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Articles by Dave Dale
‘Artist’ topped Joe Cundari’s bucket list

‘Artist’ topped Joe Cundari’s bucket list

Joe Cundari’s work ethic and creative spirit served him well as a North Bay home renovator and builder for 42 years.  One of his childhood passions, however, was set aside while focusing on his contracting business and family priorities. “I wanted to be an artist all...

Artistic creators fusing talents, spirits

Artistic creators fusing talents, spirits

The World Culture Fusion Fest is off and running toward its fall celebration in North Bay. It started Saturday, July 3 with a dozen creators fusing together at Lee Park and virtually. From there, they take 15 separate journeys to create original electro-ethnic fusion...

Shadfly photo contest winners announced

Shadfly photo contest winners announced

Our shadfly photo contest attracted entries in each of the three categories: solo shad, mass gatherings and night shots. The solo shad category was tough to judge but the top prize goes to Brandi Cramer. Brandi's winning photo (meme suggested by editor, don't blame...

Awards raised spirits in challenging times

Awards raised spirits in challenging times

Please Note: This story was initially published Jan. 22, 2020 by A Bit of the Bay Productions. Positive energy and good vibrations filled the North Bay Br.23 Royal Canadian Legion for one last time Dec. 4, 2019. There was confirmation of being able to move into a new...

Did I have my last handshake?

Did I have my last handshake?

Please note: This column was written March 11, 2020 and initially published through A Bit of the Bay Productions. North Bay officials are getting a COVID-19 wake up call after a man in Sudbury tested positive following his attendance at a major international mining...

Summer Edition of magazine taking shape

Summer Edition of magazine taking shape

The Summer Edition of the Back in the Bay Magazine is coming together this week with several features taking shape and ad deadlines looming. One of the stories is about Bud Berry, retired chief photographer for the Nugget. He had a unique career after serving as an...

Name the porpoise at the Kiwanis Playground

Name the porpoise at the Kiwanis Playground

One of those #52coffee networking meetings turned into a two-hour conversation that covered local and global topics in the shade of Lee Park trees at the Kiwanis Playground the other day. Ralph Celentano and I just couldn’t stop sharing community involvement tales and...

Best 24 hours in a long time

Best 24 hours in a long time

Victoria Day doesn't mean a whole lot to me other than the first long weekend of the summer. I'm not a monarchist, far from it to be honest. The 2021 holiday, however, will go down in my book of history as one of the best 24 hours I ever spent with my son, Dylan. It...

Do you care about the truth?

Do you care about the truth?

The Catholic Church needs to come clean with all its records pertaining to residential schools for Indigenous students in Canada. Same for the other religions involved in this shameful legacy. There’s no reconciliation without truth and knowing where they buried all...