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K106.3 FM celebrating 15 years of rock at sold-out show tonight

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By DAVID BURROWS The celebration is on tonight as local rock station K106.3 FM is having its 15 year birthday bash at the Stubborn Mule. Canadian artist Sam Roberts along with The Pick Brothers from Toronto will be performing to an already sold out crowd. Radio personality and program director for K106.3fm Rob Jenkins says [...]

Sarnia Justice Film Festival features ‘Chasing Ice’ as it wraps up its season

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The Sarnia Justice Film Festival’s 2013–2014 season concludes on Saturday, April 26 with a screening of Chasing Ice, a breathtaking film that explores Earth’s retreating glaciers like never before. In the spring of 2005, acclaimed environmental photographer James Balog headed to the Arctic on a tricky assignment for National Geographic: to capture images to help tell the [...]

VON and Women in Networking Present Handbags for Homecare

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VON in Partnership with Women in Networking Sarnia will be presenting Handbags for Homecare at the Holiday Inn, Sarnia on Wednesday April 9  from 7-10 p.m. The event will feature live entertainment from local musicians Brett Hendrix, Erica and Sara as well as the St. Clair High School Jazz band. The event will feature a [...]

Lambton College hosts seventh annual Empty Bowls event to end hunger

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In an effort to raise awareness of all the empty bowls in the world, Lambton College is once again inviting the community to enjoy a simple meal of bread and soup in a handmade pottery bowl. On Tuesday, April 8, 2014, Lambton College will host their seventh annual Empty Bowls fundraiser to help end hunger [...]

THE SHOW: The Music Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #126

Local musicians at The Johnny Warrent Studios

Episode #126 The Music Scene: A visit to the Johnny Warrent Studios in Sarnia with local musicians sharing their passion for music and current projects. In The Community: Julie Jenkins shares “Handbags for Homecare”, an upcoming event in Sarnia to support the VON. Special mentio to Rockridje and many others. More good deeds happening in [...]

Petrolia hospital installing new nurse/patient communication system

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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

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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

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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 [...]