Posts Tagged ‘sarnia news’

Local Habitat for Humanity completes home in partnership with Lambton College

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Megan Johnston and her 8-year-old daughter now have a new set of keys and a safe, decent and affordable place to call “home” thanks to Habitat for Humanity Sarnia/Lambton and the hard work of students enrolled in several programs offered through Lambton College’s Skilled Trades Training Centre. Ground breaking for the home, at 928 Ennisclaire, [...]

Removing then restoring Cull Drain Bridge may be most cost effective option for Sarnia City Council

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Sarnia City Council will meet on Thursday morning at special meeting to deal with an engineer’s report that recommends the immediate removal of the Cull Drain Bridge. But at least one local member of the Sarnia Historical Society is suggesting the least costly and most desirable option would be to lift the deteriorating bridge and [...]

Zeller’s property has a new tenant as Giant Tiger plans larger store

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The property at the corner of London Road and Pontiac Drive may soon be referred to by Sarnians as “Giant Tiger” plaza now that development of the former Zeller’s building is proceeding. The new store, which will be located at the east end of the former (and now closed) retailer, is expected to open in [...]

Centennial Park getting its first ‘haircut’ in more than a year

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After more than a year without cutting, the grass at Sarnia Centennial Park has a date with a lawn mower. Actually, it will take General Maintenance Services of Sarnia an estimated two days to do the job, which includes the area around the vintage locomotive at the north end of the park. The City of [...]

East Street restaurant severely damaged by fire

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Sarnia Fire Rescue Service says an early morning fire at the Daysbreak Restaurant on East Street caused extensive damage to the property and contents.’ Tom Marshall, who is public education officer for the service, said an estimate of damage is about $400,000. The cause of the blaze is being investigated. Marshall said firefighters, upon arriving [...]

Seniors at Afton Park still smiling after Sarnia Street Machines show

Afton Park Place residents enjoy Border Lite Trio's outdoor performance on June 25.

By LISA BAILEY Residents, families and community members all came together at Afton Park Place June 25 for an evening of motorin’ and music. The Sarnia Street Machines made their second annual appearance at the Sarnia long-term care home, parking 18 eye-catching classic and modern automobiles out front for all to see. They were joined this year [...]

UPDATED: Woman charged with attempted murder after allegedly attacking cab driver

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A 21-year-old Sarnia woman remains in custody and faces charges of attempted murder after an incident Monday night in which a cab driver was severely injured, requiring surgery to his neck and hands. Sarnia Police say the woman, Samantha Edwards, had hailed a United Taxi cab in the area of Wellington Street and Christina St., [...]

Harmony for Youth hires new program director for re-energized organization

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A well-known local charitable organization that has already made a significant difference in the lives of area youth, has a new program director at the helm. Harmony for Youth, which has faced financial struggles in recent days, has hired Marcia Brown as its new program director to in the process of re-energizing the organization. Brown, [...]

Sarnia Police report 162 calls over weekend

Sarnia Police Service answered 162 calls for service during the weekend of July 25th -27th. Officers also conducted 33 traffic stops for various traffic infractions. The 162 calls include: 11 – 911 Hang Up Calls 11 – Alarm Calls 9 – Cause Disturbance Calls 10 – Domestic/Family Disputes 7 – Motor Vehicle Collisions 9 – Noise [...]

Community Living arranges river cruise as thanks to employers

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As a thank-you for hiring people who have a disability, TD Canada Trust sponsored a two-hour boat tour on the Duc D’Orleans II Friday night, a “Gilligan’s Island” themed trip that had invited guests invited to dress up at their favourite deserted character from the popular 1960s TV series. It was the support from the [...]