Archive for the ‘Life’ Category

  • Support for treatment centre

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

    The IODE Captain Garnet Brackin group has been supporting local charities through bingos for more than 35 years. Recently, members of the IODE group presented the Children’s Treatment Centre Foundation of Chatham-Kent with a cheque for $5,000 with proceeds...

  • Friendships forged across the pond

    Jul 10, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    The leadership and actions of a Chatham-Kent man decades ago has helped forged a lasting friendship between his descendants and residents of a small French village. In August of 1944, Maj. Keith Crummer of Chatham and his company became the first Allied...

  • Cherry Fest arrives July 18

    Jul 10, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    All things cherry are set to soon return to Blenheim next week, as Cherry Fest is set to return July 18-20. Event chair J.P. Huggins said the three-day shopping and entertainment festival will feature some interesting additions and some unfortunate...

  • Stormy summer sight in C-K

    Jul 10, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Storm hunter Mark Robinson with The Weather Network captured an incredible image of a shelf cloud just outside Tilbury last week. A shelf cloud is a low, horizontal, arcus cloud that is typically attached to the base of a parent cloud, which is usually a...

  • OFH volunteer retires after 30 years of feeding the community

    Jul 10, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    After more than three decades of working five days a week at Outreach for Hunger in Chatham, long-time volunteer Don McGregor is handing in his key. McGregor was given an official goodbye at a special luncheon recently by OFH staff and fellow volunteers, with...

  • Shoppers supports C-K Hospice

    Jul 9, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Shoppers Drug Mart stores across Chatham-Kent once again held their Tree of Life – Growing Women’s Health Campaign in support of Chatham-Kent Hospice. Through donations made by customers and staff, the campaign raised more than $20,000, which will be used...

  • Poker run on the Thames

    Jul 9, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Life1 Comment

    A paddling poker run takes place Saturday in Chatham, with proceeds to Big Fix Cat Rescue. The Thames River Poker Run gets underway Saturday at 9 a.m. at Thames Grove Conservation Area off Kingsway Drive in Chatham. Entry fees for canoes are $25 and kayaks...

  • CKRecreation launches new way to play

    Jul 3, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Finding affordable recreation activities at local parks will be a little easier this summer as CKRecreation launches a new program called Play Pods. This free, recreation-based program gives children and families a chance to play with equipment not normally...

  • New Baute video

    Jul 3, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Chatham-Kent native and YouTube scientist Kurtis Baute has a new video out on climate change. Made with the help of fellow YouTuber Dom Burgess from the UK, it discusses some of the extreme proposals put forward to help cool our planet. We at The Chatham...

  • Transit hike July 1

    Jun 27, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Just a reminder that fares for CKtransit will be going up July 1. Approved by council back in February, the increases include: • Exact cash fares increase to $2.50 for a one-way trip; • Adult Unlimited Monthly Passes will cost $75; • Student and Senior...