SATURDAY, Feb. 20/10

"Amish of Aylmer"/ $5/ On sale at local stores

“History of Aylmer to l900″/ Used= $5/ At Aylmer Library

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“EESS IN JR BOYS BASKETBALL FINALS TONIGHT!”

Woodstock – EESS defeated Woodstock St Marys 65-23 here yesterday in the TVRAA SouthEast  semi-finals to advance to todays final at 5:30 against St.Joes at College Ave Secondary School. EESS has only won a league championship in junior boys once – 1986.  Coach Albert Vanvlaanderen reported that “all played a strong game” yesterday. East Elgin placed first, undefeated, in league play as St Joes placed third – St Joes upended Central Elgin and Huron Park to advance to the final. EESS downed St Joes 55-24 in their last meeting. AVSS will play WCI in the Senior final.

EESS SPORTS THURSDAY:

GIRLS HOCKEY: = EESS 12, Parkside 2 (playoffs);  next game tba.

-BOYS HOCKEY =EESS lost to PCI 5-1 (season done)

-GIRLS VOLLEYBALL = Playoffs = Jr. defeated CECI; Sr. defeated Glencoe;  Jr to St Joes and Sr to WESS next Tuesday

-SR BOYS BASKETBALL = Challenge game next Tuesday at Huron Park

AYLMER TODAY:

APAC presents Damhnait Doyle,  jazz/celtic singer, at Old Town Hall theatre, 7:30; tickets at Aylmer Library etc.

-EESS Jr Boys Basketball vs. St Joes at Woodstock College Ave in finals, 5:30 pm

***THE SATURDAY (S)CEREAL!” = “AYLMER 50 YEARS AGO”

“GOING TO THE AYLMER STRAND THEATRE IN 1960” –  The price was 75 cents for adults. There was always a double feature and cartoons, starting around 6:45 pm,  with the first show repeated afterwards. Saturday matinees were at 2 pm. Usually a show ran on Thursday-Saturday and another was held Monday-Wednesday. Featured in 1960 were Rio Bravo, Steve Reeves in Goliath, Fabian in Hound Dog Man,  Journey To the Centre of the Earth etc. The Sinking of the Bismarck was shown the whole week and for two weeks. On The Beach was also held over for a second weekend. There were a few Restricted shows occupying the Monday-Wednesday slots. On the Sunday before Labour Day a special showing of The She Creature was held at midnight. And as usual there was a free movie for children after the Christmas parade.

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