Long Jump

Jordan McLarry of Quinte Christian High School leaps high into the air during the long jump competition at the COSSA track meet in Belleville on May 21. He would place second in long jump and also win the triple jump in the midget boys level.

Belleville athletes shine at COSSA track meet

Dozens of athletes from six Belleville high schools had excellent performances at the Central Ontario Secondary Schools Athletics track and...

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Water Festival

The biggest attraction from Kawartha Turtles was a snapping turtle like this one creeping up on students from St. Michael’s in Belleville.

Children learn all about water in Batawa

Batawa - The Quinte Children’s Water Festival returned to the region May 20 and 21 when close to 1,000 students headed to the Batawa Ski...

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Junior Boys Rugby

Bayside scrum half Will Watters passes the ball to avoid being tackled by a charging Trenton High School player during the Bay of Quinte Athletics junior boys rugby championship game, played on May 20 at Mary-Anne Sills Park.

Team-focussed Red Devils win junior boys rugby title

There are no star players on the Bayside Red Devils junior boys rugby team.

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Believers

The “Believers” are being led by team captain and cancer survivor Cheryl Westall. From the left are Lynn Sturch, Gary Sturch, Cheryl Westall, Jason Westall, Jeannette Westall, Vernon Westall (behind), and Norma Carrothers.

Team captain of the “Believers” encourages support for Trent Hills Relay

Campbellford - The name of Cheryl Westall’s team says it all: “Believers.” She and 14 others, family members and friends, will be...

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Friends of Ferris

Friends of Ferris is requesting submissions for their “Memory Book.” Ted Grills and his niece Joan Sheppard, front, are descendants of the Grills family, early pioneers on the land in the 1800s. They are holding a photo featuring Sheppard’s great-great-grandfather Nathan Grills (in the centre). Barb Hogan, standing, president of Friends of Ferris, is also a descendant of the Grills family.

Friends of Ferris requesting submissions for their new “Memory Book” project

Campbellford - Capturing the memories of Ferris Provincial Park for posterity is the focus of the latest project of Friends of Ferris (FofF)...

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Paul Wells

Author Paul Wells, political editor for Maclean’s Magazine answers questions from a good-sized and attentive audience at the Tweed Library.

Harper and history - Paul Wells on a polarizing Prime Minister

Over 40 people gathered at the Tweed Library this month to hear Paul Wells, political editor for Maclean’s Magazine discuss his most recent...

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Champlain along the Trent

Stewart Richardson, a Hastings native and author of a well-received book on hockey star Dit Clapper, will speak at next month’s Hastings Historical Society meeting about Samuel de Champlain and his 1615 trek through the Trent region.

Theories about Champlain in Hastings will get airing at civic centre

To a young boy growing up in Hastings Stewart Richardson was steeped in the stories of the great Samuel de Champlain and his frequent...

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Gold Medal

Saarah Rivera of the NDHS track and field team won a gold medal in the junior javelin at the COSSA championships in Belleville.

Golden day for Saarah at COSSA

It was a golden day for Saarah Rivera at the COSAA track and field championships in Belleville.

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News From Beyond Belleville Region

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Boy, 13, injured in Toronto shooting

Boy, 13, hospitalized after shooting in north-end Toronto

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London city workers willing to negotiate

London city workers say they are willing to negotiate ahead of proposed strike

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Woman, 22, killed in gold mine accident

Woman, 22, killed in underground rail accident at gold mine near Timmins, Ont

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Man shot in stomach in downtown Toronto

Man in hospital with gunshot wound to stomach after shooting in downtown Toronto

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Teachers impasse disappointing: minister

Education minister remains committed to negotiated secondary teachers settlement

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Canada

Alberta fire slows plane crash investigation

Fire limits ability of investigators to reach scene of Alberta plane crash

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Timeline of Ontario's current labour strife in schools

Timeline of Ontario's current labour strife in schools

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