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So many of us have lost a special friend

Muhammad Ali, the greatest of them all, once said, “If you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven’t learned anything.” Right on, Champ. Martin Luther King, Jr. put it this way: “In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” Is there anything in...

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United to make a difference for cancer… One dreamer at a time

NEW GLASGOW — Relay for Life has its Dream Team, again. Ten members of the local community have agreed to combine their efforts to raise an extraordinary amount of funds for the 15th Relay for Life scheduled for June 6 at the North Nova Education Centre. The last time a Dream Team was formed in...

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Bombers post weekend split

The Pictou County Wear Well Bombers salvaged a split of two weekend games in the Nova Scotia Major Bantam Hockey League. The Bombers answered a 5-1 loss to the All Credit Auto Rangers on Saturday in Lantz by hedging the Dartmouth Whalers 5-4 on Sunday at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. The Bombers’ game with...

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Colin White among inductees

HALIFAX — Colin White was quick to credit others for the hockey road that led him to his induction into the Nova Scotia Sport Heritage Hall of Fame. White was among five athletes, two builders and a team inducted last Friday in Halifax before a large crowd that included a strong contingent of current and...

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Bombers earn weekend split

PICTOU — A weekend split and a long road schedule have the Pictou County Wear Well Bombers hoping for a home-ice welcome later this month. The Bombers got two goals from Landon MacDonald and a goal and two assists each from David Matthews and Cale MacDougall as they whipped the Joneljim Cougars from Cape Breton...

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Special guest

CBC’s Ron MacLean of Hockey Night in Canada fame was a special guest this morning at the YMCA of Pictou County Birthday Bash and Peace Medal ceremony. With him are Jon Sim, left, and Aiden Greene. Read about it in this week’s edition of The Advocate....

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Bombers at Hector Arena

PICTOU — Fans will get a rare chance to watch the Pictou County Wear Well Bombers this Sunday at Hector Arena. The Bombers will host the Joneljim Cougars from Cape Breton starting at 12:30 p.m. at the Hector Arena in the Nova Scotia Major Bantam Hockey League fixture. The game was moved due to a...

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