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 […]

$200,00 fraud alleged by Holy Trinity

$200,00 fraud alleged by Holy Trinity

The Chatham-Kent police have arrested a Chatham man in connection with a fraud investigation. Earlier this month, police were contacted by members of Holy Trinity Church on Selkirk Street in Chatham in regards to missing funds from their congregational collections. The Chatham-Kent Police Service Financial Crimes Unit initiated an in-depth investigation with respect to this allegation. Through investigation it […]

Defiance in the court

Defiance in the court

  By Greg Holden Thursday at the courthouse in Chatham, Chris Carter held his ground the best he could. Which is to say he held his ground, while being threatened with new charges, while a prisoner and in handcuffs. Carter was armed with legal statutes only memorized, a fearless approach to the court, and a T-shirt that advertised Canada Court […]

Chris Carter released

Chris Carter released

  Chris Carter was released from custody on February 23, 2012 in Chatham. Photo: danage.com By Dan Age, danage.com Thursday February 23 2012 1:46PM Chris Carter has been released into the body of the courts, he looks to the audience that has gathered to observe and shouts “You see what they are doing!?” What they, the […]

Don’t frack Chatham-Kent!

Don’t frack Chatham-Kent!

By Joanne Lefebvre Can we say “shale fracking” Chatham-Kent? I guarantee it will be on all our lips in the next few years. In March 2010, the Toronto Star said Ontario was laying the groundwork to allow oil and gas companies out of Calgary to lease private land in our area to explore deep shale fracking. Chatham-Kent […]

Is CAS trying to steal your children?

Is CAS trying to steal your children?

Chris Carter of Court Watch, at vigil for CAS in Chatham By Dan Age, danage.com Monday evening local Chatham Kent residents gathered on the corner of St. Clair and Grand Avenue to hold a vigil in memory of the families ripped apart by Children’s Aid Services. In Canada most provinces have a government run Children’s Aid […]

Maroons miss the playoffs

Maroons miss the playoffs

By Ian Kennedy, CKSN The Chatham Maroons once held a 10-point lead on the final GOJHL Western Conference playoff position; however, the young team was unable to hold on to the postseason as the final games of the season ticked down. Sunday night after a 5-3 Chatham loss to the St. Marys Lincolns, and a Lambton Shores […]

Demand accountability from CAS

Demand accountability from CAS

By Dawn Fitzgerald It seems there have been endless stories surrounding the Children’s Aid Society for more than a decade. More noise is coming from the public lately for an increase of transparency and accountability within the MUSH sector (municipalities, universities, school boards, hospitals, nursing homes and long-term care facilities, police, and children’s aid societies) […]

Chatham Maroons playoff hopes dimmer after loss to Sarnia

Chatham Maroons playoff hopes dimmer after loss to Sarnia

  Eric Palazzolo scored in the 6-2 loss to the Legionnaires. By Ian Kennedy CKSN After defeating the London Nationals Sunday at home to stay in the hunt for the 8th and final playoff spot, the Maroons postseason hopes took a major hit Thursday with a loss in Sarnia; however, the Maroons still remain tied for […]

Maroons win, playoff push continues

Maroons win, playoff push continues

By Ian Kennedy, CKSN After falling out of the final playoff spot Saturday night with a loss to the Lambton Shores Predators, the Chatham Maroons find themselves again tied for the 8th and final spot after defeating the London Nationals 6-5 Sunday night in Chatham. Rookie Sam Studnicka, who just turned 17 in January, continued his torrid […]