Simcoe Giants hitter Karsten Horton watches a pitch during play at the Ontario Baseball Midget 'B' Provincial Championships taking place at Memorial Park Friday, August 26, 2016. The tournament continues through to Sunday afternoon. JACOB ROBINSON/Simcoe Reformer

'This is what you strive for'

If you travel to just about any baseball diamond in Ontario, chances are someone there has been to Simcoe's Memorial Park. Odds are even better those

Parker Bowman, 17, enjoys using the trails in Simcoe as a way to get across town quickly. The health unit would like to see better pedestrian connections to the county's trail system. DANIEL R. PEARCE/SIMCOE REFORMER

'Using feet instead of the car'

Sidewalks, trails, and paved shoulders for cyclists will form part of a new approach at town hall that aims to encourage residents to be more physical

New money for social housing

Social housing officials are figuring out how they will make use of a sudden influx of $2.6 million in provincial-federal grants.

Eric Haverkamp, chair of Church Out Serving, tends to the group's community gardens behind the Evergreen Heights Christian Fellowship Church. The group wants to open up more community gardens in the coming years to help feed those in need. DANIEL R. PEARCE/SIMCOE REFORMER

Community gardens in the works

At the back of the Evergreen Heights Christian Fellowship Church in Simcoe sit five garden beds, each one housing a variety of vegetables.

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