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Some days, I wish we could go back

July 28, 2015

By Bill Fox/Columnist I was watching the movie Back To The Future recently and noticed when Michael J. Fox went back to 1955, a car pulling into a gas station had three [...]

Fun at the beach

July 28, 2015

By Jennifer Weymark/Archivist Fun at the beach, 1915 style! Courtesy of the Oshawa Community Museum. [...]

Summer weather

July 21, 2015

By Jennifer Weymark/Archivist Summer weather is finally here and Lakeview Park is the place to be to beat the heat. In 1924, children beat the heat on the beach and the brave [...]

Is climate change affecting you?

July 14, 2015

By Bill Fox/Columnist This past winter, with the windchill, the temperature twice went down to -40 C (which is also -40 F). Having just moved into a three-bedroom [...]

So grateful to be living in Canada

July 1, 2015

By Bill Fox/Columnist Probably like a lot of readers, I wasn’t born in Canada. My parents had the wisdom and foresight to bring their young children here in 1950. I was [...]

Summer is here

June 23, 2015

By Jennifer Weymark/Archivist Summer is officially here! This photograph comes from a photo album full of images of summer at Lakeview Park in the 1930s. [...]

Greatest gift? Being a father

June 16, 2015

By Bill Fox/Columnist The greatest gift I ever had came from God: I call him Dad. I am fortunate to still have my dad at 93. He has shown his love in so many ways: in his [...]

A piece of land on the lake

June 9, 2015

By Jennifer Weymark/Archivist One of the oldest items we have in the archival collection is a land deed. The deed is for the sale of 200 acres of lot 7 on the Broken Front [...]
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