Health-care needs

The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario has announced it is working with, Refugee 613, an Ottawa refugee co-ordination service, in preparation for the arrival of Syrian refugee families this winter. CHEO plans to provide these children and youth with health-care services. Staff said providing immediate care will be crucial.

River Road safety concerns petition campaign

About 100 people attend a meeting at Bernard-Grandmaître Catholic elementary school in Riverside South on Nov. 15. Residents have been signing a petition to drive change they hope will reduce traffic on their busy street.

Family pet recovers

James Hogan tries to comfort his King Shepherd, Daisy, after she was injured in what Hogan said was a hit-and-run on Leitrim Road, between Bank Street and Albion Road, on Nov. 2. The family of five’s short-haired cat was struck and killed.

Woman dies

Investigators still don’t know if a 70-year-old woman suffered a medical emergency that may have caused her to crash her minivan head-on into a tree on the front yard of a Smyth Road residence just east of Haig Drive on Nov. 16.

School bus flips

A school bus carrying three kids lays on its side after flipping in a collision with a car at the intersection of Hunt Club Road and Paul Anka Drive late in the afternoon on Nov. 16. None of the occupants required hospitalization.

High-tech upgrades

The Elmvale Acres library branch will close for one week, beginning at the end of November, to make way for the final installment of self-check-out machines, a new service desk and a new entrance.

Expansion boost

As Urban Quarry founder and president Laurent Bellavance, right, looks on, Sean Coutts operates one of the company’s new high-tech machines in its new location on Stevenage Drive off Hawthorne Road on Nov. 20. The pair were on hand to tout a provincial grant in support of the company’s $9-million expansion and hiring of 12 new employees.

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