The mighty Takeru Kobayashi lets out a roar and shows off the stomach that took down 50 slices of pizza in 12 minutes during the Let 'Em Eat 6 - The Number of the Feast contest put on by PIE Wood Fired Pizza during Kempenfest, Monday. Zach MacPherson Photo

Good to the last bite

The mighty Takeru Kobayashi lets out a roar and shows off the stomach that took down 50 slices of pizza in 12 minutes during the Let 'Em Eat 6 - The N

ROBERTA BELL/THE PACKET & TIMES - Rita Polkinghorne, her son, Roger Polkinghorne, right, and nephew Mark Dennis enjoy themselves at a family reunion Saturday afternoon at Heidi's Campground in Oro-Medonte Township. Rita Polkinghorne, 92, of Waubaushene, was the youngest of Rita and Nelson Woon's 11 children. The Woon children and their descendants have been getting together annually to celebrate family since 1965. 

All in the family

Rita Polkinghorne, her son, Roger Polkinghorne, right, and nephew Mark Dennis enjoy themselves at a family reunion Saturday afternoon

ROBERTA BELL/THE PACKET & TIMES - Lorna and Bill Hawke share a laugh Saturday afternoon during their 70th wedding anniversary celebration at Simcoe Street's seniors' apartments in Orillia. The couple were married Aug. 3, 1945 in Moncton, N.B. six weeks after meeting at a dance. 

70 years together

Lorna and Bill Hawke share a laugh Saturday afternoon during their 70th wedding anniversary celebration at Simcoe Street's seniors' apartments in Oril

ANDREW PHILIPS/SPECIAL TO POSTMEDIA Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne meets Zoe Canning, 10, during an event in Penetanguishene, Saturday, marking the 400th anniversary of Samuel de Champlain’s visit to the region.

Premier pays homage to Champlain

PENETANGUISHENE - Recognizing one of the province’s most important milestones helps give all Ontarians a better understanding of their collective past

ROBERTA BELL/THE PACKET & TIMES Michelle Caron, of Homeniuk Rides, and her canine companion, Curley, take a break from setting up the midway concession booths for this weekend's Rotary-Lions Funfest Friday at Couchiching Beach Park. Funfest, a civic holiday tradition in Orillia, runs until Sunday.

Let the fun begin

Michelle Caron, of Homeniuk Rides, and her canine companion, Curley, take a break from setting up the midway concession booths for this weekend's...

Plans get OK from MTO

The Ministry of Transportation (MTO) has given the green light to the city's plans for road improvements to pave the way for Costco.

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