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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Meet Samantha

BY DOLLY GORDON-ANDREWS Meet Samantha Brazeau-Wilson – a past resident who is making her mark as a handmade artist in Ottawa. Samantha grew up in the Onaping Falls community and moved to Ottawa in 2010 to attend college and university where she studied journalism. She is a seasoned writer and has written articles for magazines…

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Meet Brian

Meet Brian Wrixon – a past resident who will always call Levack home. You may remember Brian from the beautiful poem he wrote and recited at the Heritage Homecoming event this past summer. The poem, in which Brian says came from the heart, honoured the community of Onaping Falls and the people who live here…

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