Yesterday and Today - August 2021
Emery’s distinctive elected official
By Tim Lambrinos
Elected officials have always represented our community very well. However, most have been brought up outside the local community. To help an elected official gain a pulse for local issues, constituency offices have been the norm for this ...
Television game shows and memories from Emery Collegiate
By Claudio D'Intino
As a teenager in the 1970’s, I loved watching television game shows. My favourites were Reach for the Top, Jeopardy, Definition, Headline Hunters and the Buffalo TV quiz show as well as It’s Academic.
In 1979, while in Grade 12, I took two courses toward a Grade 13 diploma....
Forgotten Corners remembered
The history of the Gord and Irene Risk Community Centre goes back to the Forgotten Corners Ratepayers Association.
It was founded by Olive Belle (Billie) Cooper. She died in Aug., 2012 at the age of 87. Her obituary notice states, “Her pride in her heritage led Billie to see it as a duty to tak...