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Eagles Nest Park looking to expand

Feb. 18, 2020 By Kristena Schutt-Moore The Stewards of the Eagles Nest is looking to start expanding the trails of the Eagles Nest park over 2020. They came to the Bancroft council meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 11 to ask for ...

Call for housing first as sanctuary closes

Feb. 4, 2020 By Chris Drost At a meeting of community representatives on Dec. 10, 2019, the stage was set for creating a warming centre ...

10th anniversary of Alzheimer’s walk raises $38,000

Jan. 28, 2020 By Chris Drost The heavy snowfall did not dampen the spirits of the crowd that gathered for the annual Alzheimer’s Walk for ...

Transition Town Maynooth tackles waste diversion

Feb. 18, 2020 By Nate Smelle The Lake St. Peter Community Centre was the place to be on Family Day thanks to a unique new ...

ETFO continues job action in protest of education cuts

Feb. 11, 2020 By Nate Smelle Over the past two weeks the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario has expanded its job action in protest of ...

The Elk Man may be gone, but his legacy remains 

Feb. 11, 2020 By Kristena Schutt-Moore Joe “The Elk Man” Neuhold always said that when he passed away his friends should get together and have ...

Rookie MP Sloan announces bid for Conservative leadership

Jan. 28, 2020 By Nate Smelle Last week Hastings – Lennox and Addington MP Derek Sloan announced that he would be joining the race to ...

Students bake some love for Australia

Jan. 28, 2020 By Kristena Schutt-Moore Earlier this month the Grade 2/3 students at Maynooth Public School had been participating in a social studies class ...

Local housing challenges focus of new studies

Jan. 22, 2020 By Chris Drost One of the challenges in making various levels of government aware of the seriousness of homelessness in North Hastings ...

Teachers refuse to administer EQAO test in protest of education cuts

Jan. 16, 2020 By Nate Smelle Hastings-Prince Edward District School Board recently announced it had cancelled the Grade 9 math test conducted on behalf of ...

Hockey Day in Bancroft

Jan. 7, 2020 By Kristena Schutt-Moore The ice rink at the North Hastings Community Centre was a flurry of activity on Thursday, Jan. 2 and ...

Community News

Educator offers insight into the value of learning outdoors

Jan. 22, 2020 By Nate Smelle Bark Lake Leadership and Conference Centre’s program manager Joe Fortin kicked off the Bancroft Field Naturalist Club’s 2020 speaker ...

Pinhead the Mammoth is out on tour

Jan. 16, 2020 By Kristena Schutt-Moore Pinhead the Mammoth has wrapped up his 2019 tour and is now looking to schedule dates for his 2020 ...

Bancroft baby first for midwives in 2020

Jan. 16, 2020 By Sue Tiffin While Bancroft celebrated the coming of a new year, and began a new decade, Seth Everett Koster was preparing ...

‘Boreal’ to perform in Bancroft

Nov. 26, 2019 On Sunday, Dec. 1 the popular seasonal harmonies trio Boreal will be performing “Songs For The Snowy Season” at the Village Play ...

The push for purses

Nov. 5, 2019 By Chris Drost The push for purses filled with hygiene products, shampoo, conditioner, warm mittens, hats and scarves, articles of clothing, hair ...

MPS thanks community for new swing set

Oct. 23, 2019 By Kristena Schutt-Moore Maynooth Public School unveiled their new swing set on Friday, Oct. 4 and all the students were very excited ...

Social prescribing can be fun

Oct. 1, 2019 By Kristena Schutt-Moore What is social prescribing? It is getting together with friends, volunteering, community engagement and breaking the chains of social ...

Author Ann Douglas visits HH library

Sept. 24, 2019 By Kristena Schutt-Moore Local author Ann Douglas held a discussion on parenting and her new book called Happy Parents, Happy Kids on ...

Eagles Nest planning fall work bee

Sept. 17, 2019 By Chris Drost Work bees are nothing new for this community. This age-old tradition continues in North Hastings with people coming together ...

NHHS class of ’73 gets back together

Sept. 17, 2019 By Kristena Schutt-Moore The North Hastings High School class of 1973 were a fun bunch. They created their own study hall in ...

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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