BECKI CREWE/SPECIAL TO THE PACKET AND TIMES Jennifer Slattery, a local resident of Orillia, recently boarded a plane to California. This weekend, she will go through a stem cell transplant with hopes of being able to fully walk again. After her procedure, she'll have physiotherapy five days a week as well as doing her own physical rehabilitations with running and playing tennis.

'The support is just phenomenal'

An Orillia woman will get her dream fulfilled with a new, innovative medical procedure that will allow her to once again run, play tennis and, most of

Jazz singer Aura performs in Barrie, Sunday. SUBMITTED

Aura all about the jazz

Aura, a jazz singer who has performed with some of the world’s top artists, marks her first performance in Barrie since she moved here last summer.

Bill Loiselle, part owner of BJ's Records & Nostalgia in Barrie, holds a rare copy of Get Behind Me Satan by the band The White Stripes. The store is one of several in the region taking part Saturday in record store day, which recognizes the vinyl industry through special sales of limited edition albums. Sunrise Records in Bayfield Mall is also taking part. MARK WANZEL PHOTO

A record of a day

Bill Loiselle, part owner of BJ's Records & Nostalgia in Barrie, holds a rare copy of Get Behind Me Satan by the band The White Stripes.

Simcoe County's Administration Building (Examiner Files)

County planning ahead

Simcoe County wants residents to know more about its Official Plan (OP) and how it will affect them.

Moment of reflection

A Supreme Court ruling that municipal meetings can't begin in religious prayer is being contemplated by two local township councils that typically rec

     

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