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Blues skies

In spite of very cold temperatures, Kincardine residents enjoyed a day of brilliant sunshine on Jan. 13. (Tammy Schneider photo)


Learning new skills

 

Young hockey players aged five, six and seven took part in dryland training at the Kincardine Bulldogs hockey skills camp on Jan. 2, 3 and 4 at the Davidson Centre. (Tammy Schneider photo)


Holiday tradition

 

On Dec. 18, members of the Rotary Club of Kincardine hosted a lunch for clients and caregivers from Community Living Kincardine and District. The gathering, which has been an annual event provided by the Rotary Club for more than 30 years, was held at New Seasons Tavern and Restaurant, and included a hot buffet followed by a round of Christmas carols. (Tammy Schneider photo)


Santa Claus is coming to town!

 

Santa gives a wave to the crowd that gathered along Queen Street for the annual Santa Claus parade on Dec. 1 before heading back to the North Pole to prepare for the big day that is just days away. (Pauline Kerr photo)


Christmas giving

 

Volunteers with the Kincardine Community Services Association were busy on Saturday morning organizing items in the St. Anthony’s Church basement that were collected by the KDSS Christmas Knights. The new toys and food will be placed in hampers and distributed to families in need during the holidays. (Barb McKay photo)


Tiverton Cookie Walk

 

Tiverton Knox Presbyterian Church hosted their annual pre-Christmas Cookie Walk on Dec.1. The cookie sale has been held for at least 16 years, and last year raised $1,800 for the church. From the left are Rev. David Chang with volunteers Lillian Leggett, Shannon Hall, Betty Fitzsimmons, Kelly Williams, Heather Kempers, Lorrie Alexander, Cara Lee Dobson, Dianne MacArthur, June Slesser and Mary Duthie. (Tammy Schneider photo)


Learning to skate

 

The Kincardine Skating Club held its first annual Performance Day at the Davidson Centre on Nov. 23. The event provided skaters with the opportunity to gain experience performing in front of an audience, as well as having their routine evaluated by a guest judge. More than 30 skaters took part in the evening recital. After the performance, a potluck social was held in the Davidson Centre activity room. Here, children belonging to the Learn to Skate Canskate program have some fun on the ice with coach Erin Frook. (Tammy Schneider photo)


Hometown Christmas in Kincardine

 

Addyson, Easton and Isabelle Owens wait their turn for face-painting set up on Queen Street during Hometown Christmas on Saturday. The full day event drew hundreds of people downtown for activities, shopping and visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus. (Tammy Schneider photo)


Ripley remembers

 

The Ripley Huron Legion colour party makes its way to the Ripley Cenotaph on Remembrance Day. (Barb McKay photo)


Kincardine and area postal workers walk off the job

Local 582 part of rotating strikes

Postal workers at the Canada Post Kincardine were part of a CUPW rotating strike in southwestern Ontario on Tuesday. (Barb McKay photo)

 

By Barb McKay

 

Postal workers and carriers in Kincardine and surrounding communities held a one-day strike on Tuesday as part Canada Post’s rotating strikes.