Monday, August 21, 2017

A village within a village

By Janine Jaconelli After many years of working with seniors in leadership roles, as well as caring for my own grandmother who was in long term care and passed away at 105, I was more...
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Back it up

Think about everything you have stored on your computer… documents, emails, photographs, videos, music – the list goes on. Now imagine losing it all. Horrific thought, isn’t it! Unfortunately it’s all too common. We have an...
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Connecting to the internet

A common question I get is “what’s the best” option for home internet. I’m not going to discuss the merits of different providers in this article, however, I will explain the different technologies along...
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Online search – pitfalls and benefits

There are more than a billion websites on the internet now – each with potentially thousands of pages, so finding what you’re looking for is really like looking for a needle in a haystack. This...

Seniors’ Council hosts first of four meetings

The first of four annual meetings of the Seniors' Council and Clubs in Cumberland County was held on March 15 in Springhill at their Senior Citizens Recreation Centre. This Club is one of more than...

A special celebration: by Karen Casey

Canadians across the country will mark the 150th anniversary of Confederation during 2017.  As a way to celebrate this special year, the Government of Nova Scotia has created the 150 Forward Fund. The purpose...

Without a Map: Take a hike! Seven reasons to hit the trails

Wanna know a secret? For those of you thinking, “Nope, there’s no way I’m fit enough to go hiking”, hiking is just walking…in the woods. Tadaa! This year is Canada’s 150th birthday and to celebrate, Parks...

The future looks bright for county mayor Christine Blair

Happy New Year! May 2017 be a year of peace and shared prosperity, around the world, and for you and your family. Colchester County is a community of communities. Your municipal council is made up...

Oh, the sights

Marie Duranceau, with her husband Evan, took a trip to China, and she shared the trip with a slide presentation and talk to members of the Wentworth United Church Women. Duranceau sent me a...

Your guide to online shopping for Christmas

It’s getting to that time of year where the temperatures are dropping and the quantity of flyers is increasing! Yes, consumers are starting to think about buying Christmas gifts. However, this year you might...