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Sisters become 'virtual grandchildren' and create YouTube videos for seniors

Sisters become 'virtual grandchildren' and create YouTube videos for seniors

Sisters were sad to think about seniors in nursing homes not getting visits, so they created virtual visits featuring songs, stories, jokes, and even the occasional puppet show
'Incredible' students up for Orillia Young Woman of the Year award

'Incredible' students up for Orillia Young Woman of the Year award

Emily Hawton, Alyssa Mandarino and Julianne Pires up for annual honour from OBWA; 'I can’t believe what they’ve accomplished at such a young age,' official says
Council OK's $60,000 for task force's first phase of economic recovery

Council OK's $60,000 for task force's first phase of economic recovery

Money will be used for 'Orillia Online' and 'Stay Safe, Shop Local' initiatives created by Economic Recovery Task Force
Council gives mayor new authority amid state of emergency

Council gives mayor new authority amid state of emergency

'It is my hope that the state of emergency declared in the city can be over in the very near future,' said Mayor Steve Clarke
As deaths rise, OPP urge drivers to 'drive like your life depends on it'

As deaths rise, OPP urge drivers to 'drive like your life depends on it'

There have been an increase in road fatalities as well as the leading behaviours linked to the deaths, OPP says
City launches new initiative to ease parking for curbside pickups

City launches new initiative to ease parking for curbside pickups

'This parking initiative will make it quick and easy for customers to support our small and independent businesses,' says mayor
COVID-19 claims lives of four Simcoe County residents

COVID-19 claims lives of four Simcoe County residents

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit reported 15 new cases of the coronavirus today - none in Orillia
VILLAGE VIDEO: Watch this snow coronavirus take shape in under two minutes (timelapse)

VILLAGE VIDEO: Watch this snow coronavirus take shape in under two minutes (timelapse)

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Council given update on rec centre; opening date still unclear

Council given update on rec centre; opening date still unclear

Facility was originally slated to open in the summer of 2018; Pandemic has 'had a negative impact on manpower,' offiicials say