Espanola Council Formally Sworn In

Espanola Mayor, Jill Beer, who took her initial oath in November welcomed her new council on Tuesday, December 4th. The inaugural meeting included a swearing in of the council and a blessing by Minister Jason Snider. Beer then presented a … Continue reading

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Nearly A Perfect Score In Health Care

By Rosalind Russell – Scoring 99.9% on its accreditation papers, one of the highest in Ontario, is wonderful news for the Espanola Regional Hospital and Health Centre. Accreditation Canada surveyors recognized the hospital as a model of care and a … Continue reading

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From Soup To Tomatoes

Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapusking MP, Carol Hughes, says she was blown away by the show of support for the From Soup to Tomatoes Program and what it has achieved in such a short time. Diabetes educator and program founder, Susan Clarke and Renée … Continue reading

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The More Food, The Better

Members of the Espanola Emergency Medical Services are doing their part to feed others through the Holiday Season. Susan Kryzanowski, the president of the Espanola Helping Hand Food Bank, says the emergency providers included paramedics, police, fire and military service … Continue reading

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Cardboard And Duct Tape Create A Unique Challenge

What can you do with cardboard and duct tape? Build a boat, of course. Skills Ontario hosted Cardboard Boat Races at the Espanola Regional Recreation Complex in early December. Espanola High School students put their design skills to work to … Continue reading

Timmins takes 5-2 win over Espanola

Friday, December 7, 2018 – TIMMINS, Ont. – The Timmins Rock used a well-balanced attack, getting goals from five different skaters, as they went on to defeat the Espanola Express 5-2 Friday in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League play … Continue reading

3-point nights for Desando, Lacroix & Griffioen as Lumberjacks take down Express

Thursday, December 6, 2018 – HEARST, Ont. – The Hearst Lumberjacks picked up three-point nights from both Jake Desando, Maxin Lacroix and Max Griffioen to help them handle the Espanola Express 9-2 Thursday in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League encounter at … Continue reading

A message from/sentiments de député MPP Michael Mantha

Dear Friends, Today is a hopeful day for Franco-Ontarians. Over the years, we have demonstrated that we are a strong and united community that cannot be walked over. Though this is true, we must continue to stand up and reaffirm … Continue reading

Radiothon Raises $5,600 For Elks Hamper Fund

The 2018 Espanola Elks Annual Hamper Fund Radiothon will provide a Christmas hamper to around 200 families in the Espanola and North Shore area. The Elks teamed up once again with the Moose 99.3FM for Saturday’s radiothon in the Espanola … Continue reading

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A Little Rain Didn’t Dampen Holiday Spirits For Annual Parade

Kudos to the many businesses and organizations that took part in this year’s Santa Claus Parade in Espanola. Despite the steady rain, smiles and good wishes reigned supreme for the annual event. This year’s winners include: Judges Choice Dansations; Community … Continue reading

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