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#CrossoverInsider : This Week’s Hot New Movie & Gaming Releases & Their Trailers

#CrossoverInsider : This Week’s Hot New Movie & Gaming Releases & Their Trailers

Turn the clocks back- way back- to 1979 when Mel Gibson was an up and coming young actor with only a hand-full of acting credits under his belt. Despite his lack of experience, Gibson was cast to play the lead character in a bold and daring action movie titled “Mad Max”. The movie went on

The Future Is NOW for Holy Angels Senior Students in Schreiber

The Future Is NOW for Holy Angels Senior Students in Schreiber

SCHREIBER, ON – Holy Angels Staff and students are ready and excited to start a new year!  SNCDSB students from Grade 5 -8 were assigned Google Chromebooks to use this year.  Students were very excited to begin learning the new technology. It is our hope to build innovative, connected students who become strong digital citizens ready

Highway 17 Remains Closed Due to a Collision -Driver Identified

Highway 17 Remains Closed Due to a Collision -Driver Identified

Rec’vd Thu, September 3, 2015 11:37 am WAWA, ON – Thursday August 27, 2015 at approximately 7:00 am, members of the Superior East Wawa Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a single motor vehicle rollover on Highway 17 in the Laronde Township. Investigating officers have confirmed there was one fatality. The driver,

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Une rentrée scolaire des plus prometteuses !

Une rentrée scolaire des plus prometteuses !

C’est avec beaucoup d’enthousiasme que l’École secondaire Château-Jeunesse de Longlac, l’École secondaire Cité-Supérieure de Marathon et l’École publique Franco-Manitou de Manitouwadge ont ouvert leurs portes mardi afin d’accueillir les petits et les grands. C’est dans une ambiance qui inspire à la fois le respect, l’estime de soi et l’ouverture [Read more]

$2,5 millions vers un projet d’énergie renouvelable d’une Première Nation

$2,5 millions vers un projet d’énergie renouvelable d’une Première Nation

Ce financement fait partie du plus grand investissement dans l’infrastructure de l’histoire de la province L’Ontario investit dans une nouvelle infrastructure énergétique qui reliera l’énergie solaire et éolienne aux installations actuelles au diésel de la Première Nation de Fort Severn dans le Grand Nord. La Société de gestion du Fonds du [Read more]

First Nations

$25,000 Drug Seizure in North Spirit Lake

$25,000 Drug Seizure in North Spirit Lake
NORTH SPIRIT LAKE, ON – August 21, 2015, Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service (NAPS) in North Spirit Lake First Nation along with the NAPS Drug Enforcement Unit began an investigation under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act in relation to an assault investigation.  Investigation led police to seize Percocet pills with a street value of approximately twelve [Read more]

Fish Community Index Netting Project on Lake Superior

Fish Community Index Netting Project on Lake Superior
Pic River First Nation, in partnership with the Anishinabek/ Ontario Fisheries Resource Centre (A/OFRC) will be conducting a Fish Community index Netting (FCIN) project on Lake Superior within the traditional fishing areas of Pic River First Nation. This data will aid in the assessment of commercial catch quotas and be used by Pic River First [Read more]

At Crossover Video this weekend…

Manitouwadge/Marathon

#CrossoverInsider : This Week’s Hot New Movie & Gaming Releases & Their Trailers

#CrossoverInsider : This Week’s Hot New Movie & Gaming Releases & Their Trailers

Turn the clocks back- way back- to 1979 when Mel Gibson was an up and coming young actor with only a hand-full of acting credits under his belt. Despite his lack of experience, Gibson was cast to play the lead character in a bold and daring action movie titled “Mad Max”. The movie went on [Read more]

Marathon OPP: Stolen Vehicle Recovered

Marathon OPP: Stolen Vehicle Recovered

MARATHON, ON –On September 2, 2015 at 12:25 p.m. Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) investigated a theft that occurred in the Town of Marathon.  The suspect vehicle was located at Highway 17, Township of Syine and the driver of the vehicle fled from police.  Investigation confirmed that the vehicle was stolen.  After a pursuit with [Read more]

Theft of a Motor Vehicle

Theft of a Motor Vehicle

MANITOUWADGE, ON – Aug 16, 2015, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Manitouwadge detachment received information regarding a motor vehicle that was missing and being reported as stolen. The vehicle was a Light Blue 2006 Dodge Caravan;  Ontario Plate BVPN 115 It was last seen on Aug 16 at 02:15am parked in front of 17 Warbler Dr. [Read more]

Marathon Slow-Pitch PLAYOFF Schedule

Marathon Slow-Pitch PLAYOFF Schedule

Thanks to John Hooper for information. A Division: Monday 7:30 Crossover Video Jays (15-5-1)(1) vs Outlaws (14-7)(2) Tuesday 6:00 Brewers (13-8)(3) vs Marathon Mets (12-7-1)(4) Wednesday 6:00 Loser 1vs2 vs Winner 3vs4 Thursday 6:00 – FINAL Winner 1vs2 vs Winner Wed 6:00 game B Division: Monday 6pm Jagerbombers (10-9)(5) vs Brokerlink [Read more]

Young Entrepreneurs’ Market Day A Great Success

Young Entrepreneurs’ Market Day A Great Success

MANITOUWADGE, ON – A week of learning, fun, product creation and development, visits from local business people and more wound up Friday, August 21st for 11 young entrepreneurs, ages 9-12, participating in the Township of Manitouwadge’s BizKids program. The 10 businesses (9 individual owners and one team of 2) , welcomed buyers to [Read more]

Fundraiser for Marathon Sick Kids Fund

Fundraiser for Marathon Sick Kids Fund

MARATHON ON – August 14, 2015 the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Marathon held the “26th Annual Marathon OPP Sick Kids Golf Tournament” fundraiser to help raise money for the Marathon Sick Kids Fund. The Marathon OPP Detachment and the Marathon Sick Children’s Fund would like to thank all who donated as well as participated in the [Read more]

Mantha’s News from the Park : Town Hall w/NDP Leader, Hydro One Sale & Bear Encounters

Mantha’s News from the Park : Town Hall w/NDP Leader, Hydro One Sale & Bear Encounters

My colleagues and I have received numerous calls regarding the increase in Bear activity throughout Northern Ontario. The NDP has continuously pressured the Minister of Natural Resources to step up and take some responsibility on the issue of wildlife management in the north. Liberal budget cuts to MNR have resulted in the cancellation of the [Read more]

Greenstone

Greenstone Break, Enter & Theft

Greenstone Break, Enter & Theft

Greenstone OPP are asking for the public’s help in finding the person(s) responsible for a theft in Nakina. On August 25, 2015 at approximately 7:00 a.m. the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Greenstone Detachment officers were called to investigate a Break, Enter & Theft that occurred at the Nakina Airport.  Unknown suspect(s) forced their way into [Read more]

NDP Candidate Andrew Foulds Visits Greenstone

NDP Candidate Andrew Foulds Visits Greenstone

GREENSTONE, ON – Andrew Foulds took his campaign to Greenstone last week. He visited Beardmore, Geraldton, Nakina and Longlac. “The issues raised by constituents have become all too familiar as I knock on doors across this large riding. The economy and lack of good paying jobs was voiced once again in Nakina. While wages have stagnated, [Read more]

Speeding Brampton Driver Stopped and Charged in Greenstone

Speeding Brampton Driver Stopped and Charged in Greenstone

GREENSTONE, ON – Sunday, August 16, 2015 at approximately 1:10 am, an officer from the Greenstone Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was on patrol on Highway 11, in the area of Long Lake 58 First Nation. The officer observed the driver of a west bound Chevrolet Impala driving the vehicle at a high rate [Read more]

Letter to the Editor : Visitor looks back on travels through Greenstone

Letter to the Editor : Visitor looks back on travels through Greenstone

FROM THE EDITOR: The letter below was originally sent to OntarioNewsNorth.com Contributor Edgar Lavoie  who shared it with me. I requested the author’s permission to republish, believing it important to provide OntarioNewsNorth.com readers, particularly from Greenstone, the opportunity to enjoy hearing how the kindness of the Northern Ontario residents and [Read more]

Beach Advisory Issued For Beach In Greenstone

Beach Advisory Issued For Beach In Greenstone

Beach Advisory Issued: Poplar Lodge Beach The Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) has issued a swimming advisory for the following beaches based on water samples taken on August 13, 2015: high levels of E. coli Poplar Lodge Beach near the bridge and raft (Beardmore) Swimming advisories do not close the beach or stop people [Read more]

EDUCATION/School News

Une rentrée scolaire des plus prometteuses !

Une rentrée scolaire des plus prometteuses !

C’est avec beaucoup d’enthousiasme que l’École secondaire Château-Jeunesse de Longlac, l’École secondaire Cité-Supérieure de Marathon et l’École publique Franco-Manitou de Manitouwadge ont ouvert leurs portes mardi afin d’accueillir les petits et les grands. C’est dans une ambiance qui inspire à la [Read more]

The Future Is NOW for Holy Angels Senior Students in Schreiber

The Future Is NOW for Holy Angels Senior Students in Schreiber

SCHREIBER, ON – Holy Angels Staff and students are ready and excited to start a new year!  SNCDSB students from Grade 5 -8 were assigned Google Chromebooks to use this year.  Students were very excited to begin learning the new technology. It is our hope to build innovative, connected students who become strong [Read more]

Young Entrepreneurs’ Market Day A Great Success

Young Entrepreneurs’ Market Day A Great Success

MANITOUWADGE, ON – A week of learning, fun, product creation and development, visits from local business people and more wound up Friday, August 21st for 11 young entrepreneurs, ages 9-12, participating in the Township of Manitouwadge’s BizKids program. The 10 businesses (9 individual owners and one team of 2) [Read more]

Ontario Community Hubs Action Plan Released

Ontario Community Hubs Action Plan Released

Strategic Framework Provides a Roadmap for Public Spaces to Better Serve Communities Premier Kathleen Wynne’s Community Hub Framework Advisory Group has released a report to guide the creation of community hubs. The report, Community Hubs in Ontario: A Strategic Framework and Action Plan, is an important first step [Read more]

Statement by NDP Education Critic RE: Community Hubs

Statement by NDP Education Critic RE: Community Hubs

  “New Democrats have long supported the idea of turning schools into community hubs, and as such, I welcome the report from Karen Pitre in this regard. However, I find the contradictions of Premier Wynne and her Liberal government hard to ignore. On one hand they say they want to create community hubs, but at [Read more]

Law Enforcement

Highway 17 Remains Closed Due to a Collision -Driver Identified

Highway 17 Remains Closed Due to a Collision -Driver Identified

Rec’vd Thu, September 3, 2015 11:37 am WAWA, ON – Thursday August 27, 2015 at approximately 7:00 am, members of the Superior East Wawa Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a single motor vehicle rollover on Highway 17 in the Laronde Township. Investigating officers have confirmed there was one fatality. The driver, [Read more]

Marathon OPP: Stolen Vehicle Recovered

Marathon OPP: Stolen Vehicle Recovered

MARATHON, ON –On September 2, 2015 at 12:25 p.m. Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) investigated a theft that occurred in the Town of Marathon.  The suspect vehicle was located at Highway 17, Township of Syine and the driver of the vehicle fled from police.  Investigation confirmed that the vehicle was stolen.  After a pursuit with police, [Read more]

Federal Inmate Wanted

Federal Inmate Wanted

TORONTO, ON – The Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement (ROPE) Squad is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a federal offender wanted on a Canada Wide Warrant as result of their Breach of Parole. Lisa Marie HUTCHINSON (photo left) is described as a white female, 33 years of age, 5’3” (160 cm), 140 lbs. (63 kgs), medium [Read more]

Greenstone Break, Enter & Theft

Greenstone Break, Enter & Theft

Greenstone OPP are asking for the public’s help in finding the person(s) responsible for a theft in Nakina. On August 25, 2015 at approximately 7:00 a.m. the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Greenstone Detachment officers were called to investigate a Break, Enter & Theft that occurred at the Nakina Airport.  Unknown suspect(s) forced their way into [Read more]

$25,000 Drug Seizure in North Spirit Lake

$25,000 Drug Seizure in North Spirit Lake

NORTH SPIRIT LAKE, ON – August 21, 2015, Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service (NAPS) in North Spirit Lake First Nation along with the NAPS Drug Enforcement Unit began an investigation under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act in relation to an assault investigation.  Investigation led police to seize Percocet pills with a street value of approximately twelve [Read more]

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