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Queens and Crowns

On Saturday, June 22nd, 2019, the 17th Annual Independent Music Awards show were hosted at the Symphony Space...

Steve Bell

Among the first things people notice about Steve Bell, former sports director at AM 800, is that he has his priorities...

The United Snakes

It’s hard to believe, but one of Windsor’s oldest and most established bands is still going strong….and mostly with its...

Moving Forward

Reva Rozwaski grew up in a small town in Poland called Diatlova, which is now located in Belarus. “I grew up in an old...

Journey to India

Edging their way toward the holy Ganges River in northern India, two Windsor couples were caught up in an endless...

A Gentle Spirit

It’s difficult to summarize a soul as loving, as humble and as radiant as Windsor’s Chad Predhomme. But, after his...

Still Standing

Executive Producer Executive Producer Anne Francis confirms that the series description of CBC’s Still Standing as “a...

The Gimmal Ring

It’s been a long time between stories for Karen Koski. She was born Karen Clark and grew up in Kingsville. She wrote...

Adventure Begins

On Thursday, July 4th, Alley Begin and her husband Marcel set off for unknown shores. Metaphorically, of course. Alley...

Accentuating the Positive

When Heidi and Joe fell in love, one plus one equalled seven. Between them, they had two sons and three daughters, ages...

Beach Grove Golf & Country Club Centennial: Beginning

n the July 9th edition of the newspaper, a small blurb appeared on the front page, titled “Name is Changed by Country...

Joe Paonessa

Last month, Joe Paonessa, a local firefighter, traveled to Santa Monica to compete in the second annual Arnold...

Recovered Artifact

They say that those who forget their history are doomed to repeat it. A quaint sentiment. But, as always, the truth is...

A Team of Volunteers

When the COVID-19 pandemic landed on the world with both feet, citizen volunteers immediately launched into action...

For The Fallen

From 5 am on May 29th to 9 pm on May 30th, you might catch a glimpse of him. At first glance, he might not draw too...

Simply The Best

Lemon, the Windsor pet budgie, soared above the competition. At the beginning of June this year, Pet Valu put out a...

Look Who’s Cooking At Home

When NFL Super Bowl LIV kicks off on Feb. 2 in Miami, Derrick Drouillard will be at home in Windsor with his two...

Chief Pam Mizuno

Windsor Police Services’ Deputy Chief Pam Mizuno knew something was up when she was invited to St. Catholic Elementary...

Putting With Sue

There’s one golf league in Windsor-Essex that is anything but par for the course. On Monday mornings, a gang of seniors...

Sleep In Heavenly Peace

“No kid sleeps on the floor in our town.” That’s the motto of Sleep in Heavenly Peace, an international organization...

Laughing and Breathing

During these dark times, one Windsorite is determined to provide some sunshine. Josie LoPorto Freeborn is a 44-year-old...

Canada Blooms

Are there more birds in your neighbourhood now? Has the birdsong always been so joyful? When did that little feisty...

Bassam Mnaymneh

On Thursday, September 19th, the sky above Windsor began to roar. From a distance, they look like swans. The planes...

Stephen Gibb

A visit to Stephen Gibb’s website/online gallery is like a stroll through a nightmare carnival of leering faces—some...

The Emirate of Dubai

With its futuristic skyscrapers casting a fantastical cityscape, Dubai, glimpsed through a shimmering sunset sinking...

Gamechanger

They say that necessity is the mother of invention. Perhaps no local invention embodies that spirit more completely...

A Safer Community

There’s a classroom at St. Clair College that is not like the others. Suite 3304, located on the third floor of the...

McKenna Lumley

Few young people are as remarkable—or have endured as much—as Windsor’s Mckenna Lumley. When she was four years old...

D.A. Lockhart

D.A. Lockhart opens Wënchikàneit Visions with a quote from Philip Levine’s “Winter Words”: “Once I slept beside a wide...

Muddy Water

“My style is unique in that it blends classic pop, folk and the work of contemporary singer-songwriters,” Madeline...

Recovered Artifact

They say that those who forget their history are doomed to repeat it. A quaint sentiment. But, as always, the truth is often much more mundane: Those who forget their history are doomed to find it.

Take Me To The River

Expertly renovated, passionately redesigned and furnished with flair, this exceptional Amherstburg homestead is a place to embrace every season in Southern Ontario—truly a place to be.

Pandemic Portraits

“I’ve always done art,” Beth explains. “As far back as I can remember. Anyone that knows me from my childhood knows that I always had a pencil in my hand. But, I kept a lot of my art a secret. I just didn’t have the...

Dane Jacob Dillon

If Dane Jacob Dillon has a fatal flaw, it’s this: He can be talked into things. Dane is a 29-year-old award-winning bodybuilder and powerlifter. A Chatham native, Dane is currently ranked among the top 10 all-time...

Beach Grove Golf & Country Club Centennial: Beginning

n the July 9th edition of the newspaper, a small blurb appeared on the front page, titled “Name is Changed by Country Club”, which reported: “To avoid confusion with similar names, the St. Clair Beach and Country Club...

Beach Grove Golf & Country Club Centennial: Early Days

On Saturday, February 26, 1927, sometime around 7 o’clock in the morning, a fire started in the Beach Grove Clubhouse. The point of origin was an overheated furnace pipe in the basement. The ferocity of the inferno was...

Beach Grove Golf & Country Club Centennial: Modern Times

A rumor persists that mobster, Al Capone, visited Beach Grove and possibly stayed the night in one of the rooms available to members. Capone was an infamous Chicago mobster who went by the nickname “Scarface”. Capone...

Beach Grove Golf & Country Club Centennial: Today

“The fact that this business has existed for one hundred years is truly amazing,” says Aidan Blunt, General Manager of Beach Grove. “It is a testament to the commitment and hard work of so many members and staff...