Crushers host Timberwolves after winning streak halted

The Pictou County Weeks Crushers will try to return to the win column on Thursday when they host the Miramichi Timberwolves in their next MHL game. Starting time is 7 p.m. at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. The Crushers’ ended their recent winning streak at six games on Saturday with a 6-5 overtime loss to...

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Local impact mixed from “Grand Slam”

PICTOU — Some local businesses saw benefits from the recent Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. Holiday Inn Express manager Alayna Munroe welcomed the event, which filled the hotel near the Wellness Centre. “It’s great to showcase Pictou County — we could have it every year,” she said. “The more...

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Y gives Peace a chance

Awards and testimonials on Monday highlighted the annual Y Peace breakfast in the Pictou County Wellness Centre’s community room. The breakfast helped launch Y Peace Week which this year is being observed from November 16 to 23. The YMCA of Pictou County hosted the breakfast and conducted proceedings that also included an address by special...

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Peace Medal breakfast

Guest speaker Dr. Robin Neustaeter, left, was welcomed by volunteer Sarah Santos at the YMCA Peace Medal Breakfast earlier this morning at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. Neustaeter, who is currently an assistant professor in adult education at St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, teaches at the Coady International Institute. The annual breakfast was provided by...

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Roaring end to Grand Slam

Curling event exceeds expectations at Wellness Centre Days, weeks and years leading to the Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling have led to ultimate triumph at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. Organizers feel it has been mission accomplished in every facet of the event that drew hundreds each day to the curling, meals, entertainment and hospitality....

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Pinty’s Grand Slam schedule

For local curling fans here are the schedules for Tier 1 and Tier 2 action this week during the Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling taking place at the Pictou County Wellness Centre....

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Grand Slam continues today

Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling continues today at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. One of the 8 a.m. draws features Team G. Howard from Ontario and Team Niklas Edin from Sweden. The Wellness Centre’s two ice surfaces have been transformed from ice hockey rinks to curling rinks. And Sobeys will host a lounge area in...

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Crushers tickets to this lucky winner

If this is you, congratulations! You have just won two tickets to any Weeks Jr. A Crushers home game at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. This week’s game has been postponed to accommodate the Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling event at the Wellness Centre, but catch them next week when the Crushers take on the...

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Grand Slam opening draws tonight at Pictou County Wellness Centre

Today’s the day: The Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curing 2019 Tour Challenge begins at the Pictou County Wellness Centre with the opening draw at 7 p.m. The Tour Challenge will feature 31 top men’s and 31 women’s teams from around the world divided into two tiers of 15 men’s and 15 women’s squads (Tier 1)...

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Countdown’s on to Grand Slam of Curling

Organizers of Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling say they feel the event will help raise the sport’s profile in Pictou County. Jim Nix and Donalda Buckingham co-chair the host committee for the Slam event that will takes place from Nov. 5 to 10 on both ice surfaces at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. The Slam...

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