Author archives: Sarah

  • Fun and food at Ribfest

    Jul 9, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Above, Rahim Berisha of London’s Boss Hog’s drizzles some of their award-winning sauce over their ribs at Chatham-Kent’s Ribfest held at Tecumseh Park. In addition to ribs, the three-day event featured fun for the while family including live...

  • Busy day at RM on Saturday

    Jun 25, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    The grounds at RM Classic Cars saw thousands of people stop in on Saturday as part of the RM 40th Anniversary celebrations. They included Art at RM, where artists displayed their work, and some took part in a graffiti competition on shipping containers. The...

  • Relay raises $30K

    Jun 11, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Cancer survivors surrounded by their families and friends made their way around the track at Chatham-Kent Secondary School at this year’s Relay For Life on Friday. More than $30,000 was raised at this year’s event, which goes towards research and...

  • 100-plus Men Who Care

    Jun 5, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Life1 Comment

    Members of the 100+ Men Who Care of Chatham-Kent present a $12,300 cheque to The Mental Health Network’s Hope House executive director Kelly Gottschling on May 31 outside of the Raleigh Street location. Grade 11 student Ethan Gilhula who had previously...

  • Fun times at Youth Festival

    Jun 4, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Mavis White, 2, explores one of the many inflatables at the CK Youth Festival on Saturday at Tecumseh Park. Hosted by the Optimist Club of Chatham and the Municipality of Chatham-Kent’s Recreation Services, hundreds of kids enjoyed all the games and...

  • Shining them up before the cruise

    May 28, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Rodney’s Ted Farr dries off his 1954 Cadillac Series 62 on Friday after a rainstorm as he prepares for a car cruise at the ninth annual Blenheim Classics Auto Show & Cruise Night. Despite the initial rain, Farr and other auto enthusiasts’...

  • Business as usual at Glitters

    May 22, 19 • 0 Views • Business, Feature Story1 Comment

    Glitters Fun Eatery manager Gino Buffone says he wants to set the record straight and let everyone know that although the building was recently sold, it is business as usual at the Chatham restaurant and their doors remain open. The recent sale of the...

  • #trashtag: Community garbage cleanup challenge

    May 7, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Life1 Comment

    On Monday morning, staff members of The Retro Suites Hotel and The Chilled Cork were busy picking up garbage and litter along the south side and north side creek bank along Zonta Park. Nine employees, including general manager Pete Tsirimbis, started their...

  • Celebrating CK Expo

    Apr 30, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Michael Fry along with his sons Mason, left and Marshal, right, paid homage to the Super Mario franchise during the CK Expo on Saturday at the John D. Bradley Convention Centre. Attendees of the event were able to meet artists, participate in cosplay...

  • Bunny fun

    Apr 23, 19 • 0 Views • Business, Feature StoryNo Comments

    The Easter Bunny made a surprise appearance this past weekend at Chatham’s Valet Car Wash as manager Patty Willet waved to customers on Sunday...