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Candidate disqualified over "fun" video

publisher Dec 2, 2016 - 4:26pm

Derek Duval, of Vankleek Hill, says he has been disqualified from tomorrow's Glengarry-Prescott-Russell Conservative nomination convention because of a video shot "in good fun" years ago.

Mr. Duval says the last-minute decision came after party officials thought a pile of poutine shown being eaten off a hockey stick was a hamster. Plus, the person in the video isn't him.

Mr. Duval, son of long-time Vankleek Hill councillor Paul Emile Duval, charges the real reason was that party leader Patrick Brown wants Amanda Simard, a Russell councillor, to be the Tory standard-bearer in the next Ontario election.

Here is Derek's Duval FB post:

https://www.facebook.com/derek.duval.gpr/posts/1716548301996188

Tractor trailer overturned

publisher Dec 2, 2016 - 10:55am

RolloverThe driver of this truck hauling peanuts suffered minor injuries when the tractor-trailer flipped on the eastbound on-ramp of Highway 401 in Lancaster at 6 a.m. today (December 2). When this photo was taken, the ramp was still closed. The highway in the area has been reduced to one lane and detours are in place to access the highway eastbound along South Service Road.

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Driver succumbs to injuries

publisher Dec 1, 2016 - 5:19pm

A second person has died following a three-vehicle collision in South Glengarry Wednesday.

The driver of a vehicle involved in the crash, Jeffery Dobson, 20, of South Stormont Township succumbed to his injuries in hospital today (December 1). Kyle Quesnel, 20, of Cornwall, had earlier passed away from injuries suffered in the accident which occurred at 11:30 a.m. November 30 on County Road 2.

A police investigation has indicated that a 2010 Honda Civic, driven by Jeffery Dobson, was eastbound when he lost control and collided with a westbound 2015 Dodge van, driven by a 61-year-old woman from South Glengarry.

Kyle Quesnel was one of two passengers in the Honda.  A 19-year-old Cornwall woman suffered life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the van (the lone occupant) was also taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. A third vehicle (pick-up & trailer) was involved but made minor contact after the fact but no injuries resulted.

Tractor stolen

publisher Dec 1, 2016 - 1:51pm

Overnight (November 29-30), a blue 1985 Ford F-1300 farm tractor (damage to right rear fender) was stolen from a property on Blythe Road, North Glengarry Township. Investigation indicated that a shed was forcibly entered to access the unit.Anyone with information regarding the person(s) responsible for any incident should immediately contact SD&G OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call CRIME STOPPERS at 1-800-222-8477 where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

Fatal in South Glengarry

publisher Nov 30, 2016 - 3:48pm

One man was killed and three people were injured in a three-vehicle collision today (November 30) at 11:30 a.m. on County Road 2 near Purcell Road in South Glengarry.

A passenger vehicle was eastbound when the male driver lost control and collided with a westbound minivan.

Three occupants from the eastbound vehicle were taken to hospital where an adult male passenger was pronounced deceased.

The driver and a female passenger received life-threatening injuries. The adult female driver (lone occupant) of the other vehicle received non-life threatening injuries. A third vehicle (pick-up & trailer) was involved but made minor contact after the fact.

No injuries resulted.

OPP Technical Traffic Collision Investigators (TTCI) are assisting SD&G OPP with the investigation. A section of County Road 2, between Gilmour Road and Purcell Road is closed to traffic with detours in place.

Further details will be forwarded at a later time pending next-of kin notifications.

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New tree

publisher Nov 25, 2016 - 4:12pm

Alexandria's traditional Mill Square Christmas tree is a real, live evergreen, which will be lit tonight (November 25) at 7 p.m.

In the past, North Glengarry had a tree cut and installed at the Main Street parkette.

But the iconic tree was toppled by high winds last year.

For 2016, the municipality opted for a custom that is certain to grow on everyone, and is environmentally friendly.

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Cell phone used in attack

publisher Nov 25, 2016 - 10:56am

A 51-year-old man has been charged with two counts of assault after allegedly attacking his spouse and a child with a cell phone Thursday. Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Ontario Provincial Police officers arrested the man when they responded to a domestic dispute  at a residence on Robertson Road, South Glengarry Township. The accused, whose name is being withheld to protect the identity of his victims, is to appear in court in Cornwall December 13.

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Cash in our anniversary!

publisher Nov 18, 2016 - 10:19am

125 reasons to love the Glengarry "Snooze"

Cash in our anniversary!

The Glengarry News turns 125 in 2017.

To thank our loyal readers, we are giving away $125 to one lucky reader each month in 2017. Every subscriber, whether you have a paper of digital subscription, is automatically entered in the monthly draws.

You pay $45.50 for an online subscription; $51.25 to get the paper delivered to your home, for a whole year. Operators are standing by. Call 613-525-2020 or e-mail circulation@glengarrynews.ca 

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