Melody Jewitt: Strong women kick glass

Grandmother’s influence inspires talented artist and musician honoured on Women’s Day By Kathleen Wilker Glassblowing is an ancient art with thousands of years of history. But according to Cole Avenue’s Melody Jewitt, glassblowing has only been in Canada for about 60 years and very few glassblowing professionals are […]

Erik Kemp and Molly Kemp: Orienteering champions

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Judith Love: Making her own luck

Judith Love with her first novel, Perhaps…with luck. Photo by Ted Simpson Travelling Westboro writer publishes first novel Story and photo by Ted Simpson Perhaps, With Luck… is the first published novel from Westboro native Judith Love and is currently making its way to bookstore shelves across the […]

At home with Stephen Beckta and Maureen Cunningham

By Kathleen Wilker – This story originally appeared in Kitchissippi Times March 22, 2012. Stephen Beckta’s latest culinary destination, gezellig, is now a Westboro establishment at 337 Richmond Road. When Steve Beckta welcomes you into his Westboro home, he may ask if you’d like to check your coat […]

Awesome authors from Kitchissippi

The Ottawa Public Library’s Awesome Authors youth writing contest included two winners from Kitchissippi. Fisher Park P.S.’s Sophia Carney won first place in the short story contest for youth aged 12-14 with her science fiction story. Isabella Crysler, age 11, who attends Churchill Alternative Public School, won both […]

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