Cook embarks on medical journey

LYONS BROOK — A Pictou resident’s life journey is about to change. Li Ping Zhang, who is completing her fifth year cooking at Piper’s Landing Restaurant, worked her last shift in the kitchen on Saturday and is scheduled to begin medical lab technician studies on Tuesday at the Nova Scotia Community College’s campus in Dartmouth. “It...

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Juurlinks retire after five decades of service

In 1959, Tony and Christina Juurlink opened a family restaurant that would later be one of the most well-known food establishments in Pictou County. Westside Family Restaurant was open for eight years until, sadly, in 1967 Tony Juurlink passed away. Their son, John Juurlink, teamed up with his mother to help run the Westside Restaurant...

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Cooking up a new concept

The last thing some moms want to do at the end of a work day is worry about preparing a well-balanced, home-cooked meal for the family in time to get the kids off to art, judo and ballet classes. But that’s the reality for many moms today: work, fix meals, shuffle kids to extra-curricular activities,...

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