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Program bringing attention to Shaken Baby Syndrome

Period of PURPLE Crying 2012 (1)

  The Maternal/Infant/Child Program at Bluewater Health and the County of Lambton Child Health & Dental Services Department are marking the Period of PURPLE Crying during the month of November to draw awareness to Shaken Baby Syndrome. Shaken Baby Syndrome is caused by the violent shaking of an infant or young child, and is totally [...]

It’s sad when media chooses to sully a source of honour for community members

By J.D. BOOTH Editor & Publisher I was a little dismayed, but honestly not completely surprised, when I turned to our local print newspaper Saturday morning to find not a list of those honoured with a Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal (as we did on earlier this week) but a headline questioning why two [...]

Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal recipients will be honoured Friday


Local MP Pat Davidson will be presenting 30 recipients of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal with the honour at a private reception this Friday evening (Nov. 2). "They are from all walks of life and have each helped to make Canada a better place to live," noted Davidson. Those recognized include: Darren Allan, Petrolia Lawrence [...]

Fire on Army Camp road likely caused by unattended candle

  Lambton OPP say the likely cause of a fire that officials are deeming "not suspicious" on Army Camp Road in Lambton Shores was an unattended candle left in a bathroom. The incident, which occurred around 5:15 a.m. on Oct. 31, was covered by Northville Volunteer Fire Department, Thedford Volunteer Fire Department and the OPP. [...]

United Way continues its forward push with Locally Lambton Dinner on the horizon

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  By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton With now $1.2 million in the bank, the United Way is focusing its efforts in assisting those campaigns that are just about to kick off and the Locally Lambton Dinner on Wednesday, November 7. The Fourth Annual Locally Lambton Dinner is a buffet with food [...]

OPP releases identity of man killed in Saturday’s crash on Churchill Line

  The driver who died in Saturday's crash on Churchill Line at Gypsie Flats Road on Saturday (Oct. 27) has been identified as 33-year-old Jarod Brand of Enniskillen Township. Lambton OPP are continuing to investigate the crash, which happened around 1:45 p.m. Police, along with the Wyoming Volunteer Fire Department and Lambton County EMS were [...]

OPP investigating fatal one-vehicle crash in Brooke-Alvinston

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  Lambton OPP are investigating a single-vehicle crash that resulted in a 47-year-old woman from Petrolia, the only occupant of the vehicle involved, being pronounced dead at the scene. Police said the crash occurred around 5:45 a.m. when the vehicle, eastbound on Petrolia Line between Forest Road and Inwood Road, left the roadway and colided [...]

Nearly half of commercial vehicles stopped in area inspection taken off the road

  An inspection of some 16 commercial vehicles in the area, conducted Tuesday (Oct. 23) by a Joint Forces Operation involving Sarnia Police, Chatham-Kent Police, the OPP, Ministry of Finance and CN Police, resulted in seven of the vehicles taken off the road. Reasons cited were various defects, including incomplete daily trip inspections and non-compliant [...]

Motor boat stolen from Stag Island

  Lambton OPP say a tan-coloured aluminum 16-foot Starcraft motor boat has been stolen from Stag Island. The theft occurred sometime between 10 p.m. on Oct. 22 and 10 a.m. on Oct. 23, say police. There is no estimate on the loss.

TV stolen in Dawn-Euphemia township

Lambton OPP say a 42-inch Panasonic flat screen TV worth $900 was taken from a residence in the 4000 block of Edys Mills Line in Dawn-Euphemia Township on Tuesday (Oct. 23). The theft occurred some time between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. , with entry being made by damaging a door.