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Polar Plunge in Support of OSPCA Leeds-Grenville Animal Centre Held on Sunday – VIDEO

Polar Plunge in Support of OSPCA Leeds-Grenville Animal Centre Held on Sunday – VIDEO
Brockville – The Ontario SPCA Leeds & Grenville Animal Centre held their 2018 Polar Plunge at Centeen Park in Brockville on Sunday. The event was postponed from January due to the very cold wind chills at the time. The water temperature on Sunday was around 3 C/37 F. Over 20 people took the plunge on Sunday afternoon to help support... Read More

2nd Annual ACOTTI CHAIR-ity Art Auction held on Friday Evening – VIDEO

2nd Annual ACOTTI CHAIR-ity Art Auction held on Friday Evening – VIDEO
Brockville – The Arts Council of the Thousand Islands (ACOTTI) held their 2nd Annual CHAIR-ity Art Auction on Friday evening at the Marianne van Silfhout Gallery at St. Lawrence College Brockville Campus. Twenty local artists and students of St. Lawrence College’s Fine Arts Program took a found chair and “transformed” each into an ART object. Each art object was auctioned... Read More

Volunteer Centre of St. Lawrence-Rideau Held Their Annual Youth Volunteer Caring & Volunteer Impact Awards Last Week – VIDEO

Volunteer Centre of St. Lawrence-Rideau Held Their Annual Youth Volunteer Caring & Volunteer Impact Awards Last Week – VIDEO
Brockville – Last week was National Volunteer Week and as part of the celebration The Volunteer Centre of St. Lawrence-Rideau held their annual Youth Volunteer Caring & Volunteer Impact Awards on Wednesday, April 18th at Luna Pizzeria & Restaurant in Brockville. Youth Caring Awards were given out to: – Madeleine Joanisse, Grade 8 at St. Lawrence Academy – Bushra Khadra,... Read More

51st Annual Delta Maple Syrup Festival Being Held This Weekend – VIDEO

51st Annual Delta Maple Syrup Festival Being Held This Weekend – VIDEO
Delta – The 51st Annual Delta Maple Syrup Festival is being held this weekend, April 21st – 22nd, 2018. Its being held from 9:00am to 3:00pm both Saturday & Sunday at the Fair Hall (1st Floor) at the Delta Fair Grounds, 110 Mill Creek Drive, Delta, Ontario. All you can eat pancakes flooded with fresh, local maple syrup. First Order... Read More

2018 North Grenville Rural Summit Held on Saturday in Kemptville – VIDEO

2018 North Grenville Rural Summit Held on Saturday in Kemptville – VIDEO
Jim Beveridge, owner of B&H Grocer in Kemptville speaks at the 2018 North Grenville Rural Summit this past Saturday, April 7th. – Photo By Dale C. Elliott, Hometown TV12 News  Kemptville – The 2018 North Grenville Rural Summit was held this past Saturday, April 7th at the Kemptville Campus. Close to 150 people came out for the all day... Read More

Official Ground Breaking for BGH Expansion Held on Wednesday – VIDEO

Official Ground Breaking for BGH Expansion Held on Wednesday – VIDEO
Brockville – The official ground breaking ceremony for the Brockville General Hospital expansion was held on Wednesday morning. Dignitaries on hand for the event included Bob Chiarelli, Minister of Infrastructure, on behalf of Dr. Helena Jaczek, Minister of Health and  Long-Term Care, Leeds-Grenville MPP Steve Clark and Brockville Mayor David Henderson. The new patient tower will accommodate additional inpatient units... Read More

Brockville’s Historic Railway Tunnel Now Open For 2018 Season – VIDEO

Brockville’s Historic Railway Tunnel Now Open For 2018 Season – VIDEO
Brockville – The renovated Brockville Railway Tunnel was officially opening for the 2018 season this past Saturday, March 31st. Hundreds gathered around the south end of the tunnel in Armagh Sifton-Price Park on Saturday morning for speeches by local dignataries and live music by County Road 5. Just after 11:00am the tunnel was opened to the public. The tunnel is... Read More

A sweet return to syrup production at Kemptville’s Agroforestry Educational Centre – VIDEO

A sweet return to syrup production at Kemptville’s Agroforestry Educational Centre – VIDEO
Originally idled by U of G’s pullout, contractor optimistic municipality will continue sugaring as new owner KEMPTVILLE — A plume of steam rises above Kemptville’s Agroforestry Educational Centre, a sure-fire indicator the formerly idled maple facility is back in operation and welcoming the public after four years in mothballs. Standing inside the modern building erected by the former Kemptville College... Read More

Bands For Beth Fundraiser Held March 24th Raises Over $7500 – VIDEO

Bands For Beth Fundraiser Held March 24th Raises Over $7500 – VIDEO
Brockville – The Bands For Beth fundraiser held on Saturday, March 24th at St. John’s United Church was a great success. The event raised just over $7500. All funds raised will be used to reduce Beth Fraser’s debt loads. It featured a silent auction and performances by Sue Baker and the 1000 islands Jazz Band & Alexander’s Big Time Band... Read More

Thousand Islands Ground Search & Rescue Team Hosted Open House on March 24th – VIDEO

Thousand Islands Ground Search & Rescue Team Hosted Open House on March 24th – VIDEO
Leeds & 1000 Islands Twsp. – The Thousand Islands Ground Search & Rescue Team hosted an Open House on Saturday, March 24th. The event was held to attract new volunteers to the organization. registration was held as well as information on what the team does. The team offers training in map and compass navigation, psychology of survival, clue awareness, search... Read More