Toy drive


WESTVILLE — Christmas can be a difficult time of year for many.

The Salvation Army is advising that anyone needing assistance in acquiring toys this year can register with them over three dates in November.

All families with children ages infant to 12 may apply for the toy drive.

Registration dates this year are Nov. 12 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Salvation Army Church on Main Street, Westville; Nov. 13 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the same location; and Nov. 14 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Highland Square Mall near the Bell Aliant store, Westville Road. No late registrations will be accepted this year.

Parents are asked to bring ID for all members of the family, proof of monthly expenses and proof of monthly income.

Residents in the Pictou West Food Bank area of the county must register for the Star Wish program at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Pictou.