Green Hill-Alma Kiosk officially unveiled
Stage coach replica of one that passed through Alma in 19th Century
Green Hill Lookoff Pioneer Virtual Museum now open for viewing
SERIES: The Holocaust - Mother’s Jewish faith comes to light after her death
23-year-old Pictou County man suffers serious injury in crash
Firefighters respond to structure fire near Little Harbour
SERIES: The Holocaust - Mother, son saved by friends and fighters
By April 1943, Michael Falk and his parents had been enclosed in the Warsaw Ghetto for close to three years. Michael was 12, had been denied formal schooling, was starving, but tried to live as though the (Second World) war would end at any time ...
One person taken to hospital following crash in Trenton
One person was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries following two-vehilce collision Friday morning at the intersection of North Main Street and Park Street in Trenton. Police are still investigating the caue of the ...
SERIES: The Holocaust - Tribute to Philip Riteman by longtime friend Bob Watson
Note: Bob Watson was a friend of Holocaust survivor Philip Riteman. They met in 2010 when Watson, as part of the diversity committee at the Nova Scotia Community College’s Kingstec Campus in Kentville, invited Riteman to speak. From that ...
SERIES: The Holocaust - 'A time of emptiness, pain and desperation', exerpted from Helena Jockel's 'We Sang in Hushed Voices'
Helena Jockel (née Kahan) was born in Czechoslovakia in 1919. She became an elementary school teacher and taught in Hungary. When the Nazi invaded that country in March 1944, she focused on saving “her” children. She accompanied ...
Small tractor overturns in Westville
WESTVILLE – Two people were taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after a small tractor overturned on private property on North Main Street in Westville on Thursday afternoon. The Westville Fire Department responded to the ...
SERIES: The Holocaust - Seeing and surviving the unthinkable
Editor’s note: The headline was surprising — “Holocaust is fading from memory, survey finds.” That was in the New York Times. There were similar headlines in USA Today, NBC News, and other major U.S. media outlets. The ...
Pilot work will start soon at Boat Harbour
Sludge from an isolated cove in Boat Harbour will be pumped into giant fabric-like tubes called geotubes for treatment when pilot work for the remediation of the water body begins. Boat Harbour was once a tidal estuary before it was converted into ...
Federal agency eyeing Boat Harbour remediation plans
Boat Harbour, N.S. Ken Swain wants to see Boat Harbour returned to a tidal estuary as soon as possible so the First Nations elders who saw it before it was contaminated can see it as they did when they were children. Red tape may be the only ...
Cow missing in Barney's River Station after collision with vehicle
RCMP are asking motorists to be on the lookout for a black cow who is loose in the Barney's River Station area of Pictou County. Around 9:20 p.m. on September 12, RCMP responded to a report of a car that struck a cow at the intersection ...
Stellarton archeological dig finds more foundry walls
It’s all about the dig. Just ask the 100 people who visited the grounds of the Museum of Industry in Stellarton this past weekend to take part in a public archeological dig on the site of the former Albion Mines Foundry complex. It is the ...