Loss of permanent blood clinic increases need

Tara Jeffrey When Lamar and Jessica Hanna give speeches on behalf of Canadian Blood Services, they always have four-month-old son Christopher in tow. “He’s a big part of our story, because if it weren’t for blood donors, I wouldn’t be here, and neither would he,” said Lamar Hanna, 32. It was just over a year… Read more »

Can Am Jam brings ‘straight ahead jazz’

Cathy Dobson Sarnia’s George Delgrosso says he’s a lucky man. At 85 years old, he’s been able to pursue his passion for education, having served as Lambton College’s first president for a dozen years in the 1960s and ‘70s. He’s also had equal opportunity to pursue his love of music, particularly jazz. Born in the… Read more »

Poppin’ a wheelie

We’re not exactly sure where the riders are, or what they’re doing, but this scene of oddly stacked bicycles attracted some reviews by curious visitors at a Thursday “Moonlight Market” under the Blue Water Bridge. Glenn Ogilvie

Sarnia Greekfest is on the move

The annual celebration of Greek culture has joined forces with the International Powerboat Festival and will take place in downtown Sarnia this weekend. Organizers say the decision to move from the traditional September dates at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church on Murphy Road, is a trial run, in hopes to draw a larger crowd to… Read more »

Week of Aug. 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 Wednesday, Aug. 5 Children’s Art Workshop Volunteers… Read more »

Free dental clinic

Lambton Public Health is offering free dental care to children 17 and under whose families lack insurance and can’t afford to pay. The service provides basic dental care for ages 17 and under, including cleaning, fluoride treatments, sealants as well as proper brushing and flossing techniques. The Point Edward clinic is open Monday to Friday,… Read more »

New project breaking business barriers one step at a time

Tara Jeffrey One step is all it takes – to make a business completely inaccessible for someone with a disability. “There are still a lot of places I’m not able to go into,” said Dan Edwards, who is helping spread the word about StopGap – a Community Ramp Project underway in Sarnia-Lambton. “Most people know… Read more »

Yoga on the beach

A setting sun and a sandy beach provide the ambience for this gentle flow yoga class at Canatara Park, led by Inner Dawn Yoga Studio owner Lisa Craig, second from left. The studio hosts regular Monday night sunset sessions as a way for practitioners of all levels to create a union of mind, body and… Read more »