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MAIONE, Joseph ‘Joe’

Apr 30, 2017 @ 17:42 It is with the greatest sadness and sorrow that we announce the passing of Joseph (Joe) Maione in his 55th year. Cherished son of Maria and the late Pasquale. He was taken from us on Friday, April 28, 2017, the day that commemorates Fallen Workers like his father who passed away 45 years ago. Much ...

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Maybe Spring is here?

The ice was off of Wawa Lake yesterday, and a canoeist was seen enjoying the blue water in the late afternoon. The water is high over Silver Falls and lower Silver Falls in the Mission. Magpie High Falls should be quite pretty as well. Maybe it’s time to take a drive!     Historical Dates (for when ice covered Wawa ...

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Sunday Morning News – April 30

Apr 30, 2017 @ 08:08 Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. Wind becoming east 20 km/h near noon. High 8. Roads – All highways are bare and dry. Get out and enjoy the day before the rain begins tonight. Although they are not calling for freezing rain, the temperature will drop to a low of +1, and it ...

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Get your bowling fix in today!

  The Roxy Bowling Alley will be closed until the end of June to allow for owners to enjoy a break from the just finished bowling season. The Youth Bowling Council is finishing their season by 2 p.m. Today and then the alleys will be open for play. Be sure to come down this afternoon and this evening to enjoy ...

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Nursing Week 2017 is May 8 – 14th

Apr 29, 2017 @ 09:47 The Ontario Nurses Association is proud to celebrate and acknowledge Nursing week 2017. This is an annual celebration of our profession which is held in May each year to coincide with the May 12 birthday of Florence Nightingale the founder of modern nursing. It is a time to recognize the year-round dedication of all RNs, ...

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Saturday Morning News – April 29

Weather – Clearing today with a high of 9C. Roads – All road are bare and dry or bare with  wet road sections. Tidbits – It looks like it will be a nice day. Get out and enjoy it. Some ideas: You might want to consider taking a drive down to Sand River and looking at the falls. The high water ...

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33rd annual National Day of Mourning

Apr 28, 2017 @ 10:26 Today, the Canadian flag will fly at half-mast on Parliament Hill and on all federal government buildings. This, the 33rd National Day of Mourning, originally known as Workers’ Memorial Day was started in Sudbury, Ontario in 1984; is dedicated to remembering those who have lost their lives, or suffered injury or illness on the job or due to a work-related ...

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Brookfield Renewable Donates $5 000 to Spring Campaign

  Julie Chagnon, Claude Samson and Bruce Welbourne from Brookfied Renewable recently visited the Lady Dunn Health Centre and made a gift to the Foundation to support the purchase of a Digital Radiography system for the x-ray department. Kadean Ogilvie-Pinter, LDHC CEO, provided the representatives of Brookfield with a tour of the hospital and thanked them for their continued support. ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Attempting to Locate a Wanted Female

Apr 28, 2017 @ 08:48 Members of the Superior East detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are attempting to locate a wanted female. Twenty-six-year-old Melissa WHELAN of SHERBROOKE, QUEBEC is described as a white female, being 5′ 2″ tall, weighing 130 pounds with short dark hair and brown eyes. She has neck tattoos and is in possession of her pet ...

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Wesdome Announces Eagle River Complex Drilling Update

Apr 28, 2017 @ 08:02 Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd. is pleased to update drilling results from its Eagle River and Mishi gold mines, Wawa, Ontario. EAGLE RIVER MINE Recent underground drilling results have extended the 300W Zone 250 metres above the 942 metre level drift which averaged 16.54 g/t (cut to 140 g/t) over a length of 141.0 metres with ...

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Friday Morning News – April 28

Apr 28, 2017 @ 06:26 Weather – From a high yesterday of 11C, we are now at at 0C with snow on the ground again. Be careful walking today, as some surfaces could be icy. The radar  is warning of more precipitation today. Environment Canada warns us of flurries with an accumulation of 2 to 4 cm. Wind southwest 20 ...

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ROUSSAIN, Norman Francis

  Apr 27, 2017 @ 22:38 “OFF WE GO”.  This was an oft heard comment cheerfully proclaimed by  Norman Roussain as he headed out on yet another outing with his family. It is with deep love and sadness that Cheryl Roussain Nice, Deanna and Craig Roussain,  children of Norman Francis Roussain and Caroyl Jo (Carson) Roussain announce Norman’s passing on Friday, April 14, ...

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Hwy 17 OPEN at Mile Hill (Sault Ste. Marie)

At 1:12 am, the highway was reopened   Apr 27, 2017 @ 21:40   The Sault Ste. Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police advise of the following Road Closure: Highway: 17 Location: Mile Hill Brief Description of Event: The OPP have initiated a road closure due to a jackknifed tractor trailer blocking both lanes.

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