Napanee Beaver’s top photos of 2019

Nelson Powers hoists the Schmalz Cup in front of his Napanee Raider teammates and SPC crowd following April's Game 5 win. Photo by Adam Prudhomme.

Members of Canada’s Armed Forces march away from the Lennox and Addington cenotaph following Monday’s Remembrance Day ceremony. Photo by Adam Prudhomme.


An eagle was seen soaring above Greater Napanee near County Road 1 West in May, chased away by a much smaller bird Photo by Adam Prudhomme.


Newly elected Hastings Lennox and Addington MP Derek Sloan (right) is congratulated by fellow Conservative and Hastings Lennox and Addington MPP Daryl Kramp following the results of October’s federal election. Photo by Adam Prudhomme.

As always, the Napanee Fair wrapped up a successful season with the demolition derby. Though the car pictured above rolled over, the driver walked away with no injury. Photo by Adam Prudhomme.


Lennox and Addington County OPP detachment commander Insp. Scott Semple shows some of the drugs found during a search warrant executed in Napanee in April. Photo by Adam Prudhomme.

A group of walkers head down Dundas Street on a February evening during the Coldest Night of the Year, promoting homelessness awareness and supporting the work of the Morningstar Mission. With 125 walkers, the revived event raised $34,882 for the mission’s operations. Photo by Adam Bramburger.


Canadian Music Hall of Fame inductee and Barenaked Ladies founder turned solo artist Steven Page performed at Tamworth’s Abbott Hall in May to close out the 2018-19 TECDC Concert Series. Page performed as a trio with Craig Northey and Kevin Fox. Season tickets for next year’s series, which will include the likes of Lisa Brokop, Samantha Martin and Myles Goodwyn of April Wine will be on sale soon. Photo by Adam Prudhomme.

Lennox and Addington County General Hospital chief of staff Kim Morrison, Greater Napanee mayor Marg Isbester, Lennox and Addington County warden Eric Smith and Lennox and Addington County General Hospital board chair Allan MacGregor cut the ribbon to officially open the LENADCO Access Clinic in October. Photo by Adam Prudhomme.


Kim McManus walks with Buck, this year’s spokesdog for the Lennox and Addington OSPCA Friends For Life fundraising walk, which took place in September. Buck was rescued from a home with an aggressive dog and was in need of a leg amputation. At the walk Buck led the pack, helping to raise $6,000 for the local animal shelter. Photo by Adam Prudhomme.


Sea McCann plays his signature bodhran during a show in Tamworth in January. Photo by Adam Prudhomme.


Camden Arthur’s friends and teammates donned their Napanee Stars jerseys as special tribute during a celebration of life held in June at the SPC. Photo by Adam Prudhomme.


A powerboat racer takes the corner during July’s Ron Collin’s Memorial Powerboat Races, held on Erinsville’s Beaver Lake. High winds made the course a little more challenging this year, at times causing white caps on the usually calm waters. The always popular event drew racers from across Canada and the U.S. Photo by Adam Prudhomme.


Olive McClure gathers McIntosh apples at Spring Meadow Farms in September. Photo by Adam Prudhomme.


Elayna Jackson of the Napanee Novice Express slides in safely with a stolen base during a game in July. Photo by Adam Prudhomme.

Members of Greater Napanee Emergency Services spray down flames spouting from the structure’s roof in April. Photo by Adam Prudhomme.

Frigid temperatures weren’t enough to spoil all the fun at January’s Winter Chill Festival, as brave ball hockey players still turned out to the event, which was hosted by the Town of Greater Napanee in Conservation Park. Photo by Adam Prudhomme.

An Irish dancer shows off her footwork as part of the town of Greater Napanee’s Riverfront Festival and Multicultural Festival, held in June. Photo by Desiree Decoste.


Lester Brown and Trina Kelly did their own special rendition of 12 Days of Christmas-showing off ‘two French hens’ in one of the many hilarious skits performed during Saturday’s 40th annual Newburgh Community Christmas Concert in December. Photo by Adam Prudhomme.


Cooper Wayte enjoys the feeling of snow flying in his face while tobogganing down the Napanee Golf and Country Club hill on a January afternoon. Wayte, his brother Liam, and dad Blaine were among a sizeable crowd that gathered to take advantage of the new-fallen snow. Photo by Adam Bramburger.


Carter Free with the 1,500 metre silver medal he won as a member of Team Canada at the U20 Pan Am Games, held in Costa Rica in July. Photo by Adam Prudhomme.


Runners depart from the starting line of the Napanee Heritage Race, held in June. Photo by Adam Prudhomme.


People’s Party of Canada leader Maxime Bernier speaks at Napanee’s Lions Hall during a rally held in September. Photo by Adam Prudhomme.

Former Gibbard’s owner Bruce McPherson Jr. speaks as construction of the new Gibbard District goes on in the background in November. Photo by Adam Prudhomme.


A young cyclists pedals through the Bath Canada Day parade. Photo by Adam Prudhomme.


Hastings Lennox and Addington MP Mike Bossio (left) listens as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivers a speech in October in Plainfield. Photo by Adam Prudhomme.


The switch was flipped and the Big Bright Lights were officially turned on for the 2019 holiday season in November. The buildings along Dundas Street will now be illuminated each night throughout the holiday season. Photo by Adam Prudhomme.


Lennox and Addington County General Hospital unveiled its new CT Scan machine in June with a ribbon cutting ceremony. From left is Karen Pearson, LACGH’s director of imaging services, Dr. Kim Morrison, Wenda Lalande, technical specialist, Erin Brown, diagnostic imaging manager, Broncos Lay, senior CT tech, Dr. Annette Polanski, medical director of the LACGH diagnostic imaging department and Neely Bray, CT tech. Photo by Adam Prudhomme.


NDSS’ Kylie Mosgrove leaps in an effort to avoid a tackle from a KCVI defender during Tuesday’s KASSAA semifinal in May. Photo by Adam Prudhomme.


Grimsby’s Jaleel Adams goes head over heels as Napanee’s Austin Labelle battles for puck control at the side of the net in Game 1 of the Schmalz Cup Finals at the SPC held in April. Photo by Adam Prudhomme.


Ontario Secondary Teachers’ Federation Limestone District 27 members, as well as students and parents gathered outside of Hastings-Lennox and Addington MPP Daryl Kramp’s Napanee office in March to show their displeasure with the Ontario Conservative government’s proposed education plan. Photo by Adam Prudhomme.

Veterinary assistant graduate and team leader for raccoon care Melissa Hickey bottle feeds a baby raccoon as part of Sunday’s Sandy Pines Wildlife Centre’s annual baby shower in May. The event was once again well attended. Photo by Adam Prudhomme.

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