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Point Edward Ex-servicemen (and friends) will be riding for Hospice this Saturday

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St. Joseph’s Hospice Sarnia-Lambton will benefit from the inaugural annual motorcycle ride that the Point Edward Ex-Servicemen’s Association will be holding tomorrow (Saturday, August 16). The ride will feature a picturesque independent route through Lambton County to Grand Bend. The return group ride will depart from Grog’s south of Grand Bend (Northville), returning to the [...]

THE SHOW: The Entertainment Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #145

The Show with David Burrows #145

Recap: Powerboat races a roaring success: Watch Highlights The Entertainment Scene: Singer Gary D. Parker shares his love of music. Gary also celebrates his 60th birthday! In The Community: Diversion entertainment presents “Next to Normal”. The rock musical is now in its second week at The Imperial Theatre Sarnia. John Leverre joins us for an [...]

Rotary delivers $104k cheque to Pathways Health Centre for Children

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Several children from Pathways Health Centre for Children were on hand for a Thursday morning presentation of a donation from the Rotary Club of Sarnia that included $54,000 to be used toward equipment, programs and services and a $50,000 payment on a 10-year $600,000 commitment made by the service club. “Pathways provides service to about [...]

‘Next to Normal’ in second week

Next to Normal at Imperial Theatre

Now in its second week at Sarnia Imperial Theatre Diversion Entertainment is presenting “Next to Normal.” Its story concerns a mother who struggles with worsening bipolar disorder and the effect that her illness and the attempts to alleviate it have on her family. “We are so excited to be presenting this at the Imperial Theatre,” said John [...]

There’s a ‘buzz’ in the air for Sarnia Sting fans

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By JON MAILLET With the Sarnia Sting’s training camp on the way, there seems to be a lot to be excited about. Maybe the team won’t win a Memorial Cup, but forgive me for saying there is a proverbial buzz in the air. Even though the players haven’t officially arrived, and training camp isn’t open, [...]

Sarnia lawn bowlers compete in Libro Credit Union In-Club tourney

Grant Collison and Mary Winter took top honours when the Libro Credit Union In-Club Tournament was held at the Sarnia Lawn Bowling Club on Aug. 19. Bill Recor and Nancy McCann finished second with Jim Foley and Sylvia Moffitt in third. Pictured are, from left, Mary Winter, Gwen Klatt of Libro and Grant Collison.

Grant Collison and Mary Winter were the top team of the day when the Libro Credit Union In-Club Tournament was held at the Sarnia Lawn Bowling Club on Aug. 19. Fourteen teams (28 club members) took part in the open draw pairs event. Bill Recor and Nancy McCann took second, while third place was won by [...]

8-ball summer fun league stats. week #7

Sarnia Summer 8-ball fun league

Now into it’s 8th week of play. The local summer fun league is getting closer to it’s fall league that will start in October. New players and teams are welcome to join. More information is available by calling Paul Maedel at 519-333-9990. Here are the stats for week #7   SARNIA SUMMER SINGLES 8 BALL [...]

International Powerboat Festival a ‘roaring’ success

Photo by Doug Bisson via Twitter.

  It was lots of riverfront noise and fun this past weekend as some of the most powerful boats to be found anywhere raced the St. Clair as part of the International Powerboat Festival. But it was more than high-horsepower speedboats that attracted the attention of thousands of spectators. On Saturday, headline act The Trews [...]

Twin Lakes Terrace residents get together in person with ‘pen pals’

Mary Marshall chats with a student during a social for Twin Lakes Terrace's pen-pal program.

By LISA BAILEY After corresponding for nine months, Twin Lakes Terrace residents and their pen pals at nearby École secondaire Saint-François-Xavier met in person. Lively conversations over tea, cinnamon buns and a word game one Saturday in June capped a school year’s worth of relationship building. “I hope we can do it again next year,” life enrichment [...]

The big cut is done as City starts remediation project in Centennial Park

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The cut is done. At least for now. Crews from General Maintenance Services, the local company contracted to cut the grass at Centennial Park, were expected to have finished their $4,000 project by noon Friday, said Bryan Prouse, operations manager for the City. By 8 a.m., workers were nearly ready to start the big mower [...]