News

Delays expected on Texas Road Saturday morning

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Line painting between Knobb Hill Dr. and Concession 2 North expected to cause delays

Unifor Local 1959 assists five area organizations with $1,000 donations

Unifor Local 1959 split $5,000 between five different Windsor-Essex County organizations last Thursday at Bud Jimmerfield Hall in Amherstburg. Bottom row (from left): Local 1959 recording secretary Keven McDonald, Unemployed Help Centre foodbank supervisor Debbie Desjardins, Elinor West from the Amherstburg Food Bank, Jeff Thachuk of Windsor Goodfellows, Street Help administrator Christine Furlonger, Essex County Heroes participant Gerald Lemire, Essex County Heroes co-founder Michelle Jones-Rousseau. Back row (from left): Local 1959 trustee Rick Foale, chair Doug Shaw, sgt. at arms, Geoff Bennett, financial secretary Matthew Kelly, president Bill Wark, sgt. at arms Rick Kit, trustee Richard Charuk.

Amherstburg Food Bank and Essex County Heroes among the recipients

Essex County libraries could shut down Saturday after contract talks break down

Essex County library staff hold up signs during the June 15 county council meeting. Negotiations held June 22 did not result in a new collective agreement and a work stoppage is still possible 12:01 a.m. Saturday.

Work stoppage possible at all 14 Essex County library branches could officially begin at 12:01 a.m. Saturday

Alleged purse snatcher being sought by Amherstburg police

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The Amherstburg Police Service is investigating the thefts of multiple persons that took place between 10 a.m.-12 noon Wednesday

Sports

26th annual Charity Golf Classic welcomes participants

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CLEC’s annual tournament moves to Sutton Creek Golf Club

Local goaltending star hoping for bigger things on junior and national scales

Windsor Spitfires goalie Michael DiPietro is hoping to build on his first year in the OHL and also hopes to compete internationally. The Amherstburg native enters his NHL draft year in 2016-17.

Amherstburg’s Michael DiPietro entering second year with Windsor Spitfires

Bob Meloche Memorial Fishing Derby a hit with local children

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A total of 251 children participate this year

Pat Thrasher Memorial Golf Tournament raises big bucks for MS

The 14th annual Pat Thrasher Memorial Golf Tournament raised about $15,000 last Saturday. From left: Karrie and Wes Thrasher, Lindsay Gyori and Jackie Putterman from the MS Society.

Early estimates have the tournament raising about $15,000 this year