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Lost face restored to downtown mural

The lost face of Sir Joseph Hobson has been restored to this mural in downtown Sarnia depicting construction of the first St. Clair Railway tunnel. On hand for the restoration were members of the Sarnia Heritage Committee, artist and sign maker David Beatty, and Bluewater Power, which provided a hoist so the new panel could… Read more »

Free parenting sessions

  Lambton Public Health is offering free parenting sessions starting in January. The sessions are an informal source of information to help parents, grandparents and caregivers use positive discipline and communication with children, said public health nurse Miranda Clubb. Day and evening programs are available with free childcare for kids up to age six. Space… Read more »

Sarnia Journal trivia challenge

1.      What bone is also called the tibia? 2.      A landmark honouring the men who died in the Battle of Britain, Sarnia’s refurbished F-86 Sabre Golden Hawk airplane was returned to its pedestal at what site? 3.      What 19th century prime minister of Great Britain has a popular tea named after him? 4.      One hundred… Read more »

CORRECTION: Wrong dates on SCITS theatre production

The SCITS student production of Seussical Jr. took place last weekend, not the dates published earlier. The Journal apologizes for the error and any confusion it may cause.  

Amazing native mussel survives by going fishing with a lure

George Mathewson The St. Clair River at Sarnia is home to a rare shellfish that has a life cycle right out of a sci-fi movie. The wavy-rayed lampmussel looks like a palm-sized clam that lives in the sand and gravel at the bottom of the river. To survive, the mussel’s larvae must somehow find and… Read more »

The cat in the hat

Joe Sullivan was in the Christmas spirit when spotted doing some gift shopping in his festive hat on East Street. The Dresden resident was in Sarnia last week visiting family for the holidays. Glenn Ogilvie

What’s Happening, week of Dec. 18

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 a phone number or website where readers can obtain more information. Email notices to info@thesarniajournal.ca. Thursday, Dec. 18 Organ Series Robert… Read more »