Head, Clara and Maria Local History
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Honour Roll: Members of St. Zephirin's Parish, Stonecliffe Ont., Who Enlisted with Canada's Fighting Forces 
TextMysteries:    Document lising the members of St. Zephirin's Parish, Stonecliffe Ontario, who enlisted during World War I and World War II. The Head, Clara and Maria Veterans Project is seeking photographs of the following veterans: Edward Chamberlain a world war II veteran.
Meeting to Establish a Separate School in Stonecliffe (c.1953) 
Text  January 30 1953  Document requesting a meeting of the Roman Catholic freeholders and householders of Head Township, and notes of said meeting January 30, 1953 held at Our Lady of the Snows Parish at 8 p.m. The letter requesting the meeting was discovered tucked inside the St. Lawrence Church, Deux Rieviere Account...
Facelift For Township Community Centre 
Text  1970, 1, 7  Article outlining plans to renovate the Stonecliffe community hall, an old schoolhouse used for community functions. Local politics are also discussed, as is the plan to build a Wildlife Interpretive Centre in Renfrew County.
Race for Reeve in Stonecliffe 
Text  1970  Community members applying for the position of Reeve in the 1970 Municipal election are featured.
Says Farewell 
Text  December 1969  Article describes Reeve Yates final council meeting. He was defeated by Councillor Loretta Boissonneault in the Municipal elections.
Clerk-Treasurer Honored 
TextImage  Boudreau, Clerk-Treasurer Honored, North Renfrew Times, December 12, 1969  Mrs. Elmer Donnelly of Mackey, the retiring clerk-treasurer of the Township of Head, Clara and Maria is honoured.
Area Township Will Renovate Stonecliffe Community Centre 
Text  North Renfrew Times, July 1970  Plans to renovate the community center are discussed, as well as the community groups who use the center. A report on the wildlife interpretation center and a report from the road superintendent are reviewed by council. Plans for council to take steps towards the removal of old and abandoned...
Chartrand Family Christmas (early 1960s) 
Image  Christmas early 1960s  Group picture taken in the Chrtrand Homestead at Christmas in the early 1960s T.J. Chamberlain, Eddie (Deward) Chamberlain, Murry Phinney, Malcom Chartrand, Tom Chartrand
Account Book for The Mission of Stonecliffe (1926-1941) 
Text  1926 to 1941  Text Document Documenting The Activities of the Catholic Church in Head Clara and Maria Township between the dates of 1926 and 1941 The Bishop made entries in the ledger during his visits to the Township of Head, Clara and Maria. See pages 5, 10, 16, 22 and 26 for his entries.
Confirmation at Our Lady of the Snows Parish, Stonecliffe, ON c.1958 
Image  June 1958  Five people pose on the side of a building. Loretta Boissonneault, André Boissonneault, Doris Bangs, Ivan Boissonneault, Andy Boissonneault.
Stonecliffe Country Store 
ImageMysteries:  February 14 1951  Gasoline pumps are in the foreground of the photograph taken in the winter. The Demarco Family store, covered in signs is in the background. Signs: Coca Cola Pepsi Winchester Cigarettes Dunlop Black Cat Cigarettes
Big Winners During Stonecliffe Carnival 
Text  North Renfrew Times, 24 Feb 1993  Big winners during Stonecliffe Carnival On a crisp, cold but beautiful day, some 281 contestants took part in the 50-mile poker run at the Stonecliffe Winter Carnival. Drawing the lucky cards were: 1st - Brian Behm of Hardwood Lake, who also claimed the special $100 prize for a hand ...
Flippin' and Slippin' Over Winter Fun 
TextImage  North Renfrew Times, 1995  FLIPPIN' AND SLIPPIN' OVER WINTER FUN! It was a busy weekend for all those winter enthusiasts out there, with both the Stonecliffe Winter Carnival and the Deep River Silver Spoon taking place this past weekend. Both events were enjoyed by participants of all ages as is demonstrated by ...
Fun For All at Stonecliffe Carnival 
TextImage  North Renfrew Times  CARNIVAL POKER RUN Two of the close to 250 snowmobilers who enjoyed the popular poker run held as part of the Stonecliffe Winter Carnival held the first weekend in February. Fun for all at Stonecliffe carnival Stonecliffe's winter carnival held on Feb. 2 brought many ...
Summertime Fun 
TextImage  July 27, 1994, p. 10  Summer Time Fun Residents from Head, Clara and Maria and elsewhere turned out last Saturday for some summer fun at the townships's annual Summer Festival. There were games for young and old alike and judging from all the smiles, everyone had a qood time. Photographs (top ...
Seniors Enjoy Annual Picnic 
Text  Mary Ellen Boudreau, Seniors Enjoy Annual Picnic, North Renfrew Times  Head Clara and Maria Seniors enjoy annual picnic by Mary Ellen Boudreau Councillor Margaret Watts reported on the Annual Seniors Picnic Party at this week's regular session of Head, Clara and Maria Council. Held on Wednesday, June 20, in the Stonecliffe Town Hall, some 35 ...
Stonecliffe Winter Carnival 
TextImage  Heather Brady, Stonecliffe Winter Carnival, North Renfrew Times, February 8 1995, p. 13  Log sawing (photo left) was a popular winter carnival activity. Working up a sweat are (L to R) Cindy Ducharme and Gail Leclerc. Broomball (bottom left) also drew a crowd despite its sometimes dangerous side. Keith Daigle is shown covering his head. The King and Queen contest was a crowning ...
Many Had Fun at Stonecliffe Carnival 
Text  North Renfrew Times, February 19, 1992  Many had fun at Stonecliffe Carnival Log sawing contests were won by the team of Sarah Bowes and Mary Lamure for the ladies and Gary Borutski and Lance Buckwalt for the gents. Sarah Bowes and Terry Lamure teamed up to win the mixed log-sawing. In the nail driving event, first place ...
Stonecliffe Summer Festival
TextImage  North Renfrew Times, July 29,1992  STONECLIFFE SUMMER FESTIVAL A big crowd took advantage of a beautiful summer day to enjoy the Stonecliffe summer festival. There was something for everyone. Molly King (above) tried her hand at some bingo, while (below) Mathew Sullivan is shown sliding into home base during the annual ...
Clerk Reports Great Interest in Land Sale
Text  Mary Ellen Boudreau, Clerk Reports Great Interest in Land Sale , North Renfrew Times, October 17, 1990  Clerk reports great interest in land sale by Mary Ellen Boudreau When Council of Head, Clara and Maria met in regular session last week, the Clerk-Treasurer reported that most of her time is taken up these days answering telephone enquiries on the upcoming land sale in the ...
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