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Fitness centre expansion leads to increased  membership

Fitness centre expansion leads to increased membership

The exercise room at Howard Armstrong Recreational Centre (HARC) badly needed a makeover.

Long-term care homes want more help

Most able-bodied people couldn't get out of bed, bathe, brush their teeth and dress in 10 minutes. But that's what frail seniors living in long-term care homes across the province are expected to do, with the help of aides.

Colin Linden to perform April 8

Blues guitarist Colin Linden will perform at the Guitars Alive concert Saturday, April 8 at 7:30 pm at Sudbury Secondary School. Continuing the musical tradition, this year's program will feature guitar ensembles from MacLeod Public School, St.
Communities learn about each other by making
  bread

Communities learn about each other by making bread

BY GIANNI UBRIACO Bread; it's a small word, but it means so many things to so many people. It's one of the very few things in the world that makes each community unique, and at the same time, it connects us together.

Board approves 2006-07 school year calendar

The school year calendar for 2006-07 was approved by Rainbow District School Board trustees at their regular meeting on March 20.

Christmas cards reflection of traditions and trends

Englishman Henry Cole gave birth to the idea of Christmas cards in 1843. Since he was too busy to write a personal holiday greeting, Cole hired well-known London artist John Calcott Horsley to design a card he could send to all his acquaintances.

Reading rocks at Rainbow schools

A Confederation Secondary School initiative to get students in its elementary feeder schools hooked on reading is currently underway. Students in Grade 3 to 8 at Redwood Acres Public School, Pinecrest Public School, Valley View Public School and C.R.
Sudbury school produces award-winning talent

Sudbury school produces award-winning talent

BY GIANNI UBRIACO Sudbury's Gauvreau School of Performing Arts and Modeling sent 46 young and talented people with big dreams to the Canadian Model and Talent Convention (CMTC) in Toronto from March 16 to 19.
Young leaders graduate to 'real
  world'

Young leaders graduate to 'real world'

Twenty-four young people graduated from United Way's Young Leaders on Board program March 21.
Easter bunny part of pagan legend

Easter bunny part of pagan legend

Easter will be celebrated Sunday, April 16. Many traditions of this religious holiday have their origins in pagan rituals and beliefs.