Author archives: Sarah

  • Moon Cake Festival

    Sep 19, 19 • 0 Views • Arts, Feature StoryNo Comments

    Local artist Regina M. Stockus holds up one of her books she wrote alongside her artwork this past weekend at the first annual Mid-Autumn Harvest and Moon Cake Festival where she shared her experiences from her 16 years living in China. Held at the Downtown...

  • Betty Brite celebrates expansion

    Sep 10, 19 • 0 Views • Business, Feature StoryNo Comments

    Betty Brite Dry Cleaners and Laundromat owners Brent and Tammy Ripley were in good company as they celebrated the grand re-opening of their Keil Drive location with a ribbon cutting ceremony and certificate presentation recently. After completing an addition...

  • Fun and fundraising for Habitat for Humanity

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

    Participants drop their raffle tickets at the fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity in partnership with Revera Retirement Living. Held at Chatham Retirement Resort on Aug.  21, this is the second year Revera has organized a local event to help raise money...

  • It’s a dog’s life

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

    These happy canines cool off with a dog swim at the Orville Wright Pool in Chatham on Saturday afternoon. In celebration of the 10th anniversary of the opening of the John Waddell Dog Park, the Chatham Dog Off-Leash Recreation Area Committee held an event at...

  • Bothwell car show draws thousands

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

    Chris Squires from Strathroy showcases his 1977 Volkswagen Westfalia at the Bothwell 2019 Car Show on Saturday. With more than 1,000 cars on display each year at the popular local event in Victoria Park, a crowd of thousands of car enthusiasts is drawn to the...

  • Playing the blues in Shrewsbury

    Jul 30, 19 • 0 Views • Arts, Feature StoryNo Comments

    Grammy nominee Victor Wainwright & The Train were one of the many talented blues groups to perform on Saturday at the Shrewsbury Ribs & Blues Festival. Serving ribs from Cedar Springs’ Comfort & Soul, the proceeds from the fundraising event...

  • 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...