Posts Tagged ‘lambton county news’

Petrolia Library wants to help preserve those family members

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Concerned about keeping various paper-based (photos, documents, etc.) memories safe? The Petrolia Library has organized a Family History Scanning Day at the branch this Saturday, Feb. 22 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., during which time representatives from Petrolia Heritage, the Lambton branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society and the Lambton County Archives will be [...]

Lambton OPP say two officers assaulted during arrest

A 19-year-old Sarnia man faces charges related to a disturbance in Petrolia early Sunday morning (Feb. 16) during which two Lambton OPP officers were assaulted, one seriously to have sought treatment in hospital. OPP say the incident occurred in response to a disturbance at the corner of Eureka Street and James Street. Two men were [...]

Petrolia man charged after OPP investigation of single-vehicle collision

Lambton OPP say they have charged a 22-year-old Petrolia man with impaired driving causing bodily harm and driving over the legal limit as the result of an investigation into a serious single motor vehicle collision that occurred Thursday  (Feb. 13) at around 8:30 p.m. A passenger in the vehicle, 21-year-old Danny Gibbons, also from Petrolia, [...]

Family owned Fiddick’s celebrates grand opening of 36 new long-term care beds for Petrolia

Maxine Fiddick with grandsons Zackary (left) and Jonathan at Thursday's grand opening of the Petrolia nursing home's 36 long-term care beds.

Family was front and centre at a grand opening celebration of 36 long-term care beds at Fiddick’s Nursing Home in Petrolia today (Thursday, Feb. 13). Gary Switzer, CEO of the Erie St. Clair Local Health Integration Network, was on hand, as was the chair of the LHIN, Dr. Martin Girash. Switzer emphasized the importance of [...]

County offering positive parenting programs


Lambton Public Health offers various parenting programs in communities across Lambton County. All sessions are FREE, and free child care is available, but space is limited. The programs include: Single Parenting, Creating a Healthy Life offers support and new ideas to help you meet the challenges of single parenting or co-parenting. Discover your strengths and [...]

OPP continue investigation of serious weekend crash

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Lambton OPP say they are continuing to investigate a serious two vehicle collision, which took place on Lambton Line, just east of Highway 40, on February 1, 2014 around 6:00 p.m. The collision required fire fighters to extricate a 52-year-old male driver of Wallaceburg, from his Chevrolet vehicle. That driver, as well as the 75-year-old [...]

After nine collisions on 402, OPP reminds drivers to take care

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Weather passing through the area on January 30, 2014 challenged drivers in Lambton County, especially on Highway 402. Lambton OPP responded to nine collisions, including a rollover as drivers dealt with the weather that brought, at times, blowing snow with white out conditions. No major injuries were reported. Motorists know that winter driving conditions can [...]

Moore Optimist Club planning chocolate bar bingo for Jan. 25

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The Optimist Club of Moore is holding a Children’s Chocolate Bar Bingo event on Saturday, Jan. 25. The 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. event, which will be held at the Courtright Community Centre, is using for tickets and prizes what you might expect: a regular size chocolate bar. One bar gives participants one bingo card. [...]

Truck finds itself in ditch after leaving eastbound 402

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A transport truck driver discovered just how treacherous a bit of snow and ice can be on provincial highways when the vehicle left the eastbound lanes of Highway 402 mid-day Saturday. The incident occurred just west of Camlachie Road and required the services of a heavy-duty towing service to extricate the vehicle. There were no [...]

OPP is reminding motorists to think ahead—with safe ride home

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Lambton County OPP is hoping that if you intend to consume alcoholic beverages this New Year’s eve that you will plan for a safe ride home. “Take responsibility for your actions and if you drink, don’t drive,” says Lambton County OPP Inspector Scott Janssens. “Arrange for a designated driver, take a taxi or stay overnight.  [...]