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Sarnia Braves seeking baseball coach

The Sarnia Braves Minor Baseball Association is seeking a coach for its instructional program. The position includes working with youth and assisting in the development of foundational baseball skills. The club says applicants should have a strong understanding of baseball, time management and organizational skills. Youth coaching experience is an asset. Applicants can email John… Read more »

Candlelight vigil to remember victims of impaired driving

MADD Sarnia/Lambton’s annual Candlelight Vigil will be held on Thursday, Sept. 27 in Centennial Park. The community is invited to attend to remember the victims of impaired driving, deceased and injured. The vigil takes place rain or shine, starting at 7 p.m. and makes its way along the St. Clair River boardwalk to MADD’s memorial… Read more »

The Sarnia Journal trivia challenge

  1 – Norm Peterson and Diane Chambers were characters on what TV sitcom?   2 – At the recent Sports Hall of Fame ceremony, what local wrestling star received the Jack Isom Award for excellence at an international level?   3 – Is the denominator the upper or the lower number in a fraction?… Read more »

What would he do for an “A” licence?

Ryan Darasch does a spontaneous backflip on Canatara Beach after successfully obtaining his G-class driver licence. The Elora, Ont. resident took the final exam in Sarnia and was checking out the beach afterward when he began flipping out in celebration. “I taught myself how to backflip,” he said. “I like to get together with friends… Read more »

Candlelight vigil to remember victims of impaired driving

MADD Sarnia/Lambton’s annual Candlelight Vigil will be held on Thursday, Sept. 27 in Centennial Park. The community is invited to attend to remember the victims of impaired driving, deceased and injured. The vigil takes place rain or shine, starting at 7 p.m. and makes its way along the St. Clair River boardwalk to MADD’s memorial… Read more »

Letters: week of Sept. 20

  Thanks, to all who responded to Kathleen Avenue house fire Sir: With sincere thanks, Barbara Brennan and her family wish to extend their gratitude to the neighbours, friends, Paterson Memorial Church, local businesses and agencies for their heartwarming response to the traumatic and tragic house fire on Kathleen Avenue on Tuesday, July 28. Apart… Read more »

Sarnia City Council candidate profiles (part two)

The Journal has invited the 40 men and women running for Sarnia council to say a few words about themselves. Eight are to be elected: four in the city only, and four to also serve on Lambton County council. This week we present, in alphabetical order, the second group of 10 city-only candidates. Joe Hill… Read more »

Next topic at the Sarnia Speaks forum: the #MeToo movement

Tara Jeffrey Soon after she launched Sarnia Speaks, Danielle Cooper knew she wanted to include the #MeToo movement. “When it started to become more prevalent in the news media, I had multiple people send me messages asking if we could do a Sarnia Speaks event on this topic,” said the founder of the successful grassroots… Read more »