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MEETING operation in the VETERANS soldiers who are cur- Preparations for homeowners
municipalities of rently serving Canada.
Continued from page 3 Windsor, LaSalle and Continued from Page 1 She stated that every- before winter weather
Amherstburg. That one should “say
veterans and fallen prayers for them so BE PREPARED!! Just like the motto that the
truck has two man record is in no small
comrades but we can they can come home Scouts use and in turn you need to prepare ahead
driver teams that are measure connected to
honor them and that is safe.” of time for the winter weather. Winter weather
trained in the safe the fact that the ETR
what we do every She also added that it can be brutal if your not ready for freezing tem-
handling and delivery long ago decided that
year.” is because of the vet- peratures, ice & snow.
of hydrofluoric acid its trains would oper-
Honorary Col. erans that “we are Regardless of where one lives, it is essential that
according to Grande. ate at 10 m.p.h. (16
Eugene Whelan said it free.” you as a homeowner check heater units, clean
The Essex Terminal km/hr) in the city and
was fitting that this Mayor Wayne Hurst, vents, and replace old or worn weather stripping.
Railway also has pre- 15 m.p.h. (25 km/hr)
ceremony took place who laid wreaths for Heat costs money, and the harder the heating unit
cautions specifically in the country,”
in the Navy Yard Park the town and on works, the more money will come out of your
for the safe shipment according to the ETR
because of how his- behalf of Essex MPP budget to pay for fuel.
of hydrofluoric acid. website.
toric the land is. Bruce Crozier said he Just take a few steps now, before that first win-
An alarm buzzer Residents like Forte
Whelan thanked every was happy to see vari- ter storm is on our door step:
sounds at specified seemed to react posi-
veteran and solider ous service groups, Check the home’s heating source. Clean or
intervals. If the engi- tively to the informa-
who served their school and general change filters, check the thermostat, and have the
neer does not hit the tion session and were
country. public attend the cere- unit serviced if necessary. Check the chimney for
reset button, the train glad that Honeywell
“Thank you for what mony. any problems.
goes into emergency were being proactive
you have done. Thank “It’s nice the way Avoid using portable heating units that emit dan-
braking. This ensures in engaging the com-
you for what you are Amherstburg turns out gerous fumes or don’t have the safety turn-off fea-
that there is an alert munity.
doing. Keep up the for this ceremony,” ture should the unit tip over. Dispose of units
operator in control of “It’s good that they
work and Godspeed,” said Hurst. “This day with frayed cords, missing parts, or units that
the train at all times. did this. They didn’t
said Whelan is so important to so don’t work properly.
“The ETR is proud of have to after all,” said
Teena Heeren, 1 st many of us. It’s a day Make sure the fireplace works properly. Remove
its record for safe Forte.
vice of the Legions’ that we set aside and any soot or debris from wood fireplaces and check
Ladies auxiliary pay tribute to those the pilot light for a properly burning flame in gas
ments to make room
added that people who made the ultimate units.
for another restaurant.
should not forget the sacrifice.” Have carbon monoxide detectors and smoke
“I’d like to have 30
detectors in working order with NEW batteries.
restaurants down here,
And is your fire extinguisher within easy access
Continued from Page 15 make it a little dis-
and not expired?
trict,” Lahoux said.
Store an ample supply of seasoned wood for
Amherstburg restau- “Come to
wood burning stoves and fireplaces.
rant Bullock’s, which Amherstburg, have
Make sure the home has enough insulation.
is now Caldwell’s dinner.”
Check weather stripping on doors and windows
Grant’s interior where Lahoux said he still
and install or replace as needed. Cover your win-
he worked as a chef has a lot planned for
for 10 years. He sold the Smokehouse and NEW COURSES dow AC Units to keep cold air out.
Insulate pipes with insulation material, so check
Caldwell’s in 2004. hopes he can eventu- 2 WEEKEND COURSES that crawl space and make sure pipes are not
Lehoux is still ally do some charity
adding patio, fencing and let local bands N O V 2 7 , 2 8 , DE C 4 & 5 2 0 1 0 exposed.
Know how to shut off water to the home in case a
and some decorations
Smokehouse is open
DE C 11, 12, 18 & 19 2010 pipe should burst
to Moe’s Smokehouse
Don’t forget to put antifreeze in vehicles.
and plans on renovat- Mon-Sat from 11am- DE C 20, 21, 22 & 23 2010 Have a battery-operated radio and flashlight avail-
ing the other apart- 10pm and Sun 4pm-
9 : 0 0 A M- 2 : 3 0 P M able, and remember to have some EXTRA batter-
Best Passing Rate! • Best Safety Record! ies on hand.
Most Experienced Instructors! Know how to protect your outdoor plants, burlap
CANARD through restoration,
education and commu-
Each Course Includes:
Minimum 20hrs Classroom 10hrs In Car
MTO Beginner Driver Education Course Provider
around shrubs or tying them to prevent a heavy
nity involvement. Certificate Issued For Insurance. snow storm from breaking or destroying the bush.
Continued from Page 15 Register online:www.deltadrivingschool.ca
They meet the third Be ready for icy walkways and steps environ-
or call 519-967-8383 or 519-995-9090 mental friendly products. Make sure the shovels
and federal agencies. Thursday of each
month at 6:30 p.m. at and snow blower is in good working order.
The mission of the
St. Thomas of Check on the elderly in your neighbourhood to
Friends of Canard
Villanova High make sure they are ready for inclement weather,
River is to promote A.A.M and offer your services when walks need to be
awareness of the School library. The
next meeting is Nov. cleared.
Canard River water-
18 and new members When making winter preparations, don’t forget
shed as both a recre-
ational and environ- are welcome. CHRISTMAS BASKETS pets, pipes and plants. Winterize the home and
vehicle and stay aware of weather conditions to
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