Articles By: JD Booth

Petrolia hospital installing new nurse/patient communication system

R5 List View and Nurse Call Console

Patients, families and visitors of Charlotte Eleanor Englehart Hospital of Bluewater in Petrolia will see minor disruption in patient rooms and hallways beginning next week as the facility upgrades its nurse/patient communication system. On Wednesday, April 9th, work will begin to replace the existing system, matching the technology used at Bluewater Health in Sarnia. Sue Roger, [...]

Looking for spring ideas? You’ll want to check out the Sarnia Home Show this weekend

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The annual Sarnia Home Show is this weekend, a sure sign that spring is finally upon us (one can only hope). This year’s event will begin Friday (doors open at 2 p.m.) and run through Sunday. Hours are Friday, 2 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Sunday, 10 a.m. to [...]

Lambton College partnering with public school board in skills trade competition

The Canatara Animal Farm will benefit from a planned skills trade competition being organized by Lambton College and the Lambton Kent District School Board.

Lambton College is partnering with The Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) to start a regional skilled trades competition for secondary schools in Lambton and Kent counties. This competition will involve the City of Sarnia and the Seaway Kiwanis for a community service project to benefit the Animal Farm at Canatara Park. The event will [...]

Police would like to know origins of coin machine found in backpack

Sarnia Police are asking for the public’s help determining the origins of a large coin machine  found on a 23-year-old Sarnia man who was arrested late Monday night. Police say a uniformed patrol sergeant stopped a bicycling man in the area of Mitton Street and Davis Street, ostensibly because he had no light on the [...]

Sarnia Police deal with three males, allegedly drunk, at fast food restaurant

Sarnia Police Service officers were called to a fast food restaurant on London Road early Thursday morning (April 3) to deal with three drunken males. Staff called police at about 4 a.m., stating that one male was on the service counter yelling and screaming. After being asked to leave and refusing, police arrived but the [...]

Tulloch, Ivan Roy, (March 31, 2014)


TULLOCH, Ivan Roy – of Wallaceburg and formerly of Sombra Township passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospice in Sarnia on Monday, March 31, 2014 at the age of 87. Ivan is the son of the late Kenneth & Annie (Abrams) Tulloch. Beloved husband of the late June (Boyle). Loved step-father of David Boudreau of [...]

Tundra swans now frequently seen as part of annual migration

This year's tundra swan viewers have included Betty Richardson, left, and Janet Wilkins, who braved the chilly weather on Saturday.

The “Return of the Tundra Swans,” although somewhat delayed this year due to abnormally cold weather, is well underway, with daily reports appearing on the Lambton County Libraries, Museums and Galleries website. Several hundred birds, who are on their way north, typically rest in the Old Thedford Bog, near Grand Bend. The birds seen in [...]

White, Duncan McLean, (March 31, 2014)

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Peacefully on Monday, March 31, 2014, following a long struggle with cancer, surrounded by family, at St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia. Duncan McLean White, for 47 years the loving friend and husband of Patricia Angela (Foster) White. Duncan was born on June 17, 1942 in Noranda, Quebec. He grew up in and around the Sarnia, Ontario [...]

Merritt, Marjorie Ann, (March 30, 2014)

Suddenly and peacefully on March 30, 2014 with her loving family by her side. Beloved wife of the late Charles Merritt (2010). Mom has left us a legacy of love that we will never forget and treasure forever. Survived by her daughters Carol Ann Deboer (the late Henry) and Kristine Ann Pintus (Mark). Remembered by [...]

Wiles, John Gordon, (March 31, 2014)

WILES, JOHN GORDON – Surrounded by his family at Bluewater Health on Monday, March 31, 2014, John Gordon Wiles died at the age of 84. Beloved husband of Nora. Loving father of John, Brian and Jim. Cherished grandfather of Jake, Jessica and Josh. Dear brother of Don Wiles & his wife Ann and Margaret Brookman. [...]