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Continued Vandalism at Lion’s Beach Forces Dock Removal

  On August 6th, the Municipality had to close the bathrooms at Lion’s Beach due to vandalism. At that time, Alex Patterson, Directer of Community Services and Tourism explained that several items within the facility had been broken, causing unsanitary / unsafe conditions forcing the closure. Today, due to constant vandalism over the past month, the Lions Beach dock was ...

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SAH Foundation adds More Prizes to Popular 50/50 Online Draw for September!

SAH’s popular 50/50 draw has a new feature. This month, September features $1,000 Thursdays! Early purchasers will be eligible to win that week’s $1,000 gift package ($500 cash and two $250 gift cards to local businesses), and the following. So if you purchase tickets today, September 1st you will be eligible for all four early birds, as well as the monthly grand prize! ...

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Morning News – September 1

Weather – Mainly sunny. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h near noon. High 19. UV index 7 or high. Tonight – Increasing cloudiness. 70 percent chance of showers before morning. Wind south 20 km/h. Low 13.   Statistics from Algoma Public Health Tested (1) 25,387 Positive 28 Negative 24,872 Deceased 0 Resolved (2) 27   Updated: August ...

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Call 911 If You Suspect an Overdose – You Could Help Save a Life

  The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) joins individuals and organizations worldwide to mark International Overdose Awareness Day, held each year on August 31. Observers of an overdose may hesitate to call 911 in fear of police involvement. To encourage people to seek life-saving assistance, the OPP is reminding citizens of the Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Act (GSDOA). In 2019, the ...

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Men’s Night Golf – August 27

96 Players 1st FLIGHT: Anders Dereski, Kyle Wood, Michel Lavern – 5 under par 31 2nd FLIGHT: Noah Asselin, Anders Morden, Jason Rouleau – 3 under par 33 3rd FLIGHT: Jarett Asselin, Trrelle Spooner, Spencer Hall – 2 under par 34 4th FLIGHT: Butch Terris, Tom Terris, Luke Morden – 1 under par 35 5th FLIGHT: Claude Sampson, Mark Szekely, Gilles Cyr – 1 over ...

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SE OPP White River – Arrest made after Domestic Dispute

On August 24, 2020, at approximately 4:30 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a domestic dispute on Elgin Street in White River. As a result of the investigation, a 38-year-old person, from White River, was arrested and charged with the following: Uttering Threats – Damage Property, contrary to section 264.1(1)(b) of ...

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SE OPP White River – Arrest made after Traffic Complaint on Highway 17

On August 30, 2020, at approximately 3:45 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a traffic complaint on Highway 17 near White River. Officers located the vehicle on Highway 17 north of White River and initiated a traffic stop. The investigation revealed quantities of suspected hydromorphone, alprazolam and other unidentified pills. As a ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Arrest made after Theft of Gas

On August 30, 2020, at approximately 6:00 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a theft of gas on Pinewood Drive in Wawa. Officers located the vehicle in White River about one hour later. As a result of the investigation, Moeed HABIB, 26 years-of-age, from Hamilton, was arrested and charged with the following: ...

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SE OPP – Arrest made after vehicle stopped for speeding

On August 29, 2020, at approximately 5:00 p.m., a member of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Northwest Region Emergency Response Team (ERT) was travelling on Highway 17 and observed a motor vehicle operating at a high rate of speed near White River. A traffic stop was initiated and the investigation revealed that the two parties in the vehicle were not ...

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News from the Park – Certaines leçons prennent toute une vie à apprendre

Il y a tellement de façons d’apprendre et d’enseigner certaines des leçons les plus importantes de la vie. Il ne fait aucun doute dans mon esprit que le moyen le plus efficace est l’expérience personnelle. Cela ne veut pas dire, cependant, qu’un tel apprentissage est toujours agréable ou rapide. Certaines leçons prennent toute une vie à apprendre. Outre l’expérience personnelle, ...

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News from the Park – Some Lessons take a Lifetime to learn

There are so many ways to learn and to teach some of life’s most important lessons.  There is absolutely no doubt in my mind that the most effective of these is personal experience.  This is not to say, however, that such learning is always pleasant or quick.  Some lessons take a lifetime to learn. Aside from personal experience, one of ...

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Morning News Tidbits – August 31

Weather – Increasing cloudiness. A few showers beginning this morning. Risk of a thunderstorm this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind becoming south 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning. High 20. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight – A few showers ending this evening then partly cloudy. Fog patches developing overnight. Wind west 20 km/h gusting to 40 ...

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Happy 87th Birthday Jack!

Happy 87th Birthday Dad After all last year’s challenges you still got your hands in your beloved dirt and planted your garden, and getting in your daily round of golf. One Tough Cowboy *jls 💜  

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