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Osteopathy and Wellness clinic celebrates new space

Cathy Dobson Little by little, the Sarnia Lambton Win This Space competition is making a difference in the development of local small business. Winning a year’s free rent in a new storefront is obviously a big advantage. But the advice from the contest’s mandatory workshops and the expertise from the professionals at the Sarnia Lambton Business… Read more »

Grade 8 eco-conference highlights plastics pollution

Cathy Dobson It started with a simple beach clean-up at Canatara Park and ballooned into a nine-month journey to go green. This year, the 16 Grade 8 students at Sarnia Christian School incorporated the environment into as many language, art and science classes as possible, culminating in an eco conference attended by the public May… Read more »

Bluewater Anglers 2019 Salmon Derby winners announced

The official winners of the 43rd annual Bluewater Anglers Salmon Derby have been announced. More than 1,000 anglers from southwestern Ontario, as well as Nashville and Scotland, took part in the 10-day event, which ended May 12. Officials say a total of 1,622 fish from the waters of the upper St. Clair River and lower… Read more »

Point Edward park plans draw mixed reviews

Cathy Dobson Point Edward council intends to take advantage of a rare Ontario Trillium Foundation grant for major reconstruction of a Monk Street park, but some residents are unhappy. They are complaining that they didn’t get enough input into the plan and that several park features will disrupt their quiet street that overlooks the Sarnia… Read more »

Photographer takes to Lake Chipican like a duck to water

Journal Staff Lake Chipican has been a revelation to Sarnia nature photographer Ronny D’Haene. “Until last year I didn’t know about (the wildlife) around it,” he said. “I didn’t think there would be much there because of all the people around.” His opinion was changed by a massive, dinosaur-like snapping turtle he encountered on a… Read more »

Stan by me

Flat Stanley got a sightseeing tour of Point Edward last week, courtesy of Lloyd and Connie Churchill. Stanley arrived in the mail from the couple’s young niece, Aliyah Hanson, of Winnipeg, as part of a class project to learn about different people and places. The tour included stops and photo-ops at the Children’s Animal Farm,… Read more »

What’s Happening: Week of May 23

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   Thursday, May 23 Biking The Lambton… Read more »