Posts Tagged ‘Point Edward’

Search continuing for missing boater

  A search for a boater who jumped overboard near the Sarnia Yacht Club on Sunday continued on Monday. The 43-year-old Sarnia man, who police say was not wearing a life preserver, had reportedly jumped into the water around 2:30 p.m., apparently to retrieve a hat. Attempts by two men, one on shore, the other […]

OPP say they have suspects in Point Edward mischief case

Point Edward OPP say they have identified several youth they say were involved in a series of mischief complaints last month. Seven incidents that occurred June 26 resulted in broken lights and damage through spray painting. Police say an 18-year-old Sarnia youth and three Point Edward teens have been idePt. Edward OPP have identified up […]

Bridge Bash 2012 is slated to open up this weekend, promises unparalleled family entertainment

Bridge Bash 2012 is slated to happen July 6-7 at the Bluewater Bridge in Point Edward

This year's annual Bridge Bash, coined Under the Bridges, is slated to take place this weekend at Point Edward's Bluewater Bridges. The Point Edward Optimists are inviting everyone to come out for two evenings of entertainment, food and family fun on Jul. 6 and 7. This yearly event is known for showcasing local musicians and, […]

Lambton OPP seeking public assistance with identifying suspects

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Point Edward Ontario Provincial Police are seeking the assistance of the public in identifying a group of teens that caused over $4,000 damage to Village property. At around 4:30 p.m. on Jun. 11 a group of four teens were seen damaging the globes to light standards along the walking path from Alfred St to Michigan […]

Trainer involved in accident that killed Point Edward firefighter is found innocent

The trainer who was involved in an exercise that resulted in the death of a Point Edward volunteer fighter more than two years ago has been found innocent of charges laid under the Occupational Health and Safety Act. Terry Harrison of Georgetown, Ontario, was accused of failing to take reasonable precautions to protect a worker—51-year-old […]

Condo fire at Mariner Village in Point Edward under investigation

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  Venetian Boulevard remains closed today (Wednesday) around the vicinity of a spectacular fire at Mariner Village condominiums Tuesday evening. The Ontario Fire Marshal is investigating the blaze, which is said to have originated in a second storey unit on the north side of the building around 8:20 p.m. It then spread throughout the west […]

Michigan Ave. in Point Edward undergoing major work

Heading under the Blue Water Bridges? You'll need to consider an alternate route than Michigan Ave. or follow the marked detour route starting this week. The area affected is from Livingston Street to the entrance to the Waterfront Park. The seven-week project, said to start next week—although the road was blocked yesterday (Wednesday)—is being done […]

Driver charged with being over the legal limit after complaints called into police

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Lambton OPP was called Apr. 17 at around 11:30 a.m. to a suspicious vehicle parked on Michigan Avenue. A female was found in the driver seat. Police said when she was spoken to, it was clear that she was impaired by alcohol and was arrested for care and control. Open liquor was also allegedly found […]

A Bluewater Bridge worker credited for stopping distraught man from jumping

Provincial police said a Bluewater Bridge Canada employee is credited with saving a Sarnia man's life Sunday when he intended to jump from the bridge. Shortly before 10 a.m. on Apr. 1, the worker drove onto the westbound span to check on what was believed to be a disabled vehicle with its four way flashers […]

Stephanie Purdy to receive ‘Gold’ at awards dinner

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It’s the Oscars of the Ontario Food World and Lambton County is firmly at centre stage thanks to Stephanie Purdy, VP of Purdy Fisheries – her family owned and operated fishery that’s been in business since 1900. Purdy is helping guide the business into the next generation and consumers, chefs, The Food Network and now […]