Monday, Oct. 19/09

SATURDAY SPITS HOCKEY: Caledonia 4 Aylmer 1

Aylmer Goal – North (Vandepoele); No scoring after First Period, Caledonia Ahead 2-1 after Per. 2

SOG – Caled. 43, Aylmer 29

Aylmer Record: W 2 L 6; Next Game = Host Dundas Oct. 24. 7:30


Aylmer – According to Aylmer Councillor Mary French, Chair of the first “Doors Open East Elgin”  last month, the event attracted 974 visitors. Figures just released indicate that the most popular sites were the Aylmer Fire Hall, 200 visitors, and ClovermeadBees/Hiemstra home, 130 visitors. Commented Councillor French: “If the weather would have been better, I think our numbers would have been even higher…(but) I have heard nothing but good comments.”  There were 107 volunteers helping with the initiative .


Last week the eagles continued to show their outstanding team work and ability, as our fall sports teams continued in their regular season play.  The Sr. Girl’s Basketball team had an amazing game last week as they took on West Elgin Secondary School defeating the team 50-7.  The Jr. Girl’s Basketball team also played West Elgin, going away with a 47-7 victory. This week the ladies will play Central Elgin and Parkside from St. Thomas, come out and support our lady eagles’ basketball teams.  Thank you to everyone who came out to the first annual Alumni Basketball game. It was a great success. With your help $306.00 was raised for the Organ Donation Society in honor of Josh Field.  The Varsity Field Hockey team played two games last week.  After defeating St. Joes 3-2, the ladies went on to play Dorchester, in a very close game the eagles lost 1-0.  This week the Field Hockey team will begin its first round of playoffs.  We wish the girls great luck in their game against Glencoe.   The Sr. Boy’s Volleyball team took on Parkside last week. In an all around great set of games the boys brought home a well deserved victory.  As well, the Jr. Boy’s volleyball team easily defeated the Stampeders 3-0.  The Boys will take on West Elgin this week in what is sure to be an exciting game.  This week both Sr. and Jr. Football teams will take on College Ave.  Come out this Friday to another ‘Friday Night Lights’ football game. Cheer on your Eagles as they take on Huron Park from London.  Admission for adults is $3 and students are $2.


An Aylmer man reported that he had been phoned by someone wanting his credit card number in order to have him purchase a cell phone.

-A 19-year old male, known to police, was observed by video surveillance shoplifting 2 baseball caps from the Dollar Store on Friday afternoon.


Sept. 29 Court:

An 18-year old Aylmer man was given one year’s probation, 20 hours community service and had to pay $285 restitution for flattening tires  August 12 on Treelawn Ave.

-A 20 year old St.Thomas man was given 9 months probation and 30 hours community service for harassing a 15 year old Aylmer youth on his bicycle in September on Myrtle St.

-A 47-year old Aylmer man from Marchant St. was given a $1000 fine and a one year’s driving prohibition for impaired driving after an August 25 incident on South St. W.  at 10:30 pm.


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