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Start them young!


Little Blyth was one of the youngest of the men and women in uniform at last week’s South Grenville Paramedic Station grand opening on Highway 16 in Johnstown. Full story on page eight.   
JOURNAL PHOTO/MARTELLE
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Prescott's new acting treasurer, Matthew Armstrong (center), was welcomed to the role and to his first council meeting on July 18 by Mayor Brett Todd (left) and CAO Pierre Mercier. Armstrong took over the role on July 4 and has already helped council get a clearer, more precise picture of the town's finances. A Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), who has been working in the area of public finance for the past 17 years, Armstrong comes to Prescott from the Brockville General Hospital, where he served as Chief Financial and Information Officer for the past 12 years.
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Shutterbug
Kelly Bloomfield captured this colourful image of RiverWalk’s Shakespeare Gardens in Prescott.
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Prescott Piranhas results at the Edwardsburgh-Cardinal Swim Meet
This 60.44m, (198ft) ROCK.IT, with a beam of 10.80m, (35.40ft) is a Feadships of Royal Dutch Shipyards 2014. With five staterooms, 10 guests and 13 crew members, she features an intuitive control and maneuvering system developed for naval applications. She contains cutting edge technologies, luxurious yet traditional interior comfort to say the least. The yacht is valued at $100,000,000 USD. The ROCK.IT is owned by billionaire Gourmet Sandwich franchise Guru, James John Liautaud, of Jimmy John’s Sandwiches with more than 25,000 locations in 46 U.S. states. The ROCK.IT SuperYacht was up-bound through Prescott Friday afternoon, July 22, headed through the Seaway and into Detroit Yacht Club.
JOURNAL PHOTO/CRACK
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Wayback Wednesday

Children’s Carnival helps centre


From Prescott Journal, July 27, 1966
This group of children from Churchill Road in McAuley Gardens added an inch or so of artificial ice to the Prescott Community Centre last Wednesday afternoon with a homemade fair and bake sale.  They raised $9.00 in pennies, nickles, and dimes from their fish pond, fortune teller and various other booths.  Front, left to right, are Lynn Steiner, Margie Meyer, Sonya Wichmann; back row, Joan Rupert, Belinda Harris, Gloria Fahrngruber. 
File Photo
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Scotiabank Labour Day Charity Classic tees of in Prescott September 5
Alena Sharp, an LPGA competitor, will be appearing at the Prescott golf Club in September.
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