Friday Feb. 28, 2020

Fev. 20, 2020

6 fév 2020



BREAKFAST AT THE LEGION – Enjoy breakfast at the Orléans Legion from 8 a.m to 11 a.m. with table service provide by local Cadets. $2 from the sale of every breakfast will go toward the Legion.

NAVAN WINTERFEST from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Navan Fairgrounds. Plenty of winter activities for young and old alike. Chili lunch.

FAMILY FUN NIGHT at Aquaview Park (318 Aquaview Drive), Skating under glow lights, free wagon rides, hot chocolate taffy on snow and much more.

THE GLOUCESTER HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY PRESENTS “Culinary delights with herbs and edible flowers” – at 7 p.m. at the Queenswood Heights Community Centre, 1485 Duford Dr. Guest speaker and Nancy McDonald, Master Gardener. Public is welcome free of charge. Membership is $20 per person per year, $25 for a family and $5 for students.

FAMILY DAY BOWLING – Join Orléans MP Marie-France Lalonde for a morning of free bowling at the Orléans Bowling Centre, 885 Taylor Creek Dr. Everyone welcome. No need to RSVP. Guests are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items for our local food banks.


Local sports

Blind, deaf speedskater hangs up his skates to focus on golf

By Fred Sherwin
Feb. 20, 2020

When blind deaf athlete Kevin Frost first started losing his eyesight and hearing in 1998 as a result of having Usher's Symdrome, he thought his playing days were numbered and he would eventually have to give up his active lifestyle. But when a friend suggested he take up speed skating, he leapt at the opportunity to put on a pair of skates and get back on the ice despite the obvious challenges. Read more


Maj. Atom AA Jr. Grads solidify hold on second place in HEO standings

Posted Jan. 22, 2020

The Cumberland Jr. Grads Major Atom AA team gave themselves a boost in the battle for second place in the Hockey East Ontario standings on the weekend by downing the Gloucester Rangers 4-1 on home ice at the Navan Memorial Arena. Read more


Gloucester Rangers go 2-2 in Bell Capital Cup finals

Posted Jan. 12, 2020

The Gloucester Rangers rang out 2019 and rang in the New Year by winning a pair of banners at the Bell Capital Cup and very nearly a third one. The Major Peewee AA team was on the ice at the Canadian Tire Centre first as they faced the New Jersey Devils in what turned out to be the most exciting and nerve-racking finals of this year’s tournament. Read more



Ottawa TFC U17 girls named ‘Team of the Year’

Posted Jan. 9, 2020

For the third year in a row, a team affiliated with the Cumberland United Soccer Club has been named "Team of the Year" by the Orléans Star. Playing under the Ottawa TFC banner for the first time since Cumberland United joined forces with the Toronto FC Academy program last spring, the Ottawa TFC U17 girls team won the third Ontario Cup in the past three years for the club and went on to win the Toyota National Championship – a first for a National Capital area team.Read more




Former Cobra part of Ottawa Gee-Gees World Cup winning team

Posted Dec. 12, 2019

Talk about an encore. A year after Orléans resident Miranda Smith helped lead the University of Ottawa Gee-Gees to a national championship in her senior year, the former Gloucester Hornet and Cumberland Cobra rejoined the squad three weeks ago and played a key role in the team’s successful bid for a gold medal at the first ever University World Cup in China. Read more







Variety is the spice of life at the Shenkman Arts Centre

St. Peter production an ode to 70s era disaster films

Nothing humbug about OST production of 'A Christmas Carol'

Gloucester Rangers go 2-2 in Bell Capital Cup finals

Former Cobra part of Ottawa Gee-Gees World Cup winning team

Local pair capture Fitness America titles

Local business



CEDAR VALLEY LEBANESE FOOD: Owners celebrate two years in business




180-FITNESS CENTRE: Home of the Biggest Loser




VIEWPOINT: Orléans by-election result far from a foregone conclusion


WALTER ROBINSON: MMEBLAWRRS your way to a happier, healthier life


HEATHER JAMIESON: Effort to be environmentally conscious ends longstanding tradition

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