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OSTERMEIER, Agnes

1930-2022 Passed away peacefully at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Sunday May 22, 2022 at the age of 91 years. Predeceased by her husband Max. She was the loving mother of George and caregiver for Lumpy the turtle dove. Agnes had a love of nature and a passion for doing outdoor activities such as fishing and skiing. She was ...

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OPP offer reward to solve 1990 Manitouwadge Murder

Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are now offering a substantial reward for information on the unsolved murder of a Manitouwadge resident 32 years ago. Members of the OPP Criminal investigation Branch (CIB) unveiled this initiative with a goal of providing resolution to Catherine Elizabeth GOWAN’s family and community. On the morning of July 8, 1990, police were notified that 15-year-old GOWAN ...

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From the Branch – May 18

We had a membership meeting last Thursday and Comrade Larry Harvey conducted elections for officers. This year: President is Mary Anne Pearson. First Vice Comrade Eric Mitrikas, 2nd Vice Comrade Barb Leschishin, and the The executive Committee is Noreen Fellinger and Jeannette Pike. They are counting on all members for support. All officers were installed in form by Comrade Larry ...

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Between the Covers – May 18

New Books on the 7-Deay Shelf this week are; “Young Mungo” by Douglas Stewart, “The Candy House” by Jennifer Egan, “Sea of Tranquility” by Emily St. John Mandel, “The Younger Wife” by Sally Hepworth and “Unrest” by local author Emma Côté.   Staff Pick of the Week is “Keep Her Safe” by K.A. Tucker. From the book jacket: Noah Marshall ...

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SE OPP – Multiple Charges Laid after Traffic Complaint

On May 15, 2022 at approximately 5:57 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a traffic complaint regarding a commercial motor vehicle that appeared unsafe for the road. The vehicle was observed on Highway 101 in Esquega Township, east of Wawa. The vehicle was located and an inspection was conducted. As a result ...

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OPP – Canada Road Safety Week (CRSW)

Ahead of national Canada Road Safety Week (May 17 to 23, 2022), poor and careless driving behaviours have contributed to the majority of the 107 fatalities on Ontario Provincial Police-(OPP)-patrolled roads so far this year. It’s a motor vehicle fatality rate the OPP has not seen in 10 years. The OPP has responded to 88 fatal collisions so far this ...

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LDHCF – Seedlings for Support

The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation has launched a new fundraising event called Seedlings for Support.   Partnering with Nawiinginok Forest Management Corporation, the Foundation is selling seedlings to raise funds to be used towards the purchase of equipment required for the MediTech Expansion project.   Buy and plant a seedling to support the hospital and care for our earth. ...

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BOUDREAU, Michael Philip ‘Mike’

1940-2022 It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Michael at the Sault Area Hospital on Thursday, May 12, 2022. Loving husband of Olive. Dear father of Robert and Raymond. Forever remembered by his brother John Boudreau (Judy) of Picton, sister Genevieve Demers (Jules) of Montreal and predeceased by his brother Charles Boudreau (Diane). Lovingly remembered ...

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LDHCF – Thank you Superior Children’s Centre

  The staff of the Superior Children’s Centre donated $800.00 towards the Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation’s current fundraising efforts. The staff has been donating annually through their Jean Day Fund and have now contributed $6,440.75 to the Foundation. We thank you for your continued support! If your organization has a Jean Fund or payroll deductions, please consider donating to ...

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Wawa EDC transitions into Municipal Delivery

April 21st, 2022 was the 20th Annual General Meeting for the Economic Development Corporation of Wawa.  The EDC Board has been working hard, preparing to hibernate the corporation as its operational functions transition to an in-house department of the Municipality of Wawa that will focus on economic development and tourism. As we look back, we would like to recognize the ...

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From the Branch – May 11

Next Thursday, May 12th, Will be our Membership meeting at 7:00 p.m. and important, as this is the meeting that we elect a new slate of officers; so please attend.   This past week we remembered the end of WW2 in Europe and most events were small because of Covid-19, but in the Netherlands, they had still a few British ...

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Between the Covers – May 11

New Books on the 7- Day Shelf this week are: “The 1619 Project” by Nikole Hannah Jones, “The Truth About Melody Browne” by Lisa Jewell, “Crimson Summer” by Heather Graham, “A Family Affair” by Robyn Carr and “The Missing Piece” by John Lescroart.   New movies on the shelf this week are “Serpico” starring Al Pacino, “West Side Story”, a ...

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Running from the Russians

Seeing the horrific pictures of destruction in Ukraine evokes memories of my past in Germany, the end of the second war. We were bombed in Berlin and evacuated 60km north to a small village called Parlow, near the compound of the Minister of Defense where my dad worked as a security guard. The year was 1944 most cities were destroyed, ...

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SE OPP – Charges laid after domestic dispute in Hornepayne

On May 7, 2022, at approximately 12:25 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a domestic dispute on Front Street in Hornepayne. As a result of the investigation, a 30-year-old person, from Hearst, was arrested and charged with the following: Mischief – Domestic, contrary to section 430(4) of the ...

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SE OPP – Charges laid after drugs found at business

On May 7, 2022 at approximately 5:06 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of drugs being found at a business on Goudreau Road in Dubreuilville. As a result of the investigation, Ravinderpal SEKHON, 46 years-of-age, of Brampton was arrested and charged with the following: Possession of a Schedule 1 ...

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