Posts Tagged ‘sarnia news’

Seven Imperial workers were stuck in elevator for two hours following power failure

Imperial Oil says seven workers at its Sarnia chemical plant were stuck in an elevator for just over two hours after a power failure Monday morning caused the elevator to be stuck around the second storey of an operating unit. The power failure occurred at about 9:15 a.m. and the workers were freed at 11:25 […]

Sarnia Police report weekend service calls

Sarnia Police responded to 137 calls for service over the weekend. Officers also conducted 11 traffic stops for various traffic violations. The service also took 6 reports of theft from motor vehicles. In 5 of those incidents the vehicles were left unlocked with valuables left inside. Sarnia Police would like to remind everyone to “Lock […]

‘Absolute bright light’ celebrates her 100th birthday at Fairwinds Lodge

Photo courtesy Kerry Belliveau.

It was a joyous occasion at Fairwinds Lodge Retirement Residence on Thursday, November 20 as team members, fellow residents and the family of Irma Kern all came together to celebrate her 100th birthday. Irma, who has lived at Fairwinds Lodge since 2011, is involved in daily activities and is “an absolute bright light here” as described by […]

Sarnia-Lambton Gives, one text at a time

text giving

By JACK POIRIER I remember one of my high school teachers once saying to me, “No one has ever become poor by giving.” It was during one of those frequent discussions during religion class about the benefits of giving to others, helping the less fortunate; basically doing unto others … I’m sure you’ve heard a […]

Sarnia Police charge 17-year-old driver with careless driving after collision

A collision with a hydro pole has earned a 17-year-old Sarnia driver a charge of careless driving by Sarnia Police. The incident, which occurred about 11 a.m. Tuesday (November 18), occurred when the driver’s vehicle left the road and struck the hydro pole on the south side of Exmouth. Sarnia Police, Sarnia Fire, and Lambton […]

Sarnia area gets another ‘look at us’ article in Globe and Mail

Photo via Flickr by Lynn.

We may have some visitors coming to Sarnia. And they might be staying a while. An article in Wednesday’s Globe and Mail newspaper (November 19) may be sparking interest in the community, where homes can be had for under a $100,000, according to Sean Ryan, a local Realtor with Century 21 Bluewater, who was quoted […]

Voluntary toll program raises over $12k for MADD programs

MADD Treasurer Erin Pollard is pictured at the entrance to the Sarnia No Frills Plaza on Saturday.

Organizers of the local Mothers Against Drunk Driving “Voluntary Toll” program are pleased with the $12,560 raised this year, money that will be used to support various programs, including support for victims of drunk driving incidents. “Every year we aim to raise between $12,000 and $15,000 on toll day, so we are well within our […]

Sarnia Police deal with two impaired drivers on Sunday

It was early Sunday morning (November 15) when Sarnia Police got the call—someone creating noise with the revving of their engine in a parking lot at Finch and Wellington. The man at the wheel of the parked car, a 27-year-old Sarnia man, wasn’t driving but was “in control” of the vehicle and he’d clearly been […]

NOVA donates $10k to support City’s recycling efforts

NOVA presentation

When Rob Thompson heard that the City of Sarnia was looking for help to defray the costs of providing recycling boxes to new residents, it caught his ears. “We’re one of the world’s biggest makers of plastics and the idea of supporting recycling efforts fits extremely well with our business and our goal of increasing recycling […]

Sarnia Police report another relatively light weekend

Sarnia Police Service responded to 116 calls for service this past weekend and conducted 19 traffic stops for various traffic violations. The 116 calls include: 5 – 911 Hang Up Calls 6 – Alarm Calls 2 – Disturb the Peace Calls 13 – Domestic/Family Disputes 7 – Motor Vehicle Collisions 9 – Noise Complaints