September 2014 Archive

Five-time Grammy award winner comes to Coe Hill

By Jim Eadie There were a lot of very talented and some high ranking individuals who attended Warriors’ Day at Coe Hill on the Labour ...

Terry Fox Run brings community together

By Tony Pearson Ron Speck is a cancer survivor of six years standing; he feels he owes his life to recent research on cancer.  So ...

Bancroft council pushes for more provincial funding

By Tony Pearson The Bancroft town council didn’t withdraw from the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) – but it plans to send AMO a ...

Newf Friends raises $26,500 for Newfs-in-need

Three days of peace, love and eternal “Newfiness” came to a close on Sunday, Sept. 14 at the public beach on Old Diamond Lake Road where it all began two days earlier.

The Living Forest

When suspended 30 to 70 feet above ground among the leaves, nests and needles, every breath of wind seems to awaken a new fragrance from the forest; every drop of rain harmoniously adding another beat to nature’s symphony.

They’re off: Election horse races in Wollaston, Limerick and Tudor and Cashel

By Jim Eadie It appears that interest in the business of Wollaston Township council is at a fever pitch this election year with no less ...

North Hastings Community Trust reaches fundraising goal

31 per cent of households in Bancroft receive social assistance compared to 14.7 per cent for Hastings County and 9.7 per cent for the province.

13 years later

Realizing that this was more than just an unfortunate accident, the ideas and solutions we had shared with one another the previous week seemed so far out of reach now. The new hope we had fostered at the camp had been swiftly snuffed out by this vicious strike to America’s jugular.

Value defined by more than just price

“Like sculpting or painting, sewing is an art form in itself,” Irene Schreier said. “We have to get back to a mentality where we make things worth repairing.”

Northern Stars wrap up hockey school

By Nate Smelle The Northern Stars Hockey School (NSHS) wrapped up over the weekend with a triple-header, that saw the 99 boys and girls in ...

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