Posts Tagged ‘lambton county’

Group taps into youth desire to create culture of sustainability

sustainability group greenhouse

  While extracurricular activities were on hold at public schools, local high school students came together with the help of the Bluewater Sustainability Initiative to form a youth sustainability committee. The committee, formed in December 2012, is youth-driven, and currently has members from SCITS, Northern Collegiate and St. Christopher’s Secondary School. The purpose of the [...]

OPP nab another one accused of driving drunk

Lambton OPP say a 25-year-old Plympton-Wyoming woman will appear in a Sarnia court on April 8 after being pulled over Tuesday (March 5). Police say they responded to a traffic complaint on Lakeshore Road in the area of Mandaumin Road, eventually stopping the vehicle on O'Brien Road. The officer, in speaking with the driver, determined [...]

Summer Jobs Centre getting ready to open at Lambton College

summer job photo

  In what has to be a sure sign that summer is on its way—eventually—there's news that the Summer Jobs Service Student Centre will open its doors on main campus at Lambton College on Monday, April 1, 2013. The centre is located in room P107.  Students finishing up exams this month can switch modes right [...]

Lambton County libraries rolling out a carpet of activities during March Break

love library

  Lambton County’s libraries are offering fun activities for children and tweens during next week's March Break (March 11-15).  Pre-registration is required for all programs (contact the individual library) except those specified as a “drop-in” by. The programs are free unless otherwise noted.  Alvinston Library (519-898-2921) Wii, Lego, movies, cyber games and crafts – 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. [...]

Lambton College offers part-time path to qualifying for health and safety jobs

health and safety

  Lambton College is offering a part-time program organizers say could go a long way toward someone being able to qualify for jobs in the health and safety field, one in which they say positions for which are being actively recruited. The school's Occupational Health and Safety (SAFE) program may be suitable for people looking [...]

County employees raising money to help fallen Red-Tailed Hawk

red tailed hawk

  County of Lambton employees are coming together to raise funds for a Red-Tailed Hawk found injured on the side of Highway 402 on Monday morning. Pictured is an image of a typical Red-Tailed Hawk. The discovery was made by Public Works Manager Jason Cole on eastbound lanes between Mandaumin and Oil Heritage Roads. Cole contacted [...]

Local Family Health Team opening satellite location in Corunna

Residents in the Corunna area will be able to benefit from the opening of a satellite office of the Rapids Family Health Team starting April 2, 2013. The new site will offer a full time dietitian, registered nurse educators, a registered social worker and laboratory services. There are currently 37 family physicians connected with the [...]

Program to tackle suicide-related issues is coming to Sarnia


  While Jack Windeler, a first year student at Queen's University, died by suicide just three years ago, his legacy lives on in a program to increase mental health awareness, reduce misconceptions about mental health, and encouraging struggling individuals to reach out. When Jack's parents—Eric Windeler and Sandra Hanington—established the Jack Project as a way [...]

Maple Syrup Festival on the near horizon

maple syrup a.w. campbell

  As far as the A.W. Campbell Conservation Area is concerned, it's coming up on maple syrup time. The annual Maple Syrup Festival—scheduled for March 16-17 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.—is an opportunity for visitors to the Conservation Area to learn how First Nation, pioneer and modern methods have used the "sweet sap" to [...]

Christian business group meeting Thursday morning

As a follow up to an inaugural meeting earlier this year, a local chapter of the Canadian Christian Business Federation will be meeting tomorrow (Thursday) at 7 a.m. at John's Restaurant. The breakfast meeting is intended to introduce potential new members to the benefits of the organization, said Executive Director Keith Knight. All are welcome [...]