Centennial Park getting its first ‘haircut’ in more than a year Centennial Park (11)

Centennial Park getting its first ‘haircut’ in more than a year

After more than a year without cutting, the grass at Sarnia Centennial Park has a date with a lawn mower. Actually, it will take General Maintenance Services of Sarnia an estimated two days to do the job, which includes the area around the vintage locomotive at the north end of the park. The City of [...]

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August First Friday August First Friday

August First Friday

First Friday is a monthly arts and culture tour that partners the efforts of artists and performers with the infrastructure of supporting venues in Downtown Sarnia. Venues include museums, galleries, theatres, dining establishments, merchants, and public spaces located in Sarnia’s Downtown Cultural District. Merchants and dining establishments are encouraged to remain open late to promote [...]

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THE SHOW: The Entertainment Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #143 The Show with David Burrows #143

THE SHOW: The Entertainment Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #143

Rock the Park Highlights including the performance of Highway Jones. The Entertainment Scene: Highlights from Indiefest Battle of the Bands Round 2 Indiefest also announces finalists for the FINALE on August 23rd. In The Community: Eve Morgan shares a special event for the Alzheimer Society of Sarnia-Lambton. Apps with Mark Russell Mark talks about “EVERNOTE” [...]

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East Street restaurant severely damaged by fire Daysbreak  Restaurant July 30 2014

East Street restaurant severely damaged by fire

Sarnia Fire Rescue Service says an early morning fire at the Daysbreak Restaurant on East Street caused extensive damage to the property and contents.’ Tom Marshall, who is public education officer for the service, said an estimate of damage is about $400,000. The cause of the blaze is being investigated. Marshall said firefighters, upon arriving [...]

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Sarnia

Centennial Park getting its first ‘haircut’ in more than a year

Centennial Park (11)

After more than a year without cutting, the grass at Sarnia Centennial Park has a date with a lawn mower. Actually, it will take General Maintenance Services of Sarnia an estimated two days to do the job, which includes the area around the vintage locomotive at the north end of the park. The City of [...]

Aug 1, 2014 16:58

Lambton County

Lambton Shores making application for provincial relief after storm

grand bend

The Municipality of Lambton Shores plans to apply for financial help from the province under the Ontario Disaster Relief Assistance program. Municipal Council made the decision to move forward with the application during a special meeting of Council held Thursday (July 31). Application will be made to both the private and public components of the [...]

Aug 1, 2014 17:25

Arts/Entertainment/Culture

August First Friday

August First Friday

First Friday is a monthly arts and culture tour that partners the efforts of artists and performers with the infrastructure of supporting venues in Downtown Sarnia. Venues include museums, galleries, theatres, dining establishments, merchants, and public spaces located in Sarnia’s Downtown Cultural District. Merchants and dining establishments are encouraged to remain open late to promote [...]

Jul 31, 2014 15:03

Sports

Corunna’s Derek Drouin high jumps to gold medal at Commonwealth Games

Photo courtesy www.harry jerome.com

Derek Drouin, a native of Corunna, captured the gold medal in the final for the high jump at the Commonwealth Games being held in Glasgow, Scotland. His winning jump was 2.31 metres, some three centimetres better than the second place competitor. Drouin, who is a graduate of Indiana University, is well-known for his prowess in [...]

Jul 30, 2014 17:27

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THE SHOW: The Entertainment Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #143

The Show with David Burrows #143

Rock the Park Highlights including the performance of Highway Jones. The Entertainment Scene: Highlights from Indiefest Battle of the Bands Round 2 Indiefest also announces finalists for the FINALE on August 23rd. In The Community: Eve Morgan shares a special event for the Alzheimer Society of Sarnia-Lambton. Apps with Mark Russell Mark talks about “EVERNOTE” [...]

Lambton Shores making application for provincial relief after storm

grand bend

The Municipality of Lambton Shores plans to apply for financial help from the province under the Ontario Disaster Relief Assistance program. Municipal Council made the decision to move forward with the application during a special meeting of Council held Thursday (July 31). Application will be made to both the private and public components of the [...]

Centennial Park getting its first ‘haircut’ in more than a year

Centennial Park (11)

After more than a year without cutting, the grass at Sarnia Centennial Park has a date with a lawn mower. Actually, it will take General Maintenance Services of Sarnia an estimated two days to do the job, which includes the area around the vintage locomotive at the north end of the park. The City of [...]

August First Friday

August First Friday

First Friday is a monthly arts and culture tour that partners the efforts of artists and performers with the infrastructure of supporting venues in Downtown Sarnia. Venues include museums, galleries, theatres, dining establishments, merchants, and public spaces located in Sarnia’s Downtown Cultural District. Merchants and dining establishments are encouraged to remain open late to promote [...]

East Street restaurant severely damaged by fire

Daysbreak  Restaurant July 30 2014

Sarnia Fire Rescue Service says an early morning fire at the Daysbreak Restaurant on East Street caused extensive damage to the property and contents.’ Tom Marshall, who is public education officer for the service, said an estimate of damage is about $400,000. The cause of the blaze is being investigated. Marshall said firefighters, upon arriving [...]

Seniors at Afton Park still smiling after Sarnia Street Machines show

Afton Park Place residents enjoy Border Lite Trio's outdoor performance on June 25.

By LISA BAILEY Residents, families and community members all came together at Afton Park Place June 25 for an evening of motorin’ and music. The Sarnia Street Machines made their second annual appearance at the Sarnia long-term care home, parking 18 eye-catching classic and modern automobiles out front for all to see. They were joined this year [...]

Corunna’s Derek Drouin high jumps to gold medal at Commonwealth Games

Photo courtesy www.harry jerome.com

Derek Drouin, a native of Corunna, captured the gold medal in the final for the high jump at the Commonwealth Games being held in Glasgow, Scotland. His winning jump was 2.31 metres, some three centimetres better than the second place competitor. Drouin, who is a graduate of Indiana University, is well-known for his prowess in [...]

Still sharing his skills with a next generation of hockey stars

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Jeff Perry, a Sarnia native and former NHL’er, is once again hosting his Elite Skills and Conditioning Camp, the 13th year the event has been held. The August 4-8 and August 11-15 sessions will be at the RBC Centre. Perry, who was a sixth round pick of the Toronto Maple Leafs in 1992, has seven [...]

UPDATED: Woman charged with attempted murder after allegedly attacking cab driver

sarnia police car

A 21-year-old Sarnia woman remains in custody and faces charges of attempted murder after an incident Monday night in which a cab driver was severely injured, requiring surgery to his neck and hands. Sarnia Police say the woman, Samantha Edwards, had hailed a United Taxi cab in the area of Wellington Street and Christina St., [...]

Crime Stoppers urging caution during summer season

Sarnia-Lambton Crime Stoppers

Lock it or lose it! That’s the advice of the Sarnia-Lambton Crime Stoppers organization, which is urging those of us enjoying the warm weather not to leave the cottage, house or garage doors unlocked. The organization is also asking people to use common sense when leaving a vehicle unattended. “If you can see your laptop, [...]