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Between the Covers – April 24

NEW BOOKS – Our New Books on the 7-Day Shelf this week are: “When All is Said” by Anne Griffin, “Girl, Stop Apologizing” by Rachel Hollis, “The Hunting Party” by Lucy Foley and “Untouchable” by Jayne Ann Krentz. STAFF PICKS FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL ARE: “Chasing the Night” by Iris Johansen, “Accidental Heroes” by Danielle Steel,  “An Evil Mind” by Chris ...

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Happenings at First United Church – April 24

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 at 705-856-2926. Thurs. Apr.  25   THRIFT SHOP              Thurs.    April   25   5 – 9              Fri.         April   26   1 – 4 & 5:30- 8:30              ...

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Algoma Public Health servers still offline

Algoma Public Health (APH) servers are still offline after being hit with a ransomware attack on the morning of Friday April 19 that blocked access to the APH servers. Our IT staff continue to work to get our services back online. The following public health programs and services are cancelled in the Sault Ste. Marie office for Wednesday April 24, ...

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Wednesday Morning News – April 24

Weather – Increasing cloudiness. 40 percent chance of showers late this afternoon. High 7. UV index 6 or high. Tonight – Mainly cloudy. 40 percent chance of showers early this evening. A few showers beginning after midnight. Low plus 2. News Tidbits – Highway 11 remains closed from Smooth Rock Falls to Cochrane due to a collision. It has been ...

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Ford’s Budget Cuts to affect Wawa Public Library

The Ontario Library Service (OLS) delivers services on behalf of the Ontario Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport. In Ontario’s budget for 2019-20, which was tabled on April 11th, that ministry will have its funding cut by $58.6 million — from $1.55 billion to $1.49 billion.” The Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport has made part of that cut ...

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PAGE, Joan

Passed away unexpectedly at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, in her 80th year. Beloved wife of David Page for 40 years which would have been celebrated on June 1, 2019. Loving mother of Linsey Blakely (Jim), Laura Page, Janice Goodings (Shawn), Tracy Buckler (Philip “Buck”), Judy Provost (Marcel “Marcy”) and Melanie Emond (Regis). Proud grandmother ...

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News from the Park – Lunch Bag Let Down

If you were a kid who had to take your lunch to school with you, did you ever experience “lunch bag let down?” Most of us did from time to time. As a kid you would sit in class all morning and your mind would wander to thoughts of a favourite PB&J sandwich or some of Mom’s homemade cookies. Then, ...

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SE OPP Chapleau – Male Charged with Mischief

On April 18, 2019, at approximately 12:00 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a domestic dispute in the Town of Chapleau, Ontario. As a result of the investigation, a 41-year-old male, from Chapleau, Ontario was arrested and charged with the following: Mischief Under $5000, contrary to section 430(4) of the Criminal ...

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Red Pine Exploration Drilling Results Define Higher-Grade Mineralization

Red Pine Exploration Inc. announces new drilling results from its delineation and exploration drilling in the Wawa Gold Corridor that includes the Surluga Deposit. The Surluga Deposit1 is one of two (2) known resources, identified to date, on the large 6,519 hectares Wawa Gold Property, located near Wawa, Ontario.  These latest results will be included a revised NI 43-101 resource ...

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Algoma Public Health hit with Ransomware Attack – Tuesday Appointments Cancelled

Algoma Public Health (APH) was hit with a ransomware attack on the morning of Friday, April 19 that blocked access to the APH servers. “It appears no personal information or client information was taken,” said Dr. Marlene Spruyt, Medical Officer of Health at Algoma Public Health. “Our IT department was able to quickly disconnect the servers from the internet on ...

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Tuesday Morning News – April 23

Weather – Cloudy. 60 percent chance of drizzle early this morning. Clearing this afternoon. Wind north 20 km/h. High plus 5. UV index 4 or moderate. Tonight – a few clouds. Wind north 20 km/h becoming light this evening. Low minus 3. Wind chill minus 5 overnight. The rainfall warning for Pukaskwa to Wawa has been lifted. It remains in ...

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Rainfall Warnings Continue

3:39 PM EDT Monday 22 April 2019 Rainfall warning in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park Rain, heavy at times continues. The frozen ground has a reduced ability to absorb this rainfall. Total rainfall amounts of 20 to 40 mm are possible by Tuesday morning with the highest amounts expected over the Wawa area. Higher rainfall amounts are forecast farther ...

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Rock Slide closes Hwy 17 for Short time Today

Just after 4 p.m. this afternoon 511ONNortheastern tweeted that “#Hwy17 is closed in both directions 2.5km south of Trapper’s Trail in Agawa due to a rockslide.”. There were no barricades up, and no indications from the highway sign that the highway was closed, so Wawa-news went to investigate. There was a huge rock on the shoulder of the highway about ...

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Rainfall Warnings Continue

5:09 AM EDT Monday 22 April 2019 Rainfall warning in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park Rain, heavy at times continues. The frozen ground has a reduced ability to absorb this rainfall. Rain will continue today and tonight before coming to an end near midday Tuesday. Total rainfall amounts of 20 to 40 mm are possible by Tuesday morning with ...

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Monday Morning News – April 22

Weather – Periods of rain. Amount 10 to 15 mm. High plus 4. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Rain. Amount 10 to 15 mm. Wind becoming northeast 20 km/h near midnight. Low plus 1. News Tidbits – Hwy17 is closed between DeepRiver and Bisset Creek due to a washed out portion of road. Detour: North bound Hwy 60 to ...

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