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Friendship comes before business for Chinese delegation
Friendship comes before business for Chinese delegation

Party Secretary Chengzu Ma (center), of the Chinese city of Shangrao, gets a little assistance from interpreter Will Sheng as he and the mayor of Prescott, Brett Todd, put their signatures on a letter of intent that both sides hope will be the first step in fostering closer economic ties between the two municipalities.

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Kizito Musabimama walks through Prescott December 1st for PTSD
Kizito Musabimama walks through Prescott December 1st for PTSD

Kizito Musabimama walks through Prescott December 1st on his 547km journey to raise awareness.

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Editor's Notebook - ARC process clearly more of a sow's ear
Editor's Notebook - ARC process clearly more of a sow's ear

Despite the School Board's best efforts, the old adage "You can't' make a silk purse out of a sow's ear" never rang truer.

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SERA hosts 2nd Paint Party
SERA hosts 2nd Paint Party

A painting party held a couple months ago by the South Edwardsburgh Recreation Association (SERA) in Johnstown turned out so well, the group is doing it again.

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SERA hosts 2nd Paint Party
SERA hosts 2nd Paint Party

A painting party held a couple months ago by the South Edwardsburgh Recreation Association (SERA) in Johnstown turned out so well, the group is doing it again.

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Lifetime volunteer Mike Spencer honoured at Sen's game
Lifetime volunteer Mike Spencer honoured at Sen's game

Mike Spencer and family celebrate with his HEO Minor Hockey Country Volunteer of the Year award. From left to right - Daughter Ashleigh Spencer, partner Anne Evans, Mike Spencer, mother Rosemary Spencer, son Tim Spencer, and Catey Sauve (son's girlfriend).

JOURNAL PHOTO/K MARTELLE

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CLARK JOINS PARENTS AT QUEEN'S PARK TO PROTEST SCHOOL CLOSURES
CLARK JOINS PARENTS AT QUEEN'S PARK TO PROTEST SCHOOL CLOSURES

MPP Steve Clark and parents from Eastern Ontario, including Leeds-Grenville, joined those from across the province at a rally at Queen's Park to protest ongoing accommodation reviews that could see up to 600 schools close.

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STEO Prepared for inclement weather
STEO Prepared for inclement weather

With winter near, and the impending onset of inclement weather, Student Transportation of Eastern Ontario (STEO) is preparing the process used to manage bus cancellations for the upcoming winter season.

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ranger report
ranger report

South Grenville Ranger hockey last week

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SERA joins fight against school closures
SERA joins fight against school closures

Pat Sayeau, mayor of Edwardsburgh-Cardinal, took part in a meeting of the South Edwardsburgh Recreation Association (SERA) last week, at which Temple Heidecker (center) and Elizabeth Knapp (right) spoke about the proposed closure of South Edwarsburgh Public School in Johnstown and efforts being made to prevent it.

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Raymond Bourque and the Big Bad Bruins coming to Brockville
Raymond Bourque and the Big Bad Bruins coming to Brockville

The Brockville Winter Classic Committee, in collaboration with the Rotary Park Revitalization Committee, announce this year's three-day festival will be include the Boston Bruins alumni team.

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Being a small-town cop captures a lifetime of big-time memories
Being a small-town cop captures a lifetime of big-time memories

"...this one gentleman had ridden into town on his horse, and rode the animal right into the hotel and parked it up at the bar." - Wally Kolodziechuk on his recollections as Cardinal Police Chief

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South Grenville Ranger Report
South Grenville Ranger Report

Last week's highlights in Minor Hockey

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Canadian Minister of Veterans Affairs Kent Hehr visits Prescott
Canadian Minister of Veterans Affairs Kent Hehr visits Prescott

The Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs Canada made a Remembrance Week visit to the Royal Canadian Legion's Fort Wellington Branch #97 in Prescott on Saturday night.

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Firefighters a great value to the community all year round
Firefighters a great value to the community all year round

Local firefighters are at the core of any community.

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Dancers helping food bank clients get square meals
Dancers helping food bank clients get square meals

The Harbour Lites Square Dancers will be holding their 9th annual Food Bank Benefit Dance on Saturday, November 5 at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church in Prescott from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

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High school students rally against school closures
High school students rally against school closures

Bring it on!

Students from Seaway District High School stage a walkout on Tuesday morning to protest the Upper Canada School Board's proposed closure of their school. The Iroquois group is one of a swelling number of organizations banding to fight the potential closing of hundreds of schools across the province. More coverage on pages, 2, 3 and 14 of this week's Prescott Journal.

JOURNAL PHOTO/MARTELLE

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MPP CLARK CALLS FOR MORATORIUM ON SCHOOL CLOSURES
MPP CLARK CALLS FOR MORATORIUM ON SCHOOL CLOSURES

MPP CLARK CALLS FOR MORATORIUM ON SCHOOL CLOSURES

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Score a great ticket to Ben Hutton's homecoming
Score a great ticket to Ben Hutton's homecoming

Prescott's Ben Hutton returns on November 3.

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Effort to derail UCDSB school closures picks up speed
Effort to derail UCDSB school closures picks up speed

Edwardsburgh-Cardinal community rallies to save their school in Cardinal.

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Are there ghosts of Fort Wellington still guarding over Prescott's past?
Are there ghosts of Fort Wellington still guarding over Prescott's past?

Are the ghost of the past part of Fort Wellington's present? A Halloween tale.

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Zombie Walk comes to Prescott
Zombie Walk comes to Prescott

Prescott's first annual Zombie Walk is nearing.

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Motion to rescind UCDSB decision defeated
Motion to rescind UCDSB decision defeated

Schools out?

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.

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Major Midgets off to promising start
Major Midgets off to promising start

The South Grenville Major Midgets open the season with a tie and win in their first two games.

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