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Enbridge donates $5k to Plympton-Wyoming

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As part of its Safe Community Program, now in its third year, Enbridge recently donated $5,000 to the Wyoming Volunteer Fire Department. Department officials say the funds will be used for a breathing apparatus and extrication suits. The Enbridge program provides financial support to firefighters, police departments and other first responders to be used to acquire new [...]

Lambton Lions roar back to win men’s college hoops opener

Mike Lucier hit a three-pointer, his fourth of the game, and Anthony Grasso drained two free throws in the waning seconds to lift the Lambton Lions to 70-67 win over St. Clair Saints in Windsor on Wednesday night. It was the OCAA basketball season opener for both teams. Victor McGinnis led the Lions with 23 [...]

Two of the top Greater Ontario Junior League teams go head-to-head tonight at the Sarnia Arena

By Dan McCaffery The Sarnia Legionnaires will face what may be their toughest test of the season Thursday, Nov. 3 when they host the St. Marys Lincolns. The Lincs are the only club in the Western Ontario Hockey Conference that Sarnia has not beaten this year. In their only previous match, which came Sept. 16 [...]

Man busted for drugs not far from Police Headquarters

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A 57-year-old man is charged with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking as a result a 9-1-1 hang up call. As a result of a policy to investigate all emergency hang ups to ensure the safety of any occupants police went to a residence in the 500 block of North Christina Street just after noon [...]

Talia Chiarelli of Bluewater Gymnastics Club wins silver medal at Pan Am Games

Another Sarnia-trained athlete has returned from the Pan Am Games with a medal. Talia Chiarelli of Ottawa, who trains at the Bluewater Gymnastics Club on the Golden Mile was part of the silver medal winning women's gymnastics event recently in Mexico. Sarnia's Dominque Pegg was not able to compete. She injured her hand in training [...]

LSSAA scores from Tuesday, November 1, 2011

SENIOR GIRLS BASKETBALL Regular Season Northern – 55 St. Pat's – 26 JUNIOR BOYS VOLLEYBALL Regular Season Northern – 3 Stat line: 25-23, 25-19, 25-16 POM Cory Burr, Andrew Shortt St. Pat's – 0 Stat line: POM Dan Carter, Ryan Taylor Regular Season St. Francois-Xavier – 3 NLSS – 0 SENIOR BOYS VOLLEYBALL Regular Season [...]

Sarnia and Lambton Shores both fare well at the national Community in Bloom awards

The City of Sarnia and the Municipality of Lambton Shores both received the highest honour, five blooms, at the Community in Bloom national awards this weekend past in Quebec City. The city was recognized for urban forestry program, while Lambton Shores was honoured for the revitalization of the Grand Bend beach.

Petrolia man charged after allegedly threatening youths with a knife

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A 54-year-old man faces a bevy of charges following an incident in Petrolia on Friday evening. Lambton OPP say they were called to investigate a theft of money from a wallet on Wingfield Street just before 6 pm.  During the course of the investigation another call was received from a nearby parking lot indicating that a [...]

Bluewater Health marks Patient Safety Week

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Bluewater Heath is marking Canadian Patient Safety Week; an annual national campaign that began in 2005 and is led by the Canadian Patient Safety Institute to inspire extraordinary improvement in patient safety and quality.  The theme of this year’s Canadian Patient Safety Week is ‘Ask. Listen. Talk.’ which is intended to inspire thousands of healthcare professionals, patients and [...]

UPDATED: Sting acquire Thompson from Erie and Duininck from Windsor, while sending Broussard to Ottawa

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Trader Jacques is at it again.   General Manager Jacques Beaulieu has announced the Sarnia Sting Hockey Club has acquired overage forward Brett Thompson from the Erie Otters today (Monday, Oct. 31) in the first of three trades the club would make.   The Sting have sent their 3rd round pick in the 2012 OHL [...]