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Indian cuisine

With so many Indian dishes to choose from, Tammy Kellar, left, and Catherine McGuire had their plates full Saturday evening during the “Diwali” dinner at St. John’s Anglican Church. The event drew about 70 people of all ages. See story, more photos on A5.

Mayor’s chair

Siobhan Mackintosh got a chance to see what it was like to be mayor as Solange Busch’s Grade 4/5 French Immersion class at St. Francis School visited the Civic Centre last Thursday afternoon. The students also stopped by the museum and courthouse as they learned about local government in conjunction with “Local Government Week,” which was being marked across the province.

Bench memorial

Erma Armit, along with two of her children, Wanda Botsford and Victor Armit, serenaded those who gathered at the Cranberry Peatlands Interpretive Trail on Friday afternoon for a ceremony to dedicate the trail’s newest additions: two park benches in honour Armit’s father, the late Victor Raiche.

Pouring tea

Ruth Caldwell, left, treasurer of the “Friends of the Library,” poured a cup of tea for convener Edith Newman on Friday afternoon during their appreciation tea at the Fort Frances Public Library.

Tough to grasp

Brad McDonald (#88) tried to get a handle on Portage Collegiate Institute Trojans’ running back Dylan Brydges during the regular-season finale at Muskie Field on Friday afternoon. The black-and-gold never had a handle on the game, either, losing 57-0 to finish the 2009 WHSFL season at 0-7.

Gooey job

Fort Frances Lakers’ forward Tyler Stevenson helped SK students Christopher Williams and Kaidence Perreault carve pumpkins at St. Michael’s School yesterday. Several players stopped by Lisa Cousineau’s class to offer assistance to the youngsters as they prepared for Hallowe’en activities.

Hallowe’en games

“Bumble bee” Maddy Bliss, left, and “candy corn” Abby Bone participated in a Hallowe’en activity this morning at the Fort Frances Nursery School. The children had fun carving pumpkins and playing in “slime” while dressed up in their costumes.

Taste of India

McKenna Begin was among the many who took their taste buds on an adventure during an East Indian supper Saturday night at St. John’s Anglican Church here. The supper was held conjunction with the festival of “Diwali”—the Indian equivalent to Christmas.

Muskie girls' tourney

Muskie forward Shae-Lynn Smith charged towards the goal with three Pembina Tigers in hot pursuit during the Muskies’ 3-2 win in round-robin play Saturday at the Ice For Kids Arena. The Tigers got their revenge in yesterday’s final, however, claiming the gold medal with a 3-1 win over the hosts.