Joined by her friends, Susie Golzlin and Shawn Kirk (not shown), Angie Hart helped distribute more than 20 cases of water to stranded motorists during Thursday's traffic chaos on Highway 400 following a hazardous-materials spill. MARK WANZEL/PHOTO

Help for stranded motorists

Bradford residents delivered water and snacks to stranded motorists on Hwy. 400 after a spill snarled traffic for hours on Thursday.

Barrie Baycats pitcher Claudio Custodio delivers the heat during early inning action against the Hamilton Cardinals on Thursday night at Coates Stadium in Midhurst. Custodio finished with 11 strikeouts as the Baycats won 9-0 on Military Night at the ballpark. MARK WANZEL/PHOTO

Custodio strikes out 11

Claudio Custodio struck out 11 batters over six innings to lead the Barrie Baycats to an abbreviated 9-0 win over the Hamilton Cardinals on Thursday.

OPP Cruiser

Robbery arrests

ORO-MEDONTE TWP. - Four people have been arrested and charged in connection with a robbery at a Ridge Road West store April 10.

Benny, right, and Jackson, both 2, try on firefighters' gear at the Cookstown Community Picnic, July 15, 2017. Miriam King/Bradford Times/Postmedia Network

Cookstown's community picnic

Cookstown residents came out for the annual Community Picnic at the local branch of the Innisfil ideaLAB & Library on Saturday – an afternoon of games

Wanted man arrested

A man wanted in connection with a July 14 robbery of Mac's Convenience on Dunlop Street East was arrested Thursday by Barrie police.

Barrie Mayor Jeff Lehman

Lehman mum on future

Jeff Lehman continues to keep close cards on his political future, even with Justin Trudeau in Barrie.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Barrie Mayor Jeff Lehman make a little small talk Thursday morning at Barrie City Hall. MARK WANZEL photo

Housing help?

Housing was a hot topic with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mayor Jeff Lehman during their private talk Thursday morning in Barrie.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was in Barrie Thursday for a talk with Mayor Jeff Lehman and a visit to East Bayfield Community Centre. MARK WANZEL photo

Rock star among us

Justin Trudeau was more rock star than Canadian prime minister when he visited Barrie Thursday morning.