Good morning, Greater Sudbury.
Here are some stories to start your day.
Sudbury Spartans suffer a tough loss in their season opener
The Sudbury Spartans Junior Varsity team suffered a tough 21-20 OT loss in their season opener Saturday, hosting top ranked contender, the York Lions, on the dewey fields of the James Jerome Sports Complex. View the full game report and photo gallery here.
Big trucks draw big crowds to Capreol Railroad Museum season opener
Twenty-one years after being purchased by the Town of Capreol, the Northern Ontario Railroad Museum and Heritage Centre is looking to have its best season yet, welcoming a record 3,000 guests to its season opener Saturday. Stu Thomas, president of museum's board of directors, said this was the third time the museum hosted the Big Truck Meet Up, and the first year the show brought in a Transformers' Optimus Prime replica. Thomas said both attractions helped make this the "best opening day ever." Read the full story here.
Sudbury OPP apprehend driver of stolen vehicle after three-car collision
On May 14 at approximately 1:28 p.m., OPP Sudbury-Warren Detachment members responded to reports of a stolen pick-up truck from the Municipality of Markstay-Warren. Upon entering the city limits, the driver appeared to intentionally drive the stolen vehicle into three other vehicles, which disabled the pick-up truck and allowed police to arrest the suspect. As a result of the incident, the 37-year-old driver from Greater Sudbury, was arrested and charged with 11 counts relating to dangerous operation of a motor vehicle. Read the full story here.
Elliot Lake driver found shirtless, yelling at trees
On May 18 at approximately 9:26 a.m., East Algoma OPP received a call that a "suspicious" man had fallen asleep in a pick-up truck parked in the opposite lane of traffic on Laprairie Crescent in Elliot Lake. Police and Algoma Paramedic Services (EMS) were able to locate the man, who was found yelling at trees, making very little sense verbally, taking his shirt off, and exhibiting signs of confusion. As a result of the incident, the 29-year-old driver has been charged with four counts relating to dangerous operation of a motor vehicle. Read the full story here.
Rocca and Obradovich shine at St Anne badminton tournament
Matteo Rocca went at this, the sport of badminton, a little bit backwards. Still, it does not seem to have impeded the progress of the talented grade eight student at Ecole St Denis in the least. Rocca finished first in the boys singles competition at the St Anne Angels Intermediate Badminton Tournament at St Benedict Catholic Secondary School last weekend, and then teamed with Ashton Bélisle and Bianca Vigna to capture the Boys and Mixed Doubles divisions respectively. Read the full story here.
Video: Students blend art and science to create fractal dance
In a spectacle of twirling bodies and waving hands, more than 250 students from R.L. Beattie Public School performed the 'Fractal Dance' on May 13, as part of Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council's Science Odyssey Week. Science Odyssey is a campaign held every year in May. It encourages science outreach leaders across the country to host fun, engaging and inspiring activities centred around science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM). Read the full story and watch the dance here.
FOOD RECALL: Dom Reserve brand Atlantic Salmon Strips (Hot Smoked) Cracked Black Pepper
DOM International Limited is recalling Dom Reserve brand Atlantic Salmon Strips (Hot Smoked) Cracked Black Pepper from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below. Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache and neck stiffness. Read the full product description here.
FOOD RECALL: Ralph's brand bread products
Ralph's Bakery is recalling Ralph's brand bread products from the marketplace because they contain milk which is not declared on the label. If you have an allergy to milk, check to see if you have the recalled product in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out, or returned to the store where they were purchased. Do not consume the recalled product as they may cause a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction. Read the full list of products here.
Morning clouds make way for a clear evening
A mix of sun and cloud in the forecast for Tuesday and a high of 15. Clouds are expected to scatter by late this afternoon, leaving a clear evening overhead. Temperatures dropping to a low of 7 overnight.