January 29, 2016

Barbara A. Martindale- For What It's Worth June 26, 2013

The community's excitement is infectious. As Canada Day 2013 approaches, the 21st year for Caledonia's celebrations, there is a new lively anticipation for the visual perception that has been created by Ron and Na...

January 22, 2016

Barbara A. Martindale- For What It's Worth June 11, 2013

A question recently about J. L. Mitchener, obviously an important man to have the Cayuga public school named after him, brought some research to the forefront.

James L. Mitchener was a respected Haldimand inspector...

January 22, 2016

Barbara A. Martindale- For What It's Worth June 18, 2013

It was a long time coming. Yes, the 1924 Caledonia high school was doomed, and in 1990, plans for a brand new school were top of mind for the Haldimand Board of Education.

Thus, touted as the new Caledonia high sch...

January 15, 2016

Barbara A. Martindale- For What It's Worth May 21, 2013

Horace Griffey's gravestone will be decorated with a yellow rose and Canadian flag on Decoration Day, Sunday, May 26, at 2 p.m. at the Caledonia Cemetery.

Captain Horace W. Griffey was born March 9, 1914.

He was marr...

January 8, 2016

Barbara A. Martindale- For What It's Worth June 4, 2013

The store is closed today. Yet, its long history as a business location in Caledonia dates back to when the property's crown deed was given to Thomas Bryant on November 19, 1845.

Whether the building dates back to t...

January 1, 2016

Barbara A. Martindale- For What It's Worth May 28, 2013

It seems like yesterday, yet it was 23 years ago when it was reported to be "the biggest blaze of its kind ever to hit the province.”

What began on Monday morning at 1:15 a.m. February 12, 1990 was battled for 17 da...

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