Heads Up, Helmets On seeing results

Updated at 16:09 - AMHERST – While more children are wearing helmets while riding their bicycles and skateboards, Const. Tom Wood said raising awareness continues to be important..



Unnamed sources spill on Duffy

Updated on May 03, 2015 - There are now conflicting reports coming out of Ottawa about whether suspended Senator Mike Duffy was concerned from the get-go...

Peter MacKay: 'I love my family more'

Updated on June 01, 2015 - STELLARTON - Hours before announcing his decision to step away from politics, Peter MacKay played air hockey and soccer with his...


McDonald’s murderer denied day parole

Updated on April 09, 2015 - SYDNEY — The supposed mastermind behind the Sydney River McDonald’s restaurant triple murder in 1992 has had his application for...




Blues host meet and greet Sunday

Updated on July 05, 2015 - SPRINGHILL – The Cumberland County Blues have scheduled a meet and greet for returning players and any new players interested in trying out for the 2015-2016 Blues. .

Young Gunz gaining strength, confidence

Updated on July 05, 2015 - AMHERST – Teenagers can be awkward and fretful, so every ounce of confidence gained can make a huge difference in how they approach...

Cubs, Lions beat Y's Guys, Mixers

Updated on June 30, 2015 - AMHERST – Amherst Little League continued Monday night with the Cumberland Paving Cubs beating the Y’s Guys 24-3 and the Lions...

Dickey Park Fun Run a hit

Updated on June 28, 2015 - AMHERST – A day after the Cross Border Challenge tested runners endurance, several dozen children showed their speed during the...



The cunning and creativity of scammers

Updated on June 26, 2015 - It was a bit of a surprise. I looked at my call display and saw my own phone number just as I was saying hello. There was no response. I hung up and called Bell Aliant. I wanted to know what was going on..


Graduate faces Around the Y – Part 2

Updated on June 26, 2015 - Just before next week’s high school graduation, I would like to continue the theme of my previous column by celebrating the ARHS...

Mouthy bugs can hurt us

Updated on June 26, 2015 - As a child I was very aware of having crooked teeth. I felt my smile was ugly and I rarely showed my teeth if I smiled. You have...



Higher TFSA limit prompts one-quarter of Canadians to save more

Updated on May 29, 2015 - A recent CIBC poll finds that one-quarter (27 per cent) of Canadians plan to contribute more annually to their Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA) following the federal government's decision to increase the annual contribution limit to $10,000 from....



N.S. eyes looming health crunch

Updated on June 26, 2015 - Think for a minute about all the current advice about diet and mental activities believed to be of benefit in keeping our mental faculties sharp. The prospects of suffering dementia as we age is a concern for people like never before..




How to remain vibrant and looking young

Updated on June 26, 2015 - I found my first grey hair the other day. It, along with an upcoming birthday, has me feeling very aware of my age for the first time in my life. Suddenly, the importance of healthy aging has become very real..

Grace and peace to you

Updated on June 26, 2015 - In a few days, my family and I will leave Amherst, after almost 20 years of ministry, and relocate to Ontario. This is, of course,...