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Social Notes – April 17, 2024

Waltham - Helen Perry

Waltham residents are keeping their fingers crossed, and hoping that the relatively low Ottawa River levels will not surge to flooding levels, this spring. In 2017 and again in 2019, flood waters did enormous damage to many residences, especially those located near the Ottawa and Black Rivers.
Local maple syrup makers are reporting an amazing harvest of maple sap in 2024. The early mild weather had some veteran maple syrup makers very worried that the familiar pattern of slow start and gradual increase was unlikely. However, Mother Nature had her own agenda, and when the second mild temperatures occurred, the maple trees offered abundant maple sap. It now appears that this region has enjoyed a bumper crop.
Happy birthday is extended to Owen Duff, who is celebrating his birthday on Apr. 20. Hope you have an awesome birthday Owen.
Birthday wishes are extended to Heidi Chaput, who is celebrating her birthday on Apr. 21. Enjoy your special day, Heidi.

Quyon - Jillian Young

Deepest sympathy is extended to the family of Jessie Earl, as she passed away on Mar. 29. Our thoughts and prayers are with her loved ones at this sad time.
Congratulations to Bailey Henderson and David Cole on the arrival of their baby girl, Kori Eleanor Laura. She arrived on Apr. 10, and she is a little sister for Isla and Cowan. Wishing the whole family all the best with their sweet little girl.
Belated birthday wishes are going out to Ava Dubeau, as she turned one on Apr. 13. Happy birthday also to Joey-Lou Keon on the 20th, and to Hailey Armitage, turning two on the 22nd. Best wishes to everyone celebrating this week.

Shawville - Lyse Lacourse

There is a boil water advisory for the Municipality of Shawville until further notice.
Our sympathies to the Richard and Telford families on the loss of Diane on Apr. 9, at the age of 65. Diane was the wife of the late Sylvio. Diane was the mother of Andrea (James), Keri-Ann (Darcy), Nathalie and Sébastien (Megan).
Our deepest condolences to the Duncan family on the loss of James on Apr. 11, at the age of 78. He was the husband of Nora and was the father of Graham, Deborah and Dave.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the Meier family on the loss of Elsie at the age of 94 on Apr. 12. Elsie was the wife of the late Otto and the mother of Steve (Judy), Cathy and David (Ute).
Happy 8th birthday across the miles to our granddaughter Sophie Senack whose birthday is on Apr. 21.

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