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Sarnia Sting come out ahead against Owen Sound Attack with five power play goals

Photo of Nikolai Goldobin courtesy

By DAVE BORODY OWEN SOUND – The Sarnia Sting scored five power play goals on their way to a 6-3 win over the Owen Sound Attack, Saturday night in front of 3,057 stunned fans at the Harry Lumley Bayshore Community Centre. The win was the second in as many nights for the Sting in the Ontario Hockey [...]

Sarnia Sting win in shoot-out with Plymouth Whalers


By DAVE BORODY Finally, the Sarnia Sting has won a game in a shootout. But it wasn’t easy. Daniel Nikandrov’s goal on the sixth Sting shot gave them an important 4-3 victory over the Plymouth Whalers, Friday night in front of 2,794 fans at the RBC Centre. The win moved the Sting to within four points of [...]

Brrrr! Cold weather alert will run through Friday

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Lambton’s Medical Officer of Health has issued a COLD WEATHER ALERT for Sarnia-Lambton based on the latest weather forecast from Environment Canada which predicts the daily, low air temperature will drop below -16°C this afternoon (Monday, Jan. 6) and -25°C tonight. The cold alert will remain in effect throughout the week until Friday morning. It [...]

ISO welcoming back Celtic stars Rant Maggie Rant

Rant Maggie Rant against wall-trellis February 25 2013

The International Symphony Orchestra is welcoming back award-winning Rant Maggie Rant for a captivating celebration of Celtic music on Friday, January 17 at Sarnia’s Imperial Theatre. Admission is $29 for adults, $28 for seniors and $8 for students. A repeat performance on Saturday, January 18 at McMorran Place in Port Huron, Michigan, is also scheduled, with both performances beginning at 7:30 p.m. [...]

Truck finds itself in ditch after leaving eastbound 402

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A transport truck driver discovered just how treacherous a bit of snow and ice can be on provincial highways when the vehicle left the eastbound lanes of Highway 402 mid-day Saturday. The incident occurred just west of Camlachie Road and required the services of a heavy-duty towing service to extricate the vehicle. There were no [...]

Sarnia sending forestry crew to help with aftermath of GTA ice storm


After a request from the city of Toronto for assistance in the aftermath of the recent ice storm, the city of Sarnia has offered a three-person crew,a long with chipper, equipment and support vehicles. A crew of volunteers leaves Monday (Jan. 6) to work for two weeks. The city of Toronto is paying for staff/equipment [...]

Hang on: stormy weather on the horizon, says Environment Canada


Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement as a winter storm with heavy snow later Sunday and Sunday night approaches. The federal service says residents should prepare for windy and sharply colder again Monday with blowing snow and lake effect snowsqualls. The milder weather Saturday will be short lived as another winter storm threatens [...]

Provincial finance committee coming to area for pre-budget consultations


A committee of the Ontario legislature will be meeting in the area this month to hold pre-budget consultations. The Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs will hold its Jan. 20 input session at the Holiday Inn in Point Edward, the only such meeting west of London before the provincial 2014 budget is introduced. The [...]

Sarnia Sting start out New Year with second loss to London Knights, this one at home


By DAVE BORODY The Sarnia Sting began 2014 on a sour note Wednesday night. The London Knights came from behind to edge the Sting 8-6 in front of 3,794 fans at the RBC Centre in Ontario Hockey League play. What was frustrating for the Sting was the fact that they jumped out to a 4-1 lead by [...]

Sarnia rings in the New Year in spectacular fashion as Centennial celebration begins


It was a night to remember and the beginning of a year destined to belong to Sarnia as the city rang in 2014 where 100 years ago the “Town” got ready to put on its big clothes. We’re talking, of course, about New Year’s 2014 and all the festivities put together to celebrate the Centennial—which [...]