A North York woman drowned Sunday (May 20) after her canoe capsized in Ramara Township. According to the OPP, officers from the Orillia detachment responded to a report of an overturned canoe on Lake Couchiching around noon. Preliminary investigation reveals that two females were in a canoe that overturned approximately 100 meters from the shore. Police say that both femalesRead more
Monthly Archives: May 2018
York Regional Police have confirmed that the body of a 21-year-old woman from Sunderland was found in Georgina last week.
Police responded to the call about a body, reportedly found in the area of Glenwoods Avenue and the Queensway South, around 11:30 on Friday (May 11).Read more
A Beaverton optometrist has published an apology to his patients after being found guilty of misconduct, which included sexually abusing three patients who were also his employees.
Dr. Jon Barnes, who also runs a practice in Stouffville, admitted to a litany of the allegations against him during disciplinary hearings before the College of Optometrists of Ontario on March 22 and April 19.Read more
York Regional Police are investigating after a body was found near a school in Georgina shortly before noon Friday (May 11). At approximately 11:30 a.m., police responded to the call about a body, reportedly found in the area of Glenwoods Avenue and the Queensway South. According to police, the remains appear to be those of an adult female who hasRead more
Durham Region is encouraging Sunderland residents to conserve water as staff work to establish an additional municipal water supply well in the village.Read more
To my Patients, The Public and the Profession of Optometry, There has been recent press in respect of allegations made regarding my conduct as an optometrist. These allegations were the subject of a hearing recently before the Discipline Committee of the College of Optometrists of Ontario, the results of which are posted on the College’s website. I admitted to theRead more
The Brock Voice and the Sunderland Legion are teaming up to host a debate heading into the June 7 provincial election. The event will be held Wednesday, May 23 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Legion branch on River Street and will be moderated by Scott Howard of The Brock Voice. Incumbent Conservative MPP Laurie Scott will be joinedRead more
The sentencing of a Beaverton man convicted of eight sex crimes against three children has been delayed until the end of next month.
Dennis Coles was found guilty three counts of sexual assault, three counts of sexual interference and two counts of invitation to sexual touching in an Oshawa court on Feb. 6.Read more
A 44-year-old man from Omemee after police conducted a two-month online child pornography investigation. Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Child Sexual Exploitation Unit, Digital Forensics and City of Kawartha Lakes Crime Unit executed a search warrant Wednesday (May 9) morning at an Omemee residence. Kevin Hopkins, 44, is charged with possession of child pornography and making available childRead more
After five summers spent cleaning and maintaining the splash pad at the Beaverton Harbour, members of the village’s Lions Club are ready to pack it in. According to a letter that was on the agenda for Monday’s parks and recreation committee meeting, the club has requested that Township staff take over the duties prior to this summer’s opening. “The BeavertonRead more