New centre

Sonny Jarak is surrounded by a pack of dogs that he has rehabilitated and were slated for euthanization and are now permanent members “of my family.” He and his wife have just opened The Dog Psychology and Rehabilitation Centre in Trent Hills which not only offers boarding but behavioural training. “The three things you need to remember when it comes to rehabilitation are trust, respect and love,” said Jarak.

The Dog P.A.R.C. offers more than a place to board dogs

The question “Who let the dogs out?” never crosses Sonny Jarak’s mind as he walks through the fields beside his home with a pack of dogs at...

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Let's talk about death

Barb Phillips, who is a Thanadoula, a death midwife, founder of a group called “Last Breath” will be hosting a feature documentary called Let’s Talk About Death which will be shown in the communities of Warkworth, Brighton and Cobourg.

Feature documentary will look at the often taboo subject of death

The past success of Death Café Northumberland has resulted in a rebirth of this phenomenon here.

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Tweed Pet food bank

The Tweed and Area Pet Food Bank is open for business at 127 River Street, unit 99, on Wednesdays from noon to 3 p.m. Sheri Koekman who initiated the non-profit program reports “lots of support from the community” and encourages people to support the food bank with food or small cash donations.

Food bank for pets opens in Tweed

To help people in the area provide for pets, Sheri Koekman, a Thomasburg resident, has opened the Tweed and Surrounding Area Pet Food Bank....

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Executive Director

Northumberland Community Futures Development Corporation executive director Wendy Curtis spoke about the corporation’s many successes helping new and existing businesses in 2014, at last week’s annual general meeting.

Northumberland corporation touts successes helping local businesses create jobs

The Northumberland Community Futures Development Corporation (CFDC) is very good at helping local businesses become a success.

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Dancing

Spanish dancer Leslie Daly delights the crowd with her flamenco style.

Spanish Fiesta delights Seasons Dufferin residents

Seventy residents of the Seasons Dufferin Retirement Residence and family were delighted to participate in a Spanish Fiesta on January 23.

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Walk for Memories

Participating in the Walk for Memories were Councillors Duncan Armstrong, Karen Sharpe, Jim and Jane Harrison and MPP Lou Rinaldi.

Quinte Walk for Memories raises funds for Alzheimer’s

The community rallied around the victims of Alzheimer’s in a Walk for Memories at the YMCA on Sunday.

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Sir John A.

Brian and Renee Porter, playing the role of Sir John A. and Agnes Macdonald, speak to a guest at their show at Maranatha Church on Tuesday, January 20. It was an event to honour the 200th birthday of Canada’s first prime minister.

Sir John A.’s birthday celebrated in Belleville

Sir John A. Macdonald gave a speech in Belleville last week, just days after celebrating his birthday.

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Donation

On Tuesday, January 20, members of the City of Belleville United Way fundraising committee and Mayor Taso Christopher (right) presented the United Way of Quinte with a cheque for $12,222. This donation was made possible through a series of initiatives planned and supported by city hall employees that included: summer barbecues, a silent auction, 50/50 draws and staff payroll deductions. Judi Gilbert, Executive Director of the United Way of Quinte, and Curt Flewelling, Resource Development Co-ord

United Way of Quinte achieves fundraising goal

It was close, but the United Way of Quinte passed its lofty 2014 fundraising goal.

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