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Perfect season for Corunna Bantam Lady Giants

The Corunna Bantam Lady Giants baseball team capped an unbeaten regular season by going undefeated in the playoff as well to claim the 2015 championship. From left are, front row; Amanda Frayne, Kamryn Mosher, MacKenzy Tyndall and Hannah Miles; back row, Coach Mike Tyndall, Payton Fleming, Claire Heggie, Kennedy Dietz, Maggie Parkinson, Keeley McKegan, Carmen… Read more »

Imperials went down fighting

Sarnia Imperial teammates Ray McDonald (#21) and Jeremy Jones (#88) double-team an Ottawa Invader ball carrier during the Northern Football Conference semi-final played Aug. 8 at Norm Perry Park. Sarnia’s thrilling football season came up short, however, when the Imperials lost a heartbreaker to Ottawa 20-19 in overtime. With the victory, Ottawa will play the… Read more »

The Sarnia Journal trivia challange

1 – In which decade did India gain independence from Britain? 1920s          1940s          1960s           1980s 2 – For the next four months, what local agency will be operating a Mobile Market that brings fresh fruits and vegetables to local residents? 3 – What is the nautical term for the side of a ship sheltered from the… Read more »

More organ donations offer reason to celebrate

Tara Jeffrey The Sarnia Organ Donor Awareness Group (SODA) has good reason to celebrate. The grassroots charity recently announced the lineup for its flagship fundraiser, Jazz & Blues in the Village, just as news broke that a record number of Ontario families saved lives last year through organ and tissue donation. “These days, when we… Read more »

City buys restaurant property for bylaw department

Sarnia is buying a property that for decades was the home of a popular breakfast eatery. Most recently known as the Daysbreak Restaurant, 293 East St. has been vacant for some time after being damaged in a fire. The property, which is adjacent the Public Works Yard on Devine Street, will be used as space… Read more »

Couple adds iron to their diet

Tara Jeffrey Some couples swim together; others run or bike together. But the Wallers — they combine all three and triathlon together. “That’s how we met, we started running together and it went from there,” said Shannon Waller, 38, who recently competed at the Ironman 70.3 in Muncie, Indiana, alongside husband Al, 43. “It was… Read more »

What’s happening events must be open to the public, of general 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, Aug. 12 Nerf Olympics Team-based play… Read more »

OPINION: Old letter to city bigwig surfaces

George Mathewson Journal reader Robin Jewell made a surprising discovery recently while leafing through a box of old papers he bought online. Beneath a pile of stamps he found a letter addressed to one James Flintoft, Esq. with a postmark of Port Sarnia. It’s dated February 26, 1852. “I was blown away. It seemed to… Read more »