Deer put down

  Two deer had to be euthanized on the same day in Sarnia recently. One animal crashed through the front window of a home on Trinity Crescent around 10 a.m. on July 24. Two hours later another deer became wedged between a house and a fence on Vidal Street south. Sarnia Police and animal control… Read more »

Calling all cats

The Lambton County Library is looking for the best cat videos residents have to offer for the 2nd annual Cat Video Film Festival. Videos of funny cats, scaredy cats, grumpy cats, sneaky cats and all other cats in between can be submitted until Sept. 19. For a registration form and rules visit A showing… Read more »


Skateboarding may be an extreme sport but it’s also a means of transportation for Will Hugo, who often goes for a skate with his three-year-old German shepherd, who is also named Hugo. Glenn Ogilvie

Big bucks spell sewage relief for city

Journal Staff A fix is coming for stingy sewage capacity that’s stalled new development near Bright’s Grove for years. Sarnia is getting $30 million from a federal-provincial fund to upgrade the Bright’s Grove sewage lagoons and the pumping station that feeds it, the city learned last week. With two-thirds of the money in place –… Read more »

Sarnia Journal trivia challenge

1 – Name the five ring colours in the Olympic logo for two points. (Naming four will get you one point) 2 – Since 1973, what has been the name of Point Edward’s lacrosse team? 3 – Co is the chemical symbol for what element? (Also a shade of blue and the name of an… Read more »

Roadrunners gathering for running reunion

Journal Staff Doug Seville is travelling from Chicago to Sarnia run around Canatara Park in circles. And he’s not alone. Dozens of former members of the Sarnia Roadrunners are arriving for a reunion “fun run” with the 44-year-old club on Aug. 8. “I had a great time (in Sarnia) and made some great friends there,”… Read more »

San Rocco: A little taste of Italy in Sarnia

Journal Staff Since 1972 the local Italian community has been offering residents a taste of Italian heritage. Sarnia’s San Rocco Festival was created for the families that arrived from Italy in the 1960s and 1970s. A group of fathers and grandfathers banded together to recreate the traditions of their homeland with a celebration of food… 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 Saturday, Aug. 1 Model Airplane Meet Sarnia-based… Read more »

The story behind the story of Sarnia’s missing boy

Cathy Dobson When an eight-year-old Sarnia boy went missing on July 19, the community came together to prove both the value of its pioneering alert system and the spirit of the people who live here. “I was at home on my computer around 9 p.m. that night and saw the (Sarnia Police) post on Facebook,”… Read more »