Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Constable Julie Tilbury says they want to provide an anonymous tip program for students who want to prevent underage drinking. They'll be recruiting members this summer and launch the program sometime in September or October. Tilbury spoke about the program at Wednesday night's Crime Prevention Council meeting.
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A Thunder Bay Man serving jail time in Stony Mountain has died. Cosmo Valente died at a hospital in Winnipeg on Monday. The 69 year Valente was serving a 5 year 8 month sentence for trying to hire a "hit man" to kill his ex-wife and her lawyer. The cause of his death is not known but is being reviewed by police and the coroner.
Fort William Historical Park along with the OLG Casino and Marina Park are the host venues for Canada Day festivities. Admission to Fort William Historical Park is free and activities include a scavenger hunt, tug of war, ceremonial canoe arrival with musket salute and Canada Day birthday cake. Communications Officer Marty Mascarin suggests you can start at the Historical Park and then make your way to the casino and marina for their planned activities. The Historical Park is open from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Canada Day.
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Lakehead University Thunderwolves Alastair Brown and Hillary Quirion are set to compete at the Canadain Olympic Track and Field Olympic trials starting today in Calgary. Brown is ranked 11th Canada in the 1500 metres and has a shot at making the finals. Quirion, who is from Thunder Bay, qualified for the 10,000 metre run following a 3rd place finish at the O.U.A. provincials this year. Three other L.U. Athletes will compete in pre-trial events, Tess Naroski in the 800 & 1500, Heather Maxfield in 400 & 800 and Travis Roske in the 800.
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