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Petrolia youth faces charges of assault

A 17-year-old Petrolia youth, who cannot be named because of his age, faces two charges of assault after an incident that Lambton OPP say occurred last Friday night (Nov. 8). Police say a 37-year-old woman and her three children were riding their bicycles on Eureka Street when the accused began yelling and swearing at them. [...]

Locally Lambton dinner a success as United Way campaign continues to press forward

By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton What a great Locally Lambton Dinner! We owe a huge thank you to everybody who helped make the event so successful including sponsors Libro Financial Group, Lambton Federation of Agriculture, and Lambton College who really stepped up to the plate this year and not only looked [...]

Petrolia Community Theatre presents ‘couples comedy’ at VPP

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 Petrolia Community Theatre takes to the VPP stage this week with “‘Til Beth Do Us Part” by Jones, Hope & Wooten with a special meet the cast evening on Thursday night. The show runs Nov. 14, 15, and 16 (at 7:30 p.m.) with a Nov. 17 matinee performance at 2 p.m. When Suzannah Hayden, who is trying [...]

THE SHOW: Orthodox Celts, Aleksandar Petrovic, First Friday Sarnia

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Orthodox Celts lead vocalist Aleksandar Petrovic from Belgrade Serbia talks with us about his Celtic rock group and their EP ” 1,2,5″ First Friday in Sarnia at The Lawrence House with local musicians “Little Spirit Riot” and then down the cultural strip for more entertainment and events. Local event listings and more. To list your [...]

Music fans ‘WOWED’ by Rival Sons & The Damn Truth

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By DAVID BURROWS Photography Courtesy of Kerry M. Belliveau Rival Sons from Long Beach California completed their 2 1/2 week tour at The Stubborn Mule this past Tuesday. Not just another rock n roll band, Rival Sons brought their best game with sounds of Rock, Blues and many genres into one complete and original sound. [...]

Bailey’s private member’s bill to create tax credit for food donations becomes law

It’s rare that a private member’s bill makes it to a vote in a legislature—provincial or federal—but Sarnia-Lambton MPP Bob Bailey has beat the odds with an effort that will become law on Wednesday with Royal Assent. Under the legislation, the Local Food Act 2013, farmers who donate surplus crops will receive a tax credit [...]

County calls public discussion of Great Lakes water levels ‘successful’

The County of Lambton is closing the books on a successful public forum which addressed the future of Great Lakes water levels.  Nearly 100 people attended the day-long session at the Holiday Inn in Point Edward on Tuesday. Attendees heard from Gordon Walker, Canadian Commissioner, International Joint Commission (IJC) regarding the IJC’s recommendations dated April [...]

Ghosts of Sarnia – Believe or Not Believe ?

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By DAVID BURROWS This past week “Ghosts of Sarnia,” a documentary   originally released in 2007, was featured again at the Sarnia Public Library Theatre. Independent filmmaker Tony Frangis and some local friends were intrigued by several spooky stories they had heard and decided to investigate the paranormal claims. I had heard different opinions about [...]

‘The Wholigans’ tribute band performs at the Stubborn Mule


By DAVID BURROWS From Las Vegas to Florida and all around the world, “The Wholigans,” the world’s first and longest running tribute to The Who since 1982, played the Stubborn Mule this past Friday. It was a curious crowd and many I spoke to asked me if I had ever witnessed the “The Wholigans” before. [...]

‘Art at the Lake’ exhibition and sale continues through Sunday


The annual Sarnia Artists’ Workshop sale and exhibition—Art at the Lake—continues Saturday and Sunday (Nov. 2 and 3) after a successful first day for many of the artists at the event. This year the event is at the Lambton Inn, adjacent to the north entrance to Lambton College. Saturday hours are through 5 p.m.; the [...]