The mission to create a community of inclusion got a boost recently when a group of elite athletes put on a wheelchair basketball showcase in Pembroke.
Tina Peplinskie, OBSERVER MULTIMEDIA JOURNALIST
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A group of local woman are preparing for the journey of a lifetime this fall when they travel to Australia for the Pan Pacific Master Games.
The pressures of high school are enough for most students, without the added challenges of parenthood.
It was a day to renew old friendships and reminisce about their heyday of playing hockey with one of the most storied junior franchises in Canada.
PETAWAWA – The third annual Golf for the Cure fundraiser is getting ready to tee off against cancer.
Thursday was a time of reflection and celebration as the Bishop Smith's class of 2018 marked the official conclusion of its high school career with family, friends and school staff.
After months of work behind the scenes, a crazy, exciting secret is finally out of the bag.
Student athletes, coaches and parents filled the Bishop Smith gymnasium June 6 to honour and highlight athletic accomplishments of the past school year.
Athletes and coaches from Ecole Catholique Jeanne-Lajoie gathered recently to celebrate the athletic accomplishments of the past school year.
Area women have once again demonstrated their power of being able to make a huge difference in the community.
Local Special Olympians were in the spotlight Tuesday thanks to the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run, which made stops in Pembroke, Petawawa and Barry's Bay.
A request for focused patrols near an intersection that has been plagued with collisions for years according to area residents will be made by the chairman of the Pembroke Police Services Board.
A collision near the intersection of Chamberlain and Fraser Streets in Pembroke's east end has once again sparked the debate about the need for a four-way stop at the intersection.
The countdown is on the the fifth annual Jason Blaine charity concert and golf tournament.
Crosstown rivals from Bishop Smith and Fellowes High School did battle on the soccer pitch May 7 with the Crusaders winning three and the fourth game ending in a scoreless draw.
After nearly 15 years, John Yakabuski still loves his job and is hoping voters will give him a chance to return to Queen's Park after the June 7 provincial election.
The ability to continue playing the Beautiful Game is in jeopardy for a group of area women if it can't find new players and a team sponsor soon.
DOUGLAS – The Equinoxe Patriotes finished second in Renfrew County Grade 8 girls basketball tournament held at Opeongo High School on May 1.
Although Jim Montgomery played only one season for the Pembroke Lumber Kings in the late 1980s, when his name started popping up for possible NHL coaching jobs local residents took notice.
OTTAWA – The Carleton Place Canadians have been eliminated from contention at the Fred Page Cup after dropping a third straight game Friday afternoon in Ottawa.