Monthly Archives: November 2017

City says “no” to affordable housing proposal

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – City council’s decision to turn down the transfer of land in Dymond for a housing project is disappointing, says the CAO of the district’s social services administration board.But the board is now investigating options for another site in Temiskaming Shores in hopes of building in

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Problem causes concern among animal lovers

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter DISTRICT - Across the Temiskaming region and further afield, the feral cat population is exploding and cat lovers are struggling to keep up with the demand for humane care.New Liskeard resident Mandy Lee Gilbert describes herself as an “unabashed animal lover” who “cannot understand why people are turning

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Developing a taste for new healthy recipes

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Kale salad, a vegetarian pizza and oatmeal cookies – all prepared from scratch and designed with diabetes management in mind.But what dish has turned out to be a real favourite at a new healthy cooking class?Brownies incorporating black beans, said chef after chef at a

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In full swing

The Christmas season is in high gear in South Temiskaming.The annual Christmas Unveiling took place in Englehart November 17, as did the Night of Lights in Haileybury.November 23-25 it was the New Liskeard Festival of Lights, Village Noel and the always popular Santa Claus Parade through the downtown core.All of

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Making the most of winter

by Darlene WroeNew Year's resolutions don't have to wait until January 1.Having spent so much of last winter waiting for summer, and then seeing summer zip by, I have learned my lesson.I am going to do my best to enjoy this winter.When the sun shines, I am going to open

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Temagami brightening the season

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMAGAMI – Visitors can take a nighttime stroll through the forest later this week on a Temagami trail illuminated by Christmas lights.The fourth annual Temagami Country Christmas will be staged for two nights only at Peacock Woodcraft down the Milne-Sherman Road on December 1 and 2.Visitors can sip

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Free Christmas photo session on Friday

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — Did you ever want to have a professional photographer take photos of your family or children but realize you can’t afford it?Temiskaming Shores photographer Justina Phippen is staging a free mini photo session to help those families in the South Temiskaming region who can’t afford

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