Archive for the ‘Feature’ Category

Northern students get in the ‘virtual’ picture as they scout out career choices

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Zac Grennan, a grade 12 student at Northern Collegiate in Sarnia, may not yet know what his career plans will entail, but the 17 year old took a small step forward earlier this week by participating in a fun photo exercise sponsored by Lambton College. Grennan took part in the “Picture Your Future” promotion at Northern […]

Lambton College staff, students take a walk as part of ‘Unleash the Stress’ week

Newly elected City/County Councillor Brian White (centre) participated in a walk down London Road from Lambton College on Thursday, part of "Unleash the Stress" week at the school.—photos courtesy Danielle Cooper.

Sometimes it’s the little things that count. Like a walk from the Lambton College bridge entrance and down London Road to the Metro Plaza and back, all to show solidarity in “breaking the silence and stigma” concerning mental health issues. The initiative, the second annual of its kind, took place Thursday morning and was part […]

‘Fusion’ food and drink showcase featured this weekend at DeGroot’s

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It’s an extravaganza of all that’s new in food and drink and it’s this weekend at a new location. Fusion: a discovery of local food and wine, will take place at DeGroot’s Nursery on London Line this Friday and Saturday, from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. both nights. Tickets are $10 with proceeds benefitting Lambton County […]

Sarnia makes ‘Reader’s Pick’ list of seven great places to retire in Canada

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The Globe and Mail has made it official: Sarnia is one great place to live your retirement years. Retirement editor Christine Mushka drew from reader input in a piece published Wednesday (November 5) which lists our fair city in a very short list—seven places said to be among Canada’s greatest places to retire. Sarnia’s low […]

Classic comedy ‘You Can’t Take It With You’ begins tonight at VPP


Petrolia Community Theatre is presenting a four performance run of the classic comedy “You Can’t Take it With You” at Victoria Playhouse Petrolia starting this Thursday (November 6) and running through Sunday. Performances are 7:30 p.m. except for a Sunday  2 p.m. matinee and tickets are just $18. Director Carol Graham, who is also president of […]

Altar Boyz musical comedy coming to Imperial Theatre

Altar Boyz coming to Imperial Theatre

ALTAR BOYZ is a foot-stomping, rafter-raising, musical comedy about a fictitious Christian boy-band on the last night of their national ‘Raise the Praise’ tour. The Boyz are five all-singing, all-dancing heartthrobs from Ohio: Matthew, Mark, Luke, Juan and Abraham. With their tight harmonies and spectacular choreography, the ALTAR BOYZ will delight you, as they perform […]

THE SHOW: The Entertainment Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #157

The Show with David Burrows #157

“RUSTIC” Hallowe’en pics. Tanya Marie Harris coming to Sarnia The Entertainment Scene: Deja Voodoo wil be performing at Cheeky Monkey for November First Friday. Band members Mat Berube, PJ Micheili, Jeff Murphy & Guy Bastien talk about their music and the event. In The Community: Adelle Stewardson from Lambton County Developmental Services talks about the […]

The Cube to Host Entrepreneurship Boot Camp

The Cube - Entrepreneurship Boot Camp

This interactive workshop focuses on building entrepreneurial capabilities in the participants by delivering vital support and guidance needed for long-term success. With an emphasis on learning by doing, emerging entrepreneurs are exposed to key areas of entrepreneurship within a creative environment. Participants will have the chance to hone their ideas and will leave feeling empowered […]

MADD reminds us all—there’s NO time to drink and drive

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Every year, volunteers with Mothers Against Drunk Driving erect their “Cross Display” to bring to mind the devastating effects driving while under the influence can have on Canadians. This year is no different—other than the venue, of course. Lambton College has made it possible for the display to be at one of Sarnia’s highest traffic […]

Teddy Bear Toss will once gain benefit local charities helping children


It’s become one of those “signature” events that makes us so much better as a community. In this case, we’re talking about the Teddy Bear Toss, which is organized by the Sarnia Sting and Lambton Ford. David Butler, president of Habitat for Humanity Sarnia-Lambton, spoke to contributor David Burrows at Monday’s launch of this […]