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Painting rocks for turtles

Sept. 10, 2019 by Kristena Schutt-Moore What do paint, rocks, books and turtles have in common? Fun at the North Hastings Public Library and a fundraiser for the Ontario Turtle Conservation Centre. On Saturday, Sept. 7 the youth who came ...

Successful Ride for the Trust

Aug. 13, 2019 By Chris Drost North Hastings Community Trust’s Ride for the Trust – Trust the Ride, on Saturday, Aug. 11 was another great ...

Pet Fest raises awareness of animals in need

July 23, 2019 By Nate Smelle Animal lovers descended on Millennium Park in Bancroft on Saturday, July 20 for Home Again Animal Rescue’s second annual ...

Happy 30th Maynooth Madness

Sept. 3, 2019 By Chris Drost Described by organizers as being 30 years in the making, the successful 30th annual Maynooth Madness on Saturday, Aug. ...

The birch bark canoe returns to the York River

Aug. 27, 2019 by Kristena Schutt-Moore The weather was perfect for a canoe ride on Friday, Aug. 23 and the Anishinaabe Baptiste Community Organization and ...

HH going after RED funding

Aug. 20, 2019 By Chris Drost While it will take second priority to the funding application to the Rural Economic Development Fund under the Economic ...

Maynooth celebrates Pride

Aug. 6, 2019 By Nate Smelle More than 150 people gathered in Logger’s Field on Sunday afternoon for the closing celebration of Maynooth Pride weekend. ...

Algonquin Inòdewiziwin Centre blossoms through intergenerational education

July 30, 2019 By Nate Smelle As the Algonquin Inòdewiziwin EarlyON Child and Family Centre approaches its first anniversary, those instrumental in making the centre ...

New To You gets a new look

July 16, 2019 By Kristena Schutt-Moore The volunteers of New To You have been working hard since early January to give the New To You ...

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 ...

Community News

Fall dinner launches healthy cooking workshops

Sept. 10, 2019 By Chris Drost The message at the Fall Community Dinner at Club 580 on the afternoon of Sept. 8 was all about ...

The Sew N’ Sews of HHPL

Sept. 10, 2019 By Kristena Schutt-Moore The Sew N’ Sews meet at Hastings Highlands Public Library every Wednesday. The quiet whirl of sewing machines and ...

Helping kids experience summer fun

Sept. 3, 2019 By Kristena Schutt-Moore Nine-year-old Quinn Ferrier and her family have a cottage on Paudash Lake, and according to Quinn that is where ...

Hard C.O.R.E. off-road event roaring success

Sept. 3, 2019 By Chris Drost The inaugural NC Boyz Tech Hard C.O.R.E. off-road event that took place in New Carlow over Labour Day Weekend ...

Baptiste Lake Triathlon hits the ground running

Aug. 27, 2019 By Kristena Schutt-Moore St. Matthew’s United Church hosted the first ever Baptiste Lake Triathlon on Sunday, Aug. 25 and it tested the ...

Hitting the trails for curling

Aug. 27, 2019 By Kristena Schutt-Moore The parking lot and fields surrounding the Wilberforce Curling Club were filled with four-wheelers, ATVs and UTVs of all ...

Animals blessed at St. Andrew’s in L’Amable

Aug. 20, 2019 By Chris Drost St. Andrew’s United Church in L’Amable welcomed pets and their owners on the afternoon of Aug. 18 for the ...

Burn survivors find courage at camp

Aug. 20, 2019 By Kristena Schutt-Moore The ages from seven to 17 can be difficult for anyone. Puberty, bullying and not quite being sure of ...

Canning gains new popularity

Aug. 13, 2019 By Chris Drost When refrigeration and freezing became popular in the mid 20th century, the time old tradition of canning summer and ...

St. Paul’s hosts bazaar and bake sale

Aug. 13, 2019 By Kristena Schutt-Moore The scent of baked goods filled the Lake St. Peter Community Centre on Saturday, Aug. 10 as the tables ...

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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