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Dianne Sawicki

SENIORS SCENE: Kent Street Choristers present It’s Christmas – Ready or Not!

Concert is Dec. 10, 2 p.m. at Kent Street Centre

  • Dec 1, 2022

 

After journeying to South Africa for Christmas, 1954, Ursula Maxwell-Lewis is seen with her parents before she heads off to boarding school. (Photo submitted: Ursula Maxwell-Lewis)

COLUMN: The reluctant traveller’s Christmas gift

A journey to South Africa for Christmas and other Yuletide reflections

 

Last held in 2019, the Christmas Community Lunch at Alex House returns Wednesday, Dec. 14. Register at info@alexhouse.net or (604) 535-0015, payment ($12; $10 for members) at the door. (Contributed photo)

ALEX HOUSE: Welcoming a season of new beginnings

Christmas Community lunch returns, Seniors Connect program kicks off in January

  • Nov 26, 2022

 

Tricia Weel column To the point

TO THE POINT: Where the streets are the same: coming full circle

Peace Arch News’ newest (former) reporter reintroduces herself to the community

Tricia Weel column To the point
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PENINSULA Zoomer: What is the big deal with the number 12

A dozen examples can be found of the number 12 popping up in our day-to-day lives

  • Nov 24, 2022
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Scenes from “Beyond King Tut: The Immersive Experience” now showing at the Vancouver Convention Centre are seen in three images. (Photos: Ursula Maxwell-Lewis)

COLUMN: ‘Beyond King Tut’ is mysterious, magical, and impressive

Ursula Maxwell-Lewis travels through time while visiting new exhibition at Vancouver Convention Centre

Scenes from “Beyond King Tut: The Immersive Experience” now showing at the Vancouver Convention Centre are seen in three images. (Photos: Ursula Maxwell-Lewis)
Frank Bucholtz column

AND FRANKLY: Policing transition vote a ‘momentous step’ in Surrey politics

Monday night’s vote on the Surrey policing transition was a momentous step.…

  • Nov 17, 2022
Frank Bucholtz column
Dianne Sawicki

SENIORS SCENE: Christmas events ramping up at Kent Street Centre

Mistletoe lunch, readers’ theatre staging of Scrooge happening in the coming weeks

  • Nov 17, 2022
Dianne Sawicki
Auxiliary notes Kyle McKay

COLUMN: ‘Black Friday,’ chocolate sales fundraisers on PAHAS calendar

Hospital auxiliary can use more volunteers with busy season coming up

  • Nov 10, 2022
Auxiliary notes Kyle McKay
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Barron: Remembering when gun-toting elementary schoolkids said ‘enough’ to the rats

A half-century ago, school pest-control methods were a little bit different

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Dianne Sawicki

SENIORS SCENE: Dancing, singing and a Christmas shopping excursion on Kent Street agenda

The Kent Street Activity Centre is looking for a cook for its…

  • Nov 3, 2022
Dianne Sawicki
Frank Bucholtz

AND FRANKLY: Census data speaks to Surrey’s past, and its future

Fifty-four per cent of Metro Vancouver area residents now identify as members…

  • Nov 3, 2022
Frank Bucholtz
Brenda Anderson Off Topic

COLUMN: It’s not always necessary to give back

Some charities’ insistence on sending ‘gifts’ to its donors is irksome

Brenda Anderson Off Topic
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COLUMN: Three months have flown by like they were 18 years

Longtime PAN reporter Nick Greenizan says goodbye to paper, Semiahmoo Peninsula community

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Frank Bucholtz

AND FRANKLY: Do your research, then cast your vote Oct. 15

A few matters to consider as you prepare to cast your ballot

  • Oct 6, 2022
Frank Bucholtz
Dianne Sawicki

SENIORS SCENE: Piano-playing therapy offered at Kent Street Centre

Dance to live music on Wednesday nights

  • Sep 29, 2022
Dianne Sawicki
Frank Bucholtz

AND FRANKLY: Housing unchallenged as top municipal election issue in B.C.

Residents, businesses, politicians divided on severity of the problem

  • Sep 23, 2022
Frank Bucholtz
When taking a road trip to border towns like Osoyoos, don’t travel without your passports or turn off your car’s GPS. (Black Press Media photo)

BUSH: Road trip wrong-turn triggers bungle at the Osoyoos border

Don’t shut off your GPS if you haven’t driven through Osoyoos in 30 years, warns columnist

When taking a road trip to border towns like Osoyoos, don’t travel without your passports or turn off your car’s GPS. (Black Press Media photo)
Auxiliary notes Kyle McKay

AUXILIARY NOTES: Peace Arch Hospital Auxiliary on the lookout for new volunteers

Return of ‘fun-raising events’ means more help is needed

  • Sep 15, 2022
Auxiliary notes Kyle McKay
Dianne Sawicki

SENIORS SCENE: Meditation, chair yoga classes begin at Kent Street Centre

Activities, classes, seminars fill coming weeks

  • Sep 15, 2022
Dianne Sawicki