News

Fire department confident 23 orders will be complied with by late-July

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Interim chief Al Reaume told town council Monday night that orders with a July 9 deadline have already been completed with those with a July 29 deadline being worked on.

“Bring Back Sinasac” protest hits town hall

Protesters picket in front of town hall prior to the start of Monday night’s town council meeting. They were looking for the reinstatement of former fire chief Randy Sinasac, who was let go along with two firefighters last month.

A group of friends, retired firefighters and neighbours of former fire chief Randy Sinasac gathered in front of town hall prior to Monday night’s council meeting hoping for Sinasac’s return.

New Rotarian urges more people to become involved

Rotary Club of Amherstburg president Lena Lazanja (left) presents a certificate of membership to Susan Monaghan. Monaghan was recently inducted into the local Rotary Club. (Submitted photo)

The newest member of the Amherstburg Rotary Club is hoping more people become involved like she has.

General Amherst High School celebrates Class of 2015

General Amherst High School’s class of 2015 valedictorian Trent Sparling 
delivers his speech at the school’s 93rd annual commencement ceremony at the Libro Centre last Thursday evening.

After receiving their diplomas the grads were addressed by valedictorian Trent Sparling who said their Grade 9 orientation day felt like it was yesterday.

Sports

Jasmine Hurst recognized as this year’s Royal Arcanum Award recipient

Royal Arcanum Award winner Jasmine Hurst.

Hurst, 18, is this year’s female recipient of the Royal Arcanum Award, an award recognizing the top athletes in Windsor-Essex County.

St. Peter’s first ball hockey league wraps up

Atom division champs - the Gummy Bears

St. Peter’s ACHS College School wrapped up its first ball hockey league for all area youth with its championship day.

Mission raises $5,000 despite golf tournament being rained out

Shirley Hitchcock tries her hand at the putting 
contest that was moved inside due to rain.

Even though wind and rain kept golfers off the course at Fox Glen, the golfers still showed up and had lunch thus helping the mission in the process.

Diamondbacks win first two games of Can-Am Baseball League season

Diamondbacks shortstop Nathan Rodriguez fields a throw during a Macomb stolen base attempt while second baseman Justin Garbutt backs him up .

It took longer than they wanted, but the Amherstburg Diamondbacks have finally broken through with their first wins.