March 2016 Archive

Could Bancroft be getting a junior hockey team?

Bancroft council heard last week that a new junior hockey team may be heading to Bancroft. The level is hard to determine. One thing is certain: the team will not be part of the Ontario Hockey Association, or in the Hockey Canada family. The term some people use is that it’s a “rebel” league.

Educational institutions strive to equip students

If your idea of the education system contains images of ivory towers, think again, especially in this area. Both North Hastings High School and Loyalist College try to ensure that their graduates are equipped for real life, whether that be entry into the labour force or the pursuit of further specialized training.

Legal aid focuses on health issues

Lawyer Lisa Turik at the Community Advocacy and Legal Centre Bancroft office, with articling student Danielle Holbrough backing her up. TONY PEARSON Special to This ...

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 ...

Bancroft resident wins $100,000 top prize with Instant High Roller

Brigitte Pap of Bancroft is ecstatic after winning a $100,000 top prize with Instant High Roller (Game #1874). “I stopped for some gas and when ...

Hastings Highlands works on funding issues

Hastings Highlands received some good and not-so-good news last week from Frank Mills, its Chief Building Official. He reported that while the total number of ...

$3,000 fine for selling American ginseng

A Gilmour man has been fined $3,000 for offences under the Endangered Species Act. Josip Kusce pleaded guilty and was fined $3,000 for selling live ...

Time for an audit

To the Editor, Further to the letter published in your paper on March 11 I agree completely with Bob Tatarsky and in fact I feel ...

Maynooth Barn celebrates Celtic traditions

Last Saturday afternoon, the Madawaska Army, Navy and Air Force Barn provided families with an opportunity to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Ten large pots of homemade chili were enjoyed by diners, who also sampled seasonal Irish fare, such as cooked cabbage and corned beef.

Community bonfire at old Coe Hill mine site

It was a cold but beautiful sunny evening in Coe Hill on March 19, but the bonfire kept warm everyone who dropped into the Wollaston Heritage community “Get-Together Bonfire” during the evening.

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