March 5 2014 Edition

News Digest March 5, 2014

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ROSENHEK, Regina (Vinegar)

ROSENHEK, Regina (Vinegar)
Riva Sosha bat Avraham Yacov and Nechama Perl

 On February 27, 2014, at St. Brigid’s Home in Quebec City, at age 85, Regina, beloved wife of the late Moe Rosenhek, peacefully passed on.

Local athletes impress in Pentathlon des neiges School Challenge

Howie the Husky was hard to miss last Wednesday afternoon as hundreds of elementary school athletes took over the Plains of Abraham during the Pentathlon des neiges School Challenge. The giant red-clad mascot leapt around the overhead passage overlooking the skating rink and ski and snowshoe course.

Pentathlon des neiges: Health and Social Services competitions

Athletes and supporters from Jeffery Hale Hospital and St. Brigid's Home celebrated a successful day at the Pentathlon des neiges. The men's team (Les Précoces) placed fourth and the women's team (The Fantastic Five) sixth in their division. Both performances were improvements on last year that left the teams feeling pleased but hungry.

Memorials and Things of Fame

The Morning Chronicle


Cardinal Lacroix is welcomed home from Rome

Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

Some 4,000 people gathered at the Pavillon de la Jeunesse on February 28 to honour and welcome home Cardinal Gérald Lacroix. The new cardinal just had arrived home from the Vatican where he and 18 other bishops received their red hats from Pope Francis. Many more watched the proceedings on the Église catholique de Québec website ( or listened to it on Radio Galilée (FM 90.9).


Over the past few years, many people have shared personal stories about their connection with the Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph (QCT): paper boys (and girls!), journalists, salespeople, owners, editors and publishers. Throughout our special 250th anniversary year, we are featuring these stories.

Celebrate 250: Community Essay Competition

Perhaps you're not the type to write a Letter to the Editor but have an insightful point of view you want to share. Or maybe you wonder whether the Letters to the Editor section has enough room to print all your opinions.

The 86th Academy Awards: “And the Oscar goes to . . .”

Photo: Reuaters

The red carpet had to be covered because of rain but this did not dampen the enthusiasm and eagerness of the handsome actors and beautifully-gowned actresses to pose for the cameras.

The excitement for the 13½-inch-tall, 8½-pound Oscar statuette coveted by thespians was back again this year with the funny and talented Ellen DeGeneres hosting the awards ceremony.

A new storm drain in Cap-Rouge

This construction project is the reason pedestrians cannot use the Jacques Cartier Park pathway between 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. from Monday to Friday these days. The City of Quebec is replacing an old corrugated-metal storm drain pipe with a larger steel one.

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