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The next generation of grocers

Like father, like son. After a long career in the grocery business, Doug Pagett is turning over control of the Elmira Foodland...

This year, it’s not just the kids saying goodbye

When Diane Martin started teaching at the Elmira Community Nursery School in 1984, she probably didn’t plan on being there more than...

Provincial move on long-term care homes is no surprise

That the province this week announced an independent commission will investigate Ontario’s long-term care system comes as no surprise. Outbreaks have killed...

St. Jacobs retirement home appeals loss of its license to operate

A St. Jacobs retirement home remains open pending an appeal of a regulatory body’s decision to revoke its license. Village...

A seamless transition for Paul Kalbfleisch

Twenty-two years after retiring, Paul Kalbfleisch is actually going through with it. After 32 years of teaching, Kalbfleisch putting away...

The only thing better than cruising is more cruising

A local couple recently returned from a trip that took them far beyond their Elmira home: Kurt and Leanne Penfold just finished their second...

Mary Bell is going on her Mary Way

For 43 years, Mary Bell sold shoes at Brubacher Shoes in Elmira. With her patient smile and calming demeanor, Bell would help shoppers navigate...

Time to say goodbye at Linwood PS

The school year is winding down as it does every June at this time, but this year is significant for many teachers and staff...
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Sweeney, Alma Dale (nee Kirk)

July 19, 1942 – July 3, 2020 Peacefully passed away at Barnswallow Place Care...

Homer Watson Blvd and Bleams Road, KITCHENER, ON Canada

Crime of the Week: July 6, 2020 Case#: 1731 Offence: Home Invasion...

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....