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Longest partial lunar eclipse begins tonight

Tonight is the longest partial lunar eclipse in almost 600 years. The eclipse will last a total of 208.4 minutes, just shy of the partial eclipse on Feb. 18, 1440, that lasted 208.8 minutes. The entire eclipse will be visible from Wawa (provided the skies are clear tonight). For those who go out to look, at mid-eclipse, just 6.5° separate ...

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SE OPP White River – White River Resident Charged with Domestic Breach

On November 15, 2021, at approximately 12:45 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of two individuals walking on Highway 17 south of White River. Officers attended and determined that one of the individuals was breaching their court-ordered conditions. As a result of the investigation, a 30-year-old person, from White ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Charge Driver while driving while prohibited

On November 16, 2021 at approximately 4:58 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop on Second Avenue in Wawa. During the investigation, the driver was found to be prohibited from operating a motor vehicle. As a result, Blake KOMARNISKI, 38 years-of-age, of Wawa was charged with the following: Operation While ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Thorold man charged with Impaired and more

On November 13, 2021 at approximately 3:28 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received multiple traffic complaints regarding a possible impaired driver on Highway 17 in Lendrum Township. The vehicle was located and, through investigation, Phillip LAMBIE, 52 years-of-age, of Thorold was charged with the following: Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration ...

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From the Branch – November 17

Our Remembrance Service at the arena was scaled down but it worked out fine. Comrade Eric Mitrikas did a fine job at centre ice. Also our Chaplain was well to be heard and I am sure everyone enjoyed it and left happy. I enjoyed my birthday and it was nice to have some time with my family and friends at ...

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Bus Cancellations – Dubreuilville

Due to freezing rain and icy road conditions in Dubreuilville, Route N6 servicing Wawa schools will be cancelled today.   Route N6 services students living in Dubreuilville who attend Sir James Dunn, Michipicoten High School, St. Augustine, Ecole Saint Joseph.

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BOUTHILLIER, Judith ‘Judy’ Mary (née Medynski)

1950-2021   It is with great sadness that the family announces her death in Sudbury on November 11, 2021, after a short, but tough fought battle with cancer.   Judy leaves behind her loving husband of 53 years Lucien and precious daughters Denise Bussineau (Lane) and Lisa Bouthillier (Dan Mayotte). Loving daughter of Peter and Betty Medynski, both predeceased). She ...

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LAHTI, Ella Maria (nee Luhtanen)

Born December 12, 1921 in Kauhajoki, Finland passed away at the Lady Dunn Health Centre LTC, Wawa, Ontario on Friday, November 12, 2021 exactly one month shy of her 100th birthday. Beloved wife of the late Jack Lahti (1993), They were married on August 2, 1942. Loving mother of Alli McCormick (Ric), Kathy Miller (Cliff) and the late Sylvia Girard-Keveren ...

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POIRIER, Brandon Winston

Brandon Winston Poirier tragically passed away on November 9th, 2021, as a result of a motor vehicle accident at the age of 26. Son of Jackie Evans-Cole (Dan) and Alcide Poirier (Linda). Much loved daddy to Stella Hazel Moreau. Brother to Joshua and Brooke Poirier. Grandson to Winston and the late Hazel Evans, the late Pierre and Blanche Poirier. He ...

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ISOSAARI, Ann-Gret

Mona Ann-Gret Isosaari, age 87, passed away in the early morning hours of October 18, 2021.   Ann-Gret was born June 24, 1934, in Kokkola, Finland to Evald and Emilia Kangas. In 1958, she emigrated to Canada under sponsorship of her cousin Erik Stenbacka and then wife Ann Hicks, who continued to be a friend and mentor to Ann-Gret throughout ...

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L’Ontario met sur pause la levée des limites de capacité dans le reste des environnements où une preuve de vaccination est exigée

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario, en consultation avec le médecin hygiéniste en chef, met sur pause la levée des limites de capacité du reste des environnements à risque élevé qui sont décrits dans le Plan pour un déconfinement prudent en Ontario et le contrôle à long terme de la COVID-19. Cette mesure est prise par souci de prudence alors que la ...

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SE OPP Wawa – SSM Man identified in fatal collision

On November 9, 2021, at 8:55 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a serious single motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 in Asselin Township, approximately 50 kilometres south of Wawa. The investigation revealed that the single vehicle, a four-door sedan, left the roadway and entered the ditch. As a result, Brandon ...

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Between the Covers – November 10

The Wawa Public Library will be closed Thursday, November 11th in honour of Remembrance Day. The Library will be re-open Friday, November 12th at 11:00 a.m. This week’s New Books are “What Happened to Paula”, a true crime written by Katherine Dykstra, “A Slow Fire Burning” by Paula Hawkins, “The Last Chance Library” by Freya Sampson and “The Heron’s Cry” ...

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