Special sessions coming up in Brooklyn
‘The highlight of their summer holiday’
Hockey comedy coming to Liverpool
Armchair Olympians Day 12
Makayla Lynn to perform at White Point Beach Resort
Student ambassadors headed to Mexico
Help digitize Queens County’s history
South Shore libraries mark African Heritage Month
The wellness report
Working the graveyard shift in Freeport, Digby County
Bite me: Shelburne County fisherman raises $5,985 for father battling rare cancer
Digby arm wrestler lending a hand, and an arm, to help a dad battling cancer by organizing fundraiser
Payback for a good cause: Live Well Challenge creator starts another fundraiser to support Digby dad battling rare cancer
BEYOND EXPECTATIONS: Fishermen donating more than $600,000 – and counting – to charities and causes through Live Well Challenge
SOUTHWESTERN, N.S. – The Live Well Challenge continues to exceed expectations, with people taking the plunge in one way or another in southwestern Nova Scotia and beyond, raising in excess of half a million dollars for numerous charities and ...
Jumping for Jordan - Supporters take bone-chilling plunge to help fund cancer treatment for Digby dad
DIGBY, NS - Andrea Smith jumped into freezing water Jan. 24 to help a guy she says hello to on the street in Annapolis Royal sometimes. No, she wasn’t rescuing a drowning victim. She was one of a number of people in Digby raising money to ...
Helping Morgan - Digby father of two needs funds to help treat rare cancer before it’s too late
DIGBY, N.S. - Sarah Yetman has been emailing anybody who will listen. She even emailed Ellen DeGeneres. She just wants help for Jordan Morgan. Jan. 20 she started a gofundme page to help raise money so he at least has a chance to continue to fight ...
The Pubnicos: A community's heart in good times and in bad
THE PUBNICOS, YARMOUTH COUNTY, N.S. – As West Pubnico resident Charlene LeBlanc was speaking at a ceremony last year, while her community was being recognized for its spirit, in her mind she kept telling herself, don’t ...
Compassion and Kindness - Community rallies around family left homeless by Jan. 10 fire
WEST DALHOUSIE - Nick and Alanna Bezanson’s house was still burning when the community started making plans to help them. “Such generosity and basic compassion,” said Debbie Stultz-Giffin. She’s one of the people helping ...
100 Meals community initiative in Yarmouth warming bellies and hearts for 100 days
YARMOUTH, N.S. – When Yarmouth Mayor Pam Mood was reading the pages of this newspaper one particular week, she took special notice of the community listings outlining different organizations that were holding meals. That particular week she ...
Community rising up to assist families affected by Pubnico Head fire
YARMOUTH COUNTY - A groundswell of donations is gaining momentum for the families affected by the horrendous fire that claimed the lives of four children in Pubnico Head in the early hours of Jan. 7. The tragedy is on the minds of many in the ...
Shelburne County's Elizabeth Cromwell appointed to Order of Canada
SHELBURNE, N.S. – Shelburne’s Elizabeth Cromwell has been appointed to the Order of Canada as a member (C.M) “for her contributions to Black heritage preservation and education in Nova Scotia.” Cromwell was one of the 125 ...
Lost in the Woods? Annapolis County searchers get new gear to help find missing people
BRIDGETOWN - The people who find people lost in the woods just got some new high-tech gear to aid in the search. Sunday evening, Jan. 7, Annapolis County Ground Search and Rescue opened a couple of boxes packed with new hand-held GPS units and ...
Welcoming 2018 - Annapolis County residents ring in New Year with food, fun, best wishes
ANNAPOLIS COUNTY - Snow-covered roads and -12C temperatures didn’t stop residents in Annapolis County from dressing up warmly and heading out to the annual New Year’s Levees. For those who braved the cold, local Legions were ready for ...