Meet Flora

BY JANA NIEMI-LAHNALAMPI If the world was a perfect place, when you looked up inspiration in the dictionary, you would find her name under the definition. Flora Wilson Chartrand has worked tirelessly in a variety of organizations within our community: The Royal Canadian Legion, Levack Public School Parents’ Association, Onaping Falls Curling Club, Falls Food,…

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The First 50 Years: Hardy Hockey Club

BY JACK MACLELLAN A little more than a year and a half before his passing, J. Gordon Hardy, former mining engineer and later President of Falconbridge Nickel Mines, was able to see his namesake mine and mill start production in 1955. The establishment of the Hardy complex was the beginning of Falconbridge’s development of its…

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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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