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OPP is reminding motorists to think ahead—with safe ride home

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Lambton County OPP is hoping that if you intend to consume alcoholic beverages this New Year’s eve that you will plan for a safe ride home. “Take responsibility for your actions and if you drink, don’t drive,” says Lambton County OPP Inspector Scott Janssens. “Arrange for a designated driver, take a taxi or stay overnight.  [...]

THE SHOW: Leafs to win the cup, Christmas Hello’s, Twas the night before Christmas

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Merry Christmas episode #112 This week some stories about people doing kind things at Christmas. Classic Christmas movies to watch. A special music video for Maple Leaf fans to enjoy! Out in the community meeting many special people with Christmas messages for everyone. A walk through the city enjoying many of the Christmas lights and [...]

County maintains ‘A+’ credit standing from rating agency

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The County of Lambton has been handed another “A+” credit rating from Standard & Poor’s (S&P), a financial research and analysis company.  In a research update released late last week, S&P said the rating affirmation reflects the County’s “very positive” liquidity, low debt burden, and good budgetary performance. “This latest credit rating demonstrates the County [...]

THE SHOW: 14 year old Country star Tori Hathaway, Focus on the road for Haiden

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This week on The Show with David Burrows 14 year old country music star Tori Hathaway performing her new Christmas single “Christmas Without You” In the community, A tragedy is turned into a positive. James Dugas from ?#?Sarnia? talks about the tragic road accident that took the life of his 5 year old son Haiden, 2 years ago. James want to [...]

NOVA greenlights $300m in local upgrades; says it will continue to eye major new plant

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NOVA Chemicals says it is moving forward with the second phase of a growth strategy that will see a 20% expansion of its Corunna cracker ethylene manufacturing as well as a debottleneck of its Moore low-density polyethylene line and a retrofit of a high-density polyethylene line, also at the Moore Township site. Wednesday’s corporate announcement [...]

Sarnia Christian School hosting free skate and hockey tournament at RBC Centre

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Excitement is building for the Annual Boxing Day Public Skate & Hockey Tournament, presented by Sarnia Cabinets, to be held at the RBC Centre on Thursday, December 26. The entire day will be a wonderful opportunity for everyone in the community to get out of their house and have some FREE fun! An exhilarating hockey [...]

United Way close to goal with just a few campaigns wrapping up

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By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton The campaign is still rolling along and we are approaching 95% of our goal. At this stage of the campaign, every donor and every dollar bring us closer to the goal. We still have a few outstanding campaigns to add up including the County of Lambton [...]

THE SHOW: The Pick Brothers, A 7 year old superstar!, Local events and more

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This week enjoy the music of “The Pick Brothers” who recently performed at Paddy Flaherty’s in Sarnia. Also 7 year old superstar Aibhlinn Deery from Sarnia reminds us that the gift of giving is something we should do all year round.   A list of local events, and more information about Sarnia New Years ball [...]

Ron James to appear at Imperial Theatre in February

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Fans of Canadian comic Ron James will be on this one in a flash. James is returning to the Imperial Theatre on Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014 for a concert. Tickets for the event are $56. With six critically acclaimed one-hour comedy specials under his belt and a television series entering its fifth successful season, James [...]

United Way campaign hits 90% mark, with $131k remaining

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The United Way of Sarnia-Lambton campaign pushed past the 90% level of its 2013 campaign and is currently at 93% of the $1.87 million target. “With the help of hundreds of volunteers around the community, and over 5,000 donors, we have raised $1,739,000, leaving us with $131,000 to go,” said Chris Hawksworth, United Way of [...]