Celebrating 150 years at St. John’s, Ida

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  St. John’s Anglican Church in Ida quietly recognized the 150th anniversary of the old church building on Sunday, July 2nd. On this day the congregation offered prayers of thanksgiving and serving a special birthday cake to attendees. Although the present church building was completed in the fall of 1866, … Continue reading

Visitors to Pontypool Touched by Local Connection

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Visitors to Pontypool Touched by Local Connection to Dutch Rescuers during WWII   There was scarcely a dry eye in Pontypool’s Community Centre on Sunday August 14th as Sylvia Amesbury described the brave actions of her parents in Holland during the Second World War. Sylvia and her husband John spent … Continue reading