Soldier On golf proves big hit

ABERCROMBIE — Golfers are getting back into the game in a wonderful way, thanks to the Soldier On Canada program that visited the Abercrombie Country Club last week. Michael Feyko, the PGA of Canada’s coach and co-ordinator and a Class A teaching professional, was joined by Soldier On national operations manager Joe Kirady and two...

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Summer Street golf gives boost

ABERCROMBIE — It was another great year for the Summer Street Scramble, with the annual golf tournament raising the second largest amount in its 24-year history. The event, which ran all day Friday, June 22 at the Abercrombie Country Club, had 35 teams whose members brought in $251,277. That brings the total raised to more...

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Summer Street Golf Scramble June 22

ABERCROMBIE — Howie Anderson says he can appreciate how the annual Summer Street golf scramble has evolved. Anderson has played every year and is ready with his five-man team to play golf and raise money for Summer Street at the 24th edition of the event on June 22 at the Abercrombie Country Club. The other...

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Sky’s NOT the limit for cadets

DEBERT — First-year air cadet Eddy Phalen of Trenton had never been flying, so he took care of that with a recent trip to the Debert airport. For a lot of people these days, their first flight is aboard an airliner winging its way someplace distant, but not Leading Air Cadet (LAC) Phalen who made...

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Eagles Chance golf range opens

MOUNT WILLIAM — Eagles Chance has opened its driving range for the 2018 season. Brian Affleck, who owns and operates the Eagles Chance Par 3 Course and Driving Range, said the driving range is open and the Par 3 course will be soon. The driving range opened last Thursday with golfers’ hours from 1 to...

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Three injured in crash at Trenton Connector and Abercrombie Road

ABERCROMBIE – Pictou District RCMP is investigating a collision at the intersection of Abercrombie Road and the Trenton Connector. At 2:50 p.m. on Friday, RCMP, EHS and Abercrombie Fire Department, responded to a two-vehicle collision involving a 2009 Ford Ranger and a 2011 Hyundai Accent. As a result, the driver of the Hyundai, a 25-year-old...

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Malcolm scores big ace in golf

ABERCROMBIE — It was a golf weekend for the ages at Abercrombie Country Club. Kellen Malcolm did not win the men’s championship, which was won by 2016 champion Kevin Scott, but Malcolm achieved something that he and his fellow club members won’t soon forget. Malcolm recorded his first hole-in-one on the fifth hole on Sunday,...

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Weeks event draws full slate

ABERCROMBIE — It was another successful year for the Weeks celebrity golf tournament. A full slate of teams played in the annual scramble and NHL great Dale Hawerchuk proved to be a great celebrity quest. “Things went very well,” organizer Ed McLaren said. “Dale’s a tremendous guy. He was just one of the boys. We...

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Celebrity golf

Mark Vokey is among alumni taking part in the 2017 Weeks celebrity golf scramble today at Abercrombie Golf and Country Club. Vokey starred with the Weeks Major Midgets for several seasons. (Goodwin photo)...

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SS golf scramble Friday

NEW GLASGOW — For more than 20 years, the Summer Street Golf Scramble has helped raise funds for Summer Street. This year’s event features a full slate of 36 teams that have been busy raising funds while preparing to enjoy another year of golf at Abercrombie Country Club on Friday. Summer Street executive director Bob...

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