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Some employers not following law when it comes to second hand smoke, says county

Sarnia-Lambton employers are reminded to be diligent to protect all employees from second-hand smoke. While the Smoke-Free Ontario Act (2006) protects employees from the hazards of second-hand smoke by prohibiting smoking in all enclosed workplaces including work vehicles, employees and the employer share the responsibility to reduce exposure to second-hand smoke.  "The majority of Lambton [...]

Elderly driver remains in critical condition in London after hitting farm vehicle

  Lambton OPP say a 78-year-old Brooke-Alvinston man who rear-ended a farm wagon Monday evening around 11 p.m. is in critical condition at London Health Sciences after first being transported to Blouewater Health by ambulance. The incident, which police are still investigating, occurred when the driver, driving westbound on Oil Springs Line between Inwood Droad [...]

Rebound, a ‘truly local’ agency, encourages children to make positive choices

The following is one in a series of articles highlighting the work of agencies funded by the United Way of Sarnia-Lambton. By Alexandra L’Heureux The Rebound program of Sarnia Lambton is one of the only agencies that can claim to have had its inception in Sarnia. The agency was created in Sarnia Lambton, for Sarnia [...]

Ontario March of Dimes among several community based social services agencies

The following is one in a series of articles highlighting the work of agencies funded by the United Way of Sarnia-Lambton. By:  Alexandra L’Heureux Ontario March of Dimes is a charitable organization that supports individuals with physical disabilities and is one of 25 local community based social service agencies that rely on United Way funding [...]

County, with help from feds and province, making downpayment no-interest housing loans for first-time buyers

A limited amount of funding is once again available for the County of Lambton Housing Services Department's Homeownership Program, which provides up to 10% in downpayment assistance for a first time homebuyer. Offered as a result of a partnership amongst the Government of Canada and the Province of Ontario and the County of Lambton, qualifying [...]

Accused tagger gets more charges laid as result of investigation

Sarnia Police say accused "tagger" Skylar Lee Aaron Bennett now faces two more charges as police investigate the circumstances related to an alleged spree that occurred Tuesday, Oct 18..  Police say two more properties were identified as being "tagged" by the accused., including a business on Front Street as well as property in Rainbow Park. Signature [...]

Sting’s Galchenyuk having surgery this week, will miss most of regular season

The Sarnia Sting's Alex Galchenyuk is undergoing surgery this week to repair a torn ACL, an injury that was the result of a pre-season game versus the Windsor Spitfires. A Sting media release quoted General Manager Jacques Beaulieu as saying the news, while not welcome, is understandable. “Unfortunately injuries like this are a part of [...]

Sarnia Police believe Saturday car fire intentionally set

  A car fire that occurred on Saturday (Oct. 22) is believed to have been intentionally set. Sarnia Police say they responded to the incident, which was at the 1300 block of Plank Road. Sarnia Fire Department crews also responded to the blaze which was coming from the rear of a business. The vehicle was [...]

Lambton OPP are investigating assault, requesting assistance

  Lambton OPP say they are investigating an assault that had a 40-year-old Corunna man seeking medical attention at Bluewater Health for non life-threatening issues. The incident took place Sunday, October 23, 2011 between noon and 1 p.m.. in a variety store parking lot in the 300 block of Lyndoch Street. Police have arrested a [...]

Sarnia Police make arrest after 911 call

  Sarnia Police have arrested a 25-year-old Sarnia man for impaired driving and being over 80 mg blood alcohol, the result of a police response to a 911 call concerning erratic behaviour of a motorist. That incident, occurring in the area of Lakeshore and Colborne Roads, will be heard in a Sarnia court on Nov. [...]