Articles By: Joe Burd

UPDATE: Stabbing on Wellington Street

300-block of Wellington Street in Sarnia.

Sarnia Police responded to reports earlier this week, Wed., Jun. 19 just after the noon hour, of a disturbance at a residence in the 300-block of Wellington Street. Shortly after police arrived on the scene, it was learned that John Edward Nahmabin, 24, had been stabbed by 42-year-old man who is also from Sarnia. Nahmabin, [...]

Police looking for witnesses to collision

Sarnia Police Service

Sarnia police are looking for witnesses to an apparent two-car collision that reportedly happened Thursday morning around 8 a.m. at the intersection of Exmouth and East Streets. It is believed that both drivers involved may have sustained minor injuries. Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed this collision to call Constable Mark Berger at [...]

Decade of R.O.C.K. has raised a quarter million dollars to fight childhood cancer, annual ride around the corner

Annual ROCK Ride for cancer, now in its 10th year, raises money to support the needs of children with the disease,

Local couple Bob and Lori Thomas turned a horrible tragedy into inspiration and hope a decade ago when they lost their daughter Samantha to cancer just before her third birthday. In 2002, Samantha was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Lymphoma and, despite rigorous traditional treatment in London and a bone marrow transplant along the way at The [...]

THE SHOW: Sarnia Ribfest, Shelly Rastin, Relay 4 Life, INDIEFEST (Part 4)

This week on The Show with David Burrow includes exclusive footage from Sarnia Kinsmen Ribfest '13.

This past week was busy for David Burrows and leading into INDIEFEST (Part 4) Saturday night at The Stubborn Mule, this week’s installment of the popular YouTube series has a little bit of something for everyone. This week, David has footage from this year’s 15th anniversary Sarnia Kinsmen Ribfest 4-day event including exclusive interviews with [...]

K106.3 presents UNDER THE COVERS, three local bands vying for chance to open Rock The Park

What local cover band will represent Sarnia at Norma Jeans July 4 to compete for a chance to open Rock The Park in London on July 27.

Local rock station K106.3 earlier this week selected three local rock bands – from a town known for breeding some of the best cover and original music talent anywhere – to compete for a coveted opening spot at this year’s 10th anniversary edition of London’s Rock The Park in Harris Park on July 27. The top three [...]

Sarnia Ribfest met new challenges this year, went out with a bang raising the bar for the annual celebration of ribs and music

Local rockers Chemical Valley headlined Saturday's Ribfest musical lineup.

Photography courtesy of Becca Wiggins Story by Joe Burd The 15th annual – that’s right, 15 outstanding years for one of Sarnia’s staple festivals – wrapped up Sunday after 4 days of serving up some of the best award-winning chicken and ribs around, some of the hottest up-and-coming music acts on the scene today and, instead of a [...]

Bob Bailey applauds Ontario Association of Food Banks’ new pork program initiative

Bob Bailey applauds Ontario Association of Food Banks' new pork program initiative.

A new pilot project was announced last week during a press conference at The Inn of the Good Shepherd that will see Ontario Pork partner up with Ontario Association of Food Banks for what’s been coined the Ontario Pork Program. In partnership with Ontario Pork, the Ontario Association of Food Banks announced that the new program [...]

Correction: INDIEFEST ’13 (Part 4)

INDIEFEST '13 (Part 4) happening at The Stubborn Mule on June 22, 2013

On Thursday, Jun. 13, we posted this week’s edition of The Show with David Burrows and, in the written supplement to the post, indicated in error that INDIEFEST (Part 4) is scheduled to take place on Jun. 18. INDIEFEST (Part 4) is slated to happen Saturday, Jun. 22, and will feature The Ladies of Independent [...]

Sarnia Kinsmen Ribfest ’13 turned a dilemma into a winning situation, more of everything for everyone

The Mudmen returned to Ribfest this year due to popular demand.

Photography courtesy of Kerry Belliveau & Becca Wiggins Talking about quick thinking; thinking outside the box and turning lemons into lemonade.  All clichés, yes.  Nonetheless, that’s exactly what the organizers of the 4-day event – this year celebrating its 15th anniversary – did when the city notified them that it’s traditional location, Centennial Park, would not be available [...]

THE SHOW: Kids Funfest, Get The Ball Rolling ’13, Bleeker Ridge, Relay 4 Life and INDIEFEST (Part 4)

David Burrows interviews Taylor Perkins and Dan Steinke from Bleeker Ridge.

This week’s installment of The Show with David Burrows is literally packed with features from Kids Funfest and Get The Ball Rolling ’13 to Relay 4 Life and INDIEFEST (Part 4) slated for June 22. First, David took time to check out Kids Funfest and enjoy some of the fun activities for adults and kids [...]