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My son Chris and me: A mother’s tale of grief

My son Chris and me: A mother’s tale of grief

By: Elaine Dean For most of us, Christmas is a time when family and friends gather to celebrate the many joyous gifts that life offers. Sometimes, though, the gifts of… Read more »

Is your child’s backpack a pain in the neck?

Is your child’s backpack a pain in the neck?

DR. STEPHEN KONKLE “Strapping on the backpack” is a daily ritual for students. They struggle to fit in all the necessities of school – books, binders, and supplies – as… Read more »

Been there, done that…the original footbridge!

Been there, done that…the original footbridge!

By Lorne Abugov If you thought the new footbridge under construction between Clegg Street and Fifth Avenue is the first structural link connecting Old Ottawa East to the Glebe, you’d… Read more »

Motorists – Please stop!

Motorists – Please stop!

Local residents near the new Greenfield Avenue pedestrian crosswalk are asking motorists to please slow down. The new crosswalk that was created in the summer has proven difficult to keep… Read more »

Reflections of an Older OOE; Sydney Grierson, Part Two: A Time of Change 1945-1960

Reflections of an Older OOE; Sydney Grierson, Part Two: A Time of Change 1945-1960

My story in the October 2015 edition of the Mainstreeter concluded in 1945. The next period of time brought big changes to the world, the city, the Old Ottawa East… Read more »

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