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Kinsmen Community Centre in jeopardy

Journal Staff The future of the Sarnia Kinsmen Community Centre is in serious doubt after mould was discovered in its ceiling. Bookings have been halted for the facility at 656 Lakeshore Rd. until city hall can obtain more air test results and a building inspection is completed. The roof has apparently been leaking for years,… Read more »

Kinsmen Community Centre in jeopardy

  Journal Staff The future of the Sarnia Kinsmen Community Centre is in serious doubt after mould was discovered in its ceiling. Bookings have been halted for the facility at 656 Lakeshore Rd. until city hall can obtain more air test results and a building inspection is completed. The roof has apparently been leaking for… Read more »

Correction

An incorrect name appeared with a photo of a waste heat exchanger in the Aug. 27 edition. The Chemical Valley company is properly called Styrolution Canada Ltd. The Journal apologizes for the error.

Sarnia Journal Trivia Challenge

1 – In terms of landmass, what is the largest country in South America? 2 – What happened at the Sarnia Humane Society this past July that, according to staff has never happened before? (It’s a good thing!) 3 – What was the nickname of Detroit based boxer Thomas Hearns during his career in the ring? 4… Read more »

New business offers great escape

Cathy Dobson Looking for an escape? A new Sarnia business literally has the answer. Sarnia Escape opened this month and is already turning away business on weekend nights. The gluten-free café on the corner of Devine and Indian Road, not only offers board games for the entire family, but has also introduced escape room entertainment to the… Read more »

Moulding new business leaders

Journal Staff If you are a young aboriginal person looking to launch a business, a free 20-week program may be your ticket to success. The Tecumseh Community Development Corporation is partnering with I DO BUSINESS to deliver the Aboriginal Youth Entrepreneurship program, with the goal of providing young First Nations residents between the ages of… Read more »

The pleasure of roadside attractions

They are scattered here and there across our city, little curiosities tucked in corners and out of the way places. Presented here is a collection of oddities The Journal found interesting in their own right. Some are quirky, others clever or fun. But all of them have one thing in common; the power to make… Read more »

COLUMN: My retiring dad the superhero

Tara Jeffrey As the story goes, my dad always wanted to operate a plant. “I remember riding in the family car through the Chemical Valley,” he tells me. “When I was about 10, this octagon building appeared just off Vidal Street. I was told that from that building, they ran an entire plant. From then… Read more »

Terry’s Team Member represents hope, bravery

Cathy Dobson  Four necklaces of bravery beads and a few photos are nearly all that Adara Haskins has to remember the cancer that struck when she was just a toddler. “I don’t really remember it at all,” says the 12-year-old student at Sir John Moore School in Corunna. And that’s a good thing. The memories… Read more »

Teen cancer victim inspired a community

Tara Jeffrey Even through her own suffering, Reanna Pyne always wanted to lift others. “She was always very considerate; wanting to give back,” said Denise D’Eon, mother of the late Sarnia teen whose battle with terminal cancer inspired a community. During treatments for a brain stem tumour Pyne — a former SCITS student — developed… Read more »