Saturday, February 23, 2019

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From the Firehouse – January 2019 calls

NOEL: Medical assists led the number of calls that volunteer firefighters in Noel; Nine Mile River; Enfield; Elmsdale; Kennetcook; Stewiacke; Mount Uniacke; Maitland; and Rawdon responded to during the month of January. For Noel Fire,they responded to eight calls, led by six medical assists. They were also paged for one mutual aid motor vehicle collision […]

Hants History by Holly Hanes

Kennetcook Corner: A Place Close at Hand Holly Hanes, a resident of Upper Kennetcook, is currently studying a Masters in History at Dalhousie University. This work is a paper modified from a class taken by Dr. Ruth Bleasdale at Dalhousie University in 2018. While many people will pick a street corner that is a bustling […]

Sports

Tigers capture back-to-back regional basketball titles

MILFORD: The Hants East Rural High (HERH) Tigers girls basketball team can thank the home crowd for helping them capture back-to-back Northumberland Region regional banners. With the Amherst Vikings pressing in the dying minutes of the final quarter, the pro-HERH crowd at the gymnasium in Milford helped cheer the team to a 62-50 victory on […]

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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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 […]

Nike confronting social injustices with Kaepernick

Despite all the hate on social media, the decision by Nike to go with controversial former NFL Super Bowl QB Colin Kaepernick for their 30th anniversary #JustDoIt” campaign is a wise one. At first blush it appeared they knew with him as the face of the promotion they would garner this much media attention around […]

EDITORIAL: The power of volunteers

From July 13-15, the second annual Tide Fest homecoming celebrations filled the East Hants Sportsplex. The event was more like a handful events in one. Hundreds, if not thousands filled the Sportsplex, for the 2018 Induction ceremony for the East Hants Sports Heritage Society Hall of Fame; the music festival; the ball hockey; the Atlantic […]

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