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The Mushrooms Keep Growing! $68,000 raised for local charities – including WDMH

The Mushrooms Keep Growing! $68,000 raised for local charities – including WDMH
Winchester – They did it again! On May 3rd, about 600 men came together for dinner, a comedy show and live and silent auctions. The result?  $68,000 raised for 30 different community organizations.  On June 13th, the donations were presented to local charities at the Metcalfe Curling Club. The Winchester District Memorial Hospital Foundation received $5,000 from the event. The... Read More

5th Annual Ball Hockey Tournament Raises Over $12,000!

5th Annual Ball Hockey Tournament Raises Over $12,000!
WINCHESTER – On June 8, 2019, the Seaway Valley Crime Stoppers (SVCS) program held its 5th Annual Kids Ball Hockey Tournament in Winchester, Ontario. A total of twenty three (23) teams (over 250 players) participated in the event. The Children had an opportunity to participate in many games of ball hockey and some fun events outside. The day was filled... Read More

Winchester Hospital’s Boots & Bling Kicked off with a Yeehaw Yippee Ki-yay!

Winchester Hospital’s Boots & Bling Kicked off with a Yeehaw Yippee Ki-yay!
Winchester – The party began with an energetic Yee Haw from MC Rachelle Elie and just got better as the night went on. The sell-out crowd of 250 guests were on board for fun, laughter, great food, lively auctions and lots of dancing. WDMH CEO Cholly Boland got things started by welcoming everyone and thanking them for coming: “I am... Read More

WDMH Nursing Week Awards Announced

WDMH Nursing Week Awards Announced
Winchester – As part of National Nursing Week, several WDMH Nurses were honoured with special awards recognizing their commitment to their colleagues and the patients and families we serve. Congratulations to Joanne Blaszczyk who received the 2019 Lifelong Learner Award. “Joanne is someone who people go to for clinical advice, support and education,” noted her nominators. “She recently completed her... Read More

Easter Baby Arrives at Winchester Hospital: Better than Chocolate!

Easter Baby Arrives at Winchester Hospital: Better than Chocolate!
Winchester – It is said that the stork delivers babies, but for Brittany and Ryan Tinkess, it was the Easter Bunny! Their first son Evan was born on Easter Sunday (April 21st) at Winchester District Memorial Hospital. “It was great to deliver the first Easter baby,” notes Brittany. “To be honest, I never considered having our baby anywhere else. I... Read More

Water Levels in the Lake Ontario St. Lawrence Will Continue to Rise

Water Levels in the Lake Ontario St. Lawrence Will Continue to Rise
A major flood event is under way in the lower St. Lawrence River with levels in some areas above 2017 peaks, while levels throughout the Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River system are expected to keep rising significantly this coming week due to rainfall across the basin. The Lake Ontario outflows are being adjusted as Ottawa River flows into the... Read More

FLOOD WATCH: South Nation Watershed

FLOOD WATCH: South Nation Watershed
Finch – Environment and Climate Change Canada is forecasting above freezing temperatures for the rest of the week. Rainfall amounts of 30 to 40 mm are possible Thursday to Saturday. Since issuing the last statement on April 8, the South Nation Conservation (SNC) rain gauges have recorded 20 to 30 mm of rain. Soil across the jurisdiction is saturated, and... Read More