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Sarnia woman says she inherited notebook with 50-year-old copy of KFC recipe

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Just when it appeared that KFC was finished in Sarnia, a local woman has come forward claiming she inherited a 50-year-old copy of Colonel Sander’s recipe for chicken batter last year from her grandmother and wants to go public with her rare find. Kelly Edwards, a 35-year-old student at Lambton College, said she was “astonished” [...]

Spinning a story about employment opportunity . . .

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  Christine Jennings laughs as she places bunches of alpaca fur onto a conveyer belt. The fur rolls into the teeth of a fibre separating machine — an early step in the long process of turning the silky fibre into yarn, batting and countless other products. The fibres were meticulously washed and conditioned by hand.  [...]

Lambton College professor receives Diamond Jubilee Medal

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  Ron Sparling, a professor in the School of Fire Sciences and Public Safety at Lambton College, officially received a Diamond jubilee Medal in a presentation Monday. Making the presentation, made at the Fire and Public Safety Centre of Excellence, was MP Pat Davidson. The Diamond Jubilee Medal marks the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's [...]

County GIS system featured on software developer’s calendar

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  The County of Lambton's Geographic Information System (GIS) is receiving national exposure, with one of its mapping applications featured as the month of September in Esri Canada's 2013 calendar. Esri Canada provides enterprise GIS solutions that empower governments, businesses and educational institutions to make timely, informed and mission-critical decisions by leveraging the power of [...]

Detroit auto show revving up as industry rebounds

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Last week it was "preview" week at the North American International Auto Show, the official name for the annual display of most if not all automakers who sell in the U.S./Canada market. The vehicles that made their debut at the show included the Jeep Grand Cherokee (pictured). And, just as the dealerships who make up [...]

Sarnia Snowfest big hit this past weekend

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The Sarnia Snowfest has been a tradition which invites people from around the world to show off their sculpting talents and turn 8ft piles of snow into beautiful works of art. The competing teams came from places as far away as Mexico, Argentina, and France not to mention Canada and the United States. There were [...]

Smile: another pic of Sarnia and area from the International Space Station

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This shot was passed on via Sarnia Mayor Mike Bradley. Taken on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013. Yup, that's you waving . . . 

Where are they now? Actor Cameron Mathison

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Sarnia born soap opera star and TV host Cameron Mathison had his career hit off not too long ago in January of 1998 when he joined the cast of "All of My Children". Mathison attended McGill University in Montreal and graduated with a Bachelor of civil engineering degree but clearly had more of a passion [...]

Sarnia Sting defeats Erie Otters in 7-6 scoring heavy game

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    By DAVE BORODY Photo by Metcalfe Photography If you like goals, the place to be Friday night was the RBC Centre. The Sarnia Sting scored four times in the third period to erase a two-goal deficit and go on to outlast the Erie Otters 7-6 in front of 4,171 boisterous fans. The win [...]

SCITS gets defibrillator in recognition of a life saved

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  The County of Lambton, HeartSine, and Rescue 7 are partnering together to present a Public Access Defibrillator to a local high school in recognition of a life saved through the use of the device last fall. The PAD is being installed near the gymnasium at Sarnia Collegiate Institute & Technical School. The donation, through [...]