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Between the Covers – October 12

New Books on the 7-Day Shelf: “I’m Glad My Mom Died” by Jennette McCurdy, “The Challenge” by Danielle Steel, “Traitor’s Dance” by Jeff Abbott and “We Measure the Earth with our Bodies” by Tsering Yangzom Lama. Our Staff Pick of the Week is “The Kingmaker’s Daughter”. The Kingmaker’s Daughter—Philippa Gregory’s first sister story since The Other Boleyn Girl—is the gripping ...

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SSM OPP – Multiple charges laid after Traffic Stop

On October 9, 2022, members from the Sault Ste Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on patrol duties on Highway 17 within the community of Garden River First Nation. Shortly after 3:00 p.m., police observed an eastbound car on Highway 17 travelling at a high rate of speed and a traffic stop was initiated. As the officer was ...

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Province Marks Fire Prevention Week

To mark Fire Prevention Week 2016, Ontario and the Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management (OFMEM) are urging Ontarians to replace smoke alarms in their homes every 10 years. The Ontario Fire Code requires all Ontario homeowners to install smoke alarms on every storey and outside all sleeping areas. The following fire prevention measures can help keep you ...

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MATHIEU, Béatrice (née Fréchette)

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Béatrice Mathieu, née Fréchette, on Sunday, October 2nd, 2022, at the age of 83 in Hearst after a long illness. Béatrice was born in Hallebourg, Ontario to parents Paul-Edmond Fréchette and Bernadette Hébert. She lived in Hearst and Val D’Or before moving to Wawa in the 1960s and returned ...

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MOSKAL, Danuta

MOSKAL, Danuta 1947 – 2022 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Danuta on Thursday, October 6, 2022, at the age of 75. Loving spouse of Wladyslaw (Walter) for 53 years.  Devoted mother of Ludmila Monika Moskal (Matthew) and beloved grandmother of Petra. Adoring aunt to Artur Olejniczak (Malgorzata), as well as Grzegorz and Izabela Olejniczak, who ...

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Vœux du premier ministre Ford à l’occasion de l’Action de grâce

Le premier ministre Doug Ford a émis la déclaration suivante à l’occasion de l’Action de grâce : « Au moment où les Ontariens et les Ontariennes célèbrent le changement de saison, il importe de faire une pause et de réfléchir à toutes les raisons que nous avons de rendre grâce. Pour certains, l’Action de grâce peut se traduire par des ...

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Premier Ford Sends Thanksgiving Greetings

Today Doug Ford, Premier of Ontario, issued the following statement on Thanksgiving: “Today, as people across Ontario celebrate the change of the season, it is important to pause and reflect on all that we have to be thankful for. Thanksgiving for some may mean volunteering for those in need, making room at the table for someone who would welcome the ...

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East Algoma OPP – Driver Flees from Police, is arrested

On October 6, 2022, the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested another person in relation to a previous fail to stop for police occurrence which ended on Birch Road in Elliot Lake. On September 7, 2022, police were called to a disturbance on Willoughby Road. Two people had departed in a pick-up truck prior to police arrival. The pick-up truck was ...

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SE OPP – Operation Impact begins today, October 7th

SE OPP Wawa

On October 5, 2022 at approximately 3:54 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were notified of a possible impaired driver on Highway 129, near Chapleau. The vehicle was located, and further investigation revealed that the driver was impaired. As a result, Calvin LECUYER, 35 years-of-age, of Chapleau, was charged with the following: Operation ...

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SE OPP – Charges laid after family dispute

SE OPP Wawa

On October 2, 2022, at approximately 1:36 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a family dispute on Michipicoten First Nation. As a result of the investigation, Krista STONE, 24 years-of-age, of Sault Ste. Marie was arrested and charged with the following: Mischief, contrary to section 430(4) of the Criminal Code (CC) ...

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SE OPP – Operation Impact begins today, October 7th

SE OPP Wawa

The Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will be focusing on road safety this Thanksgiving weekend by participating in Operation Impact from Friday, October 7 to Monday, October 10, 2022. This annual campaign is supported by Transport Canada, The Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) and the OPP. The goal is to reduce collisions, injuries and ...

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Do You have Ancestors buried in Michipicoten River Cemetery – can you help?

The local Cemetery Committee has embarked on a beautification project for local cemeteries, and the Heritage Committee would like to assist them with Michipicoten River Cemetery, situated just after crossing the Magpie River bridge over Silver Falls on the way to Michipicoten Harbour. Michipicoten River Cemetery is a scenic graveyard perched on the south north bank of the Michipicoten River ...

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Between the Covers – October 6

New books on the 7-Day Shelf this week are: “Has Anyone Seen My Toes” by Christopher Buckley, “Treasure State” by C.J. Box, “Oath of Loyalty” by Kyle Mills and “Dreamland” by Nicholas Sparks. The Staff Pick of the Week is “Fall of Giants” by Ken Follett. From the book jacket: It is 1911. The Coronation Day of King George V. The ...

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East Algoma OPP – Many Schemes can Defraud you of your money

The East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to remind the public that there are many schemes being used to defraud the public and businesses. If you receive any unsolicited communication by any means asking for money to be given or that you won money, be cautious and suspicious.  NEVER give out any personal, credit or banking information to anyone ...

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SE OPP – Three Charged after Assault

SE OPP Wawa

On September 26, 2022, at approximately 12:18 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of an assault on Second Avenue in Wawa. As a result of the investigation, three individuals were arrested and charged. Blake KOMARNISKI, 39 years-of-age, of Wawa has been charged with: Aggravated Assault, contrary to section 268 ...

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