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THE SHOW: The Entertainment Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #145

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Recap: Powerboat races a roaring success: Watch Highlights The Entertainment Scene: Singer Gary D. Parker shares his love of music. Gary also celebrates his 60th birthday! In The Community: Diversion entertainment presents “Next to Normal”. The rock musical is now in its second week at The Imperial Theatre Sarnia. John Leverre joins us for an [...]

Rotary delivers $104k cheque to Pathways Health Centre for Children

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Several children from Pathways Health Centre for Children were on hand for a Thursday morning presentation of a donation from the Rotary Club of Sarnia that included $54,000 to be used toward equipment, programs and services and a $50,000 payment on a 10-year $600,000 commitment made by the service club. “Pathways provides service to about [...]

Sarnia Club will host Novice lawn bowlers in provincial tournament


Bowlers from across Ontario will be competing for the opportunity of being crowned the Ontario Novice Triples Lawn Bowling Champions at the Sarnia Lawn Bowling Club in early September. Teams of three (16 Men’s and 16 Women’s) from across Ontario (96 bowlers) will meet in Sarnia for two days of intense competition in a sport [...]

‘Next to Normal’ in second week

Next to Normal at Imperial Theatre

Now in its second week at Sarnia Imperial Theatre Diversion Entertainment is presenting “Next to Normal.” Its story concerns a mother who struggles with worsening bipolar disorder and the effect that her illness and the attempts to alleviate it have on her family. “We are so excited to be presenting this at the Imperial Theatre,” said John [...]

Fans look forward to start of Legionnaires’ season


By JON MAILLET It’s that time of year every hockey fan has been looking forward to since the middle of spring, that time to get excited at the possibilities that are abound. A fresh start for their team. That’s no different when it comes to the Sarnia Legionnaires. After an early first round exit in [...]

Sarnia Saints Rugby Club in action this week


Members of the Sarnia Saints Rugby Club will be busy beginning Wednesday night when the Under 18 team faces Guelph in Niagara Rugby Union action at Northern High School beginning at 7 p.m. (the time being subject to Guelph’s arrival). “Big game Wednesday night for our U-18 boys! Right now we are tied for 3rd but [...]

Sting reaching out to organizations for volunteers as fundraising opportunity

By JON MAILLET Whether it has been a jersey auction for Heart and Stroke, a food drive for the Inn or the annual Teddy Bear Toss, the Sarnia Sting have not only been in the community for 20 years, but has also served in it as well. This season the Sarnia Sting have announced another [...]

There’s a ‘buzz’ in the air for Sarnia Sting fans

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By JON MAILLET With the Sarnia Sting’s training camp on the way, there seems to be a lot to be excited about. Maybe the team won’t win a Memorial Cup, but forgive me for saying there is a proverbial buzz in the air. Even though the players haven’t officially arrived, and training camp isn’t open, [...]

Sarnia Community Foundation makes $25k grant to support mental health assistance program

A grant of $25,000 from the Sarnia Community Foundation will play a major role in helping the Consumer Survivor Association maintain its Open Doors programmes and build on its goal of assisting those living with a mental illness in the community find hope and healing, says the recipient organization’s executive director. “This money will allow [...]

Local marketing consultant vying for City Council seat

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Cindy Scholten, a local marketing consultant with experience in helping to recruit physicians to the area, is hoping to take a seat on Sarnia City Council come this fall. Scholten, who was born and raised in Sarnia, announced her candidacy on Monday (August 11). She plans to announce a three-plank platform at an informal gathering [...]