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Chokes by the Ocean jiu jitsu event at deCoste

PICTOU – The sport of jiu jitsu has been growing in popularity locally for a number of years. It stems from a Japanese form of...

Scotia Park renovations under way

TRENTON – The Trenton and Area Minor Softball Association is helping to enhance the future of the Scotia Park for all ages to celebrate...

Grahams set for Cancer Sucks Cup

NEW GLASGOW – Playing hockey in memory of Oliver Graham is a family activity for his parents Drew and Kait Graham and his brother...

ICY COLD DIP

MELMERBY BEACH – Bill MacEachern had plenty of company when he completed his annual New Year’s Day polar dip. MacEachern and more than a dozen...
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The Nancy Frasers in our communities

It takes many fabrics to make a quilt. Just ask any quilter and you'll get that answer loud and clear. I heard that rationale...

Greene gets gift to remember

PICTOU – What began as disappointment for local boy, Aiden Greene, ended being one of the best Christmas presents a hockey fan could ask...

Golf scramble tops $167,000

ABERCROMBIE – Hollywood stars were shining brightly on Friday when Summer Street Scramble golfers raised more than $167,000 in the annual event. Hollywood was the...

MacLennan, Simpson set pace at Johnny Miles marathon

NEW GLASGOW – Two local distance runners at opposite ends of their careers won their respective races on Sunday to conclude the 41st Johnny...

Tributes paid at Johnny Miles awards night

NEW GLASGOW – Awards were presented in four categories once again in conjunction with the Johnny Miles Running Event Weekend. Race director Terry Curley presided...

Two decades of darts

Twenty years of competition between the Tuesday Night Mixed Dart League and the Sydney Mines Fire Department was celebrated over the weekend. The two...