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Volunteer Awards: Georgina celebrates the spirit of giving

By: Ewa Chwojko-Srawley "You have two hands, one to help yourself, the second to help others," remarked Regional Councillor Rob Grossi, presenting a Volunteer Award of Merit to the Hemmati family, owners of Quick Pizza in Keswick. This family of immigrants, who opened their business in Georgina in 1996,...

Rosie’s Barber Shop Set To Close Christmas Eve

By: Mike Anderson After 31 years of barbering, Rosemary Zammit is hanging up her hair-cutting shears, barber combs and hairdryer for good. Affectionately known as Rosie, her barber shop, in the Driftwood Motel on Dalton Rd, has been a staple in Sutton since 2008 — where folks can get...

Anne of Green Gables at Stephen Leacock Theatre, Nov 22 – Dec 1

By: Ewa Chwojko-Srawley "I can give Diana half of my chocolates, can’t I?  The other half will taste twice as sweet to me if I give some to her." - Anne Shirley That is a lesson in friendship! Anne Shirley, a beloved redhead from Avonlea, full of dreams and passions arrives...

Cedardale Church: The walk to Bethlehem

By: Gord Evans A winter chill is in the air now, and soon our thoughts will be turning to the Christmas season. The Walk to Bethlehem is a FREE event that will again take place in Pefferlaw, at the Cedardale Church, 471 Pefferlaw Road (York Road 21), one km. South of...

Petals & Wings: Georgina Arts Centre and Gallery

By: Ewa Chwojko-Srawley If you want to feel a warm summer breeze, and need colour therapy on a bleak and gloomy November day, come to the Georgina Arts Centre and Gallery. Meadows will surround you and daises will smile at you. You will gasp at the intricate beauty of butterflies: Monarchs,...

Cherry’s comments the latest chapter in a controversial broadcasting career

TORONTO — Sportsnet cut ties with Don Cherry on Monday after the veteran hockey commentator called new immigrants “you people” on his “Coach’s Corner” segment while claiming they don’t wear poppies to honour Canadian veterans. It proved to be the last straw in a broadcasting career filled with controversy. Here are some other...

Don Cherry says he was fired, not sorry for ‘Coach’s Corner’ poppy rant

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Brash, outspoken, opinionated — longtime hockey broadcaster Don Cherry was never afraid to ruffle feathers during his “Coach’s Corner” segment on “Hockey Night in Canada.” His latest outburst about new immigrants not wearing poppies cost him his job, and in an interview late Monday night he wasn’t apologizing.

Keswick Remembrance Day Service

Pastor Hal Arthurs, Keswick Christian Church I'd like to welcome you here this morning to commemorate and to remember those who gave their lives for our country and our freedoms. We thank those who served our country and we thank those who are still with us, but every one of them...

Community Events For November

Keswick Remembrance Day Parade, Nov. 10, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Keswick Remembrance Day Parade will begin at 10:30 a.m. at Keswick Public School and proceed to the cenotaph.  Keswick Remembrance Day Service, Nov 11, 11 a.m. Stephen Leacock Theatre. Keswick Cenotaph Sutton...

Sutton Legion Unveils Memorial Mural

By: Ewa Chwojko-Srawley "We shall never forget their sacrifice," declared Wayne Erison, President of the Sutton Royal Canadian Legion Branch 356, in his emotional address to the Georgina community at the unveiling of the Veterans Memorial Mural. Wayne Erison Many shed tears when Mrs. Anne Wilson...


November 24, 2019

Photo source: Nubia Navarro (nubikini) from Pexels This issue includes: