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CANstruction entries on display at Lambton Mall until March 18

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The Inn of The Good Shepherd’s 3rd annual CANstruction event at Lambton Mall has 16 amazing structures on display from now until Tuesday March 18 throughout the shopping centre. All food will be donated to The Inn of the Good Shepherd for use in its food bank and soup kitchen. Judging and Awards took place [...]

Wellabee back on scene with documentary screening, reunion concert March 22

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Wellabee, one of Sarnia’s more famous bands, has decided to formally “re-assemble” some 10 years after their farewell show, doing so in grand form with a documentary produced by its lead singer. Mark Tetrault’s “Nostalgia Kills” will play at the Imperial Theatre on March 22, followed by a reunion show of the group at Paddy [...]

First Friday brings out the best of downtown Sarnia


First Friday, a monthly arts and culture tour, partners the efforts of artists and performers with the infrastructure of supporting venues in downtown Sarnia.  With venues that include museums, galleries, theatres, dining establishments, merchants, and public spaces located in Sarnia’s Downtown Cultural District, merchants and dining establishments are encouraged to remain open late to promote [...]

Jayden the Jester pitching to Dragons’ Den on Wednesday


When Jayden the Jester (aka Kevin Wyville) appears on this week’s episode of CBC TV’s “Dragons’ Den” (Wednesday, 8 p.m.), whether he comes away with money for development of a new stage show or simply the exposure to millions of viewers, he’ll be a winner. Wyville, who has already become well known with his performances [...]

Community encouraged to share their stories for upcoming exhibit honouring Sarnia’s 100th

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The Lambton Heritage Museum is asking the Sarnia-Lambton community to participate in the development of its new 2014 feature exhibit, Sarnia: We Built This City. In honour of the city’s centennial, members of the public are being asked to share their personal memories of a favourite Sarnia place with the museum. Stories could be about [...]

Sarnia Sting edged by Peterborough Petes in ‘disappointing’ match

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By DAVE BORODY The Sarnia Sting let the Peterborough Petes hang around and hang around until it was too late. The Petes scored with just over two minutes remaining in regulation time and then scored in the first minute of overtime to edge the Sting 2-1, Saturday night in front of 2,697 fans at the RBC Centre. [...]

Lambton County Science Fair expected to be ‘bigger than ever’


Organizers are hoping that the 2014 Lambton County Science Fair, to be held April 11 and 12 in the gymnasium at Lambton College, will be bigger than ever. “We are delighted to say that the number of students entering the science fair has increased each year since 2008,” says organizing committee chair Stephanie Lobsinger. “And [...]

This year’s Dream Home prize to be split among eight winning nurses

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The winning ticket in this year’s Dream Home Lottery was bought by Amy Jewell but she and seven of her nursing colleagues at Bluewater Health will split the prize after agreeing to each buy a $100 ticket and “pool” their chances. Along with Jewell, the winners include Christine Biggers, Kaitlyn Fraser, Stephanie Fraser, Sue Grant, [...]

NOVA profits rise with surging fourth quarter improvements

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NOVA Chemicals, which has operations in Sarnia-Lambton, announced Thursday it earned nearly three times the profit in the fourth quarter of 2013 as it did in the comparable year earlier. For the entire 2013, NOVA earned $658 million. In 2012, the company posted profits of $531 million. The company said the improvement was largely due [...]

As Sarnia’s Golden Hawk nears restoration, local team looks to honour air heroes of the past

Members of the Royal Canadian Air Cadets 44 Sarnia Imperial Squadron lend a hand applying a layer of preservative paint to the fuselage.

By BONNIE STEVENSON New life is being breathed into one of Sarnia’s most iconic landmarks thanks to the efforts of a volunteer team of aeronautic enthusiasts. When its restoration is completed later this year, the mighty Sarnia F-86 Sabre MkV Golden Hawk will resume its place on a pedestal near the East Street entrance to [...]