Articles By: JD Booth

Looking for lost relatives of others is her passion

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Maggie Peters has a passion—reuniting lost relatives with their families. Her latest “project” is to help Dan Hawke find his sister Sharon Hawke, who he last saw when she was about three years old and was being raised by the Wally Shand family in Lambton County. But when Hawke went to visit the home, no [...]

Graduating high school students receive Conservation Authority scholarships

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The Conservation Scholarship program rewards graduating high school students continuing their post-secondary studies in a conservation related field based on their academic achievement and their demonstrated interest and involvement with the environment. In total, $3,000 was awarded across the St. Clair region this year. Devan Spradbrow and Erich Maxfield, both from St. Clair Secondary, were [...]

Galbraith, Donald James, (July 8, 2014)

Peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospice on Tuesday, July 8, 2014, Donald James Galbraith passed away at the age of 76. Loving son of the late Thomas and Lenna Galbraith. Fondly remembered by his cousins Ian (Joyce) Runnalls, Wayne (Sandra) Runnalls, and the late James (Dorothy) Ferguson, and their families.  A funeral service will be held at [...]

Hubbs (Peacock), Shirley Ann, (July 10, 2014)

At Bluewater Health on Thursday, July 10, 2014, SHIRLEY ANN (PEACOCK) HUBBS, age 74 of Sarnia passed away. She was the dear wife of Frederick Price Hubbs and loving mother of Cathy and Heather, stepmother of Stephen Murray and Janice Johnston, grandmother of Heather, Jennifer, Tommy, Hailey and Graham, great-grandmother of Lyla and Brooklynn, daughter [...]

Women in Networking build team continues its work on Habitat Home

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A team made up exclusively of members of the local Women in Networking (WIN) group in Sarnia-Lambton continues to work hard on what is the first-ever “WomenBuild” Habitat for Humanity project in the area. The WIN team was installing drywall on June 27 at the home, which is at 386 Northridge Place in Petrolia. “We [...]

Putting a shine on Sarnia-Lambton

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The Greenbelt committee of the Sarnia Lambton Chamber of Commerce is inviting civic-minded businesses to “Put a Shine on Sarnia-Lambton” through a contest it is holding. Deadline for the initiative is this Friday, July 11. An online application form can be seen here. The initiative is intended to recognize curb appeal and first impressions of [...]

Sarnia Police asking for public help with identification of suspect

Sarnia Police are asking for the assistance of anyone who may be able to recognize a person they say removed a purse and laptop computer from a vehicle outside a restaurant on Saturday, June 28. A surveillance video seen below (while in poor original quality) may be helpful, say police. The suspect was in a [...]

Dew, Keith George, (July 8, 2014)

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After a courageous battle with cancer on Tuesday, July 8, 2014, Keith George Dew passed away at the age of 77. Beloved husband of 55 years to Sally. Loving father of Mark Dew (Tracy) and Terry Hall (Rick Mason). Treasured grandfather of the late Jonathan (Rachel), Tim (Amanda), McKinleigh (Chris), Sarah and Swade. Cherished great-grandfather [...]

L’Heureux (nee Hicks), Thelma Marie, (July 7, 2014)

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L’HEUREUX, THELMA MARIE (nee Hicks) – Surrounded by her family at Sumac Lodge, Sarnia on Monday, July 7th, 2014, Thelma Marie L’Heureux died peacefully at the age of 97. Beloved wife of the late Morris “Moe” L’Heureux (2005). Loving mother of Michael & his wife JoAnne, Athens, Ohio, Robert & his wife Mary Ellen, Bright’s [...]

Both, Nicoline ‘Nicki,’ (July 5, 2014)

Peacefully at Sumac Lodge on Saturday, July 5, 2014, Nicoline “Nicki” Both passed away at the age of 85. Beloved wife of Jacobus “Jack” Both (2014). Loving mother of Louise (Rick) Mifflin and Co (Christine) Both. Cherished grandmother of Jason Frew (Janelle), Amie Frew, Sandy Fenrich (Jarrod), Joshua Both (Kiersten), Justine Morley, and Ashley Morley [...]