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Dr. Andrew Jamieson. (Photo from book This House of Healing PECMH by Alan R Capon)

Radiology a better place thanks to Dr. J

In 2010 a state-of-the-art digital radiography department was completed at Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital as a result of generous donations from the community. However, this was not the first time that the x-ray dept had been updated. In 1984 Radiologist Dr. Andrew Jamieson was hired by the PECMH Board of Directors as head of [...]

Start change right here in The County

Start change right here in The County

What a lovely Sunday morning in the County. Sunny skies, coffee in hand, listening to the radio, CBC radio that is. A wonderful description of how we can all work together by Canadian Storey teller, Stewart Mclean, who this week visited Hudson, Quebec. His description of how it used to be and how the town has changed to [...]

County Clippers OBA Rep Team Tryouts

County Clippers OBA Rep Team Tryouts

The Rep Basketball Program offers opportunities to players who wish to take their game to a higher level. The focus of the rep program will be on skill and team development. What separates the rep program from the house league program is the level of competition that players will confront and the level of commitment [...]

Final slate of municipal candidates is set

Final slate of municipal candidates is set

Municipal Election Day Oct. 27, 2014 (Updated as of Sept. 12, 2014) Nominations for positions on Prince Edward County Council have been closed as of 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12. The candidates are: Mayor Robert Quaiff Jeff Goddard Paul Boyd Ward 1 Picton (Two to be elected) Lenny Epstein Phil St. Jean Treat Hull Ray [...]

Third time no charm for tired and tedious Expendables

Third time no charm for tired and tedious Expendables

Amidst the news storm that accompanied Robin Williams’ death, was the loss of another icon. Lauren Bacall died Sept. 16th after years of declining health. She was beautiful, talented and could tell you to go to hell and make you look forward to the trip. Her voice was legendary. Sultry and husky. She had a [...]

PECI class of ’65 planning spring reunion

PECI class of ’65 planning spring reunion

Are you curious about old friends and acquaintances? The “PECI Class of 65” is organizing a 50th anniversary reunion for the spring of 2015. The class of 65 moniker includes those in Grades 12 or 13 during 1965. However, an invitation is extended to all who were with us in high school in the mid-60s [...]

Six Million Dollar Arm surprisingly good

Six Million Dollar Arm surprisingly good

I understand that my movie preferences are evolving. I find that more and more I am looking for movies where people are nice to each other. I think I’m just experiencing some Breaking Bad Game of Thrones burn out. The problem with all those shows is that when you are going for hardcore gritty you [...]

Foreign workers glitch threatens Music at Port Milford

Foreign workers glitch threatens Music at Port Milford

Recently, in a story “Port Milford Summer Music Camp wrapping up 28th year”, author Jack Evans pointed out the economic and tourism benefits and the musical reputation this internationally known program has brought to Prince Edward County. Its balance of high level Canadian and American artists has brought students (and their families) from Canada, the [...]

Pardon me if I appear rather glum in this shot. This summer's invasion of the rug rats has depleted my energy and left me more than a little depressed. With approximately 150 kittens swelling our ranks there is good reason for my shattered nerves. My catnaps are constantly interrupted and it has been impossible for me to hostess a meeting of our book club this month. With so much caterwauling I cannot hear myself think - Liza

With addition of 150 kittens, shelter is bursting at the seams

Sponsored by A Sheltered Life – stories as told to Maggie Haylock-Capon, by Liza, resident greeter at the Loyalist Humane Society. (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 cleaning products, garbage [...]

Our world is a little darker without Robin Williams

Our world is a little darker without Robin Williams

Before I write about Robin Williams, I need to share some background with you. For 25 years I worked with youth in crisis and then survivors of abuse. I saw first-hand  the carnage and havoc suicide causes in the lives of people who at tempt, and their families. The devastation. A few years ago I [...]

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