Daily News About Aylmer, Ontario and East Elgin


LATER THURSDAY:

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OJIBWA MOVE COMPLETE



Project Ojibwa informs that the submarine was placed on its permanent foundation south of the bridge in Pt. Burwell last night. The transporting ‘trailers’ were to be moved away this morning. (Video by Larry Jeffery).

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THURSDAY, Nov. 29/12

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AYLMER, EAST ELGIN TODAY:

 

-Sat. -Kids And Co.; Rudolph Show; OTH Theatre, 2pm (see ad)

-Sat. -Springfield Santa Parade 1pm; Pt. Burwell Parade 6pm

-Sat. -Spitfires host New Hamburg, 7:30pm

-Sat. -TV -125th Parade 10 am (Sunday 4 pm) Ch.5

-Sat. -TV -2012 Santa Parade 2pm (Sunday 7pm) Ch.5

-Sat./Sun. -Shelley McVittie Studio Open House (see ad)

-Sun. -Belmont Santa Parade, 6pm

-Sun. -Community Band Carols Service, 7pm, Aylmer Missionary Church

 

 

 

CHRIST-MUST LIST #1- OPTIMIST TOY DRIVE

 

(Information from Dave Dohnt of the Aylmer Optimist Club) – “The drop off areas are: Waydan Auto Repair Talbot St. E., Oswell Chiropractor Centre Talbot St. W., ICS Courier Service Talbot St. W, Eastlink  Sydenham St., Aylmer Legion  John St., and  McTaggart, Armstrong, Dewar & Owen Talbot St. W. Items can be dropped off during business hours or we can pick them up – call: 773-8475.  Friday, December 21 (tentative)  is the delivery day for the toys. The needs are – toys for all age groups up to 15 years of age plus hats and mittens (no coats). The majority of toys we receive are used. We have been doing this service for some 50 years. Last year we delivered presents to over 600 kids.”

 

 

 

AYLMER MINOR BALL NEEDS HELP

 

(Contributed by Dave Ferguson) – “Baseball for kids in Aylmer is in trouble. The current Aylmer Minor Baseball Association (AMBA) board is stepping down after many years behind the plate. All five positions of President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer and Registrar  need to be filled by the end of December. If no one comes forward, the 2013 Aylmer Minor Ball season will be in jeopardy.

Sports for kids is an important piece of their learning and growing lives. Baseball is a great sport where individual and team play are rolled into one. This past season of AMBA was one that presented many new experiences.

The Blastball program this year had 21 kids, the most ever. Our Mosquito House league team was comprised of many new players who had to learn a lot about baseball very quickly. Rookie Ball, Mosquito, Peewee and Bantam all went to Rep baseball. This was a new experience for all. Continued growth of these teams from Blastball up to Bantam will keep Aylmer teams on pace with the opposition.

Baseball for kids in Aylmer has been a tradition for many years. Aylmer needs this for the sake of the game and to provide baseball opportunities for our youth. If you love the game of baseball now is your chance to share that passion.  The kids want to play ball and will come back each and every season. Become a member of the Aylmer Minor Ball Association and make a difference.” (Contact Lorraine at 519 765 1019.)

 

 

 

ONE YEAR AGO THIS WEEK

 

“POLICE TO ENFORCE CURFEW”

 

(Due to a rash of minor crimes at late hours by suspected youth vandals, Aylmer Police will enforce a curfew on under 16s after midnight. Chief Andre Reymer provided the following information:) – “Sections 79(5) &(6) of the Family & Children’s Services Act gives police the authority to “apprehend” unaccompanied  16 year old persons as we deem them to be in need of protection. We will take them to an appropriate place of safety (usually home). We apprehend them for their own good, unless we find them committing a crime.  The law says:  No parent of a child less than sixteen years of age shall permit the child to, (a) loiter in a public place between the hours of midnight and 6 a.m.; or (b) be in a place of public entertainment between the hours of midnight and 6 a.m., unless the parent accompanies the child or authorizes a specified individual eighteen years of age or older to accompany the child.”

 

 

 

ONE MORE PARADE PICTURE:

 

 

Goodwill’s ‘crazy car’ was popular in last Saturday’s Aylmer Christmas Parade. (Photo by Don Durkee) (CLICK)

 

 

 

THE SURVEY SAYS:




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WEDNESDAY, Nov. 28/12

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AYLMER, EAST ELGIN TODAY:

 

-Sat. -Kids And Co.; Rudolph Show; OTH Theatre, 2pm (see ad)

-Sat. -Springfield Santa Parade 1pm; Pt. Burwell Parade 6pm

-Sun. -Belmont Santa Parade, 6pm

-Sun. -Community Band Carols Service, 7pm, Aylmer Missionary Church

 

 

 

OBITUARIES:

 

Frisch, Elizabeth; of Aylmer, on Tuesday, in her 90th year. Wife of the late John Frisch(1990). Survivors include: daughters Elfrieda (Mike) Reiter and Crystel Frisch, both of Aylmer. She was born in Romania. Friends may call at the H. A. Kebbel Funeral Home, Aylmer on Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Friday, at 11:00 am

 

 

Tompkins, Jack; of Corinth; on Sunday; aged 71 years. Survivors include: wife Pauline (Marshall) Tompkins; children Jackie (John) VanHappen of Corinth; Colleen Tompkins of Brownsville etc.(Predeceased by son Shawn (2011)). Visitation at Ostrander’s Funeral Home Tillsonburg on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The funeral will be at Ostrander’s on Friday at 2pm.

 

 

Reuter, Barbara; of Tillsonburg, last Wednesday, aged 78. Survivors include: siblings Leny (Doug) Wilson of Straffordville, Heinz Kessler (Molly) of Copenhagen etc.. There will be no visitation or service.

 

 

Neville, Harvey Richard; of Pt. Burwell; on Tuesday; aged 80. Survivors include: wife Loreen (nee Brown); children Pam (Rick) Loucks, Greg Neville and friend Tracy Wilson etc.. Harvey was the proprietor of Neville Propane for 43 years. Visitation at Ostrander’s Funeral Home, Tillsonburg on Friday from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm and 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm. The funeral will be held at Ostrander’s on Saturday  at 1:00 pm.

 

 

 

ONE YEAR AGO THIS WEEK:

 

“LATE NOVEMBER FLOODING”

 

 

This was the scene in Steen Park looking west in the outfield of the ball diamond due to flooding caused by  heavy rains. The CCC Authority issued an Advisory  stating “that should rainfall patterns intensify, circumstances may deteriorate and flooding could take place in low-lying areas of the watershed. Heavy rain is forecast with rainfall totals possibly reaching 50 to 60mm in many areas by this evening.”

 

 

 

THE LOCAL LENS:

 

 

Bear Park, south of the Library, also has a festive look  in the past two weeks. (Photo by Don Durkee) (CLICK)

 

 

 

OJIBWA UPDATE IN PT. BURWELL

 

 

Work is still progressing today on moving the Ojibwa down its ‘driveway’ towards its landing  cradle site just south of the bridge – workers here (to the right) are moving ‘mats’ into place for the 82-axle ‘trailer’ to move along on. (kb) (CLICK)

THE SURVEY SAYS:




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One of the bands in Sataurday’s Aylmer Santa Parade:

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TUESDAY, Nov. 27/12

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AYLMER, EAST ELGIN TODAY:

 

-Sat. -Kids And Co.; Rudolph Show; OTH Theatre, 2pm (see ad)

-Sat. -Springfield Santa Parade 1pm; Pt. Burwell Parade 6pm

-Sun. -Belmont Santa Parade, 6pm

 

 

SPRINGFIELD SANTA PARADE SAT.

 

(Information on this Saturday’s Parade at 1pm from Kelly Pearson) – “Yes we allow candy to be passed out.  No diapers are required for the animals. (Concerning a night parade…) We will have a day time parade as long as the current organizers are about.  The general consensus from people we’ve talked to about this say they like the day time better. We have 2 bands again this year – Ingersoll Pipe Band and the Mocha Temple Trumpet Band. Santa will be at the Fire Hall after the parade to talk to the kids.  We are very appreciative as we have a new permanent float for Santa that was donated to our committee.  Scotty’s Pizzeria will be open for free hot chocolate.”

 

 

AYLMER ASSAULT

 

Aylmer Police charged the 46 year old male common law partner of a 55-year old woman with assault after an incident around 2:30 am Sunday on Elk Street. The woman had objects thrown at her and had her face grabbed and pushed to the floor after an argument in which alcohol was a factor. Injuries were minimal.

 

 

OBITUARIES:

 

-Bergen, Isaac; of Aylmer, passed away on Sunday, in his 44th year. Survivors include: wife Aganetha (Harder) Bergen; children – Cornelius, Margaretha, Isaac, Katharina, Aganetha and Benny Bergen all at home.  He was born in Mexico and came to Canada in 2005. Friends may call at the H. A. Kebbel Funeral Home, Aylmer 2-4 and 7-9 pm Wednesday. The funeral service will be held at The Old Colony Mennonite Church, Aylmer on Thursday, at 2:00 pm.

 

 

SANTA PARADE PICT:

 

 

The Aylmer Minor Hockey float in Saturday’s Santa parade. (kb) (CLICK)

 

 

MALAHIDE FIRE REPORT:

 

– November 22, 2012, Station #1,  Imperial Road, Burn Complaint

– November 25, 2012, Station #1,  Calton Line, Power Lines Down Arcing

 

 

BOTH AYLMER PARADES ON TV

 

Eastlink reports that the 125th Parade from the July 1st weekend will be shown this Saturday at 10 am and Sunday at 4 pm on Channel 5 and last Saturday’s Santa Parade will be shown on Saturday at 2 pm and Sunday at 7 pm as well as next Saturday at 2pm

 

 

 AYLMER POLICE REPORT

 

-A 21-year old woman who suspected someone was stealing from her Talbot St. west apartment and set up a laptop camera to watch in her absence managed to nab a suspect. Her 18 year old female neighbour was charged by Police Wednesday with break and enter and stealing food. The video showed she entered the apartment by forcing open a screen door off the balcony.

-A man reported a theft of a wallet from his vehicle on King Street Friday

-The man who Police were searching for last week for breach of an order to keep Police informed of his whereabouts turned himself in. He was living in an out of town motel.

-In Elgin Court recently a man who was charged with Impaired Driving on June 26 was given 30 days in custody and a two year driving prohibition.

-The Police took possession last week of their new cruiser, a Ford Interceptor. They still have four vehicles.

 

 

OJIBWA MOVING TO BASE TODAY

 

This was the scene at Port Burwell at noon today as the Ojibwa is taken off the barge and prepared for its short journey to the landing base by use of a 48 wheeled ‘train’. The wheels will swivel independently as required, and are computerized to remain level.  (Photo by Larry Jeffery) (CLICK)

 

 

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MONDAY, Nov. 26/12

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AYLMER, EAST ELGIN TODAY:

 

-Sat. -Kids And Co.; Rudolph Show; OTH Theatre, 2pm (see ad)

-Sat. -Springfield Santa Parade 1pm; Pt. Burwell Parade 6pm

-Sun. -Belmont Santa Parade, 6pm

 

 

 

OJIBWA UPDATE:

 

(Contributed) – “The Heddle Marine barge carrying the submarine HMCS Ojibwa was safely moved into the offload slip by late afternoon today (Sunday) in Port Burwell.  They will start their set up for the roll off on Monday morning.  If they complete their set up by noon, the move onto land will be done this afternoon.  If the set up goes beyond noon, roll off will take place starting at first light Tuesday. Challenging weather and an even more challenging creek bed had delayed the operation for two days.”

 

FURTHER: (Noon) – “Mammoet Canada Eastern will be rolling the SPMT’s (Self Propelled Moduler Trailers) onto the barge carrying Ojibwa shortly after noon today. They will lift Ojibwa onto the SPMT’s and end for the day. Tomorrow at 8:00 am, they will start to roll-off to the foundations.”

 

 

The Ojibwa is readied  for transporting to its landing base tomorrow. (Photo by Larry Jeffery) (CLICK)

 

 

 

NEW HAMBURG 6 AYLMER 2

 

NEW HAMBURG –  The Spits fell 6-2 to the top team in the Niagara Western Junior C hockey league Friday night here. Aylmer’s record is now 6-13-4. Trevor Stewart and Todd Laurindo connected for the visitors. This week Aylmer hosts New Hamburg Saturday in a rematch and Sunday they travel to Simcoe.

 

 

Period 1
New HamburgSean Hergott (Eric Fischer, Jay DAguilar) 3:48
New HamburgSean Kienapple (Eric Fischer, Nick Pope) 18:11
Period 2
AylmerTrevor Stewart (Adam Brisson, Lucas Easterbrook) 4:28
AylmerTodd Laurindo (Adam Szwed) 6:07
New HamburgSam Murray (powerplay) (Brandon Yantzi, Coy Kulich) 10:20
Period 3
New HamburgKory Nowak (Trevor Sweetland, Jaden Goetz) 12:15
New HamburgCoy Kulich (Sam Murray, Taylor Wood) 18:06New HamburgSean Kienapple (Kyle Mohr, Brock Yantzi) 19:14

 

 

 

OBITUARIES

 

Dorans, Graham; of Kitchener; passed away Saturday; aged 80. Survivors include: wife Mary etc. Graham was a Guidance teacher and coached at EESS until 1969. He then moved to K.C.I., Kitchener and retired in 1989. Visitation on Wednesday from 10:30 am-11:25 am at the Walser Funeral Home, Kitchener; the funeral service to follow.

 

Abbey, Arthur; formerly of Belmont, on Wednesday, aged 90.  Survivors include; sons Brian and Bruce etc. Visitation at McFarlane and Roberts Funeral Home, Lambeth on Monday from 7-9 pm. The celebration of Art’s life will be held at the Belmont United Church on Tuesday, at 1:00 pm.

 

Woolley, Max; formerly of Brownsville, passed away, on Friday, at the age of 85. Predeceased by his wife E. Irene (Howey) Woolley (2001). Survivors include: son Dale Woolley (Sharon) of R.R.1, Brownsville etc.. He had seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren. Visitation on Monday, from 2:00-4:00 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the Verhoieve Funeral Home, Tillsonburg. The Service to be conducted on Tuesday, at 2:00 p.m., at Verhoeves.

 

Procunier, Irene Katherine (Cott); of London, passed away on Thursday, in her 88th year. Survivors include: husband William “Bill” Procunier etc.. A celebration of Irene’s life will be held at the H. A. Kebbel Funeral Home, Aylmer on Monday, at 1:00 pm.

 

 

 

SANTA PARADE SATURDAY:

 

The weather was cold but the reception was warm as a large crowd watched the annual Kinsmen Christmas Parade in Aylmer Saturday. (Photo by Don Durkee) (CLICK)

 

 

 

X- LEAFS 12 AYLMER 7

 

AYLMER – Former Aylmer native Jack Valiquette scored four times to lead the Maple Leafs Alumni to a 12-7 conquest of the EECC AllStars Saturday here before an appreciative crowd of 500.

 

 

 

ACCIDENT UPDATE:

 

Aylmer Police revised a report on a three vehicle accident in front of the Canadian Tire from Nov. 14. The lead car that was turning east on John St. north was driven by the Vienna woman and the second vehicle was driven by the  68 year old Aylmer woman. They were rear ended by a Malahide driver who was charged.

 

 

 

STUNT DRIVING CHARGE

 

An Aylmer officer conducting radar observed an eastbound car passing three other vehicles between John and King Streets around 10 pm last night. The suspect car was followed and radar locked him at 120 in a 50 at Talbot and Elk St.  The vehicle was  driven by a 21 yr.  old Hawkesville male. The male was arrested for stunt driving (speed) and careless driving (passing in core). His vehicle was impounded for 7 days.

 

 

 

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FRIDAY, Nov. 23/12

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AYLMER, EAST ELGIN TODAY:

 

-Sat. -MaryJane’s Hair; Fem. Product Dropoff for C.Cupboard; 10-2pm

Sat -Aylmer Santa Parade. 2pm

-Sat -Maple Leafs Alumi Hockey Game; EEC Complex; 7:30pm

-Sat -Club 7 Paper Drive (see ad)

 

 

 

MARK WALES RE-ELECTED

 

Malahide farmer Mark Wales was  re-elected President of the Ontario  Federation of Agriculture for another full-year in a vote held during their annual convention earlier this week in Toronto.  He defeated Director Peter Lambrick.

 

 

 

X-MALAHIDE FIRE CHIEF CHARGED 

 

(From Canadian Press) – “Sarnia’s Fire Chief was charged with 28 counts of sexual assault in court Thursday. Patrick Cayen, 54, formerly Fire Chief in Malahide from 1999-2003  is facing 11 counts of sexual interference and four counts of invitation of touching for a sexual purpose. Sarnia Police said these charges are only laid when the victims are children. Police have said there are two alleged victims.

 

 

 

BAYHAM VOLUNTEER AWARDS

 

(Contributed) – “The annual Bayham Volunteer Recognition Night was held at Straffordville  last night. Citizen of the Year was Diane DeBlaire of Straffordville who “is always the first to volunteer to help with any community activity and has given much of her time for school, hockey, library and Watermelon Fest”. Community Volunteer Recognition Awards went to Stacey Heyd and Jason Heyd  of Calton Line who organized all ages baseball for children the past two years at Straffordville and to Dorothy Neville  of Straffordville who helped with the Talent Show and Watermelon Fest.

The Youth Volunteer Award (Under 18yrs old) was won by Dalton Cain of Vienna who was a volunteer at the Straffordville Watermelon Fest for the past two years.”

 

 

 

VIENNA MEMORIAL GETS FACELIFT

 

MP Joe Preston’s office announced today that Bayham is receiving up to $1,750 through the Cenotaph/Monument Restoration Program. Bayham will restore the Vienna Cenotaph, which was erected in 1924 in memory of those who served in the First and Second World Wars at the Vienna Memorial Park in Vienna. Planned restoration work includes removing the damaged mortar, repointing and repairing the mortar joints, and cleaning the stonework.

 

 

 

THE LOCAL LENS:

 

 

Work was still being done yesterday on the 'platform' on the east side of the Otter Creek south of the bridge where the Ojibwa will be placed once creek conditions improve to allow it to be removed from the barge. (Photo by Larry Jeffery) (CLICK)

 

 

 

AYLMER ANIMAL CONTRACT

 

-Recently Aylmer Council accepted the Tender submitted by Municipal Animal Control (M.A.C.) for Animal Control Services for 3 years, ending the long term agreements the town had with Bruce Mungar of Port Stanley who has retired.

 

 

 

LIBRARY CARDS PROGRAM

 

The annual Christmas Card Making – Stamp Art session will be on Friday November 30th from 1 – 3 pm at the library. Cost is $7.00 . Call the Library to register – 519 773-2439. As well, Food for Fines will run from Dec. 1 – Dec. 22. Each item donated equals $2 in overdue fines. All proceeds to the Aylmer Corner Cupboard.

 

 

 

NEW AYLMER HISTORY BOOK:

 

 

"Historic Buildings of Aylmer" is on sale for $15 at Campbells, Studers, MaryJanes Hair Design and Pinecroft.

 

 

 

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THURSDAY, Nov. 22/12

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AYLMER, EAST ELGIN TODAY:

 

-Bayham Awards Night, 7pm; Straffordville Comm. Centre

-Cultivating Malahide Event; Malahide Place; 7-9 pm

 

-Sat. -MaryJane’s Hair; Fem. Product Dropoff for C.Cupboard; 10-2pm

-Sat -Aylmer Santa Parade. 2pm

-Sat -Maple Leafs Alumi Hockey Game; EEC Complex; 7:30pm

-Sat -Club 7 Paper Drive (see ad)

 

 

 

2PM – OJIBWA MOVE POSTPONED

 

(From Merlissa Raven of Project Ojibwa) – “Bringing HMCS Ojibwa ashore has just been postponed.The barge carrying Ojibwa must be grounded on a specially built bed in Big Otter Creek to ensure stability for the move. Soundings of the creek bottom taken late this morning revealed that some additional grooming must be done.  Friday, high southerly winds are expected on Lake Erie and these winds will blow more sand right up the harbour.  Moving large objects like Ojibwa is not safe in a high wind. Therefore, work will continue in preparing as much as can be done to expedite the operation as soon as the soundings readings signal the go ahead. Project Coordinator Dan McNeil said: “What’s under the water has not been visible to us so it is a matter of checking using soundings in order to establish the lay of the land so to speak. We learned that it is not safe to go today. The bottom line for us is safety.”

 

 

 

OBITUARIES:

 

Parachoniak, Danial Keith;  of St. Thomas, passed away on Monday, at the age of 56. Survivors include: sister Sharon Rabbets (Paul) of Aylmer etc. Visitation at Williams Funeral Home, St.Thomas on Friday from 2:30-4:30 and 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held Saturday at 1:00 p.m.

 

Klachan, Stanley Paul; of Aylmer, passed away  on Thursday, in his 84th year. Survivors include: his wife Joyce; children Dave and Joan Klachan, John (Yonko) Klachan and Theresa Klachan; brother Steve Klachan (Mary Ellen), sister Helen Kelly (Cy) etc.. Stan began farming in Malahide  approximately 76 years ago. Friends may call at the H. A. Kebbel Funeral Home, Aylmer on Friday 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. A funeral mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church on Saturday, at 11:00 a.m

 

 

 

OJIBWA ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

 

(From Elgin OPP) – The off load of OJIBWA in Port Burwell is scheduled for today.  As a result the area from the east side of the pier to Robinson Street and from Robinson Street at the round – about to the bridge will be secured from the public and pedestrian traffic. Traffic into Port Burwell will be restricted with the exception of residents and business owners.  Parking for the event will be located at the Port Burwell Provincial Park located on Chatham Street.  There will be a shuttle service from the Park to St. Paul’s United Church located at the corner of Erieus and Robinson Street.

 

 

 

AUTOGRAPHS AT LEAFS GAME SAT.

 

Theresa Klachan of the EEC Complex reports that a few more players have been added to the Leafs Alumni team for Saturday’s game at 7:30 pm against the Complex team. The lineup now consists of: Jack Valiquette, Bill Derlago, Greg Hotham, Mark Laforest, Gary Leeman, Dave McLlwain, Ric Nattress, Mark Osborne, Tom Fergus, Darryl Stannon, Todd Warriner and Referee Dave Hutchison. Aylmer native, Paul Valiquette, will coach.

 

An autograph session will take place Saturday from 5:30 to 6:00p.m. in the complex lower lobby. As well several Leafs alumni will participate in the Santa Claus Parade. $5 from each ticket sold (Cost is $20; available at local outlets ie. Campbells) is being donated to Aylmer Minor Hockey Association and the B.A.D. Girls Hockey Association.

 

 

 

LESS AT AYLMER FLU CLINIC

 

(Information on last Monday’s Aylmer influenza vaccination clinic from Cathie Walker, Director of Health Protection for Elgin St.Thomas Public Health) –

 

“The numbers at the Aylmer clinics have been dropping . In 2010, when we held two clinics, we vaccinated 512 citizens at one clinic and 288 at a second clinic. In 2011, we only had one clinic in Aylmer where we vaccinated 433 people. In that same year, we started a clinic in Malahide where we vaccinated over 200 residents. We had the same clinic schedule (ie Aylmer and Malahide) this year with shorter hours in Aylmer based on 2011 vaccine uptake. We vaccinated 324 residents in the 3 hour time period and it was very busy. The Malahide clinic had about the same numbers as in 2011.

(Re-45 minute wait at 4:30 pm at this week’s Aylmer Clinic) – Every year, the Health Unit analyzes the location, timing, popularity, and flow of clinics and makes decisions for the upcoming influenza season. Certainly, we will be considering wait time as a factor in our decision making for 2013.”

 

 

 

THE LOCAL LENS:

 

 

Palmer Park is well decorated in time for this weekend's Christmas Parade. (kb) (CLICK)

 

 

 

NO BAYHAM COUNCILLOR DECISION YET

 

Bayham Council held a special meeting last night but there was no decision on how to appoint a replacement  for the vacant position of Deputy Mayor in view of the recent resignation of Mark Taylor. Wayne Casier was appointed as the Acting Deputy Mayor. This appointment is to authorize cheque signing / emergency requirements etc in the absence of or inability of the Mayor to act.

 

 

 

MUSEUM TOUR WELL ATTENDED

Aylmer Museum reports that over 300 persons participated in their annual Tour of Homes last weekend – the highest number they have had in the last 4 years.

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WEDNESDAY, Nov. 21/12

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AYLMER, EAST ELGIN TODAY:

 

-Bayham Council Special Meeting (New Councillor); 7pm

 

-Thu -Bayham Awards Night, 7pm; Straffordville Comm. Centre

-Thu -Cultivating Malahide Event; Malahide Place; 7-9 pm

 

-Sat. -MaryJane’s Hair; Fem. Product Dropoff for C.Cupboard; 10-2pm

Sat -Aylmer Santa Parade. 2pm

-Sat -Maple Leafs Alumi Hockey Game; EEC Complex; 7:30pm

-Sat -Club 7 Paper Drive (see ad)

 

 

 

NO BUS DELAYS FOR EAST ELGIN

 

There are no bus delays for East Elgin schools due to the fog today according to the TVDSB web site although Tillsonburg area buses in Oxford were cancelled.

 

 

 

SPITS 6 WOODSTOCK 1

 

WOODSTOCK – Aylmer Spitfires won their second straight game by a 6-1 margin over last place Woodstock here last night in Niagara Western Junior C hockey. The Spitfires are now 6-12-4. Cody Underhill notched two goals for Aylmer with singles going to Adam Brisson, Mike Crawford, Brad Payne, and Will Goodhue.

 

 

Period 1
AylmerMike Crawford (Brad Payne) 13:09
AylmerCody Underhill (Adam Szwed) 18:01
Period 2
AylmerBrad Payne (Adam Brisson, Mike Crawford) 8:12
AylmerCody Underhill (Trevor Stewart, Adam Brisson) 10:35
WoodstockChristian Babb (Kyle Jones, Alec Durham) 19:06
Period 3
AylmerAdam Brisson (unassisted) 1:06
AylmerWill Goodhue (Todd Laurindo, Trevor Stewart) 18:52

 

 

 

MARY JANES COLLECTING FEM. PRODUCTS

 

Mary Jane’s Hair Design on Talbot East will be having an Open House to collect feminine products for the Corner Cupboard on Saturday from 10 am to 2 pm.

 

 

 

AYLMER POLICE REPORT

 

-Last Tuesday a business owner on Talbot East reported that a coat and wallet containing $60 cash was taken from her store around Noon.

 

-A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a 37 year old Aylmer male who was charged in September at a South St. west residence with marijuana production. He was  given pre-trial conditions of reporting to police weekly and notifying them of an address change and Police discovered last week that he had left town.

 

-In Elgin Court recently a 51 year old Malahide man pleaded guilty to a charge of Impaired Driving in Aylmer on October 21 and was fined $1800 and given a  year’s driving suspension.

 

 

 

SUB-JECT OF PHOTOGRAPHERS YESTERDAY:

 

 

A closer look at the Ojibwa as it arrived on a barge in Pt. Burwell harbour yesterday. (Photo by Larry Jeffery) (CLICK)

 

 

 

UPCOMING CHRISTMAS PARADES

 

Sat. Dec. 1 – Springfield 1 pm

Sat. Dec. 1 – Pt. Burwell 6 pm

Sun. Dec. 2 – Belmont 6 pm

Sat. Dec. 8 – Straffordville 10 am

 

 

 

COLLECTIONS AT AYLMER PARADE

 

-The Kinsmen will be collecting food items for the Corner Cupboard.

-St.Paul’s United Church will be collecting coats (Northside Towing has done this as well in previous parades).

-Talbot Trail Physio will be collecting hats, mittens and scarves on their float to give to the Aylmer Optimist Club (You can also drop off these articles at their office).

 

 

 

ONE YEAR AGO THIS WEEK:

 

“MARK WALES ELECTED OFA PRESIDENT”

 

South Malahide cash crop farmer Mark Wales stepped up from his position as Vice President to be elected President of the Ontario Federation of Agriculture at their annual convention in Toronto yesterday.  (From AgCanada News:  “Wales, who has a B.Sc. in agriculture from the University of Guelph, has grown vegetables including peppers, tomatoes, beans and herbs at Aylmer since 1986.  His presentation as a Nuffield Scholar was on “Alternative Crops to Replace Tobacco in Ontario.” He came to the OFA as a director with the Elgin County Federation of Agriculture and has also served as President of the Garlic Growers’ Association and Chair of the Safety Net committee for the Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers’ Association.”)

 

 

 

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LATE TUESDAY:

The Ojibwa enters Pt. Burwell harbour this morning

(Photo by Larry Jeffery) (CLICK)

 

 

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