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A “Keyboard Fantasia”

Monday, October 16th, 2017 · 0 Comments

Aylmer Baptist Church music director Neil Whyte, left, had Devin Hilliker turn the pages for him while he played a “Keyboard Fantasia” concert in front of more than 50 music lovers on Sunday afternoon, Oct. ...

Training for flashovers

Saturday, October 14th, 2017 · 0 Comments

Volunteer firefighters in full gear from all for Central Elgin halls received day-long flashover training at the Yarmouth Centre Fire Station located just east of St. Thomas on Saturday, Oct. 14. The training c ...

Barn gets one-piece 500 foot long eavestrough

Friday, October 13th, 2017 · 0 Comments

On Friday morning, Oct. 13, Teichroeb Exteriors Inc. worker Henry Knelsen, front, steadied the end of a 500 foot long one-piece section of eavestrough that was about to be installed on a chicken barn at Walker ...

Learning fire safety

Friday, October 13th, 2017 · 0 Comments

Aylmer volunteer firefighter  Mike Holmes, left, encouraged his son Cale, 6, to read a pamphlet with information on smoke alarms while his other son Colin, 9, looked on during the annual Fire Prevention Open H ...

Thanksgiving ends with power outage

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017 · 0 Comments

Thankfully, most Thanksgiving celebrations – at least the cooking and dining parts – weren’t affected by a power outage in the Aylmer area that started at about 10 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 9 and lasted at lea ...

Assumption helps FCC with food drive

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017 · 0 Comments

On Tuesday morning, Oct. 10, the Grade 5/6 pupils of teacher Julie Tracey’s class at Assumption Catholic Elementary School volunteered to help weigh all of the non-perishable food collected during Farm Credit ...

Celebrating wetland conservation

Thursday, October 5th, 2017 · 0 Comments

Over 320 men attended the 36th annual Ducks Unlimited Aylmer Men's Committee Dinner and Auction at the German Canadian Club's Saxonia Hall on Wednesday evening, Oct. 4. Those attending could bid on 40 silent au ...

It’s a walking bus

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 · 0 Comments

Pupils Curtis Fehr, right, Braylon Jacques and Sophie Kerr carried the "walking school bus" banner for everyone arriving on foot at McGregor Public School on Wednesday morning, Oct. 4 for Internationa ...

Running to find a cure

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 · 0 Comments

South Dorchester Public School pupils Ava Campbell, left, Payton Biser, Tyler Van Gorp and Cameron Richardson participated in the annual Terry Fox Run at their school on Thursday afternoon, Sept. 28. Over $350 ...

Oktoberfest fills the Sax

Sunday, October 1st, 2017 · 0 Comments

Canada's Polka King Walter Ostanek and his band helped fill the Aylmer German Canadian Club's Saxonia Hall on Saturday evening, Sept. 30 for a third straight year as the featured attraction of Oktoberfest. Thos ...