Articles By: JD Booth

Logan, Sari, (August 27, 2014)

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LOGAN, Sari – After a lengthy illness, Sari Logan passed away on Wednesday, August 27th at Bluewater Health, at the age of 65. Beloved wife of William Logan of Sarnia and mother of Matthew Logan (Tayte) of Cincinnati, Ohio. Sister of Robin Phillips (James) of Sydney, Australia, Francine Bolgan-Snook of Tampa, Florida, Amy Bolgan-Spring (Al) [...]

Meier, Hedy, (August 27, 2014)

Peacefully, on August 27, 2014 at Bluewater Health, Hedy Meier passed away at the age of 95. Beloved wife of the late Arthur. Loving mother of Hedy (Wally) Chute and Erica (John) Churchill. Cherished grandmother of Kyle (Janet) Little, Steven (Kelly) Chute, Tracy (Mike) Carnegie, and Cameron Churchill. Treasured great-grandmother of Owen, Charlotte, Tyson, Sonya, Elyse, [...]

Mearce (nee Rainsberry), Gladys Jean, (August 10, 2014)

MEARCE, Gladys Jean née Rainsberry – Passed away peacefully on August 10, 2014. As her brother Fred always said, Jean was in her 97th year, having been born in Sarnia, September 8, 1917. Jean was a Sarnia gal and although she tried living in other locales, never for long and always returned to her beloved [...]

Nixon, Grant Matthew, (August 27, 2014)

It is with deeply saddened hearts that the family of Grant Matthew Nixon of Oil Springs announces his passing on Wednesday, August 27, 2014, at the age of 59. Beloved husband and best friend of Debbie Nixon. Loving father of Brett Nixon, Ryan Nixon (Amy O’Neill) and Geoff (Mckinlea) Goemans. Dear brother of Murray (Pat) [...]

ALS ‘bucket challenge’ is on with local uniformed first responders

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Several Sarnia Police constables and Sarnia Fire Rescue firefighters have taken up the “Ice Bucket Challenge” in support of ALS research, a phenomenon that’s trending lately. The officers subsequently invited their colleagues to participate in the challenge. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) or more commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that [...]

Harold, Karen Ann, (August 27, 2014)

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HAROLD, KAREN ANN – Peacefully surrounded by her family, after a 14 year battle with cancer, Karen Harold died at St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia on Wednesday, August 27, 2014, at the age of 64. Loving mother of Michael “Jamey” Harold & his wife Leigh, and Robert Harold both of Thorold. Cherished grandmother of Ashley and [...]

Phillips, Paul H. ‘Whitey,’ (August 26, 2014)

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At his home in Petrolia on Tuesday, August 26, 2014. PAUL H. “WHITEY” PHILLIPS was in his 71st year. He was predeceased by his wife Sophie Evans-Phillips (2010). He will be missed by his children Tena and Theo Boven, Anthony and Julie Phillips, Cindy Phillips-Merrill and Than Merrill, Tiffany Phillips, and Ryan and Kerrie Phillips, [...]

International Symphony Orchestra will audition for musicians

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The International Symphony Orchestra, whose members bridge both the communities of Sarnia-Lambton and the Port Huron area, is inviting auditions from musicians in the area who wish to be part of the ISO’s 2014/15 season. String players are “most urgently encouraged” to come forward, although some openings are available in the wind, brass and percussion [...]

Sarnia Police seeking public’s help in identifying hit and run vehicle

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Sarnia Police are asking for the public’s assistance in their search for a vehicle that was involved in a hit-and-run collision on Monday night (August 25) that left a 38-year-old cyclist with serious but non-life threatening injuries. The victim, a 38-year-old Sarnia man, is still recovering in hospital. Police say the vehicle that hit him is [...]

Inn of the Good Shepherd and McDonald’s partnering for ‘Loonies for Lunches’ program

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McDonald’s Restaurants in Sarnia are teaming up with the Inn of the Good Shepherd and Blackburn Radio in an effort to raise funds for the “Loonies for Lunches” back-to-school food drive, the ninth year for the campaign. Funds raised will be donated to the Inn of the Good Shepherd. As much as $6,000 in a [...]