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The Johnstown Ship of Dreams



Ship spotters quickly noticed a cruise chip docked in Johnstown last Wednesday. The Hamburg, which has a capacity of 400, was enroute to Montreal and stopped for some new passengers and a little cleaning. This is the second time the ship has been seen along the St. Lawrence River in the past month. In September, the ship was destined for Toronto. It is a world-class ship that has docked in such exotic places as Ireland and Chile.
Skyler Fraser photo
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Wittkie becomes town’s Director of Corporate Services
Cardinal native Rob Whittkie will return to the area as Prescott’s new Director of Corporate Services/Clerk. The position is a newly created one that is similar to roles in communities the same size as Prescott.
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Cardinal store closing after 21 years
Marj Kempffer of Dollar General laughs with customer Marilyn Justus (right). After 21 years service to the village, the Cardinal store will be closing in late November.
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Giants back in action
After a tough defeat to the North Grenville Knights on Saturday, the South Grenville Giants and their strong offensive line head to the Chesterville area Thursday to take on Tagwi High School. Kick-off is at 12 p.m.
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Spencerville Fair Results 2014


The results are in! Check out this years Spencerville Fair Results and pictures in this weeks Prescott Journal!
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Ian Farthing saying goodbye with musical show
St. Lawrence Shakespeare Festival Artistic Director Ian Farthing will be saying goodbye to Prescott in a special show called A Few Of My Favourite Things being held at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church on October 25. An evening performance is sold-out, but tickets are still available for a 3 p.m. matinee show.
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