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These personal stories from community members in connection with Greater Sudbury's rich history are made possible through the continued support of Orendorff & Associates as part of our Community Leaders Program.


Memory Lane: When the Grand was grand

Memory Lane: When the Grand was grand

In the second of two stories, readers remember seeing Tony Bennett, Joan Rivers, Johnny Cash and Paul Anka
Memory Lane: The grand history of Sudbury’s 110-year-old Grand Theatre

Memory Lane: The grand history of Sudbury’s 110-year-old Grand Theatre

The venerable building on Elgin Street lives on, having survived changing tastes in pop culture and changing times
Memory Lane: Sudbury consumed with Royal mania during 1991 visit

Memory Lane: Sudbury consumed with Royal mania during 1991 visit

It was ‘all eyes on Di’ when the Royals came to the Nickel City
Memory Lane: A history of royal visits to the Nickel City

Memory Lane: A history of royal visits to the Nickel City

British Royals have been visiting Greater Sudbury since the Second World War; we want to share your memories of those special occasions
<updated>Memory Lane:</updated> Happy memories and an unhappy ending for Silverman’s Department Store

Memory Lane: Happy memories and an unhappy ending for Silverman’s Department Store

You shared many memories with us about the ‘Greater Store in Northern Ontario’ which can be summed up in the comment of a single reader: There was a time when Silverman's was 'the embodiment of hopes and dreams' for generations of people
<updated>Memory Lane:</updated> Share your memories of the ‘Greatest Store in Northern Ontario’

Memory Lane: Share your memories of the ‘Greatest Store in Northern Ontario’

For most of the 20th century, Silverman’s Department Store on Elm Street was the Wal-Mart of its day, serving generation after generation of Sudburians
Memory Lane: From its first baby to its last patient, here are your memories of Sudbury General

Memory Lane: From its first baby to its last patient, here are your memories of Sudbury General

History writer Vicki Gilhula gathered some great stories about the old hospital
Memory Lane: Tell us your stories about the Sudbury General

Memory Lane: Tell us your stories about the Sudbury General

Sudbury.com launches a new history series today focusing on images from the Nickel City’s past