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Be prepared for Winter Emergencies

November 12, 2019
Rob Plumley

Winter weather is here, and Lennox & Addington Emergency Services wants to make sure residents are prepared for the weather.

Heavy snowfall and ice can make the roads treacherous and interrupt the power supply.  Here are a few things you can do to make sure you're ready for whatever Mother Nature throws our way.

 

Staff Picks: Cilka's Journey

November 7, 2019
Catherine

Marg Wood from the Napanee Branch recently enjoyed reading Cilka's Journey by Heather Morris, the follow up to her overwhelmingly successful novel The Tattooist of Auschwitz. Here is her review:

Lest we forget: Stories from World War Two Archival Records

November 7, 2019
Kim Kerr

There’s been a lot of information from us at the Museum and Archives lately about Anne Frank and the travelling exhibit from the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam. I say this not as promotion, rather to provide context for this blog because without that exhibit, it’s hard to say whether Donald Reid, Luva Perry, Harold Rogers or Erich Possin would be at the forefront of my work lately. 

Economic Development Coalition: Now Accepting Applications

November 7, 2019
admin

Lennox and Addington County is accepting applications from residents that are interested in being considered for appointment to the Economic Development Coalition. The Coalition provides advice for business promotion and matters related to economic development.

Notice of Construction - 73 Kildare Avenue Amherstview

November 4, 2019
Lindsey

Dear Resident/Property owner,

Bourgon Construction Ltd has been contracted by the County of Lennox & Addington and Prince Edward-Lennox and Addington Social Services to construct a new day care centre at 73 Kildare Avenue.

L&A's IT Services Department receives recognition for innovative GIS program

November 1, 2019
Rob Plumley

The County’s Information Technology Services Department recently received an honourary award for an innovative new program created by GIS staff.

On October 16th, department staff were presented the Esri award for 'Excellence in GIS' by Esri Canada for their WORKS (Work Order Record Keeping System) solution.

Winter Activities Abound in L&A

November 1, 2019
Rob Plumley

Bundle up and enjoy the cold weather! Whether you're into snowmobiling, snowshoeing or cross country skiing, there's lots to keep you busy.

You don’t have to live here to access over 200 km of as part one of the premier snowmobiling networks in Ontario. Get your OFSC permit (required for all OFSC trails) then ride the trails across L&A County from Napanee to Arden; Perth Road Village to Amherstview; and up north through some amazing trails in Addington Highlands.

Staff Picks: This is Baby

October 31, 2019
Catherine

Amy Kay recently enjoyed This is Baby by Jimmy Fallon and Miguel Ordonez, an amusing, colourful picture book that is perfect for "baby bookworms."

PA Day @ The Library

October 31, 2019
Catherine

This upcoming P.A. Day, Friday, November 1st, we'll have a ton of fun activities happening across our branches. Please note that Bath, Tamworth and Yarker Branches are closed on Fridays as usual, but we'll have stuff going on into Saturday.

 

All Branches -- 

BRICKTASTIC BUILD OFF

A late season paddle on the Napanee River

October 30, 2019
Rob Plumley

With the paddling season nearing an end for another year, I took advantage of a beautiful late-October afternoon to paddle a stretch of the Napanee River that I hadn't yet visited.

While most leaves have fallen here in L&A, the drive from Napanee was still a pretty one. I took the scenic route to the boat launch on Curl Road in Stone Mills between Camden East and Yarker.