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Sarnia man ‘turning it around’

A retired Sarnia high school teacher has embarked on an epic bicycle journey across Canada. Stan Martin is one of four men biking from Vancouver to Kitchener, Ont. to raise funds for three charities – Canadian Cancer Society, Kids Alive and One4Another. Martin lost his wife Peggy and two sisters to cancer, and following a… Read more »

Multicultural sports games held

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Local students were introduced to a variety of different sports during the Sports Day Multicultural Elementary Games. The May 23 event at the Moore Sports Complex featured cricket, bocce, field hockey, rugby, hip hop dance, soccer, ball hockey, golf, yoga and lacrosse. Tyler McGregor, a 2014 Paralympic sledge hockey bronze medalist gave the keynote address…. Read more »

What’s next for Michael and Jesse?

Tracy Trowbridge and Jesse Harris, 20, Michael, 19 and Lyne Mathieson.

Two Sarnia families are searching for answers after being told their sons are no longer welcome at the residential program of the Robarts School for the Deaf in London. Michael Mathieson, 19, who is deaf and autistic, has attended the school four years, coming home summers and weekends. Jesse Harris, 20, is deaf and has… Read more »

Has the mystery of Sarnia’s old cannon been solved?

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It’s been climbed on, posed beside and rendezvoused at by half the people in Sarnia at one time or another. But the origins of the cannon in Canatara Park, and how it got there, have long been a mystery. Now, two men researching Sarnia’s war history have unearthed new evidence that sheds light on the… Read more »

What’s Happening, Week of May 22

What’s Happening events must be open to the public, of general public interest, 60 words or less, and received at least two weeks prior to the event.  Please include ticket prices, if any, and where to obtain more information. Email notices to info@thesarniajournal.ca.   Wednesday, May 21 Legacy Planning The public is invited to a free… Read more »

Multi-talented Sarnian sets sights on acting career

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Growing up, Nicole Buscema intended to be a doctor. For the smart, talented teen it seemed a logical career choice. By the time she was named valedictorian at St. Christopher Secondary School she was already an accomplished singer, global activist, community volunteer and Kung Fu black belt. But these days, at age 26, Buscema earns… Read more »

YMCA awards recognize our amazing youth

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The Journal and the YMCA want to introduce you to some pretty amazing teens. The Y is presenting it annual Celebration of Youth awards to outstanding area youth at P.E. McGibbon Public School on May 22. “The awards celebrate youth who demonstrate the Y values, of caring, honesty, respect, responsibility and inclusiveness,” said Gerry Gillis, communication… Read more »

ELECTION: PC Bob Bailey has background in industry

Bob Bailey, progressive conservative PC candidate Sarnia Lambton

Editor’s note: This the first in a series of Sarnia-Lambton candidate profiles in the run-up to the June 12 provincial election.   Bob Bailey is running a little bit behind as he canvases door-to-door in Point Edward, but only because he stopped to talk to some contractors at the Bridge Tavern. “I went in to… Read more »