Tags » Comber

2,700+ customers affected by power outages in Harrow, Comber

More than 2,700 customers in Harrow and Comber experienced power outages on Friday morning, reports Hydro One.

According to the provincial electricity distributor, 1,323 households were affected in an area from Harrow to the Lake Erie shore, and 1,439 households were affected in an area stretching from South Woodslee to Tilbury. 146 more words

Local News

Comber family doctor to receive award for dedicated service

Dr. Raymond Anderson still makes house calls.

It’s one of the things that sets apart the Comber doctor in the way he practises medicine. For 42½ years, he has been available to his patients day or night. 331 more words

Local News

The path of healing: Comber woman finds healing in her art

Melissa Bergeron’s painting of a pathway in the woods called Happy Trails belies the seven years of frustration and layers of paint and emotions brushed into the autumn scene. 591 more words

Local News

#OTD in 1873 – Birth of businessman and shipbuilder, Thomas Andrews, Jr. in Comber, Co Down.

Thomas Andrews Jr., 39, was born at Ardara House, Comber, Co Down on 7 February 1873, a son of the Right Hon. Thomas Andrews and Eliza Pirrie; he was also a nephew of Lord Pirrie, principal owner of Harland & Wolff. 627 more words

Irish History


This week I am in Longlands, on the shore of Strangford Lough between Comber and Newtownards.

The consensus from PLACENAMESNI is that the name Longlands comes from the shape of its long, narrow fields.  240 more words


Eastbound Highway 401 closed after collision involving OPP cruiser

Five people including a police officer were sent to hospital Saturday after an unmarked Essex County OPP cruiser was rear-ended on Highway 401.

Provincial police said none of the injuries are life-threatening. 160 more words

Local News

Edward COMBER b1820 Spitalfields

It has only taken two years to finally find Edward COMBER b1820 in Spitalfields, Middlesex, England!

Edward is my 2ndGreatGrandfather, and he has been an elusive man, to say the least. 414 more words