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ADD specialist to speak here

What do Robin Williams, Thomas Edison, and Albert Einstein have in common? They all had attention deficit disorder—a problem affecting a child’s “good behaviour” and, equally importantly, their ability to learn.

That’s why the local ADD support group, headed by Heather Whitburn and Cynthia Donald, is thrilled an expert on the subject coming to town March 4.

Former student discusses film industry

On Monday, Val Martindale’s grade 12 English Media class got a rare opportunity when independent film-maker Carol O’Brien talked to them about the film-making industry.

O’Brien, now a Winnipeg-based Canadian film-maker but a former graduate of Fort High, came in on the request of Martindale, who has two classes that study the media.

Police survey shaping up here

The OPP “Policing for Results” telephone survey is nearly halfway done, with nine volunteers putting in many hours to help out.

“It’s going well. We’re up to 128 surveys completed as of last Friday,” Fort Frances OPP Cst. Mark Boileau noted, adding the target number is around 350.