Author Archives: Heddy Sorour

Smiths Falls presents water storage options to residents

June 13, 2018 by
Smiths Falls presents water storage options to residents

Smiths Falls water storage is well below the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change recommended levels. The town has been working on coming up with a solution to address that deficit.

They’ve hired the engineering firm of JL Richards to come up with options for council and the public ...

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Elgin woman marks milestone 150th blood donation in Perth

June 12, 2018 by
Elgin woman marks milestone 150th blood donation in Perth

When she was in her late teens Marilyn Garret’s mother underwent major surgery and needed several units of blood.  That need prompted Garret to make her first donation, and she never stopped.

“It’s easy, it only takes one hour of your time every two to three months and it helps ...

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Docs on Ice set to skate into Perth

June 7, 2018 by
Docs on Ice set to skate into Perth

Docs on Ice is coming to Lanark County.

The annual fundraising hockey tournament event will field 56 teams made up of 800 doctors and 100 medical students to raise money for a yet-to-be-determined local charity.

A delegation from Docs on Ice was at Perth Committee on Tuesday evening to ask ...

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Long-time volunteer wins Smiths Falls Citizen of the Year award

June 1, 2018 by
Long-time volunteer wins Smiths Falls Citizen of the Year award

Following a delightful dinner served by the Legion Auxiliary, an update from all the town’s service club presidents on their clubs’ activities, and a presentation by Lisa McLean, Marketing Manager for Le Boat, the Smiths Falls Citizen of the year award was announced.

Jackie Coldrey is the 2017 recipient of ...

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Smiths Falls set to host second Pow-Wow

May 30, 2018 by
Smiths Falls set to host second Pow-Wow

Partnering with the town again, Indigenous Studies students from Smiths Falls District Collegiate Institute are once again hosting a Pow Wow on Turtle Island on the weekend of June 9 and 10th.   Originally launched last year as part of the Canada 150 Celebrations, the event was singled out for a ...

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Tweed seeks to make underground land acquisition from Town of Smiths Falls

May 29, 2018 by
Tweed seeks to make underground land acquisition from Town of Smiths Falls

In a curious development Tweed Inc. is asking the town of Smiths Falls for a stratified easement across Hershey Drive.

The Licensed Marijuana producer is looking to purchase a piece of land below the surface of Hershey drive so that they can merge the address of the former chocolate factory ...

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Musical Ride gallops into Smiths Falls this weekend

May 24, 2018 by
Musical Ride gallops into Smiths Falls this weekend

The RCMP’s Musical Ride will be landing in Smiths Falls this coming Sunday.

You can attend the fundraising event for Heritage House Museum by simply making a donation on site.

Councillor Jay Brennan tells Lake 88 news it will be an exciting day. “The ride itself lasts for 30 minutes. ...

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Smiths Falls Mayor Shawn Pankow to appear at Senate Committee hearing on Cannabis act

May 23, 2018 by
Smiths Falls Mayor Shawn Pankow to appear at Senate Committee hearing on Cannabis act

Smiths Falls Mayor, Shawn Pankow will be appearing at the Senate Committee on Social Affairs Science and Technology hearing today to advocate for the speedy passage of Bill C45, Cannabis Legalization.

As Pankow told Lake 88, he hopes to convince the Senate not to delay legalization. "I wanted to give ...

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Volunteers honoured in Smiths Falls

May 18, 2018 by
Volunteers honoured in Smiths Falls

It was a full house at the Smiths Falls Volunteer Appreciation held at the Station Theatre on Thursday, May 17th.

“He or she who serves always benefits more than those who are served,” said Mayor Shawn Pankow, before introducing the surprise guest speaker – Ottawa Senator defenseman Mark Borowiecki a ...

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Stewart Park fundraiser will see a Blues Brothers weekend in Perth

May 17, 2018 by
Stewart Park fundraiser will see a Blues Brothers weekend in Perth

This year’s annual fundraiser for the Stewart Park Festival is coming up fast.

This year the weekend of June 14th will be Blues Brothers Weekend in Perth.

Councillor Judy Brown told Lake 88 there will be lots going on. “On Thursday the Blues Brothers movie is being shown at the ...

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