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English high school in Valley all set for September opening

By Tracey Vaillancourt The Sudbury Catholic District School Board and many parents in Valley East and the surrounding area are anxious for a new school year to begin.

CP hopes to sell operations building

BY RICK PUSIAK A chapter in SudburyÂ?s long and distinguished railway history came to a quiet end last month.

Song reminder of Creighton Mine

BY JAMES FORTIN There are many stories to tell about the village of Creighton and the people who lived there. But I am going to let someone who was there in the Â?good old days,Â? tell it, as it was.

Persona buys Cyberbeach

Persona Communications has acquired Cyberbeach Communications and Isys Technologies (Cyberbeach-Isys.) Cyberbeach-Isys is one of northern Ontario?s largest Internet service providers, as well as a leader in web hosting services.

Priest was cultural leader

Professor Fernand Dorais died Thursday, Jan. 16 at the age of 74. Dorais A Jesuit priest, who was based at the University of Sudbury, spent 53 years in religious life.

Safe driving campaign kickoff

The annual Action Sudbury Red Ribbon Kickoff will take place Friday morning at the Travelodge Inn on Paris Street. The winners of the Action Sudbury Bursary will be announced.

Calling music, film personnel

Sudbury?s Music and Film in Motion (MFM) is continuing to compile its resource guide of all music and film industry personnel in Sudbury and across Northern Ontario.

Literacy Day

With National Literacy Day being celebrated all over Canada on Sept. 9, St. Anne Elementary School has decided to commemorate the occasion in style. The school will team up classes to share special books.

Year in Review: Poet wins Gov. Gen. award

Northern Life newsmaker Robert Dickson, a founder of the acclaimed Franco-Ontario rock band CANO, and now a Laurentian University professor, won the 2002 Governor General?s Literary Award for French poetry.

Lotto winner hopes to buy ?newer? car

Bruce Hamill of Sudbury won $93,040 in the July 6 Lotto 6/49 draw. bottom Bruce Hamill ?I was quite surprised when I checked my ticket.