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‘Adopt-a-Bathroom’ initiative at Afton Park Place has positive impact on residents

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By LISA BAILEY Smiles and conversations have been brimming amongst a group of Afton Park Place residents as their tree of life creation adorns one of the newly decorated bathrooms in the home.That excitement and joy is one of the outcomes that staff member Gen Scholten was hoping for when she and colleagues Laurie Lynch […]

St. Patrick’s citizenship class witnesses new Canadian ceremony

Photo courtesy Robert Walicki.

Nearly two dozen immigrants entered the large gym at St. Patrick’s Catholic High School Tuesday morning and left as new Canadians. The gym, which was converted into a citizenship court at 10 a.m., had grade 10 students viewing the ceremony, said Blake Morrison, who teaches civics at St. Patrick’s. “St. Patrick’s High School is honoured […]

Lambton Concert Band getting ready to celebrate a century of music with concert

The Lambton Concert Band at one of its recent practice sessions leading up to a concert to be held Thursday, October 30 at the Sarnia Public Library Auditorium.

The Lambton Concert Band, a volunteer group of local musicians, continue to practice for what will certainly be a joyous upcoming celebration of music in the tradition of music in Sarnia-Lambton. The concert, Century Tunes, will take place Thursday, October 30 at the Sarnia Public Library Auditorium beginning at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for the concert […]

‘Celebrities on Canvas’ art auction fundraising event returns for 8th year

Monica Vatour and Dave Ashdown of Community Concerns for the Medically Fragile with just two of many pieces of art to be auctioned at the organization's November 8 "Celebrities on Canvas" event.

Looking for a memorable piece of art and a great evening of fun, all while helping out a worthwhile organization? You’d be hard pressed to find a better option than the upcoming 8th annual Celebrities on Canvas event in support of Community Concerns for the Medically Fragile, an organization striving to meet the needs of the […]

Bluewater Health says it’s leading the fight against seasonal flu

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If you could protect yourself, your family and your coworkers from the flu, would you? You can by receiving your flu vaccination and the staff, Professional Staff, volunteers and students of Bluewater Health are doing the same. “Providing great, safe care to our patients is Bluewater Health’s top priority,” said Dr. Mark Taylor, Chief of […]

Sarnia Sting drops one to Oshawa Generals, losing 6-4

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By DAVE BORODY Photo by Pat Brethauer, SarniaSports.com OSHAWA – During the recent four-game winning streak by the Sarnia Sting, the second period of those games have been extremely kind to the Sting. They scored three times in the second stanza in the win over Peterborough, found the back of the net for six goals […]

Clean Harbors’ request for expansion of its landfill goes to MOE

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Clean Harbors is hoping that if all goes according to plan, it will be able to begin construction on an expansion of its St. Clair Township landfill that would allow it to accept hazardous waste for another quarter century or so. But first it needs the Ontario Ministry of the Environment to sign off on the […]

Boil Water advisory for Petrolia and area lifted Friday afternoon

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Residents and businesses in the Town of Petrolia and surrounding areas that get their municipal water from the same source no longer need boil their water, says the Lambton County Public Health department. The advisory which was issued Wednesday was initially the result of testing that followed the repair of a water main on Monday […]

Sarnia Sting extend their win streak by defeating Peterborough Petes, 5-3

Photo by Pearl Dixon/Peterborough Petes via www.sarniasting.com

By DAVE BORODY PETERBOROUGH – The winning streak continues. The Sarnia Sting made it four straight with a 5-3 victory over the Peterborough Petes, Thursday night in front of 2,185 fans at the Peterborough Memorial Centre. The Sting raised their overall record in the Ontario Hockey League to 4-3-1-0, the first time they have been […]

Thinking about inside reno projects? Consider the bathroom . . .

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By JULIE JENKINS As the weather starts to cool and we spend more time indoors it is the perfect time to tackle some of those indoor projects that you have been thinking about. One of the best renovations for resale is a new bathroom. If you are considering a change this winter here are some […]