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#CrossoverInsider : New DVD/Blu-Ray Releases, Gaming & SWAG

#CrossoverInsider : New DVD/Blu-Ray Releases, Gaming & SWAG

WEEKLY INSIDER REVIEW In 2003, the Burpo family of small town Tennessee were faced with the horrible task of watching their 4 year old get whisked away for emergency surgery. They were told that there was a chance that he may not make it. His appendix had been ruptured for several days. Miraculously, 4 year

St. Martin School 2014 Graduation

St. Martin School 2014 Graduation

TERRACE BAY, ON – Thursday, June 26th the students from St. Martin School celebrated their graduation from Elementary School with a beautiful mass, awards celebration, dinner and dance in “New York, New York”. Tatum Fournier and Olivia Szczepaniak gave a wonderful valedictory address that was a genuine tribute to their time together as a group

MARATHON RESIDENT CHARGED FOR IMPAIRED DRIVING IN SCHREIBER

MARATHON RESIDENT CHARGED FOR IMPAIRED DRIVING IN SCHREIBER

SCHREIBER, ON – July 19, 2014 at approximately 11:50 p.m. in the Town of Schreiber, members of the Schreiber Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop on Langworthy Street, Schreiber.  Upon speaking to the driver of a pick-up truck, officers found that the driver had been drinking.  After failing the road side

Summer Science Camps: Manitouwadge & Wawa

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Prestations d’invalidité du RPC deviennent ponction fiscale?

Prestations d’invalidité du RPC deviennent ponction fiscale?

Tous les demandeurs qui se sont vu refuser des prestations d’invalidité fédérales se trouvent dans une situation difficile étant donné que les nouvelles règles leur interdisent désormais de présenter un appel en personne. Auparavant, il était possible de rencontrer en tête‑à‑tête un arbitre, mais les demandeurs n’auront plus droit à ce mode d’appel [Read more]

First Nations

PIC RIVER ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR HYDROELECTRIC PROJECT IN PUKASKWA NATIONAL PARK

PIC RIVER ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR HYDROELECTRIC PROJECT IN PUKASKWA NATIONAL PARK
PIC RIVER FIRST NATION, ON - The Ojibway of the Pic River First Nation announced July 16, they expect full support from Pukaskwa National Park in regards to their submission of a proposal to the federal government for a 25-30 MW generating station at Chigamiwinigum Falls.   “We believe that projects like the Chigamiwinigum Falls [Read more]

Superior-Greenstone Submits Balanced Budget to Ministry of Education

Superior-Greenstone Submits Balanced Budget to Ministry of Education
MARATHON, ON – Without knowing the outcome of the provincial election budget deliberations were made a little more difficult for the Superior-Greenstone District School Board but at its regular board meeting held June 23rd trustees approved a $37-million operating budget for 2014-2015. The budget was developed with a focus on the board’s strategic priorities of [Read more]

Dorion/Nipigon/Red Rock Twp

NIPIGON MALE CHARGED FOR MULTIPLE WEAPONS OFFENCES

NIPIGON MALE CHARGED FOR MULTIPLE WEAPONS OFFENCES

NIPIGON, ON – Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Nipigon Detachment have charged one individual following a weapons investigation that occurred yesterday in Nipigon, Ontario.  On Monday, July 14, 2014 shortly after 6:00pm, OPP received a report of a break and enter that occurred at a residence in Nipigon where the complainant reported that a [Read more]

Manitouwadge/Marathon

#CrossoverInsider : New DVD/Blu-Ray Releases, Gaming & SWAG

#CrossoverInsider : New DVD/Blu-Ray Releases, Gaming & SWAG

WEEKLY INSIDER REVIEW In 2003, the Burpo family of small town Tennessee were faced with the horrible task of watching their 4 year old get whisked away for emergency surgery. They were told that there was a chance that he may not make it. His appendix had been ruptured for several days. Miraculously, 4 year [Read more]

MARATHON RESIDENT CHARGED FOR IMPAIRED DRIVING IN SCHREIBER

MARATHON RESIDENT CHARGED FOR IMPAIRED DRIVING IN SCHREIBER

SCHREIBER, ON – July 19, 2014 at approximately 11:50 p.m. in the Town of Schreiber, members of the Schreiber Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop on Langworthy Street, Schreiber.  Upon speaking to the driver of a pick-up truck, officers found that the driver had been drinking.  After failing the road side [Read more]

Summer Science Camps in Manitouwadge & Wawa

Summer Science Camps in Manitouwadge & Wawa

  NORTHWESTERN, ON – Science North offered summer Science Camps in 28 Northern Ontario communities this summer including Manitouwadge and Wawa. Science North’s exciting, week-long, science day camps are for children ages four to thirteen. Science North’s Summer Science Camp programs have been a highlight of many Northern [Read more]

Camp d’été scientifique à Manitouwadge et Wawa

Camp d’été scientifique à Manitouwadge et Wawa

MANITOUWADGE, ON – Des camps d’été scientifiques de Science Nord, durant une semaine et convenant aux enfants de quatre à treize ans, prennent place cette été dans 28 localités du Nord de l’Ontario incluant Manitouwadge, la semaine dernière, et Wawa cette semaine.  Les camps offrérent aux participants une expérience [Read more]

#CrossoverInsider – New DVD/Blu-Ray Releases in Marathon & Manitouwadge

#CrossoverInsider – New DVD/Blu-Ray Releases in Marathon & Manitouwadge

WEEKLY REVIEW Everyone loves talking animals! Especially animated talking animals! In 2011, the minds behind Ice Age teamed up to create Rio, featuring a wide array of colorful characters including birds, monkeys and a bulldog! Fans embraced this new crew of animated creatures as they flocked to theatres resulting in a robust final ticket tally [Read more]

ATV CRASH INJURES MALE IN MARATHON

ATV CRASH INJURES MALE IN MARATHON

MARATHON, ON – Thursday June 26, 2014 approximately 07:50pm, officers from the Marathon detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a call regarding a Motor Vehicle Collision (MVC) involving an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) and a motor vehicle. Superior North EMS and Marathon Fire Department attended as well. Two ATVs were [Read more]

“Is CPP disability turning into a tax grab?” MP Carol Hughes

“Is CPP disability turning into a tax grab?” MP Carol Hughes

People who had been denied federal disability benefits were thrown a curve ball as new rules have stripped them of their right to have an appeal in person.   Where in the past individuals were able to meet face to face with an adjudicator, they will no longer be legally entitled to this method of final [Read more]

Greenstone

DRIVER CHARGED: OVER LEGAL LIMIT OF ALCOHOL IN MVC CAUSING MAJOR INJURY

DRIVER CHARGED: OVER LEGAL LIMIT OF ALCOHOL IN MVC CAUSING MAJOR INJURY

GREENSTONE, ON – Tuesday July 1st, 2014 at 1:00 am officers from the Greenstone Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were notified of a motor vehicle collision that had occurred in the Greenstone area. The passenger of the vehicle Jordan MOSER a 22 year old male from Uxbridge, Ontario sustained major injury as a result [Read more]

THE MOUNTAINS OF MANITOUWADGE

THE MOUNTAINS OF MANITOUWADGE

By Edgar J. Lavoie (CLICK HERE to visit blog) “I love it when a plan comes together.” Remember that line from Mission: Impossible? The TV action series ran from 1966 to 1973, and the character Jim Phelps usually closed each episode by uttering that line. Things came together for me and my siblings last week. We [Read more]

Superior-Greenstone Submits Balanced Budget to Ministry of Education

Superior-Greenstone Submits Balanced Budget to Ministry of Education

MARATHON, ON – Without knowing the outcome of the provincial election budget deliberations were made a little more difficult for the Superior-Greenstone District School Board but at its regular board meeting held June 23rd trustees approved a $37-million operating budget for 2014-2015. The budget was developed with a focus on the board’s strategic priorities of [Read more]

COMMUNITY-WIDE BOIL WATER ADVISORY

COMMUNITY-WIDE BOIL WATER ADVISORY

GREENSTONE, ON - The Municipality of Greenstone is advising residents of a BOIL WATER ADVISORY for the community of GERALDTON - noting that:   “Residents are advised that a boil water advisory is currently in effect (dated June 28th on their website), due to a system-wide loss of pressure to the water distribution system.  Residents are advised to [Read more]

Director of Education David Tamblyn : SGDSB 2013-14 School Year Highlights

NORTHWESTERN, ON – Superior-Greenstone District School Board covers an impressive geographical area of 45,100 km2  where students who live in communities from Manitouwadge to Dorion on the Northshore and throughout the Municipality of Greenstone are educated in the boards 17 elementary and/or secondary schools .  Director of Education David Tamblyn frankly [Read more]

EDUCATION/School News

St. Martin School 2014 Graduation

St. Martin School 2014 Graduation

TERRACE BAY, ON – Thursday, June 26th the students from St. Martin School celebrated their graduation from Elementary School with a beautiful mass, awards celebration, dinner and dance in “New York, New York”. Tatum Fournier and Olivia Szczepaniak gave a wonderful valedictory address that was a genuine tribute to [Read more]

Summer Science Camps in Manitouwadge & Wawa

Summer Science Camps in Manitouwadge & Wawa

  NORTHWESTERN, ON – Science North offered summer Science Camps in 28 Northern Ontario communities this summer including Manitouwadge and Wawa. Science North’s exciting, week-long, science day camps are for children ages four to thirteen. Science North’s Summer Science Camp programs have been a [Read more]

Camp d’été scientifique à Manitouwadge et Wawa

Camp d’été scientifique à Manitouwadge et Wawa

MANITOUWADGE, ON – Des camps d’été scientifiques de Science Nord, durant une semaine et convenant aux enfants de quatre à treize ans, prennent place cette été dans 28 localités du Nord de l’Ontario incluant Manitouwadge, la semaine dernière, et Wawa cette semaine.  Les camps offrérent aux [Read more]

OLOL Class of 2014

OLOL Class of 2014

MANITOUWADGE, ON – Another school year has wrapped up and a new group of students will be beginning their secondary school studies at Manitouwadge High School in the fall.  An important part of Our Lady of Lourdes School celebrating their Grade 8 graduates is the mass and awards presentation.   Amy Bodak was the [Read more]

MPS Students Participate in Nationwide Effort

MPS Students Participate in Nationwide Effort

  MANITOUWADGE, ON – June 20th, the Manitouwadge Public School Student Council took part in the Great Canadian Shoreline Clean-up, and cleaned up around the Lions’ Beach area.  In an hour these environmentally conscientious girls picked up  over 5 kg of garbage!!  Among the interesting finds were a [Read more]

Law Enforcement

MARATHON RESIDENT CHARGED FOR IMPAIRED DRIVING IN SCHREIBER

MARATHON RESIDENT CHARGED FOR IMPAIRED DRIVING IN SCHREIBER

SCHREIBER, ON – July 19, 2014 at approximately 11:50 p.m. in the Town of Schreiber, members of the Schreiber Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop on Langworthy Street, Schreiber.  Upon speaking to the driver of a pick-up truck, officers found that the driver had been drinking.  After failing the road side [Read more]

OPP INVESTIGATE MISCHIEF AND THEFT FROM WAWA SCRAPYARD

WAWA, ON – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Wawa Detachment is currently investigating a complaint of mischief received on July 08, 2014.  During the week of July 01 to 07, 2014 unknown persons attended the local scrapyard located on Tremblay Road and smashed multiple car windows. During the incident a new motor vehicle [Read more]

SSM CRIME STOPPERS : CRIME OF THE WEEK (Wawa Robbery) Incl.Video

SSM CRIME STOPPERS : CRIME OF THE WEEK (Wawa Robbery) Incl.Video

Crime Stoppers and the Superior East Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) need your help to solve a robbery. Sunday, June 22nd at approximately 2:15 am OPP responded to a robbery at the intersection of Magpie Road and Boyer Street in Wawa, Ontario. A young teenage male was walking home alone when he was confronted and thrown to the [Read more]

NIPIGON MALE CHARGED FOR MULTIPLE WEAPONS OFFENCES

NIPIGON MALE CHARGED FOR MULTIPLE WEAPONS OFFENCES

NIPIGON, ON – Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Nipigon Detachment have charged one individual following a weapons investigation that occurred yesterday in Nipigon, Ontario.  On Monday, July 14, 2014 shortly after 6:00pm, OPP received a report of a break and enter that occurred at a residence in Nipigon where the complainant reported that a [Read more]

OPP SIU INVOKE MANDATE

OPP SIU INVOKE MANDATE

ARMOUR TOWNSHIP, ON – Wednesday July 16, 2014 at 6:00 am Almaguin Highlands Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was notified of a 55 year old male with a firearm on Berriedale Road in Armour Township. While OPP officers arrived on the scene the male discharged a firearm which resulted in self-inflicted life threatening injuries. The male was [Read more]

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