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INOUYE, Donald

Aug 18, 2017 @ 08:15 Passed away at the Lady Dunn Health Centre peacefully in the arms of his loving wife on Tuesday August 15, 2017 at the age of 96 years. Beloved husband of Irja for 70 years. Loving father of Bob (Pat). Proud grandfather of Bobby (Linda) and Don (Jodi). Great grandfather of Owen, Austin, Ethan, Benjamin, Taylor ...

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Friday Morning News – August 18

Aug 18, 2017 @ 07:49 Weather – Showers with risk of a thunderstorm. Wind becoming north 20 km/h this morning. High 17. UV index 3 or moderate. Marine – Strong wind warning in effect. Wind east 15 knots diminishing to variable 10 early this morning then increasing to northwest 15 late this morning. Wind increasing to northwest 20 near noon then diminishing ...

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More Green Time and Less Screen Time

  As a family physician, I’m often asked by parents: “How much screen time is too much screen time? Well parents, this summer I want you to think about upping your child’s “green-time” and dropping their “screen-time.” In fact, if they are younger than 2 years of age, the Canadian Paediatric Society does not recommend any screen time at all. If ...

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Stuivenberg, Dorothy

Dorothy died peacefully with her family by her side at Dearness Long Term Care Home, London ON, on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at the age of 91. Dorothy was born in Ferwerd, Holland, and was the daughter of the late Hendrik and Trijntje (Stelpstra) Dijkstra. She was a longtime resident of Chatham and an active longtime member of First Christian ...

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35th Annual Wawa Salmon Derby is This Weekend!

It’s raining! Well, it’s the Salmon Derby Weekend and the are forecasting rainy weather until tomorrow morning. Then it should be a mix of sun and cloud for Saturday, and Sunday – looking pretty good. If you have a boat and a buddy – get your entry in. The largest Salmon could bring you not only a lot of fish, ...

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Rain – Heavy at Times Expected

Aug 17, 2017 @ 09:01 Special weather statement in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Rain at times heavy will begin this morning and continue into Friday morning. Rainfall amounts of 25 to 40 mm are expected from this event. Thunderstorms are also possible, and any location which receives multiple thunderstorms may receive higher rainfall amounts. ...

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New tips received to help Identify in 3D Facial Reconstruction

On July 26, 2017, several photos and video of a three-dimensional clay facial reconstruction created by the OPP Forensic Artist were released to the media and on a number of social media platforms. To date, the OPP missing persons’ hotline has received 36 fresh tips from the public. The total number of impressions or times the content was displayed on Facebook, Twitter and ...

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Ladies Night Golf – August 16

Number of players – 72 1st in 1st  Flight – Toni Rutland, Guylaine Domich, spare – 38 2nd in 1st Flight – Marcie DeLaFranier, Tammy Valliere, Carole Moisan – 39 3rd in 1st Flight – Evra Levesque, Chantal Turcotte, Josee Legault – 41 1st in 2nd Flight – Lise Noel, Margaret Davidson, Gerry Rose – 41 2nd in 2nd Flight – ...

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Thursday Morning News – August 17

Aug 17, 2017 @ 07:58 Weather – Cloudy. Rain beginning this morning. Risk of thunderstorms this afternoon. Amount 15 to 25 mm. Wind becoming southeast 30 km/h gusting to 50 near noon. High 19. Marine – Strong wind warning in effect.Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 early this morning then backing to east 25 near noon. Wind veering to southeast ...

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6th Annual Northern Nationals

    The Wawa Municipal Airport was for the sixth time, the scene of the Northern Nationals. The pouring rain on Thursday cancelled the parade, and had everyone worried about racing. Despite the dark skies Friday morning and brief showers, the racing was a go and continued without stop all weekend.   This was billed as the richest Super Pro ...

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What Happened at Council – August 8

At last week’s Council Meeting of August 8, A presentation was heard from Ms. Dalyce Rutland who was asking for a refund on a parking ticket that she had received last winter. She recounted the story of going outside to bring her vehicle into her driveway. Unfortunately, there was a timber wolf in her driveway so she remained inside her ...

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Between the Covers – August 16

Aug 16, 2017 @ 08:23  New books – New on the seven day fiction shelf this week: “Before We Were Yours” by Lisa Wingate, “House of Spies” by Daniel Silva, “Secrets of the Tulip Sisters” by Susan Mallery, and “Paradise Valley” by C.J. Box.   New children’s books this week are: “A Family is a Family is a Family” and “Go ...

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Happenings at First United Church – August 16

Aug 16, 2017 @ 08:17 The Congregation welcomes everyone to worship at First United Church. Services are held on Sundays at 11 a.m. If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering machine at the Church 705 – 856 – 2926. We extend a warm welcome to the Congregation of St. Paul’s who are joining us for Morning ...

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News from the Park – August 16

Aug 16, 2017 @ 08:15 Even though the Legislature is not currently sitting in Queen’s Park, I am proud to say that my NDP colleagues and I continue to work hard for all Ontarians. Just a quick look at the headlines will show you that summer recess is not all about festivals, fairs and other events. Those are just a ...

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