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Viral TikTok recipe almost ends in disaster for South Frontenac family

A South Frontenac family is safe and relieved that they only lost their kitchen this week in a fire that could have been much worse. Their message to the community: a fire extinguisher in your kitchen could save your home and family, and parents should remind their kids that not

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Truth and reconciliation attempt by Sharbot Lake women nearly spoiled by misleading posts

A Facebook post can take on a life of its own, and sometimes that can be counter productive to what was intended. This was one of the lessons learned in Sharbot Lake this past week by community members who just wanted to make a positive gesture. Pamela Giroux says that

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Third Day Worship Centre calls ad targeting Toronto residents a ‘mistake’

Over the weekend ending on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, Kingston residents took their frustrations online after people discovered a local church was suggesting Toronto residents travel to Kingston for a service despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, Third Day Worship Centre didn’t create the post on social media that

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Local teen filling backpacks with school supplies for needy students

A Frontenac Secondary School student is filling backpacks for needy families for a second year in a row. 17 year-old Katie Onesi launched her Backpack Project fundraiser on Facebook on Friday, Jul. 31. So far she has raised enough money to purchase 26 backpacks and fill them with school supplies,

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Kingston Police investigating officer for George Floyd post

Kingston Police has launched an internal investigation into a Facebook post made by one of its own officers. In the post, the Kingston Police officer, Brad Hughes, appears to reason that George Floyd and others were significantly injured or killed because they resisted arrest. George Floyd, a 48-year-old black man,

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Kingston teen finding international fame for flipping classic cars

  “I never intended to be in the entertainment industry at all,” said 18-year-old Blake McGinness. “All that I knew was that I wanted to do car stuff.” McGinness is in grade 12 at KCVI and flips classic cars. He’s currently signed to Mayhem Entertainment, a Burnaby-based production company, and

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OPP: Arrest made in Amherstview shoe thefts

  Lennox and Addington (L&A) County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are crediting the public response to a social media post for leading to the arrest of a man accused of stealing shoes from an Amherstview business on more than one occasion. On Wednesday, Apr. 10, 2019, the East Region of

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Buckle up for Sweetiepies’ album debut tomorrow morning

Kingston-based children’s musicians Sweetiepies are creating original children’s music somewhat out of necessity, but that’s not something you’ll hear them complain about. “It’s hard when you’re a creative person to accept that a process isn’t working anymore,” says Jen Mulvale, one half of the married couple that makes up Sweetiepies.

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