Posts Tagged ‘lambton county’

RAIL Advocacy Group recognized by Lambton County Warden as ‘Citizen of Month’

Mike Bradley, Mayor, City of Sarnia; Ed Banninga, Treasurer, RAIL Advocacy In Lambton (RAIL); Eileen Viola, 2nd Vice President, RAIL; Mabel Higgins, Vice President, RAIL; Todd Case, Warden, County of Lambton; and Jim Houston, President, RAIL.

Lambton County’s Warden is recognizing Rail Advocacy In Lambton (RAIL) for its commitment to advocating for enhanced passenger rail service locally and regionally.  Todd Case presented RAIL executives with the Warden’s Citizen of the Month award for May outside of the Sarnia VIA Rail station Thursday morning. The group has been actively meeting with community […]

Doors Open Lambton County is opportunity to take closer look at landmark sites

The Lawrence House Centre for the Arts

Doors Open Lambton County, a two-day project set for June 21 and 22, will feature 44 sites exploring the area’s contribution to the First World War (1914-18), the incorporation of the City of Sarnia in 1914, and many other community achievements of the last 100 years. Visitors to the sites will have an opportunity to go […]

County childcare facility gets three-week reprieve on closure decision

coronation park day care

Lambton County Council has put at least a “pause” on a process that would have set in motion the closure of Coronation Park Day Nursery, a facility that is facing an annual $1.1 million shortfall. Councillors decided to table the staff report for 21 days, allowing for union representatives, employees and parents to meet, potentially […]

Crime Stoppers looking for help in two separate thefts

Sarnia Lambton Crime Stoppers is looking for information about two Break and Enters which occurred recently in St Clair Township. The first occurred sometime between March 21-24 at a property on Polymoore Drive. Culprits cut through the fence and entered trailers stealing various items. The second occurred sometime between March 23-29 at a residence in […]

Household hazardous waste depot is open this Saturday

The second of six planned Household Hazardous Waste days in Lambton County  being held year will occur this Saturday (April 26) at the Clean Harbors Canada Inc. facility at 4090 Telfer Road in St. Clair Township. The event, which runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., is intended to give residents the opportunity to properly […]

New area Christian school continues its organizational work for fall opening

Tim Knapp is one of the parents forming the new Lambton County Christian Academy.

A group of parents intent on starting a new Christian school in the area is likely to have a venue decided on in less than a month. Tim Knapp, who is president of the board for the Lambton County Christian Academy, says the establishment of the school was sparked by the recently announced closure of […]

Tundra swans now frequently seen as part of annual migration

This year's tundra swan viewers have included Betty Richardson, left, and Janet Wilkins, who braved the chilly weather on Saturday.

The “Return of the Tundra Swans,” although somewhat delayed this year due to abnormally cold weather, is well underway, with daily reports appearing on the Lambton County Libraries, Museums and Galleries website. Several hundred birds, who are on their way north, typically rest in the Old Thedford Bog, near Grand Bend. The birds seen in […]

OPP hopes video will spark new leads in investigation of Karen Caughlin’s murder

karen caughlin

The continuing investigation of the murder of 14-year-old Karen Caughlin has prompted the OPP to produce a seven-minute video with the hope that it will generate new leads in a case that will be 40 years old on Sunday. Neither the family or the OPP is giving up hope that those responsible will be found. […]

Local Cancer Society office has new manager

bill yurchuk

Bill Yurchuk is the new manager of the local office of the Canadian Cancer Society. Yurchuk, who comes from the financial services industry, has been on the job less than a month, although he says he is quickly coming up to speed. “The Canadian Cancer Society has more impact, against more cancers, in more communities […]

Health system officials say better care comes from better coordination

ESC LHIN

The provincial organization responsible for helping to improve the delivery of health services in the Sarnia-Lambton area says incremental improvements are being made in reducing “Alternate Level of Care”—the formal name for people who are in hospital but who don’t necessarily need hospital services (they are typically waiting for a nursing home bed). A report […]