Archive for the ‘Petrolia’ Category

LSSAA scores for Thursday, September 22, 2011

JUNIOR GIRLS SOCCER Regular Season Northern – 5 Stat line: Goals:Katrina Fairbairn(2), Emily Sparham, Kayleigh Royer, Kristi Pugsley Shutout:Laura Pugsley St. Clair – 0 Regular Season St. Chris – 1 Stat line: Maria Vani Shutout: Riley Wilhelm LCCVI – 0 JUNIOR BOYS VOLLEYBALL Regular Season St. Francois-Xavier – 3 Stat line: 25-18, 25-13, 25-23 POM […]

New season of “Wright to the Point” begins tonight on TVCOGECO


Stacy Cattran, the co-organizer of the A Walk to Remember the Victims of Asbestos, will be the lead guest tonight as "Wright to the Point" kicks off a new season on TVCOGECO. Cattran will speak to host Barry Wright about the vigil and walk in Sarnia on September 30 and October 1 to remember asbestos […]

Advance polls open today


Advance polls in the Sarnia-Lambton riding open today (Wednesday, September 21) in two locations. You can cast your ballot at the Returning Office at 49 Finch Drive or at the Clearwater Arena between from today through September 30.   Other advance polls are listed below:   September 22-23      Wilkesport Community Centre September 24-26 […]

Boys high school volleyball begins today


Another high school sports season begins in Lambton today, (Tuesday, September 20) with four boys volleyball doubleheaders. St. Christopher travels to SCITS, St. Pat's plays host Northern Lambton, St. Clair is at LCCVI and St. Franois-Xaiver entertains Northern.   The junior games all begin at 3:15.  The senior games are scheduled for 5 pm.

Sarnia-Lambton candidates debate the future of local jail


The Liberal Party candidate in the Sarnia-Lambton riding has challenged the electorate to look beyond the rhetoric when it comes to the future of the Sarnia Jail. “We need a champion,” said Stephanie Barry, speaking to reporters following an all-candidates meeting sponsored by the Rotary Club of Sarnia on Monday afternoon. Barry said she would […]

Free car seat workshop later this week in Petrolia


A free child car seat workshop will be held this coming Thursday, September 22 at 9:30 a.m. at the Ontario Early Years Centre, 420 Queen St., Petrolia.   "The workshop will teach parents and caregivers to install their child’s car seat properly," says Kelley Elliott, Health Promoter with the County of Lambton Community Health Services Department. […]

Sunday is the day to honour a Canadian hero


The annual Terry Fox events goes this Sunday in Sarnia, Petrolia and Alvinston. The Sarnia event begins at 8 am from the Terry Fox loop in Canatara Park with registration, followed by the run or walk at 9 am. the Petrolia event begins with registration at 8:30 at the Greenwood Recreation Centre, followed by the […]

Central Family Health Team hires Registered Dietician


The Central Lambton Family Health Team has completed its roster by hiring a registered dietician. Krista Robinson has taken up residence in Petrolia and is now working closely with the team’s other allied health professionals and physicians to provide nutritional counselling for patients with diabetes, cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, weight issues or any nutritional needs. “We […]

Auditions for Lambton Young Theatre Players


Fall is in the air, and the Lambton Young Theatre Players are anxious to tread the boards once again! With three exciting programs in the works, the Players are bursting with energy and enthusiasm for Fall Drama Classes, Bad Guys in Boomtown – The Great Plank Road Heist, and auditions for a Christmas production of […]

Family keeps up fight for external review into Karen Caughlin murder

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The sister of a local murder victim is reiterating her call that the case of Karen Caughlin be reviewed by an independent body outside of the Ontario Provincial Police, something the provincial police agency has steadfastly resisted. “This methodical practice has brought a 93% success rate to policing communities in the UK, (United Kingdom) significantly […]