Posts Tagged ‘sarnia news’

Secure disposal event ‘huge success’


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


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 [...]

Sarnia Police seize drugs, cash from Afton Court residence

A drug warrant executed on an Afton Court residence has resulted in the arrest of a 37-year-old female and the seizure of just over 20 grams of cocaine and 2 Oxycodone tablets with a street value of just over $2,100. Sarnia Police made the search just before 5 p.m. Thursday (May 1), also seizing $2,100 [...]

Apparent domestic disturbance escalates as cabbie and officer are assaulted

Sarnia Police say a taxi driver who came to pick up an early morning fare in the area of Netherlands Place was assaulted, as was a police officer who responded to an incident that began just after 2 a.m. Friday morning (May 2). A 26-year-old man faces charges of assault, mischief to property, resist arrest, [...]

TVO program next Wednesday will showcase last summer’s Kenwick on the Lake makeover

Last summer's construction of a gazebo was one of the improvements to what is now the Kenwick on the Lake park in Bright's Grove.

TVO’s “Giver” program is featuring work being done by area residents to breathe life back into an iconic and historic park on the shore of Lake Huron in Bright’s Grove. The television program featuring Kenwick on the Lake Park will be aired on Wednesday, May 7 at 6:30 p.m. One of the organizers of the [...]

S&R ‘crew’ supports fundraiser, embracing pirate theme

The S&R Crushers are Marci Palframan, Heather Cunningham, Randy Leighton and Sarah Eisenbraun.

By LISA BAILEY How can dressing like a pirate not be fun, especially while supporting mentorship of the community’s children and youth? The answer is “a no-brainer,” Steeves & Rozema executive assistant Marci Palframan says, which is why she participated in the Bowl for Kids Sake fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Sarnia-Lambton on March [...]

Brother and sister nabbed in mall shoplifting incident

Sarnia Police say a brother and sister face charges of theft after a shoplifting incident in Lambton Mall that occurred Monday evening (April 28). Around 7:30 p.m., police say a 19-year-old woman and her 18-year-old brother were seen entering a mall store and subsequently were observed concealing a number of clothing items without paying for [...]