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From the Branch – December 18

Yes, it is almost Christmas and 2019 is only 2 weeks long so we at the Legion wish all our Comrades all the best for 2020. Please be careful during the Holydays when at home or traveling. We also want to say a Thank You to all our friends who have been supporting Branch 429 and hope to see you all in ...

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École Saint-Joseph students celebrate Christmas with parents!

  Kindergarten and Junior Kindergarten students at École Saint-Joseph (Wawa), with the support of their teachers, Ms. Jenny Bouffard and Ms. Monique Gendron, as well as their educators, Ms. Sherry Comtois and Mrs. Marie-France Gagnon, organized a memorable Christmas celebration for their parents. As part of activities, children and parents took part in arts-and-craft activities, sand songs and had the ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – December 18

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. It is time to renew your magazine subscription to Broadview/Observer for $25.00/year  Please make cheques payable to First United Church & give to Kaireen ...

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Wednesday Morning News – December 18

Weather – Mainly sunny. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 20. Wind chill minus 36 this morning and minus 26 this afternoon. Risk of frostbite. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Increasing cloudiness. Flurries beginning overnight. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 23 with temperature rising to minus 19 by morning. Wind chill minus 28 this evening. ...

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Extreme Cold Warning for White River – Dubreuilville

5:06 AM EST Wednesday 18 December 2019 Extreme Cold Warning in effect for: White River – Dubreuilville Wind chill values of minus 40 are expected early this morning. Extreme cold puts everyone at risk. Watch for cold related symptoms: shortness of breath, chest pain, muscle pain and weakness, numbness and colour change in fingers and toes. Cover up. Frostbite can ...

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SE OPP Chapleau – Charge Chapleau man with Operation while impaired

On December 13, 2019, at approximately 10:30 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a complaint of a possible impaired driver in Chapleau, Ontario. Police located the vehicle at approximately 11:05 p.m. and performed a traffic stop. During the conversation with police, the odour of alcohol was detected emanating from the driver’s breath. The ...

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Make Fire Safety a Holiday Tradition

With temperatures dropping and the holiday season upon us, ensure that festivities are both happy and safe by making fire safety a priority. “While enjoying this festive time with friends, families and loved ones, keep fire safety in mind,” said Sylvia Jones, Solicitor General. “By following a few seasonal safety tips, we can help ensure our homes are fire free, and ...

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Men’s Curling – December 17

Team Rank Wins GP FAHRER, Tom 1 6 7 LESCHISHIN, Mark 1 6 7 TERRIS, Tom 3 4 6 RODY Ron 3 4 7 BUMSTEAD, Aaron 5 2 6 McCOY, Joe 5 2 7 MITRIKAS, Erik 5 2 7 TERRIS, Travis – ESC 8 1 7   Curling resumes on Monday, January 6, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. Have a Merry ...

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Winter Weather Travel Advisory – Lake Superior Provincial Park to Searchmont

5:05 AM EST Tuesday 17 December 2019 Weather advisory in effect for: Agawa – Lake Superior Park Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Winter Weather Travel Advisory in effect for today. Lake effect snow from Lake Superior will weaken this morning. A brief period of heavy snow and reduced visibility is then expected early this afternoon as a ...

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Tuesday Morning News – December 17

Weather – A few flurries ending near noon then mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Local amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 8 with temperature falling to minus 13 this afternoon. Wind chill minus 11 this morning and minus 19 this afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Partly cloudy. Wind ...

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Schreiber OPP Issue Public Alert to Travellers

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Schreiber Detachment are issuing a public alert in relation to a theft of gas incident that occurred today, December 16, 2019 in Terrace Bay, Ontario.   The Schreiber Detachment located the suspect vehicle that was involved in the theft; in a ditch; down a side road near the community of Pays Plat. The two suspects; believed ...

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Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad

“Maybe we can talk all night, but that ain’t getting us nowhere”. I am not quite sure if singer Meatloaf wrote this song as a prophecy for your Hounds, but in any event it’s fitting.Fitting as the Hounds won two of three games during the most recent homestand. The Soo Greyhounds missed a prime opportunity though, to vault into a playoff ...

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Starbirth

  The stars we see on a clear night have been burning for millions or billions of years. But how did they come to be? Stars, like our sun, are created from vast interstellar clouds of gas and dust called a nebula. These stellar objects can measure more than a hundred light-years in length. Over time smaller clouds in the ...

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