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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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St. Boniface School Graduation

Graduation this year was very different for all schools, especially the graduates of Grade 8.   This was...

Despite cancellation of this year’s event, EMSF plans to distribute $35K to local charities

For 56 years the Elmira Maple Syrup Festival has supported dozens of local organizations in the region,...

Region to discuss making masks mandatory

Health officials are considering making face masks mandatory in public, an issue that will be discussed next...

Province to provide $780K in support of local tourism

The COVID-19 crisis ravaged large swathes of the economy, perhaps none more fully than the tourism industry....