City orders 80 foot mural of Jerry O’Connell

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff Those entering the city from either Pinewood Park Drive or Highway 17 will be in for a big surprise next spring. “We wanted to give North Bay something to looks at” announced City Councillor Dirk Tanner Thursday afternoon. “And what better represents North Bay than Jerry O’Connell?” Indeed, Jerry O’Connell, […]

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“It’s time to take action!” – North Bay’s Student Problem

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — Residents concerned about an apparent influx of students in the city urged North Bay City Council on Monday to address the problem. “The students are here, and the students are here and the students are here,” said Kristy Von Tussle, pointing to a map of her […]

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O’Connell to star in upcoming film entitled “Widdifield”

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff Jerry O’Connell, North Bay’s own careless whisper, will star in an upcoming film entitled “Widdifield.” “Widdifield,” just announced by Amaze Film + Television on Tuesday, will centre around the secondary school currently slated to be shut down by The Near North District School Board. Founded in 1965, Widdifield Secondary School […]

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School Board organises charity “Cartwheel-A-Thon”

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff The Near North District School Board, the powerhouse education institution who recently ran into some controversy over a proposed cartwheel ban, is changing their stance. “Sometimes we come across as unkind” explained Manager of Human Resources Marcia Dressgood at the board’s head office Thursday. “But we’re a kind, considerate board!” […]

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City to build new arena on Airport

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY – City Council declared today that it would be building a replacement for the aging West Ferris arena on Airport. “It just made the most sense,” said Counsellor Dalton Sheegan. “The Airport area is in dire need of some stimulus. There’s not much up here, and Ferris […]

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Everyone suddenly forgets how to drive

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff M. Night Shyamalan has nothing on North Bay. In an unexpected twist, all 53 651 of North Bay’s residents have forgotten how to drive. “Well, all fifty thousand didn’t actually drive,” former North Bay Transit driver Paul Picard stated. “That’s closer to fifteen thousand. But still, it seems like everyone […]

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