2019 TUC Talks kick-off Thursday March 14 at Trinity United Church
Municipality of Pictou celebrates Spurgeon Macdonald’s longtime service and dedication to sport in Pictou County
Giving away money - The Ace is safe, but Matt Smith hands out $30,000 to Waterville woman; jackpot jumps to $307,000
Coming together in solidarity with New Zealand
Plaid Marquee to show The Favourite
FAITH FOR TODAY: The power of the word
AT THE LIBRARY: New Gadget? We’ve got you covered
By Matthew Kenny Libraries and technology go together, like - libraries and books. Part of our mission as a regional library is to provide an accurate reliable information service and access to materials to support the information, educational, ...
FAITH FOR TODAY: Can We Really Change?
“Can a turtle climb a tree?” The question haunts me at times as I think of trying to change on my own the habits, actions, and disappointments that I struggle with from time to time. Matthew 26:41 reminds me “The spirit is ...
OUR FATHER KNOWS BEST: A God for all seasons
Well, Spring is literally around the corner. I am sure all of us are enjoying the few additional minutes of daylight as it returns for another season. Even with the time adjustment we still mark each day with anticipation of early sunrises and later ...
Annapolis Royal firefighters make donation to Valley Regional in young cancer survivor’s name
When Justin Oliver took the microphone and told the crowd that Olivia Carson was in the house, there was thunderous applause at the Annapolis Royal fire hall. Olivia, the 13-year-old cancer survivor who pretty much wrote the book on being brave, ...
Annapolis Royal’s Chase the Ace jackpot estimated at more than $255,000
The odds of the Chase the Ace jackpot being won at the Annapolis Royal fire hall keep getting better, but the chances of winning it are getting worse as ticket sales have doubled, tripled, and then quadrupled in the last couple of months. But that ...
PAST TIMES: The Hopewell professor and Houdini’s mysterious death – Part 1
During the late 1800s and early 1900s, Harry Houdini (born Ehrich Weiss, Budapest, Hungary, 1874) was called “the most famous magician in the world.” His death-defying feats of escapism, needle swallowing, illusion and strength are well ...
KINGS COMMENTARY: The hap
Ruth 2:1-3 There is a beautiful principle found in the first three verses of the book of Ruth, the principle of the Hap. Let me explain. Ruth and Naomi land in Bethlehem, but completely at the mercy of society. As widowed women, they ...
St. FX to host author Patrick Dennis
St. Francis Xavier University’s Department of History will host Colonel (Ret’d) Patrick Dennis, author of Reluctant Warriors: Canadian Conscripts and the Great War (UBC Press, 2017), as part of its History Week activities (March 11 to ...
AT THE LIBRARY: Kindness is one size fits all
This week at the library, is a big, busy week. We wrap up our African Heritage Month festivities with a great NFB documentary film in River John on Thursday, and we have two African Storytelling, Drumming and Dance workshops on Saturday, in New ...
Glen Haven Manor spring family council assembly set for March 9
A family council assembly for Glen Haven Manor will take place on Saturday, March 9 from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Bluenose Dock, Glen Haven Manor. CEO Lisa M. Smith will deliver a presentation on the vision, mission, values and strategic directions for ...