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Upper Canada District School Board issues layoffs to 25 Para-Professionals

Upper Canada District School Board issues layoffs to 25 Para-Professionals
Brockville – The Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) has issued layoff notices to 25 para-professional employees.  At the June 20th, 2019 board meeting, the Upper Canada District School Board approved a 1.3 million dollar decrease in funding for Para-Professionals.  These professionals include child and youth workers and behaviourists (Student Support Partners).  This position was eliminated.  These front-line workers provided... Read More

Local St. John Ambulance Volunteers Recognized for Outstanding Service on June 17th – VIDEO

Local St. John Ambulance Volunteers Recognized for Outstanding Service on June 17th – VIDEO
Brockville – Volunteers and community members from across Leeds‐Grenville and Lanark counties gathered in Brockville on Monday, June 17th to pay tribute to this year’s outstanding volunteers with St. John Ambulance Leeds, Grenville & Lanark Branch. The local branch held their 2019 Awards Ceremony at the Brockville Legion. Guest speaker for the night was City Councillor Leigh Bursey. “I’m delighted... Read More

SUCCESSFUL SPORTS DAY WITH OPP AND LOCAL STUDENTS

SUCCESSFUL SPORTS DAY WITH OPP AND LOCAL STUDENTS
Lanark – On Tuesday, June 18, 2019, officers from the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) attended Maple Grove Public School in Lanark to play a variety of sports against the senior classes of both Maple Grove and Sacred Heart. The fun-filled day was made possible through the schools, Lanark Highlands Police Services Board members and Township... Read More

Lake Ontario outflows to be maintained at record highs

Lake Ontario outflows to be maintained at record highs
The Board is doing everything possible to provide all possible relief to Lake Ontario and upper St. Lawrence River residents, while considering impacts throughout the system. During its meeting on 21 June, the Board decided to maintain outflows at their current record-high  levels, 10,400 m3/s (367,270 cfs), for the next week considering there is very little  capacity for passing water... Read More

Health Unit begins Beach Water Quality Program this Week

Health Unit begins Beach Water Quality Program this Week
Brockville – The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit is starting weekly water sampling of the area’s public bathing beaches for this year. The beaches will be monitored weekly throughout the summer season until August 31, 2019. This year the following public swimming areas will be monitored: In Lanark County: Almonte Beach, Dalhousie Lake, Centennial Beach, Riverside Beach, Lanark... Read More

2019 St. John Ambulance Leeds, Grenville & Lanark Branch Annual Awards Ceremony Being Held Tonight

2019 St. John Ambulance Leeds, Grenville & Lanark Branch Annual Awards Ceremony Being Held Tonight
File photo from last year’s awards – Hometown TV12 Brockville – The 2019 St. John Ambulance Leeds, Grenville & Lanark Branch Annual Awards Ceremony is being held tonight, Monday, June 17th at the Brockville Legion. Starting at 6:00pm, the Leeds-Grenville and Lanark area Branch of St. John Ambulance will be celebrating the achievements of their volunteers. Citizens from our neighbourhoods... Read More

OPP PARTNERS WITH MEDICALERT TO SUPPORT VULNERABLE PERSONS

OPP PARTNERS WITH MEDICALERT TO SUPPORT VULNERABLE PERSONS
24/7 access to vital information that may help save lives ORILLIA – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is partnering with MedicAlert Foundation Canada to better assist officers with their interactions with vulnerable persons. MedicAlert Connect Protect service gives police officers 24-hour access to a registered subscriber’s photo, identifying information, past wandering history, triggers, de-escalation techniques and other medical information through MedicAlert identification in... Read More

Lanark County OPP Detachment Weekly News for Week of June 3rd – 10th, 2019

Lanark County OPP Detachment Weekly News for Week of June 3rd – 10th, 2019
LANARK COUNTY – Between Monday, June 3 and Monday, June 10, 2019 officers from the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 456 calls for service. The calls included: Motor Vehicle Collisions Total: 28                   Including: Car / Deer: 9   Parking Lots: 9 Single Motor Vehicle off Road (“in ditch”): 2 Lanark County OPP is looking for assistance... Read More

Sixth Annual MyView Youth Film Festival Awards Ceremony Held Thursday, June 6th – VIDEO

Sixth Annual MyView Youth Film Festival Awards Ceremony Held Thursday, June 6th – VIDEO
Brockville – The Sixth Annual MyView Youth Film Festival Awards Ceremony was held last Thursday evening, June 6th at the Brockville Arts Centre! Young people were encouraged to pick up their phones or cameras and make a short video that celebrates something in their life or community, which shows a solution to a problem or showcase their opinion. Their were... Read More