Hillside Girls Club anniversary event draws a crowd

In its early days, the Hillside Girls Club offered young women in the community a place to go. “We just joined because it was something to go to. Back in those days, we had nothing to go to,” said Christina Anderson, who was a teenager when she joined the club that met in the one-room...

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75 years, a family legacy: Hillside Girls Club marking diamond anniversary

A local community club will be celebrating a landmark milestone this week after 75 years of operation in Pictou County. Hillside Girls Club has been running for nearly a century purely by word of mouth through the community, providing a place for girls to learn to sew and make crafts. Along with the many girls...

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Three-quarters of a century… and many more to go

It began as a knitting class; 75 years later Girls Club, once The Hillside Girls Club, has taught girls a lot more than knitting and sewing. It has since transformed into a Monday night club for girls to learn new skills like crochet, embroidery and crafting. Today, Ellen Murphy and Sandra Hattie run the club...

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New playground in the future for North End

NEW GLASGOW — Plans are underway to update the playground in the North End. A meeting was held last week at the North End Recreation Centre concerning updating the facilities at the playground there. It was apparent to some on the board that one of the structures on the playground would have to be replaced...

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