by Hailey Trealout The Mudpuppy Gallery invited people of all ages to the Downtown Expresso Cafe in Amherstburg Sept. 28 to support local performers during their Beat Night. The Mudpuppy Gallery opened in May 2010 as a non-profit organization run
by Rob Benneian Windsor Police Services were on the scene of a single-vehicle accident in a west Windsor parking lot on the evening of Oct. 7. The accident took place in the parking lot at the southeast corner of the
by Jamie Adam Windsorites who take the bus may be looking at increased fares in 2013 due to a proposed cut in the bus company’s budget. Transit Windsor and many other city-funded agencies can expect to have their budgets cut
by Hailey Trealout The Windsor Regiment had a parade Oct. 4 for the past commanding officers and regimental sergeant majors followed by distribution of awards and the welcoming of their new honourary Lieutenant Colonel. Honourary Lt.-Col. Donald Hearn had been
Windsor youth group Young and Proud are taking their anti-bullying campaign to another level with support from the United Way GenNext Youth Leadership Grant. Young and Proud is a support group developed by the AIDS Committee of Windsor, a registered
by Sean Previl If you want to learn how to dance or manage the backstage, then Windsor Dance eXperience is ready to help. WDX has started a workshop series this month featuring both onstage and backstage sessions. The onstage sessions
by Tom Morrison Chrysler workers have approved a new four-year contract after voting more than 90 per cent to accept it Sept. 30. The agreement is similar to the new Ford and General Motors contracts Canadian Auto Workers agreed to
The Windsor Spitfires have claimed forward Russian Alexander Khokhlachev on re-entry waivers. Khokhlachev left the Spitfires after two seasons in which he put up 145 points to join Spartak Moscow, his father’s team in Russia. As a rookie in the
by Rob Benneian Windsor Fire and Rescue Services is stressing the importance of having an escape plan in their annual Fire Prevention Week. The awareness campaign is held every October and will take place Oct. 7-13 at locations across the
Windsor residents were given a treat Sept. 29 in the form of a five-hour window to tour one of Windsor’s most iconic houses. The doors to 2021 Ontario St. – better known as Devonshire Lodge or the Low-Martin house –
Four officers in the British Police Service were disciplined recently over what they posted on their Twitter accounts. Sarah Giles, posting as [email protected] tweeted on Oct. 2, “Thank you for all your support. I was told to close the account
The NHL lockout may be underway, but some players are still hard at work. Winnipeg Jets forward Kyle Wellwood and Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Michael Leighton were at the WFCU Centre Oct. 2, helping the Windsor Spitfires with their on-ice practice.
More than 1,400 pink-wearing participants raising money for breast cancer research, education and awareness filled Windsor’s Riverfront Plaza Sept. 30 to take part in the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure. People came to run or
The Windsor police service building is photographed on Oct.2, 2012 (PHOTO BY/ALICE HEWITT) Drivers should be expecting a lesson in highway safety Thanksgiving weekend as Operation Impact starts Friday Oct. 5 and runs until Oct 8, encompassing all police
Tecumseh Vista Academy finished installing their new AstroTurf football field, in August,. More young football teams are playing on artificial turf but many players find it more challenging than grass. It is the second field in Windsor to have artificial
Sgt. Michael Fontaine addresses students in front of the Greater Essex County School Board Oct. 3. [embedplusvideo height=”281″ width=”450″ standard=”http://www.youtube.com/v/3-AWerM9LcY?fs=1″ vars=”ytid=3-AWerM9LcY&width=450&height=281&start=&stop=&rs=w&hd=0&autoplay=0&react=1&chapters=¬es=” id=”ep8718″ /] Click Here to view our photo gallery of the protest.
Members of the Windsor community dined with local athletes and members of the Windsor Spitfires at the first “Breakfast with the Spits” Sept. 29 at Windsor International Airport. The event was in honour of Sports Day in Canada, a national
The Windsor AKO Fratmen lost their final game of the season to the St. Leonard Cougars Saturday evening in Quebec, dropping to 4-4 and missing the playoffs. The Fratmen started the season 3-0 with victories on the road over the
by Jill Thompson As pageant season is gearing up, some Windsorites have a front row seat to the world’s biggest shows. Worldwide, people have conflicting opinions about beauty pageants. Feminist groups often protest them because they say they feel pageants are
by Kirsti Ridsdale Young professional students gathered at the Overseas Motor Mini dealership Sept. 27 to meet some of Windsor’s prominent leaders. GenNext is a United Way committee of young professionals in their 20s and 30s who organized the event.