Opportunities created from a gift

Summer Street is putting on the glitz with what the fashion design industry calls a wedding and prom trunk sale on Saturday, Oct. 19. It is a gala event that actually begins Friday, Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. with a viewing, fashion show and cocktail hour but no purchases. The sale, with deeply discounted prices...

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Family gift creates opportunities

When the time came to give up their family home, the Mathesons thought of Summer Street. Sixty years earlier their parents, Sylvia and Fraser Matheson, brought their infant twin daughters and toddler son from a one-bedroom apartment over a convenience store to the large, two-storey home. Now those children, with lives of their own, are...

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Golden years

It is a year for celebrating 50th anniversaries and a local couple is marking this milestone with a celebration being held at a facility that is also marking its 50th anniversary. And the two are interwoven and connected in the most special of ways. Cheryl and Robert ‘Red’ MacKean will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary...

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Summer Street Golf Scramble June 22

ABERCROMBIE — Howie Anderson says he can appreciate how the annual Summer Street golf scramble has evolved. Anderson has played every year and is ready with his five-man team to play golf and raise money for Summer Street at the 24th edition of the event on June 22 at the Abercrombie Country Club. The other...

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Y kids earn awards

Thirty students of the Karate Kids Program at the Pictou County YMCA received grading certificates, belts and awards last week to recognize their development on the path of learning in martial arts. The Karate-Do Shotokai Karate Kids Program at the Y is one of the many programs offered that give children the opportunities they need...

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