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#CrossoverInsider New Releases, CanadaDay Hours, Trailers +More

#CrossoverInsider New Releases, CanadaDay Hours, Trailers +More

Love him or hate him, Will Ferrell knows how to draw a crowd. Whether through his off-time antics, like playing every single baseball position while taking a helicopter from field to field during Major League Baseball’s spring training, or more commonly through his comedic acts in Hollywood movies, Ferrell can certainly draw a lot of

Nova Scotia Man Charged With Impaired Driving

Nova Scotia Man Charged With Impaired Driving

WHITE RIVER, ON – On Saturday June 27, 2015, at approximately 11:07 p.m. officers from the Superior East White River Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) had occasion to stop a pick up truck at a R.I.D.E. check on Highway 17 in the Township of White River.  Investigation revealed that the male driver’s ability to

Wawa Mourns Sheila Lobban

Wawa Mourns Sheila Lobban

Sheila LOBBAN peacefully at the Sault Area Hospital on Tuesday June 30, 2015 at the age of 72 years. Beloved wife for 56 years to Hunter Lobban. Devoted mother of Robert “Robbie” (Pamela) and the late Ian Lobban.  Awesome grandmother of Samantha Boyce (Mike Boyce), Stephanie Lobban (Michael McNutt) and Thomas Dell (Vanessa Laundry).  Proud great grandmother

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Finissantes et le finissant 2015 de l’École secondaire Cité-Supérieure

Finissantes et le finissant 2015 de l’École secondaire Cité-Supérieure

MARATHON, ON – La cérémonie de la remise de diplômes d’études secondaires de l’Ontario a eu lieu le mercredi 24 juin, au Zéro -100. Les bourses et médailles ont été remises comme suit : Désirée Eisner médaille académique du Gouverneur Général – moyenne plus haute dans les cours 11e et 12e année; le mérite scolaire de [Read more]

Nomination de nouveaux membres au conseil d’administration du RLISS du Nord-Ouest

Nomination de nouveaux membres au conseil d’administration du RLISS du Nord-Ouest

Le Secrétariat des nominations de la province de l’Ontario a nommé, par décret, trois nouveaux membres au conseil d’administration du Réseau local d’intégration des services de santé du Nord-Ouest. Darryl Allan, membre de la Première Nation Northwest Angle n° 37, qui est né et réside à Fort Frances, a été nommé le 28 mars 2015 [Read more]

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First Nations

Senate Unanimously Passes C-61: Creation of Lake Superior NMCA

Senate Unanimously Passes C-61: Creation of Lake Superior NMCA
From June 22, 2015 OTTAWA, ON –  Bruce Hyer MP Thunder Bay Superior North (and Deputy Leader of the Green Party of Canada) issued the following statement regarding the passage of Bill C-61 An Act to amend the Canada National Marine Conservation Areas Act, by the Senate: “After eight years of postponement on a promise made [Read more]

Pathlight: Father’s Day and National Aboriginal Day

Pathlight: Father’s Day and National Aboriginal Day
Two different celebrations fall on the same day – National Aboriginal Day and Father’s Day. The first Father’s Day celebration occurred on July 5, 1908 in Fairmont, West Virginia, USA, and is now widely celebrated in countries around the world on various different days. The first National Aboriginal Day was celebrated on June 21, 1996, [Read more]

Manitouwadge/Marathon

#CrossoverInsider New Releases, CanadaDay Hours, Trailers +More

#CrossoverInsider New Releases, CanadaDay Hours, Trailers +More

Love him or hate him, Will Ferrell knows how to draw a crowd. Whether through his off-time antics, like playing every single baseball position while taking a helicopter from field to field during Major League Baseball’s spring training, or more commonly through his comedic acts in Hollywood movies, Ferrell can certainly draw a lot of [Read more]

Marathon Slow-Pitch League : Results & Game Times (Tonight) +Video

Marathon Slow-Pitch League : Results & Game Times (Tonight) +Video

By John Hooper Sr. MARATHON, ON – At last nights games, the Hotdogs and Cupcakes defeated Lord of the Infield Flies 26-9 while Outlaws tie for first in league with a 7-0 forfeit of Jagerbombers.   Hey Baseball Fans, scroll past the rankings and upcoming game information for a cool video from D-News about the The Physics Of [Read more]

MMSPL June 25th Results, League Rankings & Upcoming Games

MMSPL June 25th Results, League Rankings & Upcoming Games

Courtesy John Hooper Sr. MARATHON, ON – In baseball action Thursday, the Brewers defeated Outlaws 13-8. Meanwhile in the evening’s second match up, Brokerlink defeated Lord of The Infield Flies 23-8 to take the first place rank from the Crossover Video Jays in the current league standings.  John Rose pitched well in the win.   [Read more]

MPP Michael Mantha : Winter Highway Safety & #VibrantSeniors

MPP Michael Mantha : Winter Highway Safety & #VibrantSeniors

Here in Northern Ontario we know what winter driving is.  Many in Northern Ontario must drive daily in dangerous conditions, to and from work, taking our children to school and sports practices, driving to medical appointments and so on. Yet-many of those making decisions on how our winter roads should be maintained are doing so [Read more]

Marathon SlowPitch : June 23rd Results & Tomorrow’s schedule

Marathon SlowPitch : June 23rd Results & Tomorrow’s schedule

By John Hooper Sr. MARATHON, ON – Hotdogs and Cupcakes held off Brokerlink 12-11.  Brokerlink strand the tying run at 2nd in the 7th inning. Jagerbombers squeeked by CrossOver Video Jays 14-13 on a walk-off 3 run HR by Ross McWatch.  Tristan Vollett hit a grand slam in the loss for the Jays. GP W [Read more]

#CrossoverInsider : New Releases, TOP 10 Rentals of 2015 & More

#CrossoverInsider : New Releases, TOP 10 Rentals of 2015 & More

WEEKLY WRAP It may seem hard, with all of the top-notch new movies that have been coming out over the last few weeks, to keep up! Great new movies like Kingsman, Chappie, Run All Night, Project Almanac, Focus and McFarland have been flying off the shelves at Crossover , with some customers unable to find [Read more]

MM SlowPitch League – June 22

MM SlowPitch League – June 22

By John Hooper Sr. MARATHON, ON – Both games postponed tonight.  No makeup dates announced. Monday June 22       Lord of the Inf. Flies PPD Outlaws       Brewers PPD Jagerbombers   GP W L T PTS CrossOver Video Jays 6 5 1 0 10 Brewers 7 5 2 0 10 Outlaws 5 4 1 0 8 Hotdogs & Cupcakes 5 3 [Read more]

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TBay District Crime Stoppers : Geraldton Break & Enter

TBay District Crime Stoppers : Geraldton Break & Enter

THUNDER BAY, ON – Crime Stoppers and the OPP are asking for your help in solving a Break & Enter that occurred in the Town of Geraldton. Sometime between May 31st and June 5th 2015 unknown suspect (2) broke into some storage sheds and a residence that was destroyed by a fire on May 28th [Read more]

Residential Break and Enter in Geraldton :2 Youths Charged

Residential Break and Enter in Geraldton :2 Youths Charged

GERALDTON, ON – June 8, 2015 the Greenstone Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a residential break and enter in progress in the community of Geraldton. Police arrived on scene within moments and were able to arrest one assailant at the scene. After a brief foot pursuit a second assailant was [Read more]

Mischief and Theft in Longlac

Mischief and Theft in Longlac

LONGLAC, ON – The 17th of May, 2015, the Ontario Provincial Police received a call in regards to a Mischief and Theft that occurred in a local residential apartment complex. The Mischief and Theft is thought to have happened between May 10 – 16, 2015. The unknown suspect(s) entered into a secured laundry room and caused damage [Read more]

Greenstone Tourism Strategy/Marketing Plan Moves Forward

Greenstone Tourism Strategy/Marketing Plan Moves Forward

GREENSTONE, ON – The Municipality of Greenstone’s Tourism Strategy/Marketing Plan is moving forward. After a formal request for proposals, Council recently selected Generator from Thunder Bay to work on the blueprint for the future of tourism in the region. Generator was selected based on its significant experience within the region, including work on successful [Read more]

PSA : Camp Quality Seeking CAMPERS 4-18yrs of age

PSA : Camp Quality Seeking CAMPERS 4-18yrs of age

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT Camp Quality Northwestern Ontario is currently seeking campers for its 2015 summer camp, taking place July 12-18 at Camp Duncan on East Loon Lake (45 minutes north of Thunder Bay). Children 4-18 who have cancer or are in remission, and up to one sibling in the same age range, are eligible to [Read more]

EDUCATION/School News

Finissantes et le finissant 2015 de l’École secondaire Cité-Supérieure

Finissantes et le finissant 2015 de l’École secondaire Cité-Supérieure

MARATHON, ON – La cérémonie de la remise de diplômes d’études secondaires de l’Ontario a eu lieu le mercredi 24 juin, au Zéro -100. Les bourses et médailles ont été remises comme suit : Désirée Eisner médaille académique du Gouverneur Général – moyenne plus haute dans les cours 11e et 12e [Read more]

St. Martin School hosts Mass, BBQ & Summer Playday

St. Martin School hosts Mass, BBQ & Summer Playday

TERRACE BAY, ON – For several years now Holy Angels School and St. Martin School have taken turns hosting Summer Playday and this year St. Martin School staff, students and parents invited Holy Angels School and Ecole Franco in Terrace Bay on Friday, June 19th for the annual Summer Fun Day.  The day began with a [Read more]

MPS Outdoors Come In

MPS Outdoors Come In

MANITOUWADGE, ON – At Manitouwadge Public School education comes is numerous forms.  This week Mrs. Schleier’s class – under the superb direction of Mrs. Mutch – enjoyed a day of learning the art playing outside! Weather doesn’t always cooperate in Manitouwadge, so they were not deterred by a not so nice day [Read more]

Celebrating Aboriginal Culture in Wawa

Celebrating Aboriginal Culture in Wawa

WAWA, ON – The Conseil Scolaire Catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO) took great pride in participating in the organization of the June 11th Pow Wow held at the Wawa Community Centre. Wawa’s École Saint-Joseph played a key role in the event as 12 secondary school students joined the organizing commitee with [Read more]

Grade 7/8 Students Visit Confederation College in Thunder Bay

Grade 7/8 Students Visit Confederation College in Thunder Bay

MANITOUWADGE, ON – Recently Manitouwadge Public School Grade 7 and 8 students were invited to participate in a School / College / Work initiative sponsored by Confederation College in Thunder Bay.  Students were treated to a bus trip to Thunder Bay and ‘camped out’ in the residence at the college.  They were [Read more]

Law Enforcement

Nova Scotia Man Charged With Impaired Driving

Nova Scotia Man Charged With Impaired Driving

WHITE RIVER, ON – On Saturday June 27, 2015, at approximately 11:07 p.m. officers from the Superior East White River Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) had occasion to stop a pick up truck at a R.I.D.E. check on Highway 17 in the Township of White River.  Investigation revealed that the male driver’s ability to [Read more]

Rainbow Falls Fishing Day Around The Corner

Rainbow Falls Fishing Day Around The Corner

TERRACE BAY, ON –  The Nipigon District MNR will be hosting the 8th Annual Bass Blast on Saturday, July 4.  Organized by the Ministry of Natural Resources, Nipigon District, the event will take place from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm on the East Beach of Rainbow Falls Provincial Park. Participants can look forward to all sorts [Read more]

SSM & Algoma Crime Stoppers : Theft of a Bicycle at OLG (video)

SSM & Algoma Crime Stoppers : Theft of a Bicycle at OLG (video)

SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – Crime Stoppers and the Sault Ste. Marie Police Services need the public’s assistance identifying a male involved in a theft of a bicycle from OLG Casino Sault Ste. Marie. On June 2, 2015 the victim locked his 2015 black super cycle mountain bike in front of the OLG Casino located [Read more]

TBay District Crime Stoppers : Geraldton Break & Enter

TBay District Crime Stoppers : Geraldton Break & Enter

THUNDER BAY, ON – Crime Stoppers and the OPP are asking for your help in solving a Break & Enter that occurred in the Town of Geraldton. Sometime between May 31st and June 5th 2015 unknown suspect (2) broke into some storage sheds and a residence that was destroyed by a fire on May 28th [Read more]

UPDATE: Collision Claims Two Lives on Hwy 17

UPDATE: Collision Claims Two Lives on Hwy 17

MARATHON ON – Tuesday June 16, 2015 approximately 06:00am, officers from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Marathon detachment were advised of a motor vehicle collision involving two motor vehicles on Highway 17 near the Black River Bridge approximately 15 km east of Marathon ON.     A westbound motor vehicle, a Pontiac Sun Fire, crossed the center [Read more]

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