McAllister, MacPherson return as UCDSB Chair, Vice-Chair

McAllister, MacPherson return as UCDSB Chair, Vice-Chair

BROCKVILLE, Ontario - At a meeting of the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) trustees on Dec. 4, John McAllister and William MacPherson were re-acclaimed as chair and vice-chair respectively for a second consecutive year. "Both trustees are long-serving members of the Board. Chair McAllister…

Les Étoiles de Noël

Les Étoiles de Noël

CORNWALL, Ontario - L'école Rose des Vents aimerait remercier toutes les familles qui ont acheté les cadeaux que nous avons remis à la Société de l'aide à l'enfance de SD&G. Grâce à votre grande générosité, nous avons pu remplir un autobus complet ! Bravo pour votre geste altruiste.

North Glengarry recognizes firefighters’ dedication

North Glengarry recognizes firefighters’ dedication

ALEXANDRIA, Ontario - Local firefighters were recognized for their devotion and sacrifice to the community on Saturday, Nov. 30 during the annual North Glengarry Firefighter Service Recognition Dinner, held at the Metcalfe Centre in Maxville.  The event celebrated nine new recruits to the force this…

Lancaster and Winchester tie bonspiel

Lancaster and Winchester tie bonspiel

[caption id="attachment_23434" align="alignleft" width="444"] Tied for first was the Winchester team. Pictured from left-to-right are: Skip Janet Levere, Janet Lapierre, Wendy Casselman and Janet Thompson.[/caption] LANCASTER, Ontario - The Cornwall Curling Club Senior Ladies held their 2019 Invitational…

Lost Villages hosts Christmas Advent

Lost Villages hosts Christmas Advent

LONG SAULT, Ontario - Holy, Christmas tunes filled the Sandtown Advent Christian Church at the Lost Villages Museum on Sunday, Dec. 8 during the highly anticipated Christmas Advent Service. According to President of the Lost Villages Historical Society, Jim Brownell, over 70 neighbours and friends…

Olymel seeks to expand workforce

Olymel seeks to expand workforce

CORNWALL, Ontario - Olymel recently announced that it is looking to expand its workforce in Cornwall. First reported in Choose Cornwall, Olymel is looking to fill 100 positions at its bacon processing facility. “We are hiring on both shifts (Days and Evenings) right now,” said Heather Jiujias,…

Toys and joy at Summit Fitness

Toys and joy at Summit Fitness

CORNWALL, Ontario - Summit Fitness is collecting toys this holiday season for Big Brothers/ Big Sisters Cornwall. “We enjoy being able to help our local community,” said Summit Team Member Laura Hutchinson. “What better way to do that than to be able to provide a toy to a child for Christmas?” Summit…

OPINION: Where to put your money this holiday season

OPINION: Where to put your money this holiday season

It is the first week of December and the Christmas shopping season has kicked into high gear. On Black Friday, the Seaway News team was out in the community talking to local businesses. It was great to see how many people where filling into local stores like Kids Korner, Baxtrom’s YIG, and Cristill…