A helping hand for the north

A helping hand for the north

Updated on January 30, 2015 - By Gina Hartmann - Special to The Nor'westerSometimes we tend to forget there are so many people living in the cold.


Her hand reaches across the sea

Updated on January 22, 2015 - By Gina HartmannSpecial to TC MediaFive years ago Haiti turned everyone's attention to the Caribbean when a devastating earthquake...

From the Chief of Defence Staff

Updated on January 22, 2015 - The praise for Gladys Osmond reaches far and wide.Last week, Chief of the Defence Staff, Gen. Tom Lawson, issued a statement saying...



Tasty reputation results in Newfoundland destination

Updated on January 30, 2015 - The lure and reputation of this province’s culinary delights has inspired the people behind www.foodiepages.ca to create a giveaway for a trip to Newfoundland full of edible delectables..



Greening placed on waivers; may be Bingo-bound

Updated on January 28, 2015 - One rough season just got a little bit tougher for Colin Greening of the Ottawa Senators. That’s because the St. John’s native was placed in waivers Tuesday..

Gee Bees regrouping

Updated on January 27, 2015 - The Grand Bank Gee Bees have a message for their doubters.


This IceCap has ice in his veins

Updated on January 26, 2015 - When asked to describe his goaltending style, Connor Hellebuyck’s most common reponse is, “Boring.”



Competition cited as a factor in Bianca’s closure

Updated on January 27, 2015 - Bianca Tzanov’s namesake restaurant has closed, after 23 years in business in St. John’s. Bianca’s offered a fine-dining experience that struck a chord with consumers and quickly became a hot spot, upsizing its location to end at its Water Street....


Bianca’s closes after 23 years

Updated on January 26, 2015 - Local fixture Bianca’s Restaurant is closing its doors after nearly a quarter century in the business.




Starring on the social media stage

Updated on January 30, 2015 - A woman from Grand Falls-Windsor has become an Internet sensation as a fictitious character named Teresa.Deana Stagg-Newell had no idea when she did a short video clip on New Year's Day and shared it with her friends on Facebook that her character....

2015 ECMA nominees announced

Updated on January 28, 2015 - The nominees for the 2015 East Coast Music Awards (ECMAs) have been named, and voting is open for Fans’ Choice awards on The...

‘For all who taught me to sing’

Updated on January 26, 2015 - To begin with, I set down my thanksfor all who taught me to sing,All whose words I have borrowed(Though I plagiarize nothing)All...

More than meets the eye

Updated on January 27, 2015 - With a powerhouse voice she uses to belt out traditional Irish/Newfoundland music, you’d think 20-year-old Victoria Cooper has been...


Fighting winter blues

Updated on January 23, 2015 - For some, the cold and snowy months are an exciting time for recreational activity, but for others the winter blues creep in.




A challenge flung out at you

Updated on January 30, 2015 - You're probably wondering what to do with your money these days.That's assuming you have two cents in your pocket to rub together. If you don't, you don't have anything to worry about. At least that's the prevailing wisdom.Like most prevailing wisdom,....

Delayed murder

Updated on January 30, 2015 - By any accounting, living to 97, as Antonio Ciccarello did in New York, would be considered a long life. Many of us won't come...

Cutting the right numbers

Updated on January 30, 2015 - Dear editor:Premier Paul Davis likely has all good political and fiscal intentions when suggesting the number of MHAs in the House...

Pray for us

Updated on January 30, 2015 - Petitions presented in the House of Assembly are a curious vestige of times past; they either need to be tossed out or seriously...

Disabilities and the job market

Updated on January 27, 2015 - Excuse me for a moment to get away from my usual letters of praising up the government and instead focus on an issue that has been...



Indian River Academy gives Young Rembrandts a try

Updated on January 30, 2015 - Far too often the arts are overlooked as being significant in one's educational planning.Bette Fetter, a teacher in the United States who applied her fine arts education and background in child development, disagrees. She created an original,....


Across The Tickle - Long Island

Updated on January 30, 2015 - Long Island Volunteer Fire DepartmentEleven of the 23 members of the Long Island Volunteer Fire Department suited up on Thursday...

Community kitchen

Updated on January 30, 2015 - Community Kitchens is a program of the Training Wheels Family Resource Centre. Taking part in the program last week were Kelly...



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