Patricia wanted to go to church. The moment she read the bulletin post from the priest at St. Gregory’s church in Picton her response was disbelief and then anger then action. That was the way people like her faced this sort of opposition, through action and protest. A self-described old-school butch, she was born and … More Still Fighting the Good Fight: Just Trying to Go To Church
God has a hand in this and whatever He decides is what it is.–Charlene Inch Seated on the sofa in her living room, Charlene cautiously begins to talk about the disease that has haunted her the past decade of her life. She is tired, understandably so, she has finished her twelfth round of never-ending chemotherapy … More Still a Survivor: The Charlene Inch Story
A Collective of Musicians Pay Homage to Kait Shannon Everytime a bell rings, an angel gets her wings. So here are your wings Kait Pauline Winkle Music flows as abundantly as wine here in Prince Edward County, and the selection is just as smooth and pleasant. Today in Picton United Church, the line-up of musicians … More A County Tribute to a Bright Star
He saved a cat from a tree a few years back. It’s that feat of bravado that he is able to speak about with ease and pride. He describes in vivid detail how his girlfriend’s cat had gotten stuck at the top of a tree that was approximately 30 feet high. They only had a … More The Reluctant Piano Man: Ben Vandergaast
Written and submitted to People of PEC by Emily Boone: Completely poised and confident, Emily Boone stood before a room full of veterans and her community. Her speech on Remembrance Day at Picton United Church on November 11, 2016 was both eloquent and deeply moving. In memory of the late Russell Burrows. In her own … More In His Granddaughter’s Own Words
“I call her my warrior woman.” Jeanette Arsenault Best known for her music and social activism over the years, the thing that Jeanette is most proud of is being a mother. Of all the things she has done, which include singing at 2 Olympic Games, recording 7 solo albums and 1 collaboration with her trio … More “This is My Daughter”: Jeanette Arsenault and Kait.
“You’re either heading toward hope or you’re heading toward death” ~ Ryan Snyder Ryan and Anne both were raised in a Dutch Christian family. Faith was central to their upbringing. An unspoken expectation was felt by both that there was a plan for their lives; college, marriage, house, kids. They were well on their way … More Cancer is their Kryptonite: Ryan and Anne Snyder