Saturday, April 20, 2013

Woman Suffers Minor Injuries After Vehicle Goes In Ditch

A 67-year-old woman has been taken to the South Shore Regional Hospital after her car went off the road in Northfield. RCMP say the incident occurred near the intersection of Penny and Northfield Roads just before 10:30 this morning. Corporal Jamie Vacon says the woman didn't make a proper turn and went into the ditch. He says the local fire department had to remove the woman from the car with the jaws of life. The road was closed down for over an hour because of the incident. The woman was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Deadline For Bravery Nomination Approaches

Nominations are still being accepted to recognize people who have put themselves at risk to protect others. The nomination deadline for Nova Scotia's sixth annual Medal of Bravery is May 1st. The award is a chance to honour friends, family members, neighbours or colleagues who have acted courageously to protect the life or property of others. Medal of Bravery Advisory Committee chair Duncan Miller says the province wants to help recognize acts of bravery and hopefully inspire other Nova Scotians. Nomination forms are available at Access Nova Scotia Centres, offices of members at the legislative assembly and at

Mooseheads, Huskies Open Semi-Final Series

The Halifax Mooseheads open the "Q" League semi finals Saturday night as they host Rouyn-Noranda. Game one in the best of seven series at 7 o'clock at the Metro Centre is already a sellout. Game two, also in Halifax, goes Sunday night. In the other league semi-final, Baie Comeau edged Blainville-Boisbriand 2-1 in the opening game of that series Friday night. 

Truro Scores Double OT Win; Evens MHL Final

The Truro Bearcats edged the visiting Summerside Western Capitals 4-3 in double overtime Friday night. That evens the best of seven MHL Kent Cup Final at a game apiece. Game three goes tomorrow afternoon at 2pm in Summerside.