Cold night, warm hearts

A very fitting team name was chosen by the Scotsburn/Lyons Brook Faith in Action group of over 20 participants for the Coldest Night of the Year 2019 walk — Cold Night, Warm Hearts. Pat Carrigan, a member of the group, takes pride in participating every year with her large group. This year they came in...

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Routes to Riches Race revvin’ up for third year

Time to get your motors runnin’ once again to participate in the annual Routes to Riches Race. This year will be the third for the adventurous, fun-filled race that serves as a fundraiser for Pictou County for Youth. The race takes place July 14 and people of all ages are encouraged to participate. Stacey Dlamini,...

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Deadline approaching for Population Health Funding opportunity

NEW GLASGOW — Projects that support early childhood development, address homelessness, improve accessibility to nutritious food and encourage healthy lifestyles are a few examples of the types of projects that could qualify for the Aberdeen Health Foundation’s Population Health funding. Last month, the Aberdeen Health Foundation announced $50,000 in funding to support community-based projects that...

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Past and future …

We’re now more than a week into 2018 and local political leaders are weighing in on what the past year has brought. They are also sharing their views on what they hope for this year … Sean Fraser Member of Parliament for Central Nova As Canada 150 draws to a close, it is an appropriate...

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Coldest Night walk raising money, awareness

Declining temperatures the past few days have many of us holed up inside our nice warm houses, snuggled under a blanket. A good book and a cup of tea seem to be in order. How many of us have given pause to think about those who have no place to go to get out of...

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Ordinary to remarkable

In this, the season of giving, many are wondering what they can do to help make a difference in the lives of others. Once the gifts are unwrapped, the Christmas feast is consumed and the New Year has been rung in, continue that spirit of goodwill by mobilizing a team of family members and friends...

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