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Lions open second half

Barry Wright The Lambton Lions scored 20-plus points in all four quarters, including 29 points in the second quarter on their way to a 90-51 victory over Fanshawe in the second half opener for both teams in OCAA men’s basketball. Mike Lucier led the Lions, now 7-3, with 24 points, while Brandon Padgett added 21…. Read more »

Studnicka more than the ‘other player’

Barry Wright Years down the road it’s likely only the most knowledgeable trivia buff will remember Sam Studnicka’s name as the second player acquired by the Sting in the trade with the Ottawa 67’s to bring Travis Konecny to Sarnia. But, according to Sting General Manager Nick Sinclair, Studnicka was an integral part of the… Read more »

Sarnia Journal trivia challenge

1 – What five-letter word can refer to a Latin dance or to a spicy sauce? 2 – Sarnia-born Wayne Merrick, a former NHL forward, won four Stanley Cups with what NHL team? 3 – What do bees collect from flowers to make honey? 4 – Tony Barrand, Pearl Chafee, Katie Horvath and Kari Roos,… Read more »

Students who aren’t immunized could be suspended

  High school students who lack up-to-date immunization records face suspension in February if their parents don’t take action soon. Most affected students in Sarnia-Lambton require a booster of the tetanus/diphtheria/pertussis vaccine, or the meningococcal vaccine. In some cases, students don’t require any shots at all but their parents haven’t reported all vaccinations to Lambton… Read more »

Students find new friends in Scottish pen pals

Tara Jeffrey Students at P.E. McGibbon school are learning about the power of a handwritten letter, thanks to a pair of Sarnia sisters who launched a pen pal program on opposite sides of the ocean. Sarah Hayter, 23, is attending the University in Glasgow in Scotland with hopes to become a teacher, while her sister… Read more »

Chiropractors saw the potential in Sarnia

Year of Local Laura Greaves Note: This is the first in a series of submitted stories produced by the Year of Local, a collaborative project highlighting businesses and not-for-profit organizations in Sarnia. Doctors Luke Winegard and Brendan Carney Kilian opened In Motion Health, Wellness and Fitness in January of 2007. Friends since they started attending… Read more »

Major downtown renovation begins around Bayside Mall

Cathy Dobson Marian and Tom Bunton say a Vaughan-based developer’s $13-million plus plan for downtown Sarnia is a godsend to them and a bonanza for the city. “I think the new owners of Bayside mall are going to blow Sarnia away,” said Tom Bunton. “I think anyone with investment is very excited. Sarnia should be rejoicing.”… Read more »

Week of Jan. 14

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, Jan. 13 Cooking Class Free class… Read more »

Getting young minds hooked on local history

Cathy Dobson Executive members of the new Sarnia Historical Society are working with elementary and high school students to get them excited about local history. “We’re hoping we can introduce historical content about Sarnia into the Grade 7 and 8 curriculums by this September,” says President Ron Smith. “When I went to QE II as… Read more »