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Music majors to perform concert

It's not every day people are exposed to classical music, which is why Sophie Bertrand is planning to sing at a classical concert accompanied by her classmate William Lemieux.

SWC to offer self-defence course

The Sudbury Women's Centre will present a self-defence course for women May 27. The course will help women gain self-awareness and self-esteem as well as knowledge of breathing techniques, and practical experience in self protection.

Early detection can save your life

Eating healthy foods, being active on a regular basis, limiting alcohol consumption, following sun protection guidelines, not smoking, and avoiding second-hand smoke are all important parts of a healthy lifestyle.

Community to celebrate the life of Joanne Nother

A special event is being planned to celebrate the life of well-known community activist Joanne Nother, who died in a fire Feb. 28, 2005.

Ancient food tasty and trendy

There is a recipe for asparagus in the oldest surviving book of recipes, Apicius's 3rd century CE De re coquinaria, Book III.

Chamber has busy month planned

The Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce will honour outstanding businesses and entrepreneurs Tuesday, May 9 at the ninth Annual Business Excellence Awards. The event will be held at the Radisson Hotel, downtown, beginning at 5:30 pm.

Security firm specializes in parties

BY APRIL ANTONIAZZI While most people try to avoid fights and confrontation at parties, Shawn O'Brien  makes it his business to get in the middle of them.

Mental Health Week conference on workplace stress sold out

BY APRIL ANTONIAZZI Practising mind and body fitness is the goal of this year's Mental Health Week. "Your physical fitness affects your mental health and vice versa.

Diabetics need to take charge of health: expert

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN Rule your diabetes, don't let your diabetes rule you. That's the advice of Dr. Ian Blumer, author of the best-selling book Diabetes for Canadians for Dummies. He spoke at Collège Boréal Wednesday evening.

Villa to honour Brian McKee

The St. Joseph's Foundation of Sudbury will honour the late Father Brian McKee this Saturday by naming the "town square" at St. Joseph's Villa after him.