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Rotary Club of North Sydney makes donation
The Rotary Cub of North Sydney presented its annual donation to representatives of the Northside food banks and Christmas Cheer organizations on Dec. 11. This year’s cheque totaled $5,500. The club also donated another $500 to the Salvation ...
Cape Breton photographer calls stamp selection ‘unexpected’
Adam Hill’s portfolio features some of nature’s most spectacular moments, from a baby loon hitching a ride on its mother’s back to a great gray owl staring out from underneath frosty eyelashes. And among his captures of ...
CBRM residents invited to tap into their inner poet
ACAP Cape Breton and the Cape Breton Regional Municipality water utility are hoping the words come flowing out when residents think about their tap water. The environmental non-profit and municipal water utility are now accepting submissions for ...
Church anniversary in Port Morien
St. Paul’s Anglican Church is celebrating its 146th anniversary on Sunday. Starting at 11:15 a.m., Rev. Dorothy Miller is officiating and author LeRoy Peach is the guest speaker. Peach will deliver a presentation on the history of Christ ...
Glace Bay artist's work on display at the Cape Breton University Art Gallery
Glace Bay artist John Lannon stands by one of his paintings, now on display at the Cape Breton University Art Gallery during the Proletariat exhibit, which ends Friday. The acrylic on canvas piece symbolizes democracy’s struggle during the ...
Weather’s chilly but there’s lots happening in CBRM
It may seem like the season of endless storms but that’s not keeping local entertainers and partygoers at home, with plenty of concerts, events and new releases scheduled over the next few weeks. There’s everything from new theatre ...
Getting ready for upcoming Super Saturdays at Sydney library
Leslie MacPhee, library assistant at McConnell Library in Sydney, and Rexie the Tyrannosaurus rex, prepare for an upcoming Super Saturday at the library. This week's Saturday fun day, which is open to all ages, will feature Star Wars from 10 ...
Talking science at the Glace Bay Library
Cape Breton University’s Let’s Talk Science program began another term on Tuesday at the Glace Bay Library. The free program run by CBU students is for children ages 8-12 and teaches kids science fundamentals with hands-on activities ...
Sisters with Horwood, NL roots tabbed for Family Feud Canada
The Mercer sisters of Horwood moved away long ago to other parts of the province and the world. One lives in North Carolina, another resides in Ontario, while others live in various parts of Newfoundland and Labrador. So, when Family Feud ...
ATLANTIC SKIES: Hunting dogs and the brightest star in the night sky
Many people think Polaris, the North Star, in Ursa Minor (the Little Bear) is the brightest star in the night sky in the northern hemisphere. However, the brightest is actually Sirius (magnitude -1.46) in the constellation of Canis Major (Latin for ...