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Month: June 2014

Caden Whyte Sells Crafts for Charity

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 26, 2014 / 0 Comments
Caden at one of his craft tables during his annual fundraising craft sale.

Caden Whyte has raised over $1500 for charity in the last four years. He is eight years old. Every year Caden hosts a craft sale at the St. James St. John Church Centre to raise money for his church’s missions. He hand crafts all the items himself which include earrings, necklaces, rings, fridge magnets, book…

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Central NB Woodsmen’s Museum Offers a Journey Back in Time

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 26, 2014 / 0 Comments

The Central NB Woodsmen’s Museum in Boiestown offers a unique journey back to a time when the community was a bustling lumbering town. Fifteen acres of forest land immersed in lumbering legends, ghostly hauntings, folklore, and songs; help you savor the stories of the “Canadian” lumberjack. Their colorful and vibrant lives have been shaped by…

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Harkins Class of ’64 to Host Reunion Band Concert

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 26, 2014 / 0 Comments

The Harkins Class of 1964 invites everyone on the Miramichi to enjoy the 50/60’s Rock ‘n Roll music they will be hosting at the Civic Centre on July 4th.  Members of the original Reunion Band will be back to rock the Centre bringing with them musical guests.  Tickets for this event are available at several…

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Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, June 26, 2014

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 26, 2014 / 0 Comments

Good news and bad news might be the theme for this week.  The good news is that this past week has shown another improvement on the numbers of fish entering the system.  The best report was from the gaspereaux nets near the Golf Course last Friday with a total of 70 salmon and grilse (see…

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Here We Grow Again

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 19, 2014 / 0 Comments

Riverside Pub & Coasters Lounge is officially open for Business Riverside Pub and Coasters lounge is housed in the Riverside Entertainment Center. Coasters, is a friendly, fresh, gaming lounge that takes your entertainment experience up a notch. Open daily from 10 am to 2 am. A full range of Atlantic Lottery products are available. The…

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The Old Grey Mare Ain’t What She Used to Be

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 19, 2014 / 0 Comments

I went horseback riding one time. I hadn’t been on a horse in a while, and I told them so. I wanted a “gentle horse”. I was presented with the largest horse I’d ever seen. She was an old grey mare, literally. She looked at me, bored. I tried to get my foot in the…

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Healthy Eating in a Hurry

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 19, 2014 / 0 Comments

Are you in a food rut? Rushing to put meals on the table in a hurry? Use a meal plan to add variety and get meals on the table quickly. A plan will help you make a grocery list so you will have healthy choices on hand. You will be less likely to make poor…

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Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, June 19, 2014

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 19, 2014 / 0 Comments
Ledges guest Al Putnam with another nice June salmon.

There is certainly no shortage of water in the rivers and temperatures are great for the fish.  There are dribs and drabs of fresh fish making their way into the system, and with the water conditions, they are likely in high gear.  But this week is more positive with more reports of fish being hooked…

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Pond’s Resort Contest

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 14, 2014 / 0 Comments

Congratulation to Brenda Wood and Winston Mather, the recent winners of a gift certificate to Fiddleheads Dining Room at Pond’s Resort. Enjoy the fresh menu prepared by new Chef Brian Matheson during the TAX FREE OPENING WEEKEND June 13-15 in the Dining Room. Father’s Day Feast, June 15th $26 Value for just $18… and Tax…

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New Banners for Newcastle Business District

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 13, 2014 / 0 Comments

A bit of freshening up was being done in the Downtown yesterday. Public Works was busy painting the lamp posts, and our new banners welcoming folks to our downtown was installed on some lamp posts. These are to be installed at gateways when possible, and throughout the downtown area. We also have some car show […]

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Fiddleheads Dinning Room and Deck at Ponds Resort Opening This Weekend – Enter to Win $50 Gift Certificate

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 12, 2014 / 0 Comments

Last chance to win the $50 dinning room gift certificate. Contest closes at midnight June 13th. ENTER HERE Fiddlehead’s Dinning Room is opening June 13, 2014 at Pond’s Resort, just in time for father’s day. Our Fathers Day Feast is a $26 value for $18 Enjoy the fresh menu prepared by new Chef Brian Matheson during the…

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Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, June 12, 2014

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 12, 2014 / 0 Comments
Ledges guest Al Putnam with a feisty June salmon - Guided by Derek Munn

Each week we are seeing more bright fish beginning to trickle into the system.  With good water conditions, and hopefully not too much rain on the weekend, there should be some decent angling possibilities. Doug White’s Tammerack Sports Fly Shop in Juniper said the river is down to where it should be and there are…

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