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Sarnia Sting battered by London Knights

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The Sting came into Thursday’s game knowing they’d be in tough against a powerful Knights team, and that’s exactly what it was, tough. The Knights scored 11 unanswered goals in front of 3270 fans at the RBC Centre . Canucks prospect Bo Horvat opened the scoring in the first period, and it was all downhill [...]

Brother and sister looking for help in reuniting with sibling

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Two residents of Sumac Nursing Home in Sarnia, a brother and sister, are hoping to reunite with a third sibling who was adopted out of their family more than 70 years ago. Patty (MacKenzie) Brain, 76, and her brother Bob (MacKenzie) Lawrence, 74, have made several so-far unsuccessful attempts to reunite with the brother they [...]

Family owned Fiddick’s celebrates grand opening of 36 new long-term care beds for Petrolia

Maxine Fiddick with grandsons Zackary (left) and Jonathan at Thursday's grand opening of the Petrolia nursing home's 36 long-term care beds.

Family was front and centre at a grand opening celebration of 36 long-term care beds at Fiddick’s Nursing Home in Petrolia today (Thursday, Feb. 13). Gary Switzer, CEO of the Erie St. Clair Local Health Integration Network, was on hand, as was the chair of the LHIN, Dr. Martin Girash. Switzer emphasized the importance of [...]

THE SHOW: The Music Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #119

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    Episode #119 Online at This Week! Recap of Sarnia Snowfest! Pics from Autumns Cannon & Platinum Blonde The Stubborn Mule!   The Music Scene: Vern Shank from The Cherry Drops talks with us about the bands music and their groovy style! In The Community: Mark Tetreault shares details about his upcoming “Rockumentary” “Nostalgia Kills” To be released on March [...]

City decision to wait on harbour divestiture turns out to be good move

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A continuation of the federal government’s harbour divestiture program, widely expected prior to Tuesday’s budget announcement, makes a decision by Sarnia City Council last week look prescient. The government has put another two years and $33 million into the program, giving Sarnia at least a few more months to negotiate a better deal. Sarnia Mayor [...]

Sarnia Police looking for pair of thieves at Lambton Mall


Sarnia Police are looking for two men who broke into three separate businesses on Monday (Feb. 10) after the closing hours of Lambton Mall. Cash was taken from each of the businesses and there were reports of property damage. The two men fled on foot after being discovered by maintenance and security staff. Both still [...]

Snowfest wraps up with winners selected

Snowfest fans enjoying the fun on Saturday: Thomas Browning, 5, and his grandpa, also Thomas Browning, both of Sarnia.

Sarnia Snowfest wrapped up with lots of the white stuff and several winners for artistry in carving. Two U.S.-based teams came away with first and second place prizes. At the top was a team made up of Bob Fulks, Ian Washington and Shannon Underhill. Another team that included Eric Hutchinson and Derek Sapikowski was second. [...]

Sarnia Sting bested by Belleville Bulls in 4-3 contest

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BELLEVILLE – After a rough start to the eastern road trip Friday in Ottawa, the Sting fought hard in a 4 to 3 loss to the Belleville Bulls on Saturday. Despite a rocky first period that saw them trailing 3-0, the Sting put together a strong final 40 minutes. Belleville came out hard in the [...]

Platinum Blonde & Autumns Cannon big hit at Stubborn Mule

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The concert began early at 8pm with Autumns Cannon taking the stage anxiously. The band from Ottawa eager to please the early crowd with their music started off with their self-titled album song “Open Letter.” “We are so thankful to be opening for Platinum Blonde,” said frontman Shaun Francisco. As the band continued on with [...]

Local boxer wins Canadian Title


Six months of intense training paid off last week for local boxer Frank “The Hammer” White who won the C.P.B.C. in Moncton, New Brunswick on Feb 1. “I am so happy right now!” said White. Sparring partner and friend Steve Wyville said “It was so awesome! The venue was jammed packed and by the 8th [...]