Posts Tagged ‘lambton county news’

Oil Springs monument project receives federal funding


  The federal government is funding up to $5,278 to restore the Oil Springs Soldiers Monument, a memorial that was first erected to honour those who had fallen during the First World War. Restoration work included building a new cement walkway and pad surrounding the monument, replacing the flagpole and engraving the missing names of [...]

Lambton OPP continue to investigate fatal crash as victim’s identity released

  Lambton say they are continuing to investigate a fatal crash that occurred Monday night around 8:40 at the intersction of Mandaumin Road and Churchill Line. 88-year-old Lois Dinnin of Petrolia died in the collision. The 32-year-old driver of the transport truck involved, who is from Warwick Township, was uninjured. Police say the Honda involved [...]

Lambton College students plan to raise funds for children’s school supplies in Zambia

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  "Sing for a Child" Karaoke night was the brain child of a group of Lambton College students who want to make a difference to children half a world away. Sing for a Child’s goal is to raise funds for SIFE Lambton, Students in Free Enterprise to send school supplies to children in Chona, Zambia. [...]

Moore Optimists donate $5k to support Safety Village concept

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The Optimist Club of Moore has donated $5,000 towards a new Safety Village in the area. Club President Mary Lou Abrams, left, is pictured presenting the cheque to Mary Ann Buntrock of the Lambton Safety Village Committee.

Bluewater Health continues to provide more services without knowing now much provincial funding it will get

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Two years after occupying its new Sarnia facility, Bluewater Health still doesn't know how much the province will pay it for new cases it is handling as a result of the facility. And CEO Sue Denomy says that is a big concern, especially since the province might want at least some of the money Bluewater [...]

Nearly half of commercial vehicles stopped in area inspection taken off the road

  An inspection of some 16 commercial vehicles in the area, conducted Tuesday (Oct. 23) by a Joint Forces Operation involving Sarnia Police, Chatham-Kent Police, the OPP, Ministry of Finance and CN Police, resulted in seven of the vehicles taken off the road. Reasons cited were various defects, including incomplete daily trip inspections and non-compliant [...]

Driver slowing for deer near roadway is hit from behind

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A 51-year-old London man suffered a serious leg injury in a two vehicle crash on Mandaumin Road Thursday (Oct. 18). OPP say the crash occurred shortly before 6 p.m. when a 2008 Dodge Caravan heading north on Mandaumin south of Lakeshore Road slowed as a result of the driver, 59-year-old Nora Maher of Sarnia, seeing [...]

Three face criminal charges in connection with fatal Lambton Shores rollover crash

  Lambton OPP say they have laid criminal charges in connection with a single vehicle rollover crash that resulted in the death of one of the passengers, 29-year-old Lonny James Norton of Sarnia, who succumbed to his injuries in a London hospital on July 31. Police say an investigation of the incident, which occurred on [...]

Bluewater Health continues in its search for additional board member

Bluewater Health is looking for a board member that would serve for a one year term. The deadline for applicants to express their interest in serving in this way is Oct. 31 at 4 p.m. Once applications are submitted, a nominating committee will evaluate the candidates and submit its report to the entire board of [...]

Lambton County working on approvals for handful of pharmacists ready to give vaccinations

Lambton County working on approvals for handful of pharmacists ready to give vaccinations

Fewer than half a dozen pharmacists in the Sarnia-Lambton area will be able to administer flu vaccine shots beginning Oct. 22, the result of a change in scope of practice for pharmacists that has been announced by the province. One of those who has taken the requisite training to provide this service is Paul Haggerty, [...]