January 2017 Archive

ODDS Bears Nordic ski team member, Jillian Strutt, crosses the finish line during Mono Nordic Ski Club’s annual invitational meet. Despite the warm temperatures over the weekend there was still a lot of snow on the trails for the Saturday, January 21, event.

Mono Nordic Club hosts annual invitational

The sudden arrival of mild weather across the province may have melted a lot of snow but there was still plenty of the white stuff ...

Orangeville Junior A Flyers forward, Brailey Molella lines up a shot during the second period of Saturday night’s game against the Newmarket Hurricanes. The Flyers were trailing 4-2 going into the third period but closed the score on a late goal. The game ended with a 4-3 Newmarket win.

Hurricanes ground Flyers in Newmarket

The Orangeville Junior A Flyers closed the gap late in the third period of Saturday’s (Jan. 21) game against the Newmarket Hurricanes, but a final ...

Staynor extends lead atop PJHL Northern Conference

The Stayner Siskins now have a five point lead over the second place Alliston Hornets in the North Conference of the PJHL. Alliston has been ...

The great divide

Social Media has provided a platform for everyone to speak our minds. The ‘social’ aspect is often traded in, reformatted as a sounding board for ...

Will it be reciprocity or fair trade?

NOW THAT DONALD TRUMP has apparently set aside, at least for the moment, his promise to tear up the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) ...

Actually, we’ve seen it all before

On July 14, 1789, the people of Paris, France, stormed the Bastille fortress to capture gunpowder and arms which began, in truth, the French Revolution. ...

Lets not see a repetition

THE MOST VISIBLE change in the rebuilt section of First Avenue between First and Second streets was obviously the creation of intermittent parking spaces on ...

Rod Beattie as Walt Wingfield. Catch Theatre Orangeville's newest production 'Wingfield's Progress' at the Orangeville Opera House between February 2 and 19.

Rod Beattie is Walt Wingfield, and all the others

Warm welcome back to Walt Wingfield in Wingfield’s Progress by Dan Needles, opening February 2 at Theatre Orangeville. This is number two in the seven ...

An assortment of scarves designed and created by Carrole Blakeman.

Carrole and Brian Blakeman: two artists, similar paths, same ambitions

When two artists live together as a married couple, there is every chance for mutual support and encouraging forays into challenging work. So it is ...

Deborah Davidson shows off a necklace pendant design of her Tattoo Project logo. The local author held a special ‘R U Inked’ launch party at Booklore in Orangeville on Jan. 19.

The Tattoo Project launched in Orangeville

The old adage ‘a picture is worth a thousand words’ has perhaps never been more appropriate than when it’s used to describe memorial and commemorative ...

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