August 18, 2016

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Check out what's happening in outlying areas of south Louisiana for the week of Aug. 19-25

Concerned over his mental health, Oscar (Cooper Helm) restrains Felix (Scott Gremillion) as Roy (Bob Sidman) and Murray (Skip Woods) look on in 'The Odd...

Growth fees could also make up for Winnipeg's massive budget shortfall

It traces this financial conundrum to years of property tax freezes under the administrations of former mayors Sam Katz and Glen Murray. At the time...

The hot topics at the AMO Conference

Windsor – The 2016 Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) conference has come to a close, with over 1,700 participants from municipalities, the Ontario government...

$2B tunnel will require more studies with cash coming from feds, province

Watson noted a big chunk of the $2-billion estimate is contingency and the city would need to fine-tune the costs when it knows more about...

Ontario pledges $4.5M for Thunder Bay bio-refinery pilot plant

"This investment will help Ontario's forestry sector grow and help to create jobs in Thunder Bay, said Michael Gravelle, the Minister of Northern Development and...

'Ben-Hur' remake an action-packed ride with a surprisingly contemporary message

Although it seems like heresy to remake the 1959 film, this new version of the sword and sandals epic is closer to Lew Wallace's original...

Find out about Blue Dot movement at Richmond Hill MPP's barbecue

If you'd like to know more about the Blue Dot environmental organization, head to MPP Reza Moridi's Summer Barbecue this Sunday. Blue Dot volunteers will...

Path clear for convicted murderer to get new trial in Moxham stabbing

"The office is not appealing the PCRA ruling," said Jeffrey Johnson, acting deputy press secretary for the AG's office. "We are currently in the process...

Grand Strand Newsmakers

... Erica Markunas of Myrtle Beach, Elizabeth Marola of Conway, Eglantina Meka of Myrtle Beach, Suzanna Menard of Myrtle Beach, Virginia Messinger of Conway, Linda...

Matter of Record (August 18, 2016)

Viet Tuan Nguyen to Patrick L. Murray, Trustee Union Square Credit Union, L23, B2 of Stone Lake Estates Phase 2, $188,000.00, Doc. 12979. ... MERS...

High school notebook: Chartiers Valley will open championship baseball coach's position

Jim Jaskowski coached Chartiers Valley to its first WPIAL baseball championship last season. Wednesday, he was informed his position will be opened. ... One is...

Live Music: Friday, Aug. 19

Tony Cerbo: sings in the style of Michael Bublé, Chapel Grille, 3000 Chapel View Blvd., Cranston. 944-4900, chapelgrilleri.com. 7 p.m. ... Joe Louis Walker: blues,...

Ag minister comes to aid of vegetable growers

In a move that drew praise from both farmers and opposition MPPs, Jeff Leal issued a directive Wednesday to the powerful Ontario Farm Products Marketing...

Mayors of Southwest Ontario meet with provincial officials

Bill Mauro; Minister of Housing and Minister Responsible for the Poverty Reduction Strategy Hon. Chris Ballard; Minister of Infrastructure Hon. Bob Chiarelli; Minister of Transportation...

Michael Phelps says he is ready to become a volunteer assistant coach at Arizona State

Most people don't believe that Michael Phelps, the most-decorated Olympian in history, is ready to quit competitive swimming, but he's given clear signals that it...