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#YakStrong fundraiser brings in over $150,000

(PHOTO: Mark and April Yakabuski and with their three boys.)

The June 25 fundraising event for Stittsville’s Yakabuski family raised over $150,000, organizer Jennifer McGahan announced this weekend.

Mark Yakabuski, 42, suffered a freak accident while golfing, resulting in a serious spinal injury. The father of three is an active member of the Stittsville community and for the past ten years has tirelessly offered his time and energy to the Stittsville Minor Hockey Association.

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New barbershop blends old style with new features

(ABOVE: Photo by Devyn Barrie.)

After a collective 22 years at Heads Up Barbershop on Stittsville Main Street, two local barbers are going it alone with their own enterprise, the days-old Stittsville Barbershop.

Rick Lamondon and Steve Baroud, with a combined 50 years of barbering experience, have had a steady stream of customers since opening their doors at 1540 Main Street a few days ago. Continue reading


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Fundraiser on June 25 to help Yakabuski family #YakStrong

(PHOTO: Mark and April Yakabuski and with their three boys.)

Sometimes life can change in the blink of an eye. Such was the case for the Yakabuski family last month.

As many of you in the community may have heard Mark Yakabuski, 42, suffered a freak accident while golfing that resulted in a serious spinal injury. Continue reading


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