Archive for the ‘Feature’ Category

THE SHOW: The Music Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #132

The Show Episode #132

Indiefest announces 4 bands for round one on June 28th in Sarnia Entertainment Scene: Samantha Carlson shares her voice and passion for Jazz. Samantha also talks about her lastest release, “Day In – Day Out” www.samanthacarlson.com In The Community: Sarnia Mayor, Mike Bradley talks about recent activities of May 7th the official 100th birthday for [...]

Doors Open Lambton County is opportunity to take closer look at landmark sites

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Doors Open Lambton County, a two-day project set for June 21 and 22, will feature 44 sites exploring the area’s contribution to the First World War (1914-18), the incorporation of the City of Sarnia in 1914, and many other community achievements of the last 100 years. Visitors to the sites will have an opportunity to go [...]

Happy Mother’s Day!

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If your Mom is still with you, take the time to reach out on this special day. And if you no longer have her in your life, remember those precious memories of a life that was, in so many ways, dedicated to ensuring your well being. To all those who gave and continue to give, [...]

Learning by doing at Lambton College

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Students in a dual credit program at Lambton College were outdoors earlier this week, practising (and learning from instructor Dan Gutteridge) how to trim trees and handle a chainsaw in a safe manner. Numerous trees on the campus are ideal for that purpose.

Area residents learn how to prepare for emergency

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By DANIELLE COOPER It was a busy day Friday at Clearwater Arena for those gathered to mark Emergency Preparedness Day. Many Sarnia-Lambton residents turned out to view more than 85 displays and live demonstrations at the free event, which began at 9 a.m. and ran through 2 p.m., fulfilling one of the objectives: showing how [...]

Bluewater Health communicators receive award for campaign to encourage flu vaccinations

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Communications staff at Bluewater Health have won a national award for their work in supporting a policy that saw a more than 30% increase in the number of healthcare workers that were vaccinated year over year. The award, which recognizes excellence in healthcare communications, was presented to Bluewater Health by the Health Care Public Relations [...]

The Sound of Music brought to life by Theatre Sarnia

The Sound of Music Sarnia - Photo Courtesy of Cheryl Hughes

By DAVID BURROWS The classic musical story of the Von Trapp Family, best known as The Sound of Music is being brought to life on stage at The Imperial Theatre by local performers of Theatre Sarnia. The performance, directed by Richard Teskey, is outstanding to say the least. The cast showed their incredible talent and [...]

Secure disposal event ‘huge success’

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The numbers are in and the Sarnia Police Service considers the 2014 Shred It event a huge success. More than 600 people  took advantage of the April 26 opportunity to bring some 14,212 pounds of documents to be destroyed at an operation set up at the Walmart parking lot in Sarnia. Since 2006, similar events [...]

County childcare facility gets three-week reprieve on closure decision

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Lambton County Council has put at least a “pause” on a process that would have set in motion the closure of Coronation Park Day Nursery, a facility that is facing an annual $1.1 million shortfall. Councillors decided to table the staff report for 21 days, allowing for union representatives, employees and parents to meet, potentially [...]

Liliana Parker becomes Sarnia’s ‘Centennial’ baby

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We trust young Liliana Parker, who came into the world on Wednesday, 100 years after Sarnia became a city on May 7, 1914, will have have many more joyous birthdays to come. To help mark Sarnia’s birthday, the local Centennial Committee is providing a gift to each new baby born at Bluewater Health on May [...]