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submitted to EFP While children here in Canada are busy getting set to go back to school, many to wear shiny new running shoes, will carry new back packs, and will be loaded up with school supplies, most children living in Ghana, Africa struggle daily just to survive. According to Rotarian Kim Spirou, children in […]

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by Evelyn Couch It was interesting to read recently a soccer team was one of the trophy winners in provincial competition.There were two and the other was a baseball team.  Years ago, minor baseball teams brought top rating to Essex in provincial competition. By 1972, the Pee Wee baseball players were champions three successive times. The Essex […]

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submitted by Bill Gay Last year, I met a gentleman from Kingsville, Charles Lamb, who presented exceptional information on the Hills Brothers of Essex. Over a century old, this period showed the early stirring of industrial and scientific development, centered around the Hill family-an Essex society couple with political activism. The Essex Motorcycle and the […]

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by Sylene Argent Leamington musician Justin Latam performed beneath the wings of the Essex Memorial Spitfire before a crowd of around 50 individuals last Wednesday evening as part of the Arts, Culture, and Tourism (ACT) Committee’s Tune up the Parks summer concert series. Last week’s performance marked the folk, blues, and rock artist’s third showing in […]

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submitted to EFP The Rookie Yellow Jackets played two games in LaSalle this past week. In the first game Essex faced the very impressive, and provincially respected, “AAA” Titans Gold team. Essex faired much better in this game than the first time these teams met this season. LaSalle’s defence held strong, only allowing three runs, and Essex, […]

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Over the past few months there have been a number of public attacks in the various media and social media platforms against the Essex Town Council, complete with the usual suggestions to “kick all the bums out” along with other derogatory comments. Like most ‘political’ attacks, they are usually from the same small group that […]

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by Jessica Azar ‘No’ is a word that has taken me a while to become comfortable using. Generally, I see myself as a ‘people pleaser’ and a bit of a push over. It’s always been a part of who I am, and I think it always will be. However, in the last few years I […]

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We have passed the halfway mark of summer. Already! Time sure does have a way of getting away from us, doesn’t it? I remember adults telling me when I was a grade school student time tends to pass more quickly the older you get. Then, to my youthful outlook, it felt as though it took […]

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      by Sylene Argent Thousands of people headed to the Pavao family farm in Ruthven on either Saturday or Sunday evening to take in all the annual Sun Parlour Rodeo had to offer. In its 16th year, many of those attendees were returning patrons, who have come to know what to expect when the cowboys […]

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by Sylene Argent Early Monday morning, over 150 cyclists began a seven-day tour of 24 Ontario Great Lakes communities as part of the 10th annual Great Waterfront Trail Adventure (GWTA). They launched off from Point Pelee National Park and will end at Rouge National Urban Park on Lake Ontario next week, having traveled around 550KMs. […]

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