Posts Tagged ‘local news Sarnia’

New orthotics store opens on Lambton Mall Road

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Paul Smith is betting that the idea of making orthotics in his new BioPed store, as compared with at least some of his competitors who may rely on outside labs to do the work, will be a winner. Certainly, he isn't alone–BioPed is a franchise operation that started in 1981 (in Guelph) and has grown […]

Sarnia Police seeking public assistance related to attack in apartment

Sarnia Police Service is asking the public for assistance as they look for a male in his mid 20s suspected of attacking a woman in her apartment at 911 Wellington St. in the early evening hours of Thursday, May 26. Police say the suspect, who is described as having tan skin, of stocky build and […]

Break and enter incidents over weekend being investigated by Sarnia Police

Two break and enter incidents, both on Sunday, May 22, are getting the attention of Sarnia Police. The first, which occurred between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m., involved a residence in the 800 block of Exmouth Street. Taken there was a small amount of cash, two gold necklaces and 100 Oxycodone tablets. Police are also […]

Local Facebook group looks back to days gone by in Sarnia area

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A local Facebook group is taking a long stroll down memory lane with more than 2,800 members so far. Titled "Do You Remember . . . Places that No Longer Exist in Sarnia", the group can be found at: Among the reminiscences are photos such as the one featured–of the Imperial Oil docks with […]

Lambton’s international flavour no accident for academic strategists looking to the future


By J.D. BOOTH Lambton Shield Lambton College may be something of a paradox, local to our area but very much an academic institution that has not only earned but continues to earn a place in the world as a place for learning. While Lambton's first foray beyond Canada began in 1996 with an initiative in […]

City staff get answers on ‘non-disclosure’ terms for harbour talks with Transport Canada


In response to a request by Sarnia City Council for details on the terms of any future non-disclosure agreement the Mayor and Clerk may be asked to sign before negotiating a takeover of Sarnia Harbour, the city's Director of Economic Development and Corporate Planning is recommending that Council proceed with the negotiations. Peter Hungerford, in […]

‘Relay for Life’ getting ready for 10-year stride as it raises money for cancer research


Organizers are looking to the Canadian Cancer Society's "Relay for Life," now in its 10th year, as an opportunity not only to raise money for research for a cure but as a way to celebrate survivors and honour those who may have succumbed to various forms of the disease. The event, scheduled for June 17 […]

Bluewater Health earns 97.8% marks in recent accreditation

Bluewater Health has announced the results of its recent accreditation survey, having achieved 97.8% of Accreditation Canada’s standards of excellence in quality of care and patient safety. As a result, the hospital has received its accreditation status from 2011 to 2014, said President and CEO Sue Denomy. “We are thrilled by the positive comments from the […]

Summer Jobs Service Student Centre opens for business May 2

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The Summer Jobs Service Student Centre will open its doors on main campus at Lambton College on Monday, May 2, 2011 at 8:30 a.m.  Students finishing up exams this month can switch modes right away into their job search with the help from services provided through the Centre. Opening Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. until […]

A Huge Success: Google’s New Art Project

By Gregory West Most of us could not afford to travel to the great museums on the planet, let alone take tours of the most famous art galleries. That was then and now thanks to Google’s new “Art Project” and their mapping “Street View” technology the doors are now open for us to simply go […]