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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Business Ventures

Elmira Bowl closes its doors for good

Already closed due to the pandemic and its owners looking for new opportunies, a longstanding business has wound down.

Giving businesses a hand during troubling times

Businesses large and small are struggling to get by during the COVID-19 lockdown. Government mandates on social distancing, along with the likes...

Conestoga Meat Packers institutes new coronavirus measures

In operation as of Monday after a week’s hiatus, the Conestoga Meat Packers plant in Breslau is working its way back to...

Fewer cars on the road means less business for repair shops

Anyone heading out onto the roads of late has certainly noted a drop in traffic volumes. Many of us are staying home,...

Defensive techniques extend to business

Barb Lamble and her husband Mike, aka Sensei Barb and Sensei Mike, have owned and operated Elmira Karate Dojo since 1990. Like...

Restaurants see a boost in sales thanks to take-out

With restaurant dining rooms closed, takeout is currently the lifeblood for eateries looking to weather the COVID-19 created storm and come out...

Farmers struggle to bring in migrant workers

Much of the country has been shut down due to COVID-19, with borders closed and international flights all but nonexistent. That combination...

Banking that comes to you

Long associated with doctors, house calls are now part of the bankers’ regimen, at least in the case of Kindred Credit Union.

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Latest number of new COVID-19 cases skew younger; numbers remain low

A reopening economy and expanded testing have seen more cases of COVID-19 identified in younger residents, Waterloo...

Twin Oaks Nursing Home

It is difficult in these trying time not see family or friends when you are isolated In...

Sweeney, Alma Dale (nee Kirk)

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

Delve deep into Observer archives.

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

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,...