The board and management of the Phoenix Centre for Children and Families are delighted to have been identified as 'Lead Agency' for child and youth mental health services in Renfrew County by the Ministry of Children and Youth Services. The announcement was made in Dec., 2015.
Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke MPP John Yakabuski is asking the municipalities of Head, Clara and Maria; Deep River; and Laurentian Hills to get together and sort out the situation, which he says "definitely is complicated" that has led to a 30-kilometer stretch of the Trans-Canada Highway being without an official provider of emergency extrication in
PETAWAWA - The town is making progress in the development of an ambitious anti-bullying initiative.
Pembroke's annual winter festival extravaganza has come to a close, and by all accounts the city-wide carnival was a huge success.
CHALK RIVER – The Lumberjacks rolled into town and took over the Chalk River and Area Lions Winter Carnival Saturday, but the real action was on the ice.
Scores of hockey fans flooded onto Pembroke Street West through the city's downtown core on Saturday morning to take part or watch the Pembroke Business Improvement Area's (PBIA) Downtown HockeySpree street hockey tournament.
The immediate future of the outdoor rink next to the Kinsmen Pool in Pembroke remains bright, thanks to another successful Friends of the Kinsmen Rink fundraising concert, held on Saturday, Feb. 6 at Lasso Live in downtown Pembroke.
For four years, the Ottawa Valley Food Co-Operative has been inviting the public to see just how much wonderful stuff is produced by local farmers, processors and vendors in an annual event called Feast of the Farms.
Renfrew County Family and Children's Services (FCS) transformed Pembroke St into Bourbon St on Saturday night, throwing their first ever Mardi Gras Night fundraiser, complete with themed cocktails, extravagant costumes, Mardi Gras decor and a raucous Cajun band to help revellers dance the night away, all for a great cause.
It has been suggested Pembroke council set aside $21,000 to set up a needle disposal program in the city.
In 2009, Manotick resident Tommy Glatzmayer decided at age six he wanted to write a book about his sister.
Kelly Draves has made the trek along Highway 17 from North Bay to Pembroke countless times over the years. The 23-year- old Nipissing Student, who finished a Bachelor of Science degree before starting her current Bachelor of Education program, comes back home to the Ottawa Valley most Thursdays, and returns to North Bay on Sundays.
The infamous Flying Bandit, who lived in Pembroke while going on his record-setting cross-country robbery spree, is back in the national spotlight.
OTTAWA - Carol Anne Meehan is back in the news, and back in the news business.
The tradition continues.
Pembroke is hoping increased exposure through a new provincial program will get investors interested in its corporate park.
Pembroke has the way to chase away the winter blahs this weekend, with the running of its annual SnoSpree winter carnival.
The Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) has officially weighed in on the lack of extrication services covering the Trans-Canada Highway across the Eastern half of Head, Clara and Maria Township, and their response essentially boils down to "it's not our problem."
The Township of Whitewater Region has taken to the Internet to spread the word about life in the Ottawa Valley, releasing a video entitled "Get to Know Us" on YouTube and posting it on their municipal website.