Storied menorah that survived the Second World War finds a new home in Barrhaven

Rabbi Menachem Blum lights the menorah to mark the first day of Hanukkah at the Ottawa Torah Center in Barrhaven on Dec. 16.

Storied menorah that survived the Second World War finds a new home in Barrhaven

Susan Bloomfield always knew her menorah was special, but giving it away brought even more meaning to it.

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Police to ‘ticket’ youth for random acts of kindness

Canterbury High School students Kito Ballentyne, 16, left, Nick Bohne, 16 and Robert Chitiu, 16, smile after being ‘ticketed’ by south Ottawa community police officer Const. Moe Elmi during the launch of Operation Heat on Dec. 15.

Police to ‘ticket’ youth for random acts of kindness

Ottawa police are giving out a different kind of ticket – the kind that brings smiles, rewards good behaviour and helps break the ice...

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Russell Road apartment fire forces out four tenants

Two people were rescued from their apartment balcony by Ottawa firefighters after a fire broke out in the kitchen of their Russell Road unit early Sunday morning. Heavy smoke and fire caused $75,000 in damages, according to fire officials.

Russell Road apartment fire forces out four tenants

Two people had to be rescued from the balcony of their second-storey apartment on Russell Road after fire broke out in their kitchen early...

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Ottawa man charged with impaired driving after woman injured in crash

An Ottawa man is facing four criminal charges after a pickup truck and a Ford Fusion car collided on Heron Road between Riverside and Prince of Wales drives late in the evening on Dec. 12. Investigators are urging witnesses of the crash to come forward.

Ottawa man charged with impaired driving after woman injured in crash

An Ottawa man is facing impaired and dangerous driving charges after a crash on Heron Road at Riverside Drive sent a woman to hospital with...

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St. Thomas church, health centre partner to get kids cooking in the kitchen

Children and teens in the Albion-Heatherington community have been learning in the kitchen through the Food Facts and Fun program that rolled out earlier this year through Alta Vista’s St. Thomas the Apostle Anglican Church and the South-East Ottawa Community Health Centre. The program has been renewed for a second year.

St. Thomas church, health centre partner to get kids cooking in the kitchen

More kids and teens will soon get the chance to roll up their sleeves and cook up some nutritious fun.

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Educating patients, parents key to treatment plan: pediatrician

The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario has opened a new off-site concussion clinic in south Ottawa for children and teens suffering from persistent symptoms. Research by CHEO neurosurgeon Dr. Michael Vassilyadi, left, led to the creation of the clinic, which will be run by pediatrician Dr. Kristian Goulet, and nurse practitioner and CHEO researcher Gail Macartney. The clinic will also provide teaching opportunities to resident physicians, such as Dr. Natalie Bresee, right.

New CHEO concussion clinic addresses care gap in complex cases

With the right treatment, kids can recover from a concussion.

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Warming up their political pipes

St. Patrick's Home of Ottawa residents enjoyed the singing talents of current and past mayors during the Old Grey Mayors sing-a-long on Dec. 11

Warming up their political pipes

Mayor Jim Watson is joined in signing Christmas songs by former pre-amalgamation Cumberland mayors Brian Coburn and Gerry Lalonde, former...

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Senators bring holiday cheer to CHEO patients

Ottawa Senators defenceman and team captain Erik Karlsson carries a bag of presents at the start of the team’s annual visit to young patients at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario on Dec. 10.

Senators bring holiday cheer to CHEO patients

The entire Ottawa Senators team came bearing gifts – movies, an air hockey table – but left with so much more knowing they had brightened...

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