February 2018

Coldest Night of the Year raises thousands for Lanark County homeless teens

February 26, 2018 by
Coldest Night of the Year raises thousands for Lanark County homeless teens

Thousands of dollars were raised at the Coldest night of the year walk to raise awareness for homelessness.

The walk took place in Smiths Falls and was initiated by Cornerstone Landing which works to end youth homelessness in Lanark County.

In a Facebook Post, Cornerstone’s Terrilee Kelford expressed her thanks ...

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New leadership for MVCA

February 26, 2018 by
New leadership for MVCA

At the Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority’s 50th Annual General Meeting last week, Vice-Chair Duncan Abbott of Mississippi Mills was elected to replace outgoing Chair John Karau from the City of Ottawa.

Janet Mason from Ottawa was elected Vice-Chair.

Mr. Abbott was first appointed to the MVCA Board of Directors in ...

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Sens host Flyers in Matinee as trade rumours continue to swirl

February 24, 2018 by

The Ottawa Senators host the Philadelphia Flyers today at 2:00 on Lake 88 as the NHL trade deadline looms on Monday.

Get the latest on the rumours on the post-game show at 1:30, followed by the puck drop and call from Dean and Gord right after on Lake 88!

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In Focus – Fri February 23, 2018 – Alexis Green, Public Health Nurse from the Health Equity Team of the Health Unit

February 23, 2018 by
In Focus – Fri February 23, 2018 – Alexis Green, Public Health Nurse from the Health Equity Team of the Health Unit

We speak with Alexis Green, a Public Health Nurse from the Health Equity team of the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit about personal health practices.

Listen to the interview.

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Westport Mayor Jones travels to Queen’s Park in role as Chair of EOWC in support of OFA initiative

February 23, 2018 by
Westport Mayor Jones travels to Queen’s Park in role as Chair of EOWC in support of OFA initiative

Four provincial organizations shared their voices at Queen’s Park today to strengthen the message to all political candidates that investments in rural communities offer benefits to all Ontarians. The Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA), together with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce, Eastern Ontario Wardens’ Caucus and Western Ontario Wardens’ Caucus ...

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Unique seniors’ development coming to Perth

February 23, 2018 by
Unique seniors’ development coming to Perth

A new development is coming soon to Perth.  The town has passed a by law to enter into a site plan agreement with provisions, with the developers of 240 Gore Street.

“We plan to be groundbreaking by April 1st, we have the financing in place,” said Wit Lewandowski, partner in ...

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Freezing Rain warning in effect

February 23, 2018 by
Freezing Rain warning in effect

Environment Canada has issued a freezing rain warning for our listening area. 

The agency says periods of snow are expected to develop this morning, then the freezing rain is expected to move into Eastern Ontario near noon or into this afternoon as a warm front approaches from the southwest.

The freezing ...

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Friday, Feb. 23rd – School buses cancelled, CROW Early Years programs also cancelled

February 23, 2018 by
Friday, Feb. 23rd – School buses cancelled, CROW Early Years programs also cancelled

School buses have been cancelled in all counties served by the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario and the Upper Canada District School Board. All schools remain open.

The pending afternoon periods of freezing rain has prompted the move.

The cancellation of the buses also means that all CROW ...

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In Focus: Thursday, Feb.22/2018- Ron Higgins

February 22, 2018 by

North Frontenac Mayor Ron Higgins talks about efforts for his municipality to become a self-sustainable municipality in 10 years. Listen to the interview.

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Special Weather Statement: Freezing rain possible Friday afternoon

February 22, 2018 by
Special Weather Statement: Freezing rain possible Friday afternoon

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement in effect for our listening area.

It says that freezing rain is possible on Friday.

A low pressure system will spread freezing rain or freezing drizzle into the region on Friday.

The risk of freezing rain will head towards eastern Ontario by ...

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