Book Review: “Black River Road” by Debra Komar

Book Review: “Black River Road” by Debra Komar

Canadian author and retired forensic anthropologist Debra Komar has written her fourth book examining a historical crime, Black River Road. Subtitled “An Unthinkable Crime, an Unlikely Suspect, and the Question of Character”, Ms. Komar searched back through historical court records to find this unique case of a murder committed outside the city of Saint John. Read more »

Isabella in Concert at Vogue Theatre

Isabella in Concert at Vogue Theatre

By Rick Daley The Saint Michael’s Basilica Capital Fundraising Campaign will be hosting a fundraising concert on April 30th at 7 pm. The feature performer will be Isabella Imperatori. Better known by her stage name, Isabella, is a native of France where she has sang professionally for 15 years before relocating to Canada 17 years… Read more »

World Tai Chi Day 2017

World Tai Chi Day 2017

On Saturday morning, April 29th, from 9:30-10:30 am at Ritchie Wharf the Miramichi Tai Chi club will be giving a public demonstration of this amazing Oriental Art that is being referred to as Moving Medicine, and everyone is invited to attend. The activity will be followed by brunch at the Goodie Shop. Tai Chi stretches… Read more »

HARKINS: A Name to Remember

HARKINS: A Name to Remember

by John Bosma I wonder what John Harkins would think about the closing of the Harkins School complex this past December. I would like to believe he was impressed with the almost 150 years of education that Harkins Seminary, Harkins Academy, Harkins Academy High, Harkins Jr. High and Harkins Middle schools provided to students from… Read more »

Book Review: “The Lynching of Peter Wheeler” by Debra Komar

Book Review: “The Lynching of Peter Wheeler” by Debra Komar

Author and forensic anthropologist Debra Komar has written two books dealing with murder and wrongful conviction in Atlantic Canada’s past. Her first book, “The Ballad of Jacob Peck” (2013, Goose Lane Editions) was about a murder inspired by religious fervour that occurred in 1805 in New Brunswick. The follow-up is “The Lynching of Peter Wheeler” (2014, Goose Lane Editions). Read more »

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