In the 1970’s and 1980’s skiing was undeniably the most glamorous of winter pursuits —a delicious frozen cocktail of speed, athleticism and affluence. Add a tan, a pair of tight ski pants, give it a shake and what do we have? A 1970/80s era ski instructor.
If you’ve ever spent ten minutes describing in detail that you’re looking for a ‘thingamabob’ that fits onto a ‘widget’, you’ve probably been advised to go to Hindle’s Clarksburg Hardware. If you’ve taken that advice you’ve probably been told, quite authoritatively, that what you want is a self-locking deck cleat—and you’ve probably asked if you wanted it in black or galvanized.
Growing up in Thornbury, Jonathan Houghton had dreams of becoming an illustrator/ cartoonist. Years later however, after studying fine art in New Brunswick, Greece and Italy, Jon returned home as an accomplished painter, having honed his own distinctively, identifiable style.
From restaurants ramping up delivery offerings to fitness classes going virtual, businesses are coming up with different ways to meet their customers’ needs during this challenging time. We’ve compiled a list of businesses in our area that are offering their services during the pandemic.
A group of athletes from the Georgian Peaks Ski Club have raised $23,835 for Beaver Valley Outreach (BVO), a local non-profit organization with programs and services for children, families, senior, youth and individuals in The Blue Mountains.