Nine stories to start your day, Wednesday, September 20

Woman is transported to hospital following collision.

The roadway is now clear, but one Sudbury woman had to be been transported to hospital by EMS after a collision at the intersection of Paris and York streets yesterday. Vehicles were partially blocking the road as emergency crews respond. There is no further word yet as to injuries or charges.


Radio-active mystery solved

It turns out a two-month-old question had an over 70-year-old answer. It all began when a radioactive alarm went off at the North Bay landfill in July. This week, a cable was found believed to have been used during the Second World War. It had radioactive plastic tubing or rope was most commonly used in marking cargo, outlining landing craft and accessories. It has since been disposed of safely.


Police board talks new wheelchair accessible cabs

The city of Timmins is inching their way toward having local taxi services, that can provide wheelchair accessible transportation for city residents. The Timmins Police Services Board, which is responsible for issuing taxi licences, has already taken a position that 10 new taxi licence plates should be made available specifically for wheelchair accessible cabs. The discussion of distribution is now ongoing.


Slow down, crews are flushing

The City of North Bay is asking drivers to slow down, and watch for city crews, out working on Uni Directional Flushing. It all starts in the area of C.F.B. North Bay and moving down the hill from there. Residents are reminded that once the flushing stops, water pressure and color will go back to normal.


Naloxone used to save Timmins Women

It was a close call yesterday for a Timmins resident this week, and thankfully Timmins Police were ready to roll when the call regarding a potential opioid overdose. Kate Catin from Timmins Police says Naloxone was used.

The female patient was then transferred to the care of paramedics.


Fire Hazard Low in the North East

While there are no guarantees, forest fire season seems slowing slightly. The fire hazard is now at low to moderate across the region. As of yesterday, no new fires have been discovered. There are 7 active fires in the region, all of which are in the far north. Most remote northern fires located away from communities are being observed.


Woman fined in impaired driving case

A 48-year-old Sudbury woman was handed a $1,500 fine and one-year licence suspension following a two-vehicle collision in the Lockerby, in July.  The court heard that about 10:20 p.m. July 19, Greater Sudbury Police officers responded to a report of a two-vehicle collision at Lorne Street and Martindale Road.


Input sought in Arena/Event Centre integrated site plan.

Residents are encouraged to have their say when it comes to the Kingsway Entertainment District and Arena/Event Centre integrated site plan. Two sessions are slated to take place. It all begins at the Radisson Hotel. he sessions will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. and from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
OPP out Espanola have charged a North Bay resident following an investigation relating to allegations of uttering threats. As a result, they’ve charged a 47-years-of-age in North Bay. His name is not being released.


Driver collides with a school bus

A westbound vehicle north bay driver collided with an eastbound school bus on Trout Lake Road yesterday. The School bus driver was the lone occupant on the Bus. Both drivers were taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.