Four Barrie Speed Skating Club members brought home medals from the Provincial Short Track Speed Skating Championships in Kingston last weekend. From left are Ethan Demel, Alexa Annecca, Tara Lynn Allen and Jeslyn Chantler. IAN MCINROY/BARRIE EXAMINER

The need for speed

Four Barrie Speed Skating Club members brought home medals from the Provincial Short Track Speed Skating Championships in Kingston last weekend.

Store robbed: SEE VIDEO

A man armed with a stick or baton threatened a Barrie store clerk, demanding cash and cigarettes, early Friday.

Mark Wanzel Photo Work remains at a standstill on Mady Development's Collier Centre project downtown due to financing issues.

'Give me an opportunity'

An answer is expected by month's end on financing the completion of a stalled mixed-use development in downtown Barrie.

Area residents can watch hockey greats hit the ice to raise money and awareness for Barrie's less fortunate during Hockey Helps the Homeless Barrie on Friday at the Holly Community Centre. Former NHLers such as Mike Gartner (centre, kneeling), Shayne Corson and Kris King along with gold-medal Olympians Jocelyn Larocque and Laura Fortino will be on the ice between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. SUBMITTED

Hockey greats lace 'em up

Hockey players from Barrie and Simcoe County will lace up with hockey greats on Friday to raise money and awareness for Barrie’s homeless.

Preds, Express seek Cup berth

The North Central Predators and York-Simcoe Express minor midget 'AAA' teams are inching closer to a berth in the OHL Cup Showcase tournament.

     

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