This week in sports

This week in sports

🕔13:49, 17.Feb 2017

NHL The Detroit Red Wings played their first game after the death of owner Mike Ilitch against the St. Louis Blues on Feb. 15 at Joe Louis Arena. The Wings were looking for a win but came up short, losing 2-0

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Local poets share their work

Local poets share their work

🕔13:48, 17.Feb 2017

Local poets had an opportunity to present their work to the public at a recent literary event in Windsor. Urban Farmhouse Press presented the event ‘By the River: Poetry and Prose’, an ongoing series to showcase local poets and writers

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Afrofest panel challenges stereotypical views

Afrofest panel challenges stereotypical views

🕔13:44, 17.Feb 2017

By David Lafreneire Panelists challenged the stereotypical views of a black man during a discussion at Afrofest last week. What is the image of a black man? was the provocative title of a seminar held during the festival. Afrofest is

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Vinyl revival

Vinyl revival

🕔13:21, 17.Feb 2017

by Aaron Lombardi Owners of independent record stores say the outlook is good with the closing of HMV Canada’s 102 stores. According to an article by Fortune magazine, vinyl record sales have risen to $416 million USD per year contributing

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Panhandlers causing problems for business owners

Panhandlers causing problems for business owners

🕔13:15, 17.Feb 2017

By Barry Hazlehurst Many Windsor business owners see panhandlers as a problem and often need to phone police when customers ask for spare change. Katherine Wu, owner of the Downtown Smoke shop in Windsor, said many panhandlers become a nuisance when

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CBC mental health presentation

CBC mental health presentation

🕔12:58, 17.Feb 2017

By: Justin Crouch CBC Windsor hosted a mental health presentation for students who suffer from stress-related anxieties and depression associated with studies and life stressors. A live broadcast was held discussing various mental health struggles with psychology professionals on Feb.

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A Night to Shine

A Night to Shine

🕔12:46, 17.Feb 2017

By Grace Bauer Individuals with special needs walked down the red carpet at what was, for most, the only prom they ever experienced. Almost 100 adults and young people with varying physical and developmental disabilities attended Night to Shine at

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New YMCA location off to a great start

New YMCA location off to a great start

🕔12:39, 17.Feb 2017

By Nate Hinckley The Windsor YMCA is benefiting from its move to the city’s east side. The Y moved from its Victoria Ave. location to Central Park Athletics at Central Ave. and Grand Marais in late 2016. Windsor’s YMCA was

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Book reviews come to the Converged Citizen

🕔12:35, 17.Feb 2017

By Ryan Jones Being a book reviewer is not just reading books and spitting out paragraphs explaining the novel, its characters, the setting and the literary devices used. Reviewing allows me to analyze an author’s work to develop my own

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Border City Wresting returns to St. Clair College

Border City Wresting returns to St. Clair College

🕔12:32, 17.Feb 2017

By Joe Gibel Border City Wrestling fans are looking forward to its return at St. Clair College on March 25. Since late 1992 BCW has been thrilling fans with wrestling entertainment in the Windsor area and promises to continue the

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Canadian Blood Services introduces new iron guideline

Canadian Blood Services introduces new iron guideline

🕔12:18, 17.Feb 2017

By Ryan Jones To ensure the overall wellness of donors, Canadian Blood Services has introduced a new iron guideline. The guideline went into effect Dec. 10, 2016 requiring women to wait 12 weeks in between blood donations, compared to the

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Coffee shop franchise expands to Ouellette Avenue

Coffee shop franchise expands to Ouellette Avenue

🕔12:15, 17.Feb 2017

Kyle Bondy, Co-Owner of Anchor Coffee House in front of the cafe bar. (Photo by Kurlis Mati) A Windsor couple has brought their coffee shop franchise downtown. Kyle and Rachel Bondy wanted to expand Anchor Coffee House, from Huron Church

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Hospice continues its journey

Hospice continues its journey

🕔12:12, 17.Feb 2017

The Hospice team is continuing to provide services for people in Windsor and Essex County, encouraging members of the community to volunteer. Staff at Hospice of Windsor and Essex County empowers people suffering from life-altering diagnoses and their caregivers to

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St. Clair College promotes sexual health and safety

St. Clair College promotes sexual health and safety

🕔12:05, 17.Feb 2017

By Amos Johnson St. Clair College’s Health Centre is working towards educating students on sexual health and safety. A special health fair was held at the St. Clair College Centre for the Arts on Feb. 14 in order to educate

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Alcohol could be an option at Adventure Bay

Alcohol could be an option at Adventure Bay

🕔11:59, 17.Feb 2017

By Christina Chibani   Windsor’s Adventure Bay is entertaining the idea of selling alcohol. A request for a proposal to operate the concession services serving wine and beer at Adventure Bay was brought to Windsor City Council. The process of

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Black history is local history

Black history is local history

🕔11:54, 17.Feb 2017

Windsorites are learning about black history. The Windsor Public Library and the Essex County branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society held a meeting in honour of Black History Month with guest speaker Irene Moore Davis. Moore Davis is a Canadian

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New generation of supermodel found in Windsor

New generation of supermodel found in Windsor

🕔11:50, 17.Feb 2017

By Kylie Turner A local model has made the preliminary cuts for the Top Model Search Canada competition. Katie Jade Durham a 24-year-old Windsorite has been working on her modelling portfolio for three years. Durham said she found out about

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Love can be costly

Love can be costly

🕔11:45, 17.Feb 2017

  J.Lo might say “love don’t cost a thing”… but to others, love can be costly. While cynics tend to refer to Valentine’s Day as a ‘Hallmark holiday,’ many Canadians enjoy expressing their love with greeting cards, chocolate, roses and

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Second blaze at Bruce Avenue

🕔13:51, 13.Feb 2017

A second fire broke out yesterday in a two storey apartment at 338 Bruce Avenue. One family has been displaced. According to Windsor Fire officials It was caused by circuit failure in a space heater on the second floor. The

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Trump and Trudeau’s first official meeting

🕔13:49, 13.Feb 2017

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made his historic first trip to meet the new President of the United States today. Prime Minister Trudeau met President Donald Trump for a private conversation about the economy and security. Mr. Trudeau was also accompanied

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