Harris Learning Library Converted into Regulation Hockey Rink

From: Nora D. Shadsworth, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — Patrons and staff of the Harris Learning Library were taken by surprise Sunday morning when they found that most of the library’s collection had been removed, ice-making equipment had been installed, and the entire first floor of the library had been converted into an NHL-sized hockey […]

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North Bay to Turn Sidewalks Into Skating Rinks

From: XIII, thenorthbaybay.ca contributor NORTH BAY — Winter is upon us. The relentless, unforgiving coldness of Demeter’s wrath has fallen upon our city – or that’s how some people view our harsh northern winters. Others, like North Bay citizen Jed Tomkie, look at winter as a season of opportunity. Tomkie is the catalyst for a […]

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Mayor favours twins

From: Darren D. MacDonald, thenorthbaybay.ca NORTH BAY — When it comes to ice rinks, North Bay is approaching a tipping point. The West Ferris and Pete Palangio arenas are reaching the end of their lifespans, and Memorial Gardens had its own scare this year, with questions over the integrity of the structure being raised. But […]

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