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Deer tag deadline

Ontario deer hunters are reminded the deadline for applying for the anterless deer validation tag is Wednesday, July 31. Hunters may apply to the draw using the paper application available with the purchase of a resident deer licence.

Breakfast for learning

September is Breakfast for Learning Month in Canada. Breakfast for Learning is celebrating its 10th anniversary, having worked to help sustain child nutrition programs in more than 6,900 communities across Canada since 1992.

Names in the news

United Way has reached its 2002 goal, making the campaign the most successful in Sudbury?s history. The campaign goal was $1.3 million and the final tally raised was $1,304,194.

Looking for contestants

Minnow Lake Days organizers are looking for young ladies between the ages of 13 and 21 to take part in the Minnow Lake Days Pageant. The event will take place at Minnow Lake Place (former St. Jean School), Friday, July 26.

Convention coming

Sudbury will be the host city for this year?s Ontario Funeral Service Association?s (OFSA) annual provincial convention to over 150 delegates.

Youngsters to perform at piano marathon

Huntington University is hosting a piano marathon Saturday, Nov. 30, from 10 am to 10 pm, in its Social Centre (Lautenslager Hall).

VON loses CCAC home-care contract

BY RICK PUSIAK More than 100 Sudbury employees of the Victorian Order of Nurses (VON) may lose their jobs in the next couple of months after the organization failed to win a competition for a new contract with the Manitoulin-Sudbury Community Care Ac

Finnish Lutheran church turns 70

BY OIVA SAARINEN Between Nov. 28 and Dec. 1, St. Matthew?s Evangelical Lutheran Church will be celebrating its 70th anniversary. The anniversary will feature a number of events. The celebration starts Nov. 28 with an Anniversary Dinner at St.

Sudbury corporation fined

Canada Customs and Revenue Agency has announced the Sudbury company BPX Cadillac Courier has been fined just over $91,000 after pleading guilty to evading federal income tax.

Jane Goodall visited in 2002

?People can make a difference if they try and if they are supported along the way.? Goodall That was the Northern Life front page headline May 8 and a quote from Jane Goodall, world renowned conservationist, and a newsmaker of 2002.