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Bearcats win second tourney with no goals against them

Bearcats win second tourney with no goals against them

County kids have featured prominently in the Belleville Bearcats U9 Tier 2 hockey team season – including this weekend when the team emerged victorious once again, clinching a second tournament win of the year at the Kanata Rangers event. “In a stunning display of skill and determination, the young athletes went undefeated, securing four consecutive […]

Second annual Curl-A-Thon right on the button for County's hospital build

Second annual Curl-A-Thon right on the button for County’s hospital build

UPDATE FEB 15:   Story and photos by Sharon Harrison JAN. 28: The Prince Edward Curling Club members, supporters and community participants were best out of the hack this weekend as they swept in with full support. Twenty-four hours of continuous curling has resulted, for the second year in a row, into a significant contribution […]

Find Your Wings fair encourages careers in aviation

Find Your Wings fair encourages careers in aviation

By Sharon Harrison Aerobatic aircraft, helicopters, an RCAF CF-18 cockpit and career fair participants will highlight some of the excitement taking off on the flying club grounds Saturday afternoon, Sept. 23 where the public is invited to walk the flight lines, ask questions and witness a fly-by. And especially for girls and young women who […]

8th tournament taps in $52,780 'fore' the hospital

8th tournament taps in $52,780 ‘fore’ the hospital

Supporters of the eighth annual Teeing Up Fore Health Care golf classic scored a hole-in-one raising a record-setting $52,780.84 for the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation (PECMHF). Realtors at RE/MAX Quinte Ltd. in Prince Edward County teed up support in June’s sold-out tournament for the hospital foundation’s Back the Build equipment campaign. This year’s […]

County will not be title sponsor for Dukes hockey club

County will not be title sponsor for Dukes hockey club

The Wellington Dukes Junior Hockey Club will be celebrating its 35th year with a five-year renewed agreement, but no title sponsorship from the municipality. Council Tuesday night chose not to honour the team’s recent proposal to become the official naming sponsor of the hockey club in exchange for in-kind ice rentals for the regular season […]

Community fun cut short as fierce storms wash-out Consecon Day

Community fun cut short as fierce storms wash-out Consecon Day

Story and photos by Sharon Harrison While it was sunny and dry for the first part of the morning in Consecon Saturday, a darkening sky and intermittent raindrops quickly turned into waves of full-blown thunderstorms, complete with torrential downpours. The hamlet was set for its annual Consecon Day and soap box derby, as people, stalls, […]

County's favourite cyclist finishes an unlucky 13th at worlds

County’s favourite cyclist finishes an unlucky 13th at worlds

The County’s favourite senior cyclist took on the world’s best and breezed over the finish line in 13th place at the UCI World Medio Fondo Championship in Perth, Scotland last weekend. But Rob Legge, of Cressy, says he’s disappointed in his finish in the men’s age 75-79 category, reporting he got off to a bad […]

County's Troy Eaton inducted into Arm Wrestling Hall of Fame

County’s Troy Eaton inducted into Arm Wrestling Hall of Fame

By Olivia Timm Three members of the Picton Arm Wrestling Club (PAWC) brought home six medals from the Canadian Arm Wrestling Championships hosted in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia – and one was inducted into the national hall of fame. Club members Troy Eaton, John “Jack” McAlpine and Michael MacInally competed and represented PAWC and Team […]

First Kicks scores with under fours in inaugural season

First Kicks scores with under fours in inaugural season

Eighty U4 soccer players showed off the skills they’ve learned during a new program offered by volunteer coaches with the Prince Edward County Soccer Association’s new program. For the first time, PECSA ran the under four program for eight weeks on Saturday mornings as an introduction to soccer. It wrapped last Saturday with eight teams […]

Four-year-old runners go the distance for Children's Treatment Centre

Four-year-old runners go the distance for Children’s Treatment Centre

Inspired by services received at the local Children’s Treatment Centre (CTC), families and friends cheered a group of nine enthusiastic four-year-olds on a 1km PEC Fun Run (or walk) in Bloomfield last Sunday in support of the CTC at Belleville General Hospital. The children’s centre provides a range of services and therapies to children and youth […]

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