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Sports in short: March 16 - Belleville IntelligencerThursday, April 12, 2018
Abby Latchford and Quinn Middleton all had PB swims.MIDGET MINOR AA BULLSThe Kristen Moggach Remax midget minor Belleville Bulls wrapped up their Lakeshore League semi-final series 6-2 in points over Peterborough with a 2-0 win in their last game.Jayden Schirmers registered the shutout; Zack Ellis and Devin Sampson supplied the goals. Kellen Irwin was voted Player of the Game.Previous scores were: Bulls 4, Peterborough 1; Bulls 3, Peterborough 0; Peterborough 4, Bulls 2.ON DECK: League final vs. Kingston, TBA.QUINTE WEST PEEWEE HAWKSThe peewee A Quinte West Hawks will clash with the Erie Northshore (Kingsville) Storm in an OMHA all-Ontario championship series set to start this weekend at Community Gardens in Trenton.Hawks carry an overall season record of 62-6-5 into the provincial final, including three tournament titles. They won the Lakeshore League penannt with an undefeate record of 28-0-2 and were international Silver Stick finalists.Games 1 and 2 are in Trenton; Games 3 and 4 are in Kingsville.ON DECK: Game 1 Saturday at Community Gardens, 4 p.m.; Game 2 Sunday at 1 p.m. at Community Gardens.PEEWEE CENTRE HASTINGS GRIZZLIESThe McConnell Funeral Home peewee Centre Hastings Grizzlies claimed their regional minor hockey playoff championship in marathon fashion, defeating the Campbellford Colts 6-5 in double overtime in the deciding game.Tied 5-5 after three periods, Grizzlies got the winning goal from Sam Fluke in double O.T. with the teams reduced to playing 3-on-3. Carson Van Allen and Samuel Gale assisted. Fluke finished the game with four goals.Earlier Centre Hastings scoring was: Evan Yeo from Van Allen and Gale; Fluke from Nate Dorie; Fluke, unassisted; Van Allen from Yeo and Fluke; Fluke from Carter Wright.Grizzlies wrapped up their season with an exhibition home-and-home series with Millbrook, losing 9-3 and 5-3. CH combined scoring was: Fluke from Aaron McMaster and Jacob Heard; Heard from Van Allen; Fluke (2) from Owen Meraw-Gilbey and Heard; Wright from Nolan Arseneault and Gale; Ryland Harvey from Fluke; McMaster from Heard; Fluke (2) from Gale and Arseneault.The team is planning a post-season awards banquet for next month, TBA.TWEED JUVENILE HAWKSAfter eliminating the South Bruce Blades in the OMHA semi-finals, the Tweed Hawks open a best-of-five/six-point series provincial CC juvenile championship series this weekend against the Cayuga Stars. Game 1 is tonight at 8:30 p.m. in Tweed.Hawks ousted South Bruce 3-0 in the best-of-three provincial semi-finals, but needed an O.T. goal on a strong individual effort by Jake Yohn to win Game 3 by a 2-1 margin on home ice. Tyrel McQuaigg was cited for a solid game in net for Tweed.ON DECK: OMHA CC-C juvenile championship — Game 1 tonight at Tweed, 8:30 p.m.; Games 2 and 3 Saturday and Sunday at Cayuga at 5 p.m.; Game 4 (if necessary) Saturday, March 24 at 3 p.m. at Tweed; Game 5 (if necessary) Sunday, March 25 at 1 p.m. at Cayuga; Game 6 (if necessary) Thursday, March 29 at 8:30 p.m. at Tweed.Let's block ads! (Why?)...
Former Millbrook funeral home owner faces fraud charges - Globalnews.caThursday, December 14, 2017
The former owner of a funeral home in Millbrook, Ont., faces fraud, breach of trust and forgery charges following a joint investigation between Peterborough police and the Bereavement Authority of Ontario.Patrick Benson, 44, the former owner and operator of Benson Funeral Home, was arrested on Wednesday following an investigation that began in June probing the misuse of prepaid funeral contracts.Story continues below
Volunteer grave diggers: Canadian government asks funeral homes to prep for pandemic Police say between 2006 and 2015, the King Street funeral home was defrauded of approximately $120,000 after pre-paid funeral contracts with customers were not deposited into a trust account. Benson was owner and operator at the time.The investigation also revealed that in January and February of this year, prepaid funeral contracts were drawn up with forged customers’ signatures.“When you have a pre-paid funeral contact, that money is supposed to be held in trust with a financial institution,” said Lauren Gilchrist, communications liasion for the Peterborough Police Service.“So through the joint investigat...
Surgeon who died in fall in Montreal remembered as a renaissance man who loved people - Syracuse.comWednesday, August 02, 2017
Dr. Donald Doell, a friend from medical school."He had a very magnetic personality," Doell said Tuesday by phone in Peterborough, Canada. "There wasn't a topic that he wasn't well versed on; music, politics, social justice, you name it," Mookherjee said.In medical school Roy proved himself a "good scholar, hardworking, dedicated to his studies," Doell said. But, he could also be the life of the party, a great storyteller and funny."Whenever anyone proposed some kind of adventure he could never say no," Doell said. As medical school students everyone was serious and intense about their studies, so Doell, Roy and others decided to take up something less serious, by forming a curling team."We ended up taking curling very seriously, even through we ended up losing about every game," Doell said.A renaissance man, Roy wrote poetry and participated in a poety slam at cafe in Brooklyn, Sanyal said. While at McGill, Roy played guitar in a jazz and rock bands, Doell said. At Upstate he was the lead guitarist in the ska-punk band Failed States.Adam Gold, of Funk 'n Waffles, met Roy when he became a regular at the restaurant on University Hill. "We would sit and talk about all sorts of things. He was a really funny guy. He always had friends with him, and everyone was always laughing and smiling around him. You pretty much couldn't help but smile when you saw him," Gold told the Montreal Gazette. "He was just so giving and learned and positive. Just a really special cat," Gold said. "Everyone who met him pretty much said the same thing: 'You never met anyone like this guy.'"Roy's memorial was held Tuesday afternoon in Montreal. A viewing will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Burns Garfield Funeral Home, 3175 E. Genesee St., Syracuse, followed by cremation from noon to 2 p.m., Mookherjee said.In lieu of flowers donations can be made in his name to La Fondation de L'Hopital Sainte - Justine.Contact Charley Hannagan anytime: Email Twitter Facebook 315-470-2161.Let's block ads!/...
Egerton Ryerson doesn't deserve an anti-Indigenous label - The Globe and MailWednesday, August 02, 2017
Victoria University in the University of Toronto. In the 1850s, Ryerson, as the superintendent of education for Canada West, welcomed Allen Salt, a Mississauga from the Rice Lake area near Peterborough to the Toronto Normal (teacher training) School, the predecessor of what is now Ryerson University.So grateful was Steinhauer for his assistance and encouragement that he named one of his sons Egerton Ryerson Steinhauer. At Rev. Salt’s last mission on Parry Island (Wasauksing) on Georgian Bay, the mission day school bore the name Ryerson. Only recently was the First Nations day school renamed, to Wasauksing Kinomaugewgamik.As educational historian Robin Harris wrote in 1959: “Ryerson was Christian, first, last, and all the time; his religious principles were his first principles.” Yes, he had a Christian agenda, but he also supported the Credit Mississauga’s fight for a title deed to their Credit River reserve and their efforts to build a strong economic base for their community.Ryerson was not the creator of the Indian residential-school system. The Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, vol. 1. The History, Part 1. Origins to 1939 (Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2015), pp. 75-78, clarifies his outlook toward Indigenous education. In 1847, he did write a short report on Indian boarding schools where older male students could learn European-style agriculture.In preindustrial Ontario, farming was the motor of the economy. As his educational model, he favoured the respected Hofwyl School for the Poor near Berne, Switzerland.Jones and Ryerson were true friends, perhaps best described as “blood brothers.” Toronto’s Dundas Square borders Victoria Street. The site ofRyerson’s home 150 years ago is located toward the eastern end of the urban park. Its actual site is now under Dundas Street East.Ryerson welcomed Mr. Jones and his wife to stay with his family for a month in the spring of 1856 while Ryerson sought the best medical advice to restore Jones’s health. After the attempt to find a cure failed, Jones returned to his home in Brantford, where he died two weeks later. As Jones had requested while he stayed at the Ryerson’s that spring, Ryerson gave the eulogy at his funeral on July 1, 1856.To describe Egerton Ryerson, or Chechalk as the Mississauga called him, as anti-Indigenous misses the mark. Back to you, Ryerson Students’ Union, for further study.Report Typo/ErrorFollow us on Twitter: @GlobeDebateLet's block ads! (Why?)...
Sylvia MitchellWednesday, August 02, 2017
Belleville in her 75th year. Daughter of the late Gordon & Ida Michael. Loving wife of the late Frank Mitchell. She is survived by her daughters Winnie Mitchell of Belleville, Sherry Michael of Peterborough and Tina Hyderman (late Kevin) of Belleville. Dear sister of Carol Tanner (Ron) of Belleville, Ed Michael (Doreen) of Newfoundland, Doug Michael of Trenton, Dick Michael and Robin Michael (Late Edna) both of Belleville. She is predeceased by her sister Bernice McMullen and brother Bernard Michael. Proud grandmother to Corrinne, Cameron, Crystal, Robert, Patrick, Dustin, Airica and great grandmother to Jamal, Frankie and Hailea. Following cremation, a Graveside Service will be held at the Belleville Cemetery (Dundas St W, Belleville) on Thursday, July 27th, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. Arrangements entrusted to JOHN R. BUSH FUNERAL HOME, 80 Highland Ave. Belleville (613-968-5588). If desired, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation are appreciated by the family.
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BRIAN DAVID MUEHLMAN - Burlington County TimesWednesday, March 27, 2019
Brian enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was an avid whitetail deer hunter, traveling throughout United States and Canada hunting with his grandson, Kurt. Brian was a USCG Charter Captain on Lake Ontario for 15 years. His most cherished time was spent with his grandchildren. Survivors include his wife, Gail Krauss Muehlman; his mother and step father, Margaret (Rex) Smith of Wexford; daughter, Candi (Joe) Landles of Evans City; step daughter, Becky Flagler of Pittsburgh; siblings, Connie Federbusch, Laurie (Ron) Mahen, and Mark (Pam) Muehlman, all of Mercer; nine grandchildren, Kurt, Mariah, Rayna, Seth, Brandon, Riley, Connor, Liam, and Nico; and several nieces and nephews. Brian was preceded in death by his father, Paul Muehlman and his brother in law, Oscar Federbusch. Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, from 2 to 8 p.m. at the MARSHALL FUNERAL HOME, 200 Fountain Ave., Ellwood City. Friends will also be received at the funeral home on Thursday from 10:30 a.m. until the time of the blessing service at 11:30 a.m. Rev. Father Mark Thomas will officiate. Interment will follow in Holy Redeemer Cemetery. Memorial contributions in Brian's memory may be made to the Steven King Foundation, 621 Street, Jetmore, KS 67854 or Victory Junction, 4500 Adams Way, Randalman, NC 27317. Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh. com.
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Cecile J. Briggs - WatertownDailyTimes.comWednesday, March 27, 2019
Phillips Memorial Home in Massena. There will be no funeral services and burial will be at a later date in Calvary Cemetery, Massena.Cecile was born on November 14, 1933 in Cornwall, Ontario, the daughter of Claude and Bertha (Belanger) Villeneuve. She married Joseph Maugeri Jr. on February 21, 1958. He predeceased her on April 19, 1972. She later married Ivan Briggs on June 20, 1975. He predeceased her in June 2001.She enjoyed playing bingo, traveling and spending time on social media.She is survived by her son Joseph Maugeri III and his wife Becky of Clayville, NY; three grandchildren, Joseph, Benjamin and Matthew Maugeri; a brother, Cyril and wife Sylvia Villeneuve and two sisters, Claudette Lefebvre and Bernadette Good as well as several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two sisters Bernice Sequin and Marie Claire Payette.Arrangements are under the direction of Phillips Memorial Home in Massena. Memories and online condolences may be share with the family at www.PhillipsMemorial.com.
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Clark Davey, 1928-2019: 'The true journalist of journalists' - Ottawa CitizenWednesday, March 27, 2019
He was heartbroken after failing his medical, but an English teacher told him that people would pay him to write. So he enrolled in the first journalism degree course taught at University of Western Ontario, graduating in 1948 and joining the newsroom of the Chatham Daily News.There, he worked under Richard "Dic" Doyle, but moved to Kirkland Lake when the Thomson newspaper chain made him editor-in-chief of the Northern Daily News. His time there was brief, however, as his girlfriend, Joyce Gordon, issued him an ultimatum: Northern Ontario or me. He chose her: they married in September 1952.In the meantime, he joined the newsroom of the Globe and Mail, where his mentor Doyle had been working for a year.As a reporter with the Globe, Davey covered national and international affairs, including the Suez Canal crisis, the St. Lawrence Seaway project and the cancellation of the Avro Arrow program. During the 1957 federal election campaign, he recognized that Tory leader John Diefenbaker was gaining momentum and might actually win, and convinced his editors to allow him to stay with the Chief's campaign for 40 days.
Clark Davey, former publisher of the Montreal Gazette, displaying a mock-up of the paper's new Sunday edition in 1988.
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When Doyle became editor of the Globe in 1963, he chose Davey as his managing editor, and, according to Mills, the two raised the broadsheet's reputation from that of a local paper to a national one. Davey was managing editor for 15 years before joining the Vancouver Sun in 1978. He was publisher there until 1983, when he took over at the Gazette. He was publisher of the Citizen from 1989 to 1993. He was also president and chair of The Canadian Press, and co-founder and president of the Michener Awards Foundation that oversees the country's most prestigious journalism prize."He was the true journalist of journalists," says Kim Kierans, journalism professor at University of King's College in Halifax and Michener Foundation board member. "He told me when I last saw him in November, ‘If we're not providing the encouragement for journalism organizations and journalists within them to do the journalism that matters, then we're in trouble as a democracy.'"He was also a lovely man, smart and sparkling … with incredible enthusiasm for the business and its future."According to Mills, Davey, who in 2002 led a protest on the steps of the Ottawa Citizen after Mills was fired for running an editorial critical of then-prime minister Jean Chrétien, was known as tough and gruff, "but deep down he was a really kind and thoughtful person, and a very good friend who was always fair to people. But if you didn't know him, he could be intimidating."And although he called the shots on the job, it was Joyce who ruled the home roost. According to son Ric, his father only stopped the presses twice - once while at the Globe, when Joyce called him to report that she and Ric thought they had just seen a UFO."That was the kind of pull she had over him," says Ric.Clark Davey is survived by his wife, Joyce; brother Kenneth George; children Ric (Rita Celli), Kevin (Margaret) and Clark Jr. (...