Boaz Joseph

Delta's Graph Tech Guitar Labs produces guitar pick-ups

The nutty-gritty of great sound

How a guitar nut invented a revolutionary guitar nut.

Delta's Graph Tech Guitar Labs produces guitar pick-ups
From left: Rec Rockers guitarists Andrew Kison

Rec Rockers find the rhythm of life

A group of novice musicians with developmental disabilities finds harmony at Semiahmoo House.

From left: Rec Rockers guitarists Andrew Kison
The Fraser Health Crisis Line takes 36

A welcome voice at the end of the line

Fraser Health Crisis Line volunteers focus on empathy to help callers through their darkest times.

The Fraser Health Crisis Line takes 36
Five-month-old Alisa stopped in at the Surrey Christmas Bureau last week. Her parents are first-time clients.

Hoping for some help

Surrey Christmas Bureau still needs hundreds of sponsor to 'adopt' a family in need.

Five-month-old Alisa stopped in at the Surrey Christmas Bureau last week. Her parents are first-time clients.
Mary-Lynn Schlifer recently placed first in the Miniature Masters category at the Washington State International Kite Festival with a kite about five millimetres wide.

‘Communicating with the heavens’

Kites – even award-winning miniatures – have made a big impact on the life of Mary-Lynn Schlifer.

Mary-Lynn Schlifer recently placed first in the Miniature Masters category at the Washington State International Kite Festival with a kite about five millimetres wide.
The Battle of Moreuil Wood

A gallop into history

A Surrey author tells the story of his father, a Canadian calvaryman during the First World War.

The Battle of Moreuil Wood
North Delta’s Stephanie Henderson plays five characters in her one-woman play The Troubles. The Resounding Scream Theatre production

Ties to the motherland

A North Delta woman brings Northern Ireland to the Vancouver Fringe Festival.

North Delta’s Stephanie Henderson plays five characters in her one-woman play The Troubles. The Resounding Scream Theatre production
Biomedical Engineering Supervisor Dave Gilbert is responsible for more than 7

HIDDEN HEALTH PART 4: The machine menders

At Surrey Memorial Hospital, electronic ‘patients’ need care too. Enter the folks at Biomedical Engineering.

Biomedical Engineering Supervisor Dave Gilbert is responsible for more than 7
The long-term cycle of pain or fear of pain following a wrist injury can be broken with the right kind of therapy – in this case

HIDDEN HEALTH – Part 3: The mirror box

An SMH physiotherapist uses the power of the brain to
overcome pain.

The long-term cycle of pain or fear of pain following a wrist injury can be broken with the right kind of therapy – in this case
Radiologist Dr. W. Fin Hodge examines an image from a patient at the Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre.

HIDDEN HEALTH – PART 2 – The interpreters

A small group of doctors, rarely seen and often dimly lit, make the critical diagnostic evaluations of medical scans – and more.

Radiologist Dr. W. Fin Hodge examines an image from a patient at the Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre.
Harvinder Sandhu is the assistant manager of the Settlement and Immigration Program offered by Options Community Services at several local sites

The adjustment bureau

Settlement workers at a North Delta library advise immigrants about jobs, services and responsibilities.

Harvinder Sandhu is the assistant manager of the Settlement and Immigration Program offered by Options Community Services at several local sites
E. coli bacteria forms a pattern in a colourful growing material in the Microbiology Lab at Surrey Memorial Hospital.

HIDDEN HEALTH – PART 1: The culture club

A bacteria grower at Surrey Memorial Hospital’s Microbiology Lab shows where nearly three-quarters of patient-care decisions are incubated.

E. coli bacteria forms a pattern in a colourful growing material in the Microbiology Lab at Surrey Memorial Hospital.
Kelly Carmichael commutes 60 kilometres a day from Newton to his job at the BCIT campus in Burnaby in his Nissan Leaf electric car.

A new Leaf on life

A Surrey man learns to plug-and-commute with his new electric Nissan car.

Kelly Carmichael commutes 60 kilometres a day from Newton to his job at the BCIT campus in Burnaby in his Nissan Leaf electric car.
John Jackman holds a British 10-pound stamp.

A hobby that sticks

Collectors and philatelists keep stamps in circulation in Cloverdale.

John Jackman holds a British 10-pound stamp.
Rev. Will Sparks is organizing a three-month jazz music experiment for Northwood United Church called Jazz Vespers in the Valley: Music for the Soul. The first show is this Sunday at 4 p.m.

God, and all that jazz

Northwood United Church hosts music for the soul in six Sunday vespers.

Rev. Will Sparks is organizing a three-month jazz music experiment for Northwood United Church called Jazz Vespers in the Valley: Music for the Soul. The first show is this Sunday at 4 p.m.
Trumpeter Pat Dunn (top) is in music teacher (and alto sax player) Brenda Khoo’s first class of 18 students taking adult beginner concert band lessons. The weekly class

It’s never too late to blow your own horn

Adult beginners learning woodwind, brass and percussion in new Delta Continuing Education course.

Trumpeter Pat Dunn (top) is in music teacher (and alto sax player) Brenda Khoo’s first class of 18 students taking adult beginner concert band lessons. The weekly class
COLUMN: Jagrup Brar is keeping it real

COLUMN: Jagrup Brar is keeping it real

MLA on Welfare Challenge deserves some respect for him month-long experiment.

COLUMN: Jagrup Brar is keeping it real
Jack Brown (left) taught at Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary from 1971-1993. Although he didn’t teach Alan Clegg

Old-school reunion planned for Surrey’s first high school

Surrey's Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary turns 100 this year, and a celebration is being organized to mark the milestone.

Jack Brown (left) taught at Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary from 1971-1993. Although he didn’t teach Alan Clegg
Paul Jones shows a crowd of 30 Delta Naturalists the spot where he found the nest of a family of marbled murrelets in the Caren Range on the Sunshine Coast. The discovery of the threatened auk-like bird’s nest in 1993 – the first to be found in Canada – put a stop to proposed logging

Where birdwatchers migrate

Delta Naturalists welcome expert speakers to their monthly meetings

Paul Jones shows a crowd of 30 Delta Naturalists the spot where he found the nest of a family of marbled murrelets in the Caren Range on the Sunshine Coast. The discovery of the threatened auk-like bird’s nest in 1993 – the first to be found in Canada – put a stop to proposed logging
Three choir boys sing Christmas carols in Surrey in 1960.

Christmas past

The Surrey Archives share nostalgic photos of the holiday season from the last several decades.

Three choir boys sing Christmas carols in Surrey in 1960.