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Happenings at First United Church – August 16

Aug 16, 2017 @ 08:17 The Congregation welcomes everyone to worship at First United Church. Services are held on Sundays at 11 a.m. If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering machine at the Church 705 – 856 – 2926. We extend a warm welcome to the Congregation of St. Paul’s who are joining us for Morning ...

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Federal Gas Tax Funding to benefit local communities

In July, the Government of Canada delivered the first of two annual $391 million federal Gas Tax Fund (GTF) installments to Ontario. In total, Ontario’smunicipal governments will be provided with over $782.1 million this year through the fund. The funding, which flows through the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) is now available to support community infrastructure projects. GTF funding supports hundreds ...

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Happenings At First United Church – August 9

The Congregation welcomes everyone to worship at First United Church. Services are held on Sunday at 11:00 a.m. If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering  machine at the Church  705-856-2926. We extend a warm welcome to the Congregation of St. Paul’s to join us for Morning Worship at 11:00 a.m. during the month of August. We ...

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News from the Park – August 9

It certainly has been an outstanding summer here in Algoma-Manitoulin. I have truly enjoyed getting out to so many events all across the riding and meeting up with constituents, many of whom I look forward to seeing frequently and lots of new faces as well. One series of events that I have been a part of that I am extremely ...

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Between the Covers – August 9

New books New on the seven day fiction shelf this week: “Tom Clancy Point of Contact” by Mike Maden, “Against All Odds” by Danielle Steel, “Lilli De Jong” by Janet Benton, and “The Silent Corner” by Kean Koontz.   New children’s books this week are: “An Old Man’s Winter Night”, A Brush Full of Colour”, Dear Baobab”, and in the ...

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Happenings at First United – August 2

Aug 2, 2017 @ 09:31 The Congregation welcomes everyone to worship at First United Church. Services are held on Sunday at 11:a.m. If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering  machine at the Church  705-856-2926. The Congregation of First United wishes to thank St. Paul’s Anglican Church most sincerely for inviting us to share their Morning Worship during the ...

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July 2nd – Interdenominational Service Held Outdoors at LDHC

Aug 1, 2017 @ 14:44 The Christian clergy in Wawa have been meeting together on about a quarterly basis for the past few years. One of the items discussed was to have a shared summertime ‘service in the park’. It was celebrations. It was by all accounts, a successful event! The service was held in the garden area of the ...

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From the Branch – July 26

Jul 26, 2017 @ 08:03 Yes, we lost 2 Comrades again Jack O Brien and Anatole Bober who sure will be missed because of their long service to the Branch. Our President Comrade Mary Anne Pearson is already looking for more volunteers to help with this years Poppy Campaign. So if you can free some time contact her and  get on ...

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Between the Covers – July 12

Jul 12, 2017 @ 09:40 New books New on the seven day fiction shelf this week: “Come Sundown” by Nora Roberts, “Dying Breath” by Heather Graham, “The Switch” by Joseph Finder, and “Robert Ludlum’s The Bourne Initiative” by Erid Van Lustbader.   New children’s books this week are: “The Stone Thrower”, “In the Red Canoe”, Finding Winnie”, and in the ...

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Wawa Firefighters extinguish Backyard Fire

Jul 10, 2017 @ 10:41 On Friday, early evening, of July 7th the Wawa Fire Department was called to a residence on Lower Broadway Avenue for a fire that was burning in the backyard. Despite the fog, there was a very brisk breeze blowing. Wawa-news observed firefighters knocking on two doors before getting a response. While a firefighter talked with ...

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Happenings at First United Church – July 5

The congregation welcomes everyone to worship at First United Church. Services are held on Sunday at 11 a.m except during the month of  July when we will join the congregation of St. Paul’s. If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering machine at the Church  705-856-2926. Last Sunday, July 2nd, the Congregation of First United worshipped ...

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From the Legion – July 5th

If you ask questions you sometimes get a real surprise like the man in Holland who visited the Oosterbeek War Cemetery and he wondered how 33 Canadians were buried with the thousands of British Paratroopers from the battle of Arnhem in 1944. So the answer was that the RAF was short some officers and the RCAF had a surplus; so ...

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Somber third anniversary of suspension of Algoma’s Passenger Train

Jul 4, 2017 @ 08:02   July 15, 2017 will mark the beginning of the 3rd year without passenger train service throughout remote areas of Algoma District. As a consequence, the Coalition for Algoma Passenger Trains (CAPT) will hold a special media event on July 12 at 10 am in Sault Ste. Marie at the Civic Centre and on July ...

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