Blair MacDonald with his telescope inside his garage in Bedford.

AstronomyAstrophotography: taking photos of the cosmos

‘A telescope is a time machine. When you look out into space, you're looking back in time’

Feb 12, 2019

Walking soccer player Luigi Lucia warms up at the BMO Soccer Complex.

CommunitySeniors play modified version of soccer every week to stay active and socialize

Organization offers program for seniors to stay active and social

Feb 7, 2019

Silvia Daboin, 22, is an engineering student at Dalhousie.

International PoliticsAs turmoil in Venezuela escalates, Halifax student fears for family members

Venezuelans face high crime, hyperinflation, hunger, medicine shortages

Feb 2, 2019

Koko McNeill in the water.

Polar Bear DipFrom ice skates to swim trunks: how three friends are raising money for charity

Thirteen degrees below zero. Twelve centimeters of ice. A sharp axe.

Jan 22, 2019

Social media hacks can happen to anyone, but there are ways to stay safe online.

Cyber SecurityLessons to learn from the News 95.7 Twitter hack

Digital security expert Chester Wisniewski offers advice for staying secure

Jan 19, 2019

Built in 1867, Evergreen House in Dartmouth was named after the evergreen trees that once lined its driveway.

NamesWe name what we love: the tradition of house naming

Historian documents over 1,000 historical house names in Nova Scotia

Jan 17, 2019

Claudia Currie holds a picture of her son. Kyle Currie, a Halifax firefighter for 10 years, took his own life on Oct. 2.

PTSD‘This one hit home’: Why a PTSD golf tournament was renamed

Kyle Currie Memorial Golf Classic to take place in June

Dec 14, 2018

A WestJet airplane sits on the tarmac at the Halifax Stanfield International Airport.

TravelHow to avoid airport turbulence during the holidays

Four travel experts give opinions on how to navigate the holiday season

Dec 7, 2018

From left to right: Alexa McDonough, Diana Whalen, Patricia Arab, Elizabeth Smith-McCrossin, Julie Chaisson.

POLITICS Is politics a man's world? Survey suggests there's still a gap in perceptions

Nova Scotian women discuss their experiences in politics

Dec 7, 2018

Wrapping gifts with newspaper is a sustainable alternative to non-recyclable wrapping paper.

EnvironmentWant to go waste-free this holiday season? Read this before you go shopping

Wrapping paper, packaging materials and old items are sources of waste

Dec 6, 2018