While area residents mount efforts to keep their local schools open, their hopes met with resistance at last week's Upper Canada District School Board meeting. A motion put forward that would have overturned the board's decision to look at possible school closures in the region was defeated by a vote of 8-3. More on school closings on page two and fourteen of this week's Prescott Journal.
The South Grenville Major Midgets open the season with a tie and win in their first two games.
A crowd of dignitaries and onlookers cheer the landing of Flight #644 from Florida into Ogdensburg International Airport. The Allegiant Air flight was the first into the newly renovated airport facility from the company that is now offering discounted fares direct to the sunshine state.
PrPrescott Council was happy to hear recently that the Town of Prescott had been awarded 'five blooms' by judges of the Communities in Bloom program, and after a brief presentation at a council meeting last week, in which the judges' glowing review was revealed.
Edwardsburgh-Cardinal CAO Deb McKinstry receives award for 20 years of service to community.
Parents from Benson Public School are mobilizing forces to petition the Upper Canada District School Board to reconsider taking any closure action to the Cardinal school. More school closure coverage on pages 2, 5 and 7 of this weeks Journal.
The Prescott Flyers pick up a point in a wild OT loss to league-leading Arnprior Packers.
Edwardsbugh-Cardinal library facility gets face lift.
Local MPP Steve Clarke voices concern over potential closures of local schools.
Local player excels in two sports.
Local "Girl Talk" program helping connect area youth.
Local driver Kenny Polite talks about life behind the wheel.
Local vets celebrate 40 years of animal care in the South Grenville region
Burns nets six goals in two games as Flyers bring home three points
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