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Author Archives: J.D. Booth
J.D. Booth, our Publisher/Editor, has extensive experience in journalism and corporate communications. A resident of the Sarnia area since 1985, he has worked in industry and media. He was the founding editor and principal writer for a business oriented magazine between 2002 and 2006.
Saturday’s simulcast of the final concert for The Tragically Hip, one of Canada’s iconic rock groups, will certainly be one that will live long in the memories of those attending the free Canatara Park event in Sarnia.
I began what I’ll call this “journey of words” nearly six years ago (November 2010 is when this site went live) but what’s Lambton Shield really all about?
It’s not like I’ve not considered writing a column before. In fact, it was 1992 when I first approached the then-editor of the Observer with what I thought was a pretty good idea: a “humour” column that ended up being a weekly exercise, and, at least briefly, a piece of writing that would become a self-published book—”Lost in Kmart!
Editor’s note: The following story was originally posted on November 13, 2011, just about a year after Lambton Shield was first “rebirthed” (having been started in 1852 by a young Alexander Mackenzie, who went on to become Canada’s second prime minister).
Peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospice on Wednesday, May 11, 2016, George Gilroy passed away at the age of 60.
Among items on Monday’s agenda for Sarnia City Council is a request to move forward on a proposal to have a local auto dealership secure naming rights to the Sarnia Sports and Entertainment Centre.
A drug bust organized by Sarnia Police has resulted in the arrest of a 30-year-old Point Edward resident after officers executed a search warrant in the Village in the early hours of Thursday (May 5).
A 30-year-old Sarnia woman accused of second-degree murder in the April 19 death of 28-year-old Raymond Thomas White has now been identified by Sarnia Police.
The company operating a plant that produces bio-succinic acid has taken a first step in securing property for what may be its second plant in Sarnia.