Wednesday, November 13, 2019

News

Hekman talk commemorates 75th anniversary of D-Day

LYONS BROOK – General William Hekman made history come alive last Saturday during his presentation for the third time in honour of the 75th anniversary of D-Day before a gathering at the Lyon’s Brook United Church. A retired general, Hekman was a Marine Corps SEAL based in the Netherlands for 35 years and moved to Pictou...

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Sports

Team Kim gets special help

Helping Team Kim from South Korea was a rewarding time for people at the Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling. Jim Cruickshank chauffeured the team where ever it needed to go, while a South Korean couple living in Pictou County helped with translation. “I got a call for translation one day before the event started,” Jack...

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Team Gushue offers clinic for fire fighters

NEW GLASGOW – Local fire fighters got to meet Team Gushue and learn why its curling team members enjoy sharing their knowledge with fire fighters everywhere. Team Gushue arranged with the Bluenose Curling Club and one of its sponsors, Belfor Property Restoration, to lead a curling clinic for fire fighters while in the area last...

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Arts & Entertainment

Bringing it home

The party is coming to New Glasgow with the latest show featuring The Stanfields coming up fast on November 23. The show for their latest single release will be the band’s last gig in 2019 and precedes an album release that is being planned for January 2020. “We’re wrapping it up on the ol’ stomping...

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Opinion

More women leading business

Women are earning more prominence in business. The numbers do not always tell the tale, but enough evidence supports how the presence of women in business has gone from a phenomenon to a trend, to a reality. The Pictou County Chamber awards gala is an example. A large proportion of women scaled the stage and...

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