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Being a small-town cop captures a lifetime of big-time memories

"...this one gentleman had ridden into town on his horse, and rode the animal right into the hotel and parked it up at the bar." - Wally Kolodziechuk on his recollections as Cardinal Police Chief

Raymond Bourque and the Big Bad Bruins coming to Brockville

The Brockville Winter Classic Committee, in collaboration with the Rotary Park Revitalization Committee, announce this year's three-day festival will be include the Boston Bruins alumni team.

Friendship comes before business for Chinese delegation

Party Secretary Chengzu Ma (center), of the Chinese city of Shangrao, gets a little assistance from interpreter Will Sheng as he and the mayor of Prescott, Brett Todd, put their signatures on a letter of intent that both side...

CLARK JOINS PARENTS AT QUEEN'S PARK TO PROTEST SCHOOL CLOSURES

MPP Steve Clark and parents from Eastern Ontario, including Leeds-Grenville, joined those from across the province at a rally at Queen's Park to protest ongoing accommodation reviews that could see up to 600 schools close.

Lifetime volunteer Mike Spencer honoured at Sen's game

Mike Spencer and family celebrate with his HEO Minor Hockey Country Volunteer of the Year award. From left to right - Daughter Ashleigh Spencer, partner Anne Evans, Mike Spencer, mother Rosemary Spencer, son Tim Spencer, and ...

Kizito Musabimama walks through Prescott December 1st for PTSD

Kizito Musabimama walks through Prescott December 1st on his 547km journey to raise awareness.

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Friendship comes before business for Chinese delegation

Friendship comes before business for Chinese delegation

Party Secretary Chengzu Ma (center), of the Chinese city of Shangrao, gets a little assistance from interpreter Will Sheng as he and the mayor of Prescott, Brett Todd, put their signatures on a letter of intent that both sides hope will be the first step in fostering closer economic ties between the two municipalities.

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CLARK JOINS PARENTS AT QUEEN'S PARK TO PROTEST SCHOOL CLOSURES

CLARK JOINS PARENTS AT QUEEN'S PARK TO PROTEST SCHOOL CLOSURES

MPP Steve Clark and parents from Eastern Ontario, including Leeds-Grenville, joined those from across the province at a rally at Queen's Park to protest ongoing accommodation reviews that could see up to 600 schools close.

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SERA joins fight against school closures

SERA joins fight against school closures

Pat Sayeau, mayor of Edwardsburgh-Cardinal, took part in a meeting of the South Edwardsburgh Recreation Association (SERA) last week, at which Temple Heidecker (center) and Elizabeth Knapp (right) spoke about the proposed closure of South Edwarsburgh Public School in Johnstown and efforts being made to prevent it.

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Canadian Minister of Veterans Affairs Kent Hehr visits Prescott

Canadian Minister of Veterans Affairs Kent Hehr visits Prescott

The Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs Canada made a Remembrance Week visit to the Royal Canadian Legion's Fort Wellington Branch #97 in Prescott on Saturday night.

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High school students rally against school closures

High school students rally against school closures

Bring it on!

Students from Seaway District High School stage a walkout on Tuesday morning to protest the Upper Canada School Board's proposed closure of their school. The Iroquois group is one of a swelling number of organizations banding to fight the potential closing of hundreds of schools across the province. More coverage on pages, 2, 3 and 14 of this week's Prescott Journal.

JOURNAL PHOTO/MARTELLE

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MPP CLARK CALLS FOR MORATORIUM ON SCHOOL CLOSURES

MPP Clark meets with local parents in Cardinal
MPP Clark meets with local parents in Cardinal

MPP CLARK CALLS FOR MORATORIUM ON SCHOOL CLOSURES

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Effort to derail UCDSB school closures picks up speed

Effort to derail UCDSB school closures picks up speed

Edwardsburgh-Cardinal community rallies to save their school in Cardinal.

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Motion to rescind UCDSB decision defeated

Motion to rescind UCDSB decision defeated

Schools out?

While area residents mount efforts to keep their local schools open, their hopes met with resistance at last week's Upper Canada District School Board meeting. A motion put forward that would have overturned the board's decision to look at possible school closures in the region was defeated by a vote of 8-3. More on school closings on page two and fourteen of this week's Prescott Journal.

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Florida is now that much closer

Florida is now that much closer

A crowd of dignitaries and onlookers cheer the landing of Flight #644 from Florida into Ogdensburg International Airport. The Allegiant Air flight was the first into the newly renovated airport facility from the company that is now offering discounted fares direct to the sunshine state.

JOURNAL PHOTO/MARTELLE

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Sports

ranger report

ranger report

South Grenville Ranger hockey last week

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Raymond Bourque and the Big Bad Bruins coming to Brockville

Raymond Bourque and the Big Bad Bruins coming to Brockville

The Brockville Winter Classic Committee, in collaboration with the Rotary Park Revitalization Committee, announce this year's three-day festival will be include the Boston Bruins alumni team.

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South Grenville Ranger Report

South Grenville Ranger Report

Last week's highlights in Minor Hockey

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Major Midgets off to promising start

Major Midgets off to promising start

The South Grenville Major Midgets open the season with a tie and win in their first two games.

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Flyers sweep weekend

Flyers sweep weekend

Prescott scores two big wins, earns four valuable points.

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Flyers battle Packers into OT at Leo Boivin

Flyers battle Packers into  OT at Leo Boivin

The Prescott Flyers pick up a point in a wild OT loss to league-leading Arnprior Packers.

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Legacy of Prescott sports families strives on diamonds and ice

Legacy of Prescott sports families strives on diamonds and ice

Local player excels in two sports.

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Play is work for Brockville Ontario Speedway driver Kenny Polite

Play is work for Brockville Ontario Speedway driver Kenny Polite

Local driver Kenny Polite talks about life behind the wheel.

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Flyers take a bite out of Timberwolves, lose in OT at home

Flyers battle in crease Saturday night
Flyers battle in crease Saturday night

Burns nets six goals in two games as Flyers bring home three points

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Community News

Kizito Musabimama walks through Prescott December 1st for PTSD

Kizito Musabimama walks through Prescott December 1st for PTSD

Kizito Musabimama walks through Prescott December 1st on his 547km journey to raise awareness.

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SERA hosts 2nd Paint Party

SERA hosts 2nd Paint Party

A painting party held a couple months ago by the South Edwardsburgh Recreation Association (SERA) in Johnstown turned out so well, the group is doing it again.

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SERA hosts 2nd Paint Party

SERA hosts 2nd Paint Party

A painting party held a couple months ago by the South Edwardsburgh Recreation Association (SERA) in Johnstown turned out so well, the group is doing it again.

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Lifetime volunteer Mike Spencer honoured at Sen's game

Lifetime volunteer Mike Spencer honoured at Sen's game

Mike Spencer and family celebrate with his HEO Minor Hockey Country Volunteer of the Year award. From left to right - Daughter Ashleigh Spencer, partner Anne Evans, Mike Spencer, mother Rosemary Spencer, son Tim Spencer, and Catey Sauve (son's girlfriend).

JOURNAL PHOTO/K MARTELLE

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STEO Prepared for inclement weather

STEO Prepared for inclement weather

With winter near, and the impending onset of inclement weather, Student Transportation of Eastern Ontario (STEO) is preparing the process used to manage bus cancellations for the upcoming winter season.

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Being a small-town cop captures a lifetime of big-time memories

Being a small-town cop captures a lifetime of big-time memories

"...this one gentleman had ridden into town on his horse, and rode the animal right into the hotel and parked it up at the bar." - Wally Kolodziechuk on his recollections as Cardinal Police Chief

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Firefighters a great value to the community all year round

Firefighters a great value to the community all year round

Local firefighters are at the core of any community.

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Are there ghosts of Fort Wellington still guarding over Prescott's past?

Are there ghosts of Fort Wellington still guarding over Prescott's past?

Are the ghost of the past part of Fort Wellington's present? A Halloween tale.

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Zombie Walk comes to Prescott

Zombie Walk comes to Prescott

Prescott's first annual Zombie Walk is nearing.

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A plan for growing tourism is blooming in Prescott

A plan for growing tourism is blooming in Prescott

PrPrescott Council was happy to hear recently that the Town of Prescott had been awarded 'five blooms' by judges of the Communities in Bloom program, and after a brief presentation at a council meeting last week, in which the judges' glowing review was revealed.

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Lifestyle

Spencerville a runway to high fashion

Spencerville a runway to high fashion

Local folks take a walk down the fashion runway.

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Opinion

Editor's Notebook - ARC process clearly more of a sow's ear

Editor's Notebook - ARC process clearly more of a sow's ear

Despite the School Board's best efforts, the old adage "You can't' make a silk purse out of a sow's ear" never rang truer.

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ECFD...much, much more than a Fair weather friend

ECFD...much, much more than a Fair weather friend

Fire Departments the heart of any community.

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Entertaining Thoughts - Our Canada coverage

Entertaining Thoughts - Our Canada coverage

Candy gets it done for local Legion!

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