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In Remembrance of Former Village Councillor Eileen Corney

In Remembrance of Former Village Councillor Eileen Corney

Eileen Olive Corney, formerly of Blackville, passed away on Thursday, June 23, 2016, at Parkland in the Valley, Quispamsis, at the age of 87. Born in Blackville, she was the daughter of the late Stanford and Catherine (Yeo) Connors. She was a homemaker and a member of Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Blackville. She was a…Continue Reading

Memories of the Old Store

Memories of the Old Store

This story was originally printed in Bread n Molasses magazine and gives the history of an old general store in Barnettville (the former Darlene’s Tea House). Memories of the Old Store By Franklin & Lorraine Lebans, Barnettville In the early years when Mr. & Mrs. (British Nathaniel) Underhill were running the store, they would order…Continue Reading

The Blackville Women’s Institute Active in the Community for 85 Years

The Blackville Women’s Institute Active in the Community for 85 Years

The Blackville Women’s Institute celebrated Heritage Week in February with the theme “Leadership and Legacy”. Eleanor Donald, secretary, spoke of the Women’s Institute’s work in Blackville:   I will speak on Legacy which means something handed down. I have in my hand a book entitled Fifty Years of Women’s Institute in New Brunswick. This was…Continue Reading

Jake Stewart Enters The PC Leadership Race

Jake Stewart Enters The PC Leadership Race

Progressive Conservative MLA Jake Stewart became the sixth candidate for the party leadership on Thursday, May 26.  He made the announcement to a crowd of more than 150 supporters at the Blackville Municipal Park. In his speech, Stewart said that he would change the Official Languages Act to eliminate the role of the commissioner for…Continue Reading

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