Archive for the ‘Point Edward’ Category

Michigan Ave. in Point Edward undergoing major work

Heading under the Blue Water Bridges? You'll need to consider an alternate route than Michigan Ave. or follow the marked detour route starting this week. The area affected is from Livingston Street to the entrance to the Waterfront Park. The seven-week project, said to start next week—although the road was blocked yesterday (Wednesday)—is being done […]

Driver charged with being over the legal limit after complaints called into police

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Lambton OPP was called Apr. 17 at around 11:30 a.m. to a suspicious vehicle parked on Michigan Avenue. A female was found in the driver seat. Police said when she was spoken to, it was clear that she was impaired by alcohol and was arrested for care and control. Open liquor was also allegedly found […]

A Bluewater Bridge worker credited for stopping distraught man from jumping

Provincial police said a Bluewater Bridge Canada employee is credited with saving a Sarnia man's life Sunday when he intended to jump from the bridge. Shortly before 10 a.m. on Apr. 1, the worker drove onto the westbound span to check on what was believed to be a disabled vehicle with its four way flashers […]

Get set for Cyclone Aid

Myles Vanni (center) from the Inn of the Good Shepherd along with St. Christopher's Cyclone Aid committee on Mar. 28, 2012

Students from St. Christopher’s hope to gather 30,000 pounds of non-perishables from the community on Saturday during their 11th annual Cyclone Aid food drive. Last year, more than 260 students helped out to collect over 29,000 pounds of food for the Inn of the Good Shepherd. This year, the committee put in charge of organizing […]

Impaired driving remains a lingering issue in the area

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Some drivers apparently still aren't getting the message that drinking and driving don't mix. Lambton OPP report two individual cases where drivers were behind the wheel in an alleged state of intoxication. The first, in Sarnia, occurred around 8 p.m. Wednesday (Feb. 22), when an OPP officer, travelling south along Christina St. near Maxwell observed […]

Chef Lynn Crawford ‘Pitches In’ at Purdy’s—catch episode this Monday

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By JOE BURD If you’re a fan of Food Network Canada, then Lynn Crawford is a familiar face to you. In her wildly popular show Pitchin' In, currently in its third successful season, the celebrated celebrity chef visits various food producers across Canada, learning how they work, and challenging herself to find the freshest and […]

Break and enter suspect nabbed in Point Edward

Lambton OPP say two youths alerting a Pont Edward OPP officer resulted in the arrest of a 35-year-old man of no fixed address being arrested on a charge of break and enter. The man, who the youths said they saw running from a residence on Village Green Court on Friday (Oct. 29, 2011) afternoon around […]

“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 […]

“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 […]

“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 […]