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The Adult Protective Service Worker Program has been around for 40 years, and its success was celebrated on Tuesday by Family and Children's Services of Renfrew County (FCSRC). Here taking part in the cake cutting ceremony are, left, Arijana Tomicic, FCSRC executive director, and Marianne Taylor, manager of developmental services for FCSRC.

Program marks 40 years

A program and the people behind it who have helped adults with developmental disabilities lead independent lives for 40 years was celebrated Tuesday.

SARAH HYATT/DAILY OBSERVER Const. Beth Ethier and Acting Staff Sergeant Sylvain Sabourin of Ontario Provincial Police Upper Ottawa Valley detachment are asking for the public's help with their Festive R.I.D.E program this season, which launched on Monday and runs until

'Tis the season

The OPP’s Festive R.I.D.E. program officially launched Monday and the message to motorists is expect to be stopped, as police crack down on impaired drivers this holiday season.

SARAH HYATT/DAILY OBSERVER (Left) Carol Sollows, past president of the Canadian Baptist Women of Ontario and Quebec and current ministry link for the central association and (right) Luella Heideman, a member of the First Baptist Pembroke congregation display donations collected from the congregation for Love Day, to go to the Bernadette McCann House For Women in Pembroke.

First Baptist Pembroke shares Love Day

The congregation of First Baptist Pembroke are reaching out to women and children in the community as the festive season fast approaches and trying to spread love recently.

SRBT seeks city's support

SRB Technologies is seeking Pembroke council's backing in its effort to get its operating licence renewed for the next decade.

Ontario's cuts hurts LV

LAURENTIAN VALLEY - The township will receive $71,000 less from the province in 2015, as Ontario plans to slash $35 million in municipal funding.

SARAH HYATT/DAILY OBSERVER Captain #17 Logan Laundry for the Pembroke Lumber Kings tries to connect with a teammate on the rush, as the Kings took on the NGS Braves Friday afternoon at the PACC.

Local teams off to a good start

The 30th annual Terry O’Neill Pembroke Regional Silver Stick Frank Nighbor Bantam AA, B, C weekend got underway Friday with the Valley Storm blanking Deep River 6-0.