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CommuniTree CONFERENCE from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Just Food Farm, Big Red Barn, 2nd floor - 2391 Pepin Court in Blackburn Hamlet. Check in and registration at 8 a.m. The Conference will include various panels, a networking break and a tour of a Community Food Forest. This is an opportunity for community members to share tree-related stories, data and projects and provide attendees with new ideas, information and resources to carry out tree-related initiatives in their communities.


HALLOWE'EN HIJINX from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Cumberland Heritage Village Museum. A day of family-friendly Halloween fun at the museum! Wear your costume and explore the origins of Halloween traditions as you collect some yummy treats along the way. Complete a scavenger hunt, create your own masquerade mask and more! Cost: $19.75 per family (2 adults + children); $7.75 adults; $5.50 seniors, children and students. Children 5 and under are free.


THE GLOUCESTER HISTORICAL SOCIETY will present a talk by military historian Captain Steven Dieter entitled “From Normandy to the Scheldt.” This will take place at 2 p.m. at the Beechwood National Memorial Centre, 280 Beechwood, and will include a guided tour of the National Military Cemetery for those who wish to take it. Admission is free.


ORLEANS COMMUNITY SPAGHETTI SUPPER AND SILENT AUCTION hosted by the Orléans Lions Club from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the basement of St. Joseph Church, 2757 St. Joseph Blvd. Tickets: Adults $13 ; Children under 12 $5 available at th door or in advance from members or by sending an e-mail to orleanslions@gmail.com (or call Lion Jean Paul at 613-830-7035). Tickets include spaghetti and freshly made sauce with buns, dessert, tea and coffee. Cash bar. All profits to support Camp Banting, a summer camp for kids with diabetes.

 

New season brings new hope for Navan Grads
By Fred Sherwin
Oct. 3, 2019

It’s been a little over a year since the Navan Grads brought in new head coach and general manager Marty Abrhams to help turn around a team that had just finished in last place in the Central Canada Hockey League with just nine wins in 62 games.

In his first full year behind the bench, Abrams lead the Grads to a 25-28-6-3 record, good enough for eighth place and a return to the playoffs where they lost in the first round to the Carleton Place Canadians.
Marty Abrams is in his second year as head coach and general manager of the Navan Grads Junior A hockey club. FRED SHERWIN PHOTO

Despite their early exit in the post season, there was a substantial improvement in the Grads’ overall performance to hope for better things to come in 2019-2020 and so far after just 10 games the team sits in a tie for third place in the Yzerman Division with the Hawkesbury Hawks. Both teams have identical 5-5 records.

Abrams says he is relatively pleased with the direction the team is heading in this early in the season, but he cautions there’s a lot they have to work on.

“Overall, we’re pleased with some of the things in our game, but we know there’s a lot of work to be had especially in the area of discipline and cutting down on our penalties and maybe working little more on our special teams. So those two particular areas are the things we need to work on over the next 10 games,” Abrams told the Star after a recent loss to the Kanata Stallions in which they gave up a pair of power play goals.

Jackson Arcan and Curtis Fabro are leading the team on the score sheet with 13 and 11 points respectively. Arcan has scored six goals and added seven assisits in 10 games, while Fabbro has four goals and 11 assists.

In goal, veteran Alex Wisco has started all 10 games, allowing 34 goals for a 3.40 goals against average.

The team’s next home game is on Sunday, Oct. 6 against the first place Canadians.

(This story was made possible thanks to the generous support of our local business partners.)


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