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Thursday, June 4, 2020

Creative Arts

Church doing its piece for peace

By attending the dinner theatre event Those Shoes of Peace put on by the Floradale Mennonite Church, visitors get the opportunity to both financially...

Putting their own spin on Paul Simon

Kevin Ramessar is going back to Graceland, and you’re welcome to come along. No need to pack for Memphis: you won’t have to go...

History inspires James Keelaghan’s lyrics

James Keelaghan spends much of his time reading about history, unearthing a trove of fascinating nuggets about our past. He then translates those tales...

Putting life’s questions to song

Having written more than a thousand songs, James Gordon might have some trouble picking a few for a concert set list. Luckily he’ll know...

Students present a play within a play

Anybody who’s been involved in theatrical productions is well aware that some of the most entertaining moments happen behind the scenes, in rehearsals or...

This Wrong does it right

Born on St. Valentine’s Day, Norm Foster may have a soft spot for the romantic aspects of Feb. 14. Being Norm Foster, however, there’s...

The story behind the story of a classic film

Legendary movie producer David O. Selznick has just shut down production on the troubled set of his film Gone With The Wind – the...

Folk players on stage by request

Opening for other acts at points during the first three years of the Folk Night at the Registry series, three singer-songwriters whose performances resonated...

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Uridil, Marie Zdenka

1941 – 2020Peacefully at Hospice Wellington on Sunday May 31, 2020 at the age of 78 years....

Weber, Kaysen Gabriel

April 28, 2020 – May 30, 2020Passed away peacefully after a strong and courageous fight at McMaster...

Bowman, Lucinda

Passed away on Sunday, May 31, 2020 at her residence, RR 1, Linwood, at the age of...

Delve deep into Observer archives.

Looking for a previous edition of The Observer? Our online archives extend back to 2008.

STRAUS, Larry Jacob

Larry Jacob Straus 1942 - 2020Passed away on Sunday May 24, 2020, at...

Kraemer, Angelica Faith

Passed away peacefully on the day she was born, Friday, May 29, 2020 at Mount Sinai Hospital,...

As spread of COVID-19 slows, health officials continue to urge caution

There have been just a couple of new cases each day, and no additional fatalities this week,...

A little pizzazz for the village

To help people rediscover St. Jacobs and aid in rebranding the village, the Business Improvement Association tasked...