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Medical Officer of Health issues second cold weather alert of the season

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For the second time this winter season, Lambton’s Medical Officer of Health has issued a COLD WEATHER ALERT for Lambton County based on the latest weather forecast from Environment Canada that predicts the daily, low air temperature will drop to -16°C tonight.  The cold alert will remain in effect until Friday morning when temperatures are [...]

Sarnia Sting falls short in Saturday contest against Peterborough Petes, losing 7-4 in away game

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By DAVE BORODY PETERBOROUGH – The Sarnia Sting dropped a 7-4 decision to the Peterborough Petes, Saturday night in front of 2,822 fans at the Peterborough Memorial Gardens. The loss was the second in as many nights for the Sting who remain in ninth place in the Western Conference of the Ontario Hockey League. Sarnia [...]

Great Canadian Appathon counts Lambton College as one of several competition hubs

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What do you get when you put groups of four students into a room for 48 hours and tell them to develop a mobile game? Apart from the most creative game concepts, you’ll get the most epic competition north of the border as part of the Great Canadian Appathon, a 48-hour national competition open to [...]

Even a chilly spot of frigid water can serve as a resting point

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In Sarnia’s Centennial Year, Gallery in the Grove beginning its ‘year of Lambton County’ exhibitions

6+1 Art Group for publication[1]

The Gallery in the Grove, which is featuring ONLY Lambton County artists as its own tribute to Sarnia’s Centennial Year, is starting out with a February exhibition that features the local 6+1 Art Group. The exhibition begins with a reception on Feb. 2 (from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.) and wraps up on Feb. 22. [...]

Sarnia Sting fall to Soo Greyhounds in Friday action at the RBC


By DAVE BORODY The biggest crowd of the season went home disappointed Friday night. Just over 4,000 fans watched the Sarnia Sting drop a 6-2 decision to the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds at the RBC Centre. The loss snapped a two-game wining streak for the Sting in the Ontario Hockey League while the Greyhounds have [...]

International Symphony Orchestra ‘Shamrocks and Thistles’ A musical success!

Rant Maggie Rant against wall-trellis February 25 2013

Review by DAVID BURROWS I don’t get to the Imperial Theatre as often as I would like. Friday evening, when the International Symphony Orchestra presented “Shamrocks and Thistles” with special guests “Rant Maggie Rant, was an enjoyable reminder as to why I should attend more often. As the evening began with Douglas Bianchi as our Maestro for the [...]

Lit’l Chicago on the road to Memphis, AGAIN


“Lit’l Chicago” Blues band from Sarnia, is on the road to Memphis for their second year in a row. The local blues group qualified for their second consecutive year in London at the “Great Lakes Blues Society Road to Memphis Challenge” The only band in the Great Lakes Blues Society to qualify two years in a row. [...]

Sarnia Sting set for busy upcoming weekend


With the trade deadline looming, the Sting completed a deal with the Greyhounds which sent forward, Bryan Moore and defenseman, Tyler Hore to the Soo in exchange for top-tiered defenseman, Kevin Spinozzi. Less than 24 hours after completing the deal, the two teams faced off in Sault Ste. Marie where the Hounds came out on [...]

Local Legion reaching out for stories to be published in wide-reaching provincial memory book

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A local branch of the Royal Canadian Legion (Branch 62) is actively working with the Ontario Command of the organization on the publication of what it hopes will be a provincial wide initiative to help identify and recognize veterans in Ontario. The project, which was officially launched last September, is expected to go a long [...]