Westfield donations

Peter Lloyd holds an 1850s Hamilton pop bottle and custom wrench from the Darnley Mill ruins in Greensville, two of 55 new donations accepted by Westfield Heritage Village.

Tech open house

Transportation teacher Glen Taylor shows students how to check a vehicle’s oil level during an open house last week to showcase the courses offered in St. Jean de Brebeuf Secondary School’s technology wing.

Meet The Authors

Steve Parton (left), Robert Bell, Helena Trooperman and J.S. Veter hold their first Meet The Authors book launch and sale to celebrate the release of their newest works. | Submitted photo

Mountain News general excellence

The Mountain News was names a finalist in the category that judges the best overall newspaper with a circulation of over 45,000 in the 2016 Ontario Community Newspapers Association Better Newspapers Contest.

SportHamilton receives Ontario Trillum grant

SportHamilton's Kevin Gonci and Helen Downey (left), received a plaque Feb. 16 from Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath and Russ Powers, chairman Ontario Trillium Foundation, Hamilton review, in recognition of the $39,000 Trillium grant that was provided to the organization. On the right is Ron Foxcroft, CEO of Fox 40.

Ancaster Food Drive

The Ancaster Food Drive will hold its 25th anniversary event March 4 at a new location inside the Ancaster Fairgrounds. The event had been held at St. John's Parish Hall on Halson Street (above). The photo was taken in 2014.

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Peer Support

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