Emergency Response Day in Pictou
Pictou County RCMP investigate Linacy stabbing
SERIES: North Sydney couple lost families in Holocaust, found each other
Pictou County raises $37,772 at Light the Night
Green Hill-Alma Kiosk officially unveiled
Stage coach replica of one that passed through Alma in 19th Century
Firefighters respond to structure fire near Little Harbour
ANDERSON MOUNTAIN, N.S. A family of four was displaced by a fire Monday, Sept. 17 in Anderson Mountain, Pictou County. A woman was the only person home at the time and she escaped unhurt from the fire, reported shortly after 8 a.m. at 216 ...
Turnout strong at Terry Fox event in Bridgeville
Bridgeville, N.S. There was a steady stream of people coming and going from the Bridgeville Community Centre in Pictou County on Sunday, Sept. 15 as dozens took part in the annual Terry Fox event. Participants could either walk, run or ...
Call from member of public results in arrest of two allegedly impaired drivers in Pictou County
PLYMOUTH, N.S. - Just before midnight Friday, Sept. 14 Pictou County District RCMP responded to complaint of two impaired drivers in a parking lot in Plymouth. Upon arrival, RCMP located open liquor in one of the vehicles. Further ...
Fracking fissures remain after Pugwash debate
PUGWASH, N.S. – Depending on who you talk to, fracking could inject new life into Cumberland County - or it will kill it. About 200 people gathered at the Pugwash Curling Club Sept. 13 to listen to two economists, Gerard Lucyshyn and Michael ...
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 ...