Archive for the ‘Petrolia’ Category

Petrolia man charged after allegedly threatening youths with a knife


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 […]

Local senior hockey teams winless in three weekend encounters

Lambton's two senior hockey clubs came up empty in the win column on the weekend. The Petrolia Squires lost 4-2 against Komoka and 8-6 versus Milverton, while Goderich scored five times in the second period to beat Thedford, 7-4. The Squires are 3-4 on the season.  Thedford is 2-6.  

Pap test clinics in the area for the next week

As part of the National Pap Test Campaign being held during National Cervical Cancer Awareness Week (October 23-29), Bluewater Health, in conjunction with local physicians, the Community Health Services Department, the Canadian Cancer Society, the North Lambton Community Health Centre, and the Walpole Island Health Centre is pleased to invite women in Sarnia-Lambton to take advantage of the […]

“Wright to the Point” airs tonight on TVCOGECO


The Executive Director of the United Way of Sarnia-Lambton, Dave Brown, will update viewers tonight (Wednesday, Oct. 19) on just how close the annual campaign is to reaching the $1 million mark when he makes an appearance on “Wright to the Point” on TVCOGECO. Sarnia Councillor Bev MacDougall will also come by to discuss a […]

OPP make drug-related arrest in Petrolia

Lambton OPP say an arrest was made in Petrolia Friday night (Oct. 14, 2011) after members of its Safe Streets Unit stopped a vehicle on Eureka Street. The stop, which occurred around 9:15 p.m., included a subsequent search of the vehicle. Police allege they discovered four oxycodone pills, an undisclosed amount of cash and assorted […]

Update: Lawn mower death caused by ‘compressed asphyxia’

A coroner's report on the death of Dennis Kelly has determined the 56-year-old Petrolia man died of "compressed asphyxia" after the ride-on lawnmower he was operating went over an embankment near the St. Clair River and landed on him. Lambton OPP are continuing their investigation into the cause of the incident  which occurred Oct. 11.

SCITS golfer near the top of the leaderboard at provincial high school golf tournament

Dan Bowling of SCITS is tied for third place at the OFSSA Boys Golf Festival in Belleville. Bowling shot a 70 on Wednesday, three shots back of the leader, Paul Doig of Clinton based-Central Huron Secondary School.   Meantime, the Lambton Central-Petrolia team of Derek Hinchcliffe, Derek Morden, Connor Mathers and Luke Stephens is tied […]

“Wright to the Point” tonight at 7 pm on TVCOGECO


Newly re-elected MPP Bob Bailey will be among the guests tonight on “Wright to the Point” on TVCOGECO. Veteran journalist Barry Wright will also welcome Dave McPhail, the chairman of the local Save the Jail Committee and Tom Marshall of the Sarnia Fire Rescue Service who will talk about Fire Safety Week.   “Wright to […]

Thedford tops Petrolia in senior hockey action

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Justin Lightfoot, Brad Pettigrew and Joe Vandusen each had a goal and an assist and Dave Riddell made 40 saves to lead Thedford to a 4-2 home ice win over Petrolia in Western Ontario Senior Hockey League action on Saturday. Thedford is now 2-1 on the season, while the Squires are winless in its first […]