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Catch the Ace Week 8 Winner is announced!

Congratulations to Sylvia Penno, winner of Week 8 of the Foundation’s Catch the Ace Lottery! The Foundation is happy to announce that the progressive jackpot continues to grow; it sits at $3,615 as Week 9 begins.   Here are the final numbers for Week 8: Weekly Pot: $238 and the Progressive Pot: $3,615 Winner: Sylvia Penno, and her envelope #43 ...

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Morning Road Conditions – November 5

Wawa-news gets the following road condition information from Ontario511 – Please verify road conditions and closures as this information will change as reports are made and as weather changes in between road reports. Always be prepared for sudden road closures due to collisions or poor weather driving conditions when you are travelling. Ensure that you are prepared for lengthy road ...

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Morning News – November 5

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. High 11. UV index 2 or low.Tonight – Partly cloudy. Fog patches developing this evening. Low plus 1.   Status of COVID-19 cases in the Algoma District (from Algoma Public Health) Tested (1)  Confirmed cases Active cases Resolved cases (2) Deceased 55,522 47 4 43 0 Updated: November 4, 7:30 p.m. (1) That ...

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Importance Notice to all ADSB Families – Transition Day is Monday, November 16

  Since September, we have received ongoing requests from families for changes to their child’s mode of learning. Accommodating such requests has caused and would continue to cause multiple changes such as change of teacher, change of classmates/cohort and change of classroom. As the Ministry asked School Boards to have a mid-term transition, we are planning a transition mid-November which, ...

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New confirmed case of COVID-19 reported by APH – #47

Algoma Public Health is reporting a new case of COVID-19 in the Algoma district. Through contact tracing, Algoma Public Health notifies all close contacts directly. If you are not contacted by Algoma Public Health, you are not considered a close contact.   Details of the confirmed case:   Case Number Exposure Category Status Tested Case #47 International travel Self-isolating November ...

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Between the Covers – November 4

This week’s New Books are “Choppy Water” by Stuart Woods, “A Private Cathedral” by James Lee Burke, “The Silent Wife” by Karin Slaughter and “A Forgotten Murder” by Jude Deveraux. The New Movies cataloged this week are “2 Brothers and a Bride”, “The Thomas Crown Affair”, “Birds of Prey and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn” and “Midsommar”! We ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – 23rd Sunday after Pentecost

Although we cannot meet for Worship together you may like to read the Scriptures for 08 November 2020. Joshua 24: 1-3a, 14-25         Joshua challenges the people to choose God. Psalm 78: 1-7                          We will teach the next generation. 1 Thessalonians 4: 13-18     God will raise the dead. Matthew 25: 1-13                 Parable of the 10 bridesmaids and the lamps. To Ponder:    ...

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Morning Road Conditions – November 4

Wawa-news gets the following road condition information from Ontario511 – Please verify road conditions and closures as this information will change as reports are made and as weather changes in between road reports. Always be prepared for sudden road closures due to collisions or poor weather driving conditions when you are travelling. Ensure that you are prepared for lengthy road ...

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PERKINS, Jean Sneddon (nee Baillie)

Jean passed peacefully with family by her side at Peninsula Manor in Marathon, ON. Jean came to Wawa in 1950 from Scotland and met her life partner Eric and enjoy 56 years of marriage before he passed in 2008. They raised their family in Wawa before moving to Peterborough in retirement. They enjoyed golf, cards, winters in Florida and travelling. ...

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Morning News – November 4

Weather Sunny. High 11. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Clear. Low plus 2. There is a Fog Advisory for Marathon – Schreiber – Nipigon – Rossport. Environment Canada warns that near zero visibility in fog is expected or occurring. Of more concer is that black ice may develop on surfaces due to sub-zero temperatures. Take extra care when ...

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Ontario Releases COVID-19 Response Framework to Help Keep the Province Safe and Open

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In consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and other health experts, the Ontario government has developed the Keeping Ontario Safe and Open Framework. It ensures that public health measures are targeted, incremental and responsive to help limit the spread of COVID-19, while keeping schools and businesses open, maintaining health system capacity and protecting vulnerable people, including those in long-term care. ...

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NICHOLAS, Albert Eugene

April 3, 1921 – November 2, 2020 It is with extreme sadness that we had to say good-bye to Albert “Nick” Nicholas. Wawa’s last WWII Veteran, also known as “Mr. Smiley”. Albert left this world to finally be back in the arms of his loving wife and soulmate Audrey Penno who passed in August of 2016. Albert was 99 ½ ...

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Morning Road Conditions – November 3

Wawa-news gets the following road condition information from Ontario511 – Please verify road conditions and closures as this information will change as reports are made and as weather changes in between road reports. Always be prepared for sudden road closures due to collisions or poor weather driving conditions when you are travelling. Ensure that you are prepared for lengthy road ...

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ROBERTSON, Larry Clifton

Passed away at Parkview Meadows/Gardenview LTC, Townsend on Thursday, October 29th, 2020 in his 84th year. Predeceased by his partner Carol Pennings (December 2019). Dear brother and brother-in-law of Gerald and Betty, Terry and Ada, and Terry. Predeceased by his parents George and Dorothy, brother Clarence and his wife Ellen, Grant and sister Isabel Havens and her husband Fred. Larry ...

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Morning News – November 3

Weather – Cloudy. 40 percent chance of flurries this morning and early this afternoon. Wind becoming south 20 km/h early this afternoon. High plus 4. Wind chill minus 8 this morning. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Mainly cloudy. Fog patches developing near midnight. Low minus 1. Status of cases in Algoma Tested (1)  Confirmed cases Active cases Resolved ...

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