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County’s Long-term Care Homes exceeded standards in recent exercises

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The County of Lambton is celebrating high scores in vulnerable sector evacuations practiced at each of its three Long-Term Care Homes.  The drills, mandatory under recent changes to the Ontario Fire Code, were carried out recently at Lambton Meadowview Villa in Petrolia, Marshall Gowland Manor in Sarnia, and North Lambton Lodge in Forest under the […]

Carruthers Foundation gives $45k to St. Joseph’s Hospice

Ashvin Thakkar, Board Member, St. Joseph’s Hospice; Grant McKenzie, Fund Development Committee, St. Joseph’s Hospice; Sandy Nicolson, Director of Residence, St. Joseph’s Hospice; Mike Smith, RN, St. Joseph’s Hospice; Dr. Allison Crombeen, Medical Director of Residence, St. Joseph’s Hospice; Larry Scully, President, Carruthers Foundation; Ted Evans, Carruthers Foundation; Larry Lafranier, Executive Director, St. Joseph’s Hospice; Paul Dusten, Board Chair, St. Joseph’s Hospice; Mike Hanki, Past Chair, St. Joseph’s Hospice and Bob Murray, Board Member, St. Joseph’s Hospice.

The Carruthers Foundation, an organization that represents the legacy of two retired Sarnia physicians, has made a significant donation toward efforts to enhance the future of hospice nursing. The $45,000 donation to the Carruthers Foundation Nursing Education Fund was made Thursday morning at St. Joseph’s Hospice Sarnia Lambton. The donation honours the legacy of Dr. […]

THE SHOW: The Entertainment Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #161

Karissa Kern plays 'EMILY' in 'Finding Christmas' performed by The Nightingales Chorus

The Show with David Burrows #161Recap: Theory of a Deadman at ‘RUSTIC with Gloryhound & Head of the Herd. ‘Giving Tuesday’ on thru December!The Entertainment Scene:The Nightingales Chorus now in their 19th year coming to Imperial Theatre, Sarnia ON. Karissa Kern (Age 8) who plays ‘Emily’ talks to us about finding Christmas!In The Community:The Seaway […]

Seaway Sounds to perform Dec. 5th First Friday at Cheeky Monkey

Seaway Sounds to perform at Cheeky Monkey for Dec. 5th First Friday 7-9pm

The Seaway Sounds Chorus is an international chorus which is part of Sweet Adelines International, the world’s largest women’s singing organization.  Choruses  can be found all over the U.S.A. and Canada as well as Australia, Finland, Germany, Japan, Sweden, New Zealand, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom.  The group performs regularly at first Friday events in […]

United Way campaign now at 86% of goal, still ahead of last year’s pace


By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton The United Way campaign has reached 86% of the $1,920,000 campaign goal and the optimism remains high. We are expecting results from Shell Canada employees and the LANXESS retirees, each with a matching corporate gift that will bring us into the mid 90% level of the […]

Truck driver arrested at border after allegedly importing child porn

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Lsmbton OPP have arrested and charged a 29-year-old Brampton, Ont., truck driver who was attempting to re-enter Canada at the Blue Water Bridge last Thursday (November 27). Canada Border Services Agency had sent the driver to a secondary inspection when the material was allegedly found. At that point, OPP were called and the man was […]

Pat Davidson finishing up strong career as the people’s representative

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When Pat Davidson finishes up her term as Member of Parliament for Sarnia-Lambton in a few months, she will have left a legacy that only the most ambitious (and hardworking) elected officials could possibly hope to top. And maybe not even then. The fact is, even when Davidson, a Conservative, first became MP in the 2006 […]

THE SHOW: The Entertainment Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #160

The Show with David Burrows #160

Recap: Sloan visits K106.3, Lambton College Hospitality & Tourism Management Mardi Gras party a success! Win tix to see Theory of a Deadman!The Entertainment Scene:Up and coming Singer/Songwriter/Musician Cassy Hunt shares her passion for music and performs an original song called, How we got this way. In The Community: It’s time for giving and Dec. 2nd […]

Winter Wonderland fundraiser continues Sunday at DeGroot’s

Rory Gough, 5, and his sister Lily Gough, 7, got a chance to check out a couple of Santa's reindeer on the first day of the Winter Wonderland at DeGroot's Nurseries. The event continues Sunday.

There may be no better way to get into the Holiday spirit than with the Winter Wonderland that’s going on Saturday until 4 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Proceeds from the admission ($12 for adults, $10 for children and seniors) will go toward supporting Bluewater Health Foundation’s efforts locally. Children 3 […]

Craig Cardiff happy to be returning to Sarnia for Dec. 12 concert


Craig Cardiff’s final song in his upcoming December 12 concert at the Story in downtown Sarnia will almost certainly be one that he’s become somewhat famous for—”When People Go.” But that’s maybe getting a bit ahead of things, since the Waterloo-born singer/composer, who now lives in Arnprior, will be singing lots before he gets to that point […]