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Border city battle

Tyson Simmalavong-Tucker, a damage per second (DPS) player on Lambton College’s Overwatch varsity Esports team warms up for the first ever Border City Battle tournament, held Nov. 30 in Sarnia. 70 athletes from Lambton and Windsor’s St. Clair College competed at six games including Overwatch, Fortnight and League of Legends, with play-by-play commentary and live… Read more »

The Sarnia Journal trivia challenge

1 – In the world of combat sports, what does the acronym MMA stand for?   2 – We’re number nine!  In an MSN ranking of Canadian cities, Sarnia is rated in the top ten for     Its cost of living            Its real estate             Its weather   3 – In “A Charlie Brown Christmas” what character… Read more »

Local kickboxer a provincial champion at the age of 10

Troy Shantz When Kylee Somerville’s parents asked if she wanted to try kickboxing three years ago, she was confused. “She said, ‘What’s kickboxing? You kick a box?” father Jesse Somerville recalled with a laugh. Today, the 10-year-old is dominating her weight class and last month won a provincial championship, defeating an Oshawa fighter on points… Read more »

Sarnia pediatrician charged with indecent assault

Troy Shantz & George Mathewson Sarnia Police have charged a city pediatrician with one counts of an indecent assault on a female. Dr. Kunwar Singh, 76, was arrested Dec. 5 after appearing at Sarnia Police headquarters. He was subsequently released and is scheduled to appear in court Jan. 8. Police said the alleged offence occurred… Read more »

Sarnia pediatrician charged with indecent assault

Troy Shantz & George Mathewson Sarnia Police have charged a city pediatrician with one counts of an indecent assault on a female. Dr. Kunwar Singh, 76, was arrested Dec. 5 after appearing at Sarnia Police headquarters. He was subsequently released and is scheduled to appear in court Jan. 8. Police said the alleged offence occurred… Read more »

Remodeled Starlight Casino sports a dash of Vegas pizzazz

Cathy Dobson It feels as though the $26 million invested by a private operator has virtually rebuilt the 18-year-old casino on Point Edward’s waterfront. It has certainly brought a touch of Vegas to a gaming facility that was looking a bit tired when run by the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG). Gateway Casinos & Entertainment,… Read more »

Province proposes open hunt on fish-eating cormorants

Troy Shantz Sarnia-Lambton MPP Bob Bailey says he wants to hear what the public has to say before he supports a proposal to allow the legal hunting of double-crested cormorants. The Ford government has opened public consultations on allowing a nine-month hunting season on the fish-eating birds, which are often seen on Sarnia’s waterfront. It… Read more »

What’s happening: week of Dec. 6

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, Dec. 6   Memorial Service… Read more »