New Glasgow pledges $30,000 in support of park project

NEW GLASGOW — The Town of New Glasgow is the first municipal unit — outside of Trenton — to make a financial commitment to the Trenton Park Revitalization Project. The Town announced a capital commitment of $33,000 last week and a pledge to provide their support to the project. Mayor Nancy Dicks said, “New Glasgow […]

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Driving Change: Aberdeen Hospital’s nurses piloting a first in Nova Scotia

NEW GLASGOW – Carla MacDonald was looking for an opportunity for her department’s nursing team, one that would challenge them to play more of a leadership role on the inter-professional care teams on which they serve. MacDonald is the clinical nurse specialist for the Aberdeen Hospital’s busy medical inpatient unit. The unit cares for all patients in the hospital, other […]

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Dr. Johnnie Miles Williston Fund is advancing training of local health care staff

NEW GLASGOW – Each year, the Aberdeen Health Foundation’s Dr. Johnnie Miles Williston Fund provides funding to advance training and therapeutic approaches available at the hospital. This year, 12 staff members in a number of departments are receiving funding support, including the Rehabilitation Department. The department’s occupational therapist was able to attend a conference to […]

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Aberdeen Health Foundation puts out Giving Tuesday Challenge

NEW GLASGOW – Most people know about Black Friday and Cyber Monday, now there’s Giving Tuesday. It is a global movement for giving and volunteering, taking place annually after Black Friday, this year on November 29. Locally, the Aberdeen Health Foundation is getting involved. A donation to the Foundation is a gift that keeps on […]

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Hospital foundation marks decade of giving by UCT

NEW GLASGOW – The Aberdeen Health Foundation has many reasons to celebrate this Philanthropy Day. The United Commercial Travellers (UCT) is one example of the many generous donors that help the foundation fulfil its goal to enhance health care in Pictou County. UCT has been donating to the AHF since 2006 and in a decade, […]

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