Greenwood’s 16th StoryFest a huge success Dear Editor, What a spectacular StoryFest we had again this year….with a grand finale featuring Mary Walsh, the multi-talented actor, comedienne and writer who appeared on stage at the Hudson Village Theatre. Our entire line-up was stellar, featuring a diverse group of talented Canadian authors. Our heartfelt thanks to all the authors for their participation, and for taking time out of their busy lives to visit us in Hudson. This uniq
Important nonetheless Dear Editor, I would like to remind everyone that the body of water that Hudson borders on is a moving force… it is a river! It is not a lake. It is the Ottawa River....i.e.; the Mighty Ottawa River, one of the longest rivers in the world! Why is it referred to locally nowadays as a lake? The Lake of Two Mountains, which actually starts at Oka, goes east. It may seem a minor point but I think it is important nonetheless. Naomi Henshaw Hudson
Robert Grimaudo and the art of political victimology Dear Editor, In a recent article on the re-election of Robert Grimaudo as Mayor of Saint-Lazare, he is quoted as being hurt by the criticisms leveled against him during the campaign period, without being specific about what exactly hurt him. This is not the proper response of someone who was elected by only 37 per cent of the 37 per cent of the electorate, especially when an overwhelming majority of those who voted, voted a
PHOTO BY JAMES PARRY 'Tis once again confession time dear readers. Despite my young years - albeit 72 and happily still counting - I am a medieval nut. Gadzooks, for years I have been collecting reproductions of chivalrous knights on their destriers charging into battle. Or, with their lances and attached kerchiefs, wooing and trying to win the favour of their fair ladies at the tourney grounds. Where Henry VIII, incidentally, is reliably reported to have suffered a grievous
It has been four wonderful years of fun and caring for loved ones at Hudson’s Nova Adult Day Centre held every Wednesday at St. Mary's hall in Como. We opened the doors in October, 2013 as a respite service to family members. Attending to the needs of an Alzheimer's or an early dementia relative around the clock can be hard on the caregiver. Nova has provided a day of secure stimulation with a professional exercise session, live music, seasonal crafts, games, and a hearty lu
A book-signing by author Frank Hicks is taking place Tuesday, November 21. Franks fifth book, titled, ‘Murder in a Small Town’ is set in Hudson and features many local landmarks. Join Frank and friends from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Hudson Village Theatre, 28 Wharf Road.
PHOTO COURTESY CASCA Gigi was born on December 27, 2016. She has been sterilized, dewormed and vaccinated. Gigi is a calm cat and she adores receiving caresses. She has her favorite toys that she likes playing with and gets along well with other cats. Gigi is a little gem with her big green eyes. Who will be lucky enough to adopt her? For more information regarding Gigi, please contact us at (514) 706-2287 or by e-mail at email@example.com.
PHOTO BY JAMES PARRY The official unveiling of the Canada 150 mural will be held Friday, November 17, 10:45 a.m. at the Stephen F. Shaar Community Centre, 394 Main Road. Meet MP Peter Shiefke, Mayor Jamie Nicholls, and artists Kent Thomson and Daniel Gautier and learn more about what will surely become an iconic piece of public art in Hudson. Coffee, hot chocolate and goodies will be served; speeches begin promptly at 10:45 so arrive early!
Messy Church at St. George’s is for adults and children to enjoy together using hands-on activities to explore Bible stories and to give people a chance to play together. Messy Church reflects unconditional love and is a church for people outside church, providing an oasis of welcome and a safe space in which to thrive. For all ages, a light supper is included. Join us, every fourth Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. Come and join us as we joyfully celebrate a Messy Church Christma