Victims – Luring and Making Child Pornography

Kingston Police are searching for more victims of a man charged with child pornography offences after serving a sentence for abducting and sexually assaulting a 4 year old girl in Toronto.

He was known as Ryan Belbin when he was convicted of that crime in 2015.

He was released from prison in 2017 and is now known as Troy Samuels.

Kingston Police arrested the 38 year old man at his home in Kingston last Thursday.

He has been charged him with luring a child, making child pornography, possessing child pornography and breach of his recognizance.


Rally – Kingston

Several hundred people from Kingston joined thousands of others at Queen’s Park in Toronto on Saturday for a rally over cuts to education by the Ford government.

Five busloads of people from Kingston joined the estimated 20,000 people at the rally.

The event followed student walkouts across Ontario on Thursday.

Education Minister Lisa Thompson characterized the student walkouts as “political stunts” encouraged by unions.

Thompson says the government won’t be distracted by what she calls “union tactics” such as protests and rallies.


Anti-Semitic Graffiti

Kingston Police are investigating after anti-Semitic graffiti was spray painted at five locations at Queen’s University and two locations at St. Lawrence College.

The slogans were discovered on Friday.  Queen’s Principal Daniel Woolf says it is the work of a despicable coward.

Campus security is reviewing security video and police have collected information at Queen’s and St. Lawrence.

Anyone with information about who is responsible for the vandalism is being asked to contact Kingston Police.


Kids Inclusive

The KidsInclusive run and walk at Hotel Dieu Hospital has raised over $50.000.

The 23rd annual run attracted over 600 people yesterday…a record.

Organizers had hoped to raise $40,000.

KidsInclusive is a rehabilitation and support service for children and youth with physical and developmental challenges in Kingston and the surrounding area.


Turtles Kingston – Lee Valley Nest Protectors

Turtles Kingston and the Lee Valley Store in Kingston are launching a turtle nest protection program.  Lee Valley has agreed to build Nest Protectors and sell them to the public for 15 dollars.

The company has also planned three turtle next protector seminars for May and June to educate people on how to build their own Turtle Nest Protectors.

You can contact Mabyn Armstrong for more information at


3 x 100 – Birthday Party

A special birthday party has been held at Worthington Park in Kingston.

The party was held last week to celebrate the 100th birthday of Vi Storck – but it was also held in honour of 101 year old Helen Watt and 102 year old Bertha Baker.

All three live in Worthington Park which was acquired last year by Parkbridge Lifestyle Communities.