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By Carolyn Spencer Brown and Carolyn Spencer Brown,Special to The Sun | March 26, 1995
Prince Edward Island's pristine beaches, private coves, rolling green farmland and dense forests have made it a romantic haven for lovers from all over the world. The charm of Canada's smallest province, off the coasts of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia by the Gulf of St. Lawrence, is that it's still a land of fisherman and craftsmen, and of farmers and artists. Its villages are intact, as are its lighthouses, lonely country churches and sandy beaches.Yet strangely enough, Prince Edward Island's tremendous appeal in the last 10 years as a romantic tourist destination has been credited to Anne of Green Gables, a spunky, red-haired fictional character created nearly 100 years ago by island author Lucy Maud Montgomery.
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By Diane Stoneback and Diane Stoneback,The (Allentown, Pa.) Morning Call | September 7, 2008
CHARLOTTETOWN, Prince Edward Island - I am not the hand-clappin', knee-slappin', foot-tappin' sort but unexpectedly found myself engaging in those behaviors on Prince Edward Island, a destination that sings to the heart and soothes the soul. The peaceful little island, smallest of all Canada's provinces, is just north of the much better-known and more accessible Nova Scotia and is linked to New Brunswick by the Confederation Bridge. Only 140 miles long and from 4 to 40 miles wide, the island, known as PEI, might seem like an easy destination to cover in a week's time.
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By Dan Klinglesmith and Patrick Soran and Dan Klinglesmith and Patrick Soran,Contributing Writers | March 28, 1993
Prince Edward Islanders have a popular greeting, "Come home from away?" The simple question reveals two key insights into islanders' psyches. First, that this is home -- not just a place, but a life with deep roots. Secondly, that everything else is away, for there is a sense of escape about this emerald isle adrift in the Gulf of St. Lawrence above New Brunswick and Nova Scotia.Summer travelers to this diminutive Canadian province (only slightly larger than Delaware) can abandon their cares at homespun country inns set against a backdrop of misty shores, thick forests and leafy green fields.
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By Richard P. Carpenter and Richard P. Carpenter,Boston Globe | May 20, 2007
All of Canada is a delight in summer and each province of Atlantic Canada -- New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland and Labrador -- offers something special. Here is a sampling: St. Andrews by-the-Sea, New Brunswick, is one of the most charming towns in Canada. The people are friendly, the shops are unique, and whale watching is a popular activity. The landmark Fairmont Algonquin hotel offers the Bay of Fundy Sea Kayaking Package, which includes a night's accommodation and a three-hour sea kayaking excursion on the bay. The package, valid through Sept.
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By Alan Solomon and Alan Solomon,Special to the Sun | July 7, 2002
There is majesty here, but the usual rules on travel destinations don't quite apply to Prince Edward Island. The one major historical site -- Province House in Charlottetown -- is a place where, on the record, nothing actually took place. The creation of a nation called "Canada" got its start on the second floor, but as an idea, not as legislation or resolution or a declaration of anything. That came later. The island's two "cities" are hardly cities. Charlottetown's population is slightly over 30,000 soaking wet. In Kansas, Summerside, the other "city," would be just another dot. There is no famous geyser or mountain or cape on Prince Edward Island.
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By Colin Nickerson and Colin Nickerson,BOSTON GLOBE | June 24, 2000
CHARLOTTETOWN, Prince Edward Island - Laura Robinson, professor of English, arrived at last month's Congress of Humanities and Social Sciences with a bombshell to toss among the literary cogitations. The title of her scholarly paper, presented at the Alberta conference, told it all: "Bosom Buddies: Lesbian Desire in L. M. Montgomery's Anne Books." That's Anne, as in Anne Shirley, as in "Anne of Green Gables," the Canadian classic that generations of readers have innocently supposed to be a straightforward tale of a plucky, homely, effusively romantic red-haired girl coming of age on Prince Edward Island in the late 1800s.
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By LOS ANGELES TIMES | August 31, 1996
BORDEN, Prince Edward Island -- Prince Edward Island always has defined itself as a place apart from the rest of the world. The people who live here refer to it simply as The Island, and divide themselves into "Islanders" -- those born here -- and "CFAs," which stands for "Come From Away."The rust-colored hills furrowed with potato plants and the clapboard houses fronted with wide, covered porches seem unchanged from 100 years ago. Much of the ambience stems from the difficulty of getting here: There's the little airport near the capital of Charlottetown and two ferry routes, only one of which runs all year.
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November 26, 1993
GolfRyder Cup -- Europe named Bernard Gallacher to a third term as captain of its team.HockeyEdmonton Oilers -- Announced general manager Glen Sather is returning as head coach to succeed Ted Green. Announced Green has agreed to take a position as assistant to the president.Ottawa Senators -- Recalled RW Graeme Townshend from AHL Prince Edward Island. Assigned RW Robert Burakovsky to Prince Edward Island.SoccerWorld Cup -- Announced that French soccer coach Gerard Houllier has resigned.
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By Diane Stoneback and Diane Stoneback,The (Allentown, Pa.) Morning Call | September 7, 2008
CHARLOTTETOWN, Prince Edward Island - I am not the hand-clappin', knee-slappin', foot-tappin' sort but unexpectedly found myself engaging in those behaviors on Prince Edward Island, a destination that sings to the heart and soothes the soul. The peaceful little island, smallest of all Canada's provinces, is just north of the much better-known and more accessible Nova Scotia and is linked to New Brunswick by the Confederation Bridge. Only 140 miles long and from 4 to 40 miles wide, the island, known as PEI, might seem like an easy destination to cover in a week's time.
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By Richard P. Carpenter and Richard P. Carpenter,Boston Globe | May 20, 2007
All of Canada is a delight in summer and each province of Atlantic Canada -- New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland and Labrador -- offers something special. Here is a sampling: St. Andrews by-the-Sea, New Brunswick, is one of the most charming towns in Canada. The people are friendly, the shops are unique, and whale watching is a popular activity. The landmark Fairmont Algonquin hotel offers the Bay of Fundy Sea Kayaking Package, which includes a night's accommodation and a three-hour sea kayaking excursion on the bay. The package, valid through Sept.
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July 15, 2002
A chance to do more for aged and disabled The city's recent dismissal of its director for the Commission on Aging and Retirement Education (CARE) signals a changing of the guard that needs to happen for Baltimore to move forward with a new vision for a quality-driven, well-managed, community-based system of care for the city's 100,000 disabled elderly residents ("Mayor fires 2, hints at more terminations," July 4). Mayor Martin O'Malley now has an opportunity to create within CARE a culture that is more responsive and enhances the ability of families to care for dependent loved ones in the community for as long as possible.
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By Alan Solomon and Alan Solomon,Special to the Sun | July 7, 2002
There is majesty here, but the usual rules on travel destinations don't quite apply to Prince Edward Island. The one major historical site -- Province House in Charlottetown -- is a place where, on the record, nothing actually took place. The creation of a nation called "Canada" got its start on the second floor, but as an idea, not as legislation or resolution or a declaration of anything. That came later. The island's two "cities" are hardly cities. Charlottetown's population is slightly over 30,000 soaking wet. In Kansas, Summerside, the other "city," would be just another dot. There is no famous geyser or mountain or cape on Prince Edward Island.
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By Colin Nickerson and Colin Nickerson,BOSTON GLOBE | June 24, 2000
CHARLOTTETOWN, Prince Edward Island - Laura Robinson, professor of English, arrived at last month's Congress of Humanities and Social Sciences with a bombshell to toss among the literary cogitations. The title of her scholarly paper, presented at the Alberta conference, told it all: "Bosom Buddies: Lesbian Desire in L. M. Montgomery's Anne Books." That's Anne, as in Anne Shirley, as in "Anne of Green Gables," the Canadian classic that generations of readers have innocently supposed to be a straightforward tale of a plucky, homely, effusively romantic red-haired girl coming of age on Prince Edward Island in the late 1800s.
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By LOS ANGELES TIMES | August 31, 1996
BORDEN, Prince Edward Island -- Prince Edward Island always has defined itself as a place apart from the rest of the world. The people who live here refer to it simply as The Island, and divide themselves into "Islanders" -- those born here -- and "CFAs," which stands for "Come From Away."The rust-colored hills furrowed with potato plants and the clapboard houses fronted with wide, covered porches seem unchanged from 100 years ago. Much of the ambience stems from the difficulty of getting here: There's the little airport near the capital of Charlottetown and two ferry routes, only one of which runs all year.
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By Kevin Barrett and Kevin Barrett,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | March 20, 1996
CHARLOTTETOWN, Prince Edward Island -- Jason Zent and Steve Strunk each had a goal and an assist as the Prince Edward Island Senators defeated the Baltimore Bandits, 4-2, in an AHL game last night.With the Senators trailing 2-1 in the second period, Zent cashed in on Claude Savoie's rebound at 5: 16 and, seven minutes later Strunk drilled another rebound past Bandits goalie Mike O'Neill for a 3-2 lead."At this point of the season, we can only concentrate on what we can do," said Zent. "We can't worry about other teams.
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By MICHAEL REEB and MICHAEL REEB,SUN STAFF | October 17, 1995
Steve Reid went to great lengths to celebrate his birthday.Reid, a member of the Baltimore Road Runners Club who says the Howard County Striders' Metric Marathon and Washington's Army 10-Miler are his favorite races, was willing to venture a bit farther to celebrate No. 40 on Sept. 24, which fell on a Sunday."On Sunday, there usually are races and I also wanted to combine it with a vacation," Reid said.Mission accomplished."I went to Runners World," Reid said about the section of the magazine that lists races, "and I was looking internationally or at some portions of the U.S."
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By Kevin Barrett and Kevin Barrett,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | March 20, 1996
CHARLOTTETOWN, Prince Edward Island -- Jason Zent and Steve Strunk each had a goal and an assist as the Prince Edward Island Senators defeated the Baltimore Bandits, 4-2, in an AHL game last night.With the Senators trailing 2-1 in the second period, Zent cashed in on Claude Savoie's rebound at 5: 16 and, seven minutes later Strunk drilled another rebound past Bandits goalie Mike O'Neill for a 3-2 lead."At this point of the season, we can only concentrate on what we can do," said Zent. "We can't worry about other teams.
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October 13, 1995
Auto racingWinston Cup: Richard Broome will become crew chief and GMfor Ricky Rudd's Ford Thunderbird next season.BaseballOrioles: Sent P Jim Dedrick outright to Triple-A Rochester. Activated P Mark Eichhorn, P Arthur Rhodes, P Gene Harris and 3B Leo Gomez from the injured list and added them to the 40-man roster.Boston Red Sox: Claimed pitcher J. J. Thobe on waivers from the Montreal Expos. Designated OF Matt Stairs for assignment.Colorado Rockies: Announced the resignation of coach Ron Hassey.
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October 13, 1995
Auto racingWinston Cup: Richard Broome will become crew chief and GMfor Ricky Rudd's Ford Thunderbird next season.BaseballOrioles: Sent P Jim Dedrick outright to Triple-A Rochester. Activated P Mark Eichhorn, P Arthur Rhodes, P Gene Harris and 3B Leo Gomez from the injured list and added them to the 40-man roster.Boston Red Sox: Claimed pitcher J. J. Thobe on waivers from the Montreal Expos. Designated OF Matt Stairs for assignment.Colorado Rockies: Announced the resignation of coach Ron Hassey.
FEATURES
By Carolyn Spencer Brown and Carolyn Spencer Brown,Special to The Sun | March 26, 1995
Prince Edward Island's pristine beaches, private coves, rolling green farmland and dense forests have made it a romantic haven for lovers from all over the world. The charm of Canada's smallest province, off the coasts of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia by the Gulf of St. Lawrence, is that it's still a land of fisherman and craftsmen, and of farmers and artists. Its villages are intact, as are its lighthouses, lonely country churches and sandy beaches.Yet strangely enough, Prince Edward Island's tremendous appeal in the last 10 years as a romantic tourist destination has been credited to Anne of Green Gables, a spunky, red-haired fictional character created nearly 100 years ago by island author Lucy Maud Montgomery.
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