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Bluewater Power employees ‘Pay it Forward’ for the Inn of the Good Shepherd

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A “Pay it Forward” initiative by employees of Bluewater Power resulted in more than 2,500 items–food, back-to-school supplies and personal hygiene products–delivered to the Inn of the Good Shepherd recently. The Inn of the Good Shepherd receives community donations year round but the volume during the summer months falls off, says Adelle Richards, operations manager. [...]

Sarnia Fire Chief warns of dangers of returning to a home


A recent fire in Sarnia where the resident received burns while trying to extinguish a kitchen grease fire has Sarnia Fire Rescue Services Chief John Kingyen issuing a reminder of the importance of getting out and staying out in the event of a fire. The house fire, which occurred Sunday afternoon (August 17) in a [...]

Afton Park Place residents have a friend in Stacy Petrie

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By LISA BAILEY Afton Park Place is true to its motto of “Where friendships flourish.” It’s also where Stacy Petrie’s heart lives, as she takes on the role of life enrichment manager with the Sarnia long-term care community. “I love the residents — that’s why I was here in the first place,” says Petrie, who [...]

Sarnia native wins North American Ironman


Sarnia was well represented over the weekend in Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, in the North American Ironman Championship. Sarnia native Sara Gross overcame adversity to claim the title on Sunday while Wes Harding, while not winning, did beat his personal best. With her win, Gross secured her spot at Kona, the Ironman World Championship in Hawaii this [...]

Household Hazardous mobile drop-off will visit Forest


The popular Household Hazardous Waste Days, co-sponsored by the County of Lambton Public Works Department and Clean Harbors Canada Inc., will be changing locations in August and will offer Lambton County residents an opportunity to dispose household hazardous waste at no cost. The one-day only Household Hazardous Waste Collection will be held on Saturday, August [...]

Sarnia Police report 169 calls for service over weekend

The Sarnia Police Service responded to 169 calls for service over the past weekend. Officers also conducted 18 traffic stops for various traffic violations: The 169 calls for service include: 6    -     911 hang-ups 11    -    Alarms 3    -    Break and Enters 7    -    Disturb the Peace 13    -     Noise Complaints 7    -    Thefts 3    -    Motor Vehicle Collisions

The Donut Diva brings unique food truck offering to the streets of Sarnia-Lambton

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It’s no surprise that the food truck phenomenon has exploded across the southern part of Ontario. With trucks popping up all the way from Toronto to Windsor, food trucks have become a way to socialize over new and interesting foods while supporting local business. While Toronto and Hamilton remain biz heavy hitters, food truck vendors experience [...]

Canadian premiere of ‘Penton’ will play at Imperial Theatre

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Ingrid Willemsen would like you to get to know her Uncle John. While the famed motorcyclist (he was inducted into the American Motorcyclist Association Hall of Fame in 1998) is still going strong at 87, one of the easiest ways to hear about his life is by attending the Canadian premiere of a movie done [...]

Veteran political candidate hopes to head to City Council

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Sarnia resident Brian White, who is becoming increasingly well known in the community, having recently come in second place in the provincial election, will be on the ballot when City voters elect a new Council in October. White, who has run  says the decision to run for local office fits well with his sense of [...]

New private school taking ‘old school’ approach to learning

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Tracy Miller is just days away from realizing her “life’s dream” of starting her own school. The qualified teacher is on a year’s leave from her job with the Lambton Kent Public School Board to do just that and will open Promising Tomorrows Learning Academy in a one-room format with students from junior kindergarten to [...]