Pembroke Daily Observer


Quit smoking and you could win!

National Non-Smoking Week is Jan. 15 – 21, 2017. Renfrew County and District Health Unit is encouraging residents to make 2017 their healthiest year yet and quit smoking for a chance to win cash prizes.

Submitted photo: Tony Biernacki and Kristen Bridges show off their medals from the Ironman World Championships in Hawaii last October.

Pembroke husband and wife team competes at Ironman World Championships in Hawaii

Pembroke is the home of two of the world’s best age group endurance athletes. Kristen Bridges and Tony Biernacki have recently returned from an adventure of a lifetime. Ironman is the pinnacle of Triathlon racing that involves a 3.8-kilometre swim followed by a 180-km bike then to top it off a 42-km run.

Cathedral Catholic School

Students set to go back to Cathedral school on Monday, Nov. 28

Beginning on Monday, Nov. 28, students from Cathedral Catholic School in Pembroke who have been attending school at Holy Name Catholic School since an Oct. 19 fire in the roof top air exchange unit will return to class at Cathedral.According to the Renfrew County Catholic District School Board (RCCDSB), students and staff will return to a refreshed