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International Symphony season begins with ‘Opening Dance’

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The International Symphony Orchestra will begin its 2014/15 season with “Opening Dance” on October 10 at Sarnia’s Imperial Theatre and October 11 at McMorran Theatre in Port Huron. The ISO begins its 57th season with what it is calling a joyous “Celebration of the Dance,” showcasing glorious and much-loved melodies from ballet, theatre, and cinema. The performances, […]

It was smiles all around at opening of new Habitat for Humanity home in Petrolia

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Several teams of women builders have not only made history at Habitat for Humanity Sarnia/Lambton; they’ve helped to generate what has to be two of the greatest smiles ever seen in the area. Those came from the faces of the new residents of 386 Northridge Place in Petrolia, Sharon Silk and Karen Ramsay, two clients […]

Sign of the times: Petrolia said to be ‘even friendlier’

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The Town of Petrolia just got even friendlier. So says a news release from the Town after a new welcome sign at the north entrance to the Town was installed. The $45,000 project, which was constructed by Pride Signs of Cambridge, includes quarried stone to symbolize the Town’s foundation. The sign is lit at night […]

United Way approaching 45% of its $1.92 million goal

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By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton The United Way eclipsed the 40% level of the $1.92 million campaign this week and has set its sights on the 45% mark. I think we should hit the 45% level by Wednesday or Thursday, thanks in large part to the many industrial campaigns that have already kicked off, […]

Want to stop smoking? Help is closer than you may think

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If you want help to stop smoking, finding the encouragement and support you need may be as close as your community professional. “It makes sense,” said Marie Chaves, Health Promoter with Lambton Public Health. “Clients see community professionals every day seeking valuable and timely information for themselves and their families. If the client smokes, professionals […]

County museum staff reaching out as preparations for oil heritage exhibit take shape

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The Oil Museum of Canada is calling on the community to contribute to an upcoming virtual exhibit, being developed by the museum and its community partners for the Virtual Museums of Canada.  The exhibit regarding “Canada’s foreign oil drillers” is scheduled to launch in the spring of 2015 and will tell the story of local […]

OPINION: The real issue in the Ray Rice saga

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By JON MAILLET First off, yes…what Ray Rice did was certainly a terrible thing, it shouldn’t have happened, and hopefully won’t again. However, what the NFL and the Baltimore Ravens have done is far worse. No matter what you think of Ray Rice, he at least has accepted responsibility for his actions, has not tried […]

THE SHOW: Celebrating 150 Episodes!

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An extra special edition. Episode #150 A behind the scenes look at “The Show”. Glenn MacKinnon and Adam miner take over “The Show” for this episode in order to ask David many personal questions about “The Show” A special dedication to the late “Ron Eckerman” and special footage of his last known interview with David. […]

‘The Show’ celebrates its 150th episode this week

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It’s been a long run for David Burrows but his weekly review of local entertainment is still going strong. Indeed, “The Show” is hitting a notable milestone this week with its 150th episode. The video program, which can be seen on LambtonShield.com every week (it goes online at 9 a.m. Wednesdays), began as an expression […]

United Way campaign is going full steam with Day of Caring on Tuesday

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By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton Tomorrow (Tuesday, September 16) is Campaign Kickoff day with the Day of Caring. As a result of employee kickoff BBQs last week at Styrolution, all four NOVA Chemicals sites, Imperial Oil, and Cabot, plus a steady flow of contributions from retirees, I’m pleased to report that […]