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UPDATED: 22-year-old turns himself in after fatal hit and run incident

Sarnia Police say a 22-year-old man has been charged with one count of criminal negligence causing death and one count of failing to remain after a collision Friday night. The man turned himself in on Sunday. He was later released after a bail hearing. Police are now asking for the public’s assistance in locating a [...]

New emergency connection system goes ‘live’ today

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In addition to displays at Clearwater Arena today (Friday, May 9), Emergency Preparedness Day is also marking the “official” availability of an industry-funded initiative that will help ensure area residents are kept up-to-date on any events that may require special attention. The Sarnia Lambton Environmental Association and CAER (Community Awareness Emergency Response) are paying for [...]

Learning by doing at Lambton College

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Students in a dual credit program at Lambton College were outdoors earlier this week, practising (and learning from instructor Dan Gutteridge) how to trim trees and handle a chainsaw in a safe manner. Numerous trees on the campus are ideal for that purpose.

Area residents learn how to prepare for emergency


By DANIELLE COOPER It was a busy day Friday at Clearwater Arena for those gathered to mark Emergency Preparedness Day. Many Sarnia-Lambton residents turned out to view more than 85 displays and live demonstrations at the free event, which began at 9 a.m. and ran through 2 p.m., fulfilling one of the objectives: showing how [...]

LSSAA Scoreboard, Thursday, May 8, 2014

JUNIOR BOYS RUGBY Northern 12, SCITS 5 (Try: Chris Courtemanche) SENIOR BOYS RUGBY LCCVI 33 (Tries: Connor Cox (2), Brandon LiWanPo, Nathan McIntyre (2) Converts: Jon McGuire (4)), St. Clair 21 (Tries: Elijah Wright, Nick Speed, Joey Vanderwal Converts: Elijah Wright (3)) BOYS BASEBALL St. Clair 9 (Tristan Buntrock 4 innings pitched for the win. [...]

Bluewater Health communicators receive award for campaign to encourage flu vaccinations


Communications staff at Bluewater Health have won a national award for their work in supporting a policy that saw a more than 30% increase in the number of healthcare workers that were vaccinated year over year. The award, which recognizes excellence in healthcare communications, was presented to Bluewater Health by the Health Care Public Relations [...]

The Sound of Music brought to life by Theatre Sarnia

The Sound of Music Sarnia - Photo Courtesy of Cheryl Hughes

By DAVID BURROWS The classic musical story of the Von Trapp Family, best known as The Sound of Music is being brought to life on stage at The Imperial Theatre by local performers of Theatre Sarnia. The performance, directed by Richard Teskey, is outstanding to say the least. The cast showed their incredible talent and [...]

Secure disposal event ‘huge success’


The numbers are in and the Sarnia Police Service considers the 2014 Shred It event a huge success. More than 600 people  took advantage of the April 26 opportunity to bring some 14,212 pounds of documents to be destroyed at an operation set up at the Walmart parking lot in Sarnia. Since 2006, similar events [...]

County childcare facility gets three-week reprieve on closure decision

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Lambton County Council has put at least a “pause” on a process that would have set in motion the closure of Coronation Park Day Nursery, a facility that is facing an annual $1.1 million shortfall. Councillors decided to table the staff report for 21 days, allowing for union representatives, employees and parents to meet, potentially [...]

Liliana Parker becomes Sarnia’s ‘Centennial’ baby

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We trust young Liliana Parker, who came into the world on Wednesday, 100 years after Sarnia became a city on May 7, 1914, will have have many more joyous birthdays to come. To help mark Sarnia’s birthday, the local Centennial Committee is providing a gift to each new baby born at Bluewater Health on May [...]