Posts Tagged ‘sarnia news’

Finishing well, prostate cancer patient raises $5k for research

dons journey of hope

When Don Wells arrived on his e-bike at the Sarnia Walmart parking lot on Saturday, he was almost home having nearly finished his “Journey of Hope” that began June 28 in his hometown of Wallaceburg. He now lives in Port Lambton. Later that day, Wells, who is journeying through prostate cancer (he is stage 4), [...]

Woman faces drug charges after search warrant

A drug warrant last Thursday has resulted in a 24-year-old Sarnia woman being charged with various drug charges including possession for the purposes of trafficking. Sarnia Police executed the search warrant in a residence in the 700 block of Rogers Street around 9:30 p.m. No one was at home at the time, but officers found [...]

Sarnia Police respond to 146 calls over weekend

Sarnia Police Service responded to 146 calls for service this past weekend. Officers also conducted 22 traffic stops for various traffic violations.  Some of the calls include: 5 – 911 calls 10 – Alarm calls 5 – Animal complaints 7 – Disturb the peace 8 – Domestic disputes 7 – Liquor License Act 4 – [...]

Making a difference, one pancake at a time

Rotarian Lawrie Lachapelle and daughter Clare were on hand to prepare food for the Mackinac Breakfast on Saturday morning.

Local Rotarians were out in force Saturday morning at the annual Mackinac Race Pancake Breakfast—with food and fun and lots of smiles. Proceeds from the breakfast are earmarked for projects supported by the Rotary Club of Sarnia. The event is another one of those traditions for Sarnia-Lambton and there were hundreds lined up to enjoy [...]

Trillium Villa PSW helps raise funds to honour her Dad

Katy, Rod and Caryn Taylor are seen here during the Ride for Rod event July 5.

By DERON HAMEL When Katy Taylor organized a walk-ride-run event to raise money for the Heart and Stroke Foundation she hoped to bring in about $1,500. Instead, $6,654 was raised, and donations keep coming in. Katy, 18, is a personal support worker (PSW) at Trillium Villa. Her mother, Caryn Taylor, works at Steeves & Rozema’s [...]

Putting a shine on Sarnia-Lambton

put a shine on

The Greenbelt committee of the Sarnia Lambton Chamber of Commerce is inviting civic-minded businesses to “Put a Shine on Sarnia-Lambton” through a contest it is holding. Deadline for the initiative is this Friday, July 11. An online application form can be seen here. The initiative is intended to recognize curb appeal and first impressions of [...]

Sarnia Police asking for public help with identification of suspect

Sarnia Police are asking for the assistance of anyone who may be able to recognize a person they say removed a purse and laptop computer from a vehicle outside a restaurant on Saturday, June 28. A surveillance video seen below (while in poor original quality) may be helpful, say police. The suspect was in a [...]

OPP investigating theft of cigarettes worth $8k

Lambton OPP is investigating the theft of over $8,000 worth of cigarettes taken from a business in the 4500 block of London Line some time between July 4 and July 5. Large boxes of the merchandise were taken from a storage shed of the business. The address is in the area of Greenwood Golf Course. [...]

Traffic stop leads to cautionary note regarding ‘look alike’ pellet guns

colt bb gun

A traffic stop late Monday morning (July 7) during which time the uniformed Sarnia Police officer noticed what looked very much like a Colt “Defender” handgun has Sarnia Police issuing a warning people who own similar “weapons.” “This is not the first time officers have encountered a pellet gun that resembled the real thing,” said [...]

Traditional pancake breakfast set to kick off Mackinac Boat Race

rotary breakfast

The Rotary Club of Sarnia will again host their traditional pancake breakfast under the Blue Water Bridge to celebrate the start of this year’s Mackinac Boat Race. The breakfast, to be held Saturday, July 12 from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m., has been a Sarnia tradition for over 30 years. At only $6 for adults [...]