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Resources abound for new parents as Lambton College ECE grad discovers

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  Lisa Teft wonders how she ever managed without her resource centre. As an early childhood educator at the Sarnia YMCA St. Joseph’s Child Care, Teft works with babies between two and 18 months of age daily. She loves the cuddles, snuggles and smiles that come with the job, yet there is also the challenge [...]

Corunna’s Shred-it campaign tons of success


"It was our best ever," said Ron Skreptak of the annual Shred-it Day put on by the Corunna Community Policing Committee. Held Saturday, May 5, the event resulted in more than 7,000 pounds of documents being brought to the Corunna detachment of the OPP. Skreptak, who chairs the Corunna Community Policing Committee, says the organization [...]

Former Petrolia doctor is disciplined by governing authority

A former Petrolia physician, Dr. Robert M. Carter, faces a public reprimand and the suspension of his license to practice for 18 months. The College of Physicians and Surgeons said the doctor, who now lives in London, was found to have engaged in the sexual abuse of a patient.  The College also said Carter "failed [...]

Rogers Bayfest has suggestions for Mother’s Day gift packages


  Scrambling to find the perfect gift idea for your Mom this Mother’s Day? Rogers Sarnia Bayfest is suggesting a ticket package and has a "quiz" to take with suggestions for which music package, depending on your answers. (If you answer YES, to any of these questions take the points associated with that question and [...]

Pam’s Kitchen: Crock Pot Chicken Pot Pie

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  I’m back! This week “Pam’s Kitchen” has a recipe that will knock you socks off! Yes, another nutritious, easy one to prepare and enjoy.   Crock Pot Chicken Pot Pie   Prep Time: 25 min. Cook Time: 8 to 10 hrs. Servings: 8   Ingredients:   1 ¼ lb. boneless chicken breasts 1- 18 [...]

Bluewater Health heralds Best Practices candidacy just ahead of Nursing Week

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The selection of Bluewater Health as one of three candidates for the Canadian arm of the Best Practices Spotlight Organization was celebrated Friday at the Sarnia site. The Registered Nurses Association of Canada launched the Best Practice Guidelines Program in 1999 to provide the best available evidence for patient care across a wide range of [...]

Sarnia man charged under racing law on Highway 40

Lambton OPP say they charged a 46-year-old Sarnia man with racing a motor vehicle on Wednesday (May 2) about 6:30 a.m. The incident occurred near Moore Line. Radar was used to confirm that the vehicle being driven was travelling at more than 50 km/h over the posted speed limit of 80 km/h. The vehicle was [...]

OPP arrest two area men, both charged with sexual assault

  Lambton OPP say they have arrested two men, charging both with three counts of sexual assault. Both John Brunton, 61, of Sarnia, and 67-year-old Roger Brunton of Point Edward are alleged to have made the assaults in Point Edward over the past year. Additionally John Brunton is charged with one count of assault. The [...]

Voices from Lambton’s Past: First of four road trips to enjoy

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By BOB McCARTHY As the weather improves, we all begin to think about going out for an afternoon drive. Back in 1999, at the time of Lambton County’s sesquicentennial (150th anniversary) my wife and I drove all over our county, searching out historic points of interest. The result was four driving tours of Lambton [...]

Environment Canada issues severe thunderstorm warning for area


Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for the Sarnia-Lambton.  The event, which is said to come between 8:15 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Thursday evening may be accompanied by torrential rain, strong wind gusts and large hail. Officials are warning to take cover immediately if the system hits.