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Thomas Andrews: A Titanic Builder

Thomas Andrews was born on February 7,1873 in Comber, Ireland (now part of Northern Ireland) to the Rt. Honorable Thomas Andrews and Eliza Pirrie. He was the 2nd of three children in a Presbyterian household. 695 more words


Comber woman wins $100K lotto jackpot

Debra Hillman of Comber won $100,000 playing the Instant 25X Merry game.

She purchased the winning ticket at Comber Food Market on Main Street in Comber. 25 more words

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Fire crews douse blaze in Comber: 'Flames were coming out the door'

Comber resident Paul Mahon was returning home after finishing his afternoon shift at Fiat Chrysler’s Windsor Assembly Plant when he smelled something burning as he approached the town along Highway 401. 386 more words

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Are you ready for Part 2 of my Lisbane/Lisbarnet trip?  As I mentioned on Monday, Lisbarnet and Lisbane have confused me for years.

This week’s research has taught me that driving south from Comber on the A22, I reach Lisbarnet townland first. 358 more words

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This week gives me an opportunity to end my confusion over two townlands in County Down with similar names – Lisbane and Lisbarnet(t).  They are both located between Comber and Killyleagh, in and around the village of Lisbane, and they share a community centre, but which is which? 305 more words

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Glass Moss

Glass Moss is a tiny townland in County Down, measuring only 37 acres.  It straddles the A21 road between Comber and Newtownards.  There are no signs to mark the townland, but it includes the intersection of the dual carriageway with the… 327 more words

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Tilbury teen Amy Natyshak crowned Miss CNE

Tilbury’s Amy Natyshak has been crowned 2016-17 CNE ambassador of the Fairs at the Canadian National Exhibition in Toronto.

Eighteen-year-old Natyshak was representing the Comber Agricultural Society as Miss Comber Fair 2015 and succeeded in beating out 73 other contestants. 314 more words

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