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Saturday, July 2, 2022

COLUMN: By the numbers: Vaxxed vs. unvaxxed

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At times there have been more people hospitalized with COVID-19 who are fully vaccinated than those who aren’t vaccinated. That truth is very misleading. It...

Local dancers strut at Dance the World

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With little more than a week to go before a newspaper’s first-ever edition, expect to find editors hard at work, starting early and finishing...

Of rain, frogs, and fine barbecue

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    How great is the new barbecue? I used it every night of the first week I had it, except Sunday when we were at...

COLUMN: Corcoran clan contracts COVID-19

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How did you spend your Christmas break? The Corcorans, like a growing number of Chatham-Kent residents, spent it in COVID-19 isolation. That’s right, we got...

Take part in democracy

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Through my last 31-plus years on the planet, I’ve only not voted in one election – the very first one for which I was...

Flash crowd made us all proud

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You’ve likely heard of flash mobs, but how about a flash crowd? That’s exactly what happened on a crisp evening last week at Fergie Jenkins...

Key to a happy family – adding a hot tub … and more cooking!

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What does every backyard need after adding a new barbecue? A hot tub! At least that’s what my wife and daughter told me. “You got...

Rock ‘n’ roll is a vicious game

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As many readers know, I am a fan of rock ’n’ roll. Not country, hot hip-hop, not pop, but rock. Generally, plug in a guitar...

Head into the corn and be a-Maized

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Even before television personality Rick Mercer went into the corn in 2008, I was a fan of the Thamesville Maize. And why not? A 10-acre...

COLUMN: My COVID weekend survival guide

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Normal. What the heck is that anymore? This past year has tested our concept of “normal,” for sure. For me, it’s sitting in the backyard...