Quebec City police officer helps two lost tourists

I was in and out of Quebec City on a Friday night to see Yanni.

After the show, which was fantastic, Suzanne and myself got really lost.

We asked a cab driver to give us instructions on how to get back to The Clarion on Hochelaga, and he muttered something off, giving us the names of the highways, instead of the numbers.

Elizabeth Seton Center closes after 30 years

Photo: Scott French

The Elizabeth Seton Center has closed its doors after offering the English community 30 years of spiritual solace as a prayer centre and spiritual retreat.

Tucked away among other stately homes on De Bougainville Avenue, the handsome four-storey house housing Elizabeth Seton Center was sold last week after only one week on the market.

Clock may be ticking toward divine retribution

"The only thing we have to fear is fear itself," Franklin Delano Roosevelt once said in the dark days of the Great Depression of the 1930s.

Truer words were never spoken.

They ring just as true today.

Memorials and Things of Fame


Sing whenever you feel

One of the great things about being old is you can just sit and sing whenever you feel the urge.

What you sing is sometimes rather silly, but it keeps you entertained and smiling.

This week I am thinking of old songs which have names in them.

There seem to be many more ladies' names than men's.

Breaking News...Two Quebec High School teachers help apprehend teenage purse snatchers

Photo: Scott French

Two Quebec High School teachers helped police apprehend two teenagers now accused of stealing an elderly woman's purse behind the school on Rue De Lévis Tuesday morning.

Two male teens, aged 13 and 16, have been arrested and charged with robbery, Sandra Dion, a spokesperson for the Quebec City municipal police confirmed yesterday.

Large View Photo St. Brigid's Expansion


The architect's rendition of the new senior's residence (left) to be built next to St. Brigid's home (right) seen from Chemin St. Louis.

Jeffery Hale Golf Tournament

Mark your calendars


Many golfers are already hitting the links with the fine weather we have been recently enjoying. So a note to all you golfers; this year the Jeffery Hale golf tournament will once again be held in September. It is traditionally a spectacular time of year.

Great Hunger not Great Famine drove people out of Ireland

2009 marks the 100th anniversary of the unveiling of the Celtic cross at the Grosse ÎIe Irish Memorial National Historic Site run by Parks Canada.

Veteran St.Brigid's volunteer receives Moe Rosenhek Award

Photo: Kathleen Poulin, Citadel Foundation

Joan Holton has been named the recipient of this year's Moe Rosenhek Award for her dedication to the residents of St. Brigid's Home during more than 30 years of service.

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