County EMS staff make donation of defibrillators after fundraising effort PAD Presentation 1

County EMS staff make donation of defibrillators after fundraising effort

Some 11 local organizations are receiving Public Access Defibrillators (PAD) from the County of Lambton thanks to award-winning fundraising by a team of County EMS staff. The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 176 (Forest), Lambton Shared Services Centre, Grand Bend Harbour, Lorne C. Henderson Conservation Area, Petrolia Farmer’s Market, and Lambton Public Health were presented with a […]

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Two Quebec residents charged with importing cocaine after major drug bust at Blue Water Bridge cocaine truck BWBA

Two Quebec residents charged with importing cocaine after major drug bust at Blue Water Bridge

Canadian Border Services Agency officers and the Sarnia detachment of the RCMP have announced a drug bust involving 39 kilograms of what is believed to be cocaine and the arrest of two residents of Quebec on charges of possession, importation and trafficking. The arrests occurred last Wednesday (November 19) after CBSA officers intercepted a commercial […]

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Finding magic in the holiday season

By DANIELLE COOPER The holiday season was my favourite time of year growing up. As a child, I surprisingly never got overly excited about presents (they were more or less just an added bonus.) For me, the holidays were more about the joy and excitement of the magic that Christmas brought. I can remember staring […]

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SLOAN rocks ‘RUSTIC’ Sloan at RUSTIC

SLOAN rocks ‘RUSTIC’

SLOAN the Toronto based rock quartet performed this past Friday at ‘RUSTIC’ in Sarnia. Currently on their “Commonwealth’ tour the 15-song solo-sided, double album devotes one side to each band member and is meant to be enjoyed as a Double Vinyl. SLOAN played and exciting 2 hour show to a nearly full capacity crowd. More […]

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Sarnia

Additional charges laid against former Sarnia fire chief

cayen fire

Sarnia’s former fire chief, who was dismissed from his position nearly two years ago after being charged with several counts of sexual assault, now faces additional charges, say Sarnia Police. The new charges come after police say they received further evidence from another victim who was allegedly sexually assaulted. Patrick Martin Cayen was arrested on November […]

Nov 26, 2014 11:41

Lambton County

Lambton County looking for ‘expressions of interest’ for affordable housing projects

The County of Lambton is calling for Expressions of Interest to Develop Affordable Housing, an initiative that will assist with increasing the supply of local rental housing for households on, or eligible to be on, social housing wait lists. Responses to the Expression of Interest will be considered for funding opportunities through the Canada-Ontario Investment […]

Nov 26, 2014 11:44

Arts/Entertainment/Culture

SLOAN rocks ‘RUSTIC’

Sloan at RUSTIC

SLOAN the Toronto based rock quartet performed this past Friday at ‘RUSTIC’ in Sarnia. Currently on their “Commonwealth’ tour the 15-song solo-sided, double album devotes one side to each band member and is meant to be enjoyed as a Double Vinyl. SLOAN played and exciting 2 hour show to a nearly full capacity crowd. More […]

Nov 23, 2014 10:24

Sports

Sarnia Sting send Saginaw Spirit home with 5-3 defeat

By DAVE BORODY It’s strange sometimes how hockey games can be decided. Take Sunday’s match between the Sarnia Sting and Saginaw Spirit. The Sting did not hold a lead in the game until the 14:22 mark of the third period. That’s when Sting defenceman Anthony DeAngelo scored his team’s fourth goal of the game. That […]

Nov 24, 2014 8:44

Recent Articles

THE SHOW: The Entertainment Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #159

The Show with David Burrows #159

Intro: Comedy Hypnotist Robert Maxwell a BIG hit!Williams Pastry delivers some Christmas treats!The Entertainment Scene:A Christmas Carol director Anthony Fracalanza shares details of the classic tale to be performed on stage starting Nov. 21st at The Imperial Theatre Sarnia. www.imperialtheatre.net In The Community: The 2nd annual Harmony For Youth Charity Gala will be held at Boston […]

‘Volunteer Toll’ program on again this weekend in support of efforts to control drunk driving

Natalie Andrews, who heads the Sarnia-Lambton chapter of MADD—Mothers Against Drunk Driving—is herself a victim of a drunk driving incident.

In a program that began in Sarnia-Lambton and has spread throughout the Mothers Against Drunk Driving network, the annual “Volunteer Toll” program to raise funds for awareness and support toward the issue of drunk driving is being held this weekend. Volunteers from MADD as well as police officers, plus students from Lambton College involved in fire […]

Lambton County looking for ‘expressions of interest’ for affordable housing projects

The County of Lambton is calling for Expressions of Interest to Develop Affordable Housing, an initiative that will assist with increasing the supply of local rental housing for households on, or eligible to be on, social housing wait lists. Responses to the Expression of Interest will be considered for funding opportunities through the Canada-Ontario Investment […]

Additional charges laid against former Sarnia fire chief

cayen fire

Sarnia’s former fire chief, who was dismissed from his position nearly two years ago after being charged with several counts of sexual assault, now faces additional charges, say Sarnia Police. The new charges come after police say they received further evidence from another victim who was allegedly sexually assaulted. Patrick Martin Cayen was arrested on November […]

Sarnia Police recover stolen property, make arrest

A 25-year-old Sarnia man who was first arrested on November 5 is now facing some 12 counts of possession of stolen property after Sarnia Police followed a trail of leads that lead to them conducting a search of the accused’s residence. The search warrant was executed on November 13 and during the search, officers say […]

County EMS staff make donation of defibrillators after fundraising effort

PAD Presentation 1

Some 11 local organizations are receiving Public Access Defibrillators (PAD) from the County of Lambton thanks to award-winning fundraising by a team of County EMS staff. The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 176 (Forest), Lambton Shared Services Centre, Grand Bend Harbour, Lorne C. Henderson Conservation Area, Petrolia Farmer’s Market, and Lambton Public Health were presented with a […]

Two Quebec residents charged with importing cocaine after major drug bust at Blue Water Bridge

cocaine truck BWBA

Canadian Border Services Agency officers and the Sarnia detachment of the RCMP have announced a drug bust involving 39 kilograms of what is believed to be cocaine and the arrest of two residents of Quebec on charges of possession, importation and trafficking. The arrests occurred last Wednesday (November 19) after CBSA officers intercepted a commercial […]

Finding magic in the holiday season

gt_sl_poster_stockimage

By DANIELLE COOPER The holiday season was my favourite time of year growing up. As a child, I surprisingly never got overly excited about presents (they were more or less just an added bonus.) For me, the holidays were more about the joy and excitement of the magic that Christmas brought. I can remember staring […]

Seven Imperial workers were stuck in elevator for two hours following power failure

Imperial Oil says seven workers at its Sarnia chemical plant were stuck in an elevator for just over two hours after a power failure Monday morning caused the elevator to be stuck around the second storey of an operating unit. The power failure occurred at about 9:15 a.m. and the workers were freed at 11:25 […]

United Way at 84% of goal as campaigns continue

By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton A sure sign the United Way campaign is winding down is the organizing of the Loaned Representative‘s last week. Each year, the United Way of Sarnia-Lambton, like most United Ways in North America, rely heavily on the Loaned Representative Program.  We are always sad to see […]

Sarnia Police report weekend service calls

Sarnia Police responded to 137 calls for service over the weekend. Officers also conducted 11 traffic stops for various traffic violations. The service also took 6 reports of theft from motor vehicles. In 5 of those incidents the vehicles were left unlocked with valuables left inside. Sarnia Police would like to remind everyone to “Lock […]

Sarnia Sting send Saginaw Spirit home with 5-3 defeat

By DAVE BORODY It’s strange sometimes how hockey games can be decided. Take Sunday’s match between the Sarnia Sting and Saginaw Spirit. The Sting did not hold a lead in the game until the 14:22 mark of the third period. That’s when Sting defenceman Anthony DeAngelo scored his team’s fourth goal of the game. That […]