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Eddie Cornwallis

Eddie sez to hell with Halifax shootings, Duffy, Homolka & Ghomeshi... let’s play trivia!

By Eddie Cornwallis
1. This Nova Scotia premier did nothing in Ottawa for 20 years, and nothing on Hollis Street for two years.
2. What was “Crocea Mors”?
3. “Home, you idle creatures, get you home?” is the first line from this play?

Village Blacksmith Diaries

The Village Blacksmith Diaries...

Dear Diary, Well, I’s just so dang proud a meself. Momma always taught us McNeil kids, all 137 a us, to gives sumthun’ back to da less fortunate. So I’s just tickled wit me new budgets.

Frank Cameron

Farewell, my fellow Grumpy Old Man

Yet another bright light in our local media community is gone. Harv Stewart died on April 26.

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May
Harv Stewart, sporting thoroughbread

Harv Stewart, sporting thoroughbread

On Tuesday morning, April 26, local sportscaster Harv Stewart was found slumped over dead in front of his computer screen in his Dartmouth apartment on Mount Edward Road.
Harv, 60, was found by his landlord’s father, who would show up each morning to walk Harv’s yellow lab, Jersey.

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18
Apr
Former CTV beauty goes west

Former CTV beauty goes west

Good Lord, can it be all of 13 months since the Tina Simpkin Paper of Record last made mention of the former CTV Weatherthingy?

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Cape Breton Chit Chat

CBC Nova Scotia's Brokeback Mountain moment?

Here’s a whopper straight out of the CBC Halifax Mental Health Mischief-Making Department.
A much experienced cameraman and a reporter, a guy with tremendous potential, return from an out-of-town shoot.

Star hockey player drops the puck on 17 fraud-related charges

Star hockey player Michael Evan Rizzato, 30 (dob: April 10, 1986), of New Waterford will appear in Sydney Provincial Court Wednesday, June 22 for arraignment and/or plea re: 17 fraud-related charges. As a result of his many years working at Burke’s Furniture in Sydney.

Media Madness

Sunnyvale storms

The dark clouds that have been slowly gathering over Sunnyvale Trailer Park let loose a shit storm just in time for April Fool’s, and it hasn’t stopped pouring since.

Harv Stewart, sporting thoroughbread

On Tuesday morning, April 26, local sportscaster Harv Stewart was found slumped over dead in front of his computer screen in his Dartmouth apartment on Mount Edward Road.
Harv, 60, was found by his landlord’s father, who would show up each morning to walk Harv’s yellow lab, Jersey.

Frank Letters

Those were the days...

Dear Frank: Recently, I found two long forgotten/never worn t-shirts in the back of a drawer, and began wearing them.

Speaking of editors...

Dear Frank: Re: There’s Batcrap Crazy, And Then There’s The Chronicle Herald, by Andrew Douglas, Frank 740.

Urban Undulations

Landlord Metlege blasted in court ruling

Judges sometimes enjoy a bit of editorializing in their rulings, and this doesn’t always go over well.

Harv Stewart, sporting thoroughbread

On Tuesday morning, April 26, local sportscaster Harv Stewart was found slumped over dead in front of his computer screen in his Dartmouth apartment on Mount Edward Road.
Harv, 60, was found by his landlord’s father, who would show up each morning to walk Harv’s yellow lab, Jersey.

Speaker's Corner

MLA stuff to bug ya

Spring is in the air, or soon to be, at any rate. Another week or two without snow on the ground and all our fancies will turn to love, so we’d best get some of our less poetic emotions out while we still can.

Keeping the Empire fires burning

According to every news source on the planet, it was the Queen’s birthday the other day.

Wanker of the Week

Rotten, no-good, gutter trash blackmailers

If you’re looking for a quick resolution — or any resolution, for that matter — to this Steve Sampson blackmail business, don’t hold your breath.
“We don’t have any suspects,” St. Peters RCMP district commander Sgt. Mark MacPherson tells me.

Nova Centre’s Joe Ramia

Argyle Developments head Joe Ramia likely takes forever to get ready in the morning.

Law & Disorder

The Great Amherst TV Robbery

The Thomas Crown-type affair began back on June 11, 2014, when Springhill correctional officer Paul MacDonald left his Davidson Street, Amherst home for a typical night shift.

In her own words...

This is Brianna Bolivar’s victim impact statement in its entirety:
“I want to thank the court for giving me the opportunity to read this statement, and share the impact this crime has had on my life for the past 21 months.

Guy Pothier

I take the PBS Trump Bubble Test

In 2013, the conservative American political scientist Charles Murray wrote Coming Apart, in which he describes how America is becoming two nations: a relatively (at times very) affluent cosmopolitan economic/cultural/media elite with mostly intact families; and a lower class that is losing good

Speech, speeech!

A couple of columns on the CBC website, by CBC reporter Neil Macdonald and by former Nova Scotia NDP finance minister Graham Steele, speak to the quality and relevance of many current political speeches. As it happens, I have firsthand experience with the process behind government speeches.

Bevboy's Radio Daze

Valley of Fear / South Shore

In her own words...

This is Brianna Bolivar’s victim impact statement in its entirety:
“I want to thank the court for giving me the opportunity to read this statement, and share the impact this crime has had on my life for the past 21 months.

Northern N.S. News

The Great Amherst TV Robbery

The Thomas Crown-type affair began back on June 11, 2014, when Springhill correctional officer Paul MacDonald left his Davidson Street, Amherst home for a typical night shift.