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Anti-gang programs get funding boost from province..

Nancy Worsfold, left, executive director of Crime Prevention Ottawa, Sharmaarke Abdullahi, a Crime Prevention Ottawa business consultant and former Michele Heights Community House co-ordinator, and Ottawa South MPP John Fraser speak at the Log Cabin Community Centre on Hunt Club on July 22. Fraser announced the province will provide almost $700,000 over three years for programs that help keep Ottawa youth out of gangs.

Police to patrol waterways

Ottawa police will patrol the waterways this long weekend to discourage boaters from drinking and operating a watercraft.

Bumpy road

Paving High Road and the far east section of Earl Armstrong would help commuters get downtown more quickly, Osgoode Coun. George Darouze said.

Eagles fly west

Liam Kennedy was the winning pitcher as the East Nepean Eagles defeated the Thunder Bay North Side All Stars by a score of 2-1 in Lanark on July 19. The win clinched the provincial Senior Little League Championship and the Eagles are now in Coquitlam, B.C. for their second consecutive year competing in the Canadian championship.

Tackling hunger

Ottawa Fury FC defender Mason Trafford, left, and RedBlacks quarterback Henry Burris attend a kick-off event at the Ottawa Food Bank on July 16 for the 13th annual Purolator Tackle Hunger Game Weekend. Fans donated more than 18,000 kilograms of non-perishable food for the initiative on the July 18 weekend.

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