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Amherstview Foodland’s Pumpkinfest raises thousands to feed the needy

Amherstview Foodland has raised nearly $5000 for the Lions Club of Amherstview during their month-long Pumpkinfest initiative. During the month of October, one dollar from the sale of every pumpkin at Foodland was donated to the Lions, in support of their annual Christmas Hamper program. “We ended up selling over

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Downtown Kingston! gets in the Halloween spirit with two spooky events

Every year Downtown Kingston! celebrates local creativity with a Pumpkin Parade the day after Halloween. This year, due to COVID-19 and the challenge of controlling crowds, the annual Confederation Park Pumpkin Parade has gone virtual. According to a release from Downtown Kingston! (DK!) dated Monday, Oct. 26, 2020, they are

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Poll: Will your family trick or treat this year?

Now that Kingston, Frontenac , Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health has given the green light for kids to trick or treat this Halloween, we want to hear from the community! On Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health for KFL&A Public Health, held a press

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Trick-or-treating gets go ahead from KFL&A Public Health

Thanks to the continued diligence of our community, KFL&A has returned to a green status level of COVID-19 cases. This has prompted Public Health to release a statement regarding trick-or-treating in the region this Halloween. The green community status level indicates that active positive cases are rare, no active outbreaks,

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South Frontenac gets Spooky with a house decorating contest

A ‘Creepy Crew’ will be touring the streets of South Frontenac Township at the end of October to judge the Spooky South Frontenac house decorating contest. Residents interested in participating must submit the entry and consent form found on the Township website and agree to have their display promoted by

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UPDATE: Located – Police requesting public assistance to locate missing man

Update (Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019): According to Kingston Police, Cliff Harris, 32, has been located safely. “Police wish to thank the public for their assistance after missing male Cliff Harris was located safe in Calgary, Alberta,” Kingston Police said. Original article: Kingston Police have released the above photo and are

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Driver charged after pedestrian struck by vehicle on Halloween night

A Kingston man is facing charges after he hit and injured a pedestrian crossing the street late on Halloween night. The incident occurred at the intersection of Princess and Nelson Streets in downtown Kingston at approximately 11:35 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019. The driver struck the female pedestrian as

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Storm wreaks havoc on Kingston and area

Many residents awoke to find themselves with no power on Friday, Nov. 1, 2019 – That is, if they weren’t already awake from the incredibly high winds and sounds of the storm’s destruction. Torrential rains hit Kingston and the area on Halloween night, beginning in the afternoon of Thursday, Oct.

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Superintendent delights neighbourhood with 750-pound jack-o-lantern

Everyone has hobbies, and everyone has a favourite holiday, but for Randy Evans, those two things go hand in hand. Evans, the superintendent for the Kenlar Properties apartment complex in Amhersview’s Manitou Village, has a special place in his heart for Halloween – and a special tradition that helps those

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A guide to Halloween in Kingston 2019

While the weather isn’t doing us any favours in terms of ideal Halloween conditions, tradition (and fun for the little ones) cannot be disrupted! With that in mind, we’ve put together a guide for all of our readers on different ways to celebrate the holiday, along with some handy tips

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Trick or Treat in downtown Kingston

It’s the time of year when the leaves are falling, the air is more crisp, and the little ones are all dreaming about what they want to dress up as for Halloween. With the big night less than a week away, the Downtown Kingston! Business Improvement Area (BIA) is once

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