“Inga" (Tori Beaudry) and "Freddie Frankenstein" (Katelyn Bruyere) listened to one of the many comedic quips by "Igor" (Sammy Stone) during yesterday afternoon's student viewing of Muskie Theatre's production of "Young Frankenstein” at the Townshend Theatre. The adaptation of the classic Gene Wilder/Mel Brooks movie opened last night and will run again tonight and tomorrow at 7 p.m.
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The Community Living Fort Frances and District's office windows on Scott Street are decorated for Disability Employment Awareness Month, which runs through October. This includes information on hiring people with a disability, services the agency provides, and a few photos of its service users employed at local businesses.
Legion Br. #29 president Ray Watson and vice-president Warren Anderson presented a poppy flag, bearing the words “Lest We Forget," to Mayor Roy Avis in front of the Civic Centre this morning. The flag will go up for "Poppy Week” (Nov. 4-11) in the Town of Fort Frances.
October is Disability Employment Awareness Month and Community Living Fort Frances and District is taking this time it to bring it to the attention of residents, especially local employers.
Children attending “Storytime" at the Fort Frances Public Library got a treat yesterday morning as they were read to by "Super-librarian” Andrea Avis. The youngsters, who came dressed up in their Hallowe'en costumes, heard some spooky stories, sang a few songs, and got their picture taken in the Hallowe'en photo booth.
Local BDO staff, along with Homelessness Outreach Workers Deb Emes and Jenn Kivimaki, stood around BDO's enormous donation of food items and more than $1,000 in cash for the United Native Friendship Centre's food bank last Thursday.
Freddie Frankenstein (Katelyn Bruyere) cautiously approached the monster (Cassidy Martin) during Sunday's rehearsal for the Fort High fall play, “Young Frankenstein.” This stage adaptation of the classic Gene Wilder/Mel Brooks movie will run tomorrow through Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Townshend Theatre.
Work at the future site of the consolidated St. Francis and St. Michael's School, located north of the current St. Francis building, has begun as George Armstrong Co. has been out since last week clearing, grubbing, and pre-loading the site before the winter freeze. The new building is planned to be ready for the 2019-20 school year.
Not entirely content with its math achievement levels, the Northwest Catholic District School Board is hoping a new direction and better support will help them.
That was the message from Kim Anderson, assistant to the superintendent of education, at the board's regular monthly meeting last Tuesday.
The United Native Friendship Centre's food bank received a huge donation last week after a very successful collection campaign by the local BDO Canada office.
The donation was presented to the UNFC last Thursday as staff carried the two truckloads of food up a flight of stairs at the UNFC office and tried to fit it all on a large table.