Posts Tagged ‘sarnia news’

No centennial cake—but something much more for Sarnia’s 100th

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The Steeves & Rozema team didn’t bake a cake for Sarnia’s 100th birthday but they did build one from 3,100 cans of food, with a wish to help community members in need. The wish came true through the third annual CANstruction Sarnia-Lambton show and food drive. A total of 16 teams from businesses, schools and [...]

Local companies honoured at Chamber’s Outstanding Business Achievement Awards gala

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Several local businesses came away with top honours at Friday night’s Outstanding Business Achievement Awards gala. They included: Employee Relations Award—Won by Bluewater Power Young Entrepreneur  Award—Won by Corynn Lumley of SHINE Professional Dental Hygiene Marketing & Promotions Award—Won by Ask Guy Event Graphics Citizen of the Year Award—Won by John DeGroot of DeGroot’s Nurseries [...]

Western students come out winners in Capstone Design Competition in Sarnia

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Students from Western University’s Chemical and Biochemical Engineering Department were at the Western Sarnia-Lambton Research Park in Sarnia Friday, presenting their final design projects to a panel of judges from local industry. The 9th annual Capstone Design Competition provided graduating students of the Chemical, Biochemical, and Green Engineering programs an opportunity to present their design [...]

CANstruction brings in 37,000 pounds of food to Inn of Good Shepherd

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Organizers of the 2014 CANstruction event, held earlier this month at Lambton Mall, say some 37,000 pounds of food was donated to the Inn of the Good Shepherd, replenishing the organization’s food bank and soup kitchen. The third annual event saw some 16 structures built, each averaging about 2,200 cans. Cash donations of $26,239 were [...]

Shell says it’s ‘pausing’ on development of local LNG facility

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Shell Canada, which a year ago said it was planning a liquified natural gas processing facility adjacent to its Corunna facility, has taken the plans off the table, at least for now. Spokesperson Randy Provencal made the announcement Thursday, saying it was “pausing the ongoing development.” A new facility was expected to generate several hundred [...]

Sarnia Police handled 112 calls over weekend

Sarnia Police Service handled 112 calls for service over the past weekend. Officers also conducted 23 traffic stops for various traffic infractions. The 112 calls included: 4 – 911 Hang Up Calls 10 – Alarm Calls 3 – Disturb the Peace 5 – Domestic/Family Disputes 3 – Motor Vehicle Collisions 7 – Noise Complaints

Court rules against River City Vineyard’s continued operation of men’s homeless shelter

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Failing a decision to appeal, the operation of a church-sponsored homeless shelter must close down no later than June 15 of this year, according to a judgment released by the Ontario Court of Justice on Thursday (March 13). River City Vineyard, which is located on Mitton St. N., had appealed a decision by the City [...]

OPP hopes video will spark new leads in investigation of Karen Caughlin’s murder

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The continuing investigation of the murder of 14-year-old Karen Caughlin has prompted the OPP to produce a seven-minute video with the hope that it will generate new leads in a case that will be 40 years old on Sunday. Neither the family or the OPP is giving up hope that those responsible will be found. [...]

Pair arrested after break in, assault on homeowner

Sarnia Police say two men forced their way into a home in the south end of Sarnia during the early hours of Thursday (March 13), assaulting the lone occupant of the house, who was sleeping when the break in occurred. The incident began with the break in, and escalated to threats and an assault that [...]

Seniors warm up with festive Hawaiian party

Wearing leis they received from staff members, residents enjoy a seafood-based meal at Rosewood Manor's Hawaiian party.

By LISA BAILEY Several of Yvonne Spencer’s children are basking in the warmth of Mexico this winter, but the Rosewood Manor resident has delighted in a taste and feel of the tropics too, without even leaving the Sarnia retirement residence. A Hawaiian party, set amidst the warm, yellow-hued walls of the manor’s large downstairs activity [...]