1. OSHAWA — Parker Best,3, played in the water at the new splash pad located at the Legends Centre, Thursday afternoon. July 3, 2014. Sabrina Byrnes/Metroland

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  2. WHITBY — Alex Kennedy from the Vimy Loyal Orange Lodge, along with the Colour Guard of the Whitby Royal Canadian Legion, paraded down Brock Street in tribute to the 100th anniversary of World War 1. There was a ceremony of remembrance at the cenotaph along with a wreath laying.  June 30, 2014. Ryan Pfeiffer/Metroland

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  3. WHITBY — Catherine Partlow, a Whitby resident, will be competing in track and field at the Special Olympics Canada Summer Games July 8-12 at the University of British Columbia. Catherine will be competing with Team Ontario in the 100m, 200m, 400m, and 4x100m relay. June 27, 2014. Ryan Pfeiffer/Metroland

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  4. OSHAWA — Jackie Finn is the 2013 Oshawa Community Legend. She was recently recognized at Oshawa Council. June 26, 2014. Jason Liebregts/Metroland

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  5. WHITBY — Brooklin Redmen’s Sheldon Burns checked Oakville Rock’s Jeremy Noble during their Major Series Lacrosse game at Iroquois Park. The Redmen beat the Rock 9-5. June 25, 2014. Ryan Pfeiffer/Metroland

  6. BOWMANVILLE — Maria Mason is a two-time Canadian women’s dart champion after the nationals in Halifax earlier this month. Maria won the singles and the doubles event with partner Kim Smith of Oshawa. She also won the Canadian open women’s title and will travel to England in October for worlds. June 25, 2014. Ryan Pfeiffer/Metroland

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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

  15. 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

    Read about the event here.