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New photo editors will bring keen set of eyes to readers

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Darren and Janet Metcalfe, who run one of the best photography studios in the area (Metcalfe Photography), have joined the staff of Already well-known to site visitors as the photography team behind our Sarnia Sting and Sarnia Legionnaires coverage, the Metcalfes will be contributing regular photo features for, starting with this dramatic shot [...]

Alvinston Indians win league fastball crown

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The Alvinston Indians travelled to Fingal on Thursday evening for the fifth and deciding game of the St. Thomas and District Fastball League final.  Things started well for the Storm when Chris Payne clubbed a 2 run homer in the opening stanza. This came after the Indians left the bases loaded in their half of [...]

‘Voices from Lambton’s Past’: Conversation with Alexander Mackenzie continues . . .


By BOB McCARTHY Last week, we began a visit with Alexander Mackenzie during the last few months of 1878. The second part of this conversation follows. Meeting Alexander Mackenzie – October 1878 (Part two)  “Welcome back, my new friend.  When we last spoke, I had answered a question of yours about politics back in [...]

Brooke-Alvinston break-in has owner missing $2,900 in tools

Lambton OPP say an unknown person or persons broke into a shed in the 7000 block of Rokeby Line sometime between Sept. 17 and Sept. 21, stealing an assortment of Mastercraft hand tools and a Harris cutting torch with two tanks. The loss is estimated to be $2,900.

Arson suspected as cause of abandoned trailer fire on Discovery Line in Petrolia

Lambton OPP are treating a fire in Petrolia Wednesday night (Sept. 21( as a possible case of arson. The fire, which began in an abandoned trailer in the 4000 block of Discovery Line at around 11 p.m., was responded to by Petrolia Fire Department and Lambton County OPP. No one was inside the structure at [...]

Sarnia Legionnaires play ‘stinker of a game’ against vastly improved Lambton Shores Predators


By Dan McCaffery The Sarnia Legionnaires aren't ready to push the panic button, despite a disappointing start their Jr. 'B' hockey season. Head coach Dan Rose made that clear Thursday after watching his club drop a 7-4 decision to the vastly improved Lambton Shores Predators. The setback dropped their won-lost record to 1-3. "We know [...]

Preds top Legionnaires in Sarnia

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Adam Arsenault, Brendon Merritt and Kyle Brothers had three points each and Brandon Campbell made 40 saves to lead the Lambton Shores Predators to a 6-4 win over the Sarnia Legionnaires on Thursday night in Sarnia.   MORE DETAILS TO FOLLOW

LSSAA scores for Thursday, September 22, 2011

JUNIOR GIRLS SOCCER Regular Season Northern – 5 Stat line: Goals:Katrina Fairbairn(2), Emily Sparham, Kayleigh Royer, Kristi Pugsley Shutout:Laura Pugsley St. Clair – 0 Regular Season St. Chris – 1 Stat line: Maria Vani Shutout: Riley Wilhelm LCCVI – 0 JUNIOR BOYS VOLLEYBALL Regular Season St. Francois-Xavier – 3 Stat line: 25-18, 25-13, 25-23 POM [...]

Lambton Mall investing millions in food court, store renovations

Members of city council and the media got a sneak peak on the results of a $5 million food court under construction by Lambton Mall, with seven food units and a kiosk planned to open Dec. 1. Carl King, who director, Retail Ontario, for Primaris, owner of Lambton Mall, spoke to reporters just before a [...]

Good question: Will province pay for demolition of Sarnia General too?

This week's announcement by Ontario's Minister of Health and Long-term Care that the province will pay $15 million to demolish London's now vacant South Street Hospital property is likely to generate questions as to the future of Sarnia General. Wednesday's announcement by Deb Matthews that the Liberals will raze London's South Street Hospital and clean it up [...]