In 1970 the band was revived with the appointment of Mr. The kilted form of dress was abandoned with the uniform eventually evolving into that seen today.In 1975, the band accepted the invitation to represent the in the U. Paul Storms, The Concert Band of Cobourg is one of the most sought after bands for parades and military tattoos throughout Ontario and beyond. — A place intended for healing became a scene of violence and trauma when two rounds of gunfire erupted in a southern Ontario hospital, killing an elderly married couple and leaving other patients fearing for their lives.Ontario's Special Investigations Unit said details of the shooting at the Northumberland Hills Hospital in Cobourg, Ont., are still emerging as two separate investigations comb the scene for answers.Early details from police and witnesses paint a chaotic picture that has left a community reeling.SIU spokesman Jason Gennaro said a 70-year-old man and 76-year-old woman, who were married to each other and lived within an hour of Cobourg, were both admitted to the hospital's emergency room late Friday night with unknown ailments.She heard a loud bang and initially believed a nurse had knocked over a table, but soon heard people screaming for help and calling 911. And because it sounds like automatic weapons, you don't assume that a police officer has something like that.Moments later, as she observed police storming in, a volley of gunfire that she mistakenly believed came from automatic weapons sent her companions and other patients scurrying for cover. You just assume that there's someone in the hospital just shooting the place up.
The Town of Cobourg has had a long tradition of military bands dating back to the 19th century.
Around p.m., Gennaro said police were called to the scene after receiving reports that shots had been fired in the triage room where both the man and the woman were lying side by side on gurneys.
Grace Andrews, 27, was sitting in an adjoining room receiving treatment for a herniated disc when the violence began.
However, in 1905 the name The Cobourg Citizens Band was re-instituted.
In 1920, as a result of a leadership disagreement, an offshoot band was formed, The Cobourg Concert Band.
A year later the disagreement was resolved and the two bands reunited under the name The Concert Band of Cobourg (Kilties), adopting the highland dress for its uniform.