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East Algoma OPP – Snow Tires Help

The East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) want to ensure drivers stay safe during the upcoming snowy season while traveling on the roads. A key part of road safety is making sure your vehicle has proper road surface traction in the winter.   All-season tires don’t work the same on snow, ice or cold pavement. The stopping distance of a car with ...

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SE OPP Chapleau – Multiple break and enters in Chapleau

Over the past week, members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have responded to several break and enter occurrences in Chapleau, Ontario. On October 27, 2019, police located a stolen vehicle in the ditch on Highway 101 approximately 60 km east of Chapleau, Ontario. Police located several items that had been reported stolen as a result ...

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Tuesday Morning News – October 29

Weather – Periods of snow ending this morning then a mix of sun and cloud. High plus 3. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Mainly cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 2. Wind chill minus 6 overnight. News Tidbits – The Wawa Goose Senior’s Club is making their turkey pies again. ...

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From the Branch – October 30

Soon it will be Halloween, and November and the Poppy Campaign is in full swing but we have still dome openings for distributing poppies at any of your favourite locations. Just contact Comrade Larry. At our last Legion Meeting we had a young lady Anika Jozin who talked about theSilver medal she earned at the provincial track and field meets and ...

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PERRIER, Jeanne D’Arc

Passed peacefully with family by her side Thursday evening, October 24th2019 at 89 years of age.  Beloved wife of Angello (Tibi) for 63 years.  Loving mom to Michel (Chantale), late Claude, Louise and Guy (Suzanne).  Caring grandmother of Eric, Rock (Sonia), Vicky (Marc), Tony (Brigitte) and Lina (Ryan).  Great grandmother to Jérémy, Jade, Ray-Ann, Mélody, Jordan and Théodore.  Daughter of ...

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PERRIER, Jeanne D’Arc

Décédée paisiblement avec sa famille à ses côtés jeudi soir le 24 octobre, 2019 à l’âge de 89 ans.  Épouse dévouée de Angello (Tibi) pendant 63 ans.  Elle laisse dans le deuil ses précieux enfants Michel (Chantale), feu Claude, Louise et Guy (Suzanne).  Fière grand-maman adorée de Eric, Rock (Sonia), Vicky (Marc), Tony (Brigitte) et Lina (Ryan).  Arrière grand-maman de ...

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In Memory – Rodger F. White

In Memory Of Our Grandpa Rodger. F. White  October 28th, 2008 We wished RIP meant Return If Possible Miss you Grandpa  Love Taylor, Dustan, Kyle, Amber, Rachel, Jordan,Jesse xoxoxo

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In Memory – Rodger F. White

In Memory Of Our Dad Rodger. F. White  October 28th, 2008 Always on our mind Forever in our Hearts Your Presence we miss Your memory we treasure Loving you ALWAYS Forgetting you NEVER Love you Dad Tracey (Robert), Tammy (Jamie), Shelley (Marc), Paul, Clayton xoxoxox

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In Memory – Rodger F. White

In Loving Memory Of My Husband Rodger. F. White  – October 28th, 2008 Time Passes… Never A Thought Away… Memories Stay… Loved and Remembered Every Day… Miss and Love you Everyday Judy xoxox

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Rock Island Lodge Presents – Leo Lepiano

Rock Island Lodge is winding down its concert season for 2019 – but tonight they are featuring Wawa resident Leo Lepiano. Leo will be playing a free concert tonight, although attendees are asked to bring a food item for the Wawa Community Food bank. Concert hosts explain, “Leo lives in Wawa and sings to the trees and unsuspecting wedding guests. ...

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Monday Morning News – October 28

Weather – A few showers ending this morning then mainly cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h near noon. High plus 5. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Cloudy with 40 percent chance of rain showers or flurries this evening and after midnight. Periods of snow beginning after midnight. Local snowfall amount 2 cm. ...

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Sunday Morning News – October 27

Weather – Mainly cloudy. Periods of rain beginning early this morning and ending near noon. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h this afternoon. High 8. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Mainly cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers late this evening and overnight. Wind west 20 km/h becoming light near midnight. Low plus 3. News Tidbits – Ducks Unlimited was ...

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Saturday Morning News – October 26

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. Becoming sunny this morning. Wind becoming south 30 km/h gusting to 50 this morning. High 9. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – A few clouds. Increasing cloudiness after midnight. Wind south 20 km/h becoming light before morning. Low plus 3. News Tidbits – Joanie at ‘Fort Friendship’ is holding a tailgate ...

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In Memory – Anna Haidarenko

In loving memory of a dear mother, grandmother and great-grandmother (Baba) who passed away October 25, 2005. Loving and kind in all her ways, Upright and just to the end of her days; Sincere and true, in her heart and mind, Beautiful memories, she left behind. Love:   Lynn and Tina Julie, Kaitlin and Cassandra Dave, Tracy, Alley and Matthew ...

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SE OPP Hornepayne – CDSA Warrant seizes $130,000 of cash, suspected drugs and firearms

On October 24, 2019 at approximately 11:18 a.m., members of the North East Region Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU), executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) search warrant at a residence on Cedar Avenue in Hornepayne, Ontario. The search resulted in police locating and seizing quantities of cash, suspected drugs and firearms. Approximately 10,000 suspected ...

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