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Over The Back Fence

Nov 15th, 2017 | By

Volunteer Profile… In the month of November we recognize the vital role that the thousands of members of the Royal Canadian Legion play in their home branches right across Canada. Each branch has to have a leader, and in Branch 192 of the Royal Canadian Legion in Carleton Place, Peter Schaffer fills the role of
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Urban living at Les Terrasses Gabrielle

Nov 15th, 2017 | By

By Randy Ray  Les Terrasses Gabrielle’s unbeatable lifestyle and prime location next to the Rideau River are catching the attention of members of Ottawa’s 55+ community who are seeking hassle-free urban living without the complications of home ownership. The eight-storey luxury apartment building at 411 North River Road offers one- and two-bedroom residences ranging in
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A woman and her world of music

Nov 15th, 2017 | By

(Y@H) Nana Mouskouri’s Forever Young Tour is said to be “a new journey, going back to the beginnings through the waters of youth. Dreams do not wither – neither do songs. They are bubbles of eternity embracing our memories, the soundtrack of our lives.” The Greek legend continues to wow admirers around the world wherever
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Naturalist Michael Runtz

Nov 15th, 2017 | By

Michael Runtz is well known throughout Canada as one of the country’s true naturalists. His interest in wildlife goes back to when he was a small boy, when he held his first pair of binoculars. Since that time, he has authored many books and written countless articles on everything from birdwatching to Algonquin Park, and
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Delicate Aunt Lena

Nov 15th, 2017 | By

By Mary Cook Everyone said Aunt Lena was delicate. We all knew my little cousin Terry, Ronny’s brother, was considered delicate, but the first time I ever heard of a full-grown adult being termed delicate was one day when Mother defended her against Father. He said her condition was manufactured by an over-active mind, and
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Contest

Nov 15th, 2017 | By

You could win V.I.P. tickets to see Nana Mouskouri. To enter email mark.youngatheartnewspaper@bell.net or mail to Young At Heart Newspaper, 1339 Mory St., Ottawa, ON K1T 1C8. Deadline for entries is April 27, 2018.



Christmas comes to the Capital Region

Nov 15th, 2017 | By

With hay fairs, lights and events starting now, it’s time to plan! By Katharine Fletcher There are so many traditions to keep alive at this time of the year … and so many new ones to consider incorporating into our lives. And because November marks the commencement of holiday celebrations, this is the best month
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This month in History – Nov. 11, 1918

Nov 15th, 2017 | By

At 10:58 a.m., Private George Price of the 28th North West Battalion, 6th Canadian Infantry Brigade, 2nd Canadian Division, was killed by a sniper, becoming the last Canadian soldier to die on the Western Front in World War 1. Two minutes later at 11:00 a.m. the armistice came into effect and the Great War was
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Recipes

Oct 13th, 2017 | By

Mushrooms, the perfect ingredient from breakfast to dinner (NC) Fresh mushrooms are delicious and versatile, making it easy to add them to breakfast, lunch and dinner. Their rich, earthy flavour and meaty texture can add another level to your homemade dishes. Why not try them? A great way to start the day is with a
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Over The Back Fence

Oct 13th, 2017 | By

Volunteer Profile… A day without sunshine for Bev Fry is a day when she isn’t lending a helping hand as a volunteer in the town of Kemptville, and those days are few and far between. Fry is a valued volunteer at the Kemptville District Hospital, where she greets people as they walk in the door
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