Cancer Chase

Cancer Chase chair Bill Horne (left) and Keira Christie-Galloway, 16, will take part in this year's Blackburn Hamlet Cancer Chase on Sept. 25. Christie-Galloway recently represented Canada at the world under-20 championship in the 100-metre hurdle race.

Canal crossing

Old Ottawa East resident John Dance (left), Capital Coun. David Chernushenko and Old Ottawa South Community Association past president Michael Jenkins celebrate the news that a long desired pedestrian bridge across the Rideau Canal will be built.

McWatters Road shooting

Police are asking for anyone with information about a shooting on McWatters Road on Aug. 24 at 6 p.m. to contact the guns and gangs unit.

Perley Rideau embraces push-up challenge

Frank Chamberland, left, of Riverview Park, and Landon Brady, right, of Westboro, show off their muscle power on Aug. 24 along with Second World War veteran George Roper, a resident of the Perley and Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre.

All packed up

Volunteers finsh packing hundreds of backpacks filled with school supplies for children in need at the Westgate Shopping Centre on Aug. 23. The Caring and Sharing Exchange, who organizing the Sharing and Student Success program, said they plan to keep accepting donations into September to deal with the program's waiting list.

Taylor named as housing liaison

Bay Coun. Mark Taylor was named as the special liaison on housing and homelessness issues on Aug. 24. Taylor already serves as one of the deputy mayors.

Funeral service held for World War Two veteran John Herbert Wall

A bagpiper leads a Royal Canadian Legion colour party into St. Thomas Anglican Church in Stittsville at the funeral service for World War Two veteran John Herbert Wall.

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