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Brandon Volpi, left, and Devontay Hackett, accused in Volpi's killing. (Postmedia)

Guilty verdict in prom-night murder

It may have felt like justice, but there was little to celebrate. Danny Volpi, father of Brandon Volpi — the 18-year-old St. Patrick’s High School grad who was slashed to death on his prom night — wasn’t on his way to a party after a jury returned a guilty verdict in the 2014 killing of his son on Friday. The grieving father was heading to Hope Cemetery on Bank Street

Dr. Darryl Gebien outside of Barrie court Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. (Tracy McLaughlin/Toronto Sun)

Barrie ER doc a 'slave' to Fentanyl

Dressed in a suit and pink tie as he stood at the front of the court on one of his fast fleeting days of freedom before prison, former Doctor Darryl Gebien apologized for his drug crimes in a lengthy speech to the judge Friday.

Waterford District High School science teacher Tim Sullivan, of Simcoe, is scheduled for a disciplinary hearing next week before the Ontario College of Teachers following a series of incidents at WDHS in 2015 related to a vaccination clinic. Here, Sullivan displays product monographs related to some of the vaccinations administered to local high school students. MONTE SONNENBERG / SIMCOE REFORMER

Vaccination dispute

A Norfolk educator is awaiting a disciplinary hearing before the Ontario College of Teachers following a dispute with public health nurses over the administration of vaccines.

Get your binoculars out

The Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) won’t just be taking place Feb. 17-20 but also celebrating a 20th anniversary.

Norfolk paramedics tend to a motorist who was injured in a two-vehicle collision on Norfolk Street North in Simcoe Thursday morning. Traffic on the busy thoroughfare was temporarily disrupted while authorities tended to the situation. MONTE SONNENBERG / SIMCOE REFORMER

At least one injured in crash

At least one person was injured in a two-vehicle collision Thursday morning that disrupted traffic on Norfolk Street North in SimcoeThe crash occurred at the intersection of Riverside Drive, which runs behind Staples and Shoppers Drug Mart near the intersection of Norfolk Street North and the Queensway.