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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Library to be renamed in Jerry O’Connell’s honour

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — Following extensive interior renovations and some much needed repairs to its roof, the city’s library is set to fully reopen Monday, but with a new name. Formally The North Bay Public Library, the new J. O’Connell Commemorative Library will continue to serve the city, but with […]

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Ford Government to put beer in libraries

From: Darren D. MacDonald, thenorthbaybay.ca OTTAWA – The Ford Government has cut into libraries across the province by slashing their funding through Ontario Library Service by 50%. The results are libraries discontinuing their interlibrary loan services, reducing training for employees and patrons, and in many cases, the removal of library programs and resources. The cuts […]

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Updates on the Nipissing/Canadore War

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — Since formally declaring war on October 1st, Canadore College and Nipissing University have been locked in a deadly battle at the top of 100 College Drive in North Bay. Though neither side is poised to win, Canadore President George Burton is confident that his side will come […]

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Giant pterosaur attacking everyone in North Bay

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff Lucille Carver remembers when she first heard reports of a dog-nabbing bird in North Bay. “I was so scared for my little puppy, and for others too.” But now as a carnivorous, thirty foot wide prehistoric pterosaur terrorizes the city, Lucille wishes it was only small dogs. “I’d give […]

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