Archive for the ‘Petrolia’ Category

Local high school wrestlers fare well at OFSSA

  Local athletes won two gold medals and a silver at the recent provincial high school wrestling championships in Sudbury. Emily Schaefer of Northern and Darby Huckle of St. Clair took first place in their respective women's weight classes, while Siobhan Smith of Northern was second her weight class.   Meantime, Ethan Smith and Robbie [...]

Bluewater Health seeks public input into patient values

  As part of new province-wide legislation, Bluewater Health wants to know what values are most important to patients and families while in the care of its hospital sites in Sarnia and Petrolia “We are keen to make the creation of our new Declaration of Patient Values a consultative process and we look forward to [...]

Petrolia Squires lose on home ice. Series tied at 2.

  The Petrolia Squires have given back home-ice advantage in its Western Ontario Senior Hockey League playoff series with Monkton. The Wildcats beat the Squires, 3-2 on Sunday night at the Greenwood Recreation Cetnre. The best-of-seven series is now tied at 2 games each. Game five is in Monkton on Friday night, followed by Game [...]

Be careful around waterways; conversation authorities

  Residents are again being reminded to stay clear of area watercourses, due to slippery banks, cold and swift moving water and deteriorating ice conditions. The St. Clair Region Conservation Authority reports that flooding has taken place around Brigden, Petrolia and Oil Springs as well as Waterworks Road, north of Courtright Line and Pretty Road, [...]

SIU clears Lambton OPP in case from last September

  Ontario's Special Investigations Unit has cleared the OPP of any wrong-doing in the death of a Lambton County man.  In a release, the SIU says officers attempted to stop a vehicle on Highway 402 just before midnight last September 23 because of unauthorized plates. It says the driver initially refused to stop and was [...]

Squires tame the Cats in Monkton; lead series, 2-1

  The Petrolia Squires have taken a 2-1 series lead in its Western Ontario Senior Hockey League playoffs with a 3-1 win over the Wildcats last night in Monkton. A scoring summary was not made available to either nor the league website. Game four is tomorrow (Sunday) at Petrolia's Greenwood Recreation Centre. Game time [...]

Tense moments in rural Lambton County

  A 34-year-old Wallaceburg man faces several charges following a standoff with the OPP that began late last night and came to a peaceful conclusion early this morning. Authorities says the suspect, whom they describe as distraught, holed up in his vehicle for four hours after police stopped the vehicle with a spike belt on [...]

More local schools to offer Full-day kindergarten

  Two schools in Sarnia and another in St. Clair Township will join the growing list of schools in Ontario to offer full-day kindergarten this September. The schools are Rosedale Public School and St. Therese Catholic School, both in Sarnia and Mooretown-Courtright in Mooretown.   Several other schools in Sarnia-Lambton will join the group in [...]

Arts and entertainment tonight on “Wright to the Point” on TVCOGECO

  A local high school teacher from SCITS is heading to El Salvador later this month to do his part in the trying to revitalize a part of the Central American country as a cultural hub.   Dan White will join host Barry Wright on “Wright to the Point” on TVCOGECO tonight.   In the [...]

Public given two months to comment on health study reports

  A Mississauga-based consulting company says a proposed community health study in Lambton County must include several factors, not just how close those with health problems live to petrochemical facilities. In its Literature Review Report, Intrinsik Environmental Sciences Inc. says a study must also take into account occupation, lifestyle and residential history if it wants [...]