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North East Local Health Integration Network Salutes Its 2018 Healthy Change Champions

The North East Local Health Integration Network presents its Healthy Change Champion award to inspiring Northerners who make outstanding contributions to Northeastern Ontario’s health care system. This year, seven people were recognized for their ongoing work that helps improve the … Continue reading

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Christmas Volunteers Make It A Merry Holiday For Families

Literally hundreds of children in the Manitoulin, Sudbury and Algoma Districts found plenty of gifts under the tree. Members of the Espanola Lions in Espanola and the Salvation Army in Elliot Lake were joined by volunteers to wrap and package … Continue reading

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Mrs. Claus Lives In McKerrow

Agnes Michon, aka Mrs. Santa Claus, has been an inspiration to hundreds at this time of year. She buys, repairs, makes, knits, and wraps hundreds of gifts every year in support of the Lions Toy Drive. Her entire house is … Continue reading

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Espanola Council Approves Street Name

Photo: The Yusko family were on hand for the formal opening of the new model home in the Brentwood subdivision on Thursday. The opening falls in line with council naming the new main street Yusko Crescent acknowledging the family’s contribution … Continue reading

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The Spirit Of Giving Continued Throughout The Holiday Season

Staff of the Royal Bank Espanola gave up their Christmas party this year to help put together two baskets for Community Living Espanola instead. The two baskets were presented to Lucas and Ulysses on Thursday, December 20th, just in time … Continue reading

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Sable-Spanish Rivers 4-H Club Members Had A Fabulous Year

Dianne Emery says 4-H members and leaders gathered at S. Geiger Public School to celebrate their accomplishments in 2018 on Thursday, December 13th. The Plowman’s Association Award for the Top Senior member was presented to Faith Emiry. The club also … Continue reading

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What Would Christmas Be Without School Concerts?

Sacred Heart School in Espanola is just one of several schools who held a Christmas pageant to mark the season. Plenty of talent to be found in our younger citizens. Photos by Rosalind Russell

Espanola Royal Bank Staffers Gives Back

The Royal Bank staff in Espanola was busy preparing for the Holiday Season. Tammy Meloche says the staff has been hosting dress down Fridays with the donations going to the Espanola Helping Hand Food Bank. And last week, they wrapped … Continue reading

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Giving A Helping Hand

Instead of getting presents, Moose Morning Host, Rosalind Russell, asked for people to put together shoeboxes for the Espanola Helping Hand Food Bank. Around 20 shoeboxes and bags filled with necessaries for men, women and children were collected. And, a … Continue reading

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Thunderbirds hit holiday break with win vs. Express

Friday, December 21, 2018 – ESPANOLA, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League-leading Soo Thunderbirds wrapped up the 2018 portion of their regular season Friday by skating to a 4-1 victory over the Espanola Express at the Regional Recreation … Continue reading