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Sombra Township Optimists showing off classic vehicles at their 10th anniversary show this Saturday

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The Sombra Optimists are holding their Sombra Car Show this Saturday (June 21), the 10th anniversary of the popular event. The action begins at 8 a.m. at Brander Park in Port Lambton and runs right through 8 p.m. The event is free for spectators (car owners displaying their “babies” are paying an entry fee. The [...]

New agreement will make it easier for Lambton College grads who decide to head west

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Students enrolled in Lambton College’s Power Engineering programs will now have a seamless opportunity to apply for jobs in the province of Alberta thanks to a recently signed agreement between the College and the Alberta Boiler Safety Association (ABSA). The new agreement, the first of its kind between ABSA and an Ontario college, means that [...]

Sarnia Police say yesterday’s Brock St. stand-off ended peacefully with arrest

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Sarnia Police say a lengthy stand-off on Brock Street ended peacefully at about 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, about 10 and one half hours after it began. Officers had gone to an apartment in the 100 block of Brock at around 10 a.m. that day (June 17), the purpose being to arrest a man on several domestic violence [...]

Sarnia Kinsmen send out ‘big thank you’ to the entire community after Ribfest

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By KERRY BELLIVEAU The ribs have all been eaten, the 18 bands are finished playing on two stages, the carousel has come to a stop in the midway, the vendors have packed up, and the Kinsmen are ready for a rest. A massive thank you to each and every one of you who made the [...]

Bluewater Health Foundation receives $1 million gift from Alix Foundation

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“Truly blessed.” That’s how the executive director of the Bluewater Health Foundation described how a $1-million gift from the Judith & Norman Alix Foundation will impact the ongoing efforts to make Sarnia-Lambton a better place to live. Kathy Alexander, in a ceremony mid-Tuesday afternoon, deferred to Adam Alix, nephew of Judith Alix and his late [...]

THE SHOW: The Entertainment Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #137

The Show with David Burrows #137

Ribfest re-cap, Pro Fighting Series III re-cap. The Entertainment Scene: Michael Cassidy recieves $1000 from Awesome Foundation Sarnia for his new youth program “Music Thru LIfe”. Michael also talks about his upcoming show on July 1st. and we view one of his latest music videos. In The Community: 7 year old Aibhlinn Deery raises $2600 for [...]

City of Sarnia has new contract with police officers and civilian employees

Police officers and civilian employees of the Sarnia Police Service will get a retroactive pay increase of 1.5% (from Jan. 1, 2014) and increases of 1.5% every six months beginning July 1. The collective agreement, which covers 109 uniform officers and 70 civilian personnel, was announced Tuesday (June 17) by Mayor Mike Bradley, who also [...]

It’s ‘Doors Open’ this coming weekend in Lambton County

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It’s “Doors Open” this weekend (June 21-22) as some 44 sites throughout Lambton County take part what is sure to be an eye-opening celebration of the community’s centennial accomplishment. This year’s Doors Open Lambton County is presented by Daytripping Magazine. “This weekend will be a rare chance for residents to visit many of these sites,” [...]

CAER to receive Fire Safety award in Toronto this week

A local industry-funded group will receive a Fire Safety Award later this week from the Ontario Fire Marshal’s Public Fire Safety Council. Representatives from Community Awareness Emergency Response (CAER) will receive the award at a ceremony this Thursday (June 19, 2014) in Toronto. The annual Fire Safety Awards recognize outstanding contributions to fire protection and [...]

Sarnia Pro fighters come out on top

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Photo Courtesy of Jeff McCoy from KAOSS Studios

This past weekend the Pro Fighting Series III brought excitement to the old Sarnia Brock Street Barn. A total of eight fights were featured including two from Sarnia. A crowd favourite, Woodrow “Woody” James, came out strong against his opponent and won by TKO in the second round. Bobbi Jo Dalziel, who is the first [...]