Chatham Kent - Feb. 26, 2014: The Chatham-Kent police are currently on scene of a fatal train collision. At approximately 10:00 a.m. this morning, emergency crews responded to a collision on Sass Side Road. A man was struck and killed by a Via Rail train travelling eastbound. FULL STORY
Cornwall - Feb. 22, 2014: Your article re. Earle, Jones Seek Grit Nomination in SDSG stating that there is no announced NDP candidate in the riding is incorrect. In fact, Cornwall city councillor Elaine MacDonald was nominated as the NDP candidate for SDSG last year at a nomination meeting on March 27 ,2013. A media release was emailed to all local media not in attendance, including ourhometown. The SDSG Provincial NDP is in a good position to run a strong campaign with nominated candidate Elaine MacDonald when the next provincial election comes. Can you make this correction in your story? Thank you. FULL STORY
Cornwall - Feb. 20, 2014: Ottawa Police are looking for a missing man. Raymond Peters, 80, was last seen at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday by a family member at his home in the Crystal Beach area in the west end of Ottawa. Upon returning at 9 p.m., Peters and his vehicle, a blue Buick Century with the Ontario plate APHF731, were gone. FULL STORY
Cornwall - Feb. 17, 2014: With a widely expected Provincial Election to happen in the spring, the Liberal Nomination in Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry is beginning to heat up. Recently, John Earle and Del Jones have announced their intention to seek the Grit Nomination. At this point, Earle and Jones will fight it out to run against PC MPP Jim McDonell. There has been no announced candidates for the NDP in this riding. In 2011, McDonell won easily with over 54% of the vote. FULL STORY
Long Sault - Feb. 16, 2014: Stephanie Grady is in the fight of her life. Recently, the mother of three and half-marathoner was diagnosed with NUT midline carcinoma, a rare and aggressive form of cancer that has spawned tumours along the centre of her body. The teacher at St. Lawrence Secondary School now has the disease in her hips, pelvis and leg. FULL STORY
Toronto - Feb. 16, 2014: All LCBO stores will be closed on Monday, February 17 for Family Day, a statutory holiday under the Retail Business and Holidays Act. Some LCBO agency stores will observe their normal hours of business on February 17, if they have approval to open from their local municipality. Agency stores are locally-owned retailers that contract with LCBO to sell beverage alcohol, along with other products, in communities that are too small to support LCBO stores. FULL STORY
Cornwall - Feb. 11, 2014: Jamie Gilcig, 49 of Cornwall was arrested on February 10, 2014 and charged with criminal harassment and threats to life. It is alleged that the man repeatedly contacted a 31-year-old man by way of phone calls and e-mails despite having been warned not to. On February 9th, 2014 the man also threatened to kill the 31-year-old man during one of the calls. Police were contacted and an investigation ensued. On February 10th, 2013 the man attended police headquarters to deal with the matter. He was taken into custody, charged accordingly and later released to appear in court on March 20th, 2014. FULL STORY
Essex - Feb. 5, 2014: The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) in Essex County would like the public to be aware of a road closure. Essex County Road 8 between Manning Road and Pinkerton Road in Essex is currently closed due to poor road conditions and several abandoned vehicles on the roadway. FULL STORY
Cornwall - Jan. 12, 2014: It would seem that most of the chattering class expect an election in Ontario this spring. Even most political junkies say there will be an election. Andrea Horwath waffles. I’m surprised by her position but I’m sure she has some reasons. Now Kathleen Wynne is building her election platform. More government, 10 cent additional gas tax, an Ontario pension plan, higher hydro rates. Please don’t laugh. Some people agree with her. FULL STORY
Windsor - Jan. 7, 2014: The University of Windsor announced this morning that all classes and regular campus operations resume on Tuesday, January 7. The institution thanks students, faculty, staff and visitors for their patience during its temporary closure on January 6 due to inclement weather.
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