By Jason Schlegel
“Should I shovel my roof?” This cool subject is a hot topic this time of year especially given the amount of snow that has fallen. Here are some helpful advice and tips that hopefully help you answer that question. Continue reading
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This month, The Villager includes a look at what the mayor and CAO of Severn Township are working on and a review of the 2015 Severn Township budget. The business feature, this month introduces Dr. Debra Shoniker of, Washago Family Dentistry and the monthly non-profit profile is on the Orillia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, serving Orillia, Severn and Gravenhurst. Ron Reid also writes about the return of the bald eagle to our area.
The Schembri family (seen here, left to right, Mary, Guy, MariaTeresa and Peter) have been serving up delicious pizza at Bedrock Cafe for more than 25 years.
By Kim Goggins
Mary and Guy Schembri laugh when they recount the stories of running a busy restaurant with two small children in tow.
As each were babies, they were placed in playpens, just outside the kitchen where the young couple could work but still keep an eye on them. As their oldest MariaTeresa grew out of the play pen stage, a child’s table and chairs and play kitchen were set up in the office and by the age of three, she was asking her dad for balls of dough that she would carefully roll out as she saw her parents do so many times. Continue reading
The Orillia and District Arts Council (ODAC) has announced the nominees for the 2014-2015 ODAC Arts Awards. The four prestigious awards honour individuals and groups in the Orillia area that have made outstanding contributions to local culture and the arts. Continue reading
The popular Italian eatery CiaoChowCiao closed its doors at its Washago location on Wednesday. They are still serving delicious Roman-style pizza, Italian sandwiches and salads, bakery items and take-away meals at their larger location on Highway 12 West, near Bass Lake.