Articles By: JD Booth

Voluntary toll program raises over $12k for MADD programs

MADD Treasurer Erin Pollard is pictured at the entrance to the Sarnia No Frills Plaza on Saturday.

Organizers of the local Mothers Against Drunk Driving “Voluntary Toll” program are pleased with the $12,560 raised this year, money that will be used to support various programs, including support for victims of drunk driving incidents. “Every year we aim to raise between $12,000 and $15,000 on toll day, so we are well within our […]

Sarnia Police deal with two impaired drivers on Sunday

It was early Sunday morning (November 15) when Sarnia Police got the call—someone creating noise with the revving of their engine in a parking lot at Finch and Wellington. The man at the wheel of the parked car, a 27-year-old Sarnia man, wasn’t driving but was “in control” of the vehicle and he’d clearly been […]

NOVA donates $10k to support City’s recycling efforts

NOVA presentation

When Rob Thompson heard that the City of Sarnia was looking for help to defray the costs of providing recycling boxes to new residents, it caught his ears. “We’re one of the world’s biggest makers of plastics and the idea of supporting recycling efforts fits extremely well with our business and our goal of increasing recycling […]

Sarnia Police report another relatively light weekend

Sarnia Police Service responded to 116 calls for service this past weekend and conducted 19 traffic stops for various traffic violations. The 116 calls include: 5 – 911 Hang Up Calls 6 – Alarm Calls 2 – Disturb the Peace Calls 13 – Domestic/Family Disputes 7 – Motor Vehicle Collisions 9 – Noise Complaints

Gray, Vernon, (Nov. 13, 2014)

gray obit

Peacefully, surrounded by loving family, on Thursday, November 13, 2014 at Bluewater Health, Vernon Gray passed away at the age of 75. Beloved husband of Deanna. Loving father of Denise (Telford), Dawn (Jim), and Vernon (Laurie). Cherished grandfather of Esau, Tiffany, Daniel, Amanda, the late Curtis, Lesley, Burke, Jamie, Stephanie, Jackson, Vanessa and Lindsay. Treasured […]

Chute, Paul Nelson, (Nov. 10, 2014)

CHUTE, Paul Nelson - With great sadness and celebration, on Monday, November 10, 2014, Paul Nelson Chute passed away in his 60th year. A celebration because he is healthy once again and with sadness because he has left a hole in our hearts for those who knew and loved him. Paul leaves behind his wife Marcella […]

Chisholm (Perry/Beauchamp), Jennifer Lin, (Nov. 10, 2014)

Chisholm; Jennifer Lin (Perry/Beauchamp) Passed away peacefully on Monday November 10, 2014 at Bluewater Health in Sarnia. Beloved wife of Frank for almost 30 years, loving eldest daughter of Nancy (Perry) Beauchamp. Also survived by her sisters Cindy Batchelar and her family of Brampton, Colette Harris (Dave Nettleton) and their familes of Sarnia, her brother […]

Johnson, Nipper ‘Violet,’ (Nov. 14, 2014)

Surrounded by her loving family, Nipper (Violet) Johnson passed away at Fiddick’s Nursing Home, Petrolia, on Friday, November 14th, 2014 at the age of 87. Beloved wife of the late Fred Johnson. Loving mother of Carole Wood and her husband Paul Smith. Cherished grandmother of Jason and his wife Danielle, Kristina and her husband Brad […]

Moffatt, Craig Kenneth, (Nov. 14, 2014)

moffatt obit

It is with great sadness that the family of CRAIG KENNETH MOFFATT announce his passing at the age of 45. Beloved husband of Lisa. Adored by his children, Bailey and Murissa, and loved as his own, Brandi, Cody, and Dan Warner. Dear son of Liz Moffatt and Rick Hext, and the late Kenneth Moffatt. Brother […]

Art at the Lake event continues Sunday at Lambton College Event Centre

Kathy Rath

Sarnia Artists’ Workshop continues its always popular Art at the Lake event tomorrow (Sunday, November 16) at the Lambton College Event Centre. The free admission event–donations are being accepted for St. Joseph’s Hospice–features Sarnia artist Kathy Rath, although there are dozens of artist works also available for sale. Payment of artwork purchased is by cash, […]