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Heading back to school isn’t a given for everyone

It’s easy to get lost in the hustle and bustle of going back to school – that applies to students and teachers alike. But while...

St. James concert Sunday is a fundraiser for Haitian victims of Hurricane Irma

An afternoon of good company to the tunes of an international musician awaits you at St. James Lutheran in Elmira this Sunday, and all...

MCC pitches in to help relief efforts in Haiti

It has been weeks since the powerful category-five hurricanes Irma and Maria struck in the Atlantic basin, but people are still taking stock of...

Being well established in Haiti helped MCC react when latest disaster struck

At the beginning of October, Haiti was hit by Hurricane Matthew, bringing with it 200 km/h winds, pelting rain and destruction. The Mennonite Central Committee...

Hurricane just the latest misfortune heaped on Haiti

Largely out of sight and out of mind, Haiti is only a topic in conjunction to some misfortune. Unfortunately for its inhabitants, that’s an...

Haiti still struggling five years after devastating earthquake that claimed Elmira aid worker

Five years have passed since the devastating magnitude seven earthquake struck just outside of Haiti’s capital city of Port-au-Prince, killing tens of thousands of...

EMCC trip to Haiti to include homage to Yvonne Martin

Bringing new supplies and preserving the memory of an Elmira resident and colleague, representatives of the Evangelical Missionary Church of Canada are back in...

EDSS café to raise money to construct well for Haitians

Hoping to offset a truncated year for fundraising at Elmira District Secondary School, two students are heading the fourth annual Café for Change initiative...
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Jolly ol’ Saint Nick rolls into Elmira

The Elmira Kiwanis Santa Claus Parade saw people line Arthur Street Saturday morning...

Efforts to clear snow from roads sees fines rise

Already out ticketing cars parked on streets between 4 and 9 a.m., Woolwich will ban parking on roads...

Woolwich council moves to develop a vision for downtown Elmira

Intending to develop a planning framework that will encourage businesses to invest in the Elmira core, Woolwich will...

Province boosts funding to police to increase RIDE programs

The Ontario government this week announced it will provide $2.4 million in funding through its Reduce Impaired Driving...

Woolwich looks to widen scope of on-farm business operations

Relaxed on-farm business policies adopted by the province have Woolwich looking to change its official plan and zoning...

Wellesley Lions honour late member

Members of the Wellesley & District Lions Club gathered Sunday to honour one of their own, dedicating a...