Articles By: JD Booth

Skuce (n. Brooks), Catherine ‘Kay,’ (Feb. 26, 2014)

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Catherine (Kay) (n.Brooks), passed away peacefully with her family by her side, at Twin Lakes Terrace on Wednesday February 26, 2014, at the age of 92. She was the beloved wife of the late Allen (2005) and the loving mother of Cheryl (Dan) Moore, Richard (Susan) DeRush, and Ron DeRush. Very much loved grandma of [...]

Cordeiro, Teresa Amaral, (Feb. 27, 2014)

It is with saddened hearts that the family of Teresa Amaral Cordeiro announce her passing on Thursday, February 27, 2014, at Afton Park Place at the age of 95. Beloved wife of the late Mariano Cordeiro. Loving mother of Teresa (the late Manual) Rego, Manual (Eduarda) Couto, Guilherme (Brazelina) Couto, Fatima (Ernesto) Pacheco and Maria-Jose [...]

Health system officials say better care comes from better coordination


The provincial organization responsible for helping to improve the delivery of health services in the Sarnia-Lambton area says incremental improvements are being made in reducing “Alternate Level of Care”—the formal name for people who are in hospital but who don’t necessarily need hospital services (they are typically waiting for a nursing home bed). A report [...]

NOVA profits rise with surging fourth quarter improvements

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NOVA Chemicals, which has operations in Sarnia-Lambton, announced Thursday it earned nearly three times the profit in the fourth quarter of 2013 as it did in the comparable year earlier. For the entire 2013, NOVA earned $658 million. In 2012, the company posted profits of $531 million. The company said the improvement was largely due [...]

Rotary receiving applications for upcoming leadership training seminar


The Rotary Club of Sarnia is welcoming applications from youth to attend a special a leadership training seminar to be held at the University of Western Ontario in May. The seminar, which is designed for students who already have leadership interests and skills, combines lectures and discussions on career knowledge, international understanding, service opportunities, small group leadership [...]

As Sarnia’s Golden Hawk nears restoration, local team looks to honour air heroes of the past

Members of the Royal Canadian Air Cadets 44 Sarnia Imperial Squadron lend a hand applying a layer of preservative paint to the fuselage.

By BONNIE STEVENSON New life is being breathed into one of Sarnia’s most iconic landmarks thanks to the efforts of a volunteer team of aeronautic enthusiasts. When its restoration is completed later this year, the mighty Sarnia F-86 Sabre MkV Golden Hawk will resume its place on a pedestal near the East Street entrance to [...]

OPP investigating fatal crash on 402 westbound as reports of second crash come in

Photo from Facebook by Holly Mayea.

Lambton Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is currently investigating a fatal collision on westbound Highway 402 just west of Oil Heritage Road. The collision west of Oil Heritage Road involves multiple vehicles and OPP has the area shut down until further notice. Lambton OPP is utilizing Technical Traffic Collision Investigators (TTCI) as well as the Mobile [...]

Langstaff, Robert George ‘Bob,’ (Feb. 22, 2014)

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Langstaff: Robert George (Bob) a resident of R.R. #2 Dresden passed away Saturday, February 22, 2014 at his home at the age of 72. Born in Dawn Township, son of the late Jane (Henderson) and George E. Langstaff. Bob was a member and Elder of St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Dresden, Independent Order of Odd Fellows, [...]

Rollo, Eric, (Feb. 24, 2014)

Rollo; Eric – Eric passed away peacefully with his family by his side at Bluewater Health on Monday February 24, 2014, at the age of 62. Beloved husband of Patti Lyn for 34 years. Loving father of Tobias and his wife Lindsay, Jesse, Seana Lindsay and her husband Brandon, Michael and his girlfriend Emma, and [...]

Cicchelli, Pasquale, (Feb. 25, 2014)

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Peacefully at Fairwinds Lodge, Sarnia, on Tuesday February 25, 2014, Pasquale Cicchelli of Sarnia, formerly of Sault Ste. Marie, passed away at the age of 75.Loving father of Frank (Nina) Cicchelli, Robert (Carrie) Cicchelli and Laura (Mike) Rocca. Proud Nonno of Daniel, Lucas, Patrick, Stefanie and Sofia.Dear brother of the late Frank (Estellita) Cicchelli of [...]