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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
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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
Ryan Reynolds sent reporter Jessica Peters a celebratory message on Twitter when she announced the end of her cancer journey.

VIDEO: Message from Ryan Reynolds helps Black Press reporter celebrate end of cancer journey

Reporter Jessica Peters writes how one tweet helped share happiness around the world

Ryan Reynolds sent reporter Jessica Peters a celebratory message on Twitter when she announced the end of her cancer journey.
Flowers, flags, candles and messages are put at the gates of Buckingham Palace in London, Friday, Sept. 9, 2022. Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch and a rock of stability across much of a turbulent century, died Thursday Sept. 8, 2022, after 70 years on the throne. She was 96. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

PENINSULA ZOOMER: Marking the end of Queen Elizabeth II’s remarkable 70-year reign

‘In a room full of Brits, I was the only one who burst out crying,’ writes columnist April Lewis

  • Sep 9, 2022
Flowers, flags, candles and messages are put at the gates of Buckingham Palace in London, Friday, Sept. 9, 2022. Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch and a rock of stability across much of a turbulent century, died Thursday Sept. 8, 2022, after 70 years on the throne. She was 96. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
The Black Loyalist Heritage Centre in Shelburne, Nova Scotia, is seen in August, 2022. (Photo: Ursula Maxwell-Lewis)

COLUMN: Emancipation Day and the Black Loyalists of Nova Scotia

Ursula Maxwell-Lewis reflects on visiting the Black Loyalist Heritage Centre in Nova Scotia

The Black Loyalist Heritage Centre in Shelburne, Nova Scotia, is seen in August, 2022. (Photo: Ursula Maxwell-Lewis)
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ALEX HOUSE: New opportunities to gather this autumn

It was heartbreaking to lose some of our favourite activities and venues…

  • Sep 8, 2022
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Frank Bucholtz

AND FRANKLY: Get ready for non-stop ‘electioneering’ in Surrey

Byelection and civic election coming so close together brings up wide range of issues

  • Sep 7, 2022
Frank Bucholtz
Dianne Sawicki

SENIORS SCENE: Kent Street Centre groups set to return from summer break

Computer classes, choir ready to embark upon a new season

  • Sep 1, 2022
Dianne Sawicki
Frank Bucholtz

AND FRANKLY: Some tough questions ahead for Surrey South candidates

Urban-rural mix make this an unusual riding, writes Frank Bucholtz

  • Aug 25, 2022
Frank Bucholtz
brenda

COLUMN: Laughter is still the best medicine

My first genuine, TV sitcom-style, spit-take came courtesy of a bit of…

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