Chesterfield Diamond Anniversary Couple Celebrate 60 Years of Marital Bliss

Margaret and Gordon Smith, of Brimington, celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary on September 30 Margaret and Gordon Smith, of Brimington, now 83, were married at the Chesterfield Registry Office on September 30, 1961. The couple met in their early twenties when Margaret, originally from Scotland, found a job in the butcher’s department at the West Bars Co-op store and Gordon ...

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The math of God – AllOnGeorgia

Math has never been my strong suit. I was reminded of this last week when I tried to help my 7e grader for her nine-week math exam. Most math problems are beyond me, but I like word problems where you have to figure out which process to use to get the correct answer. Each process has another process which can ...

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Droitwich Spa High School receives STEM grant to transform workshops

DROITWICH Spa High School received a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) grant from the Millennium Point Charitable Trust. The grant will be devoted to the purchase of equipment to transform four workshops into interactive and equipped spaces in the design, technology and engineering department of the school. Traditional workshop areas will be equipped with digital technologies and learning resources ...

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Life in Bradford will soon be demolished “utopian realm” where vandals roam and “binmen haven’t been in months”

“They don’t empty the trash cans anymore. Everything is overgrown. They don’t care anymore.” Marcus, 38, a resident of the Ripleyville estate, is counting the days until he can finally move to a nicer apartment near Bradford town center. “It’s a little bad in here,” he said, standing in a front door with a shattered window. For more information on ...

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June heat wave was deadliest weather event in Canadian history, experts say

After a record-breaking heat wave this summer, provincial health leaders recognize that more needs to be done to prepare for more extreme weather to come. According to Sarah Henderson, Scientific Director of the BC Center for Disease Control, the June thermal dome was “the deadliest weather event in Canadian history.” “It’s called a ‘one in a thousand’ event. But of ...

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Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time: Made for Each Other

There couldn’t be a better introduction to the Bible than the two creation stories in the Book of Genesis. For starters, these stories immediately show us that the Bible teaches a kind of truth not found in history or science books. With two incompatible explanations of the beginnings of the human race, we quickly realize that Genesis speaks to us ...

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Burnaby to install special lighting on 5 km of SkyTrain Expo line

A major public space upgrade is underway for the SkyTrain Expo line elevated guideway in Burnaby. The city government plans to spend $ 9.8 million to install new permanent special lighting that illuminates the underside of the elevated guideway between Patterson and Edmonds stations, for a total distance of just under five kilometers. This accent lighting would be installed on ...

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