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United Way campaign still tracking above last year’s pace at 80% of goal

By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton The United Way of Sarnia-Lambton Campaign reached 80% of its goal on the strength of Styrolution and other employee campaigns that have just wrapped up. I am very happy to report that we have raised so far over $1,550,000 and are well on our way toward […]

Voluntary toll program raises over $12k for MADD programs

MADD Treasurer Erin Pollard is pictured at the entrance to the Sarnia No Frills Plaza on Saturday.

Organizers of the local Mothers Against Drunk Driving “Voluntary Toll” program are pleased with the $12,560 raised this year, money that will be used to support various programs, including support for victims of drunk driving incidents. “Every year we aim to raise between $12,000 and $15,000 on toll day, so we are well within our […]

Sarnia Police deal with two impaired drivers on Sunday

It was early Sunday morning (November 15) when Sarnia Police got the call—someone creating noise with the revving of their engine in a parking lot at Finch and Wellington. The man at the wheel of the parked car, a 27-year-old Sarnia man, wasn’t driving but was “in control” of the vehicle and he’d clearly been […]

NOVA donates $10k to support City’s recycling efforts

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When Rob Thompson heard that the City of Sarnia was looking for help to defray the costs of providing recycling boxes to new residents, it caught his ears. “We’re one of the world’s biggest makers of plastics and the idea of supporting recycling efforts fits extremely well with our business and our goal of increasing recycling […]

Sarnia Police report another relatively light weekend

Sarnia Police Service responded to 116 calls for service this past weekend and conducted 19 traffic stops for various traffic violations. The 116 calls include: 5 – 911 Hang Up Calls 6 – Alarm Calls 2 – Disturb the Peace Calls 13 – Domestic/Family Disputes 7 – Motor Vehicle Collisions 9 – Noise Complaints

Art at the Lake event continues Sunday at Lambton College Event Centre

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Sarnia Artists’ Workshop continues its always popular Art at the Lake event tomorrow (Sunday, November 16) at the Lambton College Event Centre. The free admission event–donations are being accepted for St. Joseph’s Hospice–features Sarnia artist Kathy Rath, although there are dozens of artist works also available for sale. Payment of artwork purchased is by cash, […]

Sarnia Sting lose to Oshawa Generals Friday night

Despite being outshot 39-14 on Friday night, the Sting deserved a better fate against the visiting Oshawa Generals. The Sting fell 3-2 against the Generals, who are ranked 4th in the CHL, in front of 2,482 fans at the RBC Centre. Prior to the game, the Sting unveiled their 50 Goal Club banner and paid […]

Sarnia Legionnaires edge out St. Marys Lincolns in 2-1 contest

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By DAN MCCAFFERY Goalie Hunter Johnson’s stellar performance Friday helped the Sarnia Legionnaires edge the St. Marys Lincolns 2-1. Johnson kicked out 33 shots, many of them of the difficult variety, to pick up his 11th win of the Western Jr. ‘B’ hockey season. “”Johnson played extremely well,” assistant coach Bob Farlow said. “He saved us. There were […]

Sarnia Police drug search results in four arrests, multiple charges

Sarnia Police say a drug search ate a residence in the 100 block of Mayfair Drive has resulted in the arrest of several people on a variety of charges, including possession for the purpose of trafficking and breaching undertaking and breaching probation. The search took place early on Thursday (November 13). During the search, seven […]

Seaway Sounds will perform as part of December’s First Friday at Cheeky Monkey

Seaway Sounds

By MARY ANNE PELOZA The sounds of the season will be filling the air during the December 5 First Friday at Cheeky Monkey, Sarnia’s downtown music, movies and more store. Along with Christmas and seasonal songs, the all female a cappella group, Seaway Sounds, will be performing favourite songs spanning the generations. Seaway Sounds has […]