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Trent prof nets teaching awards

May 5, 2016

A professor at Trent University’s Oshawa campus has picked himself up two awards for his teaching skills. Dr. Joel Baetz, and English literature professor at the [...]

Supporting a growing need

May 4, 2016

Betty Mann, president of Gate 3:16, says fundraising efforts such as the upcoming walkathon are what keep the centre running. (Photo by Joel Wittnebel) By Joel Wittnebel/The [...]

Keeping yourself mentally healthy

May 4, 2016

This week marks Mental Health Week, and the region’s health department is giving residents tips on how to support it. “Mental Health Week is an opportunity to give your [...]

Help name new Oshawa school

May 4, 2016

What’s in a name? Well, the Durham Region District School Board believes that whatever it is, the public should have their say. That’s why it’s inviting [...]

Local hero publishes book

April 29, 2016

Ryan Doyle, who recently won a bravery award from the city, has released a new book, Tears of Loneliness: The Angel Within. The book is designed to help those who have been [...]

Grant for Special Olympics approved

April 29, 2016

Dipping further into their additional grant funds, the city’s finance committee has approved $5,000 to aid the Special Olympics being hosted throughout the city this [...]

A year of top notch volunteering

April 29, 2016

Ann Thurn, left, happily accepts the Earl Hann Volunteer Award, given out annually to the Oshawa Community Museum and Archive’s top volunteer, from Jillian Passmore, [...]

Get your free compost

April 29, 2016

Need some compost for your garden? You should make your way to Lakeview Park this weekend. Between 8 a.m. and noon on Saturday, April 30, the region will be giving away free [...]

Lakeridge Health tops donation list

April 28, 2016

Oshawa’s hospital has once again topped the rest of the province when it comes to tissue donations. According to a news release from Lakeridge Health, 132 tissues donations [...]
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