Report of shots fired in Herongate is Ottawa's 49th shooting of the year

Ottawa’s guns and gangs unit has two crime scenes on its hands following reports that gunshots were fired in Herongate along Cedarwood Drive on Sept. 26 around 1:20 a.m. Bullet casings and a loaded handgun were found there, and bullet holes were discovered at a Colbert Crescent home, located a short distance away.

All smiles

Ryan Parent, 16, (left) and Derek Beevor, 18, during an on ice session at the Minto Skating Centre on Sept. 24 with the Special Hockey Heroes. The volunteer-run team for players with special needs officially kicked off their second season.

Burgers for everyone

Hundreds of Huntley Burgers were served by community association volunteers out of the new booth at the 153rd annual Carp Fair between Sept. 22 and 25. From left: Kara Ruscher, Evan Hamilton, Coun. Eli El-Chanitry, Gabrielle Fitzgerald, Linda Henry, Lisa Gregoire.

Residents gather for Hydro One public consultation meeting

Riverview Park resident Aoife Swandel, 8, whose home backs onto a Hydro One corridor that will become a construction site next year, holds a sign she made appealing for the protection of a treasured apple tree growing in the right-of-way. She was one of about 70 people who attended a Sept. 22 meeting on the future project at the Riverview Alternative School.

Single-vehicle crash sends two to hospital

Two male passengers were seriously injured in a single-vehicle collision on Manotick Station Road north of Osgoode on Sept. 25. One had to be airlifted by ORNGE air ambulance to the Ottawa Hospital’s trauma centre at the Civic campus. Police expect charges will be laid against the 26-year-old driver.

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