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Cambrian extends early greeting to new students

BY MICHAEL JAMES It may be another six weeks before school starts, but Cambrian College is already getting jazzed up and ready for their upcoming 2003-2004 academic year.

Cambrian keeping tabs on grads

Cambrian College Alumni Association is staying in touch with its graduates. Brian Vendramin, co-ordinator Alumni Development, announced the introduction of a new alumni publication called The Grad and a revamped website, .

Program recognizes outstanding kids

Sudbury?s Robert McCarthy won an Ontario Junior Citizen of the Year Award in 2000. Born with spina bifida and confined to a wheelchair, this young man has twice been the local ambassador for the Easter Seal Society in Sudbury.

Nairn Centre under boil water advisory

Starting Tuesday, Dec. 2, the Sudbury & District Health Unit is putting residents of Nairn Centre under a boil water advisory.

Electronic classroom gets boost

BY CRAIG GILBERT The largest distance education network in Canada, Contact North, got a boost from the provincial government Monday.

Downtown convention centre unlikely

BY RICK PUSIAK A proposal for a downtown convention centre created through a public-private partnership does not have the support of a standing committee of the Greater Sudbury Development Corporation Board.

Medical officer not worried about arsenic levels

The medical officer of health doesn?t appear to be alarmed by high arsenic levels found in Falconbridge. When asked whether she would eat vegetables grown in gardens there, Dr. Penny Sutcliffe replied, ?Absolutely.

Rules have changed, but Porketta Bingo allowed to return to Sudbury area bars

BY TRACEY DUGUAY It turns out the residents of Greater Sudbury wonÂ?t be deprived of the game of Porketta Â? or more commonly known and loved as Porketta Bingo Â? after all. WellÂ?sort of, at least.

Cleaning up area schools

Local elementary schools are invited to enter the "Cleanest School Yard in the City" contest, sponsored by Action Sudbury (Citizens Against Drinking and Driving) and presented by the City of Greater Sudbury's Waste Management division.

Inco reports earning of $65M

(CNW) Inco Ltd. is reporting adjusted net earnings of $65 million (US), or 35 cents per share, for the second quarter of 2003, compared with adjusted net earnings of $65 million, or 31 cents per share, for the second quarter of 2002.