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Valley East celebrating its 100th anniversary

Story and photos by Marg Seregelyi Valley East is having a year long party in 2004 as it celebrates its 100th birthday.

Capitol Theatre would ?make great arts centre?

BY CRAIG GILBERT craig@northernlife.ca The Capitol Theatre building on Cedar Street would make a better arts facility than a parking lot, according to Tony Anselmo.

OSPCA seeks public?s help in attack on cat

On Oct. 14, three young boys were found holding a cat down while they drenched it in an alcohol-based substance. A passerby prevented them from doing any further damage to the cat.

Province gives community ?taxi? program gas money

BY BILL BRADLEY SudburyƂ?s community economic development group, GEODE (Grassroots Economic Opportunity Development and Evaluation) is ready to receive some major project funding for it Rideshare project.

Support workers at Falco reach deal, college faculty negotiating

It took an all-night bargaining session and not everyone was pleased with the deal, but a strike has been avoided by office, clerical and technical workers at Falconbridge Ltd.

Local teens participating in robotics competition

BY CRAIG GILBERT craig@northernlife.ca The Lively District High School robotics team thought they had their hands full last year. The Lively District High School robotics team will compete in a technology competition in April.

City celebrates Earth Month

April 22 is Earth Day and the city is celebrating for an entire month. This year's theme is Personal Action and Personal Responsibility.

Caruso Club hosts soccer weekend

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW scott@northernlife.ca The soccer fields of Lily Creek this weekend will roar with the screams of the vanquished and howls of the victors as it play host to the Caruso Club 12th Annual International Soccer Tournament.

Woman sent to hospital after dog attack

A Copper Cliff woman was viciously attacked by a Rottweiler while waiting for a bus Friday. The woman, 38, was treated in hospital for numerous bite wounds and released.

Debate over garbage, landfills and tipping fees won?t go away

BY CRAIG GILBERT craig@northernlfe.ca It?s a complicated task making sure Greater Sudbury?s population understands how to throw out the trash.