen’s Association Monthly Meeting, Warkworth Heritage Centre, Warkworth, 8 pm – Contact Bonnie Wilson, Secretary, email email@example.com September 11 to 13 - Canada's Outdoor Farm Show. For more information visit http://www.outdoorfarmshow.com/ September 13 - Prince Edward Federation of Agriculture Meeting, O.P.P. Office Boardroom, County Rd. 1, (Schoharie Road), Picton, 7:30 pm – All Welcome! Contact Patti Stacey at 613-476-3842 / firstname.lastname@example.org September 14 – River Valley Polled Herefords
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CEDAR POSTS PRICED TO CLEAR 3"x6' Cedar Posts Pointed Reg $4.00
3"x8' Cedar Posts Peeled Reg $5.50
4"x8' Cedar Posts Peeled Reg $6.00
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The Picton Gazette Pirates hopefuls face Napanee tomorrow night in Trenton
Familiar local names such as Nolan Van Vlack and Corey Prince impressed, Woodward said. “The county players played really well. I thought Nolan Van Vlack played with a ton of confidence. You could tell that last year's experience has really helped his play. I thought Corey Prince performed well and Tyler Philip and Jacob Staley from the county also impressed me,” he said. “We're a tough hockey club to make these days. I thought a lot of AAA players played well and I thought the county kids definitely belonged and impressed.” He said the club would take its time before making any decisions on players, saying the hopefuls will lace them up in a couple of upcoming exhibition games this coming weekend. When it comes to goaltending the hole may be a bit harder to fill. Kaludis picked up awards for best goaltender leading the league in all statistical categories last season and was named playoff MVP the previous year when the pirates won the league championship. “You don't just replace a goaltender like Matt overnight. He was our backbone in net for a number of years here and he won a lot of important hockey games and was a big part of our championship team of two seasons ago,” Woodward said. “Right now we're getting a lot of goalies out into our practices and into our
scrimmages and goalies are going to come and go. We need one that really steps up and shows us that he can make our hockey club, be a difference maker and that he can get the job done. We won't stop the search until we find that guy.” Woodward said the club would be willing to use an import card to sign a goaltender. He said phone calls have been coming in from goaltenders across the province looking for an opportunity. “There are some good, strong '96s from Quinte. Both Matt Loveys and Josh Lasher are both competing in Junior A camps as well. They're both planning to come out with us at some point and there are veteran goalies,” he said. “We have to see how things work out at the Junior A level first and then by the time we start the season we'll have a legitimate number one goalie in our net.” The Pirates will be playing two rookie games this weekend. The first will take place Friday at 7:30 p.m. against Napanee and will be followed up on Saturday with a contest against Campbellford also at 7:30. Both games will take place at RCAF Arena in Trenton. The Pirates will have their first home exhibition contest on Aug. 25 when they face the Clarington Eagles. “We're planning to get a lot of players into those games and give them an opportunity to continue throughout training camp,” Woodward said.
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Terra Vista takes deciding game in extra innings Whitepine, Danford, Roblin’s also move on to semifinals in men’s fastball JAsON PARKs
If the final game of the first round of the Prince Edward County Fastball League finals is any indication, local fans of the windmill version are in for an exciting three weeks. Pushed to the brink by a game Beatty Seeds club, the two time defending champion Terra Vista Rockies escaped with a series win Tuesday night in dramatic fashion, winning game three of their best-of-three set 1-0 in extra innings. With the score deadlocked at 0-0 in the bottom of the eighth inning and Chris Terpstra standing on second base representing the series winning run, Rockies team captain Darren Marshall ripped a Dan Wallwork one out offering through the drawn-in infield. Terpstra scampered
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Shawn Williams drove in three while Wallwork picked up the win. In the other series, Danford Contracting got past the Ameliasburgh Warren's Excavating A's in two games to move on to the A division semi finals. The best-two-out-of three A semi finals kick off tonight when Terra Vista and the Roblin's Family Plumbing Copperheads lock horns at 7:30 p.m. In Picton. All games in this series will be played at the Prince Edward Community Centre. In the other match up, Whitepine Watershed and Danford play in Tyendinaga. Game 2 of both series is Tuesday evening, again at 7:30 p.m.
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ARTICLES FOR SALE
1 TOP Loading Dryer White, G/E Medallioin 870- 6cycle Versatronic $50. Top Loading washer, white, Kenmore extra cap, heavy duty, dual action plus, $50. Microwave Samsung, white 900 watt/turntable, 1.1 cu ft $30. Microwave Whirlpool (above stove, has mounting & venting) 1.3cu Model YMH7135XEQ-0 $100. Dirt Devil Bagless Vacuum- Model 084600. All items look good and are in good working condition. Prices firm. Call 613-476-8486. AUTOMOTIVE "CHIP" KEYS including programming. Also kelyless remotes for many vehicles. By appointment. Prince Edward Locksmith 147 Union St. Picton 613476-3382
County Traders We Purchase Estates Furniture & Antiques BUY, SELL, TRADE 39 Stanley Street Bloomfield, Ontario MON.-TUES. CLOSED Wed. - Sat. 10am-4pm Sun. 12noon -4pm
FIRE WOOD for sale, hardwood or softwood 613-399-3610. FIREWOOD FOR sale. Phone Kevin McConnnell, 613-476-6889
SCHOHARIE BARGAIN BARN Second hand furniture 992 Cty Rd 1 (Picton) Hours Open: Fri. 10am-5pm Sat. 10am-4pm Sun. 10am-4pm (Closed Mon.-Thur.)
SHEDS, BUNKIES, garages, steel insulated panel construction. Finished inside & out. Made to order. 613-476-2300 or 613-813-0377. TRUCK CAP, good shape, 86.5 " long x 60" wide, electric snow thrower 22" self propelled lawn mower 613-476-6992.
WHITE VINYL, double hung, thermal pane windows, 33"x52" -378, 70"x52" -126, 22"x33" obscure glass -121. Other sizes available $50 each. Steel doors 32"x80" with storm doors $75. Brown aluminum, thermal panel slider windows 48"x35 1/2" -43, 48"x65" -39, $50 each. Other sizes available. 613-392-3100
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PROFESSIONAL FURNITURE refinishing and restoration. Antiques bought and sold. Free pick-up and delivery. Butler Creek Antiques, Schoharie Rd. 613-476-1142. WANTED. Don't know what to do with Grannie & Grandpa's old junk? Give us a call. We buy signs, advertising, watches/clocks ( working or not), postcards, perfume bottles, tins, fountain pens, lighters, pipes, corkscrews & many items you were going to throw out. Call 613-393-5886.
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GUITAR LESSONS, all ages, starting September 18. Contact Drew Ackerman, 613-476-8900
ASP CONTRACTORS. Airless spray painting and power washing farm cottages, houses, factories, fences, tanks. Corn, glass and sand blasting. New steel roofs installed. Roofs screwnailed and boards replaced, eavestroughs and gutter guards installed. Fully Insured. Call George 1-800-5891375 or cell 613-827-8485. BARN REPAIRS, steel roofs repaired or replaced, barn boards replaced, beam repairs, sliding doors, eavestroughs, screwnailing, painting, sandblasting, etc. Call John, 613-392-2569 LARGE SQUARE bales of hay, stored inside, $20 bale 613-4768069.
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CARS AND TRUCKS
1997 FORD Bronco, Eddie Bauer Edition, 4x4, 79,000 miles, 351 engine, good condition, $4,000 or best offer. May be seen at Bancroft. 613-476-7560 2004 CHRYSLER Intrepid, power windows, power brakes, power seats, cruise, cold air, 238k, $3500 plus tax, price includes safety, etested and a 6 month/6000 limited powertrain warranty. Call Joe at Lightfoot Motors 613-813-5401 or 613-476-5881, 314 Lake St. Picton. 2008 DARK red Pontiac Montana SV6, 74,100 kms, ps, pb, cruise, on-star, hidden hitch, 6 bucket seats. $12,000 or best offer. 613393-5711 AUTO PARTS, new and used, auto and truck parts, we buy scrap metals. cars and trucks wanted. 816 Goodyear Road, Napanee. Call Parts-A-Plenty Inc. 613-2422326 1-888-689-1795. Yes, we have tires. CARS AND trucks wanted for scrap or recycling, we buy scrap metal, free pickup or you bring in. Mike 613-561-8845 or Dan 613929-7572 We also sell auto parts and tires.
BOATS & MOTORS
1962 18ft GREW Cruiser Lap Strake Mahogany interior. 4 cylinder 60hp, Volvo Penta inboard. 2nd owner (stored for 20 years). Excellent condition for restoration. $4,000 Brad 613-373-2227 BOAT TOP repair & replace zippers, screens, windows, seats. Call Weldon 613-885-6871.
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COMMERCIAL FOR RENT 6,500 sq.ft industrial space for rent. Clear span, in-floor heating, truck door, large parking area. Available immediately. Reasonable rent.
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1 BEDROOM furnished apartment, available September. 2 km from Picton, short or long term. 613-471-1360 2 BEDROOM Detached bungalow, new construction, 2 full baths, open concept, approx. 900sq', natural gas heating, very economical, lawn maintenance, snow removal and town water included $1295+, 55+ discount, 613-885-1307. 2 BEDROOM/2 bathroom house for rent in Bloomfield. $1075 plus utilities. No smoking. No pets. Available September 1st. 613-242-7289. 3 BEDROOM half house for rent in country, available September 1st. 10 minutes from Picton, 20 minutes from Belleville. $900 monthly heat and hydro extra, need first/last months rent, need 3 good references and credit check will be done. No dogs allowed. 613-393-1357 3 BEDROOM in town, available October 1st, close to schools, all main floor living, fenced yard. $895 plus w/s utilities. Call 613-476-8052 3 BEDROOM, quiet and well maintained 3 level duplex, 2 three piece and 1-2 piece bath. Suitable for professional couple. Private 2 car driveway, fin. basem, close to all amenities. 1 min. walk to Picton Harbour. No smk and no pets. Available Aug. 1, $900 plus utilities, first/last and references required. 613-476-7485 4 BEDROOM townhome available in Picton, bright and sunny, large yard and parking. Available mid Sept or mid Oct. $795 plus heat and hydro. Phone Sentinel Property Management, 613-966-9079. PROMOTION first months rent 50% off. 44 MAIN Street adult only building. Newly renovated 1 bedroom 1 bath, hardwood floors and a new kitchen located on the third floor. Building features one parking space, well keep grounds, garbage and recycling disposal, on site laundry facility. $800 monthly plus hydro; 101 UNION Street, Picton. Newly renovated 2 bed 1 bath, features very nice hardwood floors, open concept kitchen and living area with all new full size appliances, ground floor washer and dryer, very nice private deck and a good size back yard. New high efficiency gas furnace and hot water tank, $1000 includes water plus hydro and gas. Contact email@example.com for application and more information
ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS for 2 Bedroom upper apt. available August 1
APARTMENTS FOR rent, Bridge Street. 1 bedroom $550; 2 bedroom $650. Laundry, parking, available September 1. References. Call 613-476-9619 AVAILABLE SEPT. 1st recently renovated 1 bed. apt. close to ammenites, no smk, no pets, $800 incl. utilities. Phone & cable extra, suitable for senior or professional person 613-476-5355. FURNISHED ONE bedroom, short term or winter rental of htis tourist home, includes everything, overlooking Picton Harbour, $990, September 20th, Beach Bum Holidays 613-476-7701.
FURNISHED 3 bedroom 2 storey brick home. Short term or winter rental of this tourist home. Includes everthing $1400, September 20th, Beach Bum Holidays 613-476-7701.
Retirement Residence has a lovely all-inclusive suite available for rent.
Providing professional service with care, dignity and personal attention to all details surrounding the loss of a loved one. 2 Centre Street, Picton Robert C. Osborne 476-5571 Funeral Director NOTE: Report errors immediately. The Picton Gazette will not be responsible for more than one incorrect insertion of an advertisement. CLASSIFIED DEADLINES: Tuesday at 4:00pm
FURNISHED large executive 2 bedroom, 2 fireplace, ground floor apartment on Picton Harbor. Short Term or winter rental of this tourist home. Includes everything $1400, September 20th, Beach Bum Holidays 613-476-7701. ONE BEDROOM apartment, large, 2nd floor, August 1, downtown, clean, $700 plus hydro, 613476-7701. ONE BEDROOM large, modern, quiet downtown building, fridge, stove, dishwasher, heat, water, cable TV included, $750, September 1st 613-476-7701. ROOM AVAILABLE to rent on long or short term basis in spacious home in Picton. Full kitchen and laundry access. $500 monthly. Mature male only. 613-476-8999.
SENIORS PLEASE 105 Bridge St
Bachelor Apt. available! Quiet area on the Bay Appliances, laundry Super on site
SEPT 1, Picton, 2 Bedroom, 1.5 bath, own entry, $700+hydro call 416-271-4641. TWO BEDROOM apartment for rent 40 West Street, Wellington, $675 monthly plus utilities. Available immediately. Please call 613399-2852 TWO BEDROOM apartment for rent 310 Main Street, Wellington, $575 monthly plus utilities. Available October 1. Please call 613399-2852
MAPLE E TH A home S with care
has available a main floor furnished private room with propane fireplace, TV with satellite, parking. All inclusive. Available Sept. 1st
Call 613-476-6318 Don’t miss out
WATERFRONT 2 bedroom house, fresh, bright open concept, large family room, 4 appliances, new furnace, beautiful quiet private location, close to Wellington. $1,250 plus utilities. No smoking. No pets. 613-503-2265
WANTED TO RENT
WANTED TO RENT: Pet Friendly, 2 bedroom (or more) home, PEC (close to Picton preferred), retired professional Engineer, 65 YOA, recent widower, non-smoker, require internet access and parking for one vehicle, expect to do normal yard work and minor repairs as may be required. Can assume occupancy immediately. 613-476-3808
MINT AND used postage stamps, covers, post cards, coins and paper money. Call Bob 613-967-2118.
WANTED TO BUY
WILL Buy Scrap Vehicles Metals and Appliances
613-476-2994 or 613-242-0117
CHAPPY'S. We'll do almost anything! Moving, dump runs of brush, grass cutting. Garage and basement cleaning. Ph 613-476-2994 or 613242-0117 or Jenny 613-243-7204.
A DINNER PARTY? Luncheon, banquets, party platters, hor d'oeuvres. Call Sheila Brushey Catering 613-393-5021. A SUMMER day is the time to get flower beds cleaned and mulched, gardens rototilled, eavetroughs cleaned, trees trimmed, pruning, yard work done, get rid of unwanted trash. Half ton truck available. No job too small. For reasonable rates call Paul 613-393-5021. AFFORDABLE MAINTENANCE services, interior/exterior carpentry and painting. Decks and sheds. Bob 613-476-4789.
Scrap Metal & Scrap Cars & Electronics - TV’s, Computers, etc. Appliances
We buy & sell
DRYWALL & PAINTING, experienced individual offering quality work at a low price. Call today for free estimate 613-919-0247. FREE PICKUP of scrap metal and appliances, vehicles 613-920-3178. HANDYMAN WITH experience in framing, drywall, tiles, hardwood flooring, electrical, decks, fences. Call Pascal 613-438-1750. HOUSEKEEPING. One time clean or whatever you need 613393-1357.
Casual / part time position for a Junior Coach
(approx. 2-4 hours per week) for the Quinte Dolphins Swim Club. Experience in competitive swimming, coaching experience and lifeguard credentials an asset. Please email resume and qualifications firstname.lastname@example.org by Aug 31, 2012.
SCHOOL BUS DRIVER needed for Picton to Belleville, single route, starting September. Call 613-394-3403 WANTED: CAB Drivers. Must be able to work days, evenings and weekends. Must be presentable and courteous and have clean abstract and driving record. 613-476-5863
Network Partner of Mortgage Intelligence Agent # M
Craig Dick Mortgage Agent
157613-968-6439 Front St., 103,ext Belleville, Tel: 22 Tel: 613-968-6439 ext. 22 email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org www.mortgagesapproved.ca Brokerage Brokerage #12179 #10287
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Renovations - Additions Siding - Decks Painting - Floors Phone 613-393-2819 613-393-1196 Book for Spring!
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Let me deal with your accounting needs: • General Accounting • Payroll • Monthly government remittances • Financial reports
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NEW VENUE - NEW SHOW We invite all County Hand Crafters and Artisans to apply to participate in a Juried Show, sponsored by the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, to take place on Saturday, October 6 in the Lipson Room above Books and Company. for furhter information, please contact Nancy Hicks, 613476-3704, email@example.com or Joyce Minaker, 613-476-4696, firstname.lastname@example.org
SPECIAL NOTICES THE PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL AUXILIARY is having a
HALF PRICE SALE ON ALL SUMMER CLOTHING, SHOES AND BAGS
August 20 - August 25th
Social Tennis Group for experienced players meets every Wednesday 6-9pm Call Susan 613-476-2554 Email: email@example.com For details www.atholreccentre.com
Everyone is Welcome to attend the Benefit Dance
for Madeline Monroe Aug 18, 2012 The Heritage Hall
Music James Pounder (Roughstock) 7pm - 1am Silent Auction, 50/50 Door Prizes Tickets at the door $10.00
Cherry Valley United Church
BBQ BEEF/ PORK DINNER
August 18 5:00-6:30pm Proceeds to Relay for Life Adults $14 Children $6
Picton Elks #326 Elks of Canada 100th Anniversary Steak or Chicken BBQ (corn on the cob, salads & entertainment)
$15 per person 6 - 9pm • Aug 17, 2012
THURSDAY, AUGUST 16, 2012
BLOOMFIELD AOTS MEN’S CLUB ANNUAL AUGUST DINNER
at Bloomfield United Church Saturday, August 25th from 4:30-7:00pm Featuring: Pulled Pork, Ham, Corn on the Cob,
Baked Potatoes, Salads, Veggies, Dessert and Drinks
Adults $13, Children under 7 $5
Aren’t You Hungry?
Thurs. Aug 16th Canadian Tire Parking Lot
Come see the Dragster from the Armdrop Drags 613-476-1621
BUFFET DINNER PORK CHOPS & MEAT LOAF th Sunday, Aug. 19
Serving 4pm - 7pm $10 per person
613-476-2342 166 County Rd 6 *No Reservations
LOOKING FOR family of FREDRICK YOUNG (known as Paddy) in the Cherry Valley Area, he came to CFS Picton during WWII, presumably with the British Commonwealth Training Program from Ireland with the RAF. After the war he stayed in Canada particularily the Picton/Cherry Valley Area. I am just looking to add info to the tree. Call 519-432-2652 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
LOST GREY Tabby Cat, Cold Storage Road area, Mr. Ed is tall & slim, if you have him or have seen him please call 613-476-4328, REWARD for his return.
for the return of my grandmother’s silver tea service missing from South Bay home. Immense sentimental value. Call 416-577-2986 leave message. Absolutley no questions asked. PLEASE
3 Generation Triple Gold wedding Band Great sentimental value. Lying flat can appear to be a round brass connector. Sandbanks, Dunes/Trail, Bloomfield, Picton, Belleville Aug. 10-12 Call or leave message
• Keys with a ‘Nicbos’ keytag • Boy’s wallet found at Picton Fair • Lady’s black reading glasses • Silver & red glasses • House key on square brown leather key tag • Ford keys in Benson Park • Keys with “PANOMEC” Keytag
To claim come to
267 Main St. Picton
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CARDS OF THANKS
A GREAT PARTY! I would like to thank all my family and friends for making my 85th Birthday celebration so enjoyable. Cards, gifts and best wishes were greatly appreciated. Special thanks to caterer Lynda LeBreton, Rhonda and Debbie for the cake, decorations and picture gallery, Bobbi-Jo for introductions and Elaine for her presentation. Thanks again to everyone. Don Armstrong. I would like to thank all the volunteers (Legion members and friends of the Legion) who delivered the Meal on Wheels for the month of July and for filling in for me while I recuperated from my surgery. Thanks to Pres. Ted Taylor and Comrade Ruth Richards for ensuring everything was in order. Mike Slatter, Royal Canadian Legion, Br 78, Service Officer, Community Care Co-ordinator. STARK- The families of the late Donald Melvin Stark wish to express our deep appreciation to our relatives, friends and neighbours for all your thoughtfulness. Thank you for the flowers, cards, phone calls, visits and memorial donations. Special thanks to the doctors and nurses in the Emergency Department and ICU at Niagara Falls Regional Hospital for your excellent care; and thank you to Niagara Funeral Alternatives Inc. for all your support. Thank you to Pastor David Colwell of Cherry Valley U.C. for all the help you provided and for the wonderful service and special words of comfort. Thank you to the ladies of our families for the bountiful lunch. God bless you all. Don and Wendy Eby, Gail Meehan and families. Thank you to the Dr's and nursing staff at the Prince Edward Hospital (Quinte Health Care) the Dr's and nursing staff at Kingston General, the paramedics who transported me to Kingston and the cards and phone calls while I recuperated after my surgery. Thanks to my neighbours for the food, support and encouragement and the Legion for the delicious fruit basket. A big thank you to my family for their continuous support. Sincerely, Mike Slatter. The family of Gerry Putman would like to extend their gratitude and appreciation to everyone for the tremendous support, generous donations, beautiful flowers and comforting food. To the doctors and nurses at PECMH and BGH, words cannot describe how grateful we are for the care you gave Gerry - it was second to none! To Bob Osbourne and the staff at Whattam Funeral Home, thank you for your guidance and support - the gallery of life was perfect. Although his passing was sudden and unexpected, we embraced every moment as a true gift and move forward with his voice whispering, "Damn, that was fun!"
HONEYWOOD- Mary Lou (Isenor) In loving memory of our dear daughter & mom, who passed away August 16, 1988. You left us peaceful memories Your love is still our guide; and though we cannot see you, You are always at our side. Our family chain was broken, and nothing seem the same, but as God call us one by one, The chain will link again. Sadly missed and always remembered by daughter Tanya, Mom, sisters, brothers and 3 grandsons. ISTEAD-In sad and and loving memory of a dear father Elmer, who passed away so suddenly August 18, 1996. Gone is the face will love so dear Silent is the voice we loved to hear Too far away for sight or speech But not to far for thought to reach Sweet to remember him who once was here And who, though absent is just as dear. Sadly missed by son Arnold & Sue.
BOTTS Hubert P.
Paul, you’ll always be with me. Aud
BOTTS - Hubert Paul Juy 14, 1926 August 17, 2010 Forever loved and dearly missed Kook
MILLER, Aileen. In loving memory of a dear wife and mother, who passed away August 16, 2002. The depths of sorrow we cannot tell Of the loss of one we loved so well And while she sleeps a peaceful sleep Her memory we always keep. Lovingly remembered by husband Jearl and family.
In loving memory of
Keith Alexander VanVlack
who passed away August 16, 2011 The long days and lonely nights Go so slow without you by my side I miss your laugh and I miss your touch And your words of wisdom that taught me so much. You were my love and my best friend And I know you loved me right up to the end. Nothing’s the same since you passed away I only wish you could have stayed. There is no more pain that you lived with for so long But the pain in my heart goes on and on. Keith you are always loved and always missed, your wife Julie
WHATTAM- Lenny. August 14, 2009. It's been three years now that you left me. Not a day goes by I don't think of you. I will always have you in my heart. I think of you and the tears still roll down my face and now you have our grandson Tyrone Welbanks who passed away Sept. 27th 2011, who was in a coma for two weeks at the age of fourteen. He could not fight any more for his life. So now he is with you. So take care of him. Forever your wife Marlene.
McLAUGHLIN, Margaret "Marg"
Suddenly at QHC Belleville General Hospital on Saturday, August 11, 2012. Margaret "Marg" McLaughlin, of Belleville, formerly of Simcoe, at the age of 86. Beloved wife of Jim, dear mtoher of Rian Sue of Hamilton. Dear sister of the alte Alex Mann (Nora) of Picton, Elizabeth Cole (Andy) of Bloomfield, Muriel Fleming (late Ross) of Madoc,, Kathleen Nellis (late Richard) of Belleville. Marg will always be remembered by her numerous nieces, nephews, other family and friends. Mrs McLaughlin is resting at the Whattam Funeral Home, 33 Main Street, Picton. A Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Friday, August 17th at 11:00am. Interment to follow at Cherry Valley Cemetery. If desired, donations to the CNIB (Macular Degeneration) would be appreciated in memory of Marg. Friends may visit with Marg's family on Thursday, August 16th from 79pm. Online condolences and donations at www.whattamfuneralhome.com SUTTON, Heather (nee MacPherson) November 3, 1942 - August 11, 2012 After an extended illness, it is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Heather Sutton, in Picton. Heather was predeceased by her son Paul, but will be sadly missed by her husband of fortyeight years, David her remaining children Peter (Lynne) Sutton, Wendy (Kieren) Tinning, and Michael (Caroline) Sutton, her grandchildren Paul, Emily, Brendan, Madeleine, Grace, Graham, Isabel, and Rachel, her brother Laughlin (Jane) MacPherson, her sister Dewey (Mark) Larratt-Smith and by many other family members and friends whose lives she touched. Heather was a devoted mother and grandmother, as well as a dedicated Registered Nurse for many years. She was also an avid antiques collector and served as Treasurer of the Silver Society of Canada. The family wishes to thank Dr. Colby and the staff and volunteers at the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital and Hospice Prince Edward for their care and kindness. A private cremation will be held and a celebration of Heather's life will be arranged at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Heather's memory may be made to Hospice Prince Edward (www.hospiceprinceedward.ca) or the Canadian Cancer Society (www.cancer.ca) Arrangements entrusted to The Whattam Funeral Home, 33 Main Street West, Picton. www.whattamfuneralhome.com
BADGER, Gwyneth May
Peacefully, at Quinte Health Care Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital, on August 3, 2012. Gwyneth May Badger (nee: Brooks) of the Maples, formerly of West Bolton, Quebec, at the age of 92. Beloved wife of the late Ernest. Loved mother of Donald (Marg), Arthur (Kathy), May (Rob) and Meta (Geoff). Dear sister of Charles Brooks and the late Alethea Reed. Cherished grandmother of Robin (Robert) and John; Scott (Allison), David (Georgia) and Rob (Kelly); Trevor (Shannon), Kelly (Cait) and Jacqueline (Aaron); Morgan and Kathryn. Dear Aunt of Dawn and the late Karen Brooks. Also Gordon, Phil, Debra and the late Bruce Reed. Amazing Grandma Gwyn of 20 great grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at The Knowlton United Church, Knowlton, Quebec on September 8, 2012. Visitation at 3:00 p.m. followed by service at 4:00 p.m. If desired, a donation to the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation would be greatly appreciated. Online donations and condolences at www.whattamfuneralhome.com
Whattam Funeral Home
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THURSDAY, AUGUST 16, 2012
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HARROLD, David Warren
February 22, 1950 - August 10, 2012 With a great sense of loss to us, David passed away at home in Cressy with family and friends on August 10, 2012. Although his life was cut short after an unexpected illness, we try to comfort ourselves with thoughts of a life well lived with time given to enjoy travel and country living during his early retirement years. He leaves behind his wife Maija Karppa, father Maurice Harrold and dear cousins of the Harrold and Bush clans. David exhibited boundless joy for living and gave unselfish love to his family and close friends. He leaves many fond memories which will sustain us for a lifetime. As desired by David, cremation has taken place. Arrangements entrusted to the 2 Centre Street www.hicksfuneralhome.ca FUNERAL HOME
HERMAN, Dora E.
JESSEN, Oscar John
Peacefully at H.J. McFarland Memorial Home on Friday, August 10th, 2012, Dora E. Herman, formerly of Bloomfield, at the age of 95. Beloved wife of the late Roy. Loved mother of Ted and his wife Jackie of Orleans and the late Beverly Williams. Dear sister of the late Gerald, Lillian, Mary, George and Donald. Loved grandmother of Kim & Fred White, Kory & Scott Peddigrew, Heather & Dan Paszowski, Amber & Ken Martin, Travis & Angela Herman and Trevor Herman, and special Nan to Bryan and Brent White and of eight more great grandchildren. A Private family graveside service will take place at Universalist Cemetery, Bloomfield. If desired, donations to McFarland Home Resident’s Council or Bloomfield United Church would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to The Whattam Funeral Home, 33 Main Street West, Picton.
Peacefully at QHC - Belleville General Hospital on Friday, August 10th, 2012, Oscar John Jessen, formerly of Wellington, at the age of 89. Beloved husband of the late Gwen (nee McKee). Loved father of Jeff (Leigh)of Thunder Bay, Judy Jessen (Stephen Blount) of Calgary, Shelley (Mike Bishop) of Landisburg, PA, and Derek of Picton. Dear brother of the late Larry (Ruth Jessen) of London, ON. Loved grandfather of Terry, Michelle, Tyler, Genna, and late Justin. Great grandfather of Sierra, Aidan, Joslyn and Adilee. A Private family funeral service will take place at Whattam Funeral Home, with cremation to follow. If desired, donations to a Charity of Choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to The Whattam Funeral Home, 33 Main Street West, Picton, ON. Online condoldences and donations at www.whattamfuneralhome.com
MONDAY, AUGUST 20
AT 10:00 A.M. AUCTION SALE FOR SUPERIOR RESTAURANT, NAPANEE - ON SITE Sale is located at 2 Dundas Street West, Napanee Garland pizza oven, Garland broiler, Garland combination gas stove & grill, Pitco deep fryer, CO2 suppression system with range hood, Hoshizaki ice machine, Curtis 4 door stainless steel fridge, 2 x 2 door fridges, glass door pop fridge, beer cooler, draft machine, assorted bar accessories, cappuccino machine (needs repair), Steam table, salad bar, SS bar sink, 4 single ss sinks, Hobart 20 quart mixer, Hobart dish washer, milk shake blender, 2 microwaves, Stainless table/ 6 shelves, Kenmore upright freezer, chest freezer, 18 formica tables, 3 banquet tables, 2 single pedestal tables, 37 cushion chairs, 12 iron chairs, Maple top cupboard, Large qty. of smalls including all the dishes, glass ware, flatware, pots & pans, mixing bowls, cook ware, décor, cash register etc. & numerous other pieces found in a business of this nature. See my web site for detailed list & photos. Reason for sale: The building has been sold. AUCTIONEERS: DOUG JARRELL & BEN TREVERTON 613-969-1033 www.dougjarrellauctions.com
BRIGHTON ESTATE AUCTIONS
Large Antique & Collector’s Auction Sunday, August 19 - Preview 9:30 a.m. Auction 11:00 a.m. Auction to include: Silver Plate, Glass, Crystal, Jewellery, Royal Doulton Figures, Royal Crown Derby, Collector’s Items, Large amount of Books. Large Collection of Oil Paintings, Prints & Watercolours. Large Selection of Furniture, Oriental Carpets & Light Fixtures Watch Web Site for Updates. Large Indoor Yard Sale: Sunday @ 9:30 am David Simmons: Auctioneer & Appraiser Looking for quality estates or single items for upcoming auctions www.brightonestateauctions.com 101 Applewood Drive, Brighton, Ont. K0K 1H0 Phone 1-613-475-6223
FRIDAY, AUGUST 24
Sale 6:30pm Viewing 5:00pm Consignment Sale
662 Cty. Rd. # 12. 3.5 kms south west of Bloomfield at Koopmans Auction Centre.
Antique pine kitchen cupboard approx 7x5 with 2 large glass doors, Antique hoosier cupboard complete with attachments, antique washstand with mirror, antique barrel churn, antique ¾ bed frame, antique blacksmith bellows approx 3x5, Roger Bros. Silver flatware set for 8, stone crocks, Craftmatic adjustable beds, wooden book shelf, glider rocking chair, Queen bedroom suite, 2 upright vacuum cleaners, coffee and end tables, dressers and nightstands, artwork and pictures, table and pole lamps, couch with 2 matching chairs, small kitchen appliances, quantity of fishing tackle and poles, 4 steel shelving units, small hand tools, gardening tools, rain barrel, stereo equipment, Mastercraft 16” scroll saw(new in box), Many other items still arriving daily. www.koopmansauctionservices.com Always accepting good clean consignment for upcoming sales. We also conduct home, farm, and commercial sales onsite. For your entire auction needs, call Auctioneer: Gerald Koopmans 613-393-1732.
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SATURDAY, AUGUST 25
AT 9:30 A.M. AUCTION SALE ON SITE FOR MARION CRAIGHEAD HAIG 2154 4TH LINE SEYMOUR EAST, CAMPBELLFORD DIRECTIONS: From the Stirling Campbellford Road go north on Devil’s Valley Rd. & turn east onto 4th Line, or take Petherick’s Rd. north to 4th line and follow west to sale site. (west of Hoard’s Station watch for signs). Antique painted cupboard/ original hardware, walnut dining room table/ jackknife leaf, 6 chairs, sideboard & china cabinet, Bell upright piano, oak table, parlour rocker, antique fold down secretary, 6 antique press back chairs, antique painted washstand, child’s table & 2 chairs, 8 small press back chairs, small china cabinet, antique hall bench with beveled glass mirror & bench, antique settee/ matching chair, cedar chest, antique walnut dresser/ tilt mirror, single pedestal desk, gingerbread clock, antique china cabinet with leaded glass doors, old high chair, child’s trunk, old wooden table, walnut magazine rack, Magnus chord organ & stool, antique brass doll’s bed on casters, antique sideboard/ cast iron pulls, Singer 221 sewing machine in case, pail bench, dome top trunk, hall tables, plant tables, antique smoke stand, 3 piece chesterfield, Danby washer spin dryer, Roper fridge, Frigidaire upright freezer, oriental area rug, cabinet record player, old records. A large qty. of antique smalls including Moorcroft candy dish, vintage purses & hats, old buttons, old toys, cast bookends, “Pan” goddess of nature bronze figurine ( Laura Garrin Fraser dated 1920), Chalet art glass, dome top trunk, old porcelain doll, black Americana doll, linens & bedding, French Ivory dresser pieces, wash set pieces, 2 Campbellford High School Photos 1953-4 & 1955-6, coal oil lamps, crocks & finger jugs, old post cards & valentines, Grimwades breakfast set, Wade pieces, 2 luncheon sets, mixing bowls, butter dish, cups & saucers, Venetian glass, covered cheese dish, cranberry pitcher & basket, Cardboard Pepsi Santa & Red Rose coffee, Coca cola tin menu board, antique salts & peppers, large qty. of cornflower crystal, Nippon & Noritake, 1847 Rogers “Heirloom Plate” flatware, jardinieres, footed pinwheel bowl, ship decanter, antique footed celery, BMP, old lighters, floor, table & hanging lamps, Limoges pieces, old kitchen ware, enamel, wooden boxes, wicker pieces, sleigh & harness bells, sets of dishes, copper boiler, wooden cutlery tray, farrier’s nail box, egg crate, old honey & oil tins, child’s sled, pail bench, 2 buffalo robes, old board games, wooden checkerboard, old school books, costume jewelry, old prints & frames, press glass. Westminster chime clock, novelty salts & peppers, FireKing, Belleek pin tray, Scotty dog glasses, matchholder. White 16 HP riding mower, Craftsman 12 HP 39 inch cut riding mower, antique forge and tools, Johnson 4 HP outboard motor, Canadiana push mower, wooden wheelbarrow, child’s wagon, old honey extractor, cistern pump, wood box, set of sleigh bunks, Moto Ski snow machine, chicken crate, garden cultivator, cement mixer, fuel tank, snow blade, old licence plates, old tools, 3 drying racks, qty. of cut dry split wood, milk & cream cans, Pioneer chain saw, Beatty barrel churn, 2 buggy wheels, beam scale, hardware, farm gate and numerous other pieces. Auctioneer’s note: This is a 3rd generation farmstead that has never been picked, full of interesting antique pieces. See my web site for detailed list & photos. AUCTIONEERS: DOUG JARRELL & BEN TREVERTON 613-969-1033 www.dougjarrellauctions.com Terms: Cash or good cheque only/ID Lunch Available Owner and/or auctioneer not responsible in case of accident
Request for Tender Tender No. 2012-PW-041 Belleville Street Sidewalk Construction Sealed tenders on forms supplied will be received, in envelopes plainly marked as to the contents, by the County Clerk at Shire Hall 332 Main Street Picton Ontario K0K 2T0 until: 3:00 p.m. local time August 30th, 2012 The Tender includes the construction of new concrete sidewalk, earth excavation, granular base, and site restoration, on the east side of Belleville Street, approximately 105m in length, being from the north limits of First Avenue to the southerly entrance to the Essroc Centre property. Documents may be obtained from the County of Prince Edward Engineering, Development and Works office at 280 Picton Main Street upon payment of a NONREFUNDABLE fee of seventy-five dollars ($75.00) payable to The Corporation of the County of Prince Edward. Tender packages will be available for pickup as of Thursday August 16th, 2012. Tender documents will be available, for viewing only, at the County of Prince Edward Engineering, Development and Works office located at 280 Picton Main Street. The tender must be accompanied by an Agreement to Bond and a tender deposit in the form of a Certified Cheque or Bid Bond made payable to Prince Edward County in an amount not less than that specified in the Tender Documents. All projects out for competition have been posted on the County’s internet website: http://www.pecounty.on.ca/purchasing.html The Corporation of the County of Prince Edward reserves the right to accept or reject any tender and also reserves the right to accept any tender other than the lowest tender. Mr. Joe Angelo, P. Eng. Project Manager Prince Edward County 280 Main Street Picton Ontario K0K 2T0 Tel: (613) 476-2148 Fax: (613) 471-2050
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Garage/ Yard Sale Guide
Milford Market Square
Saturdays 9am - 2pm Milford Fairgrounds (County Rd 17)
For info: 613-476-6041 or 613-471-0429 Something for Everyone!
YARD SALE 17 Grove St. Sat. Aug 18 8am - 4pm
YARD SALE 17 Argyle Cres. Picton Sat. Aug. 18 8am - 3pm Rain or Shine Household contents
GARAGE SALE Sat. & Sun. Aug 18 & 19
Something for Everyone Antique wheels, apartment size washer & dryer, 2 dishwashers, microwave, toilet, tub, vinyl trough, camping gear, lights, lots of misc. stuff.
#257 Cty Rd 8 Picton
SUSIEâ€™S AWESOME QUALITY
Saturday August 18 at the Milford Market Square 9am - 2pm
One week only Antique kitchen ware, vintage Adirondack enamel camping cookware, used brand name and designer womenâ€™s clothes, a pair of Harley Davidson Motorcycle boots, vintage cowboy boots, vintage scarves, antique postcards and much more! Everything clean, pressed and ready to wear.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 16, 2012
8am-5pm - Fri & Sat, Aug 17-18 253 White Chapel Rd.
Furniture: chesterfield & chair, end tables, bedroom suite, entertainment centre, fridge, TV (2), computer stand, sectional pullout, Sanyo fax machine, pine framed large mirror w/candle holders, dishes. Hand tools, power tools & equipment, eg: 220 amp 10â€? table saw, compressor, power washer, gas weed eater, with brush attachment, chain saw, wheelbarrow, ext ladder, sanders, routers, bench grinder, bench vise
To Many Items to List Something for Everyone - No Junk
2 FAMILY YARD SALE Sat. Aug 18 9am
#1705 Cty Rd 5
YARD SALE Sat. Aug 18
8am - 4pm 54 Washburn St. Picton Furniture/Appliances Kitchenware Movies/Books Clothing/Blankets Collectables
565 Main Street Bloomfield 8am to 1pm
Lots & lots of small collectibles & unusual items, Avon, perfume bottles, tools, small tables, pictures, tins, books, lamps, glassware, swords, knives, etc. No reasonable offer refused. Everthing must go.
Saturday, August 18
Salt & peppers, household items, old radio, hand tools. Cancelled if raining
Saturday, August 18 231 Cty Rd 17
Needed Good Homes for a pile of stuff
Lake on the Mountain Roland piano, livestock waterer, desk, bedding, few antiques.
Saturday Aug. 18 8am - 12 noon Rain Date Sunday Aug. 19 5 Harbourview Cres. Ashgill Gardens Wellington Miscellaneous items. All very clean and in working order.
YARD SALE Saturday, August 18 8am - ? 43 Washburn St
Captainâ€™s chair, kitchen chairs, blanket rack, lounge chair, corner shelf, wicker furniture, misc items.
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Rugosa roses can be maintained to produce large, colourful flowers come fall
Given the gardener’s struggle with drought this summer, it might help to know that small garden miracles do occur. I have heard two stories about apparently dead plants reviving this year. One was a butterfly bush, which after starting to develop leaf buds during the warm spell in March gave up in April. It was not until early July that it put out tentative new stalks. It is now in bloom. The other was a
newly planted astilbe that withered totally during the drought when the gardener was away. She then resumed watering the garden without removing the plant and two weeks later new green stalks appeared. So there is hope that some of the sad looking or even dead looking perennials may revive once sufficient water is restored through natural or artificial means. It would be lovely if
more garden problems were as easily solved. This June, a woman approached the master gardeners at Canadian Tire to discuss her problem with an invasive rose that was in her garden when she arrived. From the discussion, this plant was apparently a rugosa rose (Rosa rugosa). This rose had been taking over her garden and resisted every effort to either remove or at least reduce its invasive
habits. Rugosa roses were originally found in eastern Asia, including Japan. They have been described as small, shrubby sprouting bushes that can form dense thickets. Rugosa roses are one of the hundred or more species roses which have all started as wild roses. A number of rugosa rose hybrids had developed over time in Asia so that the exported plants were and are not necessarily identical. They were imported into Europe in the early 1700s, but it took almost 120 years for these roses to progress from first becoming naturalized to later becoming invasive. The lag time between being imported from Asia and becoming invasive was different depending on a number of factors, including the climate and terrain into which they were introduced. Invasiveness has never been associated with a specific hybrid or hybrids but rather to this particular species rose and all of its hybrids. Currently this rose is also considered to be weedy or invasive in many parts of the United States, including Alaska. These plants continue to be imported and sold for use in gardens as they are rated of low concern in the invasive species lists. They are frequently pictured in sandy areas along the coasts both in Europe and North America. They also grow in similar conditions in Asia, including Siberia and are used to control sand dune erosion. Not surprisingly, they are tolerant to both salt and cold. Rugosa roses have now naturalized in Canada and are found along the coast in northern B.C. as well as throughout Ontario, Quebec and the Atlantic provinces, including Newfoundland. They are vigorous plants that bloom in the spring and early summer and often if deadheaded will produce some blossoms throughout the summer. If dead heading is stopped mid to late summer they will also produce large colourful rose hips in the fall. The flowers are generally
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scented and are available in a wide variety of white, red and pink shades. They are resistant to both black spot and rose rust, but are not impervious to these diseases and are affected by the general run of rose problems. Nonetheless their general hardiness leads them to do well even when neglected. Whilst they prefer well drained slightly acid soil, they can tolerate poor soils including clay, light shade and drought. The latter makes them ideal for summers like these. While originally described as being small, some currently grow up to ten feet tall. They are often used as a hedge because of their spreading habits but they are also grown as single specimen plants. They are not recommended for walkways and entrance areas because of their sharp thorns. Pruning these roses can become a problem, as some of these rose plants will spread out in terms of height and width and as well become quite dense. They should be handled with some caution and good gloves because of their sharp thorns. Some gardeners prefer long handled pruners, called loppers, to deal with these plants. There are a number of approaches around pruning these roses. One is to prune them to the ground in early
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spring after the last frost, and the claim is that this produces the most profuse flowering. A second is that only a third of the canes are taken out each year as the earliest flowering is best obtained on old wood. Clearly both methods could be tried to determine which is preferable in your garden if you choose to grow them. Whatever method is used it is important to remove dead and damaged branches and also thin weak branches. Focus on not allowing the centre of the plant to become dense and impenetrable. When and if the rugosa rose becomes invasive in a home garden, it is by sending out suckers. These can first be seen when a new rose plant begins to appear. Even if you want this new plant it is important to remove the sucker that attaches it to the parent plant and remove any other suckers as they appear. The problem that this can cause if left unchecked was described at the beginning of this article. By the time the woman concerned bought the property, new rose plants would appear if even a small portion of a root sucker was left in her attempt to clear the garden of this plant. Rugosa roses are generally sturdy plants which take harsh winters in their stride. The long blooming periods add colour to the garden as do the rose hips. They make an attractive hedge for this reason. Their pruning difficulties and their tendency to be unpredictably invasive can make them too risky for some gardeners. Their strength in the county is certainly their tolerance to drought and poor soils, including sand and clay. -Sandy Goranson is a member of the Prince Edward County Master Gardeners. To have your gardening questions answered, send an email to email@example.com Questions will be answered directly by E-mail and your question may appear in this weekly column.
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The Peterborough Survivors Abreast Dragon Boat Club was tops in the competitive division, Taking home top prize and the Club Cup while the Wellington Legion and their so-called ringers claimed the Larry Brundage Memorial County Cup as top recreational team in 2012. But by the time the water had settled in the Wellington Channel Saturday afternoon, the Festival was more about having fun than winning a trophy. Festival organizer Janet
Marissen said the event raised close to $3,000 and was enjoyed by all. â€œIt was a wonderful day all around and it didn't rain on us, so that was nice,â€? Marissen said. The total number of entries were down this over the 2011 edition but a great crowd still showed up to support the event and cheer on the paddlers from both nearby and far away. Marissen added the event supports the local Lions club in supporting several local causes. â€œMost of the money
raised by the Wellington Lions Club stays right here in the County,â€? Marissen said. â€œWe do have some national and international initiatives like the guide dog program but most of the money we raise goes to charities or events for the betterment of local people.â€? Winners of the Rob MaCallum Spirit Cup (named in honour of the cofounder of the festival) went to the Friends and Family team representing Community Living Prince Edward.
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FRIDAY NIGHT TRACTOR PULL will have special classes for stock antique tractors For Tractor Info call Tom Mills 613-476-5654 Doug Stone 613-476-6134
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to SHAWL Demonstration & Exhibit
By The County Hand Spinners Saturday, September 8, 10am-4pm Back of the Arena - Outside
Midway All-Day Bracelet
Exhibit at the fair under the lights on the ball diamond (Great location & lighting, lots of display space)
See professional sheep shearing, combing and spinning and weaving exhibits. They will be weaving a lace shawl of natural fibres for auction at the Festival of Trees. For more information call Donna 613-476-6796 See Alpacas on view
ENTRANCE FEES: Adults $8, Students 13-17 $5.00, Children 12 & under Free
• Fruits • Vegetables • Flowers • Grains & Seeds • Crafts • Quilts • Home Baking & Preserves • Poultry & Pets
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prize books & exhibitors number now available at picton Gazette aLL day ride Wristbands $20 ($35 at the gate) aVaiLabLe at tHe fOLLOWinG LOCatiOns: piCtOn GaZette OffiCe • mainstOp Gas bar-piCtOn • sCOtt’s GrOCer-piCtOn • COunty treasures GaLOre-bLOOmfieLd WeLLinGtOn HOme HardWare, WeLLinGtOn
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The Picton Gazette THURSDAY, AUGUST 16, 2012
Wellington opens training camp this Saturday Goal scoring, goaltending areas of intrigue Jason Parks
The march to the 2013 Dudley Hewitt Cup in North Bay gets underway this weekend for the Wellington Dukes. The club will rip the lid off its annual late summer training camp with a series of scrimmages in a very abbreviated session when compared to the training camps of previous years. Like any training camp, there are plenty of questions surrounding the hockey club. After a particularly stinging defeat at the hand of the Kingston Voyageurs in the opening round of last season's playoffs, is this years re-
County paddlers, from left, Gail Lynch, Bonnie Taylor, Sylvia and Bob Doyle, and Stan Burrows competed as part of Team Heat from the Quinte Dragon Boat Club to win four gold medals, one silver medal,and two bronze medals at the world championships at the ictoria Harbour in East Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong . (Submitted photo)
cruiting class good enough to push the Dukes back to the top of the OJHL's Eastern Division? What of the early departure of OJHL leading goal scorer Darcy Murphy? The Marysville native is on his way to Colgate University this season to play NCAA hockey for the Raiders. Part of the answer to those questions might come in the form of Mike Soucier. The 5'10”, 170 lbs centreman had 66 goals and 66 assists last season for Mississauga Rebels Major Midget squad and, according to reports, had a very strong Team Canada East showcase camp last weekend. The Caledon native is one to watch this weekend. The other situation to be abreast of what Wellington Dukes coach and general
Dwayne Inch, Chair of the Board Rob McGall, Director of Education
Welcome ne w and returning stu dents! The fir st day of scho is TUESDAY, ol SEPTEMBER 4 , 2012.
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manager Marty Abrams will do with his third and fourth 16-year-old slots. After signing netminder Hayden Lavinge and forward Luc Brown earlier this month, Abrams still has room for a pair of 1996 birth year players. The smart money says those slots could be taken up by a pair of Belleville Bulls draft picks. Keep close tabs on midround Bulls draft picks (Forwards) Chad Heffernan, Micheal Cramorossa and (Defenceman) Brody Morris as these three could be 16year-old candidates. On defence, Kyle Patt, Kevin Swales and Austin Broadhurst are the returnees and Abrams has signed a few prospects including Michigan native Zach Bishop. But could there still be one more backliner added to shore up the defensive corps? In net, Lavigne is locked in and it looks like Andrew Pearson might have the inside track however, Abrams could still look for another older netminder to solidify the position and ease the 16 year old into Junior A hockey somewhat slower. So many questions. Some of them will start getting answered Saturday.
A former Wellington Duke will be bringing the Stanley Cup to the Quinte area next weekend. Brad Richardson, a Belleville native who played a few games with the local Jr. A club before going on to the OHL and later NHL, is a member of the 2012 Stanley Cup winning Los Angeles Kings and will get his turn with hockey's holy grail next weekend. It's expected Richardson will host a public celebration with the Cup at some point during the 24 hours the forward gets with hockey's ultimate prize. I’m excited to bring the Cup back to Belleville and have my day here with family, friends and the city,” Richardson told local media recently. In addition to having a cup of coffee with the Wellington Dukes when he was 15, Richardson is no stranger to Prince Edward County. As a then-member of the Colorado Avalanche in 2006, Richardson suited up and played pick up hockey at the Prince Edward Community Centre with local players when the NHL was on break for the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy. -Jason Parks, Staff
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Close quarters The Ameliasburgh Street Meet represents a rarity among car shows of its size as it allows the owners of the classic cars to camp right next to their vintage vehicles. The result, organizers say, is a family-friendly atmosphere that encourages younger generations to maintain interest in the classics. (Adam Bramburger/Gazette staff)
Enthusiasts find something special about every car
CARS, from page 3
From that perspective, Gaunt said it’s always fun to go to shows like the Street Meet because there are people who can relate to the work she has put into her vehicles. On the flip side, it can be a very nerve-wracking time showing the vehicles off for the public, though for the most part, Gaunt said it has been a pleasure to receive audiences at the shows. “It's always a sense of pride, you always have a sense of nervousness that someone's going to teach children to look, not touch,” she said. “Most people are really good and they’re always willing to ask questions if they don’t know about something.” Picton’s Troy Irvine agrees. He’s been showing off his classic Chevrolet Bel Air in Ameliasburgh for seven years as well as attending cruise nights across the region. “I love hearing all the different stories,” he said. “You’ll hear from the old guys who had these cars when they were new and the ladies who remember being picked up for dates in them. It’s always fun to hear the stories.” Irvine, too, said he caught the classic car bug when he was young and since, he always wanted to
fix up his own car. Seven years ago that happened and it took major work to get to the point he’s at now. “It wasn't in good shape at all. You could almost walk through the whole car,” he said, adding he rebuilt it right from the frame up. “It took a lot of time.” Irvine painted the car a bright green on the advice of his wife, whom he said told him he got to make all the other decisions, so she was picking the colour. Turns out it wasn’t a bad decision as the colour makes the car highly visible and helped Irvine win some hardware over the years he’s shown it. “It’s paid off, it’s done really well, ‘he said. Irvine has also shared his hobby with his family as his son, brother, and nephew also come for the weekend to share in the excitement. While Irvine’s car draws much attention — particularly while parked in the same row as her own — Gaunt said she can find something exciting in almost every show entry. “I must tell you there is something.We love all of them, they all have something to draw your eyes, some appeal,” she said. Everyone loves their own cars, but I think most people loves everybody else's cars too.”
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Gaunt said as an enthusiast, it is a good feeling to see that the history of the automobile is being passed on to new generations and the personality of some of the earlier models isn’t being lost either. “As they've changed cars over the years, I sort of think they've taken the personality away,” she said. “Although I have nothing against the people who like to do up their new Hondas and little imports and make them beautiful and customize them, I tend to like the older things that have personality.” As an added bonus, the not-for-profit auto club rou-
tinely donates money raised from the show to charitable causes. With the big 40th anniversary in the works for 2014, Grimmon said the club is planning some special events, like a performance by the Reasons. He indicated he doesn’t see the annual show changing or growing much more, however, given the constraints of the location at Roblin Lake and the level of interaction between the participants at this point. “We’re trying to keep it family oriented and if we could stay right where we’re at, we’d be happy,” he said.
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