Archive for the ‘Point Edward’ Category

Blue Water Bridge boss says American cutbacks are hurting the economy

  The Vice-President of Operations for Blue Water Bridge Canada says staffing issues and budget cuts in the United States will hurt the traffic flow at the crossing between Point Edward and Port Huron. Stan Korosec made his comments to a House Subcommittee in Washington this week. He says waits of up to one-hour at [...]

Blue Water Bridge boss says American cuts hurting the economy

A new virtual entry point for potential immigrants to Lambton

  Promoting Lambton County as a destination to re-locate to will be a bit easier with enhancements made to www.liveinlambton.ca, a website created especially for newcomers to the community. New features have been unveiled on the site including a virtual trade show that highlights businesses, services, education and tourism options available to newcomers and residents. [...]

Easter food drive about to begin for Inn of the Good Shepherd

  The cupboards are all but bare at Sarnia's Inn of the Good Shepherd, so for the first time in four years, the organization is holding an Easter Food Drive. The goal is 30,000 lbs of donated canned food and non-perishable food item; about half of what's needed to top up the Inn's sagging inventory. [...]

“Wright to the Point” airs tonight on TVCOGECO

  One of the major fundraisers for the Chris Dawson Foundation is less than a month away. Anita Minielly and Cathy Haldenby will join Barry Wright on “Wright to the Point” tonight at 7 pm on TVCOGECO to talk about the upcoming “Frugal and Fabulous” event on May 5. Also, David Hogan will drop by [...]

Local All-Candidate meetings set for later this month

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  Local All-Candidate meetings are beginning to take shape in advance of Canadians going to the polls on May 2. The Sarnia-Lambton hopefuls will debate the issues on Wednesday, April 13 at the Legion in Wyoming, while those who have let their names stand in Lambton-Kent-Middlesex will gather on Tuesday, April 19 at the community [...]

Point Edward woman bilked out of big bucks

  Lambton OPP is investigating a fraud in which a 76 year old Point Edward woman is alleged to have lost over $50 000.00 in a complicated scheme that took place over an eight-day period, beginning in mid-March. Police say the victim received a phone call saying that she was the winner of a brand [...]

Public trustees will choose successor to Paul Millman

  Trustees with the Lambton Kent District School Board have agreed to appoint a qualified person to replace the late Paul Millman to represent the public board in Sarnia and Point Edward. Those interested must contact the board's Director of Education, Jim Costello, by Friday, April 8. and then they will be invited to attend [...]

“Wright to the Point” airs tonight on TVCOGECO

  The president of OPSEU Local 128, Dave Esser, will join us tonight on “Wright to the Point” on TVCOGECO to talk about the controversial decision to close the Sarnia jail. Also, Kevin Smith and Ophelia Noyle from Goodwill Industries will come by to preview the opening of the new Goodwill Retail Store and Sharon [...]

Hundreds of area residents trying to quit smoking

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  The percentage of Lambton County smokers who entered the month-long challenge in Ontario to quit smoking is slightly higher than the provincial average, The 2011 Driven to Quite Challenge, which includes 449 participants from Sarnia-Lambton, ends this Thursday. "We are pleased so many individuals in Sarnia-Lambton have chosen now as the time to quit," [...]