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From the newsroom to the kitchen

If there's one constant in newsrooms everywhere, it's that reporters and editors are big fans of good food - especially during the holidays.

Kids have fun on the river

Fraser River Discovery Centre is offering a number of theme days to kick off 2013, following a series of successful kids' events in December. Upcoming sessions at the centre focus on certain themes: Jan. 5 (new year's resolutions), Jan.

Don't forget to save the tree for the chipper

New Westminster Firefighters' Charitable Society will host its annual tree-chipping fundraiser in January. Royal City residents who have live Christmas trees may want to jot Saturday, Jan. 5 and Sunday, Jan.

Enjoy the sights and sounds of Christmas this weekend

5(or more) Things to do this weekend

MP gets most knowledge nod

urnaby-New Westminster MP Peter Julian has been recognized by his peers in Ottawa. Julian was honoured to receive the runner-up award for the Most Knowledgeable MP as part of Maclean's magazine's sixth annual Parliamentarian of the Year Awards.

Giving spirit helps

Stocking the shelves: Colleen McDonald adjusts one of the many items made by local artisans at the relaunched Queen's Park Healthcare Foundation's gift shop. The shop, located just inside the front door of the care centre at 315 McBride Blvd.

Popcorn program a success for B.C. Transplant Society in New Westminster

Medical staff at Royal Columbian Hospital got a special delivery of popcorn this week as part of the B.C. Transplant Societys annual Operation Popcorn campaign.

Seasonal twigs can be spectacular

Through winter, flowers get battered down by winter storms and berries fall or are eaten by wildlife. But brightly coloured stems and contorted twigs resist anything nature hurls at them.

Give yourself a 'present' this year

As you've gone about your holiday shopping intent on finding the perfect gifts for the special people in your life, have you been tempted to buy a few things just for yourself? Don't feel bad; most people do.
Help city folks lend a helping hand

Help city folks lend a helping hand

So many folks and animals are needy, And suffering in silence every day, That anything you give is more than welcomed; Whatever you can offer in your way.