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FILE - Actress Betty White poses for a portrait in Los Angeles on June 9, 2010. White will turn 99 on Sunday, Jan. 17. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)

PENINSULA ZOOMER: We can all take steps to age well, just like Betty White did

Dr. Grace Park promotes healthy aging while avoiding health decline and frailty

  • Jan 20, 2022

 

Dianne Sawicki

SENIORS SCENE: Expand sewing skills through 1-day workshop

Mah Jong, computer lessons offered this month at Kent Street Centre

  • Jan 20, 2022

 

Frank Bucholtz

COLUMN: Challenging second half of school year lies ahead

Omicron variant has made matters more complicated for teachers, students and staff

  • Jan 13, 2022

 

Dianne Sawicki

SENIORS SCENE: New provincial health orders put some activities on hold at Kent Street Centre

Classes, program capacity reduced by half until at least Jan. 18

  • Jan 6, 2022
Dianne Sawicki
Columnist Ursula Maxwell-Lewis is seen in her Central African Airways studio pic at 21. At right is her (and her mother’s) passage ticket from Southampton to Cape Town in 1954. Ursula recently took a trip down memory lane while completing some “COVID” cleaning of her storage room and came across some old mementoes. (Photos submitted: Ursula Maxwell-Lewis)

COLUMN: Going through old paperwork and mementoes offers window into the past

Ursula Maxwell-Lewis travels down memory lane while completing some storage room COVID cleaning

Columnist Ursula Maxwell-Lewis is seen in her Central African Airways studio pic at 21. At right is her (and her mother’s) passage ticket from Southampton to Cape Town in 1954. Ursula recently took a trip down memory lane while completing some “COVID” cleaning of her storage room and came across some old mementoes. (Photos submitted: Ursula Maxwell-Lewis)
nick greenizan

COLUMN: Waiting impatiently for a better year to come

Better to look forward than back, writes PAN reporter Nick Greenizan

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Frank Bucholtz

AND FRANKLY: Looking back at a year that was ‘all lion’ and no lamb

From COVID-19 to severe weather, it was one thing after another in 2021

  • Dec 30, 2021
Frank Bucholtz
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PENINSULA ZOOMER: A sense of longing for Christmases past

Spirit of Christmas can still be found through seasonal giving

  • Dec 23, 2021
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Dianne Sawicki

SENIORS SCENE: Kent Street Centre activities winding down over Christmas

Normal hours set to resume on Jan. 4

  • Dec 23, 2021
Dianne Sawicki
Christmas tree (unsplash)

COLUMN: Have yourself a metaphorical little Christmas

Aging artificial tree is a fair representation of a rough couple of years

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With eggnog only: Terrible Christmas movies you’ll want to avoid this season

North Island Gazette editor Tyson Whitney watched these ‘classics’ so you don’t have to

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As Ursula Maxwell-Lewis gets set to welcome family home for the holidays, she reflects on Christmases past. (Photo: Brett Sayles/Pexels)

COLUMN: Festive reflections and recipes

Ursula Maxwell-Lewis reflects on Christmases past and present

As Ursula Maxwell-Lewis gets set to welcome family home for the holidays, she reflects on Christmases past. (Photo: Brett Sayles/Pexels)
Frank Bucholtz

COLUMN: Even if McCallum is convicted, his resignation is not a foregone conclusion

Surrey mayor scheduled to make first court appearance on mischief charges in January

  • Dec 15, 2021
Frank Bucholtz
Cloverdale United Church pastor Matthew Emery is seen along with the church choir. (Photo: Ursula Maxwell-Lewis)

COLUMN: Historic Cloverdale United Church, signs of the times

Heritage church has donned its gospel armour determinedly moving forward

Cloverdale United Church pastor Matthew Emery is seen along with the church choir. (Photo: Ursula Maxwell-Lewis)
Frank Bucholtz

COLUMN: Kudos to Surrey MLAs who responded to policing transition questions

Transparency from outset could have prevented ongoing controversy

  • Dec 1, 2021
Frank Bucholtz
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OFF TOPIC: Human nature reveals itself in times of crisis

It’s usually for the better, despite what books and movies would have us believe

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Dianne Sawicki

SENIORS SCENE: Kent Street Players ready to take the stage Nov. 26, 27

White Rock recreation and culture guide will be online today (Nov. 25)

  • Nov 25, 2021
Dianne Sawicki
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Peninsula Zoomer: Hotel California – you can check out its history

Famous Mexican inn has connection to Canada, but not to the Eagles

  • Nov 19, 2021
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Frank Bucholtz

COLUMN: Long history of flooding in low-lying areas of Surrey

Cause has usually been a combination of human, natural factors

  • Nov 17, 2021
Frank Bucholtz
Auxiliary notes Kyle McKay

AUXILIARY NOTES: PAH Auxiliary gearing up for Christmas season

Food, chocolate and ‘Grinch Trees’ available for purchase as holidays approach

  • Nov 12, 2021
Auxiliary notes Kyle McKay