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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 […]

Northern students will be able to ‘picture’ their career this Wednesday


A program designed to give high school students a glimpse of what their career choices might (literally) look like is coming to Northern Collegiate in Sarnia this Wednesday, from 11 a.m. to noon. Locally, Lambton College, a member of the Colleges Ontario advocacy organization for the province’s 24 colleges of applied arts and technology, is […]

Fairwinds Lodge celebrating National Diabetes Awareness Day this Wednesday


Fairwinds Lodge, a senior living community at 1218 Michigan Ave. in Sarnia, is opening its doors as a host site for National Diabetes Awareness Day this coming Wednesday (November 5) in Sarnia. A series of free interactive seminars will begin at 10:30 a.m. and run through 2 p.m. Canadian Diabetes Association, Sarnia & District Branch […]

Bluewater Health diabetes program recognized by national association

Susan Harris, Certified Diabetes Educator and Kathy Sterling, Manager, Diabetes and Clinical Nutrition proudly display the certificate from the Canadian Diabetes Association.

A Bluewater Health program to help people deal with diabetes and the nutritional aspects of managing the disease has achieved national certification. The Canadian Diabetes Association (CDA) awarded Bluewater Health the level of recognition, which is similar to that of an accreditation. It involved an assessment and in-depth submission to the CDA that described the […]

Sarnia Artists’ Workshop holding annual Art at the Lake later this month

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Sarnia Artists’ Workshop, an eclectic and enthusiastic group of area enthusiasts dealing with numerous artistic media, is holding its always popular annual art show & sale—”Art at the Lake”—in just a few days. The November 14, 15, 16 gathering—with free admission—is being held at the Lambton College Event  Centre, 1485 London Road, Sarnia. Donations are being […]

Locally Lambton Dinner raised about $10k with campaign three-quarters wrapped up

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By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton The United Way campaign has just two months to go and I am happy to report that we have surpassed the three-quarters mark of our campaign total and now sit at $1,450,000. We have a very successful Locally Lambton Dinner on Saturday and thanks so much […]

Rack n Roll Pool league week 4 & 5

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  The Original Rack n Roll pool leagues is now into week 5 for the ladies and week 4 for the men. For information about the league call Paul Maedel at 519-333-9990 THE “ORIGINAL” RACK~N~ROLL 8 BALL LEAGUES   TUES. NIGHT LADIES   TEAM STANDINGS AFTER WEEK 5 OCT 28/14           […]

Hundreds line up to see former astronaut at airport book signing

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There were hundreds of well-wishers and autograph seekers at a book signing Saturday afternoon featuring Sarnia favourite son and retired Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield. The signing took place at Hangar 1 adjacent to the Sarnia Chris Hadfield Airport. The line up of those wishing to have their copy of Hadfield’s book of photographs—”You Are Here: Around […]

New Sarnia City Council to deal with potential tax hike of nearly 6%

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Sarnia Mayor Mike Bradley calls the upcoming City budget one of the toughest he has seen, although he admits he’s made that assessment almost every year in recent history. But this year, City Council has quite a nut to crack in dealing with a nearly 6% total draft tax increase. The current Council will hear an overview […]

Sarnia Sting unsaddle Barrie Colts in first of weekend away games

Photo of Sting goaltender Taylor Dupuis courtesy

By DAVE BORODY BARRIE – Goalie Taylor Dupuis didn’t start things off well Thursday afternoon when he was late for the team bus going from the hotel to the Barrie Molson Centre. The head coach promptly fined him. But the overage netminder was first on the ice with a jump in his step and chomping […]