Posts Tagged ‘sarnia news’

Series of arson fires has the attention of Sarnia Police

Sarnia Police and Sarnia Fire and Rescue are investigating a series of four dumpster fires that occurred Sunday night. The first fire, in the 100 block of Cromwell, was called in just after 10 p.m. with a second fire in the 200 block of Exmouth Street called in shortly after the first. A third fire, [...]

UPDATED: 22-year-old turns himself in after fatal hit and run incident

Sarnia Police say a 22-year-old man has been charged with one count of criminal negligence causing death and one count of failing to remain after a collision Friday night. The man turned himself in on Sunday. He was later released after a bail hearing. Police are now asking for the public’s assistance in locating a [...]

New emergency connection system goes ‘live’ today

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In addition to displays at Clearwater Arena today (Friday, May 9), Emergency Preparedness Day is also marking the “official” availability of an industry-funded initiative that will help ensure area residents are kept up-to-date on any events that may require special attention. The Sarnia Lambton Environmental Association and CAER (Community Awareness Emergency Response) are paying for [...]

Learning by doing at Lambton College

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Students in a dual credit program at Lambton College were outdoors earlier this week, practising (and learning from instructor Dan Gutteridge) how to trim trees and handle a chainsaw in a safe manner. Numerous trees on the campus are ideal for that purpose.

Area residents learn how to prepare for emergency

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By DANIELLE COOPER It was a busy day Friday at Clearwater Arena for those gathered to mark Emergency Preparedness Day. Many Sarnia-Lambton residents turned out to view more than 85 displays and live demonstrations at the free event, which began at 9 a.m. and ran through 2 p.m., fulfilling one of the objectives: showing how [...]

Secure disposal event ‘huge success’

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The numbers are in and the Sarnia Police Service considers the 2014 Shred It event a huge success. More than 600 people  took advantage of the April 26 opportunity to bring some 14,212 pounds of documents to be destroyed at an operation set up at the Walmart parking lot in Sarnia. Since 2006, similar events [...]

Liliana Parker becomes Sarnia’s ‘Centennial’ baby

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We trust young Liliana Parker, who came into the world on Wednesday, 100 years after Sarnia became a city on May 7, 1914, will have have many more joyous birthdays to come. To help mark Sarnia’s birthday, the local Centennial Committee is providing a gift to each new baby born at Bluewater Health on May [...]

Sarnia-Lambton provincial election candidates setting up shop

A series of documents now officially signed by Ontario’s Lt. Gov. David Onley has put in place what will become a five-week election campaign, culminating on election day June 12. At least three political parties (in alphabetical order) have offices set up for their candidates: –New Democratic Party, represented by Brian White, has a campaign [...]

Sarnia turns 100 today

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It’s been 100 years since Sarnia officially became a city, shedding the status of Town and before that (Jan. 1, 1857) the “Port of Sarnia.” The official birthday celebration, which included a visit from Lt. Gov. David Onley (after he officially executed the writ of election), won’t end today. Numerous events are scheduled at least [...]

City approves direction for remediation of Centennial Park, dropping trails and lighting enhancements

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Centennial Park will be returned to safe public use as a result of a plan that will cap contaminants found in the soil at a cost estimated to be $5-7 million. At a special meeting Monday, Sarnia City Council made a decision to go forward with a preliminary plan, trimming about $1-million in proposed costs [...]