As teachers, we are often asked interesting questions in class. Recently, a student learning about phases of matter asked, “When does a solid stop being a solid? When is it a liquid?”
November and March are months that share many similar traits, most notably they are the in-between times that divide one season from another.
I have a confession to make. I'm a bit jealous of David Hawke.
The man at the corner store must have thought it was for her dad, the girlie magazine that six-year-old Kathryn Kaiser bought that day with her birthday money. Parents often sent their kids to the store to fetch things then, some of them even younger than Kathryn. Yet a magazine like that should have been out of her reach, both physically and as an
Dr. Andrew Matthew will speak Nov. 22 to the Orillia Prostate Cancer Awareness Group on the topic of living with prostate cancer.
This Saturday evening, at St. Paul's Centre in Orillia, the Art of Time Ensemble under the direction of Andrew Burashko will provide an Orillia audience with a performance called Hosted by Glenn Gould.
I know. It snowed. Some of us are elated, and we love to rub it in the faces of our friends who are displeased. And I know that normally we at The Couchiching Conservancy are telling you to get outside and get into nature and enjoy the beauty of the first snow fall... but today I am not going to do that to you. Today, in the spirit of 'give the peo
As a rule, I don't like being made to look the fool. Yet three times this week, circumstances occurred that had me bamboozled, making me think one thing when in reality, something else was going on.
There was nothing to prepare the men from Simcoe County who were part of the Royal Canadian Regiment for its role in the Second Boer War.
The ancient Celts marked the beginning of winter with a festival they called Samhain on Oct. 31. This got changed in the Christian world to Reformation Day by Protestants on Oct. 31, All Saints' Day or All Hallows' Day on Nov. 1, and All Souls' Day or Day of the Dead on Nov. 2 primarily by Roman Catholics.
At 75, Remembrance Day has an ever-growing significance to me.
A person can't help wondering if all those stolen car rides weren't something to do with his mom.
Mariposa Arts Theatre's production of the hit Broadway musical Chicago opens Nov. 9 at 7:30 p.m. at the Orillia Opera House for the first of eight performances.
Many youth hunting for a job find themselves in a vicious circle: an employer wants to hire someone with experience, but many are wary of providing a youth with that valuable experience.
Orillia welcomes one of its own home to perform on the St. Paul's Centre stage at Gathering, to be held Nov. 17 and 18.
After 60 years, Edith Frances (Frazer) Post has decided it's time to hang up her paintbrush and retire as an artist.
My grandfather was 5 feet, 4 inches, like his father, like my father, like me.
He was only 24.