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Colborne crowd marks Remembrance Day ceremonies in Victoria Square Park

COLBORNE — They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old. Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. Sat the going down of the dun, and in the morning, We will remember them. The weather … Continue reading

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Family flights: the ties that bind

By Mandy Martin COLBORNE — A tapestry of life and love is woven around a father, Dick Newman, and son, Steven Roach. An important thread of this adventure belongs to the Canadian Armed Forces. Both men have literally and figuratively … Continue reading

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Tentative repatriation Tuesday, Nov. 1 for Canadian soldier

CEFCOM NR – Canadian Forces member Master Corporal Byron Greff was killed by a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device (IED) while transiting through Kabul as a passenger on an International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) vehicle. The incident took place at approximately … Continue reading

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Highway of Heroes repatriation 2 p.m. Wed., June 29

The repatriation of Master Corporal Francis Roy of the Canadian Special Operations Regiment based at CFB Petawawa is scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 29 at CFB Trenton. The Highway of Heroes procession for the fallen soldier is anticipated to … Continue reading

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Heroes Highway Ride & Rally will pass Sat. morning

On Saturday, June 4, an expected 3,000 motorcycles will be traveling along the Highway of Heroes in the Heroes Highway Ride & Rally. Expect to see the ride pass through the Colborne area between 11:15 and 11:30 a.m. for those … Continue reading

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Tentative repatriation of fallen soldier 2 p.m. Tuesday May 31

The tentative repatriation of Bombardier Karl Manning, who became the 156th Canadian to die in Afghanistan, is Tuesday, May 31, 2 p.m. at CFB Trenton. Bombardier Karl Manning, from 5e Régiment d’artillerie légère du Canada based at CFB Valcartier, Quebec, … Continue reading

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Help kids in Kandahar, Afghanistan

You can help kids in Kandahar, Afghanistan, with their schooling. Some of our troops are committed to delivering pencils, pens, crayons, erasers and small notebooks to a struggling school there. Please consider donating some of these desperately needed items. Drop … Continue reading

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Repatriation rescheduled to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 22

[flagallery gid=8 name="Gallery"] The repatriation ceremony for Cpl. Steven Martin has been rescheduled to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 22 at CFB Trenton due to ongoing equipment difficulties overseas. Expect to be on the Herley St. bridge in Colborne by 2:30 … Continue reading

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Four new members inducted at Colborne Legion

Four new members were inducted to the Colborne Legion Branch 187 at the regular monthly meeting Tuesday, Sept. 21. Membership chair Brenda Graham introduced Ryan White, a serving member of the Canadian Armed Forces based at Trenton; Sandy Micielli, volunteer … Continue reading

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Tentative repatriation 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept.2

The repatriation of Cpl. Brian Pinksen is tentatively scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept.2 at CFB Trenton. Cpl. Picksen sustained injuries in Afghanistan. He passed away at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany Monday, Aug. 30. Corporal (Cpl) Brian Pinksen … Continue reading

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