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Dianne Sawicki

SENIORS SCENE: Cards, excursions on tap at Kent Street Centre

Centre needs a volunteer driver for 23-passenger mini van

  • May 12, 2022
Dianne Sawicki
Rebecca Smith is the executive director of Surrey Hospice and the president of the Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce. (Photo Submitted: Rebecca Smith)

COLUMN: Caring and understanding at Surrey Hospice Society

Crisis assistance is critical to those who are grieving

Rebecca Smith is the executive director of Surrey Hospice and the president of the Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce. (Photo Submitted: Rebecca Smith)
Frank Bucholtz

AND FRANKLY: Security, size, design, amenities drive millennials to home ownership

Recent census figures show that “family-friendly” housing is attracting more residents to…

  • May 5, 2022
Frank Bucholtz
FILE: Four-year-old Jonah Arbez holds a protest sign at a Friday’s Strike for Climate on the steps of Nanaimo City Hall in 2019. (Cole Schisler/Black Press)

Cole’s Notes: It’s hard to be young these days

It won’t be easy to solve our problems, but our futures are worth fighting for

FILE: Four-year-old Jonah Arbez holds a protest sign at a Friday’s Strike for Climate on the steps of Nanaimo City Hall in 2019. (Cole Schisler/Black Press)
Dianne Sawicki

SENIORS SCENE: Why not take a whack at table tennis – indoors or out

Kent Street Players are set to hit the stage in May with a series of short comedies

  • Apr 28, 2022
Dianne Sawicki
Frank Bucholtz

AND FRANKLY: There’s plenty for Surrey voters to consider before Oct. 15

Next six months should prove interesting, writes Frank Bucholtz

  • Apr 21, 2022
Frank Bucholtz
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PENINSULA ZOOMER: Age has a way of creeping up on all of us

Looming birthday a reminder that ‘I’m no longer young’ eventually becomes ‘I’m old’

  • Apr 17, 2022
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Frank Bucholtz

AND FRANKLY: Highrises a growing fact of life in many Surrey neighbourhoods

Next 10 years will be characterized by increased density along new SkyTrain line

  • Apr 7, 2022
Frank Bucholtz
Auxiliary notes Kyle McKay

AUXILIARY NOTES: Second virtual Bunny Hop set for April 15-18

Easter ‘Eggstravaganza’ planned for Superfluity Shop

  • Apr 3, 2022
Auxiliary notes Kyle McKay
The cherry blossoms on 150B Street, near 24 Avenue, captured the eye of amateur photographers in 2021. The blossoming trees are among the first signs of spring on the Peninsula. (File photo)

COLUMN: Cherry blossoms a most welcome sign of spring

We don’t make a big fuss about them, but the cheery pink blooms are worth celebrating

  • Apr 3, 2022
The cherry blossoms on 150B Street, near 24 Avenue, captured the eye of amateur photographers in 2021. The blossoming trees are among the first signs of spring on the Peninsula. (File photo)
Dianne Sawicki

SENIORS SCENE: Graditude circle, chair yoga now offered at Kent Street Centre

Start your day with your head high and your heart open

  • Mar 31, 2022
Dianne Sawicki
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Langley Hospice Society board president Kathy Derksen (left) and Shannon Todd Booth, communications and fund development manager stand outside the new Langley hospice building. (Photo: Ursula Maxwell-Lewis)

COLUMN: Caring and understanding at new hospice in Langley

‘Death is rarely a comfortable subject to discuss’

Langley Hospice Society board president Kathy Derksen (left) and Shannon Todd Booth, communications and fund development manager stand outside the new Langley hospice building. (Photo: Ursula Maxwell-Lewis)
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PENINSULA ZOOMERS: It’s bad girls who change the world

International Women’s Day has passed, but we can still celebrate our accomplishments

  • Mar 24, 2022
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Frank Bucholtz

AND FRANKLY: Surrey charging ahead with electric vehicle station network

Province aims to end sale of new fossil-fuel burning vehicles by 2040

  • Mar 24, 2022
Frank Bucholtz
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Robert Barron column: Fond memories of ‘Paddy’s Day’

By mid afternoon, the party started really taking off

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Dianne Sawicki

SENIORS SCENE: Sewing workshop set for March 26 at centre

Participants should have some previous sewing experience

  • Mar 17, 2022
Dianne Sawicki
Frank Bucholtz

AND FRANKLY: It’s time for a referendum on Surrey police transition

Public consultation on the issue has been lacking since the beginning

  • Mar 9, 2022
Frank Bucholtz
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SENIORS SCENE: Coffee shop open, computer classes return

Kent Street Centre kitchen is in need of volunteers

  • Mar 3, 2022
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Frank Bucholtz

AND FRANKLY: Surrey RCMP set example for how to properly handle Canada’s protests

Smooth and steady enforcement far more effective than that being carried out in other provinces

  • Feb 24, 2022
Frank Bucholtz
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