The Adult Protective Service Worker Program has been around for 40 years, and its success was celebrated on Tuesday by Family and Children's Services of Renfrew County (FCSRC). Here taking part in the cake cutting ceremony are, left, Arijana Tomicic, FCSRC executive director, and Marianne Taylor, manager of developmental services for FCSRC.

Program marks 40 years

A program and the people behind it who have helped adults with developmental disabilities lead independent lives for 40 years was celebrated Tuesday.

SARAH HYATT/DAILY OBSERVER Const. Beth Ethier and Acting Staff Sergeant Sylvain Sabourin of Ontario Provincial Police Upper Ottawa Valley detachment are asking for the public's help with their Festive R.I.D.E program this season, which launched on Monday and runs until

'Tis the season

The OPP’s Festive R.I.D.E. program officially launched Monday and the message to motorists is expect to be stopped, as police crack down on impaired d

Shoppers wrestle over a television as they compete to purchase retail items on Black Friday at an Asda superstore in Wembley, north London, on November 28, 2014. (REUTERS/Luke MacGregor)

Black Friday bargains and brawls

British police officers were called to stores across the country on Friday as the Black Friday shopping frenzy imported from the United States brought surging crowds and fights.

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