Aerial corn spraying in North Stormont

FINCH — A helicopter was busily spraying corn  fields west of Finch on Sun., July 24.   Not to be confused with sight-seeing choppers that circled over nearby Chesterville during Farmer John’s annual summer bash on Saturday…




Dog days of summer: another heat advisory

SDG and PR — As the mercury soars, the Eastern Ontario Health Unit (EOHU) is advising residents of the  five counties and City of Cornwall to take precautions through the heat wave. The agency’s move follows…



Campaign to light Chesterville for Christmas

CHESTERVILLE — In a July heatwave, Santa’s return may feel light years away, but for planning purposes, very little time is left to prevent downtown Chesterville from the embarrassment of another Christmas with less than…


Wheat view

CHESTERVILLE — The winter wheat harvest is under way at Vanden Bosch Farms.  Betty Vanden Bosch  supplied this image of the farm’s combine at work in the cereal crop on July 19. Her grandson, Sawyer, is…




Big smiles conclude Avonmore Fair

Nelson Zandbergen Nation Valley News AVONMORE — The Avonmore Fair came to a colourful conclusion late Sunday afternoon, with the Canadian Cowgirls Precision Drill Team riding out of the ring to strains of “Happy Trails.”…



Avonmore Fair officially opened

In the video below, Roxborough Agricultural Society President Neil Robinson introduces the guests on the opening day podium, starting with Township of South Stormont Mayor Jim Bancroft (appearing on behalf of the SD&G warden),Township of North…


Morrisburg Antiquefest continues

MORRISBURG — Antique fans, there’s still time to get that vintage fix on the Seaway this weekend. The Morrisburg Plaza hosts the 18th annual Antiquefest today and tomorrow (Sat., July 16, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.;…