PHOTO COURTESY SHUTTERSTOCK The War Memorial Library will hold a book sale Monday, November 4 to Saturday, November 9. Children's specially priced books will be featured. Doors open November 4 at 2:30 p.m. The library is located at 60 Elm Street in Hudson. See opening hours at warmemoriallibrary.blogspot.com. The library is run by volunteers and the monies raised from our book sales go to local charities.
IMAGE COURTESY IMDB.COM Greenwood’s StoryFest Literary Festival concludes with the film Can You Ever Forgive Me? On Monday, November 4 at the Hudson Village Theatre, 28 Wharf Road at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $15. Available at Boutique Pure Art, 422 Main Road, online at greenwoodstoryfest.com, and at the door if space permits.
PHOTO COURTESY RICHARD PROULX
Young athletes from Dojo Perrot Shima in Île-Perrot are back from two consecutive weekends of tournament and here are the results from the first in Edmunston New Brunswick for the Eastern Canadian Championships, and the second in Quebec for the Daniel Hardy Cup.
First row from left to right: Tyler D’Arterio 5th in Edmundston and 9th in Quebec, Corey D’Arterio 4th in Edmundston and 9th in Quebec, Brooke Proulx Olson 4th in Edmundston and Bronze
PHOTO COURTESY HUDSON CHAMBER MUSIC Violinist Luis Grinhauz and pianist Berta Rosenohl, both originally from Argentina, are the founding members of Musica Camerata Montréal. The second concert of the 37th season of the Hudson Chamber Music Series will take place this Sunday, November 3 at 4 p.m. in St. James Church Hall, 642 Main Road in Hudson. Musica Camerata Montréal will present a programme of piano trios by Beethoven, Chausson and Schumann. This is a return engagement b
THE JOURNAL FILE PHOTO/CARMEN MARIE FABIO Rigaud’s private school Collège Bourget is the best high school in the area according to the Fraser Institute annual rankings. The Fraser Institute research organization this week released its annual high school rankings list from across the country and while one area high school – Collège Bourget in Rigaud – scored near the top quarter of Quebec schools, its ranking is down from the previous five-year average and other ratings indica
PHOTO COURTESY CHARYL HYNDMAN Now in their 55th season, the Lakeshore Players of Dorval are taking on their first ever musical production, called Nunsense, The Musical. Looking skeptical over a deadly serving of soup, the Little Sisters of Lachine are (left to right) Julia Lemire (Sister Mary Amnesia), Ashley Dunn (Sister Mary Leo), Sylvia Mauri (Mother Superior, Sister Mary Regina), Candace Holder (Sister Mary Hubert), and Stephanie von Roretz (Sister Robert Anne). Lakeshore
PHOTO COURTESY VILLE DE SAINT-LAZARE Despite being made of aluminum or vinyl, horizontal blinds are not something that should be tossed into blue bins for recycling. Saint-Lazare residents are being urged not to throw garbage into their blue bins – a problem that also affects many other cities and towns throughout the Municipalité Régionale de Comté (MRC) de Vaudreuil-Soulanges region, according to Geneviève Hamel, Director of Communications for Saint-Lazare. When residents p
PHOTO BY JOHN JANTAK Vaudreuil Liberal MNA Marie-Claude Nichols said the Commission scolaire des Trois-Lacs (CSTL) should have been invited to participate in upcoming hearings that will be held by the ruling provincial Coalition Avenir Québec (CAQ) government with the aim of converting French-language school boards into service centres. Vaudreuil Liberal MNA Marie-Claude Nichols is calling on the provincial government to allow the Commission scolaire des Trois-Lacs (CSTL) to
PHOTO BY JOHN JANTAK Mike Grenier, Executive Director of A Horse Tale Rescue, and Smouch are in search of 800 hay bales to help the non-profit organization get through the winter. A Horse Tale (AHT) Rescue needs hay for its horses. The non-profit organization, which is based in Vaudreuil-Dorion, provides a refuge for rescued and retired horses and it’s putting out an appeal to the public for help in finding good quality hay to enable its horses to get through the winter. The
“The first one changes your life; the second one really screws it up,” is something a co-worker told me after the birth of my eldest son. She had no words of wisdom to offer about the third who ended up being a funny sweetheart and just quirky enough to throw off the perfect momentum and rhythm of a family of four. I obviously have a painfully short memory as I recently adopted a third dog after succumbing to the charms of a photo sent into the paper by the Animatch dog adopt