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Funding for anti-racism arts project

Provincial funding is available for an arts project to address racism in Sarnia-Lambton. The Anti-Racism Arts Project will use multimedia arts to engage residents of all ages to challenge racism and discrimination. The Project includes local workshops facilitated by artists and professionals in the field of trauma, an arts competition for students in Grades 7-12,… Read more »

Organ music series returns next week

Lovers of organ music can sit back and enjoy when Sarnia’s Lenten Organ Series returns Feb. 15 to Central United Church. The weekly series features free half-hour concerts beginning at 12 noon for six weeks at the historic downtown church at 220 George St. All are welcome. A donation is appreciated. Guest musicians include: Feb…. Read more »

Exmouth Street leads the hit parade

If you were involved in a traffic accident in Sarnia last year there’s a good chance it occurred Thursday afternoon on Exmouth Street. Three of the five most collision-prone intersections in the entire city were on Exmouth, according to 2017 statistics compiled by Sarnia Police officers. The five most dangerous for drivers were: 1 –… Read more »

The Sarnia Journal trivia challenge

1 – Kiwis is a term used to describe people of what country? 2 – For the second time this season, Sarnia Sting captain Jordan Kyrou has been named the OHL’s what? 3 – The Annual Tour de France is held primarily in what month? 4 – Tashmoo Road, stretching from Churchill to Lasalle, and… Read more »

Real snowbirds stick around for Canadian winter

Journal Staff Though many of Sarnia-Lambton’s birds fly south in winter, some of our feathered friends do stay through even the coldest months. The photos here were submitted recently by Journal readers of birds that are capable of finding sufficient food to stay warm all winter long. Some birds are readily adapted to the cold… Read more »

Free skate

Nora and Stan Matej, of Sarnia, joined a large crowd of skaters during the public skate at Clearwater Arena recently. The pair skate two to three times a week. “It’s a free skate,” said Nora. “The price is right.” Glenn Ogilvie

Lambton’s eSports teams are still learning the ropes

Troy Shantz Fitness regimes. Game tape reviews. Massage therapy. The approach taken with Lambton College eSport competitors doesn’t differ much from that of traditional athletes, even if their playing field is a computer screen. Launched last fall, the Varsity eSports teams faces off against colleges, universities and club teams around the world playing League of… Read more »

Bonspiel Champions

The team, from left, of skip Colin Parr, Brian Scott, Jamie Parkinson and Curt Bladon won the open division championship at the 89th Men’s Imperial Bonspiel, played at the Sarnia Golf & Curling Club. The Jan. 25-27 bonspiel featured 26 teams from Southwestern Ontario. Submitted Photo

Work crews “unbuilding” former Sarnia General Hospital

Cathy Dobson Is it a labour of love or viable redevelopment deal? Both really. Mark Lumley and Kenn Poore, two of the five local businessmen who accepted $5.4 million from the city to demolish the old Sarnia General Hospital, talk about their project with unbridled enthusiasm. “It’s a magical thing,” said Lumley, describing how Schouten… Read more »