Author: Rob Hornberger

  • Coffee roasting an art, science at Kingsville’s Red Lantern cafe

    Coffee roasting an art, science at Kingsville’s Red Lantern cafe

    KINGSVILLE — Craig Marentette feels the best use of his chemical engineering degree is not testing for toxins in water and soil samples, but roasting coffee beans that produce the perfect espresso, latte or cappuccino. Marentette left his job as an environmental consultant with Pinchin Ltd. in 2017 after a heart-to-heart talk with his mother,…

  • Harrow minister’s novel probes anger, revenge — and murder

    Harrow minister’s novel probes anger, revenge — and murder

    HARROW — United Church minister Darrow Woods has a mind for murder … when he writes about his fictional protagonist Rev. Thomas Book, who sets about solving the mystery of two deaths connected to the sexual abuse of young women. Of the seven deadly sins, four — lust, wrath, greed and envy — are the…

  • Kingsville Terry Fox run raises nearly $10,000, organizer says

    Kingsville Terry Fox run raises nearly $10,000, organizer says

    Kingsville’s Terry Fox run raised nearly $10,000 Sunday for cancer research, according to organizer Marilyn Farnworth. Terry Fox runs across Canada marked their 40th anniversary this year by going virtual — the first time in the charity’s history it was not an in-person event. Farnworth said that in Kingsville, donors and participants raised $9,660. “This…

  • Tesla owners preach the gospel according to Musk

    Tesla owners preach the gospel according to Musk

    When Rick and Cathy Stephenson of Kingsville bought their Model 3 Tesla two years ago they read the online owner’s manual from start to finish. There was one issue the manual, however, did not address: How to deal with aggressive drivers who want to test how fast their high-torque Tesla can go. “I’m going to…

  • Open Streets remains an open question

    Open Streets remains an open question

    Once the pandemic is over, will Kingsville council and the local BIA have an open mind about making Open Streets Kingsville a permanent summer event? It’s clear, judging from the the large crowds, that residents and staycationers from nearby towns and cities are enjoying the street dining experience. “I do hope it evolves and it…

  • Coffee roasting an art, science at Kingsville’s Red Lantern cafe

    Coffee roasting an art, science at Kingsville’s Red Lantern cafe

    KINGSVILLE — Craig Marentette feels the best use of his chemical engineering degree is not testing for toxins in water and soil samples, but roasting coffee beans that produce the perfect espresso, latte or cappuccino. Marentette left his job as an environmental consultant with Pinchin Ltd. in 2017 after a heart-to-heart talk with his mother,…

  • Harrow minister’s novel probes anger, revenge — and murder

    Harrow minister’s novel probes anger, revenge — and murder

    HARROW — United Church minister Darrow Woods has a mind for murder … when he writes about his fictional protagonist Rev. Thomas Book, who sets about solving the mystery of two deaths connected to the sexual abuse of young women. Of the seven deadly sins, four — lust, wrath, greed and envy — are the…

  • Kingsville Terry Fox run raises nearly $10,000, organizer says

    Kingsville Terry Fox run raises nearly $10,000, organizer says

    Kingsville’s Terry Fox run raised nearly $10,000 Sunday for cancer research, according to organizer Marilyn Farnworth. Terry Fox runs across Canada marked their 40th anniversary this year by going virtual — the first time in the charity’s history it was not an in-person event. Farnworth said that in Kingsville, donors and participants raised $9,660. “This…

  • Tesla owners preach the gospel according to Musk

    Tesla owners preach the gospel according to Musk

    When Rick and Cathy Stephenson of Kingsville bought their Model 3 Tesla two years ago they read the online owner’s manual from start to finish. There was one issue the manual, however, did not address: How to deal with aggressive drivers who want to test how fast their high-torque Tesla can go. “I’m going to…

  • Open Streets remains an open question

    Open Streets remains an open question

    Once the pandemic is over, will Kingsville council and the local BIA have an open mind about making Open Streets Kingsville a permanent summer event? It’s clear, judging from the the large crowds, that residents and staycationers from nearby towns and cities are enjoying the street dining experience. “I do hope it evolves and it…