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Happenings at Wawa First United – November 30

On Sunday we had our service with Marathon United Church, the message was given by Rev. Richard  Bott from Burlington, Ont. “It is the beginning of Advent, a time of waiting and preparation for the coming of the Christ Child.  It is a time to think about what it means to be a disciple of Jesus in this day and ...

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Thursday Morning News – November 30

Weather: Today – Flurries ending this morning then cloudy with 40% chance of flurries. Local amount 2 cm. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light early this morning. Temperature steady near zero. Wind chill -6 this afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Cloudy. Becoming partly cloudy this evening. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low -12. Wind ...

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East Algoma OPP make arrest after well-being check on children

The East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested two people in relation to an assist call to check on the well-being of children at a residence in Blind River.   On November 10, 2023, shortly after 2:00 p.m., police assisted another government agency with a wellness check. While at the residence, police observed an unsecure rifle leaning against ...

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Curling Training 2023

  This past weekend the Curling Club was busy.  Rob MacLeod and Yvan Besner, Curling Instructors from Sault Ste. Marie were in Wawa to show local “curlers” the various skills and strategies found in curling.  Everyone got the chance to participate in an informal practice game at the end of the sessions. BIG THANKS to Rob and Yvan. On Friday ...

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Men’s Curling Standings – November 28

Team Rank Wins GP TERRIS, Tom 1 4 4 LESCHISHIN, Mark 2 3 4 McCOY, Joe 2 3 4 FAHRER, Tom 4 2 4 HALE, Ron 4 2 4 MITRIKAS, Eric 4 2 4 REID, Michael 7 0 4 TERRIS, Spencer 7 0 4 Game Schedule for Monday, December 4th Ice 1 Ice 2 Ice 3 Ice 4 T.TERRIS LESCHISHIN ...

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Wednesday Morning News – November 29

Weather:  Flurries. Local amount 5 cm. Wind southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming light in the morning. High zero. Wind chill -10 in the morning. Night – Periods of snow. Amount 5 cm. Wind up to 15 km/h. Temperature steady near zero. Wind chill -5 in the evening. News Tidbits: Feed Ontario (a network of 1,200 food banks and ...

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Winter Weather Travel Advisory (LSPP – Searchmont)

2:06 AM EST Wednesday 29 November 2023 Weather Advisory in effect for: Agawa – Lake Superior Park Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Winter weather travel advisory in effect beginning early this morning. Hazards: Local snowfall accumulations of 5 to 10 cm. Very poor visibility at times in bursts of heavy snow and blowing snow. Timing: Early this ...

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OPP alerted to new Robinson-Huron Treaty related fraud

The Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has received an alert from the Robinson Huron Treaty Litigation Fund (RHTLF) about a new fraud targeting its members. RHTLF reports that beneficiaries have been receiving letters with Government of Canada, Province of Ontario, and RHTLF logos. The letters are requesting personal and banking information to confirm the individual’s eligibility for ...

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SE OPP Chapleau – charges laid at Festive RIDE check

A Festive RIDE check in Chapleau has led to multiple charges for several individuals. On November 21, 2023, shortly after 2:00 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting a Festive RIDE on Highway 101 at Esher Healey Road, approximately 30 km west of Chapleau. Multiple vehicles were stopped and checked, with two ...

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Join the Movement – Giving Tuesday 2023

It’s a simple idea: a movement that encourages people to do good. There are so many different ways to express generosity on GivingTuesday and every day! Give time, make someone smile, help a neighbour, or make a donation. Everyone has something to give and every act of generosity counts. GivingTuesday began in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that ...

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École St-Joseph volleyball squad shines in volleyball tournament

Members of the École St-Joseph team: Back row, from left: Mr. Philippe Lacroix, Arielle Lajoie, Nickless Désormeaux, Kael Dechamplain, Joshua Lajoie, Cohen Blanchette, Alia Lévesque and Brooke Tremblay. Front row: Olivia Bonnieul, Blake Bélanger, Maude Bouchard, Clara Sigouin, and Mme Chanelle-Lise Charron.   The co-ed team from École St-Joseph (Dubreuilville) traveled to École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) on November 21 to compete ...

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Les Ours de l’école St-Joseph brillent au ballon-volant

L’équipe des Ours de l’école St-Joseph : Rangée arrière, de la gauche : M. Philippe Lacroix, Arielle Lajoie, Nickless Désormeaux, Kael Dechamplain, Joshua Lajoie, Cohen Blanchette, Alia Lévesque et Brooke Tremblay.  En avant : Olivia Bonnieul, Blake Bélanger, Maude Bouchard, Clara Sigouin, et Mme Chanelle-Lise Charron.   L’équipe mixte de l’école St-Joseph (Dubreuilville) s’est déplacé à l’école Saint-Joseph (Wawa) le 21 ...

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Tuesday Morning News – November 28

Weather: Today – Mainly cloudy with 30% chance of flurries this morning. A few flurries beginning early this afternoon. Local amount 2 cm. Wind becoming west 20 km/h near noon. High -5. Wind chill -16 this morning and -10 this afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Snow. Amount 5 cm. Wind becoming southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 ...

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East Algoma OPP – Arrest made after Theft with weapon

On November 25, 2023, the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) executed an arrest warrant at a Centre Street apartment in Blind River. Another person was arrested in relation to a robbery at a gas station convenience store on Highway 108 in Elliot Lake. Gavin BELSITO-NOLAN, 31-years-old from Blind River was charged with: Robbery with weapon Disguise with intent The accused ...

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