Wondering what that low-flying plane was doing in the skies Sunday?
It was a Hercules C130J, the big four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft the Canadian Forces used in Afghanistan. It performed four flyovers on Sunday afternoon during the unveiling of the LAV III monument next to the Lancaster Legion honouring Canadian Armed Forces who served during the Afghanistan conflict.
More details about the new MacEwen gas station and convenience store in Lancaster have been unveiled.
As The News previously reported, the existing structures located on the northeast side of the 401 overpass on Military Road will be demolished.
A new 3,035 square-foot facility will be erected, complete with six pumps and 16 parking spaces. The company’s investment is estimated at $1.7 million.
Last weekend, the Lancaster Curling Club held its annual business bonspiel, and we have the story in The Glengarry News (Feb. 7 edition). A photo gallery is available online here.
Three days of action concludes today in the Business Bonspiel at the Lancaster Curling Club, and we will have the story in the next edition of The Glengarry News. In the meantime, we have photos from the action available in our online galleries here.
A 16-year-old boy from Dorval was killed Monday after he was struck by a VIA Rail train while walking on the CN Railway track on Celtic Lane in Lancaster. Another pedestrian, a 15-year-old boy from South Glengarry, was transported to hospital by paramedics with minor injuries.
The Stormont-Dundas-Glengarry Ontario Provincial Police detachment is investigating the accident which occurred at 7:55 p.m.
The identity of the deceased is being withheld pending notification of next-of-kin.