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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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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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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New commercial

Chloe Dean, a young actress, skates in front of a camera crew on Victoria Harbour on the evening of January 22. The shoot was for a Bay of Quinte Tourism commercial.

Bay of Quinte Tourism to target big city dwellers

A film crew headed onto the ice at Belleville’s Victoria Harbour on a picture perfect evening last Thursday. They were there to shoot a...

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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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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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