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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.

Greyhound helps out

Greyhound Canada has made it easier for customers who want to bring a friend along with them on a journey. Greyhound has reduced the advance purchase requirements on its companion fares from seven days to three days.

Sudbury gets new doctors

Two new specialists, a husband and wife team, have recently joined the Sudbury Regional Hospital bringing the total count of new physicians to 12 for 2002. Originally from Kitchener, Dr.

Newsmaker: Watch out for Jeffrey Buttle

A young figure skater from Sudbury continues to prove he?s among the very best, and this made him one of Northern Life?s newsmakers of the year for 2002.