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THE SHOW: The Entertainment Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #163

The Show with David Burrows #163

Recap: Finding Christmas a grand success! The Entertainment Scene: Local blues band Lit’l Chicago prepares for a SOLD OUT show at Jack Doyle’s. A fun interview and an explanation of what keeps these talented musicians playing. In The Community: Laura Persichetti returns to update us on ‘The Good Deeds Project” and her experiences from her […]

Love Canal waste won’t be coming to Lambton County

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It would appear the “no thanks” was sufficient to re-route tons of toxic waste originating from the infamous Love Canal dump near Niagara Falls, N.Y., that was headed to the Clean Harbors facility in St. Clair Township. A series of e-mails forwarded by Sarnia Mayor Mike Bradley and subsequently by County Warden Bev MacDougall confirmed […]

Sarnia Mayor wants special County Council meeting to deal with Love Canal waste issue

The original Love Canal site as it appeared in 2012 (photo via Wikipedia).

Sarnia Mayor Mike Bradley has asked newly elected Lambton County Warden Bev MacDougall, who also sits on Sarnia City Council, to convene a special meeting to deal with news that waste from the infamous Love Canal area of upstate New York is on its way to Clean Harbors in St. Clair Township. Bradley, who said […]

Two-year-old girl dies in single vehicle roll-over accident on Highway 402

Lambton OPP say a two-year-old girl was killed as the result of a single vehicle rollover accident on Highway 402 west of Oil Heritage Road Saturday evening (December 13) that also left two adults, a Sarnia man and Sarnia woman, both 27, with injuries. The deceased girl has been identified as Faith Crockford-Vandermeer of Corunna. Daniel […]

‘Why I’m running to be our next Member of Parliament’

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By J.D. BOOTH The first step in my campaign to become the candidate for the Conservative Party of Canada in next year’s federal election is to win the nomination. And because only members of the Conservative Party are eligible to vote in at a nomination meeting likely to be held in February, the push is on, […]

Bev MacDougall elected Warden by fellow County Councillors

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Sarnia City/County Councillor Bev MacDougall has been elected the 156th Warden of Lambton County. The election, which took place this afternoon (Wednesday, December 10), was contested by MacDougall and St. Clair Township Mayor Steve Arnold. Mayor Ian Veen of the Village of Oil Springs was elected from among five candidates for the position of Deputy […]

THE SHOW: The Entertainment Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #162

Local Blues group 'Dressed To Kill'

The Show with David Burrows #162 Recap: Bobnoxious SOLD OUT at Liquid Johnny’s. Sarnia Kinsmen parade attracts 1000′s The Entertainment Scene: Local blues group ‘Dressed To Kill’ talk about their musical vision and passion for music. In The Community: Myles Vanni shares details about an upcoming food drive for The Inn of the Good Shepherd at […]

Food drive for The Inn of the Good Shepherd

The Inn of the Good Shepherd Food drive.

Local radio station K106.3 FM and Home Depot have once again teamed up to support The Inn of the Good Shepherd in Sarnia. The community is invited to donate non-perishable food items to support those in need. Toys and winter clothing are also welcome. The annual ‘food drive will take place on Friday December 12th […]

United Way goes ‘over the top’ in its campaign, raising $1.95m so far

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It’s perhaps the three words a campaign manager would love to hear—Over the Top. And that’s the case with this year’s United Way of Sarnia-Lambton annual community campaign, with 2014 fundraising campaign chair Richard Kelch making the announcement this morning (Tuesday) that $1,950,000 has been raised. The amount raised is 1.5% more than the $1,920,000 […]

County’s Long-term Care Homes exceeded standards in recent exercises

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The County of Lambton is celebrating high scores in vulnerable sector evacuations practiced at each of its three Long-Term Care Homes.  The drills, mandatory under recent changes to the Ontario Fire Code, were carried out recently at Lambton Meadowview Villa in Petrolia, Marshall Gowland Manor in Sarnia, and North Lambton Lodge in Forest under the […]