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Inspirational Pathways show back by popular demand

Addison Lee-Riedy rehearses a number for a Pathways Health Centre for Children variety show called Diamonds in the Sky, which takes the stage at the Imperial Theatre on March 10. Twenty-two of the centre's clients, ages six to 18, are preparing to perform during the inspirational evening of music and dance. 
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Cathy Dobson   If you’ve got it, why not flaunt it? Children and youth at Pathways Health Centre are preparing a second elaborate variety show at The Imperial Theatre after a huge success last year. “The parents said, ‘Please, let’s do it again,’” explains Holly Wenning. She and daughter Amy Mayea co-wrote the script and… Read more »

Marinaland

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This image from the 1960s shows the former St. Clair Marina, in the foreground, which was located near the foot of Exmouth Street. Last year, Steves and Rozema severed portions of the 32-acre parcel of unserviced forested land at centre and sold them to Bridgeview Marina, which is visible in behind. Bridgeview itself was created… Read more »

Bylaw open house

Ever wonder how municipal bylaws are created? City Hall wants to demystify the process by holding a March 6 bylaw enforcement open house in council chambers, starting at 6 p.m. The event will include a 30-minute PowerPoint presentation on the purpose of bylaws, how they are created, the complaints process and statistics from last year…. Read more »

The Sarnia Journal Trivia Challenge

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1 – In what island country did reggae music originate in the late 1960s? 2 – Lambton County’s EMS Department (Emergency Medical Services) is encouraging all residents to learn what life-saving skill? 3 – What is the top colour in a rainbow? 4 – What Sarnian was a former dragon on the TV show Dragons’… Read more »

High jumper Derek Drouin plans to enter decathlons this year

Canadian Olympic gold-medalist Derek Drouin talks to the students and staff at St. Joseph's Catholic School on Nov. 14.

Journal Staff Olympic gold medalist Derek Drouin has turned his sights to a new sport. The 26-year-old Corunna native announced recently he will pursue decathlon with hopes of representing Canada at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Drouin, who won gold in high jump at the 2016 Olympics in Rio, is known to have a strong background… Read more »

Tops in the pool

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Three members of the Sarnia Rapids 1 swim had first-place finishes at the ‘12 and Under Celebration’ meet in London recently. From left are Darius Landon, 10, Ali Page, 9, and Lauren Armstrong, 9. Submitted Photo

Filmfest doc ‘Paper Tigers’ respects the raw voice of teens

A screencapture from Paper Tigers, a documentary about student life at a Washington high school.
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Cathy Dobson Traumatized teens acting out and turning to drugs is a hot topic addressed by the next movie shown free-of-charge at the Sarnia Justice Film Festival. Paper Tigers, a documentary written and directed by James Redford, offers one high school’s solution to negative student behaviour. It depicts a successful strategy undertaken by educators at… Read more »

Lambton College Pow Wow goes big in milestone year

Cyrus Sinopole, 11, of Aamjiwnaang First Nation waits for the grand entry for the 23rd annual Lambton College pow wow. Glenn Ogilvie file photo

Troy Shantz Expect the 25th annual Lambton College Pow Wow to pack a lot more “Wow” this year. “When we realized that it would coincide with the 50th anniversary of Lambton College, and then of course the 150th anniversary of Canada, we thought this was the perfect time to really amp it up,” said Jane… Read more »