Hawks host summer training camp

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The Colborne Cramahe Jr A Hawks are hosting their first annual summer prospects hockey training camp this Sunday, July 27 in Cobourg at the Cobourg Community Centre on D'Arcy St...


The oon-ice camp will run five hours from noon to 5 p.m. with an hour break in the middle. All skaters are welcome. Goalies are by invitation only. The cost is $30. Anyone interested, or with questions can


A story that didn't add up

On July 22 we reported that the Cramahe Firefighters Association was raising money for an inflatable fire safety house. Cramahe Council on July 15 voted to provide charitable receipts for organizations which donated money toward the purchase of a fire safety house -  it was not stated that the house would be inflatable.


Our statement that the firefighters were purchasing an


Defribrillators distributed

Ten rec facilities throughout Northumberland County are now equipped to deal with heart attacks. Defibrillators, also known as AEDs, were paid for by the federal government. It’s part of a national program to place 2,000 AEDs across Canada and train 20,000 people to use the defibrillators. The Heart and Stroke Foundation will be following up with training.


In the


Colborne to host Pan Am torch

As Toronto gears up for the 2015 Pan American Games, the CEO of the Pan Am/Parapan Am Committee, Saad Rafi, has asked to have Colborne as one of the host communities for the torch.


In October, the committee will release the 41-day torch route for the games. The torch will pass through Thunder Bay, Ottawa, Pooint Pelee and Windson. The games themselves begin on July 10, 2015. They are the


Get a charitable receipt for your Fire House contribution


The Cramahe Fire Department currently borrows an inflatable fire safety house from Port Hope whenever there is a local need. But the Cramahe Fire Department Association would like to have one of its own, so that it could be used more often to reinforce safe behaviour in children.


The firefighters have taken the initiative before to raise money for worthwhile items. Their latest campaign


Anti bullying gets a boost


The local anti bullying campaign got a boost on the weekend when Mark Kernaghan, an Engineer with CN Rail presented Roy Kempton with a donation of $500.00 towards A.B.I. A.B.I. is an anti-bullying initiative launched five years ago by the Kempton family in memory of Abigayle Kempton, a grade 8 student from the Cobourg area who took her life as a result of bullying.  



First Nations advice to County - stop spreading sludge

Rethink sludge spreading: Alderville Chief James Marsden


“There’s gotta be a better way” than spread sewage sludge in Northumberland County Alderville First Nation Chief James Marsden said at county council Wednesday (July 16).


“Land is very important to everybody. Northumberland County us one of the few county’s that still allows the spreading of


Interact Club hosts Fun Day in Colborne

In just their second year, student members of the East Northumberland Secondary School Interact Club won a contest named TAMING THE DRAGON at the Rotary District Conference in Huntsville, Ontario. Their challenge was to describe a problem or dragon in the community and propose a solution to the problem thereby TAMING THE DRAGON.


The ENSS I C Interactors’ dragon was that


County issues first annual report

Northumberland  County has released its first-ever Annual Report.  The document details strong financial performance for the year 2013, as the County pursues its vision of ‘bringing together people, partnerships and possibilities for a strong and vibrant Northumberland County’. 


“This report is an important resource to share with our residents about the services the County


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