Heather Colpitts

Georgia and Sydney Erickson, Grade 3 and 5 students respectively, got to meet Canadian Olympians Meaghan Mikkelson and Charles Hamelin when they visited Langley Meadows Community School on Friday, April 29, 2022, to launch the Breakfast Clubs of Canada program at the school. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

Olympians visit Langley school for breakfast program kick-off

Breakfast Clubs of Canada adds Langley Meadows Community School to its in-school food programs

Georgia and Sydney Erickson, Grade 3 and 5 students respectively, got to meet Canadian Olympians Meaghan Mikkelson and Charles Hamelin when they visited Langley Meadows Community School on Friday, April 29, 2022, to launch the Breakfast Clubs of Canada program at the school. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
Langley Township and City jointly organize the annual Langley Walk in early May. This year’s walk is being held in both the Township and the City to mark the event’s 60th anniversary. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley Walk is Sunday so area around McLeod Athletic Park expected to be busy

People may want to detour around the area from before noon to after 4 p.m.

Langley Township and City jointly organize the annual Langley Walk in early May. This year’s walk is being held in both the Township and the City to mark the event’s 60th anniversary. (Langley Advance Times files)
Volunteers such as Cashmere Roder, Jennifer Cooksley, Erin Caldwell and PAC president Amy Synesael ran the Shorteed Elementary $1 sale on Friday, April 22, 2022. The gym was filled with items and large crowds turned out to shop.(Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Shoppers snap up bargains at a buck apiece at Langley PAC sale

Shortreed Elementary PAC able to host its popular sale of gently used goods April 22

Volunteers such as Cashmere Roder, Jennifer Cooksley, Erin Caldwell and PAC president Amy Synesael ran the Shorteed Elementary $1 sale on Friday, April 22, 2022. The gym was filled with items and large crowds turned out to shop.(Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
Sandy Dunkley (president of Ron Dunkley Memorial Society), joined other society board members and a shredding company staffer at a 2018 shredding event. (Black Press Media files)

Shredding event benefits two Langley high schools

Pandemic prevented local charity from holding in-person fundraising events

Sandy Dunkley (president of Ron Dunkley Memorial Society), joined other society board members and a shredding company staffer at a 2018 shredding event. (Black Press Media files)
The Ladies Auxiliary of the Royal Canadian Legion Aldergrove Branch #265 welcomed in the community to its swap meet April 23, 2022. (Special to The Star)

Aldergrove legion’s auxiliary swap meet popular with crowds

Vendors were inside and outside the legion hall for Saturday’s event

The Ladies Auxiliary of the Royal Canadian Legion Aldergrove Branch #265 welcomed in the community to its swap meet April 23, 2022. (Special to The Star)
Firefighter Dan Gray brought his toddler, Jax, to the ceremony to honour workers who have died or been injured on the job. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley City marks National Day of Mourning with in-person ceremony

Event each April 28 honours workers killed or injured on the job

Firefighter Dan Gray brought his toddler, Jax, to the ceremony to honour workers who have died or been injured on the job. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
Patsy Homan and Kristen Chadwick are involved in the Aldergrove Community Garden. Some members donate their excess produce to the Aldergrove Food Bank. (Special to The Star)

Aldergrove Community Garden plots available this growing season

Garden committee looking to refurbish plots and add more amenities

Patsy Homan and Kristen Chadwick are involved in the Aldergrove Community Garden. Some members donate their excess produce to the Aldergrove Food Bank. (Special to The Star)
The May Day Tea in 2017 was inside the Fort Langley Community Hall. The in-person event is returning for 2022. (Langley Advance Times files)

Tea a time to pick May Day royalty for Fort Langley parade

Past royalty is invited to be part of the celebrations

The May Day Tea in 2017 was inside the Fort Langley Community Hall. The in-person event is returning for 2022. (Langley Advance Times files)
(Langley Advance Times files)
(Langley Advance Times files)

Langley community calendar for week of April 14, 2022

A roundup of what’s happening around the community

(Langley Advance Times files)
(Langley Advance Times files)
Langley RCMP and the Township have devoted a significant amount of resources to dealing with illegal activity as a specific Willoughby home, according to police. (Black Press Media files)

Langley RCMP and Township finally pry loose illegal tenants at problem property

Virtually every specialized team in Langley RCMP and some integrated units have been to this home

Langley RCMP and the Township have devoted a significant amount of resources to dealing with illegal activity as a specific Willoughby home, according to police. (Black Press Media files)
Steve Elliot performs as Elvis Elite at a special gospel concernt April 20, 2022 for seniors. (Contributed photo)

Langley seniors invited to Elvis-tribute concert with a gospel theme

Seating is limited so tickets must be reserved in advance

Steve Elliot performs as Elvis Elite at a special gospel concernt April 20, 2022 for seniors. (Contributed photo)
Rita Speers cut the ribbon on the Agnes Cottage. Also attending the ceremony was her sons and daughters in-law, Michelle and Aaron Speers, and Russ Speers and Barb Speers. (VTEA/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley horse therapy group lauds dedicated volunteer on her 102nd birthday

Valley Therapeutic Riding Association names counselling cottage and scholarship fund for senior

Rita Speers cut the ribbon on the Agnes Cottage. Also attending the ceremony was her sons and daughters in-law, Michelle and Aaron Speers, and Russ Speers and Barb Speers. (VTEA/Special to Langley Advance Times)
(Langley Advance Times files)

Langley community calendar for week of April 14, 2022

A roundup of what’s happening around the community

(Langley Advance Times files)
Back after a two-year hiatus, Clean Up Langley Day returns to the Township on Saturday, April 23. (Township/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley Township residents can ‘spring clean’ their neighbourhoods

After two years of COVID restrictions, the Township is able to host the community clean up

Back after a two-year hiatus, Clean Up Langley Day returns to the Township on Saturday, April 23. (Township/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
The area where a plane crashed into Alouette Lake Thursday afternoon. (Neil Corbett/The News)
The area where a plane crashed into Alouette Lake Thursday afternoon. (Neil Corbett/The News)
Sarah Aragones is a volunteer with the Fibromyalgia Well Spring Foundation and brought her two-year-old Lyla to the foundations estate sale Saturday, April 9. It continues Sunday, April 10 but the two sales for later in the month were cancelled. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

Langley health group hopes estate sales help it buy a home

Estate items up for grabs April 9 and 10. Second weekend sale later this month has been cancelled

Sarah Aragones is a volunteer with the Fibromyalgia Well Spring Foundation and brought her two-year-old Lyla to the foundations estate sale Saturday, April 9. It continues Sunday, April 10 but the two sales for later in the month were cancelled. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
Rob Myles brought out his hotrod for jaunts around Aldergrove on a warm spring evening Friday, April 1, with family, including his daughter, Natalia. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

Sunny day perfect time for spin around Aldergrove in a custom hotrod

Warmer weather has car buffs bringing out their distinctive drives

Rob Myles brought out his hotrod for jaunts around Aldergrove on a warm spring evening Friday, April 1, with family, including his daughter, Natalia. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
Past president Doug Hadley (left) and sergeant at arms Bryon Basaraba (right) had a brief demonstration of patient lift slings from Langley Lodge rehabilitation assistant Susan Nichol. The Aldergrove branch of the Royal Canadian Legion donated slings and specialty mattresses. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

Aldergrove legion sling donation supports Langley Lodge residents, literally

Poppy Fun proceeds allow for the purchase of lift slings and pressure-reducing mattresses

Past president Doug Hadley (left) and sergeant at arms Bryon Basaraba (right) had a brief demonstration of patient lift slings from Langley Lodge rehabilitation assistant Susan Nichol. The Aldergrove branch of the Royal Canadian Legion donated slings and specialty mattresses. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
Police are at a vacant lot in the area of 208th Street and 74B Avenue. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Body found in wooded Langley area that of 29-year-old man

IHIT leading investigation with local RCMP and other agencies

Police are at a vacant lot in the area of 208th Street and 74B Avenue. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Investigators checked out an area covered by a canopy in the middle of a vacant lot on 208th Street in Willoughby. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Murder investigators headed to Langley neighbourhood

Police are searching a vacant lot in the area of 208th Street and 74B Avenue

Investigators checked out an area covered by a canopy in the middle of a vacant lot on 208th Street in Willoughby. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)