December 2016 Archive

Kristin Scott is between worlds as Country singer and real estate agent

Kristin Scott is a Country singer – it is in her blood. Her parents are Country singers Audie and Gordon Henry. “I grew up in ...

Orangeville bell ringers represent Canada at ‘Big Ring’

Two Orangeville residents proudly flew the flag for Canada last month as they participated in a successful world record attempt south of the border in ...

Some hopes for the new year

SADLY, THE OLD YEAR seems to be ending much the same way it did mid-year, with senseless violence on the part of too many people ...

Christmas gives the gift of giving

How many ways can a person give? As the poet said, let me count them. A new jet is nice but how many mink coats ...

Debunking the ‘war’ on Christmas

Each year, without fail, the posts on social media come. People who wear their faith as if it were their clothing – always in the ...

Our ‘Exemplary’ hospital

OUR CONGRATULATIONS go out this week to the Headwaters Health Care Centre on winning the top award, “Exemplary” from Accreditation Canada. At a time when ...

Bredin happily ‘problematic’

Melissa McGrath’s response to Rob Bredin’s column, “Surely All Lives Matter” betrays the new norm of acceptable social membership.  Its name is ‘victimhood’. Ms. McGrath ...

3-1 win in Saturday game for Jr A Flyers

It took a while before the scoreboard was lit up in Saturday (Dec. 17) night’s Junior A game at the Alder Street area in Orangeville, ...

OMHA announce new executive director

The Ontario Minor Hockey Association has announced that Ian Taylor (Oakville, ON) has been named the new Executive Director of the organization effective immediately. Taylor ...

Muskies gain momentun in mid season

The Shelburne Senior A Muskies seem to be on a roll after picking up their fourth win in six games. The latest game in the ...

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