News

Mayoral debate sees four candidates appeal to voters

Aldo DiCarlo (second from left) speaks during last Thursday night’s mayoral debate at the Verdi Club as Marty Adler (far left), Ron Sutherland (second from right) and John Sutton (far right) listen in.

In a mayoral debate that was sometimes colourful, the four seeking Amherstburg’s top political job appealed to the the public for their votes.

Deputy mayor candidates square off at all-candidates night

Deputy mayor candidates Carolyn Davies, Bart DiPasquale and John Menna await the start of last Thursday night’s debate as Amherstburg Chamber of Commerce interim president Chris Gibb addresses the audience.

Carolyn Davies, Bart DiPasquale and John Menna outlined their platforms and tried to highlight why voters should consider them to be the best choice in next Monday’s election.

Councillor candidates make their pitches to the public

Councillor candidates prepare for the Oct. 15 all-candidates night at the Verdi Club. The event was hosted by the Amherstburg Chamber of Commerce.

The event saw 21 of the 22 councillor candidates attend, lay out their platforms and answer questions that had been submitted by the public or written by a Chamber of Commerce member.

Qussem believes in “participatory democracy” as part of municipal government

Roxanne Qussem is seeking a councillor’s job in the Oct. 27 municipal election.

Roxanne Qussem waited until the final day to throw her hat in the ring and seek a councillor’s position but it was something she felt she had to do.

Sports

Miracle League of Amherstburg immortalizes former player

Bonnie Boussey places her son Wayne’s star on the commemorative wall at the Miracle League diamond Oct. 18.

Wayne Boussey was immortalized last Saturday when his star was the latest to be installed on the commemorative wall on the side of the scorer’s booth.

Bulldogs secure first-round bye with win over Tecumseh Vista Academy

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The General Amherst Bulldogs senior football team improved to 5-0 last Thursday night with a 25-14 win at Tecumseh Vista Academy.

Admirals use third period hat trick to down Blenheim

James Brooks (15) scores in a recent game in Lakeshore. Brooks scored three times Sunday to help Amherstburg down Blenheim 5-3.

The Admirals improved to a perfect 5-0 on the road Sunday night with James Brooks playing a key part in keeping the streak alive.

Midget Majors sweep home-and-home with Erie Shore Storm

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The Stars will hold a bottle and can recycling fundraiser Saturday Nov. 15. So if you would like to support the team and live in Kingsbridge, Monopoly, or Amherst Point subdivisions, please have your extra cans and bottles ready that morning.