Local Seniors’ Home Care Service

After 30 years working with seniors in institutional settings in Bowmanville and Oshawa, Kelly Dejong decided to go out on her own and support seniors in and around her home in Pontypool. She brings a wealth of experience in designing and implementing recreational programs for seniors, and understands her clients… Continue reading

Centennial Place Resident Gerald Coady Receives Special Service Medal for Military Service

The presentation was originally scheduled for March 14th, but COVID had other plans.  Unaware of the pending honours, Gerald (Gerry) Coady was unperturbed, but others around him were disappointed. On June 24th, Gerry’s son Kevin Coady, a former reservist and retired police officer, and David Rumball, a former captain in… Continue reading

Local Indigenous Artist Sherry Crawford Hosts Art Exhibits

Twice this summer, Fraserville resident Sherry Crawford has teamed up with Don Winslow, a member of the congregation of St. John’s Ida church to host a COVID-friendly art show offering an impressive display of indigenous works at the church.  Sherry is originally from Bancroft and is a member of the… Continue reading

Where Do We Go from Here?

Please make your voice heard, we know that historically, provincial government ears are turned much more by the voices of the families impacted. Over three months have passed since the mandatory closure orders were issued across Ontario that saw all schools, Licensed Child Care Centres and EarlyON Child and Family… Continue reading

Local Group Spreading Some Virtual Dust and Authentic Good Cheer

Less than two weeks ago, Julie Brotherstone Hartwick was inspired to start a group to make surreptitious deliveries to local women in the community to brighten their days and embrace the joy of giving. She and her Facebook friends are sprinkling their neighbours with kindness they liken to fairy dust,… Continue reading

Nominations Being Received for Ptbo Agricultural Wall of Fame

  The Peterborough Country Agricultural Wall of Fame committee is seeking nominations for the 2020 Induction Ceremony to be held on Sunday, August 30th at Lang Pioneer Village Museum in the Agricultural Heritage Building.  Farm and rural leaders in Peterborough County who have made contributions to the agriculture and agri-food… Continue reading

Wayne Blaby Hands over the Reins of Computer Solutions Plus

Behind Wayne Blaby’s affable, laid-back veneer is a go-getter.  Even before he built his home on Ford Crescent more than 40 years ago, he was growing thousands of gladiolas for sale to local vendors while working at his day job at Intermediate Terminals in Peterborough.  In his basement, there is… Continue reading