Posts Tagged ‘sarnia news’

Locally Lambton dinner a success as United Way campaign continues to press forward

By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton What a great Locally Lambton Dinner! We owe a huge thank you to everybody who helped make the event so successful including sponsors Libro Financial Group, Lambton Federation of Agriculture, and Lambton College who really stepped up to the plate this year and not only looked [...]

Remembering the fallen

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Take time today (Nov. 11) to remember those brave men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice in service. We will never forget.

House fire on East Street South causes extensive damage but no injuries

Sarnia Fire Rescue Services say firefighters from three halls responded to a fire in the 200 block of East Street South Sunday morning, battling the blaze for about two hours before bringing it under control. There were no injuries, but damage to the one-storey, single family home was extensive, currently estimated to be $225,000. The [...]

Kinsmen Santa Claus Parade of Lights gets ready for another spectacular display of floats

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It will be 31 years since one of the happiest annual events in Sarnia made its debut and it’s still going strong. The Kinsmen Santa Claus Parade, held this year on Saturday, Dec. 7, promises to be its usual exciting time and especially when the Big Guy arrives at the tail end of the parade. [...]

Warrants out, woman faces new charges after discovery of with controlled substances

A 35-year-old Sarnia woman arrested on several charges related to her alleged failure to appear in court, now faces additional charges related to possession of narcotics. The arrest occurred Wednesday evening (Nov. 6) when a police officer stopped the woman, who was riding a bicycle, after realizing she was wanted on one or more outstanding [...]

3rd annual Sports and Recreation Summit is on the calendar for mid-November

The City of Sarnia Parks and Recreation Department in association with Lambton College and Tourism Sarnia-Lambton is hosting the 3rd Annual Sports and Recreation Summit on November 16, 2013 from 8:30 a.m. – noon at the Lambton Inn Conference Centre, 1485 London Line, Sarnia. The Sports and Recreation Summit is open to all involved in [...]

Sarnia Christian School welcomes food donations at upcoming Kinsmen Santa Claus parade

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Sarnia Christian School is once again encouraging residents to bring canned good and monetary donations to the Kinsmen Santa Claus Parade of Lights. The parade will run on Christina Street, from Exmouth Street to Wellington Street on Saturday, December 7, and starts at 6 p.m. The school’s “Big Yellow Bus” will be near the front [...]

Bailey’s private member’s bill to create tax credit for food donations becomes law

It’s rare that a private member’s bill makes it to a vote in a legislature—provincial or federal—but Sarnia-Lambton MPP Bob Bailey has beat the odds with an effort that will become law on Wednesday with Royal Assent. Under the legislation, the Local Food Act 2013, farmers who donate surplus crops will receive a tax credit [...]

United Way campaign hits 70% level with lots of momentum remaining

By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton The United Way campaign continues to climb upward with the total to date now sitting at $1.3 million. We have hit the 70% level of the campaign and expect more growth in the coming weeks. Shell Canada has just kicked off their fundraising efforts, and LANXESS [...]

Sarnia will refurbish/renovate rather than replace Scott Road fire hall

In a vote of 5-2, Sarnia City Council at a special meeting on Monday (Nov. 4) agreed with its new Fire Chief that a more attractive option to the complete replacement of the Scott Road fire hall would be a major renovation. A budgeted estimate of $1.25 million for an entirely new hall, to have [...]