SPCA grateful for Elmsdale PetValu customer support

ELMSDALE: The generosity of East Hants residents has allowed the Colchester SPCA to feed the mouths of hungry animals in its care to the tune of $1200-plus. At Elmsdale PetValu on Oct. 31, the SPCA’s Amber Lynds was on hand to take part in a five minute shopping spree where she could grab as much...

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From the Fire House – October 2019 calls

ELMSDALE: Here is a look at the number of calls for local fire departments in Elmsdale; Mount Uniacke; Rawdon; Shubenacadie; Stewiacke; Nine Mile River; Enfield; and Kennetcook. For Nine Mile River Fire, they had nine calls, led by three mutual aid requests and three medical assists. They were also paged for one stand by request;...

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Hurricane Dorian damage delays pool opening

ELMSDALE: It will be next year before the new swimming pool for East Hants will open its doors. The Municipality of East Hants has received confirmation from Bird Construction that the East Hants Aquatic Centre will not be ready to open to the public in early December 2019 as initially planned. The aquatic centre will...

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Kidney named to Canada’s U17 hockey roster

BATHURST, N.B.: Riley Kidney feels honoured to get the chance to pull on the Canadian Maple Leaf jersey at the World Under-17 Hockey championships, being held in Medicine Hat, Alta. and Swift Current, Sk., held Nov. 2-9. The 16-year-old Acadie-Btahurst Titan forward has six points in nine games in his rookie campaign with the Quebec...

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Woman charged for impaired driving following collision

ELMSDALE: Shortly before 5:30 p.m. on Nov. 4, East Hants District RCMP responded to a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Hwy. 2 and Hwy 214. An SUV was turning from Hwy. 2 onto Hwy. 214 and entered the wrong lane, striking a Jeep head-on, on Hwy. 214. Both drivers were alone in their vehicles and...

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Community minded, active youth missed by family, friends, teammates

LANTZ: A local youth is gone too soon after a medical emergency took the life of 15-year-old Braeden Bannister. Bannister, a sports enthusiast from Lantz was finishing a hunting trip with his father when the emergency occurred. The Hants East Rural High School student had recently become a junior firefighter with the Lantz Volunteer Fire...

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Jr Pens squeeze by Colts

LANTZ: Bruen Fisher’s third period tally just past the midway mark of the final period stood as the winner as the East Hants Junior Penguins iced the Cole Harbour Colts 4-3 in NSJHL play on Nov. 1. The Pens had come into the game on a three game losing streak after losses to Sackville twice...

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Honourary Captain

PeeWee AAA Pens #1 Fan Adam Dill assigned assistant captain role LANTZ: Assistant Captain Adam Dill has a big role in his new hockey family. This year, the merger of PeeWee AAA saw West Hants and East Hants go from rivals to team mates, seeing pre-teen boys who once played against each other now work...

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Fire departments host Restart A Heart events

LANTZ: Kara Heukshorst of Milford learns how to do CPR and use the AED defibrillator from Lantz firefighter Kory Orchard during World Restart A Heart day, held Oct. 16. Lantz fire, along with departments in Enfield; Elmsdale; and Nine Mile River took part in the event, hosting a demonstration for residents of how to use...

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Blazers, Pickrem hand Jr Pens pair of losses

LANTZ: A five-goal third period and strong goaltending from Jonathan Pickrem lifted the Sackville Blazers past the East Hants Junior Penguins to open a three game week stretch for the Pens. At Sackville Arena on Oct. 21, Sackville trailed 5-2 entering the final period of play before their offence erupted in the 7-5 victory. Five...

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