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News from the Park – Clinics & Back to School

Most of us have by now taken down our Christmas trees, packed away the decorations and polished off any remaining Christmas baking left in the cookie tins. Hopefully, too, you have stored away a host of wonderful memories of time spent with family and friends. And now, it is up to all of us to fan the embers of warmth ...

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Mixed Curling Standings – January 11

Team Rank Wins G.P. TERRIS, Tom 1 6 7 LESCHISHIN, Mark 2 5 7 McCOY, Joe 2 5 7 BUCKELL, Chris 4 4 7 HALL, Dave 5 3 7 KLOCKARS, Anna-Lise 5 3 7 SPENCER, Diane 5 3 7 BOYD, Katherine 8 2 8 HOFFMANN, Jim 9 1 7 Schedule for Thursday – January 17, 2019 Ice 1 Ice 2 ...

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Monday Morning News – January 14

Weather – Periods of light snow. Risk of freezing drizzle this morning. Local amount 2 cm. Wind west 20 km/h becoming light early this morning. Temperature steady near minus 4. Wind chill near minus 10. Tonight – Clearing this evening. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 18. Wind chill minus 23 in the evening and minus 17 overnight. Light ...

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Wawa Minor Hockey Today

The Wawa Tidbits and Wawa Novice have games scheduled today at the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre. Wawa Timbits vs Chapleau Timbits 11-12 and at 1-2 Wawa Novice vs Chapleau Novice 12-1 and  2-3. Come out and enjoy the games.

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SE OPP – Festive Ride Statistics

The Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has conducted 190 hours of Festive RIDE “Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere” during this year’s annual campaign. The campaign started November 23, 2018 and ran through to January 2, 2019. During this year’s campaign, officers have issued: one impaired by alcohol charge one breath refusal charge one 7-day warn range suspension ...

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SE OPP – December Statistics

During the month of December 2018, the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to approximately 523 calls for service. Some of those calls included the following: 10 violence related incidents 11 property related occurrences seven drug related cases 18 motor vehicle collisions one impaired by alcohol incident one 7-day warn range suspension 140 “Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere” ...

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Friday Morning News – January 11

Weather – Mainly cloudy. 40 percent chance of light snow this afternoon. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 10. Wind chill minus 27 in the morning and minus 15 in the afternoon. Risk of frostbite. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Partly cloudy. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 24. Wind chill minus 18 in the evening and ...

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SADLER, Terrance ‘Terry’

On the snowy eve of Tuesday, January 8, 2019, Terry completed his journey here on earth doing what he loved most: singing. Creative, artistic, ingenious, hands-on, entrepreneur-minded, entertainer, visionary, volunteer. These are words that describe a man, father, grandpa, great-grandpa, brother, uncle, cousin, and friend who was truly loved and admired. Terry shared his many talents with those around him, ...

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SE OPP – Lock it or Lose it Even in your own driveway!

The Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to remind vehicle owners to lock their unattended vehicles at all times, even in your own driveways. It only takes a few seconds for a theft to occur. The “would-be” thieves are looking for easy items to steal such as: loose change, purses, wallets and electronic devices. Police recommend some ...

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Plan for Magical Total Lunar Eclipse – January 20th

  A total lunar eclipse is a magical event to witness and our next chance comes on the night of January 20/21 with all of North America having a ring side seat for the entire show. An eclipse is a result of the perfect lineup of the sun, earth and moon. This does not occur every month as our moon ...

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Thursday Morning News – January 10

Weather – Sunny. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 14. Wind chill minus 30 in the morning and minus 20 in the afternoon. Risk of frostbite. UV index 1 or low. Night – A few clouds. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 22. Wind chill minus 22 in the evening and minus 27 overnight. Risk of frostbite. News ...

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Between the Covers – January 7th

New Books – Our New Books on the 7-Day Shelf this week are “Of Blood and Bone” by Nora Roberts; “The Dream Daughter” by Diane Chamberlain; “Winter in Paradise” by Elin Hilderbrand and “The Crimes of Grindelwald”, the original screenplay by J.K. Rowling.  Also for our James Patterson fans we have new on the shelf “Juror #3” and “Target Alex ...

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107 Municipalities Including Wawa Receive Funds with Ontario’s Gas Tax Program

Jeff Yurek, Minister of Transportation announced Tuesday, January 8, 2019, that the Ontario government is helping 107 municipalities across the province expand or improve their public transit systems with Ontario’s gas tax program. “We are investing in public transit to make it a more convenient travel option and to attract more riders,” said Yurek. “More public transit will cut through gridlock ...

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Tuesday Night Mixed Bowling League Stats – January 8

Team Standings: First place is Black Thunder with 31 points Bowler of the week:  Wendy Leclair with 124 pins over average. TEAM LEADERS:  High Series: Mafia 3821 High Single: Incredi-bowls 1338 INDIVIDUAL LEADERS: Men’s Series Flat: Jake Casavant 733 Men’s Single Flat:Jake Casavant 301 Ladies Series Flat: Rachelle Godin 543 Ladies Single Flat: Lisa Miller 263 Men’s High Average: Jake ...

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Community Christmas 2018

Santa and Mrs. Claus came early this year, to join in the celebrations for Wawa’s 30th Annual Community Christmas Day event, escorted by Constable TJ Tremblay from the Ontario Provincial Police, held on Saturday Dec. 1st from 11: 00 am – 1:00 pm at the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre. The agency which first spearheaded Community Christmas was Algoma Child and ...

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