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Friday ,June 11, 2010
Miriam King Photo
Louise MacDonald models a Jackie O' hat at South Simcoe Theatre's sale of costumes and props during Wing Ding, a popular destination this past
weekend. For more, please see Page 6.
Maple Lane subdivision plan modifications mollify neighbours - Page 3
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Innisfil Community Church
Women's Ministries invites
you to their sixth annual
Daisy Dejeuner, on June 12,
from noon to 2 p.m. This
event will be held at the Life
Centre, located at 1571 Innisfil
Beach Rd., in Innisfil. There
will be a delicious summer
lunch, followed by entertainment
and a gift for every girlfriend.
model Alicia Hughes will be
speaking. There will also be a
table with La Tienda fair
trade co-op goods. All proceeds
will go to support La
Tienda women in the Dominican.
Tickets are $20.
Try using a wheelchair during
the Wheelchair Obstacle
Course on Saturday during
The Annual Kids' Fishing
Derby at Summerfest on
Saturday, June 12, is open to
all children ages 5 to 12.
Sponsored by Fishing Forever,
a not-for-profit organization
dedicated to fishing,
education and conservation
projects, the derby will
run from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.,
with the awards presentations
Cost to participate is only
By Miriam King
The plan of subdivision
presented by Maple Lane
Lands for a property
fronting on Sandy Trail in
Alcona initially stirred
strong response from the
They were worried about
the impact of a 33-lot subdivision
on drainage and
flooding in the area, concerned
about a loss of trees,
and about the visual impact
of several houses that
would be built fronting on
new streets within the subdivision,
their long, plain sides to
the existing homes on
By Miriam King
When the members of the
Leonard's Beach Cottagers'
Association sold their lakefront
property to the Town
of Innisfil in 2008, for approximately
were faced with an unusual
problem: what to do with
It took lengthy discussions,
and almost two years
of debate, but on June 6, the
INNISFIL - A woman called
South Simcoe police on Sunday
to report that her ex-husband
had threatened to
damage her car.
The woman told officers
that the man had also dam ...
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THE INNISFIL EXAMINER IS
Fake lake's real costs a
complete waste of money
This is why there's not enough
money for health care, education,
transportation, infrastructure and
other essentials in this country.
The Canadian government has
spent $1.9 million to build an indoor,
artificial lake at the Toronto media
centre for the G8 summit later this
Called the Canadian Corridor, it's
supposed to give international reporters
a taste of what it's like to be in
Huntsville, where the G8 is being held.
Only a small pool of about 200 reporters
will be allowed to cover the G8
summit. The rest will have to ...
The Barrie fire department's
Big Bay Point Road
station took on a huge
chunk of land on New
Year's Day, giving it the
largest coverage area in the
city and making it harder to
meet provincial response
The Barrie-Innisfil land
settlement saw the city absorb
5,664 acres of land
along the town's northern
Because the land is
mostly farmer's fields, there
haven't been any issues so
far, says Barrie Fire Chief
"It has not been problematic,"
he said. "We've had
very few calls down there,
but we're certainly looking
at the possibility of a fifth
station down in the Holly
area, which would also
service the lands to the west
of (Highway) 400."
The provincial guideline
calls for 10 firefighters on
the scene of a single-family
residential structure fire
within 10 minutes, 90% of
That benchmark is not
being met in some areas of
the city, Lynn said, adding a
lot also depends on the location
and type of the call.
"It's not just a particular
area (w ...
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Volunteer Innisfil firefighter Adam Horne collected donations
for community projects and fundraisers. The annual
helmet drive collects money for Cookstown Central Public
School, the fire hall, and charities such as Ronald McDonald
Myriam King Photos
Friends of the Innisfil Library (Cookstown chapter) held a final book sale in front of the old Cookstown Library on Queen
Street during Wing Ding.
HAVING A WING DING
The Cookstown Wing
Ding, a village-wide yard
sale, attracted visitors from
as far away as Toronto eager
to browse the sales that dotted
Over the years, the twoday
event has become
something more than just a
Wing Ding is also an opportunity
for groups and organizations
to hold their
fundraisers, in support of a
wide variety of causes.
During this year's Wing
Ding, June 5 and 6, not only
were the Innisfil firefighters
at the main intersection
with their helmet drive for
Innisfil Central P.S. hosts
special silent auction
Innisfil Central Public School will
be hosting a special silent auction
at the school's annual barbeque
on June 17. The barbecue begins at 6
Over the years, students at Innisfil
Central have painted ceiling tiles as
These unique works of art, an example
of which is shown at right, will
be made available for the public to
buy during the silent auction.
All funds raised will go towards the
school's band program.
"These tiles, some of which are
over 10 years old, are a piece of our
school's history," says Jo-Ann White-
McKenna, Principal, Innisfil Central.
"We are installing new ceiling tiles
and therefore had to remove the old
ones. However, through this auction,
we can raise funds and allow members
of our school community to own
these works of art," said White-
Strawberry supper on
menu at Lefroy church
A Strawberry Supper will be held
Friday June 18, held by Lefroy United
Church, in Grange Hall.
There will b ...
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Awards gala recognizes exceptional seniors
Miriam King Photos
Janet Westall, right, presents an AGES award for volunteer and
community service to Innisfil resident Phyllis MacMillan Totten
at the 1st Awards Gala for Exceptional Seniors (AGES), held
Lefroy United Church has
apple pies on the menu
Home-made apple pies, made lovingly by the hands of
the ladies (and gents) of Lefroy United Church, are available
now. They are frozen and ready for you to bake. Contact
the church at 456-2098 to order yours today. The cost
is just $8 each or 2 for $15.
The first annual Awards Gala for
Exceptional Seniors (AGES) took
place June 6, at The Terraces in
"We are here to recognize exceptional
seniors within our community,"
said David Steele, President and chair
of IOOF, in his opening remarks. "You
have contributed to this community in
so many ways... and I commend each
and every one of you."
Seniors were recognized for years of
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