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Hairdresser Stephanie Battams has been hailed as an angel by many for going to the homes of children with autism to make them more comfortable with the process.
PORT MEDWAY, NS - It took thousands of miles, a couple of continents and just over 150 years, but a New Zealander has finally been reunited with his Nova Scotian roots.
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A Maritime Mi'kmaq community is offering a helping hand to the Attawapiskat First Nation as it tries to overcome a rash of suicide attempts that are drawing national concern. Eskasoni First Nation had a suicide crisis of its own in 2009 when a rash of young people took their own lives in the span of weeks.
Middle school dances may be a thing of the past in some maritime schools. The Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board decided to stop holding school dances for grades six to eight when it switched to a new middle school model earlier this year.
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If it wasn't for Bill Wagg, two young men might not be alive today. On Sept. 30, the Rose Blanche man was presented with the Newfoundland and Labrador Award for Bravery for rescuing Patrick Savoury and Shane Hatcher from a house fire in
A Newfoundland shipwreck society may soon go looking for the wreckage of one of Newfoundland's most devastating civilian casualties during the Second World War. Neil Burgess, president of the Shipwreck Preservation Society of Newfoundland and Labrador (SPSNL), said if the society can secure funding, it may be able to go looking for the remains of the SS Caribou in just a few years.
By Sara Connors The SaltWire Network It was a canoe trip that almost resulted in its partakers being air evacuated - three times, to be exact. Despite one member contracting a debilitating case of suspected dysentery, another breaking his tooth to the pulp, and rapids almost folding one of the group's two canoes in half, four outdoor enthusiasts persevered, travelling through Labrador's remote wilderness on an "extreme" canoe trip this past summer.
KENTVILLE, N.S. - SARA CONNORS SPECIAL TO KINGSCOUNTYNEWS.CA To her clients and their families, Stephanie Battams is far more than a hairdresser. She's an angel. Battams owns and operates Homestead Hair, a mobile hairdressing service that caters to people in the vulnerable sector, such as seniors, individuals in palliative care, or the sick and injured.
Too early too judge what effect new vessel will have on Port aux Basque tourism
Sara Connors SPECIAL TO THE NEWS PICTOU, N.S. - The scorching summer heat didn't stop hundreds of people from attending the second annual Pictou Motorcycle Show and Shine last weekend. More than 100 motorcycles were registered for the event, and more than $3,200 was raised, with donations still pouring in.
By SARA CONNORS It took thousands of miles, a couple of continents and just over 150 years, but a New Zealander has finally been reunited with his Nova Scotian roots. As Richard Anderson shares a laugh with his cousin Joelene Arenburg over a
Sara Connors Special to The Gulf News Summer's in full swing and Channel-Port aux Basques recently introduced an all-terrain wheelchair it purchased last year to the Grand Bay West Beaches. Interest in the equipment, however, has been virtually non-existent. The $5,000 wheelchair was only rented once last year, and hasn't been rented at all this year.