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Fire Chief W.J. Phillips: one-horse hose reel to chemical engine

Fire Chief W.J. Phillips: one-horse hose reel to chemical engine

Astonishing career as firefighter spanned more than half-century, continuing until his retirement at 80
Remembering a 1938 trial more about morals than murder, part two

Remembering a 1938 trial more about morals than murder, part two

When, in 1937, a 28-year-old stenographer and enthusiastic hunter is found killed by a gunshot to the temple in an isolated hunting camp north of the Sault, things heat up as a married, celebrity former major league baseball player is implicated in her death
Remembering a 1938 trial more about morals than murder, part one

Remembering a 1938 trial more about morals than murder, part one

When, in 1937, a 28-year-old stenographer and enthusiastic hunter is found killed by a gunshot to the temple in an isolated hunting camp north of the Sault, things heat up as a married, celebrity former major league baseball player is implicated in her death
That time a disc was thrown across the country

That time a disc was thrown across the country

In the early-to-mid-seventies, two young men hitchhiked across Canada and through the Sault with a novel way of earning their travel funds
ICYMI - Remembering the royal visit of 1959

ICYMI - Remembering the royal visit of 1959

Remembering a visit from Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, in 1959 when even the St. Marys River was excited to see them
From post partum to geriatric care, Joan O'Leary saw them all

From post partum to geriatric care, Joan O'Leary saw them all

If people know what to expect, and what’s normal, they can cope with it, says official Algoma Health Unit's first director of nursing
The tale of the missing Bannonckburn steamer

The tale of the missing Bannonckburn steamer

This week, we learn about a steamer that disappeared during the gales of November in 1902 never to be seen again... or was she?
How one of the city's narrowest streets got its name

How one of the city's narrowest streets got its name

This week's Remember This chronicles the history of Edward and Eliza Biggings
The story of Josephine the Burro

The story of Josephine the Burro

This week's edition of Remember This recounts a local woman's mission to bring a Mexican burro home to the Sault
The first European woman to ride St. Marys rapids remembered

The first European woman to ride St. Marys rapids remembered

When Mrs. Jameson came to the Americas with her husband, Attorney-General of Upper Canada she wasn't content to resign herself to the life of a housewife