Yearly Archives: 2016

Dance Workshops with Colton Curtis

Dance Workshops with Colton Curtis

Spotlights and Sequins proudly presents Dance Workshops open to all dancers with the incredibly talented, Spotlights and Sequins alumnus, professional dancer Colton Curtis on Tuesday January 3rd and Wednesday January 4th in the St Mary’s Church basement. Dancers ages 9-12 will workshop from 6-7:30 pm. The fee is $25. Dancers ages 13 and up will workshop from… Read more »

Family Research Hints Part III

Family Research Hints Part III

This is the third part in a series from the Miramichi Genealogy Society. Click here to read Part II. by Penny Creamer Last month you learned of a few places where you can locate information you’ll need to make your family tree grow. Now we’ll provide a few more places for you to check. Work/ hobby/… Read more »

Poem: “My Favourite Time of Year”

Poem: “My Favourite Time of Year”

By: Eileen Elsie (Bromley) Bransfield in December 1981 October 23rd, 1928 – December 23rd, 2014 My Favourite Time of Year Christmas is my favourite time of the year, When families get together, for parties and good cheer For turkey and plum puddings, mince pies and cookies too. Christmas trees and presents, decorations old and new.… Read more »

Love in the Hallways: Hospice Day Program Huge Success

Love in the Hallways: Hospice Day Program Huge Success

by Kellie Underhill When you enter the home of Hospice Miramichi at 14 Howard Street in Chatham the first thing you might notice is an overwhelming sense of calm. You might release a huge sigh and feel your shoulders loosen as stress leaves your body and you relax into the peace of the hallway. This… Read more »

Local CHAMP Recognized – Jakob Stewart

Local CHAMP Recognized – Jakob Stewart

Recently, Southwest Miramichi-Bay du Vin MLA Jake Stewart, on behalf of War Amps Canada, presented a Certificate of Recognition to Jakob Jardine, in recognition of his volunteer efforts with The War Amps Child Amputee (CHAMP) Program. Jakob Jardine, 9, of Warwick Settlement, is a member of the CHAMP Program and has gone above and beyond… Read more »

Employment Program Helps Adults on Autism Spectrum

Employment Program Helps Adults on Autism Spectrum

by Anthony McLean Recently, ten participants graduated from an Adult Employment Pilot Project offered through Autism Resources Miramichi (ARM) and the Department of Post Secondary Education, Training and Labour (PETL). The program’s goal was to target the deficits and strengths for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and help develop specific employment tools. The program… Read more »

Poem: “October to December” By: L. Joseph

Poem: “October to December” By: L. Joseph

October to December The trees are quickly getting bare as its orange and yellow leaves fall to the ground A ground that’s ridden of its warmth, replaced by a touch of Jack’s frost; what was once green is now brown Suntan oils and sunblock lotions all stored away until next year; they’re out of sight… Read more »

Winter on the Miramichi

Winter on the Miramichi

The weather outside is frightful, but Miramichi is so delightful! Don’t let Jack Frost get you down, come to Atlantic Canada’s Great Outdoors for the perfect winter getaway! We here at Discover Miramichi have made it easy for you with a quick list of things to do and places to stay this winter! 1. Kouchibouguac […] Read more »

Update from Councillor Walsh for December 2016

Update from Councillor Walsh for December 2016

I would like to take a moment to wish everyone a very merry Christmas, Happy Holidays and a great New Year. Our budget for 2017 should be passed on Thursday December 15, 2016. There will be no raise in taxes for our city in 2017; however, our water rates will be increasing by $10.88 for […] Read more »

20th Anniversary Celebration of the Miramichi Regional Hospital

20th Anniversary Celebration of the Miramichi Regional Hospital

by Anthony McLean, Contributing Reporter On Thursday, December 15th, 2016, I had the privilege of attending the 20th Anniversary Celebration of the Miramichi Regional Hospital. It was on this date, 20 years ago on Sunday, December 15th, 1996, the Miramichi Hospital in Newcastle (Miramichi West) and the Hotel Dieu Hospital in Chatham (Miramichi East) closed… Read more »

Miramichi Splendour 2017 Calendar Available

Miramichi Splendour 2017 Calendar Available

The “Miramichi Splendour” 2017 Calendar, featuring beautiful Miramichi scenery by local photographers is now available for $10 each. Get your copy, while supplies last, at the Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy, River Rehab, the offices of Dr. MacKnight and Dr. Hudson, or by calling 627-2729. All proceeds from calendar sales will go to support Haiti Village Health. Makes a… Read more »

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