In Focus – Thurs October 30, 2014 – Bill MacPherson

October 30, 2014 by

Lynda's guest is Bill MacPherson, trustee for Upper Canada District School Board and co-chair of  "Going Country for Champions For Kids" concert coming up Nov 8th. The money from this benefit concert will go towards financing extra-curricular activities for kids where it might not otherwise be affordable for families.

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In Focus – Wed October 29, 2014 – Warren Meekin

October 29, 2014 by

Lynda D’Aoust’s guest is Executive Director of the Lanark Highlands Youth Centre, Warren Meekin to talk about character building opportunities and some of the challenges facing rural Youth Centers.

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Tweed Inc. adds to Board of Directors

October 29, 2014 by
Tweed Inc. adds to Board of Directors

Smiths Falls’ Tweed Marijuana Inc. has announced that John K. Bell is joining the Company's Board of Directors.

In a release the company says that Bell brings a wealth of experience across a number of industries with links to the Tweed business model.

Currently the Principal at Onbelay Investment Corporation, ...

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Vote now! Henderson up for top athlete honours in Ontario

October 29, 2014 by
Vote now! Henderson up for top athlete honours in Ontario

Call it confirmation of what we already know: Brooke Henderson is in elite Athletic company.

The 17-year-old golf phenom from Smiths Falls is now up for the Syl Apps award as the 2014 Ontario Athlete of the Year.

She is in the running against the likes of the NHL's Corey ...

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Kingston votes “no” to Casino – Gananoque Facility to stay right where it is

October 29, 2014 by
Kingston votes “no” to Casino – Gananoque Facility to stay right where it is

A tourist draw in Eastern Ontario is staying right where it is: The Thousand Islands Casino in Gananoque will not be moved to Kingston after all.

Residents in Kingston shot down the idea as they voted in Monday’s election. MPP Steve Clark is happy that the casino will stay put.

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OPP search for missing man in Addington Highlands Township

October 29, 2014 by
OPP search for missing man in Addington Highlands Township

The OPP is looking for your help to find in a missing man just west of our listening area.

The Kaladar detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police is trying to find a man reported missing by a concerned family member.

54 year-old Timothy Snider was last seen late Sunday afternoon. ...

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Smiths Falls Crime Stoppers – crimes of the week

October 29, 2014 by
Smiths Falls Crime Stoppers – crimes of the week

Crime Stoppers and the Smiths Falls Police Service are seeking your assistance in solving a number of crimes this week.

They need help after a couple of windows were smashed.

The first was around 4:00am last Saturday when a pumpkin was thrown through the window of a residence on Church ...

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One change to local representation on School Boards

October 29, 2014 by
One change to local representation on School Boards

There are three newcomers to the Upper Canada District School Board of Trustees, including one who will represent some of our local schools.

In Ward 1, newcomer Donald Cram won the seat of Trustee Anne McRae, who chose not to run again. He will represent the Town of Mississippi Mills, ...

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In Focus – Tues October 28, 2014 – Mark Quattrocchi

October 28, 2014 by

Mark Quattrocchi is our guest to talk about his round-the-world bicycle trip that has him raising money to build a school for those in need.

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Local Legion members stand guard at GWM Cenotaph in honour of Fallen Soldiers

October 28, 2014 by
Local Legion members stand guard at GWM Cenotaph in honour of Fallen Soldiers

Veteran members of the Royal Canadian Legion, Perth-Upon-Tay Branch 244, are standing guard at the GWM Cenotaph at this hour in honour of fallen soldiers, Cpl. Nathan Cirillo and Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent.

They will stand at their posts until 1 o’clock to coincide with the procession of Cpl. Cirillo’s ...

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