Articles By: JD Booth

Fisher (O’Flaherty), Patricia Marion, (Oct. 21, 2014)

At Bluewater Health-CEE Hospital in Petrolia, PATRICIA MARION (O’FLAHERTY) FISHER, age 83, passed away on Tuesday, October 21, 2014. She was the loving mother of George Fisher, James Fisher (Dolores), Patrick Fisher, Chris Fisher, Kevin Fisher (Tina) and Sharon Fisher (Dennis), mother in law of Karen. Several grandchildren and great-grandchildren also survive. She was predeceased […]

‘Adopt-a-Bathroom’ initiative at Afton Park Place has positive impact on residents

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By LISA BAILEY Smiles and conversations have been brimming amongst a group of Afton Park Place residents as their tree of life creation adorns one of the newly decorated bathrooms in the home.That excitement and joy is one of the outcomes that staff member Gen Scholten was hoping for when she and colleagues Laurie Lynch […]

St. Patrick’s citizenship class witnesses new Canadian ceremony

Photo courtesy Robert Walicki.

Nearly two dozen immigrants entered the large gym at St. Patrick’s Catholic High School Tuesday morning and left as new Canadians. The gym, which was converted into a citizenship court at 10 a.m., had grade 10 students viewing the ceremony, said Blake Morrison, who teaches civics at St. Patrick’s. “St. Patrick’s High School is honoured […]

Sarnia Police have 38-year-old in custody in aftermath of ‘suspicious’ house fire

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Sarnia Police say they have a 38-year-old Sarnia man in custody on charges of attempted murder and arson after a house fire in the 100 block of Alfred Street this morning (Tuesday, October 21). The fire, which was called in about 5 a.m.,  resulted in a 24-year-old Sarnia man being seriously injured and one firefighter […]

Jolicoeur, Norman, (Oct. 18, 2014)

JOLICOEUR, Norman – With his family by his side at Bluewater Health on Saturday, October 18, 2014, Norman died at the age of 87. Beloved husband of Mary Lou (Bourassa). Dear father of Elise (Gerard) McDonald, London, Nicole (Garth) Corbett, Sarnia, Paul (Cathy) Jolicoeur, Sarnia, Monique (Gary) Goulding, Sarnia and Michelle (Bruce) Crump, Waterloo. Father-in-law […]

Young, Elizabeth Christina Nowell, (Oct. 20, 2014)

Peacefully, at her residence, with her husband by her side, on Monday, October 20, 2014,  Elizabeth Christina Nowell Young passed away at the age of 88. Beloved wife of Gavin Young for 64 years. Loving mother of Yvonne (Rick) Maggs and Stuart (Teri) Young. Cherished grandmother of Andrew (Tracey), Matthew (Cristy) Maggs, and Ellissa (Jason) […]

Wallace-Cramer, Lorna, (Oct. 19, 2014)

At St. Joseph’s Hospice on Sunday, October 19, 2014, Lorna Wallace-Cramer passed away at the age of 68. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, October 22, 2014, at 1:00 p.m. at St. Giles Presbyterian Church, 770 Lakeshore Rd., Sarnia. Interment to follow in Lakeview Cemetery. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the […]

Community forum on suicide prevention to be held this Thursday

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The Lambton chapter of the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO), in partnership with the North Lambton Community Health Centre, is hosting a Community Forum on Suicide Prevention this Thursday, October 23 at the Lambton College Event Centre on London Road in Sarnia. All members of the public are invited to attend the forum, which begins […]

Five charged with various drug infractions after OPP search in Forest

Lambton OPP say they have arrested and charged five individuals from the County area with various drug charges after a drug search at a residence on Albert Street in Forest that was conducted last Friday (October 17). During the search, an undisclosed amount of suspected methamphetamine, suspected oxycontin, drug paraphernalia and Canadian currency were seized.  The […]

Sarnia Police report 153 calls for service over weekend

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Sarnia Police Service officers responded to 153 calls for service over the past weekend. Officers also conducted 18 traffic stops for various traffic violations. The 153 calls include: 4 – 911 Hang Up Calls 12 – Alarm Calls 2 – Break and Enters 7 – Disturb the Peace Calls 10 – Domestic/Family Disputes 10 – […]