NSCC Strait Area Campus approved for provincial solar program
LOOKING BACK: R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home launches golden anniversary celebration
'An incredible experience': Antigonish native Rebecca Lambke off to strong start ...
New St. F.X. Homecoming event hopes to alleviate excessive partying problem
'St. F.X. is a special place': What you need to know about St. F.X. Homecoming
Antigonish’s Declan Smith named captain of the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles
Club sports an important part of the St. F.X. experience
$150,000 boost: Antigonish kicking in cash for new farmers’ market building
St. F.X. welcomes its next generation of students to Antigonish
Theatre Antigonish announces performances for the coming season
Skate park announced for Antigonish
K-9 Hi Flyers to wow Antigonish Exhibition with agile dogs and some new surprises
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Head of mental health commission says suicide in Nova Scotia a 'hidden crisis'
SERIES: The Holocaust - Halifax's Natan Nevo paints over dark days of war with a positive look at life and people
Natan Nevo’s art workroom is filled with colourful landscapes and abstracts, depicting his outlook on life today – bright, cheery, optimistic. During the Second World War in his native Poland, while in hiding and later trying to find ...
SERIES: North Sydney couple lost families in Holocaust, found each other
They met while trying to locate lost family members. What they found instead was each other. ...
SERIES: The Holocaust - Mother’s Jewish faith comes to light after her death
BELLEORAM, N.L. – It wasn’t until after her death that Sophia May’s children learned their mother had kept a secret from them all their lives – she was Jewish. After years of research into her history and Jewish culture, ...
SERIES: The Holocaust - Mother, son saved by friends and fighters
By April 1943, Michael Falk and his parents had been enclosed in the Warsaw Ghetto for close to three years. Michael was 12, had been denied formal schooling, was starving, but tried to live as though the (Second World) war would end at any time ...
SERIES: The Holocaust - Tribute to Philip Riteman by longtime friend Bob Watson
Note: Bob Watson was a friend of Holocaust survivor Philip Riteman. They met in 2010 when Watson, as part of the diversity committee at the Nova Scotia Community College’s Kingstec Campus in Kentville, invited Riteman to speak. From that ...
SERIES: The Holocaust - 'A time of emptiness, pain and desperation', excerpted from Helena Jockel's 'We Sang in Hushed Voices'
Helena Jockel (née Kahan) was born in Czechoslovakia in 1919. She became an elementary school teacher and taught in Hungary. When the Nazis invaded that country in March 1944, she focused on saving “her” children. She accompanied ...
SERIES: The Holocaust - Seeing and surviving the unthinkable
Editor’s note: The headline was surprising — “Holocaust is fading from memory, survey finds.” That was in the New York Times. There were similar headlines in USA Today, NBC News, and other major U.S. media outlets. The ...
Mexican family gives back at Swissair memorial
BAYSWATER BEACH, N.S. - Nobody knew the Navarro family had arrived in Bayswater with a plastic bag full of colourful handmade bookmarks and small, carefully packaged dolls made by Mexican Indigenous women. Nor did they know that Mariana, her ...
Cyclists in Antigonish can tune up their rides at the library
ANTIGONISH, N.S. - The People’s Place Library is well-known in Antigonish as a central part of the community. The library has just gained some utility, and become a bit handier for locals, with the addition of a bike repair stand just outside ...
Fredericton says good-bye to fallen officers
FREDERICTON, N.B. – A pair of Fredericton police officers were remembered Saturday during a regimental funeral for their sense of duty, honour and commitment to serving and protecting the community. Constables Robb Costello and Sara Burns ...