Archive for the ‘St. Clair’ Category

United Way reaches its $1.85 million goal–and then some

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It's an early Christmas gift for the thousands of area residents who depend on funding from the United Way of Sarnia-Lambton. The campaign has surpassed its goal for 2010 and now stands at $1.86 million. "The campaign ran smoothly all season long thanks to the countless volunteers within the various worksites across Lambton County," said a [...]

Petrolia remains unbeaten at the Roy Caley Silver Stick tournament

Petrolia has improved to 2-0 at the 51st annual Roy Caley Memorial Silver Stick tournament with a 5-0 win over St. Thomas in a game played at Watford on Monday afternoon.   Petrolia plays again on Tuesday afternoon at 5:20 at the Watford Arena.   East Lambton and Mooretown both see their next action on [...]

The host team wins one and loses one at the Silver Stick tournament in Watford

The East Lambton Eagles Pee Wees have split their first two games at the 51st annual Roy Caley Memorial Silver Stick Tournament in Watford.   The Eagles beat Burford, 3-2 in overtime in their opener, but lost 5-4 in overtime to Ilderton in game number two. Elsewhere, Mooretown edged St. Thomas, 4-3 and lost to [...]

Bailey calls on McGuinty to enforce Consumer Protection Act in wake of alleged ‘gouging’

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Sarnia-Lambton MPP Bob Bailey is calling on the provincial government to fully enforce the Consumer Protection Act in the wake of reports that some motorists were charged exorbitant towing fees when they were forced to abandon their snow-trapped vehicles on Highway 402 this week.   Bailey says a section of the act prohibits companies from [...]

Wallaceburg tops Alvinston in Junior ‘C’ hockey

Brandon Campbell made 43 saves, including 20 in the second period, but he could only hold the fort so long.   Rob Pollock scored the game-winner late in the second period and Wallaceburg added three unanswered goals in the third period to lead Wallaceburg over Alvinston 5-1 in Great Lakes Junior "C" hockey action on [...]

Sixth annual Operation Christmas Tree doubles last year’s collections

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This year's Operation Christmas Tree was a success, say organizers. The Dec. 11 event was the sixth in which the Lambton OPP have run the drive-through food collection event out of the St. Clair Township office.   With a steady increase in contributions continuing this year, the event raised $1,025, plus 1,014 food items and [...]

Regional Silver Stick action begins tonight in Watford

After battling horrendous weather conditions for the better part of this week, the opening of the Roy Caley Memorial Regional Silver Stick hockey tournament in Watford will likley be a welcome distraction.   The tournament opens with three games tonight, including Dresden vs. Strathroy at 6 p.m.   The host East Lambton Eagles play their [...]

MP Bev Shipley says thank you to those who helped in the storm

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Lambton-Kent-Middlesex Member of Parliament Bev Shipley has tipped his hat to everyone who pitched in to help during this week's storm that ravaged Sarnia-Lambton and parts of Middlesex County.   "Like many of you, I am amazed that in the course of this event, there were no serious injuries and not a single fatality (in [...]

State of Emergency in Lambton is lifted. Highway 402 is open in both directions

The State of Emergency in Lambton County is now over.   Warden Steve Arnold lifted the declaration this morning at 8:15, two and a half days after it was imposed late Monday evening.   "After consultation with affected municipal partners, emergency responders and municipal staff, we have determined that operations are now returning to normal [...]

The Storm is the topic tonight on “Wright to the Point” on TVCOGECO.

City and council officials will join Barry Wright to talk about this week's storm on "Wright to the Point" on TVCOGECO tonight at 7 p.m. The program will also be rebroadcast on Thursday, Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 19 at 12 noon.