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Calm, cool, city hand calls it a day

'(The city) is very special. that is why it is the royal city'

Green team seeking recruits to help environment

The Lower Mainland Green Team is looking for volunteers to get outdoors and help the environment. The group, started by Surrey resident Lyda Salatian, gives people a way to get together while making their communities more environmentally friendly.

Hospital fundraiser inspired by son

A local family wants to give back to the hospital that's been helping a three-year-old boy in his battle against leukemia. Dru Lauten, 3, and his big brother Michael, 6, were both sick just before Christmas 2012.

St. Barnabas trivia night to cover church roof costs

St. Barnabas Church is hoping it's flooded with folks for its upcoming trivia night fundraiser. The church, located at 1010 Fifth Ave.

Celebrating Easter in New Westminster

Once again with spring comes the events and celebrations of Easter.

Taking a spring stroll through the park

Springtime: Locals flocked to New Westminster parks last Sunday during the warm weather, including these two walking in Queen's Park with their miniature pinchers.

Easter fun at Queen's Park

Queen's Park will be hopping with activity for this year's Easter festivities. Easter in Queen's Park takes place on Sunday, March 31 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Queen's Park bandshell and Rainbow Playground.

Exercise calf muscles for more stability

Question: I have an old ankle injury that is acting up; what is a good exercise to strengthen that area? Answer: Ankle sprains and feelings of ankle instability can be very frustrating and take longer than other injuries to heal because the ankles be

Funding to replace club roof

The Royal City Curling Club is getting some federal funding to help repair its roof.

Finding right crops for shady garden

Question: We recently moved into a home in Coquitlam. It is the first time we have owned a place with a backyard and we are excited to start a garden. I would love a garden from which we could pick delectable things to eat (herbs, veggies etc).