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Friday Flashback #8

Back in the day — 1914, to be exact — Birchwood Country Club looked a bit different than today.

So, in fact, does the view from there — off South Sylvan — of Riverside Avenue. 106 more words

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Assumption Church holds annual open house

Chris Wainscott happened to walk by historic Assumption Church when he noticed the doors were thrown wide open and people going inside.

“As usual, it’s a 108 degrees in here,” Wainscott said Monday as he snapped a few pictures with a camera phone of the ornate artwork that dominates the main sanctuary. 552 more words

Local News

Assumption Church open to public for weekend celebration

Shuttered landmark Assumption Church will open briefly this weekend in celebration of the parish’s feast day.

The 171-year-old Catholic church off University Avenue West has remain closed by the Diocese of London and in limbo since November, 2014. 170 more words

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Thanks for Sandwich Town series

Re: Precious relics of saints – and a few sinners, by Dave Battagello, April 20.

I am delighted to see the special series coverage the Star has given recently to the revitalizing of historic Sandwich Town. 124 more words

Letters

Assumption Church, former Jail among sites Sandwich wants to see reborn

At the Crossroads

Is Windsor’s historic Sandwich neighbourhood poised for a revival or will the proposed expansion of the Ambassador Bridge be a hurdle too high to overcome? 1,353 more words

Local News

Youth Groups' Hoops

A bunch of Catholics and Jews walked onto a basketball court.

No, it’s not the start of a joke.

It’s what happened last night, at the Westport YMCA. 108 more words

Teenagers

Streaking In The Snow

With snow sticking to Assumption Church this morning — and more in the forecast — alert “06880” photographer Ellen Wentworth captured this intriguing image:

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