Posts Tagged ‘sarnia news’

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 [...]

OPP reports another pile up on eastbound 402 with officer injured, hospitalized

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Lambton OPP along with Lambton Emergency Medical Services and Sarnia firefighters all responded to the a multi-vehicle collision that took place just before 2:00 p.m. March 12, 2014. The collision occurred in the east bound lanes of the 402 highway just east of Airport road. During the event, one OPP officer was struck while he [...]

OPP launches distracted driving campaign

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Distracted driving was cited as the number one killer on OPP patrolled roads in 2013 and Lambton OPP says its officers will be doing their best to ensure this doesn’t happen in 2014. The distracted driving campaign runs from March 8, 2014 – March 14, 2014 across the Province of Ontario and Lambton officers will be participating [...]

Sarnia Police say first weekend in March a busy one

The first weekend of March was relatively busy for Sarnia Police. Officers handled 127 calls for service over the weekend. Officers also conducted 10 traffic stops for various traffic infractions. The 127 calls include: 6 –911 Hang Up Calls 16 – Alarms 5 – Disturb the Peace 15 – Domestic/Family Disputes 7 – Liquor Complaints [...]

Lambton County Science Fair expected to be ‘bigger than ever’

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Organizers are hoping that the 2014 Lambton County Science Fair, to be held April 11 and 12 in the gymnasium at Lambton College, will be bigger than ever. “We are delighted to say that the number of students entering the science fair has increased each year since 2008,” says organizing committee chair Stephanie Lobsinger. “And [...]

This year’s Dream Home prize to be split among eight winning nurses

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The winning ticket in this year’s Dream Home Lottery was bought by Amy Jewell but she and seven of her nursing colleagues at Bluewater Health will split the prize after agreeing to each buy a $100 ticket and “pool” their chances. Along with Jewell, the winners include Christine Biggers, Kaitlyn Fraser, Stephanie Fraser, Sue Grant, [...]

Sarnia Police report busy night for one officer

An individual Sarnia Police officer had a busy Thursday night with three separate arrests being made, both involving drugs or drug paraphernalia. In the first incident, which occurred around 9 p.m., the officer saw what he believed to be a drug transaction taking place in the London and Murphy Road area of the city. The [...]

OPP investigating fatal crash on 402 westbound as reports of second crash come in

Photo from Facebook by Holly Mayea.

Lambton Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is currently investigating a fatal collision on westbound Highway 402 just west of Oil Heritage Road. The collision west of Oil Heritage Road involves multiple vehicles and OPP has the area shut down until further notice. Lambton OPP is utilizing Technical Traffic Collision Investigators (TTCI) as well as the Mobile [...]

Discovery of fake but realistic looking weapons concerns Sarnia Police

Replica guns seized in a drug bust by Sarnia Police. The picture below is one of a real gun, shown for comparison.

A drug bust Monday afternoon in the 100 block of Euphemia Street in Sarnia resulted more than just the arrest of a 27-year-old city man and marijuana worth about $1,800. Sarnia Police say the discovery of two BB guns, each of which closely resemble actual firearms, is of “great concern.” The guns found resemble a HK [...]

Twin Lakes residents enjoy ‘Sweethearts’ luncheon

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By LISA BAILEY Quality time together is just what many couples experienced at Twin Lakes Terrace on Valentine’s Day. At the invitation of the life enrichment team, 10 residents and their spouses who live outside of the Sarnia long-term care home attended the sweethearts’ luncheon on Feb. 14. They were served a meal by life [...]