Articles By: JD Booth

Causley, David Andrew, (August 19, 2014)

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CAUSLEY, David Andrew – Age 62 of Sarnia on Tuesday, August 19, 2014, at St. Joseph’s Hospice. Today my husband left his earthly home to take up residence in his heavenly home with the Lord where there is no more frustration or pain. I will one day follow him there. Dave is dearly loved and [...]

Chris Hadfield will be back in Sarnia for book signing this fall

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The Book Keeper, the Sarnia bookstore based in Northgate Plaza West, has confirmed that Sarnia’s favourite astronaut, Chris Hadfield, will be in town Nov. 1 for a signing session of his memoir—”An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth.” While a location has yet to be confirmed, the expected crowds mean the Northgate Plaza West location [...]

Sarnia Police would like to reunite stolen bike with its owner

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Last Saturday (August 16), Sarnia Police arrested a man who they say was riding a bicycle that turned out to be stolen. Police would like to find the owner of the bicycle, a female’s green and white Trek 3700 mountain bike (as pictured). The man who was arrested is alleged to have breached his probation [...]

Wilder (nee McCallum), Sarah ‘Sadie,’ (August 19, 2014)

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Died peacefully at Twin Lakes Terrace, Sarnia on Tuesday, August 19, 2014. Born in Scotland and raised in Kirkland Lake, Sarah “Sadie” Wilder (nee McCallum), 93 years, was the daughter of Malcolm and Frances McCallum. Sadie was predeceased by her husband Gordon (1968) and is survived by her daughter Barbara and her husband John Wright, [...]

Lawson, Roy W., (August 17, 2014)

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Peacefully, surrounded by loving family, on  Sunday, August 17, 2014 at Bluewater Health, Dr. Roy W. Lawson passed away at the age of 82. Dear son of Rev. Roy F. and Elsie Lawson. Dearly loved husband of Joan. Loving father of Dan (Carolyn), Dave (Judy), and Doug. Treasured grandfather of Andra (Christopher) Perry, Jared, John and [...]

Pitre, Joseph ‘David,’ (August 19, 2014)

Peacefully at home on Tuesday August 19, 2014 JOSEPH (DAVID) PITRE age 53 of Sarnia. Loving husband of Joanne Clendenning. Dear step-father of Bob (Sandy) and Steve (Kelly) Clendenning. Cherished grandfather to 4 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Brother of Joseph Steven Pitre, Margaret Leonard and Patty Karalus all in Alberta. Stepson of Al Karalus. Predeceased by [...]

Hodgins (Hutchinson), Catherine, (August 18, 2014)

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Peacefully at Afton Park Place on Monday, August 18, 2014, Catherine (Hutchinson) Hodgins passed away at the age of 90. Beloved wife of James Hodgins. Loving mother of Sharon (Gary) Fitzgibbon, Ronald Hutchinson (the late Glenda), Catherine (Roger) Gilmore and John (Nancy) Hutchinson. Cherished grandmother of nine grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. Predeceased by her [...]

Thinking about helping your kids buy a home? Read this first

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By JULIE JENKINS It’s an exciting time for young couples. They are starting their lives together and are ready to buy a house. Parents are often involved in the process by helping with a down payment either as a gift or as a loan. But, just because you are financially able to help does that [...]

Federal government gives Lambton College just over $500k in grants for several high-tech projects

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The Government of Canada, through Industry Canada’s College and Community Innovation Program, is providing four research projects at Lambton College with a total of $505,000. The projects and funding include: $150,000 for a project involving the development, characterization and optimization of nano-engineered materials for green energy conversion and storage; $150,000 for a water analysis laboratory; [...]

Medd, James Harold, (August 17, 2014)

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James Harold Medd – After a courageous battle Jim passed away peacefully on August 17th, 2014 at Bluewater Health, Sarnia at the age of 60. Beloved husband of Christine Sobrido for 16 years. Loving father of Amanda, Melissa, William David, and Daniel Medd, and step father of Sara and Ondrea. Grandfather to eleven grandchildren and [...]