Articles By: JD Booth

Harmony for Youth hires new program director for re-energized organization

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A well-known local charitable organization that has already made a significant difference in the lives of area youth, has a new program director at the helm. Harmony for Youth, which has faced financial struggles in recent days, has hired Marcia Brown as its new program director to in the process of re-energizing the organization. Brown, [...]

CArrick (nee Kubica), Tina Marie, (July 26, 2014)

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It is with deeply saddened hearts that the family of Tina Marie (née Kubica) Carrick announce her sudden passing on Saturday, July 26, 2014, at the age of 55, at Bluewater Health Hospital. Tina was born September 21, 1958 in North York, Ontario to Anthony Michael Kubica and Mary Theresa (Hands) Kubica. Beloved wife and [...]

Holme (nee Maynard), Marilyn Ann, (July 27, 2014)

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Suddenly, at home on Sunday, July 27th, 2014, MARILYN ANN HOLME (nee Maynard) of Petrolia, passed away at the age of 75. Beloved wife of the late Donald Rae Holme (1996). Loving mother of Donald Albert Berrill (Lynn), Martha Ann Harris (Harold), Marsha Lynn Burnard, and Charles Brian Holme (Martha Huizinga). Cherished grandmother of Linda [...]

Smyth, Jimmy, (July 27, 2014)

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Suddenly at home on Sunday, July 27, 2014, Jimmy Smyth passed away at the age of 52. Beloved husband of Beverly. Loving father of Darcy, Leanne and Rob. Cherished grandfather of Olivia. Dear son of Vincent and Maria Smyth. Loved brother of Mary (Ronald) Benn, Brendan (Caroline) Smyth and Vincent (Tracy) Smyth and brother-in-law of [...]

Case, Leslie Robert Thomas ‘Les,’ (July 26, 2014)

CASE, LESLIE ROBERT THOMAS “LES”- Peacefully at Bluewater Health on Saturday, July 26, 2014, age 90, of Sarnia. He is predeceased by his beloved wife Lorraine (2006), his parents Nelson and Marion Case, brothers Oliver, Goldwyn, Cecil, Rhoden and sister Irene Gunn. Les will be missed by daughter Wendy A.; nieces Mary Rosebrugh (Case), Beth Turcotte [...]

Moran, Steve, (July 27, 2014)

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Peacefully, after a short illness supported and surrounded by his family, at St. Joseph’s Hospice on Sunday, July 27, 2014, Steve Moran passed away at the age of 56. Deeply devoted and loving father of Matt (Amanda) Moran and Beth Moran and fiancé Mike Mousseau. Dear step grandfather of Kayden. Cherished brother of twin sister [...]

Khan, Sultan, (June 5, 2014)

KHAN, Sultan – Peacefully surrounded by his family at Bluewater Health Palliative Care on Thursday, June 5, 2014 at the age of 81. Beloved husband of the late Shaista Siddiqui. Dear father of Hajra (Manzar) Jamal, Houston, TX., Ehtesham (Abida Zafar) Khan, Sarnia, Sajjad Khan, Houston, TX. and Sheeba (Qadeer) Usmani., Houston, TX. Loving Dada [...]

Grand Bend continues its storm cleanup with municipal workers, Hydro One on the scene

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Public works and hydro crews continue to work to clear downed trees from municipal roadways to allow for emergency services access, says a media releaser issued by the Municipality of Lambton Shores. Strong winds caused significant damage to the Grand Bend area on Sunday (July 27), with the most significant area north of Klondyke Road [...]

Woman from Camlachie dies after what appears to be jump from Blue Water Bridge

A 29-year-old woman from Camlachie has died after apparently abandoning a vehicle on the Blue Water Bridge and jumping. The incident, which occurred Monday (July 28) around 6 a.m. was investigated by Lambton OPP and responded to by Lambton EMS and the Point Edward Fire Service. Initially, the woman was reported to have life threatening [...]

Clean up continues in Grand Bend area after Sunday storm

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Lambton OPP and other emergency services are continuing the clean up after a storm passed through the Grand Bend area at just after 7:00 p.m. on Sunday (July 27). OPP and emergency crews responded to numerous reports of downed trees and power lines overnight and are still working to restore power and clear debris. All [...]