Archive for the ‘Petrolia’ Category

Petrolia Squires come up short in season opener

It was not the start to the season that the Petrolia Squires were looking for. The Squires fell 7-2 last nigh (Friday, October 7) t to the Tillsonburg Vipers in Petrolia's home and season opener at the Greenwood Recreation Centre.   The visiting Vipers scored three times in each of the first two periods and […]

Red Rally set for Petrolia on Friday

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The annual Red Friday Rally is set for today (Friday, October 7) at the Royal Canadian Legion branch in Petrolia. The event, scheduled from 5 pm to midnight, shows support for Canadian troops and their families. Linda Smith of the Lambton County Military Family Support Group says the nose and cockpit from a T33 from […]

Thanksgiving closures at Bluewater Health

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The following information about what's open and what's not at Bluewater Health sites in Sarnia and Petrolia on Thanksgiving Monday, October 10 has been provided to We are happy to pass it along to you, or readers, as a public service.   Bluewater Health – Sarnia Sites   The Emergency Department is OPEN 24 […]

“Wright to the Point” tonight (Wed, Oct 5) on TVCOGECO


Two prominent Lambton County residents, both with new jobs, will highlight tonight's (Wednesday, Oct 5) edition of “Wright to the Point” on TVCOGECO. Jim Burns will look back on his political career and look forward on his time as Chief Administrative Office for the village of Point Edward and Kathy Alexander , the new Executive […]

Tillsonburg beats Thedford in senior hockey action

The Tillsonburg Thunder scored three goals in the first period and coasted to a 6-2 win over Thedford in Western Ontario Senior Hockey League action on Saturday night in Tillsonburg. Dan Care led the Dogs with a goal and an assists. Thedford's next game is Saturday night against Petrolia at 7:30.   Meantime, the Squires […]

Thedford wins its senior hockey home opener

Forest's Justin Smith had a goal and two assists and Dave Riddell turned aside 43 shots to lead Thedford to a 4-2 win over Milverton in the Dirty Dogs home opener in the Western Ontario Senior Hockey League on Friday night. Thedford is at Tillsonburg tonight. (Saturday, October 1)             […]

OPP report mischief at Petrolia’s Heritage Heights Golf Course

Lambton County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is investigating a mischief that occurred sometime in the early morning hours of September 27, 2011 at the Heritage Heights Golf Course on Garden Crescent.  Police say unknown person or persons used spray paint to deface two flags, some grass areas around two greens and a tree. A porta […]

Charlie Fairbank inducted into Canadian Petroleum Hall of Fame

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Lambton's longest oil producing family now has two family members in the Canadian Petroleum Hall of Fame. At an induction gala dinner last week in Calgary, Charlie Fairbank accepted a crystal award and was acknowledged by the crowd of 350 guests as the country's newest member of the Canadian Petroleum Hall of Fame.  In 1997, […]

Bluewater Health’s Sarnia Emergency dept. experiencing high number of patients; not so in Petrolia

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Bluewater Health in Sarnia is experiencing higher volumes of Emergency Department visits than at any time in its history. According to Sue Roger, Business Director of Medical Programs, “Our average volume is 170 to 180 patients daily, however this week our (ER) team has been caring for over 190 to 210 patients each day. Volumes have been […]

Arson suspected as cause of abandoned trailer fire on Discovery Line in Petrolia

Lambton OPP are treating a fire in Petrolia Wednesday night (Sept. 21( as a possible case of arson. The fire, which began in an abandoned trailer in the 4000 block of Discovery Line at around 11 p.m., was responded to by Petrolia Fire Department and Lambton County OPP. No one was inside the structure at […]