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United Way campaign now at 86% of goal, still ahead of last year’s pace

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By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton The United Way campaign has reached 86% of the $1,920,000 campaign goal and the optimism remains high. We are expecting results from Shell Canada employees and the LANXESS retirees, each with a matching corporate gift that will bring us into the mid 90% level of the […]

Sarnia Sting win fifth straight with victory over Kingston Frontenacs

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By DAVE BORODY They are doing it in different ways, but the important thing is they are winning hockey games. The Sarnia Sting made it five straight victories with a hard-fought 4-3 victory over the Kingston Frontenacs, Sunday afternoon in front of 2,507 happy fans at the RBC Centre. The five straight wins is a […]

Truck driver arrested at border after allegedly importing child porn

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Lsmbton OPP have arrested and charged a 29-year-old Brampton, Ont., truck driver who was attempting to re-enter Canada at the Blue Water Bridge last Thursday (November 27). Canada Border Services Agency had sent the driver to a secondary inspection when the material was allegedly found. At that point, OPP were called and the man was […]

Sarnia Police respond to 154 calls for service over weekend

One can only hope the 21 calls related to domestic/family disputes over the weekend can only be statistical “blip” on the radar of Sarnia Police Service. Police answered a total of 154 calls for service during the last weekend of November 2014, including 16 traffic stops for various traffic violations. A total of eight people were arrested […]

Sarnia City Council holds inaugural meeting

Sarnia Mayor MIke Bradley presented outgoing Council members Jim Foubister, Terry Burrell and Jon McEachran with a framed photograph, taken by Chris Hadfield on the International Space Station. It was the first time the photograph has been publicly seen.

Three new Sarnia City Council members were sworn in Monday morning (December 1), along with those re-elected in the October 27 municipal election. The inaugural meeting, which also saw Mayor Mike Bradley (also re-elected) taking the oath of office, was also an opportunity to recognize outgoing councillors Terry Burrell and Jim Foubister (both defeated in the […]

Pat Davidson finishing up strong career as the people’s representative

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When Pat Davidson finishes up her term as Member of Parliament for Sarnia-Lambton in a few months, she will have left a legacy that only the most ambitious (and hardworking) elected officials could possibly hope to top. And maybe not even then. The fact is, even when Davidson, a Conservative, first became MP in the 2006 […]

THE SHOW: The Entertainment Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #160

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Recap: Sloan visits K106.3, Lambton College Hospitality & Tourism Management Mardi Gras party a success! Win tix to see Theory of a Deadman!The Entertainment Scene:Up and coming Singer/Songwriter/Musician Cassy Hunt shares her passion for music and performs an original song called, How we got this way. In The Community: It’s time for giving and Dec. 2nd […]

Suspect in convenience store robbery quickly nabbed by Sarnia Police

A robbery of a convenience store in the area of Wellington and East streets on Saturday (Nov. 29) has left a man, so far unidentified, in jail, say Sarnia Police. The incident, which occurred shortly before 3 p.m., involved a man, armed with a knife and with his face concealed, entering the convenience store. He […]

Sarnia Sting doubles Plymouth Whalers in 4-2 win

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By DAVE BORODY PLYMOUTH, Mich. – The good times continue for the Sarnia Sting. The Sting won their fourth game in a row as they edged the Plymouth Whalers 4-2, Saturday night in front of only 1,718 fans at the Compuware Sports Arena. With the win, Sarnia improved to 12-11-1-1 in the Ontario Hockey League. It […]

Winter Wonderland fundraiser continues Sunday at DeGroot’s

Rory Gough, 5, and his sister Lily Gough, 7, got a chance to check out a couple of Santa's reindeer on the first day of the Winter Wonderland at DeGroot's Nurseries. The event continues Sunday.

There may be no better way to get into the Holiday spirit than with the Winter Wonderland that’s going on Saturday until 4 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Proceeds from the admission ($12 for adults, $10 for children and seniors) will go toward supporting Bluewater Health Foundation’s efforts locally. Children 3 […]