Articles By: JD Booth

Company fined following death of worker nearly two years ago

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A Sarnia company has been fined after pleading guilty to a failure to ensure proper working conditions that resulted in the death of one of its workers. Plank Road Auto Wreckers, which was charged under the Occupational Health and Safety Act, will pay $60,000 plus a 25% victim surcharge. The worker, Shane Hackett, who was [...]

Afternoon bank heist results in lockdown of downtown Petrolia

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Lambton OPP say they are continuing to investigate the robbery of the Petrolia CIBC branch, which occurred Wednesday afternoon (July 23) at about 2:30 p.m. A local media alert had indicated several blocks near the bank had been cordoned off by police. Police say an unknown man entered the bank and produced what appeared to [...]

Can you identify the people breaking into St. Vincent de Paul store?

Sarnia Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying suspects depicted in a surveillance video. In the incident, which occurred at about 2:30 a.m. on Friday, July 11, suspects are seen entering the St. Vincent de Paul Store on Davis Street. They are alleged to have stolen a skateboard, watches and other items. While [...]

Police seeking help in solving bike theft

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Sarnia Police are asking the public’s help in identifying the person responsible for stealing a DIADORA brand men’s mountain bike from the rear of a business on Christina Street last Friday (July 18). The incident is said to have occurred at about 10:30 a.m. when a suspect used bolt cutters to remove the lock on [...]

OPP investigating two stolen vehicle incidents

Lambton OPP is continuing its investigations of two stolen vehicles, one that occurred Tuesday late afternoon in St. Clair Township and another early Wednesday morning in Lambton Shores that was involved in a single vehicle crash. In Tuesday’s incident, which occurred around 5 p.m., OPP had been notified of a stolen Ford F-350 truck that [...]

Jared Fedora hopes to be sitting in Council seat come this fall

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Local resident Jared Fedora added his name to the ballot for city councillor for the upcoming municipal election. “I feel that it’s time for a fresh face, a fresh perspective on City Council” Fedora says. He’s quick to add that the city has changed – even over the past four years – noting that many [...]

There are ways to ‘improve your home’s mood’

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After a long day at work are you looking for an oasis to come home to? By making a few changes in your home you can improve your mood and make your home feel like a retreat. 1. Plants One of the least expensive ways you can improve your mood is by adding plants to [...]

Open Pairs competition has bowlers from London, Sarnia taking trophy

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Winners of this past weekend’s D.J. Robb Funeral Home Tournament were London bowler Scott Fisher (left) and Jim Foley of Sarnia. The event for Open Pairs teams was held Sat. July 19, with visitors from London and Dresden finishing in the second and third positions. Lawn bowling action continues throughout the summer at the lawn [...]

Bray (nee Routley), Sandra Ann, (July 20, 2014)

It is with heavy hearts that the family announces the sudden passing of Sandra Ann (nee Routley) Bray on Sunday, July 20, 2014 at Bluewater Health at the age of 54. Beloved mother of Audrey Bray (Dylan Brown). Cherished sister of John Routley (Dawna). Loving daughter of Stanley and the late Mary Routley. Sandi will [...]

Gardiner (Kasey), Anna Kathleen, (July 20, 2014)

Peacefully at home on Sunday, July 20th , 2014, ANNA KATHLEEN (KASEY) GARDINER , age 84 of Sarnia, passed away. Born in Hillsborough, New Brunswick, she was the loving wife of the late Max Austin Gardiner (1992). Survived by her loving siblings Bob Stevens his children Troy, Keith, Jimmy and Andrew. Sister Laura Stevens children [...]