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THE SHOW: The Entertainment Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #162

Local Blues group 'Dressed To Kill'

The Show with David Burrows #162 Recap: Bobnoxious SOLD OUT at Liquid Johnny’s. Sarnia Kinsmen parade attracts 1000′s The Entertainment Scene: Local blues group ‘Dressed To Kill’ talk about their musical vision and passion for music. In The Community: Myles Vanni shares details about an upcoming food drive for The Inn of the Good Shepherd at […]

Food drive for The Inn of the Good Shepherd

The Inn of the Good Shepherd Food drive.

Local radio station K106.3 FM and Home Depot have once again teamed up to support The Inn of the Good Shepherd in Sarnia. The community is invited to donate non-perishable food items to support those in need. Toys and winter clothing are also welcome. The annual ‘food drive will take place on Friday December 12th […]

Sarnia City Council whittles budget increase down to 3.9%


Sarnia City Council ended up with a tax increase of 3.9% for 2015, although the “blended rate”—factoring in an expected lower rate once the County of Lambton budget is set early next year—should be about 2.7%. That was after several hours of deliberation by City Council, including three new members who participated in their first […]

United Way goes ‘over the top’ in its campaign, raising $1.95m so far

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It’s perhaps the three words a campaign manager would love to hear—Over the Top. And that’s the case with this year’s United Way of Sarnia-Lambton annual community campaign, with 2014 fundraising campaign chair Richard Kelch making the announcement this morning (Tuesday) that $1,950,000 has been raised. The amount raised is 1.5% more than the $1,920,000 […]

The Original Rack n Roll pool league stats for weeks 9 and 10

Rack n Roll Pool League

Sarnia’s ‘Original’ Rack n Roll pool league continues into week 9 for men’s league and week 10 for the ladies league. For more information contact Paul Maedel at 519-333-9990.     THE “ORIGINAL” RACK~N~ROLL 8 BALL LEAGUES     TUES. NIGHT LADIES     TEAM STANDINGS AFTER WEEK 10 DEC 2/14         […]

Sarnia Sting streak comes to end with loss to Saginaw Spirit

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By DAVE BORODY SAGINAW, Mich. –The Sarnia Sting saw their six-game winning streak come to an end Saturday night when they dropped a 5-2 decision to the Saginaw Spirit in front of 3,087 fans at the Dow Event Centre. The loss leaves the Sting with a 14-12-1-1 record in the Ontario Hockey League. Sarnia has […]

Sarnia Sting in longest winning streak in three years with defeat of North Bay


By DAVE BORODY The Sarnia Sting got their revenge on the North Bay Battalion Friday night. The Sting scored three times in the second period and went on to defeat the Battalion 5-2 in front of 2,697 fans at the RBC Centre. The win was Sarnia’s sixth in a row, their longest winning streak in […]

Sarnia Sting look forward to weekend’s games, with Teddy Bear Toss coming up Sunday

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Last weekend, the Sting were victories in 4 games played over the course of 4 and a half days. The 4-0 weekend was well deserved as the Sting were without top guns, Pavel Zacha and Jakob Chychrun. Chychrun is still ‘week-to-week’ with an upper body injury, and 1st line centre, Pavel Zacha will make his […]

We’re a generous people, but knowing how can make the impact even stronger


By FALK HAMPEL Canadians are generous people. More than 75% of us give to a charitable or non-profit organization at least once a year and the average annual donation amount is over $500. In total, we give more than $10 billion every year. Many of us do this because we deem it an important life […]

Giving Tuesday movement kicks off in support of 26 local charities

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A movement that began south of the border has kicked off with flash mobs and a flurry of social media activity that organizers hope will gain traction–and donations–for the 26 local charities involved. Giving Tuesday Sarnia-Lambton (online at officially launched—yes—on Tuesday. “We think Sarnia-Lambton is the most giving community,” said Anita Minielly of the […]