Day: May 10, 2019

Flooding’s worst still to come

North Bay Nugget Photographs fail to capture the destruction in Mattawa, says MPP Water from the Mattawa River pushes against a dike set up along Mattawan Street, Friday. Michael Lee/The Nugget MATTAWA — Despite having declared a state of emergency nearly a week ago, Mattawa Mayor Dean Backer says he still has received “zero communication” […]

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‘This is our home. . . this is what we do’

North Bay Nugget Mattawa rallies for its flood-displaced friends, neighbours Marissa McKellar stands with son Liam, 4, outside a cabin at the Mattawa River Resort, Friday. Michael Lee/The Nugget Marissa McKellar could feel the nerves set in as she watched the river behind her Mattawa apartment building rise higher and higher throughout the day. By […]

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‘It’s unreal to see the damage that water can do’

North Bay Nugget Jocko Point residents prepare for more flooding Elisa Simard holds a sandbag for her father to fill Friday morning at the Jocko Point Fire Hall. Volunteers arrived with shovels to assist shoreline homeowners fill sandbags to protect their homes and cottages. More than 150 homes and cottages sustained damage from Thursday’s high […]

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Court date for driver in fatal crash

North Bay Nugget Carole Mantha, 53, of North Bay died Dec. 16 in Hwy. 17 crash A Greater Sudbury woman will make her next appearance in court in early June concerning a fatal motor vehicle collision in mid-December east of the city. Christine Kettle, 18, had a next appearance date of June 3 set in […]

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De Beers wins top award at Novas

Timmins Daily Press Award comes as Victor Mine is set to cease production in a few weeks Recognition for business excellence Michael Cain, centre, owner of Cain Safety Fire Protection Inc., accepts the FNETB Best Place to Work Award. Supplied/Marc Durocher Photography. Stéphane Gallant, right, manager of business development at Certarus Ltd., accepts the Caisse […]

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Recognition for business excellence

Timmins Daily Press Recognition for business excellence Michael Cain, centre, owner of Cain Safety Fire Protection Inc., accepts the FNETB Best Place to Work Award. Supplied/Marc Durocher Photography. Stéphane Gallant, right, manager of business development at Certarus Ltd., accepts the Caisse populaire Alliance New Business Award. Supplied/Marc Durocher Photography. Brian Dailey, left, and his wife […]

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Netflix launches ‘top ten most-watched’ lists in the UK

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Netflix – ‘Our Planet’ Behind the scenes Jean Tresfon A few weeks ago, Netflix mentioned it would experiment with releasing “weekly top 10 lists” across various categories, and the first test has gone out on social media. For now it’s only releasing data tied to UK viewers, but for Netflix, […]

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HISTORY: Mining town enjoyed all the modern comforts of 1924

Timmins Daily Press Margery Wilson, film star and movie producer visited Timmins in May 1924 with the hopes of finding investors for her next project. While she did not find any, she did impress the members of the local Kiwanis Club. Supplied/Timmins Museum jpg, TD Just a few things I came across from the spring […]

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Pascal on the Pitch: High school soccer season kicks into high gear

Sudbury Star Mathieu Poliquin, right, of Horizon, battles for the ball during boys high school soccer action against St. Charles College at James Jerome Sports Complex in Sudbury, Ont. on Wednesday May 8, 2019. John Lappa/Sudbury Star/Postmedia Network If one could write as one could read, then I suppose I would be writing this column […]

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‘Anything is possible’ — local wrestler gets a look from WWE

Sudbury Star Andrea Benoit, known in the pro wrestling ring as NOVA, poses for a photo at her WWE tryout. WWE photo Andrea Benoit didn’t arrive at the WWE Performance Center by accident. Anyone who has followed her budding career as a pro wrestler knows the kind of athleticism, drive and enthusiasm she has devoted […]

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