Archive for the ‘Lambton County’ Category

Area business advocates are in Chicago to promote benefits of Lambton County

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  The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership is promoting the benefits of Lambton County this week in Chicago at the 2012 Private Label Manufacturers Association (PLMA) Private Label Trade Show. The event is America’s largest private label tradeshow, with this year's show presenting more than 2,000 exhibitors representing more than 35 countries, all seeking to expand their share of the large global [...]

OPP charge Sarnia man with drunk driving

Lambton OPP say they made a traffic stop on St. Clair Parkway in the area of Curran Avenue Saturday night (Nov. 10), subsequently charging a 54-year-old Sarnia man with driving over the legal limit. The man will appear in a Sarnia court to speak to the charges, including driving a motor vehicle with an open [...]

United Way continues to move forward in wake of Locally Lambton Dinner

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By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton The United Way has reached the 68% mark on the campaign thermometer this past week thanks to a great start at Lambton College, early school returns, very successful Locally Lambton Dinner and a number of special events at worksites such as Enbridge Pipelines, County of Lambton [...]

Local funding for HPV vaccine receives government funding

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  Ontario government funding has been extended to provide the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine Gardasil® FREE to females in grades 9-12 and to females who were in Grade 8 during the 2007/2008 school year. With more than 100 types, Human Papillomavirus is one of the leading sexually transmitted infections (STIs). HPV can infect many parts [...]

Remembering the sacrifice of those who paid the price

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  Every Remembrance Day, residents of Sarnia-Lambton take the time to honour and pay tribute to those who fought for the liberation of millions around the world and died for our freedom. Local MPP Bob Bailey is one of those who is reaching out to encourage members of the community to respect the contributions of [...]

Highlights of Lambton County Council meeting

 At its regular meeting on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 1:15 p.m., Lambton County Council:  —Recognized students attending County of Lambton facilities for Take Your Kids to Work Day. —Presented a plaque of recognition to the North Lambton Lodge Auxiliary for its donation towards the building of a Gazebo and its continued support of residents [...]

OPP investigating two area thefts involving ATV and trailer

  Lambton OPP say they are investigating two thefts of property in recent days, one involving an ATV from a Wyoming business, the other a trailer used to transport the head of a combine from a field near Highway 40 and Hill Street in Corunna. The ATV theft occurred sometime between 3 p.m. Nov. 3 [...]

OPP say taking proactive approach best way to thwart crime

  Lambton OPP says it is taking a proactive approach to crime prevention through education and enforcement. "Crime Prevention week is a great opportunity to raise awareness about safety and security around your home.  Homeowners can help deter crime by properly maintaining and caring for your property," according to a media release. The OPP offers [...]

Bluewater Health Foundation plans to auction several art pieces

  Bluewater Health is working with Van Klaveren Auctions Inc. to coordinate an online art auction from November 1 to 20. Among the offerings will be framed photography and watercolour and oil paintings, clocks, a hand- woven Oriental rug, and stained glass, by professional and local artists. During Bluewater Health’s recent construction project, a lengthy [...]

Program bringing attention to Shaken Baby Syndrome

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  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 [...]