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Public gets first glimpse of developers’ vision for SGH property

Jane Cooper, Sarnia's director of planning and building, spoke on Wednesday night at a meeting designed to begin public discussion about a proposed redevelopment of the former Sarnia General Hospital site.

While much of the  details are still very much open for discussion, five local developers who hope to transform the former Sarnia General Hospital property on Mitton Street got their chance to at least present some very healthy hints as to what they have in mind if they are able to get zoning approvals for the purchase. […]

Lambton County gets new community brand—Discoveries That Matter


It may have been a two-year process, but the unveiling of the Discoveries That Matter tagline and logo at the Lambton College Event Centre promises to be just the beginning of an effort by what is being called a grassroots branding effort. The imagery, said John Elliott, chief operating officer of Blue Water Bridge Canada, will […]

Rotary Club of Sarnia Bluewaterland celebrates 24 years

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The Rotary Club of Sarnia Bluewaterland was chartered 24 years ago today (December 17, 1990) and members of the Club, which meets at 7 a.m. Wednesdays at the Sarnia Golf & Curling Club, celebrated that fact this morning with a photo. Pictured (from left) are charter members Don Waters, Tim Fletcher, Jean Cowper, Henry Kulik […]

THE SHOW: The Entertainment Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #163

The Show with David Burrows #163

Recap: Finding Christmas a grand success! The Entertainment Scene: Local blues band Lit’l Chicago prepares for a SOLD OUT show at Jack Doyle’s. A fun interview and an explanation of what keeps these talented musicians playing. In The Community: Laura Persichetti returns to update us on ‘The Good Deeds Project” and her experiences from her […]

Sarnia approves rezoning to allow funeral chapel on former church property

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Sarnia City Council has decided to grant a re-zoning application that will see a Forest-based funeral provider to open a satellite office near Lakeview Cemetery after it buys a facility currently being used as a Kingdom Hall for Jehovah’s Witnesses. The Errol Road West property has a sale agreement to Gilpin Funeral Homes that was […]

Love Canal waste won’t be coming to Lambton County

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It would appear the “no thanks” was sufficient to re-route tons of toxic waste originating from the infamous Love Canal dump near Niagara Falls, N.Y., that was headed to the Clean Harbors facility in St. Clair Township. A series of e-mails forwarded by Sarnia Mayor Mike Bradley and subsequently by County Warden Bev MacDougall confirmed […]

Sarnia Mayor wants special County Council meeting to deal with Love Canal waste issue

The original Love Canal site as it appeared in 2012 (photo via Wikipedia).

Sarnia Mayor Mike Bradley has asked newly elected Lambton County Warden Bev MacDougall, who also sits on Sarnia City Council, to convene a special meeting to deal with news that waste from the infamous Love Canal area of upstate New York is on its way to Clean Harbors in St. Clair Township. Bradley, who said […]

Sarnia Sting goalie ‘brilliant’ in Friday’s defeat of Kitchener Rangers

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By DAVE BORODY KITCHENER – You’ve heard that old saying in hockey that a goalie can steal a game for his team. Taylor Dupuis did exactly that for the Sarnia Sting Friday night. The overage goalie was brilliant in leading the Sting to a 4-1 victory over the Kitchener Rangers in front of 6,955 fans […]

The Original ‘Rack n Roll’ Pool League

Rack n Roll Pool League

The Original ‘Rack n Roll’ Pool League continues with week 11 for the ladies division and week 10 for the men’s division. Information and details are available by calling Paul Maedel at 519-333-9990   THE “ORIGINAL” RACK~N~ROLL 8 BALL LEAGUES   TUES. NIGHT LADIES   IND. AVERAGE AFTER WEEK 11 DEC 9/14       […]

Sarnia Sting lose to London Knights in first contest of the season

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By DAVE BORODY Playing with a depleted lineup, the Sarnia Sting dropped a 5-2 decision to the London Knights, Thursday night in front of 3,454 fans at the RBC Centre. The loss leaves the Sting with a 15-13-1-1 record in the Ontario Hockey League. The Sting played without eight roster players. They had two call-ups […]