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The 34th Annual Spotlight Dance Show in North Bay

Posted on by drew.ferris

danceThe show is being put on by the Barbara Treleaven School of Dance and the Performers Youth Dance Company is Thursday night at the Capital Centre.

The performers on stage will range in age from 7-17 and perform in several different types of dance.

They include ballet, jazz, tap, lyrical, modern, contemporary, musical theater and hip hop.

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Tanya Vrebosch on Winter Maintenance and Budget

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Winter DrivingWinter maintenance has been a big topic over the last couple of budgets.

Chair of Engineering and Works Tanya Vrebosch says the final numbers aren’t in but they are expecting a small surplus from last years budget.

However, she says that doesn’t mean it can help out too much with this year.

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Water Main To Be Installed on Memorial Drive

Posted on by drew.ferris

road workA water main will be installed on Memorial Drive between Monk Street and Regina Street.

The Water & Wastewater Department is announcing Memorial Drive will be closed and a detour will be set up so that traffic may get around the construction site.

They say the construction will start at 8 in the morning Thursday, and finish around 4pm Friday.

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An Award Winning Motivational Speaker Coming To North Bay

Posted on by drew.ferris

David JonesThis Wednesday, he will be in the city to run workshops on leadership and education.

David Jones is the founder of Turtle Concepts, an organisation dedicated to helping kids gain confidence and become empowered.

The organization also helps with suicide and bulling prevention, gang awareness, drug and alcohol awareness, confidence building and professional development.

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$56,000 Raised at Canadore College’s Annual Presidents Dinner

Posted on by drew.ferris

CanadoreLogoThe money is earmarked for the colleges student scholarship and bursary fund.

President George Burton says $31,000 of the money is from guests at the dinner and the rest around $25,000 from the student government at the college.

This is the second year of the dinner with $26,000 raised last year.

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Forgery and Theft Charges for a North Bay Man

Posted on by drew.ferris

North Bay PoliceA 30 year old city man is facing several charges include theft under $5,000, two counts of making a forged document, two counts of use, deal and acts on a forged document and two counts of fraud under $5,000.

The charges were laid following a police investigation.

Police say sometime between mid November and early December two blank cheques were taken from an employers North Bay business.

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Movies, casino and hospice the topics on Council Capsule with Jeff Serran

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Jeff Serran

City Council aproved the sale of land to the Nipissing Serenity Hopsice last night (Monday) after Council.

It will be the first hospice located in the North Bay area and Councillor Jeff Serran says it’s a positive step forward.

He spoke to Matthew Sookram on Council Capsule this morning and Serran says it’s a win-win situation.

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Some local bowlers advance

Posted on by bob.coles

Bantam GirlsPartners Bowling in North Bay had some bowlers in the zone round of the 5 pin nationals. 

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Top swimming performances highlighted

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titanslogoThe North Bay YMCA Titans team took part in a recent swim meet in the Sault.

Megan Tom took the high points award in the 13-14 female category by winning 6 races.

She also achieved a provincial qualifying time in the 200 IM.

Ryan Tom did the same in the 11-12 male. He won 7 races. 

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A hospice coming to North Bay and soon

Posted on by bob.coles

City Hall  genericThere will be more details soon on timelines and structure details, but North Bay will be home to a hospice in the near future.

City Council has agreed to sell a piece of land off John Street to the Nipissing Serenity Hospice group.

Deputy Mayor Sheldon Forgette says there was a big need for a hospice in the city and for the region.

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