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Tickets for tall ships festival now on sale

Tickets are now on sale for Sarnia’s Tall Ship Celebration, happening Aug. 9 – 11. General admission, single-day tickets are $10 plus HST and a weekend pass is $16 plus HST. For general admission and a chance to board the vessels, tickets are $15 plus tax, or $25 plus tax for the weekend. Tickets can… Read more »

Border city battle

Tyson Simmalavong-Tucker, a damage per second (DPS) player on Lambton College’s Overwatch varsity Esports team warms up for the first ever Border City Battle tournament, held Nov. 30 in Sarnia. 70 athletes from Lambton and Windsor’s St. Clair College competed at six games including Overwatch, Fortnight and League of Legends, with play-by-play commentary and live… Read more »

The Sarnia Journal trivia challenge

1 – In the world of combat sports, what does the acronym MMA stand for?   2 – We’re number nine!  In an MSN ranking of Canadian cities, Sarnia is rated in the top ten for     Its cost of living            Its real estate             Its weather   3 – In “A Charlie Brown Christmas” what character… Read more »

Local kickboxer a provincial champion at the age of 10

Troy Shantz When Kylee Somerville’s parents asked if she wanted to try kickboxing three years ago, she was confused. “She said, ‘What’s kickboxing? You kick a box?” father Jesse Somerville recalled with a laugh. Today, the 10-year-old is dominating her weight class and last month won a provincial championship, defeating an Oshawa fighter on points… Read more »

Sarnia pediatrician charged with indecent assault

Troy Shantz & George Mathewson Sarnia Police have charged a city pediatrician with one counts of an indecent assault on a female. Dr. Kunwar Singh, 76, was arrested Dec. 5 after appearing at Sarnia Police headquarters. He was subsequently released and is scheduled to appear in court Jan. 8. Police said the alleged offence occurred… Read more »

Letters: week of Dec. 6

Allied victory allowed for second chance in Canada   Sir: This Remembrance Day made me aware of how much I have to thank all of the soldiers and their families who sacrificed their lives to liberate Germany from the Nazi regime. I was nine-years-old in 1945, and had the war continued I most likely would… Read more »

Sarnia pediatrician charged with indecent assault

Troy Shantz & George Mathewson Sarnia Police have charged a city pediatrician with one counts of an indecent assault on a female. Dr. Kunwar Singh, 76, was arrested Dec. 5 after appearing at Sarnia Police headquarters. He was subsequently released and is scheduled to appear in court Jan. 8. Police said the alleged offence occurred… Read more »

Remodeled Starlight Casino sports a dash of Vegas pizzazz

Cathy Dobson It feels as though the $26 million invested by a private operator has virtually rebuilt the 18-year-old casino on Point Edward’s waterfront. It has certainly brought a touch of Vegas to a gaming facility that was looking a bit tired when run by the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG). Gateway Casinos & Entertainment,… Read more »