August 2016

In Focus – Wed August 31, 2016 – Homelessness in Lanark County

August 31, 2016 by

Lynda’s guests, Beth Schilling, Advocacy and Volunteer Coordinator at The Table Community Food Centre, and Dennis Riggs, member of the Housing Outreach Committee, discuss how the Table is helping to tackle the issue of homelessness in Lanark County through their Housing Outreach Campaign which is currently underway.

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Smiths Falls Police Report

August 31, 2016 by
Smiths Falls Police Report

August continues to be a busy month for Smiths Falls Police.

They report that last Thursday, on the 25th, officers came across a man driving in the downtown area of Smiths Falls and arrested the 26 year-old after determining he had been drinking.  He was later released on a Promise ...

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Search continues for missing Carleton Place man

August 31, 2016 by
Search continues for missing Carleton Place man

The OPP in Carleton Place continue to search for a missing Carleton Place man that they believe is in Ottawa.

They have identified the missing man as 48 year-old  Howard Sonnenburg.

He is described as: white, heavy set, 5’9″ tall, and weighs about 250 lbs.

CTV Ottawa reports that Sonnenburg ...

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Perth-based Central Wire Industries acquires American company

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Perth-based Central Wire Industries acquires American company

Central Wire Industries (CWI) has announced that it has acquired Sanlo, Inc.

Sanlo is a manufacturer and distributor of galvanized and stainless wire rope, custom extruded products, and engineered cable assemblies located in Michigan City, Indiana.

Fonded in 1955, Central Wire Industries headquartered in Perth, manufactures and distributes stainless steel, ...

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In Focus – Tues August 30, 2016 – Perth Civitan Club: Trish McConnell and Bob Robinson

August 30, 2016 by

Trish McConnell and Bob Robinson join Bob to talk about a new Civitan Club for people with special needs, that is coming to Perth.

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Ottawa Police searching for missing Carleton Place man

August 30, 2016 by
Ottawa Police searching for missing Carleton Place man

Ottawa Police are looking for a missing Carleton Place man that they believe is in the capital.

They have identified the missing man as 48 year-old  Howard Sonnenburg. He is described as: white, heavy set, 5’9″ tall, and weighs about 250 lbs. (See pictures below).

They say that his family ...

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Important Notice issued by Lanark County Ontario Works regarding cheques

August 30, 2016 by
Important Notice issued by Lanark County Ontario Works regarding cheques

The following is an important notice from Lanark County Ontario Works.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: SEPTEMBER ONTARIO WORKS CHEQUES ARE NOT BEING MAILED

Due to the uncertainty of Canada Post mail service at this time, Lanark County Ontario Works will NOT be issuing any payments by mail.

PAYMENT BY CHEQUE:

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SIU invokes mandate after incident in Leeds County

August 30, 2016 by
SIU invokes mandate after incident in Leeds County

The SIU has invoked its mandate after Leeds OPP responded to a call this past Saturday.

They report that they executed a warrant to arrest a man wanted in connection with an earlier incident.

Officers entered the residence in Rear of Leeds-Lansdowne Township where they found an injured male.  He ...

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OPP search sees charges against three youth after vehicle stolen – Police thank public for support during operation

August 30, 2016 by
OPP search sees charges against three youth after vehicle stolen – Police thank public for support during operation

Lanark County OPP charged three youths – two males and one female - with a number of offences following an incident near Clayton in Mississippi Mills, on Saturday, August 27th.

OPP were called to a suspicious BMW SUV being driven in the area at 11:35 am that day. While responding ...

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Lanark Highlands man charged with two vehicle thefts in Saturday morning incidents

August 30, 2016 by
Lanark Highlands man charged with two vehicle thefts in Saturday morning incidents

Lanark County OPP have charged a Lanark Highlands man following a motor vehicle collision.

On Saturday August 27th, just after 7:00 am, the OPP were called to a vehicle in the ditch at Drummond-10-A and Township Boundary Road, in Drummond North Elmsley Township.

The Suzuki car was abandoned and had ...

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