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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 Diversification and Competitiveness Stream, for a tiny home project, the Hastings Highlands council agreed at ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Community News

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 ...

Letting youth create their own space

Aug. 6, 2019 By Kristena Schutt-Moore During the celebrations at the rainbow crosswalk on Wednesday, Aug. 31, the North Hastings branch of the Kawartha Credit ...

Deer flies merciless this year

July 30, 2019 By Chris Drost Nothing ruins a day by the lake more than an attack by deer flies. Known scientifically as Chrysops stpp., ...

Almost $27,000 raised for hospital

July 30, 2019 By Kristena Schutt-Moore It has been said that the people of North Hastings have the biggest hearts and will give their neighbours ...

Chamber of commerce opens satellite office in Whitney

July 16, 2019 By Nate Smelle For many years now, the Bancroft and District Chamber of Commerce has supported businesses in 14 municipalities within six ...

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 ...

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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