Griffith stars as Knights sweep Rangers

Griffith stars as Knights sweep Rangers

Seth Griffith of the London Knights, Photo OHL By Greg Holden Seth Griffith of Wallaceburg scored two goals, one into an empty net, and added an assist to seal a series sweep for the London Knights, who won 4-2 over the Kitchener Rangers in OHL action on Wednesday night. The Knights, who have dominated the entire series […]

Mulcair announces shadow cabinet

Mulcair announces shadow cabinet

By Greg Holden Federal NDP leader Tom Mulcair has announced his shadow cabinet. In running for the leadership of his party, Mulcair often cited a compromised public perception of the NDP’s ability to run the country. Pundits pointed to a lack of experience in the ranks of the party. Mulcair took the unusual step of naming three deputy leaders, Halifax MP Megan Leslie, Vancouver […]

Knights take game 1 of Eastern Conference Final

Knights take game 1 of Eastern Conference Final

Tyler Ferry scored in OT to lift the Knights to a 1-0 series lead over the Kitchener Rangers. Photo OHL Images By Greg Holden Seth Griffith from Wallaceburg had a big hand in giving the London Knights a 1-0 series lead over the Kitchener Rangers last night, setting up Tyler Ferry in overtime for the […]

76 South surges onto music scene

76 South surges onto music scene

76 South sing live at the Encore Bar in Chatham. Photo CKReview By Greg Holden 76 South is a band you will be hearing more about soon. Although they played their first live gig last July at the Cactus Cattle & Cowboys Western Festival, the members of the band are all experienced performers. Ed Porter has sung […]

Kingston Park wins provincial award

Kingston Park wins provincial award

 TORONTO / March 23, 2012 Parks and Recreation Ontario (PRO) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2012 PRO Awards. The awards recognize outstanding individuals and organizations that have enhanced the quality of life in communities across Ontario by advancing the values and benefits of parks, recreation and sport. The awards will be presented at the 2012 […]

Hall of Famer Chip Gordon Dies at 65

Hall of Famer Chip Gordon Dies at 65

  By Ian Kennedy, CKSN Wallaceburg’s Chip Gordon, an advocate, former councillor, and long time sports supporter, has died at age 65. Gordon was inducted into the Wallaceburg Sports Hall of Fame in 2006 in the Coach/Official category, as he was a long time hockey coach in the community of Wallaceburg. Gordon is survived by his wife […]

Union Gas responds to fracking claims

Union Gas responds to fracking claims

By Steve Baker, President, Union Gas Limited It is regrettable that your article “Don’t Frack Chatham-Kent” presents such an extreme and alarmist view of natural gas extraction from shale formations. What is also regrettable is that the author did not even attempt to contact Union Gas, a company that just celebrated 100 years of existence in […]

Pink shirt day combats bullying

Pink shirt day combats bullying

Schools across Canada encouraged students to wear pink shirts yesterday. Pink Shirt Day (or Anti-bullying Day) is observed on the last Wednesday in February to counter bullying. The students are encouraged to wear pink arising from an ugly event in Nova Scotia in 2007. A new student at Central Kings Rural High School was surrounded by 6-10 other students and threatened […]

Habs claim former Laker

Habs claim former Laker

By Ian Kennedy, CKSN Former Wallaceburg Lakers defenseman Brad Staubitz was claimed off waivers yesterday by the NHL’s Montreal Canadiens. Staubitz, who played for Wallaceburg Lakers in 2000-2001, was claimed by Montreal after being assigned by the Minnesota Wild to the AHL. Staubitz’s 2000-2001 Lakers were eliminated by the Belle River Canadiens 4-0 in the Great Lakes Junior C Final. Staubitz has played […]

Transcom closing. 180 jobs lost

Transcom closing. 180 jobs lost

By Greg Holden Workers at Transcom, a call centre on Richmond Street, were told yesterday the bad news. The centre is closing its doors for good on April 27. Some of the employees gathered outside today and spoke with the CKReview. Clearly upset by the news they spoke of the challenge of finding work in […]