Articles By: JD Booth

Seven Imperial workers were stuck in elevator for two hours following power failure

Imperial Oil says seven workers at its Sarnia chemical plant were stuck in an elevator for just over two hours after a power failure Monday morning caused the elevator to be stuck around the second storey of an operating unit. The power failure occurred at about 9:15 a.m. and the workers were freed at 11:25 […]

United Way at 84% of goal as campaigns continue

By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton A sure sign the United Way campaign is winding down is the organizing of the Loaned Representative‘s last week. Each year, the United Way of Sarnia-Lambton, like most United Ways in North America, rely heavily on the Loaned Representative Program.  We are always sad to see […]

Sarnia Police report weekend service calls

Sarnia Police responded to 137 calls for service over the weekend. Officers also conducted 11 traffic stops for various traffic violations. The service also took 6 reports of theft from motor vehicles. In 5 of those incidents the vehicles were left unlocked with valuables left inside. Sarnia Police would like to remind everyone to “Lock […]

Sarnia Sting send Saginaw Spirit home with 5-3 defeat

By DAVE BORODY It’s strange sometimes how hockey games can be decided. Take Sunday’s match between the Sarnia Sting and Saginaw Spirit. The Sting did not hold a lead in the game until the 14:22 mark of the third period. That’s when Sting defenceman Anthony DeAngelo scored his team’s fourth goal of the game. That […]

Baird, Erma Marguerite, (Nov. 22, 2014)

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Erma Marguerite Baird, of Sarnia, passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospice on Saturday, November 22, 2014. Loving mother of Margot (Ken) Bandy, Jim (Lisa) Baird, and Rod (Erin) Baird. Cherished grandmother to Leanne, Kurt, Gregg, Brent (Lindsey), Jeff, Scott, Carlene, Renae, Julie and Shawn Bandy; Eric and Jason Baird; Paul, Naomi, and Rachel Baird.  […]

Kennedy, Diana R., (Nov. 21, 2014)

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Peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, on Friday, November 21, 2014, at St. Joseph’s Hospice, Diana Kennedy passed away at the age of 71. Beloved wife of Edward James “Jim” Kennedy. Loving mother of Jonathan Kennedy (Melanie). Cherished grandmother of Lauren and Lochlan. Treasured sister-in-law of Patricia Kennedy and Joanne Kennedy (the late George). Predeceased […]

Benusik, Paul, (Nov. 14, 2014)

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BENUSIK, Paul - With heavy hearts the family announces the sudden and unexpected passing of Paul Benusik at Englehart Hospital in Englehart ON. Paul was born November 13th, 1963 in Trstena, Slovakia then moved to Canada at age of 3 1/2 with his family. Paul passed away November 14th, 2014 at the age of 51. He […]

Frezza, Giuseppa ‘nonna Pina,’ (Nov. 19, 2014)

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Peacefully, surrounded by her family at Bluewater Health on Wednesday, November 19, 2014, Giuseppa Frezza passed away at the age of 95. Beloved wife of the late Giulio Frezza (1994). Loving mother of Elio (Jane) Frezza, Onorio (Brenda) Frezza, and Peter Frezza. She will be deeply missed by her many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Also survived […]

Figas, Chester, (Nov. 4, 2014)

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FIGAS, Chester – Chester passed away at his home in Sarnia, at the age of 60, on November 4th, 2014. Dear father of Jessica (Bryan) and Matthew. Beloved brother-in-law of Jacqueline (née Millier) and uncle to Carolyn and Stephanie, of Mississauga. Also survived by his aunt and uncle Hedy and Cass Dyderski and cousins Sue […]

Kunz, Edwin Jacobus, (Nov. 21, 2014)

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Edwin Jacobus Kunz passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Friday, November 21, 2014 at Victoria Hospital, London, in his 59th year. Born in the Netherlands on May 17, 1956, he and his parents immigrated to Sarnia in 1958, he was raised in Port Dover, and was currently of Toronto. He will […]