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Sarnia Legionnaires holding season ticket drive

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The Sarnia Legionnaires are hoping a season ticket drive today (Saturday, June 18)  will help push attendance up over last year's league-leading total. President Tom Knight said Monday the Jr. 'B' hockey club will hold a sale at the Sarnia Arena from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. A similar event last month brought in more than 100 […]

Bradley first to be named ‘honourary Kiwanian’ by Seaway Club

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Sarnia Mayor Mike Bradley, who attended a special "meet and greet" meeting of the Seaway Kiwanis Club this week, has been named the club's first "honourary Kiwanian." Bradley is pictured receiving a plaque acknowledging the honour by longtime club member John Moore. The club meets Tuesdays at noon at the Sarnia Golf & Curling Club.

Sarnia Police urge motorists to ‘lock valuables out of sight’ before reaching destination

Two separate reports of purses being stolen out of locked, parked vehicles at Canatara Park have Sarnia Police urging motorists to keep their valuables out of sight of would-be thieves. The incidents are said to have occurred Wednesday, June 16, sometime between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. "These are two examples of how bold these […]

City Council gives ‘all thumbs up’ to new Sarnia Bay Marina contract

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Rarely does Sarnia City Council race through agenda item after agenda item, but it seemly did so Monday, skidding to a stop when it came to the staff recommendation to okay a negotiated extension of a previous five year contract to manage the Sarnia Bay Marina. From there it was nothing but praise. Councillors then […]

City plans to spend gas tax money on operational review for transit service

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Sarnia City Council will be asked at its regular meeting today to approve the sending out of a Request for Proposal for what Mayor Mike Bradley expects will be about a $110,000 expenditure for a comprehensive operational review of the Sarnia Transit Service, expense which factors in an already approved spending of $15,000 for routes […]

City staff recommend council approve new contract for running Sarnia Bay Marina

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Sarnia City Council will be asked to approve a five year extension of an existing arrangement to run the city-owned Sarnia Bay Marina, the result of which will return at least $440,000 in guaranteed payments from 2012 to 2016 and 50% of the revenue generated after a doubling of each year's guaranteed amount. For 2012-13, […]

Theresa Carriere nears finish line in her ONERUN quest in support of breast cancer research


In 2010, Theresa Carriere, a breast cancer survivor, made history of sorts–with the equivalent of several marathons in one day, running from London to Sarnia. Dubbed ONE RUN—one survivor, one day, 100 kilometres–the event raised more than $150,000 in donations in support of breast cancer research. Highlights of last year's trip can be seen in […]

Senior Students from Lambton County schools lauded for Art entries

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Senior arts students in Lambton County had some of their best work on display at Gallery Lambton in a special exhibition that began May 17 and ran through June 9, the day a series of awards were presented at the Gallery, located in downtown Sarnia. Among those honoured in a program organized by David Moore, […]

Local Realtor is making her mark as networker extraordinaire


Julie Jenkins is nothing if not a networker. The local Realtor (she's recently been licensed and works as a sales representative with EXIT Realty in Sarnia) is coordinator of Sarnia Women in Networking (WIN), a group she organized about three years ago. "I was already meeting with a group of ladies on a regular basis," […]

Local firm reaches out to small business community with big ideas

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When Ray Curran and Dan Egan were growing up in Corunna, they were best pals—from elementary school on. It's hardly a surprise then that the two paired up as professionals—Egan on the high-end graphics end and Curran focusing on marketing and business management. With that kind of energy and enthusiasm in play, Curran and Egan […]