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Algoma Hotel (Queen and Bruce), 7:39 a.m. Wednesday

Algoma Hotel (Queen and Bruce), 7:39 a.m. Wednesday

All that's left now is to clear out the rubble. The Algoma Hotel, where many a glass was raised and many a tear fell in days past, is now a pile of wood and stubble to be bulldozed away in preparation for a new downtown arena.
Alexander Henry and the Dunn get new principals

Alexander Henry and the Dunn get new principals

The Algoma District School Board tonight appointed three new principals to fill vacanies at Sir James Dunn Collegiate and Vocational Institute, Alexander Henry High School and at Central Algoma Secondary School (CASS) in Desbarats.
We need your help in writing a caption for this picture

We need your help in writing a caption for this picture

SooToday News currently has a small backlog of news photos and stories, and we're working like whirling dervishes to get everything posted. We shot this photograph of David Rosso earlier today at the corner of Northern Avenue and Pine Street.
Algoma Hotel bites the dust

Algoma Hotel bites the dust

The former Algoma Hotel at Queen and Bruce is being reduced this morning to rubble. Demolition has begun at the site of the old watering-hole, which was taken over by the City for unpaid taxes.
Wrecking yard burns, Leighs Bay Road homes threatened

Wrecking yard burns, Leighs Bay Road homes threatened

A grass fire at the top of Leighs Bay Road spread to an auto wrecking yard Monday night, burning 20 to 30 vehicles, fire officials tell SooToday.com. The fire started around 4 p.m.
Chamber of Commerce wins provincial honour

Chamber of Commerce wins provincial honour

For the second year in a row, the Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce has been recognized with an award from the Ontario Chamber of Commerce annual convention.
Sears announces renovation, expansion in Sault

Sears announces renovation, expansion in Sault

Ever make your way to the "up" escalator at the Station Mall Sears store, only to find that it was actually the "down" escalator and you had to walk halfway across the store to correct your mistake? That will be a thing of the past this fall, the com
A call for sidewalk superintendents

A call for sidewalk superintendents

By later today, the last of the window glass and Maria Christina bottles will have been removed from the old Algoma Hotel at Queen and Bruce. Demolition crew members advise us the building will come down tomorrow morning.

Abandoned zoo animals found near Sudbury

The Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has issued an urgent appeal for financial assistance to help care for 38 abandoned animals discovered near Massey.
Mark B. packs it in

Mark B. packs it in

Mark Brown, the Ward 1 City Council candidate who's been warned he'll be charged with trespassing if he enters the Civic Centre, sent the following E-mail this morning to Deputy City Clerk Malcolm White.