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Blacksmithing Revival

  Hammond, ON – South east of Ottawa in the community of Hammond there is a business that is a throwback to the early days of rural Ontario, before the mass production throwaway age, where you had to make the implements you needed to make a living. The blacksmith shop was central to most rural communities where farmers could get a blade More...

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By Reg Coffey On Thursday, June 1st, 2017

The Community Farmers’ Market Opens Softly by Reg Coffey

Long Sault – A new Wednesday farmers’ market has just appeared on the landscape. The Community Farmers’ Market opened for the first time at the business that it is named after. The Community Market, located More...

By Reg Coffey On Monday, March 20th, 2017

The Community Market – A Six Month Check-up By Reg Coffey

Long Sault – It’s been six months since the grand opening of The Community Market and time to see how they are doing. The store is still open 7 days a week and the proprietors, Stacey Holmes and James Loucks, More...

By Reg Coffey On Monday, January 2nd, 2017

First Baby of 2017 at Winchester District Memorial Hospital

January 2, 2016 It’s a boy! Finally! It took a while but Winchester District Memorial Hospital (WDMH) was pleased to welcome its first baby of 2017 on January 1st at 5:57 pm. Henry Daniel Teasdale weighed 9 More...

By Reg Coffey On Saturday, July 30th, 2016

SD&G County Library to Close 3 Branches

Today the SD&G Library Board issued this press release announcing the closing of the Dalkeith, Morewood and St. Andres West Branches.   SD&G County Library Branch Facilities Update – Branch Closures July More...

By Reg Coffey On Friday, March 25th, 2016

St. Andrews Residents Appeal to Town Council by Reg Coffey

Long Sault – On Wednesday night St. Andrews residents filled the council chambers as Earl DePass presented an appeal to South Stormont Township Council to reconsider building a community hall for their village. More...

By Reg Coffey On Saturday, February 27th, 2016

Jumpin’ and Jivin’ for WDMH Gala

  Great Balls of Fire! Get Ready to Party!   Twist and shout! The Winchester District Memorial Hospital Foundation Gala is back!   The WDMH Foundation Board – along with anniversary sponsor Cloverdale More...

By Reg Coffey On Thursday, January 28th, 2016

Vintage Donation to Winchester Memorial Hospital Foundation.

  SSN – Another show of appreciation for the Winchester District Memorial Hospital. St. Pierre-McAllister Appraisals raised over $1000 for the hospital by hosting an online auction. Vintage Donation! Stephanie More...

By Reg Coffey On Thursday, January 28th, 2016

Commemorative Coin and Landfill Wells at South Stormont Council Meeting by Reg Coffey

  Long Sault – Last night at the regular South Stormont Township Council meeting Richard Vinet, a Canadian Vietnam War veteran, presented the township with a coin to commemorate the 50th anniversary More...

By Reg Coffey On Monday, December 7th, 2015

Visitor’s Hours Changing at Winchester District Memorial Hospital

SSN – WDMH is changing vistors hours to make it easier for patient’s friends and family to see them. Studies have shown that it helps in patient recovery.   An Open Door Approach at WDMH Families More...