Articles By: JD Booth

Easter in the Park set for this Saturday

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The City of Sarnia’s Parks and Recreation department will be hosting its annual Easter in the Park festivities this Saturday, April 19 at the Animal Farm within Canatara Park beginning at 9 a.m. with the Easter egg hunt starting at 10 a.m. sharp. Features will include a visit from the Easter Bunny, says Recreation Coordinator [...]

Wilhelm, John ‘Jack’ Jerome, (April 15, 2014)

Peacefully passed away on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at the age of 83. Loving father of J.C. (Lori) Wilhelm and Carla Wilhelm (Todd Chipman). Cherished grandfather of Clay, Riley, Kerry, the late Braden, Haley and Dalton. Dear brother of Clarence, Joe, Florence Wooten and the late Rita and her husband Hank Remple. Also survived by [...]

Millier, Harry Raymond, (April 14, 2014)

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Peacefully, on Monday, April 14, 2014, Harry Millier passed away at Bluewater Health. Predeceased by his wife Maxine. Survived by his children Sue Anderson and Jacqueline Figas (the late Larry). Loving grandfather of Craig Anderson (Danielle), Janice Anderson (Dustin Panko), Carolyn Figas, Stephanie Figas (Thomas Piller). Beloved great-grandfather of Ethan Anderson and Sheldon Anderson. Cherished [...]

Hume, Bill, (April 12, 2014)

HUME, Bill – 63, of Dyersburg, TN passed away on Saturday, April 12, 2014 at his residence. He was a retired contractor and a member of United Church-Watford, Ontario, Canada. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Pond Creek Cemetery in Friendship, TN with the Rev. Brent Rashall officiating. DYERSBURG FUNERAL HOME is [...]

Wells, Elmer Roy, (April 15, 2014)

Peacefully, surrounded by his family at Bluewater Health on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, Elmer Roy Wells of Bright’s Grove formerly of Forest, Ontario, passed away at the age of 86. Beloved husband of the late Julia (nee O’Shea) (1996). Loving father of Bill (Cathy) (nee Strangway) of Camlachie, Diane (Al) Tracey of Strathroy, and Debbie (Brad) Cross of [...]

Venetian Boulevard reconstruction will begin April 22, lasting 50 working days


Venetian Boulevard in Point Edward is getting a major facelift with a three-phase $1.4-million construction project that is expected to start April 22 and take 50 working days to complete. Phase 1, a full reconstruction of a section of the road that connects Venetian to Alexandra Ave. (the road that runs parallel to Michigan Ave., [...]

Sarnia Police asking for help in identifying pair of thieves

Sarnia Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a male and female depicted on surveillance video that was taken in a store the pair is alleged to have visited on March 18 around 1 p.m. Police say the woman took a purse and the man took cologne, both without paying. Store employees attempted [...]

Sarnia Police make cocaine bust, seizing vehicle and $20k in drugs

Sarnia Police have arrested a 32-year-old Sarnia man for drug offences after stopping the man, who was driving in the area of London Road and Pontiac Drive. The man was arrested Monday (April 14) at about 10:10 p.m. Police found 60 grams of cocaine with a street value of about $6,000 in his possession and [...]

Local S&R homes recognize volunteers at appreciation meeting

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By LISA BAILEY Residents know when they’re coming and when they’re not — and when one of them is absent, it’s noticed. This is the kind of relationship that develops between residents and the special helpers who donate their time, energy and talents to Steeves & Rozema’s communities. “(Volunteers) definitely make their mark,” says Karen [...]

Ryan, Thomas William Patrick, (April 13, 2014)

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Ryan, Thomas William Patrick – Peacefully at Bluewater Health in Sarnia on Sunday, April 13, 2014, Thomas William Patrick “Pat” Ryan of Forest passed away at the age of 72 years. Beloved husband of Mary Kay (Kettle) for 50 years. Loving father of Stephanie & Mike Prevost of Forest. Cherished grandfather of Shay. Sadly missed [...]