Wintry fun blasting Earlton

EARLTON (Staff) – Babies, baking and bingo will provide a break from the cold at Earlton Winter Festival ‘14.This year’s carnival, which runs February 6 through 9, will see the return of old favourites as well as the launch of new events.It kicks off February 6 with an evening bingo

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Englehart Bulletin Board

Englehart EchoesThis column continues Mrs. Helen Peterson’s story as related in an undated manuscript.“I worked in the post-office with nice educated people - Englehart was never a hick town - the rail-roaders weren’t hicks. The Post Office was down where Tommy Haley lives - across from the tele-phone exchange. I

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The Best of 2013

DISTRICT (Staff) - How The Temiskaming Speaker remembers the year of 2012.STORYOF THE YEAR: The murder of Chris Parsons.PERSONALITYOF THE YEAR: Sarah Marsden. SPORTS STORYOF THE YEAR:. The upheaval in Midget hockey.FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: Skier Katherine Denis.MALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: Para-Nordic skier Caelan Flannigan.COACH OF THE YEAR: Temiskaming

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Reviewing 2013 – City makes moves and movie in ’13

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – As 2013 opened, the city became the setting for a movie.As the year ended, producers were hoping to screen Skating to New York at film festivals and working on plans for a local showing.PROJECTSThe year

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Friendship and music unite generations

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT -- Twenty-five children from St. Patrick School in Cobalt and twenty-one seniors from the Tri-Town area are united in a bond of music and friendship.Thursday, December 19, was a special day when the Interlink Intergenerational Choir spent some time together singing and enjoying a Christmas luncheon in

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Skating to New York awaiting release date

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Just when Temiskaming Shores will make its big screen debut isn’t certain.Early this year, the area was buzzing as film crews transformed the area into a fictional Lake Ontario town for Skating to New York.But no release date for the movie has been set.“We are

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ACROSS THE YEARS

ACROSS THE YEARS100 YEARS AGOTaken from the New Liskeard Speaker and Temiskaming News-Letter dated December 5, 1913Temiskaming Gardens.In our last issue we started that the Jamieson Meat Company had purchased the Brillinger business. We are advised by Mr. Brillinger that the business was sold to Montreal parties, and not to

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