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Published by Around&About, 2019-12-31 09:27:08

Around & About December 31-2019 Issue 53, Vol.23


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by Stephen Montgomery.

By Rosalind Russell - Students at Ecole Store Holiday Hours:
Franco-Ouest in Espanola will be busy
Green Today. Green For Life. in the New Year with some 15,000 new DEC 31 CLOSED
residents. JAN 1 FOR INVENTORY
SOLID WASTE & RECYCLE SERVICES Teacher Stephen Montgomery says the JAN 2 & 3 CLOSED
705-869-2447 school received 15,000 trout eggs 2 9:00-4:00 ***
weeks ago as part of a local fish planting
705-869-2448 He adds Roland Frappier from Micro- JAN 6 9:00 - 530
Hatcheries Inc. delivered the eggs. HAVE A SAFE &
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More And Even Dumber Questions!
Turkeys are the dumbest living entities on “But what state is your turkey in right
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Singh Dentistry as smart as turkeys are people in full or at least eight states including Florida.

panic mode who call the American turkey Here are a few actual questions from the

Dr. Maninder Singh hotline from Thanksgiving to Christmas Butterball Turkey Talk-Line with answers

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Thursday 9-5 We deal directly with Insurance Companies cookers will telephone, text, email or Question: “The wrapper on my turkey
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join a live chat session begging for help says it’s a self-basting turkey. Do I have

91 Tudhope St., Espanola 705-869-1880 to get the aforementioned twit of the to baste it?” Answer: “Only the inside.

domesticated bird family into the oven The outside bastes itself. That’s what the

and onto the holiday table without a wings are for.”

family fatality. Although the 50 Butterball Question: “Where can I find my turkey’s

Turkey experts who field these questions serial number?” Answer: “If it’s an

have degrees in home economics, they American turkey, it’ll be tattooed under

Tune into Local Channel 10 or come on out to must have done terrible things in their the first or second waddle. If it’s a
the Espanola Regional Recreation Complex.
previous lives to be saddled with such a Canadian turkey, it’ll be under the bird’s

job. These talk-line hosts are respectful back bumper next to the trunk where you

and sympathetic to each caller but trust store the stuffing.”

me, laugh wise, they are dying on the Question: “If I put my cell phone inside

inside. the turkey, will it tell me if it’s done?”

The Butterball Turkey Talk-Line office Answer: “Yes. But it’s in code. If you

has been located on the fifth floor of a hear the Christian Mission ring tone ‘I’m

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would divorce him if he didn’t produce birds cavity and cook it for six hours at

a decent dinner. As he rambled on, the twice the recommended heat setting.”

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She emphasizes the

funds raised stay in

Continued from page two... the local area to assist

water with my two children. routine--pre-baste, unbaste children with physical
Will that thaw it out?” Answer: and post-baste. Repeat nine
“Yeah, probably but make sure times over a period of eleven disabilities, get the
the right little butterball goes hours.”
in the oven, okay?” I don’t get this one, but I equipment they need,
Question: “I found a turkey in like it: “No, I said ‘boat’ not
my father’s freezer that’s been ‘float.’ Now put me through to as well as provide an
there for about 30 years. How the gravy department.” Right
should I cook it?” Answer: away...and the manager’s opportunity to go to
“Very slowly over a period of name is Lumpy.
about 15 years. Any chance he A woman in her seventies summer camp.
bought a canned stuffing to go was cooking a Thanksgiving
with it? Maybe it’s still in the turkey for the first time Advance tickets for
pantry?” because her mother told her
Question: “My wife is in a she was tired of doing all the dinner will only
terrible state. She just put the the cooking and it was high
turkey on the table and there’s time the daughter learned. be available until
no breasts!” Answer: “Turn Question: “How long should
the turkey over and lock up I cook it for?” Answer: February 6, 2020
the sherry.” “Between you and your
Question: “How do I roast mom...about nine naps.” at a cost of $12 per
my turkey so it gets golden Question: “My next door
brown tan lines, in the shape neighbour and I decided person. For information
of a turkey bikini?” Answer: we would help each other
“There’s no such thing as a this Christmas by cooking regarding where to
turkey bikini. After you set our turkeys simultaneously.
up the sun lamp you’ll need Because we live in Canada purchase tickets, call
a chicken bra and then a duck where marijuana is legal, we
thong, the kind Donald was are thinking weed & oyster Gaetanne Sokoloski at
caught wearing when Disney stuffing. What do you think?”
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Question: “My turkey thawed cooking two birds with one
on my lap...can I eat it?” stoner.” Okay, that one I finalized plans for the 705.869.0179.
Answer: “Sure but wouldn’t made up, but the rest are all
you want to cook it a bit?” true. Have a great holiday! Snowarama 2019. Funds raised at the 2020
Question: “Can I brine
my turkey in the washing To buy a book or invite Carmen Bazinet, the regional E s p a n o l a / N o r t h s h o r e
machine?” Answer: “No, but humorist William Thomas
you can tenderize it in the To be your guest speaker, go administrator for the area, says Snowarama will help provide
dryer.” to
Question: “How do I baste a williamjthomas@gmail. the annual Espanola-North children with physical
pre-basted turkey?” Answer: com
“It’s a simple three-step Shore run is set for Sunday, disabilities with essential

February 9th. accessibility and mobility

She adds Tim Hortons on equipment, as well as summer

Centre Street is once again on camping opportunities at

board providing registration Easter Seals’ two fully

and the starting point for the accessible camps. Families

ride out to the Back Home face tremendous expenses

Bistro in Massey. raising a child with a physical

Bazinet adds following the disability and most families

day’s activities, a spaghetti can’t do it on their own. The

dinner, awLaordgos Tcreartemmeonnt y- Staonredfronptusbiglnica’gse ONsuLYpport is much
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Group – Monday, January 13, 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. at the Seniors’
SERVICES Drop in Centre 799 Queensway Ave. Espanola. For more
info contact Wendy Ashton 705-869-1137
SERVICES - Carpentry, Do you have a NOTE for the Community?
BUILDING painting, steel & shingle
We invite not-for-profit organizations to submit information on
CONSTRUCTION – Over roofing, tree cutting, decks, their upcoming events in writing no later than
Wednesdays at 3:00 p.m. 25 Word Limit.
45 years in the trade. Book dump runs. No job too big or E-mail: [email protected]

your winter projects now. too small. Call 705-936-6160 NOTICE - ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

705-865-1128, or cell 705- 1/28 - R No�ce of Annual General Mee�ng
Thursday, January 16th, 2020
862-1554. 11/26. 1/28 Massey Firehall
Time: 7:00 p.m.
AMANDA FAIRBURN - All members are invited to the Annual General Mee�ng of
formerly of Dittrich’s Hair STORAGE – 6x8 and 8x10 the Massey Agricultural Society. To vote at the mee�ng
Design is now located at 120 your membership fee must have been paid in 2019.
Tudhope St. (across from Storage units available in At the Annual Mee�ng:
Pharmasave). Please call
Amanda at (705)822-6161 to Espanola. Located behind the The Board of Directors shall present:
book an appointment Stylez A report of the Society’s ac�vi�es and accomplishments
By Amanda welcomes new car wash. Call 705-869-8405. Financial Statements prepared by Freelandt,
clients. 1/21 Caldwell, Reilly
2/25 - R
HANDYMAN - ODD JOBS The general membership will elect 10 Directors to
COLOMBUS. I install click CHERYL’S MASSAGE represent the Board of Directors of the Society. The new
and tile flooring, ceramic Board of Directors will elect from themselves a President,
tiles, drywall, mud, paint, THERAPY & Vice President, Secretary & Treasurer (officers of the
baseboards, trim, door frames, Society to be known as the Execu�ve).
doors, install cupboards, ACUPUNCTURE – To
vanities, parging, siding, tub Massey Agricultural Society
surround and me make an appointment call
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– Every Second Sunday

BINGOS starting Sunday, January 12th
2020 at the Espanola Elks

MASSEYAGRICULTURAL Hall. $15.00/ person. 50%

SOCIETY. 1st Monday of first place, 30% second place,

the month beginning January 20% third place. .25 cents

6th, 2020. $1825 cash prizes. each Euchre goes in pot and

Massey Arena - bingo starts @ draw for winner at the end of

7:00 p.m. 04-28 night. 1/7

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I remember as a kid,
cheeseballs were always
made for special occasions.
As the years have gone by, I
find that we have progressed
to more elaborate and
fancier dips and appetizers
at gatherings and parties.
This year, I’m bringing the cheeseball back! Seriously, who
doesn’t like flavourful cheese spread on a cracker? This
super easy cheese ball is creamy, tangy and irresistible, and
the best part is, it won’t take more than a few minutes to
whip up. It’s perfect to serve at a wine and cheese party.
Make one to nibble on tonight as you bring in the new year.
Happy New Year everyone!

Easy Cheeseball

• 2 8-oz pkgs. cream cheese, softened
• 1/4 cup mayonnaise
• 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese
• 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
• 1/4 cup chopped green onions
• 1/2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
• 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
• 1 cup sliced almonds chopped
• Crackers for serving

Combine cream cheese and
mayonnaise until smooth. Add in
parmesan cheese, cheddar cheese,
green onions, Worcestershire sauce
and garlic powder. Stir together until
combined. Pour chopped almonds
onto plastic wrap and then roll cheese
ball in almonds. Roll up into plastic
wrap and refrigerate. Unwrap and place on a plate and serve
with crackers.


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The Spirit Of The Lynx NEW!

After School Kids Fit


Ecole Franco-Ouest students gifts to ensure local seniors Tuesday 3:00 - 4:00 pm
have been busy. have something to unwrap on Begins Jan 7th
Franco-Ouest students took Christmas day.
part in We Day on December Students at Franco-Ouest went Ages 8 -13
10th in Ottawa. We Day is a caroling on three nights to
full day concert hosting various raise money for local families Kid-friendly aqua t classes to include
artists who believe in making a in need. Through fundraising water polo, basketball, volleyball,
difference in our world, either in the community and the underwater hockey, relays & more!
locally or globally. generosity of local businesses
Students at Franco-Ouest like Giant Tiger and Tanner’s Options of 10 or 5 pass or drop-in fee.
participated in the Santa for Independent Grocers, they were Call for info 705-869-1961 or visit
Seniors program this year. able to raise over $2,000 for
They raised money and bought families in need! NEW YEAR
Health Care Programs No Long 100% Covered
Work off the
Many health programs will move government’s new cost-sharing Christmas
from 100 per cent coverage to a formula. Cookies
70-30 split in the New Year. Gélinas adds some programs
Nickel Belt NDP MPP France that were totally covered will Purchase A Minimum
Gélinas has called on the now only receive 70 per cent of 3 Month Membership
Ford government’s Minister their budget and municipalities
of Health, Christine Elliott, to will have to pay the remaining (Pool, Fitness, and/or Squash)

cancel planned public health cuts 30 per cent. & Get One Month
that will take effect on January She says Healthy Babies,
1st. Healthy Children, Infectious FREE
Gélinas says the Ministry of Disease Control, Healthy
Health might be saying there Smiles Ontario and Smoke Free
are no cuts to health care, but Ontario are just some of the
adds that’s not true under the affected programs.




(some exclusions apply)

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