This home on Greenfield Avenue in Barrie was one of hundreds badly damaged by the Barrie tornado in 1985. EXAMINER FILES

Prepared for the worst

Thirty years after the deadly Barrie tornado, much has changed about the way we prepare for and respond to the storms.

Meet some of Barrie's founding citizens. Here are some of the cast of Nine Mile Portage, in a scene from the show. From right to left are: Paul Bryant, Leslie Robertson and Matt Shaw. The show starts Friday. Iain Moggach Photo

A walk through history

Take a walk through history, meet some of Barrie’s most influential citizens — male and female — and stop by a few local ‘establishments’ and just ima

Kathryn Thompson, left,and Shayne Lund, right. (Facebook photo)

'It's a parent's worst nightmare'

The mother of a five-year-old girl who was sexually assaulted by a “sick and twisted” man who also planned to drug and kidnap her child says she lives

Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital (Packet & Times file photo)

OSMH to scrap program, cut OR

By the fall, Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital (OSMH) could see only three operating rooms in use, have seven fewer beds in the complex continuing c

     

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