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College students hosting special day camp

Students in Lambton College’s developmental services worker program are hosting their 3rd annual day camp for individuals with developmental disabilities, on Aug. 8 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The free camp allows campers aged five to seniors participate in activities such as water balloon volleyball, pool noodle javelin, flamingo golfing, face painting, arts and… Read more »

Mobile Market back on the road

The ‘Mobile Market’ is back on the road, bringing fresh produce directly to people struggling to make ends meet. The market arrives with local vegetables and useful health information, free of charge, at 14 locations in Sarnia-Lambton each week. It’s expected to deliver 5,000 pounds of produce to about 900 people each week. The Inn… Read more »

Sarnia mother falls victim to “grandparent scam”

A Sarnia mother was taken for $8,000 when victimized in a recent telephone scam. Sarnia Police say the woman was called by someone pretending to be a lawyer representing her son. She was told her son had caused a vehicle collision while impaired that left a young person injured. The “lawyer” claimed the son needed… Read more »

Old warbird

It may look like a toy airplane in a child’s toy box, but this Second World War B-25 bomber was the star attraction at Sarnia Chris Hadfield Airport recently. Called ‘Maid in the Shade,’ the 74-year-old aircraft is part of the Flying Legends of Victory Tour. It was available for tours and was the focal… Read more »

MP upset by pending closure of Sarnia’s RCMP detachment

The RCMP is closing its Sarnia detachment, ending a federal policing presence in the city that began in 1920. The Mounties are responsible for federal issues including organized crime, human trafficking and national security. The move, first reported by the Petrolia Independent, caught local officials by surprise, including Sarnia-Lambton MP Marilyn Gladu. She said she… Read more »

The Sarnia Journal Trivia Challenge

1 – In what country is the Black Forest located?   2 – Sarnia businessman, Steve Orr, is restoring a pair of vintage what? Bush Planes            Model A cars           Motorcycles   3 – What two tools used by communist industrial and agricultural workers were displayed on the flag of the Soviet Union?   4 –… Read more »

Young tennis player improving her game in Florida

Jake Romphf Sarnia’s Abigail Gordon is shining brightly in Florida as she competes at the elite level of U.S. youth tennis. The nine-year-old started playing four years ago when she attended a summer tennis camp at the Sarnia Riding Club. Two years later she was attending the Ontario Tennis Association’s Provincial Training Centre in Toronto…. Read more »