Posts Tagged ‘sarnia news’

Sarnia City Council holds inaugural meeting

Sarnia Mayor MIke Bradley presented outgoing Council members Jim Foubister, Terry Burrell and Jon McEachran with a framed photograph, taken by Chris Hadfield on the International Space Station. It was the first time the photograph has been publicly seen.

Three new Sarnia City Council members were sworn in Monday morning (December 1), along with those re-elected in the October 27 municipal election. The inaugural meeting, which also saw Mayor Mike Bradley (also re-elected) taking the oath of office, was also an opportunity to recognize outgoing councillors Terry Burrell and Jim Foubister (both defeated in the […]

Suspect in convenience store robbery quickly nabbed by Sarnia Police

A robbery of a convenience store in the area of Wellington and East streets on Saturday (Nov. 29) has left a man, so far unidentified, in jail, say Sarnia Police. The incident, which occurred shortly before 3 p.m., involved a man, armed with a knife and with his face concealed, entering the convenience store. He […]

Winter Wonderland fundraiser continues Sunday at DeGroot’s

Rory Gough, 5, and his sister Lily Gough, 7, got a chance to check out a couple of Santa's reindeer on the first day of the Winter Wonderland at DeGroot's Nurseries. The event continues Sunday.

There may be no better way to get into the Holiday spirit than with the Winter Wonderland that’s going on Saturday until 4 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Proceeds from the admission ($12 for adults, $10 for children and seniors) will go toward supporting Bluewater Health Foundation’s efforts locally. Children 3 […]

New local clinic will make it easier, faster for men facing prostate cancer to receive care


Bluewater Health is hoping its new prostate services clinic will help men and their families who are facing prostate cancer receive better coordinated care and improved access to specialists. Officially launched Friday afternoon, the clinic, which is already in operation through the Sarnia site’s Ambulatory Care department, was set up in cooperation with urologists Dr. […]

Sarnia Lions Club putting ‘pedal to the metal’ to anti-drug program for schools

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Sarnia Lions Club has been a key contributor to Racing Against Drugs, a program offered annually to more than 1,000 Grade 5 students in Lambton County by Lambton Drug Awareness Action Committee.  The Lions Club recently donated $1,000 to Lambton Drug Awareness to help offset costs and to ensure the program’s future. At the controls […]

Officers will be gathering food for the Inn of the Good Shepherd this Saturday

Sarnia Police officers are hoping to exceed the 1,681 pounds of food collected last year when they bring a cruiser to Wal-Mart and Zehr's Super Centre this Saturday.

Sarnia Police are holding their second “Cops for Cans” event this Saturday, November 29, 2014 at the  Wal-Mart on Quinn Drive and at Zehrs Super Centre on London Road. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. A Sarnia Police cruiser will be parked in each lot with the emergency lights on so it […]

Woman claiming attack now faces charge of mischief after admitting she had lied

Sarnia Police say they have laid a charge of public mischief against a 25-year-old woman who had claimed earlier this week she was attacked in a commercial alleyway near the intersection of Kathleen Avenue and East Street but later admitted she had fabricated the entire incident. The alleged incident was purportedly to have occurred Monday night (November […]

Second individual faces animal cruelty charges

A second person now faces charges related to the discovery on October 19 of a small dog found in a dumpster on Colborne Road. The dog had been in the dumpster for several days and due to the severe injuries sustained had to be euthanized. On November 18, a 22-year-old man had been charged with […]

Twin Lakes Terrace residents celebrate Mickey and Minnie’s 86th birthday

Twin Lakes Terrace residents are seen here donning Mickey Mouse ears during a November 18 celebrating Mickey's birthday.

  By DERON HAMEL Mickey and Minnie Mouse made their cartoon debut on November 18, 1928 in the famous Walt Disney-directed short film Steamboat Willie, so to celebrate the world’s most famous mouse couple’s 86th anniversary Twin Lakes Terrace hosted a celebration.Residents, along with life enrichment manager Christine McEwen and other staff members, dressed up […]

Additional charges laid against former Sarnia fire chief

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Sarnia’s former fire chief, who was dismissed from his position nearly two years ago after being charged with several counts of sexual assault, now faces additional charges, say Sarnia Police. The new charges come after police say they received further evidence from another victim who was allegedly sexually assaulted. Patrick Martin Cayen was arrested on November […]