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A 44-year old Tottenham woman has been killed in a head on crash near Schomberg. Happened yesterday, around 3 in the afternoon on Hwy 9 – the OPP say Dena Passero’s SUV drifted across the centre line and collided with a transport truck. Anyone who saw the crash is asked to contact police.
Thousands of people lined the streets of Hamilton today to pay respects to Corporal Nathan Cirillo.
The reservist from the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders was killed last week while standing ceremonial guard at the National War Memorial in Ottawa
Cirillo’s funeral procession marched through the streets of Hamilton… followed by a full regimental funeral service…
In recognition of their outstanding commitment to public relations and community service, John Locke and Bill Ecklund, Dealer-Owners, Orillia Home Hardware Building Centre were awarded the 13th annual Paul Straus Public Relations award during Home Hardware’s semi-annual Shareholders’ Meeting in St. Jacobs, Ontario.
Awarded to Home Hardware Dealer-Owners who excel at making their stores more visible in the community, the Paul Straus Public Relations award celebrates the building of relationships and awareness within the community through innovative approaches to public relations. The Orillia store’s John Locke says it’s important to give back.
Orillia Home Hardware Building Centre was recognized for its numerous contributions to the community including: driving awareness and raising funds for health issues, supporting area youth through ‘Bowling for Kids’ Sake’ and providing home grown vegetables from their garden centre for the local food bank’s ‘Fresh Food’ program. Each of these initiatives were successful due in large part to the creative public relations activities the store used to engage the community.
Gravenhurst – Paisley Donaldson
Bracebridge – Graydon Smith
Huntsville – Scott Aitchison
Parry Sound – Jamie McGarvey
Seguin – Bruce Gibbon
Muskoka Lakes – Don Furnis
Georgian Bay Township – Larry Braid
Lake of Bays – Bob Young (acclaimed)
If you normally use the Lisle Gate to get onto and off of Base Borden- you are going to have to find an alternate. Military officials say the entrance will be closed until further notice. They are suggesting you use either the South/Alliston or North/Angus gate instead.
Barrie – Jeff Lehman
Barrie – Jeff Lehman
Orillia – Steve Clarke
Midland – Gord McKay
Penetanguishene – Gerry Marshall
Collingwood – Sandra Cooper
Wasaga Beach - Brian Smith
Springwater – Bill French
Tiny Township – George Cornell
Tay Township – Scott Warnock (acclaimed)
Oro-Medonte – Harry Hughes (acclaimed)
Essa Township – Terry Dowdell
New Tec – Rick Milne
Ramara – Basil Clarke
Severn – Mike Burkett
Clearview – Christopher Vanderkruys
Bradford-West Gwillumbury – Rob Keffer
Innisfil – Gordon Wauchope
Adjala Tosorontio – Mary Small Brett
The City of Barrie…….. Barrie
The Town of Penetanguishene………. Penetang
The Town of Midland…… Midland
The City of Orillia….. Orillia
Tiny Township……. Tiny
Essa Township….. Essa
Severn Township…… Severn
Tay Township….. Tay
Wasaga Beach ….. Wasaga
Orillia has whole new council. Steve Clarke is the new mayor. Ted Emond will represent ward one. He was mayor during the 1980′s and is looking forward to getting right to work when he returns to the council table.
Sara Valiquette, Ralph Cipolla, Rob Kloostra, Mason Ainsworth, Jeff Clark, Pat Hehn and Tim Lauer make up the other members of council.
Two men were stabbed last night, one fatally in the parking lot of Canada’s Wonderland. York Region police received a call to attend the scene just after midnight last night following the park’s Halloween Haunt. Upon arrival, officers found two males suffering from stab wounds, with one of them dying on scene. The other was rushed to hospital with life threatening injuries. Any witnesses or anyone who may have information about the incident are being asked to contact police or crime stoppers.
A dust up in Downtown Barrie last night resulted in the arrest of one male. Police were stationed at a club on Dunlop Street East when they noticed two men in an argument. When they arrived they were told one of the men was allegedly attacked and suffered a serious cut to his eye. The accused was immediately arrested for assault causing bodily harm, and had to be tasered after refusing to enter the police cruiser. The 30 year-old Barrie man was currently out on related charges and was also breaching his probation. He was held for a bail hearing.