Author archives: Sarah

  • Teddy Bear support

    Mar 13, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Front row, from left, students Audrey O’Hara, Riley Graham, Peyton Parry and Sophie Garrow from Indian Creek Road Public School alongside their teacher Shelley Brady, back row, far right, presented a cheque for $1,413.95 to the co-chair Wendy Leveron,...

  • Frosty, but beautiful

    Mar 6, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Sarah Schofield/The Chatham Voice A fine layer of morning frost covered most tree branches and bushes on Feb. 28, creating a winter wonderland, and Thames Grove Conservation Area in Chatham was no exception...

  • Attention Grabber at the Auto Show

    Mar 5, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    ~~~~~~~~~~ Sarah Schofield/The Chatham Voice Richard Smith and his 11-year-old grandson Konnor Smith enjoy an up-close look at an original General Lee Charger from Dukes of Hazzard at the Chatham Auto Dealers Show held at the John D. Bradley Convention Centre...

  • Out for a wet, slick walk

    Feb 19, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Tyler Wells and his dog Cody braved the falling ice and slippery ground to go for a walk at the Thames Grove Conservation Area on Feb. 12. Unable to walk in the morning, Wells waited until the temperature rose enough to soften the ice. More freezing rain is...

  • On display at the Wedding Show

    Feb 5, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Those attending the Chatham-Kent Wedding Show received some wedding planning ideas from more than 80 exhibitors all while supporting Big Brother Big Sisters of Chatham-Kent on Saturday at the John D. Bradley Convention Centre. Showcased front and centre were...

  • In wonder over the trains

    Jan 22, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Aubrie Voss, 5, and her little brother Orin, 3, enjoyed spending the day at the 18th Annual Chatham-Kent Toy Show and Sale on Sunday at the John D. Bradley Convention Centre, including a display from the Chatham Model Railroad Club. All proceeds from the...

  • Baby, it’s kilt outside!

    Jan 22, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Tom Elliott from Comber reacts to the bone-chilling cold waters of the Chatham-Kent Polar Plunge on Saturday. He braved the snowy roads to take part in the plunge, held at St. Clair College’s Thames Campus. Presented by the Ontario Law Enforcement Torch...

  • PAWR volunteer thankful to help

    Jan 16, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Throughout his years of volunteering with PAWR, Gary O’Rourke has helped the rescue organization, and countless animals, with his acts of kindness. A few years ago, the 67 year old found himself at a crossroads when one his beloved dogs suffered a ruptured...

  • Feline fun at Caturday Cat Cafe

    Jan 15, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

      Sarah Schofield/The Chatham Voice Twelve-year-old volunteer Emily Gougeon holds five-month-old kitten Pop Tart at the Caturday Cat Cafe held at the Chatham Branch of the Chatham-Kent Public Library on Saturday. The event, in partnership with the Pet...

  • A season of change

    Jan 2, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    JM Fry Furniture Design’s John Fry makes some final adjustments to his holiday display in his King Street West storefront window on Friday before welcoming in the new year...