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17-year-old charged for threat at VCI

publisher Jan 25, 2017 - 2:23pm

A 17-year-old male has been charged with uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm after the Hawkesbury Ontario Provincial Police detachment's investigation of threats being made at Vankleek Hill Collegiate Institute.

After receiving information shortly after midnight January 25, police ordered a lockdown at the high school.
The school remained closed for approximately one hour this morning while the Hawkesbury OPP, assisted by the East Region Emergency Response Team (ERT) and the OPP Canine Unit, conducted a search of the premises.

The accused has been detained pending a bail hearing today in L'Orignal court.

Lockdown over at VCI

publisher Jan 25, 2017 - 2:11pm

"A safety concern" at Vankleek Hill Collegiate Institute forced a temporary lockdown at the high school this morning. Students have returned to the school after the Ontario Provincial Police requested that buses be redirected to Pleasant Corners Public School.

At 8:35 a.m., police informed administrators with the Upper Canada District School Board that it was safe for staff and students to return to VCI.

Counselling has been made available at the school for staff and students who may require support.

High school football today: Glengarry Gaels visit St. Joseph's

sean Oct 18, 2016 - 1:39pm

The Glengarry Gaels take their 4-0 record to Cornwall today, visiting traditional powerhouse St. Joseph's.

Early reports from the action have the first quarter going into the books scoreless. The second stanza saw Alex Zarifi rumble 42 yards for the game's opening touchdown. David MacMaster kicked the PAT to put the Gaels up 7-0.

For more high school football coverage, please see the Oct. 19 edition of The Glengarry News. We also have photos from last week's Harvest Bowl in our online galleries here.

Glengarry Gaels prevail in Harvest Bowl over Tagwi Warriors

sean Oct 13, 2016 - 6:41pm

With Tagwi back in the high school football league this season, the Harvest Bowl too made its return, and the Glengarry Gaels, who won the event in its last incarnation four years ago, weren't about to cough up the cup, as the boys in red scored a decisive 42-0 victory today over the Warriors, in the game played at VCI in Vankleek Hill.

Be sure to check out our photo gallery of images.

The next edition of The Glengarry News will have full coverage.

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