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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

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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 […]

THE SHOW: The Entertainment Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #158

David Burrows speaks with David Chaulk Director/Producer of Rock and Roll Christmas.

  The Show with David Burrows #158Recap: Pandas/Pans Fundraiser, Chris Isaac, Rememberance Day.The Entertainment Scene:David Chaulk, Director/Producer shares the excitement of a “Rock and Roll Christmas” coming to the Imperial Theatre, Sarnia ON.In The Community:The Live Music Cafe featuring the “Si sters of Soul” and friends at the 4 Square Church in Sarnia.Apps with Mark […]

Remembrance Day in Sarnia—a photo gallery

Photos courtesy of David Burrows.

Federal minister discusses strategies to boost entrepreneurism with Lambton College group

MP Pat Davidson, left, and Kelli Leitch, Canada's Minister for the Status of Women, were at Lambton College earlier this week. Photo by Bisi Alawode.

  As part of her visit to Sarnia earlier this week, federal Minister of Labour Kelli Leitch also took time to visit Lambton College for a roundtable discussion with the Enactus team, with a focus on developing strategies for entrepreneurs and especially women. Leitch, who is also Minister for the Status of Women, heard the […]

Sarnia Sting return home for two games this weekend

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After five straight road games, the Sting return to the RBC Centre this weekend to take on the Oshawa Generals and the Sudbury Wolves. The Sting have lost three straight after winning their first two games of the five-game swing and will be looking to pick up some big points at home this weekend. On Friday night […]

‘Volunteer Toll’ program on again this weekend in support of efforts to control drunk driving

Natalie Andrews, who heads the Sarnia-Lambton chapter of MADD—Mothers Against Drunk Driving—is herself a victim of a drunk driving incident.

In a program that began in Sarnia-Lambton and has spread throughout the Mothers Against Drunk Driving network, the annual “Volunteer Toll” program to raise funds for awareness and support toward the issue of drunk driving is being held this weekend. Volunteers from MADD as well as police officers, plus students from Lambton College involved in fire […]

Local group takes major step forward in commercialization process for biomass feedstock

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It’s still early days when it comes to the development of a commercial plant capable of turning non-food biomass such as corn stalks and wheat straw into sugars for future processing into chemicals but Bioindustrial Innovation Canada (BIC) has taken a big step in that direction with a funding announcement this week. BIC’s executive director, Dr. […]

Grieving mom and sister-in-law seeking help for suicide prevention drop-in centre

Derek Bauer's sister-in-law Sarah Ingles (left) and his mother, Teresa Ingles, have set up a foundation to help prevent suicides like that of Derek Bauer that occurred in August.

When Teresa Ingles lost her 17-year-old son Deker Bauer to suicide in August, it was obviously a heart-breaking situation. But she and Deker sister-in-law, Sarah Ingles, are determined not to let his death and the circumstances surrounding it go unnoticed or unanswered. One big step in that direction is the formation of a foundation in his name—the Deker Bauer […]

Rotary TV Auction set to air this upcoming Sunday, online bidding available now

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Members of the Rotary Club of Sarnia are once again hard at work as they prepare for their annual TV Auction, which will be aired this upcoming Sunday (November 16) on TVCOGECO Sarnia Cable 6 from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. But bidders for the dozens of products and services online now can register and bid […]