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Panthers play it out in Pittsburgh

Panthers play it out in Pittsburgh

PECI Baseball Select players, coached by Matt Ronan, Adam Allison, John and Jane Allison participated in a series of cross-border exhibition games against Pittsburgh, PA area school teams last weekend. The boys also attended two Pittsburgh Pirates games and toured the city of Pittsburgh. “The team-building trip was made possible by the wonderful sponsorship support […]

Prom project provides formal wear free of charge

Prom project provides formal wear free of charge

PECI helped students get to their proms and graduations in style this year with a Prom Project event Friday. Prom Project makes gently-used formal wear available to elementary and secondary school students who plan to go to prom, formals or graduation ceremonies. Clothing and accessories are provided free of charge through donations from the community. […]

e-waste day at PECI

PECI hosts e-waste & tire collection! – April 25

  PECI is hosting an electronics waste and tire collection from 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. Saturday, April 25 at the back parking lot of the school. Bring computers, TVs, printers, telephones, cell phones, cameras, audio and video equipment and old tires.

PECI's Sara Evans wins trip to Canada-wide Science Fair

PECI’s Sara Evans wins trip to Canada-wide Science Fair

The County’s Sara Evans will join this year’s Canada-wide science fair team in New Brunswick next month, with her project ‘Dominant and Recessive Inheritance of Hair Texture’. The Grade 11 Prince Edward Collegiate student was one of five students from the region who will be headed to Fredericton as winners of the grand prize at […]

PECI classmates from the 60s missing - can you help?

PECI classmates from the 60s missing – can you help?

2015 marks the 50th year since the Class of 65 walked the halls of Prince Edward Collegiate Institute and organizers of a reunion are looking for classmates to gather this spring “to see how little everybody has changed”. There are 100 registered classmates planning to attend the 50th anniversary reunion celebrations May 29 and 30. […]

Springtime a perfect time to make a BFF with cattitude

Springtime a perfect time to make a BFF with cattitude

Sponsored by A Sheltered Life – photographs, and stories, as told to Maggie Haylock-Capon, by Liza, resident greeter at the Loyalist Humane Society.  File photographs by Alan R. Capon. (If you are unable to adopt a cat or kitten, there are many other important ways to help the LHS. Donations of Javex and other household […]

County Clippers ends season with gold medal tourney win

County Clippers ends season with gold medal tourney win

The County Clippers U14 boys team were golden this past weekend in Hamilton at the Blessed Sacrament Tournament. “We won all five games en route to the championship and defeated Milton 48-37 in the final,” said coach Rob Garden. “Overall, our defence kept all opponents under 40 points which speaks very highly about our focus […]

Furry friend in need thankful for a good deed

Furry friend in need thankful for a good deed

Over the Easter weekend Rev. Audrey Whitney was searching for divine intervention with regard to a cat that had been chased up a very tall tree in her back yard. Fortunately she was able to find this Divine Intervention with the help of County native Mark Graham. The cat had been up the tree in […]

Pink Shirt Day 'is all about inclUSion'

Pink Shirt Day ‘is all about inclUSion’

The wearing of pink T-shirts Wednesday April 8 marks the 7th Annual Pink Shirt Day at schools in the County and nation-wide. Students, employees and families from 30 Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board schools purchased more than 3,300 HPEDSB-designed pink T-shirts featuring the ‘It’s all about inclUSion’ slogan. On ‘Pink Shirt Day’, people […]

Resolving council size and preserving County wards

Resolving council size and preserving County wards

The size of council is to be addressed again (at a special committee of the whole meeting set for April 16). I would like to draw attention to the N.E.W. Plan, which I proposed to the previous council in 2013. It was not formally considered, because council was committed to responding to the recommendations of […]

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