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Municipality of Wawa COVID-19 Response

On Wednesday, December 15, 2021, the Municipality of Wawa received notice that Algoma Public Health was extending mandatory measures to all Algoma communities served by APH. The Medical Officer of Health has issued a Section 22 Class Order under the Health Protection and Promotion Act, effective for all Algoma communities served by APH on Friday, December 17, 202 1 at ...

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Pat Tait is new Mayor for Wawa

At a Special Meeting of Council held on Tuesday, December 15, 2021, Wawa Council faced the decision to fill the vacancy for the Office of Mayor following the resignation of Ron Rody on November 30, 2021, and Council appointed Deputy Mayor Pat Tait as the new Wawa Mayor for the remainder of the term of Council. Council declared the Mayor’s ...

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East Algoma OPP – Snow Plow Courtesy

The East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to take this opportunity to remind the motoring public about the importance of leaving extra distance when you see a snow plow on the roadways. And, to not impede their travel as they need extra room to maneuver. Snow plows by their very design can cause extensive damage or even death if ...

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SE OPP Chapleau – Complaint leads to Impaired driver charges

On December 10, 2021 at approximately 3:03 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a complaint regarding a possible impaired driver on Fox Lake Road in Chapleau Township. The vehicle was located and further investigation revealed that the driver was impaired. Stephanie COLLINGS, 34 years-of-age, of Timmins was charged with the following: Operation ...

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Between the Covers – December 15

New books on the 7-Day Shelf this week are: “World war C” by Sanjay Gupta, M.D., “2 Sisters Detective Agency” by James Patterson and Candice Fox, “Three Sisters” by Heather Morris, “The Butler” by Danielle Steel and “An Impossible Promise” by Jude Deveraux and Tara Sheets!   Staff Pick of the Week is “Hairpin Bridge” by Taylor Adams. (from book ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United – December 15

In-Person Worship Services will continue on December 19,  2021 at 11:00 a.m with the Fourth Sunday of Advent. All are Welcome. COVID-19 protocols will be followed. Dec. 19       The Sacrament of Holy Communion will be Celebrated. Dec.  24        Christmas Eve  – Worship at 7 p.m. Dec. 26         First Sunday after Christmas  –  No Worship    2022 Jan.  02       Second Sunday ...

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The Geminid Meteor Shower

  One of the most captivating celestial events is a meteor shower. Everyone from time to time has seen meteors – aka “shooting stars” while taking a stroll or walking the dog at night. These are bits of debris from the creation of the solar system or even space junk such as nuts, bolts etc from old rockets and deployed ...

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PARISE, Raymond Joseph

Passed away at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Friday, December 4, 2021, just three days following his 70th birthday. Beloved husband and best friend of Christine for nearly 50 years. Proud father of Ben (Jamie) and Adam (Angie). Adored grandfather of Abbey and Grayson. Son of the late Cecile and Omer Parisee. Dear brother of the late Yvon Parisee ...

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In Memory – Catalina Omolida

For my beautiful Mom, who passed away 1 year ago, December 9th, 2020. Those special memories of you Will always bring a smile If only I could have you back For just a little while Then we could sit and talk again Just like we used to do You always meant so very much And always will do too The ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – December 8

In-Person Worship Services will continue on December 12th, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. for the third Sunday of Advent.  All are Welcome. Covid-19 protocols will be followed. White Gift Sunday is December 12. Please bring a non-perishable food item. Prayer Shawl Meeting – December 18 at 3:00 p.m.

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Did you see this collision on Highway 144 or the driver?

On December 7, 2021 at 10:40 a.m., members from the Nipissing West (Sudbury) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a motor vehicle in the ditch about, three-kilometres south of Half Way Lake Provincial Park on Highway 144, Usler Township, in the District of Sudbury. The 2017 silver Dodge Ram was southbound on highway, before driving into the ...

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Une finissante de l’ÉS Saint-Joseph nommée Miss Nord de l’Ontario 2021

  Morgandy Leadbetter, une finissante de l’école secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa), a tout récemment été couronnée Miss Nord de l’Ontario 2021. Ce concours, qui a rassemblé cette année plusieurs participantes de diverses communautés nord-ontariennes, vise à couronner la jeune femme qui représente le mieux le nord de l’Ontario d’après sa personnalité et son engagement au sein de la communauté.   Fort ...

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ÉS Saint-Joseph graduate selected as Miss Northern Ontario 2021

  Morgandy Leadbetter, a graduate of École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa), was recently crowned Miss North Ontario 2021. This contest, which this year brought together several participants from various Northern Ontario communities, aims to crown the young woman who best represents Northern Ontario based on her personality and community involvement.   Much appreciated for her active participation in the cultural activities ...

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OWEN, Dr. A. Mark

Passed away peacefully on his own terms with his family by his side at the Lady Dunn Health Centre in Wawa on Thursday, December 2, 2021 at the age of 73 years. Beloved husband of Anne Owen for 50 years. Proud father of Dr. James Owen (Adam Morrison) and Meredith von Hagen (Magnus von Hagen). Son of the late Andre ...

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