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Love, food and community

July 2, 2019 By Nate Smelle Five years after the first seeds were sown by the initial Harvest the North gardening crew, enthusiasm for Bancroft’s community gardens continues to grow. Orchestrated by a team of community activists working with the ...

Climate Strike inspires community

June 18, 2019 By Nate Smelle For the past 13 weeks Hermon Public School Grade 4 student Brynn Kilpatrick has ditched class on Fridays to ...

Community walks for turtles

June 11, 2019 By Nate Smelle The Land Between and Think Turtle Conservation Initiative held their second annual Turtle Walk in Bancroft on the morning ...

Huskies honoured at graduation

July 2, 2019 By Kristena Schutt-Moore The gymnasium of the North Hastings High School Huskies was packed to standing room only on Thursday, June 27 ...

Community comes together to remember Vince Childs

June 25, 2019 By Nate Smelle Community members assembled outside the Bancroft Dollar Store Plus on Snow Road just before sunset on Sunday evening to ...

Indigenous community celebrates solstice with students

June 25, 2019 By Nate Smelle Students from Bird’s Creek Public School gathered a Bird’s Creek Park on Friday, June 21 to celebrate National Indigenous ...

Update on Airport Road straightening

June 18, 2019 By Chris Drost Travellers along Airport Road in Faraday Township will have noticed the considerable amount of tree removal and preparatory work ...

County passes quarry vote

June 18, 2019 By Kristena Schutt-Moore It’s official. The zoning bylaw amendment to allow the Freymond quarry in Faraday Township was officially passed by Hastings ...

Bancroft Relay flying high with $75,136 raised

June 11, 2019 By Kristena Schutt-Moore Travel was the theme of this year’s Relay for Life and participants travelled through the night of Friday, June ...

Lions walk for dog guides

May 28, 2019 By Nate Smelle Members of the Bancroft Lions Club gathered in Riverside Park on the afternoon of Sunday, May 26 to Walk ...

Turtles help maintain a balanced ecosystem

May 14, 2019 By Nate Smellle As spring takes hold and the temperature rises many species of wildlife can be seen by the roadside as ...

Community News

York River Public School release fish into Paudash Lake

July 2, 2019 By Chris Drost When the school bus pulled into the parking lot at the North Beach on Paudash Lake, 20 excited Grade ...

Local groups benefit from Legion support

June 25, 2019 By Chris Drost The new executive of the Royal Canadian Legion in Bancroft assembled on the evening of June 18 to present ...

SIRCH hosts Grand Opening of new Bancroft location

June 25, 2019 By Nate Smelle On Saturday, June 22 the SIRCH Thrift Warehouse held its official Grand Opening of their new location in downtown ...

Ives wraps up a successful season at OFSAA

June 11, 2019 By Nate Smelle North Hastings High School Grade 9 student Elyse Ives made her school and community proud over the weekend representing ...

Art gallery hosts double show

June 11, 2019 By Chris Drost Friday, June 7 proved to be a very busy time at the Art Gallery of Bancroft as a steady ...

Community Integration hosts 5th annual barbecue

June 4, 2019 By Chris Drost To wrap up Community Living month, the North Hastings Community Integration Association hosted its 5th annual celebration barbecue on ...

Angela Reid honoured for supporting students

May 28, 2019 By Kristena Schutt-Moore Angela Reid is Coe Hill Public School’s secretary, but she does more than keep the books and the teachers ...

Dancing up a spring storm

May 21, 2019 By Kristena Schutt-Moore The Mayo Community Centre was filled with music and laughter as the Little Mississippi Seniors Club hosted their last ...

Book club talks history and politics

May 21, 2019 By Nate Smelle On the third Thursday of every month Hastings Highlands Public Library Book Club gathers in the library’s lounge to ...

Celebrating music at the NH Music Fest

May 14, 2019 By Kristena Schutt-Moore The North Hastings Music Festival is a week-long celebration that has been an annual event since 1958. Music students ...

Sports

Hockey changing for youngest players

The game is changing for young hockey families. Initiate level, tyke and novice players won’t be returning to the same ice dynamics they remember for the next few years.

Bantam Jets all Ontario finalists

The Bierworth Readi-Mix Bantam Jets were on the road Saturday for game three of their series against the Mitchell Meteors. Being down two games to ...

Weekly open gym offered at Bancroft Gems gymnastics

Bancroft Gems Gymnastics students practice their skills as part of the new weekly open gym format, offered every Saturday afternoon to members and non-members alike ...

Bancroft Jets Tykes Win C Championship

On Saturday, March 11 the Bancroft Tykes travelled to Baltimore for the Tyke Year-end Windup. The Tykes won 14-5 in the final C Division Championship. ...

Bantam Jets down in the finals

The Bierworth Readi-Mix Bantam Jets hosted the Mitchell Meteors this weekend for games one and two of their all Ontario finals. Saturday, the Jets kicked ...

Switch yard ball hockey house league returns

Due to the great success of our first year of running the Switch Yard Ball Hockey House League last spring, the Switch Yard is once ...

Midget Jets down a game in All-Ontario finals

The Bierworth family was honoured at the North Hastings arena  Saturday  night just before Bancroft’s Bierworth Readi-Mix Bantam Jets took the ice to start their ...

Howran inspires at Birds Creek

On Thursday, Tori Howran visited the students at Birds Creek Public School where she herself attended as a kid. Watching all the kids file into ...

Jets soar through the weekend

The Leveque Brother/Rock Breaker Peewee Girl Jets continued to dominate the ice over the weekend. Saturday afternoon the Jets played in Bancroft taking on the Cold ...

Midget B Bancroft Jets advance to eastern loop finals

The Bancroft I.D.A/Canadian Tire Midget B Girls Jets travelled to Frankford  on Saturday  afternoon to face off against the Cold Creek Comets in their last ...

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