1. ORONO — Gunnyr Puk, 6, looked happy with the Canadian flag painted on his face by Maddy Darrach from Clarington Camps during a Canada Day celebration at the Orono branch of the Clarington Public Library. The event featured a barbecue, free cake and coffee, guessing games, hula hoop contest, a raising of the flag, singing of the national anthem followed by music in the parkette. June 25, 2014. Ryan Pfeiffer/Metroland

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  2. UXBRIDGE — Thomas Rampley, left, and Sawyer Massey, full-day kindergarten students at Uxbridge Public School, along with their classmates visited The Perfect Scoop on Wednesday, June 25 to learn all about how gelato is made. And that includes the last step in the process - eating the yummy frozen treat. June 25, 2014. Celia Klemenz/Metroland

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  3. OSHAWA — Princess Elettra Marconi Giovanelli of Italy, daughter of radio pioneer Guglielmo Marconi, made a stop at UOIT Tuesday afternoon,  during her North American tour to celebrate her father’s entrepreneurial legacy and promote science and technology to young people. June 24, 2014. Sabrina Byrnes/Metroland

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  4. WHITBY — Emergency crews were called to the westbound lanes of highway 401 shortly before 11 a.m. June 24. It was reported that one male died of his injuries on the scene. June 24, 2014. Jason Liebregts/Metroland

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  5. OSHAWA — Inas Yusuf recited an oath during a Canadian citizenship ceremony held at the Oshawa Public Library, Tuesday afternoon. June 24, 2014. Sabrina Byrnes/Metroland

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  6. OSHAWA — Oshawa Legionaires catcher Mitch Cook couldn’t get a handle on the ball to tag out Scarborough Stingers first baseman Troy MacCallum during their Leaside Junior Baseball League game at Kinsmen Stadium. The Stingers beat the Legionaires 7-5. Legionaires pitcher Ryan Norris delivers a pitch. June 23, 2014. Ryan Pfeiffer/Metroland

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  7. AJAX — Lorelei Beynon, a Grade 6 student at Southwood Park Public School, has made it to the Canada-wide Young Citizens contest for her project on her great grandfather, Karl Maxwell Jefferson. The public can vote for her project online. June 23, 2014. Ryan Pfeiffer/Metroland

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  8. SCUGOG — Durham East Cross Forest Conservation Area is Kawartha Conservation’s newest natural area and the first within the Township of Scugog. June 22, 2014. Celia Klemenz/Metroland

  9. PORT PERRY — The tenth annual Dragon Flies Dragon Boat Festival was held on Saturday, June 21 at Palmer Park on Lake Scugog. Kim Whitnell, drummer of the Paddlers with Purpose, kept time for the team as the team headed out to the starting line. The wildly popular event was held to support breast cancer awareness and programs, and diagnosis and treatment at Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay, Lakeridge Health Port Perry, Uxbridge Cottage Hospital and the R.S. McLaughlin Durham Regional Cancer Centre in Oshawa. June 21, 2014. Celia Klemenz/Metroland

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  10. AJAX — Jonathan Tull, left, and his brother Brandon Tull, Ajax residents, will be playing basketball together at the University of Regina next season. June 18, 2014. Ryan Pfeiffer/Metroland

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  11. AJAX — Reverend Bishop Vincent Nguyen performed a school blessing ceremony at Archbishop Anthony Meagher Catholic Continuing Education Centre, Wednesday evening. June 18, 2014. Sabrina Byrnes/Metroland

  12. CLARINGTON — Mark Duke peered through the glass after he got dunked in the Dunk Tank during the Newcastle Public School Fun Fair, held at the school Friday evening. All money raised goes towards funding field trips, music, drama & arts presentations, and playground equipment. The event also featured games, silent auctions, a bouncy castle and petting zoo. June 20, 2014. Sabrina Byrnes/Metroland

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  13. OSHAWA — In this week’s Your Life video series, videographer Leeanna McLean and professional painter Jerry Osborne walk you through a home paint project. June 19, 2014. Ryan Pfeiffer/Metroland

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  14. OSHAWA — Volunteer Tammy Forbes participated in the Habitat Durham’s 1st Women Build, Thursday afternoon. From June 19-21, 150 women will help build six townhomes at 372 Centre Street, providing six families with affordable homes. June 19, 2014. Sabrina Byrnes/Metroland

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  15. WHITBY — Brooklin Redmen’s Joel Matthews, looked for an opening during major series lacrosse action against the Peterborough Lakers, Wednesday night at Iroquois Park. June 18, 2014. Sabrina Byrnes/Metroland

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