North Bay homeowner confident convoluted, “Home Alone” style action plan will stop invaders

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff Joe Trenton is ready for anything. NORTH BAY — A lifelong North Bayite, Trenton has completed his “21 Step Anti-Intruder Action Plan.” “It’s a program I made to stop home intruders,” explains Trenton. “If anyone breaks into my house then they’re not getting out.” Trenton says that he’s taken “hundreds” […]

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NBPS creates mobile “Fartcan Car Response Unit”

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — The early success of North Bay Police Service’s downtown foot patrol has inspired a new endeavor: “The Fartcan Car Response Unit.” “The FCRU is a specialized task force that’s sole focus is to help those in need,” explains North Bay Police Sergeant Jeanette Lawrence. “And those […]

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Christian Black Metal Band Brutally Raises a Church

From: Darren D. MacDonald, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — Residents of the Trout Lake area were shocked Sunday morning to find something new standing in a formerly empty lot: a church. “It’s a head scratcher,” says local Jim Harbour. “One day it’s just an empty lot, and then – POOF – I wake up to […]

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North Bay celebrates 1 millionth bike theft

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff Sunday was a day like any other until Gary Sitter had his bike stolen. Sitter’s bicycle, a white Schwinn, was snatched sometime between 11:15 and 11:35 as Sitter went into Best Buy. “I’ve had a bike stolen before,” says Sitter. “So I know there is no worse feeling than […]

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Local man tries (and fails) to negotiate with intruding spider

From: Darren D. MacDonald, thenorthbaybay.ca staff Peter Jameson recently called the cops when negotiations with a spider in his house fell apart. The day progressed like any other day, with Jameson watching TV for ungodly long periods.  “I sat on the other couch, you know, to switch things up, and I saw it,” recounts Jameson. […]

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Oregano Raid Halts Dinner Rush at Local Restaurant

From: Nora D. Shadsworth, thenorthbaybay.ca contributor NORTH BAY — Diners at Greco’s Pizza on Algonquin Avenue had their meals interrupted Thursday evening as a joint police task force raided the well-loved restaurant in an embarrassingly botched drug bust. “At exactly 19:00 on Thursday February 20th, an elite team of narcotics officers entered the premises of […]

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