Opening ceremonies

Opening Ceremony for the 2018 Special Olympics Summer Games was held Tuesday at the Keating Millenium Center at St. Francis Xavier  University in Antigonish with a packed house. Athletes, supporters, officials, dignitaries, volunteers and fans enjoyed the event which showcased Maritime hospitality at its best with guest performances from Charlie A’Court, among others. (Photo by...

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Sharon’s recognized by Vets unit

PICTOU — Residents of the Northumberland Veterans Unit had nothing but thank yous and kind words to share about Sharon’s Place Restaurant last week when they hosted a special celebration to thank the local restaurant for what they call “above and beyond” hospitality. John Stewart of Sharon’s Place was the guest of honour for the...

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What’s Cooking… for Thanksgiving dinner?

Gingerbread, rice pudding, pumpkin pie and apple cake are all familiar Thanksgiving desserts, but have you heard of blancmange, apple fool or mount guard? These are just a few of the old, handwritten recipes found in the Nova Scotia Archives and now posted online, just in time for Thanksgiving. The archives’ newest online resource, What’s...

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