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Teeple wins Chapple song contest

The Chapple heritage committee held its final fundraising supper Saturday evening at the Recreation Centre there, with about 150 people in attendance.

Blessings was said by Bill Clink. Co-chairman of the Heritage Committee, Rilla Race and June Wheatley, Heather Oltsher and Karen Jackson welcomed guests to this special occasion.

Stratton toy library makes changes

Visiting the Stratton Toy Library, I discussed different programs with Sandy Shrumm, who was looking after the day’s activities while co-ordinator Patti Nordin was engaged with other matters.

Shrumm did indicate that because their Wednesday after-school program has become a great success, the toy library will have to revert to the following changes.

Auxiliary tea well supported

The Emo Hospital Auxiliary executive was quite pleased with the attendance and support it received from people during its fall tea/bake sale Friday afternoon at the Emo Legion.

President Dorothy Haines beamed over how well organizations responded in volunteering their services.

Atikokan searching for source of bacteria problem

The Ontario Clean Water Agency has filter and chemical experts coming to Atikokan’s water treatment plant to see what went wrong in its system after the Northwestern Health Unit issued a “boil water” advisory there last week.

It’s also conducting a “wet well cleanout” to see if that will prevent the Cryptosporidium bacteria from showing up in future water samples.