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Tickets at the door for Sunday's 'purr-fect' Katnip Tea

Tickets at the door for Sunday’s ‘purr-fect’ Katnip Tea

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 and photos by Gilles Robert. (If you are unable to adopt a cat or kitten, there are many other important ways to help the LHS. Donations of Javex […]

PECI video thanks role model parents who put down their phones

PECI video thanks role model parents who put down their phones

A powerful, new video unveiled today at Prince Edward Collegiate Institute speaks directly to parents about the responsibility they have as a role model to not text and drive. The video features PECI students recognizing that parents play a key role in preventing injuries and death and aims to remind parents of this important role. […]

PECI honours its outstanding athletes

PECI honours its outstanding athletes

Prince Edward Collegiate Institute athletes shone on the stage of the Regent Theatre Wednesday night as they were honoured for individual and team efforts in sports this year. “Athletics is a special part of our school because it’s an opportunity for us to extend the classroom into an area where lessons can be learned of […]

PECI tennis doubles team at OFSSA

PECI tennis doubles team at OFSSA

UPDATE: The girls doubles team fought a good fight but lost their two matches at OFSSA, 4-8 and 6-8. “Everyone had a great time and enjoyed the experience,” said coach Dave Inch. “In their downtime they took in some of the sites of Toronto including the Ripley’s Aquarium and a Jay’s game.” UPDATE MAY 26 – […]

Ontario’s Energy Leap to Destruction

Ontario’s Energy Leap to Destruction

I was in the middle of a column about Wynne’s Hot New Energy Plan for Ontario, but Times editor Conroy beat me to the punch, and said it better than I could. Still, a little extra screaming about the insanity of our duly-elected rulers wouldn’t hurt. It might even send us scrambling to our new […]

Panthers win COSSA baseball gold! Heading to OFSAA

Panthers win COSSA baseball gold! Heading to OFSAA

UPDATE: PECI’s baseball team is heading to OFSAA after Tuesday’s COSSA win against Crestwood. The Boys Baseball East Regionals are set for Wed-Thurs June 1-2 at Aurora and Newmarket fields.   COSSA baseball finals Tuesday begin at 9:30am in Wellington.  Game one will be PECI Panthers vs  St. Peter’s of Peterborough.  Game 2 will be the […]

Lip Dub 2 - still proud to be PECI Panthers

Lip Dub 2 – still proud to be PECI Panthers

Panther Pride was turned up to maximum Tuesday as Prince Edward Collegiate Institute filmed its second “Lip Dub”. A lip dub combines lip synching and audio dubbing to make a music video. The exercise included the school’s students, staff, parents, alumni and community partners presenting the excitement and energy of students and programs. The first […]

Celebrate County's Biodiversity

Celebrate County’s Biodiversity

The United Nations has proclaimed May 22 the International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. In 2016, the theme is: mainstreaming biodiversity; sustaining people and their livelihoods. Biodiversity is the foundation for life and for the essential services provided by ecosystems. It therefore underpins peoples’ livelihoods and sustainable […]

Clippers out of steam in semis; will finish season with Slam Classic

Clippers out of steam in semis; will finish season with Slam Classic

The U16 County Clippers boys were contenders on the weekend in Hamilton where they competed in the Blessed Sacrament AA Basketball Tournament. Rob Garden, County Clippers president, said the boys got off to a slow start vs. the Norfolk Nets from Simcoe in their first game and were unable to erase the deficit losing 56-38. […]

I Heart Myself

I Heart Myself

One of the advantages of aging at a rapid rate is that I get to look back and build a gauge of human progress. I became politically aware in 1967 … pretty much the perfect time to be a teenager. It was Centennial year, and our Prime Minister was a vibrant Pierre Trudeau, rose in […]

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