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Local: Daffodil Campaign A Success

  Lise Dallaire, the organizer of the Rockland campaign along with 10 volunteers were pleased with the sales this year at various locations including Walmart, Parent Independant, and Giant Tiger.  A total of $2,846.47 was raised for cancer.  The money

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Your Heart Loves Nuts

If you’re nuts about nuts, a new study gives you more reasons to enjoy the delicious snack to your heart’s content, literally. Nuts used in the study include tree nuts — almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews, hazelnuts, macadamias, pecans, pine nuts,

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In The News For Clarence-Rockland — April 26 2018

A St. Laurent, Quebec based company has chosen Tessier St. in Hawkesbury for where it plans to build its new Thermal Decomposition facility. The transaction is scheduled to close on June 27  and  construction to begin early in the fall.

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Dietician Claims Red Wine Does NOT Improve Health

  Dietician Hilary Powlesland recently told Perth Now that drinking red wine does not have medical benefits. “We all love a wine or two, and there’s nothing wrong with including it in a balanced diet, but you certainly shouldn’t be

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Royal Wedding Windsor Dog Castle

  Londoner Susan Crossland recently spent $7,500 on a Windsor Castle doghouse so her ten-year-old Lhasa Apso, Archie, can enjoy The Royal Wedding as much as she is going to. Archie is going to wear a tuxedo and top hat

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LOCAL: “Repurposing” The Jean-Marc Lalonde Arena

  The idea to re-purpose the arena has been discussed for quite some time.  Ideas of turning it into a garage and warehouse for Community Services was not well received by city council.  Another plan includes moving the Rockland Help

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LOCAL: Daycare Fees Increase in Clarence-Rockland

  As of July 1, 2018 daycare fees will be going up by 2 percent.  The increase was passed during the last council meeting on April 17, a discussion that has been going on since February.  A hike in daycare

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People Use It To Fall Asleep

  How do you make yourself wind down and fall asleep?  Some read a book, surprisingly many turn on one of their favourite television shows on Netflix to induce ZZZZZZ.   According to a new survey, here are the Top 10

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Alarm Clocks: Depletes Your Sleep

  I would say most of us rely on an alarm clock, especially during the week. Research says relying on an alarm clock isn’t just bad for you because it depletes sleep — it also makes it likely that you’ll

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Clarence-Rockland Transfer Station Is Open

  The transfer station at 700 Industrielle Street will be open Wednesdays from 3:00pm-7:00pm, and Saturday from 8:00am-4:00pm.  Acceptable waste includes grass and hedge clipping, garden refuse, leaves, and branches.  Branches must have a maximum diameter of 4 inches (10

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[See Photos] A Global McDonald’s Restaurant – We Need One Here!

  A global McDonald’s restaurant has opened in Chicago that sells McDonald’s menu items from around the world. Among the dishes for sale. A “McSpicy Chicken Sandwich from Hong Kong,” a “Mighty Angus Burger from Canada,” French salads, a Brazilian

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Happy Administrative Professionals Day: Bizarre Requests Bosses Have Made

  Today is Administrative Professionals Day, once called Secretary’s Day.  Bosses, do something nice for your admins today —- they make you look good —- plus a lot of them know your little secrets!  Admins are asked to do a

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Singing On The Job Got One Man Demoted

  I think every workplace has an office singer……if you are one, but thankful you don’t work for The New York Transportation Department…..a man there was demoted for singing on the job, and he’s suing.  A judge ruled that he

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Amazon Delivering To Cars

Forget waiting at home for your online delivery — some Amazon customers in the U-S can now get their products sent to their cars. Amazon Prime members in 37 U-S cities who own newer General Motors or Volvo vehicles parked

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Sidewalk Cleaning Begins Today

The City of Clarence-Rockland will begin sidewalk cleaning today.  Crews will start in the rural villages, with the plan to be in the urban areas of Rockland by this Thursday.  Due to heavier traffic sweeping will take place between 10:00pm-6:00am. 

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