Chris Abbott, Tillsonburg News

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Mount Elgin captain Barry Irwin assists Eva Nigh with the fire hose Saturday at the 4th annual Mount Elgin Family Fun Day. (CHRIS ABBOTT/TILLSONBURG NEWS)

4th annual Mount Elgin Family Fun Day

Hundreds of people attended the 4th annual Mount Elgin Family Fun Day Saturday at the Mount Elgin Community Centre and Ball Park.

Diamond sponsor Scotiabank Tillsonburg presents a $5,000 cheque to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ingersoll, Tillsonburg and Area Saturday at the Curl for Kids Sake bonspiel at the Tillsonburg Curling Club. (CHRIS ABBOTT/TILLSONBURG NEWS)

Curl for Kids Sake raises $18,150

Curlers at the 15th annual Scotiabank Curl for Kids Sake in Tillsonburg on Saturday, Jan. 31 had a 'groovy time' raising funds for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ingersoll, Tillsonburg and Area.

Glendale teachers John Lam and Sarah Haas with the new band jackets. Glendale's 2014 Wassail featured their major ensembles – the Junior and Senior Bands, from Choir – small ensembles and solos playing festive, seasonal music. The second half of the season will see Glendale's bands competing at a regional Musicfest in London, Rotary Festival in Woodstock, Variety Is at JLC in London, as well as performing at their own spring concert. (CHRIS ABBOTT/TILLSONBURG NEWS)

Bringing back the Glendale bands

Glendale High School teachers John Lam and Sarah Haas have been spreading the word – they're putting the bands back together.

A lone male entered the Tillsonburg CIBC bank Friday shortly after 5:30 p.m. and approached the female teller. The male threatened the teller, indicating he had a weapon. He stole a quantity of cash and fled the area on foot. (CONTRIBUTED PHOTO)

Robbery at Tillsonburg CIBC

Oxford County Ontario Provincial Police officers responded to the report of a robbery Friday at the CIBC Bank located in Tillsonburg Town Centre on Broadway at approximately 5:35 p.m.

Ready to hear election results Monday night in the Marwood Lounge, Tillsonburg Community Centre. (CHRIS ABBOTT/TILLSONBURG NEWS)

Tillsonburg adds three new councillors

There will be three 'new' councillors, a 'new' deputy mayor and 'new' mayor when Tillsonburg Council reconvenes in December after Monday's Municipal Elections.

Stephen Molnar, Tillsonburg's new mayor, and Colleen Szuba celebrated with supporters at the Tillsonburg Legion Monday night after a tight three-way mayor's race. (CHRIS ABBOTT/TILLSONBURG NEWS)

Molnar wins mayor race

Unofficial results were announced Monday night in the Marwood Lounge of the Tillsonburg Community Centre by Donna Wilson, Tillsonburg's Returning Officer for the 2014 Municipal Election.

Lake Lisgar Revitalization Project recognizes donors

Lake Lisgar Revitalization Project Committee celebrated the completion of its multi-year project Friday afternoon with the unveiling of a donor plaque at Gibson House on Concession Street.

Glendale High School students walk to Lake Lisgar during Wednesday morning's annual Terry Fox Run. CHRIS ABBOTT/TILLSONBURG NEWS

Terry Fox fundraising makes a difference

Terry Fox team member and presenter Daisy-Mae Hamelinck does more than talk about Terry Fox and the Terry Fox Foundation's annual fundraising drive.

Host a Coffee Break event

The Alzheimer Society of Oxford is calling on local residents to take part in Oxford Country’s largest Coffee Break starting Sept. 18.

CHRIS ABBOTT/TILLSONBURG NEWS While seeking an apartment in Tillsonburg, Jackie Therrien ran into two potential fraud situations... and dodged both.

Risky apartment hunting

Jackie Therrien needed an apartment in Tillsonburg. It needed to be affordable and available by the end of the month.

Marty Graf, Chief Executive Officer of Community Living Tillsonburg

Affordable housing proposal gets $10,000 grant

Tillsonburg Properties for Community Living Tillsonburg announced last Wednesday it received a $10,000 grant to develop an affordable housing proposal for the community of Tillsonburg.