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ORLÉANS FARMER’S MARKET from 11 am to 4 pm in the parking lot at the Ray Friel Recreation Complex on Tenth Line Road featuring local food vendors and producers.

ST. HELEN’S ANGLICAN CHURCH ART FAIR returns to the Navan Fair Grounds from 10 am to 3 pm with more than 140 fine works of art created by 16 local artists. You can preview the art for sale at sthelensartfair.ca. St, Helen’s Church is located at 1234 Prestone Dr. in Queenswood Heights.

ROYAL OAK DAY PATIO BBQ at the Royal Oak Orléans located at the corner of St. Joseph Blvd. and Jeanne d’Arc. Come out and celebrate Royal Oak’s anniversary while supporting the Orléans-Cumberland Resource Centre food bank. Lots of items to bid on in the silent auction. Make a cash donation or bring a non-perishable food item! Live entertainment provided by Garden Variety.

THE ORIGINAL NAVAN MARKET returns to the Navan Fair Grounds from 10 am to 5 pm with more than 150 local vendors and artisans. Come and see why the Original Navan Market has become on of the most popular outdoor markets in Eastern Ontario.Visit facebook.com/OriginalNavanMarket.

BLACKBURN FUN FAIR returns to Blackburn Hamlet with a carnival style midway, music, local vendors, a used book fair, beer garden and fireworks. For more information visit www.blackburnfunfair.ca.


 

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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