Fred D. (Josh) Craig

From 1906 until 1930, Fred Craig was an influential local sportswriter and editor with the Peterborough Examiner writing under the pen-name ‘FDC’. More than a reporter and scorer, he was considered as part of the team. In his younger years Craig was a semi-pro baseball player, a football player and a coach of minor softball,…

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Leo (Pete) McGillen

Pete McGillen

Pete McGillen was born in nearby Percy Township and moved to Peterborough at age seven. He began writing for the Peterborough Examiner in 1937 and over the next two decades gained recognition as Canada’s leading fishing and conservation authority. His considerable local achievements included writing sports, an outdoors column, supervising the Examiner’s annual vacation edition,…

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