News

Organizers thrilled with 2015 “Amherstburg’s Gone Car Crazy”

Vehicles are viewed as they are lined up along Dalhousie St. during the Amherstburg's Gone Car Crazy show July 26.

Over 500 vehicles part of tenth annual “car crazy” show

Thousands head downtown for Mardi Gras street party

Brant the Fire Guy performs his daring routine at the Mardi Gras street party on July 24. Photo by Adam D’Andrea.

Dalhousie Street was transformed into Bourbon Street last weekend, as Amherstburg was injected with the spirit of New Orleans.

Amherstburg regains top spot in “safest communities” ranking

Aburg Police Logo Rev-web

Five Essex County municipalities in the top ten

WWI highlighted during Fort Malden event

Fort Malden staff explain the details of World War One era military uniforms during their Great War Encampment event on July 25. Photo by Adam D’Andrea

The next special event at Fort Malden will be their annual Military Heritage Days this weekend.

Sports

Sr. Cardinals score come-from-behind 6-4 victory over Essex

Matt Bassingthweight leaps for a ball just ahead of the Essex baserunner during Amherstburg's 6-4 win at the Libro Centre. Bassingthweight doubled home a run in the sixth inning to help seal the deal for the Cardinals.

The Amherstburg Cardinals’ winning streak now sits at nine games after a 6-4 come-from-behind win Wednesday night against Essex.

Admirals play street hockey to the delight of Seasons’ residents

The action in front of Seasons last Tuesday evening featured members of the Amherstburg Admirals playing a game of street hockey. It was the latest outreach into the community by the Jr. C hockey club.

The Admirals, joined by some children from the community, were at Seasons Retirement Community last Tuesday evening where they participated in a street hockey game for the residents.

Sharks’ swim meet welcomes increased numbers in 2015

A group of female swimmers dive into the Lions Pool at the start of one of the 63 events.

The Sharks experienced a surge in swimmers this year, attributed largely to last year’s meet increasing awareness of swimming and drumming up interest.

Cardinals run winning streak to eight games

Amherstburg’s Steve Feltz slides safely into third base during the July 21 game against Harrow.

The Amherstburg Cardinals senior men’s baseball team is now riding an eight-game winning streak.