Early Baseball Teams

It’s always great to get old photos but even better when they have names to go with the faces! Thank you to Ruth McCallum for lending these to copy and add to the blog. Photo taken October 18th 1958. All photos - Back Row left to right: Ralph Prince, Jack Dolbear, Ray Douglas, Ron Munro, … Continue reading Early Baseball Teams


A Brief History of Brooke Fire Rescue’s Air Raid Siren

Siren located in top left of photo - Beside the entrance of once was Alvinston’s Fire Hall In 2019 Brooke Fire Rescue installed a fully restored air raid siren at the Alvinston Fire Station. A few years previous to this I remember Alvinston Firefighter, Charlie Cutler telling me about finding the siren mixed into debris … Continue reading A Brief History of Brooke Fire Rescue’s Air Raid Siren

Facelift for the Alvinston Cenotaph

Alvinston Cenotaph - unveiled June 29th 1921 Alvinston Centotaph - Rededication July 9th 2022 Alvinston Cenotaph Daily life in Alvinston can quite often keep it’s residents moving from place to place. Baseball games, figure skating, rodeos, work, school or spending some time at the library. In the background of our daily lives the Alvinston Cenotaph … Continue reading Facelift for the Alvinston Cenotaph