Articles By: JD Booth

Adams, Chris Lloyd, (Sept. 20, 2014)

Suddenly at Bluewater Health Sarnia on Saturday, September 20, 2014, CHRIS LLOYD ADAMS, age 64 of Aamjinaang First Nation left this earth plane. “Chico” “Mr. C.” will be missed by his special loving companion Shaofeng Liang. Will be missed by his sons Frank Norris Adams and Chris Adams Jr. and Jason Shawnoo and his grandchildren, […]

Want to stop smoking? Help is closer than you may think

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If you want help to stop smoking, finding the encouragement and support you need may be as close as your community professional. “It makes sense,” said Marie Chaves, Health Promoter with Lambton Public Health. “Clients see community professionals every day seeking valuable and timely information for themselves and their families. If the client smokes, professionals […]

County museum staff reaching out as preparations for oil heritage exhibit take shape

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The Oil Museum of Canada is calling on the community to contribute to an upcoming virtual exhibit, being developed by the museum and its community partners for the Virtual Museums of Canada.  The exhibit regarding “Canada’s foreign oil drillers” is scheduled to launch in the spring of 2015 and will tell the story of local […]

Lambton College firefighter combat team wraps up ‘hot summer’ of competition


Under the direction of a brand new coaching staff, Lambton College’s firefighter combat team recently wrapped up a hot summer of competition that concluded at the Firefit National Championships in Longueuil, Quebec, last weekend (September 13-14). For the first time in the college’s history, the team is being coached by Lambton College Fire Sciences Technology […]

Sarnia Sting planning tailgate celebration as part of its Opening Night against Barrie Colts

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The 20th Anniversary Season celebrations for the Sarnia Sting Hockey Club will kick off on Friday, October 3 with a tailgate party outside the RBC Centre in Sarnia. Beginning at 3:00 p.m., the tailgate party will feature live music, games/contests for all age groups, and a Molson beer tent. The puck drops at 7:05 p.m. on […]

O’Neill (nee Bain), Olive, (Sept. 19, 2014)

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Passed away with her family by her side at Lambton Meadowview Villa, Petrolia on Friday, September 19, 2014. OLIVE O’NEILL (nee Bain), of Petrolia, was in her 83rd year. Olive was a loving wife for 58 years to Bob. She will be missed by her son Brian (Karen) O’Neill of Petrolia, and her daughter Marlene […]

Hicken, Ruby Jean, (Sept. 19, 2014)

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Peacefully, surrounded by loving family, on September 19, 2014 at St. Joseph’s Hospice, Ruby Jean Hicken passed away at the age of 80.  Dear friend of Charlie Harwood. Loving mother of Steve (Debbie), Gary (Jan), Ken (Debbie), Carol Nickels (Tom), and Cathy Johnson. Cherished grandmother of 11 grandchildren and five great-granddaughters.  Dear sister of Helen […]

Bell, Peter Arthur Roland, (August 30, 2014)

BELL, Peter Arthur Roland – 1956 – 2014 – It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Peter Bell at Victoria Hospital in London on Saturday August 30, 2014 with his family by his side. He will be dearly missed by his beloved daughter Samantha (Shawn) Wood and grandson Walker and loving […]

Ritter, Karin, (August 23, 2014)

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RITTER, Karin – 80 of Pinecrest, passed away August 23rd, 2014. She was well known in the Tropical Palm and Plant collecting community for her Nursery “Paradise Groves”. Located in the Redlands. She retired several years ago but continued her love for collecting exotic and the unusual varieties of plants. She is survived by her […]

Payne (nee Zink), Geraldine ‘Gerry,’ (Sept. 16, 2014)

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Suddenly on Tuesday, September 16, 2014, Gerry Payne passed away at the age of 87.  She joined her loving husband, John on what would have been their 53rd wedding anniversary.  Loving mother of Mary Liz (Meng Chen), Jack (Jennifer So), Danny, and Brigid (Ken Eliuk).  Cherished grandmother of Meghan, Brandon, Alannah, Joseph, Anje, John, and […]