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3x5 • 4x6 • 5x7 • 8x10 By Rosalind Russell - Snowarama Thurs-Fri 8-9
organizers in the Espanola and North Shore Sat-Sun 9-5
STARTING area are hoping the event will be a go once
AT JUST again. AUTO SERVICE HOURS
Easter Seals has set a date of Sunday, Mon-Fri 8-5
[email protected] February 13th, 2022, for riders to grab their
winter gear and permits and head out on the FNamoceeaxnccodevapettroiiornyngss
Green Today. Green For Life. trails for Easter Seals kids.
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SEPTIC AND PORTABLE TOILETS This will be the 100th anniversary for
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NEED A WASTE BIN OR CONTAINER? Funds raised will help provide children
with physical disabilities living in our area
with essential mobility and communication
equipment, as well as summer camping
opportunities at Easter Seals’ two fully
It can cost families up to $40,000 a year to
raise a child with a physical disability and
most families can’t do it on their own, so
support is greatly appreciated.
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Dr. Maninder Singh A Few Life Lessons For The Year Ahead — Trust 2022
Hours: FOR ALL OF Outnumbered by Chinese troops during chance after a lousy first impression.
Monday 9-5 YOUR DENTAL NEEDS the Korean War with air support and When he first ran for the US Senate, Ted
Tuesday Closed reinforcements snowed in 20 miles away, Kennedy was young, rich, inexperienced
Wednesday 9-5 State of the art facility American Colonel Lewis B. Puller had two and nervous. While handing out flyers
Thursday 9-5 We deal directly with Insurance Companies marine regiments trapped in the Chosin infront of a Massachusettes steel mill,
Free dental whitening kit with new patient exam Reservoir and surrounded by 60,000 one worker confronted him with “Hey
Friday 9-5 enemy troops. At 25°F below zero, food Kennedy. They say you haven’t worked a
and equipment were frozen and each man day in your life!” Kennedy shrunk, paled
91 Tudhope St., Espanola 705-869-1880 carried a bag of plasma in his underwear and cleared his throat but before he could
to keep it from freezing until he was say a word, the burly guy slapped him on
CLAUDINE shot. The assessment — Chinese soldiers the back and bellowed: “Let me tell ya,
BICHETTE on the left and right flanks, Chinese in you haven’t missed a damn thing!” Teddy
front of them as far as he could see and Kennedy won the election and spent 47
REAL ESTATE BROKERAGE more Chinese troops coming up from years in Congress’s upper chamber.
the rear. The predication? As a military Lesson: just when you think you’re in
www.realnorthernliving.ca man who’d earned both his stripes and over your head, maybe you’re not.
vaunted title, Colonel “Chesty” Puller I wrote a book titled The Legend Of
C7a0ll5o-r9t1ex8t-CChHloLeOat replied: “Those bastards won’t get away Zippy Chippy about a thoroughbred
from us this time!” Lesson: even with a racehorse that ran out of the Finger
We’re Hiring! mask on, never let’em see you blink! Lakes Race Track. Whereas the average
BOOK NOW After the release of Guys - Not Real thoroughbred runs 28 races in his career,
Bright And Damn Proud Of It! my Zippy ran 100 races. Whereas the average
Advertise here for as publisher sent me up to the Thunder Bay racehorse wins at least once in a while,
little as $28 per week Library to do a reading from my book. All Zippy lost 100 races in a row. Oh damn
the publicity listed the wrong day for the how he tried!
Call 705-869-6883 for details event. One guy showed up by accident Whereas the lifespan of the average
— Walter. I offered to chat with Walter racehorse is 27 years, Zippy is now 31
MARTIN’S SERVICES but no, he said he’d like to hear the entire and as cantankerous as ever. Whereas the
50-minute reading. I would have bolted average retired racehorse gets a job with
NEW TIRE SALES but the librarian reminded me that unless a police force or a riding stable, today
I did the full reading I wouldn’t get paid. Zippy is the star of Old Friends Farm near
Install, balance and repair services. I did the reading… for Walter. Saratoga, New York. Zippy’s fans come
705-849-8038 705-583-2164 Near the end, the kid chauffeuring me to visit often, buying his T-shirts, his ball
around stuck his head in the door and caps, his key chains and my book. Zippy
[email protected] seeing Walter sitting front and centre in now earns enough money to help support
SALES AND SERVICE OF: • furnaces • fireplaces • boilers a room with 79 empty chairs said: “So 22 other horses on their retirement farm
how’d the reading go, Mr. Thomas?” and they did win races! Lesson: never
FREE ESTIMATES “Well,” I said, “it actually went pretty give up. You just never know what crazy-
Steve Donnelly Over 15 years experience locally well until the halfway point when my ass surprise might be waiting around the
audience left to take a leak.” next corner.
Andrew Vondette Naturally, after the Q&A came the book Louis Brandeis was a wise and brilliant
signing and Walter fondled a copy of justice of the American Supreme Court
Computer I.T. & Network Specialist my book for about five minutes before for over 20 years, graduating from
Laptop/Desktop/Server Repair & Sales, Mobile Device Support deciding not to buy it. But the next day Harvard when he was just 20 years of age.
I did a signing at a bookstore downtown Yet one professor hated him… because
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second thoughts, he not only bought a ‘IDIOT!’ slammed across the top of it.
705-521-3459 Professional, Reliable, A ordable! copy of my book, he gave me a lift to the Louis Brandeis promptly approached
airport in his mostly home-made truck. the professor’s desk and said: “I see you
Around&About January 11, 2022 Page 2 Lesson: always give a person a second
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OBITUARY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Owl – Harvey of Sagamok passed away at the The Manitoulin-Sudbury District Services Board is a
Espanola Regional Hospital on December 28, municipal service management organization created
2021 at the age of 89. Dear son of the late by the provincial government to oversee the local
William & Agnes (nee Toulouse) Owl. Beloved planning, coordination and delivery of a range of
husband of the late Leah (nee Bob)(2018). services and programs divested to the municipal
Loving father of Bradley (wife Renee), William order of government. The specific programs our DSB
(Christine), Paddy, Daniel (wife Ida), Luke, is responsible for are: Ontario Works, Social Housing,
Elsa and the late Leisa Bob all of Sagamok. Paramedic Services (Land Ambulance), and Early
Dear brother of the late Stanley Owl. Cherished Learning and Child Care services.
grandfather of 27 grandchildren, 38 great
grandchildren and 4 great-great grandchildren
especially his little buddy Rudy. Sadly missed
by extended family Frank & Verna Trudeau of
Wikwemikong and Edward & Victoria Sinobert of Sagamok. Also, will be
sadly missed by many friends & relatives. Visitation starts at 11 AM on
December 29, 2021 at Harvey’s home in Sagamok. Funeral Service in the
New Community Centre on December 31, 2021 at 10 :30 AM with
interment to follow in the Anglican Cemetery, Sagamok. Arrangements by
BOURCIER FUNERAL HOME Ltd, Espanola.
705-869-6883LPSPRoerepasraesytlcoei&EanrsslaFtOlao•stucTe•cnhad•VaseniR•ohkenIicntYelteoamsulss••FNoSoretSricvaeilceseHsiBgehsetsRt CatiercsuIlnatTioonwn&! The following Employment Opportunity is now
available to anyone interested in joining our highly
SERVICES dedicated workforce.
FOOTHILL INDUSTRIES - Great ESPANOLA SELF STORAGE Administrative Assistant
idea, but no place to build it. Foot Hill – 6x8 and 8x10 Storage units
Industries, where ideas take shape. available in Espanola. Located Permanent Full-Time
Stop by for all your metal working, behind the car wash. Call 705-869-
farms parts, and mechanical needs 8405. 2/15 - R Competition #2021-11-AD
at 960 hwy 17 West, Massey On, Closing date: January 13, 2022
P0P1P0. 705-865-1983. HELP WANTED For position details, visit Job Opportunities on our
While all responses are appreciated,
only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
BOB’S FLOORING ESPANOLA GOLF &
COUNTRY CLUB. Looking for a
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Commercial and Stairs
Applications. Custom ceramic Approximately 20 hours a week, Algoma Chrysler Inc
Monday to Friday. Computer skill
showers and backsplashes. necessary, working with Excel and Algoma Chrysler Inc (Espanola loca�on) is seeking an experienced
Laminate, Vinyl, Ceramic, Carpet. parts and service manager to join our dynamic team.
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booking appointments for repairs, warranty on vehicles,
H&R BLOCK- 87 Center St Unit your resume to [email protected] parts ordering, inventory control.
B, Espanola, ON P5E 1S4. Ph 705- persona.ca 1/11. Salary will commensurate with experience. Employee beneﬁt
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Thursday 9 am to 3 pm. 1/25 FOR SALE - Limited Dry Wood. or email to [email protected]
Call Greg 705-822-4734 01/11
Espanola Elks Hall Spaghetti Supper - January 23, 4:00 - Nicky Lamothe – Publisher/General Manager
7:00 p.m. Take out only unless we can do eat in by then. No
tickets, you may call for pre orders at 249-878-8853. STAFF
Lions Catch the Ace - Tickets are available at Tanner’s, Andrew Vondette – Director of Publication & Design
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:00 a.m. till 3:00 p.m., and OFFICE & ART SUPPLIES Murielle Leblanc – Director of Office Supply Sales
in the Mall Mondays and Wednesdays from 11:00 a.m. till
3:00 p.m. Rayann Muncaster – Director of Production
Vickie Trahan – Bookkeeper
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to submit information on their upcoming events in writing no later than Rosalind Russell – News Correspondent
email: [email protected] Bill Leeney – Graphic Designer
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Around&About January 11, 2022 Page 3
Keeping Seniors Healthy
are moving their Espanola practice to Lively.
We thank the community for the support over the years.
We welcome our patients to join us in Lively. We are located at
613 B Main St., and you can contact our o ce at 705-692–4400.
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signed this but you forgot to Despite the pain in my back, I Photo - Exercise equipment has been donated to the Espanola Nursing
give me a grade.” Lesson: fight eventually did fall into a deep Home, thanks to the efforts of École catholique La Renaissance students
hate with wisdom and wit. sleep. In the morning I woke and generosity of Canadian Tire. Photo provided by École catholique La
When they go low, outsmart up to find that Jake, tired of Renaissance and used with permission.
them. my snoring had walked into
When my big beautiful the bedroom, limped up the Seniors will be able to start with their campaign to support
Border Collie Jake blew out ramp I had built for him and local area seniors.
his front right ACL I got him went to sleep in the bed. His off the New Year with some He says the store donated
the best replacement surgeon surgery healed just fine and several pieces of exercise
at a very expensive clinic in surprisingly, I didn’t need healthy exercise programs, equipment and yoga balls for
Mississauga. Once home I any. Lesson: do the right thing the Espanola Nursing Home
cordoned off a corner in the and eventually it’ll work out. thanks to a donation from as part of the initiative.
living room with blankets The new equipment was
and pillows making a kind of For a comment or a an Espanola business and a delivered to the home over the
recovery room. To make sure signed copy of The True holidays for the seniors to start
he wouldn’t move in the night, Story of Wainfleet email: school. 2022 on a good footing.
I bedded down with him. williamj[email protected]
from École catholique La
Renaissance extends a thank
you to Canadian Tire in
Espanola for helping them
Espanola Regional Hydro an Y u
Amalgamation Moves Ahead
The amalgamation of Espanola amalgamate into one utility is
Regional Hydro and North Bay now underway. e Espanola Elks Christmas Hamper Fund 2021
Give A Big anks to the Following:
Hydro Holdings is underway. He says customers have been
North Bay Hydro Holdings notified by letter about the Espanola Home Hardware Guy’s Auto
Bell Booth Sirka Opt DSAB
President, CEO Matt Payne, process, which will include Dodge Haulage Garnets
St. Lawrence Church United Church Esp
says the company acquired billing, investments into the Rainbow Country Chrysler Esp. Festival Choir
Esp. Lions Club Freelandt Caldwell
Espanola Regional Hydro utility, as well as maintenance Town of Espanola F.O Eagles Ladies Aux
Poulson’s Law Webbwood Eagles
from the Town of Espanola and and improvements of service. Broker Link Bourcier’s Funeral Home
C.T.C #22 Esp Knight Cruisers
Township of Sables-Spanish He says the public will be kept Esp. Vol Fire Dept Carol Hughes
Espanola Legion Br. #39 Freshco & Sta
Rivers in 2019. informed as the companies Unifor 31-X Veteran’s
Noront Remedy Rx
He says the two continued to move through the various Giant Tiger Farquhar’s Dairy
Dan’s Towing Unifor #156
operate as separate entities stages with full amalgamation Moose 99.3 & Roz Around & About
but now the process to expected by 2022.
And a special thanks to all the members, friends and volunteers
who picked up and packed the 161 food baskets and delivered
them to Massey, Sagamok, Webbwood, McKerrow, Nairn,
Espanola and White sh Falls.
Further donations can still be donated to the Espanola Elks
Christmas Hamper fd @ 539 Second Ave. Espanola, On P5E 1M1
If we missed anyone, please let us know.
Gary @ 869-4302 Elks @ 869-1931
New Elk members are always wanted!
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