Articles By: JD Booth

Forest area gets two new doctors as a result of recruitment efforts

Dr. Natalie Koldwey, left, and Dr. Kate Brown have been recruited to practice at the North Lambton Community Health Centre.

The Physician Recruitment Taskforce of Sarnia-Lambton says it has been successful in recruiting two doctors who will be working at the North Lambton Community Health Centre at the Forest and Kettle Point sites. The two physicians—Dr. Kate Brown and Dr. Natalie Koldewey—have experience in aboriginal health, geriatrics and physical fitness, says Kathy Bresset, executive director […]

Wyatt, Conrad Arthur, (Oct. 17, 2014)

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Conrad Arthur Wyatt, 82 of Port Huron, passed away on Friday, October 17, 2014 in his residence following a long illness. He was born on January 16, 1932 in London, England. He attended school in London and then was stationed in Malaysia in the 1950s while serving as a Corporal in the British Army. Following […]

Gardner, James ‘Jim’ Cameron, (Oct. 21, 2014)

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Unexpectedly at Bluewater Health on October, 21, 2014 JAMES CAMERON GARDNER (JIM) age 67, of Sarnia passed away peacefully. Cherished friend to Brenda Brodimas and Husband George of Sarnia. Dear father to James Todd Gardner and Alejandra, Trevor Cameron Gardner and his wife Tania, Britney Jean Gardner and Sean, Lee Dion, Wayne Pegg and Rebecca […]

Bruton, Ronald Harvey, (Oct. 19, 2014)

Bruton- Suddenly at Bluewater Health, Sarnia on Sunday October 19, 2014. Ronald Harvey Bruton, age 67 years of Corunna. Loving husband of Bonnie. Much loved father of Julie Eveson (Dale) and Tracy Caudle (Shawn) and step-father of Kelly Currie (Chris), Carl Osthoff (Melissa) and Deanna McLachlan (Shawn). Dear grandfather of Brady, Ryan, Emma, Natalie, Jacob, […]

Wheeler (Lucas) (Stone), Audrey Joyce, (Oct. 18, 2014)

Peacefully at Fiddick’s Nursing Home, Petrolia on Saturday, October 18, 2014, Audrey Joyce (Lucas) (Stone) Wheeler passed away at the age of 83. Beloved wife of James “Jim” Wheeler of Fiddick’s Nursing Home, and the late William “George” Stone (1971).  Loving mother of Barbara (Paul) Toenders, Janice (Cal) Semenyk and Patricia (Bob) Rosina.  Cherished grandmother […]

Fisher (O’Flaherty), Patricia Marion, (Oct. 21, 2014)

At Bluewater Health-CEE Hospital in Petrolia, PATRICIA MARION (O’FLAHERTY) FISHER, age 83, passed away on Tuesday, October 21, 2014. She was the loving mother of George Fisher, James Fisher (Dolores), Patrick Fisher, Chris Fisher, Kevin Fisher (Tina) and Sharon Fisher (Dennis), mother in law of Karen. Several grandchildren and great-grandchildren also survive. She was predeceased […]

‘Adopt-a-Bathroom’ initiative at Afton Park Place has positive impact on residents

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By LISA BAILEY Smiles and conversations have been brimming amongst a group of Afton Park Place residents as their tree of life creation adorns one of the newly decorated bathrooms in the home.That excitement and joy is one of the outcomes that staff member Gen Scholten was hoping for when she and colleagues Laurie Lynch […]

St. Patrick’s citizenship class witnesses new Canadian ceremony

Photo courtesy Robert Walicki.

Nearly two dozen immigrants entered the large gym at St. Patrick’s Catholic High School Tuesday morning and left as new Canadians. The gym, which was converted into a citizenship court at 10 a.m., had grade 10 students viewing the ceremony, said Blake Morrison, who teaches civics at St. Patrick’s. “St. Patrick’s High School is honoured […]

Sarnia Police have 38-year-old in custody in aftermath of ‘suspicious’ house fire

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Sarnia Police say they have a 38-year-old Sarnia man in custody on charges of attempted murder and arson after a house fire in the 100 block of Alfred Street this morning (Tuesday, October 21). The fire, which was called in about 5 a.m.,  resulted in a 24-year-old Sarnia man being seriously injured and one firefighter […]

Jolicoeur, Norman, (Oct. 18, 2014)

JOLICOEUR, Norman – With his family by his side at Bluewater Health on Saturday, October 18, 2014, Norman died at the age of 87. Beloved husband of Mary Lou (Bourassa). Dear father of Elise (Gerard) McDonald, London, Nicole (Garth) Corbett, Sarnia, Paul (Cathy) Jolicoeur, Sarnia, Monique (Gary) Goulding, Sarnia and Michelle (Bruce) Crump, Waterloo. Father-in-law […]