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The Picton Gazette THURSDAY, JULY 26, 2012
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Dewing discusses restructuring plans
County to phase out senior officials
LIFE IN THE FAST LANE
Waste site open for extra day in Picton Council listens to demand for weekday drop-off
artists offer take on importance of agriculture Page 2
foodgrains Bank growing project brings in big yields Page 3
rotary district governor pumps up Picton club members Page 10
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As part of its corporate realignment process the municipality will have at least two fewer high level management employees by the end of the year. Chief Administrative Officer Merlin Dewing said in an interview Wednesday morning that the positions of commissioner of planning and commissioner of recreation, parks and culture would be eliminated. Dewing said planning commissioner Gerry Murphy would stay with the County until the end of 2012 as director of the community development department and the municipality is currently negotiating an “exit package” with recreation, parks and culture commissioner Barry Braun. As reported earlier this year current public works commissioner Robert McAuley will now be commissioner of engineering, development and works and Susan Turnbull will continue in her role as commissioner of corporate services and finance. “They will be the two commissioners as part of the two commissioner system. The titles may change slightly,” he said. “They'll have added duties and responsibilities taking the uptake from the other two commissioners.” The news came to light after a lengthy closed session discussion at Tuesday night's council meeting where councillors voted to rescind the bylaws appointing the four commissioners. Dewing said those bylaws aren't necessary because the commissioner positions aren't statutory and recommended all four appointment bylaws be rescinded. “The only statutory component was in Susan's bylaw which had deputy treasurer, but she's no longer going to be deputy treasurer,” Dewing said. “They were just redundant pieces of legislation.”
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Mitchell Leach watches to see how a miniature car handles the track he helped build out of paper rolls and tape as part of the “Racetracks Rule” children’s program at the Ameliasburgh branch of the County library Tuesday afternoon. (Adam Bramburger/Gazette staff)
Elks mark 100 years of benevolent service Picton lodge prepares for milestone event Chad Ibbotson Staff writer
Local Elks are gearing up for their 100th anniversary celebration and reflecting on their years with the organization. It's been a full century since the Elks of Canada opened their first chapter in British Columbia. Since then the organization has written a history of charitable contributions and community building with more than 15,000 members in over 250 lodges across the country. This week the Elks are celebrating all of their 100 years of making a difference at their national convention in Chilliwack, B.C. An estimated $15 million in donations and volunteer hours is contributed nation-
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Lodge veterans Don Armstrong, Floyd Snider and Ron Binch shared some of their experiences during their time with the organization this week. (Chad Ibbotson/Gazette staff)
ally every year and next month the Picton chapter will celebrate that contribution. The Picton Elks will hold their 100th anniversary celebration with music and a chicken or steak barbecue on Aug. 17 from 6–9 p.m. at their hall on Elks Street. The
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Those struggling to cope with the limited open hours at the municipality's landfills and transfer sites will soon get a small measure of relief. During budget deliberations council voted to have the sites open Saturday's only but, with some councillors citing lineups and accumulating garbage, council voted 8–7 in favour of opening the Picton transfer site an additional day per week on Wednesdays. The site is expected to be open next Wednesday, Aug. 1. The decision shows a significant sway in opinions. councillor Barry Turpin had previously brought the issue up at the June 28 committeeof-the-whole meeting where it was met with a tepid response. The issue was again brought to the fore by councillor Kevin Gale on Tuesday evening where he said it was council's responsibility to provide adequate services, even in times of financial restraint. He said he was happy with Tuesday's decision. “Especially with the heat this summer, I'm getting calls from a lot of different people saying 'we need a place during the week to take our garbage,'” he said. “Council made a good decision. It's a minor hit on the budget, so I think it's good.” Corporate services and finance commissioner Susan Turnbull said at the meeting she couldn't say where the money for the extra day might come from. Gale said he wasn't worried. “We'll find it. We've got to find it someplace,” he said. Gale underscored his opinion at Tuesday's meeting with a comparison to another important municipal service — snow plowing. “If we had a million dollars in the budget for snow removal and we got dumped on in November and December and we spent a million dollars would we stop plowing the roads because we ran out of money?” he asked.
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It's entitled Cornography, but the only thing seedy at the Small Pond Arts Collective on Sunday afternoon was the mention of Monsanto Corn or the function of factory farms. The second annual event that provides what is best described as an artistic look at our twisted connection with food was well attended with over 75 people taking part in several scenes including a funeral march for foods that should be banished and a traditional Punch and Judy puppet show that offered jabs at everything from the closure of Fifth Town Cheese company to the industrial wind turbine saga. Co-organizer Krista Dalby said it was when she and Small Arts co-founder MilĂŠ Murtanovski moved to Prince Edward County a few years ago and began growing their own food did they start to understand the
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The Picton Gazette THURSDAY, JULY 26, 2012
Canadian Foodgrains Bank growing project benefits from high commodity prices County wheat crop brings in record prices for aid organization AdAm BrAmBurger
While they may be seen as a curse by many, the dry weather conditions across North America were actually a blessing for the Prince Edward South growing project. This week, local farmers delivered 727 bushels of soft red wheat to the elevator, earning a record haul of $5,995.15 for the Canadian Foodgrains Bank. With a 41 matching program from the Canadian International Development Agency, that becomes a 29,975.75 yield. The interdenominational Canadian Foodgrains Bank uses crops and funds raised from such harvests to tackle hunger around the world through food assistance, providing communities ways to produce food and income for themselves, nutrition education, and public engagement and policy influence. Last year, the organization raised more than $11.8 million in cash and cashed-out grains. Project co-ordinator George Emlaw said the local growing effort was fortunate to be producing wheat in its growing cycle this year as droughts in the American mid-west have forced prices up considerably through the regulating body, the Chicago Board of Trade.
HArvest Brad Brummell takes crop off a field near the
southern end of County Rd. 10 Friday morning. This year, the growing project netted 727 bushels of soft red wheat from just under 11 acres of land (Adam Bramburger/Gazette staff) "Commodity prices are up, the price we got this year is up because of the world shortage," he said. "The price is about $305 a tonne, around $8.25 a bushel. That's pretty good. It was about $240 last year." Per bushel, that's about $6.77. Emlaw said with dry conditions locally in recent weeks, the weather has also provided ideal harvesting conditions for the Brummell family from Cherry Valley to take the crops off the fields as they're able to work the land early and finish late in the evening. That's important, he said, because it allows for the crop to be taken off the fields and transported with the ideal moisture to gain top prices at a grain elevator. The project consisted of nearly 11 acres of land, with Emlaw saying good yields of nearly 70 bushels per acre were collected. A straw
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In addition to the harvest, Emlaw said parishioners in the South Prince Edward Pastoral Charge — South Bay and Cherry Valley United Churches — also provided funding to the Canadian Foodgrains Bank, while urban partner Eastminster United Church in Belleville also provides financial support for the project as did a number of sponsors and donors. Pastor David Colwell, who has been working at the two southern county churches for the past two months, was on hand to witness his first harvest. He said it furthered his first impression of people here in the county that people are willing to help those in need, locally and elsewhere. "People are showing
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Consecon Community Day attempts to make village a destination Aug. 4 Soap box derby, car boot sales, wagon rides, puppet show among entertainment planned for annual celebration Chad Ibbotson
Organizers are inviting the public to shed the dog days of summer at this year's Consecon Community Day. This year's celebration features a multitude of events designed to bring families together as well as showcase the Consecon community said Consecon Area Ratepayers Association (CARA) president Bill McMahon. “It's just to get people to come to Consecon. The goal was to celebrate our own community, but it's also about spreading the word that not everything in the county takes place in the
Wellington, Picton, Bloomfield corridor,” McMahon said. He invited residents from across the county, Trenton and Belleville to make the trip and enjoy the festivities. Organized the past few years by CARA along with the Ameliasburgh recreation committee, the event will take place Aug. 4 and will get an early start with a car boot sale at Emm's Restaurant at 8 a.m. The sale will feature sellers from across eastern Ontario and will give residents — along with the several garage sales taking place around the community — an opportunity to look for bargains.
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Picton Gazette 80 years ago — 1932
■ Police were searching for thieves who broke into two gas stations on Picton’s Main Street. The thieves stole chocolate bars and cigarettes from W.R Browne Service Station and took at least 10 gallons of gasoline from Pope Bros. across the street. The thieves left behind a towel where they broke the glass at the Browne station and left two jacks and a valve cap leading police to believe they had changed a tire while at the scene. ■ Captain Olaf Palmer, a decorated Military Cross winner succumbed to a heart attack and died in his 42nd year. Officers of the Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment travelled to Picton to ensure their quartermaster had a proper burial at the Glenwood Cemetery. ■ The board of health secured the services of Ontario’s traveling test clinic to offer free testing, including x-rays in Picton.
50 years ago — 1962
■ The Canadian Boating Federation announced plans or an international regatta on the Hayward Long Reach. Several Prince Edward Yacht Club members including Doug Thompson, Jim Lovelace, Noel York, Eric Miler, John Sibthorpe, Jack Lyons, Laverne Moore, and Bill Boulter were set to race the best in North America. ■ With an announced quarantine in pigs, the Picton livestock sales barn declared it would suspend business until the quarantine was lifted. The ban was in place to stop hog cholera from spreading in the county. If enough cattle were available for a sale at Garrison’s barn, a separate announcement was to be made. ■ Ronald Conley, 23, of Wellington escaped drastic injury and crawled from the wreckage o his car which rolled several times off Hwy 33 near Waring’s Corners. Conley said he swerved to avoid an oncoming car on a crossroad nearby.
30 years ago — 1982
■ Cpl. J.H. Ramsbottom of the OPP announced that upon request of reeve Gordon Norton and council, the police would launch an investigation into the financial affairs of North Marysburgh township. Norton said a problem appeared in the tax arrears section of the budget and indicated the amount being investigated was less than $5,000. ■ The Canada Manpower Office in Picton experienced a 40-per-cent increase in the number of claimants for unemployment insurance over the same time in 1981. Layoffs at Bata, Proctor-Silex, and Lake Ontario cement and a slight decrease in agricultural hirings were cited by branch manager John Cameron as reasons for the upswing in numbers. ■ A new Picton bylaw permitted all stores in town to be open Sundays and holidays throughout the tourist season from Victoria Day to Labour Day. Councillor Andrew Jarvis was the lone dissenting voice voting against the motion.
10 years ago — 2002
■ Quinte Health Care approved of funding changes from the province that would see hospitals receive their base funding allocations prior to the fiscal year rather than three months into it based on a fixed three-year allocation. ■ The County declared the grandstand at the Picton fairgrounds off limits to the public to determine its structural state.
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Looking at the human characteristics in birds Is anthropomorphism among birders so wrong? Those who pursue birds scientifically will usually agree that it is. In fact, when I wrote my first book on the Birds of Prince Edward County, in 1969, one Toronto reviewer claimed that the book contained far too many anthropomorphic references to some of the species, making a serious evaluation of the book almost farcical. When the book was revised in 1984, to appease the critics, anthropomorphism was avoided like the plague, and the book got rave reviews from the scientific faction. The casual birder, however, said the book was far too stuffy, and was that really the best I could do. It is widely known that birders are divided into two main groups. There are those who make birding a detailed study in ornithology, and there is certainly nothing wrong in that, for we learn important facts from them about bird behaviour. Then, there are those of us, of course, who prefer to pursue birds casually, enjoy being in their presence, and often note human like characteristics about the birds we see. The bobolinks each spring return to the hay field beside our house on almost the same day each year - May 3. They are essentially birds of open fields, and not something many of us have on our “yard list.” Upon their return each spring to our area, a half dozen or so gather at the tops of the trees along our fenceline, and burst out in a joyful frolic of song, as though to make sure that I am aware of their arrival. Then, as if content that I have seen them, they re-
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turn to the field and erupt into a series of rollicking notes, full of kinks and twists that would be impossible to transcribe to musical scale. Shooting up into the air like a skylark, the male paddles along on the tips of its wings, seemingly propelled by the tempo of the song, then drops into the grass while another male takes the cue and repeats the performance. It is a stage show, highlighted by several encores, and would appear to be a dress rehearsal for my benefit alone. Am I being too anthropomorphic? If I am being anthropomorphic, then I am surely not alone. Even those who study birds scientifically are often subject to occasional departures from the ornithological approach. Any instructors who teach bird identification courses will quickly recommend to their students that they put words to a bird song as a means to remember it more easily. They are gimmicks we use to remember bird songs and calls, and are technically
known as mnemonics, while phonetics are actually what the bird is saying. Song sparrows seem to sing, “Maids, maids, maids, put on your tea, kettle, kettle, kettle.” Not only do those words seem to convey what the bird is actually saying, but is an effective way to remember the fast paced tempo of the song. The fast paced dog-like barking of a distant barred owl is easily identified if we remember, “Who cooks for you, who cooks for you all-l-l....” The monotonous telephone-like conversation of the red-eyed vireo can be best described as “Here I am, over here, see me, where are you.” Most of us already know the sweet whistled notes of the white-throated sparrow by “Sweet, Canada, Canada, Canada.” and northern Ontario residents recognize the olivesided flycatcher by its sharp whistled “Quick, three beers!” call. How anthropomorphic ! There are more human like qualities to birds than we think. Like us, birds of different regions even have dialects. In some birds we cannot detect the subtle differences from one region to the next, but electronic analysis of their songs can. Breeding birds have disjunct populations, and generations of these birds return to the same geographic locations each spring to nest. The songs are learned from their fathers and certain geographic qualities are established over time. And like those of us who visit the States and occasionally bring back southern expressions and dialect, and incorporate it into our own speech, some migratory birds have been known to sing in a differ-
ent dialect upon their return from their southern wintering grounds. To put it simply, they are singing in a southern accent. To us, it’s a familiar species singing its same old song, but examine the song electronically, and differences will be noted from the songs normally produced by the local population. Of course, like us who may return from the south with a southern accent, birds, too, upon their return to their Canadian place of birth, will set forth to attract their mates, eventually using the song with which they were taught by their parents. A classic example of anthropomorphism, but something that might have been suspected by amateur birders in years past, has now been supported by the electronic age. So if you want to be anthropomorphic and talk about the four and twenty blackbirds baked in a pie, that’s perfectly okay with me. Remember, it was Henry David Thoreau who said, “I once had a sparrow alight upon my shoulder for a moment, while I was hoeing in a village garden, and I felt that I was more distinguished by that circumstance that I should have been by any epaulet I could have worn.” For more information on today’s topic, please e-mail email@example.com or phone 613-476-5072. For more information on nature in the Quinte area, be sure to check out www.naturestuff.net .
Athol father, son face multiple charges after altercation with officer A father and son from Athol face a litany of charges after the son refused to stop for police, Prince Edward OPP say. Monday afternoon, an officer noticed the son, 25, speeding down County Rd. 11. He didn’t stop his vehicle, ignoring the officer's lights and sirens. The officer pulled beside the driver and gestured him to pull over, but he continued
driving to his residence. After allegedly ignoring orders to stop, the man walked toward his residence. When the officer attempted to intercept the driver, the driver’s 56-yearold father is reported to have intervened, assaulting the police officer. The men reportedly continued to be aggressive, kicking the officer’s radio out of his hand as he called for po-
lice backup. The men entered the house and refused to comply with orders to exit. Shortly after, backup officers arrived and negotiated their exit. The 25-year-old son faces charges of flight from police, obstructing and resisting police, assaulting police and uttering threats to cause bodily harm.
His father faces charges of obstructing and resisting police, uttering threats to cause death, and assaulting police. The initial officer suffered minor injuries in the incident. The 25-year-old was held for a bail hearing in Belleville yesterday, while his father was released following the charges. -Staff
EDITORIALS The Picton Gazette
THURSDAY, JULY 26, 2012
QUOTE OF THE WEEK
‘If we had a million dollars in the budget for snow removal and we got dumped on in November and December ...would we stop plowing the roads because we ran out of money?’ -SophIaSburgh
couNcIllor KevIN gale, SpeaKINg IN favour of opeNINg the pIctoN waSte traNSfer StatIoN aN extra Day, eveN though couNcIl DID Not allocate fuNDINg IN ItS 2012 buDget for that purpoSe.
Feeding the Felines Over a month’s time, Picton Farm Supply agreed to put $2 from every package of Pro Plan dog food to the Loyalist Humane Society toward the purchase of cat food tins. $100 worth of food was donated to the shelter. Here, Wendy Mack makes the donation to Loyalist Humane Society president Gail Thompson. (Adam Bramburger/Gazette staff)
Greater choice in alcohol retailers could benefit Ontario
YESTERDAY. the Ontario Convenience Stores Association delivered a petition bearing 112,500 signatures to Queen’s Park requesting the province move to a system that allows for alcoholic beverages to be available at a broader range of retail locations. From that standpoint of consumers, it seems like a no-brainer to introduce such legislation as many Ontario residents would acknowledge they’ve seen more affordable prices and more convenient hours in some neighbouring states and provinces where sales of alcohol have been turned over to private companies. Competition has long been one of the best mechanisms of price control available. Some will argue that by controlling the sale of alcohol, the Ontario government has a revenue generator in the LCBO. That may be true, however, it is also responsible for maintaining a distribution system, retail outlets, and a host of staff members that may be more efficiently organized under the auspices of the private sector. Others will say government has an inherent interest in maintaining control over the sale of alcohol to ensure that problems from over indulgence are not as likely to occur, putting strains on law enforcement resources and social programs. Those are good arguments, however, ultimately, the province would have the ability to effectively regulate the pricing and hours any private retailer must follow in order to be licenced to sell in Ontario. Similar systems exist for tobacco products and gaming in this province already. Another argument for the possible privatization of liquor sales in Ontario is that of boosting the ability of producers within this province to make a living and to grow their own businesses. Ask the operators of many of Ontario’s smaller wineries and craft breweries and they will say access to the LCBO’s shelves is an onerous process that could take years before they see enough benefit from sales for it to be economically viable. Beyond that, Ontario law does not allow them to operate retail operations off of their own properties to gain exposure and build broader clientele. Perhaps, through a review of the system that would allow for less stringent regulations on where and who could sell alcohol, many of these companies could have an opportunity to market their product to a wider base at a profit margin they can live with and find new buyers who wouldn’t have to trek across the province or wait for online shipments to enjoy the vintages they could be receiving close to home. Dalton McGuinty has already said that his government is not interested in making a change at this time, but Ontario residents shouldn’t just drop the subject at that. Clearly with the province’s financial position, it wouldn’t hurt Ontario to examine changes in several areas — and it’s a good bet the economics of such a market-friendly change aren’t any worse than those of the province’s beloved energy policy, which it has also clung to far too long.
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The Picton Gazette THURSDAY, JULY 26, 2012
Author Harris inspires audience, proposes unique fundraiser The audience enjoyed an exceptional presentation and beautiful photomontage at Saturday’s talk by Canada’s leading gardening writer, Marjorie Harris. Over 100 gardening enthusiasts attended the fundraiser for the County of Prince Edward Public Library & Archives at the Regent Theatre. A highlight was how Harris’s combination of wit and knowledge, clearly evident in her writing, translated so seamlessly from page to stage. Opening with a humorous rant on leaf blowers, moving on to what she unabashedly called the “ugly gardens” right in her own neighbourhood – “You see why I have to get out of town to do these talks”, she quipped – and then to breathtakingly gorgeous gardens, Harris inspired, entertained and informed. A question-and-answer session followed and four lucky audience members’ names were then drawn at random to win lunch with the author at the Painted Peppercorn restaurant. One of the winners was Evelyn Sloane, who wrote to the library to express her “sincere thanks for bringing Marjorie Harris to the county.” A longtime fan who reads Harris’s Globe and Mail column religiously, Sloane said, “I was absolutely thrilled to hear her presentation and then wonder of wonders to actually have lunch with her. She is as charming in person as her columns are. This day will surely be one of my most treasured memories.” The collective response from the audience mirrored Sloane’s and translated into a long line of buyers for the author’s latest book Thrifty Gardening. A few in attendance even brought their own copies of past titles to have them autographed. Pleased to share her gardening passion in further fundraising support of the County’s public library, Marjorie Harris has now offered to host a tour of her own gardens at her home in Toronto for five people. Tickets for the draw will be
InsIde the lIbrary CHRISTINE RENAUD
available at all branches of the library for $20 as of Saturday, July 28. Winners will be drawn on Aug. 31, 2012 at day’s end from all tickets purchased by that day. Contest winners will then meet to agree on a date to meet Marjorie and visit her gardens sometime before September 24th. “It is extremely generous of Marjorie to offer this unique opportunity to the library and equally a unique opportunity for the winners to meet her and see her garden first hand,”.said library CEO Barbara Sweet. “Being a well known and respected gardener and author, with undoubtedly many demands on her time, it is especially appreciated that she should offer to host this tour to help raise funds for the library.“ Personal tours of Marjorie Harris’s gardens are occasionally offered at charity silent auctions starting at $400 dollars and, not surprisingly, they are always purchased. The chance to win a tour by purchasing a $20 ticket makes this unique opportunity yet more exceptional. “And,” adds Sweet, “the County benefits because the funds will help support literacy and learning in our community.” A plant list by Marjorie Harris from her talk last Saturday is available on the library blog, online at the library’s website at w w w . p e c l i b r a r y. o r g Printed copies are also available at all branches of the library.
Aspersion and factual arguments
Under the title of, “Opposition to industrial wind based on factual arguments”, Pamela Stagg claimed that I had “cast aspersions”, an attack on people rather than advancing the argument. My goodness Ms. Stagg, I apologize if I’ve done that! What I had suggested was you had an created an exemplary example of disinformation when you suggested Mike. Platt look into the energy contend of the concrete base of a wind turbine and he might be surprised. The energy content issue had no support-
ive reference facts, no argument and no actual falsehood – a stellar example of misleading information, I had thought – sorry about that! But please let us know just what was your purpose in bring up the issue? Research would show that large wind turbines have an excellent energy return on energy investment – about 20:1 according to professor Charlie Hall’s gathering of research studies. Don Chisholm Waupoos
The gospel group Trinity, consisting of (from left) Jeannette Arsenault, Renie Thompson and Kim Inch celebrated the launch of their CD entitled God, Gospel & Girlfriends with a free concert at the First Baptist Church in Picton on Sunday evening. The trio has been performing together since 2007 after they joined their voices in harmony at a Christmas concert. All three members of the group are no stranger to public performances and benefits in the county. (Jason Parks/Gazette Staff)
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Friends plan to celebrate Macaulay’s 216th birthday
The Friends of Macaulay Heritage Park invite everyone to put Thursday, Aug. 9 on their calendar. From 1-7 p.m we will be Rediscovering Delhi and celebrating Rev. Wm. Macaulay’s 216th birthday. There will be a corn roast, stories told by Janet Kellough, a treasure hunt, a quill pen writing contest, children’s games and more. We hope that present and former residents of Delhi will drop in to become reacquainted, do a walking tour of the neighbourhood, and maybe even be interviewed for our archives. The volunteers at Macaulay Heritage Park are
a vital resource for the site and have spent extra time, effort and fundraising dollars this season revitalizing the heritage vegetable garden, maintaining the flower beds as they always do, and attending to the overgrowth of vegetation around the property, especially in the graveyard. As well, the organization always has a list of things to do. Working with staff, they set this list, implement and complete projects. Just as one thing is done, a new “to do” comes up. So far this year, with their own funds and the help of a grant from the Parrott Foundation, the Friends put UV protection on the
main gallery and storage room windows at the church/museum, had the old coloured and stained glass windows glazed to protect them from the elements and vandalism, and had the stone stoop at the front of Macaulay House repaired. Volunteers are currently painting the wrought iron around grave plots and preparing a plan to paint other wooden fences around the property. They will be rebuilding the sweep well once the grading is completed in the kitchen yard and trying to keep the carriage circle and Macaulay’s walk to the church clear. And so it goes because the
presentation of the site leaves an impression on visitors and the volunteers care. All of the Museums in Prince Edward County are supported by groups of individuals whose hours of service are seen when there are special events but whose behind-the-scene efforts, while appreciated, are not always calculated as part of the overall resource in the operating of the facility. From research to weeding, there is always something to do and all of the museums could use an extra hand. Nancy Woods Chairperson Friends of Macaulay Heritage Park
Kevlar vests to help wardens with protection, perception
The editorial in the County Weekly News July 19 Vests for Yogis) is very irresponsible and it is obvious that they have not researched the facts at all. Park wardens are peace officers hired by Natural Resources to police the parks and try to make sure that campers and park users have an enjoyable experience. Campers come in all types and sizes and just like in a small city, they have and create many problems that need to be dealt with. Perception has always been a problem in the enforcement programs in parks and the issuing of Kevlar
helps to convey to the public that these wardens are serious and have the authority to enforce the laws. Referring to them as Yogis is demeaning and indicates that the author (unknown) of this editorial has never taken the time to walk in their shoes. As a former conservation officer, park warden and park superintendent, I have been assaulted, had beer bottles thrown at me and have even had my family threatened when dealing with drunken vacationers and criminals. I have been grazed by a speeding car and helped in
the takedown of a child molester and have been involved in drug seizures and accident investigations as well as countless violations of the Liquor Control Act. Our park wardens deserve respect if they are to do their job. The job they do is just as dangerous as any police officer and their presence allows the OPP to carry out their enforcement outside the park, more effectively. Unfortunately because of editorials such as this, park users do not feel that they have to respect the enforcement of the Parks Act, the Highway Traffic Act, the liquor laws and the Criminal
Code when they are on vacation. Editors and writers should be supporting the programs that help make parks an enjoyable experience not making fun of the enforcement effort. The issuing of Kevlar vests will not only help protect these officers but will help improve the perception to the public that these men and women are there to enforce the law. Perhaps this editor should research this subject more thoroughly. Jim Ives Picton
Turbine issue in South Marysburgh doesn’t deal in absolutes
In South Marysburgh, only about half the citizens objected to wind turbines. There were about 1,000 eligible voters. Voter turnout was about 60 per cent. About nine per cent voted for turbines. The rest (about half the citizens of South Marysburgh) voted against turbines. A whopping 40 per
cent (400-plus citizens) did not oppose turbines enough to vote. On the ballot were only two options “for,” or “against.” Turbines have advantages as well as disadvantages. We are neither “for,” nor “against” turbines — neutral was not an option. So, we were automatically dis-
qualified, and so was anyone with an open mind. With 40 per cent not voting, or like us, disqualified, no one should claim that South Marysburgh residents were 90 per cent against turbines. We own 380 acres in South Marysburgh. We did not allow turbines on our
property, yet we do not object if our neighbours want them. They may need the income. Farming is risky. Right now, farmers’ wells go dry and many crops are withering in the fields. Fred Hassenbach Heidi Hassenbach South Marysburgh
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The Picton Gazette THURSDAY, JULY 26, 2012
Exchange student bids au revoir to club Taverniere tells Rotarians year in Picton was best of her life
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Later this week, Helene Taverniere will board a plane and return to Villefranche, France a changed young woman. Tuesday, the 17 year old had the opportunity to say her good-byes to Picton Rotarians and thank them for showing her what she called“ the best year of my life” in the county. Taverniere admitted feeling a bit of anxiety after she received an e-mail from Rotary past-president Robert Quaiff asking her what colour she’d like her new bedroom painted. “You get really excited then get terrified, then excited again,” she said, adding she didn’t know anything about the new life awaiting her here. It didn’t take long for Taverniere to find out that everything would be alright as Quaiff and Rotary exchange director Frank Wright met her at the airport. “My first impression was that Canadians were so welcoming and warm,” she said. Taverniere described the year as one of lessons and highlights. Among the things she learned was to not judge things without trying them, that people aren’t very different despite language barriers,
HeAding Home Helene Taverniere finishes her one-
year exchange with the Rotary Club of Picton this week. She addressed its membership Tuesday prior to her trip back to her native France. (Adam Bramburger/Gazette staff)
to make the best of each situation, and to realize how fortunate most Canadian and French people are. There were many highlights beyond the day-to-day excitement of attending PECI. Taverniere visited Niagara Falls, she attended Blue Jays, Maple Leafs and Dukes games — discovering that she became a hockey fan — walked on the platform at the CN Tower, skated on the Rideau Canal, and participated in her first Thanksgiving, Christmas parade, and surprise birthday party. “My year was exciting, happy, scary, surprising, amazing, unbelievable and really special... just the thought of leaving makes me sad,” she said. Taverniere thanked her four
Social Notes Birthdays, Anniversaries, Graduations, Retirements, Weddings
HENRY TERPSTRA Making 60 Look Elegant!
PEEVER - MONTGOMERY Doug and Dawn Peever of Bloomfield are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Amanda Dawn Marie Peever to Kirk Aaron Montgomery son of Brian and Denise Montgomery of Consecon. Wedding to take place on Saturday, August 18, 2012 at Bay of Quinte Country Club in Quinte West.
Happy 85th Birthday Don Armstrong
Please join us August 5th to celebrate Henry’s 60th Birthday. Festivities will begin at 2pm, at our home on 342 Tubbs Road. Light refreshments will be served throughout the afternoon. We hope to see you there.
Come help celebrate at Picton Elk’s Hall Sun, Aug 5th 1-4pm Bring your favourite pictures, memories and stories of Don to share
host families — the Quaiffs, Ladoucers, Westervelts, and Janikowski as well as Frank and Arlene Wright and Cathy Miles for helping her get settled in. On behalf of the club, president Kirsten Musgrove thanked Taverniere for her contributions to Rotary life. “It's been a pleasure having you, I think we learned so much from you and I sincerely hope you'll keep in touch and let us know what you're doing and maybe one day you'll be back to visit again.” Next month, Jeff Finnegan will leave to represent the club on an exchange to central Brazil. Wright said the club expects to host a Brazilian student for 2012-2013.
Please join us in celebrating the recent marriage of
Chuck & Joanne Arthur
at the Heritage Hall on August 11, 8pm DJ, Bar are just the beginning. Buffet at 10pm RSVP 613-476-2375 Happy 90th Birthday Gladys Valleau
Please join us at an
Open House for tea & goodies
Sat. July 28
between 1-3pm at #2898 Cty Rd 2 Ameliasburgh
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ROTARY CASH CALENDER WINNERS - Pat Evans, Audrey Whitney, Rob Leek, Maurein Houston, Steve Thompson, Margaret Williams, Andrew DeCourcey-Ireland, Sherry McCallum, Gerry Meyer. 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. VICTORY KIDS - Naval Marine Archive Childrens Summer program 7-11 yrs Sat 9:30am-12Noon July 7-Aug 18 $2/day 205 Main St Picton learning about local & marine heritage thro art, crafts, music, drama & writing activities. 476-1177. ALBURY FRIENDSHIP GROUP - each Wed AM quilts for sale Albury Church Rednersville Rd proceed to local charities for women. GALLOWS & GRAVEYARDS WALKING TOURS - Fri. & Sat nights, 1 1/2 hour tour, $10, $25 per family. Regent Theatre 4768416. JULY 26 - QUARTER MOON COFFEE HOUSE/OPEN STAGE - 7:30pm Bloomfield Town Hall. Amateurs & pros all ages admission free donations at door. JULY 26 - AL-ANON - affected by someones drinking? each Thurs 10:30am St Mary Magdalene Parish Hall. 866-951-3711. JULY 26 - BLOOMFIELD LIBRARY Medieval theme Carnival 1pm. JULY 26 - PICTON LIBRARY - Teen Angry Birds Live Event 5pm. JULY 26 - PE AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY - Meeting, 7:30pmk Children's Aid Building, 16 Macsteven Dr. Picton, 476-6154. JULY 27 - COUNTY MUSEUMS/LIBRARIES Rockin at The Essroc fundraiser Wellington Community Centre Dance the Fade Kings cash Bar Door prizes light refreshments. $15/person $25/couple. JULY 27 - ALATEEN - 12-19 yrs affected by someones drinking each Fri 7:30pm St Mary Magdalene Parish Hall. 866-951-3711. JULY 28 - PICTON LIBRARY - Free childrens theatre Tempest in a Teapot by Barefoot Players 1pm. JULY 28 - FUN DAY/CAR SHOW - 8am4pm Cherry Valley Lions Park 1724C Cty Rd 10 Silent Auction/music Brown Family/vendors & displays. Annette 476-7971. JULY 28 - CHERRY JUBILEE - Athol Town Hall fun afternoon & evening dance. Lots of events. JULY 28 - PECCS EARLY YEARS CENTRE - Fun in the Sun 10am-noon water play day pools, water toys weather permitting or inside with water fun activities. Bring bathing suit, sunscreen, towel & hat. JULY 28-29 - PIONEER DAYS MS FUNDRAISER - 11am-4pm The Red Barns 167 White Chapel Rd artists deomos glass blowing, wood carving, pottery & more. Hands on activities for kids BBQ lunch or bring picnic. Admission to by to PE Multiple Sclerosis Unit JULY 30 - AL-ANON - affected by someone’s drinking? Each Mon 7:30pm Gilead Fellowship Church. 866-951-3711. JULY 30 - PE AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY - meeting 7:30pm Childrens Aid 16 Macsteven Dr Picton.
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The Picton Gazette THURSDAY, JULY 26, 2012
District governor challenges Picton Rotarians to share benefits with new members In organizationâ€™s 100th year in Ontario, clubs to foster peace through service AdAm BrAmBurger
ChAllenging Rotary Internationalâ€™s district 7070 governor Ted Koziel spoke to the Picton club Tuesday about the organizationâ€™s goals this year and how individual members can contribute to them . (Adam Bramburger/Gazette staff) TH
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Given the global scale on which his organization works, Rotary International president Sakuji Tanakaâ€™s theme for this year might seem a bit weighty. The Japanese man called for Rotarians to strive for â€œPeace through serviceâ€? this year. Local Rotarians shouldnâ€™t fret about ending war or moving beyond their efforts to eradicate polio, said District 7070 governor Ted Koziel in Picton Tuesday. â€œHe wants us to look at the idea of peace in the village,â€? said Koziel. â€œPlaces where children stop dying... or maybe you send hockey equipment or books up north to a native village, that could be peace through service. In all our actions, we can attach a peace segment to it,â€? he said. Koziel said the hope is that across the world, Rotarians build stronger clubs,
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â€œWe should bring our friends into Rotary to allow them to enjoy the things we have enjoyed â€” the feelings, the relationships.â€? Inevitably, he said, while some Rotarians have taken steps to recruit, those friends have often come up with reasons not to help. Maybe it was income tax time, or children involved in hockey, or perhaps life was just too busy. Koziel came up with a bit of motivation for them to try to push a little further. He showed a slide of a young woman and her mother, likely from a thirdworld country. â€œThis little girl, she canâ€™t go to school because she is a little girl. She comes from a society where they donâ€™t believe she should be allowed to go to school,â€? he said. â€œWe need to empower women. We need them educated, we need them to change things.â€? Then, he showed a photo of a young woman from India with polio, destined to be a burden to her family for the entirety of her shortened life. With billions of people in India, he said sheâ€™d never make it. â€œShe canâ€™t wait for hockey season to be over, she doesnâ€™t even know what hockey is,â€? he said.
Then Koziel rattled off a statistic that every 1.5 seconds a child dies needlessly because there isnâ€™t fresh water or any water available for drinking. He said Rotarians could go into the villages and teach people to harvest water or jump start their economy. â€œWe as Rotarians can do that,â€? he said. â€œWhen you became a Rotarian, you selected service above self. Thatâ€™s our motto and itâ€™s not just words.â€? The district governor asked Rotarians to take some time over the next year to ponder some simple questions to see if their membership has been fruitful over the course of the 12 months. â€œDid I help my club achieve its goals? Did I bring in a new member? Did I help a mother smile at her child or did I help a dad maintain the basics of life for his family? If you said yes to any of those, you probably helped achieve peace through service.â€? During his address Koziel also challenged club members to try new things and to remember to keep the fun in Rotary. He said he was impressed with the fellowship and relationships Picton Rotarians showed.
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At By Chadsey’s Cairns, the fall harvest is a collaborative experience as friends and family volunteer to bring in the harvest. They have recently extended the harvest invitation to their customers. Some want to commune with nature, bring back childhood memories, or simply live the dream of owning a vineyard. This past harvest Delores really enjoyed a day of picking grapes at a local vineyard.
-Joe Hache maintains an independent guide to local wineries at www.princeedwardcountywineries.com. Join him in the Gazette for a tour of county wineries.
By Chadsey’s Cairns Winery and Vineyards. That certainly is one of the most unique names for a winery and that's where we're going this week! By Chadsey's Cairns is named after Ira Chadsey (1828-1905), who was the rather eccentric owner of the 215- acre farm. He was said to have believed that he would be reincarnated as a white horse. As a result, he built cairns or stone monuments around the horse field behind the original home on the property marking it clearly enough that he would know he was home when he was transformed. Fourteen of the cairns still exist today. Local legend has it that seven years after his wife Roxey’s death, at the age of 77, Ira built a large bonfire in his maple syrup shack, located down the laneway by the cairns, and shot himself so that his body would be flung into the flames. The fire is said to have been so intense that nothing was found but the metal barrel of his gun. When it came time to name their new vineyard, owners Richard and Vida decided that Ira’s rich and moving story deserved a firmer hold in time. The winery is located five kilometres west of the village of Wellington on the Loyalist Parkway and has a wonderful collection of old barns that form a new world “Clos” that transports visitors back to an earlier time. In fact, the parking lot is adjacent to the pioneer cemetery where James Chadsey, Ira's grandfather was interred in 1809. The winery itself is established inside the stables that accommodated six teams of draft horses. Richard Johnston and his wife Vida Zalnieriunas began planting vines with friends and family in 1999 with 3,000 Riesling vines on what turned out to be the coldest and wettest day that spring. They were planted in the field next to the Applehouse that Ira built in about 1850, which now houses their tasting room and store. This is a charming one-room building with mysterious origins, an 1840s architectural jewel hidden from roadside view behind weather-greyed barns. Theirs is a typical wine story. It began with seduction. Richard, a former MPP – but not a farmer – had always loved vineyards. Luck-
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The Picton Lodge itself began writing its own history 62 years ago. On Nov. 25 1949 Picton No. 326 was instituted with 67 members with the first meeting taking place at Odd Fellows Hall and subsequent meetings at St. Gregory's Hall. In 1953 a former church hall was purchased and became the Picton lodge — the same lodge that stands today. Renovations and an addition to the building to add a kitchen and bar were completed by 1957. Four years later the membership had increased to 115 with large New Year's dances
held at the local armory, raffles and local baseball and hockey teams drawing the increased membership. Don Armstrong has been an Elks member for 50 years. He said it was those dances that initially peaked his interest in joining the lodge. “It was a charitable organization and everything stayed here in the county and also for the dances and things it was the best place to go in the county,” Armstrong said. “It still is,” piped up 33year Elks member Ron Binch. “It's the best dance floor in the county.” Both men agreed that one of the best parts of being an Elk, aside from giving back to the community, is the ca-
a major expansion was undertaken to accommodate the additional members. This renovation doubled the size of the original hall. The Lodge hosted its first provincial conference in 1970. Floyd Snider, a 46-year Elks member, joined the lodge because of the organization's efforts to help children. “They've helped a lot of children in the years that I've belonged here,” he said. The Elks regularly contribute to charitable programs addressing the needs of children with hearing and speech disorders. Snider said detecting hearing loss early in children is one of the organization's main objectives.
maraderie that comes along with being a member. “After I've been retired it's a good place to come in the afternoon and have a beer, play cards, shuffleboard,” said Armstrong. Binch remembered a 1991 fire that required extensive renovation and a lot of work from members. “After about three hours we had the bar open so there was no problem getting help,” he laughed. “We had to take up a lot of rock by hand to put on the conveyor because we didn't have a hole big enough to get anything in here.” In 1964 there were 144 members and by 1968 the basement was excavated and
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Gale said opening a site during the week is important for businesses as well. For councillor Terry Shortt, who also supported the motion, it was more of a health issue. He said when council first voted to have the sites open one day it was still cool and tourist season had yet to begin. “When we first voted on this we weren't in a heat wave,” he said. “Now we're dealing with a health issue because now we've got garbage sitting out in unusually hot temperatures.” However, councillor Jamie Forrester was one of many who remained adamant about opening the sites just once per week. He said making it more difficult to get rid of garbage is the first step toward curbing habits and effectively reducing the overall amount of garbage going to landfills. “Everybody in Prince Edward County gets curbside pickup,” he said. “I understand it's an inconvenience (but) I want it to be an inconvenience, that's the only way we're going to start changing people's attitudes that it's not alright to throw out three, four, five bags of garbage.”
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34 MARY ST, PICTON Superb family home. Centrally located in Picton, close to shopping and harbour, this 3 bedroom semi-detached home is ideally suited for family living or first time buyers. Home is in mint condition and boasts new kitchen. Attached single garage. $189,900 MLS 2124677 KEVIN GALE, Sales Rep cell 613-476-1874 H. 613-242-7295 C. QUINTE LTD., BROKERAGE firstname.lastname@example.org
FLOWERS ARE BLOOMING. REDUCED AND READY TO GO! 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
SHARON ARMITAGE, Broker of Record 613-399-2134 quinteisle.com
Real Estate Inc. Brokerage
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Rosemary Lane – DON’T BE DISAPPOINTED Only 1 Rosemary Model with walk-out left in Phase 3. Deluxe maintenance free lifestyle, close to all the amenities Picton has to offer. $249,900 MLS 2120248 Call Herb for your exclusive viewing today. HERB PLIWISCHKIES, Sales Rep cell 613-921-7441 QUINTE LTD., BROKERAGE 613-476-5399 613-476-5900
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. $999,900 MLS 2123794
Call LORI SLIK, Sales Rep 613-471-1708 www.chestnutpark.com
FAMILY FARM FOR SALE Situated in North Marysburgh this farm offers 105 acres, barn-type building previously used for horses, plus a 25 year old brick bungalow spacious enough for two-families. Additional 159 acres available. $469,000 MLS 2123668 CHRISTINE & COLIN HENDEN, Broker & Sales Rep Tel: 613-922-2251 www.christinehenden.com QUINTE LTD., BROKERAGE email@example.com
CHARMING COUNTY GET-AWAY OR VACATION RENTAL Fabulous location in artsy Bloomfield and only minutes to the Sandbanks Park. Freshly painted with new flooring, this 2+ bedroom bungalow is all set for you to move right in. Easy care vinyl siding, upgraded windows, new roof shingles in 2009 and gas furnace complete the package. Municipal water. Separate dining room could be 3rd bdrm. Full basement. Available for quick closing. $169,000 MLS 2123647 Call BEV SKIDMORE, Broker 613-476-2100 email: firstname.lastname@example.org LANTHORN REAL ESTATE LTD., BROKERAGE* *INDEPENDENTLY OWNED AND OPERATED www.bevskidmore.com
Panoramic waterfront views of Amherst Island on a large lot. No exit private lane to the property offers additional peace and quiet. Totally renovated 4 season cottage with a great room for those summer get together. 2 full bathrooms, 4 bedrooms, laundry room, wood stove and great water for swimming and boating. A wonderful private retreat as well as a great seasonal rental. $318,000 MLS 2120252 Call GAIL FORCHT, Broker Office: 613-471-1708 Cell: 613-961-9587 www.homeinthecounty.com
A diamond in the rough. Spectacular views of Adolphus Reach. 100ft. waterfront, steep access. Very private. Large workshop with loft. Grand fireplace, vaulted ceilings. Needs some restoration. Could be a showpiece. $359,000 MLS 2124909 HERB PLIWISCHKIES, Sales Rep cell 613-921-7441 QUINTE LTD., BROKERAGE 613-476-5399 613-476-5900
l Beautiful older home circa 1860, downtown Wellington, surrounded by mature trees. Home is fully rented as three separate units, side by side. East unit is retail, middle section is a 1 bdrm. apartment which includes a gas range, fridge, dishwasher and washer & dryer, and the west unit is a two bedroom apartment. This home could be easily converted back to a single family dwelling, or a B&B, or, even all commercial space. The back of the property has a 12` x 25` deck and parking for 20 cars. In the past few years, this building has been totally renovated and updated to building codes. REDUCED TO SELL! $489,900 2121224 www.wellingtonmain.com
Call JASON, KEVIN OR SANDY YOUNG, Sales Reps 613-476-2100 or LANTHORN REAL ESTATE LTD., BROKERAGE* email@example.com *INDEPENDENTLY OWNED AND OPERATED
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REDUCED l LAKEBREEZE COURT, WELLINGTON 3 bedroom stone/brick executive home on lg lot backing onto Millineum Trail and walking distance to all amenities. Main floor master bedrm with ensuite, living rm, family rm walkout to deck, kitchen, dining rm, hardwood throughout. 2 car garage, inside entry. Asking $389,900 MLS® 2124213
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GEORGE REID, Broker 613-399-2134 quinteisle.com
CENTURY FARM HOME $175,000 Large family country home on quiet road with lots of privacy. Centrally located, close to Bloomfield and easy access to Belleville. Spacious rooms, kitchen has 2 work areas with sinks. Large 4 piece bath upstairs with 3 bedrooms and laundry room. A great place to raise a family. Recently re-painted inside. MLS® 2105540 Call ELIZABETH CROMBIE, Sales Rep 613-476-2700 or toll free 1-877-476-0096 www.pictonhomes.com
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THE PICTON GAZETTE
102 Main Street, Picton
The Gold Standard in Prince Edward County $179,000
Lanthorn Real Estate Ltd., Brokerage*
*Independently owned & operated
• BEAUTIFUL NEW AND RUSTIC COTTAGE WITH APPROX 250' OF NATURE FILLED MARSHFRONT • FANTASTIC SUNSETS, BOATING, FISHING,
• BEAUTIFUL CENTURY HOMEON QUIET STREET IN CARRYING PLACE • UPDATED WIRING, MOSTLY RENOVATED 3 BDRM, 1 BATH HOME WITH ORIGINAL FEATURES AND CHARM BIRDWATCHING AND SWIMMING • 4 BDRMS, 2 BATHROOMS, PINE FLOORS THROUGHOUT • NEW WINDOWS THROUGHOUT, NEW HOT WATER TANK • WALKING DISTANCE TO MANY AMENITIES INCLUDING WITH MANY UPGRADES PUBLIC WATER ACCESS. • LARGE, MATURE LOT LOCATED THROUGH A GATED • MURRAY CANAL, BOAT LAUNCH, 401 AND TRENTON SUMMER TRAILER PARK • GREAT FAMILY COTTAGE AND COMES FULLY FURNISHED!! ALL NEARBY!
Jason, Kevin & Sandy Young Sales Reps.
• IMMACULATE SEASONAL HOME • PRIVATE LOCATION • 3 BEDRMS, BATH, LIVING RM W F/P • WRAP AROUND DECK • LANDSCAPED, DOCK, BOAT RAMP • BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
$139,900 MLS 2124425
IDEAL RETIREMENT HOME
• 2 BEDROOMS, FULL BATH • MAIN FLOOR LAUNDRY ROOM • LIVING RM, DINING AREA • KITCHEN WITH NEWER CUPBOARDS • OPEN CONCEPT • LARGE LOT, YEAR ROUND ROAD
Hugh Jackson Broker
Pat Benson Moore Sales Rep.
• 2 BEDROOM BUNGALOW • COZY AND QUAINT • NICE REAR PATIO • CARPORT & PAVED DRIVE • SHORT WALK TO HARBOUR • NEW OIL FURNACE & TANK, 2010
$189,000 MLS 2124560
• SPLIT LEVEL HOME • 3 BEDROOMS, 2 BATHS • OAK CABINETS • FA GAS HEAT, PELLET STOVE • TREED, FENCED YARD • TRY AN OFFER!
Jason, Kevin & Sandy Young
PICTON INDUSTRIAL PARK • 8000 SQ.FT. W/CORNER SITE • LRG SHOWROOM, KIT, MEETING ROOM & 6 BATHROOMS • MFG/SERVICE AREA W/16 FT CEILINGS • 3 OVERHEAD 12 FT X 12 FT DOORS • AIR CONDITIONED • ELEVATOR, LOTS OF PAVED PARKING MLS 2123315
COMMERCIAL / RESIDENTIAL
• VERSATILE 1800 SQ FT BUILDING ON MAIN • FRONT OFFICE/RETAIL AREA COMPLETE, PLUS
RENO UNDERWAY ON BALANCE OF SPACE FOR A
2 BEDROOM HOME WITH 11` CEILINGS AND
$138,900 NEW LISTING MLS 2124925
SPACIOUS BRICK HOME
• EXCELLENT CONDITION • LARGE PRINCIPAL ROOMS & ELEGANT TRIM PLUS FAMILY ROOM & ENCLOSED SUNROOM Broker • HARDWOOD FLOORS, PRIVATE REAR DECK www.century21.ca/gary.morden AREA & TREED BACK YARD, GARAGE firstname.lastname@example.org • ALL WITHIN 3 BLOCKS OF DOWNTOWN
• 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
$269,900 MLS 2123463
• OPEN CONCEPT YEAR ROUND HOME UNIQUELY
DESIGNED WITH CHARACTER AND CONVENIENCE
• EXPANSIVE DECKING OVERLOOKS A PRIVATE TREED PARADISE
• 2 CAR GARAGE DRYWALLED, FULLY INSULATED • HOT WATER 'ON DEMAND' PLUS MANY EXTRAS
MOTIVATED SELLERS - BELLEVILLE
• 2.5 STOREY OLD EAST HILL ARTS & CRAFT HOME • ORIGINAL OAK WAINSCOTTING TRIM, 2 SETS OF POCKETS DOORS & FRENCH DOORS • HARDWD FLRS ON MAIN LEVEL, PINE FLRS UPSTAIRS • DEN COULD BE 4TH BDRM • LARGE COVERED DECK & PRIVATE FENCED BACK YARD • ALL NEWER WINDOWS, FURNACE/`08, UPDATED WIRING, PLUS UPDATED BATH WITH SEPARATE SHOWER STALL
• OPEN ATTIC SPACE READY FOR FOR YOUR IMAGINATION
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• 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
$249,900 MLS 2121741
$152,000 NEW LISTING MLS 2124816
3 BEDROOMS • LARGE LOT, OUTSKIRTS OF TOWN • FRESH PAINT AND CARPET • FULL BASEMENT W/ WALKOUT • READY FOR YOUR FINISHING
$539,900 NEW LISTING
• HOME - ELEGANT FINISHINGS • OPERATING AS BED & BEYOND • IDEAL PROPERTY FOR SNOWBIRDS • MARINA – SEASONAL INCOME • RESORT COMMERCIAL ZONING • POTENTIAL FOR RESTAURANT
PICTON CHARMER A MILLION DOLLAR VIEW • 2 ACRES WITH 360 FEET OF FRONTAGE ON • FOUR LEVELS OF LIVING SPACE • 3 BEDROOMS, DINING AREA, FAMILY ROOM PRINCE EDWARD BAY
$254,900 NEW LISTING
PLUS REC ROOM • 2 'FREE STANDING' GAS FIREPLACES • 2 CAR GARAGE WITH PAVED DRIVE email@example.com • LOVELY, PRIVATE LOT IN A GREAT NEIGHBOURHOOD
• BLOOMFIELD BUNGALOW • NEWER 4 PC. BATHROOM • HARDWOOD & CERAMIC FLOORS • GAS HEAT, CENTRAL AIR • MANY UPGRADES, MOVE IN • DETACHED GARAGE MLS 2124952
BAY OF QUINTE COTTAGE
OPEN CONCEPT SETTING • LIVE + WORK HERE • STEPS TO GOVERNMENT DOCKS, SANDBANKS RESTAURANT
3 BEDROOM CENTURY BRICK • MANY UPGRADES Steven • NEAR MUNICIPAL PARK Sensenstein • PAVED DRIVE Sales Rep • 2 BATHS www.century21.ca/ • ROOM FOR NICE GARDEN AREA steven.sensenstein
Jason, Kevin & Sandy Young Sales Reps.
• IN TOWN “COLORADO” BUNGALOW • 2 + 2 BEDRMS, FINISHED BASEMENT • NEWER WINDOWS, DOORS & ROOF • PATIO DOOR TO BACK DECK • PARK LIKE YARD WITH CREEK • ATTACHED GARAGE, INSIDE ENTRY
• 23 AC. PRIME VINYARD LAND • OUTBUIDING-MACHINE SHOP • SPACIOUS 2 STOREY HOME • A PLEASURE TO SHOW • EXCELLENT WATER SUPPLY • HILLIER CREEK ON PROPERTY
Picton - 613-476-2100 Toll Free 1-866-294-2100
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THURSDAY, JULY 26, 2012 f RE/15
THE PICTON GAZETTE
WATER, WATER AND MORE WATER WATERFRONT
WATERFRONT WATERFRONT 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
$985,000 Exquisite custom manufactured stone home on a spectacular 2.8 property. The grand entrance beckons you into the foyer and great room with a cozy 2 way fireplace. Designed with care & attention to capture waterviews from almost every room. Stunning private grounds & gardens to the water's edge. MLS® 2113636
STEPS TO LAKE ONTARIO
$1,150,000 Natural stone steps to Lake Ontario from the deck of this custom built open concept 3 bedroom, 2 bath home. Features gourmet kitchen, vaulted ceilings, centre hall plan, 3 season sunroom and circular drive for great curb appeal. MLS® 2113227
Elizabeth Crombie Sales Representative
104 Main Street, Picton
613.476.2700 or toll free
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$199,900 Large waterfront lot in Prinyers Cove with 145 ft of shoreline. Gentle slope to the water covers a point of land. Ideal for swimming, fishing and boating. Would make excellent building site for your year round home or cottage retreat. MLS® 2110830
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$365,000 Perfect panoramic views of Lake Ontario and renowned Sandbanks. 3.24 acres with 190 ft of waterfront on this estate size lot. This lot is situated between million dollar homes - close to wineries, beaches and Wellington.
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WATERFRONT WEST LAKE
$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
$219,900 Designer decor, open concept, floor to ceiling windows overlooking the water, pine walls, patio doors to private backyard with lots of trees, main floor laundry, living room with gas fireplace, master suite with lots of closet space. This home is not on the water but best thing to it! Taxes $1433. A great deal for a big piece of paradise. MLS ®2122809
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$185,000 Delightful lot with a gorgeous view of Prince Edward Bay and Little Bluff. A well is already on the property. What a wonderful spot to build a new home. A path leads down to the shore. There is an old foundation down by the water. MLS® 2122623
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This 3+1 bedroom brick bungalow is located seconds from the school, beach, parks and shopping area. Home features large fenced yard with above ground pool and fully fenced, new high eff furnace and a/c May of this year, half the shingles have been replaced. Every inch of this home has been made use of, loads of living space for a growing family!
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Move in ready! This attractive 2 bedroom home sits on a good sized full fenced lot with large deck, mature trees and detached garage. Home is located in a desirable area in the east end of Belleville. Features include updated wiring, newer furnace, central air and laminate floors. Freshly painted with finished lower level with wet bar and wood stove. (WETT Certified)Wonderful neighborhood and close to schools, shopping and hospital. Great starter or retirement home, a must see.
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 $139,900 MLS 2123993
9 CARLA COURT, WELLINGTON View Lake Ontario from deck. Park access to water. 3 bedrm Quebec log style chalet. Open concept living rm, dining rm, kitchen, cozy fireplace, masterbedrm on main floor. Sunrm, full finished lower level, family rm, fireplace. Immaculate, nicely decorated. Asking $349,900 MLS® 2123056
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
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
LET’S GO SAILING AT ADOLPHUS REACH This property has 100 ft of clean shoreline. Perfect for swimming, fishing, or deep water sailing. Build your retirement home or a little get-away cottage. Private and pretty. Hydro to lot line, driveway is in. Call for more details. MLS® 2124707
1824 NORTH BIG ISLAND RD Views of Bay of Quinte. Elevated ranch bung, 8+ ac of land. Approx 1,500 sq ft living space plus full finished basement. 3 bedrms on main level & 2 on lower level, lg family rm with fireplace, lg eat in kitchen, lots of oak cupboards, bright living rm. Attached 2 car garage, inside entry plus oversized garage workshop. Call to view. MLS® 2121684
This charming home has been completely renovated. Located within walking distance to shops and restaurants this property offers private back yard with pool, newer kitchen and bathroom, high efficiency furnace, 200 amp electrical, metal roof and single detached garage. Wellington beach and several wineries are close by. Perfect home for retirees, first time buyers, small family or great for a vacation rental.
BAY OF QUINTE WATERFRONT Telegraph Narrows. Area of great MAIN ST WELLINGTON Step back in time. 4 bedrm 2 storey fishing and boating. Large treed brick home, unique features, one of nicely landscaped lot with drilled a kind in the village of Wellington. well, entrance and hydro are in. Views of Lake Ontario. Walk to park, Ready to go to build your new beach & stores. Lg principal rooms, totally upgraded and renovated with home. Approx 90 ft of shoreline. taste. Lg backyard fenced in. Area Set in the trees. Close to 401, to park 3 vehicles. Call to view. Kingston and Napanee. Asking $199,900 MLS® 2120848 MLS® 2123297
SHARON ARMITAGE, OWNER/BROKER OF RECORD 613-399-2134
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
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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THE PICTON GAZETTE
Quiet rural living just 5 min to Belleville in this all brick raised bungalow.
Open House Saturday July 28 1pm-3pm 19295 Loyalist Parkway
Spacious 3 bdrm bungalow with attached garage and 3+ acre lot.
Newly built and ready for occupancy. 1461sq ft bungalow on Jasper Ave.
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MLS®#: 2122830 Beautiful brick bungalow in Picton with wheelchair access.
SO MLS®#: 2123286
Lovely waterfront bungalow with 190 feet of waterfront.
Ordered perfection the complete renovation and remodelling of this waterfront home is exquisite.
MLS®#2123685 2121351 MLS®#:
MLS®#: 2120657 MLS®#:2124059
Circa 1843, very spacious brick bungalow with a 2+ acre lot.
2 bedroom bungalow in a great location with 1+ acre lot.
Lovely 4 level split Duvanco built home with open concept.
SO MLS®#: 2122471
MLS®#: 2124533 Waterfront
Gorgeous open concept bungalow on Lake Consecon.
Great 2 bedroom bungalow on a gorgeous waterfront lot. .
MLS®#: 2122972 Spacious 4 bdrm century home with great Wellington location.
MLS®#: 2123961 Benson Model (1030 sq ft) 3 bdrm bungalow with full basement
MLS®#: 2121722 Excellent starter/investment bungalow with large garage.
A beautiful 3+ acre Bay of Quinte waterfront lot with an exceptional location close to Bellleville.
MLS®#: 2123626 An excellent 68 acre parcel in a great location with lovely views
Very affordable Bay of Quinte waterfront lot on a quiet street.
Lovely 2+ acre building lot in quiet area with drilled well.
Lovely 1.5 acre building lot with 150 feet of road frontage
MLS®#: 2121351 190 acres with open fields and woods close to Picton.
WELLINGTON BUNGALOW VILLAS
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A very affordable 2 plus acre building lot with well. Seller will consider holding mortgage.
MLS®#: 2123403 Great 50 acre parcel with over 500 feet of road frontage.
FAX: (613) 399-3372 TOLL FREE: (866) 399-9902
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THE PICTON GAZETTE
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*
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*
Lovely 60+ acre parcel of land approximately 15 minutes from Picton, and only 10 minutes to Sandbanks Provincial Park. Property features mature woods and open areas,seasonal pond, spring fed well and dug well tested at 11 GPM. Lots of potential and lots of privacy for you to build your dream home. Property is located across from 475 Kelly Road. $155,000 MLS 2124892 Ann Cooper*
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**
MILFORD MILLPOND! Charm and character right on the Milford millpond! This early post-and-beam home offers three bedrooms, upgraded mechanicals and a delightful country kitchen leading to a large deck. Utterly 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*
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 40â€™ x 60â€™ 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*
WAUPOOS/CRESSY: A GEM TO BE POLISHED! Charming original farmhouse on 3 acres with spectacular views of Lake Ontario - and your own small beach, too! Farmhouse has excellent proportions, double staircase and a deck over the water. Needs restoration to make it a true jewel! Outstanding opportunity to make this your County home! $279,000 MLS 2123641 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*
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**
Tranquil setting 5 bedrm, 4 bath home, nestled among mature trees, rests on Black River. 3 level home features hardwood floors, ceramic in baths, new windows throughout, family rm with 15 ft cathedral ceilings, library with step down to sitting room with fireplace, 2 1/2 garage, skylights on 3rd floor, large closets throughout. Master bedrm on 2nd floor with walk in closet & 4 pc ensuite with jacuzzi tub. 4 season sunroom that brings the outdoors inside. Custom kitchen overlooks backyard with garden doors to 11x38 deck, perennial gardens. Waterfront is a canoe or kayaks paradise witch leads to South Bay. $465,000 MLS 2124038 Lori Slik*
Perfect opportunity for your own business in the heart of the village! Handsome century house with four bedrooms, den and family room. Spectacular salt-water pool on a huge fenced lot! Be open in time for summer! $314,000 MLS 2121771 Laurie Gruer* & Sam Simone*
WEST LAKE Fantastic view of the 'World Famous Sandbanks' on West Lake. 3 bdrm brick bungalow with vaulted ceilings, 2 gas fireplaces, open concept kitchen/family room + new 3 season sunroom. Energy efficient forced air gas boiler system, hot water on demand, new roof & newer windows. Walkout to deck with great views of West Lake. Great for swimming, fishing & boating. All this + a dble insulated garage/workshop. $539,900 MLS 2121266 Ann Cooper*
Custom Built Home in a beautifully treed setting and over 5 acres to enjoy! This 4 bedroom home sits well back from the road only 10 minutes from Picton and 10 minutes to the 401 for easy commuting. The home itself boast high ceilings, many windows allowing for bright natural light and an open concept kitchen and eating area. Enjoy your privacy with the deck right off of the kitchen. Lower level family room with walkout. $338,000 MLS 2123323 Gail Forcht**
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
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THE PICTON GAZETTE
COME FOR THE VIEW.....STAY FOR THE LAYOUT! 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*
GRAND VICTORIAN LADY OVERLOOKING THE BAY!
“MILLERS LANDING”: one of the great country estates of Prince Edward County! 19+ acres of mature woods, verdant fields, a pool and a vineyard right on the edge of Picton! Striking family house with two master suites, family room, and two more bedrooms! Dramatic vaulted and paneled ceilings, large screened porch, and separate heated double garage and workshop. Spectacular views from every window! 500-vine vineyard and beautiful curving driveway from the road. Unforgettable! $695,000 MLS 2124946 Laurie Gruer*, Sam Simone*, Monica Klingenberg*
This delightful waterfront home is situated on Main Street in the charming village of Wellington. It also includes 4 immaculate insulated cottages with patios and one insulated overnight suite and 5 docks as a commercial enterprize. The main house has 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms. All on municipal services. Located near Sandbanks on Wellington Channel to Lake Ontario. A great opportunity! Turn-key operation. $799,000 MLS 2122357 Lori Slik*
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*
Outstanding panoramic views over Hayward Long Reach from almost every room. Water views go on forever! Living area offers bright, spacious rooms w/walkouts to cedar deck. Custom kitchen with Diamastone countertops opens to the large dining room with wall of windows and 20 ft ceilings. Open concept flows into living room with pot lighting and new heat producing fireplace. Private master suite plus two more bedrooms for guests. Treed ravine leads to the water’s edge and protected cove. Impeccable home is beautifully landscaped with extensive gardens. $819,000 MLS 2124354 Gail Forcht**
With sprawling lawns, wonderful views, and a wraparound verandah, this classic Picton manor is ready for your touch! Beautiful double parlours, pine floors, a main floor family room and five bedrooms – plus pool, double garage and four baths. Easy stroll to shops and restaurants! Bring the kids – and make this your home in the County! $795,000 MLS 2122801 Laurie Gruer* & Sam Simone*
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*
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*
SPECTACULAR FAMILY COMPOUND ON SHEBA’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*
Waterfront with sandy shore + 5 Acres overlooking Waupoos Island. Impeccable 1830s Stone home, centre hall plan, earlier 2nd storey addition plus a more recent architecturally-designed great room. Yesteryear charm completely updated and modern conveniences. Spacious Master, spa ensuite and generous walk-in closet. Original character with deeply recessed window sills, wide baseboards, and tall ceilings. Modern skylights, wrap around maintenance-free deck, kitchen for entertaining. Double attached garage. Dock at the shore. $795,000 MLS 2124385 Gail Forcht**
THERAPY ON THE BAY - This handsome home sits on 3.5 acres and features a large family room with a propane fireplace, formal dining room, new custom kitchen, large guest bedrooms all with ensuite baths, Master bedroom with walk-in closet, private balcony overlooking the lake and a sophisticated master bath with steam shower, in-floor heating and jacuzzi tub. There are 2 cottages on the property both with views of the lake and a 100x40 boat slip plus a 2800 sq. foot storage barn. Professional landscaping by Scott Wentworth with outdoor shower, hot tub and spa pool. Don`t miss out on this terrific opportunity. $999,000 MLS 2124784 Rob Plomer* & Kate Vader*
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STONE MILLS HOUSE A historical treasure at the gateway to Prince Edward County! This unforgettable 1812 residence is remarkable for its private waterfront setting on the Adolphus Reach, its character-filled interior and its location just minutes from Picton. Set among the stone mill buildings at Glenora, this was the childhood home of Sir John A. MacDonald – and now it could be yours! Gracious reception rooms, radiant in-floor heating, four bedrooms including a private master suite. Several walk-outs to terraces and stone patios plus separate coach house. $1,095,000 MLS 2122839 Laurie Gruer* & Sam Simone *
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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*
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 fabulous 1880 circa home sits on the shores of Lake Ontario, in the village of Wellington, of Prince Edward County. The house is set back on 2 acres of property with municipal services and approximately 300 feet of pebbled shoreline. The home boasts of yesteryears with original trim and crown moulding, elegant 3 storey staircase, 3 fireplaces, 4 bedrooms all with ensuites and sitting areas. The stunning veranda greets you with the feeling of days gone by, with decorative wooden edging, and the back veranda is an oasis, overlooking the beautiful English gardens and the lake, one of the suites has a private terrace overlooking the lake. The property is a successful B&B known as Suites-on-the-Lake. The back of the house is the living quarters with a living room with french doors leading to private deck and master bedroom with ensuite. This is a one of a kind opportunity to own a beautifully restored Victorian home on Lake Ontario in the heart of Prince Edward County. $1,275,000 MLS 2124896 Lori Slik*
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! $1,950,000 MLS 2122400 Laurie Gruer* & Sam Simone*
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*
Private tree lined drive to Northport`s Inverness welcomes you to the resort-like residence infused with generosity and attention to detail. Set amongst tranquil acreage. Sprawling rooms throughout the residence and sleeping quarters flow with natural light and panoramic views of the property and waterfront. 2 hot tubs, sauna, gym, artist studio, den, triple car garage, serviced gazebo, stunning landscaped pond and expansive waterfront dock landings! All this and more to be discovered visiting this impressive abode. $1,385,000 MLS 2122060 Kate Vader* & Rob Plomer*
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This attractive country home makes amazing use of square footage with a unique floor plan. A skylit entry foyer greets visitors and leads to the vaulted great room, where a centrally located see-through fireplace steals the show and warms the breakfast nook on the other side. The great room opens to the dining room (which is also vaulted) to form one large living area that looks out to the rear deck. To the side, a screened porch offers another option for enjoying the day. Both entryways to the kitchen/breakfast area (brightened by another skylight) display thoughtful touches, one accented by an arch and one with a plant ledge. This cozy area leads to the garage, via the laundry room, for convenient grocery unloading. On the left side of the house, the master bedroom features three wall closets and a private bath with a separate tub and shower and a dual-sink vanity. Two family bedrooms have the use of a full bath with a skylight. Square Footage: 1,577 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, two-storey, 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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Lovely building lot only minutes from Picton. Featuring a boundary of mature trees on one side and new seedlings on the other, this lot is largely cleared, level, and an entrance is installed. Access is along a paved, year round, surfaced road. An excellent lot on which to build your new home. MLS 2124828
Two bedrooms, a spacious den and an artists studio allow loads of space for gentle living. Shows like an interior designer has been at work. French doors, beautiful fixtures, lovely hardwood and a bright, cheery feel grace this home. Fenced yard with extensive low maintenance landscaping. So many upgrades and a full height unfinished basement too! MLS 2120648
A 6.82 acre property on Loyalist Parkway in a busy shopping area at the edge of Picton`s commercial core. Suitable future uses may include franchise food chain, retail, warehouse and distribution businesses. Current zoning is a mix of rural and institutional. The area is level with municipal services to the lot. A fantastic opportunity! MLS 2123808
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This is a fabulous property with over 670 ft. waterfront, 15+ acres, one mile to Picton Golf Course and only 1 mile more to downtown Picton. There is a 5 year old home on the property but it is the property that holds ALL the value. Walk down the gentle knoll through an ancient and enchanting old growth stand of white cedar and pine to tranquil south facing waterfront vistas. A nice surprise awaits in the clearing at the waterfront.... MLS 2123270
Lovely custom bungalow on West Lake in a community setting. Over 2400sqft of finished space on two levels. 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
On town water with large principal rooms and open concept living/ kitchen and dining areas. Two bedrooms on the main floor and two more upstairs. All appliances are included, and the storage shed is a great place to store your lawnmower, etc. Year round views of Picton Bay. Great starter, retirement or rental property. MLS 2121471
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Beach and boat launch across the street, large level building lot with treed and clear areas. MLS 2123876 DONNA & NICK HAWRYLUK
Waterview building lot located at Prinyer`s Cove. Close to public park & boat launch. MLS 2124269 RON & VERONICA NORTON
Lovely building lot with water access in Sandhurst Shores sub-division. Ready to build. Municipal water. MLS 2124465 TAMMY BEAUMONT
COFFEE SHOP & CAFÉ on Picton’s Main Street. Good business with lots more potential, open year round for breakfast & lunch & summer evenings. Serving locally-roasted coffee & owner-made Gelato. MLS 2123459 CHRISTINE & COLIN HENDEN
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1.78 acre parcel, Glenora Estates. Take advantage of waterview and access the water from lot just down the road. MLS 2116820 MARY JANE MILLS
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Situated on a great Wellington lot, home needs TLC but has great potential. 3 bdrms, 1 bath. MLS 2124067 RON & VERONICA NORTON
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36 CRETNEY DR., WELLINGTON 1366 sq.ft. Hillier Model in Wellington on the Lake. 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. MLS 2122730 TED SURRIDGE
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1.5 acre lot on Captain’s Lane, with great view of Smith’s Bay. New drilled well, 4.5 gpm. MLS 2124757 KEVIN GALE
2 bdrm, year round modular home in Quinte Isle sits on private lot with great view. MLS 2124162 KEVIN GALE
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Edge of town with a fabulous yard, 3 bdrm, 2 bath. woodstove, covered deck. MLS 2120124 Donna & Nick Hawryluk
4 bedroom Bloomfield home is ideal starter home or rental property. Sits on large village lot. MLS 2123116 KEVIN GALE
172 MAIN ST, UNIT 306 Downtown affordable condo. 2 bdrm, or 1 bdrm + den, heart of Picton. MLS 2124223 DEBBIE MCKINNEY
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AFFORDABLE WATERFRONT. 50x150ft. lot fronting on the Outlet River near Sandbanks. Includes 3-bdrm mobile home & sleeping cabin. Year round access. MLS 2123527 CHRISTINE & COLIN HENDEN
10 LONDON AVENUE 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
Waterfront level treed lot with well, over 1 acre, near Picton, faces west. MLS 2120634 DONNA & NICK HAWRYLUK
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
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Cherry Valley home w/ great home occupation opportunities. Seasonal water views and marsh frontage on East Lake. MLS 2124553 COLLEEN GREEN
4 bdrms, 1 acre, 1 minute to downtown Picton! New 2 stage furnace- very inexpensive to heat! MLS 2122202 TONY SCOTT
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PROSPECT ST. PICTON. All brick bungalow with inlaw suite in lower level. Main level offers 3 bedrooms, 4-pce bath, spacious living room with fireplace. Large lot with fenced inground pool. MLS 2121863 CHRISTINE & COLIN HENDEN
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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
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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 HENDEN
Ontario St. century home very well maintained & decorated. MLS 2121959 HERB PLIWISCHKIES
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
GREAT FAMILY COTTAGE Located on Lake Consecon, 1+ acre lot, great swimming, fishing & watersports. MLS 2120722 RON & VERONICA NORTON
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1433sq.ft. Alexandra model, open concept main floor with laundry room. Full sized walk-out basement. MLS 2120246 HERB PLIWISCHKIES
18 PRINCETON PLACE, THURLOW 1 yr old end unit townhome with contemporary finishes and excellent upgrades. 3 bdrms, 3 baths. MLS 2124962 DEBBIE MCKINNEY
WELLINGTON Circa 1900. Private setting just off Main St. Beautifully-finished & maintained, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths & main floor laundry. Lovely yard with pool. MLS 2121101 CHRISTINE & COLIN HENDEN
Keep your options open. Currently Retirement Residence, this could also be a B&B or a great family home! MLS 2122954 RON & VERONICA NORTON
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King St. duplex. Must be sold! $28,800.00 gross. Down to $319,000. MLS 2121454 HERB PLIWISCHKIES
PICTON Only 3 years old, low-maintenance bungalow with full-high basement. 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, open concept with separate dining room. Screened-in sunroom. Motivated Seller!! MLS 2116063 CHRISTINE & COLIN HENDEN
1800's 6 bedroom brick farmhouse on 27 acres + outbuildings. A rare gem! MLS 2120688 KEVIN GALE
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280 MAIN ST PICTON, UNIT 502 Penthouse condo offers luxury living. 2 bdrms, 2 baths. Private rooftop terrace. MLS 2121049 COLLEEN GREEN
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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
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
432A HOMAN ROAD Secluded riverfront home, 461 ft waterfront. Gorgeous river views throughout, extremely private property. MLS 2123695
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The “Avalon” model by Farnsworth Construction Ltd. 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. MLS 2122736 HERB PLIWISCHKIES
4+ bdrms, 3 baths w/self-contained 2 bdrm apartment, near Sandbanks beach. MLS 2107193 TONY SCOTT
INCOME POTENTIAL. 4 bdrm, 2 bath cape cod style home overlooking Long Reach. Lots of room for family or entertaining. MLS 2120845
3 bdrm hillside bungalow between Picton & Belleville near Mountain View. 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. MLS 2123196/2123022 KEVIN GALE
2000 sq. ft. custom with high quality finishes, 3 bdrm, 2 bath, water access. MLS 2121905 DONNA & NICK HAWRYLUK
Main floor master, finished basement, lovely gardens walking to Main St. See virtual tour www.rightonthemarc.ca. MLS 2122099 MARC OUELLETTE
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
WATERFRONT BUILDING SITE. 8.5 spectacular acres offering stunning Bay views, dramatic escarpment views, woods, good road to shore & a 3-season cabin. Surveyed building site. MLS 2121552 CHRISTINE & COLIN HENDEN
1.5 yr old award winning custom built home, professionally designed & decorated. 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms. MLS 2124455 MARY JANE MILLS
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1870’s 5 bdrm farmhouse, 3700 sq.ft. living space, inground pool, cabana, wet bar & screened in sitting room. MLS 2121472 TONY SCOTT
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150 acre waterfront Equestrian facility with renovated farmhouse. Pool, cabana and wet bar. MLS 2121474 TONY SCOTT
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
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Private mansion in the making w/ 550ft. of south facing Lake Ontario waterfront. MLS 2124346 RON & VERONICA NORTON
TWO ROAD FRONTAGES IN PICTON. Farm with lovely 4-bedroom house, huge barn & other outbuildings situated on 52 acres. Ideal location for commercial & residential development. MLS 2115169 CHRISTINE & COLIN HENDEN
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
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Both squads represent Wellington well in front of pro and college scouts JASon PARkS
“He was outstanding the whole tournament,” Abrams said. In the last two games for the red side, Jake Marchment got on a hot streak and lit the lamp three times while Campbell (two), Wood, Mitchell Smith and Luc Brown also scored. Meanwhile, over the span of three games, the white squad got four goals from Minnesota-native Evan Erickson, a pair from Josh Gervais and singles from Erick Delaurentis, Abbott Girduckis, Wyatt Cota and Geoff Cleminson. Abrams also highlighted the work of a pair of Empire Junior C grads in Joe McKewon and Nolan Powers. “McKewon (Cambellford) and Powers (Napanee) had great tournaments, both were outstanding,” Abrams said. “We are really happy with the young players we've committed to, there were some great signs this weekend. Every single player that put on that put on that uniform played hard and the work ethic was unbelievable.” That includes the veterans that attended as Delaurentis, Gervais and Campbell all factored in on the scoring. “Erick played very well, Josh knows he's going to have to step it up as is Craig,” Abrams said. “I think Campbell was one of the best players in the tournament and he knows, as a 20 year old he's going to have to be one of the best players on the team.” Round the 'Roc: The Wellington white entry augmented its back end with veteran Picton Pirates defencemen Brandon Peever, who, from all accounts, performed well and drew interest from a handful of NCAA Division III clubs...Michigan natives Parker Wood (Little Caesars) and Zach Bishop (Victory Honda/Plymouth AAA) could both make the Dukes lineup this season.
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Dukes boss impressed with hopefuls’ efforts in Boston tournament The chowder, whether it be red or white, is good in Boston. For the Wellington Dukes, they themselves are good in Beantown, whether they be red or white. The local Junior A hockey organization made fine examples of themselves this past weekend at the John Cuniff Memorial Chowder Cup in Boston, compiling a combined 3-1-2 record Wellington Dukes coach and general manager Marty Abrams said he was pleased with the operation of the showcase event that draws entries from all over eastern North America as well as the western United States. “Our first impression was that it was well run, there was lots of scouts and it was a great opportunity for players to be put on display and show their talents,” Abrams said. NHL scouts representing Boston, Toronto, Carolina and Florida were in attendance as were several bird dogs representing NCAA Division I and III hockey programs. Both teams represented Wellington well with the red squad going 1-0-2 and the white club compiling a 2-1-0 record. Unfortunately, due to a complex tie breaking method, neither club advanced to the final rounds, however, the event was more about individual play as opposed to winning a meaningless title. Likely the highlight of the event for Wellington came on the first day as the red club tangled with an entry called the East Coast Militia. How fitting on the centennial anniversary of the War of 1812, a group of upstart Canadians toppled an American-based club with five NHL draft picks including Brian Hart and Matt Beattie 5-3. Craig Campbell, Parker Wood, Jacob Hetherington, Adam Moodie and Brad Jacklin all lit the lamp for Wellington while super 16year-old stopper Haydon Lavigne was solid in the Dukes cage in their Thursday opener. In fact, Lavinge had a very solid tournament and further cemented his case to be one of the Dukes two goalies when the club breaks training camp in mid-September.
BRinging heAT Terra Vista Rockies Pitcher Dale Dowdell delivers a pitch during his club’s 3-0 win over the Roblin Family Plumbing Copperheads in Picton on Tuesday evening. (Jason Parks/Gazette staff)
Rockies sailing with three consecutive shutouts JASon PARkS
The Terra Vista Rockies showed Tuesday night why its a good idea to save your best for last. The Rockies (6-5-1, 14 points), taking on the dark horse bid to win the Prince Edward County Men's Fastball League regular season title in the Roblin's Family Plumbing Copperheads (9-4-1, 19 points), put together their third consecutive shutout to down the Snakes 3-0. Rox fireballer Dale Dowdell went the distance (and added a double and a run scored in the late innings for good measure), blanking the Snakes and essentially putting Roblin's championship bid on life support. Roblin's had entered the game just a point behind league leading Whitepine Watershed (10-4-0, 20 points) and were looking to leap frog the Deseronto-based club for first, however, those hopes have virtually vanished. In order to claim first, Roblin's would have to win
tonight when they hook up with the Rockies again in Picton at 7 p.m. And hope for a Whitepine loss next Tuesday when that club plays Ameliasburgh in the league's final night of regular season play. In the late game Tuesday, the Warren's Excavating Ameliasburgh A's (5-7-2, 12 points) got past the pesky Beatty Seeds Huskers (3-10-1, seven points) 5-3. Fresh off the injury list, Ian Wallwork picked up the win and hit a three-run homer in the first inning. Husker catcher Chad Camp responded with a moon shoot of his own in the loss. Last Thursday, the Huskers traveled to Frankford and upended Danford Contracting (5-8-0, 10 points) 7-4. Camp plated three in the win. In Tyendinaga, Nick Brooks of Whitepine Watershed jacked a walk off home run in the bottom of the seventh inning to beat Ameliasburgh 3-2.
Into its 15th season, the Prince Edward County Soccer Association has found it fitting to recognize two of its longtime members. PECSA President Pam McRae announced earlier this month that Gary Parks and Scott Wentworth's efforts in the development and operation of PECSA would be remembered by the creation of the Scott Wentworth Excellence in Coaching award and that Parks' name would be attached to the annual Tournament weekend, now known as the PECSA Annual Gary Parks Soccer Tournament. Both Parks and Wentworth stepped back from PECSA in 2012 after putting forth thousands of hours for the benefit of the organization and while many people have donated their time for the cause of youth soccer in the community, McRae said its the quiet and unheralded efforts of these two county residents to really make PECSA what it has become. “Gary is a founding member and was instrumental in the club getting off the ground. From the beginning, his smiling face could be seen pacing around the pitches. He was always on the alert for people that needed help and encouragement or for work that needed completing. He did every job possible
from cutting the pitch to lining the fields to ordering jerseys and was responsible each year for scheduling all the games,” McRae said, adding that Parks also spent several arduous hours each spring developing the PECSA schedule. Coaching and field development were what defined the efforts put forth by Wentworth. “Many soccer players in the county have Scott to thank when it comes to their excelling at the sport. We’ve had numerous young people go on to collegiate level soccer, and most of them would say Scott was the reason. And all county residents should be proud of the pitches at the Johnson Street fields. Coaches and players from teams throughout eastern Ontario have repeatedly made remarks about the high quality of the fields,” said McRae. McRae said she hoped parents and players participating in the August 11th and 12th finale will take time to remember the efforts of Parks and Wentworth. To nominate a coach for the Wentworth award, parents are asked to visit the PECSA web site at www.pecsa.ca
Back for its 14th year, the Garry Lavender Memorial Golf Tournament featured a new record setting round this past weekend at the Picton Golf & Country Club. The tournament, which raises funds for the Wellington Dukes and has generated in excess of $100,000 over the past 10 years, was won by the foursome of Glenn McQuaid, Ron Maracle, Scott Holding and Gavin Vader with a sublime round of minus-18. “We've had a couple of rounds of minus-17 but that's the first time anyone's carded a -18, so that's a very special score and a great round of golf by those four players,” tournament organizer Tod Lavender said. As usual, a number of alumni were on hand to celebrate the Dukes organization and the memory of the club's late builder. Longtime fan favourite and former captain Peter Magagna took part as did standouts Glenn Bellmore,
Tyler Rivers, Brandon Harker, Tony Rizzi, Curtis Leonard and Mike Mckeown. “Once again, it was a great mix of players that played for my dad, players that I played with and players that I coached,” Lavender said. “It's a very special day for the Lavender family and the event went great this year.” While the hockey club benefitted from the event, longtime scout Don Cotton was a big winner, taking home the closest to the pin competition and also winning a 50/50 draw. “Not too many people work harder then (Cotton),” Lavender said. “It was really nice to see him have a great day out there and take home some nice prizes.” Lavender wished to thank all the tournament sponsors and prize donors.
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Foursome sets record at Dukes’ Lavender Memorial
-Jason Parks, Staff
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Community development commissioners appointed Structure to be in place in 2012 Three residents to join council, business reps Chad Ibbotson
Council has appointed several citizen and stakeholder members to the municipality's newly created community development commission. Residents Blake Vader, Tim Ward and John Giraudy will be added to the commission. Council debated the appointments in a long closed session discussion before approving the three applicants shortly after 12 a.m. Wednesday morning. The selection comes after the municipality advertised for three members of the public with knowledge and experience in several different areas including arts and culture, heritage, industry and agriculture. The new additions will
join appointed council representatives Barbara Proctor and Terry Shortt. Prince Edward County Chamber of Tourism and Commerce general manager Michael McLeod and Taste the County chief executive officer Jeremiah MacKenzie will also sit on the commission. The mayor will sit as an ex-officio member with voting privileges only in absence of a councillor appointee. All appointments to the commission are for the term of council or until replaced. A report presented at council says the community development commission “will develop and implement strategies, policies and programs to contribute to coun-
cil's goals of community development and economic sustainability in Prince Edward County.” The report says advertisements for citizen representatives were place in local papers with a closing date of June 27, but with only a small number of applicants and the two stakeholder representative not submitted, the deadline was extended to allow for a varied candidate list. “The clerk’s department received 13 applications for citizen representatives,” the report says. A per the its terms of reference the commission will consist of an odd number of appointees with a minimum of five and maximum of
seven voting members. The commission members will serve without remuneration and “shall not directly or indirectly receive any profit from his/her position.” The commission will look to create collaborative partnerships in a leadership role and, with other local service providers will explore: The partners' mandates, roles and service delivery to interpret duplication, redundancy and gaps in local service support and delivery; create a strategic plan; decide on objectives and division of responsibilities and allocation of funding to eliminate duplication and gaps in community services and program delivery; and be the real estate arm of the municipality.
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SUNFLOWER LANTERN Reg 32.99
2 in 1 Converts from Mixed Seed to Thistle Seed in Minutes
COPPER FESTIVAL FEEDER Reg 32.99
38 Cold Storage Rd., Picton 613-476-2171 Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-6pm Sat. 8am-4pm
Residential and Farm Wiring Farm Generator Sales and Service R.R. 3, Picton 476-4700
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Lanthorn Real Estate Ltd., Brokerage
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PICTON FARM SUPPLY
179 Talbot St. Picton 613-476-7507 Mon-Fri 8am-5pm, Sat 8am-12pm
177 LAKE ST. PICTON 476-8100
CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING RATES AND INFORMATION CLASSIFIED ADS: $5.49 for 15 words or less. 12¢ each additional word. BIRTHS MEMORIAMS, CARDS OF THANKS: 15¢ each word, minimum $8.50 (50 words)
ARTICLES FOR SALE
16'-9" Trojan 125hp inboard/outboard fibreglass motor boat, complete with trailer. 613-476-4132. AUTOMOTIVE "CHIP" KEYS including programming. Also kelyless remotes for many vehicles. By appointment. Prince Edward Locksmith 147 Union St. Picton 613-476-3382.
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
BOAT LIFT, Naylor, aluminum, 1800lb capacity, electric lift, 613393-5674. JENN-AIR 5 burner black ceramic 36" gas hob cook-top, made in USA. Never installed. New, in original packaging $800. 613-471-1789. 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.
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.)
WOOD HEAT SOLUTIONS
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CEDAR SOURCE LUMBER CO. Specializing in Western Red Cedar & Fir
While Supplies Last 1x8 WRC tight knot bevel siding 60¢ / linear ft
1x10 S1S2E WRC boads 90¢ / linear ft 1x12 S1S2E WRC boards $1.00 / linear ft 1x8 WRC tight knot channel ideal for privacy fence, 6ft lengths $4.25 each 1x6, 6 ft fence board $3.50 each 1x4, 2x2, 2x3 Clear Western Red Cedar $1.5/board ft Cedar Shaving $1/Bag Clear Fir, some beams Lots of clear WRC rough for craftsman 1x2 to 2x12 Trucks arriving weekly with new inventory Open Tues-Sat, 10-5 or by appointment
6 Stanley Street Bloomfield
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ARTICLES FOR SALE
FIRE WOOD for sale, hardwood or softwood 613-399-3610. FULL TANK of furnace oil, 1/2 price 613-503-1946.
APPLIANCES FOR SALE
NEW and USED
APPLIANCES USED REFRIGERATORS
Stoves, washers, dryers, freezers, dishwashers, 3 mos. old & up. Sold with written guarantees. Fridge's $100. & up.
At the lowest prices in the area. Trade-ins accepted on new appliances. Big selection to choose from.
For good used appliances in working order or not but no junk please. VISA & MASTERCARD accepted. We have our own financing also. Shop at our competitors & then come see for yourself quality at low prices. Open evenings 7 days a week. We Deliver.
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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) paper, tins, fountain pens, lighters, pipes, corkscrews & many items you were going to throw out. Call 613-393-5886.
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.
QUINTE PET Minders. Loving care for your pets in their own home. Daily visits, also overnights and vacation stays. 613-476-6265
Computer & Network Services for Home & Business Factory Imaging Data Recovery Virus Removal Wireless Setup Internet & Email “On-site Service” Ph: (613) 902-5455 www.freelance-it.ca
C LASSIFIEDS Ph. 613-476-3201 - Fax 613-476-3464 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org THURSDAY, JULY 26, 2012 - 29
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DOYLES WINDOWS AND SUNROOMS BUY DIRECT AND SAVE HUGE FACTORY DISCOUNTS Take advantage of the weather and large Discounts available on our custom made Windows, Entrance Systems, Patio and Storm Doors. Come see our displays at our showroom at: 140 Industrial Blvd., Unit 1, Napanee, ON Call 613-354-3597 or 1-888-282-5213 Office Hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm Evenings and Weekends by appointment
CARS & TRUCKS
1964 FORD Thunderbird 2 door hardtop, 390hp, blue with white vinyl top, good condition. Make an offer. 613-399-3154 ask for David. 2003 DODGE Caravan, 188k, pw, locks, cruise, air, DVD player, very nice condition, $4495+tax price includes safety, e-tested and a 6 month/6000 limited powertrain warranty. Call Joe at Lightfoot Motors 613-813-5401 or 613-4765881, 314 Lake St. Picton. 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 or 800-890-4075 ext 122 evenings.
2006 MIDWEST 4x4 ATV, $2,200. Phone 613-471-1182
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.
TRAILERS FOR RENT Dump Trailers Flat Bed Enclosed Daily, Weekly, Monthly
COMMERCIAL FOR RENT GREAT RETAIL SPACE just off Main Street facing Post Office Parking Lot, 3600sq’ ideal for furniture, consignment, clothing or bargain centre. Reasonable Rent
6,500 sq.ft industrial space for rent. Clear span, in-floor heating, truck door, large parking area. Available immediately. Reasonable rent.
1 BDRM, large, clean, lots of windows, quiet building, downtown 2nd floor includes heat, water, cable TV, fridge and stove, $790 613-476-7701. 1 BEDROOM spacious, 2nd floor, downtown, August 1st, $700. 613476-7701. 1 BEDROOM furnished apartment, available September. 2 km from Picton, short or long term. 613-471-1360 2 BEDROOM house with garage and large yard, quiet neighbourhood in Picton, suitable for adults, $850/month +utilities, call 613476-6953 to view, available September 1. 2 BEDROOM detached bungalow, new construction, CSA winter approved. 2 full baths, open concept, approx. 900sq', natural gas heat, very economical, lawn maintenance, snow removal & town water included $1295+ call local cell 613885-1307 adult community. 2 BEDROOM/2 bathroom house for rent in Bloomfield. $1075 plus utilities. No smoking. No pets. Available September 1st. 613-242-7289.
ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS for 2 Bedroom upper apt. available August 1
2 ROOMS for rent; long or short term basis, one minute from downtown in spacious home. Full access to kitchen and laundry. Available immediately $475 monthly. For more info 613-813-1997. AVAILABLE SEPT. 1, cozy 2 bedroom apartment in Picton, close to all amenities, first/last/ references required, includes deck, sm. yard, parking, $750 + utilities 613-476-8052. AVAILABLE SEPT.1 St., recently renovated 1 bedroom apartment, close to ammenties, no smk, no pets, $800 includes utilities. Phone & cable extra. Suitabale for senior or professional person 613-4765355 or email email@example.com BEAUTIFUL LOCATON on Picton Harbour. 3 bedroom, 2 level home. All newly renovated. Would suit professional couple with a huge bedroom and sunny office for each $1100 includes water. Rent rebates available. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
SENIORS PLEASE 105 Bridge St
Bachelor Apt. available! Quiet area on the Bay Appliances, laundry Super on site
TWO APARTMENTS for rent in adult building, with parking for two cars for each apartment. 1st apt overlooks Tip of the Bay, with private entrance, one bedroom with storage room, fridge and stove and hookups for washer and dryer, and gas fireplace. Living room is 200sq ft. Both available September 1st 2012. Rent is $750 plus H& H. 2nd apt. is large one bedroom with small 2nd bedroom or office and private balcony. Fridge and stove with hookups for stackable washer dryer. We will reduce the rent for a person that will do minor duties such as vacuuming, snow shovelling, and grass cutting. 613-771-3203. WATERFRONT APARTMENT, Glenora Ferry, utilities/laundry included, no pets/non-smk, ideal for single person, $875 613-373-9368.
MINT AND used postage stamps, covers, post cards, coins and paper money. Call Bob 613-967-2118.
1 & 2 Bed. furnished, all inclusive, short term rental, quiet upscale residential, September 1st, 613476-7701.
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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
The “Quinte Region Craft Guild” has limited openings at their upcoming shows. To book your space at “Autumn Bounty” at Bayside Secondary School on Oct 3, 2012 call Cathy at 613 394-3582 and for “Christmas at K of C” in Trenton on Nov 3 & 4, 2012 call George or Sandra at 613 394-3167 R0011520629
WANTED TO BUY
WILL Buy Scrap Vehicles Metals and Appliances
YOUR TIME FOR MAKING MONEY.
613-476-2994 or 613-242-0117
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 613393-5021. 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
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. FREE PICKUP of scrap metal and appliances, vehicles 613-9203178. HANDYMAN FOR hire: affordable home repair and improvements. Carpentry, painting, drywall, decks, sheds, lawn maintenance and cleanup, or just about anything else you need done. Contact Frank at 613-476-8741 or mail to: email@example.com HOUSEKEEPING. One time clean or whatever you need 613393-1357. HOUSEKEEPING & PROPERTY MANAGEMENT, Residental & Commercial. No job too small. 1 time or on going. 613-921-8981.
Let me deal with your accounting needs: • General Accounting • Payroll • Monthly government remittances • Financial reports
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BLACK RIVER TREE SERVICE
Stump Grinding Tree Trimming and Removal Brush Chipping Lot Clearing Cabling & Bracing Fully Insured 15 years Experience
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Renovations - Additions Siding - Decks Painting - Floors Phone 613-393-2819 613-393-1196 Book for Spring!
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157613-968-6439 Front St., 103,ext Belleville, Ontario Tel: 22 • Keys with a ‘Nicbos’ keytag Tel: 613-968-6439 ext. 22 firstname.lastname@example.org • Boy’s wallet found email@example.com www.mortgagesapproved.ca Brokerage Brokerage at Picton Fair #12179 #10287
BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY. Salon with large steady walk-in traffic is looking for a enthusiastic stylist with clinetele willing to take on new clients. Full/Part time. Reasonable chair rental. Call Judy at Added Touch, 613-476-2327.
• Lady’s black reading glasses • Silver & red glasses • House key on square brown leather key tag • Ford keys in Benson Park • Lady’s bracelet • Keys with “PANOMEC” Keytag • Silver earring
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MAN'S HEAVY Gold Box Link bracelet, birthday present from wife. REWARD. 613-645-2145.
Social Tennis Group for experienced players meets every Wednesday 6-9pm Call Susan 613-476-2554 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org For details www.atholreccentre.com
Pork & Corn Roast
St. Philip’s Anglican Church Milford BBQ Pork, Fresh Corn, Salads & Desserts
Wednesday August 8th 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. (Rain or Shine) Adults $14, Children under 12 $5 All Welcome
6th Annual BRIAN O’NEIL MEMORIAL CAR SHOW
July 28 Heritage Hall 10am-4pm Trophy Show First 50 cars get a grab bag For info contact Laverne 613-476-1621
ROSE HOUSE MUSEUM’S ANNUAL
FISH FRY 3333 Cty Rd. 8, Waupoos
Saturday, August 11th 4:30pm - 6:30pm • Grilled Fresh Fish •Salads • Dessert •Drinks Adults $15 Children $8 Entertainment: Six Feet Under
BUFFET DINNER CHICKEN & RIBS th Serving 4pm - 7pm $10 per person
613-476-2342 166 County Rd 6 *No Reservations
CARDS OF THANKS
I would like to say thank you to the Kingston and Picton doctors & nurses for taking wonderful care of me. I would like to say thank you to my special boyfriend George Louder for getting me to the hospital. A big thank you to Dr. Peter Johannson for his excellent care. I would like to thank Kathy & Dean Howard for the visits at both hospitals. Also to my family, sister Margaret & husband Bill, daughters Patti, Kathy and Mary for coming to visit at both hospitals. I'd like to thank Kelly my upstairs neighbour for her visits too. I would like to thank the transfer driver for bringing me back from Kingston to Picton Hospital. And thank you to nurses Linda King & Jennifer Hall from Para Med, that came to the apartment to look after me. I can't forget Barbara Vidito for a visit at Picton Hospital. All the tenants that ask about me at 32 Washburn Street, I thank them very much. Thank you everybody for all the kindness you gave. May Harrison. The family of the late Wm. Bill Wanamaker (Wellington) wish with heartfelt appreciation to thank our family doctor, Dr. Norah Connell, Dr. J. Wilson, Dr. Mahonmud and Dr. Booth from the Kingston Cancer Clinic. To the nurses station, 2nd floor of PEC Memorial Hospital, to Miss Joanne Campbell for playing the music, before the service. To Pastor David Kurkilati, Bill's great nephew for his inspring words, to Major Dean Locke for scripture reading and prayer. Special thanks to Kevin Campbell for singing one of Bill's favorite songs "The Lord of God". To Major Margaret Locke and all the ladies of the S.A. Picton Community Church for the bountiful lunch at the Legion Manor Apts Center, and to Wendy Hendry and Keith Campbell for their kindness. Also friends at the Legion Manor. To our special friend Donna for her faithful support. To the pall bearers, friends and owners of the speed boats that Bill was the mechanic for, also the helpers; Doug Thompson, Garry Brown, Donald Channell, Jim Smith, grandson Brandon Wanamaker and son Mark Wanamaker. To our loving family for their faithful support. Thanks and appreciation to Bay Shore Home Care Nurses, Access Centre also Red Cross. To all pastors who visited Bill with prayers and all who called on Bill. For donations, flowers, phone calls and email condolences, cards, letters, also to our friends and neighbours on Second Ave. To Tod Lavender for kindness and support and the workers at the cemetery. Love, appreciation and God Bless, memories are precious. The Wanamaker Family, Barbara, Garry, Mark and families.
Bring your lawn chair to enjoy the entertainment after eating. For futher information, please call the Rose House 613-476-5439
Thurs. Aug. 2 9am - 8pm
Handmade crafts, stitcheries, candles, antiques and more.
#655 Hwy 49 Picton 1km north of Picton Arena For more information call
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Sunday, July 29
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Harvesting the Past Craft Show & Sale
THURSDAY, JULY 26, 2012
RAYNER, Gerald T.
A service in memory of Gerald will be held at St. John's Anglican Church, Waupoos on Thursday, August 2nd, 2012 at 7:00pm. If desired, donations to St. John's Church Waupoos c/o Treasurer, Box 6216, Picton, ON K0K 2T0 would be gratefully received.
STARK, Donald Melvin
LANGRIDGE - In loving memory of Dorothy, who passed away July 25, 2011. Beloved wife of Fred Langridge. Loved mother of Bill and his partner Candy and Dan and his wife Annette. Dear sister of Bob Stacey, Henry Stacey and Shirley Smith. Much loved Gramma and Nana of Cally, Cody, Sarah and Shannon. “We think of you in silence And often speak your name But all we have are memories And your picture in a frame But now we know you walk beside us And when our life is through I pray that God will take our hand And lead us straight to you.”
REID-Margaret. In loving memory of our dear mother and nanny and great nanny who passed away on July 29, 2011. We had a mom with a heart of gold Who meant more to us than wealth untold For each of us she did her best Her place on earth no one can fill. We miss you mom and always will. Love daughter Brenda, son-in-law Raymond, son Donald, daughterin-law Sharon, grandchildren and great grandchildren. STEVENSON- John Edward. In memory of our father who passed away July 24, 2007. Our thoughts are ever with you Though you have passed away And those who loved you dearly Are thinking of you today. Loving you always Dad, your family.
at Greater Niagara General Hospital, in his 55th year, with his family by his side. Loved forever and sadly missed by his wife, Gail Meehan, Niagara Falls; children Carolyne (Oneil) of Scarborough, Donny (Chantal) of Muskoka; mother and step-father Wendy and Don Eby of Plainfield; brothers Leon, Paul, Dennis and Reggie (Susan). Grandpa will be forever remembered by Kaylie and Chanelle Stark of Scarborough and Keiden and Eve Stark of Barrie. Donald will be sadly missed by aunt and uncle Doug and Vera Stark of Point Petre and cousin Stephen (Barb) of Belleville as well as mother-in-law Dorothy Meehan of Marmora, his sisters and brothers-in-law, nieces and nephews, cousins and his many friends. Donald was predeceased by his father Melvin Stark and grandparents Elmer and Carrie Stark. Funeral Service will be led by Pastor David Colwell on Saturday, July 28th at Cherry Valley United Church at 10:30am with burial of ashes to follow in Cherry Valley Cemetery. Family and friends are invited to celebrate Donald's life after the service by attending a reception in the church hall. Donations to the Brain Injury Association Quinte District (281 Front Street, Belleville, ON K8N 2Z6. Phone 613-967-2756) in Donald's memory in lieu of flowers would be greatly appreciated by his family.
DULMAGE, Frank Edgar
Peacefully at Quinte Health Care Prince Edward Co. Memorial, on Thursday, July 19th, 2012, Frank Edgar Dulmage, of Picton, at the age 86. Beloved husband of Marjorie. Loving father of Jim and his wife Susan of Shannonville, Jeff and his wife Virginia of Picton and John and his wife Gail of Wellington. Dear brother of Phyllis Gregory, Mary Knight and the late Julia, Joe and Gladys Fulton. Much loved grandfather to Sarah, Ben and Amy, Derek and Chrystal, Curtis and Kristi and Carly. Mr. Dulmage rested at The Whattam Funeral Home, 33 Main Street, Picton, ON. Funeral Service was held in the Chapel, on Monday, July 23rd at 10:30 am. Pastor Peter Spragg officiated. Interment Glenwood Cemetery. If desired, donations to Emmanuel Baptist Church Building Fund or Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family. (cheques only please). Friends were invited to call on Sunday from 1 till 4pm. Online donations and condolences at www.whattamfuneralhome.com
Request for Quotation Collection and Removal of Scrap Metal Services 2012-PW-033 The intent of this QUOTATION is to secure a qualified CONTRACTOR, to undertake the COLLECTION AND REMOVAL OF SCRAP METAL SERVICES including the supply of all CONTAINERS required for various County owned landfill transfer sites located throughout the municipality of Prince Edward County. Quotations submitted in a sealed envelope will be received by the Clerk’s Department, Upper Level, at 332 Main Street, Picton Ontario, K0K 2T0 until 2:00 p.m. local time August 8, 2012
NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS All claims against the Estate of Wallace Rea Craig Armstrong (also known as Craig Armstrong), late of the Town of Picton in the County of Prince Edward, who died on or about the 23rd day of February, 2012, must be filed with the undersigned on or before the 13th day of August, 2012; thereafter, the undersigned will distribute the amounts of the said estate having regard only to the claims then filed. Dated at Picton, this 23rd day of July, 2012. Christopher I. Peltzer, Estate Trustee By the Solicitor, Peltzer Law Professiional Corporation Attention: Christopher Peltzer (613) 476-3261
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Quotation documents may be obtained from the Purchasing Department at 332 Main Street, Picton Ont, K0K 2T0 between 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. local time, Monday to Friday. All projects out for competition have been posted on the County’s internet website: www.pecounty.on.ca The Corporation of the County of Prince Edward reserves the right to accept or reject any quotation and also reserves the right to accept any quotation other than the lowest quotation.
The Picton Gazette would like to remind you to support our advertisers. Buy locally for the prosperity of our community! NOTICE
July 12 1957 - July 24, 2011
In loving memory of husband, father, poppy. Gone are the days we used to share But in our hearts you are always there. The gates of memory will never close, We miss you more than anyone knows. With tender love and deep regret, We who love you will never forget. Always in our hearts Jessie, Ashley-Jordon, Jeffrey, Niki
DISPOSAL OF BRUSH AT COUNTY WASTE SITES SUSPENDED UNTIL BURN BAN IS LIFTED Effective immediately, Prince Edward County will be no longer accept brush at any of the Waste Disposal sites as they have reached their capacity. Disposal of brush will resume at the sites listed below once the “Burn Ban” has been lifted by the Prince Edward County Fire Department. Ameliasburgh Hillier Sophiasburgh South Marysburgh
245 Valley Road 450 Bakker Road 35 County Road 14 1132 Old Milford Road
Additional information can be found at website www.pecounty.on.ca or you may email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 613.476.2148 ext 326.
UP COMING AUCTION SALES
The Picton Gazette THURSDAY, JULY 26, 2012
SATURDAY, JULY 28
AT 10:00 A.M. AUCTION SALE - ON SITE KAREN LAKE & ESTATE OF MORLEY LAKE, MORVEN Directions: The sale site is 7187 Cty. Rd. # 2 Napanee (6 kms. east of Napanee ) at Morven. Whirlpool fridge (freezer on bottom), Kelvinator range, Maytag washer & dryer, Coldspot chest freezer, water cooler, pine dining room table/ 2 leaves & 6 arrow back chairs, maple corner cabinet, chesterfield & matching chair, swivel rocker, sofa bed, antique walnut china cabinet, antique walnut smoker, antique sofa table, Victorian hall table, gout stool, 2 door pantry cupboard, RCA TV & entertainment unit, 2 double drawer wicker chest, computer desk, qty. of glass & china, vases, pots & pans, small kitchen appliances, doll, lamps, prints, lawn furniture, qty. of fishing rods & reels, tackle, life jackets, golf clubs, shop vac, radio cassette player, dehumidifier, exercise equipment, DVD player. Aluminum 12 ft fishing boat with Evinrude â€œSportwinâ€? motor & trailer, Toro Wheel horse 12 H.P. riding lawnmower, John Deere model 1026 snow blower, Lawn Boy push mower, Agri Fab Utility 10 garden dump trailer, lawn roller, floor jack, Homelite gas weedeater, mechanicâ€™s table, Simoniz power washer, wheel barrow, Flowtron leaf blower, 8 gallon milk can, hand & garden tools & numerous other smalls. See my web site for detailed list & pics AUCTIONEERS: DOUG JARRELL & BEN TREVERTON 613-969-1033 www.dougjarrellauctions.com
BRIGHTON ESTATE AUCTIONS
Retro & Antique & Collectorâ€™s Auction Sunday, July 29 - Preview 9:30 a.m. Auction 11:00 a.m. Auction to include: Large Number of Tray Lots, Silver & Silver Plate, Cut Crystal, Press Glass, Signed Art Glass, Royal Doulton Figures, Collectorâ€™s Items & Books. Large Collection of Oil Paintings: Canadian & English, Watercolours & Prints. Large Selection of Furniture to include: Teak & Retro, Walnut Dining Suite with Sideboard & Server, Bookcase, Oak Leaded Glass Corner Cabinet, Carved Oak Welsh Dresser, Oak Barley Twist Drop Leaf Dining Tables, Set of Windsor Back Chairs, Inlaid Dining Room Table with Set of Six Upholstered Dining Chairs, Leaded Glass Oak Hanging Cupboard, Oak Storage Cabinet, Oak Art Deco China Cabinet, Mahogany Corner Cabinets, Drop Front Desk, Marble Top Console Tables, Large Wardrobe, Small Tables, Victorian Chairs, Cast Iron Garden Urns, Oriental Carpets, Mirrors, Light Fixtures & Chandeliers. Large Interesting Auction, Still Unpacking, 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
THURSDAY, AUGUST 2, 2012
4:00 P.M. EVENING AUCTION SALE - SHORT NOTICE - Antiques, Furniture, Grandfather Clock, 2 Flat Screen T.V.â€™s, China & Glass, Tools Approx. 12 Miles West of Kingston (Odessa), From 401 Exit 599, South Through Lights (#2) to Odessa Fairgrounds on Left Grandfather Clock with Westminster Chimes (Approx. 80 Years Old); Antique Ornate Music Cabinet with Gallery; Oak Extension Table; 4 Wicker Chairs; Hide-A-Bed Chesterfield (Like New White); 2 Pce. Wingback Chesterfield Suite; Lazy Boy Chair; Easy Chair; Drop Front Writing Desk; Set of Nesting Tables; Coffee Tables/End Tables; Magazine Table; Table and Floor Lamps; Beauty Rest 3/4 Bed (Nearly New); 3 Pce. Bedroom Suite; Waterfall Chest of Drawers; Antique Foot Stool; 5 Pce. Ruttan Glass Top Table/4 Chairs; 2 Ruttan Swivel Easy Chairs (Upholstered to Match White Hide-a-bed); 32" Flat Screen T.V. (Only 7 Months Old); 27" Flat Screen T.V.; 2 Cedar Chests; Antique Trunk; Wooden Rocking Chair; 4 Retro Iron Chairs; Stool; Bar Table Etc.; Antique Styroscope with Approx. 20 Cards; Several Pictures and Paintings; Quantity of China/Glass; Sets of Dishes; 2 - Sets of Cutlery and Chests; Antique Dishes and Glassware; Collector Plates; Coronation Plates; Cookbooks; Quantity of Other Books; Handmade Quilt; Linen; Superman Comic Book (Second Last Edition); B.B. Gun; Cast Iron Bank; Quantity of Costume Jewelry; Ladies Fur Coat; This is Only a Partial Listing; 6 Pce. Patio Suite; 20" Electric Snowblower; Electric Lawn Mower; Several Steel Shelving Units; Folding Table; Wheel Barrel; Skill Saw; Hand Tools and Much, Much More. We have been sanctioned by the Executrix of The Estate of The Late Eileen Mitchell to sell the contents of her home, (plus others). This is a Very Clean Sale and In Good Condition. All Verbal Announcements take precedence over all printed matter. For Pictures & Updates www.daveasniderauctionservice.ca Terms of Sale: Cash/Interac/or Cheques (with proper I.D.) AUCTIONEERS: DAVE A. SNIDER - 613-386-3039 BRAD SNIDER - 613-386-3773 Auctioneer will not be responsible for any accident on or about property day of sale. STAY COOL!!!!!
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at 9:30 a.m. ANTIQUE, MODERN, COLLECTABLE & REAL ESTATE AUCTION SALE From the Home of the Late Edwin & June Robinson, 35 Talbot St., Picton, On. - From Hwy. 33, turn north at LCBO - Watch for Signs We are excited to have been asked by the Executor to sell the contents & real estate of this property. ANTIQUES: Large beautiful bow front & side glass china cabinet (one of a kind); large pine corner cupboard (original); dry sink; Gingerbread clock; Hamilton shelf clock; 5 section barristerâ€™s bookcase; library table; large store counter showcase; arrow back rocker & 2 side chairs; Gibbard bedroom suite, double bed, chest of drawers, vanity & stool; oil lamps; butter bowl & ladle; washbowl & pitcher; shadow box; large player piano type music box; Cranberry Peg lamp; FURNITURE: Electric lift recliner; dresser, chest of drawers & 2 night stands; corner cupboard; tea wagon; leather recliner; maple table, 6 chairs, buffet/hutch; vanity & bench; double bed, highboy & dresser; buffet hutch; chesterfield, loveseat & chair; marble top coffee & end table; 2 portable air conditioners & air cleaner exchanger; deep freeze; filing cabinets; CHINA, GLASS, LARGE COLLECTION OF GOBLETS: 12 place setting of Mintons china; cranberry; carnival; depression; copper lustre; old celery holder (Thousand Eyes); pickle cruet; sugar shaker; Vaselyn glass; perfume bottles; pitchers; large selection of goblets - Etched Honeycomb; Pigs In Corn; Notched Bullseye; Greek Key; Black Berry; Maple Leaf on Trunk; Raspberry Shield; Acorn Band; Westward Ho; New York Honeycomb (to name a few); quantity of Minerva pattern glass, water pitcher; 4 goblets, 2 cake stands, 3 comports, creamer, covered sugar, spooner, pickle dish, platter, etc.; collection of shaving mugs; chest of silver flatware; COLLECTABLES: Metal Shell oil bottle case; Herrington & Calnan Picton Dairies milk bottles; Parkdale Dairy milk can; traffic lantern; 2 mortar shell casings; firemanâ€™s axe; Whitaker automotive metal cabinet; 8 wooden decoys; several model sailboats; several pictures of boats & airplanes; large quantity of Die cast motorcycles; cars; airplanes, trucks & tractors 60 + to name a few; Oliver - Super 77; Oliver - 1855; Massey-Harris - Challenger; Massey-Harris - 44; Massey Harris - 555; Ford - 8N; Minneapolis - Moline "U" tractor Narrow; International - Row crop tractor; Case - "L" tractor; Farmall - Cub tractor; John Deere - Row Crop; John Deere - Model "G"; cast iron banks; Dinkys; construction toy equipment; small table scales; signs; old licence plates; Bank of Nova Scotia 1962 Race to Space; gas pump liquor dispensers; several light houses; hat pins; TOOLS, LAWN & GARDEN: 24 hp 48" cut John Deere LA 165 (as new); 8 hp 24" snow blower; 2 wheelbarrows; 2 lawn & garden swings; gas BBQ; steel lawn roller; cement bird bath; set of 8' steel ramps; 20' ladder; air compressor; table saw; Craftsman double tool box & tools; quantity of other small tools; metal storage cupboard; 8' x 6' tandem axle box trailer. REAL ESTATE - SELLING AT 1 P.M. Split level brick and vinyl sided house with single attached garage and 12'x8' outbuilding on a large mature treed lot 125' x 400'. House consists of eat-in kitchen, living room, 3 bedrooms, 3 piece bath, finished rec room, laundry room, furnace room & wood storage room. Also added to this house is a 5 room apartment or granny suite, consisting of dining -living room, 2 bedrooms & Â˝ bath. There is hardwood on main floors, forced air oil heat and on town water & sewer. This home appears to be in good repair and is selling as is, where is. TERMS AND CONDITIONS: $10,000.00 certified cheque or cash made payable to Lambert Auction Service and registered with the cashier prior to 1 P.M. day of sale. Final sale is subject to approval of the executor upon completion of the bidding process. Balance of purchase price is due on closing in 30 days unless other arrangements are made. Unsuccessful bidders will have their deposits returned to them immediately upon completion of the bidding process of the property. AUCTIONEERâ€™S NOTE: Mr. & Mrs. Robinson were retired airforce officers and he was a avid collector o f airplanes, ships, die case tractors, trucks & cars. This sale is one not to be missed as there will be a lot of interesting items. Bring your lawnchair and join us in the nice shaded large backyard. NO BUYERS PREMIUM - Very Partial Listing VIEWING SALE DAY ONLY - 8 a.m. Terms: Cash, Interac, Visa, MasterCard only. Canteen available NEIL LAMBERT, AUCTIONEER Napanee 613-354-3406 e-mail Sally1@KOS.net For pictures - www.lambertauctions.ca
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â€˜Downtownâ€™ Cherry Valley 12- 4 â€œPUTTING THE CHERRIES BACK IN CHERRY VALLEYâ€?
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The Picton Gazette THURSDAY, JULY 26, 2012
Athol recreation to celebrate Holstein club Cherry Valleyâ€™s bicentennial fun night in West Lake Plenty of events for all ages planned Wednesday for this Saturday afternoon Janet Davies
For The GazeTTe
History is not just the big stuff. It's everyday life and community stories that grow more fascinating as years go by until 20, 50, 100 years later they become History with a capital H. People in the County celebrate their history, and on July 28, the Athol recreation committee is throwing a 200th birthday party for Athol township and Cherry Valley. They're calling it a Cherry Jubilee. Kato Wake, chair of the committee says, â€œAlthough history books donâ€™t all agree on exactly how old Athol and Cherry Valley are, we know Colonel Henry Young arrived in 1781, and dozens of families were settled by 1800, so we figure we're on safe ground celebrating at least 200 years. Cherry Valley United Church is definitely 150 years old this year." As well as reading history books, Athol rec members discovered a wealth of local history in the big old scrapbook kept by Cherry Valley Women's Institute. Susan and Glen Wallis learned that Alva Stephens, the man who named Cherry Valley, once lived in their house on County Rd. 18. Wake discovered her garage used to be the Cherry Valley bank, and her partner, wine writer Billy Munnelly, was aghast to learn that Athol township had voted to be alcohol-free and was officially â€œdryâ€? until 1976. The Cherry Jubilee has a strong historical theme and costumed characters will stroll the village greeting guests. Itâ€™s rumoured that Alva Stephens himself will make an appearance. The Jubilee will be a family affair from noon to 4 pm with activities, music and refreshments centered in â€œdowntownâ€? Cherry Valley. There will be old-fashioned childrenâ€™s games and a big scavenger hunt that highlights historical sites in the village, including the grave of Colonel Young, one of the very first settlers in Prince Edward County. Wallis says â€œWeâ€™ve got scavenger hunt prizes like passes to the Mustang DriveIn and the Regent and certificates for Williams Family Diner." In the forecourt of the old Texaco station, a valley landmark owned by Donna and Derek Kaye, local band E.Z. Country South will be playing with Lorraine Sine and Jon Milford. â€œWeâ€™ll have an outdoor pizza oven and the 4-H milkshake truck,â€? Wake says. â€œAnd thereâ€™s free birthday cake for everyone." Athol Rec committee member Annette Brummell says Cherry Valley Lions Club decided to change the date of its annual Fun Day and Classic Car Show in the Park to be part of the Jubilee. Those activities happen in Cherry Valley Lions Club Park on East Lake at the junction of County Rds 10 and 18. The Cherry Jubilee also celebrates the naming of Cherry Valley. Some say Alva Stephens named it after Cherry Valley, New York. Others say there used to be hundreds of cherry trees here. The Athol recreation committee is going with the latter theory and the idea of â€œputting the cherries back into Cherry Valley." Thanks to Cherryvale Organic Farm theyâ€™re offering
hardy Crimson passion cherry trees for sale on the day at a discount price of $25 for Athol residents, or $30 to everyone else. "It's first come first served," says Wake, "and we can offer help with planting the trees for seniors. You just have to ask." The Cherry Jubilee finishes with an evening dance (for 19 years and over) at the air-conditioned Athol Town Hall, featuring local band Little Bluff from 8:00 to midnight. Itâ€™s a good year for jubilees. And for Athol township whose history includes legends of buried Spanish gold, the famous Avril Arrow, the formidable LetitiaYoumans and her Temperance Movement and so much more, itâ€™s time for a birthday party. Everyone is welcome at the Cherry Jubilee, and you can read more at www.atholreccentre.com.
They will be having fun down on the Farm Wednesday, Aug. 1 as the Prince Edward Holstein Club presents its annual Family Farm Fun Night at the home of Derk Prinzen and family at 1961 County Road 12 in West Lake. Formerly known as the twilight meeting, the event kicks off with a barbecue beef and pork meal catered by Taylor Meats of Roseneath with food service from 6:30 p.m. To 8 p.m. Highlights include the 4-H dairy calf show and the highly popular loonies raffle. This year's event is being sponsored by Deerhaven Farm & Garden in honour of John Deere's 175th anniversary. To reserve advance tickets, contact Gerald Nyman (613393-2359), Bruce Walt (613-3923164) or Cameron Graham (613-393-2503) or tickets can be reserved at Picton Farm Supply or the County Farm Centre. -Jason Parks, Staff
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Donations sought for family in wake of Scheldt Court fire Karen Sporring is hopeful her community will rally for one of her daughterâ€™s good friends. Last Wednesday, Michelle Bond and her children Kristen, 12, Elijah, 10, and Ethan lost their home and most of their possessions when their Scheldt Court townhouse caught fire. Damage to their unit was estimated at $100,000 and luckily Prince Edward County firefighters
managed to contain the blaze. The contents were not insured. Sporring said she has set up a bank account through Scotiabank to try to help the family get back on their feet before fall. â€œItâ€™s bad. We want to help get some things in place for the kids before school starts and it would be nice to help them have first and last monthâ€™s rent on a new
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We have a complaints and kudos file in the Community Care office. We receive, record and address the occasional complaint. More often, we have seniors and their caregivers tell us how much our services meant to them. Here’s a few comments. “I appreciate the Meals on Wheels so much. Each meal is very good. It is wonderful how they can appeal to so many people. Each meal is thoughtfully prepared and presented.” From an 80-year-old client... We received a call from a man who said that his wife was so pleased with
the foot care service that she received from Community Care that she told him he needed to contact us and make arrangements for his own foot care. He called and became a foot care client, too. A 93-year-old man told our staff “I appreciate everything that everyone does--the frozen meals are wonderful.” “I appreciate having the meals delivered right to the door and the friendly courteous service from the staff and volunteers. It helps me to be more independent, which makes less worry for my family, who do not live close by but visit often. I
thank you all very much.” “Please pass on that Meals on Wheels does a wonderful thing for seniors!” Community Care has caring volunteers who provide escorted transportation to take seniors to medical and other appointments and shopping. These are some of the comments about the volunteer driving service: “With 66 years driving experience, I could not ask for anything better.” “I think you do a wonderful job! And your staff is so friendly and helpful. You provide a much needed service and I’m sure your
other clients appreciate it as much as I do.” “Each of the three drivers we have used were outstanding.” “Thank you for all the assistance Community Care has provided for us. The staff and the volunteers have been so helpful.” “This is one of the best things that have happened recently, in Prince Edward County.” “I am most grateful for the services Community Care gives.” The Prince Edward County Community Care for Seniors Association exists to help seniors live at home. If you need some
practical help to make it possible for you to continue to live with comfort and independence in your own home, call today and speak to one of our staff. The number is 613-476-7493 and our office is located in The Armoury, 206 Main Street in Picton.
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In partnership with Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers, Prince Edward Community Care can arrange for your mail courier en route to keep a watchful eye on your home to help keep you safe. This service is free, offering added safety and security to those living in the country. To participate in this service, call Prince Edward Community Care at 613-476-7493.
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We now offer one of the LARGEST FACTORY DIRECT COLLECTIONS OF HANDCRAFTED CANADIAN MENNONITE FURNITURE in EASTERN ONTARIO Heirloom pieces are crafted from wormy & clear maple, flat & 1/4 cut oak, rustic & rough sawn pine & cherry.
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RUTTLE BROTHERS FURNITURE BOOKCASES
DESKS & ACCENTS
www.ruttlebrothersfurniture.com 1 mile N. of WALMART on HWY 62, Belleville
The Picton Gazette THURSDAY, JULY 26, 2012
WE BUY MORE SO YOU PAY LESS!
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1F Fi i d 2011 Fun F Finder
AVAILABLE! 2012 Trail Runner
X18D MSRP: $22,995
2012 Jay Feather
254 MSRP: $27,995
2012 Kodiak 242RESL
2012 Jay Feather
2011 Eagle S. Lite
2012 Jay Flight
Special all $
269RB MSRP: $31,995
Special al $
2011 Jay Feather
219 MSRP: $28,995
26P MSRP: $30,995
Special Special al $106 100 $ 24,995 Bi-Weekly $23,995 24,995 5 Bi-Weekly
2011 Jay Feather
270FX MSRP: $34,995
X213 MSRP: $25,995
275REX MSRP: $38,995
2012 Jay Feather
28U MSRP: $29,995
These are all brand new units with full warranty! Bi-weekly payments include all taxes & fees!
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The Picton Gazette THURSDAY, JULY 26, 2012
Guaranteed lowest sale prices 3 4 ELS on Canada’s best sellers
YES... we sell for less than others’ 50% off sales
Other stores advertise...
40%, 50%, EURO TOP Queen set 60% OFF 368
Queen mattress only $
Sounds good, but not good enough!
We beat their lowest sale prices by at least 10% Our customers enjoy the best shopping experience. Visit mattressmart.ca. Click “compare.”
Made with pride in Ontario
Quality and comfort Double-tempered coils with titanium content. Insulator pad. 1” foam, 3/4” foam. Low emission by Carpenter. Quilt to 22 oz. Hollofil fibre. Co-ordinated grey posture base box spring.
368 Full set 448 King set 888
Mattress only $268
Mattress only $328
Individually wrapped pocket coils. 360o foam-encased edge support. Deeply padded for lavish comfort and firm support. Comfort layers: 1 1/2” convolute fibre with wool. Memory foam visco band. 1 3/8” foam. 1” convolute. Simguard pad. Triton foundation. 10 year warranty.
Twin $ set
Full $ set
799 King $ set
SAVE $100 mattress purchase
179 199 Set $289
FAST FREE DELIVERY AND SETUP Our professional drivers remove their boots at your door and do an excellent job caring for your home.
The Bowling Ball Bed
PLATFORM WOOD BED Reg. $299
Full mattress Queen mattress
‘Basset Huron’ by
HI LOFT PILLOWTOP
FIRM MATTRESS $
Mattress only $598
Two-sided reversible quilted. High density foam core.
FREE RECYCLE We’ll remove your old mattress/box and transfer it to MattCanada Environmental in Montreal for teardown and recycling. We keep thousands of mattresses out of landfills.
Twin, full, queen, king Save $100 with any mattress purchase. Mattress and accessories not included.
90 NIGHT COMFORT GUARANTEE We are dedicated to your sleeping comfort
ALL WEEK TILL 9 SAT. 9-6, SUN. 11-5
and complete satisfaction.
Free delivery on any purchase from $500. See store for details.
NORTH FRONT ST. AT BELL BLVD.
PRINCESS STREET Across from and 3 minutes east of Gardiners Road.
7 DAYS A WEEK
A family-owned business since 1976. Head office in Ottawa.