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Sunday, October 13, 2019

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A mixed-bag for Jacks as streak ends

The Wellesley Applejacks suffered their first regulation loss of the season last Friday, bouncing back to post a tie and a win as...

Former Wolfpack soccer player earning accolades as part of St. Thomas University team

Former Woolwich Wolfpack soccer player Brett Springer was recently recognized for his outstanding performance and sportsmanship as the athlete of the week for the...

Scoring aplenty as Kings post a pair of wins

A pair of convincing wins saw the Elmira Sugar Kings pick up where they left off when a five-game winning streak was snapped...

Young Breslau martial artists continue to excel, collect hardware

It’s been another successful run for a pair of Breslau siblings, who crushed two martial arts tournaments in the past month.

Kings split a pair, lose a little ground

The Elmira Sugar Kings split a pair of games over the weekend, including dropping a decision to Listowel that saw them lose a...

Jacks extend streak to five, remain atop division

A pair of wins last week extended the Wellesley Applejacks’ streak to five, solidifying the team’s lead atop the Provincial Junior Hockey League’s South...

EDSS’ Isiah Katsube captures boys’ title as golfers compete in WCSSAA tournament

Grade 12 EDSS student Isiah Katsube emerged victorious from the Waterloo County Secondary School Athletic Association (WCSSAA) boys’ golf championship, topping the list of...

Pair of wins extends Kings’ streak to four games

After dropping the first game of the season, the Elmira Sugar Kings have won four in a row, including taking both matches at...

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Illuminating thoughts to lighten things

If you happen to notice more people walking around these days with white canes, seeing eye dogs and dark...

Chinese likely to use violence against Hong Kong

After the 17th consecutive weekend of increasingly violent protests in Hong Kong, the first protester was wounded by a...

New Face

Helping residents at Maryhill Twin Oaks Nursing Home with their bowlingSince...

Delve deep into Observer archives.

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

Putting the green in the initiative

The woodlot in Elmira's South Parkwood subdivision attracted 35 volunteers who planted 150 trees Oct. 5....

Kitchener-Conestoga too close to call

With less than five percentage points separating the Conservatives and Liberals in the riding, Kitchener-Conestoga has become too close...

WCS expands eligibility for low-income programs

With a new financial benchmark in place, Woolwich Community Services has increased the number of households eligible for...

Police looking for Elmira vandals

A business owner is seeking out those responsible for vandalizing her property, acts that have cost her some...