Members of Barrie's Jewish community gathered at Centennial Beach Park Tuesday evening for the annual lighting of the Menorah to mark the start of Chanukah. On hand were several city councillors and Mayor Jeff Lehman, who was chosen flick the switch. A party followed at City Hall. MARK WANZEL PHOTO

Let there be light

Members of Barrie's Jewish community gathered at Centennial Beach Park Tuesday evening for the annual lighting of the

TRACY MCLAUGHLIN PHOTO Barrie Angela McLeod holds photographs showing her client’s badly bruised leg and aftermath of surgery. Maria “Tonie” Farrell was assaulted by an OPP officer in Orillia in 2013.

Officer should be charged: lawyer

The Barrie lawyer representing a woman who a judge found was karate-kicked and beaten by an OPP officer is crying out to the province’s police watchdo

Mark Wanzel Photo The staff at Barrie Ford and Barrie Chrysler made a sizeable donation to the Barrie Food Bank, Wednesday. In total, they donated more than 7,000 pounds of food worth $12,000. This is the third year the donation was made in an effort to give back to the community and as a way of encouraging others to give. The food bank is located at 42 Anne St. S. For information, call 705-725-1818, or visit www.barriefoodbank.org.

Revved up about donating

The staff at Barrie Ford and Barrie Chrysler made a big donation to the Barrie Food Bank, Wednesday. In total, they donated more than 7,000 pounds of

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Train, SUV crash

NEW TECUMSETH – An SUV was struck by a train Wednesday morning as it crossed the railway tracks on Tottenham Road, by the 9th Line.

Marie 'Tonie' Farrell is pictured here leaving the Orillia courthouse. A judge dropped charges against her of assaulting a police officer. Tracy McLaughlin photo

Woman attacked by officer: Judge

ORILLIA — A 48-year-old grandmother who was acting as a "Good Samaritan" was karate-kicked, sucker-punched, beaten and left with "catastrophic injurie

     

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