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River City Vineyard is appealing court’s decision to force closure of men’s shelter

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River City Vineyard, the Sarnia church that has been ordered to shut down its men’s homeless shelter as a result of a lawsuit filed by the City of Sarnia, is appealing the ruling of a Superior Court judge, citing what it says are errors and a failure to recognize its rights under the Charter of [...]

Easter in the Park set for this Saturday

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The City of Sarnia’s Parks and Recreation department will be hosting its annual Easter in the Park festivities this Saturday, April 19 at the Animal Farm within Canatara Park beginning at 9 a.m. with the Easter egg hunt starting at 10 a.m. sharp. Features will include a visit from the Easter Bunny, says Recreation Coordinator [...]

THE SHOW: The Music Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #128

The Show with David Burrows

Episode #128 The Music Scene: Scott Palko & Geoff Dale share the musical lineup for the Stokes Bay Summer Concert series starting with Get the Ball Rolling! In The Community: Mary Anne Peloza from Cheeky Monkey shares the excitement of Record Store Day! Local events and more! www.davidburrows.ws

Cheeky Monkey getting ready for Record Store Day this Saturday

Record Store Day

Most people probably wouldn’t consider getting into the “Record business” these days, however there are still many independently owned records stores around the world. “Vinyl Revival” is slowly picking up speed. With vinyl record sales only covering about 3% of music sales worldwide, it is popular enough to have an annual “Record Store Day,” internationally [...]

Stokes Bay Concert Series Announces Musical Line-up

Stokes Summer Concert Series

The Stokes Bay Concert Series Committee has announced their annual lineup of shows this morning.  The Committee, co-chaired by local business owners Scott Palko and Geoff Dale, made the respective announcements for both the Get The Ball Rolling and Summer Never Ends concert events. This year, The 6th Annual Get The Ball Rolling concert, being [...]

Local S&R homes recognize volunteers at appreciation meeting

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By LISA BAILEY Residents know when they’re coming and when they’re not — and when one of them is absent, it’s noticed. This is the kind of relationship that develops between residents and the special helpers who donate their time, energy and talents to Steeves & Rozema’s communities. “(Volunteers) definitely make their mark,” says Karen [...]

Lambton College makes pitch for taking over second ice surface at RBC Centre

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Make no mistake: Lambton College will be developing a new student fitness centre, almost certainly on its main campus. What remains to be decided is where exactly that facility will be located and whether it is a newly constructed building or one that “repurposes” what is now an existing second ice surface at the adjacent [...]

Sarnia holding open house and input session on Centennial Park remediation tonight

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Tonight (Tuesday, April 15) Sarnia city residents will have an opportunity to view options for remediation of Centennial Park, the facility that has been closed due to the discovery of asbestos and other contaminants on the site. The open house and meeting, which will be led by City staff, begins at 6 p.m. in Council [...]

THE SHOW: The Music Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #127

Niecie - Rock/Blues Artist

Episode #127 The Music Scene Musical artist “Niecie” from Detroit, Michigan talks about her 20+ career in the music biz and share her thoughts on what it takes to succeed in the music world. “Niecie” also shares her latest music video “Wanted Woman” In The Community Jack Vanderaa – President of the Sarnia Aquarium Society [...]

Bluewater Sharks capture Squirt/Atom championship at weekend tournament in Michigan

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The ’05 Bluewater Sharks hockey team travelled to Troy, Mich., over the weekend, where it captured The Squirt/Atom  Championship at the Troy Spring Scramble Championship with an exciting 3-2 shootout victory over the Kensington Valley Rebels. The Sharks trailed 2-1 with only 30 seconds to go.  With the goalie pulled, Jaxon Priddle tied the game [...]