Articles By: JD Booth

Show speaks well for future of local theatre in our area

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The Secret Garden, which closes out a seven-performance run at the Imperial Theatre, demonstrates in full force the future of Theatre Sarnia for cultivating and showcasing local talent. The drama, which is adapted by Tim Kelly and based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, is a perfect opportunity for a younger cast, mixed in [...]

BrownStones sets new standard for local dining

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It's clear that stepping into BrownStones, a moderately priced restaurant located in the Finch/Wellington plaza once occupied by an Esso gas station/convenience store and the now-defunct Puck Around sports bar, you've found something entirely different from most restaurants in the area. And that's exactly what owner John Willis has intended. The concept, which Willis created [...]

Rotary TV Auction ready to raise thousands for community projects this Sunday


The Rotary Club of Sarnia will hold its much-anticipated and annual TV auction this Sunday, Nov. 18, on TVCOGECO from noon to 7 p.m. The club hopes to raise thousands from roughly $81,000 worth of goods and services donated by local businesses. The phone number to call during the auction is 519-333-6854. Typically around 80% [...]

Sarnia Sting loses to Sudbury Wolves in away game, 3-2

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By DAVE BORODY SUDBURY – Winning games at the Sudbury Memorial Arena continues to elude the Sarnia Sting. The Sting has not won a game in Sudbury since Nov. 29th, 2002. That trend continued on Friday night when the Sting dropped a 3-2 decision in a shootout to the Sudbury Wolves in front of 4,021 [...]

Centennial legacy committee has grand plans for waterfront project


A project designed to commemorate Sarnia's Centennial as a city will be presented to City Council Monday with a request for approval in principle, the next step being to begin fundraising for the estimated $5.3 million cost. Under the plan, the city would kick in 20% of the cost—just over $1 million—some of which Mayor [...]

Kierstead, ‘Kirk’ Ernest R., (Nov. 14, 2012)

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“Kirk” Ernest R. Kierstead – Behind the scenes humility, patience and creative thinking made Kirk a willing teacher and friend with talent for virtually anything that needed to be fixed, built or modified.  Best friend and husband to AnneMarie (Thoren), they lived a lifetime of adventures together, and told his stories to all who would [...]

Daniells, Fedora Regina, (Nov. 10, 2012)

Danielis- Peacefully at Marshall Gowland Manor, Sarnia on Saturday November 10, 2012. Fedora Regina Danielis, age 81 years formerly of Corunna. Beloved wife of the late Umberto Danielis (2011). Loving mother of Peter Danielis of Madoc, Robert Danielis of Picton and Rick Danielis and his wife Corinne of Corunna. Dear grandmother of Jason, Jeffrey, Quinn, [...]

Reid, Gerald Ray, (Nov. 16, 2012)

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  Passed peacefully at C.E.E. Hospital of Bluewater Health, Petrolia on Friday, November 16, 2012, at the age of 96. GERALD RAY REID was of Reece’s Corners. Predeceased by his loving wife Marie (nee Wright). Gerald was the beloved father of Gloria and Wesley Thomas of Sarnia, Bill and Linda Reid of Reece’s Corners, and Betty [...]

Deloge, Joe, (Nov. 15, 2012)

  Peacefully on Thursday, November 15, 2012 at C.E.E. Hospital of Bluewater Health in Petrolia. Joe Deloge, of Wyoming, was in his 83rd year. He will be missed by his wife Judy. At Joe’s request there will be no funeral service. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Charlotte Eleanor [...]

Verrett, Marie Anna, (Nov. 8, 2012)

At Trillium Villa Nursing Home on Thursday November 8, 2012 MARIE ANNA VERRET age 102 of Sarnia. Beloved wife of the late Joseph Moise Verret (1998). Dear mother of Therese Harrower of Sarnia. Cremation has taken place. Arrangements entrusted to the D. J. ROBB FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION CENTRE (102 N. Victoria St. Sarnia, Ontario [...]