Archive for the ‘Warwick’ Category

Local couple on the cover of new farm calendar


An Enniskillen Township couple adorns the cover of the 2011 Faces of Farming calendar published to showcase 12 Ontario farmers and to put a face on the people who produce food in this province.   Jack and Christine Greydanus own and operate a farm on LaSalle Line, northeast of Petrolia where they raise roosters and hens [...]

Petrolia captures Pee Wee regional Silver Stick tournament in Watford

Petrolia has captured the Pee Wee "A" division crown at the 51st Roy Caley Memorial Silver Stick tournament in Watford. The Oilers shutout Amherstburg, 2-0 in the final on Sunday after having beaten North London, 2-1 in the semi-final earlier in the day.   The Oilers won all five of its games, outscoring its opposition 25-4 [...]

Provincial police warn motorists again: slow down!

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Provincial Police in Lambton are again reminding motorists to ease up on the accelerator.   They say another 18 motorists have found the dtich on a variety of county roads due to drifting and slushy conditions.   Thankfully, authorities say the majority of the accidents resulted in property damage, with only two minor injuries as [...]

Silver Stick hockey returns to Petrolia on Sunday, Dec 26

The 41st annual Earle Trevail Memorial Midget Silver Stick tournament opens on Sunday and the Greenwood Recreation Centre in Petrolia and continues until January 2.   East Lambton is the first local team to see action.  The Eagles open the tournament on December 26 at 11 a.m. against the Lambeth Lancers in Midget "C" action.   [...]

The Mooretown Pee Wee “A’s” are knocked out the regional Silver Stick tournament in Watford

Mooretown has been eliminated from the Pee Wee "A" division at the 51st annual Roy Caley Memorial Silver Stick regional tournament in Watford, losing 2-1 in overtime to North London.   North London now advances to play Petrolia in a dvisional semi-final on Sunday morning at 11:20 at the Watford Arena.   The winner will [...]

Petrolia makes it three straight wins at the regional Silver Stick tournament in Watford

Petrolia has improved its record to 3-0 with a convincing 11-0 win over St. Thomas on Tuesday in the Pee Wee "A" division at the Roy Caley Memorial Silver Stick hockey tournament in Watford.   Petrolia has outscored its opponents, 21-3 in its three victories.   Amhurstburg is also 3-0 in that division after a [...]

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 [...]