Wednesday, March 20, 2019

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Saulnier’s Barho Family hockey day a success

HAMMONDS PLAINS: Hundreds of people filed into the BMO Centre in Bedford from across Halifax, East Hants, and even one fan who made the trip all the way from Toronto—all in the name of showing support for the Barho family. The Barho Family charity hockey day was organized by Halifax Olympic women’s hockey player Jill […]

Construction begins for Lantz Interchange

LANTZ: Construction has begun on the long overdue Lantz Connector. In a release on its Facebook page, the Municipality of East Hants issued an update showing the work beginning on what will become Exit 8A off Highway 102 into Lantz. The connector road will run from the new Exit 8 A interchange on Highway 102 […]

Sports

Junior Pens light up Blazers in division final opener

LANTZ: A four goal second period propelled the East Hants Junior Penguins to an 8-3 win over the Sackville Blazers, allowing them to strike first in the two teams’ best-of-seven Fred Fox Division final. The boys in orange came out ready to play and pushed the Penguins, keeping the game close at 2-1 after 20 […]

Videos

VIDEOS: Firefighters respond to barn fire in Milford

Firefighters from the Corridor, Nine Mile River, and Station 40 attended a barn fire in Milford on Monday afternoon. We are working on a story and will update when that is done. Here is a couple of videos from the fire scene:

VIDEO: Lantz man wins Ultimate Garage Giveaway contest

Lantz resident Brandon Ashley speaks about learning he won NAPA’s Ultimate Garage Giveaway contest. He picked up his winnings on Jan. 3 in Elmsdale. Watch for our full story online next week.   MAIN PHOTO: The winner is … Brandon Ashley. The Lantz man officially received his Ultimate Garage contest winnings from NAPA Elmsdale on […]

VIDEO: Jr B Pens thump Elks

LANTZ: The East Hants Jr B Penguins hosted Brookfield on Friday night at the Igloo in Lantz. They won the game 10-1. It was their final home game at the East Hants Sportsplex until Jan. 4, 2019.   Goalie makes the save.  

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The Local Climate – An Earth-Saving Diet

When it comes to saving the world your mind probably goes to electric cars and solar panels, which are great ideas but not yet within everyone’s reach. In a decade, perhaps, their plummeting prices will allow them to conquer the market, but not yet, certainly not in my household. Thankfully there’s another solution, to both […]

EDITORIAL: Two communities. One family

February 19 will be a day not soon forgotten in our newsroom. Tragedy struck one of the happiest stories we have ever had the pleasure of sharing, when the HEART Society’s sponsored refugees, the Barho family, were the victims of a house fire . The tragic fire claimed the lives of seven children. The Barho […]

November is financial literacy month

November is Financial Literacy month in Canada. The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada reports that 43% of Canadians have no financial plan. Budgeting is the key. Salyzyn & Associates Limited, Licensed Insolvency Trustee, provides the following six reasons why you need a budget. 1. Helps you stay on track: A budget helps you determine your […]

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