Oka-Ferry problems Dear Editor, Since it had been decided somewhere that the Oka-Hudson Ferry was to be preserved to form a link in the ring road around Montreal, it behooves the Powers that Be in charge of ‘ring road’s to finance the project to ‘study’ the problems incurring from this misguided solution to the ‘ring-road problem.’ Why should we poor Hudsonites have to deal with this? If the $10,000 discussion comes up with the answer that a new road be constructed from the
PHOTO BY JAMES ARMSTRONG A reconstructed fiddle created by Gary Dover (left) harking back to voyageur days of the area came to life in the hands of Becky Fletcher. Saint-Lazare resident Becky Fletcher brought a replica of a fiddle from the time of Samuel de Champlain to life by playing it Monday, June 18. “I’m gobsmacked,” said its builder Gary Dover of Vaudreuil-Dorion upon hearing it for the first time. “It has a totally different voice with a real sense of lament to it. It
PHOTO COURTESY CASCA Lucifur and Lollipop are beautiful brother and sister tabby cats born April 9, 2017. They are both vaccinated and sterilized. They were adopted but, unfortunately, a family member developed allergies. It would be ideal if they could both be adopted together. Lucifur is playful and is very good with kids. He purrs loudly when petted. Lollipop is a little more timid but given some time and space, she warms right up. She’s a sweet girl who also really likes
PHOTO COURTESY LAKESHORE CHAMBER ORCHESTRA The Lakeshore Chamber Orchestra will participate in Pointe-Claire’s celebration of Canada Day, with a concert to be held Sunday, July 1 at 8 p.m. at St. Joachim Church, 2 rue Ste-Anne in Pointe-Claire. The conductor is Stewart Grant. Admission is a freewill donation. For further information, please call (514) 426-1904 or consult www.lakeshorechamberorchestra.ca.
Animatch Dog Adoption organization will be holding a Meet and Greet at Finnegan’s Market Saturday, June 30 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with dogs on site from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Join us at 775 Main Road, Hudson.
PHOTO COURTESY PEXELS In Town Tonight with Hudson Fine Craft and Gallerie+ takes place Wednesday, June 27, 7 to 9 p.m. at 448 Main Road in Hudson. Join us for this bi-weekly community get-together for people interested in learning more about today’s creators. This event features Hudson Food Collective – a truly innovative local group of young environmental food nurturers and growers. Come and join us for a relaxing and inspiring evening. Admission is $10 per person (includes
PHOTO BY JOSIANE FARAND Jean-François Thibert, General Manager of VSPCRF, Jean St-Pierre, Tournament President, Jocelyne Vautour, Director of Financing and Communications of the VSPCRF, Normand Bruneau, President of Groupe Techno Ref4 and Franco Donato, Honorary President of the tournament, holding the check representing Sobeys’ donation. A radiant sun shone on tremendous generosity: $147,906 raised for the VSPCRF Mother Nature invited generosity to Hudson’s Whitlock Golf Clu
PHOTO BY JAMES ARMSTRONG Hudson Village Quilters President presents NOVA Hudson Executive Director Judy Tellier with a cheque for $2000, a welcome donation to the non-profit community health organization. NOVA Executive Director Judy Tellier was on hand to receive the donation from HVQ President Phyllis Moody. “Thank you so much for this,” said Tellier. “It will be put to good use because our client list is growing. Our citizens are aging and we now have four nurses that are
PHOTO BY MONIQUE BISSONNETTE The stabilization project of the banks of the Quinchien River that meanders through the Chaline Valley is undergoing another step with upcoming geotechnical studies. The long-term project aimed at stabilizing the slopes of Chaline Valley in Saint-Lazare took a step forward at the council meeting held Tuesday, June 12. Council approved a call for tenders for geotechnical studies to determine how to handle and control the materials being removed fro
PHOTO COURTESY FRANCE POMMINVILLE Sensei Danny Griffith (in white) is flanked by Marc-Olivier Nadon (right) and France Pomminville (left) and some young students following Pomminville and Nadon's qualification for the World Martial Arts Organization. The Canadian qualifications of the World Martial Arts Organization (WMO) took place last Saturday, June 16 at the John Tonnelli Sports Center in Milton, Ontario. More than 100 participants were trying their luck to qualify for t