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‘Adopt-a-Bathroom’ initiative at Afton Park Place has positive impact on residents

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By LISA BAILEY Smiles and conversations have been brimming amongst a group of Afton Park Place residents as their tree of life creation adorns one of the newly decorated bathrooms in the home.That excitement and joy is one of the outcomes that staff member Gen Scholten was hoping for when she and colleagues Laurie Lynch […]

St. Patrick’s citizenship class witnesses new Canadian ceremony

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Nearly two dozen immigrants entered the large gym at St. Patrick’s Catholic High School Tuesday morning and left as new Canadians. The gym, which was converted into a citizenship court at 10 a.m., had grade 10 students viewing the ceremony, said Blake Morrison, who teaches civics at St. Patrick’s. “St. Patrick’s High School is honoured […]

Sarnia Police have 38-year-old in custody in aftermath of ‘suspicious’ house fire

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Sarnia Police say they have a 38-year-old Sarnia man in custody on charges of attempted murder and arson after a house fire in the 100 block of Alfred Street this morning (Tuesday, October 21). The fire, which was called in about 5 a.m.,  resulted in a 24-year-old Sarnia man being seriously injured and one firefighter […]

Community forum on suicide prevention to be held this Thursday

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The Lambton chapter of the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO), in partnership with the North Lambton Community Health Centre, is hosting a Community Forum on Suicide Prevention this Thursday, October 23 at the Lambton College Event Centre on London Road in Sarnia. All members of the public are invited to attend the forum, which begins […]

Five charged with various drug infractions after OPP search in Forest

Lambton OPP say they have arrested and charged five individuals from the County area with various drug charges after a drug search at a residence on Albert Street in Forest that was conducted last Friday (October 17). During the search, an undisclosed amount of suspected methamphetamine, suspected oxycontin, drug paraphernalia and Canadian currency were seized.  The […]

Sarnia Police report 153 calls for service over weekend

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Sarnia Police Service officers responded to 153 calls for service over the past weekend. Officers also conducted 18 traffic stops for various traffic violations. The 153 calls include: 4 – 911 Hang Up Calls 12 – Alarm Calls 2 – Break and Enters 7 – Disturb the Peace Calls 10 – Domestic/Family Disputes 10 – […]

United Way campaign nearly two-thirds of the way to target

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By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton The United Way surged this past week thanks to successful drives at Styrolution, NOVA Chemicals, and the first of the Lambton Kent District School Board schools, Queen Elizabeth II in Sarnia. We are now sitting at just over $1,250,000 and are nearly two thirds of the way […]

Lambton Concert Band getting ready to celebrate a century of music with concert

The Lambton Concert Band at one of its recent practice sessions leading up to a concert to be held Thursday, October 30 at the Sarnia Public Library Auditorium.

The Lambton Concert Band, a volunteer group of local musicians, continue to practice for what will certainly be a joyous upcoming celebration of music in the tradition of music in Sarnia-Lambton. The concert, Century Tunes, will take place Thursday, October 30 at the Sarnia Public Library Auditorium beginning at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for the concert […]

Sarnia Sting lose to Belleville Bulls in last 30 seconds

By DAVE BORODY BELLEVILLE – The Sarnia Sting lost a heartbreaker Sunday afternoon. The Belleville Bulls scored with 29.2 seconds left in regulation time to eke out a 3-2 victory over the Sting before 1,919 fans at the Yardman Arena. Remi Elie notched the game winner when he banged home a centering pass following a […]

Sarnia Legionnaires tie franchise record for consecutive wins

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The Sarnia Legionnaires continue to win, extending their streak to 13 straight wins now and tied the 1989/90 Sarnia Ranson Bee’s for the franchise record for most consecutive wins. Sarnia scored three unanswered goals Saturday night to down the Lambton Shores Predators 3-1 at the Shores Recreation Centre. Ethan Sarfati opened the scoring for the […]