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Cobourg election night has new location

Traditional election-night celebrations in Cobourg are held in the Victoria Hall Concert Hall, but an exception will be made this year as they shift next door to the Market Building.

David Sheffield of Green Wood Coalition is one of about 20 people in various community agencies organizing a three-day sleep-in, Homelessness Happens Here, at Port Hope's Memorial Park which starts Thursday. Each day is chocked full of activities, music and events to focus attention on people facing winter without homes in Northumberland.

Tent-in focuses on county homeless

A three-day sleep-in at Port Hope's Memorial Park to bring attention to the fact that homeless people are facing harsh winter weather starts Thursday.Homelessness Happens Here has been planned to bring home the reality that there are people without permanent homes here in Northumberland – although it is often hidden, says event organizer David Shef

Cobourg school stands up to bullying

Principal Jennifer Johnston and her staff and students have been congratulated by the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board for making Cobourg's Merwin Greer Public School among the first in Ontario to introduce the Buddy Bench.

From left, members of Port Hope Fire Department, Cavan Monaghan Fire Department and Northumberland County Paramedics stand atop the Port Hope Fire Department's ladder truck saluting the procession for Cpl. Nathan Cirillo Friday afternoon as it passes along the Highway of Heroes through Port Hope at the Cranberry Rd. overpass at Hwy. 401. Pete Fisher/Northumberland Today/QMI Agency

Paying respect to Cpl. Nathan Cirillo

Northumberland County residents paid respect Friday afternoon, including here (pictured) as the procession for Cpl. Nathan Cirillo passed through Port Hope at the Cranberry Road overpass along the Highway of Heroes.

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