Posts Tagged ‘local news Sarnia’

Child dies as a result of being hit by vehicle

Sarnia Police Crest

A five-year-old Sarnia boy who was struck by a vehicle this week has died. Police say Haiden Dugas passed away in a London hospital from injuries suffered when he was hit on Campbell Street, near Samuel, on Wednesday afternoon just before 4:30.   The traffic division continues to investigate.

Child hit by vehicle in Sarnia’s southend

Sarnia Police Crest

A five-year-old boy has been transported to hospital in London after being struck by vehicle on Campbell Street near Samuel Street on Wednesday afternoon. Sarnia Police say its investigation indicates that a vehicle driven by a 45-year-old Corunna woman struck the boy just before 4:30.   Police say the seriousness of the boy's condition required [...]

Three more break-ins reported to Sarnia Police

Three more break-ins were reported to Sarnia Police yesterday (July 18). Sometime during the night on July 16, 2011, unknown persons entered a business located in the 1800 block of London Line. Police say access was gained by breaking a wooden garage door panel. Once inside, the culprits removed goods valued at over $2,000. A [...]

Surveillance video at business leads to arrests

Sarnia Police say video surveillance of a business in the 800 block of Ontario Street, which was hit by thieves who allegedly broke into a storage container on the site, has resulted in the arrest of three males, each of whom will be charged with one count of Break and Enter. Two of the men [...]

Commissionaires looking for ‘Top Crossing Guard’ in area

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Commissionaires Great Lakes is asking the public to help raise awareness and recognize the valuable contributions made by School Crossing Guards in Sarnia & Point Edward for their dedicated loyal work ensuring school children safely cross the busy streets in the community.  The Commissionaires are inviting the public to cast their vote for the Top [...]

Sarnia Rotarians gearing up to bring Mackinac watchers breakfast

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There's no better way for sailors and landlubbers alike to prepare for the start of the annual Mackinac sailing race than with a plateful of delicious pancakes and sausages – all for the good of Rotary community projects.  The Rotary Club of Sarnia is once again preparing to welcome area residents and visitors to its [...]

Lambton Fire Science grads are first to win prestigious scholarship

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Brandon Carrol and Concetta Sanfilippo, both graduates of Fire Science Technology and Pre-Service Firefighter Education and Training at Lambton College were named co-recipients of the Stanley T. Murray scholarship at a ceremony held by the Canadian Fire Safety Association during their Annual Education Forum held at the Paramount Conference and Event Venue in Woodbridge, Ontario on Friday, [...]

City to land developer: ‘We’re going to work with you’

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Sarnia City Councillors have unanimously voted to be flexible with the developer of a major piece of residential property in the area immediately west of Modeland Road and north of Highway 402, essentially giving Silvestri Development Corp. more time to complete the purchase of the so-called Rapids Parkway Lands. The city took one of several [...]

Lambton College administrator lauded by colleagues

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A Lambton College administrator has been honoured by her peers at the Canadian arm of the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Dr. Maike Luiken, Dean of Applied Research and Sustainable Development at Lambton College, was awarded the 2011 IEEE Canada M.B. Broughton Central Canada Merit Award, in recognition of her outstanding services to [...]

Local athlete wins Guelph Lake Triathlon, coming to Bright’s Grove in July

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Mark Linseman won the Guelph Lake Triathlon on Sunday, June 19. Linseman, 26, a graduate of Sarnia St. Pat’s and now living in Guelph, has been a regular on the Ontario triathlon circuit. He completed the Olympic distance triathlon featuring a 1500 meter swim, 40 km bike ride and 10 km run in a personal [...]