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Windsor Homes Coalition needs your help!
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Windsor Homes Coalition needs your help!
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Devonshire Mall

Windsor - Jun. 29, 2015: Windsor Homes Coalition needs your help! They’re shelves are empty and food donations are needed to support the Kids First Food Bank. Devonshire Mall has partnered with Windsor Home Coalition to provide assistance! Food donations can be dropped off at 900 Howard Avenue or call them at 519-258-4501 and they’ll pick them up for you! Over 3,500 people were serviced last year that of which over 2,200 were children. Donate today. FULL STORY



Jodie Podie: Blankie and Best Friend
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Jodie Podie: Blankie and Best Friend
Cynthia Burk
OurHometown.ca

Stoney Point - Jun. 27, 2015: Jodie Podie is a culmination of a lot of research, hard work, sweat and as she states, some tears. She worked hard to source, produce and provide great fabrics and more importantly, to provide well made baby products that have integrity. Jodie Podie is proud to offer Canadian made baby products to all who want to provide only the best to their young loved ones. FULL STORY



2015 Detroit Ford Fireworks announces change in start time
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2015 Detroit Ford Fireworks announces change in start time
Staff
OurHometown.ca

Windsor - Jun. 22, 2015: The start time for tonight's 2015 Detroit Ford Fireworks has been changed. The fireworks will now start at 9:06 instead of the originally planned 10:06 due to the threat of severe thunderstorms in the Windsor Essex region. There will be a free shuttle service leaving from Devonshire Mall. FULL STORY



Unacceptable that 44,000 students are stuck waiting for special education supports - Gretzky
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Unacceptable that 44,000 students are stuck waiting for special education supports - Gretzky
Lisa Gretzky
Ontario NDP

Toronto - Jun. 9, 2015: NDP Education Critic Lisa Gretzky released the following statement in response to People for Education’s Annual Report: Today’s report from People for Education is a clear warning that our students are paying the price for the Liberals’ cuts to education. It’s completely unacceptable that 44,000 students are stuck waiting for special education supports, some schools are still fundraising for textbooks, and Aboriginal students do not have access to the cultural support and educational opportunities they need FULL STORY



SNAPSHOT - New Market opens in Windsor
SNAPSHOT - New Market opens in Windsor
Tim Cornett
OurHometown.ca

Windsor - Jun. 8, 2015: The City Market opened in the Walkerville area this weekend, and by all indications, it was a smashing success. Located on the east side of Walker Road just north of Richmond Street, the brand new complex features many vendors selling fruits and vegetables. There is also a butcher, a baker, and while we didn’t see a candle stick maker, there was an Avon lady and a florist. The prices are great too. We stocked up on fruits and vegetables and got everything in the photo below for 23.00! Check it out next time you’re in the area. FULL STORY



SNAPSHOT - Baltimore Oriole in Charlottenburgh Park
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Ron Binette
SNAPSHOT - Baltimore Oriole in Charlottenburgh Park
Ron Binette

Lancaster - Jun. 1, 2015: Baltimore orioles are rare in many areas. Charlottenburgh Park, however, is a favorite feeding ground for them. This photo was taken on Sunday, May 17th, 2015 at the campsite. Purple Martins, Ospreys, Goldfinches and American Bitterns are regular visitors to the area. FULL STORY



SNAPSHOT - American Bittern at Cooper Marsh
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Ron Binette
SNAPSHOT - American Bittern at Cooper Marsh
Ron Binette

Lancaster - May. 20, 2015: This American Bittern dined on the parking lot lawn at Cooper Marsh. Here he was startled by an overhead Red-Winged Blackbird. He dined on a frog and various insects before disappearing into the reeds. FULL STORY



    The 8 Week Challenge - It’s Not A Diet
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The 8 Week Challenge - It’s Not A Diet
Tim Cornett
OurHometown.ca

Windsor - May. 7, 2015: Today’s column comes with a disclaimer. It’s not for the faint of heart. To my family, friends and associates, the following may be quite shocking to all of you. Don’t say I didn’t warn you. I haven’t had a coffee in over a week. Or French fries. Or pizza. Or a lot of things I used to eat and drink. Why? Because along with ten of my colleagues at DJ Galvanizing, and our spouses, I began a program called the 8 Week Challenge. FULL STORY



Kids Yoga versus "Real" Yoga
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Paula McDermid
Kids Yoga versus "Real" Yoga
Paula McDermid
Le Tot Spot

Cornwall - Apr. 26, 2015: I have spent the last four years of my life dedicated to creative expression through movement and the arts with preschool and kinder aged children. FULL STORY



Try Something Different this Weekend and SWING!
Try Something Different this Weekend and SWING!
Cynthia Burk
OurHometown.ca

Windsor-Essex - Apr. 22, 2015: Swing this weekend at the Windsor Symphony Orchestra featuring Big Band with Carl Topilow starting Friday night April 24th, and continuing Saturday and Sunday. FULL STORY



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