Posts Tagged ‘lambton county’

OPP begin campaign to enforce seat belt law

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The OPP alongside its policing partners will be participating in the Ministry of Transportation Provincial Seatbelt Campaign which began Monday September 24, 2012 and ends at midnight on Saturday October 6, 2012.  During this time, the OPP officers will increase their visibility throughout the province to ensure that motorists are wearing their seatbelts and that children are [...]

Dignitaries get glimpse of Judith and Norman Alix Art Gallery ahead of Oct. 5 opening

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The Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery welcomed its first guests with a Dignitary Reception Friday afternoon, the first official opening event of the new gallery. Those in attendance heard remarks from special guests including:  Patricia Davidson, Member of Parliament for Sarnia-Lambton (who also represented the Honorable James Moore, Minister of Heritage); Lambton County Warden [...]

County reports second human case of West Nile virus

Test results received earlier this week indicate a second Lambton County resident has tested positive for the West Nile virus. The infected 57-year-old Sarnia area resident is currently being treated and monitored in hospital.   "Residents are strongly urged to continue to take precautions to prevent personal exposure to mosquitoes and to eliminate mosquito breeding sites [...]

New medical director at Marshall Gowland Manor starts Dec. 1

The County of Lambton's new Medical Director at Marshall Gowland Manor will be on the job in a couple of months. Dr. Melanie Crozier begins work December 1. Dr. Crozier has been practicing Emergency Medicine at Bluewater Health for five years and will soon be taking on a Family Practice in the community. She also [...]

County seeking public input on sustainability plan

Residents are being asked to provide their input on a new community sustainability plan that could help the County of Lambton land capital funding for brownfield, energy, transportation, waste, and water projects. The Integrated Community Sustainability Plan was approved, in principle, by Lambton County Council at its September 5, 2012 meeting.  Comments on the document [...]

Another mosquito pool confirmed as County continues to issue West Nile warnings

West Nile virus surveillance, conducted by the County of Lambton Community Health Services Department on September 12 at Bright's Grove, has detected another positive mosquito pool, the 12th positive test for the West Nile virus this year in Lambton. The current 2012 West Nile virus surveillance numbers for Lambton County include: 12 positive mosquito pools [...]

Doors Open Lambton County 2012 is on the horizon

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Doors Open Lambton County is taking place September 29 and 30, from 10:00am-4:00pm at most locations on both days. It is a free, community-driven initiative. 91 sites across the county (many of them buildings or businesses that are not usually open to the public) will be opening their doors for free, allowing visitors to gain [...]

OPP investigating death after fall from 402 Warwick overpass

OPP investigating death after fall from 402 Warwick overpass

On September 12, 2012 at around 3:30 p.m., Lambton County OPP, Lambton County EMS and Warwick volunteer Fire Department were called to Highway 402 in the area of the First School road overpass. For reasons that are as yet unknown, an adult female fell from the First School Road overpass. She was transported to Bluewater [...]

OPP looking for man accused of exposing himself at Highland Glen

  Lambton Ontario Provincial Police are attempting to identify a male party that was witnessed exposing himself to persons at the Highland Glen Conservation Area. At around 7 p.m. on September 6, a family including a child, were in the area for an evening swim. The male suspect was witnessed in the bushes near the [...]

Sinatra show more than a walk down memory lane for VPP crowd

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  Review by Justin Gilbert The Songs of Sinatra opened in Preview on Wednesday (September 5)  at the Victoria Playhouse Petrolia. I wouldn’t normally review a production before opening but not being available Friday, Wednesday was the only opportunity I had to attend the show and I’m certainly glad I did. It was over two hours [...]