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Boots & Bling Raises Close to $58,000 for Local Health Care

Boots & Bling Raises Close to $58,000 for Local Health Care
Winchester – The final tally is in – and just shy of $58,000 was raised at Boots & Bling for WDMH on June 8th in Dixon’s Corners. Funds raised will support the Foundation’s Family Care Fund, ‘supporting care for families just like yours’. “We are so excited to announce the grand total,” says Cindy Peters, Manager of Direct Mail and... Read More

Legion helps program tackling PTSD and Moral Injury

Legion helps program tackling PTSD and Moral Injury
OTTAWA – The Royal Canadian Legion is proud to announce its support for a national initiative that helps military veterans and RCMP officers cope with operational stress injuries. Called “Project Trauma Support,” the program is based in Perth, ON, and designed for those living with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, including Moral Injury. “This is an amazing initiative that is demonstrating... Read More

FLOOD WARNING UPDATE – LAKE ONTARIO & ST. LAWRENCE RIVER (HIGH) STATIC WATER LEVEL

FLOOD WARNING UPDATE – LAKE ONTARIO & ST. LAWRENCE RIVER (HIGH) STATIC WATER LEVEL
KINGSTON – The Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority (CRCA) has updated its Flood Warning Statement today for Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River. The International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board (ILOSLRB) is reporting a lake-wide water level of 75.80 m, as of July 21, about 12 cm below this year’s peak of 75.92 m, last recorded June 15. The... Read More

SIU Investigating Man’s Death in Kingston

SIU Investigating Man’s Death in Kingston
Mississauga – The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 52-year-old man in Kingston this past Tuesday. Preliminary information suggests the following: At approximately 1:30 p.m. on July 23, 2019, Kingston Police officers were dispatched to the Harvey’s restaurant located on Princess Street in relation to how a man in the restaurant was behaving. When... Read More

SEAWAY VALLEY CRIME STOPPERS RECEIVE $1000 DONATION

SEAWAY VALLEY CRIME STOPPERS RECEIVE $1000 DONATION
INGLESIDE – On July 22, 2019 Seaway Valley Crime Stoppers (SVCS) Co-ordinator – SD&G OPP Constable Tylor Copeland received a donation to the Seaway Valley Crime Stoppers Program. S.G Wells Ford in Ingleside, Ontario graciously donated $1000 to the non for profit organization. The owners, David and Cynthia Cassel, have stepped up to support the crime fighting team. PC Copeland... Read More

Maintaining Record Outflows as Lake Levels Decline

Maintaining Record Outflows as Lake Levels Decline
Cornwall – Lake Ontario water levels continue to decline slowly as the Board is maintaining record outflows of 10,400 m3/s (367,270 cubic feet per second). At its meeting on July 19th, the Board deliberated several outflow strategies above 10,400 m3/s and considered both the additional decline on Lake Ontario and impacts to stakeholders. These scenarios included incremental increases all the... Read More

OPP: Don’t Let Your Home Be a Target

OPP: Don’t Let Your Home Be a Target
The Ontario Provincial Police supported by the North Grenville Police Services Board has become aware of an increase in residential break-ins within communities surrounding North Grenville. Home owners should be on the watch for any suspicious people or activity in your neighbourhood. Have a trusted neighbour keep an eye on your home if you plan to be away and never announce... Read More

A NEW DIRECTION FOR THE CPDMH AUXILIARY

A NEW DIRECTION FOR THE CPDMH AUXILIARY
Carleton Place – The Carleton Place & District Memorial (CPDMH) Auxiliary was formed in 1953, two years before the hospital opened. Ninety women attended the first meeting and Mrs. Annie Johnston was elected as the first president. Sixty-six years later, the Auxiliary is still here. In fact, last year, they provided 27,836.6 hours of volunteer service and donated $65,000 for... Read More

Health Unit Raises Awareness about Bats and Rabies

Health Unit Raises Awareness about Bats and Rabies
Bats are nocturnal animals and feed most actively two or three hours following sunset. Bats are efficient insect controllers eating about three times their body weight. Bats typically have their babies in June and come August many of the young bats are looking for their own roosting sites. Many bats will roost and hibernate in attics. Although bats are beneficial,... Read More