Purposeful fun marked the weekend Run for Palestine gathering in Greenway Park, where Londoners and others ran (or walked) a five-km route and unwound together, enjoying traditional foods, entertainment and a colourful bazaar. The event was held to raise money to support educational and medical causes, including neonatal hospital programs in Jerusalem and London. Our Heather Rivers took in Saturday’s event, organized by the Canadian Palestinian Social Association, and captured some of its spirit in photographs. Read More
One week after Oxford County politicians described “hateful” protests at an event during which drag performers read books to children, another ‘drag storytime’ event was held at the Woodstock Museum on Saturday. It drew about 15 protesters, but there were no conflicts between them and the larger crowd of supporters. All photos by Postmedia’s Chris […]
The blast of winter weather that hit the London region Friday morning kept provincial police busy with multiple collisions and snarled traffic on area roads.
Police seek help identifying two suspects in a theft at an Elgin County church.
Provincial police are reminding parents to go through their children’s Halloween candy to make sure the sweets are safe after suspected cannabis edibles were found in a child’s treat bag.
Meaford’s 25th Annual Scarecrow Invasion and Family Festival returned after a two-year hiatus to a swell of support and a surge of energy according to festival organizers. Festival Chair Donna Earl said the enthusiasm was overwhelming. “From the turnout for the parade to the crowds on the streets, and the residents’ participation in the apple […]