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Woman hopeful sister’s murderer can still be found

Phil Egan Thirty years ago this month, a 45-year-old real estate agent and former nurse was stabbed to death in her Retlaw Drive home in north Sarnia. To this day, the murder of Morag Davies remains one of the city’s most perplexing unsolved homicides. For Davies’ sister in Scotland, Sandra Longmuir, it has been a… Read more »

The Sarnia Journal trivia challenge

1 – A bicycle built for two is commonly known by what name?   2 – Based out of Sarnia, the Cory James Mitchell band is making a name for itself in what music genre?   3 – The island shared by Haiti and the Dominican Republic is called what?   4 – Christopher Plain… Read more »

Building muscle brings capital gains for pair of city bodybuilders

Jake Romphf Two Sarnia bodybuilders aren’t letting age stop them from pumping out success. Maria Mikola, 50, has qualified to compete at the world championships in Phoenix, Arizona in September. And Bernie Mockler, 55, last month won the Canadian bodybuilding national championships in the Masters (aged 50 and up) category. Mikola and Mockler have trained… Read more »

Officers going door-to-door searching for unlicensed dogs

Troy Shantz Sarnia bylaw enforcement officers are going door-to-door this summer to see which pet owners haven’t obtained a licence for their dog. “It’s not going to be every door in the city,” said bylaw enforcement supervisor Adam MacDonald, “just the random areas that are targeted for that day.” Two officers launched the dog census… Read more »

Colborne Road flooded by water main break

Motorists are advised to avoid southern Colborne Road today while city work crews contend with a major water main break. Colborne between Exmouth and Rosedale is closed to all vehicle traffic today, Sarnia Police said The broken main sent up a geyser of water last night that flooded the street. Sarnia Police Photo

Bucket brigade

Nine-month-old Kate Costley relishes the cool water on a hot day at the Point Edward slash pad. Kate and three-year-old brother Charlie were visiting relatives in Sarnia with parents Lauren and Andrew Costley, of Acton, Ont. Glenn Ogilvie

Letters: week of Aug. 9

About those wet paper bags Sir: Regarding the July 12 story about picking up shrub, grass and other yard waste in paper bags. I think this is good process, ecologically, but it will need to be done on a weekly basis. I would suggest Sarnia council check out the curbside pick-up in the town of Fonthill,… Read more »

What’s happening: week of Aug. 9

What’s happening events must be open to the public, of general interest, 60 words or less, and received at least two weeks prior to the event. Please include ticket prices, if any, and a phone number or website where readers can obtain more information. Email notices to info@thesarniajournal.ca   Thursday, Aug. 9   Summer Series… Read more »