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Brophy Receives NBSRT Honorary Lifetime Award

Brophy Receives NBSRT Honorary Lifetime Award

In late Spring, the New Brunswick Society of Retired Teachers Honorary Lifetime Membership was awarded to Faye Brophy of Blackville. Faye Brophy retired in 1989 after 35 years of teaching. She had obtained both her BA (1967) and B. Ed (1971) from the University of New Brunswick. She taught in Doaktown and Devon before finishing…Continue Reading

Keenan’s to Celebrate Golden Wedding Anniversary

Keenan’s to Celebrate Golden Wedding Anniversary

Bob and Madine Keenan will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at an open-house on Saturday, July 16. The celebration takes place from 1:00pm to 4:30pm at their home at 26 Station Street in Blackville. All are welcome to attend. The couple were married on July 16, 1966 at Saint Raphael’s Roman Catholic Church in Blackville,…Continue Reading

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

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