Posts Tagged ‘sarnia news’

Suspect in July robbery of electronics store surrenders to Sarnia Police

Sarnia Police say they have arrested and charged a man who is accused of robbing an electronics store in July after the man turned himself in yesterday (September 8). The original incident, which occurred on July 17, included goods stolen from the store valued at about $2,900. The suspect, who was described as 6-foot 2-3 […]

Annual Terry Fox Run is this Sunday at Canatara Park

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Organizers of this Sunday’s Terry Fox Run are hoping to be joined by anyone who wishes to help raise funds for cancer. This year’s event will begin at 8 a.m. with registration at the Canatara Park bandshell. Opening ceremonies begin at 9 a.m. Organizers raised a flag at the entrance to the park this morning […]

Sarnia Police respond to 159 weekend calls for service

Sarnia Police Service responded to 159 calls for service over this past weekend. Officers also conducted 18 traffic stops for various traffic violations. The 159 calls include: 9 – 911 hang Up Calls 11 – Alarm Calls 5 – Disturbance Call12 – Domestic/Family Disputes 6 – Motor Vehicle Collisions 5 – Neighbour Disputes 10 – […]

Local group looking to buy, transform former hospital property

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A group of five local business people calling itself the Sarnia General Health Campus is hoping City Council on Monday will approve the going forward of a purchase of the former Sarnia General Hospital site. The group, which has put down a $50,000 deposit on the purchase price of $1,000, is seen by City staff […]

Candidates continue to file nomination papers at Sarnia City Hall

With one week left to file their intention to run for office in the October 27 Municipal Election, candidates continue to file nomination papers. Candidates have until September 12 at 2 p.m. to commit. That day is also the last one that allows a candidate to withdraw their name. So far, two candidates—James Joseph Carpento […]

Passenger who couldn’t keep quiet now faces obstruction charges

Lambton OPP say a passenger who allegedly interfered with an officer who was attempting to speak with a driver now faces charges of obstruction and resisting. The incident occurred at around 11:30 p.m. Monday (September 1) when the OPP officer, requested by a citizen to investigate a possible driving issue in a Sarnia parking lot, […]

Picnic in the park made for a perfect day for Trillium Villa residents

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By LISA BAILEY A family picnic in the park makes for a perfect summer day. And that’s what Trillium Villa residents experienced on Aug. 18. “Usually every year we try to do something that we can invite family to,” says Laura Eydt of the Sarnia long-term care community’s life enrichment team. “This is the first […]

Race to Erase gearing up for fun-filled day in support of charities

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Rich Bouchard is looking forward to this month’s Race to Erase event in Sarnia and he’s hoping you will be joining him in supporting 11 great local charities. Bouchard, who co-founded the annual fundraiser in 2006, says Race to Erase has already raised more than $252,000 since it began. The charity is now holding events […]

It’s back to ‘business as usual’ at Bluewater Health after chiller malfunction

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Bluewater Health has recovered from its ailing chiller, with operating rooms that were affected by the malfunction that occurred earlier this week now at full capacity as early as today (Friday, August 29). A hospital spokesperson said that while some operating rooms had remained closed on Thursday (August 28), all surgeries that were cancelled as […]

Keeping treasured memories from disappearing is her passion

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Laura Greaves is putting the doctorate in history she earned from the University of Waterloo to work in an unusual, if not unique, way. While the Sarnia “transplant” (her mother is from the area) wrote her thesis on camps set up after World War II to house displaced persons, Greaves is using her research expertise […]