1. PICKERING — Kick off for the Pickering Terry Fox Run, 18 year old Yusuf Hirji a Pickering resident and a student at Pineridge is also a cancer survivor. Yusuf appears on the “Thank You for My Life ” poster promoting the run, he is also the coordinator of the run at his school. August 29, 2014. Ron Pietroniro/Metroland

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  2. OSHAWA — Artist Jessica Field is among the roughly 200 Durham artists taking part in Oshawa Space Invaders from Sept 19 to 27 in Oshawa’s downtown core. August 29, 2014. Ron Pietroniro/Metroland

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  3. WHITBY — Whitby Mayor Pat Perkins announces her retirement from municipal politics at the end of her current term of mayor. Mayor Perkins will be seeking the nomination to run as the federal Conservative candidate to fill Jim Flaherty’s former seat. August 28, 2014. Ron Pietroniro/Metroland

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  4. AJAX — Ajax residents, including Mary Ann Saville, left, and Donna Parsons, took part in a video project explaining in 20 seconds why voting is important. The video was being done to promote voter turnout in the October municipal election. August 27, 2014. Ryan Pfeiffer/Metroland

     
  5. OSHAWA — Ross Reitsma from Slings of David defended against Geoff Elliott from the Landsharks during the championship game of the 5 p.m. competitive division of the Durham Ultimate Club’s 2014 summer season. The Landsharks won the game 14-9 to win both the regular season and the playoff tournament. August 26, 2014. Ryan Pfeiffer/Metroland

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  6. PICKERING — The Pickering Museum Village’s Backwoods Players present ‘A Spirit Walk’, an award-winning dramatic play of the events that led to the Rebellion of 1837 and how Pickering took part, Sept. 12, 13, 19, and 20. Pictured, from left, are Mark Kalzer from Whitby, Daniel Gelbard from Ajax, and Jenna McCrum from Whitby. Tickets are available online at the City of Pickering and by calling the museum at 905-683-8401. August 25, 2014. Ryan Pfeiffer/Metroland

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  7. DURHAM — Various ALS ice bucket challenge images from across the region. August 2014.

     
  8. PICKERING — This Week’s videographer Leeanna McLean, at Cross Fit Pickering for a What It’s Like series.  August 25, 2014

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  9. ORONO — Chris Owens lead a group of riders into Orono Park for a pit stop, during a multi-course bicycle ride to raise funds for United Way Durham Region. The organization invited people to join them for a day of relaxing riding with course distances running to 60 km, 100km and 160 km. August 24, 2014. Jason Liebregts/Metroland

     
  10. OSHAWA — Over 1200 classic automobiles were on display for car enthusiasts at the annual Autofest in Oshawa held at Lakeview Park. August 23, 2014. Jason Liebregts/Metroland

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  11. CLARINGTON — Cole Puddicombe,17, spent some time at the Courtice Skateboark Park. Councillor Wendy Partner wants the youth in Newcastle to have a skateboard park just like the one in Courtice. She’s currently working on fundraising and finding a location for one in the community. August 20, 2014. Sabrina Byrnes/Metroland

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  12. PICKERING — Patricia Wey, 6, worked on a pipe cleaner creation during the Hack This Book program at the Petticoat Creek branch of the Pickering Public Library. This has been a big year for the library’s TD Summer Reading Club - 1,359 kids participated. This year’s theme, Eureka! encourages participants to get messy, imagine, and create. August 20, 2014. Ryan Pfeiffer/Metroland

     
  13. UXBRIDGE — Jen Towpyha shrieked as she was doused with ice water by Amanda Parkes on Aug. 20. Members of the staff at Butternut Manor had been nominated to do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge which has gained popularity this summer all over north America while raising funds for ALS research. Stacey Sellery, administrator at Butternut Manor, nominated the staff after her family accepted the challenge the previous evening. The staff sent out their challenge to the Uxbridge Fire Department, doctors and nurses at Uxbridge Family Health, and pharmacist Randy Goodman to take up the challenge within the next 24 hours. August 20, 2014. Celia Klemenz/Metroland

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  14. CLARINGTON — Bonnie Cowle, member of the organizing committee and Bob Forget, listened as Playfoot Country performed for guests during Newcastle’s Concert in the Parkette, Tuesday evening.  August 19, 2014. Sabrina Byrnes/Metroland

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  15. WHITBY — Brad Butler and Veronica van der Vliet, performed during Open Mic night at Rawlicious in downtown Whitby Tuesday evening. August 19, 2014. Sabrina Byrnes/Metroland