Louisiana lieutenant governor in Canada for Acadian event
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser is visiting Canada as part of a Louisiana delegation to the Acadian World Congress.
The event happens every five years and aims to celebrate...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Baby lobsters are continuing to appear in high numbers off some parts of Canada while tailing off in New England, raising questions about what the valuable shellfish's...
Canadian referee Carol Anne Chenard has withdrawn from the Women's World Cup after being diagnosed with breast cancer.
The 42-year-old from Summerside, Prince Edward Island, refereed the...
LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II and other royal family members have gathered at St George's chapel in Windsor for the wedding of the daughter of the monarch's first cousin.
PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (AP) — Far from his soon-to-be home in Prestonsburg, a Jewish attorney and Holocaust survivor got a phone call that would change Eastern Kentucky forever.
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Abingdon 87, Lee High 63
Albemarle 72, Powhatan 62
Amelia Academy 63, Tidewater Academy 58
Amelia County 53, Prince Edward County 51
Annandale 70, Centreville 66
Auburn 74, Bland County 52
Bishop O'Connell 114, Heights, Md. 28
Bishop Sullivan 59, Nansemond-Suffolk 58
Briar Woods 61, Freedom (South Riding) 42
Broadway 74, Waynesboro 50
Cape Henry Collegiate 75, Walsingham Academy 67, OT
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Albemarle 54, Fluvanna 33
Amelia County 68, Nottoway 57
Bishop O'Connell 89, Archbishop Carroll, D.C. 61
Blacksburg 59, Auburn 35
Brookville 54, Amherst County 49
Buffalo Gap 45, Nelson County 44
Denbigh 60, York 54
E.C. Glass 54, Heritage-Lynchburg 52
Fauquier 63, Warren County 32
Fresta Valley Christian School 40, Ridgeview Christian 28
Archbishop Carroll, D.C. 50, Bishop Ireton 13
Atlantic Shores Christian 39, Broadwater Academy 12
Bethel 14, Heritage-Newport News 7
Brooke Point 21, Stafford 19
Flint Hill 50, Potomac School 6
Fork Union Prep 12, Bishop O'Connell 7
Fredericksburg Christian 32, Nansemond-Suffolk 26, 4OT
Georgetown Prep, Md. 24, Episcopal 6
Goochland 38, Prince Edward County 8
Hargrave Military def. Massanutten Military, forfeit
Man caught with more than a pound of fentanyl gets 10 years
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man arrested after he tried to sell more than a pound of the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl to a police informant has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.
The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports 26-year-old Joshua Lamar Flynn faced the mandatory minimum sentence after pleading guilty in March.
Prince Edward visits New Jersey university for court tennis
LAKEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Britain's Prince Edward has visited a New Jersey university to play a centuries-old form of tennis and accept an honorary degree.
The Earl of Wessex, the youngest of Queen Elizabeth II's children, arrived at Georgian Court University in Lakewood on Thursday to play court tennis, a predecessor of modern tennis.
- Aiken StandardRakesh Jasani: A big fish in sports, business and charity in Aiken's small pondAugust 11, 2019
- Daily CitizenBerwyn Huizenga, 86, RandolphMarch 30, 2019
- Tribune-ReviewMorgantown, W.Va., native joining ‘Aladdin' at the Benedum for 3-week runSeptember 7, 2018
- Aiken StandardPrince Edward scheduled to visit Aiken later this monthSeptember 4, 2018
- Beatrice Daily SunWhen Trump starts tweeting, Sonny starts packingJune 23, 2018
GREENVILLE, Maine (AP) — Flags are at half-staff in the Canadian town where a pilot, his wife and daughter lived before a fatal airplane crash in Maine.
The pilot, Joe Robertson, and his wife, Anita, were major philanthropists in southern Ontario after the sale of a dental supply business.
The couple from Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, and their 24-year-old daughter, Laura, were killed Monday when their twin-engine plane crashed in Greenville. They were headed to a vacation on Prince Edward Island.
GREENVILLE, Maine (AP) — A Canadian pilot reported losing power before his twin-engine airplane crashed in Maine, killing him, his wife and his daughter, officials said Tuesday.
The Piper Aerostar carrying Joseph and Anita Robertson, both 58, and their daughter, Laura Robertson, 24, crashed about an hour and 45 minutes after taking off Monday from Pembroke, Ontario, on a flight to Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, officials said.
STOWE, Vt. (AP) — Vermont will be the site of next month's annual meeting of the New England Governors and the Eastern Canadian premiers.
Vermont Gov. Phil Scott will host the event, which is scheduled for Aug. 12-14, in Stowe.
Regional trade and energy issues are expected to be among the topics discussed.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Police and federal authorities were investigating the crash of a small plane in rural Maine that killed three people on Monday after the aircraft departed from Canada.
HAMPTON, N.H. (AP) — A woman intertwined with a 12-foot bottle of alcohol won first place in the 18th Annual Hampton Beach Master Sand Sculpting Classic
Abe Waterman of Prince Edward Island, Canada, says his sculpture, which also included a devil on the back side and is titled "Temptation," represents the vices in life.
Second place went to Mélineige Beauregard from Montreal, Canada, with the sculpture "Rising." Third Place went to Dan Belcher from Missouri. His piece was called "Water Dance."
Detroit — Coming out of Prince Edward Island and the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, Gerard Gallant arrived in town in 1985, debuting for the Red Wings against the Islanders on January 22.
They were not much of a club.
But Gallant scored in the second period of a 5-4 victory, And the Red Wings snapped a 12-game winless streak.
The Dead Things were like that. They earned their nickname.
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Blessed Sacrament-Huguenot 28, Richmond Christian 26
New Book Honors Legacy of 2 Civil Rights Lawyers
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Oliver W. Hill Sr. was the energetic driving force in fighting for African-Americans' civil rights while Spottswood W. Robinson III was the meticulous craftsman who designed detailed legal arguments. Together, the two Richmond lawyers paved the way to end racial segregation not only in Virginia but throughout the United States.
- Globe NewswireAcreage Holdings Announces Filing of Final Base Shelf ProspectusAugust 13, 2019
- Business WireInternational Vet Health Businesses Converge in CharlottetownJune 24, 2019
- Business WireBioVectra Inc. Announces a $144.6 Million Expansion Project, Including a $37.5 Million Contribution Through the Government of Canada’s Strategic Innovation FundMarch 12, 2019
- BusinessWireA.M. Best Places Credit Ratings of Echelon Insurance and The Insurance Company of Prince Edward Island Under ReviewNovember 12, 2018
- BusinessWireHilton Grand Vacations Announces New Development In WaikikiSeptember 26, 2018
Our neighbors north of the border are enjoying well-deserved praise for its prized vacation destinations. From Lonely Planet's nod as No. 1 Country to Visit to the 5-star ratings on consumer websites, there's a lot to see and do in Canada, the largest country on the continent. So many, here's a coast-to-coast A-Z guide to help plan a road trip to remember. P.S. Pack your passport!
Paul Turner: As darkness descends on the Northwest, get outside to beat the blues
Before you dismiss the idea of wintertime blues as some weak-kneed nonsense foisted on us hardy Northwesterners by trembling transplanted Californians, you might want to consider this: We all know that the farther north you are, the less sunlight you see this time of year.
But some of us forget just how far north Spokane is. So let me remind you.
Spokane is farther north than Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa and Halifax.
RIGHT AT HOME: Sweet gifts for the home baker
If you've got home bakers on your holiday gift list, there are plenty of attractive and functional items on the market to help them whip up delectable goodies.
Canadian artisan Brenda Watts of Hermitage, Prince Edward Island, makes French rolling pins out of flame birch in her Cattails Woodwork studio. They look like freshly baked baguettes, as decorative as they are useful.
Abingdon 42, Lee High 0
Albemarle 39, Western Albemarle 37
Amherst County 28, E.C. Glass 21
Appomattox 59, Altavista 7
Atlee 36, Hanover 28
Bassett 42, Patrick County 6
Bayside 13, Tallwood 7
Blacksburg 49, Christiansburg 14
Blessed Sacrament-Huguenot 29, Richmond Christian 22
Virginia father tracks down heirloom furniture sold in error to send off with daughter
LYNCHBURG, Va. — For the past week or so, Jeff Farinholt’s been a man on a mission to track down a set of old wooden chairs with rush seats.
It started at Tree of Life Ministries’ parking lot yard sale on Oct. 7, where Farinholt, of Prince Edward County, had set up a table to sell old furniture and household items. Among his successful sales that day were four chairs he’d brought out of storage.
Maine gov to Canadians: Trump ‘truly believes’ in free trade
Maine's Republican governor reassured Canadian leaders Monday that President Donald Trump "truly believes" in having free trade and they shouldn't read too much into what they hear.
Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, is paid not to tell the truth about school choice, and she deserves a raise.
Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, is paid not to tell the truth about school choice, and she deserves a raise. In a speech last week, she purported to uncover the racist roots of the school-choice movement in "massive resistance" to school desegregation in the 1960s. She noted that segregationist politicians in Prince Edward County, Virginia, notoriously shut down the public schools rather than integrate, and set up a private school system that white kids could...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of one of the country's leading teachers' unions charged Thursday that school choice, a key policy agenda of the Trump administration, is rooted in segregation and racism.
Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, the nation's second largest teachers' group, said that decades ago school choice was used by officials in the South to resist desegregation.
DILLWYN, Va. (AP) — State police say two people have been injured in a plane crash in central Virginia.
Spokeswoman Corinne Geller said in a statement that state police were called to the scene Tuesday afternoon in Buckingham County, between Lynchburg and Richmond.
Geller says the pilot was flown to a Charlottesville hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries. A passenger suffered minor injuries.
PRINCE EDWARD, Va. (AP) — Authorities say the pilot of a small airplane suffered serious injuries when he crash-landed in a field in central Virginia.
PRINCE EDWARD, Va. (AP) — Authorities say a small airplane crash landed in a field in central Virginia.
Virginia State Police say the pilot suffered minor injuries when the private plane landed in Prince Edward County on Monday. It was not immediately clear if any other people were on board.
Police say the cause of the crash is under investigation.
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — It's a lobster lover's dream.
A Portsmouth, New Hampshire, restaurant is hoping it set the record for the longest lobster roll at 159 feet, 6 inches (49 meters).
She has four children, eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
In photo: Queen Elizabeth II walks with her family on April 19,1965 at Frogmore, Windsor, England. Prince Edward, 1, is in pram with Prince Andrew, 4, holding on. Prince Philip and their two eldest children, Princess Anne and Prince Charles, the heir apparent, complete the family group. (AP Photo)
Why spaghetti primavera? And why now? In the 1980s this dish became insanely popular and variation upon variation appeared in cookbooks, national food magazines, and newspapers. Cooks took all sorts of liberties with the dish, even tossing in out-of-season ingredients including red bell peppers and winter squash. The name primavera (spring) became meaningless.
Prince Charles to visit during Canada’s 150th birthday
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, will visit Canada this summer for the country's 150th birthday.
Governor General David Johnston, the Queen Elizabeth's II representative as Canada's head of state, said Tuesday they have accepted the government's invitation for a tour.
The royal duo will be in Canada from June 29 to July 1.
Ken Haedrich includes this pie from a Prince Edward Island inn in his book “ Pie: 300 Tried-and-True Recipes for Delicious Homemade Pie.” That recipe includes fresh rhubarb and strawberries (1 cup each, sliced), but we choose to use all berries, adding blackberries and increasing the amounts of other berries.