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Petrolia hospital installing new nurse/patient communication system

R5 List View and Nurse Call Console

Patients, families and visitors of Charlotte Eleanor Englehart Hospital of Bluewater in Petrolia will see minor disruption in patient rooms and hallways beginning next week as the facility upgrades its nurse/patient communication system. On Wednesday, April 9th, work will begin to replace the existing system, matching the technology used at Bluewater Health in Sarnia. Sue Roger, [...]

Tundra swans now frequently seen as part of annual migration

This year's tundra swan viewers have included Betty Richardson, left, and Janet Wilkins, who braved the chilly weather on Saturday.

The “Return of the Tundra Swans,” although somewhat delayed this year due to abnormally cold weather, is well underway, with daily reports appearing on the Lambton County Libraries, Museums and Galleries website. Several hundred birds, who are on their way north, typically rest in the Old Thedford Bog, near Grand Bend. The birds seen in [...]

David Wilcox playing at Stubborn Mule this Saturday

David Wilcox

By DAVID BURROWS Canadian musician David Wilcox is coming to Sarnia March 29th, performing at the Stubborn Mule. Known to many as a Canadian Living Legend, David Wilcox is still growing strong with no signs of slowing down. Recently Wilcox gave an acoustic performance at the famous Hugh’s Room in Toronto, playing to a sold-out [...]

Another massive pile up on Highway 402 closes westbound lanes Tuesday evening

Lambton OPP say eight transport trucks and two fire service vehicles were involved in a multi-vehicle collision on westbound Highway 402 Tuesday evening, a mishap that resulted in at least five people going to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The accident, which occurred around 7:30 p.m. between Oil Heritage Road and Mandaumin Road, resulted in [...]

Wellabee rocks Stokes with reunion concert following documentary screening

Wellabee

Last weekend’s screening of “Nostalgia Kills: The Wellabee Documentary,” a locally produced film chronicling the life and times of an iconic Sarnia music phenomenon was, by all accounts a success. The Saturday night screening at the Imperial Theatre was followed by a reunion show at Stokes By the Bay. With friends, family and fans gathered [...]

‘Rockumentary’ filmmaker excited about upcoming screening

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Excitement is building as the release of the independent film titled “Nostalgia Kills: the Wellabee Documentary” being presented at Sarnia’s Imperial Theatre March 22. The Rockumentary of a band from Sarnia who traveled near and far is the creation of local independent filmmaker Mark Tetreault, lead singer for the reunited Wellabee. “I am thrilled that [...]

THE SHOW: The Music Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #124

The Show with David Burrows

This week! Episode #124 Watch it online now at www.davidburrows.ws Tom and Ben news join The Show with David Burrows! Indiefest announces details of the upcoming event! The Music Scene: Tim May from Aunt Stella’s Ashes shares influences, goals and performances of this strong independent rock band from Palm Coast, Florida! In The Community: Dan Stewart & Meghan Bond [...]

THE SHOW: The Music Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #123

The Show with David Burrows

Episode #123 The Music Scene Down to Cheeky Monkey to visit with DJ2. Three ladies who love to play and share music! In The Community #CANstruction event at Lambton Mall. The media challenge with The Sarnia Observer Blackburn Radio & LambtonShield.com all in an effort to raise money for The Inn Of The Good Shepherd. [...]

OPP respond to animal cruelty incident in Forest; chemicals found after search warrant

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On March 14, 2014 just before 5:30 p.m. Lambton County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers became involved in an animal cruelty investigation. During the investigation one 22 -year-old male from Forest was taken into custody where he remains at this time. Also, OPP officers executed a search warrant at a residential address on MacKenzie street in Forest [...]

OPP hopes video will spark new leads in investigation of Karen Caughlin’s murder

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The continuing investigation of the murder of 14-year-old Karen Caughlin has prompted the OPP to produce a seven-minute video with the hope that it will generate new leads in a case that will be 40 years old on Sunday. Neither the family or the OPP is giving up hope that those responsible will be found. [...]