Stories from our past-August 25, 2022

Each week, the Gazette looks back on stories from the past. Here is what happened this week, by year…


  • Green Point was thronged Thursday last by an immense crowd of baseball enthusiasts to witness the annual game between the local team and Camp Louise artists.
  • Rev. Milton Williams, D.D., of Omaha, U.S., preached to a large and interested audience in the First Methodist Church last Sunday.
  • The quiet, pretty village of Northport has recently received a notable accession to its population and the newcomers invited all their neighbours to meet them at the just completed factory.


  • On three counts-acreage, production and value-Prince Edward County farmers helped put Ontario’s 1951 canning tomato crop in the “king size” class.
  • The International Variety Revue brings leading entertainers from the U.S.A. who put on a sparkling show-one not to be missed.
  • White figures and letters on a royal blue background will provide the colour combination for the 1953 Ontario license plates.


  • With the departure from the Gazette this Friday of Miss Diane Grimmon, the appointment of Mrs. Jim Haylock as social editor was announced.
  • There will be no service this Sunday at Glenora United Church. Instead, everyone is invited to the Picton United Church in honour of the first Lutheran settlement in South Maysburgh.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Gannon, Fawcetteville, spent a day recently at Old Fort Henry, Kingston.


  • About 2,800 county residents will stop getting their weekend mail when Saturday rural mail delivery grinds to a halt this week.
  • For the first time in almost four decades, an Ameliasburgh Township Fair will be held.
  • Athol Reeve David Leavitt announced he is seeking re-election for a second term in November’s municipal elections.