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The South Carleton High School band entertained the large crowd on Manotick Main Street during the Dickinson Days Parade Friday, May 31. For more photos of the parade and the festivities, see pages 10, 11.
Greg Newton photo
See page 1, 10-11

Baby Rocker!
Baby Rocker!
Manotick Station’s Lorenzo Iacovitti (age 18 months) looks on with dad Gerardo as Monkey Rock Music’s John King (not pictured) performs during a Baby Alumni Party at Ruth E. Dickinson Library in Barrhaven on May 22. This particular Baby Party had alumni babies born in Manotick or Barrhaven whom have received their free Ottawa Public Library board book over the past year. The OPL has a program that gives a free board book to every baby born in Ottawa. Parents just have to come in and ask for their baby’s free book.
Mike Carroccetto photo
See page 9

Grade 12 student Kevin Hua to run for NDP in federal election
Bell High School Grade 12 Honour Roll student Kevin Hua won the Carleton NDP nomination for the upcoming federal election at the Carleton NDP Riding Association meeting in Manotick last week.
See Page 19

Amazing Wish
Orchard Walk Retirement Community resident Linda Beauchamp, a former RCMP employee, had her living wish come true. Linda wanted to hear a bagpiper play Amazing Grace. The Orchard Walk staff contact the RCMP, who granted her wish by sending not one bagpiper, but the full RCMP Pipe Band along with a group of highland dancers. This is one of many living wishes that Orchard Walk will make come true for their residents this year.
See page 22

In the News

Key Club, volunteering connects Honour Roll student to community

Tomas Pepe is an Honour Roll student at St. Mark High School who has been carrying an average above 90 per cent.
Phil Potter photo
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St. Mark up for five Cappie Awards, Gala at NAC Sunday
Ms. Balash (right, played by Madison Adams) and Mr. Horvath (Carlos Sanchez) argue about how much they dislike each other in a scene from the St. Mark Players rendition of Parfumerie, which was staged at the school on Dec. 12-15. Budapest, Hungary in 1937 is the setting for this sweet, sentimental perennial comedy favourite. The play, which lasted over 3 hours, was directed by Trevor Rostek, a teacher at St. Mark.
Mike Carroccetto photo
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