Steve Goodwin

Reporter

Bio

Steve Goodwin is never without his camera and a notebook. He has been covering news and sports in Pictou County for more than four decades.

Pictou County Relay for Life

Pictou County Relay for Life

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Shannon MacLean, left, and Carolyn MacKay stand beside survivor shirts draped along the George Street Bridge as part of the Pictou County Rela…

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EDITOR’S NOTE: This story originally appeared in The Advocate in August 2016 … TRENTON – Three siblings enjoyed a rare opportunity to fly together in a helicopter. Maritime Helicopter Crew Commander Captain Brenden MacDonald, Maritime Helicopter co-pilot Captain Evan MacDonald and their sister – Underwater Warfare Officer Lt. Megan MacDonald – were aboard a CH […]

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PICTOU — Strong support for the Nick Falconer Memorial Hockey Tournament has encouraged organizers. Michaela Pellerine and Sam Elliott led the group that managed to attract four teams to a three-hour tournament on Saturday afternoon at the Hector Arena. The tournament honours the memory of Nick Falconer, who passed away on Remembrance Day 2019 at […]

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STELLARTON — Pictou County athletes’ opportunity to play on two Rugby Nova Scotia Under-18 rosters preparing to play matches in Ireland this month has vanished. Gabby Smith, Brooke Reid and Megan MacKenzie were among players selected on the female side, while the male side was to include coach Bryan Campbell, as well as Reegan MacDonald […]

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NEW GLASGOW — Two of the oldest local bowlers continue to enjoy the sport. Mary MacLean, 97, and Emma Campbell, 95, toss bowling balls at candlepins at the Heather Bowling Lanes. “I’m a late bloomer,” chortled MacLean, who has been bowling since taking up the sport when she was 85. MacLean lived in Hopewell and […]

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NEW GLASGOW — Gratitude was a guiding theme on March 5 for the Aberdeen Health Foundation’s annual general meeting. Five presenters shared their tributes to the support they have experienced from the Foundation, besides its gestures of funding and equipment. Debbie MacDonald, health services manager for the women’s and children’s health program, spoke about how the […]

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