I relocated from Toronto after picking Pembroke as a place to live. That was 10 years ago.Pembroke is a wonderful place but there’s something Toronto did years ago that I think should be done here.Mel Lastman, who led North York for 25 years and Toronto for another six instructed the city snowplows to not plow your driveway full of snow. (Editor: L
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Hold your horses, I mean snowmobiles. The 34th Annual Petawawa Cabin Fever Snow Drags have been postponed from Saturday, Jan. 20 until Saturday, Feb. 10. Because of the unseasonably warm temperatures expected this upcoming weekend, organizers felt it was prudent to hold off until more favourable weather conditions present themselves.
The Central Canada Hockey League announced today that Pembroke Lumber Kings centre Matthew Barnaby is the Week 18 CCM Player of the Week.Barnaby, 19, has been on an impressive streak for the Lumber Kings with a point streak extending all the way back to December 22nd. Barnaby scored four goals and two assists in three games last week. His performan
NORTH ALGONA WILBERFORCE – Four Pembroke residents have been charged following a robbery at a residence on Lake Dore Road early Monday morning.
LAURENTIAN VALLEY - A man has been arrested and charged after a dispute between individuals led to threats to a family being posted online.
KILLALOE – A 70-year-old man from Killaloe, Hagarty and Richards Township is facing a Liquor Licence Act charge following a single vehicle collision in Killaloe on Jan. 9. According to police, at 3:23 p.m. a passenger car struck the side of the LCBO building on Queen Street in Killaloe causing damage to the building and the vehicle. There were no i
The blustery winter weather on Monday, Jan. 8 obviously presented a challenge for area drivers. On that day alone, officers with the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 14 motor vehicle collisions. Police said the majority of the collisions occurred in the morning and afternoon when the adverse weather
Who isn’t dreaming about warmer weather as we endure our most recent cold snap? The Pembroke Community Choir has long been thinking ahead to spring and they invite new and returning members to join them this January for their next season.
The Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is investigating after the recent discovery of counterfeit $20 and $100 Canadian bank notes in the Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment area.
The Quebec provincial police are asking for the public’s help in locating a Quebec man that has gone missing.
Now that winter has returned to the Ottawa Valley, the city of Pembroke is reminding people their winter control programs are now fully in effect.
Over the past four years, St. John’s Lutheran Church has treated the community to an annual Christmas production to bring meaning and emphasis to the true Christmas.
RENFREW – United Steelworkers (USW) members employed at Scapa Tapes North America in Renfrew have ratified a new three-year collective agreement with the company.
I would like to express my sincere gratitude, that of my old chums at Chalk River, to you, Daily Observer reporter Stephen Uhler, to Martin Habraken for the excellent article AECL retirees still waiting, that appeared in the Pembroke Daily Observer on Saturday, Nov. 4.
Canada’s national nuclear laboratory honours employee excellence in research, business, safety and environmental work at annual awards ceremony.
LAURENTIAN VALLEY – Police are looking for two male suspects involved in a break and enter, robbery and vehicle theft Sunday night.
Praise for story
There is an old saying “A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words.” Sometimes this is true, other times, it is not. Very often the background or the story behind the picture is never fully known by those viewing it.Take for instance the murals which grace some of the business buildings along the downtown streets of Pembroke. These pictures are beautifull
The Pembroke Horticultural Society held its annual general meeting in October with president Ellen Vandersleen in the chair. Reports highlighting the many activities of the society were read and approved and the annual Flower Show Awards were presented by flower show convenor Grace Rozeboom, assisted by Evelyn Tunn. Award winners were as follows:
With the blessing of the Pembroke Area Clergy Association (PACA), a local group is set to launch an event that will bring an evening of laughter, praise and worship to the Valley.As a kickoff to the annual week of Prayer for Christian Unity, the event is set to take place at Festival Hall on Jan. 20, 2018. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the event will