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Poll: Most Ontarians Say Real Christmas Trees More Environmentally Friendly

Poll: Most Ontarians Say Real Christmas Trees More Environmentally Friendly

This holiday season, millions of Ontarians will look to find the perfect Christmas tree for their homes. Some will select artificial trees, some will go for the real thing. Those who elect to get a real Christmas tree may cite many reasons for doing so, as will artificial tree buyers, and both may argument that [...]

Christmas Bird Count Volunteers Sought

Christmas Bird Count Volunteers Sought

The Christmas Bird Count, initiated by American ornithologist Frank Chapman in 1900, is seeking volunteers to contribute to monitoring the status of resident and migratory birds across the Western Hemisphere. No matter the skill level or age, those wishing to take part in the Ontario Christmas Bird Count can contact a local birding or nature club [...]

Free Parking in Downtown Kingston for Next Two Saturdays

Free Parking in Downtown Kingston for Next Two Saturdays

The City of Kingston is offering free parking for the next two Saturdays before Christmas, December 13th and 20th – although note that event parking rates will continue to apply on Saturday evenings when there are events at the Rogers K-Rock Centre. “We are thrilled that the City is again offering free Saturday use of [...]

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Youth 4 Youth Arts Showcase at Calvin Park School

Youth 4 Youth Arts Showcase at Calvin Park School

Calvin Park Public School will stage a multi-arts show entitled, “Youth 4 Youth” Tuesday, December 16 and  Wednesday, December 17 starting at 6:30 p.m. This year, the students have created an ‘Evening of the Arts‘ to raise money and awareness for Home-Based Housing and other local youth services. Over seventy-five Calvin Park students (from every program: [...]

Still Time to Get Immunized Against Influenza

Still Time to Get Immunized Against Influenza

Cases of influenza have been reported in the KFL&A area

Kingston Teen Reports Being Approached by Male Driver

Kingston Teen Reports Being Approached by Male Driver

Teen approached Thursday, December 11th near Bagot Street and Charles Street

Entertainment

Frontenac Secondary School to Host Winter Fest

Frontenac Secondary School to Host Winter Fest

Event takes place the evening of Wednesday, December 17

“Snow Much Fun” in the Square

“Snow Much Fun” in the Square

“Snow Much Fun” will bring Springer Market Square to life with seasonal cheer on Friday, December 12 starting at 5:00 pm. (map) The event will feature a variety of musical performances, skating, hop aboard the Jingle Bell Express, visit with Santa and his reindeer, and enjoy other outdoor fun. Market stalls will also be available to peruse, [...]

Local Musical Instrument Lending Charity CrowdSourcing for Funds

Local Musical Instrument Lending Charity CrowdSourcing for Funds

Online fund raiser must reach its goal by December 12, 2014

Science & Tech

Synthetic Sperm Protein May Help Treat Male Infertility

Synthetic Sperm Protein May Help Treat Male Infertility

Discovery by Queen’s University Biomedical and Molecular Sciences Researcher

Queen’s Awarded $15 Million for Cancer Trials Collaborations

Queen’s Awarded $15 Million for Cancer Trials Collaborations

U.S. National Institutes of Health funding Clinical Trials Group at Queen’s University

StayblCam May Rid the World of Shaky Smartphone Video (Updated)

StayblCam May Rid the World of Shaky Smartphone Video (Updated)

New device attaches to smartphones and cameras to stabilize video