Posts Tagged ‘sarnia news’

Rotary Club hosting Art in the Park at Mike Weir Park on Saturday

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A popular annual event—Art in the Park—is set for tomorrow (Saturday, September 13) in Mike Weir Park in Bright’s Grove. The event, which will feature more than 100  displays from artisans and craft makers, is expected to draw hundreds of people. It runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Members of the Rotary Club of […]

Testing shows no ‘actionable’ amounts of asbestos in grass clippings or air sampling during Centennial Park lawn cutting

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As part of its early steps in a remediation of Centennial Park, air sampling and testing of grass clippings taken from the first mowing in a year have turned up no “actionable” results. Golder Associates, which did the testing, has reported its results to the City. The grass mowing done last month was done by […]

Bradley will run for re-election as Sarnia mayor

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To probably no one’s surprise, Mayor Mike Bradley is officially a candidate for re-election to a position to which he was first elected in 1988. Bradley signed his nomination papers at Sarnia City Hall Friday morning. He joins three other candidates for the position: James Joseph Carpeneto Jake Cherski; and  Fred Ingham      

St. Patrick’s High School civics class visits Sarnia City Hall

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Blake Morrison, a teacher at St. Patrick’s Catholic High School, brought his entire civics class to Sarnia City Hall on Friday for what has become a tradition during the first few weeks of the school year. His students received an important lesson in how municipal government operates, in part at least from Mayor Mike Bradley, […]

Raising money for Cystic Fibrosis with a little help from Sarnia Street Machines

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A  fundraiser to support research into finding a cure for cystic fibrosis was held in the parking lot of Foodland in Bright’s Grove on Friday. The event was made possible with a little help from several members of Sarnia Street Machines and friends like Ken Swirsky, pictured with a number of young people who enjoyed […]

Sarnia Police asking for help in identifying e-waste thief

Sarnia Police are asking for help in identifying a suspect involved in the theft of e-waste. The theft occurred on Wednesday August 27, 2014 around 7:40 a.m. The video surveillance image shows a male suspect drive his black pickup truck beside a business that provides a drop off area for e-waste. The male has no […]

Snowbirds will ‘fly by’ Germain Park this Thursday in tribute to restoration

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Tourism Sarnia-Lambton has organized a fly-by of the Canadian Forces Snowbirds this Thursday morning at 10 a.m., the event to recognize the upcoming replacement of a restored F-86 “Golden Hawk” in Germain Park next month. Thursday’s fly-by will take place at the entrance to Germain Park gardens. Parking is available at the Strangway Centre on […]

VIDEO: Man being sought after early morning tirade at Sarnia Bay Marina

Sarnia Police are hoping for the public’s assistance in identifying a man who they say went on a destructive tirade at around 3:30 a.m. at Sarnia Bay Marina Tuesday morning (September 8). A YouTube video shows the man being sought. Anyone with information that may be helpful in identifying the suspect is asked to call […]

Sarnia Police seek suspect involved in hit and run

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Sarnia Police are asking for assistance in locating a suspect vehicle involved in a hit and run collision on Tuesday (September 8). The incident, which occurred around 2 p.m., involved a small blue car driven by a man who ran into the back of a red van stopped for a traffic light at the corner […]

Sarnia City Council agrees to save trusses on historic Cull Drain Bridge

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An effort to save the most significantly historic pieces of the Cull Drain Bridge near Bright’s Grove appears to have been successful, with Sarnia City Council agreeing unanimously in favour of a salvage effort. A presentation by Steve Loxton, a member of Friends of Cull Drain Bridge, made a persuasive argument that the trusses, which […]