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The Sarnia Journal trivia challenge

   1.         What is the hardest substance in the human body?  2.         Sponsored by the Sarnia-Lakeshore Optimist Club, a recent event at the library challenged local students to display their skill in what subject? 3.         What substance is processed in a ginnery? 4.         Which street in Sarnia used to be called… Read more »

City holding a park cleanup day

Sarnia has a community cleanup planned to get city parks ready for the warm days ahead. Community groups and service clubs are invited to assemble a crew, pick a park, trail or boulevard they’d like to clean, and register it with Parks and Recreation. Individuals can also join city staff as they spruce up Canatara… Read more »

Special vest could help Sarnia teen breathe

Tara Jeffrey Heather Perry just wants her 14-year-old son to breathe a little easier. “I’ve noticed how he’s coughing more; building up more mucus in his lungs,” she said of her son Adon, who has cystic fibrosis (CF) “So we do the chest percussions — clapping on the back and front of his lungs —… Read more »

What’s Happening, week of March 19

What’s Happening events must be open to the public, of general public interest, 60 words or less, and received at least two weeks prior to the event.  Please include ticket prices, if any, and a phone number or website where readers can obtain more information. Email notices to info@thesarniajournal.ca. Wednesday, March 18 March Break Music… Read more »

St. Clair River docks crushed by ice

Tara Jeffrey Patt McLaughlin Franc hasn’t seen the St. Clair River quite like this in years. “The last time I saw ice like this was probably in the 1960s,” said the Stag Island cottager, reacting to thick, heavy ice that’s wreaked havoc on shoreline docks in St. Clair Township. The U.S. resident has been sharing… Read more »

OPINION: Developer plows on with plan

George Mathewson The residents of Sarnia don’t want it. The Official Plan prohibits it. About the only voices of opposition that haven’t come out swinging yet are Donald Trump and that guy who liked to wander around naked on Survivor. But Sifton Properties definitely wants it, and the powerful London-based developer has doubled down to… Read more »

ISO stages spring concert

The International Symphony Orchestra will stage “To Paradise,” a concert at Bethel Church in Sarnia, on Saturday, March 28, beginning at 7:30 p.m. The event, under the direction of conductor and music director Douglas A. Blanchi, will feature violinist Sander Kostallari. Selections will include Beethoven’s “Overture to Fidelio,” Vivaldi’s “Spring,” Cherubini’s “Requiem in C minor,”… Read more »

Food Fight: 18 teams in the hunt for top CANstruction award

Journal Staff Voting is continuing until Saturday for the The People’s Choice Award at this year’s CANstruction in Lambton Mall. Unlike other categories, the People’s Choice Award is determined through “votes” of cash donation placed at a voting station for each of the 18 structures on display. The winner will be announced on Saturday, March… Read more »