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Read this issue of the Manotick Messenger.



Manotick loses an icon as Ken Gordon killed in accident


Police investigate a heartbreaking and tragic accident as Ken Gordon, a business leader and community icon in Manotick and South Carleton, lost his life moments after leaving his building on Ann Street in the village. Gordon was 76. 
Mike Carroccetto photo
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Flower power
Members of the Manotick Horticultural Society visited the residents at Manotick Place last week to give a floral presentation.
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Ídolo de Ottawa
Osgoode’s Alexa Paiva, age 15, climbed her way into the Ottawa Idol Top-6 at Villa Lucia on Sunday, Sept. 9. He mother fed Facebook Live video back to her Mexican homeland, where hundreds of family and friends watched the Grade 11 St. Mark HS student sing.
Mike Carroccetto photo
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Naming of street in North Gower honours local war hero
Family, veterans and politicians gathered for the ribbon cutting of the official naming of Ralph Jago Way in North Gower.
Jeff Morris photo
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In the News

Key Club gets St. Mark student-athlete involved in community

Nadia Wilson is a black belt in martial arts and was the St. Mark High School Junior Female Athlete of the Year.
Phill Potter Photo
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Singing with a band a dream come true for Orchard Walk resident
John LeMay sings Frank Sinatra’s My Way at Orchard Walk last week. Through the residence’s Living Wish Program, the 95-year-old decorated war veteran was given the opportunity to fulfil his dream and sing with a band.
Jeff Morris photo
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