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Fri., August 18, 2017

On top of the world!

Barrhaven singer Ayda Khan won two gold medals and one silver medal at the 2017 World Championship of Performing Arts in Long Beach, California. The 20-year-old artist won a $10,000 scholarship to the New York Film Academy and will be attending school there next year. Khan burst onto the international scene as an 11-year-old, when she was featured as one of Oprah Winfrey’s “Most Talented Kids in the World.” For the full story, see page 3.
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A young girl was among the many who took advantage of the splash pad at Ken Ross Park in Barrhaven Sunday (Aug. 13) . The hot weather and sunshine made the pad a popular place in the community over the past week.
Mike Carroccetto photo
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Local CPR and First Aid instructor wants Barrhaven to Get Trained
Eric Roy is the President and Lead Instructor for Get
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Local coach Daphne Marghetis beat cancer each and every day
Barrhaven basketball coach Daphne Marghetis, front, hams it up for a photo with her Pierre-Savard team after they won the city high school girls basketball championship in December. Marghetis, who was also a long time coach with the Nepean Blue Devils program, lost her life to cancer earlier this month.
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In the News

Findlay wants to put Nepean Raiders ‘back on the map’ this season

Nepean Raiders’ head coach Darcy Finday says the Raiders are going into year two of a three-year plan to compete for a Bogart Cup. Nepean last won the CCHL championship in 2012, and went to the finals in 2013.
Mike Carroccetto photo
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Nepean Eagles fly high at annual Tyke Football Jamboree in Kanata
Kash Hicky makes a tackle against a Cornwall ball carrier.
Mike Carroccetto photo
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