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What's Christmas without a fruitcake?

Tony Antonias, local arts promoter, offers up a recipe from his native Australia. His sister, who still lives Down Under, provided him with this "absolutely beautiful" recipe for fruitcake.

Merchants (mostly) jolly about sales

Ask the various business communities in New Westminster how this year's Christmas retail season has been and they'll mostly tell you that things are getting better, if only a little bit.

CUPE accepts the deal

School support workers settle for no wage increases

Flavours of the past

CREAM CAKE Archie and Dale Miller of A Sense of History Research Services contributed a recipe for cream cake that Archie found while doing research 35 to 40 years ago in the 1872 New Westminster paper, The Mainland Guardian.

Ginger snaps are a special Christmas treat

MaryAnn Mortensen earned the final spot in November's school trustee election and will be serving her first term. The Royal City resident and former district parents' advisory council chair also chose ginger snaps as her recipe for The Record.

One New Westminster resident among 20 people Vancouver police recommend riot charges against

The Vancouver Police Department has recommended 52 criminal charges against 20 suspected rioters from the June 15 Stanley Cup riot.

Students donate food and $400 to the local food bank

Grade 5 students at Herbert Spencer Elementary are doing their bit to give back to the community. On Dec.

New Westminster family home damaged in fire

New Westminster firefighters battled a house fire in the West End Friday morning. "It's a fairly involved," New Westminster fire inspector Charles Calogiros told The Record Friday morning. "It's a single-family dwelling.

Saving pennies for Honour House

Students at Richard McBride Elementary donated $597 to Honour House as part of their annual penny drive fundraising campaign. The donation represents some of the money raised at the school from September 2010 to May 2011.
Circus rings in New Year with family event

Circus rings in New Year with family event