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North Shore Search & Rescue had a busy Tire Espanola
Adam Page says the highlight was a day of We have everything
septic service training at Chutes Provincial Park in early you need to winterize
August. your trailer or cottage
For Your Septic & Porta Potty Needs “So, the day at Chutes started off with a call
and meeting with park staff because of a Ready for winter?
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then conducted multiple search tasks Heaters, Fireplaces
until the subject was found. First aid was
administered to the patient, at which time Serving North Shore,
they found out they had a second missing Espanola and the Island
person, the son of the patient.
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bracelet. Our Project Lifesaver team was
then sent out around the park with the
equipment until our subject was found.
The mobile command unit is a large
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uncomfortable chair and be prepared to be cool.”
Sales & Service confused. “No, not sports Jimmy. Esports.”
You know how your parents told you to “What’s that?”
RON RIVET work hard and to keep your nose clean “It’s when you sit on the couch all day and
and everything would work out alright, go like this, really fast, with your thumbs.”
CLEANING SERVICES career-wise? Yeah, good advice begat “But you and Mom wouldn’t let me
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Flash forward to today and parental advice wrong about that. You see last month
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you grow up?” game at Rogers Arena in Vancouver.”
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Man, who wouldn’t want a piece of that $25 million dollars in prize money.”
[email protected] 114 Mead Street, Unit 2 action?” “That’s a lot of money!”
www.remaxcrown.ca Espanola, Ontario P5E 1S5 “Look Jimmy, try and focus here …. You “The total salary for 46 players on the
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“Okay, forget I said that. A journalist?” finals, the day they went on sale!”
Formerly “You mean like Mike Duffy? “That’s gross!”
“You’re killing me, kid. Now your mother “Net actually, but you’re getting the idea.”
and I both know you’ve got great hand-
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Around&About September 11, 2018 Page 2 A&A, PaperWorks, 85 Centre Street, 705-869-6883
Espanola Fibre Arts Festival Espanola: Transition To Provincial
Policing Approved; Arbitration Begins For
October 17, 18, 19, 20 & 21 - 2018
Art Journaling Workshop By Rosalind Russell - The has given its stamp of
transition from Espanola approval to the changeover to
October 17th 9:00 am – 3:00 pm municipal police to provincial the OPP, which is expected to
Espanola Golf & Country Club policing will be taking place take place October 11th, rather
Call to register 705-566-7653 sooner than expected. than in early 2019.
Espanola Police Association With that, all municipal police
www.espanolafibreartsfestival.ca President, Constable Ed Stortz, and civilian staff positions,
says “it’s sad that the members including the police chief, will
Continued from page two... of the town police are being be terminated.
terminated and that several Any staff wanting to continue
“So, you want me to sit on the “Soon gaming will be an have applied to the OPP, but no employment in policing in
couch for eight hours a day Olympic sport.” offers have been made yet. Espanola must follow the OPP
playing video games which “You gotta be kidding.” He adds, “as far as arbitration, application process, and there
you used to refer to as ‘brain “No. There’s too many fans members have been without is no guarantee they will be
drainers’? and too much money for a a contract since December hired.
“Now we call it ‘practice time’. corrupt organization like of 2016 and hope to have Arbitration talks are set for
Carlos ‘The Ocelot’ Rodrigues the International Olympic everything wrapped up September 13th.
sometimes spends up to twelve Committee not to make it part regarding severances and Severance payments will be
hours a day doing this … with of the games.” wages on September 13th.” paid by local taxpayers as per
the thumbs.” “So professional athletes Stortz emphasizes they do the agreement.
“Who’s he?” and gamers are now like the want a raise as part of the The terminations will affect
“Who’s he! Carlos only same?” package. 20 individuals; the chief, 11
happens to be one of the very “Of course they are. The only Still with the story, The Ontario officers, dispatchers and full-
best esport gamers in the world difference is that gamers don’t Civilian Police Commission time court clerk.
making $820,000 a year! have to exert any physical
That’s who.” energy. Saves a lot of wear and Labour Day Road Toll A Success Once
“But I thought you wanted me tear on the body.” Again; Gating The New Park
to play regular sports.” “So no injuries, eh?”
“Oh gawd, with all that sweat “No, not unless you consider The annual Labour Day Road system that will allow
and dirty jock straps flying bed sores on your butt a career- Toll was another success for easy access, but also
around the room, Athlete’s foot ending injury.” in Espanola, hosted by the protection for the users of the
and toe jam. No, Jimmy, we “So now, on a sunny day Espanola Regional Hospital Espanola Therapeutic Park,
want you to sit on the leather like today, I can go down to Foundation. which will be constructed
couch in an air-conditioned the basement and play video Foundation communications next Spring. The new park
room and kill things like this games until I fall asleep?” spokesperson, Terri Noble, will house waterworks,
… with your thumbs.” “Not the basement. Your says $2,889 was raised this gardening, sitting and walking
“But you said Wayne Gretzky mother and I have taken all year on the Holiday Monday. areas for residents of the
was your hero growing up.” the furniture out of the living She adds they only collected long-term care, especially
“Gretzky earned $250,000 room except the couch. We’ve from one side of the road, those with Alzheimer’s
for his first season with the installed six big screens, a which meant a smaller area and other dementias, in a
Indianapolis Racers. Jonathan snack bar and a Red Bull of coverage with the traffic safe and enclosed outdoor
“Fatality” Wendel only plays cooler. Knock yourself out! heading north. environment.
a few etournaments a year “And what are you gonna do?” Noble adds the funds raised Photos provided by Terri
and his take is $455,000. “I thought I’d go down to the are going to a specific gating Noble
Jimmy, someday Gretzky will basement and read.”
be financially ghosted and “See ya.”
“Fabulous Fatality” will own “Okay … and that motorboat
Amazon.” thing? It was on MTV?”
“Ya think?” “TMZ. No boat. No motor.”
“Jimmy, it’s all about long-
term asset achievability.” For comments, ideas and
“What’s that?” copies of The Legend
“Basically… my retirement.” of Zippy Chippy, go to
“Ah, I dunno Dad. Esports?” www.williamthomas.ca
A&A, PaperWorks, 85 Centre Street, 705-869-6883 Around&About September 11, 2018 Page 3
NOJHL Preseason Preview: Continued from front page...
Espanola Express Hopes This Will Be Their Espanola’s North Shore Search & Rescue
Break Out Season Training Continues – Top Of Their Field
Wins were tough to come by this we have our sights set cargo trailer outfitted with its training day a success. We are
in the Northern Ontario Junior on making the playoffs and own repeater radio system extremely excited about our
Hockey League last season hopefully enjoy some post- for communications, inverter partnership with Chutes Park
for the Espanola Express. season success. generator, laptops, large screens, and look forward to many more
However, with a new coaching NOJHL: What have you seen and all equipment needed to run training days with Ontario
staff in place, the Express in training camp and exhibition a full search. The unit uses the Parks.”
are looking to reverse course games that you believe bodes full Incident Command System They unit raises its own funds
as they aim to improve their well for the organization? (ICS) as the base for paperwork, and is continuing their training
fortunes and make their mark in C.C.: Our skill set is much which sets out things like tasking programs. They are also
the 2018-19 NOJHL standings. further along then where we sheets for searchers, lost person raising funds for a new inverter
Looking for experience to were last season at this time. reports, and communication generator and a new large screen
instigate the turnaround in We expect our team to grow logs, to name a few. television for the command
Espanola, Express team stronger week-by-week. GPS, which are carried by all center.
president and general manager NOJHL: Who are a couple of searchers, are downloaded To make a donation, volunteer
Chad Clarke has brought on returning players you look to after each task and recorded or for more information, go to
board veteran bench boss lead the club? in the database and displayed Facebook and type in North
Dave Clancy to serve as the C.C.: We are expecting forward on a large screen. Each search Shore Search & Rescue for
club’s new coach. Also joining Matt Reynolds to have a big team is comprised of a team contact information.
Clancy behind the bench will season for us while defenceman leader, communications person, Photos provided by Adam Page
be associate coach Clayton Leo Mihalo will add grit to our navigation person, first aid
Bertrand and assistant coach back end. Reynolds joined us in person and trained searchers. All
Vagelli Sakellaris, who will mid-November last season and searchers are trained to Ontario
add further experience to the went on to score seven times, Search and Rescue Association
Espanola staff. The squad including a game-winner, Standards, which follows the OPP
has also secured the services and added nine assists for 16 standard. They are also trained
of experienced equipment points. Mihalo was steady on in first aid with some trained in
manager Brian Workman and defence for us and chipped in Emergency First Response.
trainer Chris Seguin to provide offensively with six points. “It was an incredible day of
the players in Espanola first- NOJHL: Who are some your working with many staff from
rate skill in those areas. Add newcomers that have shown Chutes Provincial Park. Park
in a newly signed director of promise as you near your management, Tamara and Jim,
sales and promotions, in the home-opener Friday against were so helpful in making this
affable Grant Trayner, Express Blind River?
GM Clarke has boosted the C.C.: Mitchell Lee has a great HOME GAMES!!
organization significantly as the offensive minded skill set as
commencement of the regular expectations are high for him. Friday, September 14, 7:30 pm
season rapidly approaches. Also, Chase Lammi, Jacob
This is the ninth of 12 NOJHL Doucet and Joel Rainville Sunday, September 16, 2:00 pm
team preseason previews put have had a strong start to the
together by the league. preseason and we hope the
NOJHL: What is the outlook young guns will continue to
for the team as you head into lead by example with their
the 2018-19 season? exemplary work ethic and
CHAD CLARKE: Our relentless pursuit of the puck.
expectations for this year is NOJHL: What goals do you
to definitely try and improve have heading into the start of
our on-ice structure. By doing the regular season and beyond?
C.C.: Our goals to begin the
season are to compete hard for
the puck every night. If we are
the hardest working team every
night we will find our success.
Our expectations are to improve
upon last season and make the
playoffs. I have no doubt with
coach Clancy’s structure and
that of the rest of the staff, this
will be accomplished.
Around&About September 11, 2018 Page 4
Espanola Council Supports Huron Central Funding Request
Huron Central Railway closure. The Town of Espanola mills to receive chemicals by says Deputy Mayor Bill
has been an active member rail and ship product is vital Foster. “The closure of the
announced it will be making of the (HCR) Huron Central to their ability to compete in Huron Central Railway would
Railway task force in support global markets. It is estimated have a devastating impact
its final run by the end of 2018 of their funding request. The that these mills generate over to our local and regional
Town of Espanola recognizes $600 million in economic economies, the environment
if it is unable to secure $46.2 the importance of short-line activity in our area. These and our roads.
rail operators in Northern industries have already been
million from the Federal and Ontario. HCR provides 43 hard hit with changing market For more information contact:
direct jobs; however this trends and tariffs. “The Town
Provincial governments. railway is an integral link for of Espanola continues to lobby Cynthia Townsend,
the Espanola and Nairn mills the Federal and Provincial CAO/Treasurer
The company, which runs which provide additional government to provide the [email protected]
employment for another 700 support required to sustain the Town of Espanola
a short line from Sault Ste. people. The ability for these rail line and our industries,” P 705 869 1540 ext 2102
Marie to Sudbury, originally
announced in a press release
this May that high operational
costs, low commodity prices
and new regulations forcing
capital improvements for
compliance are threatening
Recipe Espanola Senior Choir - Weekly practices, Starting
Tuesday, September 11, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. To join please
This is a quick and simple call Mariette Laginski at 705-869-1474.
way to bake flavourful
shrimp with little fuss. We Community Art Project - The last community art project
made it this past weekend gathering is scheduled for September 12, 6:00 p.m. at the
to serve alongside steak library board room.
and I loved how easy it was to make and just throw in the
oven. Dipping crusty bread into the garlic butter is an added North Shore Anglers & Hunters Meeting – September
bonus. It also makes a quick, delicious dinner when served 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the Walford Community Centre hwy 17.
over pasta. Everyone Welcome.
Baked Butter Garlic Shrimp Children’s Clothes’ Closet at Calvary Baptist Church
- No donations needed at this time. Will reopen on
• 1 lb raw shrimp, peeled and cleaned Wednesday September 19, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
• 5 tbsp softened butter
• 3-4 large cloves garlic, crushed Bridge Lessons – at the Seniors Drop In Center, starting
• salt and fresh ground pepper September 19 at 1:00 p.m. For more info call D. Allen
• fresh or dried parsley for garnish 705-869-0475.
• lemon wedges, for serving, if desired
Free Community Luncheons – Every second and fourth
Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Smear butter evenly over the Tuesday at the Lighthouse, Espanola (across from the
bottom of the baking dish. Sprinkle the crushed garlic over Royal Bank). EVERYONE WELCOME.
the butter. Add the shrimp, trying not to overlap if possible.
Sprinkle everything with salt and pepper. Bake for 7 Need rides to medical appointments? - VON’s
minutes and then stir/turn the shrimp and bake for 7-10 Transportation Program offers rides to medical
more minutes, or until shrimp is done. Garnish with parsley appointments, even to Sudbury. Call Espanola VON at
and squeeze a lemon wedge over it, if desired. Serve as a 705-869-3304.
side with steak, or toss the cooked shrimp and butter sauce
with pasta. If you do this, cook the pasta while the shrimp Pickle Ball & Tennis at the Espanola Courts – Courts
is cooking for a quick meal. are open daily. Equipment available at the rec centre.
Moose Clothing Donations – Donations for overseas relief can
Corner be dropped off at 80 Withers Rd. Massey. Also footwear,
bedding & sewing supplies. Call Ray Brubacher at 705-
The Moose 99.3 FM CJJM - Espanola is proud to support local 844-9992.
charities and organizations. If you have an event you want to
United Church of Espanola – WE ARE OPEN – United
share, please call Roz at 705-869-6397 or email your Church of Espanola continues to have worship service
information to: [email protected] The Moose- Espanola's every Sunday morning at 10:00 a.m. with Sunday School.
All are welcome.
Biggest Variety! Your Station, Your News, Your Stories
Do you have a NOTE for the Community?
We invite not-for-profit organizations to submit information on
their upcoming events in writing no later than
Wednesdays at 3:00 p.m. 25 Word Limit.
E-mail: [email protected]
Around&About September 11, 2018 Page 5
705-869-6883LPSRPoerepasraesytlcoei&EanrsslaFtOlao•stucTe•cnhad•VaseniR•ohkenIicntYelteoamsulss••FNoSoretSricvaeilceseHsiBgehsetsRt CatiercsuIlnatTioonwn&! 2018 WATER MAIN
SERVICES FOR SALE Beginning on Monday, September 17th and running through
to ursday, September 20th, the Town of Espanola with
PHYSIOTHERAPY OFFERED BY FRESH PORK - Rainbow Valley OCWA will undertake the Water Main Swabbing Program.
MARILYN WITTMANN - Located Farm Locally Paddock raised Pork Hours of swabbing will be from 9:00 P.M. to 5:00 A.M. e
at Physio Moves in the Espanola ready for processing by licensed program should take 4 days to complete.
Hospital. Accepting new patients. processor. $4.25/lb. Cut, Wrapped
WSIB and MVA patients welcome. and Frozen. Available as HALF or e following street will be swabbed on
Acupuncture available. Visit www. WHOLE. Call Sean Gallagher 705- Monday, September 17th:
physiomoves.net for services, rates, and 698-4963 for details. 9/25
hours, or call 705-988-3737. 10/2 - R • Mead Blvd. from Queensway Ave. to Spanish River Dr.
MINI EXCAVATION SERVICE FOR SALE - Steel siding and steel e following areas will be swabbed from Tuesday,
– Excavation service for smaller roof left over from various projects. September 18th to ursday, September 20th:
projects. Prep area for garage, Good for sheds and garages. Also
shed, decks. Ditching, trenches for building materials. For more info • Hwy 6/Centre St. from Queensway Ave. to Second Ave.
waterlines, propane, hydro, smaller call 705-583-2192 or 705-862- • Williamson St., Syroid St., Ricci Dr., Buzdygan St.,
stump removal. Servicing Espanola 0376. 9/11
& area. Locally owned and operated. Polojko St. and Duplessis Rd.
Lower cost than renting the machine. FOR SALE - Antique & household
Contact Brad 705-869-8168. 9/11 furniture and collectibles. For more e following streets from Hwy 6/Centre St. to Barrie St.:
info call 705-583-2192 or 705-862-
Call 705-869-6883 0376. 9/11
To Place Your
Classified Ad!! NOTICE • James St., Secord St., Albert St. and Adelaide St.
• Barrie St. from Albert to Adelaide St.
THERAPY & ACUPUNCTURE
– NEW LOCATION as of April 9th. Residents immediately a ected each night are advised to
363 John St. Espanola. To make close the main water valve in their homes and DO NOT
TOTAL MAINTENANCE an appointment call 705-863-3223. attempt to use any water during swabbing hours. is is
SERVICES: Plowing, carpentry, important to avoid drawing a piece of foam swab into
painting, steel & shingle roofing, tree [email protected] 10/2 R your service and blocking it.
cutting, decks, landscape construction,
yard maintenance, dump runs. 705-
936-6160 9/11 - R MEETINGS
ESPANOLA SELF STORAGE – Massey Agricultural Society We ask that when you re-open the main water valve in your
6x8 and 8x10 Storage units available monthly meetings - 3rd Tuesday of home following swabbing, that you turn on a cold water
in Espanola. Located behind the car the month. Held at Massey Firehall tap (laundry tub if possible) and let it run to ush any
wash. Call 705-869-8405. 9/25 - R @ 7pm. We welcome the public’s residue that may be left in your water service.
HANDYMAN - ODD JOBS SPECIAL OCCASION Residents not in the swabbing area could experience dirty
COLOMBUS - Need something water. If you experience dirty water, let your cold water run
fixed, painted, drywalled, built or 85th Birthday and it should clear up. If dirty water persists, please call
flooring done, call me. Stephane Celebration 705-869-1751 between 8:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M.
Coulombe, 705-863-3434. 9/4 - R
THE RITCHIES ARE AT IT Should you have any questions or
AGAIN! Get your firewood cut, split, Claude J. Rivard experience low water pressure
delivered. Hardwood maple. More following swabbing, please call
info, call Mina at 705-865-3017. the Public Works Dept. between
10/30. the hours of 8:00am to 4:00pm
at 705-869-1751 or the Police
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ESPANOLA REGIONAL HOSPITAL AND ESPANOLA REGIONAL HOSPITAL AND
HEALTH CENTRE HEALTH CENTRE &
NORTH SHORE HEALTH NETWORK
Espanola Regional Hospital and Health Centre (ERHHC) is
currently seeking qualified candidates for a permanent I.T. Tier II Technician
full-time Finance Officer. The successful candidate will play
an integral role in the development of the annual operating Espanola Regional Hospital and Health Centre (ERHHC) and
budget while providing leadership and support to the finance North Shore Health Network (NSHN) are currently seeking
team. Reporting directly to Chief Financial Officer, the qualified candidates for a permanent full-time I.T. Tier II
Finance Officer must be a highly motivated individual who Technician. This position will work primarily from ERHHC
demonstrates superior technical skills combined with an with occasional travel to NSHN.
attention to details. The successful candidate will administer and support the
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES stable operation of the computer systems and network
infrastructure to ensure high levels of availability and security.
- Coordinate, monitor, and control all monthly processing This includes planning, developing, installing, configuring,
to General Ledger while ensuring completion, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing all computer
comprehensiveness, timeliness, relevancy, and accuracy. hardware, peripherals, software, and networking devices. The
person will also diagnose, resolve, and document hardware
- Prepare and assist with financial and statistical and software problems in a timely and accurate fashion, and
information reporting in compliance reporting standards provide deskside support where required.
within established time-lines for the Hospital and Qualified candidates will have 3-5 years’ experience working
associated organizations. with computerized information systems and will hold a college
diploma or university degree in the Information Technology
- Review work of finance office staff. field. Technical knowledge of servers, network and computer
- Assist with all budget preparation and ongoing operating systems, network hardware, protocols and standards,
combined with hands-on hardware/software troubleshooting
management of budget integrity. experience and strong communication skills are required.
- Reconcile bank and other assigned accounts on monthly Bilingual in French and English would be an asset.
For more information about our Hospitals, please visit our websites at:
basis. http://www.erhhc.on.ca and http://www.nshn.care
- Remain current on the financial modules and other related Please submit your resume and cover letter in confidence to:
Human Resources Manager
software as required. Espanola Regional Hospital and Health Centre
- Process all non-profit financial information, prepare 825 McKinnon Drive
ESPANOLA, ON P5E 1R4
financial reports, analyze as requested. Fax (705) 869-4039
QUALIFICATIONS Email: [email protected]
Qualified candidates will have 5 years accounting Thank you for your interest. This position will remain open
experience, including financial statement preparation in until filled. Only applicants who have been selected for an
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Off To School For Another Year - Espanola Clear Lake Beach Enhanced With
Jump Day Focuses In Niners Accessibility Features
High School is to The Al Secord Trail has been enhancement to our park area
and our community beach.”
provide an inclusive extended through the Clear
“Increased access means
and safe environment Lake Beach site for accessible increased usage,” adds Piche.
“We are fortunate that more
where everyone access to the washrooms and people will get to enjoy this
feels welcome and natural community asset.”
supported,” says parking area. Photos provided by the Town
Gobbo. “Our goal Espanola Mayor, Ron
is to intellectually Piche, is pleased with the
challenge the students enhancements. He says in
to become 21st addition to the work already
century learners done, accessible
that think critically, matting has been
develop into installed off the paved
innovative thinkers trail to provide access
and problem solvers. to the beach for people
“Our school strives with wheel chairs,
to bring out the best scooters, walkers
in each student and and strollers. An
provide opportunities accessible picnic table
for them to give back
Photo: Espanola High School Vice-Principal, Yves to their community. has also been installed
Poirier, and Principal, Kristina Rivard Gobbo, Academics,
shared in Jump Day for Niners in late August. just off the trail.
Both are excited to take on their new positions
“The Town of Espanola
and be active members of the Espanola High c o - c u r r i c u l a r is grateful for the
community. Photo provided
participation funding provided by
and responsible Employment & Social
All our local area schools have citizenship are the foundations Development Canada
new faces this year. Espanola of the school.”
High School is no exception. She adds the staff at Espanola and the Community
The annual Jump Day where High School have high standards Accessibility Stream”
Niners get to find their lockers, and every effort is made to says Piche. “The
meet teachers and figure out ensure students are working to trail extension and
where their classrooms are, is their full potential. the installation of
always a huge success. But this “Our mission is to bring learning accessible matting
year, the new principal, Kristina to life, enabling students to fulfill is a significant
Rivard Gobbo, and vice- their aspirations. We cherish and
principal, Yves Poirier, also had promote the Rainbow District
to figure it all out. School Board’s core values;
Both addressed the students and honesty, respect, empathy,
Gobbo welcomed them to the responsibility, integrity, courtesy,
new school. resilience, acceptance, courage
“Welcome to the 2018-2019 and cooperation. We welcome
school year. I am thrilled to new and returning students to the
be joining the Espanola High home of the Spartans and trust the
School learning community as continuation of your educational
your new principal. Over the journey will be a positive
past two weeks it is evident experience,” concluded Gobbo.
that the school has a strong Several staff members also
sense of pride, spirit and got to address the students
focuses on student learning and talking about extra-curricular
achievement. programming, athletics and so
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