July 6, 2015

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NDP calls for a public review of Ontario group homes

Minister of Children and Youth Services Minister Tracy MacCharles has promised to appoint a three-person panel to review problems involving children and youth for the...

Climate Summit Of The Americas Aims To Bolster Fight

In an interview Monday, Ontario's Environment Minister Glen Murray said the provinces have had to step up to the plate because the federal government under...

Province spends $75000 to help get you to the watershed

The Ontario government is investing in access points along the Lake Superior Watershed to complete the portion of the Trans Canada Trail in time for...

Olive Nims Bradley

Mrs. Bradley lived for many years in Carrollton with her husband, Jim, as owners/operators of Nims Jewelry Store in Carrollton. She was a member of...

Vincent S. Zika

He was a staff sergeant in the U.S. Air Force from 1950 to 1954. He was a member of VFW Post 1299 in Edwardsville, American...

Services Set For Lansdale Catholic Grad Who Died In Accident

Family & friends are invited to call at the Jeffrey A. Naugle Funeral & Cremation Service, 135 W. Pumping Station Rd., Quakertown, Wed. July 8,...

Why Did Mechanics In New York's Worst Neighborhood Go On Hunger Strike?

“Those guys over there,” as it so happens, is Sergio, and his group of mechanics he's helping to lead towards an uncertain future. A future...

Jack Dean Jr.

... Tom and Dianne Hyndman of St. Louis and Greg Dean of California; two nieces, Becca Dodson of Houston, Texas and Arron Dean of Godfrey;...

Don Zimmer's widow: Ceremonial Yankees jersey stolen from checked luggage

The wife of beloved late Yankees bench coach Don Zimmer said a ceremonial jersey, given to her by the Bombers, was swiped out of her...

Robotic Cabs Could Help Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Study

If just 10 percent of rides currently taken in cars were made in robocabs, that would translate to a savings of about 1 percent of...

Grimsby holding out hope for biodigester funding

... pays the municipality for energy it produces, as a provincial funding contribution is ludicrous,” wrote Niagara West-Glanbrook MPP Tim Hudak in a follow-up letter...

Once-Skeptical Traders Now See Tombini Resolve to Tame Inflation

Traders in Brazil are starting to take central bank President Alexandre Tombini at his word. The probability policy makers will refrain from cutting interest rates...

Seniors programs in Don Valley East get financial boost

Seven Don Valley East organizations will receive up to $34,000 in total to fund programing for older adults through the provincial government's 2015/16 Seniors Community...

Former Sudanese child soldier thrilled to carry Pan Am torch at Afrofest in ...

Beaches-East York MPP Arthur Potts offered greetings on behalf of Premier Kathleen Wynne and Michael Coteau, the provincial minister responsible for the Toronto 2015 Pan...

Jury's out on Salt Lake County's defense of the indigent

Utah is currently one of only two states (Pennsylvania is the other) that give nothing to counties to pay for indigent defense. "Let's hold tight...

HPU to Host Eastern Music Festival's Young Artist Orchestra

High Point University (press release) (blog)High Point University (press release) (blog)Selections include Charles Ives' “Variations on America,” highlights from Andrew Lloyd-Webber's “Phantom of the Opera,”...

Public payroll, not sluggish manufacturing sector, is the biggest drag on ...

Minister Brad Duguid said the province is working hard with the “sector, workers, and other levels of government to create and to retain manufacturing jobs.”...

Downloading report ought to be released

After all, Premier Kathleen Wynne just committed about $1 billion for LRT, and one of our own — Ted McMeekin — is minister of municipal...

Press Red : July 6th : Mario Gotze Linked With United Move

Long-term United target Mario Gotze could be available this summer after his agent criticised Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola for not giving the World Cup...

Junk science = garbage policy

"Our point was not that journalists could be tricked by fakers, but rather that scientists themselves in this field and other fields are making the...

Junk science = garbage policy

"Our point was not that journalists could be tricked by fakers, but rather that scientists themselves in this field and other fields are making the...

Junk science = garbage policy

"Our point was not that journalists could be tricked by fakers, but rather that scientists themselves in this field and other fields are making the...

West Milford Township planning millions in road, vehicle investments

As approved by West Milford's governing body, the 2015 capital ordinance will result in the borrowing of $3.2 million for a variety of projects and...

Public gathers for local fireworks, music

Earlier, the sounds of the Garden City Municipal Band overtook the ambient cracks and pops of fireworks. The band played a selection of classics like...

Oscar worthy

Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa takes the Oscar for his letter trumpeting the financial achievements of his government. In 10 years, they have doubled provincial...