The Glengarry News


Habitat Build Day

publisher Sep 6, 2016 - 10:56am

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 for more information.

Enjoy a BBQ hot-dog lunch!

Toy Mountain drive

richard Dec 4, 2015 - 4:18pm

Former Lancaster resident Ellen “Dede” Crothers is once again organizing Mathew’s Toy Mountain to make sure children in need in South Glengarry receive a toy for Christmas.
People can drop off a new or clean, gently used toy for donation at the IDA Pharmacy store or Henderson’s Grocery, or make a financial donation at the Bank of Montreal in Lancaster.
People can also make a monetary donation online at the Go Fund Me website at: to raise money to purchase toys for children in need for the holidays.
Firefighters will be collecting donations during the Santa Claus parade in Lancaster December 5 at 2 p.m.

3 killed in 401 crash

richard Sep 7, 2015 - 12:15pm

The three victims of an accident on Highway 401 near Lancaster Sunday have been identified as Jonathan Cawthron, 28, of Nova Scotia, and Akansksha Jain, 27, of Kingston, and Sharad Srivastava, 58, of India.
Jonathan Cawthron was driving an SUV the wrong way in the westbound lane of Highway 401 when it collided head-on with a westbound Hyundai, that was passing a tractor trailer. The SUV then collided with the truck.
Two of the victims died at the scene of the crash.
Sharad Srivastava, the mother of the Hyundai driver, succumbed to her injuries overnight in hospital.
The driver of the Hyundai and his three-year-old son were transported to local hospital with serious injuries.
The 53-year-old male truck driver, from St-Lazare, was not injured.

Charges pending

richard Jul 21, 2015 - 9:49am

“Charges are pending” as the investigation into a bus-tractor trailer crash on Highway 401 near Lancaster in late June continues, says Sgt. Norm Marion, of the Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Ontario Provincial Police detachment.
Sgt. Marion, during his bi-monthly report to South Glengarry council and administration on Monday night, added that two women who were among the 25 injured remain in hospital, “but are expected to make a full recovery.”