Positively Ridiculous Day

Positively Ridiculous Day

I hereby declare September 9th Positively Ridiculous Day in Chatham-Kent. Today people can be as silly as they want to be and no-one will care. I promise. And so it is with Positivity Day, the unofficial day (no Municipal dollars spent) to wear your best smile. The other 364 days of the year you can […]

French flag blunder in front of civic centre

French flag blunder in front of civic centre

After the tragic events that unfolded in Paris on Friday, many cities around the world have held vigils, lit landmark buildings with the French tri-colour or have raised the French flag. The municipality no differently, has also hoisted the flag to show respect. However due to either lack of knowledge on international flag raising or […]

Sentencing rules for pedophiles are inappropriate

Sentencing rules for pedophiles are inappropriate

By Greg Holden The two-year penitentiary sentence handed to former teacher Jim Lekavy in a Chatham courtroom on Thursday, has enraged people across Chatham-Kent from young to old. Lekavy was handed the sentence after he pleaded guilty to 13 counts of sexual assault. If Lekavy had committed his crimes 100 miles south of where he […]

Welcome to Chatham-Kent?

Welcome to Chatham-Kent?

By Greg Holden By now you have heard of the Lev Tahor, their struggles with authorities and how they dress. Other readers may have seen miriamhelbrans.com or many of the written articles on the conviction of their leader, Shlomo Helbrans, for kidnapping in the US. What isn’t in black and white print is the unspoken […]

Where is the chief of police when we need him?

Where is the chief of police when we need him?

  On Sunday the CKReview broke a story about a firebombing on Park Street. The story had many thousands of views in this publication and stirred a lot of discussion on social media about why no-one else covered the story and why no police statement was made to what is a big story locally. The CKReview […]

It has been awhile…

It has been awhile…

By Greg Holden Welcome back! The CKReview has been offline over the past few weeks, as a series of technical glitches took the wind out of our sails. What was supposed to be a seamless transfer of the site from one hosting service to another, morphed into a frustrating experience and lesson in web servers. […]

My experience: Walking a mile in women’s shoes

My experience: Walking a mile in women’s shoes

By Greg Holden The Chatham-Kent Women’s Centre sees life from a perspective most of us wish did not exist. Women who have been abused by their spouse show up at the rate of nearly four a day. Over 1400 women (and 2 men) and 1600 children required the services of the centre just last year. The reports in the media […]

Kind act is doubted during debate on social media

Kind act is doubted during debate on social media

By Greg Holden A random act of kindness took place in Chatham yesterday. A local woman, Phyllis Lawlor, sought out on Facebook someone in need and delivered to them a free meal. “Please private message me with someones tel and address that is shut in or in need and we will deliver a hot home cooked meal at 5:30 […]

Tragedy brings out the best and worst in people

Tragedy brings out the best and worst in people

By Greg Holden To the relief of all civilized people, the search for and arrest of the second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings was accomplished without anyone dying. After an entire day sitting on the edge of our seats, it was time to relax and put events into perspective. In doing so we can see the […]

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