Meet Paula

BY JANA LAHNALAMPI Many of you may know her as Timmy O’Connor’s wife, others may know her as Michelle or Brian’s mom. Perhaps you know her as the youngest of the lovable Charlebois family. Still, others may know Paula in her role as a volunteer in the community. There are a lucky number of community…

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Meet Cathy

BY JANA LAHNALAMPI We are not losing a Minister, we have gained a lifelong friend. How lucky we were to have been guided for the past 12 years by such a wise, thoughtful and caring individual. Our lives have been enriched, by having had Cathy in them. It was a bright, sunny and warm July…

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Meet Leona

BY JANA NIEMI-LAHNALAMPI Townfolk describe her as talented, inspirational, helpful, wonderful, spirited, regal, and beautiful inside and out. She is a teacher, an angel and our princess! Few people invoke such warm thoughts from others. Indeed we in Onaping Falls are blessed to have such a generous individual in our midset for the past 65…

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Meet The Onaping Falls News Staff

BY DOLLY GORDON-ANDREWS Having such fond memories of the Onaping Falls News from years back, I had this great idea to bring it back to life after Don Henwood retired, our tireless editor of the ORACLE. It has been a fun adventure getting to reconnect with friends I grew up with and haven’t seen in…

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Meet Sherrie

BY DOLLY GORDON-ANDREWS Sherrie has lived most of her life in Onaping Falls. She is married to Yvon Landriault and will be celebrating 26 years of marriage at the end of February. The couple have two gorgeous daughters, Olivia and Emma. Olivia is in her third year of Environment Biology at Laurentian University, and Emma…

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Meet the Cunningham Closs Family

BY SAMANTHA BRAZEAU-WILSON Meet the Cunningham Closs family – a creatively gifted bunch who have lived in Onaping Falls just about their entire lives. The Cunningham Closs family is made up of six: Martha and Kevin, and their four children Linus, Wesley, Eamon, and Niamh. Martha is originally from Onaping and Kevin is from Manitoulin…

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