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Path Home Kingston hopes to combat homelessness and negative stigma

You can’t see what someone has overcome at a glance. That is the main message of Path Home Kingston, a new campaign by United Way KFL&A and the City of Kingston that aims to help community members understand that the causes of homelessness are complex and different for each individual.

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Annual walk aims to raise funds for Alzheimer’s in KFL&A

The IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s is back, albeit with a pandemic twist. This year the goal is to raise more than $53,000 throughout the month of May. Participants are encouraged to take at least one step in support of each one of the 4,300 people living with dementia in

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Sloan and Hillier face breach of Re-Opening Act charges

Independent MP Derek Sloan and Independent MPP Randy Hillier attended an Aylmer, Ontario church service on Sunday, Apr. 25, 2021, where police have now laid charges for failure to comply under the Reopenining Ontario Act. According to Aylmer Police on Facebook, “Church of God Restoration has been charged under the

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Mayor of Loyalist Township acclaimed as L&A County Warden

Lennox and Addington County Council has announced that Ric Bresee, Mayor of Loyalist Township, was acclaimed as County Warden for the year 2021.  Nominations for the position took place on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, during the Council meeting, with Warden Bresee taking the oath of office at Council’s Inaugural Meeting

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Cereal drive in memory of Brady Faroldi enters fifth year

When Brady Faroldi was in his first placement as part of the Queen’s Consecutive Education program (teacher’s college), he noticed something that would change his life, and his legacy. There, in the school, before classes began, he noticed that students would enter the classroom and drop off their backpacks, before

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Provincial government announces new Ontario Health Team for Kingston region

On Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, the Ontario government announced the approval of 13 new Ontario Health Teams across the province, one of which will be serving the Kingston region. The Frontenac, Lennox and Addington Health Team will serve Frontenac, Lennox and Addington, including Kingston, Greater Napanee, and the surrounding rural

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Update: LOCATED — OPP seek assistance to locate missing Napanee woman

Update (Wednesday, Oct 21, 2020): According to the Lennox and Addington OPP, Jessica Ann Connolly was located safely. Original Article: The Lennox & Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are asking for assistance in locating a missing 29 year old female from the Town of Greater

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Update: Located — OPP ask for public assistance in locating missing woman

Update (Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020): According to the Lennox and Addington OPP, Amanda Lynne Riddle was located safely. Original article: Officers of the Lennox & Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are asking for assistance in locating a missing woman from the Town of Greater Napanee.

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15-year-old facing bestiality, child pornography charges

After a video was circulated on social media, which the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have deemed “inappropriate,” a 15-year-old from Amherstview is facing serious charges. According to the Lennox and Addington OPP, the OPP and Kingston Police commenced an investigation into the video on Wednesday, Jun. 3, 2020 after receiving

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Arrest and further charges laid in Deseronto home invasion

The Lennox and Addington Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have mad another arrest and laid further charges in relation to a home invasion in Deseronto involving a firearm in mid-January. The home invasion occurred just before 9 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, when a 911 call was placed by a

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Local family host cereal drive in honour of late son

When one local family lost their son far too early, they chose to keep his spirit alive by continuing his passion of helping students perform the best they can. Everyone knows how difficult it is to excel when you haven’t had a good breakfast. For one local teacher’s college student,

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Bus driver charged after collision in Loyalist Township

A bus driver from Verona has been charged following a single vehicle collision that occurred on County Road 2 in Loyalist Township on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019. The collision happened just before 9:30 a.m., when the bus drove off the roadway on County Road 2 and struck a hydro pole

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