Orillia OPP detachment commander Insp. Malcolm Quigley, pictured Tuesday outside of the detachment on Peter Street, will retire Dec. 31. ROBERTA BELL/THE PACKET & TIMES

Quigley retiring this month

In 1983, when Insp. Malcolm Quigley was going through OPP's recruiting process, he listed Orillia as one of the top three places he wanted to work.

SUBMITTED Scott Cooper, centre, Melinda LeClair, far right, are shown with some backpacks and helpers. The LeClair family of Angus recently donated backpacks instead of exchanging gifts to help out the PACKZ program. Cooper helped found PACKZ.

Family helping others

Every year for more than 25 years, the LeClair family of Angus has celebrated Christmas by getting together with a themed event.

Naked man facing assault charges

COLLINGWOOD - A 23-year-old Collingwood man is facing assault charges after police received a report of a naked man with a skateboard was walking down

Stabbing threat

INNISFIL – A local man faces weapons charges after South Simcoe police were called to a home early Wednesday morning.

Representatives from the Moms and Dads Pay It Forward Christmas Food Drive dropped off hundreds of pounds of food to the Barrie Food Bank on Tuesday. Accepting the generous donation is Michelle Simons, director of community relations of the Barrie Food Bank, lower right. IAN MCINROY/BARRIE EXAMINER

Paying it forward

Representatives from the Moms and Dads Pay It Forward Christmas Food Drive dropped off hundreds of pounds of food to the Barrie Food Bank on Tuesday.

     

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