Please protect wetlands! Dear Editor, There has been increasingly more discussion on the development of the Como Gardens bog on one of the Hudson Facebook pages. It was also comforting to see several citizens stand up in our last council meeting and voice their protests on this development. There are many aspects to this development that need to be taken into consideration. With pressure from the developer to proceed, I am wondering if any environmental studies have been done
Celebrating National Volunteer Week Dear Palliative Care Volunteers, Your warmth and caring, your understanding and compassion, your generosity of spirit and all the small gestures that you give so freely without hesitation every single time is why we thank you so very much. Greeting everyone with a smile at reception, lending an ear to those who need someone to listen, helping the medical team care for patients, keeping the rooms spotless, providing clean linens, fresh coffe
Philip is home Dear Editor and Tara, With a lot of joy in our heart we would like to let you know that thanks to your help our Philip is back home. We had a very positive response to the ad you helped us placed in The Journal March 22. Philip must have been terrified by something and was hiding well for the first two weeks of his adventure, since nobody noticed him. Then a few days after the ad was published we started receiving calls from people reporting spotting him. He wa
Dans l'article de Monsieur John Jantak sur la période de questions à Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, (The Journal, le 12 avril) Mairesse Paola Hawa dit, « It’s not just one person’s right to speak. It’s every person’s right to speak. » Alors pourquoi limiter cette période de questions à seulement 30 minutes alors qu’ailleurs elle est beaucoup plus longue. Ceci permettrait à tous de s'exprimer. Michel Belleau Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue
PHOTO COURTESY RIGAUD OLDTIMERS HOCKEY ASSOCIATION I was racking my brain for a fun intro to this week's column, and with the ice and snow now thankfully disappearing daily and life returning to the land despite the recent freezing rain, I suddenly thought of the Pleistocene Era that is said to have begun some 2.6 million years ago. I know, but sometimes I get these crazy ideas! More specifically, to the last Ice Age which peaked 21,000 years ago and ended just a mere 11,500
PHOTO BY CARMEN MARIE FABIO A year’s worth of hair growth on The Journal’s James Armstrong, pictured here with staff dogs Jackson and Rocky, is coming off as James has raised just over $2,000, and counting, to donate to the Hudson Shave 2 Save cancer fighting initiative. Inspired by the tremendous support given by the large number of people who participated in a cancer fundraising drive last year, The Journal reporter James Armstrong will participate in this year’s fifth annu
Wyman Memorial United Church of Canada is having a huge English used book sale with some French books available on May 11 from 6 to 9 p.m. and May 12 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. There is a very large selection of hardcover and paperback, fiction, non-fiction, reference, children’s, specialty books, and magazines (e.g. National Geographic, Smithsonian, etc.) available at lowest prices, books 2 for $1.This is a great opportunity to stock up on your summer reading needs. Don’t miss th
Photo courtesy Daphne Amster Did you know that one blood donation can save up to three lives? Grade 5 students at Edgewater Elementary School are organizing a blood drive through Héma-Québec. Come be a hero and donate blood May 18 between 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. in our school gymnasium at 220 Cardinal-Léger Boulevard. The students will be very happy to welcome you.
The Russell Gauley Pancake Breakfast will be held Sunday, May 6 at the Vankleek Hill Community Centre, 36 Mill Street East, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Admission: Adults $8, children $4. On the menu are pancakes with ‘Real Maple Syrup,’ sausage, baked beans, scrambled eggs, toast, juice, coffee and tea. Proceeds raised go to the Canadian Cancer Society ‘Wheels of Hope’ program.
PHOTO COURTESY ANTHONY PETRONE On Saturday, April 14, at the Jocelyn Taillon Provincial Taekwondo tournament being held at Centre Claude Robillard in Montreal, these young athletes (Alexander Ardeleanu, Vincent Aubut, Chloe Mossa, Raphael Aubut, and Thomas Watier) who are passionately involved in this sport, have earned the honour by each winning a gold medal in their respective categories. A feat that would be impossible without the hard work, skill, motivation and involveme