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RAVES and more: SEPTEMBER Bits !

Originally September was the seventh of the ten month year on the oldest known Roman calendar, with March being the first month of the year until perhaps as late as 153 BC. Calendar reform added January and February to the beginning of the … Continue reading

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GOOD EATS: AMICI: Buon gusto for sure!

Amici, an Italian trattoria, opened in Pickering for about two years. Without reservation (I couldn’t resist that one), in my opinion, it is the best Italian eatery in the entire Durham region. Owned by a Sicilian immigrant who came to … Continue reading

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GOOD EATS: VIS A VIS: PIZZA the way it should be

 Vis – a – Vis 1101 Kingston Rd., Unit 85  Though it’s a franchise, it’s a franchise with pride in providing an outstanding product. In this case, it’s wood oven pizzas almost as good as nonna’s but from a really modern and … Continue reading

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EVENTS and NEWS: Petticoat Creek Library / Community centre renamed

A special re-dedication ceremony was held at the Petticoat Creek Library and Community centre. The centre has been dedicated and renamed in honour of Pickering’s first mayor, George Ashe.      

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NEWS TECH: BEGINNERS COMPUTER course SOLD OUT

The city of Pickering offers two special computer courses to adults 55+. Both courses begin with fundamentals but soar to loftier skill levels, depending on the skills of the course participants. Everyone participating in these courses, beginner or intermediate user … Continue reading

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RECIPES: Are you boiling your eggs correctly?

 Do your boiled eggs have a grey ring around the yolk. Then you aren’t boiling them properly. Learn how to boil them correctly.

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City TODAY: George Ashe Community Centre FOOD DRIVE

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City TODAY: City services and Leisure Guide

CITY Services and Leisure Guide

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NEWS: Special event for Adults 55+ Sept. 27

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NEWS: Petticoat Creek Community Centre renamed

George Ashe (1932 – 2014) George Ashe George Lyle Ashe was born October 5, 1932, in Ottawa, Ontario. In 1954, he married Margaret (Margo) and had four children Steven, Cheryl, Kevin, and Brian. Mr. Ashe became involved in public service … Continue reading

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