County gymnasts shine at meets

NEW GLASGOW — Members of the Pictou County Gymnastics Club did well at the 2018 Atlantic Canadian Gymnastics Championships in Summerside, P.E.I. Grace MacEachern was an overall gold medalist and first in Team Level 5, while Abby Conrad was an overall silver medalist and first in Team Level 5 and Kaitlyn Diamond was third in […]

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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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Fraser Canadian ring champ

TRENTON — Matt Fraser is coming home a Canadian champion. The 16-year-old Fraser, who is a member of the Albion Amateur Boxing Club, defeated Cole Brander from Alberta to win in the youth 49-kilogram weight class at the Canadian amateur boxing championships in Edmonton. Fraser previously lost twice to Brander but won this time by […]

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Nighthawks host junior varsity boys’ basketball playoff Friday

ALMA – The Northumberland Nighthawks are hosting a junior varsity boys’ qualifier playoff game at 4 p.m. on Friday at the NRHS gym. The Nighthawks will face the third-place team from Highland Region, the Breton Education Centre Bears from New Waterford. The Nighthawks earned their way to this game by coming in second at the […]

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