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Year: 2015

Rotary Club Recognizes Community Volunteers

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 8, 2015 / 0 Comments

The Rotary Club of Newcastle held its Paul Harris Recognition Evening recently. The club honoured Valerie Comeau and Derek Burchill with Paul Harris Fellows for their countless hours of community service. This recognition is named after Rotary’s founder, Paul Harris. The Master of Ceremonies was Pat Perry, Club President. Valerie Comeau, a member of the…

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30th Annual Parade of Lights Held

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 7, 2015 / 0 Comments

The Historic Chatham Business District held their 30th annual Parade of Lights on Friday December 4th with this year’s theme “The Spirit of Christmas”. Mild temperatures brought out large crowds who lined the new parade route on both sides and enjoyed watching all the lighted floats, ATVs, horses and more pass by. This year’s winners were Panthers Girls…

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Book Review: “Like Any Other Monday” (with Author Interview)

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 7, 2015 / 0 Comments

Like Any Other Monday (2014, Gaspereau Press) is Halifax author Binnie Brennan’s first novel, and it is an impressive one. From the moment you handle the book, you know that you are in for something special. Gaspereau Press has done a beautiful job of printing and binding this softcover book. It even comes with its own embossed paper dust jacket. Even if the pages inside were totally blank, you would still have a handsome softcover to display.

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Dental Emergencies

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 7, 2015 / 0 Comments

Dental emergencies can happen at any time. You and your children risk breaking teeth or injuring your mouth while eating, playing, exercising, and participating in other seemingly harmless activities, especially during the summer months. Oral injuries often are painful and should be treated by a dentist as soon as possible. Learn more about what to do in case of a dental emergency.

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Photos with Santa at Northumberland Square

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 5, 2015 / 0 Comments

Drop by Northumberland Square Mall and get your photo taken with Santa by professional photographer, Kim Harris! Photos with Santa every Saturday and Sunday! Saturday, December 5th – 10 am to 12 noon & 2 to 4 pm Sunday, December 6th – 2 to 4 pm Saturday, December 12th – 10 am to 12 noon…

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Safer Communities & Neighbourhoods Public Information Session in Blackville

By Les McLaughlin / December 4, 2015 / 0 Comments

A community presentation of the Safer Communities and Neighbourhood (SCaN) program offered by the Department of Public Safety will be held at the Blackville Community Center on Wednesday, December 16 at 6:30pm. The meeting is co-sponsored by the RCMP and is open to all residents of the Blackville area.

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Christmas Church Services

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 3, 2015 / 0 Comments

Dec. 6: Upper Blackville United Baptist Church 11:00am Worship: “The Word Became Flesh” 7:00pm Worship: Gospel Music Night Dec. 6: St. Stephen’s United Church, Black River Bridge The UCW will be having a Christmas table at the craft sale in Miramichi Valley High School. 12-4:00pm Dec. 6: Boom Road Pentecostal Church A presentation of “Christmas…

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Highland Society’s Annual St. Andrew’s Day Banquet Held

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 2, 2015 / 0 Comments

The Highland Society of New Brunswick at Miramichi Annual St. Andrew’s Day Banquet was held on Monday November 30th at the Newcastle Lions Club. Part of the event was the presentation of Long Service medals,which were awarded to Ethel McIvor (20 years), Harry McEachern (20 years), Doris Siddall (20 years), Howie MacEachern (30 years), Wendell…

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O’Donnell’s Cottages is now Storeytown Cottages!

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 1, 2015 / 0 Comments

O’Donnell’s Cottages has officially changed their name to “Storeytown Cottages.” Located on the Miramichi River on Storeytown Road in the Doaktown area, Storeytown Cottages offers a variety of activities to guests any time of year from snowshoeing to stand up paddle boarding.

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What is Cosmetic Dentistry?

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 1, 2015 / 0 Comments

A bright and beautiful smile can give your confidence a boost. Your general dentist can perform a variety of cosmetic procedures to help you improve the look of your smile. Learn more about the cosmetic dentistry procedures that your dentist provides today!

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Book Review: “Fight Back” by Brent R. Sherrard

By Giv'er Miramichi / November 30, 2015 / 0 Comments

Fight Back by Brent R. Sherrard is a Young Adult (YA) novel in the SideStreets series produced by Lorimer Publishing. They are described as: “edgy, fast-paced novels that combine real-world themes and believable characters to make for short, heart-stopping books — sure to engage the most reluctant reader.”

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Living Christmas Tree This Week

By Giv'er Miramichi / November 30, 2015 / 0 Comments

The Point Church presents the 31st Annual Living Christmas Tree “Unspeakable Joy”, under the direction of Candace Curtis, for five performances from Wednesday December 2nd through Sunday December 6th at 7 pm at their Newcastle site, 582 King George Highway. Tickets are sold out for all performances. If you wish to be placed on a waiting…

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