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McHARDY, James Elgin ‘Jim’

  May 1, 2017 @ 22:21 Passed away suddenly at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Sunday, April 30, 2017, at the age of 66 years. Beloved husband and best friend of Val (nee West) McHardy for 43 years. Proud father of Amanda Huff (James), Dustin McHardy (Jackie) and Jody Tait (Jeff). Cherished papa of Trista, Joe, Wesley, Carter, Olivia ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Dealing with Bears in the Community

May 1, 2017 @ 22:15 Public safety is important to the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) and the Municipality of Wawa. Bears that come into a populated area aren’t always a threat to public safety. Public safety is at risk when a bear poses an immediate threat to personal safety by exhibiting threatening or aggressive ...

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Thank you – Wheatley Family

May 1, 2017 @ 13:06 Garth, Merv, Mardie and their families wish to extend their deepest appreciation to every one for your prayers, phone calls, cards, flowers, food, support and kindness, following the loss of a loving wife, mother and grandmother, Lois Wheatley (08/08/1933 – 03-30-2017). A special thank you to Dr. Stamler and Dr. Weinstein, the nurses and staff ...

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DERASP, Ronald Edward ‘Ron’

May 1, 2017 @ 12:23 After a long battle with cancer, he died peacefully at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Sunday, April 30, 2017, at the age of 66 years. Good friend and ex-husband of Bev Derasp (Ron B.). Loving father of Ron Jr. (special friend Trudy Becker) and Sharon Reil (husband John) and “special father” of Jen Longpre (Mitch). ...

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Algoma District School Board students love new water bottle refilling stations

May 1, 2017 @ 11:45 There are a number of great supports for schools to access when messaging the importance of healthy living to students of all ages and at Tuesday night’s Committee of the Whole Meeting, Superintendent of Education Marcy Bell shared partnerships which have led to the implementation of water bottle refilling stations at over thirty Algoma District ...

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Catholic Education Week 2017 – ‘Walking Forward Together’

The Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board (HSCDSB) is ready to celebrate Catholic Education Week 2017 which runs from Sunday, April 30 to Friday May 5. The theme for the week, which was also the school-year focus, is ‘Walking Forward Together’.   Activities will occur at HSCDSB schools in Blind River, Chapleau, Elliot Lake, Espanola, Hornepayne, Massey, Sault Ste. Marie, Wawa ...

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NOP – The North, Still the Neglected Child

May 1, 2017 @ 10:46 Wynne’s government announces a new budget and yet again she ignores the North. There are going to be new hospitals in Windsor and Niagara, new renovations to the current hospitals in Mississauga and Hamilton. Unfortunately, the cupboard must be bare after spending tax payers’ money on the Golden Horse Shoe facilities, because the Northerners continue ...

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SE OPP Chapleau – Chapleau Man Charged with Mischief

May 1, 2017 @ 10:43 On Friday April 28, 2017, at approximately 5:45 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Chapleau Detachment responded to a local residence for a disturbance call. Police investigation revealed that a verbal altercation had taken place between a male and a female resulting in property being damaged. As a result a 45 ...

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Monday Morning News – May 1

May 1, 2017 @ 07:45 Weather – Today will be cloudy, with rain beginning early this morning, a high of 5C is expected. Wind northeast 30 km/h gusting to 60. Tonight we could expect either rain or snow. Wind northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this evening. Low plus 1. Roads – In the area, roads are bare ...

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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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