Ultimate Elvis

Oliver Steinhoff from Germany, winner of the 2016 Ultimate Elvis award joyfully hoists festival chair Lisa Lesage at the conclusion of this year's successful contest.

Alpaca fiber

Melody Macdonald of Twoloom Alpacas, just outside of Hastings, talks to Lois-Anne Johns of Cobourg about alpaca fiber at the seventh annual Hastings Fiber Fest.

Cram the Cruiser

Marmora’s Helping Hands Food Bank representatives were on site at Marmora Valu-Mart for their annual Cram the Cruiser food drive. Shoppers surpassed all expectations by filling the truck twice over, in addition to a total of $500 in cash. Seen here are Janet Dies, treasurer, and owner of the truck, and food bank chairperson, Linda Pacaud. In the background, Mayor Terry Clemens discusses the work of the food bank with other board members.

Archie Alligator

Archie, the seven-year-old American alligator, was a popular attraction at the Zoo To You booth at the annual Hastings Waterfront Festival.

Bronze medallists

On the team are, front row L-R, Mike McCaw, coach, Carter Dolbear, Ryan Easterbrook-Beck, Jake Murphy, batboy Jordan Durham of Saskatoon, Jay McCracken, Stewart Battman, Andrew Tucker, Ty Tebo; back row (left to right) coach Craig Petherick, Bailey Fife, coach Doc Seymour, Nathan Robitaille, Ben Broek, head coach Rod Torrance, Austin Fry, Jake McCaw, Riley Manion, Connor Petherick, coach Joe Lowe, manager Gary Torrance. Absent were Zac Klein and coach John Klein.

Praising volunteers

Perry Melzack and Nancy Honey, co-chairs of the popular Warkworth Long Lunch praised the volunteers who helped make the event a sell-out success for its 13th season.

Wellness program

Brightonians get active at a pilates class through Community Care Northumberland’s exercise and wellness programming. Submitted photo.

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