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Bradley turns up heat on asbestos issue with letter to Balcorp CEO

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Sarnia Mayor Mike Bradley appears to be turning up the heat on the man behind plans to reopen an asbestos mine in the town of the same name, just a month after a letter he sent to the Montreal entrepreneur went unanswered. In a second letter sent to Baljit Singh Chadha, CEO of Balcorp Ltd., [...]

Forest Santa parade comes to town on Nov. 26


The Forest Kiwanis will be holding their annual Santa Parade on Nov. 26 and area kids can hardly wait. The parade will start at 7 p.m. from Coultis Park/Kimball Hall and end at the Forest Library, with float judging taking place at 6 p.m. Along the way, parade watchers are encouraged to donate for Contact [...]

‘Voices from Lambton’s Past’: Looking back on Point Edward’s past


By BOB McCARTHY In the Sarnia Canadian Observer of July 18, 1925, there was an article headlined “dapper young villagers of 1875 didn’t wear balloon trousers and they didn’t have any eight lunged gas contraptions.” The following dialogue is based on information from that article. Dapper Young Villager “Grandpa, what was it like around [...]

LSSAA scoreboard, Nov. 3, 2011

JUNIOR BOYS VOLLEYBALL Regular Season Northern – 3 Stat line: 25-14, 25-16, 25-23 POM Manraj Sidhu, Callum Dietzel SCITS – 0 Stat line: POM Keenan Smith Regular Season St. Clair – 3 Stat line: 25-16, 25-15, 25-22 NLSS – 0 Stat line: POM Ian Kerrigan Regular Season St. Francois-Xavier – 3 LCCVI – 0 SENIOR [...]

Sarnia Police, OPP hit suspected grow operation on Trudeau Drive

According to Sarnia Police, its vice squad and the OPP Safe Streets Team executed a warrant in a home in the 200 block of Trudeau Dr. Wednesday, seizing quantities of drugs and cash. While the residents were reportedly not home at the time (shortly after midnight), a man and woman were arrested a short time [...]

One Tomato wins this year’s Suncor Sustainability Award


A local project inspired by the Victory Gardens of World War II celebrated a victory of its own today (Thursday, Nov. 3) when it was announced the winner of the Bluewater Sustainability Initiative’s 2011 Suncor Sustainability Award. The One Tomato Project, founded in 2009 by Megan O’Neil and Darren Hakker, took home a certificate of [...]

Yakupov, Maxwell receive OHL honours for month of October

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Two Sarnia Sting players–Nail Yakupov and Brandon Maxwell–have been honoured for the month of October for their play. Yakupov led the league in scoring with 29 points in 13 games for the Sting, producing 11 goals and a league-high 18 assists.  He recorded a point in 12 of his 13 games with an impressive nine multi-point [...]

Lochiel Kiwanis Centre to upgrade thanks in part to Trillium and matching funds

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The Sarnia Kiwanis Foundation has received $75,000 in grant funding from the Ontario Trillium Foundation. The money will go towards the installation of energy efficient lighting, upgrade washrooms and reconfigure upper level floor space in the Lochiel Kiwanis Community Centre to make it more accessible and welcoming to community users, including the city’s growing newcomer [...]

Enbridge donates $5k to Plympton-Wyoming


As part of its Safe Community Program, now in its third year, Enbridge recently donated $5,000 to the Wyoming Volunteer Fire Department. Department officials say the funds will be used for a breathing apparatus and extrication suits. The Enbridge program provides financial support to firefighters, police departments and other first responders to be used to acquire new [...]

Sarnia Christian School getting set to collect for Inn of the Good Shepherd during Kinsmen parade


Sarnia Christian School is thrilled to announce that it will once again be collecting canned goods for The Inn of the Good Shepherd during the Sarnia Kinsmen Christmas Parade of Lights. This year, the parade will be held on Saturday, December 3, and starts at 6 p.m. Residents are asked to bring canned goods and [...]