fbpx

Sandy Pines ready to host second annual virtual baby shower

Staff with the Sandy Pines Wildlife Centre in Napanee are hard at work putting the finishing touches on this weekend’s annual Spring Baby Shower, the organization’s largest fundraiser.  This year, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, it will once again be held virtually. That means they’ll be hard-pressed to get the

Read more

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

Read more

OPP officers rescue injured owl in Madoc

Two officers with the Central Hastings Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are being credited with rescuing an owl that is now in the care of Sandy Pines Wildlife Centre in Napanee. The rescue occurred after the OPP received a call on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020 regarding the injured

Read more

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

Read more

Save your jack-o-lanterns for the Pumpkin Parade in downtown Kingston

This Friday, after all of the ghosts and goblins have disappeared for another year, area residents will find themselves wondering what to do with their pumpkin creations. Wonder no more! The Downtown Kingston Business Improvement Area (BIA) is once again hosting its annual Pumpkin Parade. Give your jack-o-lanterns another chance

Read more

Fundraiser highlights relationship between SLC and Sandy Pines Wildlife Centre

When someone spots a coyote in the area and posts about it on social media, it seems to spread like wildfire – people are not only concerned about pet and livestock safety, but taken in by the beauty and mystery of these apex predators. But do we know how important

Read more

Leo’s Corner: The little animal charity making a big difference

‘Tis the season of giving, but for one animal lover and friend to the animals, giving is a year-round endeavour. Andrea Levangie established Leo’s Corner in 2010 as a means of raising money for animal-based charities or organizations. Leo’s Corner is affectionately named after her beloved Rottweiler Leo she had

Read more

Edwards, Reid play Wildlife Reserve benefit Tuesday at Grand Theatre

When singer-songwriter Kathleen Edwards and author Iain Reid take the stage at the Grand Theatre on Tuesday evening for Holiday Helper: An Evening of Stories and Music, a fundraiser for Sandy Pines Wildlife Centre in Napanee, it may be difficult to find anyone in the audience who is enjoying the

Read more

Six snapping turtle hatchlings released back to the home they almost never got to know

If you’ve lived in the Kingston and the area for any length of time, chances are you’ve noticed just how many places turtles call home in and around the city. Every year, countless turtles die, whether they are struck by vehicles trying to cross the road, killed during roadside grass

Read more