Madison McKenzie

Aldergrove couple, John and Edna Wicentowich celebrate 70 years of marriage (Lorea Wicentowich/Special to The Star)

Aldergrove couple celebrates 70 years of marriage

Edna and John Wicentowich have been married since Oct. 13, 1951

Aldergrove couple, John and Edna Wicentowich celebrate 70 years of marriage (Lorea Wicentowich/Special to The Star)
Carolyn Drew, the author of the Roxi book collection, visited Happy Herd Sanctuary on World Animal Day (Carolyn Drew/Special to The Star)

Vegan book fundraiser for Happy Herd Farm Sanctuary

Carolyn Drew plans to use her new book to raise money for hay bales

Carolyn Drew, the author of the Roxi book collection, visited Happy Herd Sanctuary on World Animal Day (Carolyn Drew/Special to The Star)
Fort Langley Night Market is happening from 5 to 10 p.m Friday, Oct.8. (Fort Langley Project/Facebook)

TONIGHT: Final night of Fort Langley Night Market

Tonight, Oct. 8, is the last night of local market

Fort Langley Night Market is happening from 5 to 10 p.m Friday, Oct.8. (Fort Langley Project/Facebook)
During Fire Prevention Week, Township deputy fire chief Bruce Ferguson urges people to learn about the different sounds a smoke alarm makes so they know when it’s an emergency. (Bruce Ferguson/Special to The Star)

Fire Prevention Week teaching Langley residents the sounds of safety

With the spike in COVID cases, the Aldergrove fire hall has cancelled Fire Prevention Week events.

During Fire Prevention Week, Township deputy fire chief Bruce Ferguson urges people to learn about the different sounds a smoke alarm makes so they know when it’s an emergency. (Bruce Ferguson/Special to The Star)
Aldergrove Town Centre development for phase one is expected to be completed in 2024 (Janda Group/Special to The Star)

Pre-sales start for Aldergrove’s new town centre

Mall site will be developed into a mixed-use site with four buildings

Aldergrove Town Centre development for phase one is expected to be completed in 2024 (Janda Group/Special to The Star)
The Greater Vancouver Zoo is hosting a month long event from Oct. 1 to Oct. 31. (Cody Gampe/Special to The Star)

Zoo scavenger hunt kicks off autumn fun in Aldergrove

Zoo hosts month-long event with fall activities seven days a week

The Greater Vancouver Zoo is hosting a month long event from Oct. 1 to Oct. 31. (Cody Gampe/Special to The Star)
Langley residents can dispose of household hazardous waste, such as leftover paint, at the Household Hazardous Waste Event, Oct. 23 and Oct. 24 at the George Preston Recreation Centre (Township of Langley/Special to The Star)

Langley community invited to prevent household dangers by disposing hazardous waste

Disposing of hazardous waste can prevent a fire or explosion in houses

Langley residents can dispose of household hazardous waste, such as leftover paint, at the Household Hazardous Waste Event, Oct. 23 and Oct. 24 at the George Preston Recreation Centre (Township of Langley/Special to The Star)
The tale featured on the StoryWalk is <em>Bob’s and LoLo’s Run Salmon Run</em> (Langley Township/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Learn about salmon life cycle in rural Langley park

Township installs StoryWalk project in Williams Park in time to celebrate BC Rivers Day

The tale featured on the StoryWalk is <em>Bob’s and LoLo’s Run Salmon Run</em> (Langley Township/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Oregon Spotted frogs have been on the list of endangered animals since 1999 (Cody Gampe/Special to The Star)

Greater Vancouver Zoo wins award for special program

Zoo has been acknowledged for its Oregon spotted frog recovery program

Oregon Spotted frogs have been on the list of endangered animals since 1999 (Cody Gampe/Special to The Star)
LAPS has a virtual gala Oct. 23 with boxes of gourmet goodies delivered to ticketholders. (LAPS/Special to Black Press Media)

Langley Animal Protection Society is thinking inside the box again for this year’s fundraising gala

Dreams Do Come True is set to go as a virtual event on Oct. 23

LAPS has a virtual gala Oct. 23 with boxes of gourmet goodies delivered to ticketholders. (LAPS/Special to Black Press Media)
Community Station House, the new neighbourhood hub, is getting ready for the whole community to enjoy it. (Madison McKenzie/Aldergrove Star)

PHOTOS: Find a little bit of everything at Aldergrove’s new hub

Aldergrove Community Station House will be a new neighbourhood centre for the community

Community Station House, the new neighbourhood hub, is getting ready for the whole community to enjoy it. (Madison McKenzie/Aldergrove Star)
Self-guided cranberry tours are back for the second year at The Bog at Riverside Cranberry Farm. (Madison McKenzie/the Aldergrove Star)

PHOTOS: Fort Langley farm inviting visitors to take selfies with their crimson crop

The Bog at Riverside Cranberry Farm is having self-guided tours until Oct. 9.

Self-guided cranberry tours are back for the second year at The Bog at Riverside Cranberry Farm. (Madison McKenzie/the Aldergrove Star)
The pigs at Aldergrove-based Happy Herd farm are looking for more tasty treats this pumpkin season. (Tiffany Akins/Aldergrove Star files)

Happy Herd Farm Sanctuary looking for tasty donation

Pumpkins aren’t only a pig favourite, donkeys, goats, and chickens love tasting the seasonal treat

The pigs at Aldergrove-based Happy Herd farm are looking for more tasty treats this pumpkin season. (Tiffany Akins/Aldergrove Star files)
Raptors Knoll Disc Golf Park is ranked the second best course in Canada (Facebook/Raptors Knoll Disc Golf Park)

Aldergrove disc golf course throwing a fun day Saturday

This is the first year Raptors Knoll Disc Golf Course has hosted an open house event

Raptors Knoll Disc Golf Park is ranked the second best course in Canada (Facebook/Raptors Knoll Disc Golf Park)
Jaspreet and Priya Toor are the owners of What’s Pop Inc. (Jaspreet Toor/Special to the Aldergrove Star)

Aldergrove sisters bring the treat to trick or treating

Customized balloon pops are an option for kids who can’t go door to door

Jaspreet and Priya Toor are the owners of What’s Pop Inc. (Jaspreet Toor/Special to the Aldergrove Star)
Shortreed’s seismic project is expected to be done by 2023. Students and staff will remain in school while construction is in progress. (Langley School District/Special to the Aldergrove Star)

Shortreed Community Elementary seismic upgrades underway

Work is being funded through the province’s Seismic Mitigation Program

Shortreed’s seismic project is expected to be done by 2023. Students and staff will remain in school while construction is in progress. (Langley School District/Special to the Aldergrove Star)
Self-guided cranberry harvest tours run until Oct. 9 at the Riverside Cranberry Farm (above). (Joy Ruffeski/Special to the Aldergrove Star)

Jumping in a lake of cranberries

Fort Langley farmers launch self-guided tours of their bog that take up to two hours

Self-guided cranberry harvest tours run until Oct. 9 at the Riverside Cranberry Farm (above). (Joy Ruffeski/Special to the Aldergrove Star)
Kaitlyn Bristowe will be signing any purchased wine bottles with her label Spade and Sparrows. (BC Liquor Distribution Branch)

Canadian TV personality to visit Langley liquor store

Kaitlyn Bristowe will be at Langley BC Liquor to promote her wine

Kaitlyn Bristowe will be signing any purchased wine bottles with her label Spade and Sparrows. (BC Liquor Distribution Branch)
This event is run by Trading Post Brewing located in Fort Langley (Fort Langley Beer Festival/Instagram)

Fort Langley’s beer festival making a comeback

Fort Langley Fall Beer and Food Festival will take place Oct. 2 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

This event is run by Trading Post Brewing located in Fort Langley (Fort Langley Beer Festival/Instagram)
The masks are three layers of 100 per cent cotton or polycotton blends, with a wire piece on the nose. Sizes start from extra small and go to extra large. (Barb Taylor)

Aldergrove woman handcrafting masks in honour of Truth and Reconciliation Day

Barb Taylor is doing her part to honour Truth and Reconciliation Day.

The masks are three layers of 100 per cent cotton or polycotton blends, with a wire piece on the nose. Sizes start from extra small and go to extra large. (Barb Taylor)