“PT. STANLEY MAN GUILTY OF ARMED ROBBERY OF AYLMER GODFATHERS PIZZA”
ST.THOMAS – Shane Martin, 24, of Pt. Stanley, was convicted in court here last Monday on six charges resulting from an armed robbery last May at the Aylmer Godfathers Pizza. Martin pleaded guilty , among other charges, to carrying a concealed weapon (a knife) and wearing a disguise. He received 30 months penitentiary time, on top of the time spent in jail awaiting trial. A 22-year old Aylmer male is awaiting his trial from the same incident.
–Shrove Tuesday Suppers: Trinity Anglican, 5-7 pm, $7 ; Richmond United Church 5-7 pm, $8; St. Johns Lutheran Church.
-EESS Boys Hockey host t.b.a.
-Aylmer Council, 7:00 pm
-Elgin County Council 9am
“SPITS LOSE 3-0; SEASON OVER”
-At New Hamburg Monday – NH 3, Aylmer 0
-NH wins best of seven series, 4 games to 3; SOG NH by 35-34
–Roger Verbuyst; of Kitchener, formerly of Aylmer; on Feb. 15; in his 86th year; Mayor of Aylmer from 1982-88; Visitation at Kebbels Funeral Home Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 pm; Funeral Thursday at Our Lady of Sorrows 11 am
-Yke Dykstra; of Aylmer; on Feb. 14; in her 81st year; Visitation at Kebbel Funeral Home Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 pm; Funeral at Christian Reformed Church Thursday at 11 am
-Mary Hofman; of Aylmer; on Feb. 13; in her 81st year; wife of Erwin; Cremation has taken place, a private family service will be held at a later date.
“ROGER VERBUYST DIES (see Obits): WAS FORMER AYLMER MAYOR”
RECENT AYLMER MAYORS:
1970-1982 – Forest Moore
1982-1988 – Roger Verbuyst
1988-1994 – Don Pearson
1994-2004 – Bob Habkirk
2004-2007 – Paul Baldwin
2007-2010 – Bob Habkirk
AYLMER POLICE REPORT:
–A break-in occurred at a residence on Treadwell St. on Feb. 7 during the day while the occupant was away and with the door unlocked. No property was taken but some items suffered minor damage. The owner also reported his car had been scratched.
-An Aylmer woman reported last Tuesday that her residential business was the victim of random cellular harassment. About 10 people received obscene text messages early in the morning directing them to phone her business as soon as possible. The owner did not know the callers. Police believe someone had tampered with a Bell Call Centre messageboard and are still investigating.
-A 32-year old Malahide male was convicted of assault on an Aylmer male from an incident in May in town and was fined $100 in St.Thomas court last week.