Posts Tagged ‘lambton county news’

Rockride 2014 aims to fight Childhood Cancer in wake of couple’s loss

Bob Thomas

It’s been 11 years since Bob and Lori Thomas lost their three-year-old daughter Samantha to childhood cancer, something they are determined to help make sure never happens to any other child. This July 5 the couple is doing their part and inviting others to join them in the 11th annual R.O.C.K.—Ride for Our Cancer Kids—a [...]

County Council meetings will ‘live stream’ beginning July 2

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Lambton County Council meetings will be “live streamed” to anyone wishing to view the decision-making process from a computer connected to the Internet beginning July 2. The County has partnered with Granicus, Inc. to offer live and archived meetings through its website, www.lambtononline.ca. Capital cost for the equipment was $31,000 with an annual operating cost [...]

Physician recruiters welcome new doctor who will take over existing practice

Dr. Abraham

When Dr. Kathy Wakely retires at the end of July, her existing patients will no longer have to worry that they’ll be left with out a family physician. Dr. Jacob Abraham, along with his wife Shoba, had initially planned to purchase a clinic in Kingston, but have now decided to make Sarnia-Lambton their home. “They [...]

United Way announces three recipients of Venture Grant program

The United Way of Sarnia-Lambton has announced funding for three programs through its Venture Grant program. They include: –$17,500 to the Canadian Red Cross for the provision of transportation services to residents in the North Lambton Community.  Since being started in April 2012 with a $15,000 a year commitment from the United Way, the program [...]

OPP charge driver in last week’s collision with fence incident

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A 21-year-old male driver from Lloydminster, Alta., has been charged with careless driving and failure to remain at the scene following the investigation of a single-vehicle crash in Point Edward last Thursday (June 12). Lambton OPP say an investigation of the early morning incident, which resulted in damage to a fence and vehicles near the [...]

Sombra Township Optimists showing off classic vehicles at their 10th anniversary show this Saturday

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The Sombra Optimists are holding their Sombra Car Show this Saturday (June 21), the 10th anniversary of the popular event. The action begins at 8 a.m. at Brander Park in Port Lambton and runs right through 8 p.m. The event is free for spectators (car owners displaying their “babies” are paying an entry fee. The [...]

It’s ‘Doors Open’ this coming weekend in Lambton County

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It’s “Doors Open” this weekend (June 21-22) as some 44 sites throughout Lambton County take part what is sure to be an eye-opening celebration of the community’s centennial accomplishment. This year’s Doors Open Lambton County is presented by Daytripping Magazine. “This weekend will be a rare chance for residents to visit many of these sites,” [...]

Chamber will host Rural Trade Show this Wednesday

The Sarnia Lambton Chamber of Commerce is inviting members and guests to its Rural Trade Show, to be held this Wednesday at the St. Clair Parkway Golf Course in Mooretown. The 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. event is free for members of the Chamber ($10 for “future members”). Organizers expect some 30 exhibitors to be [...]

OPP says stolen watch recovered, suspects charged

Two Sarnia residents have been arrested and charged by Lambton OPP after an investigation into a theft of a Rolex watch said to be worth $38,000. The incident, police say, took place during the afternoon of June 8, 2014 at an auction in Point Edward. The suspects, a 48-year-old man and a 45-year-old woman, were [...]

OPP see approach of young girl by stranger as reason enough to issue reminder

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Lambton OPP say a young girl who was approached by a stranger while she was out for a walk in Petrolia earlier this week is reason enough to remind people to contact officers if similar events occur. In the incident this week, which occurred Monday (May 26) around 6 p.m., the girl was walking her [...]