Saturday, January 25, 2014

Human Library

The third annual Human Library is being held at the Brodie Resource Library today until 3. Visitors will have a chance to speak with a paralympic cyclist, a radio personality, a strongman competitor, a veteran of the Afghan war, an immigrant from Sierra Leone, an ex-offender, an Aboriginal from Dennis Franklin Cromarty School and a Muslim man.

Battle For Cash

Three Lakehead University students are competing in the annual Battle for Cash being held by the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario today in Toronto. Alyssa Westerback, Holden Mascarin and Jason Flint will represent Lakehead against 36 other teams of three from universities across the province. First prize wins $3000 including an additional $1500 to go towards the schools business society.

Early Morning Fire On Jean Street

There are no injuries following an early morning fire that began around 2:30 am at 74 Jean Street. The home is vacant but sustained significant damage as the fire spread to the buildings walls and eventually through the roof. Firefighters had to take a conservative approach and brought in an aerial ladder.

Open House

The Northwestern Ontario Sports Hall of Fame is holding an open house today from 1-3. There will be new exhibits on display for 2013 inductees including: Brian McLean, Tony Hrkac, Brian Mallon, Katie Weatherston, Andrea Cole, the members of the Cameron Lightning Sailing Crew and the 1991 Canadian Open Champions.

OPP Search

OPP are asking for the public's assistance in finding a 44-year old Greenstone man. Ronald Albert of Towegishig has several outstanding warrants for his arrest and is known to spend time in Greenstone areas as well as Thunder Bay. OPP are asking the public not to approach the man due to his history. He is described as a 5'9, 190 pound first nations man with some missing teeth, short black hair and brown eyes.