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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 […]

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 […]