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SIRCH ‘Shares the Warmth’

Dec. 3, 2019 By Nate Smelle Thanks to the team at the SIRCH Thrift Warehouse more than 100 local people will be able to stay warm outdoors this winter. Community members lined up outside the SIRCH Thrift Warehouse early on ...

Hastings Highlands CAO to retire

Nov. 19, 2019 By Nate Smelle Hastings Highlands CAO Pat Pilgrim recently announced that she would be retiring from her role with the municipality before ...

North Hastings celebrates Ontario library week

Oct. 29, 2019 By Chris Drost Club 580 in Bancroft was bustling with activity on the morning of Oct. 25 in celebration of Ontario Library ...

That is a lot of cookies!

Dec. 3, 2019 By Chris Drost Just like the cookies in the Smile Cookie fundraising campaign, everyone had a big smile as committee members of ...

Drum Birthing Ceremony awakens connections

Nov. 26, 2019 By Nate Smelle For more than a year now the Algonquin Inodewiziwin EarlyON Child and Family Centre at Maynooth Public School has been bringing families ...

OMSSU wins big at Colloquium

Nov. 26, 2019 By Kristena Schutt-Moore A first place and second place win in pairs obstacle competition, an 11th place win (landing them in the ...

HH looks to bolster economic development and tourism

Nov. 12, 2019 By Nate Smelle Hastings Highlands council received a report from its economic development coordinator, Russ Grant at their Nov. 6 meeting regarding ...

ETFO poised for strike if necessary

Nov. 5, 2019 By Nate Smelle The results of the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario’s strike vote held throughout September and October are in, and ...

HLA elects Sloan, Canada Trudeau

Oct. 23, 2019 By Nate Smelle In a close race between Liberal incumbent Mike Bossio and Conservative candidate Derek Sloan, voters in Hastings – Lennox ...

Word of Life expanding outreach

Oct. 8, 2019 By Kristena Schutt-Moore A lot of people know that the Word of Life Outreach Church located at 2016 Hwy 127 in Lake ...

NH celebrates first Culture Days

Oct. 8, 2019 By Nate Smelle Last weekend, more than 40 local artists and businesses joined forces to help North Hastings host its first ever ...

Community News

‘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 ...

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 ...

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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