Posts Tagged ‘lambton county’

Area beaches cleared for week of June 4

Area beaches have been given an all clear by the Medical Officer of Health, at least for this week. Sampling done the week of June 4, 2012 included Grand Bend (north and south beaches), Highland Glen, Bright's Grove (including Mike Weir Park), Canatara Park, Pinery Provincial Park, and Ipperwash Main Beach. While no sampling occurs [...]

Crime Stoppers ‘Crime of Week’ focuses on jewellery store thefts

Lambton OPP is currently investigating two unsolved “distraction” thefts from local jewellery stores. The first theft occurred at approximately 9:00 am on Saturday June 2 at Bailey’s Jewellery Store in Petrolia. The second theft occurred at the Imperial Jewellery Store in Watford. In both cases, the lone male suspect distracted the clerk by asking for different [...]

Expectant parents can take advantage of prenatal education classes

Prenatal education is beneficial for new parents having a baby for the first time and for those with previous experience but would like a refresher. Topics include labour and delivery, breastfeeding, breathing and relaxation, how to cope as new parents, and how to manage the challenges in the first few months after delivery. Space is [...]

Lambton College Firefighter Combat Teams earn gold, silver and bronze at last month’s competition in Sudbury

  Lambton College Firefighter Combat Teams brought back gold, silver and bronze medals from Cambrian College in Sudbury on Saturday, April 14, 2012.   This is the second year that Lambton College has attended this Fire Services Fitness Challenge event and achieved first, second and third placements. The results include: 1st Place Team # 1 – Men’s [...]

Corunna’s Shred-it campaign tons of success


"It was our best ever," said Ron Skreptak of the annual Shred-it Day put on by the Corunna Community Policing Committee. Held Saturday, May 5, the event resulted in more than 7,000 pounds of documents being brought to the Corunna detachment of the OPP. Skreptak, who chairs the Corunna Community Policing Committee, says the organization [...]

County reminding parents/guardians of legal need to report vaccinations


  Staying up-to-date with your child's immunizations is important, and so is reporting the vaccination record, say officials at Lambton County's Community Health Services Department. in fact, provincial legislation requires the county to keep a vaccination record of every child attending school, with the record required for attendance. When children receive a vaccination at the family's [...]

Lambton County has new Medical Officer of Health

Sudit Ranade

Lambton County has hired a new Medical Officer of Health, replacing Dr. Chris Greensmith, who has been in the position since 1988 in either a permanent or acting capacity. The new MOH is Dr. Sudit Ranade, who will begin work September 24. Dr. Ranade, who is currently completing his Royal College certification in Public Health and [...]

More teachers may be hired at public education board, replacing retirees

The director of education for the public school board in the area says he believes upcoming retirements and the expansion of all-day kindergarten could mean more hiring for the fall. Some 13 schools are expected to have kindergarten students in their schools all day starting in September. Jim Costello is quoted as saying a doubling [...]

Chamber meets with Queen’s Park officials in two days of presentations

April 25, 2012.

  On Wednesday, Sarnia-Lambton MPP Bob Bailey and the Sarnia Lambton Chamber of Commerce wrapped up two busy days highlighting the strengths and opportunities of Sarnia-Lambton’s local economy to legislators and business leaders at Queen’s Park. Lead by Chamber of Commerce Chair Mike Elliott, and President Garry McDonald, Bailey and a large group of representatives [...]

Provincial police looking for person responsible for break, enter and theft this week

OPP Logo Hybrid (Thumb)

Lambton OPP said sometime between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Apr. 23, thieves entered an apartment residence in the 600-block of Broadway St, Wyoming. The exterior door to the apartment had been forced open, breaking the frame. Thieves allegedly stole a Hewlett Packard desktop computer, a Samsung 51” plasma television, an X-box gaming system [...]