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Sarnia Sting in longest winning streak in three years with defeat of North Bay


By DAVE BORODY The Sarnia Sting got their revenge on the North Bay Battalion Friday night. The Sting scored three times in the second period and went on to defeat the Battalion 5-2 in front of 2,697 fans at the RBC Centre. The win was Sarnia’s sixth in a row, their longest winning streak in […]

Sarnia Sting look forward to weekend’s games, with Teddy Bear Toss coming up Sunday

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Last weekend, the Sting were victories in 4 games played over the course of 4 and a half days. The 4-0 weekend was well deserved as the Sting were without top guns, Pavel Zacha and Jakob Chychrun. Chychrun is still ‘week-to-week’ with an upper body injury, and 1st line centre, Pavel Zacha will make his […]

We’re a generous people, but knowing how can make the impact even stronger


By FALK HAMPEL Canadians are generous people. More than 75% of us give to a charitable or non-profit organization at least once a year and the average annual donation amount is over $500. In total, we give more than $10 billion every year. Many of us do this because we deem it an important life […]

Giving Tuesday movement kicks off in support of 26 local charities

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A movement that began south of the border has kicked off with flash mobs and a flurry of social media activity that organizers hope will gain traction–and donations–for the 26 local charities involved. Giving Tuesday Sarnia-Lambton (online at officially launched—yes—on Tuesday. “We think Sarnia-Lambton is the most giving community,” said Anita Minielly of the […]

County’s Long-term Care Homes exceeded standards in recent exercises

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The County of Lambton is celebrating high scores in vulnerable sector evacuations practiced at each of its three Long-Term Care Homes.  The drills, mandatory under recent changes to the Ontario Fire Code, were carried out recently at Lambton Meadowview Villa in Petrolia, Marshall Gowland Manor in Sarnia, and North Lambton Lodge in Forest under the […]

Retiring Councillor is Warden’s ‘Citizen of the Month’

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A long-standing, community-minded Sarnia resident has been presented with the Warden’s Citizen of the Month award for November.  Warden Todd Case presented Jim Foubister with a plaque at the Huron House Boys’ Home on Lakeshore Road in Sarnia this morning. Foubister – a Councillor for over 25 years for the former Town of Clearwater, City […]

THE SHOW: The Entertainment Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #161

Karissa Kern plays 'EMILY' in 'Finding Christmas' performed by The Nightingales Chorus

The Show with David Burrows #161Recap: Theory of a Deadman at ‘RUSTIC with Gloryhound & Head of the Herd. ‘Giving Tuesday’ on thru December!The Entertainment Scene:The Nightingales Chorus now in their 19th year coming to Imperial Theatre, Sarnia ON. Karissa Kern (Age 8) who plays ‘Emily’ talks to us about finding Christmas!In The Community:The Seaway […]

Seaway Sounds to perform Dec. 5th First Friday at Cheeky Monkey

Seaway Sounds to perform at Cheeky Monkey for Dec. 5th First Friday 7-9pm

The Seaway Sounds Chorus is an international chorus which is part of Sweet Adelines International, the world’s largest women’s singing organization.  Choruses  can be found all over the U.S.A. and Canada as well as Australia, Finland, Germany, Japan, Sweden, New Zealand, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom.  The group performs regularly at first Friday events in […]

Sarnia Sting win fifth straight with victory over Kingston Frontenacs

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By DAVE BORODY They are doing it in different ways, but the important thing is they are winning hockey games. The Sarnia Sting made it five straight victories with a hard-fought 4-3 victory over the Kingston Frontenacs, Sunday afternoon in front of 2,507 happy fans at the RBC Centre. The five straight wins is a […]

Sarnia City Council holds inaugural meeting

Sarnia Mayor MIke Bradley presented outgoing Council members Jim Foubister, Terry Burrell and Jon McEachran with a framed photograph, taken by Chris Hadfield on the International Space Station. It was the first time the photograph has been publicly seen.

Three new Sarnia City Council members were sworn in Monday morning (December 1), along with those re-elected in the October 27 municipal election. The inaugural meeting, which also saw Mayor Mike Bradley (also re-elected) taking the oath of office, was also an opportunity to recognize outgoing councillors Terry Burrell and Jim Foubister (both defeated in the […]