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Kyrou and Vendramin lift the Sting past the Spitfires 4-2

Ryan Vendramin celebrates a goal

By JON MAILLET Jordan Kyrou and Ryan Vendramin each score a pair as the Sting finished the preseason with a 4-2 win over the Windsor Spitfires Friday. The Sarnia Sting doubled up on the Windsor Spitfires in a solid 4-2 win, while the powerplay did not connect on six chances, they played a very disciplined [...]

Rotary Club hosting Art in the Park at Mike Weir Park on Saturday

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A popular annual event—Art in the Park—is set for tomorrow (Saturday, September 13) in Mike Weir Park in Bright’s Grove. The event, which will feature more than 100  displays from artisans and craft makers, is expected to draw hundreds of people. It runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Members of the Rotary Club of [...]

Testing shows no ‘actionable’ amounts of asbestos in grass clippings or air sampling during Centennial Park lawn cutting

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As part of its early steps in a remediation of Centennial Park, air sampling and testing of grass clippings taken from the first mowing in a year have turned up no “actionable” results. Golder Associates, which did the testing, has reported its results to the City. The grass mowing done last month was done by [...]

Bradley will run for re-election as Sarnia mayor

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To probably no one’s surprise, Mayor Mike Bradley is officially a candidate for re-election to a position to which he was first elected in 1988. Bradley signed his nomination papers at Sarnia City Hall Friday morning. He joins three other candidates for the position: James Joseph Carpeneto Jake Cherski; and  Fred Ingham      

St. Patrick’s High School civics class visits Sarnia City Hall

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Blake Morrison, a teacher at St. Patrick’s Catholic High School, brought his entire civics class to Sarnia City Hall on Friday for what has become a tradition during the first few weeks of the school year. His students received an important lesson in how municipal government operates, in part at least from Mayor Mike Bradley, [...]

Raising money for Cystic Fibrosis with a little help from Sarnia Street Machines

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A  fundraiser to support research into finding a cure for cystic fibrosis was held in the parking lot of Foodland in Bright’s Grove on Friday. The event was made possible with a little help from several members of Sarnia Street Machines and friends like Ken Swirsky, pictured with a number of young people who enjoyed [...]

Pavlo to play Sarnia Greekfest


By DAVID BURROWS Sarnia Greekfest, now in its 8th year, is welcoming Pavlo to the annual festival this weekend. Program co-ordinator Ann Stirling stated: “We are so thrilled and excited to have Pavlo performing for us. It will be amazing!” The performer whose Mediterranean style music has sold more than 500,000 albums worldwide will be [...]

THE SHOW: The Entertainment Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #149

The Show with David Burrows #149

Recap Highlights: Robbie Antone, TAPE at The Imperial Theatre, Sarnia Greekfest The Entertainment Scene: HELIX frontman Brian Vollmer talks about their new album “Bastard of the Blues. In The Community: Jake Cherski shares his event “Who’s ball foosball” A human foosball charity event supported by the awesome foundation of Sarnia. Apps with Mark Russell: Mark [...]

Area businesses lauded for ‘Putting a Shine On’ by Chamber

Pictured from left are Adelle Richards, Mary Moulden, Rory Ring of the Chamber, and Tracy Kingston from Kay's Petals and Plants.

The Sarnia Lambton Chamber of Commerce has named three area businesses as winners of its Put a Shine on Sarnia Lambton contest. Kay’s Petals and Plants in Corunna, the Sarnia Riding Club in Sarnia, and OLG Casino in Point Edward all received the awards on Wednesday. Tracy Kingston of Kay’s said she was surprised to [...]

Sarnia Legionnaires ground the Leamington Flyers in 6-4 win


By JON MAILLET Kyler Keating shone in his Sarnia Legionnaires debut with a goal and three assists in a 6-4 win over the GOJHL’s defending Western Conference Champion Leamington Flyers. The Legionnaires saw their first test of the season after what looked like a relatively easy preseason which saw them only lose once. Sarnia started [...]