Susan Gamble, Brantford Expositor

Susan Gamble has worked at The Expositor since 1991, covering everything from consumer scams to education. She now focuses on general beat reporting, investigative stories and a weekly column that's a collection of quirky and amusing stories from the area. Previously a videographer for CKCO-TV in Kitchener, Gamble was one of the country's first female television news photographers. She has been nominated for, or won, more than 16 Ontario Newspaper Awards. She's been nominated for a Canadian Association of Journalists award for investigative reporting and a National Newspaper Award for local coverage.


Norfolk OPP released this image in Nov. 2016 of a handgun seized from a Victoria Street home in Simcoe. The gun was loaded when police executed a search warrant at the home. A resident pleaded guilty in court recently to weapons and drug offences. OPP PHOTO

Simcoe drug dealer gets 28 months in jail

A 54-year-old Simcoe man who ran a drug operation from his Victoria Street home was sentenced to a total of 28 months incarceration in Ontario Court recently.

Guilty plea in assault case

A Tecumseh man, who was drunkenly shouting, swearing and fighting in public after being ordered not to consume alcohol, was sentenced to 75 days in jail last month in Ontario Court.

Simcoe courthouse. (FILE PHOTO)

Court: Woman pleads guilty to assault

A Norfolk woman with no fixed address was sentenced recently in Ontario Court to 240 days of time already served for repeated assaults.

Man jailed for harassing Simcoe woman

A London man with a history of harassment who repeatedly contacted a Simcoe woman was sentenced last month in Simcoe's Ontario Court to a total of 10 months jail.

Showcase home rises from ruins

Talk about everything old being new again – Dan and Carol Lyn Brown have torn down an old house and created a startling new home in the form of a historic, but ruined, old building on Tollgate Road.The couple, who have renovated and flipped 31 houses together, were intrigued by the 40-year abandoned house at 162 Tollgate. They outbid others, includ

Simcoe courthouse. (FILE PHOTO)

Court: Man fought with police during arrest

A Fisherville man who resisted arrest and tried to disarm a police officer in Simcoe in July was sentenced to a total of 90 days in jail in Simcoe court recently.

Norfolk County Fire and Rescue Services were called to a house fire on Saturday morning in Port Dover. The occupant of the home at 112 Chapman Street East was found face down in the backyard of the property and was taken to Norfolk General Hospital in Simcoe for treatment. He was reportedly released later in the day. Damage to the house, which was destroyed, is estimated to be in the area of $150,000. Brian Thompson/The Expositor

Fire destroys Port Dover home

An early morning house fire in Port Dover sent one man to hospital and destroyed the house on Saturday.

'It doesn't bring him back'

The mother of a Simcoe man killed in a 2016 car crash found little solace Tuesday in the penitentiary sentence given to the car's driver.

Bewigged and bedazzling in pink, co-workers Grace Schweertman, her daughter Richelle Schweertman and Sandy Jenkins, were decked out in pink gear at the Run for the Cure on Sunday in Simcoe in honour of two co-workers dealing with breast cancer. SUSAN GAMBLE/Postmedia News

500 people take part in annual Run for the Cure

A sea of pink boas, bandanas, tutus, wigs and beads on Sunday was a testament to the fact Norfolk is still firmly behind the challenge to end breast cancer through research funds.

Battle lines drawn at Backus

Listening to the crack of muskets and the boom of cannons, kids and adults watched history come alive over the weekend as the traditional War of 1812 Reenactment took place at Backus Heritage Conservation Area, just north of Port Rowan.

Fire forces evacuation in Simcoe

SIMCOE - Residents of a six-unit apartment building were evacuated after a significant fire on Queen Street North Saturday.