AYLMER, EAST ELGIN TODAY
-Wed. – EECC Family Drop In - 6:00pm to 8:00pm; $5/family of five; Games etc.
-Sat. – Club 7 Paper Drive
-Sat. – Legion steak Bbq, 6 p.m., $12 each; Advance sales only.
-Sat. – Active Elgin Day (see story)
-Underhill, Ronald Douglas, of St. Thomas, on Saturday, in his 70th year. Survivors include: daughter Catherine Balogh (Mark) of Port Burwell etc . Service on Thursday at WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, St., St. Thomas at 11:00 a.m. Visitation on Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. Cremation has taken place.
-Eppel, Joseph Martin Sr., formerly of Courtland, on Saturday, at the age of 86 years. Survivors include: children Carolyn Murray (Dan) of Straffordville, Patricia Eppel (Jerry Neville) of Straffordville etc. Visitation at OSTRANDER’S FUNERAL HOME, Tillsonburg, on Monday, from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Tillsonburg on Tuesday, at 12 noon.
MALAHIDE FIRE REPORT:
– March 19, 2012, Station #3, Pressey Line, Medical Assist
– March 19, 2012, Station #1, Richmond Road, Medical Assist
– March 19, 2012, Station #1, Nova Scotia Line, Burn Complaint
– March 20, 2012, Station # 1, 50451 Calton Line, Lightening strike
(*lightning hit a telephone junction box at the roadside and travelled to the nearby home. Minor damage)
– March 21, 2012, Station #1, Nova Scotia Line, Medical Assist
– March 23, 2012, Station #3, Carter Road, Medical Assist
– March 25, 2012, Station #2, Heritage Line, Medical Assist
– March 25, 2012, Station #3, Springer Hill Road, Medical Assist
BAYHAM VOLUNTEER AWARD WINNERS
The following are Bayham residents who were recepients of Ontario Volunteer Awards at Friday’s ceremony at the EEC Complex: Ron Allenson, Bonnie Bradfield, Ken Smith, Chuck Buchanan, Bev Hickey, for Municipality of Bayham; Darlene Bentley, Marsha Campbell, Pearl Kennedy, Jim Tait, Kim Tait, Julie Mackinnon, for the Eden Community Centre; Ray Maddox, Ron Bradfield for the Bayham Museum; Ken Emerson, Donai Emerson for Order of the Eastern Star; Catherine Prong, Fred Shelley, Polly Shelley, Nancy Vince, Gwynn Williams, and Marion Hoshal for Trinity Church in Pt. Burwell.
A READER WRITES:
“We recently moved out of the area and often check your website for local news in the area. Imagine my disgust that there is a poll regarding the tragic kidnapping, rape, torture and murder of Tori Stafford disguised as a scare tactic for the community. There is NO lesson in Tori’s rape and murder. NONE! It was a tragic, senseless, crime. By suggesting that all children should be picked up after school is also implying that Tori’s family is responsible for her death. By suggesting that no one talk to strangers is suggesting that strangers will hurt you. Society should recognize problem youth earlier? What about making those problem youth accountable for their actions? How about tackling drugs and proverty as we all know it’s a cycle that will be repeated with the next generation. The issue isn’t about recognizing problem youth – ask anyone in a small town, we all KNOW who the trouble kids are and whose parents have no idea where their child is and nor do they care. How about tackling learning issues in school at a younger age in order to keep youth from lashing out at the frustration of not being able to learn so easily like we expect them too? Video surveillance?.Surveillance costs money, it arguably cuts into our privacy rights. I sincerely hope you remove the thoughtless poll from your website immediately There is a lot you can educate your readers on instead of posting a poll that so inflames the public by implying misconceptions about crime.”
Sincerely – Sabrina Scrimegour, Lucan
ACTIVE ELGIN THIS SATURDAY
(Contributed) – “Active Elgin Day, which takes place on Saturday, March 31,2012, is a one-day opportunity to try new activities and leisure pursuits for free or at a reduced cost. For a full listing of the organizations that are offering free or discounted activities for the day please visit www.activeelgin.ca or call the East Elgin Community Complex at 519-773-5631 Listed below are Active Elgin events in East Elgin:
1. Bowling at Cys from 2-4 pm; Free
2. Dance at Tammys Dance Studio at Immanuel School : 10 to 10:45 Intro to Ballet, jazz for ages 5-12; 11 to 11:45 am Mom and Me Zumba ; 12-12:45 pm – CoEd Zumba for ages 19 and up and 1-145pm Teen Zumba ages 13-18; All free
3.Fitness and Health at The Hub Centre, Belmont from 9am to 4 pm. ie, TOPS, Ballroom Dance, Yoga, Fit Bootcamp; all Free
4.Shooting, Archery at East Elgin Sportsmens Association, $10 ammo.; 9-6