A team of pirates, called Shiver Me Timbers, is among the participants in the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Grand Erie Bowl for Kids Sake fundraiser. They are Jen Bennett (bottom left), Karen Dejaegher, Amy Brooks (back left), Alex Bennett, Sandy McGarrity, Daniella Dejaegher and Chris Bennett. (Michelle Ruby/The Expositor)

200 kids waiting for mentor

Two hundred local children are on a waiting list to be matched with mentors who could help steer the course of their lives.

Chris Van Paassen

VanPaassen to run in Ward 4

A familiar face in agricultural circles has tossed his hat into the ring for this fall’s municipal election in Norfolk.

Eighteen-week-old Charm paid a visit on Saturday to Paulmac's Pets on Fairview Drive with her puppy-raiser, Christina Gilman, of Brantford. Charm is being trained through National Service Dogs. Michelle Ruby/The Expositor

Dogs provide vital service

Eighteen-week-old Charm, a fluffy Labrador-Burnese mountain dog cross, doesn’t know she’s destined to change someone’s life.

Part of an ATM sits on the side of Oakland Road, between Scotland and Oakland, last December. (Submitted Photo)

OPP raise concern about ATM thefts

Police are asking business owners in southwestern Ontario to evaluate the benefits of having an ATM following numerous thefts of the machines from gas