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Sarnia Spirit U13 soccer team had dominant outdoor season

Journal Staff The Sarnia Spirit U13 girls soccer club ended a terrific season with yet another tournament win. The Spirit emerged victorious from the Michigan Soccer Classic, claiming the title after a 1-0 win over Nationals St. Clair. Sarah Gardner scored the only goal needed. It was the sixth tournament the girls entered this year… Read more »

The Sarnia Journal trivia challenge

1 – Caviar comes from which species of fish?    Cod      Salmon       Sturgeon   2 – Local mural artists, Tim and Karen Allen, recently painted what animal mascot on the wall of the Bright’s Grove Public School gymnasium?   3 – What country won the gold medal for men’s ice hockey at the 2010 Winter… Read more »

Violence against women and children isn’t a one-gender issue

Tara Jeffrey Members of the community are invited to gather in Sarnia’s downtown for the 24th annual Take Back the Night event, to be held Thursday, Sept. 21. The event, hosted by the Sexual Assault Survivors’ Centre, Sarnia-Lambton, is held in communities across Canada to raise awareness and stop the tide of violence against women… Read more »

Tux and tails

Sarnia’s Jen Frew has found rollerblading a good way to burn off some of the high energy levels of her dog Tux. The Lambton College hair stylist student was taking in the scenery along Sarnia Bay with the 18-month-old pooch. Glenn Ogilvie

Plans afoot to save deteriorating log cabin in Canatara Park

Troy Shantz A trio of groups has begun discussions to return a log cabin in Canatara Park to its former glory. The Sarnia Heritage Committee, Seaway Kiwanis and the Sarnia Historical Society hope to renovate the two-storey structure that stands adjacent the Carriage House at the Children’s Animal Farm. The cabin is used for Christmas… Read more »

Local comedy troupe sketches find growing audience online

Troy Shantz Sarnia’s own MurphBudz have shared the stage Randy and Mr. Lahey from Trailer Park Boys, ‘Squirrely Dan’ from Letterkenny and award-winning stand-up comic Debra DiGiovanni. Now they’re hoping to become the next big thing in Canadian comedy. A few of the six-member crew are comedians but they’re better known for their online video… Read more »

Letters: week of Sept. 14

The ‘Fab Five’ works together to improve city, councillor says   Sir: Lately I hear talk on the streets about the “Fab Five.” Now being a person of a certain age I recall the “Fab Four,” and those from the same era will know of whom I speak. But the “Fab Five” is the phrase… Read more »

What’s happening: week of Sept. 14

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, Sept. 14   Picasso Paint… Read more »