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THE SHOW: The Entertainment Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #153

The Show with David Burrows #153

October First Friday The Entertainment Scene:Executive Director for International Symphony Orchestra, Ann Brown talks about the season opener for ISO at Sarnia Imperial Theatre. In The Community: Young Entrepreneur, Luke Habel talks about his Reptile petting zoo at the Lambton College event “Thrills of Entrepreneurship” Apps with Mark Russell: This week Mark talks about the […]

Economic Partnership plans to poll area residents on connectivity issues

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The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership, in association with the Southwest Economic Alliance (SWEA), wants to hear from local residents regarding their accessibility to the internet and their use of information communication technologies for earning income, communicating, and training. To better understand the needs of the Sarnia-Lambton region and ultimately reduce gaps in access to the internet, […]

Well-known photographer/musician Larry Towell appear at Sarnia Library Theatre

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Well-known local photographer and musician Larry Towell will be at the Sarnia Library Theatre tonight (Wednesday, October 8) from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Admission for the event is $10. The local artist, who grew up and still lives in the area, studied visual arts at York University, where his interest in photography began. In 1976, Towell volunteered […]

OPP continuing its investigation of Monday bank robbery in Corunna

Lambton OPP did what their infrastructure allows them to do on Monday in the wake of a bank robbery in Corunna. Police aren’t saying whether any money was taken from the RBC Royal Bank branch on Lyndoch Street, but there were no injuries during the incident, which occurred around 1:45 p.m. A male suspect, described […]

United Way approaching million dollar mark, just over half the target

By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton Now sitting at over $960,000, I expect we should hit the first million dollar mark by the middle of this week. Last week, we saw more of our retirees and annuitants’ donations come in, plus more money raised at Imperial, NOVA Chemicals, WorleyParsons, Department of Fisheries and […]

Justin Hines to perform at Imperial Theatre this coming Saturday

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Justin Hines has been given the ability to share his voice and music with the world, and now he has the opportunity to give back to the community. Whether he is performing his music or simply speaking to an audience, Justin Hines consistently captivates and inspires those around him. In 2014, he was made a Member […]

Lambton County will spend up to $60k intervening in anti-wind turbine case

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Lambton County Council decided on Wednesday to authorize the spending of up to $60,000 in an application to have intervenor status on a court challenge that cites the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms in a fight over the Ontario government’s process for approving wind turbines. The decision was made after Council heard a presentation from […]

Local artist heading to Nfld. for one-month curator residency in February

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The Assistant Curator at the Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery is being honoured with a prestigious curatorial residency. Darryn Doull is one of only two recipients of the inaugural Hnatyshyn Foundation – Fogo Island Art Young Curator Residency, a one-month residency at Fogo Island, Newfoundland in February 2015. During the residency, Doull will work […]

THE SHOW: The Entertainment Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #152

The Show with David Burrows #152

Episode #152 Recap: Skate-A-Palooza The Entertainment Scene: The St. Clair Colts Drumline recently won Ontario Championships and now are preparing to perform and record at DNA Music on Oct. First Friday, Ken Van Ewyk shares the story. In The Community: Anja Christensen and John Milos talk about “Thrills of Entrepreneurship” a special event being held […]

One Tomato ‘Souper’ Day returns this Friday in downtown Sarnia

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First Friday is just around the corner and now there’s another reason to head downtown on Friday, October 3: One Tomato Souper Day is back! The annual ‘souper’ giveaway was a big success in 2013, because of funding through the Sarnia branch of the Awesome Foundation and One Tomato’s many supportive friends here in Sarnia-Lambton. This […]