Memorial Cup Fever: Remembering the Cornwall Royals’ historic 1981 championship

Memorial Cup Fever: Remembering the Cornwall Royals’ historic 1981 championship

Author: Ashley Munson Don’t look now, but Memorial Cup fever is spreading across Canada with Halifax, Nova Scotia serving as the host and epicenter of the junior hockey world. The host Halifax Mooseheads (Quebec Major Junior Hockey League), Guelph Storm (Ontario Hockey League), Rouyn-Noranda Huskies (QMJHL) and Prince Albert Raiders (WHL) have done battle for […]

Rare TRUMPETER SWANS Photographed by Calvin Hanson in South Stormont 052219

Rare TRUMPETER SWANS Photographed by Calvin Hanson in South Stormont 052219

Calvin Hanson has been a busy man as he’s captured some very rare and hard to find birds in our area. Today’s feature are Trumpeter Swans LINK It’s the heaviest living bird native to North America. Mr. Hanson shot these in the Lunenburg area. Three rare Trumpeter Swans that were swimming in the pond at the corner of […]

Rare White American Pelicans in Ingleside. Photos by Calvin Hanson 051219

Rare White American Pelicans in Ingleside.  Photos by Calvin Hanson 051219

 Area photographer Calvin Hanson snapped off some shots of some rare American White Pelicans at Ingleside, Ontario. They are displaying a “centerboard” on the ridge of their bills which is evident on adults of breeding condition. 6 American White Pelicans have visited Ingleside, Ontario for the past few days at FARRAN CAMPGROUND PARK in the […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Easter, Passover, & CCVS. 042319

Seniors Situation Room  by Dawn Ford – Easter, Passover, & CCVS. 042319

This has been a busy week with Christians getting ready to celebrate Easter and our Jewish Friends celebrating Passover. Stores had been stocked for many weeks with Easter eggs and bunnies – all ready for our Easter Bunny to deliver. Exciting morning for kids. I remember years ago when I was teaching Sunday School to […]

Hockey Crunch – Fearless First Round NHL Play Off Predictions by Jamie Gilcig 040919

Hockey Crunch – Fearless First Round NHL Play Off Predictions by Jamie Gilcig 040919

It’s that time again! First night of the race to Lord Stanley’s Cup. The lightweights have been separated by those that truly want to win and the hopefuls get to do their best against the real contenders. The old cliche about making the playoffs and anything happening really isn’t true. Either a team has true […]

Justin Trudeau Legal #lavscam Bluff Called by Andrew Scheer by Jamie Gilcig 040719

Justin Trudeau Legal #lavscam Bluff Called by Andrew Scheer by Jamie Gilcig 040719

Yes, I’d love to play poker with our Prime Minister any day. Although much younger, I probably would be fine boxing a round or two with him as well because my grandfather, who was a prize fighter in the 1929’s, when you only got paid if you won, taught me about things like this. Apparently […]

Veterinary Tourism Taking Pet Owners from Ottawa to Cornwall Over to Massena NY by Jamie Gilcig 040219

Veterinary Tourism Taking Pet Owners from Ottawa to Cornwall Over to Massena NY by Jamie Gilcig 040219

When you have to face a decision too many pet owners deal with the last thing you want to do is worry about cost or questions about whether you’re a regular customer of a vet clinic. Yet that was exactly what happened to this writer when my beloved cat Sam was ready to cross the […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – The Care Centre, Heritage Fair & Glengarry Fencibles Bishop’s House Project – 030619

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – The Care Centre, Heritage Fair & Glengarry Fencibles Bishop’s House Project – 030619

Black and white TV and rabbit ears!! Those were the days of great comedy , westerns and other shows , all suitable for family viewing. None of the shows had any vulgarity so all the family could spread the rabbit ears as far as they would go and watch our favourites on TV. I loved […]

The Cannabis Controversy Among the Mohawks by Doug George-Kanentiio Akwesasne Mohawk 022819

The Cannabis Controversy Among the Mohawks by Doug George-Kanentiio Akwesasne Mohawk  022819

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Photographer Calvin Hanson Captures an Otter in South Stormont Dining on Pike 022719

Photographer Calvin Hanson Captures an Otter in South Stormont Dining on Pike 022719

It’s amazing, some of the candid shots that Calvin Hanson captures through the lens of his camera! When I first saw the animal it was swimming in the open water, and it did not have a fish.  It disappeared in the water and made an appearance about 4 minutes later, this time with a huge […]