Condolences in St. Ambroise

Condolences go out o the family of Shawn Klyne, who passed away on Oct. 8. A funeral service will be held in St. Ambroise on Oct. 17.

Rabbi L. Shalom Plotkin at the Beth Israel Synagogue on Tuesday with one of the synagogue's Torahs. (Ian MacAlpine The Whig-Standard)

The unknown holiday

One thing I have never understood about my fellow Jews is why Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are the most popular days to attend synagogue. These are da

Ted Meseyton/Submitted photo Meet an Austin area gardener with a pair of green thumbs extraordinaire. Johnny Cash recorded “Five Feet High and Rising” but Theresa Tanguay boasts a beauty of a specimen in this giant Ganti heritage tomato without spots and no blemishes. It tipped the scales at a handsome two pounds, two ounces and ultimately ended up as part of a Thanksgiving meal. As if that weren’t enough, Theresa harvested an even larger Ganti from the tomato patch that yielded her four cups of tomato juice. Her husband Armand stated “one slice fills a sandwich.”

Green thumb extraordinaire

I don’t know whether Theresa impressed the neighbours, but she sure impressed me. Call it beginners luck or whatever, but Theresa Tanguay told the Sin

Police investigate the scene where two solders were run down southeast of Montreal on Monday Oct. 20, 2014. Maxime Deland/QMI Agency

'Radicalized' Quebecer shot dead

A Quebecer shot dead by police after running down two Canadian soldiers told a 911 operator he was acting in the name of Allah, a police source tells QMI Agency.

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