Articles By: JD Booth

Stevens (Spiby), Edith Mary, (August 10, 2014)

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It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Edith Mary Stevens on Sunday, August 10, 2014 at Bluewater Health – Palliative Care, Sarnia at the age of 86. Edith was the beloved wife of the late Harry Edward Stevens (2010) for 57 years. Loving mother of Helen (Wayne) Parker, Jim (Kathy) Stevens [...]

Fleischer (nee Warren), Catherine, (August 2, 2014)

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“Chatty Cathy” Catherine Fleischer (nee Warren), born April 12, 1930, Passed away peacefully surrounded by family, Saturday, August 2nd, 2014. Loving Mother of Paul (Sherry), Robert (Flory), Ted. Cherished Grandmother of Richard (Heather) Scott, Kelly Bechard (fiancee Tac Boston), Katie Fleischer, Christine Fleischer, Sarah Fleischer, Michael (Chelsea) Fleischer, Thomas Fleischer, Pre-Deceased by Karen Bechard (1996) [...]

Sarnia Community Foundation makes $25k grant to support mental health assistance program

A grant of $25,000 from the Sarnia Community Foundation will play a major role in helping the Consumer Survivor Association maintain its Open Doors programmes and build on its goal of assisting those living with a mental illness in the community find hope and healing, says the recipient organization’s executive director. “This money will allow [...]

Local marketing consultant vying for City Council seat

Cindy Scholten

Cindy Scholten, a local marketing consultant with experience in helping to recruit physicians to the area, is hoping to take a seat on Sarnia City Council come this fall. Scholten, who was born and raised in Sarnia, announced her candidacy on Monday (August 11). She plans to announce a three-plank platform at an informal gathering [...]

Pedestrian killed in Sunday collision identified; family being notified as investigation continues

The Sarnia Police Service has identified the deceased female pedestrian involved in Sunday’s (August 10) collision on Maxwerll Street. The family is being notified and the name is not being released by Sarnia Police until that occurs. Sarnia Police are also thanking members of the public for their assistance during this stage of the investigation. [...]

Sarnia lawn bowlers compete in Libro Credit Union In-Club tourney

Grant Collison and Mary Winter took top honours when the Libro Credit Union In-Club Tournament was held at the Sarnia Lawn Bowling Club on Aug. 19. Bill Recor and Nancy McCann finished second with Jim Foley and Sylvia Moffitt in third. Pictured are, from left, Mary Winter, Gwen Klatt of Libro and Grant Collison.

Grant Collison and Mary Winter were the top team of the day when the Libro Credit Union In-Club Tournament was held at the Sarnia Lawn Bowling Club on Aug. 19. Fourteen teams (28 club members) took part in the open draw pairs event. Bill Recor and Nancy McCann took second, while third place was won by [...]

International Powerboat Festival a ‘roaring’ success

Photo by Doug Bisson via Twitter.

  It was lots of riverfront noise and fun this past weekend as some of the most powerful boats to be found anywhere raced the St. Clair as part of the International Powerboat Festival. But it was more than high-horsepower speedboats that attracted the attention of thousands of spectators. On Saturday, headline act The Trews [...]

Sarnia Police responded to 189 calls for service over weekend

Sarnia Police responded to 189 calls for service over this past weekend. Officers also conducted 23 traffic stops for various traffic violations. The 189 calls include: 12 – 911 Hang Up Calls 12 – Alarm Calls 7 – Disturb the Peace Calls 8 – Domestic/Family Dispute Calls 8 – Liquor License Act Calls 7 – [...]

Sarnia Police seeking help in identifying victim of collision

Sarnia Police Service cruiser

Sarnia Police are asking for the assistance  of the public in identifying a pedestrian who was hit and killed by a vehicle in the vicinity of Maxwell and Roger St. Sunday afternoon. The incident, which occurred about 4:30 p.m., resulted in the death of a woman described as approximately 50 years old, about 5 foot [...]

Fleming (Trotter), Isabella, (August 3, 2014)

FLEMING, Isabella (Trotter) – On Sunday, August 3, 2014 at Strathmere Lodge in Strathroy. Isabel was predeceased by her parents Alexander and Isabella Trotter as well as all 8 of her siblings. She is survived by her husband Ken and their children, Nancy (Sarnia), Steve (London), Judy (Brampton) and Mark (Chilliwack, BC). During their 68 [...]