“Mom, there’s a wolf in the backyard!”
Lake Couchiching usually freezes over during most winters by mid-December and Lake Simcoe by the end of the month. Last year was a late exception with Lake Couchiching freezing over on Jan. 3, Kempenfelt Bay on Jan. 22 and Lake Simcoe on Jan. 27. Lake Couchiching froze over this year on Dec. 10, Kempenfelt Bay on Jan. 7 and Lake Simcoe ice forming
I must clarify something. I am not a birder; I am just a bird watcher.
Some directors give notes every night, tweak a production after each performance, but not Phyllis Johnson. Phyllis lets them be. Sits at the back of the house and watches it all unfold. Murmuring sometimes, occasionally gasping, laughing, frowning, beaming, her pleasant, open face reflecting the effect of the passing scenes.
Leanne Johnson of the Rotary Club of Orillia revisited the Orillia Kiwanis Club to update the members on the Rotary Wheels for Learning project.
Ten-year-old Emma Miller, along with her mom, New Path Youth and Family Services manager Lisa Hickling-Miller, toted a wagon full of hot chocolate, candy canes, marshmallows and whipped cream around her neighbourhood to raise money for local charities.
Orillia was born in civil war.
New to Orillia, Dr. Tyler Gray will speak to the Orillia Prostate Cancer Awareness Group on Jan. 25.
The Orillia Best Western Mariposa Inn and Conference Centre's first annual New Year's Eve Hoedown raised more than $4,300 in benefit of Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital (OSMH). A portion of the proceeds from ticket sales, mechanical bull rides and the event's 50/50 draw contributed to the donation.
Dear Amy: Shortly after my husband and I began dating, he bought a large-breed puppy. He took the dog everywhere he went. We then moved in together, we got another small, mixed-breed dog that we hoped would keep the large dog busy, since he was always demanding my husband's attention.
The Chinese New Year is coming up January 28, and this year is the Year of the Rooster. Every year, world-renown astrology Eugenia Last presents a special horoscope celebrating this auspicious occasion. Here are her predictions:
When Cheryl Pounder was cut from the Canadian women's hockey team, she was devastated but luckily, along with superb physical skills, Pounder had developed the mental wellbeing to face adversity with strength and grace, and not give up.
Looking to kick-start your resolution for a healthier lifestyle?
NEW YORK — Cereal makers have happily encouraged the belief that eating breakfast can help keep us thin and bring other benefits, partly by paying for studies that seem to support the idea.
DALLAS — The evolution of a caste system in the economy cabin of jetliners is deepening, with passengers divided and treated differently based on how much they are willing to pay the airline.
They say we eat with our eyes - but we should also be eating for our eyes, too.