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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 Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

A Week of Celebrations: Canada Day and Fun Fest by Reg Coffey

MPP Jim McDonell, former MPP Jim Brownell, MP Guy Lauzon and South Stormont Mayor Jim Bancroft   SSN – This has been quite a week of celebrations. First we had Fun Fest on Saturday in Long Sault and More...

By Reg Coffey On Saturday, July 5th, 2014

Artisans in the Park Show at The Lost Villages Museum by Reg Coffey July 5, 2014

Long Sault ON – It was a glorious day today at the Lost Villages and a great day for a craft show. I counted 25 vendors on the grass at the park including baked goods, jewelry, stained glass, beeswax candles, More...

By Reg Coffey On Friday, July 4th, 2014

St Andrews Cemetery Wall Damaged By Vehicle – Old News in More than One Way by Kathy Coffey

View of the damage looking north from the south west corner of highway 18 and Highway 138 SSN – A vehicle struck the stone wall at the St. Andrew’s Church cemetery on Highway 138 and County Road 18 More...

By Reg Coffey On Monday, June 23rd, 2014

A PAGE OUT OF HISTORY – Crime and Canal Building by Kathy Coffey

  Historic Cornwall Jail, now County Courthouse from,_Ontario Ingleside ON – Some of us would like to believe that our pioneer ancestors were all moral, honest, More...

By Reg Coffey On Monday, June 9th, 2014

Yard Sales, Car Washes and Barbecues Means a Busy Weekend in Ingleside by Reg Coffey

Ingleside – Ingleside was just a hive of activity on Saturday. Not only was the First Ingleside Community Yard sale being held but there were two charity car washes and numerous group barbecues, some for More...

By Reg Coffey On Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

A PAGE OUT OF HISTORY – Canals and Steam Ships Improve Travel in the Eastern District by Kathy Coffey

Scene from Chisholme, page 220, is llustrating the dangers in negotiating the rapids at Longue Sault. LONG SAULT Ontario – Travel from Montreal to Toronto takes at most during good travelling conditions 6 More...

By Reg Coffey On Sunday, May 18th, 2014

A PAGE OUT OF HISTORY – The Games Children Play by Kathy Coffey

  The concern for the growing numbers of obesity in the population has prompted the government to issue Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines for Children aged 5-11 year these are: For health benefits, children More...

By Reg Coffey On Monday, March 24th, 2014

A Page Out of History – The Ottawa Times, July 23, 1866 by Reg Coffey

  South Stormont – It’s not often that you come across a piece of raw history. I have recently come into possession of a copy of July 23rd, 1866 edition of The Ottawa Times and the stories of the day More...