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Doctors concerned one-site hospital could be delayed

The medical staff at Sudbury Regional Hospital (HRSRH) has gone public with criticism of the Operational Review Summary released by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care earlier this month.

Terry Fox Run needs help

The provincial office of the Terry Fox Foundation is seeking an energetic and enthusiastic individual or group who would be interested in leading a team of volunteers in the organization of the Nickel Centre Terry Fox Run, set for Sunday, Sept. 15.

Garson Lions help library

The Garson Lions Club has donated children?s furniture with a value of $3,300 to the Garson Public Library. The donation was recognized Saturday.

Test results not pretty

Many local Grades 3 and 6 students failed to meet the provincial standard in reading, writing and mathematics according to test results released this week by the English public school board.

Fifty is nifty: Chemmie High celebrates the big 5-0

BY KEITH LACEY Considering the clothes and hairstyles they wore back then, Gary Michalak and Mark Mieto grimace when they look at old photos from their high school yearbooks.

Delays expected on major artery

Motorists should expect major traffic delays on Barrydowne Road this week. Starting today (Tuesday) to the end of the week, southbound traffic will be reduced to one lane between Westmount Avenue and The Kingsway from 9 am to 3 pm.

Mood disorders conference hopes to increase understanding

BY MICHAEL JAMES Ask any 10 people what Peer Support Sudbury is all about and, odds are, nine out 10 won?t have the foggiest idea.

Good Samaritan Jr. gives school early Christmas present

BY DIANE GILHULA Santa made an early delivery this week to Ecole St-Paul in Lively. Two new hockey nets were delivered to the principalÂ?s office by 12-year old Edward Norquay, who is a Grade 7 student at the school. Edward told the principal, M.

Hospital launches new Web site

The Sudbury Regional Hospital has launched its new and improved Web site. The hospital has redesigned its site to include more practical information about what to expect as a patient or visitor.

Chelmsford LOEB expected to close

By Rick Pusiak Chelmsford is going to lose its LOEB grocery store on Errington Street.