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BWC prep team names program head coach

The Burnaby Winter Club hired Aaron Wilber as the head coach of the new Hockey Academy prep team for 2013. Wilber joins Leland Mack, who was earlier named as the head coach of the elite 15s division at the academy.

New Westminster school district's profitable company could fold

The New Westminster school district's controversial business company faces an uncertain future since the provincial government introduced sweeping changes meant to tighten regulations for running offshore schools.

Nonagenarians honoured

The Sapperton Pensioners Association continues to pay tribute to members who have reached the age of 90-year milestone. Each year, the association holds an "Over 90s" luncheon, which honours members who are 90 years or older.

Godzilla on a rampage

Smashed vehicles, chunks of fallen concrete, burned out cars and rubble scattered on the streets downtown - New Westminster was like a war zone on the weekend. But it wasn't because of a wild night of partying.

Big mortgage boost

The Censorio Group announced an aggressive option to lure buyers to its Elliot Street project, which is slated to be completed in 2015.

Athletic programs finish among top 15 per cent

Simon Fraser University Athletics placed third among Great Northwest Athletic Conference schools in the National Association of Collegiate Athletic Directors' Cup standings.

City Rotary named Most Outstanding Club

The Rotary Club of New Westminster struck gold in Quesnel. While attending a Rotary conference in Quesnel, the club was named the Most Outstanding Club for 2012/13 from the 51 clubs in Rotary district 5040.

Council expenses top $50,000

Coun. Lorrie Williams' role on the Federation of Canadian Municipalities helped her city expenses reach nearly $20,000 in 2012.

Candice James at Poetic Justice

Candice James, poet laureate for the city of New Westminster, will be at the mike at the next Poetic Justice event this Sunday, June 16 to read from her latest book, Shorelines - A Book of Villanelles, which was released this month.

For the record: Guyana

Finding friends in the struggle, an article in the June 7 issue of The Record, incorrectly stated Guyana is in Africa, when it is in fact in South America.