First Presbyterian Church providing Music for the Soul

NEW GLASGOW — First Presbyterian Church will be hosting Sean Dayton and his wife Aimee as they present their unique and inspirational blend of sacred, secular and contemporary music on Oct. 25. The Daytons will present a collection of songs about life, love, hope, faith and a reminder that, “Every good gift comes from Above.”...

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Stellarton Homecoming has it all

Stellarton Homecoming has so many fabulous activities planned for this year that festival-goers won’t go home hungry or bored! This year’s Homecoming will run July 24-28 and kicks off Wednesday at 10 a.m. with the Coffee Party at the Presbyterian Church. The Charity Ice Cream Social, sponsored by Bounce Around Inflatables and Highland District Soccer,...

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Svendsen, Mahon: Organized crime

NEW GLASGOW – Sarah Svendsen and Rachel Mahon, two young and immensely talented organists, call their act Organized Crime Duo. Asked to describe their show they say, “Think of the Carol Burnett shows or Victor Borge – classical music with a twist.” Their comedy show is built around the pipe organ, in this case the...

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Three county volunteers to receive Senate Medal

PLYMOUTH – Senator Michael L. MacDonald  will be presenting Senate 150 Medals to three long-time community volunteers from Pictou County this Saturday at an event in Plymouth. Receiving the medal will be Joanne Cumminger of New Glasgow, Anne Emmett of Pictou and Allan Murray of Stellarton. The Senate of Canada 150 Medal celebrates the 150th...

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Pictou County Community Orchestra concert Sunday

The Pictou County Community Orchestra offers up a smorgasbord of light classical music with a return concert at First Presbyterian Church (Upper Hall), 206 MacLean St., New Glasgow on Saturday, June 9 at 3 p.m. (Tickets: $10., Family $25.) Conductor Ken Henderson will lead the orchestra through a program of music by Offenbach, Boccherini, Hummel,...

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Week of Prayer

The sweet sound of hymns could be heard over the lunch hour today at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Pictou as Week of Prayer 2018 is observed. The theme is “That All May Be Free” – Your right hand, O LORD, glorious in power (Exodus 15:6). Daily ecumenical prayer services are held each day this...

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Lest we forget: Fallen remembered during services

Thousands of Pictou County residents gathered on November 11 at cenotaphs and memorials to honour those who gave their lives for our freedom … In Sunny Brae, three more names were added to the cenotaph list and the unveiling of a new interpretive panel were among highlights of the annual Remembrance Day service. The weather...

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Music festival next week

Anticipation is mounting as the 79th annual New Glasgow Music Festival approaches. The event will take place Tuesday, April 18 through to Thursday, April 27, at various venues in New Glasgow including Glasgow Square, North Nova Education Centre, Trinity United Church, First Presbyterian Church, St. George’s Anglican Church and St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church. As usual,...

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