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House fire on First Ave. Port Dover Tuesday afternoon

  A residence on First Avenue, Port Dover is engulfed in flames late Tuesday afternoon (Nov. 17, 2020). Smoke is billowing from the house with winds sending it across much of downtown Port Dover. A neighbour reported seeing flames coming from the lower level of the house in the early moments of the fire. Later […]

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Remembrance Day 2020 in Port Dover

  Live stream of Remembrance Day Service from Port Dover Cenotaph starting at 10:45 a.m. at www.facebook.com/portdovermapleleaf     11 a.m. Service at Powell Park Cenotaph Scaled Back This Year. Social Distance & Wear a Mask.   By Donna McMillan THE pandemic will not stop us from Remembering on November 11th, but it can change […]

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High School is very different this ‘quadmester’

Published October 28, 2020 By Rasa Karges SCS Student Reporter HELLO, Maple Leaf readers, it’s Rasa from Simcoe Composite School back again, this time to share some insights as to what COVID-19 schooling looks like at Simcoe Composite School this year. After a six-month-long March Break, students were finally able to get back into our […]

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Port Dover Senior Centre opening

Published October 28, 2020 By Jan Dean ADAM Veri says the Port Dover Senior Centre was so close to officially opening in the spring. The plan was to launch a membership drive and hold the first AGM this past April. Covid delayed that. On Nov. 1st groups are allowed to use halls in Norfolk County […]

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Death Notices – November 2020

  Published November 4, 2020 Bill Cunningham CUNNINGHAM: William (Bill) Roy – Peacefully at the Norfolk General Hospital, Simcoe on Friday, October 30, 2020 in his 71st year. Predeceased by his wife Cheryl. Dear brother to Darlene Wills, Rosalyn Matthews and Heather (Kevin D.) Easton. Survived by his step-daughter Tina Parker and step-grand-daughter Setara Parker […]

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Death Notices – October 2020

  Published October 28, 2020 Karen Mary Shaver KAREN MARY SHAVER, LLB. February 28, 1951 – October 20, 2020 “Karen was a very special person,” said one of Karen’s dear friends on the voicemail. Oh how our hearts ache. Karen, our sister, our cousin, our niece and our friend passed away peacefully on the afternoon […]

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Death Notices – September 2020

  Published September 30, 2020 Allan Mason MASON, Allan – With great sadness, we announce that Allan Mason passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 24, 2020 after a long illness. Allan was in his eighties. Cherished husband of Beth Mason for over 60 years. Allan was a licenced pilot and travelled extensively. A carpenter by […]

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Death Notices – August 2020

  Published August 26, 2020 Barbara Schram SCHRAM, Barbara – Peacefully, at the Brantford General Hospital on Monday, August 18th, 2020 in her 84th year. Loving wife of the late Ernie Hollingsworth. Beloved mother of Leslie Morris (nee Schram) and son-in-law Wayne Morris. Fondly remembered by her most adored grandson Evan Morris. Survived by brother […]

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