Author: Jim LeHocky

Family Skate Days at the Pullar Community Center in ‘the Soo’

The Pullar Community Center in Sault Ste Marie has served that area for over eight decades with hockey games, figure skating shows, and other events. The building has gone through some upgrades over the years but still has not lost its nostalgia. The pandemic had pretty much stopped all events there until recently as some restrictions have been lifted. The…

Bringing New Life to the Soo Theatre

Next month, the Soo Theatre in downtown Sault Ste Marie will celebrate its 91st birthday. It’s a historic theater that has had its ups and downs over the decades. In recent years, it has hosted the soo film festival, numerous plays, and recitals along with concerts. The building itself is showing its age. And, now there is a big push…

Soo Locks Launches Outdoor Plaza Fundraiser for Learning & Inspiration

Every year, thousands of people from all over the world visit the Soo Locks. Not only do you get to see some of the largest freighters use the locks, you can also learn about it all inside their visitor center. Now, there’s a fundraising effort to build an ‘outdoor’ learning center to make your visit even more memorable.  “We are…

Sault Ste Marie’s New Year’s Eve Ball Drop Goes Virtual

Sault Ste Marie’s annual New Year’s Eve Ball Drop has gone virtual this time around. The drop will be above the pavilion in Brady Park behind City Hall. People will be able to safely celebrate new beginnings from inside their vehicles and at home. It all kicks-off New Year’s Eve at 10 PM on the 9&10 Plus off the free…