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RAVINGS By Mike Hickey

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“THE LAST TREE - PART 2”

The last Ravings was about the hemlock and fir screw up of successful tree identification. To set the record straight, I am NOT a total tree dummy. I can usually identify cedar, birch, white pine, maple, and a few others without any difficulty. I can even identify fir once again, after the hemlock white stripe confusion. So armed with more information, we again head back to the woods, better prepared to identify the desired hemlock tree. Walking along the woods road it is fir, spruce, spruce, fir, fir, and then suddenly HEMLOCK. A careful examination by both the missus and I and we agree it is indeed a HEMLOCK. YAHOO!! The only problem is, this particular hemlock had been CUT DOWN by me during the pruning process, in order to free up space for a white pine and a white birch!! Oh Dear!! Okay, this is only an 8 foot tree, the momma tree has to be around somewhere. Nope, can’t find it?? The problem of identifying little trees with needles hanging where you can easily examine them becomes much more difficult as you crane your head way back and stare at branches that are often 20 and more feet above your head. While hemlock can grow just about anywhere, they apparently prefer the edge of swamps, other wetlands and northern slopes. So it is off to tour the edge of our cedar swamp. Three hours or so later ... no hemlock!!! Several walks later … still no hemlock!! A two hour walk back and forth across a northern slope … no hemlock!! Is this a matter of tree ignorance and the inability to identify the rascals or has Mikie indeed killed the last hemlock in the 170 acre wood?? What is readily apparent so far from these adventures (misadventures) is that Mikie should have gotten a degree in forestry. Also apparent, is that Mikie and chainsaws are very dangerous. And ... good intentions guided by ignorance are continuing to further degrade our forests. Now, one family source claims that my father-in-law, who worked and roamed these woods for well over 60 years, once claimed that there was no hemlock on the property. Indeed, I may have inadvertently insured that the claim of no hemlock is still true to this day. Like most things in life, if you screw up, you are obliged to fix it. So over the next few years we will be planting some hemlock cones, trying to find some small trees to transplant and otherwise do what is needed to re-establish a hemlock population. 800

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ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION #62

1356 Rte 845, Clifton Royal NB, E5S 2B9 Sundays – 7:30pm, Cribbage. For more information, contact Joe Stack at 763-2959. Mondays – 12:00noon, Peninsula Pearls meet the 2nd & 4th Monday of each month for lunch. New members welcomed. If interested in joining please call Claudia Small at 763-2587. Mondays – General Legion meeting is held the first Monday of each month (from September to June) at 7:00pm. New members always welcome (anyone may become a member). Any ‘new’ members who join Legion Branch #62 between now and November 2012 will have their 2013 dues paid for by the Branch. To join, please call Kim Beyea at 763-2277 or Serge Cormier at 849-7060 or email rclbranch62@bellaliant. net expressing interest in membership. Membership is not a requirement to be a volunteer. Mondays – 1:30pm, first Monday of the moth the Ladies’ Auxiliary meet at the Legion Hall. New members welcome. Wednesdays – 6:30pm, Peninsula Cadet Corps meet every Wednesday evening at Macdonald Consolidated School. If you have a son or daughter interested in joining Cadets, please contact Bob Beyea at 763-2277. Thursday, April 19th & 26th – 10:00-11:00am, Zumba. Open to all ages and abilities, $5 drop-in fee. Note: Sock Hop has been postponed. Thanks to all who supported our Easter Brunch. To reserve the Hall please call Doreen Stack at 763-2959. 122

Dairy zone seniors news

On April 2nd, 2012 the Dairy Zone Seniors meeting was held at the Upham WI Hall and hosted by the Hammond River Valley Seniors. There were 36 seniors in attendance. Everyone enjoyed guest speaker Linda Goggin, Regional Co-ordinator in the Sussex area, who promotes Healthy Active Living for the 50 Plus. After the regular meeting each club advised all in attendance of activities being enjoyed in their areas and future plans for summer activities. Many seniors are taking bus tours while others have already enjoyed the maple sugar experience at Elmhurst Sugar Camp. Each week seniors can enjoy card parties and Bingo at the Upham Hall and anyone on the Kingston Peninsula can have fun at the Zumba classes in the Hall each Thursday. The Nauwigewauk Hall hosted a Breakfast and Silent Auction on April 14th. During Old Home Week in St. Martin’s, the special Senior’s Day will be held at 1:30pm on July 18th at the Four Seasons Complex. All in attendance enjoyed the fiddle music and humor provided by Willie Owens and Erma MacDonald. Everyone will look forward to the next Dairy Zone Meeting on Monday, May 7th 1:30pm at the Nauwigewauk Hall. Respectfully submitted by J. Hill, Secretary. 129

Income Tax assistance in Hampton

The Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (sponsored by Canada Revenue Agency) will be holding clinics at in Hampton - at the Hampton Senior Resource Centre on Tuesdays until April 24th. The clinics will run between the hours of 11:00am and 3:00pm. 128

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Yard sale & tea in kingston

A Yard Sale will take place at the Kingston Parish Hall on Saturday, April 21st from 8:00am-1:00pm and will include a pie sale. Coffee/tea and donuts will be available from the canteen. Come and enjoy a good time with friends around the community. On Saturday, May 12th from 12:00noon-2:00pm a “Mother’s Day Tea” will be held at the Kingston Parish Hall. Admission to the tea is $6/person and tickets will be available at the door. Everyone is welcome to this event for good food and fellowship. 133

Market Vendors’ meeting

The Sussex Farmers’ Market will be holding a Vendors meeting on Wednesday, April 18th at 7:30pm in the boardroom at the Department of Agriculture on Magnolia Avenue in Sussex. If you have any questions please contact us at: sussexmarketmanager@ gmail.com or call 433-1211. Looking forward to seeing old friends and new faces. 537

CARDS - COME JOIN THE FUN

Evening of cards at the Norton Shore Community Centre Cribbage on Tuesdays 7:30pm, and Auction 45’s - Thursdays at 7:30pm. Refreshments Served. 112

Flea market in Upham

The St. Peter’s ACW is sponsoring a Flea Market on Saturday, May 5th at the Upham WI Hall from 9:00am-1:00pm. Tables are available for rent ($8 each). For more information contact Peggy at 832-7495. 522

yard sale in Gondola Point

St. Luke’s Anglican Church, Gondola Point is having its Annual Yard Sale on Saturday, April 28th from 8:30am-1:00pm in the Parish Hall at 12 Quispamsis Road, Quispamsis. Why not rent a table for $10 and sell all those items that are cluttering up your home but which are too good to throw out? This is also a great opportunity for crafters to sell the results of their winter work. Hotdogs, coffee/tea and pop will also be available. The Anglican Church Women’s group meets each week to quilt and help provide meals for various organizations. The money raised from the sale will be used by the group for various outreach projects. If you are interested in renting a table, please call Jean at 8478928. 406

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Hampton Seniors’ Resource Centre News

Mondays from 9:30am to 1:00pm the Monday Morning Craft Group gathers to quilt or learn to quilt, crochet, knit, or rug hook, They serve a lunch so come, enjoy the snack and meet your friends. Visitors are always welcome. Monday afternoon at 1:00pm the Swedish Weaver’s are there doing some beautiful work that you can help with or learn to do. Monday evening at 8:00pm the Hampton Hoedowner’s are at the Centre having an enjoyable time and if you square dance you are welcome to join them for a fun evening and a lunch. Tuesdays at 7:00pm Bridge players are there and if you would like to join them call Barry Kilpatrick at 832-5701. Wednesdays at 1:30pm, Senior’s Fitness Classes with certified instructors (sponsored by the Hampton River Runner’s), all senior’s welcome - no admission charge. Wednesday evening at 7:00pm “Auction 45” players are there, why not join them. Thursdays at 9:30am the craft shop down in back is open, bring your own craft or help with one there. Thursday mornings at 10:00am musicians gather to play and sing for two hours – some is music that you have not heard in awhile; at 12:00noon a dinner is served that you are sure to enjoy. The price is $4/members or $5/non members (memberships are only $10 again this year). The first Thursday of each month is Pot Luck, and if you bring your favourite dish that is your admission. Thursday evenings from 7:00-10:00pm musicians gather for “Open Mike” with singing and playing by some talented musicians, and the admission is $2. Why not join in or come and listen. Something coming up in the future - Mothers Day Tea on Saturday May 12th from 11:00am to 1:00pm. There will be a bake table, crafts, and new to you jewelry sale (donation of jewelry would be appreciated). If you would like to rent the Centre call 832- 7871, leave a message and your call will be returned. If you have a birthday or anniversary this month your friends send “Best Wishes”; if you are ill or in hospital we all say “Get Well Soon”, your friends miss you. Submitted by Mary Long. 113

Fundy paddlers

Canoeing & Kayaking - Spring is here and the New Brunswick waters are calling. Check out Fundy Paddlers at: fundypaddlersclubinc.com. Training, tripping and monthly club meetings. For more information call 763-2659. 403

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Hempstead, hatfield Point Hollywood connections Part IV

Continued from April 3rd issue, page 7 (7) Clarence Robert Nobles (his name given at birth) was the first son of Harry Bayard Nobles (later Nolan) and Flora Elizabeth Hussey. He was born in Winnipeg April 13, 1908. Much of his early life has been discussed previously. When he was taken from his grandparents’ home in Hatfield Point in 1919, after having lived with them for three years, his surname was changed to Nolan by his aunt as they crossed the Canadian border to the United States. As mentioned previously, young bob “was convinced that his mother had abandoned him and the hurt remained with him the rest of his life. He did find a measure of peace in the deep woods behind the house [his grandparents’ home in Hatfield Point], a place he called his wildwood. Earle, a lively three years younger and more adaptable, became his grandmother’s favourite, but Bob held himself quietly and politely aloof from everyone.” “Clarence Nobles” is found on the Hatfield Point school register from 1916-1919. “Earl Nobles” is also listed. Among their classmates were several of their cousins and their aunt, Mabel Spragg. “Bob and Earle attended school sporadically for Bob was needed to help with the chores on the farm and, after all, school was low on his grandfather’s priority list.” Bob’s lack of schooling often showed up in the miss-spellings in the lyrics he wrote for his songs. The Nobles (later Nolan) boys made a few friends with neighbouring children, especially the Boyd family. Bob, many years later, “spoke of the beauty of the forest country in New Brunswick but he also admitted that, during those years, ‘We probably had one month out of the year that we went to school and it was five and one-half miles and I trotted the whole distance, half the time with a Canadian lynx stalking me all the way’.” Bob confided with a friend many years after his time at Hatfield Point “Oh, what a beautiful country. I don’t there’s a more beautiful country in the whole of God’s creation than that”. 127

reminder: Hunters & Shooters

The River Valley Sporting Association has an approved shooting range at Carters Point, Kingston Peninsula open seven days a week. Yearly membership is $40 starting January ($35 for seniors). To join or for more information, the next meeting will be held at Grand Bay Centrum, Room “A” Council Chambers (upstairs), 7:30pm onThursday, May 3rd. 136

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RCL HAMPTON BRANCH #28

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1032 Main Street Please note the following activities that are held at the Hampton Branch #28. Mondays - the General Meeting is held on the second Monday of each month at 7:00pm. Tuesdays – The Lions Club of Hampton hosts their weekly Bingo, which begins at 5:30pm. Wednesdays – The “Afternoon Seniors” play Bingo at $.10/card and enjoy having a snack and supper served to them at a cost of $2. Come and bring a friend – time is approximately 1:004:30pm. Sundays – Brunches are held every second week from 10:00am until l:00pm at and the cost is $7plate. A 50/50 draw is held as well as a Free Breakfast draw. For Hall Rentals, please contact Barb Sherwood at 832-7886; or leave a message at 832-4633, your call will be returned as soon as possible. If you are a Veteran or a spouse of a Veteran and feel you are entitled to assistance from Veterans Affairs Canada, please contact our Service Officer, Bob Jones, at 832-9899. 106

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WHY I RELAY: My Adventure with Cancer

My name is Kathleen Hester Gandy. I am a family lawyer in private practice and a Cancer Survivor. I have lived in Hampton for 19 years. In August of 2003, I was diagnosed with Stage IV colon cancer, metastasized to the liver, life expectancy: months to two years. I have been cancer-free since 2004 (touch wood). If I could give you an infallible recipe for survival, we know others who would still be here. I do believe in one essential ingredient: hope. One sunny day in September 2003, 36 hours after the grim prognosis, I was driving to the hospital. I had my windows down, and my tunes cranked up. I had two daughters, aged 19 and 9. I decided that moment I was going to get into the 3% who survive past two years. If I expected to live and was wrong, at least I would have had two quality years of living, not of planning to die. I had remarkable success with chemo. I focused on spiritual healing. I had therapeutic touch. My daughters and I leaned on each other. I found a doctor who does RFA (radiofrequency ablation) in Halifax. While others were recommending continued chemo, he drew me a simple pencil sketch of the spots on my liver, and explained that by burning out two on one side and removing the other lobe, my tumours would be gone. A “no brainer”choice to me. I never needed the RFA – the two spots were gone. Postsurgical biopsy showed the rest were “necrotic” - dead. Perhaps if I’d chosen the other option, so would I be. In September 2005 I celebrated the birthday I was not expected to see. That month, instead of getting my harp (or pitchfork?), I got my call to the Bar (some would say I got my pitchfork after all!)

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HMS News

by Shannon Heans You hook your arm under your opponent’s arm, turn, then throw him or her over your shoulder. What might that spontaneous wrestling move be called? That’s right wrestling fans, the allmighty “Shoulder Throw.” Recently, HMS started a new wrestling program, consisting of over 20 youths at the Middle School level. Olympic Style Wrestling has been an official sport in New Brunswick for many decades and is only now becoming a common sport at HMS. Can you believe there are currently 200 to 300 middle school wrestlers in the province of New Brunswick? Still being a very unique, and relatively unheard of sport, wrestling doesn’t cost families too much to take part in. Caregivers only have to pay the participant’s fee in order to take part in tournaments. Usually, there are roughly 150 to 250 matches in a tournament in which approximately 10 other schools participate. The kids visit four to five locations around the province for these competitions. In the coaches’ points of view, despite producing several Provincial Champions, the successes “off the mat,” have proven to be the most rewarding. In fact, coaches Shawn Coughlan, Mrs. Coughlan and Chika Ikejiani focus on developing strong characters first and strong athletes second. Not to mention, there’s always “Wrestler of the Week.” This is when a student wrestler is given that title for displaying tremendous effort and dedication during their weekly practices. The wonderful volunteer coaches give this honourable title to the committed, determined, young wrestlers. After interviewing one of HMS’s wrestlers, it became apparent that wrestling is humorous, energetic and downright fun. Most of the wrestlers are drawn to this unusual sport because they are simply “good at it.” However, after a few practices, they want more people to realize how amusing wrestling really is. Also, the student wrestlers enjoy wrestling even more because their coaches never raise their voices at them. Above all, they’re not just a team, they’re a family; one for all, and all for one! To wrap up, the Wrestling Team is saving for a proper wrestling mat with an expensive price tag of $7,000. In the past year, the team has raised over $1,500, but they still have a long way to go. But hey, Wrestling Team Captain Nicholas Whittacher says, “Tough times don’t last, tough people do.” Shannon Heans is a Grade 8 student at HMS. 114

BINGO - IN UPHAM

Bingo on Wednesdays, 7:00pm at the WI/Seniors’ Hall in Upham (2117 Rte 820)! Canteen is available and everyone is welcome come out for a fun evening. Sponsored by the Hammond River Valley Seniors. 512

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Minor Ball Registration

“We will HUFF ‘N PUFF and blow your house in”

The Hampton Minor Ball Association (for ages 4-18 years) will be holding registration for the 2012 season on: Friday, April 20th from 7:00-9:00pm and Saturday, April 21st from 11:00am1:00pm in the Ossekeag Room at the Hampton Community Centre. 130

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Salad plate luncheon

In recognition of the 170th Anniversary of Saint Andrew’s Kirk, the UCW is sponsoring a Salad Plate Luncheon on Saturday, April 28th with two sittings - 11:30am and 12:15pm at the Renovations church, 196 Hammond River Road. Cost for the Luncheon is New Homes We provide complete insulation services to new and existing homes 832-7337 $8/person with home baking and treasures also available. www.huffnpuff.ca We provide free delivery in the Kennebecasis Valley area for 10 We are a Trained Efficiency New Brunswick Contractor. or more orders to the same address. Please call 849-2209 or 847Reminder: Yard Sale in Salt Springs 5665 to place your order before April 21st. 410 The Salina Kirk Church (2124 Salt Springs Road) is holding a Yard Sale with Bake Table on Saturday, April 21st from 8:00am1:00pm. The sale will be held inside in the Church basement. Basement Players 2012 For more information please contact Kim at 832-0356 after The Basement Players Inc production – “Ready Made Family” 6:00pm. 529 will be held (all start at 7:30pm): Friday, April 20th & 27th at Belleisle Regional High School, sponsored by Basement Players Community Yard Sale Inc – for BRHS tickets call 839-2334; Saturday, April 21st at St. A Community Yard Sale of crafts, plants, books and “still great Paul’s United Church in Sussex sponsored by the Fundraising items” will be held at the Nauwigewauk Community Hall on Committee; Saturday, May 5th at the Harvey Community Hall Saturday, May 12th from 9:00am-1:00pm. A few tables will be (Riverside Albert), sponsored by the Alma/Albert Pastoral available for rent ($10 each). Charge. Proceeds from this event go to the Community Hall. For more This year the Basement Players are supporting the Danny & information please contact: Elizabeth Forgie at 832-5135 or Jessica Angel Foundation. 525 April Preston at 832-5763 411

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Happy Birthday & Retirement Mom!! Betty Smith will celebrate her 65th birthday and upcoming

retirement with a come-and-go reception for family and friends 1-3pm Sunday, April 29th, 2012, at the Roachville Hall, 301 Roachville Road, Roachville NB. Everyone welcome, best wishes only. Betty will be retiring from more than 25 years of loyal service to Kings County Homecare. If you know our mom, please join us in celebrating this milestone.

Kennebecasis Naturalist Society

Come out on Monday, April 23rd to the KNS meeting at 7:30pm, which will be held at St. Mark’s Anglican Church located at 2 Needle Street in Sussex Corner. Our meeting is about bats. Bats! What is wrong with our bats? Karen Vanderwolf from the New Brunswick Museum has been researching for the past three years the white-nose fungus that is infecting and killing our non-migratory bats in huge numbers. Learn about bat ecology and why this fungus is so devastating, what is being done and how we all can help. For more information about the KNS, checkout our Website at - naturesussex.ca. Everyone is welcome. 502

Grand Lodge meets in Sussex

The Grand Orange Lodge of New Brunswick will hold their annual sessions April 19th, 20th, & 21st in Sussex Corner NB at St. John’s United Church Centre and Hubley Hall. The opening ceremonies will begin on Thursday evening conducted by the Ladies Orange Benevolent Association of the Right Worshipful Grand Orange Lodge of NB. Dignitaries from the Most Worshipful Grand Orange Lodge of Canada will be in attendance as well as other provincial and local dignitaries. The general public is invited to attend the opening ceremonies. Everyone welcome. 518

Salmon dinner in sussex

The Sussex right to life will be holding a Salmon Dinner on Sunday, April 29th at St. Francis Xavier Church Hall on Church Avenue. A social time will begin at 5:30 and the dinner at 6:00pm. Tickets ($20, advance only) are available at Connies’ Collectables and Moffett’s Hardware. 527

Educational Parkinson session

Do you or a family member live with Parkinson’s? We can help. The Parkinson Society Maritime Region in conjunction with the Saint John Parkinson Chapter will hold a free educational session on Tuesday, April 17th at 6:00pm at the St. John Regional Hospital, Amphitheatre Level 1. Special guest speaker will Dr. Renju Kuriakose, neuroligist. For more info call Esther at 506 455-4529, eoniel@ parkinsonmaritimes.ca. Everyone welcome. 520

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LEAD US TO TOMORROW- DONATE A TOONIE

The Joshua Group is having a “Toonie Day” on Friday April 20th kicking off their “Lead Us” campaign to raise funds for the purchase of the former Peacock Garden Center from the Saint John Animal Shelter. The Joshua Group has a conditional offer on this property and has until June 15th to raise the money. Every dollar matters and the community’s support is essential in order to realize their dream of having a headquarters for their children’s programs. If each person in the Greater Saint John area is able to contribute one Toonie, the Joshua Group will achieve this goal, and together we will bring hope to many underprivileged children in our community. A home for the Joshua Group will change the lives of these children, and more importantly, will have a long lasting impact on their future and our community. Your support not only goes to help raise money for the Joshua Group headquarters, but also furthers their goal of breaking the cycle of poverty in Saint John by reaching out to “at risk” children in priority neighborhoods. 100% of the money donated will be used to purchase the property on Sandy Point Road. The Joshua Group is challenging individuals to be creative and help collect Toonies from their co-workers, friends and families. They are asking schools and other organizations to assist by collecting Toonies on their behalf. If you would like place a donation bottle at your place of business, please contact Melissa Bewick 654-0064 or Robert Hayes 645-9664. For more information on The Joshua Group or to make an online donation, you can visit our website www.joshuagroup.ca. Registered volunteers with donation bottles will be located at various locations throughout Saint John on April 20th. 125

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Millstream Rec news

The Millstream Rec Council is sponsoring a Roast Pork Supper on Sunday, May 6th from 3:30-6:00pm at the Millstream Rec Centre in Berwick. The menu will include: Roast pork, potatoes, carrots, turnip, peas, corn, applesauce and pies. Cost for the supper is $9/adults, $4/6-12 years, $25/family, pre-schoolers eat for free. The Millstream Rec Council sold tickets on a Easter Basket worth over $10 and the draw was held on April 4th. Congratulations to Theresa Lawlor of Hunters Home who had the winning ticket. We would like to thank everyone for supporting the Berwick Hall; whether you sold tickets or purchased a ticket – we thank you for helping out. 536

Fundy gardeners meeting

The next meeting of the Fundy Gardeners will be on Wednesday, May 2nd 7:00pm at the Kennebecasis Select Funeral Home (152 Pettingill Road, Quispamsis). Guest speaker for the evening will be John Armstrong, who will be speaking on ‘All About Dahlias’. All welcome. For more information please visit fundygardeners.blogspot. com. 400

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HALL’s Summer Preschool Camps HALL’s Summer Preschool Camps offer lots of fun-filled mornings to explore, discover and make new friends. HALL is excited to provide this to preschoolers between 3 and 5 years old in the Hampton and surrounding areas. To register for these camps for preschoolers, come to registration Friday, April 20, 7pm - 9pm and Saturday, April 21, 11am – 1pm in the Ossekeag Room, Hampton Community Arena and see us at our table.

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Date *July 3 - 6 July 9 - 13 July 16 - 20 July 23-27 *Aug 2 - 5 Aug 7 - 10 Aug 13 - 17 Aug 20 - 24

Around the World Down on the Farm Under the Sea Jungle Safari Treasure Hunter Imagination Station Dr. Seuss & Friends Superheroes Unite!

When: Monday to Friday 9am to noon Where: Main Hall, St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church, 978 Main Street, Hampton Cost: $60 per week/*$48.00 per week (includes HALL Membership) *Summer programming may alter without notice pending summer provincial/federal grant funding.

New - Walk and Talk Spring 2012

Get your body moving, enjoy some fresh air, and meet some other moms and/or dads! This informal walk will happen on Wednesday mornings from 10am-11am, meeting at the Hampton Town Pavillion in the center of town. Bring your strollers or baby carriers as this is an interactive activity you can do with your child. Ends May 30th, 2012. This is another way you can be active during Healthier Hampton's 8 Weeks of Wellness.

HALL's Annual General Meeting - May 14th, 2012

Hampton Alliance for Lifelong Learning is having their AGM on Monday, May 14, 2012 at 7:00pm. It is being held at 978 Main Street, Hampton (St. Paul's Presbyterian Church Main Hall). All members and the public are welcome to attend. For more information about the above or if you have any questions, please contact us at (506)832-5665 or email us at haforll@nbnet.nb.ca or check out our website at www.hamptonalliance.ca.

Borderline Crazy Show Dates

April 14th - June 15th

Fundraising Dates Available. Call Now!

UPHAM BREAKFAST BUFFET

Breakfast will be held the second Saturday of each month 8:0010:00am at the WI/Seniors’ (Hall, 2117 Rte 820) in Upham. Come and enjoy a really filling breakfast with your friends and neighbours for only $6/person, $20/family - or have just toast and coffee for $2. Presented by the Anglican Parish Churches of Upham. For more information contact 832-7253. 507

Kc Historical society events

The Kings County Historical & Archival Society, Inc., will hold its next meeting on Saturday, April 28th at the Central Kings Recreation Centre (110 Titusville Road, Titusville), starting at 2:00pm. Ed Kilpatrick will speak on early families of the Upham and Titusville areas. All are welcome to attend. The Historical & Archival Society is planning a bus tour to the Moncton area on Saturday, June 9th leaving Hampton at 8:45am and arriving back in Hampton at 7:00pm. A stop in Sussex is also planned. We will tour the Thomas Williams House in Moncton. Next will be a tour of the Lutes Mountain Museum followed by lunch there, and a visit to the Magnetic Hill Village and shops. In the later part of the afternoon we will be entertained by Ivan and Vivien Hicks in Coverdale, ending with a turkey dinner. The cost of the tour will be $115/person, which includes all fees, and must be prepaid by the end of April. For further information please phone the Kings County Museum at 832-6009. 811

Adult Badminton

Adult Badminton will take place on Wednesday evenings at the Hampton High School, 8:30pm. For more information contact Ron Clark at 832-1972. 118

Norton Community Playground Project

We’re going to improve Norton’s only playground and we need your help! If you’d like to make a donation, Norrad’s Bottle Redemption on Albert St. in Sussex will take your recyclables and just tell them it’s for the Norton Community Playground! All donations are so greatly appreciated! Bingo, Bingo, Bingo - come out to play and support our Norton Community Playground - join us every Thursday at 6:00pm during the month of April at the Norton Legion for an evening of fun, socializing! Wipe away those winter blues and help improve our playground! 526

When the hottest hangout in town straddles the Canada/U.S. border, you get the best of both worlds: strong Canadian beer at weak American prices, and the hottest entertainment on either side of the line.

68 Exmouth St. Saint John, NB Telephone 693-8720 ~ 847-2421 w w w.phoeni xdinner theatre.com Hampton Herald - April 17, 2012

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Walk for Guide Dogs

Participate in the Hampton Purina® Walk for Dog Guides on Sunday, May 27th and help provide Dog Guides to people with disabilities in your community. The Walk will take place at Hampton Town Square, with registration opening at 12:00noon and the Walk starting at 1:00pm. There is no registration fee and one 100% of the funds raised will go towards raising, training and placing Dog Guides at no cost to those in need. For more information, to register for the Walk, or to donate, please visit - purinawalkfordogguides.com. See you there! 138

ON OUR COVER: New pumper for nauwigewauk

A new fire truck for the Nauwigewauk Fire Department (NFD) was delivered on March 3rd. This new pumper is the first of its kind to join the fleet at the fire department. It features a four door cab with seating for five firefighters, a foam system, a 1,000 gallon water tank and a 1,050 gpm pump. The NFD would like to say a special ‘Thank you’ to the Honourable Bev Harrison, who helped make this important purchase for our community. The new fire truck will be on display at the Nauwigewauk Community Breakfast which will be held on Saturday, April 14th. 828 Photo: (L-R): Deputy Chief Charles MacNeil, Chief Blair Wanamaker and the Honourable Bev Harrison.

SPRING VIOLET LUNCHEON

The Annual Spring Violet Luncheon will take place at Hampton United Church (24 Robb Court) on Saturday, April 28th. Delicious sandwiches and delectable desserts will be served from 11:00am until 1:00pm. Tickets will be on sale at the door at: $7/adults, $3/children ages 6-12, and no charge for children under 6. Check out our New to You Jewellery table and admire the quilts displayed around the hall. Everyone is welcome, and the venue is handicapped accessible. The Spring Luncheon is a yearly event hosted by the Hampton United Church Women in support of our many projects in our community and in the world. 833

David Dixon

January 11, 1938 - April 19, 2011 Of all the many blessings, However great or small, To have you as my husband, Was the greatest one of all. Your memory is our keepsake, With which we’ll never part. You left us just a year ago, But we have you in our hearts. With love, Wife Irene, Step daughter & Son-in-law Treva & Billy Colpitts

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SCES Home and School Presents the

1st Annual

Spring Fling!

May 5, 2012

There will be a silent auction and a live auction. 50/50 Draws to be held throughout the day. Raffle tickets will be sold on a family fun basket, a Quilt and a Hot Air Balloon ride! Visit the Corner Shoppe for clothing and toys. Come early for the best deals! Bake sale and plant sale start at 9am. Canteen on site. Viewing for the auction starts at 9, auction starts at 10. 12 Dutch Valley Road, Sussex Corner

Church of the Ascension Anniversary

You are cordially invited to attend a service of celebration in commemoration of the 140th anniversary of the Church Of The Ascension, Apohaqui, of the Parish of Upper Kennebecasis on Sunday, May 6th at 10:00am. Rev. Wally Collett, interim priest, we be leading the service and guest speaker will be John Leroux of Fredericton, a well known Historical Architect. A special invitation is extended to the youth to join us as we have planned a special time of interest just for them. A reception will be held following the church service where everyone is welcome to attend. Mark your calendar for this special occasion, more details will follow. Contact Marylou Wiggins - 433-5796. 822

Womens Recreational Volleyball

Come out and play Volleyball on Monday evenings 7:00-9:00pm at the Norton Elementary School (September-June). Admission is $1 and proceeds go as a donation in June to the Norton Elementary School. This is a good chance to exercise and get to know some of the great women in our community. For more information contact Jodi at 839-1183. Open to all women 18 years and older, it is just for fun! 120

Crocuses in Hampton

A sign of Spring – crocuses taken at Mapleview Drive in Hampton on March 8th. Photo submitted by Liz Szalma. 132

The Potting Shed & Flower Shop Located in Hammond River 849-6206

10 Year Anniversary April 28th & 29th

Come and celebrate Saturday Garden Tea Party with us! Sunday Fundrasier Saturday 9-5 BBQ by Kennebecasis Sunday 11-5 Fire Fighters Union Free Draws all weekend! Super Specials! Great New Solar Gazing Balls and bird baths! Come and get your picture taken in our big chair!

Many New Garden items just in time for Mother’s Day! There’s something special for everyone Ossekeag Publishing and the Hampton Chamber of Commerce Welcomes The Potting Shed to the Chamber’s Membership

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HAMPTON JUNIOR ACHIEVER AWARDS

The Junior Achievement of New Brunswick presented the 27th Annual Futures Unlimited Banquet (FUB) on March 28th in Saint John. The Master & Mistress of ceremonies were David Brown of the Hampton Junior Achievers and Kayla BuckleyWarnock of Saint John. This event celebrates the achievements of entrepreneurs and business people who have contributed to the success of New Brunswick as well as honoring the Junior Achievers who have made a mark in the future of our province. The Hampton Junior Achievers received the following awards: Dave Brown – Sales Over $700, Top Individual Sales Award, Team Player Award, President of the Year Award; Jeff Durley – Sales Over $100; Julia Blanchard - Perfect Attendance, Sales Over $500 & Ambassador of the Year Award; Matt Blanchard – Sales Over $300 & VP of Production of the Year Award; Megan Verge – Sales Over $200; Micheyla Gorham - Sales Over $300 & Most Likely To Start Their Own Company Award; Zach Durley – Perfect Attendance, Sales Over $300 & VP of Information Technology of the Year Award. The Company Awards were for Teamwork Excellence, Progressive Company of the Year and Top Program Sales. Through the generosity of Debbie & Mike Hickey, the Hampton JA group met at the Ossekeag Publishing building at 242 Main Street, Hampton on Thursday evenings. The product they created was a variety of meals in a cup. The designs were a breakfast instant meal in a mug, an instant lunch in a mug, hot chocolate in a cup and a candy bouquet in a cup for Valentine’s Day. Their advisors were Violet Brown of Ossekeag Publishing and Karen Blanchard of Irving Oil Limited. 126

Peninsula Heritage AGM

Peninsula Heritage Annual Meeting will be held on Thursday, April 19th 7:30pm at the John Fisher Memorial Museum, Kingston (located in basement of Macdonald Consolidated School.) Guest speaker TBA. Refreshments and social to follow meeting. 131

TENDER FOR LAWNMOWING NORTON LEGION BRANCH #76 Mowing and trimming front, back & ditches around Norton Legion and horseshoe pit. Lowest or any bid not necessarily accepted. Mail sealed Tender Bid to: Tender closes on ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION May 14, 2012 1935 Route 121 You supply your own Norton, NB equipment and gasoline.

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Contact Doug at 839-2212 or Norton Legion at 839-1908

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Scott Gillies Award presented

The Scott Gillis Award celebrates the heroic in the everyday lives of people living with MS. Scott was a good friend of the MS Society, a good friend to his community, and just a good friend. Scott passed away in May of 2010 at the age of 45. His obituary was inspiring; the breadth of work he quietly accomplished for others while facing the day-to-day challenges of Multiple Sclerosis was heroic. This award honours the memory of Scott Gillis as it recognizes the efforts of an individual with MS who is making a difference in the community in which they live. The recipient is a person who serves others, and shows a dependability and commitment to advancing the mission of the MS Society of Canada. This year’s recipient is Maryann Moore who has proven herself many times as a force to be reckoned with. She works to help not only people living with MS in her own community, but those in Atlantic Canada and across the country. Her involvement with the MS Society has spanned the breadth of our work: fundraising, awareness raising, advocacy, and education – at least at an individual level. And while she has been active in her Chapter and also on national working groups in various capacities, her true passion is advocacy. As a past Chapter Chair, Maryann led awareness activities and participated in the development of the original Atlantic Chapter manual in 2004. She participates in online forums, radio phonein shows and connects with individuals to raise awareness of issues impacting people living with MS while bringing her own perspective on the disease. Maryann has been an active “pedal partner” in the New Brunswick Bike Tour, helping to raise more than $13,000 in five years. This year’s recipient of the Scott Gillis Award is a remarkable woman who is a tireless advocate for people living with MS, a “never-say-no” kind of person who accepts each request to help and each adversity to be overcome with determination. 524

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Square dance in sussex

Would you like to keep your mind and body active? Do you like moving to music, (tapping your feet - become a Modern Square Dancer). Modern Square Dancing is a recreation that is enjoyed in tastefully casual clothing for two to three hours weekly by hundreds of thousands of people throughout the world. There is a fledgling group in Sussex hoping to have you join them (nominal sum of about $5 per person per evening weekly). For more information call 756-8469, 432-5643 or e-mail ayresc@ xplornet.ca. 521

HHS Math Students

Hampton High School Math Students for the month of March were: (L-R) James Jenkins (grade 12), Alexia Hawkey-Noble (grade 11), Emily Byers (grade 9), Michaela Kelly (grade 9), Grace Carline (grade 10), Susan Walsh (Math Teacher). 111

HAMPTON LIONS CLUB

Presents

Hampton’s 14th Annual

CASINO & AUCTION April 28, 2012

at Royal Canadian Legion Br. 28

BREAKFAST IN BARNESVILLE

Community Breakfast at the Barnesville Presbyterian Church (1257 Rte 820 Barnesville) is held the third Saturday of each month (April 21st) from 8:00-11:30am. The menu includes: scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, hash browns, bake beans, toast, coffee & juice (or) French toast, bacon, sausage, fruit, yogurt, muffin, coffee & juice. Cost for the breakfast - $5/adults; $3/ children, preschoolers eat for free. Take-outs available by calling 832-7790. Everyone welcome.

Doors open at 7 pm Tickets - $5.00 Door pass includes $5000 in gambling money

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CIB PLANT SALE

It’s not just the early bird that gets the worm! Last year we had an abundance of plants for all who visited our annual plant sale. This year, our early spring weather promises more abundance and more treasures. We will have experienced gardeners ready to help the beginner gardeners, unique plants for the intrepid gardeners, and a free plant for every child that attends. Plants will be labeled and information sheets provided. So mark Saturday morning May 12th on your calendars now. Our plant sale has been successful due to the generosity of Hampton’s gardeners! Donations can be dropped off at Dr. A.T. Leatherbarrow School on Friday, May 11th from 6:00-8:00pm. Donated plants that are labeled and potted up are so greatly appreciated. If Friday evening doesn’t work for you then give Sue a call at 832-4056. Doors to our Plant Sale open to all at Dr. A.T. Leatherbarrow at 10:00am on Saturday, May 12th. See you there! The funds raised go towards beautifying Hampton through the Hampton Communities in Bloom organization. 134

Fun Night – CKRC

The Central Kings Rec Centre (110 Titusville Road) is sponsoring a “Fun Night” on Friday, April 20th from 7:00-9:00pm. Come and enjoy an evening of music and games. 531

Lower Norton Community Club AGM

We're glad You asked! Brock Reid What is involved with Prearranging a funeral? Every once in a while we hear someone say that all of their funeral arrangements have been taken care of, when actually all they have done is purchased their cemetery property or bought a life insurance policy. Completing prearrangement involves three distinct areas: Information, Selection and Funding. INFORMATION: Information is needed to complete the required documents at the time of death including the death certificate and Canada Pension application. Information required includes your mother's maiden name, SIN and marriage date. Many times I ask for information and the family has to make phone calls or search through information at the deceased home. We have a form designed to record the necessary information that will answer the funeral directors questions at the time of death. SELECTION: The selection of goods and services that make up the funeral. This includes the elements of the type of ceremony that you want including music and religious expression. The casket, urn if cremated and outer burial container are also a part of the selection process. FUNDING: One option is that you can pay for the funeral with a single payment in the amount of the funeral. Another option is to make periodic payments. Also we can arrange for your life insurance to compensate for the expense. Many people choose one of these options because it works well for their budget.

The Annual General Meeting of the Lower Norton Shore Community Club will be held at the Lower Norton Shore Hall on Wednesday, April 25th at 7:30pm. All interested are welcome and encouraged to attend. 135

Rothesay Nursery ‘fundraiser’

A Family Fun Fair & Silent Auction in support of Rothesay Nursery School will be held on Saturday, April 28th from 1:003:30pm at the Bill McGuire Centre. There will be many games, activities & prizes for kids. The Auction closes at 3:00pm. Admission is $2 and everyone is welcome. Contact 847-1810; rothesaynurseryschool@gmail.com or visit rothesaynurseryschool@blogspot.com for more information. 407

Celebrate The Lives Of People You Love www.reidsfh.com 1063 Main Street, Hampton 832-5541

Reid’s Funeral Home & Cremation Centre

Funeral Directors: Barbara & Brock Reid, Leonard Goobie & Karen Bremner

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LOOK THE BFOR RED R IG OOF!

NOW OPEN

105 Robertson Road, Lakeside, NB E5N 7K5 Monday 8 - 5 ~ Saturday 8 - 12

Drop in or call for appointments 832-1313 PREVIOUSLY LOCATED AT 469 ROTHESAY AVENUE, SAINT JOHN

GRAND OPENING TO BE ANNOUNCED IN JUNE! We offer the following services:

Front-end & Suspension Oil Changes Brakes & Exhaust Tire Change & Balance Motor Vehicle Inspection Station

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HAMPTON LADY HUSKIES Thank you to our Supporters! Corporate

Subway Ossekeag Publishing

Elite

Vintage Bistro Huff n’ Puff

Gold

Hampton Save Easy Ed Floyd Excavating Nutters Accounting Holly's Restaurant Hampton Sea Dogs Coyle Nissan Service Star Automotive Guardian Drugs Hampton Reid’s Funeral Home L. Sanford & Sons Ernies Landscaping Bayview Credit Union UAP Embroider It

Kredls Pharmasave Peninsula Drywall CarQuest Kings County Auto Fairweather Tire Premium Pools & Spas Premium Decorative Concrete Wood Buffalo Scaffolding Ltd. A&R Concrete Drilling & Sawing FCS Flooring

Silver

Hampton Home Hardware Rob MacDonald Exit Realty Specialist Barry Spalding RST Hampton Dental Clinic Ritchie’s

Valley Concrete Ron’s Convenience Reynolds Auto Body Spuds ‘n Things

Bronze

Hair in the Big Blue House Bonney Construction Kings County Mechanical Floyd’s Appliances Leisure Time Sales Checkers Staff of the Bank of Nova Scotia John Gass Village Hair Design Pattison Financial Security Holdings Angelo’s Eastern Hardwood Flooring OK Siding John Oram Siding Fullerton Farms Office Outfitters

Congratulations from:

Bev Harrison MLA Hampton-Kings & Rob Moore MP

230 Old Post Road, Petitcodiac, NB (506) 756-2844

NOW IN STOCK ICE YARN FROM TURKEY (makes fancy scarfs)

ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION #76

1935 Rte 121, Norton NB Mondays - 45’s at 8:00pm. Tuesdays - Double crib at 8:00pm. Wednesdays – House darts at 8:00pm. Thursdays - Dabber Bingo, Jackpot $1,000 in 50#’s or less & building. Jackpot starts at $350 in 51#’s and/ or consolation prize $100. Doors open at 6:00pm, Bonanza game starts at 6:30pm sharp. Bonanza - a building jackpot in 52#’s and/or consolation prize $100. We also have wild #’s in some of regular bingo games. 40+ people we have a second chance on five of our regular games, starting at 7:00pm sharp. A portion of our Norton Legion Bingo and our Raffle 50/50 proceeds are donated to the Belleisle Community Pool fund. If we get over 45-50 players we could be raising our prize – come and support our community event. Saturday, May 26th – 9:00am-2:00pm, Norton Legion Flea Market, no admission fee. Tables are available for rent ($5 each). Canteen will be available. Contact Gordon at 432-0779/849-1601. Are you a veteran who does not receive a pension or health care benefits? It does not matter how long you served. For more information contact Gordon McKenzie, Service Officer RCL #76 at 432-0779. The Legion Hall is available for rent (birthdays, anniversaries, showers, etc) $50 (plus $20 if bar is open). Rental is free for benefits or funeral receptions for Legion members, donations accepted. To rent the Legion Hall please contact Dorothy Hutchinson at 4332488 or Gordon at 432-0779/849-1601. 117

Free Documentary Movie

Cinema Politica Fundy invites you to join us on Thursday, April 26th at 7:00pm for a free screening of the 2009 documentary Budrus, about a small village in Palestine that used non-violent protests to resist occupying forces. The film will be shown at the Agriculture & Aquaculture Building located at 701 Main Street, Sussex (please use the entrance facing the Sussex library). Admission is by donation. Popcorn is available. Everyone is encouraged and welcome to attend. For more information, please visit cinemapolitica.org/fundy. 532

Roachville cemetery agm

The spring meeting of the Roachville Cemetery Association will be held on Tuesday, May 1st at the Roachville Community Hall starting at 7:00pm. All lot holders and interested family members are invited to attend. For further information please contact 433-3837. 533

Fairway Needle Craft Emproidery Quilt Blocks Hours

Monday to Thursday: 9:00am - 5:30pm Friday: 9:00am - 9:00pm Saturday: 9:00am - 5:30pm

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HAMPTON

599 MAIN STREET, HAMPTON, N.B.

Tel: 832-5564

PHARMASAVE

Limit 4 per customer

Store Hours: Mon - Friday 8:30am-9pm Saturday 9:00am-6:00pm Sundays & Holidays 12:00pm-5:00pm

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OBITUARIES O’DELL, Ronald Leslie

Ronald O’Dell of Barnesville, NB, husband of the late Muriel (Totten) O’Dell, passed away April 3, 2012 at the Embassy Hall Nursing Home, Quispamsis. He was born in Clover Hill, NB, son of the late Joseph and Florence (Tribe) O’Dell. Ronald was a resident of Barnesville for 70 years where he was engaged in lumbering and construction. He also operated Barnesville Store for 18 years. He is survived by five sons, Vernon, Barnesville, Gary (Clydetta), Barnesville, Gerald (Wilma), Upham, Harvey (Barbara), Lacombe, AB, Kevin (Susan), St. Stephen; one sister, Doris Charest, Saint John; one brother, Cecil O’Dell (Agnes), Hardings Point; 15 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by three brothers, Lloyd, Clinton and Millan and daughter-in-law, Shirley O’Dell. The funeral was held April 6, 2012 from Reid’s Funeral Home, Hampton, to Barnesville Seventh-day Adventist Church. Pastor Courtney Dookie officiated assisted by Pastor Ken Corkum. The pianst was Doreen Martin. Special music solos were by Wilma O’Dell and Julie Cheney. A Life Sketch was by Kamilla O’Dell and the grandchildren. Tribute was given by Rosalie Oliver. The active pallbearers were: Vernon O’Dell, Gary O’Dell, Gerald O’Dell, Harvey O’Dell, Kevin O’Dell, and Doug MacArthur. The honourary pallbearers were: Terry O’Dell, Dawn Hanson, Mark O’Dell, Patricia O’Dell, Rosalie Oliver, Jeremy O’Dell, and Melanie Dudar. Interment was in the adjoining cemetery. Memorials may be made to Barnesville Seventh-day Adventist Cemetery or the Alzheimer Society. Online memorials and condolences can be made at: reidsfh. com.

RENT, Gladys Marilyn

Produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.

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Marilyn Rent, of Hampton, wife of Gary Rent Sr., passed away March 30, 2012, at the Saint John Regional Hospital. She was born in Saint John, daughter of the late Henry and Margaret (Hubbard) Appleby. Marilyn enjoyed taking care of the elderly. She loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and great granddaughter. She is survived by her husband Gary, two daughters, Sherry Thompson (Lee), and Heather McKiel, of Hampton; two sons, Bobby McKiel of Edmonton and Gary Rent Jr. (Tammy) of Saint John; t w o sisters, Ethel Robertson (Fred), and Theresa Hachey (Patrick) both of Rothesay; three brothers, Ronald Appleby (Lynn) of Grand Bay-Westfield, Stewart Appleby and Alan Appleby of Saint John; ten grandchildren, Corey, David, Aaron and Brandon Thompson, Micaela and Isabelle Rent, Brittany Lungle, Jessica and Mackayla McKiel and Keisha McKiel; one great granddaughter, Sophie McKiel; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by one brother, William Appleby. The funeral was held April 3, 2012 at Reid’s Funeral Home, Hampton, with Rev. Kevin Barry officiating. St Alphonsus’ Music Ministry was present. A reading was by Fred Robertson. A poem was read by Tammy Rent. Interment will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery at a later date. Memorials may be made to the Saint John Regional Hospital Foundation. Online memorials and condolences can be made at: reidsfh.com.

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Hampton town-wide clean-up

Again this year the Hampton Communities in Bloom (CIB) committee will be sponsoring our annual Town Clean-Up. We ask that everyone set Tuesday, May 15th as “the day” to have our yards and gardens cleaned of the annual winter accumulation of litter - and why not add the area around our properties to our chore list? As in past years we are very fortunate that several community groups and individuals have agreed to help beautify our town by taking continuing responsibility for cleaning specific areas of Hampton. Community groups that clean up litter and help Hampton shine include: the Hampton Brownies & Sparks, the Hampton Cubs & Scouts, all Hampton Schools including P.A.L.S., the Hampton Lions Club, the Rotary Club, the Pickwauket Lions Club, Zelda’s River Adventures, Hampton Karate Club, Diane Cosman, Ducks Unlimited, Hampton River Runners, as well as all of our Hampton Churches. We ask that you show your appreciation by encouraging, thanking, and perhaps even helping them in their labours. When you see that ‘adopted’ parts of our town have been cleaned, you will know who to thank. We are encouraged that each year there is less litter to “clean up”. Remember, ‘every litter bit helps!’. 137

NB right to life dinner

New Brunswick Right to Life 2012 “Focus on Life” Benefit Dinner will be held on Monday, April 30th at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, 31 Gondola Point Road, Rothesay (for directions call 849-5116). The guest speaker will be Rebecca Richmond, Executive Director of National Campus Life Network at the University of Ottawa. Event includes dinner, silent auction and 50/50 draw. Tickets $40/adult or $15/student. Call Beth at 832-5008 for more information. 409

Teen challenge ministry in Sussex

The Teen Challenge Ministry Team from Moncton will present a program focusing on freedom from drug addiction at Calvary Pentecostal Church (384 St. George Street, Sussex) on Sunday, May 6th at 10:30am. Plan now to bring a friend and be inspired by a message of hope and God’s power to change lives! This event is suitable for all ages and is free of charge. For more information on Teen Challenge Ministry visit teenchallenge.ca. 534

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Benefit for Kate Hodgin

There will be a benefit for Kate Hodgin on Saturday, May 26th from 7:00pm to 12:00midnight at the Sussex Legion Branch #20. Kate was recently diagnosed with Infiltrating Ductal Carcinoma, a form of breast cancer. She will be making many trips to Saint John for treatments and appointments along with medications that can be expensive. The evening will feature live entertainment, 50/50 draw, door prizes and a silent auction. 535

HRV Seniors Club- Poker Run

The Hammond River Valley Seniors Club (Upham, Route 820) will be hosting its Second Annual ATV Poker Run on Saturday, May 12th. Registration will be from 9:00 to 10:00am in Dave Bevans’ meadow. The Run starts at 10:00am and the cost is $10/ hand. A delicious country breakfast will be available at the WI Hall (#2117 Route 820) starting at 8:00am. – $6/plate. Barbeque available, for purchase, on the trail. All safety equipment is mandatory. For further information, please contact Wendy McGee at 832-7601. 826

CHURCH CHART

Time 2 Move Ministries will be hosted at... Calvary Pentecostal Church

(384 St. George Street - Sussex, NB)

Evangelist/Revivalist Timothy & Bethany Groves Sunday, April 29th for more information @ 10:30am & 6:30pm please visit us at Monday, April 30th @ 7pm www.time2moveit.com & Tuesday, May 1st @ 7pm Sunday 10:30 am Worship & Kingdom Kidz (ages 2-11) Youth Classes (ages 12-18) 6:30 pm

2129 Rte 124, Hatfield Point Rev. F. W. Wickett Ch: 485-2257 outreachpc@nb.aibn.com

All Welcome

Evening Service

Monday 7:00 pm Women in Touch Prayer Group (1st Monday of each Month) Wednesday 7:30 pm Family Night - Adult Bible Study Kidz Zone (ages 4-12) U-Turn (ages 12+)

“...I am come that they might have life and that they might have it more abundantly.” John 10:10

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Beef Supper in Apohaqui

Mark your calendar now - the Annual Roast Beef Supper will be held in Apohaqui on Sunday, April 29th from 3:30-6:30pm at the Apohaqui Recreation Centre (16 Jones Memorial Park Road). The beef dinner includes strawberry shortcake for dessert; cost for the meal is $12/adults and $6/children ages 6-12. Preschoolers eat for free. 830

MARCH “PIC OF THE MONTH”

Congratulations to Rebecca Mallet from Rothesay who submitted this photo of a Peacock at Cherry Brook Zoo, determined to show off his beautiful tail feathers. Jessica has won a voucher to a local Subway for a foot long meal deal. 823

COFFEE “DRIVE THRU” IN MIDLAND

Each Friday from 6:00-9:00am Midland Baptist Church (Rte.124 & Upper Midland Road) invites you to get a great cup of coffee while making a donation toward alleviating world hunger. Watch for the MAD@poverty Coffee Drive Thru signs. 115

card parties in berwick

Card Parties at the Millstream Rec Centre in Berwick every Tuesday at 1:30pm. Cost is only $3 and includes 50/50 and a light lunch – no membership needed. The only requirement is to plan to come and have a great time with friends & neighbours. Everyone welcome – young and the young at heart. 503

Kidney foundation walkathon

The Sussex Kidney Foundation Walkathon will be held on Sunday, April 22nd with registration at 10:30 and the walk beginning at 1:00am from the SHC Dialysis Unit. Sponsor sheets are available at the Dialysis unit. For those who wish, donations can be made online at kidney.ca. For more information call 485-2115 or 485-1089.

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INTRODUCING THE ALL NEW

2012 SUBARU IMPREZA AWD

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• All equipment required • Water safety • Paddling strokes (Paddle Canada standards) • Voyageur canoe and tandem paddling • Testing skills with fun games • Learn about the marsh, wildlife, river system and history of the area while paddling this amazing body of water • Camp T-Shirt

Country Music Show

A Country Music Show with Bob Burgess & Friends will be held on Saturday, May 12th from 7:00-10:30pm at the Sussex High School. Entertainers for the evening: The Band - Bob Burgess (drums), Winston Crawford (fiddle), Steve Lyons (guitar), Steve Sears (guitar), Eddie Bertin (bass), Moe Flemming (sax & keyboard); Entertainers - Micah MacLennan, Justin Bannister, Garth Jones, Marie Short, Al Smith, Jr. Thibodeau and special guest – Maggie Stackhouse. MC for the evening will be Chris Bell. The evening will also feature a 50/50 draw, canteen and door prizes. Advance tickets ($10) are available at Backstage Music (4332122); or at the door ($12 assigned seating). All proceeds from the evening will go to the Kiwanis Nursing Home. 528

Jam session in millstream

There will be a Jam Session at the Millstream Rec Centre in Berwick on Saturday, April 21st starting at 7:00pm. There will also be door prizes and a 50/50 split. For more information please contact 434-0113. All welcome. 509

For info or to register, call 832-5142 and ask for Rafe, or see us at the Ossekeag Room, Hampton Community Center with the Leisure Services Program Registration on April 20th 7pm - 9pm and April 21st 11am-1pm limited space available You can also visit our website:

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Card Parties in Belleisle

The Saturday card games at the Belleisle Creek Hall will continue at 1:30pm until the end of April. Starting on May 5th they will be at 7:30pm. All welcome. 513

SINGLES & FRIENDS events

Singles and Friends will be hosting a dance on Saturday, April 28th at the Br #69 Legion, Wilson Street West in Saint John. Doors open at 8:30 and music by Neil Wheaton from 9:00pm12:30am. Dance is open to anyone over the age of 19. Branch 69 Legion has one of the most spacious dance floors in the city and although our dances are no longer exclusively for singles, there is a higher ratio of non-couples there than traditional dances. Therefore, if you love to dance but don’t have a dancing partner there is always some willing partners to enjoy a dance with. Admission is $5/members and $7/non-members. Breakfast for Singles continues every Sunday 10:00am at Holly’s Restaurant in Hampton and weekly volleyball on Wednesday evenings 8:00-10:00pm at Rothesay Park Middle School (cost $4) open to all adults - married or single. The purpose of the Singles group is to organize activities for single people to participate in and we welcome your input and suggestions. Our phone line is 696-1914 for updates as to what is happening and our email is singles696-1914@live.ca. 819

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COUNCIL MEETING

The next regular meeting of Town Council is Tuesday, May 8th at 7 p.m. in Council Chambers. This meeting is opening to the public. Letters and requests to appear before Council must be submitted to the Town Clerk by noon on Friday, May 4th. Correspondence and requests to appear may be emailed to megan@townofhampton.ca, delivered to the Town Office during regular business hours or mailed to the attention of the Clerk to Town of Hampton, 27 Centennial Road, PO Box 1066, Hampton, NB E5N 8H1. For further information, please call 832-6086.

COMMUNITY REGISTRATION When: Friday, April 20th, 7pm-9pm Saturday, April 21st, 11am-1pm Where: Ossekeag Room, Hampton Community Centre Who:

Hampton Community Pool Hampton Day Camp Hampton Swim Team Hampton Leadership Development Program Tennis Hampton Minor Ball Workplace Standard First Aid HALL Preschool Camp Residents should have received a copy of the Community Guide in their mailbox this week. We are also pleased to announce that we will be launching online registration starting on April 27th. For more information please contact Nick Cormier at 832-6102.

ANNUAL BRUSH CLEAN-UP

Please call the Fire Prevention Division of Hampton Fire – Rescue at 832-6456 to arrange for a site visit. Permits will only be issued after a site visit by a member of Hampton Fire-Rescue.

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Town Council is pleased to participate in the 2012 Green Porch Light Community Challenge. There are thousands of people in Canada waiting for a life saving organ transplant. In New Brunswick alone there are 99 Kidney patients, 18 Liver patients, 37 Heart patients and multiple lung and pancreas patients waiting for a transplant. The 2012 Green Porch Light Community Challenge asks you to put one green light in your window or porch light, where neighbours and passersby will notice and know that you support the Organ Donation program, during National Organ and Tissue Donor Week, April 22nd – 28th. When people see your light and ask you about it, you can mention the importance of letting your wishes be known on your Medicare Card and also talking to your family about this important issue. For more information please contact Betty-Anne Waugh or Sue Arseneault, Organ Donor Resource Nurses, at 643-6848. The Town has a limited number of green light bulbs available at the Town office.

HEALTHIER HAMPTON 8 WEEKS OF WELLNESS EVENT

The Town of Hampton is offerings its annual brush and tree clean up service during the week of May 7th. Residents are asked to have their brush and trees at the roadside no later than 7:00 a.m. on Monday, May 7th. Town staff will not enter private property to gather brush or trees and will not return should the owner miss the 7 am deadline. Property owners are asked to keep their brush piles away from wires, fences, etc. to allow the machine to access it. Please reduce trees and brush to 10 foot lengths or less. The Town also have a bin available at the Community Centre where you can dispose of your grass, leaves and plants. Please call the Town office if you have any questions or concerns.

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2012 GREEN PORCH LIGHT COMMUNITY CHALLENGE

The 1st Annual “Healthier Hampton – 8 Weeks of Wellness Event” continues through until the end of May. Hampton residents of all ages will be invited to participate in a variety of different activities throughout the Town that encourage healthy living and increased activity. There is a wide-range of events available including weekly events like informational seminars, Flex & Flow classes for Seniors, Trail walks, Family walks, and Fitness Fun in the Town Square and special events like the Relay for Life Kick Off, and a Hula Hooping Class. Please visit the Town website for a full listing of events. Visit regularly as more information will be added as additional events are confirmed.

BURNING PERMITS

Burning permits are issued by the Town of Hampton for controlled burning of brush, leaves, grass clippings and general yard clean-up. In addition, during the burn season Town of Hampton burning permit holders must also call the Department of Natural Resources Burning Permit Information line at 1-866-458-8080 to determine the burning conditions for Kings County every day prior to burning. If burning is permitted in Kings County, then burning will also be permitted within the Town of Hampton. If burning is restricted, then burning within the municipality is also restricted. The Department of Natural Resources forecast is updated daily and is valid from 2 pm until 2 pm the following day. Burning permits are available at the Town Office during regular business hours. They are issued for a period of 7 days only and renewals must be obtained through the Fire Prevention Division of Hampton Fire-Rescue by calling 832-6456.

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Friends of Carol Erb are invited to celebrate her 65th birthday at Erbs Cove Baptist Church on April 28th from 2-4pm.

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Saturday, April 28th - Coffeehouse with Ian MacDonald singer songwriter, The Usual Suspects and The Band With No Name, a 50/50 draw, raffles and refreshments. New member’s forms and membership renewal forms will also be available. As well, the winning ticket for the Annual Anglers Draw will be drawn during the event, so there will be a last-minute chance to buy your tickets early in the evening. Found on Hammond River: Have you lost a box of trout flies on the upper Hammond River, somewhere above Scoodic Brook? From appearances, they seem to have been in the river all winter, but they’re now cleaned and dried. If you can identify the box, I’ll make arrangements to return it to you. Fly Pattern Books for Sale: The Dieppe Fly Tyers club has very generously donated to HRAA a number of their recentlypublished book “Atlantic Salmon Flies”. This full-color book has photos and patterns for 219 of the most popular salmon flies. The price is $20, with all the funds going to support HRAA’s conservation programs. Crib Night: The last Crib Night of this season will be Saturday, April 21st doors open at 7:00pm with a $5 entrance fee. There will be a draw for partners, and a total of five games. There will be a “hot seat” prize, and prizes for first, second and third places. We’d like everyone to bring finger foods (sandwiches, sweets, etc.) and we will have the snacks after the event. Crib Night will start up again in the fall. Hammond River Classic: Saturday, August 25th, kayak fishing tournament with lots of great prizes in the line-up already. Annual Dinner: Plans are underway for our annual fundraising dinner, and the committee has begun meeting to organize the event for Saturday, May 12th at St. Marks. We’ll need volunteers to assist with the planning committee, obtaining auction items, and helping out at the event. If you have anything to donate, please drop it off at the centre, or contact committee members. Remember to visit our website at www.HRAA.ca and you can also reach us on Facebook: search Hammond River Angling Association. 401

SJVS/HVHS Scholarship fundraiser

In support of the SJVS/HVHS Scholarship Fund, an SJVS/ HVHS Alumni Country Show will be held on Saturday, May 19th at 7:00pm in the HVHS Auditorium. Tickets are available at Guardian Drugs, Grand Bay; KV Drugs; Morris Music; Beats & Bytes and Mike’s Jewelry. The school is elevator and wheelchair accessible. 818

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HHS Grad Class news

Another Easter has passed at HHS, and by the look of the students coming out of gym class (who look more like zombies than students), it is time to work off all the weight gained from the treats that this ‘sweet’ holiday brings. The Grad Class Fashion Show was a huge success! The dresses were fancy and fine, the tuxedos were prim and proper, and of course, the whacky outfits were – well, whacky! It was great to see the participation of many Grads, and the parents, friends, and families in the audience. I’m sure everyone was well entertained (and hopefully not scarred for life by the truckers in short-shorts). The next Grad Class Coffee House is set for Monday, April 23rd so be sure to mark this day on your calendars and prepare your ears to be delighted by the voices and strings of some of HHS’s finest. With the copious number of stressful assignments due and exams on the horizon, a little bit of musical relief from stress is much needed and can go a long way! Word on the street is that Grads have been itching for another awesome Grad Class event! Well, naturally, your talented, incredible, unparalleled Grad Class Executive has taken the liberty of arranging a games night at the school on Thursday, April 19th. So grab a board game, bring it to the cafeteria, and make some memories! There is a parent/guardian meeting on Thursday, April 26th at 7:00pm at HHS. The purpose of this meeting is to organize the end-of-year events for the Grads. We hope to see many parents as many hands make light work. To use the metaphor that June and graduation are simply on the horizon would be dull (though truthful), since I have used it frequently and it now lacks originality. However, I will leave you with the following metaphor to ponder over the next two weeks until my next column is published: “We have just rounded the final corner, and the finish line now hangs faintly in the distance; yet, is not so far out of reach. Soon we will cross that line, and it will all be over. Put everything on the table, and enjoy your dwindling time at HHS as indicated by the countdown clock on the bulletin board!” Article Submitted by Johnny Cullen. 103

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Beef Supper in Upham

The Anglican Parish of Upham is having a Roast Beef Supper on Saturday, May 5th from 4:00-6:30pm at Central Kings Rec Centre (110 Titusville Road). Cost for the supper is $12/adults, $4/kids 6-12 years and pre-schoolers eat for free. Money raised from the supper are for repairs to Church properties. For more information please contact: Philip Sherwood at 832-7463 or Stewart MacDonald at 832-7253. 803

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Hampton-Piggs Peak news

A certain portion of the funds donated to the Hampton-Piggs Peak Partnership are used “tactically” by John Lovett and Karen Mandy to help young people like Nolwazi Dlamini. Nolwazi is the 15-year old daughter of Jabu, who became pregnant when she was fourteen and contracted HIV from her husband who has since died from AIDS. John tells us “Now that her husband, as well as the rest of her own family, have died, Jabu has no place to call home other than the homestead of her late husband’s two other wives. She is not welcome and both she and her daughter Nolwazi are begrudged the food they eat and are treated like slaves.” “Nolwazi completed primary school with good grades but there was no money for her to continue on to high school. Her prospects were not good, as without continuing her education she would most likely follow the same path as her mother and probably become pregnant or be forced into a marriage.” “In January I enrolled her in form 1 at Mbeka High School which is within five kilometers of her home and paid the school fees and bought her uniform. Throughout this year she has continued to do well and often brings me her school books to show me the results she has obtained in tests.” “In the very possible event of her mother’s death, which given her health could be quite soon, Nolwazi will become a double orphan. Her position on the homestead will be little higher than the level of the animals and without outside support, she will have difficulty in continuing her schooling. Sam, the head teacher at Peak Central High School, has promised to accept her into his school next year for Form 2 and we will try to find a more suitable environment in which she can stay.” “Nolwazi’s situation is all too common. Polygamous marriages cause many of the problems in Swaziland, from poverty, the spread of AIDS, unwanted and unloved children as well as conflicts between the husband’s multiple wives and their respective children. I find children who have a father with several wives but to all intents and purposes he has abandoned one wife and her children in favour of another wife and provides no support.” “Hopefully we can provide the support to ensure that Nolwazi can complete her education and avoid the trap into which she could so easily fall. She is only one of many and it is very sad that we cannot help them all. Yet by making a difference to one, the power of one may become the power of many.” To make a donation to help us support more young people like Nolwazi, visit our website hamptonpiggspeak.ca or call me, Mark Bettle, at 832-0003. 110

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MUSINGS By Debbie Hickey

LIFE GETS AWAY

I started my day yesterday with at least the semblance of a plan of what I wanted to accomplish, one of which was to write my Musings. I had a couple of time specific appointments in the morning and the rest needed to fit in around those. But . . . the day came to an end and other than those two appointments not one thing on my To-Do list could be crossed off! Where did the day go? Well, let’s see. Things got off on the wrong foot right from the beginning, as I awoke at 4:45 am and was unable to get back to sleep. Now you might think that gives me a great headstart on my day, but not so. Instead of hopping out of bed and starting my day with a half hour to 45 minute walk, I was dragging around and settled in with my book until my usual walking time. BIG mistake. Park me with a book and time mysteriously just disappears. And it did. So instead of starting my day’s list early, I ended up actually running late on my morning routine. And tired. The first appointment was for 9:00am. That went fine. I then came home for a half hour before leaving for a 10:30 meeting at the office. So far so good. Still a little behind on my daily walking target, but doing okay. Got to the office in plenty of time . . . and received a phone call that the person I am to meet with is running a little behind and will not arrive until 11:00. No big sweat, there is plenty I can be doing at the office. But instead of being back home by noon as expected it was 12:45. Time for lunch and an hour long walk in the woods. So far the day was going along at least close to the plan. But then it took a turn in an unexpected direction and the rest of what was on the agenda went out the window. A phone call from our daughter had Mike and I heading to town to assist in her renovations. She has a great old house in uptown Saint John, but it needed a lot of work when she bought it a few years ago. They have found a lovely old home in Hampton they want, so the final renovations on the current house have suddenly gone on a priority list to get the house ready to list and sell. Instead of a day spent outside on a lovely spring day I was sanding walls and scrubbing down cupboards. And not writing Musings. By the time we got home in the evening my brain could no longer function sufficiently to string two words together, let alone 3 or 4 hundred. So here it is the next morning, completing a task from yesterday’s list that didn’t get done . . . and I am late for my morning walk. Out of step for the day already! Gotta go and catch up! “It gets late early out there” ~ Yogi Berra. 801

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CHILD CARE SUNNY PATCH DAYCARE has space available in our pre-school program, Monday - Friday 7:00am-5:30pm. We are a fully licensed centre with staff trained in ECE, First Aid & CPR. We offer a large variety of activities, healthy snacks & lunch, plenty of outdoor time in a fenced yard. Subsidized care is available. Call Kim MacKay 8321818 day or 485-1819 evening. EMPLOYMENT BE YOUR OWN BOSS! Turn 5-10 hours/week into $1000+/month. Operate a mini office outlet from your computer, FREE evaluation. www.yourfreedomoffice.com. FIREWOOD HARDWOOD FOR SALE, 16” lengths, yellow birch and maple. Call 832-0308. SPRINGFIELD FIREWOOD, quality hardwood, cut, split, delivered. Call 485-2349. FIREWOOD FOR SALE, good prices, ranked in truck. Call Ken 832-4326. FOR RENT TRAILER FOR RENT, Mechanic Lake, stove, fridge & washer. 433-9087. SMALL 2 BEDROOM HOUSE, recently renovated, open concept, fridge, stove, dishwasher and wood stove, detached single garage and small studio. Within 10km of the Westfield ferry on the Kingston Peninsula (40 minutes from the city), fenced in front yard, very private large backyard, mature gardens, trees and vegetable garden area, small pet allowed. $950/month, damage deposit required. Phone 506-650-4822 cell or 506-763-3256 leave message. GRAND MANAN vacation home, near Seal Cove Beach. Whales, golf, rugged scenery, walking trails, much more. Sleeps 6, fully equipped. Details/photos, 506-488-2080. ONE BEDROOM BASEMENT apartment in Hampton, all appliances, no smoking, no pets, heated. $700/month plus $700 damage deposit, available mid May. 832-4516. APPROXIMATELY 600sqft. of newly renovated office space, includes 2 new offices with a common area, private washroom and a shared lunchroom, 8 Centennial Road. Contact Sheryl at 832-5925. APARTMENT FOR RENT heated, stove, fridge. Call 832-7907 or 832-3151. FOR SALE USED APPLIANCES, 24” electric stoves in stock, exterior/interior doors, tires (most sizes), new sky light, used windows, and household items. 218 Main St. Norton. 839-2628. OLD FASHIONED, FRESH ROLLED, large flake oats, dried cranberries, frozen garlic scapes (green garlic). Order by Thursday for Saturday delivery. Sussex, Apohaqui, Norton, Belleisle, Hampton April 28. Call 756-4500 for details. NOTICES WE JOSEPH L. KANE and spouse, citizens of Canada and Kingston, Kings County, New Brunswick, by Registered Deed, lot number 0159566 and heirs and successors to a Grant of Land registered as number 9098, with charter by Her Royal Majesty Queen Victoria, year 1871 and granted by the New Brunswick Court of Chancery, registered at the New Brunswick Forestry Building, Fredericton, have had our rights infringed upon, contrary to the Queen, the Court and the Canadian Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms of Canada. THE UP TO PAR restaurant, 109 Upper Midland Road, Norton is providing local home-based businesses an opportunity to showcase

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their products and services. This fun-filled event will be held on Saturday, May 5 10am-4pm. Discover what is new in jewelry, cosmetics, kitchen products and more. There will be prize draws plus one grand prize of a large gift basket. Donations will be accepted for local food bank. 847-2527. REAL ESTATE OPEN HOUSE every Sat. & Sun. 2-4pm starting April 7, 22 Fairmont Drive, Hampton, $169,900. Nicely landscaped, 3 bedroom bungalow, paved driveway, baby barn, new roof, windows, well pump and water softener. All appliances included, hardwood floors throughout, main floor laundry with stackable w/d, beautiful, private back yard. Drop in or call 832-3231. MUST BE SEEN! SERVICES OFFERED FREE HEAT, central boiler classic, outdoor wood furnace. Call today 506-435-1661. FREE PICK UP of scrap metal in Hampton area. Will take almost anything metal that won’t fit on back of pickup, no vehicles or fridges please. Email rarice3119@gmail.com. HANDYMAN SERVICES, repairs, maintenance and light renovations. 30 years experience. Roger’s Renovations and Repairs 650-1660. WILL PICK UP free, washing machines, dryers, lawn mowers, metal, etc. Anything metal you want to throw away. 832-4178. MARITIME RIGGING & INDUSTRIAL SUPPLIES. Complete line of traction chains, wire rope, chain, netting, H.D. tarps. Authorized Action Truck & Car Accessories dealer. Call 832-1198. Day/Evenings Mon-Sat. BRIAN’S MAINTENANCE & Home Repair, carpentry, kitchens, bath, painting, ceramic tile, electrical etc. Over 20 years experience. Free estimates. Call Brian 839-2296. BUYING JUNK CARS, trucks, travel trailers, motor homes, farm machinery. I pay you cash. Call 721-4255. LAWN GROOMERS, “If you look good we look good”. Now taking bookings for fertilizing and lime, lawn and yard clean up and also mowing and trimming. Home 832-2844, cell 639-8485. HERITAGE UPHOLSTERY. Residential, commercial, recreational, restyling and customization. Trust your furniture to the professionals. The most training and experience in the Kennebecasis. Serving you for 30 years. Offering project classes. 849-8008. HENDERSON OVERHEAD DOORS - Laforge. Sales and services of overhead doors, operators and weather stripping of all models. Phone 485-2151. RITE WAY CLEANERS now has openings for residential and commercial cleaning. We offer de-cluttering, organizing and will clean your house from top to bottom. For a free estimate call Fallon, 832-3894. NORSESUN 216-2628 John Deere home & workshop products; air compressors, generators, grills, heaters, powertools, pressure washers, tool chests, truck boxes, jobsite boxes. Call 216-2628. KEN BROWN ELECTRICAL Inc. Your electrical service company for all your home & business needs. For your solar & wind power solutions, call or email Kim at (506)839-2877, kimbrown@ nb.sympatico.ca. DAVE’S LIGHT TRUCKING & Cleaning Service, junk, garbage, construction & roofing materials, demolition, brush, decks, small moving jobs. 7 days a week. Also picking up unwanted vehicles. 8323982 or 653-0026. HAUL AWAY of junk cars, trucks, tractors and farm equipment. Small fee for appliances and small scrap. Drop off site 54 Backland Road, Kingston. 763-2933 or 333-9067. REGISTERED FOOT CARE NURSE is now accepting clients. Offering foot care in the comfort of your own home in Hampton & surrounding areas. For professional foot care & details, call Shirley at 832-2126. Covered with most insurance plans.

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VEHICLES CALL MALCOLM ACROSS FROM NEW KINGSTON FARMERS MARKET. LUBRICO WARRANTY AVAILABLE. SOME TRADES CONSIDERED. DRIVE A LITTLE, SAVE A LOT. CALL 333-5811 OR 832-0897. 2001 CHEV 2500 4X4, xcab, long box, 6.6 duramax diesel, auto, 276,000kms, looks and works great, $7,900, Call Malcolm 333-5811 or 832-0897. 2003 PONTIAC GRAND PRIX GT, 3.8, sunroof, loaded, 124,000kms, new MVI, alloys, looks and works excellent, $3,900. Call Malcolm 333-5811 or 832-0897. 2001 FORD F650 XLT, xcab, dump, cat diesel, 6spd, 61,000 miles, 10’-0” dump with new tarp, 22.5 tires, great landscape truck, $14,500. Call Malcolm 333-5811 or 832-0897. 2003 FORD 450, super duty, diesel, 6spd, reg. cab with 16’-0” van body, new MVI, 177,000kms, loading ramp, works excellent, $8,900. Call Malcolm 333-5811 or 832-0897. 2008 DODGE CALIBER SXT, 4cyl, auto, 114,000kms, one owner, fully loaded, heated seats, new MVI, looks and works excellent, $7,900, financing OAC, rate 4.99%. Call Malcolm 333-5811 or 832-0897. 2006 SUBARU LEGACY GT wagon, AWD, loaded, sunroof, alloys, 4cyl, auto, 84,000 miles, turbo intercooler, DVD, car is like new, $8,900, financing OAC, rate 4.99%. Call Malcolm 333-5811 or 832-0897. 2002 FORD TAURUS, new MVI, V6, auto, 230,000kms, works excellent, $1,900. Call Malcolm 333-5811 or 832-0897. 2004 FORD F150, V6, auto, reg. cab, long box, air, CD, new MVI, 287,000kms, alloys, nice straight truck, no rust, works excellent, $3,300. Call Malcolm 333-5811 or 832-0897. 2004 FORD F150, V8, auto, re. cab, long box, air, CD nice straight truck, no rust, works excellent, 315,000kms, $2,400. Call Malcolm 333-5811 or 832-0897. 2006 HYUNDAI ACCENT, 4dr, 77,000kms, auto, one owner, new MVI, works excellent, $5,900, financing OAC, rate 4.99%. Call Malcolm 333-5811 or 832-0897. 2005 CHEV CREWCAB, short box 2500, 4WD, 6.6 Duramax diesel, new MVI, loaded, leather, DVD, 252,000kms, $12,900. Call Malcolm 333-5811 or 832-0897. 2007 GMC CANYON XCAB, 2WD, 5cyl, loaded, new MVI, 138,000kms, $7,900. Call Malcolm 333-5811 or 832-0897. 2003 PONTIAC GRAND PRIX, V6, auto, loaded, 174,000kms, works great, $2,900. Call Malcolm 333-5811 or 832-0897. 2006 DODGE CARAVAN loaded, V6, auto, new MVI, 151,000kms, $5,900, financing OAC, 4.99%. Call Malcolm 333-5811 or 832-0897. 2004 FORD F150, V6, auto, reg. cab, long box, air, CD, new MVI, 287,000kms, alloys, nice straight truck, no rust, works excellent, $3,300. Call Malcolm 333-5811 or 832-0897. 2004 FORD F150, V8, auto, reg. cab, long box, air, CD, nice straight truck, no rust, works excellent, $315,000kms, $2,600. Call Malcolm 333-5811 or 832-0897. 1999 RANGER XCAB, 2WDR,V6, auto, real good condition, alloys, looks and works excellent, $,3000. Call Malcolm 333-5811 or 832-0897. WANTED WANTED HOUSES TO CLEAN. Reasonable rates. References available. Call Tammy at 333-4855.

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BUSINESS WHO’S WHO APPLIANCES

Dunbar’s

Major Appliance Service - servicing Propane (fireplace, furnaces) HRV (heat recovery ventalation) Domestic Refrigeration (washers, dryers, dishwashers, microwaves, ranges) Evenings & weekend service available Call - 639-5355

CARPENTRY

J a k e o f A ll Tra d es Roofing Vinyl Siding New Construction

Renovation Decks

Blown-in Insulation

485-1119

434-4171

FLORIST

ROOFING

HAMPTON FLOWER SHOP

Maritime Eavestroughing & Roofing

557 MAIN STREET

Cut Flowers Arrangements Permanent Botanicals

Plants Gift Items

832-3100

www.hamptonfloristonline.com

GARAGE DOORS HILL MANUFACTURING

We sell and install Garaga, Commercial and Residential doors & openers. GARAGA DEALER

We Sell the Best and Service The Rest! 485-1994 or 1-866-606-6158

CONTRACTING

HEATING SPECIALIST

B&W CONTRACTING All types of construction Phone 433-5990 Cell 433-0233 Fax 433-5906

COOKE’S HEATING SERVICE

Call Quality Work John Roberts Free Estimates Home Improvements 506.832.7270

SMALL ENGINE REPAIR

JOHN MILLER’S REPAIR SHOP

Servicing lawn & yard equipment and chainsaws

Bayswater & Kingston Peninsula

20 YEARS EXPERIENCE

Mon - Sat 8am - 5pm

343-1564

Division of Cooke Fuels

W e are W ETT (W ood Energy Technology Training) C ertified! Furnace repair/cleaning, sales/installation of oil & wood furnaces & stoves, tanks (steel & fiberglass), chimneys & liners, duct cleaning now available

Free Estimates . Financing Available 832-1124

CRACKFILLING

PET CONTAINMENT

VEGETABLE PACKS

MUD MEN

ROVER P ET C ONTROL Pet Safe Containment Systems

Fresh, local, non-sprayed veggies, in-season, weekly drop off. FOR MORE INFORMATION & TO ORDER

Sales, Installation & Training Call Mike Anderson 832-2317 Kevin Cochrane 663-9560

Jamie Ritchie 663-5504

Money Back Guarantee www.roverpetcontrol.com

call Silver Shoes Emu Ranch 433-4479 or Goddard Farms 433-2544

PET SITTING SERVICES

VENTILATION & HEAT PUMPS

Cassidy Lake Boarding Kennel

Ventilation and Heat Pumps

Overnight boarding for Cats & Dogs

Installation and Service Duct Work and Fittings Certified Venmar Dealer

Individual indoor & outdoor runs Large fenced in exercise/play area FREE WALKS 4 TIMES/DAY! www.CassidyLakeBoardingKennel.com

506-433-6974

Patterson’s Heating Ltd. Ph: 832-4508 Cell: 333-0120

EXTERIOR BUILDING PRODUCTS

PLUMBING & HEATING

ZUMBA

DAIRYTOWN EXTERIORS

GODDARD’S PLUMBING & HEATING

with Kathy

Our Service is Our Success

Windows Steel Roofing Seamless Eavestroughing

Doors Asphalt Roofing Siding

108 LOWER COVE ROAD , SUSSEX 433-5550

Sales/Repairs/Heat/Well Pumps UV Lights & Water Conditioners Certified in-floor Radiant Heating Back Flow Prevention Tester Phone 432-5199 Fax 432-6475 Bob 433-0583 Dion 434-2622

Tuesdays & Thursdays 7:00 - 8:00pm Nauwigewauk Community Centre

$5 Drop-in fee

For more info email kathy@zumbasaintjohn.com

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April 17 2012 Hampton Herald  

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