1. What village in Lambton County gets its name from the native word for corn? 2. Born Eric Marlon Bishop, what actor starred in Ray, Django Unchained, and The Amazing Spider Man 2 using his more famous name? 3. Corunna’s high jumping phenomenon Derek Drouin holds the National High Jump record with a jump… Read more »
Lambton Public Health is offering a free parenting program in Sarnia called “How to Talk so Your Kids Will Listen.” The five-week program begins Thursday, Sept. 25 with free child care provided. For more, call 519-383-8331, ext. 3568, or visit www.lambtonhealth.on.ca.
Cathy Dobson Five-year-old Landon Espinola is the life of the party. He fills his parent’s living room with giggles and jokes and positive energy. And that great attitude may help explain why the little redheaded boy beat a rare and very aggressive form of cancer. “They said we’d be in the hospital with him for… Read more »
The Breast Cancer Society of Canada is giving $5 million to the London Health Sciences Foundation, the largest funding commitment ever from the Sarnia-based organization. The money will support research at the Pamela Greenaway-Kohlmeier Translational Breast Cancer Research Unit in London. We are grateful for this remarkable, ongoing support,” unit director Dr. Ann Chambers said…. Read more »
There are fewer days remaining for a pleasant short-sleeve stroll. Here, Tom Glaister checks out the floral gardens at Germain Park with his grandchildren Jake Collier, left, and Evan Glaister. Glenn Ogilvie
George Mathewson City councillors appeared to surprise even themselves last week by granting the condemned Cull Drain Bridge a second chance at life. In a unanimous vote, council agreed to spend $230,000 to demolish the bridge but save its steel trusses, which will be trucked to Mike Weir Park for possible future preservation. The derelict… Read more »
A business case and marketing materials will be created in a bid to attract a food processing facility to the area. The project by the Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership will pitch local advantages to food processors, including border location, available land and industrial ingredient manufacturers. With federal and provincial funding, the project aims to take advantage… Read more »
Cathy Dobson The days leading up to the Oct. 27 municipal vote in Sarnia promise to be anything but lackluster. The four-way race for the mayor’s seat may seem a bit predictable, with Mike Bradley seeking another four-year term. But he is challenged by some opponents who may add value to the campaign, including local lawyer… Read more »
Organizations can no longer set up collection boxes in Sarnia anywhere they wish. City hall has tightened the rule to require permission from property owners with a $250 fine for violations. Several charities complained after out-of-town operators dropped unauthorized collection bins that skimmed off valuable donations. The bylaw still requires provincial approval.
Journal Staff Students at King George VI showed their appreciation when cancer survivor Faith Abbey, 10, completed a two-day walk from London to their Sarnia school on Sept. 11. “Faith’s Footsteps” raised more than $15,000 for Childcan, an organization that helps families cope with childhood cancer. Faith, who was diagnosed with liver cancer before turning… Read more »