Archive for the ‘St. Clair’ Category

Local organizers looking for medal-bearers for upcoming Rick Hansen tour


When the Rick Hansen 25th Anniversary Relay rolls through St. Clair Township this year on Nov. 24, some local individuals will be needed to participate as medal-bearers during specific segments of the journey. St. Clair Township participants will be part of over 7,000 medal-bearers taking part in the event. Medal-bearers will be able to run, [...]

Brigden Fair seeking Ambassador in Aug. 16 contest

The 2011 Brigden Fair Ambassador contest is slated for Tuesday, Aug. 16 at 7 p.m. at the Brigden Fair exhibition hall. Contestants between the ages of 16 and 24 are invited to participate in this exciting, rewarding event. More information is available for Brigden Fair Ambassador by visiting the Brigden Fair Website at or by calling the [...]

Can you identify any of these lawmen?


This old photograph of a noble group of local lawmen is just one of the many historical photos waiting to be identified in both pubic and private collections in St. Clair Township. It’s also one of the reasons why The St. Clair Beacon will occasionally include a new feature section entitled Heritage Corner (reprinted with [...]

Central Lambton Family Health Team now accepting new patients


The Central Lambton Family Health Team is now accepting new patients from Petrolia and surrounding area who have not been able to access local health care.   “It is wonderful to be on the receiving end of the gratitude that the residents of this rural area are demonstrating as they register with us for services [...]

Sarnia Braves improve to 12-1, beating Corunna 7-5


The Sarnia Braves defeated the Corunna Giants 7-5 on the road at Duggan Field to move to 12-1 on the year in WCBL action.   The Braves got off to a slow start as Dwayne Amyotte scored for the Giants in the first inning, and went on to add three runs in the second off [...]

Nova Chemicals eyes expansion in St. Clair Township


Changes could be on the way to both Nova Chemical operations in St. Clair Township. The company says it has begun feasibility and engineering work to possibly expand its polyethylene facility in Corunna, as well as increasing efficiency at its site in Mooretown. In a news release, this company says studies should be completed by [...]

Portraits of Honour tour stops in Canatara Park


A rolling tribute to those who have sacrificed their lives in Afghanistan made a stop in Sarnia's Canatara Park on Wednesday. The Portraits of Honour is a showcase by artist Dave Sophia of the 157 men and women who have died since 2002, including Camlachie's Corporal Brent Poland and Private William Cushley of Port Lambton. [...]

Braves drop first game, sit a top WCBL with 11-1 record


  The odds of baseball finally caught up to the Sarnia Braves as they dropped their first game of the season on the road to the Wyoming Cowboys 4-3. The Braves are now 11-1 on the 27-game regular season, and sit a top the WCBL standings with Port Lambton (7-3), Chatham (7-3) and Courtright (6-5) [...]

Alvinston’s Ed Wagner to receive OHA achievement award


  Two well-known hockey men will be honoured in their home rinks this season with the Ontario Hockey Association Crystal Puck Award. The award, for outstanding contributions to the OHA, will be presented to Ed Wagner, Owner/Operator of the Alvinston Flyers of the Great Lakes Junior “C” Hockey League and Wayne Cowell, former coach, manager [...]

Two arrested in drug bust on Walpole Island


Two Walpole Island First Nation residents are facing drug and weapon charges following the execution of a search warrant at a Walpole Island residence earlier this week. A Lambton OPP news release says officers from Walpole Island Police Service, and the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Aboriginal Issues Intelligence Unit executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances [...]