Relay for Life growing

More than $61,000 was raised at the Pictou County Relay for Life over the weekend. Twenty-seven teams signed up for the relay this year, an increase over last, with Jeana’s Girls named the top fundraising team of the event with $17,785. The team received the Marilyn DeCoste award, a newly named award in honour of […]

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Giving life, giving hope

Every Relay For Life participant has their own story, their own reason for why they relay. Two Pictou County families have similar reasons for why they relay, and through their journey with the illness, they have found a community to help and support them. For Allan’s Avengers, this will be their fourth year participating in […]

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Y hosts Ron MacLean at 50th birthday bash: Peace Medals presented

It was a special time on Monday at the Pictou County Wellness Centre as Hockey Night in Canada’s Ron MacLean was welcomed to join the Pictou County YMCA’s 50th breakfast birthday bash. Peace awards were presented in three categories as part of YMCA Peace Week, while MacLean saluted those who contribute to communities while regaling […]

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Traffic closures for Relay for Life

In order to support the Pictou County Relay For Life, the following traffic notices and road closures are in place. On Saturday, June 3, Riverside Parkway will be closed from George Street to MacLean Street from 6 a.m. until 2 a.m. MacLean Street will be remain open for traffic flow from Glasgow Street. Dalhousie Street will be closed around 2 p.m. […]

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