Meet Janice

BY JANA NIEMI-LAHNALAMPI Listening to music has been proven to make you happier trhough the release of dopamine, “the happy hormone,” which is released when you listen to music. Listening to music also lowers cortisol levels, the stress hormone. Furthermore, listening to certain types of music can help lower depression and improve your sleep. Improved…

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Onaping Falls Town Hall Meeting March Schedule

The community of Onaping Falls is welcome to attend a town hall meeting this month on Tuesday, March 5 or Thursday, March 28 at 6:30 pm at the Dowling Leisure Centre. Get an update on the Greater City of Sudbury’s plans for our communities over the next few months, discuss community issues or get involved…

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Onaping Oldtimers Hockey: Part 1

BY ELLARD DURLING In 1955, a group of dedicated young athletes came together to form a hockey team called the Hardy Falcons. In the early years, the team roster consisted of Falconbridge employees, and the intent was to play a game of hockey with colleagues, enjoy a few beers, and have some laughs. The first…

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Meet Clancy

A little bit about Clarence (Clancy) Vowels When you look up community service in the dictionary, you should find a picture of Clarence Vowels. From the curling club to the hockey clubs, the Levack ski hill, Scouts, and St. John’s United Church, many have benefitted from Clarence’s commitment, generosity and skill. Clarence Vowels grew up…

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Gift Guide: Meaningful Holiday Gifts for Teachers

BY KYLEEN GRAY The holiday season is upon us. It’s the time of year where the scramble for gifts begins and our pocketbooks start shrinking. Hopefully, this short article will give you some easy, meaningful and economical gift giving ideas for those in education this year. School Program Donation Our public schools in Ontario are…

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