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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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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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Annual Seatbelt Campaign Begins

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) North East Region will be participating in the annual Provincial Seatbelt Campaign which runs from April 19 to April 22, 2019. Officers will be patrolling highways looking for lack of seatbelt use and other “Big 4” driving behaviours: impaired driving, distracted driving and aggressive driving. Seatbelt enforcement and education are one of the OPP’s traffic safety ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – April 17

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. Fri.       Apr. 19   Good Friday                                Morning Worship – 11 a.m. Sun.     Apr. 21   Easter Sunday                                 Morning Worship – 11 a.m. Thurs. ...

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From the Branch – April 17

Things have been very busy at Branch 429 over the past month. First and foremost with the extremely generous anonymous donation our Lift for the Legion campaign has reached it’s goal. We wish to thank each & every donor for their support for our project. This is a true community endeavour that will benefit everyone. We have contacted our architect ...

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SSM Police seek assistance locating missing 72-year-old – UPDATE

Apr 16, 2019 @ 22:28 Update: April 16, 8:16 p.m. The Sault Ste. Marie Police Service would like to inform the public that Daniel Edward McIntosh is no longer considered missing. We would like to thank the public for their assistance in this matter. Apr 16, 2019 @ 08:28 – The Sault Ste. Marie Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance ...

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Phone System Problems at Municipal Offices

The Municipality of Wawa is currently experiencing technical problems with the telephone system at the Municipal Office located at 40 Broadway Avenue, including the Public Library. Bell Canada is currently working to resolve the issue. The public will be notified through the media when the problem has been resolved. We apologize for any inconvenience. This issue has not affected the ...

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Winter Driving not over yet

Despite it being well into the month of April, we are currently in the midst of a storm that has brought mixed precipitation to much of our area. The Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to remind the public to keep a close eye on road conditions as they travel, and drive accordingly. Give yourself a ...

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It takes a village to raise a child

All of us have heard the phrase, “It takes a village to raise a child,” many times. Some attribute the origin to the Igbo and Yoruba tribes in Africa, while others say it was passed down through North American Indigenous teachings. No matter what the origin, few would argue with the statement. Those of us who have children can readily ...

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Between the Covers – April 8th

This is National Library Week – Please join us in celebrating National Library Week from Monday, April 8 to Saturday April 13, 2019! Food For Fines. If you bring in non-perishable food items, you will receive double the Fine Forgiveness Coupons. Please help support our local Food Bank! Book Sale from Tuesday, April 9th until Saturday, April 13th. There will ...

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Portal to another World

You know those sci-fi movies and television programs in which the story revolves around a portal adjoining two worlds. Often the plot is based on the idea that whatever the main character does in one world has some sort of effect in the other world. Some days, when I plunk myself down in my residence in Toronto, I feel like ...

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What Makes Canada the best place to live?

How many times has Canada been chosen as the best place to live or placed at least in the top ten best nations to live in the entire world? There have been many surveys based upon responses to a large variety of criteria. Admittedly I didn’t come up with a final answer in my research, but suffice to say we ...

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A visit with the elderly

  On Thursday, March 21, the students in the grade 9 religion class at École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) went to the Lady Dunn Health Center to visit with the senior residents. Students started by introducing themselves to the residents and both shared personal stories about their life. A second visit is planned for the month of April. A big thank ...

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Between the Covers – March 27

NEW BOOKS–on the Seven Day Shelf this week are: “Abandoned” by Allison Brennan; “A Serial Killer’s Daughter” by Kerri Rawson; “A lethal Legacy” by Heather Graham and “We Must Be Brave” by Frances Liardet.   STAFF PICKS FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH ARE:  “Mary Mary” by James Patterson; “The Keeper of Lost Causes” by Jussi Adler-Olsen; “The Girl Who Stopped ...

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