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Happenings at Wawa First United – January 10

Jan 10, 2018 @ 15:34 The congregation welcomes everyone to Worship at First United Church.  Services are held on Sunday at 11:00 a.m. If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering machine at the Church 705-856-2926 CHURCH OFFICE HOURS – Thurs. 1 -3 p.m Roberta requests that an appointment be made, please call 705-856-2926 & ...

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SJD December Newsflash

Jan 10, 2018 @ 14:27   The halls of Sir James Dunn were busy for the month of December.  The Grade 8 Game Changers organized a few fun activities.  This group of dedicated students (under the direction of Mrs. McKenzie and Ms. Portis) first organized a winter door decorating contest.  All the classes participated and all the doors were unique ...

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Father Goose, Bill Lishman Dies

Jan 10, 2018 @ 11:53     On December 30, 2017, Father Goose, Bill Lishman, a talented sculpter, innovator, and flight instructor to Canada Geese and other migratory birds; died at his home on Dec. 30, just 10 days after he was diagnosed with leukemia. He was 78. Mr. Lishman leaves his wife, Paula, their three children, Aaron, Geordie and Carmen, three ...

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Wednesday Morning News – January 10

Jan 10, 2018 @ 08:32 Weather Today Cloudy. 40 percent chance of flurries early this morning. A few flurries and ice pellets beginning early this afternoon. Local snow and ice pellet amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind south 30 km/h gusting to 50. High zero. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight A few flurries and ice pellets changing to rain ...

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Planning to Travel late Wednesday?

If you have travel plans you may wish to keep an eye on the weather tomorrow. Environment Canada is warning of the potential for ‘significant’ snowfall Wednesday night into Thursday with gusty northeast winds creating local blowing snow. For Wawa is the concern that this may begin as rain or freezing rain before it turns to snow. “At this point, ...

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Men’s Curling Standings – January 9

Jan 9, 2018 @ 18:15 Team Rank Wins GP TERRIS, Tom 1 7 7 LESCHISHIN, Mark 2 5 6 MOORE, Bruce 3 4 8 McCOY, Joe 4 3 7 ECOLE ST. JOSEPH 4 3 8 HOFFMANN, Jim 4 3 8 DERESKI, Louis 7 2 7 YOUNG, Paul 7 2 7 GAMES SCHEDULE – January 15, 2018 Ice 1 Ice 2 ...

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Monday Morning News – January 8

Jan 8, 2018 @ 07:57 Weather: Today A few flurries ending this afternoon then cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Amount 2 cm. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this morning. Temperature steady near minus 3. Tonight Cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries this evening. Clearing before morning. Low minus 14. Roads 2018-01-08 – early ...

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Hwy 17 OPEN UPDATE

Jan 7, 2018 @ 19:56 At 7:55 OPP Communications tweeted   Jan 7, 2018 @ 19:33 Jan 7, 2018 @ 18:57 Jan 7, 2018 @ 15:33 The snow squall warning for Marathon to Schreiber has ended at 3:30. The snow squall warnings continue for Pukaskwa Park – Wawa, Agawa – Lake Superior Park Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana ...

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Snow Squalls from Schreiber to Searchmont today

Jan 7, 2018 @ 05:42 Temperatures have warmed up significantly, and the snow has begun to fall. The winds have also picked up and with the falling snow is creating snow squall conditions. At 5:17 a.m. Environment Canada issued a snow squall warning from Schreiber to Searchmont. Environment Canada warns that “under the snow squall bands, visibilities will be significantly ...

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It’s slowly warming up out there – EC Cancels Extreme Cold Warning

Jan 6, 2018 @ 14:35 At a quarter after 11 this morning, Environment Canada cancelled the Extreme Cold Warning for Wawa, White River, Marathon, Montreal River Harbour, Lake Superior Provincial Park, Hornepayne and Sault Ste. Marie. At 2:30 the Extreme Cold Warning was lifted for Chapleau, Kapuskasing, Hearst, Timmins, Cochrane, Greater Sudbury and Vicinity, Gogama, Kirkland Lake, New Liskeard, Temagami, ...

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Saturday Morning News – January 6

Weather – it is still cold outside 🙁   News Tidbits – Canada beat Sweden to win gold last night at the world junior hockey championship in Buffalo, N.Y.! Businesses along Pinewood Drive and residents of Michipicoten River Village, don’t forget that Algoma Power has scheduled a power outage today between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. for a ...

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Food Bank End of 2017 Community Thank You

Jan 6, 2018 @ 08:32 Wawa Community Food Bank volunteers wish to thank the many individuals, organizations, corporations and businesses in this remarkably generous town. We have been receiving donations from mid- November 2017 right into this first week of January 2018. All monetary contributions of any size are valued and each personal or food item is appreciated. Feed The ...

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The Run Away Gingerbread Man

Jan 6, 2018 @ 08:30 The Sir James Dunn Kindergarten class had a very busy and exciting week before the Christmas break.  On Monday morning they decided to bake some fresh gingerbread cookies after having read three different versions of the popular Gingerbread Man book.  In all three versions, someone opens the oven while the gingerbread man is baking and ...

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