Carl Murray of New Brunswick was one of the many “Canadian Coasters" who cruised into Fort Frances yesterday. Once he arrived, he parked his 1958 Austin Cambridge pickup, with its matching boler, to participate in the annual "Scott Street Show 'n Shine" organized by the local International Early Iron Car Club.
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Borderland Pride's first official meeting garnered a lot of attention among residents from both sides of the border.
Held last Wednesday evening at Knox United Church here, organizers were “blown away” by the response to the roundtable discussion.
Four-year-old Benjamin Parks was among the children of all ages who enjoyed painting rocks and creating mandalas last Thursday afternoon at Point Park as part of the weekly Open Air Art Studio presented by Community Living Fort Frances and District. The next Open Air Studio is scheduled for tomorrow (July 20) from 3-7 p.m. at the Lions' Park, where participants will be making wind socks.
A student from St. Andrew's College in Winnipeg escorted his eminence, the Metropolitan Yurij, into St. George's Ukrainian Orthodox Church here Sunday morning, where he was greeted by the local parish with gifts of bread, salt, and flowers. He then led a special service commemorating the church's 70th anniversary, followed by a luncheon at La Place Rendez-Vous. See story, more photos on A5.
Local air cadet Elizabeth DeGagne is headed overseas for a trip of a lifetime.
She flew out Friday afternoon from the Fort Frances Airport headed to London, England as part of the Air Cadet Exchange.
“I am really looking forward to meeting all the people I'll be spending the next three weeks with,” she enthused.
Despite a dwindling congregation, St. George's Ukrainian Orthodox Church here was packed Sunday morning for a special service marking its 70th anniversary.
To celebrate, his eminence, the Metropolitan Yurij, led the service.
Five other priests also were on hand, along with five students from St. Andrew's College in Winnipeg.
Natural, local, and handmade are just a few words that describe A&R Serenity Co.'s products.
The brains behind the newly-launched beauty and skin care line here in Fort Frances? Local 20-year-olds Riley Pollard and Amanda Caron.
“We want to share natural products,” noted Caron.
"We don't use any chemicals in our stuff.
Amanda Caron and Riley Pollard of A&R Serenity Co. held a pop-up shop during “Mall Day” in late June. The newly-launched business aims to provide natural beauty care products to people in Rainy River District.
Fred Lavendure, Al Smith, and Gary Arnold of the local International Early Iron Car Club posed with Mayor Roy Avis (second from right) beside the large sign that will welcome the “Canadian Coasters" when they arrive here beginning late tomorrow morning. The car club also thanked Mayor Avis for declaring "Canadian Coasters Week” in Fort Frances.
The “Canadian Coasters” finally will begin cruising into town late tomorrow morning.
Heading into their third week of their two-month cross-Canada tour, the group is stopping in Fort Frances for a few days as a break from their travels.