Articles By: JD Booth

New sirens to be tested Tuesday during installation

Testing for new sirens north of Wellington Street in Sarnia will be done tomorrow (Tuesday, September 16), outside the normal weekly times testing takes place. The testing will include sirens and public address messages as part of the installation. The City of Sarnia is doing the work with  support from Community Awareness Emergency Response, an […]

Sarnia Police has 115 calls for service over weekend

Sarnia Police Service responded to 115 calls for service over the past weekend.  Officers also conducted 15 traffic stops for various traffic violations.  The 115 calls include: 5 – 911 Hang-ups 6 – Alarm calls 7 – Disturb the peace calls 9 – Domestic / Family Disturbance calls 8 – Noise complaints 3 – Motor […]

‘The Show’ celebrates its 150th episode this week

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It’s been a long run for David Burrows but his weekly review of local entertainment is still going strong. Indeed, “The Show” is hitting a notable milestone this week with its 150th episode. The video program, which can be seen on every week (it goes online at 9 a.m. Wednesdays), began as an expression […]

United Way campaign is going full steam with Day of Caring on Tuesday


By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton Tomorrow (Tuesday, September 16) is Campaign Kickoff day with the Day of Caring. As a result of employee kickoff BBQs last week at Styrolution, all four NOVA Chemicals sites, Imperial Oil, and Cabot, plus a steady flow of contributions from retirees, I’m pleased to report that […]

LeConte, Margaret Anna, (Sept. 13, 2014)

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LE CONTE, Margaret Anna – It is with saddened hearts that we announce the passing of Margaret Anna (nee Nicol) Le Conte of Sarnia, formerly of Brigden, on Saturday, September 13, 2014, one day after celebrating her 94th birthday. Dear daughter of the late James and Louisa (nee Gray) Nicol. Beloved wife of Howard Le […]

Dukes, Donald, (Sept. 13, 2014)

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Peacefully, on Saturday, September 13, 2014, at Marshall Gowland Manor, Donald Dukes passed away at the age of 81. Beloved husband and best friend of Lorna Dukes for 59 years. Loving father of Christine (Roger) Brunton and Paul Clive Dukes. Dear brother-in-law of Peter (Sheila) Halford. Predeceased by his parents Charles and Alice Dukes. Donald was […]

Brown, Harvey Robert, (Sept. 12, 2014)

BROWN, Harvey Robert – Age 90 of Courtright, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 12, 2014 at Bluewater Health – Palliative Care, Sarnia. Beloved husband of Ruth (nee McLaughlin) Brown for 63 years. Loving father of Sharon (Pat) Murphy of Sarnia and Tom (Kymberley) Brown of Courtright. Cherished grandfather of Shane Murphy, Katie Murphy and […]

Dorrian, Neil Edward, (Sept. 3, 2014)

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DORRIAN, Neil Edward – May 22, 1946 – Sep 03, 2014 Neil, aged 68, passed away at Foothills Hospital. We thank all the staff, who looked after Neil, for all their care and compassion. Neil was born in North Shields, Tyne & Wear – a true Geordie! He loved all music, all sports, especially his […]

Shadforth, Alan William, (Sept. 11, 2014)


SHADFORTH, Alan William – It is with broken hearts that we have to announce Alan passed away on Thursday, September 11, 2014. Alan is survived by his beloved and devoted wife, Dorothy (Dee). They were blessed to have shared sixty years together. Alan was adored by his family. He is the very proud Dad of […]

McEachran-Bondar, Catherine ‘Kate,’ (Sept. 9, 2014)

McEACHRAN-BONDAR, Catherine “Kate” – Age 55 of Toronto, formerly of Sarnia. Passed away September 9th, 2014. She was the daughter of the late John and Audrey McEachran. Kate is survived by her husband Ron Bondar of Toronto, brother Scott and his wife Penny McEachran, sister Jane McEachran-Gale, her nephews Matthew McEachran and Spencer Gale and […]