Pictou Advocate sports

Still no local hockey team

Nova Scotia sports addicts undoubtedly know and understand the procedures followed by the Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame when it adds new inductees to its hallowed hall. It’s been an annual celebration for nearly 40 years. The hall’s selection committee carries out its mandate, deserving recipients are announced, and the winners anxiously await induction […]

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Pictou Advocate sports

To Stellarton: save your rink

Though I’m in my 50th year living away from Pictou County, I still maintain a great interest in the county and its strengths. Think of Stellarton Memorial Rink, for instance. In my growing-up days, my high school and university years writing sports for the New Glasgow News, my 10 years working in the county for […]

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A good editor, a good person

You meet and make friends with an enormous number of people when you spend a lifetime in the newspaper business. I started learning that a very long time ago. For me, it has held true for over 60 years. I always considered it one of the special gratifications of the profession. Colleagues, competitors and contacts […]

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