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TV sitcom to be based on Hadfield book

Chris Hadfield’s bestselling book An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth is being turned into a family comedy on the U.S. network ABC, the...

Self-taught chef has built loyal following

Cathy Dobson Selina Ip arrived in Sarnia from her native Hong Kong in 1990 with no business or restaurant experience and only rudimentary English. Five years...

Let’s go fly a kite: Suicide prevention event looks to the sky

George Mathewson Kites of all shapes and colours will be flying over Canatara Park beach on Sept. 10 when local residents come together in a...

United Way sets campaign goal

The United Way has set the bar high on this year’s campaign. The target of $1.92 million announced last week is a new benchmark for...

Pathways gets a lift

Pathways Health Centre has received a big boost from its founding partner. The Rotary Club of Sarnia has committed another $104,000 to support centre programs...

Respected citizen passes

Sarnia lost a community-builder with the recent passing of Richard “Dick” Ford. Ford, 83, was a long-time employee of Dow Chemical, a member of city...

Creative job funding

Ontario has given local officials $248,000 to find and create jobs in the “creative” sector. The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership said it will use the money...

Rash of bike thefts in city

  Sarnia has had a rash of bicycle thefts over the past month and city police have aimed extra resources at the problem. Members of the...

Sushi chef rolls into town

Cathy Dobson To watch Hoon Chang prepare a plate of fresh sushi is to watch an artist at work. He focuses hard, rarely pausing, rarely looking...

New phone app to encourage local food production

Heather Wright A new phone app is set to put more local food on your fork. Western University is working with farmers, food producers and local...