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‘Sunset on Lake Huron’

Trees at Sunset-Montemayor

Sunset on Lake Huron taken at Dalrymple Beach in Camlachie by Rey Montemayer, a member of the Sarnia Photographic Club. For more information about the Sarnia Photographic Club, go to

Stroke Recovery Association helps victims recover, adjust

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 Stroke victim survivors of Sarnia Lambton are growing in number each year. As a result, both individuals and families are more often thrown into financial stress. The Sarnia Lambton Stroke Recovery [...]

‘Pet of the Week’ week of Nov. 1, 2011

mary pet of the week cat 11-2-11

"Mary" is one of many loveable cats available for adoption through the Sarnia and District Humane Society, located at 131 Exmouth Street, Sarnia. This one-year-old domestic shorthair/mix came to the shelter on Sept. 10. Mary is not declawed but is spayed. "Pet of the Week" is presented as a public service by in cooperation with the [...]

Lambton County Council highlights from Wed. Nov. 2, 2011 meeting

At its regular meeting on Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at 1:30 p.m., Lambton County Council: —Learned about the National Day of the Child on November 20, 2011 from students at Holy Rosary School and Generations Day Care's Before and After School Program. —Recognized a number of donors including: The Sarnia Construction Association who supported the [...]

United Way Chili Lunch a big hit at Lambton County building


Brooke-Alvinston Mayor Don McGugan along with several mayors from around Lambton County arrived early for Lambton County council today to join the staff in Wyoming for the annual United Way Chili Lunch. Don and his wife attend all the fundraising lunches prior to council meetings when they are offered. McGugan said he looks forward to seeing [...]

Bluewater Health marking National Diabetes Awareness Month

November is recognized each year as Diabetes Awareness Month across Canada. According to the Canadian Diabetes Association, 9 million Canadians (one in four) live with diabetes or pre-diabetes. More than 20 people are diagnosed with the disease every hour of every day.  Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease where the pancreas is unable to [...]

Talia Chiarelli of Bluewater Gymnastics Club wins silver medal at Pan Am Games

Another Sarnia-trained athlete has returned from the Pan Am Games with a medal. Talia Chiarelli of Ottawa, who trains at the Bluewater Gymnastics Club on the Golden Mile was part of the silver medal winning women's gymnastics event recently in Mexico. Sarnia's Dominque Pegg was not able to compete. She injured her hand in training [...]

LSSAA scores from Tuesday, November 1, 2011

SENIOR GIRLS BASKETBALL Regular Season Northern – 55 St. Pat's – 26 JUNIOR BOYS VOLLEYBALL Regular Season Northern – 3 Stat line: 25-23, 25-19, 25-16 POM Cory Burr, Andrew Shortt St. Pat's – 0 Stat line: POM Dan Carter, Ryan Taylor Regular Season St. Francois-Xavier – 3 NLSS – 0 SENIOR BOYS VOLLEYBALL Regular Season [...]

Sunripe wins one of nation’s top food retailing awards


Local independent grocers Will and Ingrid Willemsen have won one of Canada's top food retailing awards on behalf of their store, Sunripe. The Willemsens accepted the coveted Dave Parsons Gold Award for Excellence in Food Retailing in the Specialty Food Category of the Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers, an association of over 4,000 grocery retailers across the country.. [...]

AMAZING project raising funds for Bluewater Health Foundation and local Cancer Society


An AMAZING 111 artists are part of a compilation e-album containing 121 songs – a record-breaking number for a single release. This AMAZING compilation is now selling for just $10. Proceeds will go to the Canadian Cancer Society (60%) for research and prostate cancer awareness, and Bluewater Health Foundation (40%) for the hospital’s new Cancer [...]