Joan Love hopes charity will spread like fire, especially when people stop by her house to buy campfire starters she is making out of wax, wood chips, and candle wicks. The idea fulfills a challenge by Reverend Harry Disher, who gave a group of congregants at a swim meet $1 each as seed money to ...
Bob Teskey was “a good listener and companion.” This week, his wife Barb pays tribute to his legacy by walking in the Relay for Life. Her lesson: live your dreams.
Originally from Sarnia, retired teacher’s assistant Barb Teskey, 58, and her family are participating as team Family Ties in Grand Bend’s 12 hour Relay for Life ...
Leading lady in Camelot was finalist on CBC’s How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria
Fifty years after celebrated musical writers Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe wrote the hit, Camelot makes its Huron Country Playhouse debut this week, with eight shows a week from July 8 to 25. Set in medieval England, the musical ...
Hotel management sends message of thanks to all those who helped preserve and restore the beachfront landmark
Heading into their 52nd year as a beachfront inn, The management of Bonnie Donne Manor-on-the-Beach are thankful that a small March 29 fire contained to one room didn’t destroy their entire business.
Although small, the fire led to two months ...
By Lance Crossley
(Part two of a four-part series examining the monetary system.)
One of the unspoken absurdities of our money system is government debt. Under our system, the only way a government can pay for its programs and services is through taxes or borrowing. Since taxes are never enough to meet its budget requirements, government ...
Advice from Mom
By Rita Lessard
Finally, summer has arrived and all of the children have completed another school year. Hopefully all the students had a successful year and will enjoy the summer.
The parents, on the other hand, have the unenviable task of keeping all of those kids occupied. Most mothers work, so they have the big ...
Keeping the Peace
By Tom Lessard, C.D.
On a warm, sunny day in November 1957, some of us were told to pack our gear (what little we were allowed to take out of the country) as we were leaving for home. It didn’t take long as I’m sure most of us had been ready to go since ...
Fido… Come… Sit
By Yvonne Passmore
My husband is working at a housing complex. He’s worked at a few and can tell you horror stories about the conditions that some people live in. Some of these people are content with a lifestyle that would appall most. Sadly, children and animals are often forced to live with these ...
Living in Balance
By Jenipher Appleton
(The following is a justifiable divergence from the usual topic of ‘our feathered friends’.)
As a member and co-director of the Ailsa Craig and District Historical Society, it was recently my turn to open the museum and attend to any tourists who might happen by during an afternoon. The museum, also known ...
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Pt. Franks Comm Ctr
Kids Matter every Tuesday. Join us as we crochet sleeping mats out of milk bags to send to the children in Africa and South America. Bring your lunch, scissors and a #7 crochet hook. Call Peggy Smith at 519-296-5834 for details.
7 p.m. – Grand Bend ...
Recipes by James Eddington
Eddington’s of Exeter
527 Main Street, Exeter
519-235-3030 – www.eddingtons.ca
Photos by Casey Lessard
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1 head roughly chopped or torn radicchio
1/4 red onion finely sliced
1/2 cup mandarin oranges
1/2 cup quartered strawberries
1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
1/2 yellow pepper, sliced
Slivered pecans (optional)
Toss all ingredients together and drizzle with dressing.
This recipe is ...