Features

From Alcatrazz to New England

Yes, New England and Alcatrazz bassist Gary Shea enjoys his isles. The much sought after bassist has always surrounded himself with water. Currently he enjoys living on Amelia Island as his sanctuary, and has continuously surrounded himself with a sea of talent, having worked with industry giants such as Herman Rarebell (Scorpions), Steve Vai, (David Lee Roth, Whitesnake), Yngwie Malmsteen, ...

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Hounds Looking To Sweep the Highway

The Soo Greyhounds, who have lost two straight games this past weekend, will look ahead to their past. No, they are not looking back per se, but they will be looking back to the fact that over the past three or four seasons they have been very good and dominant at times in opposing barns. In fact, without fact-checking, I’d ...

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Between the Covers – October 9

Our new books on the 7-Day Shelf this week are: “Twelve Stories” by Emmett Grogan, “The Testaments” by Margaret Atwood and “The Whisper Man” by Alex North. Come on in today and browse through all of the great books on our New Books Shelf! STAFF PICKS FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER ARE; “The Morning After” by Lisa Jackson, “Sister Sister” by ...

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From the Branch – October 9

Don’t forget that there is a membership meeting on Thursday. At the membership meeting we will be advised of dates and places for the Remembrance Day activities. The 2020 membership renewal is now possible so be a early bird and visit the office. The Poppy Campaign starts soon so let us get ready and check with Comrade Larry Harvey how we can ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – October 4

There were no new fires discovered by mid-afternoon on October 3. There are no active fires in the Northeast. The fire hazard is mostly low across the region, except for areas near Fort Severn in the Far North, which are showing a moderate hazard. For up to date forest fire hazard conditions in your area, see the interactive fire map at Ontario.ca/forestfire. ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United – October 2

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. Sun.    Oct.   06       Morning Worship in Chapleau – 10:30 a.m. Mon.    Oct.   07      U.C.W.  7:00 p.m – Crafts Evening Tues.   Oct.   15 ...

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The Beast on the Blueline

Before I get into the man of the hour, Ryan ” The Beast ” O’Rourke, or whatever nickname you want to tag him with, let’s briefly recap this past weekend. Friday night saw the boys beat the top rated Kitchener Rangers 5-2 and notable players were Zack Trott who finished the game a plus 4, while posting a goal and ...

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Between the Covers – October 2

New books on the 7-Day shelf this week are: “Never Have I Ever” by Joshilyn Jackson, “The Nickel Boys” by Colson Whitehead and “Shamed” by Linda Castillo. There are some great reads on the 7-Day Shelf! Come on in and check it out! Staff Picks for October are: “The Morning After” by Lisa Jackson, “A Willing Murder” by Jude Deveraux, ...

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Hounds Opponents Are Finding It Ruff!

It doesn’t seem to matter how old on paper the Hounds are ; teams coming in to play an “easy” game better think twice. The dogs coming out of the gate this year are not different than years past. Yes, it is early, but the Hounds have not let up from last years run of winning on many more a ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – September 26

There were no new fires discovered by mid-afternoon on September 26. There are no active fires in the Northeast. The fire hazard is mostly low across the region, except for areas near Fort Severn in the Far North, which are showing a moderate hazard. For up to date forest fire hazard conditions in your area, see the interactive fire map at ...

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Mark Kendall Talks Sobriety , Music, and 9 Ball

The date was May 21, 1988 , and I was on Global Travels concert caravan heading to one of my first hard rock shows and little did I know then as a young lad, that many decads later I would be able to speak with my idols of the time. I was lucky enough a few months ago to chat ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United – September 25

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 by calling  705-856-2926. Mon.    Oct.   07     U.C.W.  7p.m. Tues.    Oct.   15     Worship Committee – 2:00 p.m. Thurs.  Oct. 17 – 21  Thrift Shop – Sorting takes place ...

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From the Branch – September 25

So September is almost gone and 75 years ago the Arnhem Bridge was one too far and had cost a lot of lives. At least some of the British Para’s made it across the Rhine to finish the job 6 months later. Arnhem was now a ghost town and the population was gone mostly West and North. In the South ...

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Greyhounds are off to a Good Start!

Yes, the Soo Greyhounds are off to a good start once again, with two home-ice victories over the weekend. On Friday night, the Greyhounds beat the Flint Firebirds 6-3. The Hounds were led Cullen McLean with two goals and first-star import Jaromir Pytlik who registered 2 assists while bringing a strong effort. Saturday night, saw the same team with Jaden ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – September 23

There were no new fires confirmed by the afternoon of September 22. There is currently one active fire in the Northeast. Sudbury 44 is under control at 0.5 of a hectare and is located east of the Mississagi Provincial Park. The fire hazard ranges from low to high across the Northeast. Some areas in the eastern portion of the region ...

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