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Drivers reminded to watch for school buses

Members of the Sudbury Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police are urging drivers, children and parents to think ?safety? as school begins next week. In Ontario, 800,000 children travel on school buses every day.

Annual SCF wine festival makes great sipping news

BY VICKI GILHULA vgilhula@northernlife.ca People will be eating, drinking and making merry at the Sudbury Community Foundation Annual Wine Festival for a good cause. The event will be held Saturday, April 23 at BrystonÂ?s on the Park in Copper Cliff.

Tenor to perform for hometown audience

Sudbury's Joey Niceforo is a member of The Canadian Tenors. They will be performing a concert on Aug. 11 in Sudbury at Fraser Auditorium. The other tenors are Craig Ashton and Leon Leontaridis.

City has to repair citizen?s lawn each spring

BY CRAIG GILBERT craig@northernlife.ca It wouldnÂ?t be spring if a crew from the city didnÂ?t show up to repair John CarusoÂ?s front lawn.

Shoppers staff cook up support for friends

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN heidi@northernlife.ca Leslie Slusar and Jamie Kyle worked together for 15 years at the Four Corners Shoppers Drug Mart store in Sudbury.

Traffic headaches

If you have to drive on The Kingsway, you could sit in traffic for half an hour. The Kingsway is reduced to one lane in each direction near Bancroft Drive over the next few weeks. There are no left turns from The Kingsway at this intersection.

Santa to take new parade route

Santa will arrive in Sudbury Nov. 19. Organizers have planned a full day of events leading up to the parade at Market Square for Saturday, Nov. 19 from 2 to 5:30 pm. These include the Festival of Trees and a Santa Watch party.

City?s security workers close to landmark deal

It doesn?t look like more than 4,500 security officers, including about 120 who work in the City of Greater Sudbury, will be going on strike.

U of S staff ready to strike

Almost two dozen support staff at the University of Sudbury, who are looking for their first collective agreement, could be on the picket lines Friday if a deal isn?t worked out.

Big fat Greek festival happening this weekend

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN heidi@northernlife.ca Nick Koutsoukis wants all Sudburians to get out and have a big fat Greek time this weekend. The 14th annual Greek Festival is taking place once again at the Hellenic Centre on 486 Ester Rd.