10 Years in the past‘Canadian Pickers’ TV present movies in regionThe Evaluation, September 14, 2011 – LACHUTE – The intense lights of actuality tv turned their cameras in the direction of Lachute on Tuesday, August 30, when the hosts of ‘Canadian Pickers’ arrived on the Lachute Flea Market to seek for treasure. Busy filming the second season of their present, the pickers spent 10 days touring via Quebec and Ontario on their hunt for brand spanking new finds. The Canadian Pickers spent the third day of their journey in Vankleek Hill, the place they visited Phil Arber, an area vintage collector and farmer, who welcomed the pickers into his residence and barns for a day of treasure looking.
25 Years AgoL’Orignal Jail not on province’s closure listThe Evaluation, September 18, 1996 – L’ORIGNAL – The L’Orignal Jail is absent from an inventory of 14 prisons the Ontario authorities intends to shut within the subsequent two to a few years. The jail’s future has been unsure, however the native establishment was not among the many jails which Solicitor Normal Robert Runciman introduced final week can be closed. The L’Orignal Jail employs 40 folks and injects about $2 million yearly into the native economic system.
50 Years AgoRecord enrollment at PCPSThe Evaluation, September 15, 1971 – PLEASANT CORNER – Prescott County Public College opened its doorways on September 7 to a report variety of 703 college students and a instructing employees of 30. Principal E. Kelly stories that one new employees member, Mrs. Marilyn MacSweyn, is changing Mrs. Shirley Duncan in Grades 4 and 5.
75 Years AgoHorace L. Nixon wins high Holstein calf prizeThe Evaluation, September 19, 1946 – Vankleek Hill – Outcomes of the Vankleek Hill Calf Membership Achievement Day held along side the Vankleek Hill Honest. Holstein Calves: 1st Horace L. Nixon; 2nd Charles Proudfoot; third Kenneth B. Nixon, 4th David Proudfoot; fifth Kenneth Allen. Ayrshire Calves: 1st Ray Newton; 2nd Keith Newton; third Ian M. Oswald. Showmanship: 1st L. Gordon Allen; 2nd Horace Nixon; third Keith Newton.
100 Years AgoAeroplane makes cease in townThe Evaluation, September 16, 1921 – VANKLEEK HILL – An aeroplane is on the town at this time delivering a consignment of paint to Messrs. Cameron & Downing, considered one of our most progressive mercantile institutions. That is the primary time that the aeroplane has been used for enterprise supply on this part.
125 Years AgoNarrow escape in wagon accidentThe Evaluation, September 14, 1896 – VANKLEEK HILL – A really slim escape from a severe accident occurred on Excessive Road Thursday afternoon and was solely averted by the presence of thoughts of Mr. James Waite. A load of brick was continuing down Excessive Road and owing to a rat within the street, the driving force Mr. Jos. Villeneuve misplaced his seat and was thrown underneath the wagon. Mr. Waite, who occurred to be passing by, stopped the workforce simply in time to stop the closely laden wagon from passing over the pinnacle of the driving force, who was shocked by the autumn.