Author archives: Sarah

  • OFSAA volleyball underway in Chatham

    Mar 10, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local SportsNo Comments

    Chatham-Kent Secondary School senior girls volleyball player Alex Bruhlman returns the ball to London’s Saunders Secondary School as teammate Kinsey Moon watched during the OFSAA 2020 Girls’ AAA Volleyball Championship held at St. Clair...

  • Wheels on display

    Mar 10, 20 • 0 Views • Business, Feature StoryNo Comments

    Sales Consultant Nicole Flanagan was on hand at the Volkswagen Chatham display to help visitors with any questions at the Chatham Auto Dealers Show held at the John D. Bradley Convention Centre from March 6-8. Attendees of the free show got a chance to...

  • Large numbers for Wimpy’s first Charity Dinner

    Mar 4, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    The line-up was out the door for Wimpy’s first Charity Dinner held at the diner’s Grand Avenue West location on Feb. 25. With more than 15 employees, and about nine volunteers on hand to help serve and co-ordinate the free meal, this is a tradition that...

  • Ice, ice baby

    Feb 26, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Those walking the McGeachy Pond Conservation Area just outside Erieau recently were treated to a frozen spectacle as ice-coated brush and branches lined the trail beside Lake Erie, caused by strong winds and colder temperatures...

  • Chatham Love Locks art piece unveilved

    Feb 19, 20 • 0 Views • Arts, Feature StoryNo Comments

    Inspired by the numerous bridges and structures around the world where people have affixed locks with messages of love or initials, Angel Bilagot wanted to bring the idea to Chatham. Just ahead of Valentine’s Day, Bilagot unveiled her new Chatham Love Locks...

  • 2020 C-K Wedding Show

    Feb 11, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    The Kent’s Bob Wilson and owner Michael Fry on hand at this year’s Chatham-Kent Wedding Show held at the John D. Bradley Convention Centre on Saturday. With proceeds from the event going to Chatham-Kent Big Brothers Big Sisters, those attending...

  • Pride in their work

    Feb 4, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Celebrating the company’s 70th anniversary this year, Pride Seeds’ employees Karen Robinet, Penny Campbell and Kathy Rankin manned a booth at the seventh annual Chatham-Kent Farm Show on Jan. 30. The two-day event, held at the John D. Bradley...

  • Freezin’ for a reason

    Jan 21, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Life1 Comment

    Chatham-Kent Police Service’s Kieran Crosby is at a loss for words at the third annual Polar Plunge as the shock of the cold water hits him on Saturday at St. Clair College’s Thames Campus. More than 150 plungers participated this year, and over...

  • Toys, toys and more toys!

    Jan 21, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Oscar Anderson, 4, looks carefully at a display at the 19th annual Chatham-Kent Toy Show & Sale to pick his favourite farm model. The fundraising event for Outreach for Hunger and the 4-H Farm Toy Club had participants come from all over Southwestern...

  • Rising river

    Jan 15, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Images from Sarah Schofield show what’s happening in Chatham today in terms of the rising Thames River, which is expected to peak overnight tonight or early Thursday morning. In Chatham, the diversion channel dam is currently closed as flood waters from...