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Jackson having strong year in National Lacrosse League

Sarnia’s Kyle Jackson is having another great season in the National Lacrosse League. The second-year forward with the Rochester Knighthawks has scored a team-high 31 goals and has 58 points in 15 games. That’s third best on the Eastern Division team with three games remaining in the regular season. The 24-year-old Jackson is an alumnus… Read more »

Bridge over Perch Creek to be replaced

A new bridge will be built this year over Perch Creek on Telfer Road, between Confederation and Churchill lines. The city has awarded a $1.23-million bridge replacement contract to Premier Concrete, which is based in Londesborough, Ont. The span was identified in a 2016 engineering report as an “urgent priority.” Telfer Road will be temporarily… Read more »

Lions Club hosting an e-waste recycling day

The Bluewater Lions club will mark Earth Day this year by hosting its second annual electronic waste recycling day on Saturday, April 21. A wide range of e-waste from computers and cell phones to fax machines, stereo speaks and radios will be accepted at Premier Recycling, 325 Gladwish Dr. (off Plank Road) from 9 a.m…. Read more »

Provincials

Three skaters from the Point Edward Skating Club took part in the Skate Ontario Provincial Championships in Kingston last month. From left, Tamara Lumley, Makayla Hachey and Asia Dang-Hill each qualified for the event, which showcases Ontario’s top skaters. Submitted Photo

Cup finalists

The Sarnia FC 2003 soccer team made it to the final of the EMDSL District Cup in London recently, claiming their fourth medal in less than three years. From left are, back row: Alan Speed (coach), Jeremy Macmillan, Hayden Taylor, Ewan Morrison, Jacob Beaudoin, Nic Burbank, Rohaan Syan, Own Ladanchuk, Rory Pettit, Ian MacRobbie (coach)… Read more »

Spring fishing derby

The Bluewater Anglers are hosting their annual Spring Derby on Saturday, April 21. The cost for non-members is $10 and tickets can be purchased at the Outdoorsmen and Bucks Bait, until 5:30 p.m. on April 20. The derby is for both shore and boat anglers, and the boundaries are: St. Clair River, south to the… Read more »

Sarnia chosen as site for new biodiesel plant

A renewable fuel company has received financial backing to complete the engineering plans needed for a new biodiesel refinery in Sarnia. Benefuel has been operating a demonstration plant in Nebraska the past two year and is now ready to build another plant, CEO Rob Tripp said last week. “Benefuel is excited to develop its first commercial… Read more »

The Sarnia Journal trivia challenge

1 – What word is an adverb when it begins a typical fairy tale but a conjunction when it means whenever?   2 – Who are now exempt from paying for parking for two hours in municipal parking lots?   3 – What is a type of hickory nut, popular for pralines and pies?  … Read more »