Ricardo Veneza

Born and raised in Leamington, Ricardo landed his first news job at AM800 in Windsor after attending the broadcast-journalism program at Fanshawe College in London. He spent time in newsrooms in Alberta and British Columbia before returning to Windsor-Essex and joining the BlackburnNews.com team. Email Ricardo Veneza More Articles

The Essex 73's hosted the Dorchester Dolphins in Game 1 of their Schmalz Cup series on March 18, 2014. (Ricardo Veneza)

73’s Open With Big Win

An embarrassing 7-0 loss for the Dorchester Dolphins in Essex at the hands of the 73’s in their Schmalz Cup series opener.

Leamington OPP station. (Photo by Ricardo Veneza)

Leamington OPP Hours Could Change

Leamington’s OPP station may not be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week anymore despite having close to two years remaining on their contract with the provincial police.

The Windsor Express line up during the Canadian national anthem, March 4, 2014.

Express Open With A Loss

The Windsor Express are in a hole early in their NBL Canada division final playoff series against the London Lightning.

Partiers celebrate St. Patrick's Day. (BlackburnNews.com file photo)

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day festivities will give people another reason to get together today, however some partiers got a head start.

The LaSalle Vipers and the Chatham Maroons play in Game 3 of their GOJHL playoff series at the Vollmer Complex in LaSalle on March 16, 2014. (Ricardo Veneza)

Maroons Win In LaSalle

The Chatham Maroons are heading back home with a commanding three games to none lead over the LaSalle Vipers in their GOJHL semi-final playoff series.