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Front of Yonge Elementary School Teacher Runs in Boston Marathon

Front of Yonge Elementary School Teacher Runs in Boston Marathon
Brockville – Front of Yonge Elementary School Teacher Mike Crawford participated in the 122nd Boston Marathon, for his 12th time on Monday in Boston. He came in with a time of 3:16:54. To Mike, qualifying to run in the Boston Marathon is a privilege, being considered the highest level marathon that a recreational runner can strive for. He feels there are so... Read More

Shriners Donate Funds to Purchase Pickle Ball Equipment for FOY School

Shriners Donate Funds to Purchase Pickle Ball Equipment for FOY School
The Brockville and District Shrine Club along with the Front of Yonge Elementary School Principal Jennifer Moore are all smiles as they hold the paddles and balls for Pickle Ball, gathering around the thank-you poster from the students. This grateful gesture were the students’ finger prints made into a balloon bouquet. From left to right are Nobles Howard Hanna, Don... Read More

UPDATE – OPP GUN AMNESTY AT MID-CAMPAIGN

UPDATE – OPP GUN AMNESTY AT MID-CAMPAIGN
Two weeks left to safely surrender unwanted weapons and accessories ORILLIA – Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have safely secured dozens of weapons and hundreds of rounds of ammunition midway through a month-long Gun Amnesty campaign. As of April 16, 2018, there have been 218 gun amnesty calls for service in OPP jurisdiction, 42 of which were received through the online reporting option on the OPP... Read More

Winners of the 2018 RCMP Name the Puppy contest have been chosen

Winners of the 2018 RCMP Name the Puppy contest have been chosen
 Innisfail, Alberta – The RCMP Police Dog Service Training Centre (PDSTC) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Name the Puppy contest. “Thank you to all the children who sent in their suggestions,” said Staff Sergeant Gary Creed, acting Officer in Charge of the PDSTC. “We couldn’t be more proud of our pups and these new names will serve them... Read More

WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT UPGRADED TO A FLOOD OUTLOOK

WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT UPGRADED TO A FLOOD OUTLOOK
KINGSTON – The Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority (CRCA) has updated its Watershed Conditions Statement to a Flood Outlook today. The 30 – 35 mm of rain received yesterday has increased water levels and flow rates in creeks and inland lakes, many of which continue to rise. Urban ponding and localized flooding of low-lying areas has been reported. With creek and lake... Read More

Canada must treat opioid use as a health issue, not a criminal matter

Canada must treat opioid use as a health issue, not a criminal matter
The Canadian Mental Health Association calls for care not corrections to relieve opioid crisis TORONTO – According to a new national policy paper released today by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), decriminalization is key to solving the opioid crisis that is killing thousands of people. The paper, developed by a cross-Canada team of mental health policy and research experts in response... Read More