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JOHN CARTER firstname.lastname@example.org Thursday, July 30, 2009 FREE McNab-Braeside and Horton were still mopping up early this week after a torrential rainstorm caused major damage last Friday evening. The state of emergency declared for the Rhoddy’s BaySand Point area of McNab-Braeside was still in effect Tuesday, as officials feared more landslides. The order affected an area from Goshen Road to the Ottawa River and Division Street to Storie Road. In a release, the township explained that the state of emergency will remain in place until council and the emergency management team are confident imminent weather patterns and ground instability pose no further threat to residents, property and municipal facilities. The Ministry of Natural Resources completed an aerial review of the emergency area Monday. MNR officials also took soil samples for analysis in order to determine slope stability and determine the possible presence of leda clay, which is susceptible to sliding when soaked. “Results will be forthcoming,” says the McNab-Braeside release. “Please avoid embankments. Attempting to view damRhoddy’s Bay homeowner Michael Assaf (facing camera) joins firefighters Saturday making aged areas is dangerous.” Especially hard hit by erosandbags in preparation for possible future severe weather near Rhoddy’s Bay. His home was undamaged but his neighbours were not so lucky. For more photographs, see Page 10. For sion caused by the flash flooding was the area between 152 Dewar Assaf’s story, see the July 28 Renfrew Mercury. Weekender photo by SHERRY HAAIMA
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Drive and 2130 River Road. On Friday, four homes on Dewar Road were evacuated because of landslides and power lines were temporarily removed from some homes. Services have returned to normal operation, but OPP, County of Renfrew Paramedics and Country of Renfrew Road crews stand ready to assist the township should more extreme weather necessitate emergency measures. The township has announced that Maple Bend Road is now open to all traffic, but sections of Scheel Drive (McLean Drive through Carmichael Side Road) and Clifford Side Road (Milton Stewart through Millar Road) remain closed to all but local traffic until further notice. The Ministry of Housing and Municipal Affairs is conducting an assessment of damage associated with this emergency and met with township council Tuesday. Ontario Power Generation is assisting the township by reducing water in Chats Lake by 10 centimetres. While the water levels are well within normal ranges, the added precaution is designed to reduce stress on water-logged embankments along the Ottawa River. The County of Renfrew Health Unit’s drinking water advisory remains in effect for residents affected by flood conditions. See WATER, Page 2
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Township shares emergency information through website McNab-Braeside has been making good use of its website to spread the word about Friday’s flooding. Staff have been working long hours as the township has published a number of updates and advisories on its
A woman carries a baby as she wades along a flooded Rhoddy’s Bay street last Saturday. Weekender photo by SHERRY HAAIMA
Water boiling advised Continued from front If they suspect their wells have been compromised, residents, particularly those in Rhoddy’s Bay and Sand Point, are advised to either boil their water or use alternative drinking water sources. Affected water should not be used for drinking, making infant formula and juices, cooking, making ice, washing fruits, vegetables or brushing teeth. For these purposes, boiled water or bottled water should be used. The health unit advises that water should be brought to a rapid rolling boil and boiled for at least one minute. The township is advising residents affected by the flooding to take photographs of the damage and contact their insurance agents. Residents are welcome to continue to contact the township CAO for information at 613-623-5756, ext 222. All calls are monitored and will be returned. HORTON HIT TOO Horton road superintendent Rod Eady saw the rain storm coming Friday evening and, suspecting the deluge that was to come, sprang into action. He had road closed and warning signs out before the rain had stopped, said the township’s community emergency management co-ordinator Jim Ferguson. “He did a great job.” Ferguson said the storm hit some parts of the township harder than others. The rain washed out part of the hill on Humphries Road and eroded a large hole in River Road at the Thomson Road intersection. There was also damage on Stevenson Road and a number of driveways of homes along the river were also damaged by the heavy runoff. Ferguson said the fact that traffic was already detoured off River Road because the County is replacing the culvert near the old Storie’s store helped minimize the inconvenience. The township and county road crews put in a long day Saturday, fixing the washouts and opening the closed roads.
website (www.mcnabbraeside.com) throughout the weekend. The first notice that a state of emergency had been declared at 11:30 p.m. last Friday in the east end of the township and that eight roads in the
township were closed appeared on the website at 1:45 a.m. Saturday. It was followed by the actual declaration, advice on how to make a sandbag, a drinking water advisory, an after-flood checklist and four updates.
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St. Paul’s Anglican Church in Renfrew made a $2,500 contribution to the Renfrew Victoria Hospital CT Scan July 13. On hand for the presentation of the big cheque, from left, are RVH CEO Randy Penney, board member Bill Welsh, St. Paul’s treasurer Faye Rausch, Parish member Art Dick, RVH foundation director Barb Desilets, St. Paul’s warden Brian Shackleton, Rev. Bruce Ferguson and warden Larry Hayman. Funds were raised in a jar from donations put forth by the church congregation for birthdays, anniversaries and the like. The fund helps fire victims, families in need, etc. The church recently contributed to the McGarry Sisters in Perth, three girls who have lost both parents within the last couple of years. Mercury Weekender photo by PETER CLARK
JOHN CARTER email@example.com The amount of truck traffic in the Pineridge area has prompted concerns about public safety. Work along Highway 17 in preparation for the extension of four lanes to Scheel Drive has boosted the number of large trucks in the area. At its July 21 meeting, McNab-Braeside council discussed complaints by Campbell Drive residents. However, council decided it wouldn’t make sense to ask for a temporary traffic light at the corner of Highway 17 and Campbell Drive to encourage dump trucks to use the highway instead of municipal roads when working in the area. Mayor Mary Campbell reported that Cavanagh Construction has responded after the township received numerous calls about trucks speeding, not stopping properly at stop signs, and leaving clay and debris on Campbell Drive. Cavanagh representative Clay Angus has spoken to drivers and there have been improvements, the mayor said. “They are adhering to the speed limit and cleaning up the debris.” She said the trucks are using both sides of Campbell Drive to get back to the Madawaska Bridge, where they are picking up dirt, because they feel it is unsafe to turn left onto the highway. The speed of the highway traffic is so fast, it is safer for the trucks to cross over Campbell Drive than turn onto the highway, she explained.
That continues to result in complaints from residents, Campbell added, noting a stop light is only realistic solution to deter truck traffic from using Campbell Drive. “Mr. Angus estimates the work will go on for at least five months,” she said. Another concern is damage to municipal roads that weren’t built for heavy truck traffic, she added. Deputy Mayor Elmer Raycroft suggested putting in a full stop on Highway 17 would be expensive and cause traffic jams. Coun. Brad McIlquham suggested it wasn’t worth the effort because it would probably take five or six months to receive approval. As well, slowing up highway traffic could cause its own safety problems, he said. Working with the contractor to mitigate problems in a preferable route to go, he added. “They’re trying their hardest.” “They have been very co-operative,” Campbell agreed. It’s dangerous to have trucks travelling on routes, such White Lake Road, with considerable pedestrian traffic, said Coun. Andy Dunlop, calling it a catastrophe in waiting. However, the township can’t keep trucks off its roads, he added. “I think we can put up with this for a short period of time,” said Raycroft. He cautioned that area residents will have to deal with the impacts of work on the White Lake Road interchange for the next three years. “Better get use to it,” said Dunlop.
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Editorial Up to the challenge If there was a silver lining to the disaster that caused so much damage along the Ottawa River Friday, it was the quick response and co-operation between many different agencies. The road crews of McNab-Braeside, Horton and the County tackled the problems quickly and worked long hours through a summer weekend to ensure roads were passable by Monday morning. McNab-Braeside firefighters spent hours helping residents of Rhoddy’s Bay and Sand Point deal with the aftermath of Friday’s deluge and protect themselves from a possible repeat. Municipal emergency plan officials in McNab-Braeside and Horton were on alert and helped co-ordinate the response. McNab-Braeside staff stayed up late to ensure the state of emergency declaration, road closures and the boil-water advisory were quickly and well publicized. OPP, paramedics, OPG, health unit MOE, MNR – you name it, they pitched in to help. The effort was greatly appreciated. The Renfrew Mercury
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Flooding should have been foreseen To the editor: Years of uncertainty and fears of impending property flooding, loss and damage became a reality for local residents this past Friday July 24. The ongoing drainage issues at the Golf Course Road and River Road in Sand Point, Braeside finally reared its ugly head over the weekend. A lot of the damage along the River Road – the washouts and landslides – may not have been avoidable. But here, in the tiny hamlet of Sand Point, a battle with the Township of McNab-Braeside and Renfrew County has been ongoing for over 20 years. This is one of many battles for community betterment … this battle is regarding the upgrading of culverts and storm drains. And, in light of the storm that passed through on Friday, it is evident that we need to address this issue once and for all. The problem: there is only one active 24-inch culvert that goes under the road at River Road and Golf Course Road. This undersized culvert would not even meet today’s road standards for those under a laneway to a single house from a road. There is one channel or path for water to travel on the easterly side of the road at the top of the hill … half-way down that Golf Course road this easterly path is diverted to the other side of the road to another channel that ends in an undersized culvert. The Golf Course Road has collapsed as it was completely undermined by the flow of water Friday night. It’s a very steep road stretching for half a kilometre. Over the past few years at least 20 new homes have been built in the area above the Golf course Road and along Toner Road. Of course, the land around them has been graded up and their drainage systems installed to keep water out of their basements and into the township ditches. This water, however, finds its way to the top of the hill on Golf Course Road and heads downhill at high speed towards the River. It hits that half-way diversion point (nobody can understand this design) and heads for that aforementioned small culvert. The force of water coming down Golf Course Road on Friday evening
The heavy rains caused considerable damage to the road leading up to the Arnprior Golf Course. Photo by MIKE CLEARY was staggering. To make matters worse, the old culvert on the easterly side of the intersection at River Road and Golf Course Road, was closed off. The west side understandably couldn’t handle the flow and blocked up. The force of the water broke through the diversion and came down the east side as well. The water blew up over the road and the amount so immense that it undermined parts of the railway on the other side and, washed out points of the Appleby Road below that. You can’t stop water … you can, however, divert it. I am not an engineer. I am a builder. Simple maintenance of the ditches/culverts and upgrading of these archaic culverts would have prevented this disaster. Declaring a state of emergency in Sand Point is proof we need a solution here. A pink paper was given to us by the clerk from the town stating not to drink the water. Where is the followup? Where is the bottled water that should be supplied to me and my family not to mention all of the other residents? I have three sump pumps running constantly in the basement and no one from the Township or County has called or stopped by to assess either of
these water problems. If you declare a state of emergency there has to be some follow-up. My heart goes out to all of my fellow neighbours who suffered through all this unnecessary turmoil and to all residents of Rhoddy’s Bay who also suffered unthinkable damage to their properties and personal belongings. Attitudes have to change from the powers-that-be we have elected. Preventative maintenance should be number one and a preventative proactive strategy should be adopted by both council and county and it should be implemented immediately. Listen to the taxpayers and do what is best for us. Simple. It is interesting to note (for anyone who ventured up the Golf Course Road over the weekend) that two larger culverts, washed out from one laneway at the top of the hill, were resting just ahead of this midway diversion point and stuck there on a rock. Sad to think that none of this would have happened if they were simply used in the right locations at the bottom of the hill on both sides of Golf Course Road. Too simple. Mike Cleary Sand Pt. Community Association
Renfrew Fair poem put nicely to music by pianist To the editor: Just when I think I am sliding into obscurity, someone gives me a wake-up call. In this case it was Pat Maloney, a talented musician and pianist who resides in Renfrew, and this is a thank you note to her. I moved to a small apartment in Ottawa last December after selling my house in Calabogie, but still help out a bit with entertainment at the various nursing homes and hospitals in Renfrew and Arnprior. On June 17, while taking part in the Seniors Star Contest sponsored by Chartwell Senior’s Housing and Quail
Creek Retirement Home and held at Groves Park Lodge in Renfrew, we met up with Pat Maloney and after listening to some fabulous seniors performing on stage, Pat showed me the music she had written to one of my poems concerning the Renfrew Fair. She sat and played the piece for me and I must admit I was very pleased with it. Thank you so much Pat, and hopefully your endeavors will not go unnoticed by the Renfrew Fair Board. Wes Bomhower Ottawa
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All the better to see you with, maybe Larry and Dawn Thivierge had a very ‘bright eyed’ moth arrive at their home this week. With the aid of the Internet, they were able to send me a picture of it. The moth gets its name honestly. It has one very large blue ‘eye’ on each under wing. Although the moth cannot see with these ‘eyes’, they give the impression of a much larger and more aggressive insect. Many a bird has been discouraged from making a meal of the moth because of its large blue ‘eyes’. The moth is a member of the Sphinx moth family and is so named because of the way the caterpillar holds itself erect much like the Sphinx statue of ancient Egypt.
This photograph of the Twin Spotted Sphinx Moth was taken by Larry Thivierge.
They are also known as “hawk moths” because of their streamlined shape and rapid wing beat. Most sphinx moths feed on flower nectar. Some like the Twin-spotted Moth are unable to feed as adults. Over many generations they have lost the necessity to feed and have, therefore, lost their mouth parts. This common moth is attracted to outside lights and can often be found on the ground or in the trees close to the lights. TWO ATTRACTIVE RARE VISITORS I received a letter from Gina Chusroskie and pictures of two attractive rare visitors that came to her home. The pictures are of a Luna Moth and a Garden Spider. Luna Moths are large silk worn, moths, with a fiveinch wingspan, long flowing tails much like those of Barn Swallows and they are lime green in colour. They, like the Twin-spotted Moth, have an ‘eye’ on each wing that acts as a deterrent to any would-be bird that might make a meal of the moth. Luna Moths are attracted to outside lights and may be seen on any warm summer night flying around and around the lights. Many scientists claim that the moths spend their time flying instead of seeking a mate and this has led to a decline in the population. Luna Moths do not feed as adults. The Yellow Garden Spider was the star of the book ‘Charlotte’s Web’ and is also a common ‘spook’ on Halloween. This is a large spider. The body is about an inch long and the legs add another two and a half inches to its length.
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The yellow and black body pattern is very striking and with the yellow and black legs this spider is quite colourful but can be intimidating. Yellow Garden Spiders are members of the orb weaver family and as such is easy to recognize by their colour and the shape and pattern of their webs. The web has an X-shaped, white silk stabilizer attached to the centre of the web. It looks much like a coiled spring and when a bird or large insect strikes the web, the stabilizer absorbs the shock and keeps the web from being damaged. This spider does not always stay near the web but will wander into nearby vegetation and hide until an insect is caught in the web. It then scrambles onto the web, paralyzes its prey with a venomous bite and rolls it in silk for later consumption. Speaking of Nature. Jim Ferguson, 5313 River Road, RR5, Renfrew, Ont., K7V 3Z8. Phone 613-432-2738; e-mail email@example.com.
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Sexual assault investigated An investigation is underway into a reported sexual assault in Renfrew sometime in 2004 to 2006. A young child has reported being sexually assaulted while at a caregivers. The investigation is continuing. PICNIC TABLE BURNED Renfrew OPP report a picnic table was burned at the Burnstown beach overnight July 21. The OPP is urging the public to report suspicious people or activities to police immediately at 1-888-310-1122 in an effort to reduce damage and costs associated to senseless mischief. CHURCH SHOT The Kingdom Hall of Jehovahâ€™s Witnesses in Cobden was damaged by vandals between Saturday morning, July 18 and Sunday morning, July 19. Someone damaged the glass on the front door with a pellet gun. A vehicle was damaged overnight while parked at River Run Rafting. The vehicle had a chair smashed on the roof, resulting in cracking of the sun roof. PRESCRIPTION FRAUD OPP Constable Hayley Chaplin is investigating a case of
prescription fraud. On July 20, a man presented a prescription at a pharmacy in Cobden for Oxycotin pills. The pharmacist checked with the prescribing physician, who advised he had not written the prescription. The man had been very nervous and left before police arrived. He is described as 5â€™8â€?, slim build, male Caucasian with a dark complexion, shoulder length hair.
for a 35-year-old female from Renfrew. Const. Joey Limlaw investigated.
FLAG POLE STOLEN A steel flag pole and wooden sign were stolen from a residence on Airth Boulevard in Renfrew overnight July 25. There are no suspects. Police are investigating after a thief was caught on a security camera stealing two movies from Royâ€™s Valley Deals in Renfrew. Constable Adam Nitschmann is investigating.
ASSAULT CHARGE A 47-year-old man from Ste. Genevieve, Que. was arrested and held for a bail hearing after an assault at a campground in Greater Madawaska Township. Police responded to a call at 11:38 p.m. that a child had been assaulted. The investigation revealed the man was the childâ€™s father. The two had argued and once inside a trailer the child was struck in the face with a fist, and on the back with a belt. The man, who will not be identified to protect the identity of the victim, was charged with assault and assault with a weapon. He was held for a bail hearing July 23 where he was released on a recognizance with conditions. Const. Amanda Carruthers investigated.
VEHICLE FOUND A vehicle stolen in Renfrew July 22 was found abandoned in Pakenham July 23. The green Honda Civic was lent to someone by the owner but was never returned, report police. An arrest warrant is being sought
BOOZE TICKETS Renfrew OPP ticketed two Renfrew men and a North Gower man for having open alcohol in a public place. In all the Renfrew OPP Detachment responded to 174 calls for service during the past week.
Cars vandalized in Eganville Killaloe OPP are investigating two cases of vandalism to parked cars in Eganville. On July 21, OPP Constable Chris Throop received a complaint of damage to a vehicle on Jane Street. The owner reported some time between July 18 and 21 someone vandalized his parked vehicle. Const. Crystal Pearce is investigating mischief to a vehicle parked on Elgin Street. Sometime during the evening of July 25, vandals scratched the vehicle. If anyone has any information, call Killaloe OPP or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS. MAILBOXES DAMAGED Killaloe OPP officers continue to investigate various cases of damaged mailboxes. During the week of July 20 to 27, damage was done to mailboxes on Augsburg Road in Bonnechere Valley and Griffith Wagner Road in North Algona Wilberforce. As well, on one occasion someone put human feces in a mailbox on Highway 60 in North Algona Wilberforce Township. Police are seeking the publicâ€™s assistance in locating the person(s) responsible for these mischiefs. Meanwhile, Const. MaryAnn Hebner is investigating the break-in to a hunt camp on Corrigan Road in Bonnechere Valley. Someone entered the camp and damaged the door. If anyone has any information any of these crimes, contact the Killaloe OPP or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS. PRESCRIPTION FRAUD Const. Crystal Pearce is investigating a man
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News More funding flows to local municipalities JOHN CARTER firstname.lastname@example.org June Street in Renfrew will be vastly improved over the next year thanks to a federal-provincial stimulus grant. Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke MP Cheryl Gallant joined Renfrew Mayor Sandi Heins recently for a progress review on the June Street rehabilitation project. The project is one of many that are being worked on this summer with funding from three levels of government. “Residents of Renfrew benefit when political leaders work together,” said Gallant. “The joint federal, provincial and municipal funding to June Street in Renfrew is a good example of working together.” Gallant said the project is just one example of all levels of government “committed to stimulating the Ontario economy by reducing red tape, creating jobs for Ontarians, and getting shovels in the ground sooner.” The governments of Canada and Ontario will each invest up to $126,666 in the project. The Town of Renfrew will contribute the balance of the total eligible project cost of up to $380,000. The project will improve transportation efficiency and enhance local facilities and services when the need for economic stimulus is greatest. The federal portion was funded under
the communities component of the Building Canada Fund. The Communities Component is focused on projects in communities with populations of less than 100,000. Projects were selected through an applicationbased process and, like projects under the Major Infrastructure Component, were evaluated on the extent to which they met environmental, economic and quality of life objectives. This significantly helps smaller communities address their infrastructure pressures and serves as a complementary instrument to gas tax funding. This project is one of 289 across the province that is breaking ground thanks to a federalprovincial-municipal investment of more than $1 billion. The governments of Canada and Ontario have taken steps to get shovels in the ground and to flow money faster for targeted infrastructure projects in Ontario Communities for the 2009 and 2010 construction seasons. O’BRIEN ROAD GRANT Renfrew has received a number of grants in the last couple of year, include almost $20 million toward its new sewer plant. Another grant, much smaller but potentially almost as significant, was announced earlier this month. Renfrew will receive $81,000 from the Ontario govern-
ment through the Connecting Link program to study ways to improve the O’Brien Road corridor. The grant indicates the province recognizes the need to improve traffic flow and safety on Highway 60 as it travels through Renfrew. The town has been lobbying for major improvements to the route between confusion corner and Highway 17 and this is a promising first step. FUNDS FOR WHITEWATER Meanwhile, Gallant also announced federal funding of $195,856 of to assist Whitewater Region Township upgrades at its Haley Water Distribution
System. The funding follows through on a commitment by the federal government to fund new water upgrades in Ontario. “The Government of Canada recognizes the economic challenges faced by some Ontario municipalities to fund additional costs for upgrading water projects,” said Gallant. “The Building Canada Fund, Communities Component, addresses some of those financial pressures.” Under the Building Canada Fund and the Infrastructure Stimulus programs, the governments of Canada and Ontario will each invest up to one third of the net eligible costs in each project. Municipalities will con-
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Hudak names Yakabuski deputy house leader Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke MPP John Yakabuski has been named the provincial Conservatives’ deputy house leader by new leader Tim Hudak. He has also been re-appointed to the position of energy critic . “Our Caucus will provide a principled conservative plan and a winning alternative to the failed leadership of the McGuinty Liberals,” said Hudak. “I am looking forward to working with John Yakabuski and to expanding our party together as we work to victory in 2011.” “I am honoured to continue our party’s important work as energy critic and to begin my new responsibilities as deputy house leader, working towards the next election under the direction of our capable new leader, Tim Hudak,” said Yakabuski. “Ontarians deserve so much more then what they’re getting from Dalton McGuinty’s government and I believe that our party,
under Tim Hudak’s direction, offers a real alternative.” “We need innovative ideas grounded in conservative principles in order to get Ontario moving,” said Hudak. “Together, united and strong, we can focus on the issues that matter to middle-class families, defeat Dalton McGuinty and the Ontario Liberals, and bring prosperity to our province. “The people of RenfrewNipissing-Pembroke are fortunate to have an MPP of the caliber of John Yakabuski representing them in the Ontario Legislature,” Hudak said. “As energy critic, John has shown that the McGuinty Liberals have no plan for Ontario’s energy future and he will continue to fight for Ontario families and businesses because he knows that a stable, affordable energy supply is the key to Ontario’s future economic prosperity. “
tribute the balance of total eligible costs. The funding compliments nicely with the federal government’s earlier decision to accelerate gas tax transfers to municipalities to assist local ratepayers, said Gallant. Moving federal funds quickly has placed all municipalities in a stronger financial position to fund their portion of infrastructure construction, she added. “I am delighted that many of our Renfrew County communities have benefited due to the commitment of the Conservative Government,” said Gallant. “Mayor Don Rathwell and Whitewater Region councillors are to be congratulated.”
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Two culverts that were washed out above Sand Point. Left, the deluge swirls down River Road Friday evening. Photos by MIKE CLEARY.
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Left, McNab-Braeside firefighter Jarett Dorzek hauls sandbags during Saturday’s clean-up after heavy rains caused flooding, landslides and washouts in Sand Point, Rhoddy’s Bay and other areas of the township. Above, firefighter Stephen Stiles skirts a large hole in a laneway between two homes. Left, a storm crew pumps water away from a house in Sand Point. Right, the ground under sections of the rail line along River Road washed away. Weekender photos by SHERRY HAAIMA
A large hole on River Road at the Thomson Road intersection Saturday. The erosion was caused by Friday night’s heavy rains. County crews repaired the road later Saturday. Photos by SHARON TAIT
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Life in the fast lane SHERRY HAAIMA email@example.com There was lots of excitement at the third annual Ted Powell Memorial Race Weekend at Calabogie MotorSports Park, but perhaps no one was as thrilled to get on the track as Beachburg’s young Nathan Blok, who raced the first Formula 1600 race of his life on Saturday. Blok followed up a respectable ninth place ranking Saturday with an impressive third place podium finish on Sunday. “I have never been more excited,” said Blok. “Nothing compares to it.” Highlights of the weekend included an appearance by John Powell, son of Ottawa area racing legend Ted Powell, who waved the green flag to start the GT race. Motorsport Club of Ottawa’s Craig Lee says the Calabogie facility is a great location for the Ted Powell race and the event has grown over the years. Once run on just part of the track, a larger bank of qualified marshals and volunteers meant the entire 5.5 kilometre track was in use. “It’s been excellent. We’re very pleased with the number of spectators,” said Lee. Close to 200 drivers were involved in what is becoming a popular event on the racing circuit. There were several classes, including Formula Libre, F1200, GT and vintage classes.
PRAISE FOR BLOK Nathan Blok’s performance received high praise, said his mom Sandra. “Everyone was quite pleased. A lot of people in their first race don’t make it past qualifying,” she said. She and husband Steve are very proud, said Sandra, and Nathan was thrilled with the whole experience. “He was ecstatic when he finished the race,” said Sandra. “There weren’t enough people around to hug.” Nathan has been racing go karts since he reached the required age of six. Now, he races as the youngest member of the Mortimer racing team, based in Ottawa, one of the major teams in the sport. Drivers must be 16 years old to participate in racing events. Among Blok’s teammates are former major-general Lewis MacKenzie and driver Matt White, who finished first in Sat-
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urday’s race. Nigel Mortimer, owner of Mortimer Racing, says Blok performed well. “We’re very pleased,” he says. “His learning curve is very fast and he’s a lovely kid to work with. He goes out and does exactly what he was asked to.” Nathan can benefit from his teammates, too, says Mortimer. “He’s got the benefit of a lot of people with decades of experience and like I said, he listens.” Nathan’s list of sponsors is impressive, says Mortimer. “Without money, you can’t go anywhere,” he says. During Sunday’s event, Blok and his teammates spent some time with optometrist Dr. John Granda, learning to test and hone their vision for maximum performance on the track. Granda Beachburg’s Nathan Blok gets set to hit the track during the regularly works with sports pro- Ted Powell Memorial Race Weekend at Calabogie MotorSports fessionals like race car drivers Park July 26. In his first-ever F1600 Formula Ford racing comand baseball players. OTHER INTERESTS Racing’s not Nathan’s only accomplishment. The Fellowes High School student is a junior black belt in karate, is trained in piano and he curls in the fall. Next up for Nathan is a race in Trois Rivieres, Quebec. He would like to race at Montreal’s upcoming Nascar event, dependent on funding. In terms of mental preparation, Nathan says there is no specific method. ”I just get in and do my job – do what I do best,” he says. Nathan’s fastest time so far is 200 kilometres per hour. He would love to one day get into Formula 1 racing. Motorsports can be an excellent activity for young people, says Paul Swinwood of Motorsport Club of Ottawa. “If you want to race – young kids want to have a good time and see how good they are – come out here,” says Paul Swinwood of Motorsport Club of Ottawa. “Safety marshals are on hand, everyone’s going in the same direction, it’s much safer to test your speed on a controlled track,” he says. “Calabogie MotorSports Park offers training schools and lapping days for those wanting to learn more or try out the track. The atmosphere at the race and in the racing community is supportive. “It’s a nice family, it’s a tight family,” says Swinwood.
petition, the young driver had a podium finish on Sunday, fin- Six-year-old Anthony ishing third in his class. Mercury Weekender photos by SHERRY McGowan of Ottawa, whose HAAIMA grandfather was racing, spent the weekend learning the call signs and working the paddock, helping direct the vehicles as they lined up to get on the track.
Nathan Blok in action on the track at Calabogie Motorsports Park. Photo courtesy of 303 IMAGING
Janna Wilson, Sophie Giroux and Angele Lanthier of Kanata Ford work the company’s clothing booth at the third annual Ted Powell Memorial Race Weekend. The business, which had two garages at the Nathan Blok, right, joins winner Olivier Bonnet and runner up race, is expanding its motorsports clothing line. Stefan Rzadzinski on the podium after his third-place finish.
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The Renfrew County Milk Producers Association donates $3,000, the proceeds from its 10th annual golf tournament, to the Renfrew Unit of the Canadian Cancer Society to go toward the fight against prostate cancer. Making the presentation to unit president Ray Beimers, centre, in the Lind Milk Farms barn in Admaston are association committee member Barend van Lindenberg, left, and his father Arie van Lindenberg, who recently retired from the committee after 10 years of service. The golf tournament was held July 7 at the Renfrew Golf Club with 145 farmers and agriculture-related business people taking part. Each year proceeds of the tournament are given to a different charity. Mercury Weekender photos by JOHN CARTER
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Raiders suffer first TNBB defeat Arnprior improved its record to 4-1-1 with an 11-9 victory over the league-leading Raiders in Tuesday night baseball action July 21. Details on that game were not available, while in the other game that night the Legends improved their third-place record by defeating the winless Rebels 8-2. The Rebels got solid pitching efforts, despite the loss, from Dylon Wisotzki and Doug Wales. The Legends’ offensive contributors included Josh Cybulski and
Brendan Anderson with two hits apiece. The Legends extended their lead to 5-2 with a three-run third inning, and closed out the scoring with a two-run fifth. With two weeks left in the regular season entering this past Tuesday night’s play, the standings are: Raiders 5-1 10 points; Arnprior 4-4-1 9 pts.; Legends 3-3-1 7 pts.; Rebels 0-6 0 pts. The Legends and Rebels meet in an all-Renfrew battle this Tuesday at Ma-Te-Way Park. Game time is 6:30 p.m.
English sets own mark Foymount’s Fred English competed at the 2009 Ottawa Powerlifting Open and Bench Press July 18 weekend. English competed in the bench press, and turned in a quality performance in the Master Class 2 for ages 50-59 in the 110-kilogram division. English went 2-for-3 on his lifts and broke his own provincial record each time. He lifted over 400 pounds for the first time in a competition. “I made lifts of 177.5 kg (391 lbs) and 182.5 kg (402 lbs.),” he noted. Of the 14 lifters competing in all age-andweight classes, English’s 182.5-kg lift was the third highest, and was also the third highest Wilks total.
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NOTICE FREE WASTE SITE DAYS David Lea, the Ontario Tennis Association’s program development manager, conducts a drill with Jillian McNulty, as her sister, Morgan, looks on. At right, participants in this drill include Ty Letourneau, in the foreground, and his brother, Jace. The tennis fair took place at the Renfrew tennis courts at Ma-Te-Way Park July 22. Lea was using a ‘progressive’ tennis approach, which introduces children to playing the game with small racquets, smaller balls and small spaces, so they can more easily develop their skills. Garry Irving, the Renfrew Tennis Club youth coordinator, says the 30 youngsters in attendance enjoyed the afternoon session and Lea’s fourth visit in as many years. Mercury Weekender photos by STEVE NEWMAN
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Renfrew weightlifter Sarah Leighton of Ultimate Fitness receives championship hardware after winning her 67.5kilogram division at the Ottawa Open for a second consecutive year July 18. In addition, Leighton also captured the meet’s best lifter award. For more, see the July 28 Renfrew Mercury. Photo courtesy of ULTIMATE FITNESS
Chief umpire Bill Kirby presented Cody Corbin with McNab-Braeside Fastball’s Most Improved Umpire Award for 2009 (sponsored by Wilson’s Telephone). Corbin began umpiring this season for McNab-Braeside Fastball and did an outstanding job as he demonstrated a desire to learn and improve as the season progressed. He is also a player in the Peewee Division and affiliates for the Bantam-Midget Division. The league looks forward to Corbin continuing with his umpiring in the 2010 season. Photo courtesy of McNAB-BRAESIDE FASTBALL ASSOCIATION
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Three teams jump out to 2-0 series leads in Ma-Te-Way playoffs PETER CLARK firstname.lastname@example.org Three teams have put themselves in a position to sweep their respective quarterfinal series in the 2009 Ma-Te-Way Slo Pitch League playoffs. ProTyre, Zig Zag and Beimers all grabbed quick 2-0 leads in their best-offive match-ups at the ball yard Monday evening. PROTYRE vs. AIKENHEAD’S Despite Aikenhead’s number-seven status, number-two seed ProTyre had to work a bit of overtime before they could rest easy. After a 19-6 triumph in the curtain raiser, game two went nine innings before ProTyre finally won it. A five-run top-ofthe-ninth snapped a 13-13 deadlock, and the tire shop hung on to post an 18-16 triumph. ProTyre pitcher Neil Lockwood homered in both games, and had five hits in game two. Dave Howard also went deep twice, while Stephane Lapensee and Steve Cunningham added other long shots. Dan Lavallee collected three hits and three runs scored in the opener. Aikenhead’s chucker Bobby Lavallee,
Beimers went on to post 28-8 and 27-2 Derek Scheuneman and Ian Kemp all had round-trippers and four hits in the wins over Ottawa Valley Glass. O’Connor, Chad Mullen, Sean Lecuyer nightcap. and Denver Mullen finished the first game with four hits, including home runs from ZIG ZAG vs. SUBWAY Tim Angus clubbed three home runs the bats of Chad Mullen and Lecuyer. Lecuyer and Chad Mullen also homand added a four-hit game as Zig Zag opened the playoffs with 17-11 and 25-16 ered and collected four hits in the second contest, while O’Connor’s round-tripper wins over Subway. Pitcher Mark Smith added two ding- was his first of five hits. ers, and Kevin Pennock a grand slam during an 11-run third inning in game two. Tim Wilson counted eight hits and seven runs scored during the doubleheader. Pennock collected five hits in the second game, and Smith four. Jeff Mahusky answered with two deep blasts for Subway, including a grand slam in the second contest. Ben Kelly, Josh Cybulski and Cory Aucoin also homered. Kelly added four hits in the nightcap and Aucoin three. Bernie Mahusky and Brett Gilchrist handled Subway mound duties.
Shannon Manion registered the two wins for Beimers, and yielded just seven hits in game two. Jon Lowe, Adam Murphy and pitcher Frank Meilleur went deep for Ottawa Valley Glass in game one. The next action in all three series is this Monday at 8 p.m. The winners will join regular season league-leading BobSledz in the second round of the playoffs.
BEIMERS vs. OVG Tim O’Connor led off both games with a home run, including game two on the Seeley (baseball) diamond to set a tone for the night.
HOCKEY IN THE SUMMER TIME
Fun brings everyone together. On Wednesday evenings throughout the summer, a number of ladies have met at the Ma-Te-Way Activity Centre for a friendly game of ball hockey. They toss their sticks into the middle to make up teams, and the game is on. Angela McGregor-Stewart, left, and Anne Marie Schaap get their sticks on a loose ball in action from two weeks ago. Janice Stewart is in the background. There have been as many as 30 gals out on some nights. Mercury Weekender photo by PETER CLARK
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BLUEGRASS SUPPORT FOR HOSPICE Local resident Dave Brown is the owner of this new picnic table, drawn for at the recent Valley Bluegrass Festival at Johnston’s farm in Horton. Ticket sales resulted in the raising of $200 for Hospice Renfrew. Howard Dick supplied the material and Bill Burgess built the table.
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Hudson Valliquette, 4, of Renfrew is having a hoot of a time at Renfrew’s Rotary Splash Pad on a hot summer day. Mercury Weekender photo by STEVE NEWMAN
Talent contest finale tonight in Pembroke The finale of Ottawa Valley’s Got Talent Contest is being held tonight (Thursday, July 30) in Pembroke. The event begins at 7 p.m. at the Riverwalk Amphitheatre. The rain location is Logger’s Pub at Joey’s Only Seafood, 185 Prince St. The competition has surpassed organizers’ expectations for both participation rates and calibre of talent. Tonight eight talented performers will compete for one of three slots on the big stage at the Pembroke Waterfront Festival, Aug. 7 to 9. From folk, to rock, to opera, the evening plans to be exciting and very entertaining. Special prizes will be won, and an overall Ottawa Valley Talent winner will be announced. “Come out and support local Ottawa Valley talent,” urge organizers.
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Community ENJOYING A STEP BACK IN TIME Meet the top 10 people’s choice winners at the ninth annual Step Back in Time Antique & Classic Car Show. From left are Doug Balchin (1951 Willys Pick-up), Cliff Coulas (Bradly GTII), Wayne Brohart (International 1945), Darren Belaire (1969 Chev Camaro), Ryan Spurrell (1936 Diamond T), Eric Dagg (1960 Ford Starliner), Nancy Wright (1957 Chev), Jim Huckabone (1926 McLaughlin Buick), Frank Giroux (1980 Chev) and Brian Cliche (1972 Chevelle). Sponsor of the awards, for the July 18 show at Logos Land, was Woody’s Motor Vehicle Repair in Haley Station. Photos courtesy of KATHY HOBBS
Ashton resident Earl Moore, who showed his 1916 Chevrolet, receives the random-draw grand prize of an Orlando, Florida getaway from Heather Huehl, one of the show organizers. The 50/50 draw went to Nancy Wright of Douglas, while the show also raised $167 for the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario.
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Time is running out to claim a second prize worth $100,000 for an ENCORE -LOTTO 6/49 ticket sold one year ago in the Eastern Ontario area. Players have one year from the original draw date to claim their prize. The winning numbers for the Saturday, Aug. 9, 2008, ENCORE - LOTTO 6/49 draw were 1 - 9 - 1 - 0 - 0 - 4 - 3. Players matching the last six numbers of the seven numbers drawn in the exact order win $100,000. Anyone possessing this ticket should fill in the back portion, sign it and contact the OLG Prize Centre at 20 Dundas Street West in Toronto before 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7. Winners of up to $250,000 also have the convenience of dropping off winning tickets for processing at any OLG Casino or at several of OLG Slots at Racetrack facilities. Winning tickets of less than $999.99 can be cashed at these sites. Please call 1800-387-0098 for more details.
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Because of a glitch in a program determining Ontario Scholars at Renfrew Collegiate Institute last month, two students were mistakenly left off the list. There were 30 Ontario Scholars, not 28, at RCI with the addition of Amanda Coulas, above, of Burnstown and Gerry Nichol of Calabogie. Coulas will take psychology at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo in September. To achieve Ontario Scholar status, a student must achieve at least 80 per cent in their top six Grade 12 courses Mercury Weekender photo by JOHN CARTER
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Community Calendar Your Community Calendar is free, provided to non-profit organizations. Just the five Ws please, and be sure to include a contact phone number. Items must be submitted by noon Friday, the week preceding publication. Send your item via fax at 613-432-6689 or via e-mail to peter.clark@ metroland.com. AUGUST 1 Videos for Kids - free licensed showing at White Lake United Church. Disney’s WALL·E at 2 p.m. AUGUST 2 Sport Renfrew Bingo is held every Sunday in the AFAC Wing at 7 p.m. The jackpot is $1,500 on the first Sunday of each month, and $800 every other Sunday. Proceeds go back into the community. AUGUST 1, 2, 3 The Bonnechere Museum presents the second annual art show Aug. 1-3. All original oils, water colours, acrylics and digital artwork will be displayed by Adriana Saba and other local artists. There will also be some for sale. We are open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday 1 to 4 p.m., as well as Monday Aug. 3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Come out and view the talents of our local artists. AUGUST 3 The Bonnechere Museum photo contest is still on. Hand in your photos now as you only have until Aug. 3 at 4 p.m. The winner will receive a museum prize pack and the winning photo will be made into a post card which will be sold in the museum gift shop. AUGUST 1, 8, 15, 22 The Horton Community Centre is hosting children’s antibullying sessions with singer Maria Hawkins on Saturdays – Aug. 1,8, 15 and 22 – from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Total cost is $80 per child which covers all four sessions. The last session will be a public musical performance of what the children
have learned with Hawkins. Call Horton Township at 613432-6271 or Maria Hawkins at 613-836-0047 for registration details. AUGUST 4 Come join the Champlain Seniors at the AFAC Wing every Tuesday at 1 p.m. for euchre or floor shuffleboard. New players are welcome. The first Tuesday of the month is pot luck at noon. Yearly membership is $5. Contact Marlene at 613432-5176 or Margaret at 613432-2560. AUGUST 6 The Horton Arts Initiative is featuring a movie screening on Aug. 6 at 7:30 p.m. The movie will be a Hitchcock classic. We will be having a potluck dinner at 6:30 p.m. to anyone who would like to come. The theme is local food and the challenge is to make something with as many local sourced ingredients as possible. The event is at the Horton Community Centre and it is free of charge. Please visit http:// hortonarts.blogspot.com or email horton.arts@gmail. com for more details. AUGUST 7 The Renfrew Freemasons are holding an informative lunch at the Rocky Mountain House. If you would like to find out about freemasonry, come and meet the men who make up this noble fraternity. Bring your wives as this is an informal gathering. Lunch is not provided. For more information, contact Barry Sansom at 613-433-9038. AUGUST 8-9 Called after its namesake in Ireland, Cloyne is celebrating 150 years with all-day music, historic displays, activities and food on Saturday, Aug. 8 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday, Aug. 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday’s events include a beef barbecue from 4 to 7 p.m., while Sunday highlights are a 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. pancake breakfast, and service and ceremonies at the Cloyne Pioneer Cemetery from 2 to 4 p.m. AUGUST 9 The Royal Canadian Legion Renfrew Branch 148 is the site of a euchre tournament Sunday, Aug. 9. Registration is at 12:15 p.m. and play starts at 1 p.m. A light lunch
will be served. Call Cathy at 613-432-7004 for more information. AUGUST 9 Decoration Day Service, Admaston Cemetery, Sunday, Aug. 9 at 2 p.m. Bring a lawn chair. In event of rain, the service will be held at Grace United Church in Admaston. AUGUST 9 Valley Singles will be meeting the second weekend of the month because of the long weekend, at P.J.’s in Arnprior at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 9. If anyone needs information they should call Fay at 613-256-8117 or email valleysinglesclub@ live.com. AUGUST 11, 18, 25 The Renfrew and District Food Bank will be open Tuesday, Aug. 11 and 25 from 9 a.m. until noon, and Tuesday, Aug. 18 from noon until 3 p.m. AUGUST 12 Blood donor clinic at Royal Canadian Legion Renfrew Branch 148 hall Wednesday, Aug. 12 from noon to 3:30 p.m. and 5 to 8:30 p.m. Call 1-888-2DONATE to book an appointment. AUGUST 14 Aikenhead’s Hospice Classic Golf Tournament. Contact Jo-Anne at 613-432-8080 or firstname.lastname@example.org. AUGUST 15 Our Festival of Antiques is at the Ross Museum and Orange Hall in Foresters Falls on Saturday Aug. 15. The antique sale is from 10 a.m. 4 p.m.; and appraisals runs from 1-4 p.m. You can have your precious family treasures appraised by accredited appraiser Janet Carlile of the Canadian Antique Roadshow. There will also be homemade lunch and snacks. Admission is $2. Vendors entry fee is $25. Book ahead for reduced price, $25 for three items. After Aug. 12 prices are $10 per item. Call ahead to Ross Museum at 613 646 2622 to book your place in the appraisal order. Come and support our annual fundraiser and help preserve our history. AUGUST 15, 16 The Eganville and District Sportsman Club is hosting its 15th annual gun show at
the Eganville Community Arena on Saturday, Aug. 15 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 16 from 9 to 3. Admission is $6. Raffle proceeds go to Hospice Renfrew. AUGUST 16. 17, 18, 19 Really Cool Initiatives Theatre Group presents Broadway Takes Flight Aug. 16, 17, 18, 19 in the St. Joseph’s High School auditorium at 7 p.m. There is also a 2 p.m. performance Aug. 16. Proceeds from the show will be directed to Renfrew Victoria Hospital. The show will be a celebration of Broadway musicals as well as a salute to the 100th anniversary of powered flight in Canada. Some of the best amateur performers and musicians in the Renfrew area are donating their time and talent to building a show that promises to be one of the highlights of the summer. Tickets are $10 and will be available at Barry Breen Insurance, Aikenhead’s Drug Store and at the door. For further information, please refer to the ReCoIn website at www.recoin.ca or call Kathy at 613-432-8444. AUGUST 22 Renfrew’s second great downtown garage sale is on Saturday, Aug. 22. To book your spot for tables, etc., call Pat Brydges at 613-4322749 or Bob Flynn at 613-4329324.
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AUGUST 22 Stone Meadows Kitchen Shop and M&M Meats are hosting a charity barbecue on Saturday, Aug. 22 during Renfrew’s second great downtown garage sale. The barbecue runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Proceeds go to the local food bank. AUGUST 22 A fundraiser for Renfrew Youth Bowling during the great downtown garage sale; includes barbecue and bake sale. KIDS CORP OEYS Kids Corp OEYS is now open on the main street for children up to six years and their parent/caregiver. We are open from 9 until 11 am. Please bring a fruit or vegetable for snack with a small beverage. Indoor shoes are worn on rainy days. Drop in and see what we have to offer. There is no fee to participate.
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A pet show highlighted events Saturday morning at Low Square during the Renfrew Business Improvement Area’s Go Bananas festivities. The morning featured several categories for man’s best friend including best decorated nails, best dressed to a rock star theme, dog with biggest ears, longest tail, best trick, and the smallest and biggest dogs. The rock star winners from left are, third prize; Darlene Regimbald and Brady; second prize, Marco, Matteo and Nico Dattilo and Molly; and first prize, Elijah Budarick and Ollie.
A drummer with the Trinidad/Tobago Steel Band from Nepean and his fellow band members enjoy serving up the dancing music for Go Bananas patrons on Renfrew Avenue Saturday afternoon. Below, Kieran Blimkie gets set to challenge one of the kids games in Low Square with the support of his mom, Natasha. Renfrew Mercury Weekender photos by PETER CLARK
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Sometimes I can’t believe the things I see on television. I’m not thinking about sexual things, oddball characters or something that’s supposed to be comedy. I’m talking about real life events. The other day I watched a documentary on a PBS channel about a farm family who grow crops and raise beef cattle. The elderly man and his 38-year-old son were shown cutting horns off some of their yearolds. If the cattle didn’t stick their head in the headgate right away, the son went in behind them and pushed them in. One animal was able to turn around in the squeeze chute as he was pushing it and it came at him. You never go behind agitated cattle, especially in tight quarters. Regional Contact is a popular local show we enjoy. It features mostly creative people – you know, artists, sculptures, musicians, and retirees who make odd things. Many times I’ve rolled my eyes and wondered who actually buys the stuff. A few weeks ago the show featured a farming couple and their 35-year-old son who are
market gardeners and have a winery on their farm. They make fruit wines from their garden and orchard produce. The segment opened with the son, a graduate of Kemptville Agricultural College, driving an old David Brown tractor and disking a grassy strip of land near an orchard. He had the front-end loader bucket up in the air as high as it would go. It was one of those heavy buckets for loading and moving soil or manure. A bucket should never be up in the air when doing work other than loader work. It’s stupid and dangerous. It should be three or four feet off the ground. The closing shot of the segment was as dumb as the opening one. The son was driving the tractor down the laneway and had his little son – a toddler – sitting on his lap. Did the parents not
teach him how to operate a tractor safely? Did it not come up in a machinery or tractor course at Kemptville? In the segment, the son’s mother tells viewers that her husband lost the farm twice. Each time he bought another farm and cut down trees and cleared the land. That’s hard to believe because the family milked cows for many years until they sold their cows and quota some years ago. The family was in the news last fall because Farm Credit was going to sell the farm. You want to make a good impression and wear appropriate clothing when you are being featured on a television show. That’s especially true if you want folks to buy your farm-made wines and produce you sell at area markets. The older man is shown walking to the wine-making building wearing farm clothes with large red sus-
penders holding up his pants. He tells viewers he and his wife aren’t wine drinkers, but they decided to get into winemaking because of all the surplus crops they have at times. That way it wouldn’t go to waste. They did a lot of experimenting to get the right taste. Neighbors and friends helped – they were the taste testers. The man enters the wine-making building and you see vats on the floor full of produce and liquids doing whatever they are supposed to do. Ferment, I suppose. The man grabs an oar from the side of the room and starts to churn the stuff in the vat. Those bright red wide suspenders stick out like a sore thumb. You’d think he’d put on a clean white jacket or apron. He doesn’t sanitize the oar. It doesn’t look professional. Seeing that on television, would you drink the fruity wine? At the end of the show the interviewer asked the farmer what he’d like to do if he’s successful with the wine business. He says he’d like to buy a helicopter and fly low over the fields. That made me roll my eyes, again.
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AUGUST 2009 MEETING SCHEDULE August 4th, 2009 REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL August 11th, 2009 PLANNING ADVISORY COMMITTEE August 18th, 2009 MEETING CANCELLED The schedule for regular meetings of Council on the ﬁrst and third Tuesday of each month will resume in September 2009. The Planning Advisory Committee will continue to meet on the second Tuesday of each month. Noreen C. Mellema, AMCT CAO/Clerk 327944
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Annual General Meeting Snow White, dwarfs missing from farm and Early Registration Anyone seen Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs? On July 14, Lanark County OPP were contacted by a resident in the Village of Pakenham regarding a theft of some cement figurines with significant sentimental value. Constable F. Whiting attended the residence and the homeowner, advised that a figure of Snow White and three Dwarfs, described as being 16 inches tall and filled with cement, were on her front veranda and stolen sometime overnight. The homeowner said she had
owned the figures for 20 years, handpainted them herself and puts them on her porch every summer. A current detour route around Pakenham because of a culvert replacement project has seen an increase of traffic past the victim’s home and she feels that a passing occupant took a liking to the figures and returned to steal them. The stolen figures are described as: Snow White figure had blonde pigtails and a blue dress, she held her apron up that contained flowers. One dwarf
was multi-coloured and pushing a wheelbarrow and another dwarf had a bag over his shoulder and the word “seeds” was on the bag. Police are continuing with this investigation, but if you know or are aware of the person(s) responsible for the theft or the whereabouts of the statues, call Lanark County OPP at 613-267-2626 or toll-free at 1888-310-1122. You can also call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit information on-line at www.tipsumbit.com.
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CT is right around the corner at RVH, and we want to take this opportunity to bring you up to date on what is happening in our back yard. The construction crews and equipment are in full gear, as work proceeds on the latest hospital addition. The new CT unit will occupy 1,800 square feet of space adjacent to the RVH diagnostic imaging and emergency departments. The building construction is expected to be complete in October, and the CT scanner will be moved in as soon as possible. An experienced CT technologist has been hired and RVH diagnostic imaging staff are training in the technology, including on-site training offered by The Ottawa Hospital at the Civic campus. GE Canada, the supplier of the CT scanner, will also provide specialized training once the equipment is installed. And the excitement has spread beyond the construction zone and hospital hallways. Individuals and groups throughout the region have come forward to support the RVH CT fund.
With no available provincial funding, the hospital itself is responsible for the full $3 million cost of construction and equipment purchase. To date, we have received $500,000 in donations for this purpose. This includes the $40,000 raised at the 2009 Caring For Tomorrow Golf Tournament, the proceeds from the 2008 tournament, and the generous gifts received in the Tree of Lights Christmas campaign. In addition to those major events, the Renfrew district has stepped forward to host everything from a barn dance to a night at the opera to help bring CT diagnostics to our community. Church groups have made the RVH CT fund their charity of choice this year, with the most recent donations including a $2,500 contribution from the congregation of St. Paul’s Anglican Church in Renfrew and a $1,000 gift from the Mt. St. Patrick Catholic parish. Service organizations have also been generous toward the cause, with groups like
the Eganville Legion making their own donation of $4,000 and challenging their comrades throughout the region to join in the venture. The business community has also shown its support. Sterling’s No Frills recently presented the RVH Foundation with a cheque for more than $4,000. Canadian Tire adopted the CT theme with a donation of $6,000, and J & J’s Chocolate Sensations is donating the proceeds and publishing rights to their recently-published cookbook, “Recipes of the Week.” Even the recent free skin cancer clinic found a way to contribute to the cause.
Organizer Diana Wakely offered participants the opportunity to make donations and more than $200 was collected by the end of the day. Local families have also made the RVH CT project their charity of choice through memorial donations and other personal contributions. We thank each and every one of you for the special contributions you have made to our community hospital over the years, and we encourage you to spread the word about this important extension to quality health care for our community and our hospital’s need for support.
Construction is well underway to make room for the CT scanner that will enhance diagnostic capabilities at Renfrew Victoria Hospital this fall. 280814
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Each week we feature animals from the Arnprior and District Humane Society that are up for adoption. # 3403 MITTS Mitts is a spayed two-year-old female with a black coat with white on the chest She was found behind the Arnprior Mall, foraging for food in the garbage dumpsters. Mitts is a very affectionate cat and likes to be the center of attention. She is quite vocal and will let you know when she is not impressed with something. She tolerates other cats, but prefers her own space. Please consider taking this sweet little girl home.
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# 3453 TOBY Toby was found tied to a post at the shelter one morning. He is a neutered ﬁve-year-old male. His coat was in terrible condition, badly matted and ﬁlthy, and he had to be shaved. Toby is a large cat, very docile and easygoing, who can be shy at ﬁrst. He is quiet, affectionate, tolerates the other cats but prefers his own space; he has a favourite bed where he spends most of his time. He will require a home where he can be groomed regularly, and he is very easy to handle. Toby likes attention, doesn’t mind being picked up and carried, loves to be petted, and will snuggle. He is just a big loveable boy who deserves a second chance.
You can call the Arnprior and District Humane Society at 613-623-0916 between noon and 5 p.m Monday to Saturday or visit www.arnpriorhumanesociety.ca. 295223
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Community TATER BUCKS FOR THE FOOD BANK Jasmine Scobie of Tami’s Taters presents $200 in $20 bills to Cathy Leclaire for the Renfrew and district food bank. The money and six boxes of food were collected last month in the annual food bank fundraiser held by the chip wagon on Wrangler Road in Renfrew. Anyone making a donation received a free order of fries. Tami Campbell thanked Country Fresh Foods for contributing the potatoes for the fundraiser. Mercury Weekender photo by JOHN CARTER
Legion museum to open in 2010, not 2009 A story in the July 23 Renfrew Mercury Weekender informed readers of Royal Canadian Legion Renfrew Branch 148 putting a museum into their quarters at 30 Raglan St. S. Sergeant-At-Arms Randy Dowell noted
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COUNTRY HOME WITH 4 BEDROOMS! Well kept property on 1.35 acres includes 2-car garage & outbuildings. Great home for family that enjoys country living! MLS #725391
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LOVELY RAISED BUNGALOW — with 4 bedrooms, spacious foyer, main floor laundry, central air, fenced yard, in quiet neighbourhood. Exclusive area. MLS#732956
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LOT STATELY, CUSTOM BUILT ALL-BRICK BUNGALOW — features central air, central vac. Oak cabinetry. Formal dining room, Den off living room. Large bathroom. Main floor laundry. spacious foyers and sunroom. Well located between Pembroke and Cobden. Pastoral setting.
COM NEWER ALL-BRICK HOME — on 3.5 acre waterfront lot on Olmstead-Jeffrey Lake. All-season sunroom. Stunning views. Trails. Landscaped. Master bedroom with 5 pc. ensuite overlooks the lake. Economical to heat. Incredible property. Close to Hwy. #17. One hour from Ottawa. Call for more info!! MLS #728220
LOVINGLY MAINTAINED SPLIT LEVEL IN EXCELLENT NEIGHBOURHOOD. Extra large fenced yard. Central air and central vac. Roof new. Fireplace in L/R and woodstove to make the family room cozy. All-season sunroom. New aboveground pool last year that can stay or go. Insulated detached garage/ workshop. Paved drive. COME SEE. MLS#733274
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to Renfrew Town Council July 13 that the museum will be open by Remembrance Day 2010, not this year as reported in the story. The Mercury Weekender apologizes for the error. TWO STOREY HOME on country lot close to rafting and Ottawa River. Many updates. Central air, central vac. Immaculate!
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Mixed Nuts was among the bands to delight a decent gathering of people in an O’Brien Park (Swinging Bridge) concert in the park Saturday evening. Daybreak later took to the stage. They were the first rock band to play at O’Brien Park, entertaining over 30 years ago. Saturday’s concert was free, but people were asked to bring an item or make a monetary donation to the Renfrew and District Food Bank. Mercury Weekender photo by PETER CLARK
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CORNER LOT — measuring 84 ft. wide – lots of room for a spacious bungalow or 2 storey. Call Helen @ 432-0058.
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136 ERINDALE AVE. A 4 BEDROOM 2 STOREY HOME — on a corner lot in a prime residential area – deluxe deluxe accommodation awaits you – LR, DR, eat-in kitchen, family rm. with gas ﬁreplace – 2-1/2 baths – completely ﬁnished basement. Wow! Don't miss it. Call Helen @ 432-0058. $
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453 WADE AVE. AN OUTSTANDING BUNGALOW ON AN OUTSTANDING LOT — Prime condition – hardwood & ceramic – 2-1/2 baths – laundry on main level – c/air – inviting front porch and a delightful manicured rear lot with spacious deck. Call Helen to view @ 432-0058.
55 LOCHIEL ST. SO MANY OPTIONS HERE AT THIS ADDRESS — 3 fully ﬁnished ﬂoors – 4 bedrooms – hardwood ﬂooring – large det. dble. garage – paved drive – centrally located. Call Helen @ 432-0058.
160 HARAMIS DR. UNDER CONSTRUCTION BUT GOING UP QUICKLY — Fall occupancy – 2+1 bedrooms – ideal location – dining - kitchen open concept –2 baths – hardwood and ceramic. Call me at 432-0058.
15 JIM WALLACE RD. CALABOGIE 5 MINS. TO THE SKI HILL @ CALABOGIE PEAKS — 3 bedroom bungalow – 2 baths – private lot – full basement – deeded access to the adjacent Calabogie Lake. Call Helen @ 432-0058.
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12 BRYDGES RD. SPRINGTOWN WHAT A PROPERTY AND WHAT A VIEW! — Beautifully situated facing the mighty Madawaska River – 3 baths – 2 fully ﬁnished levels of living – dble. car garage – front porch – gazebo & storage bldgs. A must to see. Call Helen to view @ 4320058.
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36 LAURAINE CRES. Only $209,900. Hurd's Lake Hamlet. Tastefully decorated 4 BR, 2 baths, private setting with full lake access and private beach. Built in 2001. MLS# 734354
1349 GARDEN OF EDEN RD. Only $209,900. Built in 2008, open concept bungalow, hardwood throughout, 3 BR, 2 full baths, on 1.5 acres with basement walkout. MLS# 735115
5184 QUEEN ST., DOUGLAS Only $104,900. Tastefully decorated 3 B.R. home with large lot, updated kitchen, rear addition. MLS# 733182
READY FOR OCCUPANCY Humphries RD, three bedroom home with 2 baths on 1.24 acres, double car garage, hardwood ﬂooring, close to the river. MLS# 715306
IDEAL RECREATIONAL GETAWAY 100 Acres of land, mature bush, great hunting area or weekend retreat with abutting Crown Land. MLS# 709604
A TRUE THREE STOREY HOME 19 Argyle St. Great family home centrally located, three bedrooms, hardwood ﬂooring, clawfoot tub plus shower, freshly painted. MLS# 730843
ONLY MINUTES TO TOWN Three bedroom, detached garage, full basement, renovated kitchen, patio doors to rear treed yard. MLS#722269
1410 CASTLEFORD RD.
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288 HARRY ST. Oversized lot, three bedroom home, a great starting or downsizing home. Gas heat, thermopane windows, a great value. MLS# 729046
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Health Community shows strong support for cancer victim JOHN CARTER email@example.com The Arnprior-Renfrew area has rallied to support a young Braeside cancer victim and his family. Organizers of a fundraising dance Saturday and a strawberry tea Monday for six-year-old Sterling Toner overwhelmed organizers. Arnprior Deputy Mayor Tom Peckett praised the community for its support of Sterling, who is undergoing treatments at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario. At Monday’s Arnprior council meetMany of Sterling Toner’s young friends and relatives were out early Saturday ing, Peckett said the support shown at a to decorate the hall before the fundraising dance. From left are Kara Howarth, fundraising dance Saturday was wonder-
Cassandra Toner (Sterling’s sister), Nolan McGregor, Jacob Prowse, Payton McGregor, Breanna Howarth, Taryn McGregor, Caitlin Robillard, Kayla Robillard, Gabby McNulty (holding Kaden McGregor) and Kyle Broum.
ful. “The turnout was tremendous; the support was tremendous,” he said. Peckett said the amount of money collected was well beyond the organizers’ expectations. A tea and dessert fundraiser at the Antrim Truck Stop Monday was also a big success, he said. “The line-up stretched outside the door.” Collection jars in the area have also been strongly supported. Peckett said the support from the community, both from Arnprior and the surrounding area, shown by people “stepping forward to help out was unbelievable.” “I thank everyone who worked on this,” he concluded.
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SATURDAY, AUGUST 1, 1 - 2:30 P.M. 2271 Calabogie Rd. – $469,900 HOST: Denis Lacroix Broker Remax Town Centre Realty Ltd. Arnprior 613-623-3665
SATURDAY, AUGUST 1, 1 - 2:30 P.M. 2295 Calabogie Rd. – $439,900 HOST: Monica Fergusson Sales Representative Remax Town Centre Realty Ltd. Arnprior 613-623-3665
ARCHITECTURALLY OUTSTANDING! 2.5 acres along the Bonnechere in town, gorgeous custom kitchen, radiant heating, three sided gas ﬁreplace opens to living room and dining room, screened in porch, ﬂagstone walkway around salt water pool. Incredible space and privacy. MLS#728911 $379,900
SPACIOUS AND AFFORDABLE BUNGALOW Newer Scheel windows, newer roof, three bedrooms, hardwood ﬂooring, full basement awaiting your touches. MLS#732489
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SUNDAY, AUGUST 2 – Noon - 3 p.m. Aberdeen Subdivision HOST: Morris Eady Broker of Record Century 21 Eady Realty Inc. Brokerage Office: (613) 432-2100 Res: (613) 432-9025
WED., AUG. 5, 6:30 - 8:30 P.M. 1410 Castleford Rd. HOST: Peter Vincent Sales Representative ReMax Metro City Realty Ltd. (Renfrew) Brokerage 613-432-7562 613-432-0319
BEAUTIFUL HI-RANCH ON 50 ACRES Great horse farm or dog kennel property with spectacular home, two - 2 car garages, hay garage, in-law suite, horse run ins. Must be seen to be appreciated. Custom kitchen, beautiful pine mouldings, full basement - room for the whole family. MLS#725234
COUNTRY LIVING CLOSE TO TOWN Lovely hi-ranch on large lot features three bedrooms, oak kitchen, gorgeous views of the Valley, full basement with family room, laundry and bath Reduced to $239,900. MLS#721497
WATERFRONT LOTS FOR SALE 2.5 ACRES ON WHITE LAKE - Over 400 feet of waterfront, mature trees, incredible privacy - bring your
WED., AUGUST 5, 6:30 - 8:30 P.M. 144 Elk Street HOST: Kelly Derue Broker/Sales Representative Royal LePage O’Neil Realty Real Estate Brokerage 613-432-8122 613-433-2681
trailer or build your dream home. $199,900. MLS#734338
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5 ACRES ON THE BONNECHERE - level building lot, great for ﬁshing, canoeing or kayaking, great
building spot or just pitch your tent. $79,900. MLS#729991 NATURE LOVER’S DREAM LOT ON THE BONNECHERE - Beautifully treed property, just drop your trailer and enjoy nature at its ﬁnest - great kayaking, canoeing, ﬁshing and swimming. $59,900. MLS#732799 ACCESS TO ANNA LAKE - Great building lot 1 km from Centennial Lake boat launch, many trees, good
building spots BEST VALUE IN THE VALLEY. $34,900. MLS#729483 HISTORIC BURNSTOWN BUILDING LOT - Country close to town, lovely trees $44,900 ONE ACRE BUILDING LOT NEAR DOUGLAS - Great views, level lot, $24,900 - may purchase
larger lot. MLS#728066
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GREAT STARTER HOME — Kit. new flooring, separate DR and LR with hardwood flooring, 2nd fl. 3 BDR plus 1 - 4 pc. bath, FA oil, 100 amp, separate 1 car detached garage. Price $116,900. Call Ross 433-1133 to view.
27 QUEEN ST. NORTH COMPLETELY RENOVATED — Newer kitchen, new drywall, freshly painted, 3 apts. consisting of kit., LR, 1 - 4 pc., 1 BDR, good income. Asking $149,900. Call Ross for details 433-1133.
3 SEASON COTTAGE ON GOLDEN LAKE 1200 SQ. FT. – 200' OF WATERFRONT — Vinyl sided 3 BDR bungalow, 30' x 30' newer detached garage, guest house, several utility sheds. Asking $295,000. Call Ross for details 433-1133.
375 JIM BARR RD. INSULATED CONCRETE FOUNDATION — Over 2,200 sq. ft. of living space in this designer stone construction with in-floor heating, open concept kit., LR with stone fireplace, 4 BDRs, 1 - 4 pc. bath, 1 - 2 pc. bath, mostly hardwood flooring throughout, ensuite 1 - 5 pc. Basement consists of large rec. room, 1 - 4 pc., 2 BDRs, large workshop, 2 car attached garage. All this is located on 2.96 acres. This is a must see. Call Ross 433-1133 to view.
95 ACRES ON REID'S LAKE — 800' waterfrontage. Fully surveyed. Fronts on McMahon Road. Asking $239,000. Call Ross 433-1133.
402 DOMINION STREET GREAT STARTER HOME — Kit., separate DR, 1 - 4 pc. bath, LR plus 1 BDR on main fl. 2 BDR on second level. FA oil heat, all new windows. Asking $105,000. Call Ross 433-1133.
4562 MATAWATCHAN RD. OVER 600' OF WATERFRONTAGE — 3 BDR cottage, new foundation, 200 amp service, drilled well, septic system on property but not hooked up. Call Ross for details 613-433-1133.
53 DOWNING LANE, CALABOGIE 3 SEASON COTTAGE — on Madawaska River. Kit., separate DR, LR with air tight stove, 1 BR with large foyer, 1 - 4 pc. bath, large insulated garage, 22' x 40'. Asking $277,500 Call Ross for details 433-1133.
4809B CALABOGIE ROAD 11 YEAR OLD OPEN-CONCEPT BUNGALOW — 3 bedrooms, 1 - 4 piece and 1 - 3 piece bath. Oil and wood heat. Fully heated 2-car attached garage. 0.59 acres with 16' x 24' storage shed. Minutes from golf, ski hill and lake $175,500. Call Ross 433-1133.
325 ACRES WITH 10 ACRE SPRING FED LAKE, IN FRONTENAC COUNTY — Mostly bush, new gravel road just built runs through property. Asking $349,000 or can be bought with lumber rights to owner for 20 years for $239,000. Call Ross 433-1133.
148 FAREWELL ST. LOTS, LOTS OF UPDATES — Remodelled eat-in kit., large LR, large MBR with 1 - 3 pc. bath with laundry room. 2nd storey with 3 BDR, 1 - 4 pc. bath, all newer windows, FA gas furnace. Large lot 66' by 132'. Workshop 18' x 18', fully insulated. 2 decks. Asking $139,900. Call Ross 4331133 for details.
RAGLAN ST. S. INCOME, INCOME, INCOME — 4 apartments upstairs, 3 incomes downstairs. All updated re wiring, roof. Property goes street to street. Call Ross 433-1133 for details.
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99 BONNECHERE STREET, EGANVILLE STORE PLUS BUSINESS — Looking to start your own business. Comes with all the business chattels, plus living quarters. We have 3 yr. profit & loss statements. Asking $200,000. Call Ross 433-1133 for details.
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EXCELLENT CUSTOMER BASE TO CHOOSE FROM — 3 lie-down plus 1 standup. Great location. Start your own business immediately. Asking $48,900. Call Ross for details 4331133.
268 RAVINE DRIVE 2 STOREY MAINTENANCE FREE HOME — Eat-in kitchen with oak cupboards, great size LR, laundry room. Second level consists of 3 BDRs, computer room, 1 - 3 pc. bath. Detached 1-1/2 car garage. Full basement with 1 - 1 pc. shower, FA oil, FA wood heat. Asking $129,000. Call Ross 433-1133.
ACREAGE 35 ACRES LOCATED ON GRIST MILL ROAD — Lots of frontage, severance possible. Approx. 20 acre field, mature trees, pine etc. Backs onto Bonnechere River. Excellent building site with many possibilities. Paved road in front of property. Asking $149,900. Call Ross 433-1133. 100 ACRES between Mink Lake and Eganville. Approx. 50 acres clear, 50 acres mixed bush. Fronting on Hwy. 60, excellent building site. Call Ross 433-1133. 327883
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229 BRUCE STREET Pride of ownership is apparent in this 3 bedroom, solid brick bungalow featuring all new windows & doors, gleaming hardwood floors in the living room, freshly painted interior, large rec. room on lower level with gas stove for added comfort, 2pc bath on lower level, workshop downstairs for the handyman and detached oversized single garage. Immaculate Condition! MLS#734277
PRIME WATERFRONT Bungalow on 1.80 Acres with 3 Bedrooms & 3 Baths. Designated airport so planes can take off & land at your dock. Paved driveway, attached 24 x 24 and detached 52 x 40 garages. Everything on one level for you to MLS#731671 enjoy.
Gerry O'Neil Broker of Record/Owner 613-432-2333
501 BRUCE STREET NOT YOUR TYPICAL 2 STOREY HOME! Country living in town limits. +2000 sq ft 3+1 bedroom home situated on treed 2.38 acre lot. Main floor features Great Room with open concept living/dining, hardwood & ceramic flooring, gas fireplace, cathedral ceiling, lg windows & patio door for natural light and 2 tier wrap around deck at back. From the 2nd level with 2 bdrms + 4 pc bath and spacious master bdrm with ensuite & walk-in closet, you can gaze down at the Great Room & grounds. Lower level offers family room, 4th bdrm, office, laundry and plenty of storage. Oversized att dbl garage leads inside to mudroom. A Must See! MLS#
BUNGALOW WITH ACCESS TO MINK LAKE 2 + 2 Bedroom bungalow situated on a one acre park like setting. This home is extremely well cared for and you will not be disappointed. Bright and spacious with approx 1430 sq ft of living space for the entire family to enjoy and call home. MLS#734077
96 SCOBIE ROAD A great family home with all the beneďŹ ts of country living yet offers easy access to highway 17 & is only minutes from Renfrew. Above ground pool with fully fenced yard. 2 + 2 Bedrooms, ďŹ nished lower level with approx 1000 sq ft per level. MLS#733776
144 ELK STREET
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Only 2 Years Old. One Level, 2 Bedroom Garden Home with Central Air! Transferable Tarion Warranty. MLS#727776
511 MALONEY ROAD Immaculate sums up this home. An outstanding Large 2 bedroom family home situated on the outskirts of town. Views from every window, 3 tiers of living space, open concept kitchen & dining area. Easy access to Hwy #17. MLS#721515
SANDY BEACH WATERFRONT Multi-level year round home on North Shore of Golden Lake. Unique design with approx 2000 sq ft, 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, fully fenced in yard with detached double garage. This beach is ideal for the entire family. MLS#733410
61 MORNING FLIGHT COURT CALABOGIE
1003 GRANT ROAD 2 + 1 Bedroom Bungalow located 20 minutes from Renfrew and 15 min from Calabogie. Open concept Kitchen, LR & DR, main ďŹ‚oor laundry, CAir, hardwood ďŹ‚oors, ďŹ replace, attached & detached garages. MLS#725912
Custom built 4 bedroom bungalow. Kitchen features cherry cabinets, granite counter tops, built-in dual zone wine cooler,Jen-air appliances and peninsula with counter seating. Maple hardwood and porcelain tile throughout. Master bedroom features large walk in closet and 5 piece en suite. Call for further details! MLS#721747
59 ERINDALE AVENUE Meticulous 3 bedroom hiranch with sunroom, atrium doors, dining room, main ďŹ‚oor laundry, 3 baths, family room, airtight stove, double garage all this in an exceptional neighbourhood. A gorgeous package! MLS#727097
21 EASTERN AVE. Pride of ownership is clear for this 2 + 2 Bedroom bungalow in GrifďŹ th. Situated on beautiful large corner lot with detached double garage. Inside has hardwood & ceramic ďŹ‚ooring, 2 baths, wood stove, fully ďŹ nished lower level.
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OLMSTEAD/JEFFERY LAKE WATERFRONT 240â€™ of Waterfront located at the point of the narrows. This stack wall log bungalow is nestled on a gorgeous lot with a panoramic view of the lake. Open concept with screened in deck, galley kitchen, propane stove in LR, main ďŹ‚oor laundry. MLS#732357
873 KEDROSKY DRIVE This 3 + 1 Bedroom Bungalow is in a prime location & is perfect for the entire family. Meticulous & very well maintained so nothing to do but move in! Double carport with interlocking driveway, hardwood ďŹ‚ooring, oak kitchen cabinets, gas ďŹ replace & private fenced back yard. MLS#725380
106B SPRINGERS LANE 1506 GILLAN ROAD Immediate Occupancy available for this 3 +1 bedroom home. Located on the outskirts of town with a lovely back yard featuring a childrenâ€™s play house, mature trees, garden & all fenced in for your privacy. MLS#713413
174 BRUCE STREET Elegant older home has been totally renovated and updated. All windows, doors, shingles, hardwood ďŹ‚ooring, ceramic tile, plumbing, electrical, drywall, insulation & garage less than six years old. Oversized detached garage. MLS#730401
31 PLAUNT STREET Affordable 4 bedroom family home. Central to main street & on a quiet cul de sac. Bright open concept LR & DR, spacious master bedroom. All new windows, some new ďŹ‚ooring, storage shed/workshop. MLS#711282
194 ROSS STREET Lots of Living Space Here! 2Â˝ storey brick home tucked away on quiet dead end street. Lot boards on creek. Hardwood ďŹ‚oor in kitchen, living & dining room. Central air. 1Â˝ baths. Attached double car garage. Check it out! MLS#703332
LAND & LOTS
155 BARNET BLVD. â€” 3.35 Acres Industrial M-1 Zoning MLS#726563 25B DOWNING LANE â€” 5.39 Acres with Water Access onto Madawaska River. Acres $129.900 MLS#721750
210 ARTHUR AVE. 1Â˝ Storey home with master bedroom & 3pc ensuite, laundry, Kitchen & LR on main level. 3 bedrooms and 4pc upstairs. Nice quiet location & ready for you to move-in. MLS# 728393
This 2 Bedroom home is priced to sell @ $89,900 making it a great investment. Main level has laundry, large LR & Kitchen. Second level has 2 bedrooms and bathroom. Full unďŹ nished basement. C-3 Zoning. MLS#720810
12726 LANARK ROAD
149 STORYLAND ROAD
THOMSON ROAD â€” .75 Acres $25,000 MLS#733486
Located in Calabogie this Bungalow is situated on .98 Acres with a private back yard with views of the Madawaska River. Featuring a well established garage with good clientele. This is a complete package deal.
Picturesque hobby farm on 6.74 Acres, 3 bedroom 2 storey home with easy access to Hwy #17. Some hardwood ďŹ‚ooring, paved driveway, wheelchair accessible, 18â€™ above ground pool, 3 season sunroom and many outbuildings. MLS#730329
2 LOTS ON EADY ROAD 1 Acre $20,000 MLS#715576 1 Acre $20,000 MLS#715574
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4 LOTS IN COTIEVILLE Acres $16,000 MLS#705607 Acres $18,000 MLS#705669 Acres $15,000 MLS#705615 Acres $20,000 MLS#705668
BURNSTOWN ROAD â€” 1.51 Acres $44,900 MLS#712653
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35 Renfrew Weekender July 30 2009
29 Raglan St. S., Renfrew, ON K7V 1P8
432-2100 Patti Reid
Sales Rep. Res.
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Pretty on Pine. Nicely appointed this 3+1 bedroom home offers an updated kitchen with maple cupboards with granite countertops, 2 beautifully updated baths. Newer gas furnace, newer windows and roof shingles. Private rear yard. Call Dennis 613-432-0041.
Real Estate Broker
Broker of Record Res. 432-9025 Cell 432-1830
OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY, AUGUST 2, 2009 – Noon - 3 p.m.
210 Butler Road 10+ acres along the shores of the Bonnechere. 2 minutes to town. Renovated 4 bedroom farmhome. Country kitchen with plenty of cupboards. Hardwood ﬂoors. 2 baths. Main ﬂoor laundry. Above ground pool. Relaxing covered porch. Call Dennis 432-0041. MLS #724044
Beautiful two bedroom two bathroom bungalow Townhomes on Aberdeen Street. Hardwood ﬂoors, custom Cherry and Maple Hardwood Kitchen Cabinets, attached garage. Must be seen for comparison.
998 OPEONGO ROAD A lotta house for the $$$. Open concept, 5 bedroom, 2 bath home with view of golf course. 2 full floors of living space. No carpeting – all hardwood & ceramic! Fabulous kitchen with island. $169,900. Call Patti MLS#723355 432-0197.
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23 Queen Street $ 79,900 Cheaper than rent! 2 Bedroom, great for a single person or couple starting out. In need of some cosmetic ﬁnishing. Workshop at rear. Call Dennis 432-0041. MLS#
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1919 Stuart Road $ 249,900 Older farmhome privately situated on 202 acres. Frontage on 2 roads. Farmhome has 4 bedrooms, main ﬂoor laundry, eat in kitchen. Acreage is mostly treed. Call Dennis 432-0041. MLS#
Super, open concept 3 BR, 2 bath hiranch in the Calabogie area. Large master with ensuite. Large screened in deck over carport. Built in 2001. Movein condition - great family home in the country! Call Patti to view 401-0197. MLS#732470
Well built 3 bedroom, 1-1/2 bath home with living room fireplace and main floor family room. Large garden in back yard. Located in quiet family oriented neighbourhood. $109,900. Call Patti to view. MLS 729566
mer the Richmond Townhomes offer extraordinary value with over 1200 square feet of living area on the ground ﬂoor plus full, high, bright insulated and drywalled basements for more living area if required. Spacious Master Bedrooms with large Ensuite Baths. Spectacular solid wood custom kitchen cabinetry. Ceramic tiled and hardwood ﬂoors. Custom trim and interior ﬁnishes. Main bath with ground ﬂoor ensuite laundry facilities. Attached garages are over 23 feet long insulated, drywalled with automatic garage door openers. Stone exterior front facades with covered verandahs. Rear sundecks with relaxing countryside view a rare ﬁnd in town! Ask me about the End townhomes from $214,900 and Inside townhomes from $205,900. For plans and private viewing when available call Morris Eady 4322100 or my cell 432-1830.
6647 Hwy. 132 $149,900 Great for the entrepeneur. Great living quarters over former MNR ofﬁces. Large attached shop plus 2800 sq ft 4 bay garage. Seperate 2 bedroom bungalow + 2 additional storage buildings, lots of possibilities. Call Dennis 432-0041. MLS#
608 Graphite Bay Road $ 234,900 Black Donald Lake cottage. Enjoy summer fun an the area's premier waterway. 3 bedrooms, unique sitting room with ﬁreplace. Call Dennis 432-0041. MLS#731091
4534 Calabogie Road 3 bedroom bungalow has a large garage/workshop for the handyman. Located on a pretty 1/2 acre lot. Call Barry 432-3519. MLS#726718
Centennial Lake Drive near Grifﬁth. Corner lot two bedroom bungalow with beautiful wood ﬂoors, walls and ceilings. Must be seen. Large detached garage and two storage sheds or playhouse. You choose. 1.78 acre lot. Appliances. Wood stove. Generator. $138,900. Call Morris Eady 432-2100 or my cell 432-1830.
This corner lot home has room to build a garage or swimming pool or a backyard sanctuary. Two natural gas ﬁreplaces plus electric heat, appliances and furniture included. Recreation room with gas ﬁreplace. Two wide driveways. $149,900. Call Morris Eady 432-2100 or cell 4321830.
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143 Raglan St. N. Nice family home. 3 bedroom split offers space for all. Large comfortable family room. Nicely appointed kitchen with breakfast bar. Living room with hardwood ﬂoors and ﬁreplace. Lower level recrm. Workshop area. Oversized private rear yard. MLS#718584
On Duty This Weekend
653 Raglan St. S.
5 lovely riverfront lots all approx. 1 acre. Gentle slope to river. Treed and cleared areas for building on. Severed and Surveyed. Call Patti for details 401-0197.
$189,900 for 200 feet on the OTTAWA RIVER in the heart of Whitewater Country. Home is a 2 bedroom handyman special but lot is gorgeous! Call Patti for details 401-0197. MLS 731182
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Charming 3 bedoorm bungalow. Hardwood ﬂoors throughout. Living room with ﬁreplace. Family room + 4th bedrm/den on lower level. Updated roof shingles and gas furnace. Deep private rear yard. A pleasure to show! Call Dennis 432-0041. MLS#731834
New two bedroom raised ranch bungalow 3 minutes out of town on one acre lot. Hardwood ﬂoors, ceramic ﬂoored kitchen and dining room. Main ﬂoor laundry room. Tarion 7 Year Warranty. Watch nature right in your private backyard. Call me to see this quality built home by MacDonald Glass! $236,900. Morris Eady cell 432-1830.
Commercial/Industrial Opportunity Over 16000 square feet, various ceiling heights, gas heating, sprinklered, alarm system, paved acre lot. Adaptable for many different uses. $199,900. Call Morris Eady 432-1830.
Dennis Yakaback Real Estate Broker Cell
432-0041 I welcome your weekend call on any listed property
Sales Representative 613-623-5958 Cell 613-294-8898
Town Centre Realty Ltd. Brokerage 201 Daniel St. S. Arnprior
2:00 to 4:00 p.m. – 15 Park Ave, Renfrew Two bedroom, two bathroom home, in an adult park. Oversized single garage, gas ﬁreplace in living room, lots of oak cabinets, large ensuite bath with make up mirrors, private three season solarium ,two factory installed sky lights, new shingles, paved drive, garden pond. Prospective buyers must be approved by park management. Water 25.00 per month, one time registration fee of 195.00. Lot Fee 240.00 per month. MLS #730181 Call Jim direct 613-294-8898
Monica Fergusson Sales rep Direct Line: 613-795-1639
Bernice Horne Broker Direct Line: 613-601-1040
Denis Lacroix Broker of Record www.denislacroix.com
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Beautiful 3 bedroom country home Near the 16th fairway of the Calabogie Peaks golf club Deeded water access to Calabogie Lake Large open concept living area w/wood burning ﬁreplace • Screened porch & oversized deck w/panoramic lake view
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Great family home w/4 nice sized bedrooms All new kitchen w/stainless steel appliances included Hardwood and ceramic ﬂoors Close to recreational area: downhill skiing, golf, hiking
613-433-6569 OFFICE 613-623-7922 INDEPENDENTLY OWNED AND OPERATED
330 Daniel St. S., Arnprior, Ont. www.PatForrest.com
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Pat Forrest Sales Rep
Village of Calabogie $149,900
INDEPENDENTLY OWNED AND OPERATED
330 Daniel St. S., Arnprior, Ont. OFFICE: 613-623-7922
Angela Havey Broker
SELLING? Perfect timing ... Free market evaluation. Call me to inquire. 613-623-0000
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HOME AND COTTAGE COMBINED ….Sand beach at Rhoddy’s Bay. Lovely 2200 sq. ft. home….this is not “roughing it”. Quick possession available. MLS# 729382 $329,000
CHARACTER GALORE... GRAND OLD BRICK BEAUTY, with a large addition on the back: family room, main ﬂoor laundry and full bathroom. MLS# 729176 $169,900
2295 Calabogie Road Saturday, August 1 – 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. • Hardwood ﬂoors through • Quality chalet style waterfront out main level home built in 2007 • Granite counter tops in kitchen • 3 full ﬁnished levels w/open • 3 bedrooms, 2 baths concept great room
4 bedroom, 2 bath family home with garage and hugh lot! Air conditioning, ﬁreplace and pretty perennial ﬂower beds. New furnace in 2006, new bathroom in 2008, some rooms freshly painted. Roof reshingled recently! Come visit and take a tour for yourself. MLS 732193. Pat Forrest 613-433-6569
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Approx. 94 Acres, cash crop farm Located in Horton Township New custom built, completely ﬁnished, 5 bedroom home Lg. shop w/oversized entry & heavy duty hydro panel
2271 Calabogie Road Saturday, August 1 – 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. • Over 2 acres of privacy • Great room w vaulted ceiling, post and beam construction • Deck overlooking the river
Enright Real Estate Brokerage
613-623-7922 Enright Real Estate Brokerage INDEPENDENTLY OWNED AND OPERATED
330 Daniel St. S., Arnprior, Ont.
Sharon Enright Broker of Record
RENFREW - 3 Bedroom Brick Home with Family Room on 2nd level. 2 full baths. Full unﬁnished basement with plenty of potential. $159,900. MLS#721479. Call Sharon Enright, 613-623-7922. SOPHISTICATED BUNGALOW SITUATED ON 5.4 ACRES. RENFREW 3100 sq. ft. of ﬂoor space. Detached large garage/workshop. $285,000. MLS#694945. Call Sharon Enright 613-623-7922
INDUSTRIAL BUILDING for lease in Arnprior. Light Industrial Park. 20,000 sq.ft. $6.00 per sq. ft. Call Sharon Enright 613-623-7922 COMMERCIAL OFFICE OR RETAIL SPACE FOR LEASE 1,000 sq. ft. Separated into 4 main rooms with reception area. $980/mth with 5 yr. lease or $1,080/mth with 1 yr. lease. Call Sharon Enright 613-623-7922 ESTABLISHED BAKERY BUSINESS In busy Town of Arnprior. Call Sharon Enright for more details. 613-623-7922 CASTLEFORD WATERFRONT LOT. $189,900. Call Sharon Enright 613-623-7922
INDEPENDENTLY OWNED AND OPERATED
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Sheila Enright, Sales Rep
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330 Daniel St. S. Arnprior, Ont.
MINK LAKE waterfront. Stunning custom beauty, vaulted ceiling, beautiful hardwoods, 600 sq. ft. covered decks, hot tub room overlooking lake, child-friendly shoreline.paved drive and 3 car garage..call to view MLS 732680 $495,000. Call Sheila, 613 558 SELL or 613 623 7922
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Make this your ofﬁce or home or both. Large rooms on main level for a business, with private set eat in kitchen. Beautiful peaceful yard and 1 car garage with paved drive. 2 upper bedrooms, 3rd can be on main. Newer furnace, Perfect package. Call to view 91 Madawaska. $158,000 MLS#730333 Call Sheila at 613 558 SELL or 613 623 7922 LI NE ST W IN G
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4 bedroom, 2 bath Hi Ranch Energy efﬁcient design w/southern expossure Ceramic/hardwood ﬂoors w/radiant heating Walk out to private on southern exposure Park-like setting w/spectacular vistas
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April was Oral Health Month, and an annual Renfrew County Dental Society poster contest involving elementary school students from Arnprior through to Deep River resulted in four dental patients of Dr. Janice King finishing among the winners. Receiving their prizes from Dr. King July 9 from left are Molly Bruce, $25 for her fourth-place poster in Grades 5-6; Elizabeth Kenopic, $20 for her fourth-place poster in Grades 1-2; and Maiya Bruce, $75 for her first-place poster in Grades 3-4. Missing from the photo is Leoni Hagan, a $100 recipient for her winning poster in the Grade 5-6 division. Weekender photo by PETER CLARK
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Enright Real Estate Brokerage
8 ACRES, 4 car attached garage..hardwood in living and 3 bedrooms. Quality home, large unﬁnished basement, mature bush, newer furnace, Wood ﬁreplace in living room…paved road only mins to Renfrew. Ready immediately open to offers. MLS 732705 $229,000 Call Sheila at 613 558 SELL or 613 623 7922
DENTAL POSTER WINNERS
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245 Stafford Rd. W. Ottawa, ON K2H 9E8 613-829-1818
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Private home, nestled at the ridge, 8 acres and a trout pond (perfect winter skating!) Large deck off Kitchen and living area, 3+1 bedroom home. Views are gorgeous from main level living, plenty of space inside and out for pets, children and the toys. Only 10 mins to Renfrew off Hwy 132. Call to view MLS# 734480 $236,900 Call Sheila at 613 558 SELL or 613 623 7922
IN TOWN BUNGALOW Only $229,000, this 2+2 bdrm, 2 bath home is perfect for any family. Corner lot, all fenced yard, private sunroom, large open kitchen and 1 car garage with paved drive. Fully ﬁnished basement. You will love what you see, come relax on the front verandah, ONLY $229,000 MLS#730206 Call Sheila at 613 558 SELL or 613 623 7922
For more details on these properties or to view, please call me, I look forward to helping you. Sheila 558-SELL (7355)
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TEL: 613-432-3655 • FAX: 613-432-6689 www.yourottawaregion.com
HAND CRAFTED JEWELLERY Can also make to specification. Weddings, Birthdays, etc. 613-286-0641, Evenings
NEW ROUND LOG S T R U C T U R E 18’x20’x8’ four walls only, no cut outs, easily moved, will email pictures, Foymount area 613-7542837 anytime.
USED STEEL Garage Door with Overhead Roll-up, Fits 10’x 11’, excellent condition, all hardware and gears included. Asking $700 or obo. Call 905-5793156 for more information and photos.
HAY FOR SALE First cut. Small square bales. Call Marcel. 819-647-5727 623-0328 109 Moore Street Arnprior
HEAVY DUTY TANDEM TRAILER. APPROXIMATELY 20 Great for firewood, ACRES of standing four wheeler, small mixed hay, 3 km east tractor etc. $600. of Renfrew. 432-7149 613-432-2143.
CLEAN WHEAT STRAW FOR SALE Small square and big round available. Place order right off the field. Call 613432-1480 D OW N S I Z I N G QUEEN SIZE BEDROOM SET complete. Exercise bike, tv with stand, freezer. End tables etc. Best Offer 613-432-2370 EASTERN WHITE CEDAR LUMBER 2X6 Grade 2, Dressed all sides, rounded edges. .80/ft. 2x6 Grade 1, $1.20/ft. All other dimensions for decking & fencing. WE DELIVER!! Warren Cedar Products Hedge trimming & cleanup. Free Estimates Fully Insured 613-628-5232
HOT TUB (SPA) Covers-Best Price. CL15081 Best quality. All shapes and colours. R E F R I G E R A T O R Call 1-866-585-0056. LARGE capacity www.thecoverguy.ca “Newer Model” textured finish/white HOT TUB (Spa) Cov- w/matching white full ers. Best Price, Best sized stove $475 for Quality. All Shapes & set. Kenmore heavy Colours Available. duty washer w/direct Call 1-866-652-6837 drive and dryer $375 www.thecoverguy.ca for set. 613-432-2508
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BEDS, SOFA BEDS, BEDROOM SUITES, DINING ROOM SUITES, SOFAS, RECLINERS, BAR STOOLS, HEADBOARDS, COMFORTERS
MATTRESS FACTORY & FURNITURE OUTLET 312 Raglan St. S., Renfrew BESIDE FINNIGAN’S
AUTO, HOME, BUSINESS, CONTRACTOR’S LIABILITY INSURANCE Call us for a quote 1-888275-3239 Eady Insurance
WHITE CEDAR LUMBER, Decking, fencing, all dimensions, rough or dressed. Timbers and V-joints also available. Call Tom at McCann’s Forest Products 613628-6199 or 613-6333911
MOVING MUST SELL apt. size freezer $150, washer/dryer $100 (both), dehumidifier $30, ‘95 Ford Escort as is, parts car $300 obo. Cannot deliver 613-433-9811 PORTABLE SAWMILL Norwood Comes with 8’ extension and sharpener. $6000 613-302-3338
SALE SALE SALE! John Lambert Carpets. 339 Raglan St. S Renfrew. Laminate on sale including foam. New vinyl line coming soon. Rubber backed runner $3/ft. 613-432-8111 SCOOTER SPECIAL 25% Off Select Models Buy/sell Stair lifts, Porch lifts, Scooters, Bath lifts, Hospital beds etc. Call SILVER CROSS 613-231-3549 SUZUKI QUAD winch, warmers. condition 3061
ATV KING 300 4wd and thumb Very good 613-432-
Double Delicious! Raspberries and Sweet Corn
CedarHill Berry Farm
613-256-3029 Pick your own & SAVE
70-80 FOOT TALL Christmas tree (spruce or fir). Contact Tom at 1-647-216-3450 or firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss details.
SHOE ADDICTS WANTED!!!
40 Styles in Stock! 12 Elgin Street West, Arnprior
open 7 days a week FIREWOOD
CLASSIC 1988 MERCURY GRAND Marquis LS black 4 dr sedan, fully loaded, tinted windows, 5.0LFI motor, mint condition 198km $4850 obo FIREARMS WANTED FIREWOOD IN 8’ 613-432-3531 For August 22nd LENGTHS Maple and Auction Rifles, Shotguns, beech also in 16” 613-432Handguns, Edged lengths. Weapons & Ammuni- 2286 tion. As Estate SpeAuto Sales cialists We Manage FARM & Leasing Inc. sale of registered/un211 Elliott Crescent registered firearms. Renfrew FOR Paul @ Switzer’s Auc- AG-BAGGER Hwy. 60 and Pinnacle Rd. SALE 613-432-3458 tion: 1-800-694-2609, 613-312-7511
FIREWOOD FOR SALE cut split and delivered and have 8ft firewood, also looking for standing timber Phone 613-312-9859
or see listings @ www.switzersauction.com
BORDER COLLIE HOUSE WANTED IN cross pups, males. RENFREW Prefer NO Sunday calls bungalow or storey- please 613-646-7122 and-half. Bedroom on DOODLE main floor. Private, GOLDEN estate, or sale by PUPS (Golden Reowner. NO REAL ES- triever X Standard TATE CONTACT Poodle) born April 28, PLEASE Contact vet checked, ready to go 613-223-5015 613-489-3887 OLD ANTIQUE FURNITURE, Old advertising coca-cola, Mountain Dew, old gas and oil items, toys, decoys, old postcards, old Beatles items, old Halloween and Christmas items Call 613-432-4909
( Intersection of Coleman & Franktown Rd. )
Or Visit our stands: Almonte - Francis Fuels Hwy 44 Renfrew - Home Hardware on O’Brien Perth - Across from Tim Hortons Hwy 7 Carleton Place - Canadian Wool Growers
SHOE ADDICTS WANTED
CAIRNIE FIREWOOD Firewood for sale. Can be found at 3687 Burnstown Rd. Call 613-432-6019 to pick up your load. $80/cord
Need a Great Car at a Low Price? Students Going Back To School or that Second Car? 1998 Nissan Altima 4 cyl. auto, air, 171 km
1,99900 1998 Escort
2 dr, auto, 141 km
1998 Sunﬁre 4 dr, 5 spd, 202 km
Lease Any Car with $ 00 down
1989 GMC 1/2 ton 2 W.D. 230,000 kms with cap, runs great, $2,750 certified, 613913-6842. Good old truck.
ONT. AND QUE. SAFETIES LEASE OR BUY WE WILL NOT BE UNDERSOLD
1989 MERCURY MOTORCYCLES CAR. Good tires, runs well and many new ‘98 Yam XT350 parts. call 613-432Since June-new Gold4706 wing tires, serviced 2002 HONDA CIVIC rims, overhauled front VELOZ Fully loaded, forks, carburetor repwr sunroof. NO WIN- built, rocker gasket, TERS. Standard 5 synthetic oil change, sp. Excellent condi- luggage case, needs tion. Call 613-649- nothing, $2700 2040 613-435-3223
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21’ ULTRA LITE STARCRAFT TRAILER full bath, furnace, micro, 2 bunks, dining area becomes full sized bed, double tanks, rubber roof, complete Reese hitch, Class 3. 613-6462257
701 RAGLAN ST. Bolger Lane Renfrew Quality Built Home COME AND SEE!!!! 3 Bedroom, with attached garage Ready to move in... $189,000 Call for more info... 613-4324197
SMALL, CENTRALLY LOCATED 3 bedroom house in Renfrew. Ideal for professional or retired couple. Four appliances, first and last, no pets, $800 plus utilities, available Sept 1/09. REFERENCES. 819-4532933
2 BEDROOM DUPLEX APARTMENT Available Sept 1 $700/month plus utilities. Newly renovated, fridge, stove, dishwasher incl. Private driveway. 613432-0611
APACHE TRUCK CAMPER, fits short box, weights 1200 lbs; 3-way fridge, furnace, microwave, stove, very clean, includes all the down bars, chains and turnbuckles, 613-622-7865
ALL STEEL Buildings... Canadian Made Since 1980. Complete do-it-yourself prefabricated building and foundation packages available for quick delivery 25’X40’, 32’X50’, 40’X60’, 50’X100’ many other sizes. Call NOW 1-800-504-7749 www.pioneerbuildings.com
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LOTS AND LAND
LAND FOR SALE, 3 2.25 Acre lots, 232 x 420 on Ruttan Road, where Storyland Road meets River Road. MLS 700622, $48,500 Bruce Skitt, 613-6232494 Sutton Group Premier Realty (2008) Ltd. 613-727-5505
BOAT STORAGE AVAILABLE, Shrink wrap or inside. We Specialize in Evenrude and Johnson motors. Foy’s Marine Renfrew 613-4324182
SURVEYED LOT 105’ x 210’ on Burnstown Road - Thompsonhill, just out of Renfrew town limits. Asking $47,700. Phone 613-432-3057
EVINRUDE OUTBOARD motor, 9 hp in excellent condition for $600. LUND (new in 2007) aluminum boat 14’ model A-14 with EZ-loader b-1000 trailer (new 2007) with tongue jack used only once for $2,700.00. 613-256-2234
INDUSTRIAL COMMERCIAL SPACE
HUNTER SAFETY Canadian Firearms Course. Carp August 14, 15, 16. Wenda Cochran 613-2562409
ONE BUILDING -2 SPACES AVAILABLE in Renfrew. Office 2200sq. ft Set up for 1-8 offices, 2bathrooms, wheelchair accessible. Lunchroom/large walk in vault/AC /water sprinklers. Full SECURITY STORAGE AREA 8000sq ft. 12’,16’, & 28’ ceilings. 10’x12’ door/2 loading docks. Paved parking. EXCELLENT DEAL ON BOTH MANY O P T I O N S AVAILABLE 613-3331042
HUNTER SAFETY Canadian Firearms Course. Courses and HOUSES exams held throughFOR RENT out the year. Free course if you organize a group, exams 1 BEDROOM HOUSE available. Wenda Co- on large private landchran, 613-256-2409. scaped lot between Burnstown and White Lake. Asking REAL ESTATE $775+utilities. Call FOR SALE 613-623-3906 3 BEDROOM HOME, FRESHLY renovated, ceramic and carpeting, throughout, second level laundry, plumbing and electrical upgrade. Large lot, close to Arnprior, available August 15, 613-432-5566
3 BEDROOM HOUSE for rent in Renfrew. $850 monthly plus utilities. First, last month required. References and previous places lived. Name & number Required. Available Sept. 1st. Call 613-732-4120.
2 BEDROOM Stove/fridge included. Hydro/heat/hot water extra. $600/mnth APARTMENT First/last references. FOR RENT NO PETS Weekdays 613-432-3053 Week!!3 BEDROOM apartends 613-333-5283 ment available Aug 1st 3 miles west of ARE YOU RETIRED Renfrew on Hwy 60 and looking for a quiet Tenant pays heat 2 bedroom apt? Join (natural gas) and hy- our small quiet group dro $675, NO PETS of tenants. Apt is 613-271-0845 or 613- ground floor, 2 bed433-5998 room eat-in-kitchen with parking available, “THE CONVENT central location APARTMENTS” are available July 1 or something special!! sooner, $625/month Two bedrooms, 2 includes heat and wabathrooms, large eat- ter, hydro extra 613in kitchen with a win- 432-9466 dow, extra large fridge, stove, dish- CONSTANCE BAY, 3 washer, gas furnace bedroom, 2 baths, unit duplex in each apartment, upper huge two levels with apartment, four applibedrooms upstairs, ances, no pets, referavailable August 1st, ences, first and last, 1, by appointment only, October Wilson Investments, $900/month plus hydro. 613-832-0979 613-432-8417. DON’T MISS THIS TWO BEDROOM at “The Carriage House”, October 1st, chair lift equipped, stove, fridge, large ensuite storage, balcony, laundry room, close to all downtown 1 BEDROOM facilities, groceries, APARTMENT in- banks, Wilson Investcludes heat/hydro ments, 613-432-8417. Central location. First/last and refer- LARGE 2 BEDROOM ences required. 613- 2 Floor apartment 433-2031 available immediately 260A Barr St. Rent in1 BEDROOM APT. cludes heat, water, LARGE kitchen and hot water, satellite tv. living room in quiet In apartment laundry References triplex. $460 plus room. utilities. Includes 613-432-5972 fridge and stove. First/last required NO OLD TOWN HALL, 2 August PETS 3 km east of bedrooms, Renfrew 613-432- 1st, right downtown close to all amenities, 7149 fridge, stove, parking, secure building, was 2 BEDROOM former Court Room, APARTMENT beside very unique, call 613Renfrew Mall. Fridge, 432-8417 to view, Wilstove and parking. son Investments. First and last months rent. $535 per month SO VERY UNIQUE, plus hydro. No pets. Olde Town Hall, References required. transformed into 433-3053. Luxury 2 bedroom apartment, equipped 2 BEDROOM with appliances, adult apply APARTMENT in quiet professionals, Wilson Investclean senior’s building to ments, 613-432-8417 Call 613-432-4909 1 BDRM BASEMENT Apt. Large bedroom with walk-in closet. Close to downtown. Laundry facilities. $575 + utilities. Call 613-401-1825.
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FARM OPERATION looking for experienced individual with HELP WANTED driver’s licence for operating and maintain$$$ SECURITY ing large farm equipGUARDS $$$ No Experience Need- ment. Must be meinclined ed. Full Training Of- chanically and have knowledge fered 613-228-2813 of farm operations www.ironhorsewhich includes opergroup.com ating as well as repairing equipment. wages Classified ad Competitive and benefits package. Renfrew Weekender Year round position. Send resume to Box R c/o The Arnprior Chronicle-Guide, 8 Monday McGonigal Street W. 5pm Arnprior ON, K7S 1L8
HELP WANTED Sales Engineer eBillme located in Kanata is looking to hire a Sales Engineer (SE) to provide technical assistance and product education to support sales. The SE will perform indepth technical presentations for customers, partners, and/or integrators on various shopping carts, order management systems, and ecommerce infrastructures. Experience with online ecommerce applications and integration with payment platforms through APIs is essential. Knowledge of various retailer platforms is preferred. Please submit resume and cover letter to email@example.com HOUSE CLEANING Company presently seeking supervisormanager, full-time. Must have car. $11.00/hour + $250/month car allowances. 613-860-0436. Career and franchise oppor tunities available.
CASTLETON INDUSTRIES LTD. Grain and Gravel Trailer Manufacturer Located in Saltcoats, SK. HWY16 (SE of Yorkton) Castleton Industries requires full-time employees: 2 Production Line Welder(s), (1) Journeyman Painter, (1) Painter’s helper. We are offering: *Competitive wages * Benefit package (Health and Dental) Requirements for Production Line Welder: * 1 Year welding experience. * MIG welding on light gauge material. * Must be competent in reading and interpreting blue prints. * Must have steel toed safety boots and welding helmet. Requirements for Journeyman Painter & Painter’s helper *Journeyman painter with 3 years experience. * Extensive experience with air assisted airless guns and pumps. * Must be able to achieve paint mill thickness. * Must be able to meet daily quotas. Please forward resume with references to firstname.lastname@example.org or via fax: (306) 744-2944 Ext. 11 or 12
HELP WANTED, HCA/RCA needed immediately, $9.50/hr, Call 613-624-5714, ask for Donna or Pauline.
TERRACE YOUTH RESIDENTIAL SVCSIs seeking to hire Part time Child and Youth Workers for our homes in the West End area of Ottawa. CYW Certificate an asset, experience in field is an asset. You will prepare reports, appraise clients needs, implement life skills, food prep etc. Must be able to work under pressure, have great oral communication, be able to multitask, critical thinking and be a great team player. You must have your own car. Send resume to 613831-9877 or email@example.com
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VACATION SALES/RENTALS CERTIFIED PHYSIOTHERAPY ASSISTANTS and KINESIOLOGISTS Needed immediately for full time work in Renfrew. Excellent Remuneration, Rewarding work. Email resume to: S a n d e e p. K u l k a r ni@ActiveHealth.ca fax 613-599-6139.
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PART TIME HAIRDRESSER required to work with the elderly 2-3 days per week beginning August 24. Send resume by August 3rd to Box “Y” c/o The Renfrew Mercury PO Box 400 Renfrew ON K7V 4A8 STAFF POSITION, Full time cashier (Convenience store) Evenings 3-9, Weekends, $11/hour. Fax resume to 613-4339806
SUBWAY SANDWICHES RENFREW FULL TIME employee wanted. Must be able to work all shifts. Apply in person Wednesdays or Thursdays. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE
TECHNICIAN WANTED Shaw Direct, Bell, Xplornet and Security. Paid per job. Fulltime, part-time, contract. Experience and asset. Valid driver’s license and own vehicle required. Apply in person with resume to 250 Raglan St. S or email email@example.com WORK OPPORTUNITIES For Youth, Enjoy children? In Florida, New York, California, Boston, all USA. Salary, airfare, medical provided, plus more. Available Spain, England, Teaching in Korea Different benefits apply. Interviews in your area. Call: 1-902-4221455 or Email:
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CHILDCARE WANTED NEEDED IMMEDIATELY, F/T babysitter in the Braeside/Arnprior area. My house or yours for our three girls, two will be in school in September, one P/T, one F/T and our youngest is 18 months. Please contact 613-623-9642 or b r a e s i d e email@example.com References and receipts required.
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Family and Children’s Services of Renfrew County (FCS) requires the services of a Professional Social Worker on a four month contract The position is located in Renfrew
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As a member of an integrated Human Resources team, in which cross-training, sharing, working interactively and collaboratively in the performance of their respective functions are valued expectation of the department, the HR Generalist will work cooperatively with managers, school administrators, staff, volunteers and the public in all areas of human resources management. Skills, Qualiﬁcations and Experience: • Minimum 3-year post-secondary qualiﬁcations in Human Resources Management, working towards designation preferred • Minimum 3 years related experience • Experience working in a multi-unionized environment, preferably in a school board • Sound knowledge of applicable Acts, regulations and guidelines, such as Human Rights Code, Employment Standards Act, Pay Equity Act, Protection of Privacy Act • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and conﬂict resolution skills • Highly developed independent and interpersonal skills and a strong ethic of teamwork • Excellent organizational and oral and written communication skills • Excellent computer skills including experience with data management systems and MS Ofﬁce applications (Word, Excel, Publisher) • Ability to multi-task in a busy environment with unexpected interruptions • Valid Ontario driver’s license for periodic travel Applications referring to File Number ADM-066 must be received by the undersigned no later than 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 13, 2009. It is the candidate’s responsibility to ensure that his/her application is received by the closing date. Ms. K. Johnson, Human Resources Manager Renfrew County District School Board 1270 Pembroke St. West PEMBROKE, ON K8A 4G4 Fax: (613) 735-5141 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Roy Reiche Chairperson
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Water Meter Installers • Arnprior area • Sub-contract An energetic and dedicated self-starter, you will install water meters and service related work. No selling is required and training is provided. A competent communicator, you have basic hand tools, a valid driver’s license and a reliable vehicle. Ideally, you have a mechanical aptitude, construction experience and soldering/pipe threading expertise. We offer wages based on performance with no ceiling and flexible hours. Please apply, to:
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Under the direction of the Payroll Supervisor, processes and records payroll data to produce required pay cheques and reports; maintains employee records; processes reports necessary for terminating employees; receives and answers inquiries.
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BENNETT FAMILY REUNION Sunday August 02 Pot luck picnic 12:30 noon at the Orange Hall, Forester’s Falls. Update family histories and enjoy games and entertainment.
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FALL SHOWCASE 2009. Meet the new arrivals in the area and show them your stuff. The last big show before Winter and Christmas. You’ll want to be there. Exhibitor Enquiries welcome. Info at firstname.lastname@example.org, www.pet a w a w a s h o w case.com or 613-7329662.
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St. ANDREW’S UNITED CHURCH in Matawatchan celebrates its 125th anniversary beginning on Sat. Aug 8 at 4pm. With a BBQ, a look-back presentation and a gospel music program. Continues on Sunday Aug. 9th at 11am with a special service and lunch. All welcome.
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Saturday, August 8, 2009 1 - 4 p.m. St. Francis Xavier Church Hall 331 Plaunt St. Renfrew (wheelchair accessible) BEST WISHES ONLY
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100 VAILE RD (5 km down Pucker St. take a left) Multi family yard sale. Saturday August 8 8am-2pm Wood cookstove, beds, davenport, desks, videos, cd, dvd, tv and much more 613-432-6022
777 COBUS ROAD, Baby items Sale August 1 2009 Brand name clothes, boys 0-3T and Girls 0-24mths All very new condition. Baby items also new condition & too many to list!!
160 QUEEN ST. HUGE GARAGE Multi-family. Antiques, SALE at something for every3903 Loggers Way, one. July 31st 4pmKinburn 8pm & Aug 1st This is a one time 8am - noon. only sale of house173 SEBASTEBOL hold items as the DR FOYMOUNT Au- owner is moving out gust 1st, 2nd and 3rd of the area. 8am-4pm All Inside Items include: furniRain or Shine!! ture, china, dishes, kitchen supplies, mini 198 BASSWOOD LP records, portable AVE. Aug 1st. 8amgarage (must be dis2pm. Desk, rocking assembled and rechair, T.V. stand, moved from site) kerosene heater, Large selection of plate rack, books, paint, submersible clothing. Rain or shine sump pump, some 20 PLAUNT ST. N. tools, electronic items Saturday Aug. 1st, including stereo and compo8am - 12pm. Weather computer permitting. Baby nents, odds and ends swing, exer saucer, and much more. Sale computer desk and starts at 8:30 am Sat. Aug. 1st and again at other household items 10 am Sun. Aug. 2nd 221 CROSS AVENUE (if required). Rain or Saturday August 1st. Shine. 3297 BURNSTOWN RD. Saturday Aug. 1 8am-3pm Furniture, tools, household, too much to list.
SATURDAY AUGUST 1ST. 26 Victoria Ave. Kemptville, 2 family sale. 8am - 2pm.
53 GRAHAM AVE 284 McLEAN ST. (bottom of Thompson- Multi family Saturday hill) Sat, Aug. 1st, August 1 8am-12noon 7-11 am. Something for everyone. All proceeds go to the Teddy WEDDINGS Bears of Hope campaign.
70 HARAMIS DR. Saturday August 1st, 8am-12pm Multi family yard sale. Children’s clothes, toys, gas dryer, girls single bed, household items. Rain date: Sunday Aug 2
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LUNNEY Peter, Kerri and big brothers Jack & Owen are thrilled to announce the birth of Hugh Clinton James born on July 8, 2009 at 5:25 a.m. in Burlington, Ontario weighing 7 pounds, 8 ounces. Hugh is welcomed with love by proud grandmothers Gail Irving and Bev Lunney. Hugh looks forward to meeting all of his aunts, uncles & cousins soon!
Christy & Chad Barker are pleased to announce the arrival of their son Ashtyn on June 25, 2009 at the Ottawa Civic Hospital. Ashtyn is the ﬁrst grandchild for Bob and Debbi Barker of Renfrew and the third grandchild for Anna Cameron of Havelock. CL16186
HAPPY 50th WEDDING ANNIVERSARY MOM & DAD CHUCK and ALICE CLARK August 1, 1959 Help us celebrate Saturday, August 1, 2009 At the Cobden Legion From 7 - 9 p.m.
SEAN O’REILLY B.Sc., B. PHE.
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On June 12, 2009 Sean graduated from Queen’s University in Kingston, Faculty of Arts and Science School of Kinesiology and Health Studies with a Bachelor of Science degree (Life Sciences) and a Bachelor of Physical and Health Education degree. Sean plans to continue his education and is presently working in the Renfrew area. We are proud of you Sean and wish you much success in your future endeavours. LOVE — Mom, Dad, Dane, Kyle and Stefanie
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IN MEMORIAM MCNULTY, Mark Edward
In loving memory of a dear son-in-law and In loving memory of a brother in law who left dear son, brother, us July 27 2001 brother-in-law and uncle who was tragically Those who we love taken from us on July go out of sight, 23, 1987. But never out of mind. Bobby, you are cher- In a quiet country ished in the hearts of graveyard, those you left behind. In memory of thee, A stone was placed, Forever loved, forever Your name inscribed, missed Eric, Kathleen Along with Dad and Elliott and family your brothers, Twenty-two years have come and gone, But time will not erase, The kind and lively spirit, Behind that handsome face.
BRYDGES, Bobby In loving memory of Bobby Brydges who passed away July 27, 2001 Eight years have come and gone Since the day you passed away, I can’t believe it’s been this long, It seems like yesterday. I think of you in silence, I often speak your name, I can’t forget the day you left, It never should have came. Each morning when I awake, I know that you are gone, No one knows the heartache As I try to carry on. My heart still aches in sadness And secret tears still flow, What it meant to lose you, Bobby, No one will ever know. My thoughts are always with you, Your place no one can fill, In life I love you dearly, In death I love you still. They say that time heals everything, I know that isn’t so, Because it hurts as much today As it did eight years ago. Forever in our hearts, Marie and Matthew Brydges
Gone but not forgotten. Love always, Mom and Family
BRYDGES, Robert In loving memory of a dear brother in law, and uncle Bobby Brydges who passed away July 27, 2001 Down the path of memory, We gently tread today, Our loving thoughts are with you, As life goes on its way, We often think about you, With love and sad regrets, For we who miss you dearly. Never will forget.
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McMahon, Elizabeth Carroll
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Losing a loved one is always difﬁcult but there are people along that painful path who help make things a little easier. The family of Carroll McMahon would like to thank those people who helped make our most difﬁcult time easier to cope with. To the staff of the second ﬂoor of Renfrew Victoria Hospital, we can’t thank you enough for the wonderful, compassionate care you gave Carroll. Extra thanks to Marie, Katherine, Wendy, Judy and Glenna who went above and beyond and were so kind, compassionate and caring towards us as well. Also, to Tammy Hirkala who showed us such professionalism and compassion. Thank you Anne Marie Urbatis at Renfrew Victoria Hospital who helped to cushion the blows as well as she could and helped us navigate the ﬁnals days of Carroll’s life with dignity. And thank you for the shoulder to lean on when we were losing our strength. Thank you to the wonderful ICU staff at Pembroke Regional Hospital for the excellent care they provided in the ﬁrst days after Carroll’s stroke. Special thanks to Drs. Matosh and Di Paolo. Dr. Matosh provided the best care possible and Dr. Di Paolo was so warm and kind when the end ﬁnally came. Carroll worked for Wal-Mart for many years and we were overwhelmed with gratitude by the outpouring of support we received from employees, past and present, that she worked with. A special thanks to Vito and Kevin for making it possible for staff to attend the funeral and thanks to Gert for the beautiful luncheon that Wal-Mart provided. Goulet Funeral Home was outstanding in the handling of all the details for the funeral, thank you for making the arrangements easy for us. And an extra special thanks to Father Mac for the beautiful funeral service. Finally, thanks to all the family, friends, neighbours and co-workers who sent condolences, cards, ﬂowers and prayer offerings. With Love, The McMahon and Ellement Families
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KENNEDY, William George (Retired Teacher at A.D.H.S., Former V.P. of Almonte High School, Retired High School Principal)
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Peacefully at the Osgoode Care Centre, Metcalfe with family at her side on Friday, July 17, 2009 at the age of 92 years. Beloved wife of the late Joseph Kubiseski. Cherished mother of Ivah, (Dan), Vernon. Predeceased by son Donald and daughters Margaret, Eileen, and Shirley. Dear mother-in-law of Bev Brown. Beloved gradmother of Michael (Isabelle), Marc (Magda) and Mitchel Labranche, Colin Dalby, Keith (Kim), Mike (Crystal) and David Brown, Greg Mahar; dear great grandmother of Nick, Andrew, Mitchell, Noah, Zacharie and Adam. Visitations were held at the Goulet Funeral Home, 310 Argyle Street South, Renfrew on Monday, July 20 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and after 9:15 a.m. on Tuesday. Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Francis Xavier Church on Tuesday, July 21 at 10:30 a.m. Interment St. Gabriel’s Cemetery, Springtown. In memory of Elva donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Parkinson’s Society.
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As per Jean’s wishes, there will be no visiting or service, and her body will be donated to medical science. Donations to the Renfrew Victoria Hospital Foundation (499 Raglan St. N., Renfrew, ON. K7V 1P6) would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements in care of McPhail & Perkins Funeral Home, 613-432-2866.
Passed away peacefully at Renfrew Victoria Hospital on Thursday, July 23, 2009 at the age of 89. Jean Dorothy Bridge, a longtime resident of Bonnechere Manor. Mother of Sylvia Cotie, Lynd Cotie and Sandra Green (Winston). Grandmother of Shawn Green, Sanya Hewitt (Kevin) and Paul Green, and great-grandmother of Carson and Hannah Hewitt.
Love from the children of Ellnora – Mark, David, Lyn-Marie and Luke Stufko, daughter-in-law Sharon and grandchildren Mackenzie and Mercedes.
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We would like to thank family, friends and neighbours for their support, kindness, generosity and for all donations of food, ﬂowers, cards of condolence, masses as well as all donations made to Renfrew Hospice & Canadian Cancer Society in memory of our mother Ellnora. Our most heartfelt thanks to Dr. Dick and all the staff at the Renfrew Hospice for their dedicated care, compassion and support given to our mother in her ﬁnal days. As well as their continued compassion and support given to all of us within that time, and for the use of a wonderful facility, also to Dr. Boersma and the staff at the Arnprior Hospital for such wonder care given, we thank you. A very special thank you to Jim and Lorraine Yolkowskie of St. Thomas and Peter and Shirley Quellet of Arnprior, for opening their homes to our mother and giving her the dedicated love, care and support through tears and laughter in a very difﬁcult time. For opening their door to all of us, words cannot express how grateful we all have been, we thank you. Thank you to Father McNamara for your spiritual visits with our mother and for your wonderful sense of humor, down memory lane. We also thank the Goulet Funeral Home for their guidance and understanding. Thank you!
A memorial visitation will be held at the Goulet Funeral Home, 310 Argyle St. S., Renfrew on Tuesday, July 28th from 7-9 p.m. Liturgy of Word will be celebrated at the funeral home on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. Donations in William’s memory may be made to Hospice Renfrew or the Canadian Cancer Society.
BRIDGE, Jean Dorothy (nee Eady)
Peacefully, at his home in Calabogie with his loving wife by his side on Friday, July 24th, 2009. Bill, age 74; beloved husband of Marie. Dear father of Andrew (Debbie), Todd (Michelle), Daniel (Jennifer), Duff (Nancy). Cherished grandpa of Heather, Jessica, Katie, Jacob, Ian, Mira, Sam, Rose and Stella. Dear brother-in-law of Frances Kennedy. Nephew of Nan McAskile. Predeceased by brother Robert.
Lovingly remembered, Bev, Regan and Brad
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A booklet of commemorative verses is available at this newspaper. We sincerely hope it will prove to be of service to readers who are desirous of selecting a suitable verse for their In Memoriam.
MILLER, Walter Joseph Suddenly at home, Renfrew, on Monday, July 27, 2009, Walter Miller, age 67 years. Son of the late John J. and Isabel (Cleroux) Miller; dear brother of Ronald J. (Beatrice), Sault St. Marie, June (late Graydon) Logan, Doreen (Harry) Ballard, Bert (Joan), Renfrew. Dear friend of Margie Munhall. Memorial Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Fatima Church, Friday, July 31st at 10:30 a.m. followed by interment at St. Francis Xavier Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to the care of the Goulet Funeral Home, Renfrew. Online condolences/donations: www.gouletfuneralhome.com
PIASETZKI: Cecil Edward Peacefully in Groves Park Lodge, Renfrew on Sunday, July 19, 2009. Cecil Piasetzki age 88 years. Dear husband of the late Edythe (LeBarron). Step father of Alexander LeBarron (Ruthann) and Lloyd LeBarron. Dear brother of the late Marion Marchand, Harvey, Francis, James and Harold. Friends may call at the Anderson Funeral Home and Chapel, 22 Raglan St. S., Renfrew on Thursday, July 23 from 12 noon until 2 p.m., where Funeral Service will be conducted in the Chapel at 2 p.m. Cremation to follow, with inurnment in family plot Thomsonville Cemetery.
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