19 Aug 2016

Olympic connections

Submitted by richard

Many Glengarrians have had special reasons to cheer on
Canadian athletes at the Rio Olympics.
Gold-medal winning high jumper Derek Drouin has in the past got lifts from Jean-François Ménard, the Green Valley native who as a performance psychology specialist has worked with some of the world’s top athletes.

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16 Aug 2016

It looks like it might be a rainy one tonight at the VCI pitch in Vankleek Hill, where the host Grey Shirts are slated to play Alexandria FC to determine which side advances to play Dunvegan in the Glengarry Soccer League finals and which squad hangs up its cleats for the season.

Game time is set for 8:30pm.

For more soccer news, please see the Aug. 17 edition of The Glengarry News.

16 Aug 2016

A 46-year-old North Glengarry man has been charged with animal cruelty after allegedly throwing rocks at a woman's service dog.
Ricky Sabourin was also charged with assault with a weapon and mischief after police responded to a disturbance August 12 on
St. James Street in Alexandria. The investigation concluded that during an altercation, a man struck the woman's service dog.
The accused is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Alexandria October 12.

10 Aug 2016

One of the best

Submitted by richard

This year's edition of the Williamstown Fair was one of the best yet, with an estimated 18,000 people, including one tired youngster, attending the exhibition. Thanks to Brigitte Loos for sharing this adorable photo. More images of the big event can be found in the August 10 edition of The News.

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