Archive for the ‘Feature’ Category

Accessibility awards recognize individuals and businesses for excellence

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The city of Sarnia and its Accessibility Advisory Committee in conjunction with the Sarnia Lambton Chamber of Commerce is recognizing individuals, businesses and organizations in our community who have excelled in ensuring that they serve all members of our community. The winners are people and organizations who have met new standards in customer service, physical accessibility, or accessible programming [...]

Local production of ‘Fantasticks’ a testament to musical’s longevity

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The Fantasticks debuted off-Broadway in 1960, and has run for over 17,000 incredible performances, making it the longest-running musical in theatre history. Does that make “The Fantasticks” the best show ever? Or the most spectacular ? Or most important??No. But it does have the kind of appeal that people like to share, and that keeps [...]

Seniors Cruise gives S&R opportunity to enrich lives of residents

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By DERON HAMEL When your organization is dedicated to “creating communities that are good for life,” it’s important to be in the thick of important community events that bring value to many, says Erica Cote. Cote, Steeves & Rozema’s sales and marketing director, is speaking about the recent Seniors Cruise in Sarnia, and how the [...]

THE SHOW: 3rd Wave at Norma Jean’s, Rock The Park, Bridge Bash, INDIEFEST, and Dream Aria

The Show with David Burrows for July 10, 2013.

This week on The Show, David joins regional UNDER THE COVERS winner Glenn McKinnon and 3rd Wave on their bus trip to London’s Norma Jean’s to watch them compete against three other finalist bands – hailing respectively from the other three Blackburn Radio markets – for a spot to open this year’s Rock The Park in London’s [...]

Mobile Market, now in third year, expands food bank’s fresh food effort

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The Inn of the Good Shepherd’s summer Mobile Market has hit the roads of Sarnia and Lambton County. The Mobile Market brings fresh produce to those struggling to make ends meet.  Users of the Mobile Market are asked to bring a food bank client card, social assistance income statement, Old Age Supplement income statement or [...]

Summer begins with Bob Bailey Community BBQ at Cantara Park

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It’s a tradition that Sarnia-Lambton MPP Bob Bailey is proud to continue: a series of community barbecues that gives the local representative at Queen’s Park the opportunity to touch base with constituents —and even sing a few tunes as long as there’s someone to listen. At this past week’s event, held at the Seaway Kiwanis [...]

Dirty Little Secret wins UNDER THE COVERS at Norma Jean’s, 3rd Wave gives championship performance

Dirty Little Secret wins the night at London's Norma Jean's, will open Rock The Park on Saturday, July 27.

Last month, after weeks of narrowing down local finalists from a plethora of outstanding homegrown rock cover bands, local rock station K106.3 selected three deserving finalists – 3rd Wave, Pöwer Hoüse and Ugly – to compete at London’s Norma Jean’s for a chance to open this year’s Rock The Park on Jul. 27 in Harris Park. The top three finalists – [...]

THE SHOW: Canada Day, Steven Page, Steadfast, Gibson, Rumble Fish, and 3rd Wave

The Show with David Burrows for July 4, 2013.

This week’s episode of The Show with David Burrows has something for everyone as David offers up some great features about Canada Day and a myriad of top musical entertainment that headlined the day from Point Edward to Sarnia to Bright’s Grove. David hosted the Jun. 30 pre-Canada Day celebrations at Point Edward’s Canatara Park [...]

Fantasticks run begins at Victoria Playhouse Petrolia next week

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The Fantasticks, an off-Broadway musical that has played in at least 67 countries worldwide, will open next Wednesday, July 10 at Victoria Playhouse Petrolia. The local production will star David Rogers, who is co-artistic director at the VPP. Also appearing in the production are Jonathan Gysbers, Rebecca McCauley, J. Sean Elliott and Ian Simpson. The [...]

Canada Day fireworks, delayed because of wind, are on for tonight at foot of George St.

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The city of Sarnia’s traditional Canada Day fireworks, which were called of because of wind in Lake Huron that would have created a safety hazard, have been rescheduled for tonight (Tuesday, July 2) from the foot of George St. The fireworks begin at 10 p.m. and accompanying music will be on all the Blackburn Radio [...]