Speaking up

Alexa Vanderhorst, a Grade 9 student at NDHS, speaks during the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board’s low enrollment focus group meeting at the school.

Positive, passionate response at Norwood school meeting

Apart from a few instances of testiness, the feeling coming out of the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board’s nearly four-hour-long...

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New television

Doug Pearcy of Asphodel-Norwood’s Action 2000 Committee is joined by Jacqui Mack and township CAO Joe van Koeverden by the new 65-inch Samsung smart TV that Jacqui and her husband Wayne donated to the Asphodel-Norwood Community Centre’s Millennium Room. The Norwood Vipers, through the Action 2000 Committee, also contributed funds to help with the purchase.

New television in Millennium Room thanks to donation

The Asphodel-Norwood Community Centre’s Millennium Room has a brand new 65-inch Samsung television thanks to a private donation.

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Kindergarten teacher and hockey mom, Amy-Jo Doherty is leading the charge to have Campbellford chosen Kraft Hockeyville 2015 and collect $100,000 to upgrade the arena. She and her husband Dennis, who has served on the Campbellford minor hockey executive for 26 years and is currently first vice-president, have two sons, 14 and 11, playing hockey.

Campbellford making bid to become Kraft Hockeyville 2015

Shut out the last time she tried to have Campbellford recognized as Kraft Hockeyville, a dedicated hockey mom is confident she’ll reach her...

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Apple Route Granny

Gayle Lucas Roth has been a member of the Apple Route Grannies since its formation in 2009. “It’s a wonderful group of women … committed to something definitely beyond themselves,” she said. The Grannies, one of 240 such groups in Canada, has scheduled a special event for February 8 at Trinity-St. Andrew’s Unity Church Community Hall, to draw attention to the work being done to help grandmothers in Africa who are taking care of children orphaned by AIDS.

African grandmothers gaining confidence in fight to obtain rights

They’ve talked the talk, and walked the walk, and now the Apple Route Grannies are again reaching out to the public to garner support for...

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She doesn't look away when she catches you glancing at her.

14 Signs someone is checking you out

14 Signs someone is checking you out

1. You work in a store, and he gets in your line and waits instead of going to the next available...

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Go pink

Trenton Golden Hawks Brady Wiffen (l) and Tyler Donaldson (r) help kick off the announcement of Pink in the Rink with sponsors Scotiabank's Lianne O'Hara and Tina Furmidge with Hawks president John McDonald ​ and Brad Warner​​.

Trenton Golden Hawks turn Pink in the Rink

On February 13, the Trenton Golden Hawks will turn pink in the rink.

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All volunteers

Quinte West Community Policing volunteers: Corrine Chase, Bill Trumley, Bob Clement, Esther Boulton, Brenda McFarlane (sitting).

Quinte West Community Policing includes many volunteers

Nobody is getting paid at the Community Policing office in downtown Trenton. And that's just the way they like it.

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New exhibit

Making sure her painting “Stony Lake Gathering” is aligned with her other works of art, Sue Wilkins is ready for her solo show at the library in Campbellford. An opening reception will be held Tuesday, January 27, at 6:30 p.m. Her art will be on display through to April 23.

Local artist’s works on display at a solo show at the library in Campbellford

As the seasons change so has the artistic direction of painter Sue Wilkins, who is having a solo show at the library in Campbellford.

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Multiple railway crossings damaged in Northumberland

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Martinello admits lack of knowledge on requests for proposals

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Lahr exchange set for September

City Council will renew its tradition of bi-annual exchanges with its twin city, Lahr, Germany, this...


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