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Sarnia Sting look forward to weekend’s games, with Teddy Bear Toss coming up Sunday

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Last weekend, the Sting were victories in 4 games played over the course of 4 and a half days. The 4-0 weekend was well deserved as the Sting were without top guns, Pavel Zacha and Jakob Chychrun. Chychrun is still ‘week-to-week’ with an upper body injury, and 1st line centre, Pavel Zacha will make his […]

We’re a generous people, but knowing how can make the impact even stronger


By FALK HAMPEL Canadians are generous people. More than 75% of us give to a charitable or non-profit organization at least once a year and the average annual donation amount is over $500. In total, we give more than $10 billion every year. Many of us do this because we deem it an important life […]

Sarnia Legionnaires still in a winning mood with defeat of Chatham Maroons

By DAN McCAFFERY The Sarnia Legionnaires posted their 20th win of the season Thursday, defeating the Chatham Maroons 5-3. The triumph, which came before more than 1,300 screaming fans at the Brock Street barn, lifted Sarnia’s won-lost record to 20-8. With the victory, the second place Legionnaires moved seven points ahead of the third ranked Maroons in […]

Consultant’s report on arena management strategy receiving positive reviews

A consultant’s report on the City of Sarnia arena management strategy appears to have won over a few previous critics. A document delivered on Wednesday by Monteith Brown Planning Consultants seem to confirm what a group of users had been saying for most of the year–that revenue was being too heavily weighted over some other […]

Giving Tuesday movement kicks off in support of 26 local charities

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A movement that began south of the border has kicked off with flash mobs and a flurry of social media activity that organizers hope will gain traction–and donations–for the 26 local charities involved. Giving Tuesday Sarnia-Lambton (online at officially launched—yes—on Tuesday. “We think Sarnia-Lambton is the most giving community,” said Anita Minielly of the […]

County’s Long-term Care Homes exceeded standards in recent exercises

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The County of Lambton is celebrating high scores in vulnerable sector evacuations practiced at each of its three Long-Term Care Homes.  The drills, mandatory under recent changes to the Ontario Fire Code, were carried out recently at Lambton Meadowview Villa in Petrolia, Marshall Gowland Manor in Sarnia, and North Lambton Lodge in Forest under the […]

Carruthers Foundation gives $45k to St. Joseph’s Hospice

Ashvin Thakkar, Board Member, St. Joseph’s Hospice; Grant McKenzie, Fund Development Committee, St. Joseph’s Hospice; Sandy Nicolson, Director of Residence, St. Joseph’s Hospice; Mike Smith, RN, St. Joseph’s Hospice; Dr. Allison Crombeen, Medical Director of Residence, St. Joseph’s Hospice; Larry Scully, President, Carruthers Foundation; Ted Evans, Carruthers Foundation; Larry Lafranier, Executive Director, St. Joseph’s Hospice; Paul Dusten, Board Chair, St. Joseph’s Hospice; Mike Hanki, Past Chair, St. Joseph’s Hospice and Bob Murray, Board Member, St. Joseph’s Hospice.

The Carruthers Foundation, an organization that represents the legacy of two retired Sarnia physicians, has made a significant donation toward efforts to enhance the future of hospice nursing. The $45,000 donation to the Carruthers Foundation Nursing Education Fund was made Thursday morning at St. Joseph’s Hospice Sarnia Lambton. The donation honours the legacy of Dr. […]

Retiring Councillor is Warden’s ‘Citizen of the Month’

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A long-standing, community-minded Sarnia resident has been presented with the Warden’s Citizen of the Month award for November.  Warden Todd Case presented Jim Foubister with a plaque at the Huron House Boys’ Home on Lakeshore Road in Sarnia this morning. Foubister – a Councillor for over 25 years for the former Town of Clearwater, City […]

THE SHOW: The Entertainment Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #161

Karissa Kern plays 'EMILY' in 'Finding Christmas' performed by The Nightingales Chorus

The Show with David Burrows #161Recap: Theory of a Deadman at ‘RUSTIC with Gloryhound & Head of the Herd. ‘Giving Tuesday’ on thru December!The Entertainment Scene:The Nightingales Chorus now in their 19th year coming to Imperial Theatre, Sarnia ON. Karissa Kern (Age 8) who plays ‘Emily’ talks to us about finding Christmas!In The Community:The Seaway […]

Seaway Sounds to perform Dec. 5th First Friday at Cheeky Monkey

Seaway Sounds to perform at Cheeky Monkey for Dec. 5th First Friday 7-9pm

The Seaway Sounds Chorus is an international chorus which is part of Sweet Adelines International, the world’s largest women’s singing organization.  Choruses  can be found all over the U.S.A. and Canada as well as Australia, Finland, Germany, Japan, Sweden, New Zealand, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom.  The group performs regularly at first Friday events in […]