Sherry Cameron, of St. Andrews, is one of 16 area residents who won $100,000 in the Encore lottery, matching six of seven winning numbers. The other winners are Audrey Helmer, Bonnie Brisbois, Megan Langstaff, Rebecca Forward, of Long Sault, Araceli Cameron, Stephanie Coleman, Avril Manson, Sarah LePage, John MacMillan, Judy Godard, Lisa Hart, Monique Stewart, of Cornwall, Kelly MacDonald, of Ingleside, Patricia Tibben, of Williamsburg, and Cindy Woods, of Lunenburg.
This is the front page of the Dec. 21 edition of The Glengarry News, and this issue will be our last publication of the year. To stay up-to-date over the Christmas holidays, be sure to regularly visit our website and Facebook page.
The public is being asked to help find a Glen Roy man who went missing early this morning (December 14).
Gerald Anseeuw, 76, was last seen at about 4 a.m. when he left his residence on the Glen Roy Road in South Glengarry, driving a beige 2007 Buick Allure (Ontario plates # BVHS289).
He is described as 6’ tall, 230lbs, heavy build, bald - wearing a blue parka, blue jeans, blue stripped button shirt, duck shoes and a Legion baseball hat. He suffers from the onset of dementia. Anyone with information is asked to call SD&G OPP at 1-888-310-1122.
South Glengarry has transferred fire dispatch services from the City of Brockville to the Cornwall Police Dispatch Center. Residents will see no difference in service as a result of this change in service providers.“We are excited to move forward with this initiative,” stated Acting Fire Chief Dave Robertson, “All emergency lines and radio systems have been tested and are fully operational.” All emergency calls should continue to be directed to the standard 911 number. Residents of Hamilton’s Island will continue to call Akwesasne Police at (613) 575-2000 for all emergencies. This request for assistance will then be forwarded to the appropriate emergency service including South Glengarry Fire.For more information please contact Acting Fire Chief Dave Robertson at 613-347-2500 or email@example.com.
A 50-year-old St-Zotique man has been charged for allegedly being part of an international drug smuggling ring.
Jaime Flores, 50, and two others were arrested Thursday after RCMP officers searched homes in St-Zotique and Lancaster, seizing 127 kilograms of cocaine.
Police say the accused were importing hundreds of kilos of cocaine from Los Angeles and Houston. The drugs were destined for the Montréal market.
December 19 is the deadline to submit your photos for The Glengarry News Beautiful Babies Of 2016 feature which will be published in our January 4, 2017 edition.
Send photo (high-res if possible) to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please include the baby's name, gender, birth date and parents' names.
A 14-year-old boy from North Glengarry has been charged after police seized a knife from him during a family dispute December 7 in Alexandria. The Stormont-Dundas-Glengarry Ontario Provincial Police detachment reports that during the altercation, a vehicle was damaged. The youth has been charged with possession of a weapon, mischief and failing to comply with a sentence.
Ontario Provincial Police investigators are seeking witnesses in the wake of a fatal collision on Highway 417 in East Hawkesbury November 29.
Police want to speak to anyone who would have driven through the area just prior to the collision and would have seen tractor-trailers parked on the side of the road of Highway 417 westbound at exit/off-ramp #5.
Anyone who observed the involved vehicles any time between midnight and the time of the collision is asked to contact Constable Alexandre Bolduc at 613-632-2729.
Alexandre Roberge, 36,from St-Mathieu-De-Beloeil, Québec, died in the crash that occurred at 3:40 a.m. Three tractor-trailer units were involved in the collision; two were fully consumed by fire.