A local chartible organization has reached it’s goal for helping out newcomers to Antigonish. St.FX for SAFE is a group that helps raise funds for Syria and Antigonish Families Embrace, a group that helps sponsor Syrian’s who have been displaced from their homes. They have reached their goal of raising one hundred thousand dollars.
Dr. Norine Verberg is co-chair of St.FX for SAFE and professor at X. The last donation came from an anonymous donor totalling $20,000. Verberg is still is shock to have received this donation:
The group reached their goal during a charity event where Kristian and Kholin Rasenberg donated their hair, and Majd AlZhouri performed his play, To Eat an Almond.
The giant book sale is coming back for another round. Friends of the Antigonish Library and the St. Martha’s Regional Hospital Auxiliary are hosting their Giant Book sale on June 2, running from 10-3 at the People’s Place Library in Antigonish. Sarah Armstrong, chair of the Friends of the Antigonish Library, said FOAL partnered with […]
Guysborough District RCMP say a 26-year-old Little Dover man is facing multiple charges following an incident at a Canso home on Sunday afternoon. Police say they received a call of a man breaking into a home, and assaulting both occupants of the dwelling before leaving. The victims, a 55-year-old man and a 25-year-old woman weren’t […]
St. FX X-Men Hockey Defenceman Jagger Dirk has a pro contract. Dirk has signed a one year American Hockey League deal with the Utica Comets, the AHL affiliate of the Vancouver Canucks. In March, Dirk had an amateur try-out with the AHL’s Bighamton Devils. He played seven games with the Devils and registered one point. […]