Archive for the ‘Feature’ Category

Entire Hadfield family honoured with interpretive sign at Sarnia Airport

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The sign on Sarnia’s Airport is clearly meant to honour one of the City’s favourite sons, but Chris Hadfield’s father–Roger–made it clear that it is the emphasis remains on the family name, one whose heritage lines its runways. In a ceremony attended by a few hundred hardy souls—the weather was typical of a brisk Sunday […]

Sarnia Sting fall to Erie Otters in 7-3 contest

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By DAVE BORODY ERIE, Pa. – “We need to play 60 minutes a game. We haven’t done that yet.” Those were the words of Sarnia Sting assistant coach Chris Lazary after the team dropped a 7-3 decision to the Erie Otters in front of 5,105 fans at the Erie Insurance Arena. The Otters scored four […]

Imperial Theatre gets a brand new sign

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Brian Austin Jr., who runs the downtown Sarnia Imperial Theatre, will stay a little warmer during the blustery, windy days that are destined to come round later this year. That’s because the popular venue has a new electronic sign, courtesy of Imperial Oil, who donated the $60,000 the sign cost. The new sign, which is […]

Two Sting players will play for Canada in World Under-17 Challenge

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Two Sarnia Sting players—Jakob Chychrun and Jordan Kyrou—are among the 66 Canadians that will play in the 2014 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge event that runs from November 2-8 in Sarnia-Lambton. The announcement of the entire lineup was made at the RBC Centre on Thursday and included an introduction aired live on CHOK Radio. David Branch, Commissioner […]

Lambton College aims to support entrepreneurship through ‘The Cube’

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Call it a burst of adrenaline for the cause of entrepreneurship. Or, of course, you can use the name Lambton College has chosen for its incubator—The Cube. The initiative, which College President Judith Morris unveiled at a colourful and wonderfully noisy event at the school’s cafeteria on Thursday (October 2), is designed to make it […]

Lambton County will spend up to $60k intervening in anti-wind turbine case

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Lambton County Council decided on Wednesday to authorize the spending of up to $60,000 in an application to have intervenor status on a court challenge that cites the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms in a fight over the Ontario government’s process for approving wind turbines. The decision was made after Council heard a presentation from […]

Sarnia Legionnaires make it eight straight after defeating LaSalle Vipers

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The Sarnia Legionnaires continue to ride the wave of success after dominating the LaSalle Vipers on the road 7-2 to become the only undefeated team left in the GOJHL, as they improve to 8-0-0, Sarnia’s best start since 2008/2009. Davis Boyer and Riley Babkirk led the way Wednesday night with a goal and two assists […]

THE SHOW: The Entertainment Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #152

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Episode #152 Recap: Skate-A-Palooza The Entertainment Scene: The St. Clair Colts Drumline recently won Ontario Championships and now are preparing to perform and record at DNA Music on Oct. First Friday, Ken Van Ewyk shares the story. In The Community: Anja Christensen and John Milos talk about “Thrills of Entrepreneurship” a special event being held […]

One Tomato ‘Souper’ Day returns this Friday in downtown Sarnia

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First Friday is just around the corner and now there’s another reason to head downtown on Friday, October 3: One Tomato Souper Day is back! The annual ‘souper’ giveaway was a big success in 2013, because of funding through the Sarnia branch of the Awesome Foundation and One Tomato’s many supportive friends here in Sarnia-Lambton. This […]

Habitat won’t have to pay permit fees on new homes; will be able to negotiate with contractors

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The local branch of Habitat for Humanity, a charitable organization that builds homes for those unlikely to be able to afford them without help, has received a level of support from Sarnia City Council, albeit not the waiving of development charges the charity had asked for a second time this year. The specific example brought […]