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Special guests highlight EMBA 60th celebrations

  by Fred Groves Hundreds of baseball players and three very special guests were in town on Saturday as the Essex Minor Baseball Association (EMBA) celebrated its 60th anniversary. In the shadow of the large sign that displays the numerous provincial championships, World Series champion Dave Rozema autographed baseballs and pictures. He was more than willing to have […]

by Sylene Argent Windsor Essex Compassionate Care Community Essex Council received Windsor Essex Compassionate Care Community’s report, which Liz Daniel, Community Engagement Coordinator, presented. She highlighted the introduction of the second stage of the organization’s Community Pilot Study. This will launch in November. She also extended an invitation to Council to nominate compassionate people of […]

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by Fred Groves Alex Friesen of Essex is returning home this fall to play hockey for the University of Windsor men’s hockey team, according to media reports. Originally drafted into the OHL by the Kitchener Rangers, Friesen spent time with the Leamington Flyers before moving on to play with the Carleton Place Junior ‘A’ Canadians, […]

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by Evelyn Couch Here are some amazing facts about Canada! You may have heard or read them before now, but I am presuming you have forgotten them. The lowest temperature recorded was -81.4 F or C-63 in 1947. Residents in Churchill leave their cars unlocked when parked to allow an escape for pedestrians that might encounter a polar […]

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by Sylene Argent I take great pride in being able to ramble on in this comment section every week, and every day with my voice. The freedom to express my opinion is something I hold very dear, and I know who to thank, our veterans, for fighting and sacrificing for our right to do just […]

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Sherry Bondy. Thank you for the invitation to attend Essex Town Council meetings. But, the last time I was there, I tried to explain our situation on Thomas Street. Our Mayor interrupted me and said we are not here to argue. I had no idea I was. Also, one of the children on Council explained to […]

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  by Garrett Fodor On Sunday, July 16, the Canadian Transportation Museum & Heritage Village (CTMHV) hosted its annual British car and motorcycle show, which gave area residents an opportunity to experience some of the automotive excitement that comes with living across the pond. According to event organizer Mickey Moulder, there is no other event […]

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by Sylene Argent Student-staff members, set in place to mind the Essex Youth Centre (EYC) for the summer months, are excited to let area youth know the local facility, located in the basement of the Essex Recreation and Aquatics Centre, is open for the summer. Post-secondary students Casslyn Heil, Brian Hatt, and Erika Curtis are […]

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by Adam Gault Local athlete Kaidyn Blair once again brought home the hardware as he earned three gold medals at the 2017 World Transplant Games that just wrapped up in Malaga, Spain. The 15-year old has competed nationally and internationally for the past several years, and has always been a competitive athlete on the field, […]

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submitted to EFP This year, the Essex Baseball Association’s youngest travel team, Travel Rookies, have shown great potential and handed in an impressive complete performance against the Tecumseh Rangers Major team. The Tecumseh players are known for their power, but they were caught up in the swarm as the mature and focused Rookie Yellowjackets did their part to kick […]

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