Jeff Rollings is a freelance writer living in Orangeville.
“YOU” and likely all of us are 2016 Local Heroes
An ode to the army who enables our green conscience and takes out the trash.
The best thing about the blue box is how widely accepted the concept has become and it started right here in Ontario, Canada.
Hundreds of truckloads of baled recycling materials are shipped out of the Peel Integrated Material Recovery Facility each week to industries who use them in manufacturing.
Anthony Jenkins stages a retrospective of his caricatures of the famous and infamous – and finds a new fascination in the faces of the hills.
They inspire the best in us, and for their work we can all be thankful.
Ingrid is a lifelong learner who went back to school part time to earn a business degree at age 50.
“I hesitate to say I did anything. It has to be all of council working together.”
The single most important thing I wish to accomplish – is to encourage artists and craftspeople to preserve their craft by making videos spelling out the intricacies of their talent.
The unhinged imagination of Gail Prussky
The Growth Plan was an attempt to rein in the low-density sprawl that was a signature of development in the 1980s and 1990s.
With Norman Bray in the Performance of His Life, Trevor Cole brings his first novel to the stage, and brings his father Bill Cole back to Headwaters.
Helen Keller wrote, “Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.” If there’s a theme to this year’s Local Heroes, it’s the act of reaching out.
If you’ve ever dreamed of making off with all the money at the bank, these people are for you. They’ve got the perfect cover too – it’s an inside job.
It’s Watson’s day off. He is so happy to greet visitors that his exuberant wagging sweeps everything off a shelf by the front door – before he leans in hard for a cuddle with the newcomer.
Reverend Harvey Self is a warm, upbeat man with an intense gaze and finely tuned listening skills. As minister of Tweedsmuir Memorial Presbyterian Church in Orangeville, he employs these traits – and more – to deliver what he calls a “ministry of the present.”
Nothing is more calming for the soul than the feeling of the sun on your face and the sights, sounds and smells of a trip along a trail.
Bob Burnside says, “I’m always optimistic. I always think the next person I meet will be my best friend; I always think the deal will go well.”