Mac Beattie sang of the heavy load that the “Pembroke Local” was carrying on December 27, 1942 just minutes before the packed passenger train was struck by a troop train loaded with soldiers. The well-known Ottawa Valley musician of the 1940s and 50s knew of the significance of the Almonte train wreck, the worst disaster to occur in the Ottawa Vall
Jamie Bramburger, Special to The Daily Observer
The Fellowes Falcons football team has kicked off another season in the Lanark- Renfrew High School Football League.
The Micksburg Twins began defence of their Greater Ottawa Men’s Fastball League Championship with a 3-0 win over 14C Victory from Manotick. Corey Costello tossed a complete game, giving up only one hit and striking out 16 batters as the Twins took a 1-0 lead in the best of three quarter-final series. Game two will be played in Carp on Thursday nigh
It was an incredible week at Algonquin College.
Algonquin College is turning 50 years old in 2017 and public support for the campus has never been better.
Rewarding staff by sending them for professional development training is one of the smartest things a business owner or manager can do, but many organizations simply can’t afford to.
It’s a big year for Algonquin College and Canada as 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the college and the country’s 150th birthday. To celebrate both occasions, the college will be dedicating its 2017 popular Speaker Series to Canadian history.
The Algonquin College Loggersports team may have been prevented from attending this past weekend's Grey Cup game in Toronto, but it was front and centre when Ottawa celebrated its first CFL championship in 40 years. Four members of the Algonquin College varsity team joined thousands of Redblacks fans who cheered on the players who pulled off a thri
Ted Talks is one of the most powerful brands in the world. It has inspired millions of people to share great ideas through the spoken word, primarily in short but pointed talks intended to stimulate collaboration.
MICKSBURG – The Micksburg Twins are back on top of the Greater Ottawa Men’s Fastball League. The Twins won their first championship in three years, by edging the Kars Aces 3-2 on Thursday night in front of a large hometown crowd at the Micksburg Ball Park.
The Micksburg Twins are getting used to long lay-offs. After almost three weeks of waiting on the sidelines, the Twins will play for a championship Thursday night in the Greater Ottawa Men’s Fastball League.
MICKSBURG - The Micksburg Twins have moved closer to winning their first championship in three years in the Greater Ottawa Men's Fastball League. The Twins made it two wins in a row to start the double knock-out league final tournament with a 9-6 win over the visiting Kars Aces.
Remembrance Day at Algonquin College’s Waterfront Campus in Pembroke will be a bit more sombre this Nov. 11. The college was sad to learn of the passing of retired Sgt. Ron Kinsley, a veteran of the Second World War and the Korean War, who for many years participated in the College’s Remembrance Day service.
A three game winning streak to close the regular season has propelled the Micksburg Twins into first place in the Greater Ottawa Men's Fastball League standings, earning them a first round bye in the playoffs. However, the bye means the Twins may have to wait three weeks before seeing any post-season action.
The Pembroke Lumber Kings will begin their first season with Sean Crozier at the helm on Labour Day weekend when the Kings play three games as part of the Central Canada Hockey League Showcase weekend in Ottawa.
It’s been 15 years since Murray Kyte made the difficult decision to leave a successful law practice to start a new career in post-secondary education, and now he is making another tough decision, but one that is full of new opportunities.
The City of Pembroke will soon be celebrating the rebuilding of its waterfront boardwalk, a project that has had many contributions from volunteers, businesses and Algonquin College students who have provided the labour to get the job done.
Summer has arrived and a light is about to go on for some people who have been putting off making a decision to enroll in a college program in the fall. The realization will soon set in that their friends will be pursuing a post-secondary education, but they don't have a plan for themselves.
Algonquin College is approaching its 50th anniversary and as it moves towards this milestone, it is clear the Pembroke Campus has come a long way since its humble beginnings when it opened its doors to only 16 full-time students in 1968. In fact, if you fast forward to the present state of the college, it is clear how important the campus has becom
Algonquin College's Waterfront Campus is quickly gaining a national profile. In the past year, the new building has played host to a national post-secondary conference, has been the backdrop for Rex Murphy's Cross Country Checkup program on CBC Radio and its faculty and students have been called upon to participate in projects and presentations tha