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Finishing well, prostate cancer patient raises $5k for research

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When Don Wells arrived on his e-bike at the Sarnia Walmart parking lot on Saturday, he was almost home having nearly finished his “Journey of Hope” that began June 28 in his hometown of Wallaceburg. He now lives in Port Lambton. Later that day, Wells, who is journeying through prostate cancer (he is stage 4), [...]

Sarnia Summer 8-ball fun league week #3 Stats

Sarnia Summer 8-ball fun league

The Summer Fun pool league put on by The Original Rack n Roll continues. Week 3 stats are as follows: More information is available by calling Paul Maedel at 519-333-9990   SARNIA SUMMER SINGLES 8 BALL FUN LEAGUE IND. STANDINGS WEEK 3 JULY 8/14     NAME HOME BAR G.P. W L G.T. PTS   [...]

Making a difference, one pancake at a time

Rotarian Lawrie Lachapelle and daughter Clare were on hand to prepare food for the Mackinac Breakfast on Saturday morning.

Local Rotarians were out in force Saturday morning at the annual Mackinac Race Pancake Breakfast—with food and fun and lots of smiles. Proceeds from the breakfast are earmarked for projects supported by the Rotary Club of Sarnia. The event is another one of those traditions for Sarnia-Lambton and there were hundreds lined up to enjoy [...]

Trillium Villa PSW helps raise funds to honour her Dad

Katy, Rod and Caryn Taylor are seen here during the Ride for Rod event July 5.

By DERON HAMEL When Katy Taylor organized a walk-ride-run event to raise money for the Heart and Stroke Foundation she hoped to bring in about $1,500. Instead, $6,654 was raised, and donations keep coming in. Katy, 18, is a personal support worker (PSW) at Trillium Villa. Her mother, Caryn Taylor, works at Steeves & Rozema’s [...]

Grand Bend’s South Beach posted ‘unsafe’ for swimming after testing

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Only one area beach has been “flagged” as unsafe for swimming by Lambton Public Health after testing the week of July 7. Grand Bend’s South Beach has warning signs after high levels of E. Coli bacteria were detected. All other beaches in the area were deemed to be okay.

OPP say lizard seen Thursday ‘still on the loose’


It may sound like a scene from a horror movie, but Lambton OPP say yesterday’s sighting of a three-foot lizard in a yard in the 400 block of Beresford Street in Corunna is more about the safety of the animal than anything else. The animal, which was seen on Thursday (July 10) around 3 p.m., [...]

Graduating high school students receive Conservation Authority scholarships

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The Conservation Scholarship program rewards graduating high school students continuing their post-secondary studies in a conservation related field based on their academic achievement and their demonstrated interest and involvement with the environment. In total, $3,000 was awarded across the St. Clair region this year. Devan Spradbrow and Erich Maxfield, both from St. Clair Secondary, were [...]

Women in Networking build team continues its work on Habitat Home

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A team made up exclusively of members of the local Women in Networking (WIN) group in Sarnia-Lambton continues to work hard on what is the first-ever “WomenBuild” Habitat for Humanity project in the area. The WIN team was installing drywall on June 27 at the home, which is at 386 Northridge Place in Petrolia. “We [...]

THE SHOW: The Entertainment Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #140

The Show with David Burrows #140

Chris Molyneaux special mention. The Entertainment Scene: Glenn MacKinnon share the events of this weeks Bridge Bash 2014. Three nights this year! wsg See Spot Run! In The Community: Awesome Foundation Sarnia picks 2 winners for their $1000 mini grants. Andrew Thomas & Ashley Tanguay each share their AWESOME idea! Indiefest round 2 [...]

Bridge Bash 2014 kicks off Thursday with independent music!

Bridge Bash 2014 Entertainment Line-Up

The annual Bridge Bash hosted by the Point Edward Optimists has added an additional day to the event. The event will begin under the Bluewater Bridge Thursday July 10th at 7pm. Local Rock-a-Billy group, Scott Manery & The Barnburner’s will start things of with their high energy show. Next local Southern Rock group “Squeeze Left” [...]