Articles By: JD Booth

Jatel, Irena, (March 9, 2014)

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Peacefully surrounded by her loving family at Vision Nursing Home on Sunday, March 9, 2014, Irena died at the age of 93. Beloved wife of the late Alfons. Dear mother of Rick (Colleen) Jatel, Sarnia, Stan Jatel, London and Mary (Rob) Bojkovsky, Sarnia. Sister of Alicia Latuszek, Poland. Predeceased by son Joseph Jatel, brother Jozef [...]

Kilmer, Howard Blake, (March 9, 2014)

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Peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospice on Sunday, March 9, 2014 Howard Blake Kilmer passed away at the age of 85.Beloved husband to Marjorie (nee Smith) Kilmer for 57 years. Loving father to Cindy (Dan) Thompson, Vickie (John) Lavoie and Penny Kilmer (Brad Young). Cherished grandfather to Steven (Debbie) Thompson, Krista Thompson (Matt Boddington), Joel and Shelby Lavoie [...]

Policicchio, Saverio, (March 9, 2014)

Peacefully at Bluewater Health on Sunday, March 9, 2014, Saverio Policicchio passed away at the age of 86. Beloved husband to Carmela (nee Macchione) for 44 years. Loving father to Joe (Michelle) Policicchio and Sam (Lisa) Policicchio. Proud Nonno to Dante, Julia, Jackson, Hunter and Kennedy. Loving brother to Palmerino, Pasquale, Giusepina, Anna, Lisa, Elio [...]

Rotary Roses deadline is this Friday


Every year, the Rotary Club of Sarnia holds a “Rotary Roses” fundraiser to support local projects at Bluewater health, Pathways and other local charities. The deadline for purchasing a dozen red or coloured roses in support of the fundraiser is this Friday, March 14. Roses are $25 a dozen and come wrapped in gift boxes. [...]

OPINION: ‘Open for Business’ has to actually mean something for it to work

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By Matt McEachran How many times have we heard the empty words from our Liberal government that Ontario is open for business? They even named a piece of legislation to that tune, just to show everyone how serious they are.  Remember the “Open For Business Act” back in ol’ 2010? Very serious.  The problem is [...]

Sarnia Sting lose Sunday match to Guelph Storm


By DAVE BORODY The Guelph Storm have the best record in the Ontario Hockey League this season. Sunday afternoon at the RBC Centre they showed why. The Storm scored three first period goals and cruised to a 6-2 victory over the Sarnia Sting in front of 3,082 spectators. The win was Guelph’s 50th of the season as [...]

Foley (Ferns), Joan Marie, (March 7, 2014)

Peacefully surrounded by her loving family at St. Joseph’s Hospice on Friday, March 7, 2014, JOAN MARIE (FERNS) FOLEY, age 70 of Sarnia. Beloved wife of the late Frederick M. Foley (1987). Proud and loving mother of Gwen Armstrong (Steve) of Thamesville and Wendy Sewell ( Sean) of Brights Grove. Cherished Gramma Joanie of Catherine (Mike), [...]

Core, John Raymond ‘Ray,’ (March 8, 2014)

On Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Bluewater Health, John Raymond “Ray” Core passed away at the age of 87. Beloved husband of Margaret (nee Franklin). Loving father of Tom (Kathy), Judy (Angela) and Bill (Ju). Cherished grandfather of Ashlin and Lin. Cremation has take place. Family and friends will be received on Monday, March 10, [...]

OPP launches distracted driving campaign


Distracted driving was cited as the number one killer on OPP patrolled roads in 2013 and Lambton OPP says its officers will be doing their best to ensure this doesn’t happen in 2014. The distracted driving campaign runs from March 8, 2014 – March 14, 2014 across the Province of Ontario and Lambton officers will be participating [...]

Sarnia Sting fall to Soo Greyhounds, losing 7-0


By DAVE BORODY The Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds posted a 7-0 victory over the Sarnia Sting in Ontario Hockey League action, Friday night in front of 2,955 fans at the RBC Centre. The Greyhounds held a 1-0 lead after the first period and extended that lead to 3-0 after 40 minutes before adding four goals in period [...]