Posts Tagged ‘Sarnia-Lambton’

Celebrate Family Day in the best way possible

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As we enjoy the statutory holiday primarily designed to wedge an extra day off between New Year's and Good  Friday, Family Day in Ontario is doing exactly its intention. But only if you actually do something with your family. Thankfully there are options available to celebrate the day in style. One is at the Judith [...]

Sarnia Christian School raises more than $2k with Shrove Tuesday supper

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Sarnia Christian School's annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper was a big success yesterday, with more than 244 people enjoying delicious all-you-can-eat pancakes. The local charity's fundraiser netted more than $2,200.

Hope Morritt, local author and friend of writers, has died

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  One of the Sarnia-Lambton's best-known authors has died. Hope Morritt was originally from Edmonton but came to Sarnia with her husband, the late Dan Cameron, in 1960. She passed away on Thursday at Fiddick's Nursing Home in Petrolia. Her funeral will be held at Smith Funeral Home in Sarnia on Monday, Feb. 11 beginning [...]

Weather update: Freezing rain most likely result from front moving in

What earlier was forecast to be snow for the Sarnia-Lambton area has now turned into a forecast for freezing rain, says Environment Canada, which has issued a warning.

Community meetings will provide overview of branding initiative

Residents are invited to learn more about Lambton County’s new community branding initiative this week at public meetings in Wyoming and Point Edward. The meetings will provide Sarnia-Lambton residents with an overview of the branding process and opportunity for community discussion. The discussions will be facilitated by North Star Destination Strategies. Meetings are slated for [...]

Crime Stoppers says counterfeiting is a widespread problem

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  Counterfeiting is one of the fastest growing crimes worldwide, and yes, it’s happening here in Sarnia Lambton. It threatens the economies of developed and developing countries alike, damages new investment, and is a threat to public health and safety. Advances in technology have enabled counterfeiters to produce better copies of products and packaging. Today, [...]

Members of local CGA group plan trivia fundraiser for CNIB

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Charles Fisher and Brian Moore, both members of the local chapter of the Certified General Accountants association, are once again stepping out to raise money for a worthy cause—in this case the local chapter of CNIB. The event, a "trivia night" scheduled for Sat. Feb. 2 beginning at 6 p.m., will raise much needed funds [...]

OPINION: School tragedy could be ticking time bomb right here

OPINION: By MATT McEACHRAN What would you say if someone told you that children in our Lambton Kent district routinely disrespect teachers and principals, without consequences?  That kids in your child’s schools have threatened or actually committed violent acts against fellow students or teachers?  And in many cases, if not most cases, these same kids [...]

St. Joseph’s Hospice looking for volunteers for two new programs

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  St. Joseph's Hospice of Sarnia-Lambton is reaching out to fulfill an ongoing need for volunteers for its new in-home support and day hospice programs. Holly Watson, the organization's Living Life Well program coordinator, says the two orientation sessions—one on Jan. 25, another on Feb. 1—will both run from 9 a.m. to noon and will [...]

Sarnia Mayor singles out individuals, organizations in this year in Honour’s List

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Sarnia Mayor Mike Bradley has released his annual honour list, continuing a tradition began by the late Mayor Marceil Saddy in 1981. This year's list contains some 16 individuals and organizations, including two groups—Habitat for Humanity Sarnia-Lambton and Holy Trinity School Parent Volunteers. Bradley said those on the list have been "instrumental in improving the [...]