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Student summer job centre opens

The student summer job centre at Lambton College opened on Monday, April 6. The summer employment resource is open to students aged 15 to 30 who are returning to school in the fall. The centre has job postings and offers workshops on resume writing, health and safety, search strategies and interview skills. Funded by Employment… Read more »

More kudos for Derek Drouin

Journal Staff Corunna’s Derek Drouin has been chosen Co-Athlete of the Year for 2014 by Athletics Canada. He shares the Jack Davies Trophy with Pentathlete Brianne Theisen-Eaton of Saskatchewan. Drouin, ranked fifth in the world in the men’s high jump, was honoured for, among other things, becoming just the tenth man in the world to… Read more »

Mike Weir optimistic about his game

Journal Staff Sarnia’s Mike Weir is returning to the scene of his greatest triumph. The Huron Oaks-trained golfer is scheduled to tee off at the 2015 Masters Golf Tournament at Augusta National in Georgia next weekend. Canada’s greatest left-handed golfer, who turns 45 next month, became an instant national hero after winning the prestigious event… Read more »

Lambton College powwow

River White, 13, of Oneida Nation of the Thames, uses smoke from a smudge stick prior to the grand entry at the 23rd annual Mini Powwow at Lambton College. Sponsored by the Aboriginal Students’ Council, the April 2 event featured dancers in full regalia, native arts and crafts, traditional drumming and singing, information booths, intertribal… Read more »

The Sarnia Journal trivia challenge

1.      What did the NHL introduce in 2005-2006 to break ties in regular season games? 2.      The road signs inside Canatara Park post a maximum speed of how many kilometers an hour? 3.      How many figures are depicted in Da Vinci’s painting “The Last Supper”? 4.      What Point Edward Church, which… Read more »

Bluewater Gymnastics grad flourishing

Barry Wright Talia Chiarelli is having an outstanding sophomore season wearing the Maize and Blue with the University of Michigan women’s gymnastics program. The Bluewater Gymnastics product has no fewer than 17 top three finishes this season, including a tie for first place in the Floor Exercise at the Big Ten Championships in Ann Arbor… Read more »

What’s Happening, week of April 2

 What’s Happening events must be open to the public, of general public 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.  Wednesday, April 1 Home Seller’s Info… Read more »

Getting your goat

A ray of sunlight catches a quartet of baby goats at the Children’s Animal Farm in Canatara Park. Visitors have been enjoying a menagerie of newborn livestock in recent weeks. The two kids at left are pygmy goats and those on the right are angora. Glenn Ogilvie