Tuesday, July 14, 2020

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Walk it Out and stay active

Trenton and Area Minor Ball and Trenton Parks & Recreation have combined to offer a walking program to residents ages 55 and older. Walk it Out is a free program focused on keeping active during summer 2020 and beyond. The program is focused mainly on getting the 55+ community out to exercise and socialize while...

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He’s New Glasgow’s ‘man about town’

One day last week, Facebook alerted me that it was Bill MacCulloch’s birthday. Oh yes, he had another one. Actually, the message said it was William MacCulloch’s big day. But to anybody in New Glasgow — better make that Pictou County — he’s simply Bill. If you don’t know who I mean, you haven’t been...

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None could cut it as well as the barber

For an understandable reason, I doubt there’s anyone in Pictou County who remembers the day Harry Trainor arrived in New Glasgow with razors and clippers in his luggage. It was 100 years ago. He had lived in the town previously, coming from Charlottetown with his family at the age of five. After attending St. John’s...

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Arts & Entertainment

That’s a novel idea

Dorothy MacIntosh is an inspiration. The spunky 86-year-old (soon to be 87), who has already written several books – what she calls “stories for the family” – has just had her first novel published. The novel is called The Old Violin, published by Friesen Press. It is quite a departure for the Lyons Brook resident...

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The true purpose of life

By Alain Mpenzi For The Advocate Life is the condition that distinguishes animals and plants and inorganic matter including the capacity for growth, reproduction, functional activities and continual changes preceding death. Well, that makes total sense of how life is described. However, according to my perspective, I define life as being all about what you...

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