Here’s a look at this morning’s headlines for Wednesday, August 3

Greater Sudbury will be receiving $2 million in federal funding to increase community safety with a special focus on violence prevention.

The Near North District School Board (NNDSB) is running three wellness hubs this summer in North Bay, Parry Sound, and Burk’s Falls with the hopes students can connect in person and learn tips to cope with stress.

The Timmins Police Service has charged a local man following a number of incidents at the station, resulting in damage done to a garage door.

The cooling centre at the Elliot Lake Public Library will be available until mid-September

Soo Fire crews were called to the 0-100 block of Reid St. for reports of a residential fire yesterday, the cause of which has not been released.

A flood outlook statement was issued for the Sault area Rainfall is expected overnight until Wednesday, reaching between 15 to 25 mm and 50 mm in some areas

The Sudbury Food Bank is looking for food donations once again, as the summer lineups continue to grow.

The discussion is ongoing for the Municipality of Powassan, as they consider a social media policy.

Police are reminding Timmins Drivers they’re unable to turn left from Wilson Avenue onto Mountjoy Street, during the summer’s connecting link work on Algonquin.

The Walleye fishing Tournament is casting out across Kapuskasing this weekend.

St. Joseph’s General Hospital in Elliot Lake says they remain open, amid struggles due largely to a severe shortage of staff.

Highway 69 is back open following closure in both directions yesterday at Highway 522 following a collision, where Grundy Lake Provincial Park borders the highway.

North Bay Police Service in partnership with the MTO issued 22 notices in a recent blitz for a variety of traffic infractions as part of a campaign to improve road safety.

Hunters interested in taking down ducks, geese and other game birds can now get their papers for the upcoming open seasons.

One new wildfire has been confirmed as of this afternoon, tagged Sudbury 28, under control at 0.1 of a hectare, approximately 2 kilometres north of the highway 17 junction.

Central Manitoulin Municipal Council has agreed to pay half the costs of purchasing refurbished equipment and to help a dentist and her family move to Gore Bay.