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‘Absolute bright light’ celebrates her 100th birthday at Fairwinds Lodge

Photo courtesy Kerry Belliveau.

It was a joyous occasion at Fairwinds Lodge Retirement Residence on Thursday, November 20 as team members, fellow residents and the family of Irma Kern all came together to celebrate her 100th birthday. Irma, who has lived at Fairwinds Lodge since 2011, is involved in daily activities and is “an absolute bright light here” as described by […]

Sarnia-Lambton Gives, one text at a time

text giving

By JACK POIRIER I remember one of my high school teachers once saying to me, “No one has ever become poor by giving.” It was during one of those frequent discussions during religion class about the benefits of giving to others, helping the less fortunate; basically doing unto others … I’m sure you’ve heard a […]

A Christmas Carol coming to Imperial Theatre

A Christmas Carol at Imperial Theatre

Theatre Sarnia will be presenting their 2nd show of the 2014/2015 season starting November 21st. The classic tale ‘A Christmas Carol’ will be shared on the Stage of Imperial Theatre Sarnia. Director Anthony Fracalanza stated: ‘I am so excited to be working with such a talented cast. I am truly honoured to be able to direct […]

SLOAN playing “RUSTIC” this Friday

SLOAN playing "RUSTIC"

  Rustic, Manchee Media and K106.3 proudly present the Juno award winning band Sloan this Friday at rustic (505 Campbell st.) on their Commonwealth tour. This will be a special “evening-with” style performance with 2 full hour sets. They will play their 20+ years worth of hit songs along with material from their new album […]

THE SHOW: The Entertainment Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #159

The Show with David Burrows #159

Intro: Comedy Hypnotist Robert Maxwell a BIG hit!Williams Pastry delivers some Christmas treats!The Entertainment Scene:A Christmas Carol director Anthony Fracalanza shares details of the classic tale to be performed on stage starting Nov. 21st at The Imperial Theatre Sarnia. www.imperialtheatre.net In The Community: The 2nd annual Harmony For Youth Charity Gala will be held at Boston […]

Sarnia area gets another ‘look at us’ article in Globe and Mail

Photo via Flickr by Lynn.

We may have some visitors coming to Sarnia. And they might be staying a while. An article in Wednesday’s Globe and Mail newspaper (November 19) may be sparking interest in the community, where homes can be had for under a $100,000, according to Sean Ryan, a local Realtor with Century 21 Bluewater, who was quoted […]

Voluntary toll program raises over $12k for MADD programs

MADD Treasurer Erin Pollard is pictured at the entrance to the Sarnia No Frills Plaza on Saturday.

Organizers of the local Mothers Against Drunk Driving “Voluntary Toll” program are pleased with the $12,560 raised this year, money that will be used to support various programs, including support for victims of drunk driving incidents. “Every year we aim to raise between $12,000 and $15,000 on toll day, so we are well within our […]

NOVA donates $10k to support City’s recycling efforts

NOVA presentation

When Rob Thompson heard that the City of Sarnia was looking for help to defray the costs of providing recycling boxes to new residents, it caught his ears. “We’re one of the world’s biggest makers of plastics and the idea of supporting recycling efforts fits extremely well with our business and our goal of increasing recycling […]

Art at the Lake event continues Sunday at Lambton College Event Centre

Kathy Rath

Sarnia Artists’ Workshop continues its always popular Art at the Lake event tomorrow (Sunday, November 16) at the Lambton College Event Centre. The free admission event–donations are being accepted for St. Joseph’s Hospice–features Sarnia artist Kathy Rath, although there are dozens of artist works also available for sale. Payment of artwork purchased is by cash, […]

Seaway Sounds will perform as part of December’s First Friday at Cheeky Monkey

Seaway Sounds

By MARY ANNE PELOZA The sounds of the season will be filling the air during the December 5 First Friday at Cheeky Monkey, Sarnia’s downtown music, movies and more store. Along with Christmas and seasonal songs, the all female a cappella group, Seaway Sounds, will be performing favourite songs spanning the generations. Seaway Sounds has […]