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ALS ‘bucket challenge’ is on with local uniformed first responders

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Several Sarnia Police constables and Sarnia Fire Rescue firefighters have taken up the “Ice Bucket Challenge” in support of ALS research, a phenomenon that’s trending lately. The officers subsequently invited their colleagues to participate in the challenge. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) or more commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that [...]

Legionnaires win 5-4 at home to Chatham

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Sarnia Legionnaires won a hard fought battle with the Chatham Maroons to improve to 2-0-0 in preseason action Wednesday, squeaking out a 5-4 win. For the second straight game the Legionnaires would start the third period playing catch up. But unlike in St. Thomas, this time they only trailed the Maroons by a 3-2 margin. [...]

International Symphony Orchestra will audition for musicians

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The International Symphony Orchestra, whose members bridge both the communities of Sarnia-Lambton and the Port Huron area, is inviting auditions from musicians in the area who wish to be part of the ISO’s 2014/15 season. String players are “most urgently encouraged” to come forward, although some openings are available in the wind, brass and percussion [...]

Sarnia Police seeking public’s help in identifying hit and run vehicle

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Sarnia Police are asking for the public’s assistance in their search for a vehicle that was involved in a hit-and-run collision on Monday night (August 25) that left a 38-year-old cyclist with serious but non-life threatening injuries. The victim, a 38-year-old Sarnia man, is still recovering in hospital. Police say the vehicle that hit him is [...]

Inn of the Good Shepherd and McDonald’s partnering for ‘Loonies for Lunches’ program

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McDonald’s Restaurants in Sarnia are teaming up with the Inn of the Good Shepherd and Blackburn Radio in an effort to raise funds for the “Loonies for Lunches” back-to-school food drive, the ninth year for the campaign. Funds raised will be donated to the Inn of the Good Shepherd. As much as $6,000 in a [...]

School bus safety study has OPP issuing reminder to motorists in back-to-school season

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Lambton OPP, while gearing up for the “back-to-school” season, is expressing concern over a province-wide five-day study by the Independent School Bus Operators Association that was conducted last May. In that study, which was done between May 5 and May 9, 2014, a significant number of drivers said that motorists had failed to stop for [...]

Late surge gives Sarnia Legionnaires a 6-4 win over St. Thomas Stars

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The Sarnia Legionnaires opened the preseason with a come from behind win in St. Thomas last night, Ryan Lyle and Shawn Moulis led the way. The Legionnaires started the scoring just 50 seconds into the second frame, with Moulis scoring the game’s first goal, assisted by Nick Sproviero. The Stars would answer back with four [...]

Chiller problems at Bluewater Health result in some surgery cancellations

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A malfunctioning valve in one of two chiller units responsible for cooling the Bluewater Health facility in Sarnia is being blamed for some issues, including some surgery cancellations and leaking in some areas of the Norman Street building. Four patient rooms and a storage room in the operating room were affected. A spokesperson for the [...]

Sarnia Sting announce training camp schedule

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The Sarnia Sting training camp opens tomorrow and it’s going to be a busy week for the OHL club. The Sting will hold two scrimmages on Thursday which will be open to the public, the first of which takes place at 10 a.m. followed by the second scrimmage at 3:30 p.m. There will also be [...]

Sarnia Police investigating hit and run collision involving cyclist

Sarnia Police are investigating a collision that occurred Monday just after 11:00 p.m. and involved a cyclist. The cyclist was travelling south on Russell Street when he was struck by a dark coloured motor vehicle travelling east on Bright Street. The cyclist was transported to Bluewater Health with non-life threatening injuries. The driver failed to stop [...]