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Fri. April 12, 2018

Here comes Ogie!


NHL legend Doug Gilmour, notorious minor league hockey enforcer Goldie Goldthorpe and local hockey author and historian Liam Maguire enjoy a pint in Kingston. Maguire and Goldthorpe are touring to promote Maguire’s book on Goldthorpe, who was the inspiration behind the character ‘Ogie Oglethorpe’ in the 1977 movie, Slaphot. Maguire and Goldthorpe will be appearing at Rideau View Golf Club Sunday afternoon. For the full story, see page 22.
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State of the art technology meets personalized attention and care
State of the art technology and personalized care is what Dr. Lora Lee Hardy and her partners and staff have focused on since opening the doors at Manotick Optometric Centre in February.
Jeff Morris photo
Jeff Morris photo
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Young Cyclones prospect excited to take his game to the next level
Jorian Donovan, right, poses at the CCHL Draft with his father, former NHL player Shean Donovan. Jorian, a 15-year-old from Richmond, will be coached by his father with the Kanata Lasers U18 Midget AAA team next year.

Mike Carroccetto photo
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Pies for Parkinson
Manotick Place Retirement Community hosted a Bake & Taste Event to support Parkinson awareness during the month of April. Algonquin Student volunteers Siran Chen and Xiaoyan Pan earned first place for their lemon meringue pie. From left to right are Siran Chen, Xiaoyan Pan, Dat Tran (Executive Chef Manotick Place Retirement Community) Goldie Ghamari (MPP Carleton), and Linda Meek (Executive Director Manotick Place Retirement Community). The event raised $500 for the Parkinson Society of Canada.
Gary Coulombe photo
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In the News

OTHS Link Leader helps young students feel at home

Chloe Vanden Tillaart is an energetic student who also plays on the OTHS volleyball team.       
Phil Potter photo
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The passion for golf and community lives on at Manderley
  Jill Ferne is the Manderley Food and Beverage Manager while Andrew Robertson is the GM at Manderley.

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