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APH Reports 42nd Case of COVID-19

Algoma Public Health is reporting the 42nd case of COVID-19 in the Algoma District.Case 42 is a result of close contact, and the individual is self-isolating. Algoma Public Health says that close contacts have been notified, and that exposure is evidence of ongoing community spread in Southern Ontario. APH stresses: Anyone who is ill, even with mild symptoms, must stay ...

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Hwy 17 – All Lanes OPEN at Old Mill Bay

Ontario511 is now reporting that Hwy 17 at Old Mill Bay is now open (October 25, at 3:54 p.m.)     Ontario511 is reporting that Hwy 17 has all lanes closed at Old Mill Bay for tractor trailer removal (October 25 at 13:05).

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In Memory – Anna Haidarenko

In loving memory of a dear mother, grandmother and great-grandmother (Baba) who passed away October 25, 2005.   Everyday in some small way Memories of you come our way. Though absent, you are always near Still missed, loved and always dear.   Love:   Lynn and Tina Julie, Kaitlin and Cassandra Dave, Tracy, Alley and Matthew Rodney, Cheryl, Mason, McKenna ...

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Morning Road Conditions – October 25

Wawa-news gets the following road condition information from Ontario511 – Please verify road conditions and closures as this information will change as reports are made and as weather changes in between road reports. Always be prepared for sudden road closures due to collisions or poor weather driving conditions when you are travelling. Ensure that you are prepared for lengthy road ...

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Morning News – October 25

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. Wind up to 15 km/h. High zero. Wind chill minus 6 this morning. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Cloudy with 70 percent chance of flurries. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 7. Wind chill minus 3 this evening and minus 9 overnight.   Status of cases in Algoma Tested ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Officers Locate and Charge trespasser at Local Motel

On October 23, 2020, at approximately 10:30 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a trespass call at a motel on Mission Road in Wawa. Police were advised that motel staff had located an unpaid guest sleeping in one of their rooms. The accused fled the scene prior to police arrival but was ...

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SE OPP Chapleau – Officers arrest and Charge person after domestic dispute

On October 23, 2020, at approximately 1:15 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a domestic dispute at a residence in Chapleau. As a result of the investigation, a 57-year-old person, from Chapleau, was arrested and charged with the following: Failure to comply with release order – other than to attend court, ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Officers Charge Wawa man with breach after dispute

On October 22, 2020, at approximately 8:30 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to dispute on Mission Road in Wawa. The investigation revealed that the accused had breached one of their court ordered conditions. As a result, Stephan THERRIEN, 33 years-of-age, from Wawa, was arrested and charged with the following: Failure to comply ...

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Biscuit

My granddaughter, Katie had to leave the dorm of the university due to COVID-19. By the time she was settled in my house, it was May… a cold rainy day with ravens making a lot of noise in the backyard. I knew I had a nest in my tall spruce trees, but why the noise? To get attention? For sure ...

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Survey to explore options for passenger rail & bus services between Toronto, North Bay, Timmins & Cochrane

Ontario has launched an online survey to explore options for passenger rail services and help develop future transportation for Northern Ontario. This survey seeks feedback on preferences for passenger rail and bus services in Northeastern Ontario, including departure times, train frequency, travel time and cost considerations. The survey is open to public feedback, including municipalities, Indigenous communities, businesses and industry, ...

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Morning News – October 24

Weather – Becoming cloudy this morning. Flurries beginning early this afternoon. Local amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind up to 15 km/h. High plus 1. Wind chill minus 12 this morning. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Flurries ending this evening then partly cloudy. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 4. Wind chill minus 8 overnight.   Status ...

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Happenings at First United Church Wawa- 21st Sunday after Pentecost

Although we cannot meet for Worship together you may like to read the Scriptures for 25 October 2020. Deuteronomy 34: 1-12     Moses dies & is buried in Moab. Psalm 90                              O God, our help in ages past. 1 Thessalonians 2: 1-8    We care for you like a nurse tenderly                                                cares for her own children. Matthew 22: 34-46   Love God; ...

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Heavy Snow (Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake)

Special weather statement in effect for: Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake Heavy snow possible this afternoon and early evening. Periods of light snow or rain are affecting portions of northeastern Ontario this morning. The precipitation is expected to intensify this afternoon with a few hours of heavy snowfall likely into early evening. Some areas may receive as much as 10 cm ...

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Rainfall Warning (SSM – St. Joseph Island)

Rainfall warning in effect for: Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island Rain continues today. Heavy rainfall affected the area during the night, particularly east of Sault Ste. Marie where reports of over 50 mm were received. While the rain today should not be as heavy as during the night, an additional 10 to 15 mm is possible before the ...

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