Meet Bob…

BY JANA NIEMI-LAHNALAMPI The individual who is being highlighted this month has served Onaping Falls with tremendous dedication. Robert Parker, or Bob as he is better known, has served the Onaping Falls community at multiple levels for several decades. Bob was an advocate for organized sports in our community. He was the founder, manager and…

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2021 Remembrance Day Schedule of Events

Several Remembrance Day ceremonies will take place throughout the community of Onaping Falls on Thursday, November 11. See the schedule below for details. Remembrance Day Cenotaph Ceremony – Downtown Levack @ 11:00 AM (10:45 AM arrival) Maplecrest Cemetery Ceremony – 595 Simmons Road, Dowling @ 11:30 AM Branch 503 Cenotaph Ceremony – 3 St. James…

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Science North Summer Science Camps Open for Registration in Onaping Falls

Online registration available 24 hours a day at sciencenorth.ca/camps ONAPING FALLS, ON – Registration for Science North Summer Science Camps is now open in Onaping Falls as well as 12 different communities across Northern Ontario and online. For over 30 years, Science North has offered innovative and stimulating summer camps that introduce children to the worlds of science, technology,…

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Meet Shirley Mirka…

BY JANA NIEMI-LAHNALAMPI Wow! Where does one start to share the involvement of such a high-achieving person? I am truly at a loss as to where to begin. Shirley Ann Mirka, nee Shea, was born in 1939 in Glace Bay, Cape Breton. Her family, including twin sister Bernice, moved to Onaping when she was 15…

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