Adam Davidson, a Chemical Valley process operator, gets the royal splash treatment while visiting Canatara Beach on July 10 with his daughters. Julia, 10, Grace, 8 and Aili, 5, worked hard to ensure dad stayed refreshed. The temperature reached 32 C. that afternoon, making it the hottest day of the year so far. Glenn Ogilvie

It came from outer space! No, it came from Lake Huron

Cathy Dobson Dave Lambert wants to know three things. Where did the enormous pipe that’s washed up in front of his Bright’s Grove home come from? Who does it belong to? And who is going to remove it? Lambert lives in his childhood home on Lambert Road overlooking Lake Huron. The rusty piece of pipe… Read more »

Sarnia taking step to curtail the sale of stolen scrap metal

Troy Shantz Changes coming to a city bylaw are a good first step toward curbing metal thieves, says Coun. Mike Stark. Pending public feedback, metal recyclers would need to obtain the same business licence as pawn shops and second-hand stores starting Jan. 1. Recyclers would follow a list of rules including retaining information about metal… Read more »

19-storey tower proposed for Water Street

Cathy Dobson Sarnia’s housing market can support another waterfront tower in addition to the Tricar apartment building currently under construction, says realtor Patrick Coutu. Coutu, of Coldwell Banker Southwest Realty, represents Sarnia businessman Henry Mehta, who has plans for a 19-storey condominium on Water Street where Sarnia Rent-All is located. “Tricar is rental only and… Read more »

All the way

Tyler Storie scampers downfield for a 90-yard touchdown in a 42-34 home field victory over the Steel City Patriots at Norm Perry Park on June 29. Storie leads the Northern Football Conference in interceptions and yards receiving and was fifth overall in scoring with the 3-2 Imperials. Bruce Smith, Special to The Journal

After winning at worlds, thrower gets invite to China

Troy Shantz A Sarnia man has been invited by the government of China to take part in a demonstration of knife-throwing next year. Brett Dewhirst is one of only 30 athletes handpicked to participate in the 2020 tournament. China is experiencing a surge of interest in the sport thanks to the popularity of a knife-throwing… Read more »