Posts Tagged ‘Sarnia-Lambton’

Pet of the Week: Janey ready to warm your heart at Humane Society

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Janey, a four-month old domestic shorthair mix cat, is ready for adoption, along with any of several other prospective pets at the Sarnia Humane Society's Exmouth Street shelter, located just west of Front St. in Sarnia. "Pet of the Week" is presented as a public service by in cooperation with the Sarnia & District [...]

Benefit weekend for Harmony co-founder a great success, say organizers

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Paul Kearney, a Bright's Grove resident and retired process operator, first met Joanne Klauke-LaBelle through his involvement as a part-time financial planner. That was around 1996 and Klauke-LaBelle had already been running Harmony for Youth for some two years, the iconic organization helping students succeed in life, at least in part by introducing them to [...]

LHIN CEO: Home First program not at risk

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  The CEO of the Erie St. Clair Local Health Integration is characterizing previous reports suggesting a program designed to keep seniors and others in their homes is at risk as "miscommunication." "We are 100% behind the Home First program," Switzer has told Patients have come to understand that they will, whenever possible, be [...]

Local McDonald’s launches Loonies for Lunches program with Inn of the Good Shepherd

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Local McDonald's operators Colleen and Peter Buckley, along with Ronald McDonald himself, were at the restaurant on London Rd. today (Thursday, August 23) to cut the ribbon on the newly renovated facility as well as launch the area's Loonies for Lunches program. For a one dollar contribution, the funds go toward helping provide juice boxes [...]

LHIN says Home First program remains one of area’s highest priorities

A deficit of as much as $10 million in a program designed to allow seniors to remain at home rather than go to a long-term care facility is a concern to residents and politicians alike but the higher costs may be the result of the program working better than expected. The Home First program, which [...]

Area residents urged to participate in upcoming Town Hall on VIA Rail

  Politicians and industry leaders are urging local residents to participate in an upcoming Town Hall meeting, characterizing the importance of people speaking out as "vital." Transport Action Canada, the country’s leading citizen transportation advocacy group, has chosen Sarnia as the launch community for the first of a Canada-wide series of Town Hall Workshops regarding VIA Rail.   [...]

Pam’s Kitchen: Great Garlic Buns

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Hey everyone welcome back to Pam’s Kitchen. This week I am giving you a recipe that my daughter does all the time. Her family loves it, my family loves it, and I am sure yours will too. Great garlic buns: Prep Time: 20 min. Cook Time: according to directions Servings: who knows everyone loves them [...]

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 [...]

MPP Bob Bailey says McGuinty Finance Minister Out To Lunch on Lambton Generating Station Conversion

Bob Bailey at Ottawa's Queen's Park

Sarnia-Lambton MPP, Bob Bailey, wonders if Dalton McGuinty’s cabinet ministers have even discussed their provincial energy plans at the cabinet table. Bailey said this after Finance Minister Dwight Duncan made a confusing and completely inaccurate presentation on the conversion of coal fueled electricity plants to natural gas. During last Thursday’s testimony to the Legislative Assembly’s Standing [...]

Sarnia-Lambton Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal recipients announced

Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal recipients

Today Sarnia-Lambton MPP, Bob Bailey, announced 14 recipients of The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal from the Sarnia-Lambton community. MPP Bailey was asked earlier this year, as a Member of Provincial Parliament, to be an advisor to the Chancellery of Honours at Rideau Hall and assist with the nomination process and presentation of medals. In turn, [...]