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New private school taking ‘old school’ approach to learning

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Tracy Miller is just days away from realizing her “life’s dream” of starting her own school. The qualified teacher is on a year’s leave from her job with the Lambton Kent Public School Board to do just that and will open Promising Tomorrows Learning Academy in a one-room format with students from junior kindergarten to [...]

Pair accused of killing Noelle Paquette will head to trial without preliminary hearing


Ontario’s Attorney General has signed a direct indictment that will see two people accused of killing Noelle Paquette on New Year’s Day 2013 go direct to trial for first-degree murder rather than face a preliminary hearing for the crime. Michael MacGregor, 20, and Tanya Bogdanovich, 32, have remained in custody since being arrested and charged [...]

Sarnia lawn bowlers honour memory of past members with tournament

Past bowlers were remembered when the Sarnia Lawn Bowling Club held its annual In Memoriam In-club Tournament on Aug. 14. Sixteen pairs teams competed with the winners being Brian Bolt, left, and Ed Braithwaite. Second place was taken by Dave Moffitt and Nancy Landry, with Ian Shouldice and Simon Harris finishing third.

The Sarnia Lawn Bowling Club honoured the memory of past members of the club when the annual In Memoriam In-club Tournament was held on Aug. 14. Following a supper of corn and hotdogs, 16 pairs teams competed  in two 10-end games. When the last bowls were thrown, the winning team was the combo of Ed [...]

Point Edward Ex-servicemen (and friends) will be riding for Hospice this Saturday

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St. Joseph’s Hospice Sarnia-Lambton will benefit from the inaugural annual motorcycle ride that the Point Edward Ex-Servicemen’s Association will be holding tomorrow (Saturday, August 16). The ride will feature a picturesque independent route through Lambton County to Grand Bend. The return group ride will depart from Grog’s south of Grand Bend (Northville), returning to the [...]

THE SHOW: The Entertainment Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #145

The Show with David Burrows #145

Recap: Powerboat races a roaring success: Watch Highlights The Entertainment Scene: Singer Gary D. Parker shares his love of music. Gary also celebrates his 60th birthday! In The Community: Diversion entertainment presents “Next to Normal”. The rock musical is now in its second week at The Imperial Theatre Sarnia. John Leverre joins us for an [...]

Rotary delivers $104k cheque to Pathways Health Centre for Children

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Several children from Pathways Health Centre for Children were on hand for a Thursday morning presentation of a donation from the Rotary Club of Sarnia that included $54,000 to be used toward equipment, programs and services and a $50,000 payment on a 10-year $600,000 commitment made by the service club. “Pathways provides service to about [...]

Sarnia Club will host Novice lawn bowlers in provincial tournament


Bowlers from across Ontario will be competing for the opportunity of being crowned the Ontario Novice Triples Lawn Bowling Champions at the Sarnia Lawn Bowling Club in early September. Teams of three (16 Men’s and 16 Women’s) from across Ontario (96 bowlers) will meet in Sarnia for two days of intense competition in a sport [...]

‘Next to Normal’ in second week

Next to Normal at Imperial Theatre

Now in its second week at Sarnia Imperial Theatre Diversion Entertainment is presenting “Next to Normal.” Its story concerns a mother who struggles with worsening bipolar disorder and the effect that her illness and the attempts to alleviate it have on her family. “We are so excited to be presenting this at the Imperial Theatre,” said John [...]

Fans look forward to start of Legionnaires’ season


By JON MAILLET It’s that time of year every hockey fan has been looking forward to since the middle of spring, that time to get excited at the possibilities that are abound. A fresh start for their team. That’s no different when it comes to the Sarnia Legionnaires. After an early first round exit in [...]

Sarnia Saints Rugby Club in action this week


Members of the Sarnia Saints Rugby Club will be busy beginning Wednesday night when the Under 18 team faces Guelph in Niagara Rugby Union action at Northern High School beginning at 7 p.m. (the time being subject to Guelph’s arrival). “Big game Wednesday night for our U-18 boys! Right now we are tied for 3rd but [...]