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  • Grandpa and the Buttons
    Dad, Granny, Grampa, Mom, Aunt Greta, me, and Aunt Patricia. The two little girls in front are my little sister Leslie, and Aunt Greta’s daughter, Colleen. Note the chamber pot that Dad’s holding in his hands. He went and got the pot to pose with before the picture was taken. And Granny laughed and laughed!

    It's the summer of 1963 and Pat Fournier's Sturgeon grandparents are down from Dalhousie for a visit. In the next installment of his memoir, the sixteen year old...
    Posted on September 12, 2014

  • Memories of War: Byron & Ella Curtis
    Byron & Ella Curtis

    In late January, I was approached by the Blackville Women’s Institute and asked to participate in their Heritage Day celebrations.  Heritage Week is celebrated in communities throughout New...
    Posted on September 5, 2014

  • Hitchhiking Home
    A man hitchhiking on a dark snowy night

    It's the winter of 1963 and Pat's father Sylvernus is working at the mill in Newcastle. In the twenty-seventh installment of his memoir, the fifteen-year-old boy recalls...
    Posted on September 4, 2014

  • New Weight Watchers Program in Blackville

    On Monday, September 8 there will be a Weight Watchers introductory meeting at the Blackville Community Centre, 12 South Bartholomew Road at 6:00pm. Meetings will be held...
    Posted on September 3, 2014

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