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Hadfields and airport go way back

Eleanor Hadfield, in red, greets longtime friend Mazie Moon, at a celebration of the Hadfield family’s long association with the airport in Sarnia on Sunday, Oct. 5. Mazie Moon was married to Bill Moon who hired Chris Hadfield’s father, Roger, as the airport’s first flight instructor in 1958. Also pictured are, from left, Helene, wife of… Read more »

Cruisin’ by Sarnia

The cruise ship Hamburg turned a few heads when she passed by Sarnia Bay Marina Monday morning downbound for Kingston, Ont. This image of the 470-foot ship, which is touring the Great Lakes, was captured by Journal reader Jamie Pole. Submitted Photo

Gallery’s assistant curator selected for Fogo Island arts residency

Cathy Dobson Sarnia’s Darryn Doull has the determination and talent to contribute to the legacy of art in Canada. Those are high words of praise from the adjudicators of a prestigious curatorial residency program announced this month. Doull, 26, has been chosen for the first Fogo Island Art Young Curator Residency, an international honour that… Read more »

Teaching kitchen opens

Registered dietician Shaylin Kemmerling test drives the new Nova Chemicals Teaching Kitchen at the Rapids Family Health Team on Pontiac Drive. The kitchen unveiled last week will help patients learn how to cook healthy meals and be used to demonstrate adaptive equipment for people with complex medical conditions so they can cope in their own… Read more »

Dog owners told to sit

Journal Staff It’s back to square one for dog owners seeking a leash-free park in Sarnia. City council nixed a one-year pilot project once destined for Clearwater Park last week, following a backlash from nine baseball leagues and others riled by the idea of mixing right fielders with rottweilers. The rejection left the Clearwater Dog… Read more »

Two Sting players on Team Canada

Barry Wright When Hockey Canada announced its roster last week for the three Canadian teams to compete at the upcoming World Under 17 Hockey Challenge in Sarnia-Lambton, it was all but a certainty that Jakob Chychrun’s name would be called during the proceedings at the RBC Centre. After all, the son of the former NHLer… Read more »

Local golfer wins provincial silver

Barry Wright A 38-year drought on the links is over for Lambton College. Eric Pattenaude has won the silver medal in the men’s individual competition at the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) golf championship near Peterborough. The second-place finish by the Sarnia Golf and Curling Club member is the first top three finish by a… Read more »

SMAA football action

Dante Muskotwan (#32) of the Firebolts sprints ahead of the pack in SMAA atom football action on Saturday, Sept. 28 at Norm Perry Park. The Sylvan Learning Centre Firebolts downed the Royal Canadian Legion Iron Sides 24-18. Cathie Bell 

A ‘respectable’ year for angling

Barry Wright The weather made it a challenging summer for local anglers in an otherwise decent year for fishing. “I think the extremely cold winter and the cooler spring changed the cycle,” said Jake Van Rooyen, a director with Bluewater Anglers. “The late summer water temperature is usually between 70 and 74 degrees, (21-24 C)… Read more »

Aww, Shucks!

Fly over Sarnia you’ll notice Korny Korners Farm at 6193 Blackwell Side Road has commemorated Sarnia’s Centennial with this distinctive corn maze. It reads: Happy 100th Sarnia ON above a birthday cake with candles and balloons. The maze covers 3.5-acres, takes 30 to 45 minutes to complete and contains eight posts featuring a multiple choice… Read more »