THE year's parties and events so far from around Newcastle and the Hunter region.
Boxing Day trade will become a permanent fixture in the Hunter.
Damon Cronshaw Drone technology is being used in the Hunter to build military equipment.
Jessica Brown The woman was hospitalised and underwent surgery on Wednesday.
PETER MARTIN A NSW transport leak reveals the decision to cut the last two kilometres of the Sydney to Newcastle rail line was taken before before costing the light rail replacement and without an assessment of costs and benefits.
Donna Page Mayfield Coles development grinds to a halt again.
Sam Kerr flipped the light fantastic against Brazil and ushered in a new era.