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Hundreds line up to see former astronaut at airport book signing

book signing hadfield

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 […]

Sarnia Sting get ready to face Barrie Colts tonight, Sudbury and North Bay this weekend

Photo courtesy

Following two games at home last weekend, the Sting hit the road this afternoon for a 3-game northern road trip this weekend. The team will play five consecutive road games before returning to the RBC Centre on November 14 due to the U17 World Hockey Challenge being held in Sarnia this year. The Sting will be without […]

Small fire at Imperial Oil extinguished

imperial photo by brandon vale

A small fire in an electrical substation at Imperial Oil Wednesday had no impact on the overall operation of the site, says a company spokesperson. Jon Harding said the fire, which occurred at about 4:45 p.m., was extinguished quickly. An all-clear was issued at 5:18 p.m., with no injuries reported. Harding said there may be […]

Lambton College opening its doors this Saturday

lambton college entrance

Anyone with even a passing interest in what Lambton College has to offer in the way of full-time or part-time studies will find this Saturday’s open house a wise use of their time. The 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. event is an ideal way of finding out what it’s like to be a Lambton College […]

Lambton OPP looking for help in identifying suspect in Corunna bank heist

OPP suspect sought

The Lambton OPP is asking for the public’s help in identifying a man being sought for an armed robbery on October 6 at the RBC Royal Bank branch in Corunna. The suspect is described as being 6’ tall and weighing about 200 pounds.  He was wearing a black jacket with a logo on the front left side, […]

THE SHOW: The Entertainment Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #156

The Show with David Burrows #156

The Show with David Burrows #156 Recap: Big Wreck, “BIG HIT”! Fiery Faces raises over $1200, Election 2014 The Entertainment Scene: Altar Boyz, coming soon to the Imperial Theatre, Director John Leverre, Along with Brent Wilkinson, Shawn Chapman and Jackie Burns give us a behind the scenes interview about the production. In The Community: Powerlifter […]

Bluewater Big Band Blast coming to Imperial Theatre

Bluewater Big Band Blast

The best of the Big Band swing sounds of Count Basie, Buddy Rich, Artie Shaw, Maynard Ferguson and many others, will be featured at the upcoming Bluewater Big Band Blast, benefitting the International Symphony Orchestra. This dynamic performance, which places place at Sarnia’s Imperial Theatre on Sunday, November 9 begins at 2 p.m.. Old familiar favourites include […]

The original Rack n Roll fall pool league underway

Rack n Roll Pool League

The original ‘Rack n Roll’ pool league is now into its fourth week in the 2014/2015 fall season. Hundreds of player’s each week play at several locations to compete and have fun at the sport. Stats will be posted here every week. For more information contact Paul Maedel at 519-333-9990   THE “ORIGINAL” RACK~N~ROLL 8 BALL […]