Long-term service awards honour 75 at WDMH

WINCHESTER — WDMH’s annual long-term service awards looked a little different again this year, but the meaning  behind them did not change. Every year, the institution celebrates staff and physicians who have reached  milestone work…




Meet Your Neighbour: Kim Merkley

Wears her heart on her sleeve, loves to laugh NORTH DUNDAS — Kim Merkley is a friend when you’re in need. For nearly 20 years, she has run the food bank at the House of…



School full of Spirit!

by Savannah Coleman NDDHS Minister of Communications Welcome to November! October flew by, and we suddenly were in a week filled with Halloween-themed spirit days and lots of ND school spirit, of course. For Halloween,…



Meet Your Neighbour: Helen Holmes

CHESTERVILLE — Time is of no consequence to those who appreciate every minute. Helen Holmes celebrated her 101st birthday on July 8. The centenarian refers to herself as “just an old lady,” but her quick…



Meet Your Neighbour: Glenn Smirle

MOREWOOD — There’s a buzz in the air about Smirlholm Farms. Glenn Smirle and his millions of bees are working in harmony to produce honey that is hard to keep kid’s fingers out of (literally)….




First case of West Nile virus confirmed in EOHU region

CORNWALL — The Eastern Ontario Health Unit is confirming the year’s first human case of West Nile virus in the region. While no pools of mosquitoes in the health unit’s territory have tested positive for…