Stephen Uhler, The Daily Observer

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On Wednesday, a symbolic signing ceremony of the lease and asset donation agreement between the municipal partners who acquired the CP Rail corridor was held at Renfrew County's administration building. Taking part were, starting from left, Kurt Greaves, Lanark County CAO, Jim Hutton, Renfrew County CAO, Renfrew County Warden Peter Emon, Lanark County Warden Gail Code, Papineau-Cameron Township Mayor Robert Corriveau, and Jason McMartin, Papineau-Cameron Clerk-Treasurer.

Historic moment recreated

It was the end of the beginning of establishing a major trail network through Eastern Ontario.

On Monday evening, Rev. Linda Fuller of Wesley United Church leads the prayer vigil in memory of the 49 people killed in the June 12 Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando. A dozen people braved the stormy weather to take part.

Vigil to remember Orlando

They had little in common except the way their lives were terribly cut short.

Cancer survivors do a victory lap around the track at the start of Beachburg's third annual Relay for Life, held Friday. This survivors' lap starts off the Canadian Cancer Society's fundraiser.

Beachburg Relay for Life

WHITEWATER REGION – Cancer can be beaten, and Beachburg has again showed how.

The Xperience Gymnastics Club has wrapped up a very exciting season, with its members enjoying a large measure of success at national and provincial level competitions. Here are the competitors, along with their coaches. Standing in back, from left, are Dmitri Lely, club owner, Holly Leblanc, Heyleigh Degeer, Halle Ranger, Evan Kendrick, Alexis Foley, Julian Abbey, Morgan Aulenbach and Saleena Augustin. In front, from left, are Ashley Lely, Fionn Leblanc, Alex Bourque, Camille Bourque, Paytyn Bowden, Charley Keefe, Sya Lely, Kaea Lely, Emeric Etmanskie and Logan Dalton-Van Clieaf.

Xperience gymnasts impress

It has been a highly successful year of competition for Xperience Gymnastics, whose members made an impression on both the provincial and national stages.

A crowd gathered at Pembroke's marina to kick off the second annual Pembroke Pride Walk in 2015. This year's walk commences at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 18.

Pembroke Pride Walk Saturday

Pembroke’s annual Pride Walk is set to go Saturday for its third year in a row, and organizers feel it is more important than ever to hit the streets.

Damon Zapotichny, a Grade 10 Bishop Smith Catholic High School student, does Medicine Ball Push Ups at the St. Francis of Assisi School's boot camp. He is a former student of St. Francis.

Boot camp for St. Francis of Assisi

PETAWAWA - Grade 6 and 7 students at St. Francis of Assisi School continue to enjoy the benefits of rigorous exercise, thanks to the efforts of their teacher with the support of others.

On Wednesday, Pembroke conducted its annual emergency management exercise, a table top event in which participants conducted a practice run through the city's emergency plan. The idea is to see how well it operates as well as train those charged with implementing it. The exercise was held at the emergency operations centre, located inside the Pembroke OPP station.

City holds emergency ex

A new flu virus is sweeping through Pembroke, leaving officials scrambling to deal with the aftershocks.