Patrick Joseph “Herman” Wrigley enjoyed a distinguished athletic career spanning nearly 50 years. A native of Chatham, he led the 1920 Chatham Hockey Team to its first provincial championship and Chestnut Cup as the team’s goaltender.  In 1922 he moved to the US, to play goal for the New Haven Bears.  In 1926, he joined…

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William Maxwell Aitken was a philanthropist who laid the foundation for the construction of a number of sports facilities in the province, thus creating a legacy in sport that has impacted many generations. Born in Maple, Ontario in 1879, he moved to Newcastle at the age of one.  It is well known that Max Aitken…

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