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Wednesday will be a sea of pink at local schools

Wednesday will be a sea of pink at local schools

Schools and workplaces will be a sea of pink on Wednesday, April 11 for International Day of Pink. Day of Pink has been recognized at the Hastings Prince Edward District School Board for almost 10 years. Students, employees and community members wear pink to demonstrate their shared belief in celebrating inclusivity, diversity and acceptance at […]

Turning challenge into innovative opportunity

Turning challenge into innovative opportunity

OPINION by PEC Mayor Robert Quaiff Political decision-making carries with it a constant challenge to balance reacting to today’s pressing issues while considering what is best in the medium and longer term. So complex and rapidly changing is the current scope of municipal government that local Councils can often struggle to be proactive in grasping […]

Kindness Week kicks off with recognition for students - including Lucy Mee, of PECI

Kindness Week kicks off with recognition for students – including Lucy Mee, of PECI

Blue ribbons of hope are marking the 22nd annual Violence Awareness and Random Acts of Kindness week across the region. “Community interest, awareness and involvement have grown substantially since our program began 22 years ago,” said Chris Macdonald co-chair of the committee. “I would like to thank the greater Quinte, Hastings and Prince Edward County […]

Panthers heading to COSSA championships Monday

Panthers heading to COSSA championships Monday

UPDATE: The boys and girls hockey teams both lost their games at COSSA finishing the 2018 season. The girls lost 9-1 to St. Peter’s team, the only goal being from Tynika Williams with an assist from Sarah Juby. The boys also lost against St. Peter’s 4-2. Story and photos by Mike Pothier Despite a heart-breaking […]

Alliance Against School Closures wants to hear from County residents

Alliance Against School Closures wants to hear from County residents

I am a founder of the Ontario Alliance Against School Closures (OAASC). In November of 2016, our Alliance garnered support from almost one million Ontarians to lobby the Ministry of Education for a moratorium on school closures. That moratorium went into effect June 28, 2017. Unfortunately, many schools were shuttered because of a flawed Pupil […]

Panthers Bay of Quinte hockey begins

Panthers Bay of Quinte hockey begins

Story and photos by Rebecca Juby The PECI Panthers girls hockey team had a tough battle Monday with an end of regular season loss to the St Theresa Titans 3-2 but they’re ready to move on to Bay of Quinte action Thursday. Monday’s game opened with both teams going back and forth, each getting a […]

PECI's drama a musical romp through the County a la Hansel and Gretel

PECI’s drama a musical romp through the County a la Hansel and Gretel

PECI drama students will present ‘The Trouble with Gingerbread – A Hansel and Gretel Story – a family-friendly musical romp through the County a la Hansel and Gretel. Directed by drama teacher Matthew Sheahan, the show is a family friendly romp through the town of Bloomington in the County of Prince Eddy. You’ll meet twins […]

Panther girls tie last home game of the season

Panther girls tie last home game of the season

Story and photos by Rebecca Juby The PECI Panthers girls hockey team fought a tough battle as the Panthers tied the Moira Trojans 1-1 in their last home game of the season. The game started off with both teams battling back and forth, getting a few chances. The Trojans started to come out stronger but […]

Panther boys win last home game of the season

Panther boys win last home game of the season

Story and photos by Rebecca Juby The PECI Boy’s hockey team finished the last game at home with a 10-3 win against the Nicholson Crusaders on Tuesday. The game started out strong for Panthers as within the first minute Nolan Steen scored the first goal of the game, with an assist from Riley St.Pierre. The […]

Panthers defuse Chargers in comeback win

Panthers defuse Chargers in comeback win

Story and photos by Rebecca Juby PECI’s Panther boy’s hockey team came back to win over the Centennial Chargers 6-3 for their last game before exam break. The game opened with both teams battling back-and-forth but the Chargers scored within four minutes into the first. The Panthers were determined to even up the game as […]

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