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The Picton Gazette THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2012

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Digital mammography drive reaches $750,000 Successful fundraising effort took just over a year to complete JAson PArks

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A year-long story of perseverance, passion and dedication had its final chapter written Thursday as the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation (PECMHF) announced the completion of the $750,000 digital mammography and digital ultrasound equipment campaign. In October 2011, The PECMHF announced a “very aggressive” campaign to replace aging equipment used in breast screening services at PECMH that was nearly two decades old and still used film-based technology. Last week, in front of many supporters of the campaign, Quinte Healthcare Corporation officials and local dignitaries, the new equipment was unveiled and the campaign was declared a complete success. “Today, we are reaching our goal, it's a great day for this hospital,” PECMHF chair Larry Matheson said. With the newly installed equipment, digital mammography images are now instantly available and stored electronically, making them accessible to any physician within QHC and the Prince Edward Family Health Team.

CAmPAign ComPlete From left, Dr. Matt Downey, QHC president Mary Clare Egberts, Fran Donaldson of the PECMH Auxiliary, PECMH Foundation executive director Anna Marie Ferguson and PECMHF chair Larry Matheson join in the ribbon cutting ceremony at the new digital mammography suite at PECMH Thursday. (Jason Parks/Gazette staff)

The new ultrasound equipment is also highly beneficial to local patients. The new imaging equipment means fewer patients need to travel to Belleville General Hospital for ultrasounds and the new technology provides superior images. As well, the new technology allows for more screenings to be completed

in less time. Of the total donations received by the foundation, one third or $250,000 was raised by the Prince Edward County Memorial Auxiliary. Matheson said it was because of the generosity of the Auxiliary, those organizing special fundraisers, local service clubs and donors that the

project was able to be completed in such a short amount of time. All the gifts make a difference and we are very proud of how this project has come together,” he added. In order to start fundraising, QHC was required to approved the purchase of the equipment. QHC CEO & President

Mary Clare Egberts said it was natural to maintain these services at PECMH. “With the generosity of this community and the excellent effort of the PECMHF, we have allowed local women to get their breast screening services right here in the county, close to home,” Egberts said.

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From her retirement home in Sophiasburgh, Debbie Deano can look out and see the effects of seasons and storms on Muscote Bay. The changing calm and rough waters provide a steady reminder of the unpredictable power of nature and the risks people take when they chance it. Deano, however, knows all too well about that. Just over a century ago, someone didn’t account for that power. Save a remarkable tale about a courageous woman, she wouldn’t be here today. Bridget Delia Bradley, Deano’s maternal grandmother, boarded the ocean liner Titanic April 11, 1912

from its third stop, Queenstown, Ireland. Three days later, the ship hit an iceberg in the North Atlantic Ocean. She was one of the last 12 people to reach a lifeboat and one of 710 people rescued, while 1,514 others died. “It happened because man felt they were more powerful than the elements,” Deano said. “I’m not afraid of the water, but it is always in the back of my mind. I respect the water. All of us should.” Deano thinks about the hardships Bradley went through, the tragic loss of so many others that night, and goes back to that lesson time and again, wondering why the ship’s designers and managers

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remArkABle womAn Debbie Deano will answer questions about her grandmother Bridget Bradley, a Titanic survivor, at a lecture at the Regent Theatre this Monday evening. (Adam Bramburger/Gazette staff)

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“I'm never surprised by how this community comes together around this hospital to ensure we are maintaining the services that we know are very much needed by everyone of us.” “It's tremendous how you have pulled together and made this happened, everyone in this room and several others who can't be here today are the heart of this hospital,” she added. Medical director of diagnostic imaging for QHC Dr. Matt Downey lauded the addition of the new and “extremely valuable” equipment to PECMH and said having this state-ofthe-art mammography machine will be beneficial to the screening program for local women. “With the equipment being so close to home, we are more likely to have better participation in breast screening services and that is the absolute essence of success of screening for early breast cancers,” Downey said. The campaign was pushed over the top Thursday by a pair of community-minded businessmen, a local accounting firm and a service club. Lanny and Catharine Huff ($10,000) and Ben and Marg Prinzen ($6,000) made personal donations while Wilkinson and Associates ($5,000) and the Prince Edward Women's Institute ($2,000) made finalizing contributions. “Every gift has made a difference,” PECMHF executive director Anna Marie Ferguson said. “Every donor has gotten us to where we are today.”

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The Maker’s Hand organizers encouraged by high attendance Fine crafts show attracts potential buyers from near and far Jason Parks

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For the eighth year, the Maker's Hand was making Prince Edward County a destination for seekers of all things unique and artistic. The annual artisan sale organized by and supporting the Prince Edward County Arts Council drew great numbers of buyers to the Prince Edward Community Centre this past weekend and whether it was a piece of art, hand crafted jewelry, nick-knack or that perfect fashion accessory, it was there to be had. Show chairwoman Ann Wood said organizers were very enthused by the great attendance through the first two days of the show. “We look to provide a good show and a good selling opportunity for the artists and the crafters and we've been pleased with the attendance so far,” Wood told the Gazette Saturday afternoon. The show remains a popular stop for both arts and crafts sellers and buyers from across the province. “We've rejected the idea of getting bigger because bigger is not always better,” Wood said. “This show provides something for every-

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cile Walter and Marilyn Sprissler check out some offerings at the Maker’s Hand Arts and Crafts show on Saturday at the Prince Edward Community Centre. (Jason Parks/Gazette staff)

one and there's a price point for every shopper.” In order to present at the Maker's Hand, artists are required to apply for one of the 40 booths and this year, there were 65 applicants that were juried to be part of the 2012 show. Among those successful for the first time was Owen Sound's Morag Budgoen. Budgoen was offering Stirling Sliver jewelry with pieces containing accents in

copper, gold and brass with some items having unique felt inserts that are interchangeable. An organizer of a similar show in her hometown, Budgoen said the Marker's Hand was a great reputation amongst her fellow crafters and she added she was delighted to be a part of it. “There is a highly educated public, high-end merchandise available and

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LHIN reviewing case for new hospital Egberts says community approach desired Jason Parks

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While at Prince Edward County Memorial to toast the completion of the $750,000 digital mammography and ultrasound campaign, QHC Mary Clare Egberts offered an update on the progress of a proposed new hospital that would replace the current Prince Edward County Memorial building. Egberts said the business case for a new Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital is before the Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) after the original plan underwent some Ministry of Health-directed refinements and fine tuning in the preliminary stages.. It's expected by QHC that the plans could be approved by the LHIN in the near

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and what we need to do to manage the health of all our patients,� She said. Whether the health care is provided in the new hospital itself, by a family practitioner or by one of the other great health care providers that provide service in the community, Egberts said the community approach is what's desired by the province. “That's what's going to ensure our patients remain healthy and keeping them out of hospital as much as possible,� she added. After the ministry has approved and made any final adjustments to the project, it can move into the queue of capital projects that are waiting for approval to tender and move into the construction phase. According to QHC, there is a long list of hospitals in Ontario currently in need of redevelopment and a new PECMH project will start based on priority of need and availability of funds. “This is a dream we are looking forward to,� Egberts said.

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Solar projects, agricultural lands take precedent over the use of radio-controlled aircraft

Model flying club looking for land in wake of leases, new production

ing for a centralized location that won't conflict with the Belleville club which flies from a field on Victoria Road in Ameliasburgh.

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The Prince Edward Radio Control Flying Club will be looking at its options later this month after a combination of factors has left the group without a permanent home. Club president Dave Holmes said the group found itself without an airfield earlier this year as the land it has occupied for the past six years on Rosseau Crossroad is about to be developed into a large solar farm. Holmes says the development could begin as early as next May. He said the group was allowed to use the land free of charge and it has been a happy home for the membership of about 10. They are allowed to keep a storage shed and safety fence on the property, which will have to be moved to another location. To the group's dismay, a suitable substitute has proved difficult to find. “We're having a dickens of a job trying to find another spot,” he said. He attributes the trouble finding a piece of property to two factors. The first is the increased use of land for solar developments. The other, he said, can be traced back to drought in the United States. “There's an awful lot of land that has been previously abandoned by agriculture that's actually being put back into place,” he said. At home, he said grain prices are going way up as production has been dealt a blow in the south. “In some areas of the U.S. midwest they've had total crop failure on their corn,” he said. “We've seen corn here higher than $400 a tonne at times. Now, when you can get a half a tonne of corn off an acre of land, its got to be somebody who's very generous who's going to say 'go ahead and use my field.'” He said the group has been turned away several times due to both solar developments and to land being put back into production. For close to 30 years the group operated at the Picton Airport but, due to insurance liability concerns, was forced to move to the Rosseau Crossroads location. Holmes said the fact that the location was used for Air Cadets glider training was also a factor. He said the group has been offered a location near Point Petre, but the location would be difficult to access. “We have one member in particular who is mobility

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homeless hobby Prince Edward Radio Control Flying Club president Dave Holmes congratulates Jordan Weaver on earning his wings in this 2011 photo. The club is looking for a new home now that their former airfield will become a solar farm. (Submitted photo)

impaired and access for him would be virtually impossible, so we're still looking for alternates,” he said. He said the ideal location would be about two to three acres for landing and taking off with lots of open space to fly the radio-controlled aircraft. In a perfect world he said the group would like to be able to access the property from the west side and have a north-south runway so the

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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2012

PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY

Looking back in the

Picton Gazette 80 years ago — 1932

■ A heavy trade of county produce was flowing from the Picton harbour toward destinations around the world. Apples and a variety of canned goods were slated for shipment to buyers in England, Ireland, Scotland, Africa, Singapore and some other foreign ports. ■ Picton’s mayor George A. Wlech indicated he would not seek re-election to the position following the end of his second term of office that year. ■ A grand jury inspecting the County’s buildings found the collegiate institute and house of refuge satisfactory, but had some concerns with other local buildings. The children's shelter was “totally unfit for the purpose,” the county buildings had a condemned and antiquated heating system, and the court house featured “unsatisfactory sanitary conditions.”

50 years ago — 1962

■ Mayor H.J. McFarland told the Gazette he would consider selling his construction company if he received a suitable offer for the asset, but none had materialized. He also said if the company had been paid the $4 million remaining in its accounts receivable column, he could retire. ■ Members of the 1st Battalion Canadian Guards were finally to move into Picton that month after having their move from West Germany delayed due to the Cuban missile crisis. In allowing the move, the Canadian government signalled its belief the crisis had ended and tensions would not flare up again in Germany. ■ Plans for an $6 million expansion at Lake Ontario Cement’s Picton plant were put on hold after the company failed to get enough debenture shareholders to a meeting to issue additional debentures.

30 years ago — 1982

■ Some 47 per cent more people were without a job compared to the same time in 1981 and that figure was expected to climb as winter set in. In Picton, that amounted to 779 people receiving employment insurance, according to immigration and employment office manager John Cameron. Across Canada, unemployment was reaching record heights throughout 1982. ■ According to officials with the Wellington Legion, the province told them the $2-million, 50-unit Wellington Legion Manor was in the 1983 budget for the Canada Housing and Mortgage Corporation, meaning the federal government was prepared to pay 90 per cent of construction costs, starting in late 1983 or early 1984. The Legion and the CMHC were studying six possible sites. ■ Ameliasburgh Township received a $5,100 planning grant from the provincial government to assist with the amendment of its zoning bylaw.

10 years ago — 2002

■ Due to an exceptional year in Ontario Works placements, the County received funding to install $16,000 worth of playground equipment in Milford, the village’s first playground not at the public school. South Marysburgh recreation committee members provided free labour to install the equipment at the fairgrounds. ■ The County’s public works committee decided it would allow exceptions to its waste management bylaw to allow sanitary disposal of diapers and medical items.

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Predicting our winter guests at the feeder

Predictions are always a lot of fun. Sometimes they are a bit off the mark, as they were for Hurricane Sandy last week, for which we can be thankful in the Quinte area. Not so for Toronto though, and certainly not so for parts of the eastern seaboard. However, it is always good to be prepared. Our generator was poised and ready to go, and when the lights flickered and the power went off for a few seconds, the battery backup on our computer equipment kicked in and I continued uninterrupted with the project I had been working on only moments earlier. Preparedness though can reap benefits, and the predictions that have been made, for example, on what birds to expect at our feeders this winter are certainly coming true. Friend Ron Pittaway of the Minden area annually makes predictions on our expected feeder guests, basing his forecasts on the natural food supply in areas where these species routinely live. He puts a lot of work into his annual report, consulting with specialists in the field and the observations of many birders. Migration, or movements in population of those species who make their home in our boreal forests, are dictated more by available food supply, than it is by any instinct to migrate for the sake of migrating. When food is in good supply, it makes sense to remain where you are. Gray jays in Algonquin, for example, have always

worked on this principal. They stay put, living on caches of food they have stored away all summer. To see gray jays, one must drive to Algonquin Park, something we do every winter. Mostly, it is the winter finches Pittaway likes to predict the movements of every year at this time. This family of birds, like the crossbills, siskins and redpolls, are northern residents, but they will move out, often in large numbers, as they seek out sources of food. Pittaway’s predictions about pine siskins have certainly come true. Rare is the feeder this month that does not have swarms of these irrepressibly cheerful little striped finches with the flashes of yellow. However, Pittaway is quick to remind us that siskins are nomadic and they could leave without notice and move onwards. That could be south

of the border, but given the nature of siskins, it also could be east or west, depending on where the cones of conifers, their favourite food, turn up in sufficient quantity. When siskins arrive at our feeders, they turn right to niger seed and black oil sunflower seed and that may very well be enough to keep small numbers present in our area this winter, while the major flocks move on. The presence of cones is also a determining factor in the appearance of whitewinged crossbills that depend on this food supply. Like the siskin, crossbills are also nomadic birds and wander all over Canada, and wherever cone crops are good, they will remain there to feast and, ultimately, nest, then move on in the wake of dwindling supplies. In Algonquin Park where there are always a few crossbills, these birds will be absent this winter, choosing instead to remain in the Hudson Bay Lowlands, northwestern Ontario and western Canada where spruce cone crops are still very good. A few may turn up in our area, as 20 did at Prince Edward Point last month. For redpolls which are expected at our feeders this winter, the driving force is white birch seeds. This year’s crop is fair to poor across the north. Pittaway also predicts that pine grosbeaks may arrive at our feeders this winter, or to our flowering crab trees, if we have them on the property. They will also gravitate to

It was a busy year at the Prince Edward Point Bird Observatory (PEPtBO) as the bird banding site passed its 10,000th bird of the season. The Long Point Road facility was the first individual banding station among Canada’s 25 migration monitoring facilities to reach the number in a single season. By the time the station closed for the year, the number of birds banded crept to 12,303.

In this year’s count, the station banded 114 different species over the course of the fall including ruby-throated hummingbirds, a wide variety of warblers, several hawk species, a mallard duck (a first in the fall season), 956 northern saw-whet owls, and several species at risk, such as rusty blackbirds and bobolinks. After being banded, each bird was released to continue feeding and resting

before returning on its migratory journey south. PEPtBO president Cheryl Anderson said the high numbers reflect the dedicated work of station manager and master bander David Okines, volunteer banders Justin Walker and Ron Efrat, who visited from England and Israel respectively, and the many local volunteers who keep the station going. Anderson said those

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the plethora of buckthorn berries down this way. What they don’t have in the far north where this species breeds is mountain ash berries, due to the drought this past summer. That means we may also get an incursion of Bohemian waxwings. Seeds are also in low supply for evening grosbeaks and we may see a few down this way this winter, but certainly not in the numbers we once did back in the 1960s. They are spruce budworm specialists and feed the larvae to their young, and since we haven’t had a major outbreak of spruce budworm since the 1970s, the evening grosbeak population has dropped somewhat in response to their food supply. Already, a few of these sunflower seed addicts have been spotted in the Quinte area. A widespread irruption of red-breasted nuthatches is expected, and already we are seeing evidence of this. Purple finches are also expected, but blue jay numbers may be low since the individuals we normally get – usually populations from farther north, are apt to stay put in the north this winter due to a good crop of red oak acorns. Could be an interesting winter this season at bird feeders across the Quinte region. For more information on today’s topic, please e-mail tsprague@kos.net or phone 613-476-5072. For more information on nature in the Quinte area, be sure to check out www.naturestuff.net.

Bird observatory sets banding record with 12,303 this fall

remarkable numbers only reflect a small fraction of the many migratory birds that travel through the county’s south shore each year on their migration paths, stating “The southern part of the county is a crucially important stopping off point for them.” The observatory will open again in April for the spring migration. -Contributed


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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2012

QUOTE OF THE WEEK

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‘I'm never surprised by how this community comes together around this hospital to ensure we are maintaining the services that we know are very much needed by every one of us.’ -Q uInte H ealtHcare c orporatIon presIdent and cHIef executIve offIcer M ary c lare e gberts on tHe success of tHe p rInce e dward c ounty M eMorIal H ospItal f oundatIon ’ s latest drIve wHIcH raIsed $750,000 for new dIgItal MaMMograpHy and ultrasound eQuIpMent.

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The caTs’ meow Recently, the Picton Pet Valu donated more than $1,400 of cat toys, food, and supplies to the Loyalist Humane Society and more than $900 cash raised through a campaign encouraging patrons to donate to help the shelter. Pictured here, Pat Valu’s Shanda Krock hands over the merchandise to volunteer shelter manager Anne Moffatt while T.J. the cat shows his approval for the items going to support his fellow cats. (Adam Bramburger/Gazette staff)

The changing shape of remembrance within Canada

THIS Sunday, people from across Canada will gather in churches, in Legion halls, and at cenotaphs to remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice to serve their country and its allies around the world in war times. Most will do so having some recollection of a veteran who served — and in some fortunate occasions, they will be able to share the experience with one of those individuals or think back to a time when such a person was able to visit them and tell them why that sacrifice was made and exactly how awful it was to fight in such a battle. That generation is getting older now, however, and between their declining health and the smaller number of people who have taken a keen interest in hearing their stories and preserving them, a time will come where towns and cities won’t have that local face they can relate to, the way many in the county remembered the late Woodrow Blakely, who made it his mission to teach and to let people never forget those who fought alongside him. Certainly, the recent Afghanistan conflict has given Canadians a new-found appreciation of the sacrifices that war veterans have had to go through, but in many cases, those veterans are still unable to speak about what they saw and that may not change. Despite the growing range of technology available to the media and the average person today, also, Afghanistan seems far more distant than the Europe of those Great Wars with far more information classified. There’s also less of a defined win or loss to the effort there, which can make it much more difficult to mark those sacrifices. If, as Peter Lockyer indicates, there are ways to reach the living history embodied in the veterans around us, and in the museums and historic places, like our own Camp Picton, a training ground for pilots heading off to battle, they should be explored and championed before it is too late. One would hope that through the years people in this country and others would still get together to mark the day of the armistice that ended the first World War and celebrate the gains that people have selflessly brought for freedom from all forms of tyranny to help people around the world live free from oppression. Also, it is hoped the example those they remember set will never be forgotten, and in fact, be followed by those who are willing to take a stand to ensure that others in the world, both close to home and abroad can be free from oppression and celebrate the lifestyle we Canadians have come to appreciate because men and women were able to give of their own lives for a worthy cause they believed was worth sacrificing those comforts for. If their efforts are forgotten, then it may be more likely the reason they fought, too, may be forgotten and such injustices could happen anew. Particularly this year on a Sunday, when the routine of work or school stopping doesn’t lend to remembering, may many time to ensure they never will be forgotten.

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Volunteer at Archives for a chance to learn about local history

The County of Prince Edward Public Archives, as a part of The County of Prince Edward Public Library, has a mandate to collect and preserve printed material significant in any way to the history of the County. The Archives is also an invaluable resource for anyone interested in any aspect of local history and is the “go to” place for historical inquiries, including genealogy research. One of the exciting projects at the Archives over the last twelve months has been the digitization project and the implementation of the Minisis database. Staff at the Archives has been steadily digitizing thousands of documents, most recently focusing on photographs from the Prince Edward Historical Society collection. This PEHS collection is used extensively, so digitization is was an important step in not only preserving the material, but making the collection accessible online. The collection includes documents, newspaper clipping and photographs. “When we digitize a record,” explains Archives manager Krista Richardson, “we scan a copy at very high resolution for preservation purposes and another at a lower resolution (so that it can more quickly online) which is then watermarked and made available for public viewing.” The purpose of this large-scale project is to make the many records in the Archives collection as possible available in to the public on the Internet free of charge on the Minisis database. While a detailed and time consuming task, it is essential for both preservation and public outreach. “Presently we are in the process of scanning a massive collection from the Vic Lord collection,” says Richardson. Vic Lord was a Picton photographer and the entire collection spans the years 1910 to 1970. “We are scanning over 3,500 newspaper clippings from 1940 to the 1970s and are indexing them in the process using key words such as people’s names, places and events so they

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will be searchable by those criteria,” explains Richardson. The County of Prince Edward Public Archives has scanned over 7420 records this year, in addition to attending to patron requests and other projects. To continue this important work, the Archives is looking for volunteers to aid in the indexing process. Unlike many volunteering opportunities, this one can be done from the comfort of one’s home as long as there is access to a computer and a spreadsheet program. “It is simple to do, and you would be surprised at what interesting facts you come across as you read the material!” emphasizes Richardson. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Krista Richardson at 613-399-2023 or by e-mail at: krichardson@peclibrary.org If you would like to visit the Archives, they are located adjacent to the Wellington branch of the County of Prince Edward Public Library at 261 Main Street in Wellington. Open hours are Tuesdays from 2pm to 8pm, Wednesday 10am to 4pm, Thursdays from 2pm to 6pm, and Friday and Saturday from 10am to 4pm. For specific help with research, an appointment is advisable. Searching the Archive records currently on the Minisis database can be done through the library’s website at www.peclibrary and clicking on the Archives link on the right side of the page.

TAKING IT OFF

Community Care welcomes Meals On Wheels provider Williams Family Diner to provide homemade foods

The Prince Edward Community Care for Seniors Association is welcoming a new Meals on Wheels provider. The Williams Family Diner on Elizabeth street joins Hallowell House and H.J. Macfarland home as providers to the popular Meals on Wheels program that serves an average of 17 meals per day to Prince Edward County residents. Volunteers have been delivering hot meals to seniors locally since 1980 and Community Care Executive Director Debbie MacDonald Moynes said she was happy to welcome Lisa and Colin Williams as meal providers. “They are really family and community oriented and Lisa didn't hesitate for one second when I inquired about their availability to be part of the program,” MacDonald Moynes said. The Williams Family Diner also participates in the Queen Elizabeth school hot lunch program. For the first meals produced by the Williams diner which shipped out late last week, partakers in the program dined on homemade meatloaf, mashed potatoes and peas, turkey soup and jello.

Hot food to go Six-year-old Yvie Williams and her parents Lisa and Colin

Williams of Williams Family Diner of Picton are joined by Community Care for Seniors Executive Director Debbie MacDonald Moynes in announcing the restaurant is now an official provider to the Meals on Wheels program (Jason Parks/Gazette staff)

“Homemade food is their speciality,” MacDonald Moynes said. “We're sure the seniors that receive these meals will find them tasty as well as nutritious.” Just under 200 volunteers work throughout the year to deliver the meals and MacDonald Moynes

added the program is well under capacity. “Certainly, if there are seniors in need of this program, they can contact us, we have lots of capacity,” she added. Community Care has available both hot and frozen meals that are low in

sodium. Special diets can be accommodated and requests for meals are received from seniors, their family, and caregivers, physicians and others.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

-Jason Parks, Staff

It is time for effective, responsible noise bylaw

In your Nov. 1 issue at page 35 you staff writer reports: “Councillor suggests weekend changes to noise bylaw.” Councillor Kevin Gale was quoted, saying "There are some people who don't want be woken up at 7 O'clock in the morning after having worked all week" This report should be seen as a call from sleep -deprived

persons for medical help, because every reasonable mind knows nowadays that interrupted sleep and lack of sleep is causing stress and stress can cause bodily harm, which even can lead to serious illnesses including cancer. Also to consider emotional stress to endure and deal with such situations. People who call their councillor or their municipality for help do not do it

as expressed in your report "There are some people who don't be woken up at 7 O'clock...” but in fact they call for help like a patient in pain calling their doctor, but therefor their councillor or municipality! If their doctor would say: " No, I do not like to open a big can of worms …. fear of infections, cancer, spreading …. he would be negligent. The same should

be applied for not getting proper help from councillor or municipality! Isn't it time for an effective and responsible noise bylaw instead of promoting the continuation of inhuman and health-damaging noise for the residents of Prince Edward County?

I, too, am disappointed by the lack of a response by the County’s roads department (see John Blake’s letter in The Gazette, Oct. 11, 2012). On Sept. 13 and 17, I phoned the County roads department to report that three large bags of garbage had been left in the ditches of Upper Doxsee Road and that animals had already partially gotten into them. I detailed exactly where the bags of garbage could be found. It

has been almost two months and still no response from the County’s roads department, despite the Sophiasburgh roads garage being less than two miles away. Upper Doxsee Road is popular with dog walkers, runners, and strollers. They shouldn’t have had to endure the sight and smell of rotting garbage strewn all over the place for this length of time. As well, any evidence of whom the offend-

ing culprits were has for all intents and purposes been destroyed — not that it would have mattered. I would bet it has been years since our local OPP has laid a littering charge. Now, with the heavy rains of this past week, much of the garbage has been washed away, further polluting our streams and the countryside. Pretty soon, snow will fall, covering up what garbage remains and

the County roads department will have achieved its goal of never having to get out of their trucks. Oh, how much simpler it would have been to have sent a crew over the next day to clean up the mess. Municipal restructuring leading to greater accountability and efficiency — gimme a break!

Caspar Radden Wellington

Response from roads department inadequate

Hugh MacDonald Glenora Mills

A thank-you letter to local benefactors from Ghana

From left, Prince Edward Yacht Club members Gerry denHartog, Bob Peat, Rob Giberson and Vince “Marty” Martel will be shaving and regrowing moustaches for Stache For Cash during the month of November. (Chad Ibbotson/Gazette staff)

Recently there were bins located in Picton Home Hardware, Evans Lumber in Picton, Canadian Tire in Picton and Wellington Home Hardware. They were to collect new and gently used tools for carpentry, welding, electrical installations, masonry and plumbing for a newly established vocational training

centre in Atorkor, Ghana. The tool drive is now over, but i wanted to thank everyone who donated a tool, and especially the Hardware store owners who promoted the drive and collected the tools! We have a wonderful assortment of fine tools. People were most generous, we even received entire tool boxes of well

loved beautifully kept tools. Soon these tools will be shipped from the small community of Prince Edward County, Canada to the small coastal community of Atorkor, Ghana. The students, all untrained and unemployed youths living here, will now be able to start their skills training and head towards a

viable future, everyone who was involved with the tool drive has made a difference to their lives! They thank you and so do I. Peta Hall Director Atorkor Vocational Training Centre Atorkor, Ghana

The Picton Gazette welcomes letters to the editor of 500 words or less. The letters may be edited for clarity, legal ramifications, length or general taste at the editor’s discretion. We also reserve the right to refuse to publish submitted letters for the same reasons. Letters published do not necessarily reflect the views of the Gazette, its publisher, or staff. Submitted items become the property of the Picton Gazette.


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County hires familiar face to market

Lindsay to handle promotions for recreation centre I am excited to be a part of the development of a new and approved approach...

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A new position has been created within the municipality's corporate structure to in an attempt to get the most out of the county's community centres. The new manager of community centres and events marketing will be a familiar face — Lisa Lindsay. Lindsay has worked extensively in the community on various projects and will join the municipality's management complement on Nov. 14. The new position will have Lindsay taking over the management and marketing of the community centres with a specific focus on promoting the community centres as attractive venues and overseeing the management of any events. Corporate services and finance commissioner Susan Turnbull said the new position will allow the municipality to take a different angle on the marketing of the buildings. “This new position will allow the County to rethink the way we have been mar-

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keting our facilities,” she said. “A renewed focus and a manager of marketing will allow us to maximize the potential of these centres to work as financial assets for the County.” For her part, Lindsay says she sees the position as an opportunity elevate the use of the facilities. “I am excited to be a part of the development of a new and improved approach to facilities and events where no opportunity is passed by,” she said. “I am committed to developing and supporting highperforming, cost-effective and customer-focused initiatives.” Lindsay will join the

municipal ranks with plenty of experience. A release from the municipality says Lindsay has over 20 years if experience in marketing, operations and customer service. That experience comes in addition to her many activities in Prince Edward County, like managing the Prince Edward County Marathon which she has done for nine years. Her contributions also include overseeing the resurfacing and fundraising for the Lakeshore Track in Wellington, managing communications for the Prince Edward Minor Hockey Team and working as vice president of the Prince Edward County Hall of Fame Board of Directors. The release says Lindsay will take on the role in midNovember, working out of the Wellington and District Community Centre. “She will benefit from a transition period in which she will work collaboratively with Andrew Morton, the County’s manager of facilities,” the release says.

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NOV 16 – ALATEEN – Meets Fri(s) 7:30pm St. Mary Magdalene Parish Hall. Age 12-19. 1-866-951-3711 Affected by someone’s drinking? NOV 16 – SOUNDS OF THE SEASON – At St. Mary Magdalene Anglican Church 7:30pm. The concert features Julian Gallo & Lenni Stewart with accompanist Tom Dietzel & special guests. Tickets $20 raffle & refreshments. Ticket locations St. Mary Magdalene Church 476-3303, Century 21 Picton 476-2100, Century 21 Napanee 354-4347, St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church Picton 476-6024, Stephen Licence Sports Belleville 966-6900. Benefit concert for Camp Trillium (Garrett’s Island). NOV 17 – FRASER HARDMAN CONCERT – “They don’t make songs like that anymore.” 2pm. Free at the Wellington Branch Library. NOV 17 – USE YOUR CAMERA TO TAKE GREAT KID PICS – Free workshop with a professional photographer. 10am – 3pm at the Picton Branch Library. Registration required with Kelly at ktaylor@peclibrary.org or call Kelly at 399-2023. NOV 17 – ST JOHN’S ANGLICAN CHURCH WAUPOOS – Country Christmas Bazaar & Lunch 12 noon – 3pm. Free admission. Light lunch $5. NOV 17 – SOUTH BAY UNITED CHURCH CHRISTMAS CRAFT SALE & LUNCH – 11am-3pm Lunch $8. Free admission. 2029 County Rd 13. NOV 17 – EASTERN STAR PICTON CHAPTER – Gala 5 course prime rib dinner at 6pm. $35. Proceeds to Prostate Cancer. Call Val 476-4667 for tickets. NOV 17 – SEVENTH TOWN HISTORICAL SOCIETY – Regular meeting 1:30pm at the Ameliasburgh Community Hall, 13 Coleman St. Ameliasburgh. Author, Larry Cotton will be speaking about his series of ten books called Whiskey & Wickedness, the history of the opening of Ontario by districts. Early bird draw. Refreshments. NOV 17 – PATCHWORK BUTTERFLY – The Humanitarian Group Christmas Fund Raiser. 9am–2pm at the Picton Legion. NOV 17 – PICTON LEGION LADIES AUXILIARY – Annual Christmas Craft Show & Sale. 9am–2pm. Free Admission. Several vendors. NOV 17 – BLOOMFIELD UNITED CHURCH WOMEN – Browse & Brunch 11am – 2pm at Bloomfield United Church. NOV 18 – CHRISTMAS PARADE STOREHOUSE FOODBANK FUNRAISER – Begins at noon at Cascades Pub & Grill, 9 Division Blvd, Consecon. Enjoy a hot bowl of chili or a hot dog & live entertainment. For more info call 394-1597. All proceeds going to the foodbank. NOV 18 – THE 31st ANNUAL CONSECON SANTA CLAUS PARADE – Starts at 1pm. It is not too late to participate & be part of the parade. Following the parade, visit with Santa in the Masonic Hall. Refreshments available. For info: Geraldine 392-5392. NOV 18/25 – PE COMMUNITY THEATRE – Presents “ A one-act play for a Sunday matinee” – “2 Across”, a romantic comedy by Jerry Mayer. 2pm. All seats $10 at the door. Mt. Tabor Playhouse, Milford. NOV 20 – AFTER SCHOOL FUN CLUB – Drop in for activities & snacks. 4pm – 5pm at the Wellington Branch Library. NOV 21 – MILFORD SENIORS LUNCHEON SOCIAL – At the Milford Town Hall at 12 noon. $10./person. Reserve a place by Tuesday prior at 12 noon by calling 476-7493. Seniors are asked to bring soup bowl, plate cup & cutlery. Meals can be delivered to shut-in seniors who live near Milford. If you wish to have a take-out meal please advise when you register. NOV 21 – HOLLY FAIR PICTON UNITED CHURCH – Doors open for shopping at 1:30pm. Tea served at 2pm. Cost is $6pp. Take out available. Reservations Grace 4766106. Homemade baked goods, meat pies & treasures old & new. NOV 24 – WESLEY ACRES – Invites you to “A Living Room Christmas” 6pm Roast Beef Dinner & Concert. 1391 Wesley Acres Rd. Bloomfield. $20pp. Call the office 3933159 to purchase tickets. NOV 24 – SLOW FOOD THE COUNTY – Slow & Sinful Fundraising Gala at Highline Hall at the Essroc Centre. There will be live & silent auctions of meals, art, wines & other items. Tickets at www.slowfoodthecounty.ca. $75per. NOV 24 – WESLEY ACRES – Invites you to “A Living Room Christmas” 6pm Roast Beef Dinner & Concert. 1391 Wesley Acres Rd. Bloomfield. $20pp. Call the office 3933159 to purchase tickets. NOV 24 – SLOW FOOD THE COUNTY – Slow & Sinful Fundraising Gala at Highline Hall at the Essroc Centre. There will be live & silent auctions of meals, art, wines & other items. Tickets at www.slowfoodthecounty.ca. $75per. NOV 28 – WELLINGTON CHRISTMAS SENIORS LUNCHEON SOCIAL – At the Wellington Town Hall at 12 noon. $10./person. Reserve a place by the Tuesday prior at 12 noon by calling 476-7493. Seniors are asked to bring their own soup bowl, plate, cup & cutlery. Meals can be delivered to shut –in seniors who live near Wellington. If you wish to have a take- out meal please advise when you register. NOV 30 – 35th ANNIVERSARY PARTY FOR PE COMMUNITY CARE FOR SENIORS – There is an Anniversary party at 1:30pm at the Regent Theatre in Picton. Comedian, Deborah Kimmett will make people laugh with her wit & wisdom. Everyone is welcome & admission is free. Call the Community Care office at 476-7493 to sign up. DEC 1 – A COUNTY CHRISTMAS – A Christmas Carnival brought to you by the Picton BIA & Emmanuel Baptist Church. A three part Christmas Festival in downtown Picton. “Downtown Christmas Carnival” (Picton Main St.) 3:30 – 6:30pm.” Walk-Thru Nativity Story” 3:30 – 6:30pm. Free (donations welcome). Live animals will be accompanied by actors & narrators of different parts of the nativity story.”Celebration of Christmas Concert” 6:30pm. Free (donations welcome) Concert features the County Kidz Choir & the Emmanuel Band. DEC 1 – SONRISE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY – Crafts For Christmas Sale 10am-4pm at the Salvation Army, corner of Queen & Elizabeth St. Picton. Cost is $2. DEC 2 – ANNUAL COMMUNITY CAROL SERVICE – At Picton United Church 7pm. Procession of Carols at 6:45pm. Come out & hear local choirs & join in singing your favorite carols. DEC 8 – PE TRAIL RIDERS SNOWMOBILE CLUB – Is offering a Young Driver Training Course to acquire a snowmobile operator’s license. Students must be between 12 & 15 years old. Fee is $40 per student & lunch is provided. This is an OFSC & MTO approved event. Call Dave at 476-7299 to pre-register.


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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2012

Wine writer takes his tour from county vineyards to renowned French region

I've written 21 articles on wineries in the county and decided to take a break over the winter and resume writing them in the spring when the buds on the vines start to blossom but Delores and I had quite the trip last week and I wanted to share the experience. We had the chance to tour wineries in Bordeaux, France, with fellow members of the Opimian Society (Canada's largest private wine buying club with 20,000 members coast to coast). We went with 60 other people and two Masters of Wine. Kenneth Christie was the society's original Master of Wine and Jane Masters assumed the role two years ago. What made this so special is that there are only 297 Masters of Wine in the entire world and we had two of them with us on this trip! As I "sip in the county" I

Remembrance Day Worship 10am Picton United (St. Andrew’s is Closed)

Minister: Lynne Donovan Radio: 88.3 FM 31 King St. Picton 613 476-1167 www.standrewspicton.com

FRIENDSHIP

UNITED CHURCH Demorestville

Worship Service & Sunday School **** 11am ****

Assistive listening devices available. Rev. Kirby Breithaupt

613-403-4742 or 613-476-2020

princeedward.north@kos.net friendshipunitedchurch.org

sippin’ in The counTy JOE HACHE

enjoy bringing people around and showing them our wineries here and some of the really interesting wine cellars like the huge barrel cellar at the Grange and the

BLOOMFIELD UNITED CHURCH “Where Faith is Fun” 272 Main St., Bloomfield

10:30am Morning Worship Guest Speaker: Robert Lawson

bloomfielduc@lks.net

613-393-2160

Rednersville Albury United Church

2681 Rednersville Rd. Minister: Rev. Katherine Irwin

Morning Worship 10am Sunday School

Choir Director Louise Ford All are Welcome Chair lift equipped www.reach.net/alburychurch

ST. GREGORY THE GREAT ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH

7 Church St., Picton, Ont. K0K 2T0

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November 11, 2012 9:30, South Bay 11:00, Cherry Valley Pastor David Colwell

613-476-6276 Fax: 613-476-7293 stgregory@smypatico.ca www.stgregoryparish.ca

Mass Schedule Saturday 5:00pm Sunday 10:00am

new sate of the art cellar at Keint-He. But I have to admit I was totally blown away when we visited the "cellar" at Chateau de la Riviere in Bordeaux. Try to imagine 22 kilometres of caves and tunnels built into the side of a hill all carved out of a limestone base. Then imagine our surprise when we were told there were approximately 1.5 million bottles of wine stored in there! I felt like a kid in a candy store! We then visited the Chateau La Dauphine and were impressed that they dated back to 1749 as a winery but that only lasted until we visited Chateau Roquefort where we saw the remains of a castle (from the 13th Century) and evidence that people lived there in tunnels and caves at approximately 4000 B.C.! History was in evidence all through the week!

CONSECON UNITED CHURCH PASTORAL CHARGE Rev. Phil Hobbs 613-476-5278

Sunday November 11th there will be a joint service at Consecon, worshipping at 9:30am to allow time to attend the Remembrance Day Service at the Consecon Cenotaph Sunday November 18th a Bazaar and Lunch will be held in the Church Hall to coinside with the Santa Parade

“The Church in the Heart of the Village” Welcoming the Community

PICTON UNITED CHURCH 12 Chapel St.

613-476-6050 Minister: Rev. Dr. Hal Wilson Organist & Choir Director: Mr. Ronald Laidlaw

Remembrance Day Community Service Note at 10:00 am

Led by Padre Stan Whitehouse and the Rev. Lynne Donovan Processional to Cenotaph Follows Serving the Community for 218 years

VISITORS ALWAYS WELCOME

Wellington Pentecostal Church

Rev. Polly Marks-Torrance Box 213 Wellington, Ontario K0K 3L0 613-399-2384 Affiliated with the Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada

SUNDAY WORSHIP 10:00AM BIBLE STUDY SUNDAY6:00PM

EVERYONE WELCOME COME VISIT WITH US!

The masTers Two of the 297 Masters of Wine in the world, Kenneth Christie and

Jane Masters participated in a 60-person tour of Bordeaux, France with the Opimian Society recently taking in several wine operations and historical sites. (Joe Hache/For The Gazette) deaux and the County. The similarities were in the composition of the soil and the same latitude. Prevalent in both places was limestone ... and every winery in the region discussed it as do the winemakers here in the county. Being at the same latitude however did not mean similar climates. Because of Bordeaux's proximity to the Atlantic they

Another of the dozen wineries we visited was Chateau Thieuley. Here we met two sisters in their mid twenties that were 5th generation winemakers on the property. At this particular property we saw machinery that was able to bottle 750,000 bottles of wine a year with only four people running it! There were similarities and differences between Bor-

“Tuesdays With Morrie” based on the book by Mitch Albom

Nov. 16, 17, 23

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24, 2012 @ 8p.m.

Mt. Tabor Playhouse, Milford

Advance tickets $14.00 at Kelly’s (197 Main St. Picton), Gazette office (267 Main St. Picton), SideStreet Gallery (Wellington), countytix.ca, by phone 613-476-5925 or e-mail: lynnfennell@gmail.com $16.00 at the door

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Season tickets available by phone or e-mail until Nov. 24: 3 shows for $36.00 Details at www.pecommtheatre.ca

do not experience the same cold weather that we do and therefore do not have to protect the vines as we do here in the county in the winter. The major difference I saw was in the vines themselves. Take a walk out into a vineyard in the county and you will see that the older vines have a stalks averaging just over an inch to an inch and a half. In Bordeaux we saw vines over a hundred years old and the stalks looked like small tree trunks! It was a lot of fun travelling around Bordeaux in large air conditioned buses with 60 other like minded individuals tasting wines from centuries old wineries but we moved to the county for a simple reason. We love wine and wanted to experience the birth and growth of a wine industry and believe that living in the county will allow us to live that dream. Don't get me wrong, we're looking at travelling to more wine regions around the world for the experience but will always look forward to coming home, jumping in our little Smart Car and going "sippin in the county". The twisting roads, the familiar wineries and winemakers, the joys of looking forward to new vintages; it's

WE ARE MAKING SOME CHANGES TO SERVE YOU BETTER To provide you with better service, we are implementing a new, streamlined, customer service approach. To implement this approach and ensure we’re using staff resources as efficiently as possible, some services may be delivered at different locations or in a different way. We will do our best to keep you informed about planned and implemented service changes. *****

OUR MOST RECENT SERVICE CHANGES: The Community Development Department: Will be temporarily relocated to 72 King Street, Picton for the month of November. As Community Development staff will have temporary phone extensions for the month of November, please contact the department by email, or through the County’s main line 613-476-2148. Bookings for facilities, arenas, or sports fields: We are in the process of implementing a new bookings system. Until further notice, bookings for County facilities will only be accepted by phone at 613-476-2148 x 424 or by email at bookings@pecounty.on.ca. All Payments previously processed by the Department of Recreation, Parks, and Culture at 72 King Street, Picton will now be accepted only at Shire Hall, 332 Main Street, Picton ON K0K 2TO. These include payments for: facilities, arenas and sports fields, donations, banners, etc. The County Road 32 office has been closed to the public, effective November 1, 2012. Blue boxes and composters can now be purchased at Shire Hall. ***** Please call 613-476-2148 for the most up to date information about service changes and locations. We will also be placing updated information in local newspapers and on our website as soon as it is available. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Your patience is appreciated as we make the necessary operational adjustments to implement an improved customer service approach over the next 2-3 months. James Hepburn Acting CAO/Director of Finance www.pecounty.on.ca


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The Picton Gazette

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2012

Know your rights under the law as consumers

The goal of the Ministry of Consumer Services is to promote a fair, safe and informed marketplace. The ministry seeks to protect our rights as a consumer. There is important legislation that protects these rights by setting out ground rules covering most consumer transactions. Consumers have basic rights under the Consumer Protection Act, 2002 and the Regulations under the Consumer Protection Act. Knowing your rights might end up saving you a lot of time, effort and even money. This is a list of some of the rights you have under the Act above. You should go to the website to get all the details, however. You may be entitled to a cooling off period. Remedies must be timely. If you are sent goods you didn’t ask for, you don’t have to accept or pay for them. Prepaid goods or services over $50 must have a written contract. Contracts must be clear and understandable. Credit terms must be fully disclosed. You have the right to seek help. Misrepresentation is illegal. Sales incentives may not be false, misleading or deceptive. Consumer agreements must disclose all details. Deliveries must be on time. To get the details on these rights, go to the Ministry of Consumer Services web site at www.sse.gov.on.ca

INFO FOR SENIORS

DEBBIE MACDONALD MOYNES

The web site also includes information on filing a complaint; how to write a complaint letter (even providing a sample letter); information on when you can cancel a contract and sample cancellation letters; and a link to the Better Business Bureaus in Ontario so you can search their database for the track record of member companies.

MILFORD SENIORS LUNCHEON SOCIAL

Seniors will gather for good food and conversation at Community Care’s Seniors Luncheon Social at the Milford Town Hall on Wednesday, Nov. 21 at noon. Wheel House and Occasions Catering is preparing

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OPEN HOUSE Saturday, November 10 • 10am to 2pm 325 County Rd. 30, Bloomfield (Pinecrest School Road) Door Prizes, Refreshments Visit us on-line susancronk.scentsy.ca and mysilpada.ca/lesley.gabriel Cash and all major credit cards accepted.

homemade soup, roasted pork loin, apple sauce, mashed potatoes, yellow beans, rolls and butter, and coconut cream pie for dessert, all topped off with coffee and tea for $10 per person. Reserve your place by the Tuesday prior at 12 noon by calling 613-4767493. Seniors are asked to bring their own soup bowl, plate, cup and cutlery. If you can’t come to the hall for this meal it can be delivered to shut-in seniors who live near Milford. If you wish to have a take-out meal, please advise when you register. The price is the same for take out and eat in.

35TH ANNIVERSARY PARTY FOR PRINCE EDWARD COMMUNITY CARE FOR SENIORS

It’s time to celebrate! Prince Edward County’s Community Care for Seniors is Celebrating 35 years of supporting independent living at

home. There is an Anniversary party on Friday afternoon on Nov. 30 at 1:30 p.m. at the Regent Theatre in Picton. Comedian, Deborah Kimmett, a 20-year veteran of The Second City, a Governor General nominated writer, an accomplished performer on TV and radio (CBC’s “The Debaters”) will make people laugh with her unique blend of wit and wisdom. Everyone is welcome and admission is free, just call the Community Care office at 613-476-7493 to sign up. Save the date and join the celebration!

VOLUNTEER DRIVERS NEEDED

Volunteer drivers escort seniors to medical appointments and essential shopping. If you enjoy driving and meeting people, Prince Edward Community Care for Seniors staff want to discuss with you volunteer opportunities tailored to your availability.

J.W. Esthetics on King

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CELEBRATING OUR 1ST ANNIVERSARY

Come in for Sweet November Deals! • With every facial get a free eyebrow wax. • Manicure and Pedicure on for $60. • With every Pedicure and Paraffin wax, get a free Paraffin treatment for your hands!

T hank you to all my faithful clients for all your support.

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613-476-9917 Gift Certificates Available! J.W. Esthetics • Quality & Professional Services

Applications available at: PEC Building Dept, 2nd floor 332 Main St. (Edward Building) Picton or download from our site www.pecca.ca

10TH ANNUAL AWARD NOMINATIONS

Prince Edward County Construction Association is asking the public to nominate projects for outstanding architectural design and construction completed during 2012.

4 Categories COMMERCIAL PROJECT OF THE YEAR COMMERCIAL AWARD OF MERIT RESIDENTIAL PROJECT OF THE YEAR (over $300,000) RESIDENTIAL PROJECT OF THE YEAR (under $300,000) Please give some thought of the projects that you would like to nominate.

This covers ALL of Prince Edward County and can include additions, remodelling, cottages, garages, wineries, bed & breakfast etc. All applicants must be substantially completed by December 8, 2012

Please drop off completed applications by December 8, 2012 at: BMO Bank of Montreal, 115 Main Street, Picton or Royal LePage, 104 Main Street, Picton or mail to Box 6071, Picton ON K0K 2T0 I NOMINATE: ADDRESS: NOMINATED BY: OWNERS SIGNATURE: PLEASE NOTE ALL NOMINATIONS MUST INCLUDE 2 PHOTOS OUTSIDE AS WELL 2 PHOTOS INSIDE

All photos provided with the permission of the owners on the understanding that Prince Edward County Construction Association can use the photos.

You must include an attachment as to why you are choosing a certain project, Eg. Special features of the project, energy efficient, design, finishes, creativity etc. The more research that is included in your attachment… The more chance at having your nomination awarded! AWARDS TO BE PRESENTED FEBRUARY 21, 2013


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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2012

Knights of Columbus to host raffle to help children at Christmas

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Charitable event Nov. 30 to help Adopt-A-Child, Angel Tree efforts In servIce Local Knights, from left, Gerry Mayer,

Dan Gannon, Dan Rolfe, and Doug Gannon are working toward hosting a charity raffle Nov. 30 and their next country jamboree Dec. 1. (Adam Bramburger/Gazette staff)

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Sheri Thompson and Dagney Benton, Barristers and Solicitors, are pleased to provide legal services for the residents of Prince Edward County. Sheri and Dagney have over 12 years of experience between them in the areas of real estate, wills and estate, family matters, civil litigation and CPP disability and ODSP claims.

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While they do take secret oaths to join the Knights of Columbus, the men of the local chapter of the Catholic fraternal organization want to bring their works for the community into the open. For several years, the Knights have sponsored country music jamborees each month to help local causes in the community. The events help rising artists show off their skills and offer attendees a fullcourse meal and entertainment for a nominal fee. Anyone is welcome and it is an open-mic format. Over the years, the group has used the events to support food banks, amateur sporting teams, local schools and students, societies fighting diseases and offering services for those in need. The Knights have also organized several activities for St. Gregory Catholic School including talent nights and free throw competitions. “This is a group that has done a lot of work, but nobody really knows who the Knights are,” said deputy grand knight Gerry Mayer. At present, the Knights of Columbus council 10308 has a healthy 33 members, though it is looking for some new members who can take an active role in the organization.

This year, in addition to the jamborees, the Knights have decided to stage a major fundraising event with the goal of helping children at Christmas time as well as helping to familiarize the community with the work they do. On Nov. 30 from 7-9 p.m. at the St. Gregory school gymnasium, the Knights will host a charity raffle. There is a $2 entry fee and visitors can buy 25 tickets plus a bonus door prize ticket for $20. Like a penny sale or a loonie auction, visitors can put their tickets into draws for any of the prizes they wis to win for raffle draws. Knights are canvassing their own membership and several local businesses for support and among the items they’ve secured are a flat-screen television, a $50 gas card, wine, oil paintings, a digital photo frame and much more. The funds raised will go to the Adopt-A-Child snowsuit fund administered through the OPP and the Children’s Aid Society’s Christmas Angel campaign. “We were going to donate from the jamborees help the children already, but we thought we could raise more money by doing this as well,” said financial secretary Dan Rolfe. Those seeking more information about the raffle event are encouraged to call 613476-7703.

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The Picton Gazette

NEW LISTING

Looking for a beautiful maintained century home with income potenial? Well look no further! This 2 storey home offers original charm with the pine floors, high ceilings, original baseboards, center hall plan and triple brick, all the while having updated amenities. This spacious in town lot has great privacy and a large in-ground pool with new liner and pump. The back of the home has a charming bachelor apartment. Also included is the neighbouring home which allows for amazing rental opportunities. Steps to Wellington Beach, restaurants and a short drive to downtown and wineries. $299,000 MLS 2126961

Call GAIL FORCHT, Broker SARAH SCOTT, Sales Rep Office: 613-471-1708 Cell: 613-961-9587 www.homeinthecounty.com

OPEN HOUSE SUN NOV 11TH 1-3 PM

420 MAIN ST. BLOOMFIELD $749,000 Enter the spectacular and historically significant Clark/Sutton House in Bloomfield and escape the pressures of everyday living. The character of this home is very evident in that the interior decor has been enthusiastically preserved by the current owners. The lovely Italinate architecture is exemplified throughout. Lovingly cared for this 4 bedroom 4 bath home also features 3 fireplaces. MLS® 2111566 Call ELIZABETH CROMBIE, Sales Rep 613-476-2700 or toll free 1-877-476-0096 www.pictonhomes.com

BIG ISLAND TREASURE Charming 100+ year old farmhouse on 1/2 acre lot. Peaceful view of protected marsh. Totally renovated eat-in kitchen, open concept liv rm & din rm. 3 bedrms on 2nd level and bedrm on main level. Loft area on 2nd level for office or playroom. Upgraded and decorated throughout. Large outbuilding. Call to vew. Asking $224,900 MLS 2125914 SHARON ARMITAGE, ® Broker of Record 613-399-2134 Real Estate Inc. Brokerage quinteisle.com

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PRIVACY YET CLOSE TO TOWN 5 Ac. garden soil. 4 Bedroom, 3 bath home, master bedroom with full ensuite and walk-in closet.. Family room w/fireplace. Wrap-around sundeck. Dbl. car garage. Full basement. 1200 Sq.ft detached steel building insulated & heated. Loyalist Parkway frontage $389,900 MLS 2124674 Call BEV SKIDMORE, Broker 613-476-2100 email: skidmore2100@yahoo.ca LANTHORN REAL ESTATE LTD., BROKERAGE* *INDEPENDENTLY OWNED AND OPERATED www.bevskidmore.com

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Up-up-town, in Penthouse 405, where you will feel alive - with excitement. Located in the heart of Picton, central to an abundance of shopping, restaurants, galleries, sports, entertainment and theatre. This truly unique, open concept, post and beam construction condo offers easy, care free living. Newly renovated from the spacious loft down to the restored original `Master Feeds` hardwood floors. Turn the key and move right in and enjoy the copious amount of light and views from all the windows and skylights. To the south: Champlains Lookout, west: the United Church clock tower, and north: the Main Street hustle and bustle. This is your opportunity to own a home that`s special - there`s nothing quite like it. $212,900 MLS 2126372

Call MARK GARDINER, Sales Rep Office: 613-476-2700 Cell:613-391-5588 mbgardiner@yahoo.com

SERVING THE COUNTY FOR OVER 14 YEARS Thursday, November 8, 2012

THE VIEW IS SPECTACULAR!! Nestled on the shore of Adolphus Reach, only minutes from Picton and steps to the Glenora Ferry sits this cozy home/ cottage with wrap-around verandah (9 ft wide), perfect for entertaining. 3 fireplaces (2 wood burning & 1 propane). Shaded waterfront terraces. 150 ft of the best waterfront. Marina nearby. $259,000 MLS 2121630 LANTHORN REAL ESTATE LTD., BROKERAGE* *INDEPENDENTLY OWNED AND OPERATED

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OPPORTUNITY FOR FIRST TIME BUYERS 3 bdrm home is suited for family living. Close to downtown and a short walk to schools. Attached one car garage. Private rear yard. Cheaper than most rentals. $184,900 MLS 2126625 KEVIN GALE, Sales Rep cell 613-476-1874 H. 613-242-7295 C. QUINTE LTD., BROKERAGE kevingale@remax.net

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PINERIDGE SUBDIVISION PICTON COMING SOON another fine home by the Woodcrafters award winning construction/design team. Late Spring 2013 completion. Call Herb for all the details 613-921-7441 herb@remaxquinte.com HERB PLIWISCHKIES, Sales Rep cell 613-921-7441 QUINTE LTD., BROKERAGE 613-476-5399 613-476-5900

SOPHIASBURGH – CENTURY FARMHOUSE Charming country home on 3 acres of land, located within easy commuting distance of Belleville & Picton. Tastefully reno’d with lots of original charm, features 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, lots of living space, newer furnace and wood stove. Call us today for an appointment to view this delightful home! $244,900. MLS# 2126911 CHRISTINE & COLIN HENDEN, Broker & Sales Rep Tel: 613-922-2251 www.christinehenden.com QUINTE LTD., BROKERAGE colinhenden@remax.net

The Montrose Inn is a magnificent mansion, one of the best examples of “ante bellum” architecture in Ontario. Business includes B&B, Tea Room and Wedding Centre. 5.7 acres, 2 storey columned verandas overlooking the Bay of Quinte. 7 bedroom residence, over 5,000 sq. ft. graciously finished space, additional “Gentleman’s Area” in the basement, accessible attic. 6 fireplaces, 6 bathrooms, hardwood and marble floors, elegant formal dining room. 2400 sq. ft. guest annex rented as duplex, detached 3 car garage with loft, 1800’s drive shed. Zoned for a 5 room Inn and other uses. Expansion possibilities, development possibilities, lots of upside. Go to www.gogordons.com to see floor plans and more! $995,000 MLS 2125494

Waterfront with sandy shore, 5 ac overlooking Waupoos Island. Impeccable 1830s Stone home, 2nd storey early addition, more recent architecturally designed great room, master & lower recroom - professionally designed. Yesteryear charm, completely updated & modern conveniences. Spacious Master bedroom, large windows & balcony overlooking tended dwarf apple trees & strawberries. Spa ensuite & generous walk-in closet. Integrity of original character displayed with deeply recessed window sills, wide baseboard, & tall ceilings. Centre hall plan. Care & attention to retain on the interior some of the original stone exterior. Luxury & modern touches with skylights, wrap around maintenance free deck, newer windows, kitchen designed for entertaining. Luxury of generous space but easy to maintain. Breezeway & double attached garage. Pride of ownership evident throughout. Dock at shore. $758,000 MLS 2124385

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21 ACRES FARMLAND/BUILDING SITE Lovely country setting, quiet road with 21 acres to build your dream home. Close to Picton and less than 20 minutes to 401. Some woods - corn crop on site. $60,000 MLS 2126151 HERB PLIWISCHKIES, Sales Rep cell 613-921-7441 QUINTE LTD., BROKERAGE 613-476-5399 613-476-5900

MAIN STREET CONDO $242,500 Designed for comfort, convenience and peaceful life style. Maintenance free including snow removal, owners are free to spend time enjoying summer or head south for the winter. The 1 bedroom condo is located in The Edward on Main Street in Picton which includes one parking space. Condo Fees : $257.28/mo. MLS® 2124767 Call ELIZABETH CROMBIE, Sales Rep 613-476-2700 or toll free 1-877-476-0096 www.pictonhomes.com

CARRYING PLACE CHARMER Perfect for commuters with the 401 just minutes away and Trenton, Brighton and CFB Trenton all close by. This Century Home has 3 bedrooms and 1 bath with space to add an additional 2 piece on the main floor. Spacious living room with pellet stove and spacious formal dining area. New windows throughout, updated wiring, new hot water tank and most of the pine floors have been refinished to show their old charm. Situated on a mature lot of a quiet street with public access to the bay just up the street. A must see! $184,900. MLS 2125951 LANTHORN REAL ESTATE LTD., BROKERAGE* *INDEPENDENTLY OWNED AND OPERATED

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9 JOHN STREET This 4 year old custom built 2 bedroom brick bungalow is fully wheelchair accessible and perfect for someone wanting main level living at its finest! Open concept layout, with spacious black cherry stained maple kitchen cupboards with granite counters, living room/dining room combination with gleaming hardwood floors, and garden doors to a spacious white cedar deck with gas BBQ hook up, this home has comfort and high-end finishes, throughout. Featuring a master bedroom and ensuite with custom tiled over-sized walk-in/roll-in shower with dual shower heads and gorgeous vanity with granite counter. The second bedroom is just steps away from the main bath w/ tub and shower insert and granite counter vanity - perfect for family or guests. Plus a main floor laundry area. Plus, full unfinished basement with 9 foot ceilings and roughed in bath. MLS 2126200

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703 COUNTY RD 1 Close to PIcton. Large home on beautiful lot, attached 2 car garage, walkout basement has inlaw suite. Main floor has 3 bedrms, kitchen, family rm, sun rm. Needs some TLC, has lots of potential. Asking $219,000 MLS® 2126794 GEORGE REID, ® Broker 613-399-2134 Real Estate Inc. Brokerage quinteisle.com

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VILLAGE OF MILFORD BUILDING LOT Level building lot with well in the Village of Milford. Shovel ready, minutes to Picton. .66 of an acre. Builders terms available. $45,000 MLS 2125968 HERB PLIWISCHKIES, Sales Rep cell 613-921-7441 QUINTE LTD., BROKERAGE 613-476-5399 613-476-5900


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If you’re thinking about selling your home, you may also be wondering if this is the time to fix that leaky faucet, paint the fence or even re-model the kitchen. “When it comes to preparing for a sale, it’s important to weigh the cost of any improvements,” says Ron Abraham, president of the Ontario Real Estate Association. According to Abraham, there are two key questions to consider before undertaking any repairs or renovations to your home: Will the improvements make your home more desirable to buyers? And, will they increase the value of your home enough to justify the cost? “If you can answer ‘yes’ to both

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questions, the improvement is probably worth pursuing,” says Abraham. When it comes to re-modelling, focus on projects that will have the greatest impact on your home’s value. “Dollars spent refreshing kitchens and bathrooms for instance, can go a very long way in improving the resale value of your home,” says Abraham. “However, depending on the state of the rest of your house, these renovations may not actually help increase your home’s value. It’s important to consult with your Realtor prior to making any major investments. Sometimes all it takes is

some general maintenance to get the most out of your home sale.” Abraham offers these cost-effective methods to ensure your home is at its most appealing come sale time: See your home through a buyer’s eyes: Create a checklist of all the “little things” that should be repaired. This includes leaky faucets, holes in window screens, lights that don’t work, etc. (For a full checklist, visit www.howrealtorshelp.ca) Get rid of clutter: Remove unused objects and furniture to optimize space. Clean everything: Making sure your home is spotless is the single most cost effective way to make

106 Bridge St, Picton ON $349,900 Formerly “Harvest Restaurant” in Picton, ON located across the road from Claramount Inn and Spa. A 2,580 sq. ft. fully equipped restaurant with a ½ acre paved and gravel parking. Completely renovated interior dining room and brand new commercial kitchen equipment in 2006. Turn Key restaurant ownership opportunity OR many changes of use possible in this broad General Commercial Zone.

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your home more attractive to buyers. Pay extra attention to the kitchen and bathrooms. Repair as much as you can: Some repairs are absolutely vital, like a leaky roof or basement and unsafe electrical problems. Get the problem fixed and repair and repaint any water damage. Depersonalize your home: Remove all objects that are too personal so that buyers can picture themselves living in the space. This includes family portraits, trophies, etc. Never underestimate the power of paint: Fresh neutral colours enhance room size and look inviting. Add some beautifying touches:

Mirrors, plants and curtains help freshen up a home. Mind the outside: The condition of your home’s exterior is just as important as the interior. Keep your grass groomed, flower beds tidy and walkways clean and free of any tripping hazards. You want the first impression of your home to be a lasting one. “Preparing your home for sale shouldn’t mean breaking the bank. Speak to your Realtor about how to best optimize your renovation and home repair dollars so that potential buyers can picture themselves living there.” More information is available at www.howrealtorshelp.ca.

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A wraparound porch, a welcoming entrance and a thoughtful floor plan make this house a pleasure to come home to. A fireplace framed by windows warms the large greatroom. The adjacent nook and efficient U-shaped kitchen combine with the greatroom to create a spacious area for gatherings. The relaxing master bedroom is enhanced by a pampering bath, large walk-in closet, and porch access. First Floor: 1,086 sq.ft, Second Floor: 546, Total: 1,640 sq.ft. 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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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*

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** & Sarah Scott*

Beautiful Country Lot in an ideal location, only 15 minutes to Highway 401 or 5 minutes to Picton. Set on a quietly travelled road, enjoy your privacy with these 22 acres of level farmland. Additional acreage available a short distance up the road. $88,000 MLS 2123603 Gail Forcht** & Sarah Scott*

HIGH, WIDE AND HANDSOME! This gracious Victorian residence features exquisite proportions, pine floors, and high ceilings throughout and is within a block from Main Street! 3 large bedrooms and an office upstairs and outstanding principal rooms on the main level. Two staircases, two full baths, and a charming in-town garden, too! Hurry for this one! $349,000 MLS 2125261 Laurie Gruer*, Sam Simone*, Monica Klingenberg*

WAUPOOS BUILDING LOT! Stunning 5.9-acre lot in Waupoos! Rolling and beautifully-treed, this property offers a wonderful opportunity for your retreat in “the County” surrounded by significant properties. Good well already in place. Minutes to Picton. Your new home in Wine County! (Adjoining 5.2-acres lot also for sale.) $88,600 MLS 2125802 Laurie Gruer*, Sam Simone*, Monica Klingenberg*

Lake Consecon hobby farm! Architect’s own reinvention of a classic County farmhouse on 7+ acres of picturesque, rolling land. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths and smashing main floor studio/den! Gleaming pine floors and trim, big eat-in kitchen, updated mechanicals, and spectacular vistas. Handsome big green barn, too! Bring your kayak and fishing rod! Easy access to the 401, wineries and Picton! $365,000 MLS 2126605

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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. $265,000 MLS 2124991 Gail Forcht**

Wonderful 8-year old house on cul-de-sac, close to schools and hospital! Great family house or retirement situation with 3 bedrooms, 3 baths and an abovegrade family room. Outstanding workshop/studio for the hobbyist/artist! Large deck and patio, plus charming front terrace. Shows beautifully! Extensive hardwood flooring, cornice moldings and wonderful detail! $389,900 MLS 2126525 Laurie Gruer*, Sam Simone*, Monica Klingenberg*

Stately Century Home, formerly the manse of the Anglican Church in Carrying Place (c.1844). Large private lot surrounded by lilacs. This home boasts a centre hall plan and is full of upgrades throughout. New roof, windows, wiring, heating, kitchen, deck off the side, main floor laundry are just a few. Beautiful pine and maple floors.Country size kitchen and eating area. Spacious formal diningroom with exposed brick and tin ceilings. Large master bedroom with ensuite. The sunroom is finished and ideal for a family room/games/tv room. This 5 bedroom home is a pleasure to show. Close to the 401, Trenton and Belleville yet easily accessible to the `County` beaches. $269,900 MLS 2126029 Gail Forcht** & Sarah Scott*

Immaculate home located in the heart of Picton - rejuvenated with modern flare and care for the quality of the original architecture. Re-landscaped yard and fresh curb appeal are just the beginning. A grand entry way with soaring ceilings connects you to distinguished living areas featuring restored hardwood flooring, radiant against abundant natural light. A curved stair case swifts you upstairs to 3 spacious bedrooms boasting deep window sills. Master Bedroom has a spacious walk in closet that includes laundry hook up. A gourmet kitchen centred at the heart of the home features stainless steel appliances, built in oven and microwave, centre island with cook top, country inspired cabinetry, sitting area for two and walk out to the screened in porch - perfect for the trendy entertainer! An intimate family room opens from the kitchen. This reawakened Second Empire brick home is now in brand-new condition! $449,000 MLS 2125650 Kate Vader* & Rob Plomer*

Charming home on quiet street in beautiful town of Picton. Ideal spot for in town living at it’s best. Friendly, safe neighborhood within short walking distance to stores, restaurants, and daily amenities! Home exudes warmth and comfort with open concept design and architecturally pleasing traits throughout the dwelling. Lounge around on warm evenings on the front porch or take refuge in the spacious backyard with family, friends and pets. Comfortable interior features 3 bedrooms, master with ensuite and two with walkout to second level sunroom, intimate living/family areas with dining room featuring walkout to the main level sunroom. Hardwood floors in excellent condition, kitchen’s ‘Sex in the City’ tile theme provides an uplifting environment to cook and entertain with modern convenience. Some additional upgrades include refreshed basement with interior paint and sound room for music. Detached garage and mature trees add to home’s attractive exterior. $277,500 MLS 2126369 Kate Vader*, Rob Plomer*

Panoramic water views from this custom built, open concept eco energy efficient home. No expense has been spared from the roof with lifetime guarantee, geothermal heating and cooling system, water system, new Trex composite decking with glass to enjoy unhindered views of Smiths Bay and Waupoos Island. Vaulted ceilings in the Great Room, kitchen, dining area. Lots of natural light with the wonderful wall of windows/French doors to the deck and skylight in the kitchen. Pine floors and ceramic, 3 bay garage with inside entry and triple parking driveway. Spacious master bdrm with walk-in closet, ensuite and offering waterviews. Main floor laundry and easy access from an oversized double garage with loft. Additional smaller garage for storage. The basement with 8 ft. ceiling and an abundance of light is ready for its final finishes. 8 mins. to Picton. Close to restaurants, wineries, Cider Co. and cheese factories. $457,000 MLS 2126398 Gail Forcht** & Sarah Scott*

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Perfect in-town Victorian on Picton’s most coveted street! Beautifully restored and decorated, this charmer boasts an ultra chef’s kitchen, a main floor den, pretty bedrooms, and a wonderful inground pool in the private garden. Two blocks to Main Street shops and services! $369,000 MLS 2125667 Laurie Gruer*, Sam Simone*, Monica Klingenberg*

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Outstanding 7.10 acre waterfront lot on Prince Edward Bay/Lake Ontario with spectacular views. Unbelievable opportunity to build your dream home! Drilled well on property. $225,000 MLS 2125327

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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*

Perfect pied-a-terre in downtown Picton in a private mews just behind Main Street! Walk to everything from this chic two-storey townhouse with great space and exemplary finishes! Spectacular master suite, gourmet kitchen, principal rooms with two-sided fireplace, plus a great family room and guest suite. Your own secure garage, and a large terrace with lovely views. Perfect turnkey situation for sailors or snowbirds! One-of-a-kind! $639,000 MLS 2125803 Laurie Gruer*, Sam Simone*, Monica Klingenberg*

A rare opportunity indeed! Exceptional spacious limestone Regency cottage;circa 1830-40 on 5.7 acres on a quiet secluded lane by a spring fed stream.The house retains many period details: wide pine flooring, mouldings, 2 stone fireplaces, oversized recessed windows and 9 ft. ceilings. Off the generous centre hall is a large livingroom with original fireplace and spacious main floor master bdrm including a bright office. The large windows on all sides create a light and airy feel. The large country kitchen keeps to tradition with an antique cast iron cook stove. An open-concept dining area and pantry are adjacent to the kitchen. The huge ground-floor studio with exposed beams and windows would suit an artist or could become a Great Room. The 2nd floor has been renovated in the period style of the house and offers additional living space with 2 bdrms. plus bath. Situated 10 mins. to the 401 with Belleville, Picton and Napanee accessible for shopping. $465,000 MLS 2123195 Gail Forcht** & Sarah Scott*

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*

Live year round in the main house loft with a triple car garage below and room for the RV plus a`Bill Burrows` built insulated cottage at the waterfront with a great open concept design and high ceilings. Beautiful private lot with mature trees. Main living loft is recently renovated with new forced air heating, hardwood floors, skylights, tall ceilings and open concept design. A great place for family & friends or home business; seasonal with rental potential. Protected area at the shore for your boat. $468,000 MLS 2124709 Gail Forcht**

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 one-of-a-kind opportunity just 10 minutes from the 401. Hurry for this one! $769,000 MLS 2121779 Laurie Gruer*, Sam Simone*, Monica Klingenberg*

Right out of “DWELL Magazine”! – clean lines, clear edges, and classic finishes including stone, iron and Brazilian hardwood. Highly functional main floor with sunken living room, family room and studio/den, all with bucolic vistas over Pleasant Bay or open fields. Wonderful master with clerestory windows plus two large spare bedrooms. Designer kitchen features concrete counters, Wolf range and large central island. Spectacular “Tuscan” terrace at the front! The epitome of “County Chic”! $469,000 MLS 2126606 Laurie Gruer*, Sam Simone*, Monica Klingenberg*

In a tranquil and intimate setting along the Bay of Quinte, Harbour Landing s private residence on Meyers Pier combine the most extraordinary interior spaces and finishes with easy access to amenities and recreational activities. Designed and built with generous proportions of living space the finished dwelling spans over 3000 SQ FT with a central focus on the second level featuring a chef s kitchen for elegant entertaining in an open concept design. The clean lines and floor to ceiling windows facing south create a perfect frame for the backdrop with water views off each floor of the 3 storey structure. Carefully chosen high quality materials reinforce an aura of tasteful luxury while integrating efficient technologies into the build. Generous allowances from the builder to customize make this an ideal opportunity to design by your lifestyle. Model Suite featured in Photos, please call Sales Representative for further information. $779,000 MLS 2126904 Kate Vader * & Rob Plomer*

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Fantastic view of the world-famous Sandbanks on West Lake. Three-bedroom brick bungalow with vaulted ceilings, two gas fireplaces, open-concept kitchen/family room and new three-season sunroom. Energy-efficient forced air gas boiler system, hot water on demand, new roof and newer windows. Walkout to deck with great views of West Lake. Great for swimming, fishing and boating. All this and a double insulated garage/workshop. $519,000 MLS 2126445 Ann Cooper*

GREAT VIEWS OVER THE BAY! Classic Picton Victorian right on the edge of town! Circular drive and expansive lawns lead up to the wide verandah, perfect for summer entertaining! Inside there are generous reception rooms, a wonderful family kitchen, a large family room, five bedrooms and four baths. Two fireplaces, pine floors, and interesting gothic windows. This would make a great weekend retreat or an impressive full-time residence and it's just steps from cafes, shops, and the theatre. Opportunity! $795,000 MLS 2122801 Laurie Gruer* & Sam Simone*

Exceptional value now and unlimited possibilities. Tastefully finished but family friendly. 1870`s home,with professional 16 stall horse barn with tack room and office, paddocks & fenced pasture. Attached 50 x 50 double steel insulated building presently used as riding arena, but easily converted to any other use. New wiring, plumbing, heating, windows. Backs onto North Bay, but has unrestricted view of Pleasant Bay and Lake Ontario. $599,000 MLS 2120002 Duane Russell**

Enjoy the panoramic water views from almost every room in the home. 9ft ceilings in the lower level with large 2nd master bedroom and walkout to the patio. Main living area offers bright and spacious rooms with walkouts to the cedar deck. Custom kitchen with Diamastone countertops, stainless steel appliances, soft closing drawers and an abundance of storage. Perfect for entertaining, the kitchen opens up to the large dining room with the wall of windows and 20ft ceilings. The open concept flows into the Living Room with pot lighting throughout, new heat producing fireplace with glass door and screens built in. Private suite and 2 spacious bdrms for guests and family. Treed ravine leads to the waters edge or drive down to the protected cove below. Walking trails and room for pool and tennis court. Home is beautifully landscaped with extensive gardens. Impeccable home in a desirable location only minutes to Picton and 10 minutes from the 401. $819,000 MLS 2124354 Gail Forcht** & Sarah Scott*

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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. $759,000 MLS 2124793 Laurie Gruer*, Sam Simone*, Monica Klingenberg*

A lovely home perched on Woodville Ridge with stunning views over Hay Bay and Long Reach. This home is a rare find with owned waterfront and deeded water access. This 4 bedroom, 3 bath home is set within a beautiful tree-lined drive and offers plenty of privacy an ideal place to entertain, raise a family or enjoy quiet seclusion. The home s interior features open concept kitchen and living area, tile and carpeted flooring. The basement is open with a walkout that fills with natural light perfect for a media room, recreational activities and gatherings. Bedrooms and additional areas throughout the home offer flexibility for extra accommodation or studio, den spaces. A remodeled kitchen features updated cabinetry and relaxing views over the yard and pool deck. Landscaped yard includes patios, gardens and deck off the kitchen and pool with views overlooking the escarpment and water. Double car garage features additional place for storage or workshop activities. Don t miss out! $495,000 MLS 2125708 Kate Vader* & Rob Plomer*

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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. $850,000 MLS 2124784 Rob Plomer* & Kate Vader*

HEALDSPOND FARM One of the County’s most spectacular farms in a much-coveted location. All the charm and character of its 1830 provenance, now totally upgraded for life in 2012! Plank floors, 5 fireplaces, two staircases, an incomparable “country kitchen” (with AGA cooker!), and a recently added great room and main floor master suite. Beautiful prim architectural lines and a belvedere tie the Carriage House/Studio to the main house. Triple garage, wraparound veranda, screened porch and sprawling lawns and gardens complete the package. Welcome to Healdspond Farm! $1,159,000 MLS 2125804 Laurie Gruer*, Sam Simone*, Monica Klingenberg*

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.

This executive brick and stone bungalow is situated on a 2.2 acre lot facing south with 200ft waterfront on Lake Ontario. The home was custom-built in 2002 and features elegant stone fireplace, vaulted ceilings, open concept centre hall plan, four bedrooms, a gourmet kitchen with granite counter-tops, beautiful cabinetry, a spacious master suite with five pc ensuite and walk in closet plus walk-out large patio decks overlooking the lake with a two-car garage, plus 1,100 sq ft of new finished space with wall-to-wall broadloom carpeting in the lower level. 8ft ceilings in the lower level with poured concrete walls. $1,250,000 MLS 2122612 Lori Slik*

www.robandkate.com

www.lauriegruer.com

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$969,000 MLS 2122724 Laurie Gruer* & Sam Simone*

www.samsimone.com

www.asenseofplace.ca

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*

CIRCA 1880 stunning waterfront Home and/or B&B.Located in the trendy downtown village district of Wellington ON just a couple of blocks from restaurants, café s, pubs, and boutiques. 225 +/- feet of pristine and improved rock pebble shoreline with Southern exposure. This single family home is currently being utilized as a B&B with the highest nightly rental rate in Prince Edward County. Elegant principal rooms, 3 fireplaces, 4 suites all with ensuite baths and sitting areas, 4 stunning verandas and English gardens. $999,000 MLS 2126578 Lori Slik*

www.asenseofplace.ca

www.lauriegruer.com

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*

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*

www.lauriegruer.com

Betty Burns*

Ann Cooper*

* Sales Representative

Gail Forcht**

Laurie Gruer*

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Craig Dick, Mortgage Agent

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Monica Liz Peter Jones* Klingenberg* Lynch*

Rob Plomer*

Duane Russell**

Sarah Scott*

Sam Simone*

Lori Slik*

Kate Vader*

Catherine Richard Deluce Stewart LLB

Pres. & CEO Broker of Record

Vise President Legal Counsel

Toronto - Head Office

** Broker


RE/18 f THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2012

THE PICTON GAZETTE

www.countyremax.com

QUINTE LTD. BROKERAGE Herb Pliwischkies

1 Lake Street, PICTON, ON 613.476.5900

304 Main Street, WELLINGTON,ON 613.399.5900 or Toll Free 1.888.217.0166

Sales Rep

Tel: 613.476.5399 Cell: 613.921.7441

Debbie McKinney Sales Rep

Tel: 613.476.5900 Cell: 613.885.1485 debbie@remaxquinte.com

$149,900

Perfect starter in McCauley Village. Spacious 3 bedroom, 1152 sq.ft. 2 storey home. Has been extensively renovated with new kitchen, flooring, windows and doors. MLS 2125580 HERB PLIWISCHKIES

$149,900

Spacious 4 bedroom semi-detached 2 storey home with detached 1 1/2 garage, and large lot with partially fenced back yard. MLS 2126316 RON & VERONICA NORTON

$175,000

See what you are missing. Spacious, rural, private home. Priced to move. There is no reason for this home to be empty. Check it out. Bring an offer! MLS 2126627 TAMMY BEAUMONT

$189,000

QUEEN ST., PICTON, 2 blocks from downtown. Bright & cheerful home, lovely hardwood floors, 2 bedrooms, spacious eat-in kitchen, living room, remodelled bathroom with step-in shower, full basement for workshop, storage or additional living space. Fenced backyard – ideal for small pets. MLS 2126338 CHRISTINE & COLIN HENDEN

OPEN HOUSE SAT, NOV 10 1-3

Kevin Gale Sales Rep.

Res: 613.476.1874 Cell: 613.242.7295 kevingale@remax.net

Jim Wait

Sales Rep.

Tel: 613.848.6433 Office: 613.476.5900 jim.wait@remax.net www.loveprinceedwardcounty.com

$189,000

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

$199,000

Waterfront Building Lot on Long Point. A lovely 2+ acre lot with amazing views of Prince Edward Bay. 350 feet of elevated shoreline. Hydro is available and this lot is located in an area of lovely homes. Near the Prince Edward Bird Observatory and only 15 minutes to Sandbanks, this is a naturalists paradise. MLS 2126105 DARLENE ELDRIDGE & JIM WAIT

$209,000

$229,900

4 bdrms, 1 acre, 1 minute to downtown Picton! New 2 stage furnace, new roof just completed. Low heating bills! MLS 2122202 TONY SCOTT

657 HIGHWAY 49 Everything has been updated in this 2 bed, 2 bath side split. Attached garage, and detached garage/workshop. Just on the outskirts of Picton. MLS 2126903 COLLEEN GREEN

$249,900

$250,000

Darlene Eldridge Broker

Tel: 613.848.6433 Office: 613.476.5900 jim.wait@remax.net www.loveprinceedwardcounty.com

Colin Henden

Sales Rep.

Tel: 613.922.2251 colinhenden@remax.net

Christine Henden

Broker.

Cell: 613.967.9305 ChristineHenden.com

Mary Jane Mills

Broker

$230,000

Sitting on beautiful 1.2 ac lot, huge double+ garage, completely updated 3 bdrm country home. Come out & take a look! MLS 2123819 RON & VERONICA NORTON

$259,000

WATERFRONT - 5 acres of wooded land with 300 feet of shorefront fronting on Long Reach. Situated on Lyons Rd. off Hwy #49, just 10 mins to 401 & Picton. Great location to build your new home! MLS 2121717 CHRISTINE & COLIN HENDEN

Tel: 613.476.5900 Cell: 613.921.0028 mills2@sympatico.ca

Marc Ouellette Sales Rep

Tel: 613.476.5900 Cell: 613.849.8864 marc@remaxquinte.com www.rightonthemarc.ca

Tony Scott Sales Rep

$314,900

Updated 3 bedroom unit in Bloomfield. Triplex potential. 16 x 20 workshop. MLS 2124868 TONY SCOTT

$249,000

SPOTLESS, MOVE IN-CONDITION. Recently refurbished with new windows, doors, flooring & deck. Features new hardwood & laminate floors, 3 bedrooms, 4-pce bath plus a fullyfinished basement with 2-pce bath, huge family room with fireplace & lots of storage. MLS 2125854 CHRISTINE & COLIN HENDEN

$275,000

Prime Picton commercial location. Well established optical, eye care centre. Excellent return on investment. Adjacent to large Municipal parking lot. MLS 2120378 HERB PLIWISCHKIES

$329,000

Sits on 80 acres of rolling, workable land. MLS 2125167 TONY SCOTT

1060 sq. ft. on the open concept main floor, with full sized WALK-OUT basement & attached garage as well. Perfect for the `empty nesters`.Enjoy all the amenities of town living. MLS 2120248 HERB PLIWISCHKIES

$288,000

GREAT FAMILY COTTAGE Located on Lake Consecon, 1+ acre lot, great swimming, fishing & watersports. MLS 2120722 RON & VERONICA NORTON

$338,000

Bungalow w/ in-law suite sitting on 5+ acres with land on both sides of the creek to Pleasant Bay. MLS 2122018 RON & VERONICA NORTON

$299,000

Brick bungalow on quiet dead end street. Wheelchair accessible, inlaw potential. MLS 2125207 COLLEEN GREEN

$339,000

1531 sq.ft. 3 bdrm bungalow to be built by Hickory Homes. Colour choice and finishes can be yours. MLS 2122684 MARY JANE MILLS

1600 sq.ft. shop with 13ft. ceiling & 13ft. wide x 12ft. high door. Building has great display area and parts area as its current use. MLS 2125758 RON & VERONICA NORTON

$479,000

$495,000

Tel: 613.476.5900 Cell: 613.503-0046 tony@remaxpec.ca

Colleen Green Sales Rep.

Tel: 613.476.5900 Cell: 613.476.6553 colleen.green@sympatico.ca Twitter: @ColleenGreenatR Website: www.colleengreenpicton.com

Ted Surridge

$395,000

SPECTACULAR WATERFRONT & ELEVATED VIEWS. 4 bdrm, 2 bath cape cod style home overlooking Long Reach. Lots of room for family or entertaining. MLS 2120845 TONY SCOTT

$469,000

Sheba's Island West Lake custom bungalow. 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. Double detached garage, bright open concept living and dining areas, and full length deck. MLS 2126219 DARLENE ELDRIDGE & JIM WAIT

GRACIOUS PICTON HOME Professionally renewed from outside walls in, up-to-date wiring, plumbing etc. Original character. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, formal dining & living rooms, eat-in kitchen, office, main floor laundry. If you want a home to be proud of come & view this special home! MLS 2121995 CHRISTINE & COLIN HENDEN

Spacious home with attached 1 bdrm partment & marina/store. 100’ waterfront. MLS 2126728/6729 MARC OUELLETTE

Sales Rep.

Tel: 613.399.5170 Office: 613.399.5900 Email: teds@kos.net

Tammy Beaumont Sales Rep.

Tel: 613.242.3045 tammy@remaxquinte.com

Ron Norton Sales Rep.

Tel: 613.399.5900 ronnorton@bellnet.ca

$500,000

STUNNING! Situated on 3+ acres just outside of Picton Town limits. Featuring over 3,000 sq. ft. of beautifully-finished & family-friendly living space plus a full, high basement (partly finished). Flexible closing. MLS 2126819 CHRISTINE & COLIN HENDEN

Veronica Norton Sales Rep.

Tel: 613.399.5900 veronicanorton@bellnet.ca

$525,000

1.5 yr old award winning custom built home, professionally designed & decorated. 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms. MLS 2124455 MARY JANE MILLS

Nick Hawryluk Sales Rep.

Tel: 613.476.4920 Cell: 613.922.6205 nickh@remax.net

Sales Rep.

$849,000

East Lake Waterfront. Set on a gorgeous 20 acres with 528ft. of level, clean, waterfront on East Lake, plus an additional 34 acres (10 acres hardwood bush) across the road. An excellent opportunity for a B&B, vacation rental, or build your dream home closer to the water. MLS 2125198 DARLENE ELDRIDGE & JIM WAIT

Donna Hawryluk Sales Rep.

Tel: 613.476.4920 Cell: 613.922.6205 donnah@remax.net

$1,000,000

5000sq.ft. home w/ great view of Bay of Quinte, sitting on 7 acres that includes a 10 stall barn. MLS 2126640/6642 Ted Surridge

Bringing Buyers from Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa and across Canada to Vendors in the County!


THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2012 f RE/19

THE PICTON GAZETTE

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SHARON ARMITAGE

Broker of Record

Real Estate Inc. (613) Brokerage

287 Main St. Wellington, Ontario, K0K 3L0 • Fax 399-2140 sharon@quinteisle.com www.quinteisle.com

WELLINGTON ON THE LAKE 2 bedrm bungalow on nicely MAITLAND ST., PICTON treed lot in adult community. 2 The perfect home for retirees baths, formal diningrm, bright livgoing south or a young couple ing rm, eat in kitchen, attached 1 starting out. Small lot, mainte- car garage. Close to rec centre nence free exterior, neat and tidy with lots of activities, pool, shuffle interior. 2 bedrm, new oil furnace board. Lease fees and mainand tank 2010. Call to view. Ask- tainance fees applicable. Asking $131,900 MLSÂŽ 2123993 ing $139,900 MLSÂŽ 2126793

WEST LAKE WATERFRONT Main St location. 4 bedrm brick bungalow on lg lot for the gardner and dock for your boat. Close to harbour. 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 MLSÂŽ 2124208

COUNTY RD 24 Close to Soup Harbour. 2 plus acres of land with deeded access to Lake Ontario. Drilled well, hydro to lot and entrance will be in. Ready to go to build your new home on. Asking $69,900 MLSÂŽ 2125759

399-2134

COUNTY RD 49 TO CTY RD 15 TO HINT LANE #17 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 MLSÂŽ 2120805

SUNSETS AT ADOLPHUS REACH The lot is cleared and ready for you to build your retirement home or a getaway cottage. 100 ft clean shoreline, perfect for swimming, fishing or deep water sailing. Private and pretty. Hydro to lot line, driveway is in. Call for more details. MLSÂŽ 2124707

SHARON ARMITAGE, OWNER/BROKER OF RECORD 613-399-2134

SPECTACULAR LAKE ONTARIO VIEWS 9 Carla Court, Wellington. Modern Quebcois Keirstead log home. Open concept with high cathedral ceilings. Relax on your deck, listen to Lake Ontario. Tastefully finished on both levels, large decks off main and lower level, w/o from lower level. A very special home for a unique buyer. MLSÂŽ 2123056 Call for more info.

AREA OF GREAT FISHING AND BOATING Bay of Quinte Waterfront Telegraph Narrows. Large treed nicely landscaped lot with drilled well, entrance and hydro are in. Ready to go to build your new home. Approx 90 ft of pleasant shoreline. Set in the trees. Close to 401, Kingston and Napanee. Asking $199,900 MLSÂŽ 2120848

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GEORGE REID Broker

BIG ISLAND All this on 8+ acres of land with view of Bay of Quinte. Elevated bungalow, lg bright living room, eat in kitchen, patio doors to deck. Foyer leads to double garage and lg deck with pool and hot tub. Full finished basement with fireplace in family room, lg workshop. Perfect for growing family. MLSÂŽ 2126106

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16 DIVISION ST., CONSECON Perfect for the handyman. 2 bedrm wood sided bungalow on small lot in village with municipal water. Lg workshop, small storage shed. Home is being sold as is. Asking $62,600 MLSÂŽ 2125672

NEW PRICE

OPEN HOUSE SUN. NOV 18 2-4PM

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OPEN HOUSE SAT. NOV 10 2-4PM

29 CRETNEY DR, WELLINGTON $132,500 MLS 2126951

45 HERITAGE DR, WELLINGTON $150,000 MLS 2124399

1 EMPIRE BLVD, WELLINGTON $129,900 MLS 2126746

OPEN HOUSE SAT. NOV 17 2-4PM

2 REYNOLDS PL, WELLINGTON $145,000 MLS 2126744

1384 COUNTY RD 12 $499,900 MLS 2126360

OPEN HOUSE SAT. NOV 10 2-4PM

45 SHERWOOD CRES, BELLEVILLE $279,900 MLS 2124994

CHASE RD., HILLIER WARD Close to Closson Chase Winery and Karlo Estate Winery. 25 ac of land. Asking $129,900 MLSÂŽ 2120655

1 ACRE PARCEL OF LAND Just west of Hillier. Drilled well on property, entrance permit available and hydro is close to lot line. Asking $41,900 MLSÂŽ 2121680

*Member of the Quinte and District Real Estate Board Inc.

SPACIOUS COUNTRY LIVING

OPEN HOUSE SUN. NOV 11 2-4PM

ELSIE WIERSMA, Sales Representative C: 613-848-4810

81 WILD OAK LANE, NORTH OF BLOOMFIELD $169,900 MLS 2124493

LOOKING TO MOVE TO BELLEVILLE 23 HILLSIDE BELLEVILLE $875.00 PLUS UTILITIES MLS 2126672

JOY HUMPHREY, Broker C: 613-849-5999

elsie.wiersma@century21.ca www.joyhumphrey.com

B: 613-967-2100

B: 613-967-2100

LANTHORN REAL ESTATE LTD., BROKERAGE* *INDEPENDENTLY OWNED AND OPERATED


RE/20 f THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2012

THE PICTON GAZETTE

102 Main Street, Picton

The Gold Standard in Prince Edward County $259,900

Lanthorn Real Estate Ltd., Brokerage*

*Independently owned & operated

$310,000 MLS 2117572

MLS 2124242

REDUCED

$160,000 MLS 2122401

WWW.31LAKESTREET.COM

VACANT LAND

21 PHOTOS

UPDATED CENTURY FARM HOME

• 4 BDRM 2 STOREY FARMHOUSE ON

ALMOST AN ACRE OF LAND • GOURMET EAT-IN KITCHEN, CENTRE HALL PLAN AND LARGE PRINCIPLE ROOMS • MANY RENO'S AND UPGRADES INCLUDING 200 AMP SERVICE • 25'X30' HEATED DOUBLE GARAGE • 24' ABOVE GROUND POOL PLUS HOT TUB

$69,000

MLS 2116263

IDEAL LOCATION

• CENTURY HOME CLOSE TO WINERIES, CIDER

Colleen Galway

COMPANY AND ARTISAN CHEESE FACTORY • SURROUNDED BY MATURE PINE AND SPRUCE TREES • STONE FIREPLACE IN GREAT ROOM • NEW FURNANCE AND OIL TANK (2012) • SOME NEW WINDOWS, NEW WATER SYSTEM www.colleengalway.com • EXCELLENT STARTER HOME OR DREAM colleen.galway@century21.ca COTTAGE • A MUST SEE IN WAUPOOS

Jason, Kevin & Sandy Young Sales Reps.

www.pec.on.ca/young thefamilyteam@gmail.com

Sales Rep

PREMIUM END LOT

DEVELOPMENT

PICTURE YOUR HOME HERE

$679,000

BUNGALOW WITH WATER ACCESS

PRINYERS COVE DEEP WATER BEAUTY

MLS 2125386

$35,000

GREAT SPOT TO BUILD

• 1.22 ACRES • SWEEPING VIEWS OVER BIG ISLAND MARSH • PERFECT FOR WATCHING WILD LIFE • SPACE FOR CHILDREN TO ROAM • GREAT GARDEN SOIL FOR THE

Sales Rep

Carol Brough

Sales Rep.

Cell: 613-328-2383 tracey.dickson@century21.ca

Hugh Jackson Broker

Direct: 613-476-5026 h.jackson@sympatico.ca

• 2 BEDROOMS & 1 1/2 BATHS • 3RD BEDROOM OR DINING ROOM • LIVING ROOM WITH FIREPLACE • FULL BASEMENT & PAVED DRIVE • REC ROOM WITH FIREPLACE • BOAT LAUNCH NEARBY • QUIET COUNTRY SETTING • FULLY FENCED YARD

$229,900

carolbroughc21@hotmail.com

MLS 2123428

PICTON

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$179,900 MLS 2123785

WWW.165WATERROAD.COM

21 PHOTOS

• QUIET COUNTRY LIVING • 4 BEDROOM 2 STOREY HOME • ABOVE GROUND POOL • PLENTY OF DECKING • ROOF REPLACED IN 2010 •CLOSE TO NORTHPORT WITH WATERFRONT PARK BOAT LAUNCH AND DOCK • 10 MINUTES TO 401

• SAILOR’S DELIGHT, DEEP WATER ANCHORAGE

• IMMACULATE RANCH BUNGALOW • OPEN CONCEPT DESIGN, 3 BEDRM, 2 BATHS • 260+ FT OF SHORELINE • 3 CAR GARAGE & WORKSHOP • FULLY LANDSCAPED PAVED CIRCULAR DRIVE

$1,295,000 MLS 2122832

$384,000 MLS 2122268

21 PHOTOS

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HIGH SPEED INTERNET AND DUG WELL

• 2.28 AC. DEMORESTVILLE $24,900 2124950 • 12.5 AC. STREAM, TREES $64,900 2125911 • PICTON BLDG LOT 58'X90' $79,900 2123095 • 5.8 ACRES, POND,WOODS $89,900 2124235 • 22 AC. PRESTIGIOUS AREA $149,900 2126391

MLS 2123441

• EASY WALK TO DOWNTOWN • CLOSE TO THE MILLENNIUM TRAIL, PUBLIC SCHOOL AND THE NEW ESSROC COMMUNITY CENTRE AND ARENA • FULL MUNICIPAL SERVICES AVAILABLE • NO THROUGH TRAFFIC, DEAD END STREET GARDENER • EASY COMMUTE TO BELLEVILLE OR • LAST LOT AVAILABLE IN THIS DEVELOPMENT

• GRAPES, 2000 VINES, 68 AC $374,900 2126214 3RD YR. GROWTH, SOUTHERN EXPOSURE SOLID BARN WITH STORAGE, 200 AMPS,

$169,900 MLS 2113915

Tracey Dickson • IN WELLINGTON S LAKEBREEZE

• 2 STOREY, 4 BEDROOMS • TOTALLY UPGRADED IN 1989 • 2ND STOREY ADDED IN 1995 • BRIGHT, CHEERY HOME • ROOMS LARGE & SPACIOUS • OAK CABINETS IN KITCHEN • FULLY FENCED YARD • GARDEN PLOT, FISH POND • A PLEASURE TO SHOW

21 PHOTOS

58 CTY RD 18, CHERRY VALLEY

• BRIGHT, RENOVATED CENTURY HOME • RED PINE FLOORS, ORIGINAL TIN AND BEAD BOARD CEILINGS

• MODERN CONVENIENCES AND TOUCHES • INCOME PRODUCING VACATION / RETIREMENT PROPERTY

Paul Gentile

OVERLOOKING BIG ISLAND MARSHLANDS

Bev Skidmore Broker

www.bevskidmore.com skidmore2100@yahoo.ca

Broker

• INFO INSTANTLY: TEXT GOLD116 TO #33344 • 140’ X 311’ LOT INCL HOME & BARN/STUDIO paul@paulgentile.ca • 3 FLOORS, LOTS OF LOFT SPACE • IDEAL FOR AN ARTIST AND STUDIO,

• WELL-BUILT 6 YEAR OLD BUNGALOW • 3 BEDROOMS • COUNTRY KITCHEN, ACCESS TO A LG DECK • CENTRAL AIR, GREAT WELL • 1 1/2 CAR GARAGE WITH EXTRA HEIGHT FOR ADDITIONAL STORAGE

• NO WORRIES ABOUT ANYONE OBSTRUCTING YOUR VIEW

$179,000 NEW LISTING MLS 2127015

WORKSHOP OR CONVERT IT TO A GUEST HOUSE

EAST LAKE WATERFRONT FARM • WWW.417COUNTYROAD11.COM • 80 AC FARM, 1200’+ USEABLE EAST LAKE W/F • C 1850'S BRICK HOME, BACK FROM THE 21 PHOTOS

ROAD

• LOVINGLY CARED FOR OVER THE YEARS • FEATURES UPDATED AMENITIES • ORIGINAL BAKER'S OVEN & FIELDSTONE F/P • ONLY 7 MIN TO PICTON, 3 MIN TO SANDBANKS PROV PARK

$174,500 MLS 2124482

$229,000 NEW LISTING MLS 2127004

WWW.1618COUNTYRD10.COM

21 PHOTOS

• IN THE HEART OF CHERRY VALLEY • 2+ ACRES CLOSE TO THE BEACHES • CANOE ACCESS TO EAST LAKE

Jason, Kevin & Sandy Young

FROM YOUR OWN BACK YARD • 3 BEDROOM CENTURY HOME • MANY UPGRADES COMPLETE www.pec.on.ca/young • 2+ VEHICLE INSULATED GARAGE thefamilyteam@gmail.com WITH WOOD STOVE & 60 AMP PANEL • LARGE BARN WITH LOFT. 7 GPM WELL

Sales Reps.

Pat Benson Moore Sales Rep.

pat.bensonmoore@century21.ca

BAY OF QUINTE VIEW

CLOSE TO DOWNTOWN

• CENTURY HOME FULL OF CHARACTER • STOREY AND A HALF THREE BEDROOM HOME • LARGE YARD WITH PRIVATE ABOVE • EAT-IN KITCHEN AND MAINFLOOR GROUND POOL LAUNDRY • EXTRA LARGE TWO CAR GARAGE • ORIGINAL TIN CEILINGS IN LIVING ROOM WITH PAVED DRIVE • SIDE SUN PORCH • CENTRALLY LOCATED • REAR DECK OVERLOOKING LARGE YARD

Picton - 613-476-2100 Toll Free 1-866-294-2100

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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2012 f RE/21

THE PICTON GAZETTE

WATERFRONT INCREDIBLE LAKEFRONT

$629,000 Spacious 4 bedrooms, 3 bathroom, brick and vinyl bungalow on West Lake close to Wellington. Park like setting with 385 ft of swimmable 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

SIR RICHARD

$224,900 Welcome to The Glenora at popular West Wind Condominiums in Picton. Enjoy a short walk to everyday conveniences and shops. Beautiful landscaped lawns and gardens surround you. The 3rd floor unit has 2 bedrooms, 2 baths with an eastern exposure. A charming community awaits you. Condo fees : $440/mo. MLS®2126243

CLASSIC VICTORIAN

$585,000 Beautiful and spacious century brick home on a prominent location. This 5 bedroom, 3 bath home has been completely renovated while preserving the original features. Located in a quiet and peaceful significant bird area. Enjoy the solitude and nature all around you. MLS® 2126234

Elizabeth Crombie Sales Representative 104 Main Street, Picton

613.476.2700 or toll free

NORTHPORT VILLAGE

$259,000   Charming waterfront home (1836) in the villiage of Northport. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, lovely setting; a special place to live in the County`. Dock included; small old barn. 45 minutes to Kingston, 30 minutes to Belleville, 20 minutes to Picton, and 10 minutes from the 401. MLS® 2124063

ENJOY LIFE

$234,900 The Victoria Grande model is a large corner suite with renovated kitchen, 2 bedrooms, 2 baths & den. Located in The Milford this 2nd floor condo has 1,411 sq ft of living space. Life here is different, a friendly adult community allowing you to connect with your neighbours. Condo Fees : $368.30 MLS® 2124805

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PECI seniors fall in COSSA semi

Panthers punch tickets to COSSA competition

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Moira knocks PECI out of Bay of Quinte contention in semifinal, but seniors keep playing

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PECI's bid for a Central Ontario Senior Boys soccer three-peat died as a result of penalty kicks Monday. The Panthers, looking to make it three COSSA championships in a row, were bounced in the opening round of the tournament in Port Hope, losing to St. Mary's Catholic Secondary School after the game was drawn 1-1 and penalty kicks decided the outcome. PECI managed to go four-for-five in the free-kick session but keeper Matt Gallo, who was the Bay of Quinte Conference’s top netminder this season, couldn't guess correctly on any of the Thunder attempts and the 2012 Bay of Quinte regular season champs were left wondering what might have been. “A loss in a shoot out will always be tough to swallow, PECI coach Paul Pickard said. “Unfortunately, we were on the losing end this time but we won't let that diminish our successful season.” St. Mary's only goal came halfway through the first half when a PECI hand ball in the area afforded the Thunder a penalty kick on which they converted. PECI got even early in the second half when Brad Reid and Tyler Philip helped to set up Scott McQuaid who finished off the effort with a beautiful header to make it 1-1. Monday's season ending loss marks the end of several great PECI soccer careers including those of Reid and striker Damien Wadforth who had an outstanding season for the Panthers providing both scoring and leadership to the club. Bryce Vangrootheest, Dallas Hunter, McQuaid, Mason Powers, Corey Prince and Jared Found are also Panthers believed to have played their final match in a PECI kit. “While it was not the finish we were looking for, knowing that we ended up in first place in our league is something to celebrate,” Pickard added. “Being a COSSA champion three years in a row is a rare feat.”

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One dream died for the PECI Senior Basketball Panthers Tuesday night, but another lives on as a COSSA title and an OFSAA berth at the AAA level sit available on the hard court. The Panthers went into Moira Tuesday looking for a shot to advance to the Bay of Quinte final, but the Trojans once again proved their nemesis as they appeared more collected in the second half, building up a sizeable 46-30 advantage at the end of the semifinal contest. "We started the second half with a sense of urgency and scored 12 points in the first four minutes to take our first lead 22-21," coach Rob Garden explained. "Unfortunately, it seemed like we got very nervous and started to worry about losing instead of trying to win." Instead of attacking the basket and hitting free throws like they did on their comeback run, the Panthers stopped scoring. To compensate for that, Garden indicated the girls panicked on defence and chased the Trojans out to the perimetre, allowing them easy looks at the basket. The coach indicated he was pleased with his team's road start, finding some open jump shots against a 3-2 zone defence, but they couldn't get them to fall. Defensively, however, the Panthers had a good first half and were just down by

Clear shot PECI Panthers forward Brittany Snider puts the ball up to attempt a layup during the Panthers’ home playoff game against the Centre Hastings Centurions. The Panthers took an early lead and made it count in the win. (Adam Bramburger/Gazette staff)

four at the half. In the game, the Panthers saw their scoring

spread out as Alyssa VanRossum had nine points, Emily Clark eight, Court-

ney Wilson seven, and Erin O'Brien six. Karlie Fairs had the hot hand for Moira, put-

ting up 19 points, while teammate Summer McCurdy put up 11 and Celeste Lang had 10. The Trojans would go on to play St. Theresa in the Bay of Quinte final. Meanwhile, the Panthers already knew that win or lose they'd be playing basketball after the Bay of Quinte playoffs thanks to a home-court 40-23 decision over the Centre Hastings Centurions, a surprise team that crossed over from tier two to beat Quinte and qualify to compete in the quarterfinals in Picton. The Panthers controlled the boards early in their own gym, effectively using their presence under the net to build a nine-point run on their way to a 15-5 fist quarter. "You never know coming in when you haven't played a team. We got some success early," Garden said. "We knew they were big, but I'm not sure they've played anyone with as much size as we have down low. To their credit, they took some time and they nearly outrebounded us in the second half. Basketball is a game of runs." Centre Hastings would have its run in the second quarter, actually outscoring the Panthers 8-6 in that frame. Garden said after the early success, PECI passed the ball with less success than usual and got a bit sloppy sitting with the lead.

See HOOPS, page 25

Many factor into scoring as Picton makes the most of its offensive chances against Deseronto

Well-rounded Pirates calm Storm for back-to-back victories Chad Ibbotson Staff writer

The Picton Pirates improved their record again this week with back-to-back victories over the Deseronto Storm including a blowout victory on home ice last Thursday. After taking a commanding 3–0 lead in the first period the Pirates cruised to a 10–1 final, scoring seven straight goals through the final 30 minutes of the game. The team followed the win up with a closer 5–3 victory Friday night in Deseronto. The Pirates scoring came from all areas Thursday with eight different players scoring and a hat-trick from Kenny Murduff. Pirates coach and gen-

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eral manager Ryan Woodward said it was important for the team made the most of their opportunities. “I thought we capitalized on a lot of our Grade A chances (Thursday) and that took some wind out of Deseronto,” he said. Brian Bunnett got things started, rushing in around the Deseronto defence and sliding the puck in behind goaltender Dan Corrigan midway through the first period. After a tentative first few minutes, the Pirates took advantage of the momentum created by the goal and began pressing. Murduff followed up with a goal of his own two minutes later when his screened shot found the net behind Corrigan.

With Picton gaining steam the Storm got into some penalty trouble. With Chris Rogalsky in the box for a pair of minors for roughing and unsportsmanlike conduct, Jack Davison tipped a Jacob Panetta point shot to increase the lead to three. Deseronto took the ice in the second period determined to narrow the gap. Jared Boomhower was able to give the team some life when he scored a shorthanded marker 1:19 into the frame, but couldn't gain any traction. With just under six minutes remaining in the period Ryan Sizer restored the three-goal lead.

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Close Call Deseronto goaltender Dan Corrigan at-

tempts to knock the puck away from Picton’s Kenny Murduff during last Thursday’s win. (Chad Ibbotson/Gazette staff)

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Picton acquires Levi George from Campbellford Panthers enter tournament PIRATES, from page 24

reaching Brian Bunnett slides home a goal around goalie Dan Corrigan to open the scoring midway through the first period last Thursday. (Chad Ibbotson/Gazette staff)

The back-and-forth affair would continue in the second period. With Deseronto's Alex McConnell in the box for hooking Sizer finished off a pass from Smith to increase the lead to two. But late in the period Deseronto again came back to tie it with Boomhower and Corey Prince scoring within 37 seconds. “We allowed them to tie the game in the final min-

utes of the second period and needed a big effort in the third to secure the two points,” said Woodward. The Pirates clamped down in the third and threw everything they had on goal. The effort paid off just under six minutes into the final frame when Smith stripped the Storm defenceman of the puck and scored on the ensuing breakaway. County Kings call-up Seth VanVlack added an-

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Devin McCann followed up with a goal less than a minute later and Murduff scored his second goal of the game at 17:06. After allowing three goals in under three minutes Corrigan was replaced in goal by Cody Dafoe, but the story would remain much the same in the third. Under six minutes in Murduff completed the hattrick with a power-play goal. Evan Greer, Kyle Dekeyser and Mitchell Smith would also score in the final 20 minutes. Woodward said it was important for the team to leave the win at the rink and not lose focus for Friday's contest. “I had a bad feeling we would come out flat and not play to our potential. The players were warned that the Storm would be determined to have a better effort on home ice,” Woodward said. Smaller rinks have given the Pirates a bit of trouble this season and Deseronto played more effectively on home ice. “We weren’t sharp and we were too complacent at both ends of the rink (Friday). That being said, give Deseronto credit for the way they played,” said Woodward. It was Evan Greer opening the scoring for the Pirates 3:33 into the opening frame. Brett Maracle was quick to even things up scoring 21 seconds later, however, Smith got Picton the lead again just over two minutes later.

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other just over a minute later when he outworked a Storm defender in front of the net to secure the 5–3 victory. The club announced this week it had acquired Levi George from the Campbellford Rebels. Going to Campbellford is Tim Pandachuck. “Levi is a natural goal scorer, and he plays a hardnosed intense style of hockey,” Woodward said. “He is excited to join our group of players and I expect him to flourish in the opportunity and role he will be given here in Picton.” In 36 games last season George had 31 goals and 19 assists. The Pirates have three games this week. The club hosts Amherstview tonight at 7:30 before hitting the road to face Port Hope tomorrow night at 8 and Napanee Tuesday at 7:30.

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During the second half, they made some adjustments given to counter a defence the Centurions employed to try to limit Wilson's impact offensively. That allowed the Panthers to get some different looks and score from other places. Clark had six points in the third quarter, while Maggie Dorenberg found the hoop for as many in the fourth. "It's girls like that we need to score 7-10 points a game and they both did good jobs," Garden said. Wilson finished with 12, including eight in the first half and VanRossum had eight, including going fourfor-four from the free throw line in the second half. With Moira and St.

Theresa playing AA at COSSA, the Panthers automatically grab the top spot among larger AAA schools. Garden said some might believe the field is not as deep at that level in the regional competition, but the girls will still have to play good basketball in order to have a chance at COSSA gold and a trip to Belle River, near Windsor, for OFSAA. "Win the first game and we are in a COSSA final," said Garden. "I've been there twice in the past three years — once with the girls, once with the boys — and I told the girls the third time has to be the charm." The COSSA tournament takes place next Thursday in the Kawartha region.


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ANTIQUES

PROFESSIONAL FURNITURE refinishing and restoration. Antiques bought and sold. Free pick-up and delivery. Butler Creek Antiques, Schoharie Rd. 613-476-1142.

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.

NEW APPLIANCES

At the lowest prices in the area. Trade-ins accepted on new appliances. Big selection to choose from.

PAYS CASH$$$

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.

SMITTY’S APPLIANCES LTD. 969-0287 FARM

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.

COMMERCIAL

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

PETS

DOG SITTING in my home, personalized care for your dog while you're away. Large exercise yard. Call Karen 613-399-5682. QUINTE PET Minders. Loving care for your pets in their own home. Daily visits, also overnights and vacatioin stays 613-476-6265.

CARS AND TRUCKS

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 613-561-8445 or Dan 613929-7572 or 800-890-4075 ext 122 evenings.

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RECREATIONAL VEHICLE

SUZUKI 500 4 wheel drive, in good condition, low mileage. 613393-5764

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. $3,500 or best offer. Brad 613373-2227

TRAILERS

TRAILERS FOR RENT Dump Trailers Flat Bed Enclosed Daily, Weekly, Monthly

613-476-6552

2002 26ft Terry Dakota. 1 slide out, bedroom, awning, a/c, furnace, fridge/stove, hot water, everything works. Winterized. Has to go - bought new. Phone 613476-6534

COMMERCIAL FOR RENT

COMMERCIAL/RETAIL space, 500sq.ft. air conditioned on Main Street, Picton for $800/month including all utilities and parking. Available December 1. Call 613476-4085 or email bwybenga@rogers.com

Retail Space FOR LEASE: Dec. 1

311 MAIN Retail Space (former KA Media) Front Only: 872 sq ft $900/month, plus util. Front & Back: 1500 sq ft $1100/month, plus util. Apply at our Office:

141 Main St, Picton Please Call: 613-476-3275 First & Last & References

FOR RENT

1 BEDROOM furnished apartment, 2km from Picton, $825 monthly utilities included 613-471-0497. 1 BEDROOM apartment, $825/ month all incl., 1 free parking spot, 47 King St, Picton, 1 block to downtown, non-smoking, clean, quiet. Brian, 613-240-5332, katiaandbrian@rogers.com 1 BEDROOM Apt. basement, fridge/ stove, water included, first & last month $665 plus hydro 645-2157. 1 BEDROOM apartment, Bridge St., laundry, parking, references required $550mo., no dogs, 613476-9619. 1 GROUND floor bachelor apt. with kitchenette and 4 pc. bath, with garden doors to private patio, ideal for working single, non-smk $485mo. included utilites 613-399-3918. 2 BEDRM. apartment, 2nd floor, available Dec. 1st, 1 car parking, $645mo. Call 877-588-2174. 2 BEDROOM main floor and 2 bedroom third floor, $930 monthly includes utilities. First/last and references are required. For more information call 613-476-7265 2 BEDROOM waterfront house. Open concept, 4 appliances, new furnace, perfect for single or couple, quiet, beautiful location. No pets no smoking. Call Bev or Carol at 613-476-2100

FEATURED HOMES for RENT Macaulay Village 3 bed house, avail Jan/13 $870 plus utilities

Main Street Apt 2 bed, ground level, avail Jan/13 $580 plus utilities Apply at our Office:

141 Main St, Picton Please Call: 613-476-3275 First & Last & References

www.hicksfuneralhome.ca

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

FOR RENT

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

NEED SPACE? FROM BOXES TO BOATS

½ PRICE STORAGE IN WELLINGTON MONTHLY & SEASONAL RATES

613-399-3393 2 BEDROOM small house on Schoolhouse Road, Cherry Valley, very private, $985 mo. plus heat/hydro, no pets, no smk, 613399-2562. 2 BEDROOM apt. 1100sq', small balcony, over looking harbour, $850 monthly plus H & H, includes fridge, stove, washer, dryer and 2 car parking 613-771-3203. 2 BEDROOM apartment top floor, fridge, stove, water included, first, last months $725 plus hydro 645-2157. 2 BEDROOM 2 bath, 2012-13 models natural gas heat, very economical utilities. Lawn cutting, snow removal & water included. Starting at $99,900 purchase or lease at $1095/mo Raspberry Fields, 100 Upper Lake St. 55+years community. 613-8851307 for details. 2-1 BED apts. in adult building, 1st apt. over looks Tip of the Bay, with private entrance, storageroom, gas fireplace. 2nd apt large one bedroom with small 2nd bedroom or office and private balcony, both apts, include fridge, stove, washer/dryer hookups, 2 car parking $750 mo. plus H & H. Reduced rent for person willing to do minor duties such as vacuuming, snow shovelling and grass cutting 613771-3203. 3 BEDROOM house, finished basement, rec room, office and extra bedroom, 2-car garage, 3km from Picton. Five appliances, nonsmokers, not pet friendly, $1200mo. plus oil heat and hydro, first/last/references 613-476-4021. 3 NEWLY renovated 1 bedroom units, available November 15, Contact Jeff, 613-849-8933. AFFORDABLE DELUXE suite in Picton, available November 8/12. Walking distance to downtown on a quiet street. Ideal for a senior/single person. Long term or short term. Bright and beautifully furnished. Includes utilities, satellite, wireless network and small back deck. No pets. No smoking. Contact Jackie, 613-827-7028 AVAILABLE NOW. 2 bed. ground floor, newly renovated apt., on quiet street. Fridge/stove/parking/water included, $750 plus utilites 613-476-3873 after 5:30pm or leave message.

Beautiful Century House circa 1869 for rent Nov 15-May 1, furnished, central Picton. Quiet, lovely residential area, walking distance Main Street. 3 bedrms, 2 baths, lge reception+dining rms, office/ 4th bedrm. $1500/mo+utilities, 1st+last. References. Non-smokers, no pets.

613-503-1107

DECEMBER, 47 King Street, top floor, heat, water, parking included. $750 plus hydro. Non-smoker. Contact Brian 613-240-5332, katiaandbrian@rogers.com FURNISHED, ALL inclusive, spacious, 800 sq', new waterfront apt., with propane fireplace, in Cherry Valley, available until end of May $800, first/last in advance 613-847-7838. SHARED ACCOMMODATIONS. Three furnished rooms available, 10 mins from Picton, sauna/hot tub, all inclusive $750-$900 monthly, no smk, no pets, available Nov.15-May1, 613-476-5444.

ELDER CARE RETIREMENT HOME

has large private rooms with ensuite baths available immediately. All inclusive. Call today for details. 613-393-2741

“Let us spoil you”

KEEP HER TOASTIE!

Climate controlled winter storage for your second love. Safe secure pest free. We have a limited number of spaces available for your pride and joy at very reasonable rates. Linda @ denboerlinda@gmail.com or call 613-885-1375

HEATED INDOOR storage, new secure building for cars, boats, etc. $100/month, $500/season. Bloomfield. 613-393-3890, 613849-1977 LARGE 3 bedroom apartment, bright, hardwood floor, open concept kitchen, conveniently located $1285 inclusive, available immediately. Email nataha.clark@hotmail.com OVERSIZED SINGLE car garage available to rent $100/month. 18 feet wide by 19 feet deep. Available immediately. Contact Brian, 613-240-5332 QUIET, BRIGHT, renovated 2 bedroom apartment in historic building near Merrill Inn, $950/mo includes heat, laundry, parking, suitable for mature individual or couple. Sorry no smoking or pets, call 613-4711437 for appointment.

SENIORS PLEASE 105 Bridge St

Bachelor Apartment available! Quiet area on the Bay Appliances, laundry Super on site

1-905-885-2350

WATERFRONT 2 BEDROOM apartment, Glenora Ferry, utilities/ laundry included, no pets/nonsmk, ideal for single person, $850 613-373-9368. WATERFRONT CENTURY 5 bedroom house, fully furnished, all appliances, wrap around deck, fieldstone fireplace, double car garage, tennis court. Available October 1, 7 month rental, utilities extra, Morrison Pt. Rd. by Cheese Factory, $1200 mo. 613-476-8102 leave message.

WANTED TO RENT

RESPONSIBLE, ACTIVE Seniors, seek long term rental, small house, duplex or apartment with storage and access to garden. Flexible timing. References. Call 613-827-1390.

REAL ESTATE WANTED

CASH CLIENT requires a few private acres with small barn, shop or big garage, any location. Call Gerry Hudson, 613-449-1668, Sales Representative, Rideau town & County Realty Ltd. 613-273-5000.

REAL ESTATE WANTED

CONTRACTOR BUYS in town and rural properties in need of repair. Call us for free evaluatioin. Call Gerry Hudson, 613-449-1668, Sales Representative, Rideau Town & County Realty Ltd. 613273-5000.

WANTED

MINT AND used postage stamps, covers, post cards, coins and paper money. Call Bob 613-967-2118. ZOMBIES WANTED! A Zombie short film is being filmed on November 24 from 10am-4pm at the old CFB Picton Airport. Ages 16 to 60, male and female. To sign up please email: rsvp@zombieislandproductions.com

WANTED TO BUY

WILL Buy Scrap Vehicles Metals and Appliances

CALL CHAPPY’S

613-476-2994 or 613-242-0117

CHILD CARE

I AM A responsible mother of three and I run a daycare from my home. Full-time and part-time positions available. I have a clean, smokefree, pet-free home with a large fenced in backyard. Kids here are well taken care of! Located minutes to Pinecrest School on Tripp Road. For more info call anytime 613-476-9930 or 613-391-0346

EMPLOYMENT WANTED

A DINNER PARTY? Luncheon, banquets, party platters, hor d'oeuvres. Call Sheila Brushey Catering 613-393-5021. A FALL day is the time to get rid of unwanted trash, eavestroughs cleaned, yard work done, trees trimmed, pruning and any other jobs. Half ton truck available. No job too small. For reasonable rates call Paul 613-393-5021. ABSOLUTE LAWN and Home Maintenance: snow removal, light construction: drywall, paint, trim, etc. Senior rates. 613-920-0681

BAILEY’S RECYCLABLES

Scrap Metal & Scrap Cars & Electronics - TV’s, Computers, etc. Appliances

We buy & sell

613-476-1621

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. 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 email to louderwheeler@sympatico.ca HANDYMAN WITH experience in framing, drywall, tile, hardwood & laminate floor, bathroom renonvation, painting. 613-438-1750 HOUSEKEEPING. One time clean or whatever you need 613-393-1357. HOUSEKEEPING. Do you need your house cleaned? I am honest, reliable and a hard worker. Call Wanda at 613-399-3269. INDOOR/OUTDOOR Masonry, small jobs, concrete floors, repair work, fireplace/woodstove backings, pointing, basement repair work, professional masonry and brick cleaning, repair brick and block work. Call George 613-3932144 or 613-771-0141.


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HELP WANTED

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2012

COMING EVENTS A Christmas Past Find yourself in a charming 1850’s Christmas! Macaulay Heritage Park 23-35 Church Street, Picton Saturday, December 1st: House Tours 11a.m. to 3p.m.

•Ideal for Students & Seniors •Receive your own pay cheque! •Great exercise •Once a week delivery •Weekends Off

Call Janice 613-476-3082 NOW HIRING at the Source Picton. Join a fast paced retail environment. A successful applicant will have retail or electronics experience. We are looking for someone with flexible working hours. Apply in person with a resume or via email at kd.electroplus@bellnet.ca

Organist Required

The Anglican Parish of Tyendinaga is seeking an Organist. This is a two point Parish with Sunday services at 8:30am at 10:30am. Familiarity with Anglican liturgy and worship would be an asset. Please visit the parishoftyendinaga.org website for job description. Please forward resumes to Parish of Tyendinaga, 321 Bayshore Road, Deseronto, Ontario, K0K1X0.

PART-TIME PSW for young physically challenged woman. Call 613399-5960

Part- Time Parish Administrator Required

The Anglican Parish of Tyendinaga is seeking a Part-Time Administrator to work in the Parish Office, located at All Saints’ Church, 1295 Ridge Road Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory Working three mornings a week the Administrator would need to be proficient in Microsoft Office suite of software. For further information on job duties please visit parishoftyendinaga.org website. Please forward resumes to Parish of Tyendinaga, 321 Bayshore Road, Deseronto, Ontario, K0K1X0.

BUSINESS SERVICES

RODGER ANDERSON

EXCAVATING

SAND & GRAVEL - TOP SOIL EQUIPMENT RENTAL HOURLY OR CONTRACT BULLDOZER - LOADER - TRUCK - HOE RAM

FREE ESTIMATES

BUSINESS SERVICE

BLACK RIVER TREE SERVICE

Stump Grinding Tree Trimming and Removal Brush Chipping Lot Clearing Cabling & Bracing Fully Insured 15 years Experience

Glenn Guernsey

476-3757

SPECIAL NOTICES

Hurry in for one of our great fall specials! Closing for the season soon!! Located at The Picton Canadian Tire Store Open daily from 11am ***********************

BRICKWORKS restaurant (formerly Mike’s Diner)

NOVEMBER SPECIALS

Wednesdays NO TAX All Day Thursdays Buy One Regular priced Entree Get 2nd one 1/2 price (equal or lesser value)

Sat. & Sun. 4-8pm 2 Can Dine for $25 Off Selected Menu

Inc. soup or salad, coffee & dessert

ALL SPECIALS EAT IN ONLY

613-393-0100

RR2 PICTON

476-6717

AULTHOUSE CARPENTRY

Renovations - Additions Siding - Decks Painting - Floors Phone 613-393-2819 613-393-1196 Book for Spring!

To place your Classified Ad Call 613-476-3201

1705 County Rd 12 West Lake

COMING EVENT HERITAGE HALL

BUFFET DINNER

CHICKEN & MEATLOAF Sunday, November 11th Serving 4pm - 7pm $10 per person

613-476-2342 166 County Rd 6 *No Reservations

Sunday, December 2nd: House Tours 4p.m. to 7p.m. 7p.m. Celtic & Folk Trio “Seventh Town” at the Church

613-476-3833 or museums@pecounty.on.ca for details

THE STEVE & SPIKE PITICCO CONCERT. Canada's renowned GUITARIST recently coming off a Trans Canada Tour with Tommy Hunter. Friday, November 16, 7:30pm at The Picton Legion. A fundraiser for QEMA (Quinte Educational Museum & Archives) Tickets $10 per person at the door. To reserve seats call Kathy Reed at 613-393-3115.

EDUCATION

HAVE YOU been wondering about training opportunties? Prince Edward Learning Centre offers a wide range, with something for everyone. 613-476-1811. It's FREE!

YARD SALE

MOVING SALE Saturday November 10 9am - 2pm 336 Sprague Road, Big Island - INDOORS

Beautiful items for sale at next to nothing prices. Glassware, jewellery, children’s wooden toys, porcelain dolls, books, limited edition art, and guitars. Lots of brand new angel products from retail store now being offered at almost giveaway prices. Yoga retreat has been sold and all yoga equipment, books, inventory is also being sold as well as hundreds of cookbooks, lifestyle books - in mint condition. Something for everyone.

PERSONALS

LOOKING FOR a ride from Picton to Kingston and return Monday to Friday willing to share gas call John or Kelly 613-476-4982. NEED HELP improving your skills in order to get a job? Call Prince Edward Learning Centre at 613476-1811. We can help. It's FREE!

LOST

GRASS CATCHER frame for Sears lawntractor, lost near Pierce Rd, Gilead Rd, Conley Rd, Hwy 33 area, 613-393-2106. LOST FROM Lake Street: Mai-Tai is a long-haired black cat with the distinguishing feature of extra toes on both front feet. He has a few grey hairs on the top of his head and has a very loud meow. There may have been possible sightings of him on Main St. If you see such a cat, could you please attempt to call him by name, check out his front paws and call 613-476-7983 immediately. All calls are appreciated and a reward is offered for his return. Thank you.

LOST AND FOUND

• Found at Maker’s Hand event - key on tag - glass case • Found at Picton Fair - pair sunglasses - pair subscription glasses - pill reminder case • Found on Cty Rd 10 after Marathon -Windjacket & pair of socks

To claim come to

267 Main St. Picton

The Picton Gazette CARD OF THANKS

The family of the late Dennis Roberts would like to thank everyone for the visits, phone calls, food, cards, flowers and kind words. Having friends and family like you sure makes a time like this a little easier. Again thank you so much. Kathy and family.

CARDS OF THANKS

On behalf of the Bryans/Hope families, I would like to thank everyone for coming out and showing their love and support to Hailee, Matt, Kandas and Logan. Through generous donations and attendance, we were able to raise $6,000.00 for Hailee’s long journey ahead of her.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank the following businesses for their generous donations towards the very successful Benefit Dance: Printcraft Kim DeBaie Tupperware respresentative McCurdys of Trenton Picton Home Hardware Lia Sophia Jewelry Subway Kevin Gale of Remax Realty McDonalds Jason, Kevin and Sandy Young Wellington Pharmacy of Century 21 Mayhew Jewelers Bardon Supplies Town and Country Video Angelo’s Restaurant Flowers by Marvin Lake on the Mountain Restaurant Sobeys Resorts of Ontario Coach’s Bar and Grill Sandbanks Winery Kevin Bieksa Bay of Quinte Mutual Jasmine’s Cakes Beatty Seeds Elks Lodge County Farm Centre Sue’s Crafts I hope we have not forgotten anyone. Last but certainly not least, to Paul and Angie Harvey of Heritage Hall, Amie and Evan Lewis of Let It Play DJ Service, you never cease to amaze me how quick you are to offer help to anyone in their time of need. Prince Edward County should be very thankful to have such caring, giving people and businesses like yours in this town.

I would like to thank doctors & nurses at Prince Edward Memorial hospital. Also thanks to family and friends for their visits and cards. Doug Aman. The family of Greg Minaker would like to thank our friends, relatives, neighbours and co-workers for their support over the last three years of Greg's journey with ALS; To his caregivers who were a very important part of his final years. They went above and beyond to make him comfortable in his home; To the firemen for always being there, the local department for being pallbearers and others for their honour-guard at the church; To friends for their visits which he looked forward to; To all who joined us at the church for the service to honour his life; We are sure lucky to be part of a very caring supportive community. Thank you one and all for cards and food and all you did to comfort us. Ken, Brenda and family The family of the late John Fox of Bloomfield would like to express their appreciation to everyone for the generous out pouring of cards, donations, flowers, food and condolences. "Thank you" to the Prince Edward County OPP, the ambulance crew and the Fire Department. Special thanks to John's nephew Rick Crowe RN who stood by at the critical hour and the staff of the Intensive Care Unit at Kingston General Hospital for their kindness and care. We are so grateful for the United Church of Bloomfield and the women in the kitchen who certainly went out of their way to accommodate such a large crowd. Sincere thanks to all the people of the Village of Bloomfield who rallied to support us.

BIRTH

Scott and Amanda Cronk of Bloomfield are thrilled to announce the arrival of their beautiful daughter

Alexa Susan Cronk

born at Belleville General Hospital Sept. 30, 2012, weighing 8lbs 3 oz. Proud grandparents are Scott and Susan Cronk and Gerald and Michelle Koopmans, both of Bloomfield.

MEMORIAM

HARTWICK- In loving memory of dear parents and grandparents, Charlotte, who passed away November 2, 1993 and James who passed away October 30, 2000. Those we love we never lose, forever they will be loved, Remembered and treasured. With every sunrise and change of season With every starry night and rising sun, Always in our hearts, Always in our memories. Love Ruth and Josh.

MEMORIAMS

RETA CRONK

In loving memory of a dear mother and grandmother who passed away Nov. 10, 2010. A part of my heart she took with her But her love she left me to keep, So we will never really be parted This bond between us is too deep. Always loved by your family.

Grace Hegadorn

In loving memory of a dear wife and mother who passed away November 8, 2008. Four years have passed But we still miss her. Never shall her memory fade, Loving thoughts will always linger Round the grave where she is laid. Sadly missed by husband, Laverne, son Lanny and daughter-in-law Carolynne

LOBB- Donald James, Nov. 30, 1965-Nov. 8, 1999. It's hard to believe You are no longer here, We think of you, You feel so near In some small way, every single day Memories of you come our way. Love Shawna & Devin. LYONS, Carolyn. In loving memory of a dear daugther and sister, who passed away November 4, 1997. May the winds of love blow softly And whisper so you'll hear; We will always love and miss you And wish that you were here. Sadly missed by Dad, brother Lanny and sister-in-law Carolynne MARKLAND, Noreen. In loving memory of a dear sister who passed away November 11, 2006. Loving memories of one so dear, Treasured still with a love sincere, In our hearts she is living yet, We loved her too dearly to forget. Dear missed by your sisters and brother and their families. SIMPSON- Phyllis. In loving memory of my dear mother, who passed away November 12, 2010. Death leaves a heartache no one can heal. Love leaves a memory no one can steal. Always remembered by son Randall and Darlene.

DEATHS

BINGHAMMER, Doris

(nee Calnan) Passed away peacefully November 2, 2012 in the comfort of her home with family by her side in Midlothian Virginia. Wife of Dr. Harold, mother to Richard, Paul, John, David and Lisa. Predeceased by sisters Merle (Keith) Reynolds, Gena (Roger) Hubbs and brother Harvard (Mary) Calnan. Cremation has taken place, a service to celebrate Doris' life will take place Thursday, November 8 at Brandermill Church. In lieu of flowers donations to Haiti Outreach Ministry would be appreciated.

BRADLEY, Ernest George

Peacefully at the Smiths Falls Hospital on Tuesday, October 30, 2012. Ernie "Old Ern" Bradley in his 85th year. Beloved husband of the late Minola Ellen Alexander. Loving father of Donna (late Terry Williams) Frost, Barry (Patricia) Bradley, David (Shelly) Bradley and Debbie (late Russell "Sugar") Green. Predeceased by son Donald (Mary) Bradley. Cherished grandfather of Jodie, Kim, Cindy, Darren, Leeann, Tim, Blaine, Melissa, Monica, Ashley and Shannon. Great grandfather of 20 and great great grandfather to 1. Ernie will be sadly missed by his devoted companion Etta O'Grady. Dear brother of the late Edgar Bradley, Elaine (late Marty) Quinn, late Eileen Bradley, Jean (Garnet) Martineau, Alice (late Jay) Cozzolino, June (Manley) Ford, Lillian (Frank) Wiggins, Ruth (Dick) Butt, late Shirley (late Gordy) Armstrong, Joan (Willard) Dagenais and Helen (late Dick) Villeneuve. he will be missed by numerous nieces, nephews and extended family. A celebration of life was held on November 3, 2012 at the Lannin Funeral Home Chapel, Smith Falls Ontario. Rev. Jim Roberts Officiated. Interment Maple Vale Cemetery.

PUITTINEN, LeRoy Melvyn

At the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital on Sunday, November 4, 2012. LeRoy Puittinen, of Cressy, at the age of 78. Beloved husband of Genesta (nee Goodwin). Loved father of David and his wife Nora of Oshawa and Dale and his wife Terri of Gravenhurst. Dear grandfather of Mai Lyn, Kate, Kyle (Meghan) and Brandon (Amber), great grandfather of Jacob and Jordan and brother of the late Ronald and Kenneth. Mr. Puittinen is resting at the Whattam Funeral Home, 33 Main Street, Picton 613-476-2450. Memorial Service will be held in Cressy United Church on Friday, November 9 at 2pm. The Reverend Audrey Whitney officiating. Interment Cressy United Church Cemetery. Memorial donations to the PECM Hospital Foundation would be appreciated. (cheques only, please). Many thanks to the PECMH and Homcare staff who looked after LeRoy with care and compassion. The family will receive friends at the Church on Friday afternoon from 1pm until service time.

SIMMONS, Irene Jennifer

Passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 1, 2012 at Lakeridge Health, Port Perry after a brief battle with cancer at the age of 91. Beloved wife of the late Alec Simmons. Deeply loved mother of John (Wendy) Simmons of Picton and Christine LaRocca (Pat) of Port Perry and predeceased by Kenneth. Dear grandmother of Amantha, Rebecca, Lisa, Luke and Emily. Great-grandmother of Iris. She will be dearly missed by everyone she touched. A celebration of Irene's life will be held at a later date. If desired, donations to Hospice Prince Edward would be appreciated.


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DEATHS

Peacefully passed away at the Belleville General Hospital on Friday, November 2nd, 2012 H. JOYCE BROWN Of Consecon In her 77th year Loving wife of the late Scott Brown. Caring mother of Lindsey (Brendan), Ruth (late Leighton), Jayne and Ian. Doting grandmother of Lillian. Survived by her brother James Lamb (Diane). Joyce loved being with her family, living in the County and being active with the Hillier WI. Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Joyce’s life will take place on Saturday, November 17th at 2:00 p.m. at the Hillier Hall, Hillier, ON. Memorial Donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to the Ainsworth Funeral Home, 288 Noxon Avenue, Wellington 613.399.3177 Online donations and condolences at www.ainsworthfuneralhome.com

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2012

DEATH

DEATH

INGALLINERA, Carmelo “Carmen”

ROBERTS, Dennis

At the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital on Friday, November 2, 2012, Carmelo “Carman” Ingallinera, of Northport, at the age of 84. Loving husband of Barbara and the late Rose, stepfather to Beverley Purcel of Innisfill, Ron Longwell of Rossmore and Marilyn Craig and her husband John of Picton. Sadly missed by his step grandchildren and great grandchildren, as well as his brothers and sisters in Italy. Mr. Ingallinera rested at the Whattam Funeral Home, 33 Main Street, Picton. Funeral Service was held in the Chapel on Monday November 5 at 2pm. The Reverend Kirby Breithaupt officiated. Interment Sophiasburgh Cemetery. Memorial donations to the PECM Hospital Auxiliary or Hospice Prince Edward would be appreciated by the family. (Cheques only please). The family received friends on Monday afternoon from 1pm until time of Service.

With family by his side at Quinte Health Care Prince Edward County Memorial on Thursday, November 1st, 2012, Dennis Roberts, of Bloomfield, at the age of 70. Loving husband for 50 years to Kathy, father of Dennise & her husband Brian Rogers of Belleville, Gord & his wife Barb of Bloomfield and Brenda of Picton, son of Thelma & her husband George Branscombe and Sylvia & the late Fred Roberts and papa of Aamanda (Davin), Micheal, Michelle and Brittany and greatpapa of Caden and Chase. Family received friends at The Whattam Funeral Home, 33 Main Street, Picton on Sunday, November 4th from 2 until 4 p.m. Funeral Service was held in the Chapel on Monday at 10:30 a.m. Cremation. If desired, donations to the Multiple Sclerosis Society or to Bloomfield United Church would be appreciated by the family. (Cheques only please)

Whattam

Whattam

Funeral Home

Funeral Home

HELP WANTED

YOUNG, Barb (Sharpe)

In her 76th year, Barbara Irene Young of Dartmouth passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side at the Dartmouth General Hospital, November 1, 2012. Born in Hallowell Township in Prince Edward County, Ontario, she was the daughter of the late George K. & Helen G. (Way) Sharpe. She was an avid reader, especially fiction novels. She enjoyed playing bingo whenever & wherever she could. She especially loved the waves beating off the rocks when she would stay at the Quarterdeck in Summerville Centre. Survived by her loving husband of 49 years, Maxwell, two sons Lawrence (Janet) Pelletier, Shelburne, William Pelletier, Ottawa, two daughters, Dianne (Donald) Cameron, Maxine (Brian) MacPhee, both of Dartmouth, 10 grandchildren, 3 greatgrandchildren, several nieces & nephews, including Penny Mitchell. She is predeceased by her first husband Yvon Pelletier and sister Betty Vanhecke. A Celebration of Life Service was held Monday, November 5, 2012 in A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home followed by interment at Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Online condolences www.mattatallfuneralhome.com

THE CORPORATION OF THE COUNTY OF PRINCE EDWARD JOB OPPORTUNITY SEASONAL PART-TIME WINTER DRIVERS (MULTIPLE VACANCIES) The County of Prince Edward is an island community on the shores of Lake Ontario with a proud United Empire Loyalist heritage. Boasting beautiful beaches and a unique rural landscape, the County offers serene country living. Our strong agricultural roots, thriving tourism attractions, renowned regional cuisine, and growing wine industry combine to offer a unique and unmatched quality of life. Our Human Resources Department is currently accepting applications for Seasonal Winter Drivers. Reporting to the Area Roads Supervisor, the primary duties of this position will be to provide the safe operation of roads winter control equipment and the maintenance of County roads, sidewalks and bridges. These duties will be required from approximately mid-November to mid-April on an as-needed basis. The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:  Minimum Grade 12 diploma  Proof of valid Class “DZ” Driver’s Licence  Previous experience in the operation of winter snow removal equipment preferred  Ability to work independently as well as part of a team as required  Proven communication and customer service skills  Knowledge and training under the Occupational Health and Safety Act  Excellent physical condition  Proof of a satisfactory criminal reference check and a clean Driver’s abstract The current salary for this position is $19.05 per hour, plus 9% in lieu of benefits and 4% in lieu of vacation as per Band 5 of CUPE Local 2275’s collective agreement. Please submit your application prior to 9:00 am on November 12, 2012 to: Human Resources Department Shire Hall, Lower Level careers@pecounty.on.ca We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We are an equal opportunity employer. The personal information being collected will be used in accordance with The Municipal Act and The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and shall only be used in the selection of a suitable candidate.

Christmas Craft & Gift Sales, Bazaars, Brunches, Teas & Lunches Guide Christmas Bazaar & Bake Sale

November 10 10am - 3pm H.J. McFarland Memorial Home

All proceeds will support quality of life improvement

603 County Rd 49 Picton

St. John’s Church Waupoos

Christmas Bazaar

Saturday, Nov. 17 12:00 - 3:00pm

Baking, cookie trays, mince meat, fudge, crafts Light Lunch $5.00 Free Admission

Bloomfield UCW

Browse & Brunch at the Church Sat. Nov. 17th 11am - 2pm

Lunch: Homemade Soup, Sandwiches & Pie $7 Coffee Break: Coffee & Pie $3

Pat’s 17th Annual

Craft Show

Saturday, Nov. 10th & 17th 1282 Bethel Road, Picton

Baked goods, something for everyone!

613-476-4840

St. Philip’s

Christmas Tea & Bazaar Saturday, November 10th at the church hall 2 - 4pm

Baked Goods, Candy, Preserves, Crafts, Jewellery, Christmas Decorations, Knitting and other Treasures Free Admission - Tea, Sandwiches and Goodies $5.00

21st Annual Christmas Craft Show & Sale

Picton Arena - 375 Main St - Community Hall Nov 10th 9:30-4:30 ~ Nov 11th 10:30-4:00 Admission $2.00 Children 12 and under free

More than just Crafts, a little something for everyone. Hope to see you there. For info call 613-476-5115

Patchwork Butterfly

Humanitarian Fundraiser

603 County Rd 49, Picton H.J. McFarland Nursing Home November 10 10am - 3pm Dominican spices, dark fruit cake, limited supplies pink coral, amber Lorimar, eco jewelry. Sorry no Betsy Johnson. We are just one of many great vendors.

Annual Craft and Bake Sale

Picton Legion Ladies Auxiliary

Saturday, Nov. 17 9am - 4pm

Many vendors Refreshments available

Christmas shop early... Shop locally!

First Baptist Church’s

Craft Sale Sat. Nov. 10th 10am - 4pm

Hats, scarves, jewelry, refreshments and much more. In support of Little Bouquet Children’s Orphanage, Haiti.

For more information call Sylvia 613-393-5289

Christmas Craft Sale & Lunch

South Bay United Church 2029 County Road 13 Saturday, Nov. 17 11am - 3pm Free Admission Lunch $ 8

Holly Fair

Picton United Church

Wednesday, Nov. 21

Doors open for shopping 1:30pm. Tea served at 2pm $6.00 per person (take-out available) Home Baking, Meat Pies, Treasures new & old

Reservations 613-476-6106, Grace

IT’S HERE!

Xmas Present Sale

Featuring artist handcut STEEL POPPIES & DAISIES 1-4ft for indoor/outdoors Old sleighs, unusual & unique decorations & trees for home décor or gift giving.

Fri. Nov. 9, 12-5 Sat. Nov. 10, 9:30-4:30 51 King St. Picon

OFFICIAL NOTICE NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS

All claims against the estate of Georgina Mary Despault, late of the Town of Picton in the County of Prince Edward, who died on or about the 23rd day of June, 2012 must be filed with the undersigned Estate Trustees on or before the 16th day of November, 2012. Thereafter the undersigned will distribute the assets of the said estate having regard only to the claims then filed. DATED at Picton this 22nd day of October 2012. M. Louise N. Warren, Estate Trustee, 41 Northumberland Blvd. Trenton, ON K8V 6L7 613-392-6832


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OFFICIAL NOTICE

Request for Proposal Winter Road Maintenance Liquids 2012-EDW-047 The Corporation of the County of Prince Edward is requesting proposals from qualified Contractor’s for Winter Road Maintenance Liquids. Proposals submitted in a sealed envelope will be received by the Corporation of the County of Prince Edward, Clerk’s Department, Upper Level, at 332 Main Street, Picton Ontario, K0K 2T0 until: 2:00 p.m. (local time) November 15, 2012 Proposal documents may be obtained from the Purchasing Department at the above address between 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. local time, Monday to Friday. All projects have been posted on the County website: http://www.pecounty.on.ca/purchasing.html The Corporation of the County of Prince Edward reserves the right to accept or reject any proposals and also reserves the right to accept any proposal other than the lowest proposal.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10TH, 2012

9:30 A.M. AUCTION SALE - Primitives, Antiques, Collectibles, China/Glass, Collector Toys, Dolls, Pocket Watches, Post Cards, Approx. 100 Insulators, Furniture, Shop Tools, Lawn/Garden Etc. Approx. 12 Miles West of Kingston, From 401 (Exit 599 Odessa) Cty. Rd. #6 South Through Lights #2 To Odessa Fairground on Left. SPECIAL INTEREST: Approx. 100 Extensive Collectible Insulators, All Different in Shapes, Colors, Sizes. This Collection has been packed away for many years; 3 Gal. 1858 Mason Jar (Special Promotion); Atlas E-Z Seal 48 Oz. Sealer and Others; Collection of Small Coke Bottles (18) Province/Cities On Them and Other Collectible Pop Bottles and Sealers. COLLECTIBLE DOLLS: Eaton Beauty China Face Doll; Early Monkey; Dee an Cree Composition Doll in Original Box; Ideal Doll; Roddy Made in England (Black Doll); Pullan Doll Fee Me an Wet You; And Several Others; These Also Were Packed Away For Many Years. Antique 8 Pce. Wash Bowl Set; Antique Mantel Clock; Ginger Bread Clock; Coo co Clock; 2 - Antique Pocket Watches (F. Chinnuk Napanee 15 Jewel); Humpden Watch Co. COLLECTOR TOYS: Montage Tank (Gama, Germany); Remote Car With Light & Siren (Straco); Wind Up Duckling Push Sweeper (all in original boxes); Metal Toy Tow Truck; Her Majesty State Coach (in original box - miniature); School Bus Lunch Box/Thermos; Ivory Brooch in Original Box; Several Pces. Of Costume Jewelry; German Figurines; RS Pressa Dish; China Cups/Saucers; Several Cake Plates; Quantity of China and Glass; 2 Silver Entré Dishes (Birks, England); Christmas Decorations; Crocks and Jugs; Several Jack Knives; Post Cards; Hamilton Carhartt Railroad Time Book; Pictures/Frames; Cabbage Cutter; Wash Boards; Cream Can; Very Early Door Latch; Butter Ladle; Cast Iron Floor Grates; Griddles; Corn Bread Tray; Weather Vane; Corn Planter Etc. SHOP/GARDEN EQUIPMENT: Craftsman 5.5 H.P. Oil Free Air Compressor; Coleman 2500 Powermate 5 H.P. Generator; 2 Rolling Tool Boxes; Wrenches; Tools of All Types; Bench Grinder; Weed Eater; 5 H.P. Self Propelled Mower; Electric B/D 3.5 Mower; Garden Trailer; Lawn Sweeper (New This Year); Electric Lawn Edger; Tow Behind Lawn Spreader; Weed Eater; 3 Ton Floor Jack; 2 Floor Jacks; Jack Stands; Car Polisher; New Type Trailer Hitch/Load Levellers; Car Ramps; 24 Ft./14 Ft. Extension Ladders; 2 Wheel Dolly; Tote Tub; Wheel Barrel; Several Sheets of Plywood; Log Chains; Milk Cans; New Mail Box; 2 - B.B.Q.’s; Solar Lights; Lawn Swing; Park Bench; Lawn/Garden Tools; Post Driver; Mans Bike; This is only a partial listing. Go To Web Site for Photos and Listing www.daveasniderauctionservice.ca This sale is from 2 local early Estates, many items have not seen daylight in years. Also a few consigned articles. Terms of Sale: Cash/Interac/Cheque with proper ID Lunch Available AUCTIONEERS - DAVE A. SNIDER 613-386-3039 BRAD SNIDER 613-386-3773

BRIGHTON ESTATE AUCTIONS

LARGE ESTATE & COLLECTOR’S AUCTION Sunday, November 11th - Preview 9:30 a.m. Auction 11:15 a.m. WE WILL NOT BE PICKING UP THE ESTATE UNTIL WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 7 2012, BUT WATCH OUR WEBSITE FOR 100’S OF INTERESTING ITEMS. Large Indoor Yard Sale: Sunday @ 9:30 a.m. 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, NOVEMBER 8, 2012

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12th, 2012

at 1 P.M. ANTIQUE, MODERN & COLLECTABLE AUCTION SALE AT THE NAPANEE LIONS HALL FEATURING: 6 oil-on-canvas & board paintings by Dean Baker Imagineer; 110 wire fed Lincoln welder; 2 roto tillers; Art Deco inspired speakers & cabinet; collection of beer steins; FURNITURE: Antique kitchen cupboard; washstand; table & 4 chairs; poster bed head board, dresser, mirror, and chest of drawers; loveseat; 2 solid pine pedestal coffee tables; 2 pine shelves; wall shelf; chesterfield; queen-size sofa bed; single bed with mattress; 2 recliner rockers; TV entertainment unit; hanging & matching table lamps; hanging stain glass light; matching dresser & chest of drawers; spoon cabinets & spoons; antique picture frame; trunks; wood ironing board; tilt top table; pine Seth Thomas wall clock; 2 Brentwood chairs; Art Deco floor lamp; small antique oak table; 2 filing cabinets; COLLECTABLES: Violin & case; silver 50 cent pieces; paper money 1922 as dollar; old fishing tackle, rods & reels; Art Deco 50's Inspired matching speakers & cabinet; metal garden sculptures; barn board paddle holder with paddle; vintage 2 piece dress & repro dress made for Little Men series; 6 older entertainment units (working); large collection of beer steins; selection of die cast cars & trucks, banks including some Coca Cola & dinky pieces; 3 boiler room lights; overhead projector; crosscut saw; old licence plates; ice tongs; old buttons; snowshoes; CHINA & GLASS: 8 place setting of Dorset dishes plus teapot & serving dishes; carnival glass; depression; etc.; APPLIANCES: Bernette serger; confection oven; 30" electric stove; dehumidifier; OTHER: 10 hp 30" Craftsman riding lawn mower & 4 hp 20" push mower; leaf blower; 6 hp John Deere rototiller & smaller craftsman tiller; T shirt transfer crests (screen painting); Kero World kerosene heater (as new); 110 Lincoln wire fed welder; small & automatic welding masks; 30" paper cutter; street light with sensor (new); table saw; router; skill saw; tool box full of tools ; dolly cart; 2 metal cabinets; umbrella & stand & 2 chairs; child’s gate. NO BUYERS PREMIUM - Very Partial Listing VIEWING SALE DAY ONLY - 12 noon Terms: Cash, Interac, Visa, MasterCard only. Canteen available NEIL LAMBERT, AUCTIONEER Napanee 613-354-3406 e-mail Sally1@KOS.net Watch www.lambertauctions.ca, Napanee Beaver for listing for our Annual January 1st sale at South Fredericksburg Hall

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14

AT 5:00 P.M. AUCTION SALE DOUG JARRELL SALES ARENA, BELLEVILLE Solid P & F Furniture oak dining table/2 leaves, 6 arm arrow back chairs & matching china hutch in excellent shape, leather chesterfield, chair & matching ottoman ( beige) green leather sofa bed, 2 pub chairs, single pedestal round glass top table, fold down secretary, antique oak ice box (all refinished), bistro set table & 2 chairs, washstand, teak veneer entertainment unit, leather chair & matching stool, 3 wooden chairs, high chair, 2 “nutcracker” bar stools, 2 white open face cupboards, 2 door cupboard, set of 3 stacking tables, night table, water caddy & cupboard, dresser/ mirror, high boy chest of drawers & 2 night tables, Thomas home phonograph, TV, blanket rack, assorted lamps, 4 area rugs, press back nursing rocker, hall table, round card table, sound system, patio table, chairs & umbrella, framed mirrors, a number of smalls including alabaster eagle, glass & china, brass eagle, pig & bull dog figurines, Christmas decorations, wine rack, pine potato bin, Naturecraft pieces, German beer lite, Beer steins & decanters, oil paintings & numerous other pieces. Devilbiss 5 H.P. 60 gallon vertical cast iron air compressor with Sharp water separator & air hose, Yard Machine 13.5 H.P. 38 inch cut riding lawn mower, Murray 4.0 H.P. 21 in. push mower, King 10” table saw, Weedeater electric leaf blower, 2 barbeques, many other interesting pieces. This is a sale of very clean furniture all in very good condition. See my web site for detailed list & photos. See my web site for detailed list & photos. AUCTIONEERS: DOUG JARRELL & BEN TREVERTON 613-969-1033 www.dougjarrellauctions.com

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16 Sale 6:30pm Viewing 5:00pm Consignment Sale

662 Cty. Rd. #12 3.5 kms southwest of Bloomfield at Koopmans Auction Centre

Antique tea wagon, 2 antique china cabinets, Antique crank telephone, Antique oak buffet, Antique oak table and 6 chairs, stereo cards, stone crock(Belleville), depression glass and good china, old quilts, pine chest, 6 piece Nativity scene (characters 2ft tall), costume jewellery, oak dining table 6 chairs, oak buffet and hutch, oak queen 4 post cannon ball bed frame, night tables, dressers, deacons bench, coffee and end tables, single white wicker headboard, white wicker furniture, 2 maple bar stools, stainless microwave, white GE refrigerator, Englis washer and dryer, Victorian couch and love seat, quantity of area rugs, Christmas decorations and village, shop vac air cleaner, hand power planer, hand tools, checkered plate toolbox for small truck, apartment size piano, plus small antiques and collectibles. Large amount of hard covered books, Vhs movies. More items arriving daily. www.koopmansauctionservices.com Always accepting good clean consignment for upcoming sales. We also conduct home, farm, and commercial sales on site. For your entire auction needs, call Auctioneer: Gerald Koopmans 613-393-1732.

Call 613-476-3201 to advertise your Auction in The Picton Gazette

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14

AT 10:00 AM AUCTION SALE - ESTATE OF DAVID R QUINTNER PLUS PRIVATE COLLECTIONS SALE CONDUCTED AT BELLEVILLE AND DISTRICT FISH AND GAME CLUB 170 ELMWOOD DRIVE, BELLEVILLE, ONT. 2 miles EAST of Belleville on “Old Highway 2” and turn NORTH onto Elmwood Drive for ½ mile. ARTWORK 3 original Manly MacDonald oil paintings- 20” x24” – Horses on beach, 12” x 16” Stooks of Grain, 12” x 16” Glenora PEC; original Philippa Faulkner 12” x 16” oil painting, original Mary Gifford oil paintings, original Donnah Cameron water colours; 2 Canadian Pacific oak framed Canadian Scenes, antique landscape artwork, ANTIQUE ASIAN FURNITURE INCLUDING large red lacquered buffet with carved front, wedding basket, jewelry box, desk and chair, wardrobe, settee, side tables, rice box, side chairs, blanket stand; ANTIQUE AND FORMAL FURNITURE, mahogany dining table, 6 dining chairs, mahogany sideboard, mahogany bow front china cabinet, oak dining extension table, oak dining chairs, oak sideboard, oak server, oak stacking barristers bookcase, ornately carved dark finish dining room suite with extension table, chairs, and sideboard; ornately carved dark finished bedroom suite with bed, dresser and night stands; Victorian drop front desk, oak drop front desk with upper glass doors, walnut drop front secretary, mahogany breakfront china cabinet, oak library table, press back rocker, nest of tables, primitive pine work table, white wicker furniture, table top victrola, walnut flat to the wall what not, side chairs, walnut baby cradle, cane back rockers, mantle clock,Germanic blanket box, COLLECTIBLES several Canadian and American stoneware crocks with blue, 1849 “Baby Dragoon” pocket pistol ( fair condition); Royal Doulton “ Lady Godiva – #16 of 50 created, 35 Royal Doulton figurines, 35 Beswick horses, collection of Asian collectibles including blue and white Chinese export porcelain pieces, Ivory pieces, brass pieces, silver document scrolls, spice jars, carvings; RS Germany china pieces, toilet set pieces, Victoriana silver pieces, brides baskets, opalescent glassware, 30 gold pocket watches, collection of antique and vintage toys, vintage fishing lures, Coca cola picnic cooler, snowshoes,reproduction Fredric Remington figurines, numerous other articles. NO RESERVES VIEWING 8 AM TO SALE TIME DAY OF SALE. TERMS- CASH OR CHEQUE OWNER & AUCTIONEER NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ACCIDENT OR INJURY DAY OF SALE SULLIVAN AUCTIONEERS Plainfield 613-477-2082 www.sullivanauctions.com for photos

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17TH, 2012

10.00 A.M. AUCTION SALE - HELD ON SITE FOR TERRY’S PLOWING AND LAWN CARE North of Kingston Approx. 6 Miles, Take Sydenham Rd. North to Elginburgh, Right on Unity Rd. To Leeman Rd., First Place on Left (#2323) Ford F250 1999 4x4 7.3 Diesel Truck with Snowplow and Sander (new oil pan/new tires); 6 - eXmark Commercial Lawn Mowers; Tri Axle Trailer; 2 Tandem Axle Trailers and Related Equipment; Shop and Maintenance Related Items; Household Items. For Listing and Details go to www.daveasniderauctionservice.ca Reason For Sale: Home/Property Sold Owners: Mr. & Mrs. Terry Parent Rain, Snow or Sunshine - Dress Accordingly. All announcements made day of sale will take precedence over any printed matter. DAVE A. SNIDER AUCTION SERIVCE 613-386-3039

Owner/Auctioneer will not be held responsible for any accident on or about property day of sale.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17

AT 10:30 AM AUCTION SALE - STEWART AND KAREN STANLEY 99 SANDY COVE DRIVE, R.R.# 7 BELLEVILLE, ONT. ½ mile SOUTH of Belleville Bay Bridge on Highway # 62 South and turn SOUTH EAST onto County Road 28 for ½ mile and turn onto Massassuaga Road for 3 miles and turn onto Sunrise Drive to Sandy Cove Drive. John Deere 165 riding lawn mower, Stihl MS 170 chainsaw, Stihl straight shaft weed eater, Stihl gas powered hedge trimmer, Honda 8 hp snowblower with rubber tracks, Lawn Boy power lawn mower, gas powered ice auger,gas powered winch, 2 wheel ATV trailer, 2 wheel utility trailer, Simoniz high pressure washer, hand tools, power tools, aluminum extension ladder, garden tools, FIREARMS- ( PAL REQUIRED) – TO BE SOLD AT 12 NOON- Winchester 30 – 30 lever action rifle, JC Higgins Model 20 12 ga, Cooey Model 84 16 ga, Mossberg .22 with scope; metal gun cabinet, HOUSEHOLD CONTENTS – SELL AT 10:30 AM handcrafted pine storage box, oak centre pedestal dining table and chairs, rattan dinette table and chairs, rattan open face hutch, rattan side chairs, rattan bar and stools, , maple bedroom furniture, 4 piece bedroom suite, futon, La-ZBoy love seat and chairs, wing back chairs, bed chesterfield, vintage floor model radio, walnut Windsor style side chair, walnut end tables, cedar chest, walnut cased wall clock, antique school desk,washer/dryer, sporting goods- skis, snowshoes, exercise equipment, everyday dishes, prints, pictures, numerous other articles. NOTE- Parking on Sandy Cove Drive TERMS- CASH OR CHEQUE OWNER & AUCTIONEER NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ACCIDENT OR INJURY DAY OF SALE SULLIVAN AUCTIONEERS Plainfield 613-477-2082 www.sullivanauctions.com for photos


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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2012

Lecture Monday focuses on sinking of Titanic

1812, in February, filmmaker and author Nelofer Pazira will give an Afghan perspective on the war efforts in Afghanistan, in March, Ryerson professor Patrice Dutil will speak about explorer Samuel de Champlain in the Quinte area, and in March, members of the Gettysburg Foundation will speak on the marketing of history.

TITANIC, from page 1

“I do it because I have great respect for my grandmother and the hardships she endured,� she said. “I just find she was a remarkable woman.� As Deano describes it, the story starts back in County Cork, Ireland where Bradley was born in 1890, the fifth of nine children in a struggling family. Mired in the potato famine by 1912, her father told her there was no future for her in Ireland. A brother and sister who had already landed in New York sent money back to Bradley for her to board Titanic in the third-class steerage section. Bradley boarded the boat alongside a school friend Daniel Buckley, who also was rescued safely. In recollections to her own children, Bradley described some of the horror she saw during the wreck. She discussed a “sudden vibrating jar� when the liner hit the iceberg around midnight, “watching portholes disappear,� and “hearing boilers exploding and furniture crashing away.� Despite being locked in her section of the ship, Bradley made her way to the upper decks and eventually onto a lifeboat. She was wearing just a nightgown and had a life jacket to keep warm when she boarded the collapsible C boat, the same lifeboat the White Star Line president Joseph Bruce Ismay infamously boarded instead of going down with the ship. “He sure wasn’t women or children,� said Deano. It was after 4 a.m. when Carpathia came near and Bradley described having to grab a rope swing with hands so cold, she nearly couldn’t grip it. She also described the near silence on board that ship at first, changing into hysterical crying as reality set in. Eventually, Bradley made it to New York, was taken to hospital and reunited with her brother and sister. She settled in Glen’s Falls, New York, working for a wealthy family that had a summer home on Howe Island in the Thousand Islands, near Gananoque. It was there she met her eventual husband Bernard LaSha, a mail carrier to the island who also maintained grounds there. Somewhat ironically, the couple started one of the first Thousand Island cruise lines and they also had four children together following their marriage in 1920. LaSha died of tuberculosis during the Great Depression of the 1930s, leaving Bradley to take care of their children, their home, and their business alone. Deano has done her part to add to the story of her courageous grandmother, travelling to Ireland last year to track down her baptism certificate to prove her age, and keeping in touch with cousins there. She also has plans for a trip to Belfast next year to the Titanic museum. There, she plans to correct an error many historians have made, believing Bradley came from England, rather than County Cork, Ireland. The retired civil servant also tries her best to ensure that people realize the true horror of the event, which goes beyond the portrayal of the Titanic on the silver screen in the James Cameron

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on April 10, 1912. Bridget Bradley boarded in Queenstown, Ireland (the third boarding point). before the ship hit an iceberg late April 14. (Greg Curtis collection)

blockbuster, which focused on a love story. Earlier films, she said, like the 1958 A Night To Remember and the 1979 S.O.S Titanic, which actually cast actress Katherine Byrne as Bradley, were more accurate. Deano also said she doesn’t agree with people using the Titanic as a vehicle for making money. “I felt they should have left well enough alone. Over 1,500 people died. Money should not be made off of that event.� Now, Deano said she passes the anniversary of the sinking of Titanic each April with a post on Facebook to her friends reminding them that “no one is infallible.� For this year’s 100th anniversary, she left a special tribute stating that her grandmother “may have been travelling third-class on the Titanic, but she was always a first-class lady to me.� This Monday, Deano will do take part in a question-

and-answer session as part of the opening to History Nights at the Regent, a series of historical lectures arranged by Peter Lockyer and History Lives Here Inc. The session will follow a lecture by Kingston’s Greg Curtis, who is a member of the International Titanic Historical Society. Curtis’s interest in the Titanic came when he received a lump of coal recovered from the wreck for Christmas one year as a small boy. Since, he’s taken a lifelong interest in the ship and the details surrounding its crash off Newfoundland 100 years ago. The lecture begins at 7 p.m. Monday. Admission is $15 for adults and $5 for students. Future monthly lectures in the series have been planned into the new year. In January, one of Canada’s leading military historians, Maj. John Grodzinski, will speak on the War of

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ShAring A moment The professor Morrie (David Smith) and the student Mitch (Michael Zaffino) share one of

their one-on-one classes about the meaning of life in this rehearsal of Tuesdays With Morrie, debuting Nov. 16 at Mt. Tabor. The two actors are grandfather and grandson. (Georgia Papanicolaou-Beatty/Prince Edward Community Theatre)

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Sometimes the best lessons a professor can offer don’t always fit in a syllabus and they often aren’t found within the confines of a classroom. That was the premise of Mitch Albom’s best-selling novel Tuesdays With Morrie, a tale about a student getting back into touch a favourite college professor. Albom, a Detroit sportswriter living a busy life filled with television appearances, labour strife, and deadlines wrote about how he wanted to take a bit of time out of his hectic schedule to say goodbye to mentor Morrie Schwartz, dying from Amy-

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otrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). He got more than he bargained for as Schwartz — battling with his deteriorating condition all the while — decided to give his wayward pupil his final and most important lessons about what should be most important in life. Those lessons will come to life on the stage at Mt. Tabor Nov. 16-17 and 23-24 as the Prince Edward Community Theatre (PECT) takes on Jeffrey Hatcher’s adaptation of the novel. The cast features two men who have an instantly believable rapport in the roles as Belleville-based PECT veteran Michael Zaffino plays Mitch and his own grandfather David Smith, also of Belleville, fills the Morrie role. Director Lynn Fennell said the story shows how the

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The Picton Gazette

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2012

Finding ways to prolong remembrance Lecturer talks about ways to preserve history

Fewer and fewer veterans from even the Second World War are still alive and physically able to tell their stories — that’s of those who even would share their experiences. There are also more and more Canadians who did not directly know someone impacted by those wars Canadians take time to reflect on this week. With that in mind, the Rotary Club of Picton had a different spin on its annual Remembrance Day program by placing the focus on how to keep those memories going. Historian Peter Lockyer gave a guest lecture on the subject. “How is it that we would “always remember” as Churchill advises? This is a critical question. It is because we are in the midst of a great generational transfer of responsibility for — and

And so when we see a poppy worn, Let us reflect on the burden borne, By those who gave their very all When asked to answer their country’s call That we at home in peace might live, Then wear a poppy! Remember - and give!

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Tyne Cot Cemetery, Belgium May the simple, yet eloquent words immortalized in John McCrae’s famous poem, echo even more strongly in the hearts and minds of all Canadians, as we remember the sacrifice of those who have served, and continue to serve in Canada’s name.

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ownership of — remembering,” he said. Lockyer, who also did not experience the wars, had memories of his grandfather, Elmer Duetta, who served in both Great Wars and a puncture in his arm from a bullet wound that he’d never forget. He saw the photo of his father in his uniform marrying his mother and he spoke of foods he’d never eat because he grew sick of them during the war. Others don’t have that, and as his generation and his parents generation grow old, Lockyer said there will be a gap in the preservation of history by volunteers also. “We are about to experience the “perfect storm” of conditions, which actually contrive against remember-

ing,” he said. Lockyer suggested there needs to be a community approach to preserving memories of events in history and finding ways to produce tools to remember while there is an opprtunity to do so. Lockyer said that it is in recording those tools — documentaries featuring people who lived through the wars, preserving their artifacts, and encouraging lectures and discussions on the past — that will keep remembrance vibrant into future generations. He said such an approach could be incredibly challenging, but if completed could make for something memorable and productive. -Staff

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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2012

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The Picton Gazette

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2012

Legions mark Remembrance Day with weekend events

We honour those Canadians that won for us the freedom that our country now enjoys

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Members and friends of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 78 in Picton will be starting their Remembrance Day ceremonies again Saturday evening this year and continuing overnight leading up to the morning vigil. The branchâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s light the candles ceremony will begin at 7 p.m. and there will be a vigil continuing at the cenotaph throughout the night hours. The following morning at 9:30 a.m. the bus will leave the branch to the Picton United Church for the annual Remembrance Day service there, while at 10:45

the parade will form toward the cenotaph from the branch. The cenotaph ceremony with wreath laying will occur beginning at 11 a.m. with a parade to the branch to follow. A reception and lunch at the Legion take place with the doors open to all and McGreevy and Hardman will be providing entertainment at the branch between the hours of 1-4 p.m. â&#x2013; In Wellington this year, organizers are calling on the â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Citizen Brigadeâ&#x20AC;? to march toward the memorial at the gates of the park on Main Street.

Branch 160 spokesperson Bob Stock says people only have to wear their poppies as a uniform and they can march in place of those veterans to symbolically represent those veterans who are unable to physically join the parade. â&#x20AC;&#x153;For the past several years, it has been most gratifying to note how deeply moved our vets have been when they see the wide range of people who turn out in respect for those who served and those who fell in the service of Canada,â&#x20AC;? said Stock. â&#x20AC;&#x153; â&#x20AC;&#x153;In addition to individuals, there are entire families

marching including veteransâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; sons, daughters, children and grandchildren.â&#x20AC;? For the Wellington ceremony, the United Church will hold the church service at 10 a.m. with the civilian brigade forming on Main Street along with any veterans present at 10:30 a.m. There will be two minutes of silence at 11 a.m. followed by wreath laying at 11:15 a.m. A reception will follow at Branch 160 at noon. â&#x2013; Services are also planned for the Consecon cenotaph to mark the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month.

We Remember

By: Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae, MD (1872-1918) Canadian Army

IN FLANDERS FIELDS the poppies grow Between the crosses row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky the larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below.

We are the Dead. Short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, Loved and were loved, and now we lie In Flanders fields.

Take up our quarrel with the foe: To you from failing hands we throw The torch; be yours to hold it high. If ye break faith with us who die We shall not sleep, though poppies grow In Flanders fields.

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The Picton Gazette

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2012

Dukes win shootout over Newmarket before falling to Pickering Late goal gives Dukes first home loss in weeks Jason Parks

Staff writer

After winning seven of their past nine games heading into Sunday night's match up against the Pickering Panthers, it looked as though the young Wellington Dukes (118-1) had figured out this Junior A game. The club that had been plagued mistakes and indifferent play that could be chalked up to youth early on in the 2012-2013 OJHL campaign had been making a strong statement as of late, capturing 15 of a possible 18 points in the past three weeks. However, the learning process is still taking root and with it comes the growing pains experienced on Sunday. Up 3-2 after 40 minutes thanks to last minute goal by Craig Campbell, the Dukes were looking in fine shape to close out another successful weekend. Unfortunately for Dukes fans, the locals came out of the second intermission stuck in neutral. Brodie Tutton beat Dukes

closing the gaP Justin Maiolino of the Newmarket Hurricanes cuts between Wellington defenceman Brody Morris and goaltender Hayden Lavigne during the first period of Wellington’s 2-1 shootout win Friday evening. (Jason Parks/Gazette staff)

starter Matt Larose just 26 seconds into the second to tie the game and former Toronto Junior Canadian Carlos Amestoy just over one minute later to put the Panthers up 4-3. Wellington would tie it thanks to Jan Kaminsky's power-play goal at 4:48 but

Aiden Wallace's man advantage marker with about three and a half minutes left were enough to hand Wellington its first home ice defeat in just over a month. Wellington Dukes coach and general manager Marty Abrams has always been one to keep his club and the

Dukes faithful from getting too high after a win and too low after a loss. That said, Sunday night's setback might stick with the hockey club for a while. “As high as we were after our performance on Friday (a 2-1 shootout win over Newmarket), we were equally

disappointed with the loss on Sunday” Abrams told the Gazette. “Unfortunately those are the types of games that can come back to haunt you. We hope we take care of businessmen this coming weekend (When Wellington plays three games in four nights) because if we don't, that loss could come back on us in February.” Abrams added the Panthers, who are lurking the North division basement, deserve full credit for getting two valuable road points. “Give them full credit for the win, they came in hungry but we felt we didn't battle and we didn't put together a complete game,” he added. Sunday's disappointment came on the heels of a 2-1 shootout win on Friday over the visiting Hurricanes. In front of a good crowd of over 600 fans, Wellington fell behind in the first 1-0 but came back to tie the game at 1-1 thanks to a nifty effort from Campbell at the 15:22 mark of the third. After a scoreless overtime, the game turned into a penalty shot contest. Each team went two-forthree in the opening round with Campbell and Erick Delaurentis scoring for Wellington. In the sixth round, rookie

Abbott Girduckis had a chance to win it for Wellington and did just that, beating Matt Wintjes clean to secure the extra point in the Dukes favour. With just two regulation goals and just three minor penalties, the game was a dandy. “Afterward Newmarket agreed it was a playoff-style game and both teams battled very hard,” Abrams said. “It was an unbelievable hockey game for November there was great fan support, which is always nice to see.” Wellington hits the road this evening, taking on the Kingston Voyageurs at the Invista Centre in the Limestone city. Tomorrow night, Wellington plays a rare Friday night road game in Lindsay and winds up their weekend slate against Stoufville at the Essroc Centre on Sunday night. Puck drop is at 7 p.m. Round the 'Roc: Sunday's game will feature a special Remembrance Day ceremony performed by the Wellington branch of the Royal Canadian Legion...With Brian Bunnett maxing his allowable 10 affiliate games, it's expected the Dukes will sign him to a Junior A card thus ending his rehab stint with Picton.

saves to keep his club in the game. For his efforts, Stock was named the Kings hardest working performer. The Novice AE Kings play a pair of home games in Picton this weekend, welcoming Oshawa on Saturday at 5 p.m. And Peterborough at 6 p.m. On Sunday. ■ The Ainsworth Funeral Home Atom AE Kings had no problem finding top gear this weekend as the locals were road warriors, winning a pair of lopsided games in Tweed and Ennismore. On Saturday, the Kings crowned the Tweed Hawks in a game that went into the books as a 20-0 win. Jackson Fox had a mittful of goals while Brody Lane (3), Cole Lavender (3), Wyatt Fairman (2), Ryan Cunningham (2), Nolan Steen (2), Tristan Lavender, Wyatt Slade, Case MacFarland, Spencer Haennel , Tristan Lavender and Ethan Abrams all found the back of the net. Noah MacDonald picked up a shutout. On Sunday, the Kings once again didn't spare the offence, taking down the Ennismore Eagles 12-1. Cole Lavender and Slade paced the offence with a hat trick each while Ford Facette-

Grondin netted a pair. Steen, Lane, Fox and Haennel all had singles. ■ The Bantam AE Kings were stymied this weekend in a home and home series with the Durham Crusaders but still managed a point. On Saturday in Whitby, Max Manlow was flawless in the Kings net, stopping all 26 Crusaders shots. Unfortunately, the locals couldn't sneak one into the Crusaders net and the contest ended in a 0-0 draw. On Sunday in Wellington, the Kings still were unable to find a way to get one past the Crusaders goalie and the locals fell 4-0. Kieran Squires, Riley Young, and Corey Algar all had multiple scoring chances but came up dry. Ethan Harrison, and Logan Fairman were strong on the fore-check for the Kings, while Aidan Wallwork and James Reynolds were strong on the back end. The Bantam AE Kings look to break a losing streak this weekend when they host Lakefield in Wellington on Friday at 8:45 p.m. They also host Ennismore on Saturday in Picton at 6:30 p.m.

Novice Kings take their first win of season with shutout effort against Gananoque JasonParks

Staff writer

In novice action, the County Farm Centre Kings bagged their first win of the regular season, a 1-0 win in Gananoque on Sunday afternoon. Ben Lamoore for the game winner in the first on a nice individual effort and then the Kings went work on the defensive side of the puck, keeping the Islanders at bay. Nolan Lane got his first shutout of the season thanks to some great saves and solid play by his defencemen. For his efforts, blue liner Ben Smith picked up the hard hat as the Kings hardest working performer of the game. Emerson Byford also had a standout game, staying in the way of the Islanders top snipers all game. The Kings are at home on Sunday when they look to beat the Stirling Blues in Wellington starting at 1:30 p.m. ■ The Atlantis Irrigation Juvenile Kings got their first win of the season, a hard fought 3-2 win over the Napanee Stars on Sunday evening. Mason Powers spotted

Matt Harrington who blasted home the eventual game winner with 3:28 left to go in second period. The Stars battled back to score late in the second and added another in the third but Jared Found was solid in the Kings cage, making several key saves in the late going as Napanee pressed for the equalizer. Kings coach Jay Van Rossum was happy to see the club bust into the win column. “Sunday night was a big game for us against rival Napanee,” Van Rossum said. “The boys came out with a fast-paced, physical first period and jumped ahead with an early lead. It was our first time playing with the lead and that seemed to spark the bench.” The Kings have had much success in the final period this season, so Van Rossum was confident going into the final frame. We have been a third period team so far this season, playing our best in the final 15 minutes, so heading into it with the lead I knew the boys would dig deep and find another gear,” he added. Powers added a goal in the win while Tanner Thompson also scored. Isaac

Puck PursuitMatthew Vincent, centre, and Lochlan MacDonald of the Atom AE Kings battle a Port Hope Predator Sunday afternoon. (Jason Parks/Gazette staff)

Bass added two assists. In action on Saturday, the Kings fell to the Eagles in Ennismore 4-1. Bass setup Lee Demille on the Kings lone marker of the game. ■ The Beatty Seeds Novice AE Kings gave the fans plenty of drama in their home debut on Sunday but they couldn’t quite complete a spirited comeback bid against a determined Port Hope club. Down 3-0 to start the third, the Kings Jarrett Osterhout got the home side on the board when he ripped a wrist shot past the Predators goalie to get the Kings to

within two. A couple of shifts later, Lochlan MacDonald made a nice feed to Osterhout who was standing on the doorstep and promptly put the puck home to make it 3-2 Preds with under 10 minutes to play. The Kings mounted several good rushes into the Port Hope zone, but, with the game winding down, the locals got caught going the wrong way and the Preds netted that all important fourth goal to make the final 4-2. Kings netminder Austin Stock was solid in the Kings net, making several key

Dukes’ Soucier makes Team Canada East roster; McKeown and Wood will join him in showcase

For the 11th time in the event's seven year history, a Wellington Duke is taking part in the World Junior A Hockey Challenge. Mike Soucier, a 17-yearold rookie, was selected last weekend to represent Team Canada East in the international hockey event which is being played in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia this week. Soucier has three goals and five assists for eight points in 17 games thus far and, while those numbers aren't flashy, his play in the evaluation camps leading up to the selection was. We are so happy for Mike and it speaks volumes to the recognition the Wellington Dukes program has around

Canada to have had 11 players take part and represent their country,” Dukes General Manager and Coach Marty Abrams said. Abrams attended Team Canada East tryout camp early last week and witnessed a highly motivated Soucier doing anything he could to included with the contingent heading east. “This is a great message to young kids going to tryout camps and evaluation camps. You can either play your way on to a team or play your way off a team.” Abrams said of Soucier's play during the trials. “He made the team based on the camp. He was simply outstanding. Mike played great in own end, blocked

shots did whatever was asked of him and really put his nose to grind stone to make that team.” While in Nova Scotia for the week, Soucier will be joined by teammates Hayden Lavigne, Joe McKeown and Parker Wood as those players were selected to take part in the Canadian Junior Hockey League's Prospects Showcase, a two game event taking place in Digby Saturday and Yarmouth Sunday. The event splits the top 40 Junior A prospects based on NHL and NCAA scouting evaluations. All three Dukes will represent Team East. As with Soucier's selection, the fact Wellington has stocked the East club with tal-

ent is a feather in the cap of both the team and the players themselves. Lavigne was solid between the pipes in September and the 16-year-old has excellent pro potential, according to Abrams. “His size and his mobility are his biggest assets right now,” Abrams said. A first year forward, McKeown's game continues to grow in leaps and bounds after a solid season with the Campbellford Junior C squad in 2011-2012. “It goes to show players can come from anywhere and be successful,” Abrams said. “We've watched Joe develop this fall and he's playing with great confidence right now.”

McKeown has eight points in his last 11 games. In Wood, Wellington successfully recruited the Rochester Hills, Michigan native this past season and the hard work Abrams and company invested in attracting the 18-year-old to Wellington looks to be paying off. “Parker could have gone to any number of Junior teams in Canada and the US but I told him when recruiting that good things happen to Wellington Dukes,” Abrams said. “He's a skilled guy, he's got a great knack around the net and there is lots of NCAA interest surrounding him.” In his first year of Junior

hockey, Wood's at almost a point per game pace with 18 in 20 contests.

DUKES ADD FORWARD

In other Dukes news, the club announced the acquisition of Nik Coric from the Newmarket Hurricanes for future considerations. Coric, a 1996-born forward, was drafted in the 5th round, 87th overall to the Belleville Bulls in this past April's OHL Priority Selection. In his Minor Midget season, Coric was named OMHA player of the year while skating in York-Simcoe. -Jason Parks, Staff


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The Picton Gazette

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2012

Owners: Barry & Melissa Baldwin, Melbar Farms Buyer: Ken Morton, Deerhaven Farm Equipment

November 8 - A Focus On Economic Security For Women In Northumberland County, Alderville Learning Centre, Alderville, 7 to 9 pm – This 2 hour forum is offered to women who live or work on farms and women who are connected to our agricultural community. For more information and to register contact The Community Training and Development Centre Wise by Plan direct line 905-372-9700 or 1-877-7492832 or visit www.wisebyplan.com November 8 - Prince Edward Federation of Agriculture Meeting, O.P.P. Office Boardroom, County Rd. 1, (Schoharie Road), Picton, 7:30 pm – All Welcome! Contact Patti Stacey at 613-476-3842 / princeedwardfarmers@gmail.com

November 13 - Northumberland Federation of Agriculture Monthly Meeting Centerton Community Centre, 8 pm – Contact Eileen Argyris 905-885-1456 / argyris@sympatico.ca November 14 - Northumberland Cattlemen’s Association Monthly Meeting, Warkworth Heritage Centre, Warkworth, 8 pm – Contact Bonnie Wilson, Secretary, email nca.cattle@gmail.com

November 15 & 22 - Growing Your Farm Profits (GYFP) 2 day Workshop, Northumberland - Codrington Community Centre, Codrington, This two-day workshop will give you the tools to assess where you are now and where you could be in the future and enable you and your management team to start the journey towards managing and planning your farm business success. For more details and to register contact Robert Glover 705-924-2620 robert.glover@ontariosoilcrop.org or visit http://www.ontariosoilcrop.org/workshops/default.htm November 16 - Prince Edward Holstein Club annual banquet and 4-H awards night at the Waring House Inn. Cocktails at 6:30 p.m. supper at 7:30 p.m. (full course buffet, all you can eat). For info, contact Gerald Nyman at 613-393-2359, Dave Prinzen at 613-

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HOARD’S STATION SALE BARN MARKET REPORT AS OF NOVEMBER 7, 2012

PRICE RANGE SALES TO 100-150 lbs .30 - 1.1250 1.2250 150-400 lbs .60 - 1.60 1.85 STOCKER: 400-600lbs .90 - 1.68 1.71 STEERS: 600-800lbs .87 - 1.52 1.53 800-1000lbs 1.05 - 1.27 1.2850 STOCKER: 400-600 lbs .86 - 1.47 1.56 HEIFERS: 600-800 lbs .90 - 1.48 1.52 COWS: .16 - .56 .60 BULLS: HOLSTEIN SPRINGERS: $600 - 1275 $1350 FRESH COWS: $950 - 1625 PIGS: 25-35 lbs: $10 35-50 lbs: SHOATS: LAMBS: 45-65 lbs - 1.30 - 1.40 1.65 65-85 lbs - 1.30 - 1.50 1.65 85-100 lbs - 1.17 - 1.25 1.30 KID GOATS: $40 - 125 NANNYS & BILLIES: $75 - 285 TOP STOCKER STEER: 400-600 lbs: 495 lbs @ 1.71,Frank Murphy, Marysville 600-800 lbs: 3 av 645 lbs @ 1.53, John Jennings, Port Hope TOP STOCKER HEIFER: 3 av 600 lbs @ 1.52, John Jennings, Port Hope TOP CALF: 100-150 lbs: 105 lbs @ 122.50, Dave Moffat, Indian River TOP CALF: 150-400 lbs: 390 lbs @ 1.85, Frank Murphy, Marysville TOP COW: 1315 lbs @ .60 Pete Tumon, Roslin TOP SPRINGER: $1350, Clif Grills, Campbellford TOP PIGS: TOP LAMBS: 72 lbs @ 1.65, Peter Hyams, Eldorado CALVES:

BARN OPEN EVERY MONDAY EVENING BETWEEN 6-9PM. SALES EVERY TUESDAY AT 12:00 NOON. PHONE: (705) 653-3660

The Ag & Rural Update is an electronic bulletin that is produced weekly by staff at the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture & Food, (OMAF), Brighton Resource Centre. It is distributed free to subscribers. Not all of the information used in this farm calendar is supplied by the electronic bulletin.

Reserve Champion - Owners: Nathan & Sara Beth Krentz, Rockbottom Farms. Buyer: Tom Dmytar, MacEwen Fuels

393-5087, Bruce Walt at 613-392-3164, or Shawn Koopmans at 613-961-9558.

November 17 - L&A Holstein Club and D.H.I. Banquet - Selby Hall at 7:00 pm - Live Auction - Door Prizes - Tickets $20 per person. Tickets available from Wanda Frisken 613-388-2456; Rick Kelderman 613-354-7036; John Sonneveld 613-354-4574 November 22 - A Focus On Economic Security For Women In Northumberland County, Timber Ridge Golf & Country Club, Brighton, 7 to 9 pm – This 2 hour forum is offered to women who live or work on farms and women who are connected to our agricultural community. For more information and to register contact The Community Training and Development Centre Wise by Plan direct line 905-372-9700 or 1-877-749-2832 or visit www.wisebyplan.com

November 23 - Trenton Woodlot Conference, Knights of Columbus Hall, 57 Stella Crescent, Trenton, 8 am to 4:30 pm – conference will feature woodlot presentations, barn architecture, and a tour of the Carriage House Cooperage in Prince Edward County. Please note that registration is required by November 9. Cost $25, includes lunch. For more information and to register, contact Jim Pedersen, Hastings Stewardship Council, 613-478-6875 or jim.pedersen@ontario.ca

November 27 - Lennox & Addington Federation of Agriculture Meeting, Selby Sales Barn, 8 pm – Contact Stephanie Gaffney / stephanie.gaffney.sg@gmail.com November 28 – Hastings/Lennox&Addington Soil and Crop Improvement Association Annual Meeting, Hart Acre Farms, 461 Woodcock Street, Napanee, ON / 613-354-0404, 1 pm - Contact Shane Smith / shane@oneillsfarmsupply.com

November 29 – National Farmers Union Annual General Meeting – Local 334, Northumberland, Hastings and Prince Edward County, Thurlow Community Centre, 516 Harmony Road, Corbyville, 5:30 pm – meeting for Local 334 members to

GRAIN PRICES FOB Trenton as quoted by

TRENTON GRAIN November 7, 2012

CORN $270.00/t NEW CROP CORN $221.00/t NEW CROP WHEAT $272.00/t SOYBEANS $525.00/t NEW CROP SOYBEANS $457.00/t

receive reports and executive election for upcoming year. The general public is invited to attend at 6:30 pm – Mr. Martin Gooch, Director of the Value Chain Management Centre (VCMC), a subsidiary of the George Morris Centre, will speak on “Successfully Adapting to a Changing Consumer”. For more information and to confirm your attendance, contact Mary Cassidy 613-478-2340 / tomarfarms@yahoo.ca or John Della Bosca 613-471-1234 / johndb@xplorenet.ca December 6 - Hastings Federation of Agriculture Monthly Meeting, Thurlow Community Centre, 516 Harmony Road, Thurlow, 8:00 pm - Contact Judy Hagerman 613-473-4444 / jlhagerman@sympatico.ca

December 6 – Northumberland Soil and Crop Improvement Association Annual Meeting, Codrington Community Hall - 10 am

December 6 & 14 - Growing Your Farm Profits (GYFP) 2 day Workshop, Hastings - Thurlow Hall Room Main, 516 Harmony Road, Corbyville,. This two-day workshop will give you the tools to assess where you are now and where you could be in the future and enable you and your management team to start the journey towards managing and planning your farm business success. For more details and to register contact Stan Meeks 613-478-5472 / stan.meeks@ontariosoilcrop.org or visit http://www.ontariosoilcrop.org/workshops/default.html

December 12 – Northumberland Cattlemen’s Association Monthly Meeting, Warkworth Heritage Centre, Warkworth, 8 pm – Contact Bonnie Wilson, Secretary, email nca.cattle@gmail.com December 13 - Prince Edward Federation of Agriculture Meeting, O.P.P. Office Boardroom, County Rd. 1, (Schoharie Road), Picton, 7:30 pm – All Welcome! Contact Patti Stacey at 613-476-3842 / princeedwardfarmers@gmail.com

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10:00 a.m. - Meet & Greet • 10:15 a.m. - Welcome Guest Speakers Chris Gwyn - Jefo “Transition Cow Nutrition” Tim DeWitt - Alltech Canada “Udder Health and Somatic Cell Count Lunch Gary Cottee - Masterfeeds “Masterfeeds Calf Starter Program” Keynote Speaker - Dr. Sam Leadley- Attica Veterinary Associates “Practical Heifer Rearing” 2:00 p.m. Adjourn / Safe Journey Home RSVP by November 9 2012 Phone: 613-476-2171 Toll Free: 800-550-3552

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