"Making a difference in somebody's life is my reward," said Elaine Oetelaar, who received the Dedication and Leadership honour at the 9th annual North Glengarry Business and Community Awards Gala Thursday night. She was among nine individuals and groups saluted during the soirée at the Glengarry Sports Palace in Alexandria. More coverage in our October 5 edition.
The latest issue of The Glengarry News has been completed and will be available soon to you.
Here are some of the stories we have for you:
- School closures
- Francos surpass anglos in math
- No new trash limit
- XXX-rated crop
- 12-year-old charged
- Street protests
- General managers expect challenges
- Char-Lan seniors open with 4-1 win over Tagwi
Our opinion page leads with an item entitled "Not as famous as we had thought"
The SDGAA high school girls soccer season begins today, and we have the details of scheduled matches here.
It took five games, but the Alexandria junior 'B' Glens finally have their first win, having prevailed last night on home ice, over the Clarence Beavers. Tonight, the team skates south to Williamstown, to take on the Char-Lan Rebels, who are mired in a five-game losing slump.
Be sure to check out the Sept. 28 edition of The Glengarry News for your full junior 'B' hockey report.
A Montréal man has been charged after Ontario Provincial Police officers intercepted a vehicle Thursday on Highway 401 in South Glengarry Township. The driver became aggressive with officers upon his arrest and verbally threatened them. Officers also seized a quantity of marijuana and a knife in the vehicle. While in custody at the detachment, the accused damaged a cell. Jimmy Arias, 29, is charged with uttering threats. possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose possession of a controlled substance, mischief and obstructing a peace officer. He was held in custody pending a bail hearing at the Cornwall court.
The latest issue of The Glengarry News is off to the presses and our digital service provider. Among the stories our subscribers can look forward to are the following:
- SG volunteer lauded by Governor General
- NG urged to start local independent library system
- Non-profit groups may apply for funding
- Apple Hill firefighter nabs lifetime achievement award
- Glengarry opens with tight win
- U14 girls Hearts celebrate soccer season
Our lead item on our opinion page is entitled "Library closures deserves ‘thanks’.
Alexandria's junior B Glens hockey team has its home opener booked for tonight, in Alexandria, at the Glengarry Sports Palace. The opening puck drop is set for 8pm, as the 2-1 Metcalfe Jets will be in town. The Glens have struggled out of the gate this season, with just one point to show for three games.
As always, The Glengarry News will provide full coverage of the junior B Glens throughout the CCHL2 season.
Among the stories we have for you in The Glengarry News this week are the following:
- Sussex man seeks plaque for war hero’s birthplace
- Ranked ballot decision still up in the air
- New youth pipe band forming in Glengarry
- NG set to laud Business and Community Award winners
- North Glen buys Mill Square
- Junior ‘B’ Glens in a fog
- Donation introduces pickleball at dome
- Celtic tops amongst tier 2 men
Leading our opinion page is a letter to the editor entitled "Time to fulfill skatepark pledge."
Among the stories we have for you in this week's edition of The Glengarry News are an update on the fate of the Dalkeith library, news about a South Glengarry actress, details of a $1 million construction project in Maxville, and details on a crosswalk planned for Main Street in Alexandria.
In sports, we have photos and details from the Drillers' winning the Glengarry Soccer League championship and news on the start of the junior 'B' hockey season, amongst our coverage.
Our lead opinion page item is entitled "Where there's a will..."
Community Build Day!
Come on down and make your mark on the Seaway Valley Habitat for Humanity Lancaster Build this weekend and take part in our Community Build Day!
When: Saturday, September 10th Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Where: 1 Victoria St. Lancaster, ON
Contact Joanne at 613-938-0413 ext. 206 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Enjoy a BBQ hot-dog lunch!
Just a reminder that our office will be closed on Monday for Labour Day. Our staff is busy working today on the next edition of The Glengarry News, and we ask that if you have an ad or other submission you wish to have in the paper, you contact us today.
Call our office at 613-525-2020, or use our online contact form.
From the staff of The News, we wish you a happy long weekend.