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Dec. 30, 2008

Can anyone tell me......
There was a 50's style drive in restaurant in Simcoe we last saw it in 1982. Our first date was there and for the life of us we cannot recall the name of the restaurant.
I believe it would have been located near an Army Surplus shop and around the current Canadian Tire.
If anyone can tell us the name it would be appreciated.!! Thanks - RobinL
- RobinL

Dec. 23, 2008

Hi, my son is travelling to Halkirk AB from Cairns, Australia as an exchange student in January 2008 and we are trying to find out more about the town. So far we know it is about -25C and we are currently at 37C so there is HUGE temperature difference!! Any more information will be greatly appreciated. Kind regards, Graham
- buzzburga

Dec. 21, 2008

I have some friends living in Rosswood, i really like the area, i'm here for the winter and will be interested of doing some house sitting.

I'm a really responsible person and quiet. You can reach me at 635-0594.

My name is Gyna.
- Gyna

Dec. 18, 2008

Is anyone else who sees this site from Neebing? Cloud Bay? Blake?
- susanvisser

Dec. 17, 2008

I was wondering if there is anyone out there doing a genology study o fpeople who lived in Eyebrow. My wifes grandfather and grandmother lived there and I need information.

- dudenjill

Dec. 13, 2008

Was anyone else sexually molested from Ospringe public school prince able Loren brown please contact Rick Looser at im 42 and still paying the price and he was to be a mentor and instead molested me
- carpenterrick

Dec. 11, 2008

Port Mouton International Hostel

Looking for a place to stay on the south shore that won't break the bank? This place is fantastic.

Deb and I were a little reluctant to stay in a hostel at first. We pictured a bunch of college age kids with back packs. Oh I guess we saw a couple younger folks, but the mix was very across the board. Mostly 40 and 50ish people. We had a private room for the three days we stayed with shared bath and kitchen facilities. Maybe not four star accomodations but beats the hell out of camping and at half the price of a motel we thought it was a great way to go. The folks who run the place are extremely friendly and have lots of good information for tourists like us. They helped us find some local gems. We plan to go back in 2009.
- kvabbott

Dec. 2, 2008

If you need a ride from Buckhorn to areas within Buckhorn and surrounding areas, there is a guy there who provides cheap rates. e-mail him at: or call 705-657-3883
- buckhornjoe

Nov. 29, 2008

I read C. Tremblay's blog. I have met Gordon Savery and he is very friendly with children. I didn't like the way he was looking at my daughter, but I shrugged it off as me being an overprotective parent. I am disgusted to see that my gut instinct was right. He should have the word 'pedophile' tattooed on his forehead. I agree with C. Tremblay: we want to keep our children safe and away from perverts like Gordon Savery. He is a handyman and people give him access to their homes. It's outrageous that the innocent are not protected.
- frankwills
Does anyone know what year the town was founded?
- JoelFaust

Nov. 20, 2008

Collingwood is a great place to live, work and play. Those of us that do are fortunate to have the opportunity to be part of such a great community, one inwhich so many more ant to come.
- rickcrouch

Nov. 17, 2008

I am looking for a native tarot reader in Messine who is apparently excellent and have not been successful in getting his coordinates. If anyone can be of help it would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you.
- damplyn

Nov. 16, 2008

My great grandfather homesteaded two 640 acres plots. the family name was Hiemstra. They came around 1906. He was born in Holland. He sold part of his property to the Canadian Northern Railway, and he also had a contract to grade and lay gravel for a road.

I will need to look up/remind myself of his first name.

Three generations of my family lived on that land which included 12 cows, 50 horses. He grew wheat.

Does anyone know this family name? Are there any pictures of Saskatoon (I believe that was the city closest to their property?) around 1906 or after? Does anyone have pictures of Edam around 1906 or thereafter. The school? The general store? Apparently there was a fire in 1912 due to a lamp catching things on fire.

Would love to hear from any and all: please reply

I am currently trying to put together our family history for posterity and seek information/pictures/anything
thank you for your help to me and my family
patricia davis, seattle, age 60
- hiemstra

Nov. 12, 2008

Planning committee meeting for ?Come Home to the River ? McNamee 2009? homecoming is open to the public.

Planning committee members have opened their November meeting to the public. The purpose is to inform central New Brunswick residents of the progress made in planning next summers homecoming event. The ?Come Home to the River ? McNamee 2009? homecoming is planned for August 14-16, 2009. Seven river communities stretched along this part of the Miramichi River in Central New Brunswick have banded together in planning the largest homecoming reunion ever to be experienced in the area. Events are being planned to coincide with large family reunions also being held. The Price Family reunion and the Stewart-Orr Family reunion will be held on weekends before and after the McNamee 2009 homecoming event.

When: November 29, 2008. Saturday 1:30 PM?4:30 P.M.
Who: Interim Chairman Lorne Amos
Secretary ? Sharon Clark
Treasurer ? Viola Savage
Volunteer Coordinator ? Euphemia Black
Where: Orange Lodge, McNamee Road at Stewart?s Hill, McNamee, NB
- rogerclowater

Nov. 8, 2008

Here it is a small hamelet with a mininite church, small grocey store called T/S, a shut down school and a bunch of older houses. It is a nice community for kids cause you have lots of space for them to play around unlike a city. Here you also can get large dogs in the town. No traffic jams here. Nice community with lots of nice people.We have activities every year like new Dayton Christmas get together where santa drops in for a visit. Right now we are selling lots for a growing hamlet. A nice community with nice land are and people.
- Sadatoy

Nov. 6, 2008

A new school is being built in McNamee. Read about it at
- rogerclowater

Nov. 5, 2008

Hi. My name is Ian Snead. It seems that I may have relatives out there in Ontario, specificially Barrie Island. I live in the UK and am currently researching my family tree. It seems I may be related to a Robert Snead that married a Jane Lee. I think Jane Lee was Canadian. Robert emigrated to Canada, but we thought it was the US. It was an old family story. Can you help? All my Snead ancesters came from Goole, Yorkshire, UK. It seems Robert was born in 1824 in Goole. I believe that he was the brother of my great great grandfather... George (I think). There's a George in 1841 son of an Ann Snead born in 1790ish. I guess the mother of George and Robert. If anyone out there is a Snead or knows the story, please help.
- sneady1

Nov. 3, 2008

There is only one Miramichi place to be - and that would be sailing from Hayesville to the foot bridge !!!
- sylamos

Oct. 31, 2008

I am Howard Clair. My father name was Walter Raymond.
He was born in Island Falls ME about 1897. His father name was John Clair b 1875. Mother Amenda Vantessell .

Ananda family was the John Gaskins.

I am still working on some more stuff.
- howardclair
history of Newlands and other ghost towns between the Fraser River and Willow River
- linlaw

Oct. 27, 2008

an awesome community. I spent nearly 10 years there and they were the best years of my life.
- gatky56

Oct. 24, 2008

I have been trying to find out about realty in Isle aux morte....!!! I would like to buy something for a cottage. I lived there when I was little and I would love for my family to have some memories of there too.
If anyone can help me out on where to look please do so!

- lynneddy
Delburne is a regular sleepy Alberta village, it is nice and peaceful. Downtown Delburne is about a 3 minte walk from anywhere in the village. It is approx. 20-25 minutes east of Red Deer.
- kwizzo

Oct. 20, 2008

My grandfather, John C Wickwire, spent time on this island as a newly graduated physician in 1927. I have photos and a journal (and taped interviews I made with him about this). Would love to know more about the project in which he was involved.
In addition to serving as the community doctor, he kept track of the weather.
- wickwire

Oct. 17, 2008

This is our blog:

We live in, and write about, Melancthon.
- dbd33
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