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Blayre Turnbull decade’s top story

Well, the fuss is over, we’ve sung Auld Lang Syne to death, we’ve emptied the last carton of eggnog, and we’ve landed safely in the new decade. My younger son whispered that I’m now in my 10th decade, and that my newspaper career has extended into an eighth decade. Quite the flattering, eh? With that...

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Too bad it’s not all three of them

From the very beginning — some 37 years ago now — there were three of them. Always three. They were born in New Glasgow, within eight months of one another, during what was the 1977-78 hockey season. Even before starting school, they were ready for minor hockey. New Glasgow Stadium would become their second home....

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Jon Sim relishes hockey career

NEW GLASGOW — Jon Sim says he welcomes his induction into the Pictou County Sports Heritage Hall of Fame with fellow New Glasgow native and ex-NHLer Colin White. They are among athletes the hall of fame is inducting on Oct. 19 in Westville. The other athletes are George “Stonewall” Jackson, Joe O’Brien, Vickie Turnbull and...

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White, Tiger Williams meet at Weeks event

ABERCROMBIE — It was another successful two days for the annual Weeks celebrity golf tournament. The event featured many returning celebrities to play on the 36 golf teams that gathered for the annual dinner and auction on Thursday at the Pictou County Wellness Centre and the scramble that was played on Friday at Abercrombie Country...

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